The Genuine Swiss Army Blanket Duffel

The Genuine Swiss Army Blanket Duffel
The Genuine Swiss Army Blanket Duffel | US$299.95 | www.hammacher.com

feeling the need to stand out from the norm even for the bags that you use? then we have bad news for you: a bag will always be a bag. they exists in the usual form of backpack, shoulder, duffel and likes, so there’s not going to be any innovation to speak about but if a bag, specifically a duffel, were to be crafted out of 100% wool blanket first issued to the Swiss Army forty years ago, like The Genuine Swiss Army Blanket Duffel here, then that’s an entirely different story. yea, yea, you must be thinking: a wool blanket? outdoor? are you kidding me? nope, apparently not. Continue reading The Genuine Swiss Army Blanket Duffel

Jarre AeroSystem One by Lalique

Jarre AeroSystem One by Lalique
Jarre AeroSystem One by Lalique | €12,000.00 | www.jarre.com

we have to agree that besides the price point, the AeroDream One by Jarre Technologies is anything but practical, unless you enjoy scaling a ladder to dock your iPod touch and isn’t afraid of height. anyway, unbeknownst to some, Jarre actually do have smaller models that’s within reach to most folks, well, in terms of both height and pricing. the AeroSystem One has been around for a good two years now but if you are in the market for something with a little more unique character and the original €799 price tag hasn’t knock you off your feet, then perhaps a pricer piece touch by Lalique might fancy the individualist in you. Continue reading Jarre AeroSystem One by Lalique

Samsung GALAXY S3 Swarovski Edition by Amosu

Samsung GALAXY S3 Swarovski Edition by Amosu
Samsung GALAXY S3 Swarovski Edition by Amosu | £2,099.00 | www.amosucouture.com

apart from iPhone 5, what’s the hottest smartphone in the market right now? if you would concur with us, that would be none other than the Samsung GALAXY S3. with 20 something million handsets going around the globe (and projected to surpass the 30 million mark this year), you have to admit that this crowd jewel of the Korean electronics giant is not something to belittle. thus, with the popularity it has garnered, comes the inevitable: being luxe (or blinged, if you prefer) up. and that’s exactly what the maestro of luxe gadgets, Amosu Couture has done with the world’s first Samsung Galaxy S3 Swarovski Edition. Continue reading Samsung GALAXY S3 Swarovski Edition by Amosu

Libratone Zipp

Libratone Zipp
Libratone Zipp | from US$399.00 | www.libratone.com

many of us have been reaping the benefit of Apple’s AirPlay that offers us wireless, lossless streaming but still we face an issue: wireless network. yea. however good the AirPlay is, it won’t work without a wireless network which we suspect is also the very reason why Bluetooth streaming suddenly becomes a more favorable proposition. with the Libratone Zipp, AirPlay becomes a truly viable wireless streaming option. thanks to Libratone’s all-new PlayDirect technology, it creates a direct WiFi connection between the Zipp and your iDevices, Mac or PC without being close to any WiFi network. Continue reading Libratone Zipp

Definitive Technology SoloCinema XTR

Definitive Technology SoloCinema XTR
Definitive Technology SoloCinema XTR | US$1,999.00 | www.definitivetech.com

setting up a home theater is much like a rocket science to some and a definite nightmare for neat-freak. can you imagine the cables that are going to snake around your beautiful living room? scary, isn’t it? thanks to the development of single-piece sound bar such as the Definitive Technology SoloCinema XTR, almost anyone could set up a decent home theater – as long as you can read which we assume that you do know how to read, right? anyway, what makes the SoloCinema XTR are two distinct features: it has an extreme slim form factor (it measures just 6.99mm or 2 3/4″ deep) to match you anorexic-inflicted HDTV set Continue reading Definitive Technology SoloCinema XTR

Barnes & Noble Nook HD & HD+

Barnes & Noble Nook HD and HD+ Slate
Barnes & Noble Nook HD & HD+ | from US$199.00 | www.barnesandnoble.com

not to be outdone by Amazon, the other mega online store, Barnes & Noble has also taken a dip into the world of tablets with two new offerings (their first, actually): the Nook HD and Nook HD+ Slate. aren’t we, consumers, lucky? we are spoilt for choice when it comes tablets. kicking of the duo is the Nook HD, a 7-inch HD-capable tablet that has it sight aim squarely at, you know who. equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM, up to 16GB of internal storage (expandable via micro SD card up to 32GB), a “newly invented” 7-inch touchscreen display boosting a 1,440 x 900 resolution Continue reading Barnes & Noble Nook HD & HD+

Verismo System by Starbucks

Verismo System by Starbucks
Verismo System by Starbucks | from US$199.00 | www.starbucks.com

love Starbucks? we bet you must be dying to bring that Starbucks taste back to your home and we didn’t mean to-go but making your very own Starbucks brew right in your home and the Verismo System by Starbucks is the single-cup coffee maker that will let you do just that. this premium coffee maker features Swiss-engineered high-pressure technology and when combines with Starbucks-sourced 100 percent arabica coffee and natural milk pods made from dairy, the result is, well, your favorite Starbucks Caffe Lattes, espresso, and brewed coffee that you could enjoy right in the warm of your own humble abode. Continue reading Verismo System by Starbucks

Vertu x Italian Independent Constellation Blue Smartphones

Vertu x Italian Independent Constellation Blue Smartphones
Vertu x Italian Independent Constellation Blue Smartphones | from €7,500.00 | www.vertu.com

even among the elite smartphone users, there are those who strive to stand out from the crowd but seriously, with a smartphone, you can hardly stand out unless you own one with an astronomical price tag that only a few would bear to put down the money for and is of limited production run. incidentally, those are the two very requisites that Vertu x Italian Independent Constellation Blue Smartphones have. as the name implies, the phones are the result of the harmonious collaboration between luxury phone maker, Vertu and Lapo Elkan’s Italian sportswear label, Italian Independent. Continue reading Vertu x Italian Independent Constellation Blue Smartphones

Gold and Rose Gold iPhone 5

Gold and Rose Gold iPhone 5 by Gold & Co.
Gold and Rose Gold iPhone 5 | from 17,000 Dhs | www.goldandco.co.uk

with millions of iPhone 5 being snapped up as we speak, millions of folks will be using the exact same phone as you, much to the displease of the individualist in you, however, you could change that and outshine the rest of the ‘commoner’s’ iPhone 5 with the 24 karat gold-plated Gold and Rose Gold iPhone 5 offered up by London-based gold-plating specialist, Gold & Co. this pair of luxe up gadgets will be officially unveiled at the Collector’s Palace in Dubai Mall on the September 27, with official sale via Gold & Co. authorized dealers Continue reading Gold and Rose Gold iPhone 5

Twelve South HiRise for iMac

Twelve South HiRise for iMac
Twelve South HiRise for iMac | US$79.99 | www.twelvesouth.com

these days, desktop real estate is like our real life real estate: they are scarce. so what do you do with limited space? you go skyward, that’s what you do. case in point, the Twelve South HiRise for iMac is a beautiful aluminum height-adjustable stand that will let you rise your iMac up while adding one or two discreetly hidden shelf to store your small items such as external hard drives, wallet, keys, USB flash drives or whatever. so do we really need to elevate our iMac? why not? at least now we can now see eye-to-eye with iMac Continue reading Twelve South HiRise for iMac

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