When it comes to buying a big boy toolbox, there’s really only one choice: Craftsman. But now in addition to classic red and the more recent limited edition Darth Vader black, Craftsman is offering up another color choice. This time it’s bright white with a dry erase finish. In addition to its clean look, the finish on this Stormtrooper version of their 4-drawer ball bearing combo box lets you label the drawers if you’re so inclined.
Danish audio innovators Bang & Olufsen have been making superior sound products for 86 years. Their sub-brand, BeoPlay offers premium headphones like the new H3 & H6 models that deliver incredible sound & elegant Scandinavian design.
With global deforestation almost complete, these simple wood sculptures by L.A.-based artist Paul Foecker, made from Coastal California Cypress will do more than just add a natural element to your drawing room; they’ll teach your future grandkids about biology, tree rings & the mysteries of nature in a way that computer simulated wood simply can not.
If you’re one of those old school guys who for no good reason refuses to pay another man to mow your yard, you might take a liking to this all-wheel drive Husky. This Honda-powered 22” push mower is built for all-terrain, off-road action and since the AWD does all the work, you’re not really “pushing” you’re just walking behind it.
Bang for your buck is what you get with any Nixon watch. Rather than turning out gilt & shimmering men’s jewelry that happens to tell time, Nixon builds watches that hold up to punishment in the water, on the mountain, and out on the open road. Their latest limited release is a black & baby blue version of their proven 48-20 Chronograph. 48mm dial, brushed stainless case, and waterproof to 200 meters.
Here are the two reasons why this speaker docking system is going to sound amazing: Bowers & Wilkins. If until now you were unfamiliar with this respected British audio brand, here are two more reasons to get it: 1. It’s got AirPlay for wireless streaming. 2. It’s got a Lightning Connector for the latest generation iPhones & iPods. Cheerio.
Spring 2013 is here and you know what that means: time to toss last summer’s fluorescent YOLO shades for something a little less Weezy. The new Stone model from Portland-based Shwood eyewear looks like a great option, it features a thin veneer of slate over birch wood plus they’ve got high-quality polarized Zeiss lenses. And those are swag.
It’s a good thing that Sony made their new TX30 waterproof to thirty feet as well as freeze- & dustproof. That’s because the 18.2 MP, Zeiss optics-equipped, HD video capable camera is so slim that you’ll forget you’ve got it in your pocket when you jump in the pool. But no worries & as David Lee Roth once enthusiastically exclaimed, “Go ahead & jump!” Available April 2013.
As the use of iPad as a service and point-of-sale device continues to grow, the e-commerce experts at Square are offering a “business in a box” package that allows you to set up a checkout counter that’s considerably more official than simply swiping cards through your phone or tablet. The kit includes a Square Reader, an iPad stand, a cash drawer, & receipt printer.
Listening to music in headphones played off iTunes on your laptop is a C-minus grade audio experience unless you have something like this pocket-sized USB DAC from Meridian. It turns those flattened out digital files into the full-range masterpieces they’re supposed to be.