This is Microsoft’s first laptop. It’s powerful and great looking. The Surface Book is a 13.5-inch laptop reported to be more than twice as fast as a MacBook Pro. It also boasts a 6-million pixel display (267ppi), NVIDIA GeForce graphics, the latest Intel Core processor, and a 12-hour battery. The keyboard also detaches allowing you to use it as a tablet.
The Australian-made Patriot TH610 is a combination camper & toy hauler. The dual axle trailer will carry a side-by-side UTV, two ATVs, two jet-skis or five dirt bikes as well as offering a fully-kitted kitchen and a box-top camper with a King-size sleeper. Built for off-road action it also features LED lighting, a sound system, 30+ gallon water tank, & air bag suspension for push-button leveling.
The long awaited, anxiously anticipated Tesla Model X has finally been unveiled. It’s a futuristic SUV with seating for 7 & falcon wing doors. Numbers: It does 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Range on a full charge: 250-miles. Tow capacity: 5000 lbs. Starting price for the base model 90D: $132K.
The latest 4K cinema camera from RED is their smallest yet; offering the full capabilities of the much vaunted RED Dragon in a form factor that weighs just 3.5 pounds, perfect for shooting with drones and gimbals. Like other RED cameras, the Raven is a modular design, allowing you to configure your rig to your exact shooting needs.
It’s not an air filtration system, it’s a plug-n-play 170-watt wireless sound system that boasts seven speakers arranged in a six-sided, multi-chamber cabinet for maximum sound diffusion. The unique stainless steel grille design conceals the on/off & volume controls & it fires up automatically when an audio signal is detected. No remote, wi-fi, or app needed.
Massachusetts-based Formlabs has just released their 2nd-generation desktop 3D printer. Their wi-fi enabled Form 2 is 50% more powerful and able to build objects 40% bigger than the first model. Unlike most desktop 3D printers, Formlabs’ employs a process called stereolithography in which a laser shoots into a bath of liquid photopolymer and cures it into a solid object bit by bit.
The “plug n’ plant” home growing system from Leaf makes growing your own weed a virtually effortless affair. It’s a self-contained system consisting of 4′ x 2′ box that fits two plants & yields 4-5 ounces of weed per harvest. It automatically monitors everything: light, ventilation, nutrient levels and soil pH ensuring quality cannabis. Refillable nutrient cartridges will cost about $150 per grow but the yield will offset the initial & recurring costs almost instantly.
Stern Pinball has created a Game Of Thrones themed machine that features an interactive fire-breathing dragon, a mechanical sword, & and gameplay under the banner of the house of Stark, Lannister, Greyjoy, Baratheon, Martell or Tyrell. 3 models are available.
The Dawn convertible draws inspiration from the luxury land yachts of yore but features an all-new design. Borrowing looks but not body panels from the Wraith & Ghost models, the Dawn is wide, low & got a toned-down front grill & a stronger chin. Under the hood: a 563 horsepower V12.
Aggressively passing Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S as the fastest SUV on the planet comes the new 600 horsepower ultra-luxury Bentley Bentayga. Off-road worthy? Supposedly. But there is definitely a refrigerator in the trunk.