Batteries, batteries, and more batteries. It seems like everywhere you look are batteries for every piece of electronic gear you own. The BatteryBox ($139) is next up in the game with its palm size offering for your Smartphone or laptop. The BatteryBox can provide enough juice to charge your iPhone eight times, run your Macbook Air for 12 hours, or run your Macbook Pro for 6 hours. It comes with a LED status indicator so you always know how much juice you have left. The best part about the Batterybox is its BatteryOS which controls the lithium-ion batters. The BatteryOS enables the batteries to have a higher capacity and not degrade over time. So you get 3000 full charges and a 96% capacity retention after 5 years. The BatteryBox is available for preorder today.
Adidas Originals loves them some ZX and have just dropped another colorway that looks to be a big hit. The Adidas Originals ZX 5000 RSPN (Red, Beige, & Black) ($138) features a black and beige mesh uppers with a cardinal red suede overlay. The midsole also features the same colors. The entire combination comes together beautifully and although a number of colors are used the over all presentation is muted. The shoes are available now from Caliroots.
One of the earliest dive watches was the Omega SA. It was the first watch commercially distributed in 1932. It was able to withstand pressure down to about 13.5 atm (135 m or 443 ft). But even today cheaper divers can withstand that kind of pressure.Since that initial release, a number of luxury brands have become synonymous with the dive watch. These include brands like Rolex, Bulova and the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, which was worn by Jacques Cousteau and can be yours for a mere $10,000.
The new STEINHART “Ocean One Vintage” is a tribute to the diver’s watches of the past. Featuring golden hands that beautifully contrast the dark gray dial, an anti-reflective coating and coming with its own stainless steel case this amazing watch is ideal for day to day wear and is a stunning alternative to many of the more traditional watches you see on the market today.
The flagship watch of the Helson Collection is the Helson Shark Diver. It features a forged carbon bezel, a 4mm thick sapphire crystal, water resistance of up to 2000m and the dial, hands and bezel are all coated with Swiss high-quality Super Luminova C3. It also comes with a forged carbon and titanium case for all the protection you’ll need.
The latest watch from NTH is the NTH Nacken. It pays tribute to some of the revered icons of the past. It features white-lume markers that glow blue against the matt black dial, a 316L purpose-oriented stainless steel case, water resistance capabilities of up to 300 meters and a screw down crown to name just a few of the many wondrous features it offers.
The Certina DS Action is certainly going to be a watch anyone would be happy to wear. This terrific time-piece includes a stylish black dial with luminous silver toned hands and markers, a date display, automatic movement and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and that’s just a few of its impressive features. It’s also water resistant up to 200 meters and comes with a 12.65mm stainless steel thick case so it will also be fully protected. You also get a leather and nylon strap, and an official HALIOS signed buckle.
With a name like Marine Master you know this stunning diver’s watch from the always reliable manufacturer Seiko is going to be good. It features: high-grade Seiko 26-jewel automatic movement, offers water resistance up to 300 meters, a clear date display, luminous hands, a screw down offset crown, non-reflective coating and much more. It also features a stainless steel bracelet with a double locking push-button clasp and a diver’s extension, and an extra rubber strap is also included.
The Tudor Heritage Black Bay is a gorgeous diver’s watch that exudes quality, this glorious Swiss made watch is made from hardy stainless steel and features a variety of features for the diver of today. This includes automatic movement, luminous hands and markers, a 38-hour total power reserve, water resistance of up to 200 meters and a stainless steel case. It’s the ideal hybrid of luxury and functionality and would make a fine addition to anyone’s watch collection.
The M2 Diver by Haigh & Hastings is an amazing diver’s watch that not only looks good but also does its job brilliantly. Weighting only 131 grams it is made from high-quality 316L stainless steel and offers water resistance up to 300 meters. It also offers automatic movement, a 40-hour power reserve, and a quick set date feature. The M2 Diver’s strap is made from natural Italian rubber and is salt, odor and UV resistant. You also get a 13mm thick stainless steel case.
The Switzerland made Squale 20 Atmos Classic is a stunning diver’s watch that offers a striking sleek and elegant design. With automatic movement, a uni-directional 120 click bezel, luminous design for easy, readability and a thick metal bracelet complete with solid end-links and screw-in links this is the watch of choice for amateur and professional divers alike. It comes in a leather box and has a separate black stainless steel case, so it will always be safe and secure.
Designed for skin diving this glorious men’s diving watch is a wondrous alternative to the other dive watches. The Orient Ray II has been lauded for its brightness and longevity. Building upon the Ray I’s legacy it includes a variety of features for the diver of today this includes: automatic movement, hand-winding and hacking, an upgraded diving bezel with 120 click precision, water resistance of up to 200m, a day and night calendar and it comes with its own steel case.
This stylish stainless steel watch from Tag Heuer is both stylish and functional and offers a huge selection of features including: increased quartz movement, gold hands, an improved battery, scratch resistant crystal and a Hadley Roma brown leather band. It also comes with a polished stainless steel buckle and an authentic Tag Heuer outer clasp and buckle. This beautiful watch offers vintage charm with the all the reliability of a modern watch and at 30 years of age it’s still reliable and in full working order.
With its bargain price tag and stunning features the Tisell Sub is sure to be a wondrous addition to your watch collection. With a ceramic insert and sapphire glass this stunning diver’s watch is truly breathtaking and comes in a variety of different forms that are all part of the Tisell collection so even if the Tisell Sub isn’t for you, there’s bound to be one in the range that is.
If you're the kind of bloke who loves riding his bike in the mud, rain, or snow, then you need to get your hands on a Trek Farley Fat Bike ($2630). High volume tires allow fat bikes to go over almost any terrain. The just float over obstacles that stop other bikes dead in their tracks. The Trek Farley features a super-strong frame made from Alpha Platinum Aluminum, a 10-speed cassette and 2-ring crankset, post mounted disc brakes, a salsa alloy 135mm front hub, 170mm rear hub and Surly Knard, 120tpi 26x3.8" tires.
Olllldddd Schoooool! New Balance has brought back their 998 classic silhouette with the aptly named New Balance 998 OG "Bringback" ($170). Besides the slick silhouette, the shoes feature an upper wrapped entirely in shades of grey, made with a mesh vamp and tonal suede overlays. You also get some pebbled leather accents located at the forefoot, tongue and heel. The whole kit sits on a midsole that utilizes ABZORB-technology, for a nice comfy ride. These smooth kicks are available now from Kith NYC.
When you're sitting in your office or your family room and want to play some music why not have a pair of speakers that sound great and are visually stunning. Speakers that aren't just functional but add to your homes decor. The Edifier E25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth Speakers ($199) are a great sounding and a great looking speaker set. The Luna connect to any Bluetooth enabled device or any system via a provided auxiliary cable. Simple touch controls located on the speaker allow you to manage the volume, change tracks and power the speakers on and off. A remote is also provided to manage volume and power. Each speaker contains a 3" full range speaker and two 3" passive bass radiators creating great bass performance. And Edifier knows its difficult to buy speakers on the internet so they offer a 30 day no-risk guarantee.