Showroom Hot List: Volume 5
By John Beltz Snyder
August 03, 2012
As we continue to build the Winding Road Showroom, we come across lots of cool products that we geek out over, whether it’s a cool automotive accessory, watch, gadget, book, or art. Here, we have gathered a few that we found to be particularly interesting or desirable, and we think you’ll like them, too.
Besides having an intriguing name, this device turns any table or surface into a virtual keyboard or mouse using lasers and motion detection. It’s a great companion to that tablet computer you’ve been carrying around with you.
Let’s face it—golf is a lot more fun with refreshing beverages on hand. This drink dispenser looks like a normal three-wood, and fits inside your golf bag to keep you and your buddies well hydrated.
You’ll be the inspiration for a lot of geek envy when you cruise by the comic con on this sucker. This is the illuminated, street-legal motorcycle inspired by the computer animated cycle from the 2010 film Tron: Legacy. It actually runs, and is powered by a fuel-injected Suzuki 996-cc, four-stroke engine.
This RC car is designed to run using the power of your iPod touch or iPhone as the remote control. Tilt forward to accelerate, backward to stop and go in reverse. Tilt right or left to turn right or left
The clipSYNC is the essential charge and sync cable for iPod and iPhone. It has been constructed with a rugged aluminum exterior, and the integrated carabiner clip provides a secure and reliable way to take your cable with you wherever you go.
Restore your car's showroom finish in just 30 minutes with this complete waxing/polishing system that does most of the work for you. It includes a lightweight, yet powerful, rechargeable 18-volt cordless orbital waxer with a built-in liquid wax reservoir and microfiber finishing pads.
This steering wheel is made from the finest wood and high grade aircraft quality aluminum, and installs with a NRG, MOMO, or ISOTTA steering wheel adapter. All the instructions and hardware are included with this product, including the horn button.
Elvis lit up the screen with high-speed excitement and drama in a number of major motion pictures, but his #11 Shelby Cobra from his 22nd movie, Spinout, would go on to be one of the most recognizable Shelby Cobras in the world. Only 1,000 of these die-cast models were produced worldwide!
Want to monitor when vehicles are entering your property? The in-ground electromagnetic sensor detects vehicles entering and exiting your driveway, and alerts you with an indoor chime. Does not detect animals or people. Sensitivity adjustment ensures accuracy and reduces false alarms.
The new compact, durable, easy-to-use Drift HD camera elevates the point-of-view camera market to a higher level with the most feature-rich, multi-functional, professional helmet camera available to date. It features full HD recording, playback LCD screen, rotating lens, digital zoom, night mode, external microphone input, and a lot more.