Google has just released its first in-housed designed laptop, the Google Chromebook Pixel ($1300+). The laptop has a Gorilla Glass 12.85-inch, 2,560x1,700-pixel touchscreen. This is a step up from Apples Retina display. The Pixel also comes with a 1.8GHz Intel i5 core processor. Additional features include 4GB of memory and 32GB SSD flash storage. If you're looking to use this laptop to run such apps as Microsoft Office or Adobe Photoshop look elsewhere. The Pixel is meant to be cloud based only, which may be a deal breaker.
The enchanting Gute Collingwood Shepherd Hut ($CALL) looks like a Hobbit will emerge at any moment with 2nd breakfast. Yet this quaint little mobile home is surprisingly spacious and modern on the inside. Modular furniture and its minimalist design help to make the most of the space available, leaving you to enjoy your freedom. The tough, hard-wearing exterior means that you'll remain comfortable and warm no matter the weather. This future classic balances contemporary luxuries with yesteryear aesthetics for the best of both worlds. With every Collingwood designed for you it's an experience to savor.
The Parajet SkyRunner ($TBA) isn't your regular old all-terrain vehicle. It can actually fly. Yup you got it, it can leave the ground and sour like a plane, thanks to it's powerful engine and chute.The SkyRunner features a 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine that delivers 125PS. When in car mode the engine will accelerate to 62mph in just 4.3 seconds with a top speed of 115 mph. This thing moves. But the fun doesn't stop there.It also features a paraglider wing that provides extreme pitch and roll stability when in flight. When in the air the wing absorbs turbulence to provide your a comfortable ride, and if the worse happens and the engine or wing fails, the SkyRunner can float back to the ground on its paraglider or via a ballistic reserve chute. Expect the SkyRunner to be available for purchase sometime this Summer.
If you're into shooting video, then you've heard of Red. They create the pinnacle of video cameras, used by almost every professional and drooled over by every novice. The problem is they start somewhere in the $20K range. Red's latest offering, the Red Raven ($5950) makes professional video making more accessible for us regular guys. The new camera is a 4K cinema camera with 16.5 stops of range, shooting rates of 120 fps, and 2K recording rates of 240 fps. It's also their smallest offering weighing in at just 3.5 lbs. Additional features include an 8.8 megapixel Red Dragon sensor and available add-ons including SSD storage and LCD monitors.
Adam Carolla is a man on a mission; he had had enough of the insanity that exists in modern America. The ability to reason has been removed thanks to the crystal rubbing, Oprah-watching, wholefood shopping moms and their whipped into place lawyer husbands. In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chick's ($10) is Carolla's comic gospel on life in America today. A society who views a peanut and jelly sandwich as the spawn of the devil and thinks the bathroom is no place to pee. This is an excellent book that cements Carolla's place as one of our best comedians/cultural commentators/complainers. An absolute gem.
Jaguar has collaborated with Italian bike manufacturer, Pinarello, and professional road cycling team, Team Sky, to create one of the most advanced bikes in the world. The Jaguar Pinarello Dogma F8 Racing Bike ($TBA) was created to be raced by Team Sky for the remainder of the season. The design of the F8 has resulted in a bike which is 26.1 percent more aerodynamic than its predecessor. Besides aerodynamics, it will maintain handling, reduce weight by 9%, and see improved stiffness of the carbon fiber frame. Pinarello believes this is the fastest frame they've ever designed and it will give them a superior chance to win this years Tour de France.