Pablo Escobar’s biological brother, Roberto de Jesús Escobar Gaviria, announced today a limited edition run of gold-plated iPhone 11 Pro 256GB handsets, and they’ll set you back just $499. The one caveat is that these were formerly damaged phones, or to be more specific, damaged screen damage and / or water issues. They were bought, fixed, and then gold-plated. Read more for two videos and additional information.
NASA and SpaceX have determined that the weather is permittable to launch two astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the first crewed mission for Elon Musk’s company as well as the first launch of NASA astronauts – Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley – from American soil since the retirement of the space shuttle program in 2011. Read more for the livestream and additional information.
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NISMO came up with the concept of the Z-tune back in 2002 when Nissan was planning to end R34 Skyline production. The first model was built in 2003, using a used 2002 Skyline GT-R V·Spec II chassis, and came equipped with a concept RB26DETT ‘Z1’ engine, which was based on Nissan’s Le Mans GT2 and GT500 racing experiences. This 2.8L engine boasted upgraded turbochargers proudcing 493 hp at 6800 rpm 398 lb⋅ft of torque at 5200 rpm, enabling it to hit 62 mph in just 3.8-seconds, while topping out at over 203 mph. Read more for a video of the briefcase that came with this rare vehicle.
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Ever wonder what the first detonation of a nuclear device looked like? If so, the test codenamed “Trinity” and conducted by the United States Army at 5:29 a.m. on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project. It happened in the Jornada del Muerto desert approximately 35-miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico, on the former USAAF Alamogordo Bombing and Gunnery Range, now part of White Sands Missile Range. Read more for a video and additional information.
Razer has just unveiled the all-new Blade Pro 17 professional gaming laptop, complete with either a 17.3-inch 4K 120Hz display for creators requiring a high-resolution workstation and a Full-HD 300Hz option for gamers that need silky smooth gameplay. It comes equipped with an Intel 8-core i7-10875H processor capable of clock speeds up to 5.1GHZ with Intel Turbo Boost and up to an NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER graphics card that features 8GB of high-bandwidth GDDR6 memory. Read more for a hands-on video review, additional pictures and information.
DJI’s OSMO Action Camera bundle comes with a 128GB microSD card as well as Care Refresh 2-year warranty, all for $288 shipped, today only, originally $499.99. Featuring the ability to record 4K videos at 60 frames per second as well as advanced, reliable stabilization technology for professional and amateur filmmakers alike. It also has a dual-screen camera for vlogging or selfies. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review that pits it against the GoPro Hero 8 Black and additional information.
The 2020 Toyota GR Supra has an official top speed of 155 mph, but one owner discovered that the electronic limits aren’t what they seem to be. In other words, their factory A90 Supra managed to hits 163 mph (263 kilometers per hour), according to external GPS speedometer. For those who don’t know, the Autobahn in Germany has several speed-unrestricted stretches, which makes this top speed run legal in that country. Read more for the video.
Looking Glass Factory has officially started shipping its holographic 8K display, which made its public debut back in 2018. Whether it be business applications or gaming, its 33.2 million pixels and 45-element light field ensure an immersive 3D effect. Unfortunately, there’s no pricing information available nor if they are shipping to non-enterprise clients. Read more for a video and additional information.
The Sony ZV-1 is a new point-and-shoot digital camera designed for content creators and vloggers. Unlike other models in the RX100-series of cameras, this one boasts a side flip-out 3.0″ touchscreen for front-facing recording, along with a directional 3-capsule microphone and a Multi Interface Shoe for attaching a variety of accessories. Pre-order page here. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Triumph reveals the Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition, inspired by the custom stunt bike featured in the upcoming “No Time to Die” (November 25, 2020 release) film, and it’s limited to just 250-units worldwide with just 30 heading to the United States. At $18500, it comes equipped with a unique billet riser clamp sporting a laser-etched individual serial number plate, complete with a special Bond Handover Pack that includes a numbered certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Triumph’s CEO Nick Bloor, as well as a premium backpack. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.