German luxury cars are for dentists. True one-percenters will settle for no fewer than ten layers of hand-laid, laser-cut, hardwood veneer when buying a car. Cool Hunting takes us on a video tour of the Bentley factory that makes it happen.
With Windows 8, Microsoft is reimagining the most basic premises of personal computers. CEO Steve Ballmer recognises the drastic changes coming in Windows 8, even calling the platform one of the biggest risks taken by the industry giant. The UI changes and fundamental paradigm shifts that Windows 8 brings to the table are making a lot of power users eager to give the platform a trial run, even in its current state as a Developer Preview.
Technology blog GHacks reports that YouTube is testing a new homepage design and that anyone can force this new design by adding a cookie to their browser. Here's how to do to so for Chrome and Firefox.
I couldn't tell you why, but CNC-milled titanium seems to invoke the same testosterone pumping response as watching a grizzly bear fight a bald eagle. So whatever the reason is, I get the same feeling from the Prybar and Barbar titanium keychain-tools from Anso Knives.
At its best it's gimmicky, and at its worst it can be downright painful, but in the right context 3D can elevate, and literally bring a new dimension, to certain experiences. And that's certainly the case with Yuki Matsueda's artwork.
First of all, yes, okay, pretty much anything can kill you under the right circumstances. But what about marbles, shot by a stainless steel slingshot into ballistic gelatin, by an amusingly t-shirted Eastern European madman? In super-slow motion?
Sometimes, smartphone screens are just not big enough. Linking it to a projector is helpful but it's hardly portable and before you know it, the battery's gone. The Monolith, a triple-threat iPhone case that works as a projector and a battery pack, can light up your room while keeping your gear booboo-free.
No Detox announced today! But Dr. Dre's commanding bass-heavy Beats empire expanded a little today with a wireless iteration of the Beatbox iPod and iPhone dock. Good: it'll probably be as low-end heavy as the headphones. Bad: Bluetooth.
The world is now reacting to the very sad news of Steve Jobs' death. We are collecting the thoughts and condolences of people like Bill Gates, Larry Page, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and the US President Barack Obama himself.
I always forget my tripod, so I have a collection of stupid MySpace-style shots from all over the world. These new Joby tripods collapse down nearly flat beneath your camera so you can keep them connected all the time.