For those who dream of instant, epic cold brew coffee, the Osma Pro is gonna clank your cubes. Created by Osma & Chromatic Coffee, this stainless steel countertop machine uses harmonics and recirculation technology to cold-extract flavors and rich coffee compounds in about 90 seconds. Hand-built in Oregon, USA, the Osma Pro is limited to a run of just 1000 machines. With summer on the way, we’re guessing they’ll go quick.
CNC-machined from one solid billet of 6AL4V titanium, the Barnes is a new framelock pocket knife from the James Brand. It features a 3.5-inch Bohler M390 stainless blade set on a stainless steel pivot and ceramic bearings. Its pocket clip is also titanium. Available now in black or raw titanium finish.
The garment science innovators at Vollebak always have something fresh up their sleeve. Their latest is the Indestructible Jacket, their lifeproof & highly technical take on the classic denim jacket. Constructed of black Dyneema fabric, a material that is feather-light & yet 15X stronger than steel. Super lightweight Dyneema gets stronger as it gets colder, giving the jacket all-season functionality while feeling much like regular denim.
The solar cooking innovators at GoSun have done it once again with their latest creation, the GoSun Sizzle, the world’s fastest solar cooker. The tabletop, tube-shaped cooker reaches temperatures that compete with fire, without the drama of smoke, dangerous flames or a nasty clean up job, allowing you to bake, boil, roast or fry with a sort of space-aged technology that’s actually down to earth & totally natural. It heats enough to prepare a meal for a family of 5 in just 30 minutes. When the sun’s not shining, it plugs into a 12V power source.
Asus just released its Zen AiO 24 (M5401), an ultra-thin & streamlined all-in-one desktop. It looks like it’s all screen, that’s because the 2.8-mm bezel surrounding the 23.8-inch backlit full HD display, gives it a screen-to-body ratio of 93 percent. An IR camera allows hands-free log-in, a 720p webcam for high-quality online visuals. The display also supports 100% of the sRGB color gamut & can be touchscreen-enabled.
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With over 175 illustrations and images, Formula 1: The Impossible Collection chronicles the milestones that lifted Formula One from a gentlemen’s club in 1950 to a global sport with hundreds of millions of fans around the world. Highlighting technical innovations, remarkable drivers’ achievements and exciting race finishes, this volume illuminates the immortal f-1 names & moments that make up a truly remarkable heritage. The book is housed in a luxury clamshell case & presented in a red canvas tote bag to preserve its craftsmanship.
With a design that borrows the compact form of a book, Bang & Olufsen’s latest addition to its Beosound speaker range is called the Emerge. It’s a wireless bluetooth home speaker that will blend-in on your bookshelf but stand-out with room-filling sound. The speaker array includes a 37mm midrange driver, a 14mm soft dome tweeter and a 100mm side-firing woofer. It links with all other Beosound speakers and is available in Gold or Anthracite black metal with a tonal wood wrap.
Hasbro & Robosen Robotics teamed up for this new Transformers Optimus Prime. It’s a 19” programmable smart ’bot that really seems like Optimus. He’s voice-controlled, mobile controlled, responds to 25 voice commands. You can program him to walk, punch, blast, drive, and convert at the swipe of your finger, or command of your voice. Powered by a rechargeable Li-Ion battery.
Combining G-Shock’s rugged, all-weather construction with Google’s Wear OS platform, Casio’s all-new GSW-H1000 is the brand’s first G-Shock to use Wear OS. It boasts a full-color LCD display, GPS, sensor data, tracking for 15 dedicated sports & notifications are just a few of its functions. Battery life is not bad at 1.5 days—about .5 more than the Apple watch. Available May 2021.
Equipped with a laser to detect hidden dirt and particles that your eye can’t see, Dyson’s V15 Detect cordless vacuum is a home appliance purpose-built for the clean freak. In addition to its dirt-spotting laser, it uses a piezoelectric sensor to log data on the amount and size of the dirt it picks up—which it displays on its LCD screen.
The latest & greatest from phone-maker OnePlus, is the 9. With RAM & storage capacity on par with the latest high-end Samsung & iPhone models, the 9 stands apart with its Hasselblad-branded cameras. Equipped with an ultra-wide 50-megapixel Sony sensor, and a 16MP selfie camera, it puts pro-grade optics in your pocket. Available now.
As the first Sony speakers to feature the brand’s 360 Reality Audio format, the new 360 Reality Audio bluetooth speakers deliver immersive 360 soundscapes. There are 2 models: the RA3000 and RA5000, both are compatible with Alexa & Google Assistant, Alexa Cast in Amazon Music HD, and feature built-in Chromecast for effortless streaming.
Polaris is a wireless, smart electric tripod head that enables photographers and filmmakers to frame-up perfect shots for nature, landscape, and astrophotography. Through the Polaris app, users can control all camera settings for dramatic, perfectly bracketed time lapse, panoramic, and sunrise/sunset shots. Built-In GPS allows for automatic star tracking. A funded Kickstarter.
With the launch of the Enduro sportwatch, Garmin is giving ultra-performance athletes all the tech, tools, and battery life they need to reach the finish line. Using Garmin’s Power Glass solar charging lens, it offers 70 continuous hours of GPS-connected battery-life. With a V02 Max sensor specifically for trail running, Climb Pro terrain data, & programmable Rest Station reminders, it is purpose-built for long distance runners, riders, and racers.
The Basecamp from Utah’s Uncharted Supply Co. is a complete survival kit for 4 based around Yeti’s virtually indestructible GoBox. It’s got everything your family of four could need: from first aid & PPE to shelter, tools, lights, and more. Perfect for home, RV, and post-apocalypse adventures.
The 100-Year Ski Pants from technical outerwear visionaries Vollebak, are designed from ground up to be tough, high performance pants for on & off-mountain adventure. Constructed using advanced Schoeller fabrication, this summit-ready winter bib is stitched, bonded, and sealed to be watertight & yet fully breathable. They feature integrated zippered-pockets all over, as well as zippered venting, a removable bib panel, and adjustable leg gaiters for off-mountain wearability.
Made with rich, full-grain leather from and constructed by hand in America, the Weekender carryall from Discommon measures 20” long, 12” tall, & 10” wide—perfect for long weekends & short jaunts. Riri composite zippers, an internal laptop sleeve, and cast Discommon hardware complete a very functional and sophisticated design.
Winner of a CES Innovation Award, the SquareOne Board Game Console melds traditional board games and video games, combining the best of what we like about both physical and digital gaming. Using the touchscreen console as the board, cards, figures, & dice become game controllers, in a growing catalog of more than 20 games and counting. A funded Kickstarter.
Just when you thought Apple might exit 2020 with a fizzle, they unveiled AirPods Max, their new flagship over-ear & noise-cancelling headphones. Boasting 40mm drivers and “custom acoustic design” for rich, full-spectrum audio, they offer adaptive EQ and transparency mode as well as spatial audio and audio sharing. They feature aluminum construction with a soft & breathable knit mesh in the headband & ear cups. Battery life is 20 hours. Available in 5 colors December 15.
At 9036 pieces, the Roman Colosseum is the largest LEGO set ever offered, surpassing the 7,541-piece Star Wars Millennium Falcon by a longshot. The iconic Colosseum has been carefully designed to match ruins of the original Roman amphitheater. Fans of history and architecture will appreciate the design’s accurate detail—from the 3 different types of bricks comprising its exterior to the columns matching distinct historic eras. It measures 10.5” and 23.5” across. Drops November 27, Black Friday.