Nike has been announcing a number of shoes for their winter lineup and the Nike ACG ZOOM MW Posite "Camo" ($250) looks like it can be another winner from this Winter class. The ACG Zoom is a boot that combines Nikes Posite foam uppers, flywire strands for reinforcement and all-terrain treads. The camo colorway is an appealing mixture of browns, blacks and oranges. The outersole is adorned with speckles and the midsole, collar, and tongue provide additional hints of orange.
The Marshall Major White Headphones ($80) are made for those non-stop, all-day listening sessions. The Majors feature super soft ear cushions, a fully collapsible construction to travel anywhere, and a mic & remote on the cord. But they don't only look great the sound great. They utilize a 40mm moving coil dynamic speaker, that produces a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz. Virtually covering the entire spectrum. So if you're thinking about spending $200 on a pair of Beats, I'd check these out first.
Nod Laps has just announced the most advanced gesture control device available, simply called Nod ($149). The Nod ring allows you to control objects with the wave of your hand. It's a universal controller that can communicate with your smart devices including smartphones, tablets, TVs, home appliances, computers, and much more. Nod discovers devices through its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)-enabled feature and its app discovery portal which includes a gestural glide keyboard, remote camera shutter trigger, and a long list list of supported devices like Nest, Hue, GoPro, Roku, etc. Nod is available for pre-order now with shipping expect some time this fall.
There is nothing better than that perfect hoodie. No matter what, getting home and throwing it on just seems to wash away the stresses of the day. Now imagine being able to have that hoodie for ten years. Flint and Tender's 10-Year Hoodie ($90) is an example of what can be accomplished when no detail is overlooked. Everything down to the cotton used in the Hoodie is made in America. Features include a 100% cotton 18 oz. all-weather knit, Raglan style sleeves, reinforced seems, and a custom industrial zipper that's reinforced with heavy-duty twill tape. If all of this isn't enough, if your hoodie ever rips or tears F&T will mend it for free. The hoodie will be coming soon, so get on their mailing list and get notified when supplies are available.
Built by a company known for their snow plows since 1936, the 1958 Land Rover 109 Series II ($65,000) takes an iconic design and hikes it up to the next level. Fitted with a four-track kit specifically designed for this manufacturer, the car features a continuous track on all eight fitted wheels which elevates the car above traditional height. Presented in a mechanical, gray tone and with a silhouette iconic of its time, this durable off-road vehicle has been designed to tackle treacherous conditions with ease and was limited to just 15 pieces. An investment for those with a dedicated appreciation for sizeable power.
One of my biggest pet peeves with bluetooth speakers is the limited battery life. They always seem to run dry halfway through the festivities. Enter the Anker Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ($45). It features a built-in rechargeable 2100mAh Li-ion battery that gives you an amazing 15-20 hours of battery life. So if you've managed to fully charge it, there's probably no party that it won't outlast. Additional features include great sound via a 4w/2in driver with bass port. auto-connection to the last device, a connection range of up to 33 feet, and a built-in microphone with a 2-feet pickup range to you can use it as a speaker phone. Here's to never running out of juice.