TAKUMI Pen

TAKUMI Pen Is The World’s First Length Adjustable Pen, Accepts Over 50 Types Of Refills

i can’t remember when was the last time i used a pen or pencil. oh wait. as a matter fact i do: it was for filling out the lottery form. anyways, it goes to show that traditional writing instruments still has its place in our gadget filled, gestures-reliant world. be it for filling out forms, doing concept sketches or to scribble your contact number on a napkin for the hot girl sitting next to you at the bar, the importance of pen will not be diminished anytime soon and hence, the market is burgeoning with options, but if versatility is what you are after, then perhaps you might want to check out TAKUMI Pen (no relation to Initial D) from Taiwan-based Tronnovate Design Laboratory. besides touting the flexibility of accepting over 50 types of refill and thereby giving you the option to use your favorite refill, it also boasts as the world’s first length adjustable pen to fit your hand size, writing position and usage – ranging from note-taking to technical drawing to doodling. Continue reading

Treeline Outdoors Half Hatchet and Hudson Bay Axe

Treeline Outdoors’ New Axes Wants You To Split Woods In Style

if you are in the market for axes that performs as good as they looks, then we think Treeline Outdoors Half Hatchet and Hudson Bay Axe are two stylish axes that might be worthy of your consideration. the Half Hatchet celebrates North America craft and trade with a 1.5 lb forged steel head, painted in a fitting forest green to deter rust, and boasts a 3.5-inch polished cutting blade, beveled nail slot and on the opposite end, a striking hammer face for driving nails and stakes – making it an ideal (and handsome) tool for trimming, cutting and splitting tasks. it is paired to a 13-inch Hickory handle with Gunstock stain, which has a hole to fit a strap of your choice (not included) and it comes standard with a durable sheath with snap and belt slit. Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Zetros With Mobile Home Body

Extreme Off-Road Mobile Home: Mercedes-Benz Zetros With Mobile Home Body

you probably have drooled over the custom Zetros of the two Mongolian businessmen and dream of something of sort. well, it looks like the pointed star marque takes heed and has officially, pulled the bed off the Mercedes-Benz Zetros truck and slapped a mobile home onto it that will provide you with another type of bed – one which you can sleep on. so yes. we are talking about a Zetros-based motor home (or RV, if you prefer), which is currently showing off its stuff at Europe’s leading trade fair for recreational vehicles, the Caravan Show in Düsseldorf. what the Zetros with Mobile Home offers is the extreme off-road capability of a Unimog, but with the load-carrying capacity of a heavy truck. like the Unimog, the Zetros has a cab-behind-engine configuration, which makes for a spacious cab that is not too towering and thus facilitates easy ingress and egress. Continue reading

Jet Fighter Cockpit by Dogfight Boss

You Won’t Believe This Ultra Realistic Flying Simulator Cockpit Is Actually Made From Cardboards

it is safe to say that a flight simulator cockpit is a dream for most avid flight sim players. i cannot imagine anyone who don’t, at one point or another, dream of acquiring or building one. however, the immense time and skills involved are guaranteed to be huge stumbling blocks and acquiring them requires some serious financial outlay. well, that was until Czech Republic-based outfit, Dogfight Boss, comes along and introduces to the world to what could very well be the world’s first full-scale cardboard jet fighter cockpit. yes. you heard that right. full-scale. jet fighter cockpit. cardboard. sounds like an unlikely combination, but reassure that’s what the Jet Fighter Cockpit is and made out of. with the clever use of ribbed construction, Dogfight Boss has managed to create a durable flying simulator cockpit that is lightweight and easy to put together. Continue reading

2015 BMW M4 Convertible

BMW Chops The Top Off The M4, Turns It Into A 431 HP Droptop Delight

if your idea of sporty car is getting winds in your hair, then we think the new BMW M4 Convertible could be your answer. describes as a ride that replicates the performance figures of the new BMW M3 Sedan and the new BMW M4 Coupe, the new droptop BMW M4 shares the same 3.0-liter in-line six M TwinPower Turbo engine found on the M3 sedan and M4 coupe, which yields a cool 431 horsepower (presumably, 425 for the US variant) and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque. when mated to the optional seven-speed M Double Clutch transmission, the open top M4 makes the century sprint in just 4.4 seconds. the convertible shares the same elegant lines found on its regular open-top 4 series siblings, but with the additional of some really obvious M styling cues, including the signature power dome on the hood, twin-stalk style side mirrors and flared front and rear wheel arches that shelters a set of 18-inch forged light allow rolling stocks. Continue reading

Seasons Playing Cards - A Changing Series

Seasons Playing Cards’ Changing Series Blurs The Line Between Art And Playing Cards

there are cards players and then there are the cards players who are as passionate about playing as collecting them. if you belongs to the latter, then you might be interested in Seasons Playing Cards latest collection: Verana and Inverno. the Verana and Inverno are the last two decks that will complete the Seasons series, which started in 2011 with the award-winning Primavera and Seronda playing cards. the latter two represents fall and spring, and today, Seasons Playing Cards is back with the Verana and Inverno that represents winter and summer. whether you fancy playing with a different deck through the changing seasons, or just want to display them as an art on your shelves, the Seasons Playing Cards are all up to the task. Continue reading

Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch

Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch Features Real Italian Marble As Used By Renaissance Artist Michelangelo

if they had wrist watches during the Roman Empire, i bet they will look like the Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch, but of course, they didn’t had the luxury of timepieces, much less a clock. however, if you are all up for small batch, hand-crafted, mechanical watches, then you are way luckier than the Roman forebears, because Vincero is an outfit that makes those. available as limited edition timepieces at special discounted prices via Kickstarter (which the folks has already surpasses its funding goal, btw), the Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch features something you rarely see in a timepiece: real Italian marble, which can be found on the dial face, circled by a set of Roman numerals. and btw, the marble used is not just any marble; it is the same marble as used for the Statue of David and amongst the other world-renowned sculptures. Continue reading

Alienware Area-51 Gaming PC

Alienware Upcoming Area-51 Gaming Rig Is As Alien As It Can Be. Hint: It Ain’t A Typical Tower

looks like Alienware is dead serious about making a comeback. first, it wants to get back to small form factor mobile gaming and now, it wants to own your desk too. meet the Alienware Area-51 Gaming PC, which is the rig that will do just that. from the get go, you know it will be the PC you are going get if aesthetic is among the priority and honestly, who doesn’t want a pretty rig that you will put on the desk then to hide it under? it has a part hexagon, part triangular chassis, which is said to maintain the airflow even if it is placed against a wall and it even has a pair of handles for you to lug around – if 45 lbs isn’t too much for you. the triangular/hexagonal chassis also allows it to be pivoted, allowing for easy reach to the rear ports. what goes under the hood is not particularly clear, but it can support up to three full-length graphics cards, while processing will be overclockable and liquid-cooled Intel Core i7 six- and eight-core Haswell-E processors. Continue reading

Vortex VR VRTX I VR Headset

Vortex VR VRTX I Will Turn Your LG G3 Quad HD Into A Virtual Reality Headset

if you own a LG G3 and dig the idea of VR headset, Vortex VR has the perfect accessory for you: the Vortex VR VRTX I VR Headset, designed exclusively for use with LG G3 Quad HD smartphone. Vortex VR joins hands wit 3D Systems, LG Electronics MobileComm USA, and VR pioneers GameFace Labs, to bring you the world’s first consumer Mobile VR solution. so take that Samsung. it looks like LG has beat you to the VR game. the VRTX I is a lightweight VR Mobile phone case that is also a Head Mounted Display, touting 100-degrees field of view and is designed to fit LG’s flagship smartphone. here’s the thing: little information is available on how this sleek-looking, 3D printed VR set is going to work out with LG G3 – even though it is available now for $99.99. Continue reading

ARCHOS at IFA 2014

ARCHOS Unveils A Handful Of New Gadgets Ahead Of IFA 2014, Including Super Budget Windows Devices

as always, ARCHOS can’t wait to show off a some new gadgets at the upcoming IFA 2014, which will throw open its door on Friday, September 6. the lineup includes an Android handset and a tablet, a Windows phone and a Windows tablet, plus three connected objects that will expand ARCHOS Smart Home concept. kicking off the line up is an Android smartphone, the ARCHOS 50b Platinum, which is powered by a Media MT6582 chip with a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and touting an ultra bright 5-inch QHD IPS display. the 50b Platinum also features dual SIM support, Full HD video recording, “ultra-precise” 8MP main shooter with LED flash and a 2MP front-facing camera. it will runs on Android KitKat and comes standard with interchangeable back case, a protective cover, and a 8GB micro SD card – all for just $149. there is also a smaller version, 45c Platinum, hitting the stores in September for $129. Continue reading

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