Technology

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Web Sites

SwarmOn Surf Deal Website

March 28th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  The newest craze in internet shopping has been social buying websites like Groupon and Living Social. These sites usually offer deals for restaurants and services in your local area, but come Friday morning there will be a site like this with deals just for the surf industry. SwarmOn was created for surfers by surfers. Backed by Santa Cruz locals Robert “Wignut” Weaver and Kim McCready, the first deal launches tomorrow morning. More »

Photography, Web Sites

The New New Surf

March 25th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Being a surfer and a web developer sometimes I get to work on some fun projects for other people in the surf industry. Recently I did a little work for New Jersey photographer Ryan Struck. His website, The New Surf is where he displays a bunch of his surf photos and up until this morning the website wasn’t all that nice to look at. More »

Clothing, Surfer News, Web Sites

Dane Reynolds Donates Summer Teeth Sales

March 17th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  It’s nice to see some of the pros getting involved with the relief efforts for the people in Japan. For the rest of this week, Dane Reynolds’ will be donating all of the money he takes in from sales at his Summer Teeth line. Not only that but he will be also matching the sales with his own money and donating that. More »

Links

Hump Day Links

March 16th, 2011 by John Zanussi

It’s a gloomy rainy Wednesday here in New York but hopefully with this crappy weather we get some waves tomorrow. Here are some links to get you through the day. More »

Links

Monday Link Lineup

March 7th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  It’s Monday! There are waves in New York and New Jersey today but it looks like Jerz is the call until the winds go more offshore around here. The Quiksilver Pro ran through Round 3 heats yesterday and they will most likely run again today, maybe finishing. Below are some links to get you through the day. More »

Gear, Technology

Pukas Future Surfboard

March 4th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  It turns out LED lights are not the only thing the guys over at Pukas are putting inside surfboards. Last month, Pukas released some info on their latest innovations in embedding electronics into surfboards and it’s quite interesting. More »

Links

Link Lineup

February 24th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Another round of links to keep all you peeps busy around the web. More »

Contests, Technology

GPS Chips in Jerseys for Quiksilver Pro

February 9th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  If you thought the speed of technology was moving too fast, wait until you see how fast the top surfers in the world are moving during competition. For the first contest of the 2011 ASP World Tour, which is the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, surfers will be wearing contest jerseys with a tiny GPS tracking chip embedded into it so we can see how fast they really move. More »

Wave Pools

Wave Garden

February 7th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  Looks like someone other than Kelly Slater has been hard at work turning the idea of an artificial wave pool into reality. A few months ago, it was announced that Kelly Slater was working on a new project called the Wave Company. There isn’t much detail other than a few short YouTube videos. Now a new company, called the Wave Garden, looks like they are giving Slater a run for his money. Just like the Wave Co, there aren’t many details other then the two teaser videos we’ve got below. More »

iPhone

Surfline App for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

February 1st, 2011 by John Zanussi

  Surfline’s app has been in Apple’s App Store for a couple months now and it’s time we let everyone know about it. If you’ve got an Apple device and you surf, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have this app installed. First off it’s free. Second, it gives you access to Surfline’s entire listing of HD surf cams, surf reports, surf forecasts, tides, and most everything else found on Surfline’s website. More »

iPhone

Rip Curl iPhone Surfing Game for FREE

December 21st, 2010 by John Zanussi

  In October, Rip Curl released an app called Live the Search and it was the first surfing game to hit the app store. When it first came out the game cost 4 bucks but now you can download it for FREE. If you’ve got an iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch you’ve got no excuse not to download and give it a try. More »

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