If you have wanted to charge your phone on the go without lugging an extra portable charger, Carbon could be just the thing for you. It is a wearable solar charger designed by EnergyBionics and resembles a high-end wristwatch, though it's only an analog watch. It harvests solar energy both outdoors and indoors and if that isn't enough for you, it can be charged via USB. It can charge a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, cameras and even Google Glass. It can charge your device in only 25 minutes and comes in black and silver frames with red, green, blue or blue accents.
Monday, 17 March 2014
Hard Graft has revealed its latest creation, called the 2Pack Leather Messenger. It can be adjusted to become a convenient folio, compact messenger bag or low-hanging backpack. It is basically the 2Unfold bag cut in half, making its size suitable for both men and women and available in the compact 13-inch and the roomier 15-inch versions. Its details include pure German wool felt, leather straps, a large outside zip pocket for your laptop or tablet, a full-width pocket, two outside pockets with magnetic flaps and a smooth nylon main pocket to keep everything safe and cozy.
Thursday, 13 March 2014
The Bellagio contemporary pool table is the perfect pool table to get if you are short on space. It combines both the dining table and pool table into one. On the outside, it looks like a normal dining table, but when you slide the upper portion, a pool table is revealed. The cues, chalk and balls are stored in a slide-out drawer. The table has a maple wood frame construction and available in a variety of sizes, ranging from the 3x6ft small size to the large 4.5x9ft pro size. However, the Bellagio contemporary pool table is pretty expensive and will set you back about $20,000.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Looks like Ducati is on a roll. We got to look at their gorgeous latest creation Ducati Diavel only a few days ago and now it’s back with the Ducati Flat Red 2, which is put together by JvB-Moto. Based on the Ducati Monster 1100, the Flat Red 2 is a stunning, fast and an impressive motorcycle with its emphasis on losing weight. It is stripped down to only the essentials and weighs about 330 pounds, which is really good considering it boasts 100 bhp thanks to a Termignoni ECU and a custom dual-exhaust. It also sports an aluminum tank with a carbon cover.
Healbe's GoBe, a wearable fitness tracker, is up for funding on Indiegogo till April 15. The revolutionary thing about GoBe is its ability to measure calorie intake automatically. GoBe can measure not only your calorie intake, but also the amount of calories burnt, your stress levels, your sleep status, your heart rate, hydration levels and body movement. To do all this, GoBe boasts an accelerometer (for body movement), an impedance sensor (to track glucose level) and a pressure sensor (to measure heart rate and blood flow).
Neil Young, a legendary musician, is set to release PonoPlayer, which is a high-fidelity digital music player. Announced at the SXSW festival in Austin, the PonoPlayer is regarded as a ‘revolutionary movement' in the audio world due to its ability to provide lossless audio. The PonoPlayer has an LCD touchscreen and 128GB of internal storage, which will allow it to store about 100-500 high-resolution digital music albums. Storage can also be increased by using memory cards. It also has a desktop media management system, PonoMusic, to download and sync music. The PonoPlayer will cost $399 and will be available for pre-order at a discounted price from March 15 on Kickstarter.
Luxury watchmaker Richard Mille announced a partnership with Formula One star, Roman Grosjean to set to test the new RM 011 NTPT throughout the 2014 Grand Prix season. NTPT (North Thin Ply Technology) is a new ultra-light and ultra-strong laminate composite exclusive to Richard Mille. The gold numerals, crown and pushpieces and black NTPT carbon case represent Lotus' historic black and gold livery. To make things hard for the watch, Grosjean will be wearing it outside his overalls, which means that it will be put through adverse weather conditions and all the knocks and G-forces that the F1 driver will be subjected to.
Anyone that has worked with a screwdriver has gone through the frustration of dropping screws under workbenches, inside appliances, in heating vents, inside motorcycles, under furniture and all other unlikely places. The Screw Grabber aims to solve this problem by securely holding all non-magnetic screw at the end of a screwdriver. The Screw Grabber is a simple silicone sleeve that slides onto the shank of a screwdriver. Its one end has internal tapered ribs and the other end has horizontal ribs that hold screw heads. It works with almost all standard drivers and shapes of screw heads.
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
When it comes to gorgeously crafted bicycles, there is no one else like Bombtrack. Adidas partnered with Bombtrack to produce limited edition fixed gear bicycles to match its line of bags it was working on – the Street Crew line. The track bike is based on the two-tone muted green color of the Street Crew accessories with neon striping to create a dynamic and sporty look. Subtle detailing on the handlebars, pedals and rims brings the design together. These bikes are available in only 32 Adidas Flagship Stores in Europe and Asia.
Monday, 10 March 2014
Have you ever wanted to wake up to the smell of bacon sizzling on the stove? Well now there is an app for that. Oscar Mayer has created an app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that emits the smell of bacon to wake you up. The app (which is available for free) allows you to set an alarm to indicate when it should start making sizzling bacon sounds. The actual smell is emitted from an external device that plugs into the headphone jack, but it can't be bought. Only a few lucky winners in the US will be able to get the device.