While GoPro and Contour have been busy creating the whole portable, POV DV camera market, the big dogs have stayed on the porch. But now JVC has jumped into the mix. In addition to its focus-group approved extreme moniker, the Adixxion action camera features built-in wi-fi, a superwide angle lens, full HD capture, and is waterproof to 15 feet. Available late summer.
No ornamental flourishes, no nonsense, just high quality materials and finish. The Signalman is a limited edition timepiece. Only 300 of these fine, Swiss Made watches will be produced. Its key features are the automatic Swiss Soprod movement with 31 jewels and a super strong Rhodium plated finish. A 42-hour power reserve is displayed at 12 o’clock on the face beneath a domed, sapphire crystal.
If you happen to have kids, this Bill Murray-inspired coloring book isn’t for them. It’s for certain adults who love indie films and offbeat illustration. Comprised of art depicting Murray in his myriad of roles, Thrill Murray features the art of over two dozen illustrators who love Bill Murray just as much as you. Now go sharpen your crayons. Available August 13.
Pulling a string to get in the box? Um, yeah. This tape has a small string running down the center. You pull the string to separate the tape in half. And just like that, you’re in the box.
Convertible cars have this stigma—that they’re better suited for a female driver. But then along came the Spider. Specifically, the 600-horse McLaren MP4-12C Spider, a 32-valve, twin turbo land rocket that nobody can seriously call a woman’s car. And even if they did, you wouldn’t hear them with the top down at 200 MPH.
Kobe, LeBron and many of today’s hoop all-stars are great players but none can touch the game-changing power of the ’92 U.S. Olympic team of Michael, Magic, Larry, and Charles. Sports journo Jack McCallum puts this legendary team in perspective offering his take on how one team changed basketball forever
Parking the bike and walking away is the way most of us kill the battery on our bike lights. But this light is automatic. It turns on at dusk and turns off when the bike stops moving for 30 seconds. It’s also bolted onto the seatpost making it theft-proof. Two birds killed with one stone.
When “The Jerk” Steve Martin came up with Pizza In A Cup, people laughed. But are you laughing at the Grilled Pizza Cone or are you drooling? This simple device cooks pizza dough into a cone shape letting you fill it up then scarf it down with the greatest of ease.
Mercedes’ new CLS variant is called the Shooting Brake, a classic term for a car made for sporting; a cross between a wagon and a coupe. This car is all class. It looks fast, it is fast, and at the same time it’s an S-Class quality luxury cruise ship that will fit the whole family.
Until the release of their latest point & shoot, the EX2F, Samsung’s wi-fi enabled cameras have suffered from sub-standard image quality. But the new EX2F is a definite step up. It offers a 12.4 MP image from a fast f/1.4-2.7 zoom lens along with dual image stabilization, ISO up to 12,800, and a 3-inch swivel display. Hits stores in August.