Scheurich Water Supplier Bördy

Scheurich Water Supplier Bördy
(image: Design3000) Scheurich Water Supplier Bördy | €5.49 |

the common problems among casual indoor gardeners are forgetting to water the plants and over or under watering the plant. however, with a nifty device like the Scheurich Water Supplier Bördy, those problem might be just things of the past. all you have to do is to fill up the cute little bird with water, plug it into the soil of your potted plant, and let the plant decides for itself how much water it needs. the water is drawn out of the birdie via the clay pointed end. the Scheurich Water Supplier Bördy can store and supply water to your potted plant for up to 4 days. i think it is a perfect device for a forgetful person like me but then again, i will have to make the effort to remember to top up the Bördy to begin with. Continue reading

Roll-up Travel Charger – stylish multi-device charger

Roll-up Travel Charger
(image: Restoration Hardware) Roll-up Travel Charger | US$49.00 |

one of the thing that bugs us when we are traveling is the need to lug along several chargers catering to the multiple gadgets that we have with us. just imagine the tangle of cables and not to mention that you will need several wall outlets to charge them all at the same time. the Roll-up Travel Charger aims to solve that woe that has been bugging users with multiple gadgets. it is one portable charger that rolls out to four charging cables that include Apple’s 30-pin connector, USB, mini USB, as well as micro USB. the best part is, all the four charging cables lead back to a single power source and you can charge four devices simultaneously. Continue reading

MYSAVER saves your Apple cable from breakage

(image: BiteMyApple) MYSAVER | US$24.99 |

iDevice users has a common problem: breakage of the Apple’s 30-pin connector cable after certain period of usage. the MYSAVER, started out as a Kickstarter project, aims to save your original Apple cable from meeting such an early decommissioning. It is a simple device that attaches to your original Apple cable’s ends (the USB and the 30-pin) that prevent them from ever breaking. simple as that. no frills, no gimmicks, just plain protection for your much treasured original Apple cable. perhaps, applicable for those swear by the originals. however, such protection doesn’t come cheap. it will set you back at $24.99 a set but then again, it wouldn’t probably save much more in long run. though I have to say that the breaking part doesn’t really bother me much as long as it is still functional. it’s your call. Continue reading

Timberland PRO series TiTAN industrial work boots

Timberland PRO series TiTAN
(image: Timberland) Timberland PRO series TiTAN | US$135.00 |

in the past, work boots look dull and clad in the boring black PU materials but as we move on into a more contemporary time, we want to look good even when we are in a construction site and the Timberland PRO series TiTAN industrial work boots are just the footwear that will accomplish that. it is a functional shoes that comes with a gorgeous look as standard. The TiTAN features a lightweight construction, safety toe for toes protection, breathable and moisture-wicking space mesh lining, antimicrobial property, anti-slip on almost any type of surfaces, and PU midsole. The best part is, protection to your feet won’t cost you an arm or a leg to start with. The Timberland PRO series TiTAN 6-inch Safety Toe cost $135 a pair. a few more look after the break. Continue reading

Cowon CE-based R7 Portable Media Tablet

Cowon R7 Portable Media Tablet
(image: Cowon) Cowon R7 Media Tablet | US$tba |

don’t like Apple, and loath the flood of Android tablets and yet still yearn for a tablet that does media and stuff? well, you are in luck. Cowon (yes, they are still around) has announced media tablet R7 that (incredibly) runs on Windows CE 6.0 OS. i applaud Cowon’s persistence in this respect but on the other hand, we are not sure how this is going to work out. these days we choose between iOS and Android, and we have almost forgotten about Windows CE until today. thanks for reminding us, Cowon. sporting a 7-inch display with just 800 x 480 pixels resolution, the R7 is said to be capable of outputting full HD 1080p via its HDMI out. other features include long battery life, numerous formats and codecs support, 64GB internal storage, a micro SD slot, and stubbornness for staying with Windows CE… oh wait, the latter isn’t really a feature. does it? anyway, no word on its exact pricing or availability at this point in time. Continue reading

Lenovo ThinkPad X130e – designed for the classrooms

Lenovo ThinkPad X130e Laptop
(image: Lenovo) Lenovo ThinkPad X130e Laptop | US$469.00 |

these days we almost cannot live without a computer (and Internet, of course) and for that, it is important to get this ‘cannot live without’ culture across to our younger ones by getting them to start early into the reliance of computing. apparently, Lenovo knew this fact and has pushed out the Lenovo ThinkPad X130e, specially tailored for the education market and since it is targeted at much younger users, it is also ruggedized to meet any potential abuse that kids at age could potentially unleash. some of ruggedized aspects include rubber bumper around plastic chassis, thicker bezel protected by 1.2mm plastic, recess and reinforced ports, a hinge rated for 30,000 cycles, and accelerometer to protect the hard drive from shock. though protected, the result of this ruggedizing resulted in a weightier 11-inch laptop (1.78kg, to be exact). Continue reading

the20 Ammo Box Wine Cask – make wine, not war

the20 Ammo Box Wine Cask
(image: the20) the20 Ammo Box Wine Cask | from US$39.00 |

if you feel the need to uphold your manly image, then you shouldn’t let a typical wine bottle tame your masculine behavior down. heck, why should you pour your drink from a wine bottle anyway. there are no rules that dictate you should conform your manliness to stereotyping or norms of life. if you agree with the above statement, then the Ammo Box Wine Cask from the20 is the chiller cask of choice the next time you fill up your wine glass. this stylish cask is a repurposed decommissioned US Army ammo case inlaid with a 3-liter capacity refillable tri-laminate “eco-bag” and features a stainless spigot to dispense your favorite alcoholic beverage with ease. Continue reading

Confederate X132 Hellcat Motorcycle

Confederate X132 Hellcat Motorcycle
(image: Confederate Motorcycles) Confederate X132 Hellcat Motorcycle | US$45,000.00 |

if you are into non run-the-mill motorcycle, the Confederate X132 Hellcat Motorcycle would probably appeal to you. so named after the iconic F6F Hellcat fighter plane used during World War II, this hulking two wheelers made no attempt to hide its composition, thanks to its open concept design. powered by a 2,163 cc fuel-injected V-twin engine, mated to a Confederate patented 5-speed close ratio gearbox, which gives it 132 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque on the tap. suspension duty is undertook by custom Marzocchi RAC 50mm fork for the front, while the rear is fitted with custom Race Tech coil-cover, and rolling stocks are a pair of gorgeous carbon fiber 17-inchers wrapped in Pirelli Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR (front) and 190/55 ZR (rear). Continue reading

minuSkull – where art and speaker comes together

(image: Minuskull) Minuskull | €1,600.00 |

speaker systems are a dime a dozen in the market and obviously, we can’t be featuring each and everyone out there but there comes a time where we stumble upon a couple that we felt it will be criminal if we didn’t share it with you. the Minuskull just happens to be one of those speaker worthy of mention. as the name suggest, the Minuskull is shaped to resemble a skeleton head, albeit being a cartoonist one but it makes sense too, cos’ most of us wouldn’t want to be sharing our humble abode with a life-like skull, isn’t it? under the hood are a pair of broadband Fostex Fe-83 drivers with banana leaf pulp-made membrane, a mini subwoofer, and a custom-made 50W Mosfet amplifier. a set of RCA input allows for connection to virtually any sound source such as iPod, MP3 player, computer or whatever you fancy. Continue reading

Nike Zoom KD IV Weatherman Edition

Nike Zoom KD IV Weatherman Edition
(image: Nike) Nike Zoom KD IV Weatherman Edition | US$tba |

have you ever wonder what would Kevin Durant be if he wasn’t a professional basketball player? the newly announced Nike Zoom KD IV Weatherman Edition should give you a hint to that answer. apparently, weatherman was Durant’s childhood dream job. of course, he didn’t go that route but this pair of weather map inspired colorway sneakers should be at least be a consolation for that failed weatherman dream. aside from its eye-catching green front upper, the shoes feature a thermal weather map design on its back heel through to the sides, backgrounding behind the lime green Nike logo and that’s not all: flip the sneakers over, that familiar thermal weather map continues on the sole but this time, it imitates the thermal pattern of Durant’s feet. Continue reading

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