APPLE IPAD 3
The star of Apple's iPad 3 is its superior quality screen. The 2048x1536, 264dpi retina display gives it four times as many pixels in contrast to its predecessor which worked on 1024x768. Other features include a processor which has been upgraded from A5 to the A5X and a camera which now boasts the improved five megapixel/1080p video iSight. What's more, the battery has been upped by 70% to a 42.5 watt-hour capacity. Now, this is tablet you wouldn't mind being addicted to!
Price: Rs 40,000 (approximately)
PORTRONICS POR 315 PICO PROJECTOR
Portronics hopes that its new palm-sized, lightweight, and rechargeable projector will be your choice for presentations on the go. The POR 315 Pico projector is what they call a small wonder, featuring HDMI input to support upto 1024X600 resolution. It also has a one watt onboard speaker, a 45 lumen lamp that projects widescreen images upto 80 inches. The LED bulb has been rated to last upto 20,000 hours.
Price: Rs 23,000
For the ultimate in after-dark suave, this metallic, pin-stripe silver and fuschia tie by Canali from the Spring/Summer 2012 collection cuts a sleek dash. When worn with a slim fitting black suit and shirt, the narrow shape will spell contemporary cool.
Price: on request
MONTBLANC ALFRED HITCHCOCK PEN
Genius filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock created pioneering cinematic techniques that are still revered by audiences and filmmakers. Hence it is befitting that an equally revered marquee, Montblanc, pays tribute to the artist with its Alfred Hitchcock special edition pen. It features a body that is inspired by the spiralling staircases of Vertigo; the knife-shaped clip reminds one of the chilling shower scene in Psycho; and the rhodium-plated 18 carat gold nib bears the engraving of a self-portrait by Hitchcock.
Price: On request
PAUL SMITH CUFFLINKS
Give peace a chance and stand out with these enamel and brass cufflinks by Paul Smith. The brand is known for playing with whimsical fashion sensibilities. These cufflinks, feature hand signs for luck and peace, and provide a smart way to introduce a bit of wit to a formal look. Keep the rest of your outfit simple to let the details do the talking.
Price: $69 for a pair
BURBERRY 2012 ACCESSORIES
Earthy tones, matte and raw wooden detailing, and textured fabrics are all set to whet your appetite. Burberry Prorsum unveils its much-awaited Spring/Summer 2012 men's accessories. A part of the collection, this men's shoe is a perfect slip-on-and-go option for a casual day in the sun. Wear them with rolled-up chinos and a breezy off-duty shirt.
Price: on request
RAZER NAGA HEX GAMING MOUSE
Gaming is serious business. If you take your fragmentation grenades, plasma rifles and RTS (Real Time Strategies, for the uninitiated) seriously, the Razer Naga Hex gaming mouse will surely pimp your game. It features six direction buttons in an ergonomic hexagonal pattern. Get your game on. Available on www.razerzone.com.
Price: Rs 4,999
PIAGET GOUVERNEUR AUTOMATIC CALENDAR
The traditional expertise and cutting-edge technology embodied by high-end Swiss watchmaker Piaget, serves an exceptional formal design code. The latest timepiece on offer is the Gouverneur Automatic Calendar. This watch is part of Piaget's Black Tie collection. It features an 18 carat pink gold case. The model beats to the rhythm of a Calibre 800P.
Price on request
Taking a cue from its cousin the Nikon D4, newbie D800 packs many more features in a much more compact body. It's also cheaper. The D800 packs a 36.3 megapixel, full-frame FX-sensor and EXPEED 3 imaging processor. It captures JPEG, RAW, and JPEG+RAW photos. It can also shoot video in 1080p at either 30 or 24 frames per second in both FX and DX formats. The D800 is one of the most awaited DSLR cameras. Judging by its feature list, there's very good reason for it too.
Price: Rs 2400