Umbrella Reviews For 2018

Umbrellas protect you from not only rain but also the sun’s rays, and if you’re planning to buy an umbrella then maybe you should first check out the umbrella reviews and comparisons on Gadget Review. There is a lot of choice in umbrellas, apart from the standard rain umbrellas that use waterproof material and should ideally have a wide canopy, you can buy one with a vented canopy that is ideal for windy conditions. Remember, the old-fashioned umbrellas with a big black canopy and cane handles? They are still available and make a classy choice for evening walks.

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KAZbrella Closes the Right Way, and Your Umbrella is Wrong

KAZbrella Closes the Right Way, and Your Umbrella is Wrong

It may sound strange, but it’s been a long time since someone decided to reinvent the umbrella. We’ve had different materials, different fashions, and different sizes hit the market, but nothing that literally turns the umbrella upside like the Kazbrella, a creation of Jenan Kazim. Make no mistake, when fully…
Backpack Umbrella

Backpack Umbrella

Sometimes we wonder where Hammacher Schlemmer gets their inspiration for designing products. But in the instance of the Backpack Umbrella no pondering needed as the product clearly takes a cue from Inspector Gadget. But unfortunately unlike the cartoon character it doesn’t eject from your head, but a back pack and…
Coffee Loving Umbrella

Coffee Loving Umbrella

Who ever put the cup holder in the car probably burned the sh*t out of their crotch – talk about an ‘ah-huh’ moment.  I’d like to think the same type of inspiration came to Jung-Woo Lee when designing the Coffee Loving Umbrella.  And if you have ever lived any where…
Lighted Safety Umbrella Keeps You Dry & Well-Lit

Lighted Safety Umbrella Keeps You Dry & Well-Lit

Keeping you dry and safe, the Lighted Safety Umbrella (now that’s an appropriate name if there ever was one) features 3M reflective material and a 6 Volt Bulb, casting six inches of light around the holder. Cars and other pedestrians can see you from over a quarter mile away. As…
The Dualbrella: Two Umbrellas In One

The Dualbrella: Two Umbrellas In One

Really?  Seriously?  But yes, I’m afraid so – someone has finally built the Dualbrella.  It spans 6 feet wide and 3 feet deep insuring that it covers you and your partner in the most inclement of weather.  Just make sure you dodge those big wind gusts otherwise you might find…
The Shouldbrella Is The Third Hand You Never Had

The Shouldbrella Is The Third Hand You Never Had

There are more than a few things in life that will make you look like a total tool while walking down the street.  And yes, you guessed it, the Shoulderbrella is up there amongst the best, but I gotta admit it has it place in life. You know what I’m…
Polite Umbrella Morphs Upon Yank (video)

Polite Umbrella Morphs Upon Yank (video)

If you’ve ever side swiped some one’s cornea with the tip of your umbrella – ya, I’m talking about eye gouging – then you might wanna consider the Polite Umbrella.  Yanking the lower part of the handle causes the umbrella to shrink to a more crowd pleasing size, all the…
Umbrellas That Transform When They Get Wet

Umbrellas That Transform When They Get Wet

Let there be rain! Yup, that's something you don't hear most people saying unless of course they live in a drought infested part of the world. London design company, Squid London, produced just 100 of these umbrellas that transform when they get wet [...]
Cut The Rain Out Of Your Day With The Samurai Sword Handle Umbrella

Cut The Rain Out Of Your Day With The Samurai Sword Handle Umbrella

Don't let inclement weather mess with you, get the Samurai Sword Handle Umbrella [...]
Listening In The Rain: Personal Speaker Umbrella

Listening In The Rain: Personal Speaker Umbrella

Oto-Shigure looks like a regular Japanese umbrella carved in bamboo and oil- paper. Looks can be deceiving, however, as this umbrella leads a double life as a personal speaker system with a built-in amp and four vibrating motors integrated on its edges. Read on whether it is raining or no.
Umbrella Drying Takes A New Form With The Rain Wipe (video)

Umbrella Drying Takes A New Form With The Rain Wipe (video)

Don't let your hardwood floors suffer a water stained fate, and with this new Japanese gadget they won't have to. The Rain Wipe, which doubles as a storage place for yourbrelly, sucks the water off your umbrella and draws it to a drain pan at the basin using some sort…
Umbrella Sports Built-in Screen, GPS and More

Umbrella Sports Built-in Screen, GPS and More

What appears as an everyday umbrella is in fact an umbrella with a built-in camera for snapping picks, which can be instantly uploaded to Flickr – or other photo sharing sites – via the built-in WiFi. Once you’ve completed the upload you can cheerfully revisit the snapped pics by displaying…
Unbreakble Umbrella Will Beat Your Ass (video)

Unbreakble Umbrella Will Beat Your Ass (video)

[GR]bO8G5zsQohg[/GR] You won’t believe your eyes, but this guy ‘tight ropes’ the umbrella (I’m talking all his weight), slices a watermelon in half in one swing, and beats the piss out of a heavy bag. Apparently the Philippines President’s secret service carry these things. Available here for $160. [Hight3ch]
Forecasting Umbrella with LED now Available for Purchase

Forecasting Umbrella with LED now Available for Purchase

A ways back we reported on this crazy concept called the ‘Forecasting Umbrella‘. At the time it was just that, a concept. Thanks to the guys and gals at ThinkGeek they’ve brought Seattle, Boston…well, crappy weather located folks – some fortuitous power. The Ambient Forecasting Umbrella is actually a top…

Learn More About Umbrellas

If you’re worried about getting your hair wet and spoiling your hairstyle, then consider bubble umbrellas; they are the best umbrellas for ensuring a dry head when you step out in the rains.

Umbrellas also serve to protect from the elements when you install them on porches, the beach, or when you’re out for a game of golf.

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