If you'd love to have your sketches on your iPad then you'll love the iSketchnote ($149). You don't have to approximate your sketches through a stylus. The iSketchnote allows you to do what feels most comfortable and that's drawing on a piece of paper. Its starts with a sensor matrix that tracks the movement of your pen in real time. It then takes those movements and digitizes them to your iPad so you get the accurate feel of drawing on paper and the benefit of getting those sketches on your iPad. Check out additional details in the video after the break.(more…)
The 2015 BMW i8 ($136,000) was recently put on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The plug-in hybrid is BMW's latest release in the high-performance category. The i8 is built from carbon-fiber reinforced plastic and has an aluminum platform. It has two engines, the gas motor is 3 cylinders and puts out 236 foot pounds of torque. The electric motor is 131 horses (96 kilowatts) and puts out 184 foot pounds of torque. Maximum output is an impressive 362 hp and 420 lb-ft. The really cool thing is that when tested the i8 got 94 miles per gallon. Expect the i8 to be released some time next spring.(more…)
The Peri Duo ($99) may be the coolest iPhone case available. They tout it as, "The world's first charging case with Bluetooth and WiFi enabled speakers." The company is currently taking pre-orders at a discount to help get the case in to production.The Duo features high-powered stereo speakers, that can utilize AirPlay so you can stream music from you phone, as well as allow your friends to stream music to the case from their Android or iOS device.The 2500 mAh battery will re-charge your phone battery by 160% for the 5/5s and 130% for the iPhone 6. When you detach the speaker from the phone the battery will support up to 4 hours of play time.Three awesome color combinations are available including Black/Silver, Red/Black, and White/Gold.They currently have an Indiegogo campaign going on right. So stop over and check it out.
Robbing a bank is not the smartest of ideas, and when it gets you mixed up with both the law and the mafia it was definitely not one of your best decisions. The Pope of Greenwich Village ($8) follows the adventures of Charlie and Paulie who decide to steal $15,000 as Paulie has been given a hot tip for a horse race. After the heist, however, they find themselves in deep trouble with the mob and the corrupt NYPD. Based on the book by Vincent Patrick, directed by Stuart Rosenberg and starring Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke and Daryl Hannah, this is one movie you need to see.
The apt name Allrover Stair-Rover ($250) allows you to go places other boards only dream about. This board allows you to surf the city; this includes stairs because of the unique utilization of 8 - 60mm super high rebounce wheels. Additional features include a ply maple deck with handles for easy carrying, custom 50-degree aluminum trucks for more turning, heavy duty, and flexible V-frames, all fitted to a thermoplastic chassis with shock absorbers. The entire kit weighs just 9 lbs.
Ricoh is about to release what could arguably be the best compact camera ever. The latest Ricoh GR ($TBA) has all the specs of DSLR in a small package. The large format APS-C CMOS sensor and 16.2 megapixels, offer high-sensitivity and wide dynamic range. You get high contrast resolution from the center of the image to the edge, backlighting resistance and excellent blurring effects. The GR Engine V for remarkable image processing, provides images as you see them with your own eyes and faithful color reproduction. With all these features its easy to see how the Ricoh GR will give you quality equivalent to a DSLR. The GR is expected some time in May with a retail price of about $1000.