2014 marks 100 years in the footwear game for Brooks. To celebrate, they created the Heritage Collection: new versions of their classic Vanguard & Vantage runners in a whole slew of new colors.
If you’ve ever been camping, you know it took way too long for this to come along: The Aesent tent features a built-in air mattress. In fact the whole floor of the tent is inflatable, which means you can roll all over the place in comfort, on a cushy 6-inch bed of air.
Dropcam is a wi-fi home video monitoring system that lets you keep an eye on all the happenings in your home via live video streaming (even in the dark). It gives you alerts & let’s you drop in anytime from your mobile device. The system also offers optional Cloud Recording, which saves up to 30 days of continuous video for your review.
This is smart. Designed by GE & Quirky, Aros is an air conditioner and smart thermometer in one; a modern window-mount AC unit that will learn your habits and keep you cool. What’s even cooler: it’s going to save you money.
It’s really small but that doesn’t mean it’s not fun to play with, right? Samsung just unveiled their new NX mini Smart Camera, the world’s smallest interchangeable-lens camera. There are 3 NX mini lens options: a 9mm 3.5, a 9-27mm zoom, and the 17mm 1.8.The camera also features a 3-inch flip-up touchscreen.
You finally got your ideas down on paper. Hooray for you. But without an intern, will your chicken-scratch concept ever see the light of day? If your notebook is The Mod, then yes. Their thread-bound notebooks feature 120GSM paper; and once you fill up the pages, you mail it back to Mod in their pre-paid envelope and they digitize it & send it back to you.
Aged beers. Not that one Schlitz tallboy that’s been in the fridge since last Labor Day, no. This book will teach you about those special brews that actually improve with age: high-alcohol brews, bottle-conditioned beers with yeast in the bottle, barleywines, lambics, and winter ales. This is stuff you need to know and you know it.
15 or so additional horsepower and a re-designed front end make the 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS even sportier. This new version of the mid-engine coupe boasts a snappy 340–hp flat six and some choice interior upgrades like Alcantara trim and sport seats.
If you’ve been waiting for a smart watch that doesn’t scream “look, I’m an early-adopter” you can thank Motorola for the Moto 360; a normal, good looking “Android Wear“-powered watch that subtly delivers notifications & alerts and also features voice-activated functions like Google searches, scheduling appointments and setting alarms. Available Summer 2014.
It seems like everyone has a pair of Nike’s Free series runners or trainers but for 2014 you can create your own custom colorway through Nike iD. Choose the Free 3.0 Flyknit, 4.0 Flyknit, or Free 5.0 & make yourself a one-off pair that you won’t see on anyone else at the gym.