Now the deal between Apple and Beats is a fete de complete, Beats has just released and updated version of their ever popular Solo. The Beats Solo2 Headphones ($200) are touted to have updated acoustics which includes a wider frequency range and enhanced clarity. They're also made to be more comfortable than previous versions with angled ear cups for a more natural fit. The Solo2's are available for purchase from Beats website in your choice of six colors.
The sequel to the iconic movie Rocky sees Balboa recovering from his bloody battle with Apollo Creed and trying to make a living out of the ring. Now married to Adrian and with a baby on the way, Rocky has retired but the flame is far from out. Creed, however, humiliated by the taunts of boxing fans, tempts Rocky out of his reluctant retirement for a rematch. Written and directed by Stallone and with the same cast line up from the original, Rocky II ($13) is one of the few sequels that lives up to, and some say better, its predecessor.
If you're not familiar, Prinstant Replays takes the most famous sports plays, creates typography maps and puts them on posters and T-shirts. They've just released a collection of Prinstant Replays World Cup Posters and T-Shirts ($22-$30) which includes 12 amazing goals from World Cup history. Goals like; USA - Donovan 2010, Spain - Iniesta 2010, Brazil - Alberto 1970, Netherlands - Bergkamp 1998, Argentina - Maradona 1986, England - Beckham 2001, France - Zidane 1998, and many more. If you've been watching the World Cup you know a lot of these great teams are still in action, so support your team and get their most famous goals on your wall or a Tee.
The Y-3 Multicolor Retro Boost ($365) is now coming in a simplified futuristic upper. The upper is made from a woven textile that's wrapped in a suede sidewall. It features an elastic tongue strap, an Adidas branded heel strap in webbing, and a heel lining in suede. The entire kit sits on a textured boost midsole and rubber outsole.
The Nissan Bladeglider Concept ($TBA) is the latest creation from Ben Bowlby. Its unique shape takes its cues from swept-wing aircraft, which improves aerodynamics and stability without sacrificing response. The Bladeglider uses the same battery technology as the Nissan Leaf and has in-wheel-motors that allows for individual control of the rear wheels. The great news is that Nissan doesn't consider this vehicle a concept, they've stated that it's a prototype for a future production vehicle. Stay tuned to Nissan's website and lets hope they keep a lot of the design elements.(more…)
The Hyetis Crossbow 41 Megapixel Camera Smartwatch ($1200) is looking to set the bar for smartwatches moving forward. The crossbow will come with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled, an altimeter, microphone, thermometer and biometric sensors to measure your over-all health and condition. The watch body will be made from titanium, have an automatic Swiss movement, and an analogue watch face. The camera is located at the 12 position and will feature Carl Zeiss optics. The Hyetis' initial offering of the Crossbow will only be 500 pieces. Check out their website for pre-order information.