Sony’s SmartBand does more than just count how many steps you walked around the office today. It links with the Android app Lifelog to track places visited, music listened to, games played, books read… how active you were, where you went, what pictures you took and so on. Available in March.
Handymen have been building their own truckbed storage systems forever but here’s an easier option that requires no powertool skills. The Decked system is a versatile, HDPE plastic setup that gives you massive bed-length lockable storage drawers, each capable of holding 200-pounds while still giving you full-time use of the truck bed.
Even the guys who strap these big, burly military gas cans to their tricked-out Rovers have no idea what to put inside them. Well, the dudes at Danish Fuel figured it out. They converted the old Jerry Cans into wall-mount bar cabinets with walnut shelves inside for keeping your favorite fuel stylishly stored and easily accessible.
A phone that shoots photos and videos. Nothing special. But this one can record in 4K. Sounds crazy but that’s what the new Xperia Z2 does. With a 30% larger optical sensor and a huge 20.3-megapixel image size, this new Android phone is technically superior to most. It’s also waterproof.
The mini museum is a portable collection of curiosities: ancient stuff like dinosaur bones and matter from carbonacious chondrites. Weird stuff like mummy wrap, coal from the Titanic, and a piece of Martian asteroid. These specimens and scores more are arranged in blocks of clear resin and come in 3 sizes.
It’s hard to imagine New York City & Boston without subways, but until the late 1800s they were just a dream. This book tells the tale of the dreamers— the two Whitney brothers—wealthy industrialists who began a bitter rivalry as they raced to build America’s first subway system.
The motorcycle world was set ablaze when people first laid eyes on this custom cafe machine designed and built by Daniel Simon. The response was so good that now Lotus is actually going to produce this 200 HP rocket. And that’s how Lotus Motorcycles was born.
The Dub Box has everything that’s awesome about a classic Volkswagen camper bus minus the miniscule engine. Ditching that and turning it into a trailer makes it much more roadworthy while still retaining its charms as a classic stabbin’ cabin. The trailers are not made from old busses but made entirely of fiberglass and Custom-built to order in Oregon.
This baseball inspired belt is made of vintage American baseball glove leather and 8oz. Chestnut colored top grain cowhide and features a brass buckle and clasp. It will keep your trousers up so nobody has to see your bat and balls.