The internet is abuzz these days with information and rumors about the release of the iPhone 6, which means other tech news, especially mobile device-related, can easily go under the radar. One such item of news is the release of Samsung’s new Note Edge phablet, which was unveiled a few days ago in Berlin alongside the Note 4. The two devices are virtually identical in terms of technical specs, but the Note Edge is definitely much more interesting in appearance. Its distinguishing feature is the curved portion of the screen to phablet’s right, which works independently of the main display
American sports car manufacturer Panoz has just announced the technical specs for the new Esperante Spyder and the Esperante Spyder GT. The Panoz Esperante Spyder is 4,623mm long, 1,899mm wide, and 1,217mm high and comes with a standard naturally aspirated V8 engine which churns out 430 hp (which can be increased to 560hp on request). Both versions come with a heavy duty, close-ratio Tremec T56 Magnum six-speed manual transmission, with the Panoz Esperante Spyder also available with a six-speed automatic gearbox. If this still isn’t enough power for you, Panoz can even make an Esperante which outputs about 800 hp.
Set among the mountains of Merano, in northern Italy near its border with Austria and Switzerland, Villa Eden is a retreat truly worthy of its name. Established in 1982 by the Schmidt family (who still owns and runs the place), Villa Eden was the first center in Italy dedicated to health and beauty, and has grown to be of Europe’s most prestigious destinations. This certainly isn’t just your regular spa resort. In addition to the elegant and comfortable accommodations, there’s a team of medical and nutritional experts who are there to help guests create a health program suited to their
Rancho San Carlos is a stunning property located in Santa Barbara, California, which has been owned by a single family ever since it was developed over 80 years ago. Now, for the first time, the estate has been put on the market and is awaiting its new owners. Designed in 1931 by master architect Reginald Johnson, the hilltop mansion overlooks a property stretching across a huge 237 acres. Sprawling over the hills of Montecito, it offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean (which, a lot like the property itself, stretches as far as the eyes can see), as well as
The upcoming launch of the new iPhone 6 is shaping up to become the tech event of the year, so naturally plenty of people are very excited about the release. And tech aficionados with a taste for luxury also have plenty to look forward to: Brikk has already announced it will create custom, gold-plated versions of the new device, with American company Falcon also signaling its intent to get in on the action. Falcon has announced its release will be divided into a couple of separate collections called Bespoke and SuperNova, which add up to 21 versions of the iPhone
German watchmaker NOMOS Glashütte has announced its new Zürich Worldtimer True Blue timepiece will be available starting this October. The wristwatch will come in a stainless steel case measuring 39.9 mm in diameter, with an AR-coated sapphire crystal, a sapphire display back, and will be water resistant to 30 meters. The movement will be a German auromatic NOMOS caliber DUW5201 with 26 jewels, beating at 28,800 vph, and with the power reserve lasting up to 42 hours. The timepiece features a Glashütte three-quarter plate, as well as the NOMOS swing system with tempered blue balance spring. It is adjusted to
Dyson is a British technology company with over two decades of experience in manufacturing vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans, and other electronics. Recently the company has released the Dyson 360 Eye, a robot vacuum cleaner that could finally save us all from this annoying chore. This amazing piece of technology isn’t just something which moves mindlessly around the room in on a preset path. It actually uses a panoramic 360 degree lens to observe its surroundings, and then uses geometry, trigonometry, and probability theory to map the room and compute the optimal route through it. Kind of makes you
This April, McLaren’s Special Operations division (MSO) revealed the 650S Coupe concept. The model has since become reality and has been put on display at the inaugural Chantilly Arts & Elegance event in France, which took place on the 6th and 7th of September. The custom McLaren 650S Coupe comes with a Pearl White metallic finish, with black contrasts due to the roof, the wheels, and the side mirror casings. The supercar also features special door blades that improve airflow and optimize its aerodynamic efficiency, while at the rear there’s a bespoke carbon fiber diffuser. The interior boasts black Alcantara