Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Backpack Umbrella Keeps Hands Free While Keeping You Dry

 |  |  |  |  July 17, 2011


Are you the kind of person who fumbles around with an umbrella when it starts to rain? Check out this convenient backpack, which will hold your umbrella while keeping both your hands free. Best idea ever, or slightly cheesy?

backpack_umbrella

Hammacher Schlemmer’s Backpack Umbrella isn’t the first of its kind, but it sure makes a lot of sense. The umbrella is mounted firmly on your back, meaning that the handle isn’t near your face, like some of the other contraptions I’ve seen. This won’t work for everyone, and not in all types of rain. If it gets really windy and the rain comes at you sideways, then this won’t help you much. However, in calmer rainstorms, it will be come in handy so you can carry a bag or even read your tablet while walking.

You can get the Backpack Umbrella from Hammacher Schlemmer for $39.95 (USD).

[via GeekAlerts]



How The Post Office Reads Bad Handwriting

How The Post Office Reads Bad Handwriting

ToughBuilt Modular Tool Bag

ToughBuilt Modular Tool Bag

Tiny R/C Airplane

Tiny R/C Airplane

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

The 2023 Toyota Crown Is an Elevated Sedan with a Bold New Look

The 2023 Toyota Crown Is an Elevated Sedan with a Bold New Look

MG Teases Its New EV Roadster

MG Teases Its New EV Roadster

Advertisement