The ClamCase Pro iPad Keyboard ($170) for the iPad is the keyboard you've been waiting for. Mimicking the iMac Pro, the ClamCase Pro provides an aluminum enclosure and polycarbonate shell for top of line durability. The case has a 360 degree hinge, so it can be used as a laptop or folded back to be used as a tablet. You also get a lithium-ion battery that allows for months on a single charge. Check out the [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id=56673198 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] for the ClamCase Pro.
The Commuter Satchel by Stetchbook Crafts ($175) is the perfect bag for taking those items along that you never want to leave home without. The Commuter is made from two layers of felted wool which is dense enough to whisk rain away for those quick downpours. Measuring 11.5"x3.5"x10" it's big enough for your daily essentials like, an iPad, pad of paper, pens, keys, and your lunch. The waxed canvas strap is fully adjustable making for a comfortable daily carry. Interior pictures after the break.(more…)
It has been said that there is nothing lovelier than a tree, and Bryan Nash Gill, the Connecticut-based artist aims to prove this with his stunning book, Woodcut ($23). By creating large-scale, relief prints from cross sections of trees, Nash Gill reveals the sublime power that is locked inside those arboreal rings. He creates patterns that are not only beautiful but are also year-by-year timelines of lives of these damaged or fallen logs. The wood used he has rescued himself from the neighboring lands around his studio before extracting and preparing blocks of various tree species including maple, ash, oak, willow and spruce before creating his unique prints.
If you're interested in shooting video, then you have to take a look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera ($995). This camera isn't your run of the mill camcorder. The BMPCC has a Super 16mm sized sensor, records directly to SD cards, and shoots 1080 HD raw video and ProRes 422. In other words, you get film quality video, in a camera that fits in your shirt pocket, that can take virtually any lens, and costs under $1000. The BMPCC is available for pre-order now and should be shipping in the next week. Check out this [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id= 64693161 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the BMPCC in action.
Military jackets have been in for awhile but WTAPS has taken it to the next level with the release of their WTAPS N-2B Jacket ($850). The N-2B features a faux fur lined hood and collar for additional protection against the elements, a 100% Nylon Twill shell, and a center front zipper with button fastened storm flap. To make sure the jacket remained authentic they even left functional military details like components for attaching flight instruments.
German motorcycle manufacturer Horex is reviving its brand by releasing its second model the 2014 Horex VR6 Classic ($33,000). The Classic features a six-cylinder that provides 124.7 horses at 8500 rpm and 88 ft-lbs of torque at 7000 rpm. The suspension utilizes a fully adjustable Sachs rear shock and adjustable WP forks in the front. It also has a beautifully stitched leather seat and wire wheels to cap of the aesthetics. Check out additional pictures after the break.(more…)