Driving and staring at the screen on your phone is supposedly dangerous. This is safer: Garmin’s new dash-mounted Heads Up Display projects driving directions onto your windshield. Linked via Bluetooth to your smartphone, it runs Garmin’s StreetPilot for iPhone or NAVIGON apps & helps you keep your eyes on the road.
Scotch breath. But not just any old scotch. These single malt infused toothpicks are made with Single Malt Nº16, a barrel aged Islay scotch from a 200-year-old distillery. A process of soaking & kiln drying the toothpicks captures the complex & subtle flavors of the premium scotch. via
Wes Anderson makes movies like no other: Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, Moonrise Kingdom, and so on. This new book takes you inside Anderson’s head, as he discusses his art and life with critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Someday your iPhone will probably shoot 3D video on it its own but for now, there’s Poppy. Slide your iPhone 4, 4S, iPhone 5 or fifth-generation iPod Touch into this little viewer & you’ll see all your photos & video in 3-D. There are no electronics inside, just a pair of lenses that create the effect.
Innovation isn’t usually a word associated with air travel but British Airways is introducing a smart new travel product right on time. They’ve teamed up with Designworks studio to create an electronic bag tag you can track with your smartphone thus eliminating the need for a paper tag for every flight. Instead a new bar code is generated for your tag, which you swipe with your phone for easy, live-tracking. The new tag debuts on flights next month.
Pizza on the grill is the best. Make it once & you know. With this 12 1/2-inch stainless steel pan purpose-built for the task, you’ll do it right the first time. And the secret to the perfect crust: the perforations in the pan.
With the release of the new 70-inch Sharp AQUOS Ultra HD LED TV, Sharp is leaping into the American 4K TV market. Like other 4Ks, this thing boasts four times the pixel resolution of a regular HD display. It’s also the first television to receive the coveted THX 4K certification, guaranteeing a studio-quality image to the standards approved by a panel of Hollywood production experts. Available mid-August.
It’s a speaker that’s shaped like a snake. Well, maybe more like a cable but the flexible Anakonda speaker is a 6.6-foot long soft speaker from Italian audio specialist K-Array. Inside it’s got 8, 1-inch neodymium cone drivers for consistent, quality sound all along its length. The Anakonda can also be daisy-chained to additional units, allowing you to go to great lengths (get it?) with this versatile, go-anywhere style speaker. Available exclusively in the US through authorized Sennheiser dealers. via
When you’re rudely interrupted from deep in the headphone zone, these touch-control wireless headphones from Outdoor Technologies will allow to quickly come back to planet earth. Just one quick swipe & the volume drops out allowing you to speak with whomever it was that dared to tap you on the shoulder. Another swipe up & you can get back to headbanging.