As powerful as it may be, your phone is not built to deliver pro-quality audio. The Vamp Verza can fix that by turning your smartphone into a mobile soundsystem. It’s the first product ever that combines an audiophile-quality 150mW Hi-Fi amp, dual DACs, a 2200mAh battery, & docking metal case for Samsung Galaxy S III, S IV, & iPhone 5.
Pro features like an optical sensor that captures giant 20.3 MP images, blasts 8 frames per second in continuous shooting mode & has manual exposure control in video mode makes the NX1100 a powerful little camera.
A pack of science lab lushes created a smartphone-controlled liquor-slinging robot that can accurately and efficiently mix hundreds of cocktails. We just hope this team of geniuses didn’t forget to make the robot a good listener and a heavy-handed pourer. And what about tips?
Oakley has a tendency to do things Over The Top, & they’re doing it again by teaming up with The Macallan Whisky to create something truly next-level: “The Flask,” is the most advanced flask ever made. It features a laser welded food-grade stainless vessel wrapped in carbon fiber composite with an indestructible outer housing in black anodized 5-axis machined aerospace grade aluminum.
Nine different hi-fi speakers are wedged into the nearly 36-inch wide Playbar, a new wireless soundsystem from Sonos. If you like clean, understated design & also want “live concert” sound in your living room, this is your rig.
Technically, the camera-equipped H-Rover is a toy. But honestly, outside the MIT robotics lab, who has ever played with an RC vehicle powered by a hybrid hydrogen fuel cell & a super-capacitor?
This antique leather duffel bag is a real looker. Made with ultra-durable and whistle-whetting Whisky Batido Leather and fitted with brass hardware, plus a burgundy micro-fiber suede lining, it is sure to charm veteran travelers as well as passers-by who have any sense of class.
New-York based Woo Audio, known for products that strike an impressive balance between design & technology, has done it again with the release of their WA7 headphone amp. Powered by 2 vacuum tubes and sporting a built-in 32-bit/192kHz USB DAC, it’ll make the music in your headphones louder, warmer, and clearer, like you’re hearing it live.
This is what a boombox looks like in 2013. It’s loaded: 8 multidirectional speakers, analog VU meters, FM radio, Bluetooth, karaoke & PA capability, and inputs for headphones, HDMI, USB, and a mic. It’s got an Apple dock, it’s loud and it weighs 27 pounds.