I think I'm in love. The newly released Raspberry Pi 2 Model B ($35) is the latest update to the already legendary microcomputer board. The latest Raspberry Pi 2 comes with an updated 900MHz ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core processor and twice the ram, going from 512mb to a full 1GB. The developers claim the new upgrades will provide up to six times the performance of the previous board. All of this for the same price. And Because raspberry is always thinking of its users the placement of all the connectors and the ports will stay the same, so you be able to continue using the same case and accessories if you just want to change the board.
Titan Black out of the United Kingdom customize some of the world's finest timepieces. They specialize in DLC coating and watch face adjustments. Their latest customization is a Rolex Dayton Stealth Watch by Titan Black ($25,000) that's been customized with their DLC process, a black dial with Luminous Marker, and laser engraving. The Dayton features an automatic chronometer movement, 44 jewels, 39mm case, and water resistance to 100m.
The MBLOK ($174-$230) is a massive storage device that allows you to significantly increase the capabilities of your Apple and Android computers and mobile devices. Just pair MBLOK to your device via Bluetooth and now you have access to all of your files.Plugin it into your computer and you can use it just like a memory stick and transfer any of the files. If you've got a long flight the MBLOK is the perfect companion. Load up on all the movies and music you want and you're all set to go. No need for an internet connection.It comes in two flavors; 125 and 256 gigabytes. The footprint is so small it can simply be attached to your keychain with an additional accessory, so you have it with you wherever you go.For power, the MBLOK uses a 550 mAh Lithium-Ion battery that can sit in standby for up to 300 hours. Need a charge? just plug it into you're computer and you can access your files while it charges. Right now the MBLOK only works with iOS and Android, but as they start reaching stretch goals, they'll be adding more devices like Blackberry and Windows. $174-$230
Move over Apple, because consumer reports just named the Samsung Galaxy S7 ($99+) it's top smartphone. With the Samsung S7 Edge coming in second.When taking a look at the phones, Consumer Reports say the main features that put the Galaxy S7 over the top were its water-resistance, expandable memory, camera performance and its battery life.Consumer Reports says their test show the battery life of the S7 lasts more than 24 hours of simulated talk time. This is more that twice the results from the iPhone 6S.When testing water-resistance the Galaxy S7 and the edge did extremely well. Both phones can handle immersion for up to 30 minutes in 5 feet of water. So all of us who have inadvertently dropped our phones in the toilet or took a dive with a phone in your trunks, have options.The Samsung camera features a dual-pixel technology, combined with a fast autofocus to help eliminate blurry pictures. They've also added a new advanced sensor that lets you capture amazing images in low light conditions. Additional features include the ability to shoot Ultra HD (4K) video and a microSD slot so you can add 200GB of storage.I never thought I would ever consider moving away from the Apple ecosystem, but after looking at these specs, I'll be taking a closer look at the Samsung S7.
Huzza is selling a beautifully crafted Damascus Steel Pocket Knife ($500). Damascus steel is created by layering steel which creates a pattern on the blade similar to flowing water. This technique also results in a blade that can be honed to a sharp, resistant edge. This particular knife is made from 120 layers of Swedish rose stainless Damascus steel. The knife is 4 1/8" closed and 6 7/8" when opened.
Looking for an awesome all-terrain vehicle, then you need to check out the 2014 Polaris Sportsman ACE ($7500). The Ace is Polaris's all new sit-in single passenger vehicle that puts in you right in the middle of the action. Some of the features include a powerful 32 HP ProStar engine with electronic fuel injection, on demand true all-wheel drive, high capacity racks for storage, a rear cargo box, and a 1,500 pound towing capacity.