Track and wield
September 30, 2010
Porche Design's World Timer
It takes a world citizen to break the binds of time and distance, and a world timer such as this to do it in style. With a slight press on the button integrated in the crown at 2 o' clock, you can switch between two time zones. The P'6750 World Timer has an Eterna caliber 6037 movement, automatic winder and Porche Design rotor. Enhanced by a 48-hour power reserve, it comes with a black natural rubber strap, a titanium case and a black PVD Bezel. So, the next time you're playing globetrotter, strap on.
Price on request
Every time you hold a new phone, you think, this is it! But technology keeps surprising you, and thankfully so. Here's another surprise. India's first 3D Android Tablet from Olive telecom is a smart phone and a touch notebook for web browsing, multimedia and social networking. Its features include a GPS for turn-by-turn directions while on the go, a gaming console and an eBook reader. This 3.5G pad supports Wi fi, Bluetooth and has a mini USB port. Tring tring sure is ancient history.
Price on request
If you're on the golf field for more than just the love of golf, you'll like this. This new push cart is a cooler and compact version of the award winning golf cart 2.0. It has easier brake activation and more console storage with expanding net material. Besides this, it features a separate drink holder, an easy to grasp stylish handle and a scratch protected tube supporting the front wheel. Gliding down the greens just got stylish.
Price: $210 (RS 9,772 approximately)
LG Digital Photo Frame
Every age comes with its own stylistic preferences, be it the box-like cassetta frame of the Renaissance period or the weighty yet sober 'goût grec', of the Neoclassical age. So, what could qualify as the signature frame of this automated age? Simple, the LG F8010N. This glossy show toy has an 8" wide screen and is equipped with a storage folder, slide or multi show, pause and zoom. A remote control and an inbuilt USB port make it easy to use. It has an internal capacity of 2GB. What's more, it boasts a digital clock, an alarm clock and a calendar.
Well framed, indeed. Price: Rs 8,990
BenQ's HD Projector
An awe inspiring epic film or an enthralling action packed adventure flick, we have heart strings attached to the big screen. With BenQ's W1000, this sensory exhibition gets a snug space in your home. This 1080p full HD home cinema projector boosts 3D colour management. By harmonising the lamp with the colour wheel, the brightness goes up by 40 per cent. The top access lamp door makes installation a breeze and a 4000-hour eco lamp life goes easy on the pocket.
Price: Rs 95,700
Hennessy V.S. Limited Edition Flask
For those passionate about it, cognac is simply bottled romanticism. For a drinking experience that goes beyond taste, this collector's item comes with a protective silicon skin, an iconic Hennessy V.S. vines reinterpreted in a street modern way and an interior adorned with the Henessy signature. For urban connoisseurs, Christmas it is.
Price on request
Herman Miller Aeron
Be it Indian Yoga or Chinese Tai Chi, ancient cultures have found the harmony of mind and body to be the source of wellness. Herman Miller's ergonomical office chairs are spot on. The armrests are strategically placed to provide that perfect sitting posture, supporting your back. The kinematic tilt mechanism makes the body parts pivot naturally, while the waterfront edge takes the pressure off your thighs to improve blood circulation. Sit down, get to work and watch your mind work wonders.
Price: Rs 65,000 onwards
Sony Walkman NWZ- A845
From a company that has been ruling the sound waves for a while, there comes a new 7.2mm slim walkman. An in-built microphone and headphone cancel any interference and give high quality sound. The 2.8" Organic LED screen has a rapid response time, wide colour range and a high contrast ratio. When plugged into a TV set, it enables high resolution playbacks. With a battery life of 31 hours and 16GB memory, this new musical show toy is neat. Now try lending
your ears to it.
Price: RS 11,990
Paul Smith cufflinks
So you've matched that trendy shirt with that hip tie, now complete your look with a surreal intricacy such as this. These black nickel plated skull shaped cufflinks feature an all over diamanté embellishment. Made with brass, these bizarre little somethings give your outfit a gothic touch.
Price Rs 7,900
Tired of bulky gym equipment? Try something new. Furnish your gym with this sporty and chic deck. It is a reconfigurable exercise platform that can be used as an aerobic stepping platform and an incline/decline bench. Great for step focused cardio workouts, strength training, toning and stretching. With a three position angle support and two height positions, this deck is flexible. It comes with a workout DVD and internal storage for weights and tubes. Price: Rs 16,999
Samsung 9000 Series
The feeling of being in a live football match or your favourite movie, all while watching TV at home. This is what 3D does, and this is also what Samsung's 9000 series is all about. It introduces TVs with in-built 3D processors with autoconversion technology, where the push of a button turns 2D into 3D. With well rounded stereo sound performance and great depth and clarity, this 55" 3D experience is immersive. The Allshare feature allows users to wirelessly connect their TV with compatible mobile devices to share data.
Price: Rs 4,40,000
Philips Sweat Proof Headphone
When your favourite song battles sweat-clogged ears, the sound of music turns into drone. Philips kept such downers in mind while launching their new sweat and waterproof headphone SHQ4000. It is a flexible, neckband based earphone. Sport freaks can rejoice as this stays firm during physical activity and has snug fitting ear caps that ensure minimal sound leaking with powerful bass response. This weightless headphone comes in rubberised black and bright orange. Definitely for those on the go.
Price: Rs 2,499
Adidas Barricade 6.0
Tennis is a hybrid sport. It blends the ferocity of cross-court shots with the tranquil environs of the courts. This all-court shoe from Adidas merges functionality with design, in much the same spirit. Its unique claws technology provides forefoot stability during extreme direction changes or lateral movements. The three stripes in the forefoot area, match the position of the claws, while the colour block in the midfoot area gives it a sporty flair. Price: Rs 7,599