The Parrot RNB6 Infotainment System ($TBA) may just be the product for those looking to replace an out of date stereo system. What makes the Parrot stands out is that you can either use Android's Android Auto or Apple's CarPlay OS. So whether you use Android or Apple devices this head unit will work with IT. So how does it work? Basically your just plug in your phone, and choose CarPlay or Android Auto to display apps from your phone on the units screen. In stand alone mode, it uses Android 5.0 which provides nav, driving assistance service, advanced voice commands for telephony, apps, radio and navigation. Additional features include a 7" screen and audio sound stage adjustments. The RNB6 is expected to drop later in 2015 and the price is expected to run between $600-$700. But for those of who like the clean factory look, how will the unit integrates into our current dashes is going to be a major consideration.
Imagine being able to hit a moving target at 500 yards with an AR type rifle . The TrackingPoint Precision Guided Semi-Automatic Rifle ($9950) is fitted with their Precision Guided Firearm (PGF) system. They say this is for the sporting rifle market, but I don't know how sporting it is when you can't miss. The AR series will include 7.62, .300 BLK and 5.56 calibers. They all incorporate the company's Tag Track Xact technology that locks onto moving targets and hits them at ranges up to 500 yards. This kind of accuracy is accomplished from any position including keeling, standing or prone. After the break we have a video of exactly how the Tag Track Xact system works. (The rifle shown is not the AR but a convention bolt action.) [iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/LvbyAcYjzlc" width="100%" height="480"]
Flytecam ($TBA) is another contender for the POV video camera space. It's a 1080p shooter that comes with a rubberized body that is waterproof down to about 18 feet. This should save you the hassle of having to buy a waterproof case like other POV video cameras. Other specs include a 120-degree lens and it shoots 60fps at 720p. The Flytecam also comes with a battery with an expected life of 3 hours per charge. The specs put the Flytecam just above GoPro's cheapest offering. The final price will determine whether Flytecam will be able to compete with GoPro. Pre-orders will be starting shortly.
This takes our previous minimalist outfit #33 and adds Todd Snyder's Aviator Jacket and shades Taylor Stitch. Perfect for the cooler Autumn nights to come.1. Jacket: Todd Snyder Aviator Jacket In Beige ($325) 2. Shirt: J. Crew Irish Linen Shirt - White ($80) 3. Denim: Rogue Territory Slub SK 17 OZ ($245) 4. Shoes: Common Projects Achilles Retro Low ($359) 5. Watch: Uniformwares C40 Watch ($800) 6. Sunglasses: Taylor Stitch The Legend Tortoise Sunglasses ($175)
FLIIKE ($390) is the first real world Facebook Like counter. Although it's specially designed for businesses it would be a pretty cool gift for your friends who are Facebook junkies. The FLIIKE is real easy to install; just plug it in, connect it to Smiirl's Wi-Fi network, setup your Wi-Fi network and password, then go to smiirl.com and setup you Facebook page. The counter only goes to 99,999k so if you're past that many likes you're way too cool for the FLIIKE.
Guys like getting cool stuff. But getting cool stuff that comes in a wood crate, with a crowbar is on a entirely different level. Man Crates ($25-$180) offers a multitude of crates to fit every type of man. You've got your Clean Shave Crate, the Grill Master Crate, the Gamers Crate, the Whiskey Lover's Crate, and many others. One of my favorites is the Zombie Killers crate which comes with a real machete, axe, a couple of knives, a folding shovel and a ton of other stuff. You can't go wrong with a Man Crate.