GoPro Introduces KARMA and HERO5

I was recently invited to attend the product launch event for GoPro and their much anticipated new line of products. The private event was held at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort to give athletes and media the opportunity to test out the product after the unveiling from GoPro founder, Nick Woodman. Let’s start with the…

The Top Things From Agenda Long Beach 2016

The Summer Agenda show returned to Long Beach last week. I spent a day at the show and spotted new brands, new products, and linked up with some old friends. Here are a few of the things from show that caught my eye. Portland based James Brand showcased their sleek and modern designed knives. The…

Top 20 Things From Outdoor Retailer

Each year I attend several tradeshows from SEMA to Agenda to CES and more recently Outdoor Retailer, also known simply as “OR”. The summer OR show has become one of my favorites for the overall vibe mixed with the range of products and brands on display. There aren’t many other shows where you can roam…

GoPro: Gymkhana 7 – Inside a GoPro Production

Ever wonder how the Gymkhana videos are made? GoPro gives a behind the scenes look at the making of Ken Block’s latest video, Gymkhana 7. This a great look at a full scale production that also requires a ton of creativity and planning. For an aspiring film maker I highly suggest checking this out. “What…

Top 12 Photos of 2014

Here are my top 12 photos of 2014 (1 for each month of the year) taken from my Instagram @j2martinez. January  – DUMBO, NYC February – DNKY AW14 Runway Show – New York Fashion Week March – Waikiki Beach, HI     April – Astronaut – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival May – Parisian Rooftops – Montorgueil…

CES 2014 Recap Part 2

Continuing with the coverage from CES 2014. This recap will feature the cars of the show, the new health trend innovation, bluetooth speakers, new technology, a couple cameras and more. Audi showcased their latest technology with the Audi Sport quattro Laserlight concept and announced that they would be bringing their laserlight headlights to production. Audi…

HyperJuice 1.5 Portable Power for the Apple MacBook Review

A couple years ago I came across the HyperJuice, external batteries for Apple MacBook, iPhone, iPad, iPod, USB products, at the CES tradeshow. Since then I’ve wanted to get my hands on one. There are several capacities of the HyperJuice 1.5 starting with the 60Wh that provides up to 14 additional hours of life to…