Tech

Hot Rod iPhone Covers

So, it’s no secret that I’m into hot rods… It’s a world surrounded by an amazing amount of talent and one of the players, Karas Kustoms, has recently decided to do a series of iPhone covers. My favorite is made out of two machined aluminum plates that are spaced with delrin and sandwich the phone using simple button head hardware. It’s a brilliantly simple design that not only protects your phone, but also helps with the famous “dropped call” problem that have made the iPhone 4 famous.

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Tech

The Sprocket Rocket

This is pretty rad… Essentially, it’s one of those cheap and plastic vintage style cameras that accepts 35mm film. Only this camera exposes your film in a panoramic length. Just as cool, the “shutter opening” is so large that even the sprocket holes on your film are exposed. Hence, the name…

You can get yours for $89.

Watches

Lum-Tec Combat F

We’ve reviewed Lum-Tec watches before. I like the brand simply because they are built like tanks and feature clean military styling. A while back, Lum-Tec announced a new limited edition chrono based on the ETA 7750 movement. They call it the “Combat F” and frankly, I love it. Initially they were offered at almost $1500, but they have since dropped the price to $1,270.75. That’s a pretty smoking deal for a nicely finished 7750 watch. A Breitling with the same movement would easily run you four or five times that…

Get the details here.

Tech

HyperMac External Batteries

HyperMac batteries rule. Essentially, they are an external solution for extra battery life with iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks. Let’s say you are on the road and your MacBook is running low on juice. Plug in a HyperMac Battery and get up to 28 additional hours of usage. Or lets say you are vending at an event and want to take credit cards with your 3G iPad. No sweat, there is a battery for that.

Rad, right? Well, there is an issue… Apple is making HyperMac cease production. We all have until November 2nd to get our batteries before they are no more.

Details here.

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Boom Boxes

This is rad. Some dude has been taking vintage suitcases and wiring up sound systems inside. He provides a 3.5mm input for connecting just about any source, built-in amps, and a rechargeable battery that pounds for up to 8 hours. A bit silly, yes… But I totally dig it.

Check it out.