ConverTTable – coffee table turns into a racing cockpit

ConverTTable - coffee table turns into a racing cockpit
(photos: ConverTTable) ConverTTable | from €5,433.00.00 | www.converttable.eu

have you been in the situation where you find your living area doesn’t allow you to accommodate your dream gaming cockpit? it is a shame that you can’t fully utilize your glorious big screen LCD TV in your living for a game of Gran Turismo 5. its either the coffee table or a game racing cockpit, which most grown man would choose the latter for practicality sake, and to avoid ruining a stylishly decorated home. well, the folks over at ConverTTable must have read our mind and they have came up with a brilliant idea: a contemporary coffee table that opens to a game racing cockpit. encased within this white and wood color coffee table is a Recaro Racing seat, a Porsche GT3 RS steering wheel, a ClubSport pedals, and a RACE-STAR Butt Shaker for the added rumble feedback. basically, everything that you will need to start revving away in your living room, and conveniently stowing it away when you are done. Continue reading “ConverTTable – coffee table turns into a racing cockpit”

Iron Man Helmet Set – Scaled Prop Replicas

Iron Man Helmet Set - Scaled Prop Replicas
(photos: Sideshow Collectibles) Iron Man Helmet Set – Scaled Prop Replicas | US$154.99 | www.sideshowtoy.com

initially offered as part of the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con exclusive, these Iron Man Helmet Set Scaled Prop Replicas are now available for purchase with a limited production run of 1,200 pieces. handcrafted to 1: 3 scale, the helmet set includes Mark V, Mark VI, and War Machine helmets. each helmet is individually painted and finished, and features the all-important LED Light-up function. the Iron Man Helmet Set – Scaled Prop Replicas retails for $154.99 per set and is available exclusively via Sideshow Collectibles web store. check out a few more larger views after the break. Continue reading “Iron Man Helmet Set – Scaled Prop Replicas”

awesome vintage radio computer case is not a radio hack

vintage radio computer case
(image: longwinters)

if you have a vintage setup at home, the last thing you want is a modern looking PC to blemish the totality of it. so what do you do? build a vintage radio computer case, that’s what you do. though it would help if you have meddle in building a PC case before. if you are ready to get your hands dirty but do not know how to kick off this project, Instructables member, longwinters, is here to offer his help. a full wood shop proprietor by profession, longwinters spent 40 hours in creating this awesome looking vintage radio computer case, complete with authentic-looking radio dials, funky 50s meter, and a knife-switch that we adore so much. we are totally sold but due to our lack of technical hands, we shall let those with such an adventurous spirit proceed with this project. Continue reading “awesome vintage radio computer case is not a radio hack”

Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition

Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition
(image: Motorola Mobility) Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition | US$299.99 (with contract) | www.motorola.com

by now we are familiar with the wafer-thin Motorola RAZR announced a couple of months back. if you have yet to lay your hands on one, you might want to consider the special White Edition. seriously, yes. Motorola has out a Special White Edition DROID RAZR just in time to celebrate your white Christmas. as you would have expected, the White Edition is merely a cosmetic change from the original RAZR and what’s lurking under the hood is still the cutting edge features that include Corning Gorilla Glass, KEVLAR fiber construction, splash-guard coating, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced touchscreen display and powered by Android 2.3. Continue reading “Motorola DROID RAZR Special White Edition”

winner for OZAKI iCarry FaceTime Stand Giveaway

OZAKI iCarry FaceTime Stand - winner announced!
(image: OZAKI/mikeSHOUTS)

response for this giveaway is not as good as we have expected, nevertheless, we still do have a winner. congratulations to Juan Manuel Saldarriaga! we have already send you a message and once we hear from Juan with the necessary shipping details, we will be sending out the OZAKI iCarry FaceTime Stand asap. cheers!

Prada Phone by LG 3.0 Android Smartphone

Prada Phone by LG 3.0
(image: LG) Prada Phone by LG 3.0 | US$tba | www.lg.com

when it comes to mobile phone, luxury is not the name of the game but opulent beings still have myriad option to splurge top dollars in designer’s phone. however, if you only put your trust in real phone maker but still want a designer brand name for it, the upcoming Prada Phone by LG 3.0 might just be the phone you need. in its third iteration, the Prada Phone by LG 3.0 also follows the tradition of Prada having the design touch, while LG takes on the hardware department. as it turns out, the phone is clad in a minimalist black with its back cover in Prada’s signature Saffiano pattern. since the hardware is taken by LG, you can be sure you will be getting both beauty and performance, so to speak. this smartphone is equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor, and running on Android 2.3 (aka Gingerbread) OS. Continue reading “Prada Phone by LG 3.0 Android Smartphone”

OreObject Sphere 2 Luxury Corded Mouse

OreObject Sphere 2 Luxury Corded Mouse
(image: OreObject) OreObject Sphere 2 Luxury Corded Mouse | from US$185.00 | www.oreobject.com

how much would you pay for a computer mouse? i guess as far as general computing using population are concerned, not so much. however, if everything surrounding your life has to be as luxurious as it can be, then this particular mouse should appeal to you. meet the Sphere 2, a spherical mouse that’s crafted from surgical-grade stainless steel and offered in three luxe finishes: titanium, 24K gold, and platinum. luxury is not just skin-deep for this awesome-looking mouse with features like user-selectable “touch” and “click” modes, rotary scrolling wheel, four-way navigation buttons, 3-stage on-the-fly resolution adjustment (800/1200/1600 dpi), detachable micro USB cable, low-friction Teflon ring base, and precision ball bearings. so how expensive are we talking about? Continue reading “OreObject Sphere 2 Luxury Corded Mouse”

Luxe-up Star Wars – V3PO Louis Vuitton and Coco Vader

Dale May's V3PO Louis Vuitton Portrait
(image: Samuel Owen) Dale May’s V3PO Louis Vuitton & Coco Vader | from US$2,200.00 | www.samuelowengallery.com

New York-based photographer Dale May, who is best known for his commercial photography of celebrity portraits and print ads, has taken a slightly different route this time round with the LEGO Star Wars series. the most notable pair in this series, are perhaps the Coco Vader and the V3PO Louis Vuitton portraits. as the name suggests, both popular Star Wars characters are given a luxury brand twist with the Dark Sith branded with Louis Vuitton, backed by Coco Chanel, while the talkative android is branded with Coco Chanel, backed by the famous Louis Vuitton monogram design. both artworks are presented in silver c-print face mounted to an archival acrylic, backed with aluminum – a framing process that gives each photo a glossy finish. these prints are available in two sizes: 24″ x 24″ and 42″ x 42″ and will set you back at $2,200 and $4,200, respectively. click past the jump for a couple of larger images. Continue reading “Luxe-up Star Wars – V3PO Louis Vuitton and Coco Vader”

Amplify – radio hack turns your guitar amp into a radio

Amplify
(image: JackGFisher)

traveling musicians would have a guitar amps with them on the road and wouldn’t it be nice if the very guitar amp that turns out your crunching tunes can doubles as a radio? sound impossible? with Amplify, that is a reality, not a concept. some said that they have seen such a contraption, regardless what the ‘some’, we think it is a cool innovation and from the look of it, it should go perfectly well with your classic Fender or Marshall amps. the Amplify is the creation of Instructables member, JackGFish and this radio hack was part of his second year product design coursework project at the Dundee University. if you like what you see, you can create one yourself by following JackGFish’s instructions HERE. click on the above image for larger view. Continue reading “Amplify – radio hack turns your guitar amp into a radio”

Umbra Pongo Ping Pong Game – portable ping pong set

Umbra Pongo Ping Pong Game
(image: Umbra) Umbra Pongo Ping Pong Game | US$40.00 | www.umbra.com

Ping Pong or Table Tennis is not exactly a glamourous game but if you are a fan of this fast and furious ball game, you might wish to play this game anywhere, anytime. no, you can’t really lug a huge table tennis’s table around but with the Umbra Pongo Ping Pong Game, you might just be able to do that. this portable ping pong set lets you challenge another opponent regardless of rain or shine, as long as there is a smooth surface table. the best part is, there’s no mounting involved. each set includes two ping pong paddles with retractable handles, a portable net, two ping pong balls, and a draw string pouch for storage. one of the weighted net’s poles also doubles as your ping pong ball storage too. Continue reading “Umbra Pongo Ping Pong Game – portable ping pong set”