What do you get for the guy who has everything? More sneakers, of course. Thankfully this holiday edition Converse Star Classic isn’t available in red or green, just black leather. If your little elf knows your size, this is an impossible-to-screw-up gift and we all like getting those.
The guys at Autum brand push their minimalist approach to design so far that they even eliminated the n from their name. Hey, the N is silent anyway. They also shaved off every other non-essential feature on this ultra-slim 2-sided wallet / card sleeve. Made of American Horween leather with a powder-coated aluminum divider.
Lots of portable iPod docks and speaker systems are focused on cute design instead of sound. Not this one from Yamaha. This thing is all speaker. With a 4-inch woofer for bass and a dedicated tweeter for crispy highs, this unit strikes the perfect balance between power and portability. Comes in 4 colors.
If you’re a year-round runner, these short-ass Autumn (and soon winter) days mean there’s no avoiding the perilous act of “night jogging.” To help keep you from being the next vehicular victim, Nike is releasing a collection of reflective, high-visibility runners. All the popular models. Very bright idea.
Everywhere we look we signs of the coming apocalypse. War, famine, social unrest, shorter lines at Starbuck’s … And the seeds of fear are planted. Do you have a family escape plan? Plenty of water? Gerber’s got you covered though. Their Gator Machete is the only thing you need in your crisis kit. It’ll get you whatever you need. As seen in The Walking Dead.
It’s the new, hyper-realistic Frostbite 2 technology that really takes Battlefield 3 to the next level. It makes the killing and violence seem so visceral and lifelike it could cause virtual PTSD. Is that realistic enough for you?
If there is just too much you don’t know about Batman to really understand his relevance in contemporary culture, this new hardcover called The Batman Files can help. It’s basically a scrapbook that chronicles the Dark Knight’s life, from lowly beginnings to his iconic status as a super hero.
Since nobody can ready your handwriting, this super-easy video memo pad might help you get your point across faster. Operated with three simple buttons, it allows you to record and play messages up to 3 minutes in length. It’s also got a magnetic back so you can stick it on the fridge, for the old “drink my last beer and die” message.
Don’t you have enough plastic and polymer products in your life already? Wood is a a good alternative. Root makes wooden cases for your MacBook, iPad, and iPhone out of bamboo, zebrawood, walnut & wenge. So, ah, nature up your technology.
Tell me you didn’t cringe when you put that shipping pallet out on the curb. Such a waste, right? Some of us are handy enough to find good use for all that pine, but for the rest of us, how about letting craftsman Clark Titus cobble together a fine looking chair out of the “waste”? He’ll finish it with teak oil and ship it out for your green ass to sit on.