Here’s the beach speaker you didn’t know you needed. Waterproof and submersible to 10-feet, virtually indestructible, 30-hour battery life, and it floats. The design fits most smartphones with extra room inside to hold your other valuables.
When Phaidon Books’ series Masters Of Cinema first came out, we posted about them. Now, the publisher has had added some new masters to the ongoing series, taking readers inside the mind, process, and artistry of the world’s most talented directors. New additions include the Coen Brothers, Tarantino, Polanski, and George Lucas.
Designers and artists who use Wacom pen tablets in their creative efforts will appreciate the Modbook Pro. Basically, it’s a MacBook Pro modified into tablet form that features all the sensitivity of the best pen tablets but frees you from the confines of your desk. This powerful Mac-driven tablet with a flush-mounted 13.3-inch display creates a perfectly flat drawing surface and comes with a best-in-class digitzer pen. Available fall 2012.
Recycling glass bottles is something we should all be doing but cutting them and reusing them is more fun. The Kinkajou is a crafty bottle-cutting tool that lets you turn your empty wine and beer bottles into drinking glasses and vases. The Kinkajou is currently in the funding stage on Kickstarter where a $50 pledge will get you the Kinkajou cutter and a finishing kit.
This wallet is pretty edgy. First off, it opens from the top. Secondly, it’s blaq. Which is a more Scandinavian form of black. Surprisingly, this and all Jaqet leather products are actually handmade right here in Qalifornia.
New York Times #1 Best-selling author Christopher Andersen went in deep and got the raw scoop on Mick Jagger’s private life, which, until now has always been pretty hush-hush. Andersen interviewed legions of women who have “intimate” knowledge of Magic Mick. That in itself makes it worth a read.
This little desk lamp is more than just a source of light it’s also a source of entertainment. It comes with a gun so you can shoot it on and off.
The majority of wireless and dock sound systems are built for portability. Not the case with this specimen. The modus operandi of the NAD VISO 1 is superior sound quality. It’s 19-inches wide and a foot in diameter boasting two full-range drivers that crossover to a single 5.75-inch side-ported woofer to pump out mids and bass. It’s loaded with ports to connect to everything plus it boasts next-gen Bluetooth aptX.
If you’re a fan of classic materials like vegetable-tanned leather and 100% wool felt, this Italian-made carry on from Hard Graft might cause a lump in your lederhosen. It is completely handcrafted and features an adjustable shoulder strap with a felt-lined interior.