Arnold Schwarzenegger has packed a lot into his life. By just 21, the young Austrian bodybuilder was crowned Mr. Universe. Then he became Conan and starred in a string of blockbuster movies, later he morphed into a Republican and became California’s Governator. Then of course, came the scandal. Now comes Total Recall, Schwarzenegger’s incredible life story, in his own words.
Maserati came out swinging at the Paris International Motor Show this week, with the unveiling of their all-new GranCabrio MC. The open roof coupe pairs the bold lines and low stance of Maserati racing design with the long-haul comfort of their GranTurismo tourer. A 470-horse V8 and 6-speed ZF Automatic tranny mean this thing will move, too.
Good movies are even better on Blu-ray. Everything is intensified: the audio, the clarity. For this Hi-Def Criterion Collection version of the Terry Gilliam directed 1985 cult-classic Brazil the weird will seem even weirder. It’s a dark, futuristic thriller. Have a laugh at the horror of things to come. Available December 4.
Vaccuum cleaner jokes suck but this new collection of premium, precision kitchen appliances and equipment from Electrolux does not. This home system is enough to make Chefs in fine restaurants jealous. It includes a combo oven that steams, a blast chiller, a vacuum sealer, a round-bottomed induction cooker, a searing hob, and several other devices you’ve never used.
As you incessantly Instagram your way into the wilderness there’s a good chance your phone will be dead by the time you reach the summit. Bummer. To avoid this off-the-grid emergency, a backup solar power supply can come in handy. This compact kit from Goal Zero will juice up your phone and power up a set of included AA batteries. All you need is some sun.
A good Bloody Mary is supposed to launch you right past the hangover from the night before with a spicy, salty snap that buries the generous dose of vodka you most desperately need on Sunday morning. Instead of fumbling with your own ill-fated attempt at concocting the proper mix of spice, pour in some Stu’s and forget about it.
Pioneering British audio brand Bowers & Wilkins has been producing world-class loudspeakers for recording studios and ardent audiophiles for nearly 50 years. Their new wireless home speaker systems, available in two sizes, continue the superior sound tradition while offering features like wireless audio hook-ups compatible with the latest Apple devices.
It could almost pass for a pager but it’s actually an ultra-slim wallet built around Dosh’s trademark stainless steel money clip. For those who prefer clutter-free pockets, the soft, TPU sleeve features two card slots. Cash, cards, what else do you really need?
The vintage look remains intact but the new Pentax Q10 got a solid upgrade over its predecessor, the Q model. This super-compact system camera now features a new CMOS sensor producing a 12.4 megapixel image plus added an HDR (high dynamic range) mode and improved auto-focus.