Looking for some high-tech gear to take with you to the slopes this ski season? Check out our roundup.
From goggles that can show you trail maps to gloves that let you control your phone, CNET's Sumi Das strapped on her snowboard to take some ski gadgets on a test run.
Whether skiing or snowboarding, your smartphone has become an indispensable piece of equipment on the slopes. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some handy apps that will enhance your wintry experience.
CNET doesn't usually write up ski equipment, but with more ski gear going high-tech -- and mingling with the high-tech gear we carry day to day -- we thought we'd have some fun rounding up some of the more innovative ski gear available today.
North Lake Tahoe creates an Apres Ski guide, which suggests that any tourist who works at Google should buy a round of drinks. However, to view the guide, you have to go through a data-sucking slalom.
Racing fans should buy Riptide GP2 for its excellent graphics, realistic physics, and rock-solid gameplay.
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CNET's Jay Greene tried out several pricey GPS-enabled goggles with heads-up displays showing his speed, distance traveled, and more. The gadgets, alas, often proved as vexing as they were downright cool.
The Quadski holds one rider, goes from land to water in 5 seconds, and is able to travel on both at 45 mph.
With this made-to-order Boba Fett winter hat, you'll be the hit of the ski lodge, as you sip your cocoa and snack on honey-cured Wampa.
Information for 38 resorts is now available on Android, iPhone, and the Web, the company says. Some include Street View.