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Gizmodo.com – Featuring Pixel Port – February 18, 2013

February 18, 2013

Make a Human Centipede of Tablets With a See-Through Bag

Buy your entire crew Osprey’s Pixel Port backpack and make a back massaging chain, not for back massaging but for a massive circle where everyone can play Temple Run 2 and not feel so alone. The new backpack has a port and a see-through cover, so you never have to take it out.

The $120 bag (out this summer) is probably better with your friends anyway, because unless you’re a paranoid tourist wearing your knapsack on your front or you’ve been possessed, it would be impossible to reach your tablet while it’s on your back. Think of all the possible ways you could use this tablet tote. You could gather a group to play Kumbaya in unison on a syth app. You could edit a Google doc for a project while your entire group walks to class. Your entire family could stream an episode of Growing Pains while sitting around a camp fire. Sure the intent is so you don’t have to take your tablet out while you’re sitting on the bus or the train, but these uses are much more creative and better for promoting togetherness. And synergy.

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Gizmodo.com – Featuring Argon 85 – August 22, 2012

August 22, 2012


Backpack: Osprey Argon 85

This thing swallows gear like a python. It’s a top and side loader with a gigantic sleeping-bag compartment, and a removable top-lid that works as a day pack. It has six exterior pockets for keeping your little things organized. The hip belt can be custom molded to fit you, and it has a pouch for a hydration bladder. The best part, though, is that it’s incredibly comfortable and does a great job distributing weight. For a week-long trip with a ton of extra gear, it made an 80-pound pack feel a lot closer to 50.

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