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.
Our buying guide for the best men's watches under $300 will show you some of the best bang for your buck watches you can find. As far as specifications you can expect these watches to have features which include water-resistance up to 100 meters, some will have sapphire crystals for scratch resistance, and straps will come in either stainless steel or leather.Related: Best Men's Watches Under $100 Related: Best Men's Watches Under $200If you're looking for an everyday everyday watch you're sure to find something in this list. Some our best affordable watch brands include some household names and some you may not be so familiar with. The first watch on the list is by the brand Brathwait and it includes all the top features you'd want in an affordable quality timepiece.
If you're interested in shooting video, then you have to take a look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera ($995). This camera isn't your run of the mill camcorder. The BMPCC has a Super 16mm sized sensor, records directly to SD cards, and shoots 1080 HD raw video and ProRes 422. In other words, you get film quality video, in a camera that fits in your shirt pocket, that can take virtually any lens, and costs under $1000. The BMPCC is available for pre-order now and should be shipping in the next week. Check out this [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id= 64693161 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the BMPCC in action.
This definitely goes in the 'I want one' category. The Hammacher Schlemmer Golf Cart Hovercraft ($58,000) was first introduced earlier this year when Bubba Watson was seen using one. The first thing out of my mouth was where do you get one of those. Now it looks like you can get one. The Hovercraft can go over any part of the golf course including the rough, sand traps, and water hazards. It has a 65-hp engine, can reach speeds of up to 45 mph and holds up to four passengers. Just image the look on the beer girls face when you pull up in one of these.
The Parkside Wimbledon House ($CALL) was built in 1968 by Richard Rogers as a home for his parents. It revolutionized the idea of bringing the outdoors inside. Parkside features floor to ceiling windows throughout which creates an open plan that brings the garden inside. The house was recently renovated by Gumuchdjian Architects in order to house two Harvard fellows. Three-quarters of the building's frame was replaced, all of the joineries was refurbished, and the garden was completely redesigned. Through it all the property still holds on to its light and airy feel.
When your pocket knife can’t handle it the Fireman’s Backup Axe ($200) can without any hesitation! A favourite amongst SWAT teams, survivalists and tactical operators it’s an important tool for the serious enthusiast. The Fireman’s Backup Axe has been constructed from high carbon alloy, measures around 7.5” long and features a black powder coated blade for added long term durability. Add one of the most important survivalist tools you can own to your tactical pack and never get caught out!