In 1957, a secret Cosa Nostra conference was held in upstate New York to work out the bloody war of succession among the top bosses of America’s most infamous crime families. Vito Genovese, the Gambinos, Joe Bonnano and other bigwigs were all present when one small-town lawman orchestrated a raid that exposed the mafia to America and kicked off a federal crackdown on organized crime.
Phones work fine for most of us, but if you’re one of those photographers or video enthusiasts who uses a camera so big that it needs its own bag, this SLR-size pack from Chrome is a solid choice. It offers weatherproof denier nylon construction and enough space to hold your SLR or video camera kit, lenses and accessories plus it’s got an interior laptop pocket, external tripod straps, and even a holster for your U-Lock if you happen to bike to your photoshoots.
New-York based Woo Audio, known for products that strike an impressive balance between design & technology, has done it again with the release of their WA7 headphone amp. Powered by 2 vacuum tubes and sporting a built-in 32-bit/192kHz USB DAC, it’ll make the music in your headphones louder, warmer, and clearer, like you’re hearing it live.
Maybe putting your phone inside this case made of vegetable tanned leather and recycled wool felt will help you break your habit of picking it up every 15 seconds and staring at the screen. Probably not though.
Instead of guessing how you want your jeans to fit, Gustin brand arrived at their fit, features, and fabrics through crowd-sourcing. By asking thousands of people to chime in about what they want before producing their pants, they’ve created a new model for designing premium denim jeans plus they are delivering them to your door at wholesale prices.
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.