The Hot List: Volume 2
By Winding Road Staff
August 12, 2011
Based on the tense, dark, and occasionally frenetic clips we've seen, new film Drive could just be the next great driving movie. We're going to be front-row center when it hits theaters on September 16th (and chances are good that Ryan Gosling's starring role will have our wives/girlfriends watching this one with us). Check out the official trailer, it's seriously sweet.
Racing game apps have a lot of potential, but we’ve often run into a bit of trouble with the controls. Moving your phone/tablet as if it were a steering wheel isn’t always the most responsive or precise way to go around a corner. Thankfully, Kotaku has got the solution, with this piece on using your Playstation3 controller to manipulate Android Games.
Luxury vacations are the stock-in-trade for deals-promoter JetSetter.com, and its new connection with Land Rover has yielded a real dozy. Sign up today and you can join a group of well-heeled adventurers on a trek across the American West—driving from Moab to Telluride on the off-road vacation of a lifetime. The best part: you’ll be piloting the hot new Evoque, months before it’s even available to buy.
A sartorial shopping/dressing/buying website that seems to be aimed at the guy who’s no fashion slave, but still wants to look cool. Learn about sunglasses, shirt fit, and perfect toasting on the blog page, then click over to the marketplace to look at clothes or vintage watches you can buy. If anyone wants to make us a gift of a 1960’s Omega Seamaster, we’re okay with that.
Though few of the WR editors are real aviation geeks (Ed. Director Martin the sole exclusion), we know that a lot of you business-traveling types out there are. So, while we see photos of the newly-ready-to-fly Boeing 787 Dreamliner and think, “that’s a big bathroom,” we understand that many folks are a bit more amped up. Check out the gallery.
Let’s face it, more than a few of us are facing some real financial turmoil these days, with the stock market continuing to take a leak on many a portfolio. We sure hope it doesn’t come to it, but should you find yourself in tight spot, this article will help you get by with a roof over your head. Some of the tips here (“Get the things you’ll need” and “Stay positive”) aren’t completely helpful, but the demonstration video certainly is. Who knew you could enjoy worry-free car camping in the Walmart parking lot?