Instagram’s black & white filters are sufficient for the masses but for those whose photography lives beyond their phone, Leica has just introduced the newest version of its M Monochrom, a camera specially designed for B&W photography. The difference is its 24 mp monochrome sensor, said to deliver pictures that are 100% sharper.
Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen is jumping into the smartwatch fray with The Connect. With this new design, they leave the mechanical watch alone, instead packing the smart tech into the watchstrap, offering activity tracking & connectivity while maintaining IWC’s classic good looks.
Drytunes is the world’s first totally waterproof (as in submersible) Bluetooth speaker that also offers 400 cubic inches of internal dry storage. Its rechargeable battery delivers 16-hours of playback & connects wirelessly to Apple iOS, Android, & Windows devices.
A big, beefy battery for your home. Powerwall’s main purpose is to store solar energy, however, the battery can also draw energy from the electrical grid during off-peak hours when rates are low and store it for future use. So you get a nice back-up power solution and a level of independence from the power grid. Multiple batteries can be combined together for a more powerful setup.
Danish audio brand AIAIAI flipped the formula for finding the right headphone. Their modular TMA-2 system allows you to build your own pair by choosing the pieces & parts that fit your style with a range of options for headbands, cables, speaker units and earpads to make your perfect pair.
The Bandit action cam from TomTom offers some unique features like a “shake to edit” function that creates a ready-to-share edit of your highlights. You can also tag locations, make your own easy in-app edits, and share them as you go. The camera offers 2.7K (30FPS) and 4K (15FPS) capabilities, as well as GPS functionality.
The ZenBook Pro from Asus is a PC laptop despite its obviously derivative design and name. They’re going after Apple-ites with this one. The 15.6-inch “book” runs a Windows 8.1-powered UX501, an Intel Core i7 processor & offers a stunning 4K display.
Once you’ve destroyed your other indestructible drives, you’ll be ready to stress-test G Technology’s new EV ATC external drive. The drives are protected in a locking, watertight, pressure-proof compartment that is weather, shock, dust, and spilled coffee-proof. Available in capacities up to 1 TB.
Winner of several CES awards, the CyberPower Trinity Gaming PC features a triple blade design; a chassis designed for maximum cooling & easy custom configuration. With space for several full-size graphics cards, storage for up to 3 SSD’s & 2 mechanical hard-drives & memory support up to 16GB of DDR3 memory, this is a serious system for serious gamers.
The T is silent. Tzoa is a wearable enviro-tracker that uses sensors to measure air quality, temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, ambient light and UV exposure all in one wearable device. Summertime air quality has gotten worse in the last few years—with Tzoa, you’ll know when & where you should spend your time working out, hanging out, & so on. The Tzoa app blends all the data into recommendations as well as generating maps for allergens, pollution, & fresher air.