Desirables: Civilized Advances

Arccos Golf Sensors The exponential boom of technology appears to be changing everything. You can now receive data driven Jim Nantz-esque analysis while you “hit the links.” The 14 Arccos Golf Sensors, ultra-lightweight, with zero swing impact, automatically capture every frame of your golf game using bluetooth and GPS technology. The captured data is automatically […]

Desirables: Civilized Advances
January 1, 2015

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Arccos Golf Sensors

The exponential boom of technology appears to be changing everything. You can now receive data driven Jim Nantz-esque analysis while you “hit the links.” The 14 Arccos Golf Sensors, ultra-lightweight, with zero swing impact, automatically capture every frame of your golf game using bluetooth and GPS technology. The captured data is automatically available on your iPhone meaning your back nine should trump your front nine. Their four step process – pair, play, review, improve – make self-actualization an on-the-go activity.
/ $400
arccosgolf.com

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Choc Edge 3D Chocolate

Diamonds may be “forever,” but printing your own rich chocolate? Instant gratification. The Choc Creator V2 lets you design any chocolate concoction you can imagine, and prints it out in 3D form. Any chocolate of your choice can be melted down to produce the pattern you desire.
/ £3,888
chocedge.com

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Club W

If you don’t have the time to travel and discover hidden gems found in the world’s prime wine-growing regions, Club W, a web-based wine delivery company, brings them to you. The Los Angeles-based company has raised more than $10 million in funding since 2013, carving a niche for itself in the wine-online space. Club W infuses sustainability in its distribution model by supporting sustainable vineyards. With a strong selection of “tastemakers” on the payroll, the selection offered is top notch.
/ Bottles start at $13
clubw.com

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Makemoji

With the help of third-party app developers, the smartphone is constantly evolving, offering seemingly endless outlets for creativity. Enter Makemoji, the first social network for sharing emojis. Tyler Breton, founder and chief executive of the West Hollywood-based startup, envisions Makemoji becoming a universal language – we do not all speak the same language, but we do all know what things look like. With more than 100,000 active users and $1 million in seed funding, Makemoji’s got plenty to smile about.
/ Free
makemoji.com

 

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Porsche Smartphone

You are who you align yourself with, right? For the rarely up and mostly down Canadian-based phone company, Blackberry (formerly RIM), brand alignment with Porsche Design is an indicator of upward trajectory. The two companies have converged to produce the Porsche Design P’9983. The exterior is comprised of stainless steel and sapphire while also debuting Blackberry Assistant, an all-in-one virtual assistant.
/ Starting at $1,475
porsche-design.com

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