Here’s a great tool for avoiding the shamefully emasculating experience of getting lost in the wilderness: A wristwatch loaded with Garmin GPS navigation. The Fenix will guide your adventure there and back with easy-to-operate nav capability plus ABC; alitmeter, barometer, & compass. Mark up to 1000 waypoints as you go then load your route into Garmin’s free BaseCamp trip planning software. Available August/September 2012.
Just watching HBO’s Game Of Thrones isn’t enough. Diehard fantasy fans of America’s most popular cable series definitely need more. This hardcover book delivers: set photos, production and costume designs, storyboards, and insider stories give you more of what you’re fiending for.
All the awesomeness packed into this 25th anniversary Street Fighter Collector’s set is enough to cause a rise in the faded sweatpants of many an aging armchair ninja. It features 4 different versions of the classic game, 25 years of soundtrack music, a documentary on the game’s influence, a 64-page art book, and an 8-inch tall flaming, light up statue of Ryu, the game’s icon.
Drinking in public is one of our country’s oldest and dearest traditions. And nobody does it better than bums. A brown paper bag makes that street soda nearly invisible to the man. Up your street cred with this bum-like beverage holder. It’s insulated and made of Tyvek, so you can use it tomorrow, too.
Graphic designers, artists, & illustrators, here’s your new pen tablet. But it’s more than that. This 24-inch backlit LED tablet functions as a normal desktop display but also offers multi-positions, an amazing 1-million color chromatic range and the most advanced pen sensitivity technology you can get. Available August 2012.
Ouya is a new kind of gaming platform for TV that throws a curve ball at the gaming industry establishment. First, all their games are free to play. Second, the small console and luxurious controller are only $99, third it’s powered by Android & designed to allow developers to create & build their own games with the system. Ouya delivers in September.
You know how only certain guys can pull off wearing white jeans? Like male models and rock stars … Well, the same sort of applies to driving a white convertible (with a red ragtop). Aston Martin just dropped the 2013 V12 Vantage Roadster & it’s a lot meaner than it looks. With its enormous V12 and a top speed just shy of 200MPH, it’s more than just pretty. It’s pretty sick. You got what it takes to pull it off?
Here’s the beach speaker you didn’t know you needed. Waterproof and submersible to 10-feet, virtually indestructible, 30-hour battery life, and it floats. The design fits most smartphones with extra room inside to hold your other valuables.
When Phaidon Books’ series Masters Of Cinema first came out, we posted about them. Now, the publisher has had added some new masters to the ongoing series, taking readers inside the mind, process, and artistry of the world’s most talented directors. New additions include the Coen Brothers, Tarantino, Polanski, and George Lucas.