Old men and Sherlock Holmes are the only guys who can really pull off wearing a herringbone tweed coat. But for those of us who want just a hint of the old haberdashery look, these wallets from San Diego-based Jetsam, made of recycled tweed suit coats, are a good, less itchy-scratchy option.
Wacom tablets are the preferred choice of digital artists and graphic designers and their latest creation, the Inkling sketch pen takes this marriage of hand-drawn and digital, one step further. The ballpoint pen captures a digital copy of your doodle, drawing, or design from the paper you drew it on and automatically transfers it to your computer.
Whether you’re off on a camping trip or partying in the parking lot, the big game is pretty tough to watch on your phone. Dish Network just answered your prayers with the release of their portable satellite TV unit, aptly named the Tailgater. Put it in park and place your bets.
No, not the new BMW. This racy little roadster is actually a portable grill from upstart German BBQ maker Brennwagen. With its high performance German engineering and stainless steel body, it looks ready for a few laps at the Nürburgring, but really, it’s built for blazing bratwurst.
Years ago you ditched your big, boxy TV and upgraded to a flat screen. So why are your poor pet fish still swimming around in a tank from the 70s? They’d surely be happier in a sleek, new wall-mounted tank. And it’s not just good for the fishies, it’s good for you. These tanks save space, energy and feature convenient, touchscreen controls and auto feeding.
The worst thing about a wireless keyboard is replacing the battery every other month or using weak rechargeables. Cut all that out of the equation with a solar powered keyboard. Don’t tell anyone it charges even indoors, so when you get bored of work, you can step outside for a “recharge.”
When’s the last time you chomped down on your childhood favorite, the good old PB & J sando? Maybe you’re too grown up for that stuff now. Or maybe you just didn’t know about The Jam Shop’s booze-infused jellies and jams? Drunken Monkey features bananas and a splash of rum, while the Bourbon Blueberry has … you get the idea.
Two things about Australia that rock: the band AC/DC and the robust Shiraz of the Riverina region. Now this unlikely pairing has come together with the launch of AC/DC wines. Produced by Warburn Estate Winery, Back in Black Shiraz, Highway to Hell Cabernet Sauvignon, Hells Bells Sauvignon Blanc and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato will be available soon. We’re camping out for tickets.
Unless you went back to shooting film, which sounds cooler than actually doing it, your vintage-retro-heritage attire is probably clashing with your camera right now. The Pentax Q Black digital camera will fix that. It looks like a 1960s rangefinder but it’s actually a compact digital that shoots a 12.4 MP file and offers a whole slew of interchangeable lenses. There, style uncramped. You’re welcome.
You’re not scared to spend a whole Saturday shining up your rims so why not put the same care into the upkeep of your grill? Philips’ latest electronic toothbrush will work wonders on your pearly whites in just a minute or two. Plus, it recharges wirelessly in the high-tech rinsing glass via induction or by USB plug-in for travel.