Was it only last week that I was likening passenger space flights to science fiction?
Till such time as reality meets science-fiction, and summer holiday space cruises and weekend moon landings become possible, we only have our imaginations to take us where few have gone before.
Ask any gamer about their dream gaming machine and you are sure to light a gleam in their eyes.
If you want to spend your hard-earned millions on mouse made of gold and inlaid with diamonds, a one-of- a-kind handcrafted Pokémon watch or a $300,000 high-tech dog kennel, who are we to judge?
There’s upgrading your home theatre system and then there’s giving it the Steinway Lyngdorf touch.
Nowhere does the adage about old being gold ring truer than in the luxury gadgets market.
That step between the sublime and the ridiculous might be a small one, but there are those that navigate it with much aplomb that it leaves you speechless.
Would you fork out for a toilet that costs almost as much as a car? No? What if it plays you music as you do your business, washes and dries you, and de-odourises itself afterwards?
A mechanical watch is an anachronism, it is the ultimate refinement of ‘low’ technology,” says Timezone.com, a website for wristwatch enthusiasts and collectors.
When Bang & Olufsen’s BeoLab 90 was first unveiled a couple of years ago, Wired.com dubbed them the speakers you’d trade a couple of children to own.