BMW R 1200 GS

BMW R 1200 GS

BMW’s versatile R 1200 GS gets a modest 5% bump to 105 HP over last year along with ergonomic upgrades; this go-anywhere bike has sport, normal, comfort and off-road settings.

Shuttle Atom

Shuttle Atom

The Shuttle Atom is low cost entrant to the nettop category (Intel Atom powered mini desktops); it consumes only 23 watts when idle, is whisper quiet and still squeezes in 4 USB ports.

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ExoMars Rover

ExoMars Rover

The ESA continues to handily best NASA in terms of style with its ExoMars Rover, which has more bling than an Escalade at a Lakers game. It’ll arrive at the Red Planet in 2014.

Sony Walkman S-Series

Sony Walkman S-Series

Sony’s Walkman S-Series is like a Zune flash with brushed metal and the same price points. The 2″ screen and 7.5mm thickness are nice, but that may change with the new Nano.

Trailer: Machinarium

Trailer: Machinarium

A mix of Monty Python and steampunk, Machinarium is a 2D adventure game by indie developers Amanita Design. The trailer above is gorgeous; look for it in the first half of 2009.

Lowercase T-Shirt

Lowercase T-Shirt

Designer Jeff Sheldon’s Ugmonk brand is a simple and clean alternative to complex, cluttered designs; his Lowercase tee’s singular focus on the alphabet is strangely refreshing.

Gears of War Series 2

Gears of War Series 2

Make every day Emergence Day with these amazingly detailed Gears of War action figures by NECA. Series 2 includes Fenix and Santiago, but we most like the Theron Guards.

Black Avio Nato Watch

Black Avio Nato Watch

Montres De Luxe’s Black Avio Nato watch has a bit of a retro/rugged flair but remains stylish. We dig the contrast between the military green strap and the densely packed black face.

LG DVS450H

LG DVS450H

Despite its hideously technical name, the LG DVS450H is a surprisingly stylish DVD player with full 1080p HDMI out; we also like that you can hook up external drives to the USB port.

Puma Mihara MY-36

Puma Mihara MY-36

The striped heel and front aren’t for everyone, but these MY-36 Pumas by Mihara Yasuhiro have a cool zoot-suit appeal, accentuated by the swank black on white colorway.

2009 Honda Civic Coupe

2009 Honda Civic Coupe

The 2009 Civic Coupe is up at Honda.com; the front fascia gets refreshed with a new grille and lower bumper, while the inside gets a USB port that plays music from any flash drive.

Samsung X360 Laptop

Samsung X360 Laptop

The Samsung X360 is the latest 13.3″ ultraportable to target Apple’s Macbook Air, and at 2.8 lbs bests the Air in terms of weight; it also lacks an optical drive but gets a 7-in-1 card reader.

Death Tank

Death Tank

Scorched Earth and Worms fans will love this trailer for Snowblind Studios’ upcoming XBLA game, Death Tank. It features amped up graphics and 8-player multiplayer (up to 4 locally).

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Lazareth Triazuma

Lazareth Triazuma

This ain’t your little brothers’ tricycle: Lazareth’s Triazuma is a chimera of sorts, borrowing a 180BHP engine from an ’06 Yamaha R1. No anti-lock brakes or traction control, so hang on.

Philips Essence LCD TV

Philips Essence LCD TV

Philip’s Essence LCD TV is only 38mm deep and flat on the back for easy wall-mounting. It’s made possible by housing all the tuner and processing hardware in a separate hub.

Incase Skate Bag

Incase Skate Bag

Skateboard packrats will dig Incase’s Skate Bag, which is a collab with pro-skater Paul Rodriguez. The bag not only has room for your board, but for extra decks, sneakers and more.

Pusher Gin Dispenser

Pusher Gin Dispenser

Any they say you suck at throwing keggers: Form Us With Love’s “Pusher” gin dispenser (commissioned by Beefeater) lets you pop in a bottle for instant, self-serve boozing.

BMW Kinetic Sculpture

BMW Kinetic Sculpture

On display at the BMW Welt conference hall in Munich, this undulating kinetic sculpture is composed of 714 steel balls suspended on strings; it gets wild about 50 seconds in.

Bikkembergs Jacket

Bikkembergs Jacket

Bikkembergs’ black jacket squeezes in three zippered pockets without compromising style; it’s rounded out with shoulder epaulets, tone on tone stitching and ribbed accents.

Wellgems Steam Shower

Wellgems Steam Shower

Wellgems’ Steam Shower is the ultimate steam room–with the looks to match. This uber sauna comes with 12 back jets, a 19 hydrojet whirlpool, MP3/FM radio and dual shower heads.

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Krups Nespresso Le Cube

Krups Nespresso Le Cube

German efficiency meets Art Deco styling with Krups’ Nespresso Le Cube, a compact but potent espresso maker with 19 bar pressure pump, large reservoir and cup warming trays.

Olympics Photo Hacks

Olympics Photo Hacks

Gizmodo has the results of their latest Photoshop contest up: how to ruin the recent Olympics in Beijing with technology. Still, nothing beats China’s own faked footprint fireworks.

Oakley Crest Belt

Oakley Crest Belt

The Oakley Crest Buckle Plate belt’s vintage military style honors the 10th Mountain Division, which served with distinction in WWII and Desert Storm. Genuine leather with top stitching.

Sony DSC-T500

Sony DSC-T500

The Sony DSC-T500 is a video friendly alternative to the T700. The 10.1 MP camera loses 4GB of internal memory, but gains 720p HD quality video recording with HDMI out to your HDTV.

Logitech Squeezebox Boom

Logitech Squeezebox Boom

Logitech’s Squeezebox Boom answers our wi-fi prayers: it streams music from your PC, internet radio and subscription services, and packs a pair of 3″ woofers and 3/4″ tweeters.

Earthrace Biodiesel Boat

Earthrace Biodiesel Boat

Being green never looked as hot as Pete Bethune’s Earthrace trimaran boat, which runs on biodiesel. It recently circled the globe in 60 days and 23 hours, setting a new world record.

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