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LAMBORGHINI SESTO CONCEPT

CST-01 WATCH

HP’S FIRST CHROMEBOOK

It’s only a concept, but my, what a concept it is! The Lamborghini Sesto Concept is setting a new bar for lightweight supercars, thanks to advanced carbon fiber technology construction that gives it a curb weight of just over 2,200 lbs. — and that’s including its V10 engine and permanent all-wheel drive. While the V10 outputs “only” 570 hp, that’s still good enough for a 1.75 kg per hp power-toweight ratio and an insane 0-62 mph time of just 2.5 seconds. If you’re wanting to get your hands on one, you’d best wish for: A.) Lamborghini to make it and; B.) some sort of financial windfall, because this thing isn’t going to come cheap.

“The World’s Thinnest Watch” is a bold claim to make — but at just 0.8mm thick, we’re inclined to believe it. The CST-01 Watch (KD 35) achieves this by packing its guts — a battery, E Ink display, and controller chip — into a 0.5mm pocket etched into the single-piece stainless steel band. That doesn’t leave much room for controls, of course, which is why they’re mounted on the recharging base — although with a 10 minute charge time and monthlong battery life, you’re not going to be visiting the base very often. Available in white or black.

Hewlett-Packard has launched its first ever Chrome OS-based laptop: the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook (KD 90). The 14-inch device, whose existence was first confirmed in a leak recently, comes with a 1.1GHz Intel Celeron 847 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of flash storage memory, and a 1,366x768 pixel screen. The device is quite heavy for a Chromebook: according to HP, it weighs “just under 4 pounds.” On the connectivity front, it sports three USB 2.0 sockets, Ethernet, HDMI and an SD memory card reader. Buyers also get 100GB of Google Drive space for two years. Available in the U.S. right now over at HPDirect.com.

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SQUBA

LEHMANN GOPRO AERIAL VEHICLE

More than 30 years since Roger Moore’s 007 put the idea into every guy’s head, someone has finally replicated the underwater auto experience. Swiss design company Rinspeed has created the sQuba (KD 400,000), the world’s first submersible car. Based on the Lotus Elise, the all-electric convertible can drive you to the lake in style and then dive underwater to a depth of over 30 feet. The car’s engine was removed and replaced by three motors — one for land driving, good for up to 75 mph, and two others for the underwater propellers.

Sure, you can get some cool footage from remotecontrolled planes and helicopters — but you have to know how to fly the damn things first. The Lehmann LA100 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (KD 375) removes that piece of the equation by autonomously flying around at heights of up to 300 feet for 5 minutes before returning back to you. Designed specifically for use with the GoPro Hero 2 or 3, you simply strap a camera to the top, bottom, or both, launch it, and wait for its return to view your footage. It’s really that simple.

Tired of needing a lift to get you back up the hill each time you want to ride down, or worse yet, having to start only where the lift will take you? Take a look at Splitsticks (KD 500). This splitboarding system lets you snowboard down the hill and then split the board in half to hike back up it. In addition to the multiple hike modes, the ‘sticks also offers a ski mode that lets you skate on flat sections, and a traditionally cambered tail, floaty nose, and good flex pattern when you’re ready to ride.

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