Welcome to our daily series "The Daily Roundup", where we scour the web and provide you with links to all the happenings around the world that we've found.
1. Apple considering a Spotify rival and iTunes Android app - CNET
2. 2048 is the new Flappy Bird in so many ways from Technology News - CNET News
3. Train Derails at Chicago Airport, Makes It Halfway Up the Stairs - Gizmodo
4. 20 Killer 'Game of Thrones' Items on Etsy - Mashable
5. 5 Dick Moves Your Bank Pulls (You Won't Believe Are Legal) - Cracked
6. Apple in Talks With Comcast for Set-Top Box Video Service - Mashable
7. Start Your Chicken in a Cold Skillet for Delicious, Crispy Skin - Lifehacker
The Phiaton CHORD MS 530 ($350) are beautifully designed Bluetooth 4.0 headphones. The MS 530's are a minimal modern headphone that feature; active noise canceling technology, bluetooth 4.0, a multipoint connection that allows you to connect two bluetooth devices at once, 40mm titanium drivers, and a dual microphone that significantly improves voice quality during calls. The MS 530 can be used for up to 30 hours on battery power and can even be used if the battery runs out. The Chord MS 530 ships October 8th.
By the end of 2019, Volvo Cars have announced their intention to ensure that every single one of their cars released will be fitted with an electric motor. Bringing an end to the internal combustion vehicles that have served for decades. This announcement is one of the most significant from any car manufacturer to date and marks the beginning of a new era of motor vehicles. Five fully electrical run cars will be launched between 2019 and 2021 including 2 from the brand's high-performance range, Polestar. The cars will either be fitted with a petrol and diesel plug-in hybrid featuring a 48-volt engine. The move underlines Volvo's commitment to minimizing their impact on the environment.
Inspired by mid 20th century mailbags, Porter has teamed up with Brown's Beach Jacket to create an inspired bag for your everyday carry. The Porter X BBJ Mailbag ($TBA) comes in a navy with tan trim or all black. It has enough room to store your camera and laptop gear. The bag is scheduled for release in September, but in the meantime you can get a close look at it online at Lost Hills. We'll update you with purchase details when we receive them.
Brabus is one of the elite Mercedes-Benz tuning shops. Their Brabus Widestar G63 AMG ($257,000) runs on a 620 horsepower, 5.5-liter, twin-turbo V8 powerplant that will get 605 lb-ft. For its size this G63 gets moving pretty well, reaching 60 mph in just under 5.4 seconds. The kit sits on 23-inch alloy wheels, and features side skirts, running boards with LED lighting, interior premium leather, and munch much more. If you have the cash the Brabus Widestar G63 can be purchased today. [gallery royalslider="1" type="slideshow" ids="10422,10421,10420,10419,10418,10417,10416,10415"]
Looking for a summer outfit that can transition from a hot day to a cooler evening? Then this is for you. It contains J.crew classics, like their denim shirt, shorts, and canvas Vans. But also some flair with the stripped shirt from Todd Snyder.1. Shirt: J. Crew Denim Shirt ($88) 2. T-Shirt: Todd Snyder Striped Button Pocket T-Shirt ($95) 3. Shorts: J. Crew 7" Stanton Short In Garment-Dyed Cotton ($65) 4. Shoes: Vans For J. Crew Canvas Authentic Sneakers ($60) 5. Belt: Caputo and Co. Brown Ring Belt ($125) 6. Watch: Hamilton Khaki Field Automatic ($350) 7. Wallet: Tanner Goods Utility Bifold Indigo Two Tone ($105) 8. Glasses: Ray Ban Clubmaster ($113)