Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth Speaker

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The Bang and Olufsen BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth Speaker is not only a mouthful, it’s a thing of beauty.  The A2 is a stylish and minimalist Bluetooth speaker that packs a punch.  Continue reading Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth Speaker

Vadim Kibardin Digital LED Clock

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The White and White wall clock from Vadim Kibardin is a great addition to any space.  The clean design helps it blend in to white walls.  LED’s surround the digits, giving the clock a nice warm glow.  A light sensor reacts and adjusts the brightness of the LED’s depending on the time of day. The industrial design will work well in most homes and offices.  A stand allows the clock to rest freely on a table or desk, or it can be mounted to the wall. Also available in black. Buy ($227)

 

220+ Designs Concrete Table Lamp

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The Light ‘0’ table lamp from 220+ Designs is about as simple as they come.  The materials that comprise the makeup of the lamp are not the typical fare for home lighting.  The shade is made of concrete, yes, concrete. The lamp sits on a stand that comes in either black or birch. The Jun Hwang designed lamp can also be used as a hanging fixture. The red cord contrasts nicely with the gray of the concrete, culminating in an overall industrial look.  Buy($130) Continue reading 220+ Designs Concrete Table Lamp

Ring Clock

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We’re huge fans of watches here at gearplug. We believe that having to pull your phone out of your pocket just to check the time is a bit of a hassle.  But some people just don’t like to wear watches. Ring Clock is a watch you wear, well, like a ring.  It features a clock aspect around the band of the ring that uses super low energy LEDs to illuminate the current time.  When you rotate the ring the time is displayed on the simple and masterfully designed band. Constructed from 316L stainless, Ring Clock is allergy free and will not oxidize or turn black. It uses Qi wireless charging with the included base, and is water resistant to 30M. Pre-Order ($235)  Continue reading Ring Clock

Nixon Baja Watch

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Nixon’s newest timepiece, the Baja, is a thing of beauty. Clean lines and a monochromatic display contrasted by a colorful face make this watch an instant classic. The Baja was developed as a ‘self-contained survival station’.  The protective angled bezel holds a number of great features, including a compass, a thermometer and a flashlight. The nylon band keeps the Baja on your wrist, while the 50mm case makes a bold statement.  The display includes an EL backlight and a high contrast LCD for superior viewing in any conditions. Buy ($150)

Made Container Collection

As evidenced by some of our previous posts, we’re huge fans of the use of ISBU shipping containers in modern home construction.  Made has taken it one step further with their Container Collection of furniture.  With three basic designs consisting of the small cabinet, the tall cabinet and the side table; these fun mini containers add an industrial edge to your space.  These unique furnishings come in three vibrant colors and are constructed of durable sheet iron.  No two containers are exactly alike, as each is hand constructed.  Buy (£139+) Continue reading Made Container Collection

FUBi Folding Bike

FUBi Bike is one of the most compact folding bikes on the market.  The frame itself folds down to fit into a tennis racket bag.  The greatest part is that when the bike is unfolded, it looks like a normal bike and not a compact oddity with tiny wheels.  It can be folded with the wheels connected or detached for an even smaller footprint. FUBi is also configurable with three different wheel sizes; the narrow road rim, the city/gravel rim, and the mountain rim.  This allows the bike to function in a number of environments. FUBi comes in three sizes: 25″, 26″ and 28″. FUBi ships in May for £1,499, but you can order one through their Kickstarter campaign HERE for £989, shipping April 2014.  Continue reading FUBi Folding Bike

STANTT Casual Shirts with a Tailored Feel

Tired of only having a couple sizes to choose from when buying a shirt, and none of them truly fit the way you want them to? STANTT wants to fix that.  With over 50 sizes, all you have to do is give them three measurements: Chest, Waist, and Sleeve Length; and they will send you a shirt that fits you perfectly.  Using DataFit™ Technology, STANTT will find you a better fit, guaranteed. STANTT asserts that every size is already made, so you won’t have to wait weeks for it to be custom made.  Featuring a contemporary collar, single barrel cuff, and a hybrid bottom, this is the best fitting casual shirt money can buy. (Buy $70+) Continue reading STANTT Casual Shirts with a Tailored Feel

Nigel Knox Nifty Socks

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If you are a slave to a job that doesn’t offer casual Friday’s, or you love making a statement with bold socks, Nigel Knox Nifty Socks are the socks for you.  Stemming from the most recent Friday fashion trend on Wall Street, crazy socks are making a resurgence among even the  most modest of crowds.  They show a bit of a sense of humor in an otherwise business as usual environment.  Nigel Knox describes themselves as ‘an upscale purveyor of Nifty Socks, dedicated to perfecting the art of casual sophistication.’  And they’ve hit the nail on the head.  Their socks are crafted in Italy with the finest of materials, and finished with hands on techniques. Materials such as Pima Cotton, Merino Wool, Cashmere and Alpaca fibers are used to make these some of the best socks on the market. Buy ($19.50-$45)

 

Juicies+ Premium Charging Cables

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It seems that we’ve been posting a lot of cables lately.  Charging your device is almost as essential as breathing, and a simple cable is the best solution to charging your device.  Juices+ Cables, like the Eastern Collective Cables use a woven cable for a durable, tangle free design.  The cables come in Gold, Silver, and Black. Where they differ in their design, the Juices+ use anodized aluminum connectors instead of plastic.  For some phone users (iPhone 5, 5S, HTC One, Nokia models) this is very attractive, as it matches the material their phone is constructed with. These cables are licensed by Apple for use, so you will never have any compatibility issues. This project has already surpassed its Kickstarter goal by over 400%, but you can still get in the game and grab yourself one of these cables for just $18. Get one today!

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Pintofeed

Pintofeed is an automated pet feeder.  Unlike most automatic feeders on the market, Pintofeed uses wifi to allow you to feed your pets from anywhere in the world.  The device can learn your pet’s typical feeding times and will create a feeding schedule based on this. When your pet is fed you will receive a notification instantly on your phone.  The app allows you to control multiple feeders, access for multiple users, and lets you monitor your pet’s intake against national averages. Pintofeed works with food sized from 1/4″ to 7/8″ pebbles and the 5 or 10 pound repository seals in freshness to keep food from going stale. Video after the jump. Preorder ($179) Continue reading Pintofeed

iOauto Pro

The iOauto Pro by ProClip USA is a simple yet innovative way to mount your phone or other device safely in your car. The iOmounts system starts with the iOadapt, a super thin magnetic ring that adheres to the back of your device. The iOmounts core attaches to your dash with a car specific clip that doesn’t require any modification to your vehicle. The half-sphere design lets you optimize your viewing angle. You can orient your phone in landscape, portrait and anything in between. Removing is easy, all you need is a firm tug.  Buy ($80)

Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon has just introduced its newest generation of tablets with the Kindle Fire HDX.  The completely re-engineered tablet comes in both 7″ and 8.9″ variants, and now has a stunning 2560×1600 (8.9″) HD display with perfect color accuracy, reduced glare and vastly improved brightness.  Utilizing a quad core Snapdragon 800 Processor clocking in at 2.2GHz, the HDX is 3x as fast as its predecessor. The 11 hour battery life (17 if just reading) is quite robust. Optional 4G keeps you connected wherever you go. With the HDX, Amazon is introducing the ‘Mayday’ button; a 24 hour 365 days a year support center built right into the tablet. The HDX runs on a new OS, Fire 3.0 ‘Mojito’ which has hundreds of great new features. Buy ($229-$579)

Eastern Collective Cables

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Eastern Collective has re-imagined the USB charging cable.  Utilizing a fabric casing, these cables are not only much brighter than your standard black or white cable, they are also much more durable.  The unique casing protects the cable from tangles and breaks, as the braided fabric is stronger than other cables’ casings. They come in a variety of sizes, from as small as ten inches through to six feet in length. The cables are available in a variety of colorways and fit 30pin Apple, Lightning, micro and mini USB, and Aux 3.5mm. Buy ($9.95-$26.95) Continue reading Eastern Collective Cables

BRAUN Watch

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BRAUN has reintroduced some of its classic watch designs from the 60s and 70s, and this Dietrich Lubs and Dieter Rams co-designed timepiece does not disappoint.  The 1.5″ face is the perfect size, and the simplistic design allows this watch to shine in any environment, be it a fancy dinner party or a casual night out.  The watch is made of matte stainless steel, with a leather band and a black face.  A three hand quartz movement powers the piece. Buy ($153-170)

Sperry Top-Sider Color Pop 2-Eye Boat Shoe

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The boat shoe is a staple of every man’s casual classic wardrobe.  The Color Pop 2-Eye Boat Shoe puts a spin on the iconic 1935 design with a modern splash of color.  These durable shoes have the standard 360° lacing system you’ve come to expect of Sperry, as well as their non-marking rubber out-sole with ultimate wet/dry traction. The dark tan leather upper contrasts perfectly with the neon-green sole, which is sure to be a conversation starter at your next fall BBQ. Buy ($90)

2014 Honda Grom

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The 2014 Honda Grom has just hit the streets.  This no frills street sport bike may lack the power of a super bike, but it retains all the fun and Honda engineering standards through and through.  Powered by a 125cc fuel-injected engine, this lightweight machine will be a blast on Main Street or mountain roads.  It’s a small bike with big features. Hydraulic disc brakes and a 4 speed transmission get the job done quick, whether you’re stopping or going. The low seat height of 29.7 inches allows for easy flat-foot stops and a comfortable ride.  The Grom is a 2-up capable ride, so be sure to bring a friend.  Starting at just $2,999, this is a great first or even second bike.  Visit your local Honda dealer today! Check out Honda’s hype video after the jump. Continue reading 2014 Honda Grom

CST-01 Watch

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The CST-01 by Central Standard Timing is claimed to be the thinnest watch in the world.  Utilizing E Ink technology, its creators were able to set a clock into a 0.5mm pocket etched into a single piece of stainless steel.  The product of this mating is an ultra-thin, ultra-flexible, rugged watch with excellent readability and style for days.  Make that months.  On a single 10 minute charge from the base station, the CST-01 will last a whole month. The watch is water resistant and the time can be set using the base station, which keeps the watch itself simple.  The CST-01 is expected to ship around February 2014 for $145, and comes in 4 different colors. Pre-Order

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Rideye

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We always seem to find the coolest bike related gadgets on Kickstarter. Check out our post on Revolights. This is no exception.  The Rideye is a black box camera for your bike. The camera continuously records and saves the last 2.5 hours of video, so you can instantly have record of any incidents. With one touch of the button, you can stop the recording and instantly save the file. In the event of a crash, the blackbox sensor will automatically save the file. The best part is that you only need to charge the Rideye once a month.  The 120° wide angle lens on the HD camera is sure to capture everything you encounter. Crafted from aircraft-grade hard-anodized aluminum, the water resistant camera makes for quite a durable package. The Rideye will be available March 2014 for $149. Preorder now. Check out some Rideye footage after the jump.

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