Having been in development for over two years the Jays u-JAYS Headphones ($200) may have a minimalist design but they also deliver optimum sound quality and power too. The super-comfortable on-ear design fits snuggly over the ear and their lightweight construction makes them easy to wear. To further extend the life of your u-JAYS you can also upgrade parts over time, including cables and ear cups. They also come with cable controls that have been optimized for all major platforms including iOS and Android. The u-Jays will be dropping some time in the 3rd quarter so checkout their site for more details.
We just did a gift guide for watch lovers and the Discommon Good Watch Wallet ($380) will be added in short order. Brought to us by our friends over at coolmaterial.com, The Watch Wallet marries your two most prized possessions, your passports and your watches, in an elegant package. The outer shell of the wallet is made from a beautiful waxed italian leather, while inner tweed, makes a nod to the companies Scottish roots. But Discommmon, isn't just concerned with looks, they want your watches to be safe from common impacts. To do this, the entire wallet is line with 3mm D3O foam. It's the same stuff in bike and motorcycle impact protection systems - it stiffens and absorbs energy upon impact, making sure your valuables remain intact.
If you're looking to kick your shoe game up a notch, then check out the latest drop from Adidas - the Adidas Tubular X Primeknit "Clear Granite" & "Shadow Green" ($149). With the latest release of the hugely popular silhouette, Adidas continues its use of the snakeskin theme. The shoe features a tonal Primeknit upper wrapped in a leather reptile printed cage embossed with the Trefoil logo. Laces and tongue pull tab also follow the same tonal colors. The whole kit sits on a two-toned Tubular sole unit. I don't see these kicks going with your standard khaki's unless they're finished off with a nice slender jogger style leg.
The Crumpler Karachi Outpost Camera Backpack ($265) can handle anything you throw at it. It has a large interior to house your custom DSLR gear, lenses, and accessories. The 31-liter compartment features a customizable floating floor with twelve velcro mounted dividers plus a laptop sleeve that's big enough to hold an 11-inch MacBook. A front cargo compartment is perfect for your smaller items like memory cards, batteries, and filters. And to keep you gear dry it comes with an elastic rain cover made from a water resistant 600D field twill.
If you want a bag the helps you stand out, you wont miss with the Chapman x 6876 Toraston Rucksack ($364). The most outstanding detail of this rucksack are the custom made 2" webbed ?shoulder straps. The bag is 30 liters and features one large main compartment with drawstring closure and flap, two exterior zipped box pockets, and a complimentary compass.
There are two major details that make the OnePlus One ($300-$350) a game changer; Its hardware specs, and its software (CynongenMod Android 4.4.2 KitKat). Lets take a look at the software first.