Finally some good news for fans of Samsung phones: the S8 is out. Its most striking feature is the 5.8-inch infinity display that bends seamlessly to wrap around the entire face of the phone. There are also no physical buttons, allowing the wraparound screen to cover 80% of the phone. There’s also Bixby, Samsung’s onboard AI assistant that both responds to your voice & reads what’s on your screen. The new S8 will be available April 21.
Consider this carry-on the Audi A8 of luggage. Designed & built by Arlo Skye for the German automaker, this luxury suitcase is made with an unbreakable anodized aluminum-magnesium alloy shell, features no outer zippers and whisper-quiet wheels, plus has a built-in charger.
With the sharp looks of a classic Mont Blanc analog, the Summit smart watch delivers modern tech function without the Inspector Gadget vibe. It’s powered by Android Wear, with Bluetooth & wi-fi connectivity & features a bright, AMOLED display plus an easy interface for notifications & email, a heart rate monitor, and much more. Compatible with phones running Android 4.3 or higher and iOS9 or higher.
Canadian boot-maker Viberg has been crafting quality boots for over 80 years and their new chukka-height Bernhard Boot highlights that heritage with premium materials and timeless style. They’re made of calf suede with Goodyear welt construction and feature brass eyelets, a Kip lining and a crepe sole.
The Playbase from SONOS is a tidy solution for bringing dynamic premium sound to your home viewing & gaming experience. Its low-profile design practically disappears beneath your TV and set-up is simple: 2 cords, one for power & one optical cord connecting the TV. App access allows 1-touch streaming from over 30 services & TruePlay speaker tuning enables you to customize the sound to best fit your space & speaker configuration.
When in doubt, just black it out. That’s what KitchenAid has done with the Artisan Black Tie Limited Edition 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer. Made with premium materials like die-cast zinc and black chrome this 10-speed murdered-out mixer is available in a limited production run of 500.
Lots of times there’s just nowhere truly flat to pitch your tent—roots, rocks, all sorts of lumpy stuff between you & a good night’s sleep. With the TreePod Camper, no worries. It’s a suspended tent that hangs from the trees. It can support up to 500 pounds and hangs from a single centerpoint. Blending a ground tent with a hammock, it features a taut sleeping surface that’s 87” long by 57” wide. It is waterproof and has windows with mesh ventilation. Available April 1.
The Smartchef TRU-Infrared Gas Grill has features you’ll find on most pro-sumer BBQs: stainless steel burners, porcelain coated grates for easy cleaning & a sideburner for cooking w/pots and pans. It even has illuminated LED knobs for night grilling. But what sets it apart are its built-in sensors and probes that connect with a smartphone app, allowing you to precisely monitor your meat remotely.
The Food Recycler turns your food waste into ready-to-use fertilizer in just 24 hours. Using a fully-automated process, it reduces organic matter by 2/3rds, meaning you’ll send less to the landfill while providing your houseplants, garden, and lawn with rich, nutritious fertilizer. The recycler holds about 7 days worth of waste and keeps your kitchen fresh with a HEPA/carbon filter. A funded Indiegogo.
Handcrafted in Italy with washed vegetable tanned leather, Hardgraft’s Gym Bag Volume 2 carries your workout gear in style. It features a large interior zip pocket, 2 external zip pockets, 2 end pockets, & fixed herringbone handles.