Most Expensive Headphones

By admin, August 9th, 2011,in Gear » | 75 Comments »

If you’re like me, you think the point of headphones is to be able to listen to music on the go. Clearly, though, that isn’t the case for some audiophiles. The world’s most expensive headphones are hardly portable.

World's most expensive headphones - Sennheiser Orpheus

Sennheiser, a leading manufacturer of studio and stage microphones, created a limited number of what have been called the best headphones in the world. That’s right, only 300 of these headphones exist—possibly because they’re handmade. The set includes a high-end vacuum tube amplifier with an all-valve signal path and equally high-end electrostatic headphones with gold connectors.

The most expensive headphones in the world originally retailed for around $15,000 and can still be found for less than $30,000. Of course, if you plan on hooking them up to your iPod, you’ll need to leave the amp at home.

Another pair of expensive headphones, the ULTRASONE Edition 9 Limited Edition S-Logic Natural Surround Sound Headphones, come with some cool features. The S-Logic natural surround sound takes the sound out of the headphones and into the room around you for a three-dimensional sound similar to a live concert. Less stress is put on your eardrums because pressure is decreases by up to 40% (3-4dB), allegedly reducing the risk of hearing damage.

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Ultrasone’s expensive headphones also utilize ULE technology with an MU metal shield that reduces radiation by up to 98%. . The ULTRASONE Edition 9 Limited Edition S-Logic Natural Surround Sound Headphones are certainly a luxury to be had by the most discriminating audiophile. At a retail price of $1499.00, they’d better sound good.

Big Toy

By admin, July 21st, 2011,in Gear » | 49 Comments »

No. 1 Clive Christian for men

By admin, June 30th, 2011,in Gear » | 45 Comments »

Created with no cost spared, No 1 represents the ‘non plus ultra’ of British luxury. It uses the rarest and most precious ingredients, both for the fragrance as well as the bottle. Decorated with a white brilliant-cut diamond, its bottle makes No 1 the ultimate luxury perfume.

Available in luxury pure parfum bottle of 30ml and 50 ml eau de parfum.

In collaboration with Baccarat, the most prestigious name in the world of crystal, the famous English designer offers a No 1 limited edition: a matchless crystal bottle, enriched with an 18-carat gold inset containing a 5-carat brilliant cut diamond. A magnificent celebration of the fragrance and of the bottle: so magnificent that it received the UK FIFI award for special packaging in 2006.

Custom TV For Your Bathroom

By Style Is Power, June 28th, 2010,in Gear » | 2 Comments »

Whether your bathroom is elegant or over the top, the Séura Hydra waterproof TV can be styled to suit the surroundings. Séura offers the 19-inch TV in any color you like: The TV’s finish can be matched to Pantone colors, so it can duplicate the hues of your tiles, bathtub, or even towels. The rugged waterproof TV can safely be used in the bathroom, the kitchen, or poolside. Unlike any other TV we know of in this size range, the Hydra has an RS-232 port that allows it to be controlled by home-automation systems such as AMX, Control4, and Crestron, and a waterproof remote control is included. Séura says the Hydra’s mount completely conceals all connections and cables. The TV lists for $2,999 in black onyx or white pearl finish and $3,599 in custom finishes.

The Ultimate Home Theater

By Style Is Power, May 21st, 2010,in Entertainment, Gear, Lifestyle » | 47 Comments »

In a 1989 article, the New York Times described the 10-seat, 1,000-square-foot theater that Theo Kalomirakis had built in the basement of his Brooklyn home. He had equipped it with an 8-foot-wide screen and an assemblage of now-obsolete hardware that included VHS and Beta recorders and a laserdisc player. At that time, the ability to utilize such technologies in a home setting was considered quite a luxury.

Although Kalomirakis did not realize it initially, his $100,000 pet project represented an evolution of home cinema. Thus, he found himself at the forefront of what would become an extremely lucrative industry. By the end of 1989, he had founded a home-theater-design firm bearing his name, and since then he has become one of the most sought-after designers in his field. So how does the groundbreaking home-theater designer outdo himself?

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A New James Bond Trick For Your Ride

By Style Is Power, May 21st, 2010,in Gear » | 51 Comments »

The mad geniuses at Viper have dropped a bombshell—you can now start your car with your phone. The Viper SmartStart iPhone App is here.

Say you’re out on a date and there’s a chill in the air. Just pull out your phone with flourish, and the SmartStart app will unlock your car from afar, start it…and the heat starts blasting. And suddenly you look like some sort of chivalrous gentleman from the future.

Or maybe your friend called—he’s at the garage, and really needs to get the tiger out of your trunk. (Your business, not ours.) You can pop it open without even leaving your Monday meeting.

Here’s the catch, such as it is—the app itself is free, but you have to get the actual SmartStart system installed in your car, which will set you back a couple hundred, then the account will cost you about 30 bucks a year.

But in the future, that’s like 30 cents.

Read more here.