April 24, 2008
You know that Fido’s old dog cage looks more like Alcatraz cell then anything else. The eiCrate ($679) is aims to change all that. It is perfect for pets weighing anywhere from 4 – 40lbs. The cage is made out of powder coated steel, has 2 locks, and a leak-proof liner. If you really want to impress people, spring for the limited edition 22.5 karat gold version.
April 22, 2008
The XBi with Bluetooth from Chatterbox ($179) is an excellent motorcycle communication system. It features stereo sound from up to 2 devices at the same time (ex. iPod, Mp3, satellite radio, GPS, cell phone, radar detector). SMART technology in the headset automatically prioritizes the transmissions of paired devices. The XBi can even stream music from one module to the other. Chatterbox XBi also includes: a Li-Pol battery rechargeable battery with 6-8 TRUE hours of power, 1 hour express charge, noise suppression, Hi-Fi headset, and a compact aerodynamic module design.
April 21, 2008
The Dixie Chopper Excalibur 3874 ($11,332) is being touted as the worlds fastest lawnmower. This 38hp riding mower has a top speed of 15 mph and can cut 9.2 acres per hour. The greatest feature is not the 74″ cutting deck, its the 12-volt power adapter for you ipod or cell phone. [via]
April 16, 2008
In the past we have seen Karim Rashid design for Bombay. Now he is back in a collaborative effort with Veuve Clicquot creating the Globalight. Launched during the Milan Furniture Fair, the Globalight is a multi-functional holder; featuring a portable cooler and a soft halo of light. The $4,000 holder keeps champaign at an ideal temperature for 2 hours. See more images.
April 16, 2008
The Zenview Powerscape Ultra HD packs a 30″ primary screen in the center of four 20.1″ perimeter screens. The center workspace has a resolution of 2560×1600 while the outer screens support 1200×1600. All combined make 73.2″ of multi-monitor goodness. If you are anything like this guy I’m sure you wouldn’t mind dropping the $4,799.
April 14, 2008
Designer Nina Levett is no stranger to our site, which is why we are pleased to announced her new collection of handmade porcelain plates. The modular stoneware collection is made in collaboration with Matthias Kaiser. We do not have any word on price, but contact Nina if you are interested in her collection. See another image.
April 9, 2008
The Spectra line of coffee machines from Franke Coffee Systems, was designed to be adaptable for use anywhere. It can simply be used in your home / office, or stand up to a crown in a busy cafe. The Spectra Coffee Machienes are available in 3 different models (S, X, & I), each come in three different colors, and have a choice of 3 operating systems (Basic, Touch and Vetro). Each operating system is very easy to use, your guests or customers can use keypad, touchscreen or glass panel.
The Spectra S can use a simple coffee machine configuration with one grinder, or you can step it up and with three grinders, milk, steam and hot-water dispenser. The Spectra X has 4-brewing levels, and always prepares the precise amount of coffee you need throughout the day. Last but not least, the Spectra I is a classic chocolate dispenser and practical vending station in one. It perfectly compliments the Spectra S and Spectra X. Equipped with two additional dosage units for powdered milk and instant coffee, the Spectra I can even dispense strawberry flavor. See more pictures.
April 9, 2008
The new $500 MyMiniPC from Everex is powerful miniPC featuring a 1.86GHz Pentium T2130, 512MB RAM, 120GB drive, DVD±RW, firewire, four USB 2.0 ports, DVI, S-Video out. Gigabit Ethernet, media reader, and standard audio ins/outs The MyMiniPC is set to use a “space” version of the gOS operating system and it looks as if could be used as a simple yet highly useful HTPC.
April 8, 2008
Now it seems Asus will release their 8.9in version of the Eee laptop a month earlier than originally planned. The larger Eee is now set to be released in May instead of June. Unfortunately the slight change in releasing the notebook early will mean that Intel’s new Atom processor originally slated for the 8.9in Eee will not be used. However all other specs remain the same with both XP and linux version available, as well as various sizes of SSD’s up to 12gb. The price for the new 8.9in Eee is expected to start at $499
April 8, 2008
Well it seems Sony decided to let loose the new DualShock 3 Controllers a little earlier than planned. Reports are coming in that the new DualShock controllers are staring to pop up a retailers around the country including Amazon for only $54.99 (also available in white).