The Neptune Pine Smartwatch ($335) is one of the first standalone smart watches available. It features a full-color 2.4-inch touchscreen as well as a voice input engine from Android that will allow you to text just by talking. It has a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera with an LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera that allows you to join video chats. Additional features include a QWERTY keyboard, personal PDA utilities, and of course you can make and receive phone calls. You can pre-order the Neptune Pine now with deliver expected sometime in March. Check out a video with full details after the break.(more…)
The BMW i3 City Car is BMW's latest stab at sustainable design. The i3 is power by eDrive technology and generates zero emissions. On one charge you'll get about 100 miles to the gallon. It will take about 30 minutes to fill her up (80%). You'll get about 170 HP out of i3, which is enough to tool around town. The interior will consist of European Eucalyptus wood. For the interior leather surfaces, the tanning solution is derived from olive leaves. All of the materials in the car are not only environmentally friendly but offer amazing durability.
Everything seems to be flat pack nowadays, but how about a comera? The Pop-up Pinhole Project ($47) looks to raise funds for a medium format flat pack camera kit. Medium format film is larger than standard 35mm and smaller than large format film (102mm x 127mm). It provides a higher level of resolution over common 35mm. The expected delivery date isn't until November, so if you can't wait there are downloadable plans for a 35mm version that can made today using common household items.
The iPhone 6 Felt Case ($40) may be the most comfortable case you've ever wrapped your iPhone in. Made from industrial grade, precision-cut felt, designed in USA and made with a thermoplastic urethane inner layer for strength and rigidity. The felt is heat molded to the inner core giving it an exceptionally strong bond. The Felt Case will give your new iPhone an air of class.
If you need a pen that does it all, the Monteverde 9-in-1 Multi-Tool Stylus Pen ($22) will handle any job you can throw at it. The pen features a heavy 6-sided barrel that houses the smooth writing soft-roll pen at one end and the touch screen stylus on the other. Under the stylus you will find a philips and standard screwdriver. On the barrel you have a level, ruler, and three different scales.
Whether you like Steve Jobs, Apple or even Ashton Kutcher, after you see the trailer you'll have to admit the new movie Jobs ($TBA) looks pretty cool. Jobs is the story of a college dropout who becomes one of the great entrepreneurs of our time. Ashton Kutcher stars as the eccentric Steven Jobs. The movie was originally scheduled to be release in April had its opening date pushed back until August.http://youtu.be/Lx-PC1KZS3Y