Watch out GoPro, because there is a new contender for the action video market. The Polaroid Cube ($100) will be released later this month and it looks like it's being positioned to make a big splash. The Cube is being called a lifestyle action camera. It's water resistant, shockproof, and will have a multitude of mounts available at kick-off. Don't want to buy a mount? No problem, the cube comes with a magnet on the bottom that mounts to any metal surface. It will shoot 1080p HD Video with an 124-degree angle lens and take 6MP photo's. The internal battery will record up to 90 minutes before needing a recharge. Sign-up on Polaroid's website to receive updates.
The 918 Porsche Spyder ($1 MILLION) is looking to make a name for itself at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Hybrid supercars have normally been the realm of McLaren and LaFerrari, now Porsche is throwing its hat into the ring. The 918 Spyder is a carbon fiber two-seater with a 4.6 liter V8 for its main power station. The V8 produces 608 horses with 390 foot pounds of torque. Add to that two electric motors to power the front and rear wheels you get a total output of 887 horses and 590 foot pounds of torque. So how can it move? The 918 will get you to 62 mph in an amazing 2.8 seconds and to 124 mph in under 8 seconds. It definitely looks like Porsche is going to be able to hold its own against the big boys. Check out more pictures after the break.(more…)
Using a design ethos focused around simplicity an ease, Bellroy presents the Bellroy Pencil Case ($40). Crafted with only premium and environmentally certified leather alongside woven fabric, this compact case has been designed to store your favorite writing utensils or to simply keep cables and personal items in a single place. With a sleek and slim lined silhouette, silver hardware and a leather pull loop, the case folds out into a tray offering easy access to all your belongings. Ideal for keeping your desk organized at work or storing key items in your professional repertoire safely away from prying hands.
Could the new Jordon Flightflex Black ($100) be the one training shoe to rule them all? It certainly appears so and the evidence is pretty compelling. On top of the modern design the no-sew mesh, synthetic leather upper and perforated overlay offering the best in breathability and lightweight comfort, makes an all-day session on your feet a breeze. The compression-molded foam adjusts to your foot for total support and an improved natural range of motion. The Jordon Flightflex is the perfect all-rounder, versatile enough to tackle many different sport regimens and with a sleek modern design make these this year’s must have training shoes.
Our buying guide lists some of the best messenger bags for men. The Messenger Bag was originally designed for the transportation of mail. They got their start being used by Pony Express riders, and more recently postal workers, and bike couriers. For the most part, they were made out of canvas and coated with wax for waterproofing.Modern bags come in a range of materials including canvas, leather, and nylon. Nowadays they're specifically designed to hold everyday carry gear like laptops, writing materials, and electronic accessories. Most can also double as a briefcase. The Messenger bag brands on our list include some of the top brands around. These include J. Crew, Hardgraft, Sandqvist, Mismo, and Filson. Take a look at our list and we're positive there's a bag you'll fall in love with.
The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante ($282,000) is Aston Martin's latest supercar. The Vanquish is powered by a 5.9-liter AM11 V-12, which puts out 55 horses and 457-foot pounds of torque. It'll get you to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds. The carbon-fiber body, derived from AM's GT race car program, reduces weight, increases agility, and allows for the creation of unbroken exterior lines. The folding soft top closes in 14 seconds and can be closed at speeds up to 30 mph.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="8193,8197,8196,8195,8199,8198"]