A pocket-sized camera which is compatible with your iPhone or iPad, the DxO ONE iPhone DSLR-Quality Camera ($599) delivers incredible quality despite its compact size. With a powerful 20.2 megapixel 1 inch sensor, the camera can plug into the Lightning port of your Apple device, effectively providing DSLR controls. With the option of 1080/30p or 720/120p video recording, plus slow motion playback you don’t need to miss a thing wherever you go.
The Oree Pebble 2 Wooden Wireless Charger And Speaker ($225) is a beautiful way to charge your smartphone and make hands-free calls or listen to music. All you have to do is place your phone on the Pebble 2 and it will start charging automatically and sync instantly via Bluetooth to the audio system built inside Pebble. The induction system in Pebble charges phones that support wireless charging through the standardized technology called QI. In order to work with the charging station the iPhone 5/5s will require a wireless power sleeve which is made from premium walnut and genuine vegetable tanned leather. Check out Pebble's kickstarter campaign for additional details.
There are times when things are made that creates a snowball effect to something bigger than anyone ever imagined. Written and directed by and starring Shane Carruth, along with David Sullivan and Casey Gooden, this little movie from 2004 is another that has gone on to achieve cult status. Primer ($6) follows 4 fledgling entrepreneurs who have each invented a new device but they all also know that their latest invention, a time machine, is going to change their lives forever. This movie is a drama and a thriller with a healthy dose of sci-fi thrown in for good measure. Primer's take on the paradoxes associated with time travel are extremely well done especially considering the movie was shot on a budget of $7,000. If you get confused and need a little help with the plot check out this article.
The Gramohorn II 3D Printed Acoustic Speaker ($1340-$6700) is made just for all you HTC One owners out there. The Gramohorn II is based on the simple mechanics of horn speakers, they act as resonance chambers which improve not only higher notes but produce deeper fuller bass. Your phones audio levels will increase by up to 50%. The Gramohorn is 3D printed and comes in either a plaster based composite or a limited edition stainless steel. Each piece is made to order so allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
Introducing one of the world's largest 3D printed project. The Sofa So Good by Janne Kyttanen ($NFS) is a modern marvel of engineering. Looking as though it should be on display at an exclusive art exhibition. It was printed on a 3D Systems ProX 950 and coated in high-polish copper and chrome. This innovative design, weighs in at just 2.5 kilos, using a mere 2.5l of material. Lending itself to many applications and making it not only functional but also versatile. Just what you need in an ever changing world.
Our buying guide for the Best Men’s Boat Shoes for 2017 highlights the best designs for the coming season. A wardrobe essential for modern gents who love to stay on top of the latest fashion trends, Boat Shoes are timeless, comfortable and effortlessly stylish, and as they complement all smart-casual attire, they make a versatile addition to any menswear collection. The history of Boat Shoes dates to the early 1930s when they were designed for boatmen who needed a practical work shoe with a firm foothold on slippery decks. Fast-forward some 80 years, and Boat Shoes, also referred to as Deck Shoes, now feature in every spring/summer footwear collection, where they are available in a choice of colors and fabrics to suit all kinds of weekend activities and outdoor adventures.