Unlike gas-powered tools, DeWalt’s new line of 40V outdoor power tools is quiet and smoke-free. The powerful new 40V MAX line features a brushless string trimmer, brushless blower, and hedge trimmers in both 4.0Ah and 6.0Ah models. DeWalt also says they have a 30-minute charger coming out soon. Available March 2015.
bottleLoft is a magentic hanger for your fridge that allows you to hang the bottled beverage of choice on the ceiling of the fridge creating more storage space. The design relies on strong magnets mounted in an adhesive plastic rail and each bottleLoft rail hold 3 drinks. A fully funded Kickstarter campaign.
Sprout is a touch-screen Windows PC that has a touch-sensitive mat and projection surface where you’d expect to see a keyboard. The hood that extends over the upright screen is called the Illuminator and includes a scanner, depth sensor, camera and projector, allowing users to photograph objects and make 3D scans and work more seamlessly between the 2D digital world and the 3D physical one.
Audi’s limited edition 2015 R8 Competition model will make its way to the US but only 60 of these race-inspired supercars will be released for the American market. It’s trimmed with copious amounts of weight-shaving carbon fiber & its 570hp 5.2L V10 pushes the 2-seater to a top speed of 199MPH.
Mate is a wall hanging chess board that will put your strategy on display. Part wall art yet fully functional, it’s designed and built in Michigan and offered in a wide array of custom colors. The game pieces are laser-cut from Baltic birch ply. Checker pieces are also available. Measures 18.5″ wide by 23.5″ tall by 2.25″ deep. A fully funded Kickstarter project.
On a full charge, the pocket size PowerAll charger/power supply can jump start your car 20 times. It functions as an LED flashlight or SOS signal beacon for up to 120 hours. On top of that it provides backup power for all your devices and comes with adapters for just about everything, including Apple 30-pin, Micro USB, Mini USB, LG, Samsung, PSP, and more.
One-click authenticity! Filson’s Restoration Department effectively eliminates the time & effort you would spend using and abusing a new Filson bag in order to achieve the desired patina of a well-traveled, well-worn classic. After FRD restores these bags, the week’s batch is offered for sale on the Filson site each Monday.
This season’s big story in snow goggles is frameless technology; a larger lens that spans the entire field of view. Electric’s EG3 is their version of this new frame style, offering an expansive wide-angle view and quick, easy lens changes.
The smart bag. It was only a matter of time. Bluesmart’s overhead-size travel bag pairs with Android & iOS apps to give you proximity notifications and a location tracker to keep tabs on your bag, even when you have to check it. For that occasion it also features a built-in scale allowing you to weigh it before you get to the check-in line. When your phone dies, you can charge it using outlets built into the bag’s exterior pockets. Plus, you can use your phone or smartwatch to lock and unlock the bag.
World’s smartest coffee maker. It uses an App and the internet to brew the perfect barista-quality cup from over 100,000 possible recipes on the Arist cloud platform while you lay there in bed just fiddling with your phone. Another fully funded Kickstarter campaign.