Surfing

OpenAI’s Universe is the fun parent every artificial intelligence deserves

Every parent’s worst nightmare is a student spending more time playing video games and surfing the web than studying for school. But the team over at OpenAI believes that a “fun parent&#8

Trace Is An Action Sports Motion Tracker Plus App For Quantified-Self Surfers, Skaters, Skiers

Quantified selfers who are also surfers, skateboarders (or skiers/snowboarders) won't be feeling so left out of the tracking trend if this Kickstarter campaign hits its funding goal. Trace is a monito

Oh yes you can bike to the beach with your surfboard

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/surfracks.jpg" />Now that <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/09/10/today-is-my-last-day-with-crunchgear/">Peter's gone</a>, someone

Nixon Ground Swell surf pack

I’m in the market for a new surf pack and Nixon’s Ground Swell just might fit the bill. It’s only $70 and comes with a waterproof wetsuit pocket that can be accessed via a side zipper. The outer

$100K TyphoonHD4 used underwater for the first time

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/typhoonhd4-034.jpg" alt="" />So the BBC has an upcoming six-part series dubbed South Pacific and to help create some hype for the show th

Hands-on with Dragon's upcoming eyewear line

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/rob_eco1-copyright.jpg" alt="" />Spring is just around the corner and the sun is slowly poking its head out through the clouds here in NY

Oakley, Surfline launch free surf report app: Surf Report

I haven’t run into any surfers with iPhones, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t out there. Today, Oakley (the guys that make those hideous Thump sunglasses) and Surfline announced their free app:

Freestyle Audio updates their waterproof MP3 player lineup with the Soundwave

Look at what the cat dragged in. Freestyle Audio (you remember them, right?) has updated their product line with a more rugged MP3 player, the Soundwave. It’s waterproof up to 10 feet, which is perf

Video: Dell taps Mike Ming for five new Special Art Edition laptops

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I don't need anymore gadgets for Christmas, thank you very much

To be perfectly honest I haven’t thought about what I’d want for Christmas until now. Like most of us at the Gear, I’m content with the arsenal of gadgets I own. My MacBook (despite

Bunny lovin' board shorts

I know it’s winter, but I can still think about 80 degree water and peeling left point breaks. I’m pretty picky about board shorts because the cheap-o kind from Wal Mart or uber expensive

GroundSurf: Bluetooth surfboard?

I’d like to think that I’m the expert on surf-related gadgets, at least around CG, and I know when certain gadgets are good, but I find myself scratching my head over this one. Here’

Freestyle Audio 512MB Sport Review

The Freestyle Audio Sport is the perfect solution for any athlete whose playing field is in or around water. The FA can be submerged up to 10 feet and still deliver a healthy dose of tunes for you to

Limited-edition Nixon Lowdown SS

Next to Duke Kahanamoku, Jack’s Surfboards is the name in surfing. Jack’s is turning 50 this year and to celebrate this grand occasion, Nixon has released a limited-edition Lowdown dubbed the

Surfboard With Two Way Radio and GPS = Vaporware

Surfers are a strange bunch and don’t take to gadgets very well. I feel awkward when testing out cameras that strap to my wrist and MP3 players that just get in the way. So the concept of this surfb

Reef Babes On All Your Gadgets

Reef is an innovative company in the world of flip-flops and now they’re getting into the Skins business. Yeah, I know, it’s 2007, but people are always looking for the hottest skins out there and

CG Surfer Edition: Reef Sandals Stash Your Booze And Bills

If there’s one thing I miss more than surfing everyday back home in sunny California, it’s wearing flip-flops. I really hate wearing shoes. Reef’s are my sandals of choice, hands down. I pro

OSIM uSurf Not So Owesome

I’m normally pretty stoked to see surf related products in the mainstream but as usual I’m always disappointed. The OSIM uSurf definitely takes top honors as the biggest waste of $500 I ha

Digital Hero 3 Gets Even Wetter

I know this isn’t the most cutting edge digi cam at CES but since there are some watermen/women in the audience this is for you. The Digital Hero 3 is a 3-megapixel, wrist-mounted, waterproof sp

Board(Bored)Fisher

And the winner of the lamest thing I’ve ever seen goes to…BoardFisher! Who would pay $75+ to bungee a crate on their surfboard? Not me! Point and laugh, I did. Lamest Thing Ever [BoardFish
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