Lego’s Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ set includes over 4600 pieces comprising the 2-story NYC firehouse from the original movie. Inside there’s a lab, living quarters, the ghost containment unit as well as 9 minifigs: Peter, Ray, Egon, Winston, Janine Melnitz, Dana Barrett, & Louis Tully plus a few ghosts thrown in for good measure. Yes, Slimer too.
Using a unique insulating fiber that combines hollow, heat-retaining Bison fur and recycled polyester, this 4-layer waterproof jacket from United By Blue will keep you warm in wet winter weather. The jacket also features a removable hood and a total of 14 pockets. American made.
The PK in PK Grills stands for Portable Kitchen, and their all-aluminum American-made grill/smoker is exactly that. Aluminum construction & 4-way venting means precision temp control plus rustproof durability. The grill also detaches from the cradle for easy portability to and from the next tailgate BBQ.
Solu is a pocket-sized computer with a cloud-linked OS and subscription-based access to applications. It can be used as a stand-alone device with its zoomable UI or linked with a keyboard & display. Not bad to look at either. Currently funding on Kickstarter.
The wi-fi enabled Forerunner 630 is the most advanced and connected runner’s watch that Garmin has ever made. It tracks stride length, ground contact time balance, vertical ratio, lactate threshold, stress score and performance condition, plus standard metrics like pace, speed, distance, time, calories burned, and sleep. Works with ANT+HR monitors as well.
You can link up to 6 of these cloth-covered Libratone speakers to fill your whole home with sound. The new 100W Zipp and smaller 60W Zipp Mini speakers use Bluetooth 4.0 to deliver 360º sound and come in a variety of poppy colors.
The H7 is the latest over-ear wireless headphone from Bang & Olufsen. They boast premium, eco-friendly aluminum construction, a leather band, and a 20-hour battery. Available in raw aluminum finish or black.
California-based surf watchmaker Nixon gave their new model C39 analog a Swiss-made quartz movement and a 39mm stainless steel case. They made 2 models: one featuring a dial made of a recycled newspaper material that looks like woodgrain, the other features a rose gold finish with a brushed black dial and brown horween leather strap.
The Smart Lock was August’s first offering. Now they’re back with a trio of new smart security products: the updated Smart Lock that now links with Apple’s Siri, plus the Smart Keypad that can generate one-time user codes, and Doorbell Cam that gives you a 140º HD view of who’s at your door. They also launched August Access, a new app that makes controlling & monitoring the whole suite of products quick & easy.
If your connected, smart gadget-controlled home feels more confusing than intuitive, Savant’s new smart hub & universal remote could really simplify things. It gives you one-tap access to network and cable-TV stations, Sonos, Roku, Apple TV, game console, and even lighting. The remote features a color touchscreen and voice control. This is the first foray into a more cost-friendly product for the typically high-end Savant.