Paracord great for more than just cables and parachute lines


It’s not uncommon to get comments and e-mails offering thanks for suggestions in finding the right gift for their loved one for the right occasion. And we thank you, our readers, for those times. However, I can’t ever recall an instance that a holiday gift roundup inspired a new creation of its own from a single $20 product suggestion. Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog.

Swann unveils DIY 4K ultra HD security system

NVR-7700NI-I4_4camWell, there’s been lots of buzz about bigger and better 4K televisions, but Swann, a company known for their security monitoring systems has just unveiled their forthcoming Swann 4K Ultra HD Security System that offers a crisper picture and better resolution with four times more pixels than 1080p.

The new system is primarily designed for the small business owner or the do-it-yourselfer. It includes four 4K, 8-megapixel HD cameras (expandable to eight) that use IR cut filters which allow for better detail particularly at night and up to 100 feet. And with a rating of IP66 it makes it more resistant to water and ideal for either outdoor or indoor use. Read more at CanoeTech Blog.