Mark Bongo’s Iron Man Xbox 360 Slim mod has an arc reactor

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most of us loves a good mod, regardless if the mod is for automobiles, PC or whatever. naturally, we are excited to stumbled upon this Iron Man Xbox 360 Slim mod created by Mark Bongo from Major League Mods. no, this mod is not of Iron Man’s head or chest but simply a Xbox 360 slim with an Iron Man’s Arc Reactor stuck to it plus a gorgeous shiny gold-red paint job, courtesy of Nub Grafix of the American Chopper fame. even the controller is given the matching gold-red treatment. Continue reading “Mark Bongo’s Iron Man Xbox 360 Slim mod has an arc reactor”

how to splurge $2.5 million on a themed home theater

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(image credit: Elite HTS) Hollywood Movie Themed Home Theater Setup | US$PoA | www.elitehometheaterseating.com

if you are looking for an ultimate home theater setup that’s beyond audio and video, we have exactly the place for you. how about a home theater that is themed after the Pirates of the Caribbean that comes complete with a pirate tavern, a captain’s helm, a vintage paved entrance and a ticketing booth? every aspect of the interior is adorned and decorated to closely replicate a real pirate ship. the set up is probably so real that you will be forgiven to think you are onboard a pirate ship. conceptualized by specialist theater seat maker Elite Home Theater Seating, this uber-cool Hollywood movie themed home theater cost a whopping $2.5 million. however, if Pirates are not your cup of tea, Elite shows you that they can do more, such as a Batcave-themed home theater. needless to say, this kind of extravagant setup will have a ‘price on application’ price tag. hit the jump for a few more render of this awesome home theater setup. Continue reading “how to splurge $2.5 million on a themed home theater”

Husqvarna Motorcycles take the wrap off Nuda 900

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(image credit: Husqvarna Motorcycles) Husqvarna Nuda 900 | US$tba | www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com

while BMW never actually have any off-road two wheelers under its BMW brand name, they did it with Husqvarna Motorcycles and along the way, harnessing the engineering skill sets unique to each brand name. the latest result of such endeavor is the 2012 Husqvarna Motorcycles Nuda 900. blessed with a 900-cc parallel twin cylinder engine that puts out more than 100-horsepower and 100-Nm of torque, and a dry weight of less than 175-kilograms, the Nuda 900 sure sounds like a hell lot of fun for any riding day. the 900R also marks Husqvarna Motorcycles’ entry into the on-road two wheeler segment, which makes it doubly fun. Continue reading “Husqvarna Motorcycles take the wrap off Nuda 900”

Audi celebrates 10th Le Mans with R8 Limited Edition

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(image credit: Audi) Audi R8 Limited Edition | £93,935.00 | www.audi.co.uk

marking it’s 10th victory in the 24 hours of Le Mans endurance race, Audi has created a limited edition R8 that has a limited run of just 100 units. under the hood of this R8 Limited Edition is the same 4.2-liter V8 that powers the base coupe, mated to either a manual or R-tronic automated manual transmission. the key differentiating feature of the exterior of the limited edition coupe are the 19-inch ‘5-arm double-spoke Y design’ allow wheels inspired by the R8 GT Coupe, and red brake calipers that tucked underneath them. Continue reading “Audi celebrates 10th Le Mans with R8 Limited Edition”

Swoop The Owl lets you get comfy with your iPhone, on bed

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Swoop The Owl – Mobile Plush for iPhone & iPod Touch | from US$25.00 | www.swoopowl.com

we have seen many iPhone cases in the market, and many more of them sprouting out as we speak. however, the Swoop The Owl is the first that we have seen so far that allows it to be hugged – literally. Swoop The Owl is not an iPhone case per say but it’s a mobile plush toy that has a pocket with window to hold your iPhone or iPod Touch. with the iPhone seated snugly inside this windowed pocket up front of the plush owl, you can now use your iPhone on your bed or sofa without worrying about losing the phone within the sheets or cushions. ideal for those who tends to fall asleep while using their phone cos’ not only does the Swoop keeps it from losing your device in the abyss of sheets but it also protects it from knocks and bumps if it falls off the bed. Continue reading “Swoop The Owl lets you get comfy with your iPhone, on bed”

Coleman Portable Propane Coffeemaker, makes coffee on the go

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Coleman Portable Propane Coffeemaker | US$89.99 | www.coleman.com

in today’s on-the-go lifestyle, even coffee machine has to be portable too and Coleman, the maker of all things outdoor adventure, has a solution for that. meet the Coleman Portable Propane Coffeemaker, your savior for your coffee addiction where there is not a single cafe in sight. you don’t even need electricity to run this machine – all you need is a single 16.4 oz propane cylinder that’s good for 4.4 hours of usage. the machine is capable of brewing up to 10 cups in just 18 minutes. the authentic stainless steel carafe further emphasize that this machine is made for on-the-go, cos’ glass can be such a hazard when you are out and about. the Coleman Portable Propane Coffeemaker is available now for $89.99 each. Continue reading “Coleman Portable Propane Coffeemaker, makes coffee on the go”

Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cup Set – who says coffee cup have to be round?

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(credit: ThinkGeek) Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cup Set | US$11.99 | www.thinkgeek.com

i thought these cups are a must have for all tech geeks. aside from looking like oversized Ctrl-Alt-Delete keys of your standard keyboard, it defies how a cup should be by taking on a square form. what more can i say? the cups look best when overturned. i secretly hope they have every keys that are on our keyboard, you know, for completeness sake. the cups are constructed from sturdy plastic that’s also dishwasher safe and suitable for both hot or cold drinks. it comes complete with a ‘circuit board’ etched tray, making it a pretty display piece too. come to think of it, it’s kind of ironical as ctrl-alt-delete would be last three keys i want to press when using a Windows-based computer. anyway, i am just saying. you can get yours for just $11.99 from ThinkGeek. Continue reading “Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cup Set – who says coffee cup have to be round?”

the 20-foot animatronic Triceratops up for grab for just $350k

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The 20 Foot Animatronic Triceratops | US$350,000.00 | www.hammacher.com

generally, there are two types of super rich. one that splurge on things that obviously look expensive, and the those that spend on less-than-ordinary things which happens to be not cheap either. if you belong to the latter group, then how about grabbing a 20 Foot Animatronic Triceratops as the center piece of your humble abode? don’t belittle this giant, as it was once featured at The Field Museum of Natural History and it will not stand there looking silly. Continue reading “the 20-foot animatronic Triceratops up for grab for just $350k”

Crystallize Your Design’s 40,000 Swarovski Crystals Asus NX90

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Crystallize Your Design Asus NX90 laptop | US$tba | www.crystallize-your-design.de

Apple’s gadgets probably topped the most blinged list but what if you are not an Apple user? well, fret not, my friend. a German firm Crystallize Your Design, has a stunning crystallized Asus NX90 laptop to pit against the sea of blinged-out Apple devices. for the record, it is not just another gadget being slapped with loads of Swarovski Crystals but instead, each of the 40,000 crystals were handpicked and embedded onto the laptop, forming part of legendary painter Michaelangelo’s iconic work “The Hands of God”. just check out the detail it has, right down to the different shades of the arms. totally awesome. unfortunately, this is not for everyone cos’ this is an one-off creation. however, if you have pockets as huge as the universal, i don’t see any reason why you can’t have a similar one. perhaps, even a rendition on your shiny Apple MacBook Air? i dare not dream of such opulence but all i ask is to have more high resolution images of this awesome masterpiece. click the above image to view a larger image. Continue reading “Crystallize Your Design’s 40,000 Swarovski Crystals Asus NX90”

Ultralink uCubes compact USB digital speakers

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UFi uCubes Speakers | US$149.95 | www.ufiproducts.com

no matter how range-topping is your laptop, there is always a department that falls short and that’s the audio reproduction. in this respect, the market is never short of portable speakers and the uCubes from uFi by Ultralink is just one of them. first off, it has an unmistakable size that speaks portability – measuring just 3.25-inch (82.6-mm) cube. despite its petite form factor, the uCubes is not lacking of features – packed within this USB powered speakers is an ultra-efficient Digital Signal Processor amplifier, Wideband Balanced Mode Radiator driver, a total of 30W power output and a wide 170 degrees of listening angle. the downside is, this baby is going to suckle on your laptop’s juice but at least you will have minimal cable while you travel. the UFi by Ultralink uCubes compact USB digital speakers are available now for $149.95. check out a few more images after the break. Continue reading “Ultralink uCubes compact USB digital speakers”