Flipping through The Manual: Layover brews, cowboy cauldrons, denim bike saddles

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture. Here are a few of our favorite stories to appear on The Manual lately.

The Best U.S. airports for craft beer snobs

The Best U.S. airports for craft beer snobs

Two decades after the stateside microbrew explosion, U.S. airports are finally opening their terminals to legitimate craft beer bars.

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Mother’s Day gift guide: Outdoor moms

Mother's Day gift guide: Outdoor moms

Whether you’re looking for a gift for the mom who is still knocking out fifty days on skis in her retirement or crushing miles trail running while the kids are at school, we’ve got the perfect set of gifts for every outdoor mom. Now your only problem will be to keep up.

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Trekking: The Cambium C17 Saddle is denim for your bike

Trekking: The Cambium C17 Saddle is denim for your bike

Levi’s and Brooks England have been around for longer than you’ve been alive. Their most recent collaboration, the limited edition Cambium C17 denim saddle, uses recycled jeans and jackets to retrofit your bicycle with a seat straight out of the ’70s.

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Bruichladdich and Helen Levi present ceramic whisky vessels

Bruichladdich and Helen Levi present ceramic whisky vessels

If you’d like to experiment with a new way to enjoy scotch, you might try a handmade ceramic vessel. Ceramicist Helen Levi and Hebridean distiller Bruichladdich have collaborated on these vessels to help enhance your scotch-tasting experience.

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Adidas Stan Smiths – in style since ’73

Adidas Stan Smiths - in style since '73

In the last few years, the Stan Smith has become a staple of sneakerheads and classic casual wear enthusiasts alike.

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Cowboy Cauldron Co: Fire it up like a rancher

Cowboy Cauldron Co: Fire it up like a rancher

If it’s time to up your backyard barbecue game, you’ll definitely want one of these cauldrons.

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Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Robotic companions and computer-aided karaoke

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it's fun to gawk!
Mobile

Flex your thumbs (and your brain) with these fun texting games

Gaming consoles keep getting more advanced, but you can still have fun with the good old Latin alphabet. Here are our picks for the best texting games, so you can make the most fun out of that limited data plan or basic cell phone.
Movies & TV

Stranger Things season 3 is coming! Here’s everything we know so far

With a sophomore season as strong as its first, Stranger Things is now moving on to season 3. Here's everything we've learned so far about the Netflix series' upcoming third season, premiering in July 2019.
Movies & TV

The best movies on Amazon Prime right now (March 2019)

Prime Video provides subscribers with access to a host of fantastic films, but sorting through the catalog can be an undertaking. Luckily, we've done the work for you. Here are the best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now.
Smart Home

Protect yourself: Here are some of the best home security systems

Looking for the best home security systems for your house? These systems offer the best mix of devices, smart features, monitoring services, and fees that you can afford (plus good customer service reports).
Mobile

Need a quick battery boost? Try one of our favorite portable chargers

Battery life still tops the polls when it comes to smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Here are our picks for the best portable chargers.
Gaming

Get a new Nintendo Switch? You'll need to grab these accessories

The Switch is a capable console right out of the box, but it has its limitations. Thankfully, these Nintendo Switch accessories will allow you to make the most of Nintendo's latest console.
Mobile

Type away on the best iPad keyboard cases, from the Mini to the Pro

Whether you're looking to replace your laptop with a tablet or merely want to increase your typing speed, a physical iPad keyboard is the perfect companion to the iPad. Check out our top picks for every available iPad model.
Smart Home

Smart light switches have become more affordable: Here are the best ones

The ability to control the lighting in your home can have a big effect on your living space. To have more control over your lighting, check out the best smart light switches on the market. 
Computing

Tablet or notebook? Our favorite 2-in-1 PCs give you the best of both worlds

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user.
Cars

Protect yourself and your ride with our favorite dash cams

Dashboard cameras can assist drivers in car accident claims, settle speeding ticket disputes, and even catch glimpses of incoming meteors, among other things. Here, we've compiled a list of the most noteworthy offerings available.
Smart Home

Update your kitchen with the best refrigerators you can buy in 2019

There are tons of factors that go into buying a fridge, from size and capacity to color. It takes lots of testing and research, but we've chosen the best refrigerators to get you started, regardless of what you're looking for.
Mobile

Got gadgets galore? Keep them charged up with the 10 best USB-C cables

We're glad to see that USB-C is quickly becoming the norm. That's why we've rounded up some of the better USB-C cables on the market, whether you're looking to charge or sync your smartphone. We've got USB-C to USB-C and USB-C to USB-A.
Mobile

Here are the best iPad Pro keyboard cases to pick up with your new tablet

The iPad Pro range can double as laptops, but they do need proper keyboards to fill in effectively. Thankfully, there are loads to choose from and we rounded up the best iPad Pro keyboard cases right here.