Master & Dynamic believes that headphones are "modern thinking caps: tools to help you focus and tune into your work while tuning out the world around you." The Master & Dynamic MH40 Headphones ($399) look like they can carry out that montra perfectly. These headphones are built for decades of use. They feature premium leather throughout with lambskin ear pads, steel components in all high strain areas, 45mm neodymium high-performance drivers, a forged aluminum body, oxygen-free copper cables to ensure pure sound, wrapped in a woven sheath for years of use. These may be the last over-ear headphones you may ever buy.
You remember Lytro's original camera. It looked like one of those keychain viewers you would get at the amusement park. Although it looked like a toy it held some amazing technology that allowed you to focus an image after it was processed using Lytro's special software. The Lytro Illum ($1599) builds on that tech and has new looks to boot. The Illum looks like a standard camera with a telephoto lens. The Illum features cutting edge optics, a larger sensor and a lens that is lighter, has a larger zoom range and a bigger aperture than comparable conventional cameras. You can now pre-order the Lytro Illum on their website for $1499. It will be going on sale for full retail on July 15th.
If you're looking for a compact electric scooter for an urban environment, then you may want to consider the Urb-E Scooters ($1600). The Urb-E Commuter Scooter has a three wheel trike design which allows for greater stability and low-speed maneuverability. This makes it perfect for congested pedestrian traffic. Fold it up and it's no bigger than a piece of luggage. The Urb-E GP is the Commuters crazy little brother. Same power specs but with a two-wheel design and shorter wheelbase. Check out their campaign on Indiegogo now.
Like everyone else, I carry my phone in my front pocket. One of the biggest pains is getting into my car and forgetting to put my phone in the center console. Of course at some point during the drive I get a text and have to contort myself to get my phone. Well no more, the Linkme Bracelet ($99) offers an increased level of safety, by allowing you to view incoming texts from SMS or social media right on you wrist. When your not receiving a message the bracelet defaults to the time of day. Check out their Kickstarter video and to the bracelet in action.
Again Hard Graft have taken their keen eye and use of wool and leather to create a great EDC pack. The Wool Flat Pack by Hard Graft ($369) is made from Italian wool on the front and premium Italian vegetable tanned leather on the back. The bag is handmade in their Italian workshop to their exacting standards. The Wool Flat Pack comes in three sizes to perfectly fit your iPad or MacBook. The Wool Flat Pack is not to big, not to small, it's just right. More pictures after the break.(more…)
This one off custom to come from VDB Moto is pretty special and will be difficult to be bested for some time to come. The VDBMOTO H1 ($CALL) Harley project is based around the 1999 Sportster 1200 which has undergone a complete overhaul including a dynamic new pair of Showa inverted forks, 18” Spoke wheels front and back, shortened the frame and added a Boyle Custom air cleaner. The beastly V Twin still sounds as throaty and gut punching as expected, so now is the time to plan your own special bike.