Conduct a quick survey of your friends and you’ll be surprised how many of us have dropped our phones in the toilet. As they say, shit happens. Liquipel’s unique process for waterproofing your electronics can protect your phone, tablet or other handheld device from the damaging effects of liquid. Maybe not the full-immersion flip into the porcelain pool, but pretty much everything else.
If you consider yourself an asshole (of the highest and most righteous order, of course) you’ve probably read at least one of Tucker Max’s books by now. The third in his trilogy on “drunken debauchery and ridiculous antics,” Hilarity Ensues is his pièce de résistance. Learn how to live and work in Cancun, while still enrolled in Law School, hear about “dirty pageant girls” and how to drive an uptight roommate completely insane.
How safe is your external hard drive? You know, the one with all your highly sensitive files? Chances are, no matter where you’ve got this data stored it is not as hacker-proof as the rugged Amphibious 7X. It offers AES-256 CBC Real-Time Hardware Encryption, with NIST and FIPS validated Cryptographic modules. You don’t know what this means but the guys who want to steal your identity do. It also features an embedded keypad requiring a PIN and additional Smartcard security. Take the first step in protecting your data, get one. Available by Spring 2012.
Nike’s latest addition to your golf bag is still in “pre-order only” status, but this lightweight aluminum putter is worth a look right now. It’s got a steel body and an aluminum face plus its unique design looks like a blade but swings with the stability of a much larger and heavier mallet.
To say Apple’s influence is far-reaching is an obvious understatement. And when you look at the new All-In-One 24 & 27-inch PCs and sleek laptops from Vizio, it’s a surprise there hasn’t been a lawsuit launched already. If you’re a staunch believer in the Windows platform, these new machines should really light your fire.
When you buy the forthcoming Bond 50 box-set with all the James Bond movies on crisp, killer Blu-ray, you’ll not only get 22 classic spy films, you also get to ogle all the Bond girls. Everyone from Pussy Galore to Honey Rider to Holly Goodhead. We’d call these the “bonus” features, but there’s also 130 hours of actual bonus content, too.
If you know the legend of Ernest Shackleton’s amazing death defying mission to Antarctica, you know all you need to know about Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt whisky. It is meant for men of incredible character. Several cases of the stuff, abandoned on his ice-locked ship, were discovered a century after the fact and provided the recipe for this amazing re-creation of age-old Scotch whisky.
If you tote around any type of USB-powered device you’d be nuts not to buy this PocketCell rechargeable battery bank from Innergie. It’ll be your lifeline for dying phones, tablets, and everything else powered requiring juice via USB. It is small, totally portable and compatible with over 10,000 devices.
Sports car fanatics have been waiting for the return of the fabled Acura NSX, aka the “Japanese Ferrari.” Well, it’s coming back. We’re not sure exactly when but sometime in the next two or three years. The concept car features the same high-revving rear-mounted six but this one is also backed up by 3 electric motors which control torque in its unique AWD system. We don’t know how many ponies this new NSX will push but a hybrid with lines like these is sure to be a hit.
This emergency dual-band GSM cell phone has something that until now you & your current phone could only dream of: A 15-year battery life. It is made for emergencies and automatically transmits its location. At $50 this is a small pricetag for some serious piece of mind. Throw one in the glove box and when you’re stranded on the side of the road with a dead car and dead iPhone, you’ll be glad you did.