Not to be outdone by the slew of Apple announcements this month, BlackBerry teamed up with Porsche Design to create the new, sleek and stylish P’9983. Like the exclusivity involved with owning a luxury car, the Porsche Design BlackBerry comes with several special features to set owners apart from other BlackBerry users.
DODOcase is on the job, already offering an Apple Watch Charging Stand for the upcoming gadget. While the stand won't be shipped until 2015, to coincide with the watch's launch, you can preorder it and save your spot in line by making a $5 deposit right now, which will go towards the final price that will be between $60 and $80. The wood charging block is made from California orchard walnut, American-tanned leather, and uses inductive charging that will easily snap the watch into place. The design has a carved indent for the wire and the base uses a suction cup to stay firmly rooted to the mounting surface. If you're one of the first 100 customers, you will get a special first edition model that is numbered.
Taking its name from the crescent-shaped islet formed by a volcanic crater between Maui and Kahoʻolawe, the Molokini is a transparent two-person kayak that is beautiful and simple. Offered by Clear Blue Hawaii, this design is made from the same polycarbonate material that is used in making bulletproof glass and fighter jet canopies; meaning that it's pretty dang strong, which may make you feel a little better when you see Jaws swim beneath you—thanks a lot Steven Spielberg.
Sweden-based Hasselblad is a pretty popular camera brand—a Hasselblad 500 was even the camera of choice for the 1971 Apollo 15 moon landing—so people are obviously going to pay attention to their new product offerings. Earlier in the year the company launched their new H5D-50c CMOS camera, which promised photographers that they would get unparalleled photos no matter the lighting conditions, and now they've announced a new version of that camera with a Wi-Fi module.
This new luxury yacht concept is called the Arya Boat and was designed by Marco Schembri with aerodynamics in mind. "Most often than not, when designing a boat, we underestimate the importance of the impact of both water and air," says Schembri, which is why he decided to minimize the impact as much as possible.
There are few better feelings than waking up well-rested and ready to take on the world. Unfortunately, that euphoria doesn’t happen regularly for most people (read: alarm clocks suck). Thankfully Hello has created a “sleeping pill” called Sense that not only promises a better night’s rest, but also tracks your sleep behavior and the environment of your room, and will also wake you up at the precise moment that works best for your body. It comes with a little, unobtrusive device that attaches to your pillow to collect data on your behavior and the environment (including noise and light disturbances) as you sleep.Then Sense will wake you up at the opportune time during your sleep cycle. For those who are a little Type-A and love being the best, Sense also gives you a grade after every night’s rest, so you can monitor its effectiveness as it monitors you overnight.
Every country has a drink they're known for, especially when it's something that has become synonymous with the country's name (like Guinness and Ireland, or sake and Japan). But there are some drinks out there that you may not be as aware of, like slivovitz or țuică (as well as a non-alcoholic communal beverage of Fiji). Some locals drink and some are more tourist-run, but they're all popular staples of the following 12 countries.
We were all in a tizzy over Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 6 Plus last week and were a little surprised at the reasonable $499 price tag for 128GB (with a two-year agreement, naturally)—after all, it comes with a longer battery life, upgraded camera, and faster CPU. Those interested in better video quality don’t necessarily have to upgrade just yet though.
Princess Yachts has unveiled the newest edition to their M Class fleet, the Princess 30M. While certainly the smallest, the sleek, bold design makes the nearly 100-foot luxury yacht feel incredibly spacious. Optimum cruising efficiency and specialized weight-saving advantages enable the vessel to reach speeds up to 30 knots, proving size doesn’t always matter.
V-MODA's XS over-ear headphones will convince you to ditch those earbuds, with a set that is not only customizable with engraved plates, but sounds fantastic. The super slim XS fold in on themselves neatly and settle into a hard-backed carrying case that you can clip to whatever you want, be it your belt loop or your in-flight carry-on bag.
It's no secret that beloved comedian Bill Cosby is an art collector and has, over the years, amassed a pretty impressive collection. Today, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington announced that Cosby’s entire collection will soon be featured in an exhibit titled Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, and we can't wait to check it out.
Found in an inconspicuous warehouse in Broward County, Florida, Gurkha Cigars are known to be one of the world's best cigar brands. With tons of limited releases, the company prides itself on providing rare tobacco products presented in beautiful packaging—not to mention they're responsible for the world's most expensive cigar, His Majesty's Reserve (costing nearly $20,000 for a box of 20).
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