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Garmin’s new inReach Mini 2.


The S-Works Turbo Creo SL by Specialized.

Off the grid with Garmin’s new inReach Mini 2.

Toys + Tech

With Garmin’s new inReach Mini 2, adventurers on and off the grid can enjoy up to 30 days’ worth of global satellite navigation and communication. The device provides two-way text messaging, location tracking and updates as well as access to 24/7 emergency response services. At two-by-four inches and 3.5 ounces, the compact device makes a lightweight companion for expeditions on land or sea. $400; garmin.com

THE+RECORD PLAYER by +AUDIO marries the best of vinyl and digital worlds. Designed by Alexander Åhnebrink, the sleek stereo speaker system is made of wood veneer with aluminum accents. Combining vinyl LP playback and digital functions, it features Bluetooth capability to stream music from any smart device plus input to TV and computer sources. $1,800. plusaudio.com

Touted as the lightest e-bike of its class, the S-Works Turbo Creo SL by Specialized features a carbon frame and a responsive, 240-watt motor. The internal battery powers up to 80 miles while a range extender delivers an additional 40. The brand’s Mission Control App allows cyclists to tune the motor to their individual riding style. $13,500. specialized.com 

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