The Oculus Rift ($300) developers version is now available for pre-order. The Oculus Rift takes virtual reality technology that was previously only available for thousands of dollars and makes it available for the everyday gamer. The Rift is a head-mounted immersive stereoscopic display that offers a 110 degree field of view, and ultra low latency head tracking. You actually feel like you're in the game. The cutting edge of virtual reality is a click away.
If you're in a bind looking for a gift then you can't go wrong with a gift basket. Now I know what you're thinking, but trust me. The gifts baskets we've listed below are definitely for men and any man will love them. If you're buying for a beer lover we've got you covered, a beef lover - covered, whiskey lover - covered. You get the point. Just check out the gifts baskets below, because something tells me you're under the gun.
TAG Heuer is one of the world's most famous and luxurious watchmakers and their Carrera collection of timepieces is, without doubt, amongst their finest. You'll be hard-pressed to find a more sartorially superb example of the elegance of the Carrera collection than the exemplary TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 watch ($5,500) pictured above. Boasting a deluxe, blue alligator leather strap, 41mm polished stainless steel casing, 100m water resistance, 42 hour power reserve and a Swiss-made automatic movement. [Scouted by Leo Parker]
The brand new 2015 Porsche 911 Targa ($102,000+) will be hitting showroom floors later this summer, but it's currently making waves at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The new Targa has a classic 911 silhouette, but with a metal wrap around edge on the rear window. The power plant for the 4 version is a 3.4-liter boxer six-cylinder the pushes 350 horses and 287 foot-pounds of torque. For transmissions you have your choice of seven-speed manual or a dual clutch PDK automatic. All of this gets you a car that can go from 0-60 in about 4.8 seconds. It also comes in a 4S version that features 3.8-liter Boxer that gets 400 hp, 325 foot-pounds of torque, and has a 0-60 time of 4.2 seconds.(more…)
Here is a great boardshort for your beach outings this summer. The Hurley Phantom JJF Elite Boardshort ($150) was designed to the exact specifications of John John Florence, a famed Hawaiian surfer. They feature a responsive Livewire waistband that expands as you move, 21" length for added protection, Cire interior for zero chafing, EZ fly closure, side-welded pocket for secure storage, and an underwater graphic for eye-catching style. These shorts are available now from Nike's website.
The Trove Slim Wallet ($46) is one of the most elegant minimal wallets I've seen to date. Not only does it come in a slew of beautiful colorways, but it is also made to last. The Trove is made in the UK from 100% Vegetable tanned full grain Tuscan leather, precision woven Italian elastic, and high strength thread. It can hold from 1 to 10 cards and can even act as a smartphone stand. If you're looking for an amazingly slim wallet for your everyday carry arsenal then the Trove should absolutely be in the conversation.