Move over Apple, because consumer reports just named the Samsung Galaxy S7 ($99+) it's top smartphone. With the Samsung S7 Edge coming in second.When taking a look at the phones, Consumer Reports say the main features that put the Galaxy S7 over the top were its water-resistance, expandable memory, camera performance and its battery life.Consumer Reports says their test show the battery life of the S7 lasts more than 24 hours of simulated talk time. This is more that twice the results from the iPhone 6S.When testing water-resistance the Galaxy S7 and the edge did extremely well. Both phones can handle immersion for up to 30 minutes in 5 feet of water. So all of us who have inadvertently dropped our phones in the toilet or took a dive with a phone in your trunks, have options.The Samsung camera features a dual-pixel technology, combined with a fast autofocus to help eliminate blurry pictures. They've also added a new advanced sensor that lets you capture amazing images in low light conditions. Additional features include the ability to shoot Ultra HD (4K) video and a microSD slot so you can add 200GB of storage.I never thought I would ever consider moving away from the Apple ecosystem, but after looking at these specs, I'll be taking a closer look at the Samsung S7.
If you're looking for a pair of triple blacks at a reasonable price then you have to take a look at the new Nike SB Trainerendor - Black-On-Black ($90). This rendition of the classic SB silhouette features a breathable mesh and suede upper, which sits on an all black Phylon midsole. The uppers are finished off with all black laces and a strap on the midfoot. The strap helps lock your foot in during those quick lateral movements. So if you're looking for a versatile shoe that looks just as good with your favorite joggers as it does in the gym, then you need to check out these Triple Black bad boys.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer ($TBA) has just dropped and the final installment to the series looks like it will be a real heart stopper. Mockingjay Part 2 picks up with the nation of Panem in a full scale war. In order to bring it to an end, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) along with her closest friends - including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) set on a dangerous mission to kill President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Along the way, the encounter insidious enemies, traps and moral choices far worse than any Hunger Games.https://youtu.be/UAY7e2A7YME
This looks pretty cool. The Halfbike Pedal-Powered Scooter ($899) looks like a cross between a tricycle and a scooter. The pedal action feels like you're running and you steer by leaning in the direction you want to go. The Halfbike is perfect for those quick trips around your city or even for those extra long trips. What makes this guy great is that it's compact and can be easily carried on commuter trains and buses. If you interested check out their kickstarter today.
Rainy days can be done in style when your outfit is capped off with the Penfield Hamlin Olive Field Jacket. Everything else falls in place from the selvedge jeans for J. Crew to the high-end Common Projects Retros1. Jacket: Penfield Hamlin Field Jacket Olive ($100) 2. Shirt: Shirt: J. Crew Irish Linen Shirt - White ($80) 3. Denim: J. Crew 770 Raw Selvedge Jean ($175) 4. Shoes: Common Projects Achilles Retro Low ($359) 5. Bracelet: Caputo & Co. Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 6. Watch: Uniformwares C40 Watch ($800) 7. SunGlasses: Rayban Clubmaster ($113)
The BROPENER is simplicity at its finest. The BROPENER ($16) is a piece of aircraft grade aluminum that you can adhere to almost any dry, sturdy surface. Just put your bottle cap on top of the aluminum and a with a quick tap of the first, Walla your beverage is ready for consumption. And don't worry about having caps all over the place, there is a magnet embedded in the back of the BROPENER. Check out their [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=S4LfrJ2P49w width=640 height=480 anchor=video] to see it in action.