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.
Designers and artists who use Wacom pen tablets in their creative efforts will appreciate the Modbook Pro. Basically, it’s a MacBook Pro modified into tablet form that features all the sensitivity of the best pen tablets but frees you from the confines of your desk. This powerful Mac-driven tablet with a flush-mounted 13.3-inch display creates a perfectly flat drawing surface and comes with a best-in-class digitzer pen. Available fall 2012.
Recycling glass bottles is something we should all be doing but cutting them and reusing them is more fun. The Kinkajou is a crafty bottle-cutting tool that lets you turn your empty wine and beer bottles into drinking glasses and vases. The Kinkajou is currently in the funding stage on Kickstarter where a $50 pledge will get you the Kinkajou cutter and a finishing kit.
This wallet is pretty edgy. First off, it opens from the top. Secondly, it’s blaq. Which is a more Scandinavian form of black. Surprisingly, this and all Jaqet leather products are actually handmade right here in Qalifornia.
New York Times #1 Best-selling author Christopher Andersen went in deep and got the raw scoop on Mick Jagger’s private life, which, until now has always been pretty hush-hush. Andersen interviewed legions of women who have “intimate” knowledge of Magic Mick. That in itself makes it worth a read.