Wireless Wonderland: The Best Outdoor Tech for Winter


One of the great things about having a patio is the ability to get the most out of your backyard year-round. Fire features and integrated lighting are great ways to extend your outdoor entertaining season, but making sure you have the best tech will encourage you to spend more time outdoors. These nifty devices will help you maximize your comfort while you have a great time outdoors.

Horizon Hound Down Camping Blanket

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Having a blanket designed for the outdoors is a must if you plan on spending time around your fire pit this winter. While many blankets are better used for decorating your patio, this one is designed for durability and utility. It’s waterproof and windproof, and it packs into a compact stuff sack for easy storage. Its large size (80” x 54”) also makes it perfect for sharing.

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Braven XXL

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The Braven XXL is the pinnacle of rugged outdoor speakers. Its boom box styling makes it a cool accent piece for a table or outdoor countertop, and its bomb-proof design means it will stand up to the elements. The Braven XXL has a rubberized, shockproof exterior, a 14-hour battery life, and a microphone jack in case karaoke on the patio is your thing.

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Eceen Universal Folding Solar Charger

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Having to go in and out of your house to constantly check to see if your phone is done charging is just as annoying as having your outdoor speaker die mid-cookout. Take care of both problems with this solar charger. It comes with two USB ports, making it an eco-friendly, portable way to keep your devices charged while having fun outdoors. It’s only 14” across when it’s fully open, and when it’s packed up, it’s just 7”. Plug it into your Braven XXL speaker and keep the tunes going all day long.

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BioLite Camp Stove

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Solar chargers are great if it’s a sunny winter day; however, in the winter, we’re often faced with overcast, cold weather. The innovative BioLite Camp Stove lets you keep warm while charging your devices. By harnessing the heat of a small fire, it can charge devices even after the fire is out. You can use the surface for cooking if you’re camping or for keeping a thermos of cocoa warm if you’re spending time in the backyard.

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Mr. Heater Portable Big Buddy

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If you’ve ever hung out around a fire on a cold night, you’ve experienced the shocking cold air that hits you when you step away. Spread some warmth across your outdoor living space to keep all areas of your patio comfortable and warm. The Mr. Heater Portable Big Buddy can heat an area up to 400 sq. ft., making it ideal for taking off the chill. Its propane fuel system can provide up to 120 hours of heat, and it’s easily stored when not in use.

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Having the best outdoor tech will do wonders to enhance your comfort any time of year. Fire features, integrated lighting, and a paver patio will keep you warm and out of the wet, cold grass year-round. Order a free Eagle Bay Pavers catalog to start planning your outdoor living space today.