This is what a boombox looks like in 2013. It’s loaded: 8 multidirectional speakers, analog VU meters, FM radio, Bluetooth, karaoke & PA capability, and inputs for headphones, HDMI, USB, and a mic. It’s got an Apple dock, it’s loud and it weighs 27 pounds.
Attach the hipKey to things you don’t want to lose. Not your hair or sex drive but stuff like your car keys, iPad, phone, or children. It’s a 2-way tracking alarm, so if you happen to lose the hipKey, you can find it using your iPhone and vice versa.
It’s a handsome watch, and that’s a good thing because only a handful of Swiss scientists and maybe active-duty astronauts actually need a watch featuring a magnet-resistant movement. Omega’s latest innovation in timing technology makes the Seamaster Aqua Terra watch 15X more resistant to magnetic fields than the Rolex Milgauss. And what’s better than better than a Rolex?
For stuff like surfing, swimming laps, or workouts where you sweat like a pig, music is essential for getting you in the zone. Sony’s new waterproof, wireless music player provides that soundtrack and with its clean, hands-free design, it stays out of the way.
A clean, minimalist design rendered in metal and concrete, the Manhattan Cabinet, from designer Cornelia Norgren, offers stylish storage for any room in your home. Shelves are fully adjustable and come in a variety of colors.
Guitar players, DJ’s and even jazz flutists will appreciate the pro-audio sound and super-deep low end drive that iLoud delivers. With guitar and mic inputs, it was designed with musicians’ needs in mind, making it a legit studio monitor in a portable package. Available Spring 2013.
In the pantheon of weirdly epic 80s films, Repo Man is one of the very best. Total cult classic. Emilio Estevez plays an LA punk rocker turned repo man & Harry Dean Stanton is his mentor in this offbeat car chase-crime-comedy-alien-punk rock extravaganza. This new Criterion Collection Blu-ray comes out in April. Intense!
Ninja Blocks can be whatever you want them to be. No, they can’t be Brazilian bikini models but they can act as a remote control for your life. Run your home heating, lights, security system, and all your connected devices from one place using Ninja Blocks apps. Open source software also allows you to create your own custom functions allowing the Ninja to do even more.
Apparently Aston Martin’s V12 Rapide sedan wasn’t rapide enough. The recently unveiled Rapide S was tweaked to produce 80 more ponies for a total of 550 and an improved 0-60 time of 4.7. Three suspension modes from the Adaptive Damping System offer custom handling options. The interior is duotone black & red with perfed leather while exterior trim panels are all carbon fiber.
Pop music mogul and legendary record company CEO Tommy Mottola introduced us to stars like Mariah Carey, J-Lo, and Gloria Estefan, he managed Michael Jackson, and worked alongside scores of mega-acts from Aerosmith to Bob Dylan to Pearl Jam. This is Tommy’s story in the music biz “from Elvis to the iPod” told by the man himself.