CASIO GW-9300ER-5JF Mudman G-SHOCK

CASIO GW-9300ER-5JF Mudman G-SHOCK
(photos: G-Shock JP) CASIO GW-9300ER-5JF Mudman G-SHOCK | ¥37,800.00 | g-shock.jp

a year on after first introducing the world to the first Mudman (GW-9300-1JF), CASIO announced yet another Mudman (GW-9300ER-5JF) but this time, this new Mudman sports a colorway that we thought truly reflects its namesake. this second iteration sports a military brown-Khaki colorway and inherit the wholesome features of the original Mudman including the obvious G-SHOCK toughness, carbon fiber reinforce resin band, moon phrase data, compass, temperature measurement function, solar charging system (Tough Solar), radio signal receiver, battery indicator display and its inherent, dust and mud resistance build – just to name a few. Continue reading

FireDock – Sound Dock for Kindle Fire

Grace FireDock - Sound Dock for Kindle Fire
(photos: Grace Digital Audio) FireDock | US$129.99 | www.gracedigitalaudio.com

it is indeed a rare occurrence that we feature any non-iDevice sound dock and this appropriately named FireDock just happens to one of the ‘renegade’ sound dock that is designed exclusively for Kindle Fire. as with most sound dock, it has the obvious sound reproduction duty via a pair of full range 3-inch front bass ported speaker, as well as charging your Fire when it is docked. other features include a built-in 16 watt class D digital amplifier, top mount panel buttons for basic controls, remote control unit, rotatable mount for landscape or portrait view and an auxiliary input for your non-Kindle Fire devices – which we are guessing, iDevice included. Continue reading

Bushnell Mountaineer 10″ Boots

Bushnell Footwear Mountaineer 10" Boots - Men
(photos: Bushnell) Bushnell Mountaineer 10″ Boots | US$139.99 | www.bushnellfootwear.com

whether you have an undying love for hunting or just adore bashing through the bushes for fun, you will need a trusty pair of footwear that’s tough, impenetrable by water, and at the same time, allowing your feet to breathe while you are doing what you love in the great outdoor. for that you will need something like the Bushnell Mountaineer 10″ Boots – a pair of full featured boots with the look that would fit any self-respected hunter. crafted from cutting edge materials and features ScentMask Odor Elimination, HydroGuard and Breathe Right, 900 Denier DWR Nylon Realtree AP, Dual Density Heel Cushioning System, Anti-slip rubber sole, heat zone removable insole system and camo wrap EVA mid sole. Continue reading

master-piece Cord Rucksack Black

master-piece Cord Rucksack Black
master-piece Cord Rucksack Black | $281.00 CAD | www.master-piece.co.jp

to us, a backpack (or rucksack, if you like) must be both functional and stylish. that also explains why we are such a bitch when it comes to selecting a backpack (and each of us have too many to account for) but sometimes, it just takes a image to have us totally sold. the Master-piece Cord Rucksack Black being one of them. created by Japanese luggage maker, master-piece for its Spring/Summer 2012 collection, this rucksack features buckled enclosure and a mixed of different materials such as leather, suede and 600 denier polyester. Continue reading

Elecom Solar Mobile Battery

Elecom Solar Mobile Battery
(photos: Elecom) Elecom Solar Mobile Battery | ¥tba | www.elecom.co.jp

what you see here needs little introduction, don’t they? no? well… from our favorite Japanese accessory maker Elecom, is this Solar Mobile Battery. it comprises of a solar panel, a sleek cylindrical mobile charger, a pair of rechargeable Ni-MH battery, a wall charger, and a USB cable. this combination may sounds like lots of stuff to lug along but it actually offers the flexibility in charging your mobile battery with either the solar panel or wall outlet. so one may wonder: ‘why not integrate the battery into the portable solar panel?’ Continue reading

MINI Clubvan Concept

MINI Clubvan Concept
(photos: Mini) MINI Clubvan Concept | US$tba | www.mini.co.uk

honestly, we are not a fan of camping in the wilderness cos’ we don’t like the idea of piloting a huge camper across the country and plus, we are not as comfortable with large vehicles as we are with small compacts. that’s where the MINI Clubvan Concept, a MINI with a specially designed caravan in tow, will fill the gap. the Cowley caravan, as it is called, has everything you will need for your next pit stop in the wilderness, including a twin sleeping berth, a twin-burner gas stove, a water tank complete with pump and dish washing facility, a solar module for juicing up the onboard battery and a 230-volt power supply to power the fridge, TV/DVD and HiFi stereo system. Continue reading

Horizon Perfekt Panorama Camera

Horizon Perfekt Panorama Camera
(photos: Lomography) Horizon Perfekt Panorama Camera | US$449.00 | www.lomography.com

who doesn’t love panorama camera? they let you capture a wider angle of view so that you can reminiscent your experience in its glorious, full 120 degrees. while, today’s advanced digital camera can do the same but as a tribute to this 60-year old photography form, isn’t fitting to go back to its root by using an analog panorama camera like the Horizon Perfekt? housed in “space-age” ABS plastic, this professional panoramic camera features full aperture (from f/2.8 to ween f/16) and shutter settings (from lightning fast 1/500 sec to slow 1/2 sec) for exposure control, multicoated glass OF-28P swing lens with full 120 degrees of vision, quiet and battery-less operation, cable release, tripod thread, and extra fat hand grips that offer you the grip necessary for a beautiful panoramic shot. Continue reading

BMW C 650 GT Maxi-Scooter

BMW C 650 GT Maxi-Scooter
BMW C 650 GT Maxi-Scooter | US$tba | www.bmwmotorcycles.com

when it comes to motorcycle, the only thing that comes between you and the tarmac is, well, nothing and that’s probably explains why parents get pretty worked up when you broke the news to them that apart from Cindy across the street, your other love is a two-wheeler. however, getting a scooter might ease their worries a little, except that a BMW C 650 GT Maxi-Scooter is going to kick the dust instead of a tame Vespa. trust us, most parents won’t know the difference. Continue reading

Poddities Money Clip for iPhone 4

Poddities Money Clip for iPhone 4
(photos: Poddities) Poddities Money Clip for iPhone 4 | ¥2,620.00 | www.poddities.com

these days, all we need for a night out are our trusty iPhone and some cash (or credit cards). to this end, the market is not lack of iPhone wallet case but of course, that would inevitably add quite a bulk to your night out’s essentials. Japanese accessory firm Poddities has a brilliant solution by the way of Money Clip for iPhone 4 (& 4S, of course). based on Poddities original concept for hand strap on iPhone, the Money Clip attaches to the bottom of your iPhone via the supplied screws. Continue reading

Logitech UE Air Speaker

Logitech UE Air Speaker
(photos: Logitech) Logitech UE Air Speaker | US$399.99 | www.logitech.com

if you have a huge collection of music nested in your iTunes and find that you spend more time listening to your immense collection with your iDevices (namely, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch) than doing anything else, then it’s high time that you grab yourself an Airplay-enabled speaker like the Logitech UE Air Speaker. combining Logitech’s know-how in creating beautiful objects and UE’s audio reproduction expertise, the Air Speaker offers streaming of uncompressed audio from your favorite iDevice (or Mac) via your home WiFi and output them through the Air Speaker’s dual tweeters and dual subwoofers. Continue reading

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