Will Leap Motions' 3-D Gesture Control Device ($80) be a mouse killer? Only time will tell. The Leap is a small device that sits in front of your computer screen, plugs directly into your USB port and calibrates with a single step. The leap allows you to do a wide range of computing tasks like navigating your OS or browsing the internet, to creating and manipulating 3-d models. What's cool about the Leap Motion is that it allows you to fine-tune sensitivity, create your own custom gestures an string multiple Leaps together to create a larger interaction space. If it can handle document editing and standard mouse gestures accurately, such as selecting sections of text and right and left clicks, Leap my just turn out to be the king of the hill. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=mQkKyOOyLSs width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the Leap in action.
Rainy days are coming and we've added a great rain jacket to our wardrobe from the aptly named Danish company Rains. The jacket is lightweight, has ventilation at the underarms and back, and has ultrasonic precision welded seams to keep you dry in the wettest conditions. We've paired it with one of our favorite shirts by Corridor and some nice selvedge from J. Crew. We've finished off this outfit with some crisp kicks from Common Projects.1. Rain Jacket: Rains Long Jacket ($109) 2. SS Shirt: Corridor NYC Indigo Waves ($125) 3. Denim: J. Crew 770 Raw Selvedge Jean ($175) 4. Shoes: Common Projects Achilles Retro Low ($359) 5. Watch: Miansai M12 Watch ($495) 6. Bracelet: Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 7. Sunglasses: Westward Leaning Concord 6 ($205)
If you're looking for something that will give you an exhilarating ride, you're looking for the Polaris Slingshot Motorcycle ($24,000). Make no mistake this isn't a car it's a three-wheeled motorcycle. This bike is just inches off the road, and has an open cockpit that gives you a 360-degree view of your surroundings. Its low stance allows you to feel every inch of the road. The 2.4L DOHC ECOTEC engine paired with a 5-speed manual transmission will get you about 173 horses and 166 ft-lbs of torque at 4700 RPM. Top speed is 130 miles hours which should make for one hell of a Sunday drive.
Our buying guide of the best desktop speakers is for those who want some seriously good sounds without taking up too much space. desktop speaker offer the best solution.Whether you want to hook up your laptop, phone or tablet, there's an audio system available which won't sprawl out on the shelves.Dinky in size but offering a powerful sound, here's 9 Of The Best Desktop Speakers ($31-$2526).
Whether you know it or not, there are other media players out there beside Apple TV. One of them being the Roku 2 XS 1080P Streaming Media Player ($99). The great thing about this player is that you can play your own videos on your wifi network without having to jailbreak the device. The Roku has over 700+ channels to choose from such as, Hulul Plus, HBO GO, Vimeo, Netflix, and Amazon Instant Video just to name a few. It comes with a game remote which features motion control. The Roku 2 XS may not be a Apple TV killer, but it comes close.
Exovault of Brooklyn makes high-end iPhone cases. Their EXO16 Nickel Plated Aluminum Ebony Composite iPhone Case ($250) is elegant while being impact resistant. The case is made from a resin composite core, layered with an Ebony veneer and capped on the ends with Nickel-plated aluminum. The EX016 is held together with 4 stainless steel screws and comes with a screwdriver and additional screws. Because they use real wood veneers each case will be distinct. Check out a picture of the cases back after the break.