Gear

Gear, Gifts & gadgets

The Cubot X17 smartphone.

The Cubot X17 budget smartphone

If you were asked to think of smartphone producers, which brands would spring to mind? Apple? Samsung? Maybe Sony and HTC? Cubot? Who is that last one, you might well ask. Here at MannedUp we undertook market research (in March 2016) and found Cubot, a Chinese manufacturer based in Shenzhen, […]

by × March 27, 2016 × 0 comments

Grooming & care

The Gillette Fusion ProGlide razor has five blades.

Gillette Fusion ProGlide – an even closer shave

There was a time when having two blades on a razor was revolutionary – one hundred percent more than was then the norm. The Gillette Fusion ProGlide razor has five. Inflation, eh? Well, of a sort. While we chunter over the rising price of beer and clothes, the five blades […]

by × March 13, 2016 × 1 comment

Grooming & care

The Bluebeards Revenge shaving foam and brush.

The Bluebeards Revenge – men’s grooming products

Wake up and smell the coffee…there’s nothing like a good, close, wet shave and hot shower set you up for the day. The Bluebeards Revenge have created a range of men’s grooming products to help you look and feel your best. Have you spotted their shaving and hair products in […]

by × March 6, 2016 × 1 comment

Clothing & accessories, Gear, Kit

Snugpak ML 3 Softie Smock, lightweight outdoor clothing used by mountain leaders, climbing instructors and military personnel.

Snugpak ML 3 Softie Smock

The lightweight Snugpak ML 3 Softie Smock is British-made outdoor clothing designed with input from experts including military personnel, mountain leaders, climbing instructors, meterologists and professional navigators. The smock is designed for use in a mixture of terrains and weather conditions. It provides protection against wind and is effective to […]

by × January 8, 2016 × 4 comments

Footwear

Dickies Medway Safety Hiker boots.

Dickies Medway Safety Hiker boots

Chunky and comfy, Dickies Medway Safety Hiker boots have energy absorbing heels and Thinsulate insulation. They are water-resistant and have steel toe caps and mid-soles, making them ideal for tough work or walking conditions. The soles are resistant to hot contact to up to 300°C. The waxy, leather exterior uppers […]

by × January 1, 2016 × 1 comment
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