Archive for March, 2009

Gamin’ Station guarantees most realistic console simulation

Developed over a three year period with dedicated and passionate gamers, the Gamin’ Station is one bespoke arcade simulator for the home. Compatible with Xbox, Xbox 360, PS2 and PS3, the Gamin’ Station racing chair is guaranteed to enrich you with the adrenaline rush. The handcrafted simulator comes with an LCD TV, adjustable pedal platform and seating adjustments for pure driving comfort. The Logitech steering wheel takes care of the precise steering and braking, while the high quality surround sound is courtesy of the Logitech 5.1 speaker system. The soft-touch foam interiors offer ultimate comfort and make for a perfect racing environment. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - March 26, 2009 at 4:58 pm

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Moneual unveils blinged ‘701 Jewelry’ luxury PC

If you think the million dollar jewelry PC “Baroque” from Moneual Lab is not a smart choice in these tough times, you should take a look at Moneual’s new ultra-luxury computer dubbed “701 Jewelry” that carries a reasonable (reasonable for the super-rich) price tag. The multimedia computer comes fitted with a 7-inch touchscreen display and is festooned with gold, brass and Swarovski Signature Jewelry. The spec sheet for this uber-blinged PC includes an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows Vista operating system and full HD video playback. The 701 Jewelry luxury PC comes for a cool $30,000. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - March 26, 2009 at 4:58 pm

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Phenix Manticore Loudspeakers signify never-ending quest for high-end audio

The innovation in the field of high-end audio is getting superior each day to whet the imagination of audiophiles especially those who can afford to pay outrageous amount for the style and flair as much as the bass and response level. Even recession has had negligible affect on the luxurious audio we are introduced to almost every day like the handcrafted Phenix Manticore from Gemme Audio which looks like it belongs to classic furniture. Phenix is the symbol of rebirth and the company’s loudspeakers are the renaissance of large driver, high efficiency, and extended dynamic range designs in fascinating forms. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - March 26, 2009 at 4:46 pm

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BedBunker modular safe secures your guns and rifles

If you have a collection of rare handguns and rifles or other firearms, you really need a secure place to keep them. Enter the BedBunker, a modular safe that offers total protection for your firearms and other valuables. This 1300 lb steel box features sophisticated Mul-T-Lock locking system, hydraulic gas-assist piston and a purposefully mounted maximum security hinge system to guarantee maximum strength and safe operation. The tamper-proof hidden storage system can store as many as 32 rifles and 70 handguns. Fire protection is offered through a fire resistant sealing system. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - March 26, 2009 at 12:46 pm

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The $107,000 YG Acoustics’ Anat Reference II speakers

A follow up to the flagship Anat Reference loudspeakers, the Anat Reference II from YG Acoustics is a modular loudspeaker that is available in three different configurations – the compact Anat Reference Main Module, the medium-sized Studio and the flagship Professional. The Anat Reference II Professional is the large floorstanding speaker, which carries a hefty price tag of $107,000 per pair. That said and it gets out of the reach for many of us. The cabinet for the speaker is fully CNC-machined from solid slabs of aircraft-grade aluminum. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - March 26, 2009 at 12:25 pm

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£50,000 pop-up garage is a shrine for affluent auto-lovers

Stow-away your Aston Martin in Bond style in this futuristic pop-up Cardok garage. The garage uses a hydraulic platform which can be hidden under a water feature, flowerbed or even a second car. And, at the touch of an electronic key fob you are all set for a perfect garage escape. The pop-up garage has been a major hit in London, eight of them have already been built, four are in production and more than 10 are on order, with interest highest in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Ealing, Dulwich and Highbury. So, if you too want one then the waiting list is already four months long and growing. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - March 25, 2009 at 2:41 pm

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Diamond-encrusted Nivea jar is luxury for a cause

 

nivea_diamond_jarIf the recession has not forced you to cut down on your spa visits and you are one of those fortunate few who can still afford to spend on luxury cosmetics, then this diamond-encrusted jar from Nivea won’t leave you guilt ridden, especially because all the proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Care charity. The jar is encrusted with 441 ethically sourced white diamonds set in stunning white gold and has been tailor-made to crown any jar of Nivea Visage Expert Lift Day or Night Cream.

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Posted by confirmations - March 25, 2009 at 1:22 pm

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