The Morgan Motors Morgan Aero 8 ($TBA) is touted as a "True British Sports Car." Morgan says it's their most refined Aero to date. The Aero was designed for the driver to experience the environment with the top down the vast majority of the time. The clam shell rear trunk hides the mohair hood, while the optional hard top transforms the Aero into a beautiful coupe.The Aero 8 is powered by a BMW 4799CC V8, paired with a 6 speed manny. This combination will push 370 horses with a max torque of 370 lb/ft. Top speed is 170 mph.Now these specs might not be chart topping, but lets get real. The Aero 8 was meant for cruising the countryside in style, not for hitting the track. But it's nice to know its got a little kick if you need it.
Electronic waste is one of the largest growing issues world-wide and cellphones are one of the biggest contributors to this problem. Phonebloks ($TBA) is a project by Dave Hakkens that looks to alleviate this issue. The idea behind Phonebloks is a phone made from detachable blocks. Whenever a block becomes damaged or outdated it can be replaced while keeping the rest of the phone, making for an extremely environmentally friendly customizable phone that you never have to throw away. For example, if you love photography then you can opt for a bigger camera, if you like physical buttons then you can replace the full touch screen for a smaller screen with buttons. The configurations are endless.Right now this is just an idea and to get traction Dave is initiating a crowdspeak. By joining Thunderclap you will be donating your social reach to the October 29th blast geared towards getting the right companies and people involved in this project. A project like Phonebloks is way over due and outside of its positive environmental impact, it will create a vast number of vertical industries and jobs. Join Thundercap today. Check out the [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=oDAw7vW7H0c width=640 height=480 anchor=video] for more information and more pictures after the break. (more…)
Looks like Epson has beat Google to the punch with the release of its own take on Smart Glasses. The Epson Moverio BT-200 ($699) features a dual screen (unlike google's single screen) for 3-D display and augmented reality applications, a prescription lens insert, motion sensors to capture head movement, a front facing camera, and large bright displays. The control unit has a textured touchpad with additional motion sensors, and a mciro SD card slot for extended storage. Epson says the BT-200 will work with most Android apps and is primarily geared towards developers.
Get a great cup of coffee, without the hassle of a full size coffee machine. With the minibru coffee mug ($25) all you have to do is add course coffee grounds to the fill line and add your hot water. After 2-3 minutes you insert the filter cylinder and press down. And that's it, a fresh cup of coffee in no time at all. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=rF4zEeR-FEA width=640 height=480 anchor=video] to see the minibru in action.
Bamford Watch Department is known for customizing a wide range of steel sport watches. They've now customized the Rolex Daytona and created a Bamford Watch Department Watch for Henry Singer ($TBA). The custom Rolex Daytona features a stainless steel base with military grade titanium coating. An oyster case with screw down pushers and a mechanical self-winding movement. These watches are only available in Henry Singer stores.(more…)
adidas Pure Boost Camo ($120) puts on its fatigues and looks ready for action. The new kicks from adidas features a one piece upper with a perforated synthetic heel piece for stability and breathability. The upper comes in two awesome colorways; Core Black & Onix, and Base Green & Core Black. Each of the shoes weigh just 7.9 ounces and sit on white boost energy soles with a grippy rubber outsole. Shoes are available now directly from adidas.com.