How Two Big Brand Boozes Are Moving Forward By Going Backward

Original recipes are one of those things coveted most in marketing. Remember how excited everyone was about Coca-Cola Classic after the New Coke fiasco? Well, sometimes spirits-makers want to get in on that action as well, whether that means a limited-edition release like Beefeater is doing with Burrough's Reserve, or… » 1/24/14 5:00pm 1/24/14 5:00pm

I Drank a $200 Bottle of Sam Adams For Science

To some, beer is something you just swill down while watching football, and flavor is a distant after-thought. But others will sip and savor a beer, picking it apart like a connoisseur of fine wines. Those that comfortably sit in that second category won't think twice about dropping some hard-earned money on a bottle… » 11/22/13 5:00pm 11/22/13 5:00pm

Rockstar Games Approves $450 History Book

This book package will cost you $450, so unless you're a serious fan of (a) books or (b) the creative output of Rockstar Games, it's not for you. Digital + Analogue: The Art and Science of Rockstar Games is a three volume set covering the history and creative work of Rockstar—more often known as the 'Maker of Grand… » 7/21/10 5:30am 7/21/10 5:30am

Limited Edition Wall-E Roomba From Japan Sucks in More Ways Than One

Limited-edition Wall-E Roomba: that brings to mind a certain image of an already-fairly-cute vacuum bot taking on two puppy dog eyes, an adorable electro-babble voice synth and maybe even an inclination to maintain a little nest of sad artifacts it has horded from your waste in an unseen corner of your giant house. Or… » 11/10/08 10:00am 11/10/08 10:00am

Limited Edition Dark Knight Blu-ray With Bat-Pod Display Case

We already knew » 10/22/08 4:40pm 10/22/08 4:40pm that a special edition of the upcoming Dark Knight Blu-ray release was going to drop alongside the standard version on December 9th, but the first images have only just leaked out from . Outside of the case, both versions are identical—so I find it hard to justify spending $65 on this thing (the…

Art. Suono iPod Sound System Could Probably Catch Dinner

DWV, the same guys responsible for designing products under the Ferrari brand, are attempting to reinvent the tired old iPod dock with their new Art. Suono Wireless Music Transmission System. Billed as a luxury item (get ready for sticker shock), the Art. Suono allows users to transmit audio from just about any source… » 9/19/08 2:40pm 9/19/08 2:40pm

Dealzmodo: LE Halo 3 Xbox 360 Going for $199 at Hot Topic

Hot Topic? Yeah, it seems weird, but the bottom line is that if you act now you can score a Limited Edition Halo 3 Xbox 360 for only $199. If you've been paying attention, that is the same price that the Arcade system is currently going for » 9/08/08 3:05pm 9/08/08 3:05pm. The only difference is that this version scores you a 20GB hard drive, a…

Sharp XS1 Flagship Ultrathin LCDs and D65U & D85U Little Friends Headed…

We saw Sharp's "Limited Edition" Aquos XS1 LCDs at IFA » 9/03/08 8:38pm 9/03/08 8:38pm, and now at CEDIA they're official for an as-of-now unpriced US release in October (seeing a pattern here?). The 65-inch LC-65XS1U-S and 52-inch LC-52XS1U-S are 1-inch thin (at their thinnest point), and feature Sharp's RGB LED backlight, which they say improves…

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch First NASA Certified for All Space Missions

The Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch designed by NASA back in the '70s puts your puny Earthwatch to shame, because it's the first watch that's NASA certified for ALL space missions. Its anodized aluminum body can withstand temperatures from -148 to +260° Celsius, and its sassy red exterior is sure to impress any ladyaliens… » 8/18/08 5:20pm 8/18/08 5:20pm