In keyboarding class they taught us the “home row” and that looking at the keys was cheating. And what good did it do? Well, this keyboard is made for us: the hunters and peckers. What you type is displayed on a slim screen at the top of the keyboard, so you can see your mistakes without having to keep looking up.
Since the development of wooden boards, man has been building incredibly functional shelves with little more than a piece of wood. Here is a new, compact variation of the “shelf” big enough to hold your phone that features a cool wall mount bracket and a magnetic strip to hold your keys underneath.
High stakes games require high performance equipment. With its carbon fiber case and components like aluminum chips, this poker set from the Alfred Dunhill brand is the equivalent of a poker player’s Porsche.
Nike’s Free Inneva Woven NRG blurs the lines between performance shoe design and extreme basket weaving, and we must say, we’re glad those lines are blurred. The result is an oddly appealing trainer with a Free 5.0 sole that might just pass the nightclub dress code. Source. Available late Fall 2012.
High-quality surround sound systems often require hardwiring and mounting a dozen ugly little black speaker boxes all around your TV room. Comparatively, the YSP 3300 is super simple yet it produces a true—not virtual— 7.1 channel surround sound experience. Its features a wireless Sub and the slim sound bar that’s loaded with 16 array speakers. Available November 2012.
Even love-blind Jeep aficionados have to admit that the new Grand Cherokee is a far cry from the rugged, wood-paneled Jeep big-rigs of yore: More Kia Sorento than CJ’s big bro. Finally though, Jeep has decided to toughen up the GC. The new Trailhawk Edition gets Quadra-lift air suspension, a sporty graphics package, aluminum 18s, and all the front-end chrome replaced with matte gray trim. V6 or V8, your choice.
Sure, arcade games were fun before you learned that the best games are played in the dark. This arcade inspired switch replaces the standard type and features the other kind of joystick plus a pair of noise making buttons. Turn it off and have some fun.
What do the movies A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, 2001: A Space Odyssey, & The Shining have in common? They were all directed by Stanley Kubrick. So maybe you’d like to see a restored Blu-ray version of his first-ever feature film, Fear & Desire, an art movie disguised as a war flick in what would become Kubrick’s signature style.
Can you really pull off wearing a pair of Beats by Dre headphones? Of course you can’t. So maybe Sony’s MDR-1 series is more your style. Designed in partnership with artists Katy B and Magnetic Man, these high-tech headphones come in three over-ear styles, including a noise-cancelling and bluetooth wireless pair, all boasting maximum isolation and exceptional bass response. Available November 2012.
Normally when you say you haven’t been drinking it’s a lie. With this weird French contraption that turns cocktails into vapor, you can suck some booze-infused magic mist through the special straw and get a buzz without ever having to bend the truth.