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Analysis of a Successful Traveler’s Gear

There’s a lot to think about when you’re a frequent traveler. From the types of clothing you pack and the shoes you wear to the airport to how many bags you bring and where you keep all your essentials, a successful traveler has a plan for everything. If you’re wondering what you need to have in order to ensure your travels are comfortable and convenient,

6 Ways to Make Your Camping Experience More Convenient

For some people, the hardship of roughing it is part of what makes camping fun. They like pretending to be Bear Grylls or on the set of “Survivor,” pulling their food out of a river and starting a fire by hand. It’s part of “getting back to nature” for them. But that’s not you. You love being in the great outdoors, but the more convenient

Protempo US Aquires Outdoor Tech

IRVINE, CA – April 20, 2020 – Protempo US Limited, a global consumer electronics distributor announced the completed acquisition of Outdoor Tech, a leading ruggedized consumer electronic and helmet audio company.  The Outdoor Tech brand will contribute tremendous value to the Protempo product offering, providing for high-margin quality goods to be offered through Protempo’s expansive sales and distribution network.  Gerry Fay, Protempo US CEO stated,

5 Things To Do While You Are Stuck Inside

These are some strange times… strange times indeed. Fear not friends, this will all be figured out soon. For now, make sure you are safe and responsible. You may find yourself spending a lot of time inside (just like us) over the next few weeks. Here are 5 things to do so that you don’t go stir crazy. Watch X Games’ Real Ski and vote

Best Workouts for Rock Climbing

Climbing is a sport full of diversity of muscle use, critical thinking, and experience. Whether you are just starting, an avid gym climber, or you enjoy weekend adventure outside, you may be looking for ways to improve your climbing.  Finding workouts that not only strengthen critical muscles to push past grades is essential. Overuse is a common occurrence, especially amongst climbers just starting in the

Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Hiking

Going out for a hike can span the time of a few hours, an entire day, or even days, weeks, and months. While hiking and backpacking are two different disciplines to prepare for, they do have many similarities. Getting off crowded metropolitan hikes and popular AllTrails picks can be both scary and extremely rewarding. Venturing into the backcountry should be built up to and takes

Gadgetuser Reviews the Mantas

More and more journalists are getting a hold of the Mantas True Wireless earbuds. Guess what? They are loving them. “Finding earbuds that provide clean and distinct sound while also being comfortable is not always an easy task. Luckily, the Mantas True Wireless Earbuds sport a unique ergonomic design meant for comfort. And comfortable they are. “ Head over to Gadgetuser to read the entire

The Mantas Factory Reset Procedure

All earbuds should work perfect directly out of the box. However, True Wireless pairing technology is a sophisticated technology and it is possible that through use, the settings can accidentally be altered to effect pairing. If in the future you experience any issue pairing your earbuds, please follow the instructions below to reset the functionality. Make sure both the Left and Right Mantas are powered

The Chips Ultra Factory Reset Procedure

If your Chips aren’t pairing with each other you may need to reset the Chips Ultra. Here is how you are going to do that. First, remove the Bluetooth pairing (forget ODT Chips Ultra) from your phone or other paired device and make sure both left and right Chips are powered off. Power on the right Chip. It’s the one with the round logo on

What Are True Wireless Earbuds?

True Wireless earbuds, sometimes referred to as TWS earbuds are earbuds with no wires anywhere. None, zip, zero, zilch. Isn’t that convenient? Traditional Bluetooth earbuds have a wire that connects the left channel with the right channel. True Wireless earbuds use a Bluetooth connection to connect the right channel with the left channel. The Bluetooth connection in True Wireless earbuds eliminates the need for a

Jeff Ashton with the Tags 2.0 Wireless Earbuds

Jeff is a rad skier from Canada and he loves using the Tags 2.0. You can see him using the Bluetooth earbuds skiing, biking, working out, and more. The Tags 2.0 just might be the best Bluetooth earbuds ever. These will last you 5 hours at full volume before you have to recharge them. They have a built-in microphone that lets you make important calls.

What is a Power Bank?

A power bank has many different names; a portable charger, backup battery, battery pack, and sometimes they have been called mobile electrical storage receptacle. Okay so maybe you haven’t run into anyone calling a power bank a mobile electrical storage receptacle but you never know, I’ve heard some pretty strange things in my day. What is a power bank? It’s a battery that you can

CES 2019: The Latest and Greatest from Outdoor Tech

Did you get a chance to swing by booth# 44770 at the Sands Expo during CES this year? Well if you didn’t don’t worry, here is a quick recap. Take a look at some new Wireless Earbuds and True Wireless Helmet Audio below. Here is a closer look at the new Chips Ultra. These are True Wireless Helmet Audio. You probably want to have these

ODT Snow Athlete Michelle Zeller Makes Cameo in Intel Commercial

One of our #ODTSnow athletes, Michelle Zeller (@Michellezellerkazami) made a sweet cameo in the Intel commercial playing throughout the 2018 Olympics. Check her out!    

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Get the one you love, something they will love this Valentines Day. Roses are nice, cards are okay, but some rugged, wireless and waterproof awesomeness is probably the better choice. If you’re familiar with our brand, then you know very well what is going to make your significant other give you heart eyes; if you’re not, then here is a list of stuff that will