Attempting to cut down actual trees with most cordless chainsaws is kind of like the amputation scene in 127 hours. Not fast or easy. But Makita’s new X2 LXT is a Lithium-battery powered ripper that will do the job painlessly. Weighing in at less than 10 lbs. this thing will shred trees up to 6” in diameter and do so for 90 nonstop minutes on a full charge.
Hydrogen fuel cells are amazing and experts claim that before long we will all be driving cars powered by nothing but water. Until that momentous day arrives however, we’ll have to amuse ourselves by playing with the world’s most technologically advanced toy car. It’s called the i-H2GO. You control it from your iPhone. No batteries required. Just water. Android version coming soon.
This is Breitling’s newest release in their classic Unitime Series. The Transocean Unitime Pilot in the all-black steel model is limited to a 1000 piece production run and features a unique worldtime mechanism. With 24 global time zones to choose from, you simply twist the crown to your chosen city for accurate date & time anywhere in the world, at a glance.
Before Schwarzenneger was the Governator and the nanny’s baby daddy, he was the star of James Cameron’s pair of mega-blockbuster Terminator movies. This forthcoming book takes a look not at Arnie’s complex personal affairs rather it’s a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Terminator films; offering the complete story of these iconic science fiction masterpieces.
Chromecast is simpler than Google TV and improves on Apple TV & AirPlay. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Send your favorites from Google Play, YouTube, Netflix, and Chrome to your TV with just the press of a button.
Not a man purse. At all. Just a small bag from Chrome modeled after WWII style utility belts. It’s waterproof and features the brand’s iconic seatbelt buckle plus a U-Lock holster & wet/dry compartments. Wear it as a sling or around your waist.
The team behind the Ubuntu Edge thought it would be a great idea if your phone could also plug into a monitor and function as the brain of your desktop computer. They call it Convergent Computing & they’ve developed both the hardware and the software to make it work. The slim Ubuntu Superphone features all metal construction & a tough sapphire crystal display & the software does a dual boot when you plug it in, combining Android & Ubuntu OS to create a fully integrated Ubuntu PC.
In addition to exposing generations of American boys to the particulars of female anatomy, the National Geographic Society has been using photography to inspire concern for the planet since 1888. They’re now pulling 125 of their most iconic images & offering them up for auction. Proceeds of these sales will go back into NatGeo’s efforts to preserve their vast image archive.
This is the golden age of TV. And it’s because of shows like The Wire, The Sopranos, Mad Men, Deadwood, Breaking Bad, and more. Writer Brett Martin explores the “signature art form of the 21st century” through extensive interviews with top show creators as well as the history and culture that led to this creative revolution.
For many of us, a phone & the palm of our hand are all the desk we need but for those with more European tendencies, this clever, railing-mounted balcony desk is a great alternative. It’s made of lightweight, recyclable plastic with enough space for your laptop, water bottle, & other “working from home” essentials. Like a wineglass. Or a race program.