The XAPPR Gun – modern rendition of Lazer Tag

The XAPPR Gun
(photos: XAPPR) The XAPPR Gun | US$29.99 | www.xapprgun.com

the prospect of using a game gun attachment to shoot at augmented reality targets with your smartphone is certainly enticing but what if we could do the virtual shooting at each other instead? that’s what the XAPPR gun is offering: a chance to relive your childhood Lazer Tag game with a smartphone twist and the best part is, you can loose the cumbersome vest for good. the concept behind XAPPR Gun attachment for your smartphone isn’t new but yet we are drawn to it because of two things: first, it supports player-to-player shoot out through a game called ATK and second, it has a more attractive design in the form of a handgun. noting the two pluses, it is easy to forget its other capabilities like the support for motion controlled shooter and Continue reading

Sennheiser HD 700 High-End Headphones

Sennheiser HD 700 Headphones
(photos: Sennheiser) Sennheiser HD 700 High-End Headphones | US$999.95 | www.sennheiser.com

we are a huge sucker for headphones, especially one that has attractive specifications and the look to boot. the Sennheiser HD 700 Headphones is just the headphones that fits our bill. the HD 700 sports an open design that not only ensure a highly transparent sound but also show-off its “heart”, which is the 40mm Duofol transducer. other notable features include angled transducers that mimics a set of reference loudspeakers, Duofol diaphragm for a wide soundstage, Patent-pending ventilated magnet system for better airflow, stainless steel mesh molded to the shape of the acoustic chamber, and vibration damping frames to ward off unwanted resonances from the acoustic chamber. if you are already thinking that this pair of cans won’t be cheap Continue reading

Tt eSPORTS Black Combat White Gaming Mouse

Tt eSPORTS Black Combat White Gaming Mouse
(photos: Tt eSPORTS) Tt eSPORTS Black Combat White Gaming Mouse | US$tba | usa.ttesports.com

to date, gaming peripherals are largely clad in black, which is obviously not all gamers’ cup of tea. if you are in the market for a performance gaming mouse that doesn’t bear the traditional black hue, then the Tt eSPORTS Black Combat White Gaming Mouse might be the mouse of choice for you. taking on the same specifications as the Tt eSPORTS Black gaming mouse, the Black Combat White sports a rubber coating finish, 4000 DPI resolution, Teflon material feet, and a beautiful 1.8-meter long braided USB cable with gold-plated connector. other features include DPI indicator, on-the-fly DPI adjustment (from 400 to 4000 DPI), variable weight to suit each individual’s preferences, 64kB of onboard memory, and anti-slip thumb grip design. Continue reading

BRD RedShift MX Electric Dirt Bike

BRD RedShift MX Electric Dirt Bike
(photos: BRD) BRD RedShift MX | US$14,995.00 | faster-faster.com

tearing down the off-road terrain is an exciting sport but not without choking your friendly greens with harmful gases and not to mention, the rising fuel cost would certainly hurt your wallet. so, the BRD RedShift MX electric dirt bike seems like a logical and sound proposal. designed for MX2/Lites class racing, the MX is also totally street legal. powered by an electric motor with a peak power of 40 horsepower and juiced by a 5.2 kWh battery, the MX is capable of making a top speed of 80 mph. some of the features include 12-inch full adjustment front and rear suspension, 21-inch front and 19-inch rear wheel and a long 200-hours maintenance intervals. Continue reading

Hard Graft Phone Card Case, Wallets and Key Folds

Hard Graft Phone Card Case, Wallets and Key Folds
(photos: Hard Graft) Hard Graft Phone Card Case (€75) / Wallets (from €89) / Key Folds (€20) | www.hardgraft.com

when we head down the clubs, we want to be sure that we bring only the essential items like cash/cards and out trusty iPhones but at the same time, we don’t want to be looking downright shabby. hence, the Hard Graft Phone Card Case (€75) is a perfect ‘go between’. breaking away from Hard Graft’s tradition of leather and wool combination, the iPhone Card Case is presented in full premium vegetable tanned Italian leather and features a compartment for your iPhone 4/4S, as well as a separate slot that’s good for a credit card or two, along with some bills. on the phone side of thing, it has a well thought out slot that allows charging of your phone and pushing out of your phone.

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ALDEN Seats – custom brogue style bicycle saddles

ALDEN Seats
(photos: Carson Leh) ALDEN Seats | US$100.00 | carsonleh.com

the only thing that comes between you and your bike is the saddle and for that, any style-conscious cyclist will tell you that the small little thing which you sit on shouldn’t be too shabby. if you belongs the aforementioned and believe in the finer things in life, then the ALDEN Seats might just be the saddle for you. handcrafted in the USA, these bicycle seats comes in three seat shapes with four leather colors and nine distinct designs. the styles include a retro road and track seat, a dutch style comfort seat, and a slim Pivotal style BMX and MTB seat. also, if you like brogue shoes, chances are, you probably will adore the ALDEN Seats custom brogue style design. ALDEN seats creator Carson Leh, is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter, so if you want one Continue reading

The Obama Kill Osama Collectible Figure

The Obama Kill Osama Collectible Figure
(photos: M.I.C Gadget) The Obama Kill Osama Collectible Figure | US$129.00 | store.micgadget.com

ten years on after 9/11, U.S. delivered the good news that they have eliminated the most wanted terrorist in the world. the world breathed a sigh of relieve. though we may not be directly affected by the unfortunate event, we too, felt like a stone was being lifted from our mind. similarly, we may not be directly involve in the whole anti-terrorism campaign (aka the hunt for Osama) but the least we could do is to remind ourselves of the triumph of the human spirits and The Obama Kill Osama Collectible Figure here could be one those objects that will serve as that reminder, albeit in a more cheeky way. this particular collectible features the U.S. President Obama with a foot over the dead Osama and a rifle over his shoulder. the world’s most wanted terrorist, on the other hand Continue reading

DYNATRAP DT2000XL Insect Trap

DYNATRAP DT2000XL Insect Trap
(photos: DYNATRAP) DYNATRAP DT2000XL Insect Trap | US$199.95 | www.dynatrap.com

living on a ridiculously large property in the middle of nowhere does put you on the mosquitoes’ target board. instead of waiting for those flying blood suckers to put their needles into you, you might be better off making your first move to eliminate them. covering an area of up to 1 acre (about 4000 m2), the DYNATRAP DT2000XL Insect Trap replicates the natural condition of human habitats by emitting heat and odorless carbon dioxide and light to lure mosquitoes and other flying insects into it. once the insects enter the DT2000XL, a powerful fan draws the insects into a removable net, where they will die of dehydration. a damper closes when the trap is turned off, thus preventing the insects from making an escape. the DT2000XL has a housing that is built Continue reading

iStation – multifunction iPad dock

iStation - multifunction iPad dock
(photos: M.I.C Gadget) iStation iPad Dock | US$85.90 | store.micgadget.com

if you are into making your iPad looking like something else other than an iPad, then good news for you. the $85.90 iStation from M.I.C Gadget will grant you that wish. according to its maker, the feature-laden iStation is a desktop stand that will make your iPad (or iPad 2) looks like the good’ol Apple I / II machine. honestly, i thought it look more like a typewriter to me. anyway, the iStation is offered in high density plywood construction with a choice of either Faux Woodgrain Surface with white keyboard or White Pearl Glossy finish with Black keyboard. aesthetic aside, the iStation boost a pair of stereo speakers with subwoofer, USB port and microSD slot for MP3 playback, removable Bluetooth keyboard, and dedicated hard buttons for music control, volume Continue reading

Vertu Constellation Quest Ferrari

Vertu Constellation Quest Ferrari
(photos: Vertu) Vertu Constellation Quest Ferrari | US$tba | www.vertu.com

don’t own a Ferrari but still want to dig your way into its privileged world? well… soon that will be a possibility, if you purchase the Vertu Constellation Quest Ferrari. as the name implies, this smartphone is based on Vertu’s Constellation Quest but with a touch of inspiration from Ferrari 458 Italia. by virtue, Vertu itself is the name in luxury mobile handset and with this latest collaboration with the prancing horse marque only serves to push it up the luxury level up a notch. all told, you would expect additional touches of luxury treatment that includes access to exclusive Ferrari services, titanium battery cover featuring the iconic prancing horse branding in polished stainless steel, sapphire crystal-crafted keypad, unique Ferrari Engine Coating Continue reading

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