Forget the traditional forms of jump testing — with the Vert Wearable Jump Device, you can measure every vertical leap you take, whether it's during a training session or in the heat of a game. The sensor itself is a small black affair that's worn around the waist, and can attach to your clothing via the included clip or be hidden inside a specially-designed belt. Using the high-precision gyroscope and accelerometer, it can give you info about your latest flight via the built-in OLED display, but to get the most out of it, you'll want to pair it to your iPhone, iPad, or Android device using the Bluetooth 4.0 connection and use the companion app to track and share a multitude of stats.
While most Porters are tame and quite predictable, the latest offering from Sixpoint Brewing, named Beast Mode, appears difficult to contain. This Porter from the New York based canning gurus packs flavors like coffee, caramel, and chocolate into 12 oz cans. Busting through the line of scrimmage and leaving taste buds in its wake, Beast Mode is ready to be unleashed.
An all-new version of Ford's ubiquitous pickup can only mean one thing: an all-new version of its sinister off-road sibling. The new Ford F-150 Raptor improves on its predecessor in nearly every way, featuring a unique high-strength steel frame and a military-grade aluminum alloy body for an overall weight reduction of over 500 pounds, an all-new 3.5L EcoBoost engine that's more powerful that the prior model's massive 6.2L, 411hp V8. It also boasts a 10-speed transmission, an improved off-road driver assist system, bigger front and rear shocks, advanced LED lighting, a dual exhaust system, and new 17-inch wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires for outstanding performance on or off the beaten path.
It's not at all uncommon for traditional thermostats to keep the room that they're in comfortably at whatever temperature you've chosen, while leaving rooms farther away either too hot or too cold. After all, they can only tell the temperature in a single room. The Ecobee3 Smart Thermostat overcomes this limitation by working with remote sensors that give it the temperature it the areas that matter the most to you, ensuring that your whole home stays comfortable. It offers touchscreen controls, and thanks to built-in Wi-Fi, you can control it from your phone or tablet while it checks the weather outside to maximize your energy savings.