Hot Stuff http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff/all en-GB With Openmix, all you need to be a DJ is a couple of smartphones http://www.stuff.tv/music/openmix-all-you-need-be-dj-couple-smartphones/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A pocket-sized mixer that’ll crossfade between any two audio sources? Beat that </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="With Openmix, all you need to be a DJ is a couple of smartphones" alt="With Openmix, all you need to be a DJ is a couple of smartphones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/openmix-main.jpg?1409661182" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Openmix? Talk to me&hellip;</strong><br />OK, this is a dinky little device that acts as an audio mixer, allowing you to crossfade from one music device to another and vice versa.</p> <p><strong>So you can play the DJ using a couple of iPods?</strong><br />Well, yes, but as well as iPods you can use smartphones, tablets, non-Apple MP3 players, and pretty much anything with a standard 3.5mm audio output.</p> <p><strong>How do I make sure everybody can hear my mix?</strong><br />The device also features a 3.5mm audio output, which means you can hook it up to pretty much any hi-fi, speaker dock etc. Or if it&rsquo;s just you on your Johnny Lonesome, you can plug in a pair of headphones.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Looks like there&rsquo;s one more input on there&hellip;</strong><br />Good eyes, man. Yes, there&rsquo;s a third 3.5mm input, which is designed so that you can plug in another smartphone or tablet running a sound effects DJ app. That means airhorns, cowbells and (yes) that BBBBOOOOOOMMMM explosion noise so beloved of ya boi Tim Westwood. Doin&rsquo; in big dawg style, baby!&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>That all sounds like fun, until the battery runs out</strong><br />Get this, party pooper: the Openmix doesn&rsquo;t have a battery, because it doesn&rsquo;t even need one. It&rsquo;s powered by the devices it&rsquo;s plugged into, just like a pair of headphones.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bring some mates, make some mixes" alt="Bring some mates, make some mixes" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/openmix-2.jpg?1409661182" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>So it&rsquo;s perfect, then?</strong><br />Well, all it can really do is crossfade, so it&rsquo;s not going to replace a proper mixer in any serious DJ&rsquo;s affections. But it&rsquo;s a simple, cheap device so we&rsquo;re not going to crucify it for that.</p> <p><strong>How cheap?</strong><br />Well, it&rsquo;s not officially out yet, but its makers say it&rsquo;ll be US$60 (&pound;35) when it&rsquo;s eventually released. However, if you back it on <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1820945974/openmix-the-worlds-smallest-audio-mixer" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a> to the tune of just US$39 (&pound;23), you can reserve yourself one of the first off the production line come January 2015. That&rsquo;s for the base plastic model, but there&rsquo;ll be an anodised aluminium one too, and that&rsquo;ll be a bit pricier (exactly how much, we don&rsquo;t yet know).</p> <p>[Source: <a href="http://myopenmix.com/#/" target="_blank">Openmix</a> via <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1820945974/openmix-the-worlds-smallest-audio-mixer" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a>]</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">MIX MORE HOT STUFF INTO YOUR LIFE</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="It&#039;s cheap, it&#039;s small, and it&#039;s coming in January 2015" alt="It&#039;s cheap, it&#039;s small, and it&#039;s coming in January 2015" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/openmix-3.jpg?1409661182" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Hot Stuff iPod and MP3 Music Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:52:07 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1446279 at http://www.stuff.tv Alienware's new Area-51: a triangle of sheer gaming power http://www.stuff.tv/alienware/alienwares-new-area-51-triangle-sheer-gaming-power/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Triad chassis: coming to bring eye-gouging 4K graphics to a spare bedroom near you </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Alienware&#039;s new Area-51: a triangle of sheer gaming power" alt="Alienware&#039;s new Area-51: a triangle of sheer gaming power" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/alienware-area-51-main.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>WTF is that?</strong><br />It&rsquo;s Alienware&rsquo;s next Area-51 desktop PC &ndash; the fourth incarnation of what many view as the ultimate pre-built gaming computer.</p> <p><strong>It looks like a nerd&rsquo;s wet dream</strong><br />Now now, don&rsquo;t stereotype. We&rsquo;re sure this giant, glowing triangular/hexagonal box, reminiscent of a &ldquo;fusion core module&rdquo; from some sort of spacecraft&#39;s &ldquo;hyperdrive engine&rdquo;, will have huge appeal to lovers of great industrial design worldwide. Young and old... male and female...</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit. But anyway, why IS it this shape?</strong><br />Alienware calls the case the &ldquo;Triad chassis&rdquo;, and says its form optimises cooling (all those powerful components have a tendency to get toasty) as well as access to ports and the like: you can simply pivot it forward using the built-in grips if you want to get to the in- and outputs on the rear; while the sides come off if you ever want to replace components like the graphics card or storage drives.</p> <p><strong>Tell me about the components then</strong><br />Like previous Area-51s, it&rsquo;ll be configurable at purchase, and if money is no object you can have an octo-core Intel i7 Extreme processor, up to 32GB of RAM, a 1.5kW power supply, the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi and as many as three full-length, double-wide graphics cards. That means 4K graphics across up to three monitors &ndash; a potential resolution of 11520 x 2160 pixels.</p> <p><strong>That&rsquo;s a few pixels. How much does this thing weigh?</strong><br />45 pounds, or about 20kg. That&rsquo;s as much as a massive toddler or a small, weak nine-year-old child!</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Look at those innards, mate – look at &#039;em" alt="Look at those innards, mate – look at &#039;em" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/alienware-area-51-open.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>It&rsquo;s going to cost a lot, isn&rsquo;t it? Even if I don&rsquo;t go mad with the configuration</strong><br />We just don&rsquo;t know yet, because all Alienware has done so far is post this <a href="http://www.alienware.com/landings/area-51/" target="_blank">teaser page</a> on its site, and that doesn&rsquo;t reveal availability or pricing; though you can bung the company your email address and you&rsquo;ll be alerted when that info is public. But, yeah, realistically it&rsquo;s going to set you back and arm and a leg &ndash; but if you want to play <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/why-2013-year-gaming/news"><em>Star Citizen</em></a> on full graphical settings, what do you expect?</p> <p>[Source: <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/29/alienware-area-51-gaming-pc/" target="_blank">Engadget</a>]</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">ALL OUR HOT STUFF GEAR IN ONE PLACE</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/xjYa6NXtTwU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alienware Area-51 is a polygon of power </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/alienware/alienwares-new-area-51-triangle-sheer-gaming-power/news#comments Alienware Desktops Gaming Hot Stuff Windows 8 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:26:32 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1446273 at http://www.stuff.tv The 15 Hottest Gadgets of August 2014 http://www.stuff.tv/15-hottest-gadgets-august-2014/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As summer draws to an end, we keep the heat coming with our roundup of the past month&#039;s most desirable tech </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="The 15 Hottest Gadgets of August 2014" alt="The 15 Hottest Gadgets of August 2014" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/veyron-front-hs.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the weather on the turn, it looks like barbeque season is over for another year. But don&#39;t let those clouds overheard worry you: here at Stuff we&#39;re keeping the heat high with this month&#39;s list of fabulous gadgets.</p> <p>And with the number of cars we&#39;re packing, at least you&#39;ll look amazing driving the kids back to school.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/stufftv-0" title="View user profile.">StuffTV</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Polaris Slingshot: The most fun you have on three wheels </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The three-wheeled Polaris Slingshot is a category-defying vehicle. Is it a car? Is it an ATV? Is it a motorcycle? We&#39;re just not su&ndash;&ndash; ah no, wait, we are: it&#39;s technically a motorcycle. It&#39;s also technically awesome, with a ride so responsive you&#39;ll feel &quot;like you&#39;re surfing the ashphalt&quot;. Gnarly.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/polaris-slingshot-crazed-two-seater-demon-motorcycle/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Polaris Slingshot</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Polaris Slingshot: The most fun you can legally have on three wheels" alt="Polaris Slingshot: The most fun you can legally have on three wheels" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/polaris-slingshot-main.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Noke: A padlock you open with your phone </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This smart padlock doesn&rsquo;t require a key or a combination. Instead, it&rsquo;s unlocked wirelessly via Bluetooth and a smartphone app: just bring your iOS or Android device within 10m and your Noke (pronounced &quot;no-key&quot;, geddit?) will open automatically.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/noke-padlock-you-open-phone-not-key/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Noke</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Noke: A padlock you open with your phone, not a key" alt="Noke: A padlock you open with your phone, not a key" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/noke-main.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OM/ONE Levitating Speaker: it&#039;ll float into your heart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Using the mystic power of magnets, this spherical Bluetooth speaker floats majestically above its dock &ndash; and when you head out you can take it with you, thanks to its built-in rechargeable battery.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/omone-levitating-speaker-will-float-your-heart/news" target="_blank">Read more about the OM/One speaker</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="OM/ONE Levitating Speaker: guaranteed to float into your heart" alt="OM/ONE Levitating Speaker: guaranteed to float into your heart" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/om-one-desk-hotstuff.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Raleigh Chopper is resurrected </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This limited-edition bike embodies the best kind of nostalgic quality... and it comes with a denim saddle and back pad! Take a ride back to the 1970s for as little as &pound;250, because it&#39;s on sale right now.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/swanky-new-raleigh-chopper-best-kind-nostalgia/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Limited Edition Raleigh Chopper</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The Raleigh Chopper is resurrected" alt="The Raleigh Chopper is resurrected" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/CHOPBLK-3Q.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Ettore Bugatti Legend: the super-exclusive special edition Veyron </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Yep. We can&#39;t afford it either. And at &pound;1.8 million, we probably never will. But that doesn&#39;t mean we can&#39;t drool over this glorious Ettore Bugatti Legend.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/wed-eat-broken-glass-just-smell-leather-meet-exquisite-18-million-special-edition-bugatti-veyron/new" target="_blank">Read more about the Ettore Bugatti Legend</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1093" height="820" title="The glorious Ettore Bugatti Legend" alt="The glorious Ettore Bugatti Legend" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/veyron-hot-stuff_0.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sony Bravia S90 4K TV: Not-so-curved is the new curved </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new (massive) TV! And just in time for <em>Great British Bake-Off</em>! The S90 has a unique 4.2-channel virtual surround sound system that&rsquo;s going to fire those Mel and Sue zingers straight into your brainbox.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bravia/sony-bravia-s90-sony-reveals-not-so-curved-new-curved/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Sony Bravia S90</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="604" height="453" title="The curvy new Sony Bravia S90" alt="The curvy new Sony Bravia S90" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/sony-bravia-s90-4k-tv-001.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Saleen puts more swank into the Tesla Model S </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Tesla Model S is probably the world&rsquo;s best-known electric car, and a formidable performer on the road. But US modding company Saleen has rigged it out with better brakes, aerodynamics and more in an attempt to hit true track-ready supercar status.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/model-s/saleen-puts-more-swank-tesla-model-s/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Saleen Foursixteen</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Saleen puts more swank into the Tesla Model S " alt="Saleen puts more swank into the Tesla Model S " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/saleen-foursixteen-main.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hue and cry: LightFreq is a disco in a lightbulb </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>LightFreq packs a Bluetooth speaker and microphone into a colour-changing, connected bulb that pumps out 800 lumens in 16 million colour combinations. So your ceiling can pump out tunes and make sure you can read the paper properly at the same time.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hue-and-cry-lightfreq-disco-lightbulb/news" target="_blank">Read more about LightFreq</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1202" height="900" title="Hue and cry: LightFreq is a disco in a lightbulb" alt="Hue and cry: LightFreq is a disco in a lightbulb" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lightfreq-01.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Renovo Coupe: the muscle car with an electric heart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It might look like a classic Shelby Daytona, but beneath this car&#39;s metal skin lurks not a big block V8 but a motor and a bunch of batteries. And yet it&#39;ll still top 120mph and go from 0-60mph in just 3.4 seconds &ndash; all with zero emissions.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/meet-muscle-car-electric-heart/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Renevo Coupe</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Meet the Renovo Coupe: the muscle car with an electric heart" alt="Meet the Renovo Coupe: the muscle car with an electric heart" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Coupe-with-Sparks1_0.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Phyode W/Me: checks that you&#039;re breathing </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Life&#39;s not all about notifications and hashtags, you know: sometimes you&#39;ve got to focus on your inner-self. The Phyode W/Me (or &#39;With Me&#39;, to give it its less awkward name), is designed to monitor your autonomic nervous system &ndash; the part that means you keep breathing when you&#39;re asleep &ndash; in order to help root out stress.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/does-your-smartwrist-doohickey-tell-you-when-chill-out-because-one-does/news" target="_blank">Read more about the Phyode W/Me</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="929" height="697" title="Phyode W/Me" alt="Phyode W/Me" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/wme-hot-stuff.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-10"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yamaha Relit LSX-70: a speaker and lamp in one </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you want to save shelf or desk space, Yamaha has the perfect solution: its Relit LSX-70 device dual-classes as both a Bluetooth speaker and a smart lamp. And it&#39;s battery-powered to boot. So whether you want to listen to tunes, light your room or do both at the same time, it&#39;s got you covered.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/bluetooth-speaker-system/yamaha-relit-lsx-70-speaker-and-lamp-rolled-one/news">Read more about the Yamaha Relit LSX-70</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Yamaha Relit LSX-70: a Bluetooth speaker and a lamp rolled into one" alt="Yamaha Relit LSX-70: a Bluetooth speaker and a lamp rolled into one" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/yamaha-lsx-70-main.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-11"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Volvo XC90: a tech treasure chest on wheels </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Volvo&#39;s new Land Rover rival is a gadget fan&#39;s dream car: powerful LED headlights, a cutting edge hybrid setup and an Apple- and Android-friendly Sensus infotainment unit mean tech is front and centre here.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/volvo/all-new-volvo-xc90-technological-treasure-chest-wheels/news">Read more about the Volvo XC90</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="604" height="453" title="The Volvo XC90 is a tech treasure chest on wheels" alt="The Volvo XC90 is a tech treasure chest on wheels" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Volvo-XC90.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-12"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> McLaren P1 GTR: the ultimate track-day toy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The McLaren P1 might be frightening enough as it is, but this concept takes things to a whole new level by adding more power, improved aerodynamics and the sort of suspension that&#39;d shatter your coccyx were you to take it out on Britain&#39;s shoddy asphalt. Good thing it&#39;s not road legal, then...</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/mclaren-p1-gtr-concept-ultimate-track-day-toy/news">Read more about the McLaren P1 GTR</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="604" height="453" title="McLaren P1 GTR concept is the ultimate track-day toy" alt="McLaren P1 GTR concept is the ultimate track-day toy" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/mcLaren-p1-gtr-01.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-13"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pentax K-S1: a striking DSLR for sharp snapshots </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>DSLR cameras have never been the most exciting-looking of gadgets, but Pentax is aiming to change that with its new K-S1, which comes in no fewer than 12 different colour options (highlights include &quot;Denim Blue&quot; and &quot;Dusk Gold&quot;) and sports LED lighting on its grip. The LEDs glow green when you&#39;re taking photos and red when you&#39;re capturing video. Why? We&#39;re not quite sure &ndash; but it looks cool.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/pentax/pentax-k-s1-striking-dslr-sharp-snapshots/news">Read more about the Pentax K-S1</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="604" height="453" title="The Pentax K-S1: a striking DSLR for sharp snapshots" alt="The Pentax K-S1: a striking DSLR for sharp snapshots" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pentax-k-s1-silver.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-14"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sony&#039;s TN1W tennis sensor: you cannot be serious </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Whack this smart nubbin on the end of your tennis racket and, thanks to accelerometers and vibration sensors, it&#39;ll record a huge amount of data on how you&#39;re playing. It&#39;ll recognise and log every type of shot you make, as well as ball speed, ball spin, swing speed and impact location on the strings, and then feed it all to an app for analysis. You&#39;ll be playing like <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/exclusive-stuff-talks-novak-djokovic-about-tennis-technology/news">Novak Djokovic</a> in no time (maybe).</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-sensor-senses-balls-struck-racquet/news">Read more about the Sony TN1W</a></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff" target="_blank">SEE ALL OUR HOT STUFF GADGETS HERE</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="604" height="453" title="Sony&#039;s TN1W sensor serves up data on your tennis swing" alt="Sony&#039;s TN1W sensor serves up data on your tennis swing" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/sony-tennis-sensor.jpg?1409652353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The hottest stuff this month </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-standfirst"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item standfirst:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The 15 finest gadgets of August </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Hot Stuff Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:18 +0000 Emily P Burt 1445519 at http://www.stuff.tv Philippe Starck has made a furry bicycle http://www.stuff.tv/philippe-starck-designs-terrain-specific-bike-range/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Now there&#039;s a sentence you don&#039;t see every day. The Mud, Asphalt, Sand and Snow Starckbikes are designed for specific terrains – and one of them is furry, to keep it warm </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Snow" alt="Starckbike" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Starckbikemain.jpg?1409475781" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Wow! Is that a bike with an animal body? </strong><br />Yes and no. Mostly no, if we&rsquo;re honest. It&rsquo;s a range of bikes, designed by French fancifier Philippe Starck and put together by electric bike company Moustache bikes. Which is also French, by small coincidence. There are four bikes, designed to be suitable for Mud, Asphalt, Sand and Snow (hence, &ldquo;M.A.S.S.&rdquo;) and they all have specific and decidedly sci-fi accessories.</p> <p><strong>Blah, blah. Tell me about the furry bit. </strong><br />Well, that&rsquo;s the Snow bike, designed for snowy locations. Batteries, such as what an electric bike needs, don&rsquo;t like cold temperatures so it has a furry wrap to protect the battery pack. It certainly works aesthetically; the practical application might be less dramatic. Not least because it is, of course, synthetic fur. Similarly, the Sand bike also has a battery cover whereas it&rsquo;s the drivetrain that could really do with protecting from sand. Perhaps we&rsquo;re reading into this a bit much&hellip;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Mud" alt="Starckbike" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/1.%20VELO%20MUD%20PROFIL.jpg?1409475781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Asphalt" alt="Starckbike" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/2.%20VELO%20ASPHALT%20PROFIL.jpg?1409475781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Sand" alt="Starckbike" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/3.%20VELO%20SAND%20A%20PROFIL.jpg?1409475781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="1200" height="900" title="Snow" alt="Starckbike" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/4.%20VELO%20SNOW%20A%20PROFIL.jpg?1409475781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Probably. Are they no good then?</strong><br />They&rsquo;re certainly a design study in terrain-specificity. Quoth the Starck: &ldquo;I wanted the bike to be able to go over all kinds of terrain and especially infinite and poetic territories.&rdquo; Well, &lsquo;infinite&rsquo; might be testing for an electric bike, even in eco mode. And the thing with infinity, as we earthbound creatures know it, is that eventually you&rsquo;re going to run out of snow and hit some mud followed by, eventually, sand. With bits of asphalt thrown in here and there. You&rsquo;re going to need all four bikes and a support truck. Which is perhaps less poetic than might be hoped for.</p> <p><strong>I was so excited about the furry bike</strong><br />Don&rsquo;t be disheartened! The great thing about unleashed designers is that they open our eyes to things that might not have otherwise been seen or thought about. And there&rsquo;s technology here that people might not be aware of: those big chunky &lsquo;fatbike&rsquo; wheels on the Sand and Snow are popular just now; the Bosch Performance electric bike system is our favourite and the Asphalt bike has Shimano&rsquo;s fancy Di2 electronic gear shifting. Anything that might inspire someone to get out on two wheels is good with us&hellip; although if they&rsquo;re wearing one of Starck&rsquo;s helmet designs we&rsquo;ll stick a twig through their spokes.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lapierre/lapierre-overvolt-fs-electric-mountain-bike/review" target="_blank">Lapierre Overvolt FS electric mountain bike review</a></strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lapierre/lapierre-overvolt-fs-electric-mountain-bike/review" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Accessories" alt="Starckbike" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/accs.jpg?1409475781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/philippe-starck-designs-terrain-specific-bike-range/news#comments Hot Stuff Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:55:18 +0000 Fraser Macdonald 1446155 at http://www.stuff.tv Anyone for tennis? Sony's smart sensor serves up data on your swing http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-sensor-senses-balls-struck-racquet/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Turn your famous Super Stonk Shot into cold hard data with the TN1W sensor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Sony Tennis Sensor" alt="Sony Tennis Sensor" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Main_1.jpg?1409226159" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/fraser-macdonald" title="View user profile.">Fraser Macdonald</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>You can&rsquo;t be serious!</strong><br />No-one gets that reference any more, Grandad. But what we do get is that this little button mushroom of ballistics quantifies our tennis playing, in a way that we&rsquo;ve become accustomed to with fitness sensors for running and cycling. It was announced at CES in January 2014, but is only now appearing in the Western world. In a move that will drive a wedge of warmth into the cynicalest geek heart, the TN1W sensor does not require the purchase of a proprietary Sony racquet but can be attached to a variety of catgut-bats, albeit from &ldquo;select manufacturers such as Wilson, Prince and Yonex&rdquo;.</p> <p><strong>Won&rsquo;t it unbalance the racquet somewhat?</strong><br />We&rsquo;ve seen you play, Buster, and the rotational effect of this 31mm, 8g sensor is not your most immediate concern. What might be more pressing is whether or not it can establish that your wildly flailing arms are in fact an attempt to play tennis. And, anyway, aforementioned Smart Tennis Sensor racquets will be weighted accordingly.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>What does it actually do then, this thing?</strong><br />They say that the CIA can distantly eavesdrop on your conversations using a high-frame-rate video of harmless objects in the room. The tiny, invisible-to-the-human-eye vibrations that your soundwaves create are captured, turned into a waveform and then into an audio clip. And that&rsquo;s the last time you&rsquo;ll ever slag off Doreen from Accounts and get away with it, you love-rat.</p> <p><strong>Um, we seem to have strayed away from the tennis wotsit.</strong><br />The thing is, knowing the secret services of the world able to discern so much from invisible vibrations, we shouldn&rsquo;t be at all surprised that the TN1W can determine a huge amount of data from the striking of a big fuzzy ball. And yet we are. It uses vibration sensors and accelerometers to report ball impact location on the strings, swing speed, ball speed and ball spin.</p> <p>It can log every shot type from topspin forehand to volley backhand to smash. And it can store all this data for later transfer or, via Bluetooth, deliver instant stats to an iOS and Android app. You can even sync the stats with a video of you playing ball.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="It&#039;s only 31.3mm across" alt="Sony Tennis Sensor" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/3_4.jpg?1409226159" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="The TN1W weighs just 8g" alt="Sony Tennis Sensor" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/4_5.jpg?1409226159" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="You can get live feedback via Bluetooth" alt="Sony Tennis Sensor" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/2_2.jpg?1409226159" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sounds like Judy Murray might now be able to shout more focussed coaching than just &ldquo;Come on, Andy!&rdquo; </strong><br />Well, quite. Sony says that the Smart Tennis Sensor has been approved for competition use by the International Tennis Federation&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;but suggests that only the on-device recording mode will be allowed during matches. Shame, really, it&rsquo;d be good if all of us spectators could see live stats from Andy Murray&rsquo;s Wimbledon-winning drives. Any which way, it&rsquo;s now available in the States for the sum of US$200.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sony/ces-2014/hands-video-preview-sonys-tennis-racket-sensor-will-help-you-improve-your-swing/video" target="_blank">Hands-on video preview: Sony&#39;s tennis racquet sensor will help you improve your swing</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Your coach has really nice hands" alt="Sony Tennis Sensor" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/5_6.jpg?1409226159" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-sensor-senses-balls-struck-racquet/news#comments Hot Stuff Sony Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:42:40 +0000 Fraser Macdonald 1446014 at http://www.stuff.tv The Pentax K-S1 is a striking DSLR for sharp snapshots http://www.stuff.tv/pentax/pentax-k-s1-striking-dslr-sharp-snapshots/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Its illuminated body might have minor practical benefit, but the K-S1 is a head-turner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Pentax K-S1" alt="Pentax K-S1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/pentax-k-s1-silver.jpg?1409177280" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/andrew-hayward" title="View user profile.">Andrew Hayward</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>So what&rsquo;s the deal with the lights on the grip?</strong><br />It&rsquo;s what Ricoh is calling &ldquo;an innovative illumination interface system.&rdquo; Effectively, the lights shine green when taking photographs, but turn red when shooting video.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s the benefit of that?</strong><br />We suppose it allows you to see at a glance which setting you left the camera on, or maybe allow camera-savvy bystanders to know if they&rsquo;re being filmed or captured in stills. But really, it&rsquo;s just kind of cool-looking and distinctive.</p> <p><strong>Just like the colour schemes then.</strong><br />Indeed. The K-S1 launches in a dozen different style options, and while the black and white options look fairly common, others fall into the &ldquo;Fabric&rdquo; and &ldquo;Night Sky&rdquo; collections, delivering intriguing combos like Linen Brown and Denim Blue in the former and Dusk Gold and Moon Silver in the latter.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Is this a case of style over substance?</strong><br />We&rsquo;d wager not, considering the specs. This digital SLR looks like a winner, thanks to its new CMOS sensor with 20.12 effective megapixels, ultra-high ISO 51200 sensitivity, and a shutter speed of 1/6000 second. It&rsquo;s not quite as high-end as the K-3, but we gave that shooter <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/pentax/pentax-k-3/review">a five-star rating</a> this past spring, so there&#39;s a recent legacy of quality here.</p> <p><strong>What else can I expect?</strong><br />The K-S1 has a 3in LCD display with a new, easier-to-use UI, plus if you use a Flucard for Pentax memory card, you can control the camera via an iOS and Android app - ideal for mounting the camera and snagging perfectly-considered shots.</p> <p><strong>When can I join the light-up camera revolution?</strong><br />Ricoh says the Pentax K-S1 will debut in mid-September at a price of &pound;549.99 for just the body. You can add in an SMC DA L 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 lens for a bundle price of &pound;599.99, or drop &pound;679.99 to toss in yet another lens, an SMC DA L f4-5.6 AL 50-200mm AL.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/pentax/fully-charged-pentax-q-s1-launching-40-colour-pairings-bioshock-coming-ios-and-white-xbox-one">Fully Charged: Pentax Q-S1 launching with 40 colour pairings, BioShock coming to iOS, and the white Xbox One will finally reach consumers</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Pentax K-S1" alt="Pentax K-S1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pentax-k-s1-orange.jpg?1409177280" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Pentax K-S1" alt="Pentax K-S1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pentax-k-s1-black.jpg?1409177280" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Pentax K-S1" alt="Pentax K-S1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/pentax-k-s1-blue.jpg?1409177280" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/pentax/pentax-k-s1-striking-dslr-sharp-snapshots/news#comments Cameras Hot Stuff Pentax Ricoh System Cameras Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:01:00 +0000 Andrew Hayward 1446029 at http://www.stuff.tv Yamaha Relit LSX-70 is a Bluetooth speaker and a lamp rolled into one http://www.stuff.tv/bluetooth-speaker-system/yamaha-relit-lsx-70-speaker-and-lamp-rolled-one/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mood music and mood lighting in one portable, space-saving device </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Yamaha Relit LSX-70 is a speaker and a lamp rolled into one" alt="Yamaha Relit LSX-70 is a speaker and a lamp rolled into one" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/yamaha-lsx-70-main.jpg?1409151146" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>What is this new devilry? Some kind of lantern?</strong><br />Ish. It&rsquo;s the Yamaha Relit LSX-70, a desktop lamp that&rsquo;s also a Bluetooth speaker. Technology!</p> <p><strong>Thanks for &ldquo;enlightening&rdquo; me</strong><br />Hey, I make the jokes here, pal. So basically, what you&rsquo;ve got here is a 24cm-tall, 1kg cylinder that contains a rechargeable battery, a Bluetooth receiver, two speakers and four adjustable LED lights.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Tell me about the LEDs</strong><br />Well, the LSX-70 is a smart light, so with an Android or iOS app you have a huge degree of control over its brightness &ndash; ten different levels in fact &ndash; and can set them to come on or switch off at specific times. You can&rsquo;t change the colours, however, so this isn&rsquo;t a full-on <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/philips/philips-extends-app-controlled-hue-light-range-new-lightstrips-and-livingcolors-bloom/news">Philips Hue</a>-level deal.</p> <p><strong>But Philips Hue lights don&rsquo;t play music&hellip;</strong><br />Exactly. The LSX-70 has Bluetooth 2.1, aptX compatibility and two speakers (a tweeter and a woofer) so you can stream your favourite tunes to it while it&rsquo;s tastefully lighting your living room, bedroom or balcony. It&rsquo;s an all-in-one mood creator, basically.</p> <p><strong>How does it sound?</strong><br />We haven&rsquo;t heard it personally, so we couldn&rsquo;t say for sure. But it certainly seems impressive enough to the attractive, slightly-but-not-overly-bohemian people in the promo video below &ndash; so much so that they seem to have lost the power of normal speech.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The light can be set to 10 different brightness levels" alt="The light can be set to 10 different brightness levels" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/yamaha-lsx-70-lifestyle.jpg?1409151146" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>You mentioned a battery?</strong><br />Yes, the battery delivers about eight hours of music playback (assuming the light is turned off) and can be recharged simply by plugging the LSX-70 into the wall.</p> <p><strong>Anything else I should know?</strong><br />The Yamaha Relit LSX-70 comes in three synthetic leather finishes (the &#39;leather&#39; is wrapped around the base): black, champagne gold, and bronze. And the price? Well, all this luxury doesn&#39;t come cheap: you&rsquo;re looking at &pound;460 for the speaker when it goes on sale this winter.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">More awesome Hot Stuff</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/367Tt02uJG8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Bluetooth Speaker System Bluetooth Speakers Hot Stuff Yamaha Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:11:40 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1445630 at http://www.stuff.tv The all-new Volvo XC90 is a tech treasure chest on wheels http://www.stuff.tv/volvo/all-new-volvo-xc90-technological-treasure-chest-wheels/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With cutting edge safety features, advanced voice control and a stylish touch screen system, Volvo&#039;s new Land Rover rival is a gadget lover’s paradise </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The new XC90 is a gadget lover&#039;s paradise" alt="Volvo XC90" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Volvo-XC90.jpg?1409066632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/leonpoultney" title="View user profile.">Leon Poultney</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sweet lights, man</strong><br />We thought you&#39;d notice those. The super-bright LED headlamps on the all-new Volvo XC90 are being referred to as &quot;Thor&#39;s Hammer&quot; lights, but don&#39;t say that in earshot of Marvel Comics&#39; lawyers. The fancy lamps are just part of the new, and typically Swedish, design language that includes a simplified front grille and a fresh range of rims that peak at 22-inches. But what lies beneath is arguably the most exciting aspect...</p> <p><strong>Has Volvo dumped a 6.0-litre V12 under the bonnet, then?</strong><br />No, quite the opposite in fact. The range-topping XC90 models feature hybrid tech that harnesses power from a four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor, which equates to nearly 400bhp underneath the right foot. Owners will also be able to motor on battery power alone for around 25 miles and avoid road tax thanks to the measly 60g/km CO2 produced by the pipes. A good range of frugal petrol and diesel engines will also be available at launch.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Aren&#39;t Volvos a bit, erm, boring?</strong><br />That may have been true a few years ago&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;but this car is the first in a long line of exciting new products from the revitalised manufacturer. The dashboard, for example, features a new tablet-like touch-screen Sensus infotainment system that operates most of the car&#39;s functions. It does away with the need for buttons, which allowed designers to beautifully de-clutter the interior surfaces.</p> <p><strong>What tech can we expect?</strong><br />Volvo has confirmed that its Sensus system will support <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple-carplay-puts-your-iphone-your-car-dashboard/news" target="_blank">Apple CarPlay</a> and <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/google-io-2014/google-io-keynote-live-blog/news" target="_blank">Android Auto</a>, as well as packing its own advanced voice control. Based on Nuance&#39;s speech recognition software&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;the same tech that underpins Apple&#39;s Siri&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Volvo&#39;s version can do everything from make phone calls to changing the radio station and even adjusting the climate control. </p> <p>The tiled display system on that fancy touch screen is extremely pleasing, too. Users simply select a menu and it expands, shrinking the others so they are constantly available. It&#39;s brilliantly intuitive and completely connected, so owners can take advantage of a whole host of cloud-based apps and services.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1202" height="887" title="Touch-screen Sensus is stylish and slick" alt="Volvo XC90" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/22%20Volvo%20XC90-2.jpg?1409066632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="902" title="Seven ergonomic seats come as standard" alt="Volvo XC90" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/21%20Volvo%20XC90.jpg?1409066632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1201" height="900" title="Hybrid tech and cutting edge safety features aplenty" alt="Volvo XC90" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/10%20Volvo%20XC90_0.jpg?1409066632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Volvos are super safe, aren&#39;t they?</strong><br />Yes they are. In fact, Volvo has set itself the goal that nobody will be seriously injured or killed in one of its vehicles by 2020. It&#39;s a tough task but the XC90 packs advanced tech that brings it ever closer to this target. A brace of advanced radars, sensors and cameras can now detect cyclists and pedestrians and will automatically apply the brakes if vulnerable road users cross the XC90s path. The car will also auto-brake if the driver attempts to turn into a junction when another vehicle is approaching. Finally, there&#39;s even a safety feature that pre-empts a road run-off and tightens the seatbelts in preparation for impact.</p> <p><strong>Taking on the mighty Land Rover Discovery is an even bigger ask, isn&#39;t it?</strong><br />It is, but Volvo&#39;s new offering is pretty swanky inside. A 19-speaker Bowers &amp; Wilkins sound system can be specified, as well as niceties that include a cut glass gear shifter and walnut inlays for the doors and dash. Plus, a fully stocked, seven-seater XC90 will cost around &pound;50,000 when it goes on sale next year, making it nearly &pound;10,000 cheaper than the equivalent Land Rover Discovery.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE</strong>:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/hands-volvos-apple-carplay-stereo-ios-friendly-infotainment-system/news">Hands-on with Volvo&#39;s Apple CarPlay stereo, the iOS-friendly infotainment system</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="902" title="Cut-glass gear shifter available to deep pockets " alt="Volvo XC90" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/26%20Volvo%20XC90.jpg?1409066632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/volvo/all-new-volvo-xc90-technological-treasure-chest-wheels/news#comments Cars Hot Stuff Volvo Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:23:53 +0000 Leon Poultney 1445947 at http://www.stuff.tv McLaren P1 GTR concept is the ultimate track-day toy http://www.stuff.tv/mclaren-p1-gtr-concept-ultimate-track-day-toy/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Those with money to burn can soon fast track into the exclusive world of racing </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="McLaren P1 GTR" alt="McLaren P1 GTR" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/mcLaren-p1-gtr-01.jpg?1409056650" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/leonpoultney" title="View user profile.">Leon Poultney</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Did McLaren really need to make the P1 even scarier?</strong><br />Not really, but this GTR concept is strictly for track use only, meaning it features a plethora of tweaks intended to reduce lap times rather than impress shoppers when it&#39;s parked on the high street. Power from the 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 has increased by 83bhp to 986bhp, you know, because 903bhp isn&#39;t quite enough to embarrass all the Golf GTI owners at your local track day.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>It looks great though, what has McLaren done to the bodywork?</strong><br />Engineers at McLaren Special Operations have fitted an enormous fixed rear wing for a start. It employs an F1-style Drag Reduction System so it can extend and retract to offer greater levels of grip through corners or increased straight-line speed when required. There&#39;s a set of lightweight, quick release 19-inch alloys at all four corners and the P1 GTR wears a special paintjob echoing that of the original McLaren F1 GTR, which claimed victory at Le Mans in 1995.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>I can&#39;t wait to meet one of these at the traffic lights?</strong><br />Unfortunately you won&#39;t as the P1 GTR isn&#39;t road legal. It&#39;s also fitted with lowered fixed suspension, meaning the ride could only be described as &#39;spine shattering&#39; should you be mad enough to tackle the scarred surfaces of Britian&#39;s roads. There&#39;s also a new centrally mounted exhaust that, &quot;maximises the aural characteristic,&quot; which basically means its deafeningly loud and just begging to be pulled over by the traffic cops.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The McLaren P1 was born to boss the track day" alt="McLaren P1 GTR concept" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/76869-McLaren%20P1%20GTR%20front.jpg?1409056650" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1202" height="899" title="The McLaren P1 was born to boss the track day" alt="McLaren P1 GTR concept" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/McLaren%20P1%20GTR%20rear%203_4.jpg?1409056650" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="The McLaren P1 was born to boss the track day" alt="McLaren P1 GTR concept" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/McLaren%20P1%20GTR%20rear.jpg?1409056650" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>So how much is it and how do we buy one?</strong><br />McLaren hasn&#39;t released any official pricing figures yet and it will only be offered to the 375 existing P1 owners but expect it to tickle the &pound;2million mark when it goes on sale next year.</p> <p><strong>What? Why would anyone want two McLaren P1s in the garage?</strong><br />It&#39;s a bit greedy isn&#39;t it? But the idea of the P1 GTR is to introduce extremely well heeled individuals to the world of high-performance racing. McLaren will maintain the car and each owner will be given extensive driver training so they don&#39;t prang their &pound;2million investment at the first corner.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/meet-muscle-car-electric-heart/news" target="_blank">Meet the Renovo Coupe: the muscle car with an electric heart</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1201" height="884" title="The McLaren P1 was born to boss the track day" alt="McLaren P1 GTR concept" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/McLaren%20P1%20GTR%20side.jpg?1409056650" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/mclaren-p1-gtr-concept-ultimate-track-day-toy/news#comments Cars Hot Stuff Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:01:02 +0000 Leon Poultney 1445179 at http://www.stuff.tv Meet the Renovo Coupe: the muscle car with an electric heart http://www.stuff.tv/meet-muscle-car-electric-heart/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This all-electric beast produces over 500bhp without a peep from the pipes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Parallel sparking" alt="Meet the Renovo Coupe: the muscle car with an electric heart" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Coupe-with-Sparks1_0.jpg?1408620781" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>An all-electric muscle car? That doesn&#39;t sit well with us...</strong></p> <p>Admittedly, it is a bit odd seeing a glorious Shelby Daytona with a bunch of batteries underneath the bonnet rather than a big block Chevrolet V8 engine, but the latest unveiling for fledgling automotive manufacturer Renovo is set to deliver pony car-bothering power.</p> <p><strong>So how does it work?</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/leonpoultney" title="View user profile.">Leon Poultney</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Go on, how powerful is it?</strong></p> <p>The twin motors spit out the equivalent of around 500bhp and 1354Nm torque, meaning the Renovo can accelerate from a standing start&nbsp;to 60mph&nbsp;in just 3.4 seconds and on to a top speed of 120mph. That&#39;s quicker than Tesla&#39;s Model S and Roadster models.</p> <p><strong>It must take an absolute age to charge... </strong></p> <p>The zero-emissions muscle car has been designed to work with the fast-charging network, which will top up the batteries in half an hour. Charging from a standard plug socket will take a road trip-destroying five hours, though. Renovo reckons the Coupe can travel up to 100 miles on a single charge but expect that figure to be dramatically slashed if you like burnouts, drifting, drag racing and all the other stuff muscle cars are perfect for.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1199" height="862" title="American muscle goes zero-emissions in the Renovo Coupe" alt="Renovo Coupe" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Front-Three-Quarters.jpg?1408620781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1202" height="895" title="American muscle goes zero-emissions in the Renovo Coupe" alt="Renovo Coupe" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Engine-Bay-1.jpg?1408620781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="895" title="American muscle goes zero-emissions in the Renovo Coupe" alt="Renovo Coupe" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Coupe-Headlight1.jpg?1408620781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>It all sounds expensive, how much will it cost? </strong></p> <p>Are you sitting comfortably? It costs a whopping US$529,000 - or &pound;316,214 in sterling. That&#39;s a hell of a lot of cash to sink into a company that has only been operating for four years.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>But It does look nice...</strong></p> <p>Yes, it&#39;s drop-dead gorgeous and we will hopefully start seeing them in the wild towards the end of next year. Just don&#39;t expect the soundtrack to be as good as the picture.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="American muscle goes zero-emissions in the Renovo Coupe" alt="Renovo Coupe" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Rear-Three-Quarters-2_0.jpg?1408620781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/meet-muscle-car-electric-heart/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/meet-muscle-car-electric-heart/news#comments Cars Electric cars Hot Stuff Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:35:50 +0000 Leon Poultney 1445188 at http://www.stuff.tv Noke: a padlock you open with a phone, not a key http://www.stuff.tv/noke-padlock-you-open-phone-not-key/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bluetooth and an Android or iOS app are all you need to pop open this smart lock </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Noke: a padlock you open with a phone, not a key" alt="Noke: a padlock you open with a phone, not a key" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/noke-main.jpg?1409235867" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Padlocks haven&rsquo;t changed much in the past 100 or so years, have they?</strong><br />You&rsquo;re bang on the money there, but Noke (pronounced &ldquo;no key&rdquo;) is designed to drag them into the 21st century.</p> <p><strong>How?</strong><br />This padlock doesn&rsquo;t require a key or a combination. Instead, it&rsquo;s unlocked wirelessly via Bluetooth and a smartphone app: if your phone is within 10 feet of your Noke, it&rsquo;ll be unlocked (assuming you&rsquo;ve got the auto-unlock feature turned on, of course). You can also share access with friends &ndash; even on a one-time basis, if you want.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>So if my phone battery dies, I&rsquo;m screwed?</strong><br />Nope. There&rsquo;s another way to open it up: the Quick-Click code. You can set your own sequence of taps and clicks, and keying these manually into your Noke will unlock it.</p> <p>The Noke runs off a battery too, and the makers say it&rsquo;ll last a year with normal use. When it&rsquo;s running out, you&rsquo;ll see a notification light and you can replace it yourself, without the need for any tools.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Bluetooth 4.0 will open the lock when your phone is within 10 feet" alt="Bluetooth 4.0 will open the lock when your phone is within 10 feet" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/noke-with-phone.jpg?1409235867" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Is it tough?</strong><br />Oh yes. It&rsquo;s made of hardened steel and boron and the makers say it can&rsquo;t be shimmed open by a thief. It&rsquo;s also water resistant, so you can use it to lock your garden shed, or your bike.</p> <p><strong>My bike?</strong><br />Yes, Noke has an optional bicycle chain, as well as a mount so you can clip it securely to your ride&rsquo;s frame when you&rsquo;re on the go.</p> <p><strong>Which phones does it work with?</strong><br />At launch, it&rsquo;ll work with Bluetooth 4.0-equipped devices running Android 4.3 and above or iOS 7.0 and above.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="An optional bike kit will be available" alt="An optional bike kit will be available" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/noke-bike.jpg?1409235867" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sweet &ndash; I have one of those. So I can buy it now?</strong><br />Not yet. It&rsquo;s currently <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fuzdesigns/noke-the-worlds-first-bluetooth-padlock" target="_blank">a Kickstarter project</a>, but has already hit its funding target and the makers estimate that they&rsquo;ll start shipping units to backers in February 2015. In order to get on that list, you&rsquo;ll need to back the project by US$59 (&pound;35) or more (plus US$15 for postage to non-US addresses). The bike kit add-on is another US$20 (&pound;12). When launched, the Noke will be sold for US$89 (&pound;53).</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">LOCK YOUR EYES ON MORE HOT STUFF</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lock8-bike-lock-smart-enough-warn-you-if-someones-using-blowtorch-steal-it/news">The Lock8 bike lock is smart enough to warn you if a blowtorch is attacking it</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/F-WRDLqk5uI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Noke: the phone-controlled padlock </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Android apps Bikes Hot Stuff iOS apps Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:29:49 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1445418 at http://www.stuff.tv Saleen puts more swank into the Tesla Model S http://www.stuff.tv/model-s/saleen-puts-more-swank-tesla-model-s/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Foursixteen improves an already stunning car with across-the-board upgrades </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Saleen puts more swank into the Tesla Model S " alt="Saleen puts more swank into the Tesla Model S " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/saleen-foursixteen-main.jpg?1408501257" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>These guys think they can make a better car than the Tesla Model S?</strong><br />They&rsquo;re certainly not the first people to get their hands on an already-stellar vehicle and attempt to improve it. In fact, someone else has already modded this very model <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/tesla-model-s-goes-convertible/news">into a convertible</a>. But yes, the <a href="http://media.saleen.com/2014/08/foursixteen/" target="_blank">Saleen Foursixteen</a> is a modified version of the Tesla Model S, probably the world&rsquo;s best-known electric car.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/tesla-model-s/review">Tesla Model S review</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>With a swanky bodykit? How very Essex boy&hellip;</strong><br />There&rsquo;s much more to the Foursixteen than exterior tweaks, but we&rsquo;ll start with those. Saleen, which has been building racing cars for 30-odd years, claims to have improved the Model S&rsquo; aerodynamics through its body modifications: there&rsquo;s a carbon fibre rear diffuser, new V-shaped hood architecture and a rear spoiler to increase downforce. The hood shape also serves to direct hot air away from the car&rsquo;s drivetrain cooling system.</p> <p><strong>And what else?</strong><br />Speaking of drivetrain&rsquo;s, Saleen has ripped out Tesla&rsquo;s and replaced it with its own, which it says provides improved acceleration (even the base Model S does 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds), better cooling and &ldquo;track capable throttle response&rdquo;. There&rsquo;s also adjustable suspension, which means you can stiffen the ride if you&rsquo;re doing some track driving, as well as new ZR-spec tyres and optional lightweight carbon ceramic brakes. Changing your mind about this yet?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="1391" title="The Saleen Foursixteen features a re-sculpted exterior" alt="The Saleen Foursixteen features a re-sculpted exterior" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/saleen-foursixteen-front.jpg?1408501257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="800" title="The Saleen Foursixteen features a re-sculpted exterior" alt="The Saleen Foursixteen features a re-sculpted exterior" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/saleen-foursixteen-badge.jpg?1408501257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>I&rsquo;m coming around. What about the interior?</strong><br />It&rsquo;s pretty full-on. We&rsquo;re talking black leather with contrasting perforated leather accents and Alcantara suede inlays. We&rsquo;re talking carbon fibre accents on the dashboard. We&rsquo;re talking a brand new centre console with extra storage, a smartphone pocket and a cup-holder (!). We&rsquo;re talking new bucket seats, new door panels and a leather-wrapped dashboard. It&rsquo;s a big, bold remodelling &ndash; and we think it looks pretty natty.</p> <p><strong>I agree. Damn, you&rsquo;ve changed my mind. Now I want one</strong><br />Well, we hope you&rsquo;ve just had a big tax rebate, because the Foursixteen ain&rsquo;t cheap: Saleen are charging US$152,000 (&pound;91,430) for it. This model is based on the standard Tesla Model S, by the way, and will be delivered to US-based customers 6-8 weeks after ordering. It comes with a four-year/50,000-mile warranty.</p> <p>[Source: <a href="http://media.saleen.com/2014/08/foursixteen/" target="_blank">Saleen</a>]</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">GAZE AT MORE ELECTRIFYING HOT STUFF HERE</a></strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/tesla/hackers-compete-compromise-teslas-s-sedan/news">Hackers will compete to compromise Tesla&rsquo;s Model S sedan</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="800" title="Finally, a cup-holder for the Tesla Model S" alt="Finally, a cup-holder for the Tesla Model S" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/saleen-foursixteen-console.jpg?1408501257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="801" title="The swish leather bucket seats are totally new" alt="The swish leather bucket seats are totally new" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/saleen-foursixteen-backseat.jpg?1408501257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Cars Electric cars Hot Stuff Model S Tesla Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:32:22 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1445301 at http://www.stuff.tv This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgic frivolity http://www.stuff.tv/swanky-new-raleigh-chopper-best-kind-nostalgia/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Denim saddle? We never had no denim saddle when I were a lad... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" alt="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/CHOPBLK-3Q.jpg?1408412060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>A Raleigh Chopper! I used to have one of these as a wee bowl-haircutted nipper</strong><br />You and everyone else in the &#39;70s and &#39;80s, chum. But this isn&rsquo;t an antique. No sir, this is a brand new production. A reissue, if you like.</p> <p><strong>One for the Shoreditch crowd, then?</strong><br />Oh, come on. For starters, they&rsquo;re all in Peckham now. And there&rsquo;s nothing try-hard about indulging in a bit of nostalgia, is there? Especially when it comes in such a nice package (no pun intended) as this Chopper.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>So what are we looking at here?</strong><br />Well, it&rsquo;s not a knock-off. This limited-edition version is produced by Raleigh, rocks a striking gloss-black-and-gold paint job on its aluminium frame, features a denim saddle and back pad, swanky leather-look grips and a healthy amount of chrome.</p> <p><strong>As well the original Chopper&rsquo;s three-speed gears?</strong><br />Nope, this one goes a little further: there&rsquo;s a six-speed Shimano derailleur.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" alt="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/CHOPBLK-saddle.jpg?1408412060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" alt="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/CHOPBLK-plate-decal.jpg?1408412060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" alt="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/CHOPBLK-grip.jpg?1408412060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>I bet it&rsquo;s stupidly pricey</strong><br />Not so! In fact it costs less than a new graphics card: &pound;250 at <a href="http://www.velorution.com/raleigh-chopper/" target="_blank">Velorution</a>. Better be quick, though &ndash; fewer than 400 are being made.</p> <p><a href="http://www.halfords.com/cycling/bikes/kids-bikes/raleigh-chopper-bike?cm_mmc=Google+PLA-_-Bikes-_-Kids+Bikes-_-102255&amp;_$ja=tsid:60494%7Ccgn:GoogleShopping%7Ckw:102255&amp;istCompanyId=b8708c57-7a02-4cf6-b2c0-dc36b54a327e&amp;istItemId=wmxwramlr&amp;istBid=tzxq&amp;_$$ja=cgid:16790764204|tsid:35522|cid:214996084|lid:51320962143|nw:g|crid:52119061324|rnd:715224342892688416|dvc:c|adp:1o1|bku:1&amp;gclid=CjwKEAjw37afBRDO5M3h0qvj9zQSJACvwnOJInN_NBAGchiWj28U6UcI79ZEvi0Q5yb0EasgOCcgBxoCVTjw_wcB#tab1" target="_blank">Halfords</a> is also selling a more standard-looking three-speed Chopper for the same price &ndash; but we&rsquo;d urge you to opt for the limited-edition black version while you still can. And then it&#39;s off to recreate scenes from <em>E.T.</em> in your local quarry/building site/woods.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">MORE HOT STUFF</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" alt="This swanky new Raleigh Chopper is the best kind of nostalgia" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/CHOPBLK-mudguard-decal.jpg?1408412060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Bikes Hot Stuff Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:26:54 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1444948 at http://www.stuff.tv OM/ONE levitating speaker will float into your heart http://www.stuff.tv/omone-levitating-speaker-will-float-your-heart/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It looks like magic, but it’s really magnets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="OM/ONE Bluetooth speaker" alt="OM/ONE Bluetooth speaker" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/om-one-desk-hotstuff.jpg?1407981153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Wait&hellip; is that ball floating?</strong><br />Oh yes. Except it&rsquo;s not really a ball &ndash; it&rsquo;s a speaker. A Bluetooth speaker called the OM/ONE, in fact. It&rsquo;s an orb that floats on its base through the use of magnets.</p> <p><strong>A bit like a maglev train?</strong><br />Precisely. The ONE itself uses Bluetooth 4.0 to wirelessly connect to audio sources like your smartphone or laptop, and pumps out music via a &ldquo;finely tuned&rdquo; 75mm driver.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/meet-bat-hover-mouse/news">Meet BAT, the hover mouse</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>How does it sound?</strong><br />Its makers say it sounds amazing, but then of course they would. We haven&rsquo;t heard it with our own golden ears, so we&rsquo;ll have to reserve judgement on that. We can say, however, that it looks &ldquo;pretty neat&rdquo;. It&rsquo;s a mono speaker, which might upset some, but you can combine two of them for full stereo.</p> <p><strong>What else can it do, other than play music and float?</strong><br />Well, it&rsquo;s fully portable, so you can take the sphere away from the base and use it on a picnic or at the beach. There&rsquo;s 15 hours of music playback via the built-in battery, which charges through USB. It also has a microphone, so you can use it as a Bluetooth speakerphone for hands-free or conference calls.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="OM/ONE Bluetooth speaker" alt="OM/ONE Bluetooth speaker" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/om-one-desk.jpg?1407981153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>And how do I get one?<br />The ONE is currently a prototype and OM Audio, its creators, are crowdfunding its launch <a href="http://www.omone.com/om-one" target="_blank">here</a> &ndash; but given that they&rsquo;ve hit their target with plenty of time left, it&rsquo;s safe to say the speaker will be released as an actual product.</p> <p>You can back the campaign to the tune of US$179 (&pound;107) to reserve your own ONE speaker (they&rsquo;ll be US$20 more expensive after the campaign ends), with postage to the UK costing an extra US$20 (&pound;12). The estimated delivery date is December 2014. So float over to the site and you&rsquo;ll have the coolest Christmas bauble around come the holiday season.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">LOOK AT MORE HOT STUFF HERE</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/XCfhdmC7oMY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Bluetooth Speakers Hot Stuff Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:00:15 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1444736 at http://www.stuff.tv We'd eat glass just to smell the leather seats of this £1.8 million special edition Bugatti Veyron http://www.stuff.tv/wed-eat-broken-glass-just-smell-leather-meet-exquisite-18-million-special-edition-bugatti-veyron/new <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hands up if you feel poor. Yeah, us too </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1093" height="820" title="Desire on wheels" alt="We&#039;d eat glass just to smell the leather seats of this £1.8 million special edit" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/veyron-hot-stuff_0.jpg?1407651726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>:(</strong><br />Yep. We can&#39;t afford it either. And we probably never will. But that doesn&#39;t mean we can&#39;t drool over this glorious Ettore Bugatti Legend.</p> <p>It&#39;s the sixth car in the Les Légendes de Bugatti roster, and it&#39;s dedicated to Mr Etorre Bugatti - the man who started it all.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Let&#39;s hear those juicy numbers</strong><br />This special edition keeps the 8 litre W16 engine of the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. This is a very, very good thing.</p> <p>That&#39;ll give lucky drivers a top speed of 254mph, along with an eye-watering 0-62mph speed of 2.6 seconds. Insane, eh?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Want... so much want.</strong><br />We don&#39;t blame you. From its carbon fibre body (coloured after the 1932 Type 41 royal) to its dark blue polished, diamond-cut aluminium rims and platinum Bugatti logo, it&#39;s an absolute stunner.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1040" height="780" title="Handsome face" alt="We&#039;d eat glass just to smell the leather seats of this £1.8 million special edit" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/veyron-front.jpg?1407651726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1097" height="823" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/veyron-step.jpg?1407651726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>And the inside?</strong><br />In a word - classy. In addition to traditional calf leather, Bugatti has opted to slather the steering wheel, gear shift, door handles, roof and armrests in super-soft cordovan leather.</p> <p>Taken from horse hide, it&#39;s normally used in luxurious handmade shoes. HSo technically, you&#39;re driving a giant shoe. A shoe that blasts across tarmac at over 200 miles an hour.</p> <p>Oh, and there&#39;s a platinum-coated coated dancing elephant in between the seats, showing off Bugatti&#39;s logo in all its sparkly glory.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1097" height="823" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/veyron-steering-wheel.jpg?1407651726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1097" height="823" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/veyron-seat.jpg?1407651726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Time to buy a lottery ticket</strong><br />Even that might not help. Only three Bugatti Legends are being made, and by &nbsp;the time you&#39;ve bought a ticket and won, they&#39;ll all have been snapped up.</p> <p>Still, you could always settle for a regular Veyron we suppose.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff" target="_blank">All the hottest stuff, on one scorching page</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1135" height="851" title="Sleek profile" alt="We&#039;d eat glass just to smell the leather seats of this £1.8 million special edit" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/veyron-side.jpg?1407651726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/wed-eat-broken-glass-just-smell-leather-meet-exquisite-18-million-special-edition-bugatti-veyron/new#comments Bugatti Cars Hot Stuff Veyron Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:46:25 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1444348 at http://www.stuff.tv