Apple's thinnest and most sophisticated 2012 edition of iMacs come with 21.5-inch and 27-inch screen sizes, 8GB RAM, an Intel Core i5 processor, and terabytes (TB) of storage. The larger 27-inch versions are more easily expandable to upto a 3TB hard drive, thanks to two additional memory slots inside. Other features include four USB 3.0 ports plus integrated WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.
Price: Rs 95,936 for 21.5-inch and Rs 1.30 lakh for 27-inch
Light up your life
The 18th century Parisian candle marquee, Cire Trudon, is a coveted name in luxury, especially among the discerning set. This one is called Ernesto and is dedicated to Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara. The scent has top notes of tobacco and cedarwood.
Available at Ciretrudon.com
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Sound of music
Pioneer's LX Series audio-video receivers come with superb HDMI 1.4 output that create studio quality sound. Built on a Class D amplifier, these receivers are equipped with DSD file playback, and can be paired with Android-based devices, and Apple's iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.
Price: Starts at Rs 85,000
Things that click
Nikon has launched two new interchangeable lens snappers . Both the entry-level J1 and top-end V1 cram in an Expeed 3 sensor which is capable of taking 20 shots in just one second. It even reels off images before you fully depress the shutter. Throw in tiptop lenses and you have serious snapping
Price: Rs 47,888 for J1, and Rs 69,655 for V1
For the first time Porsche Design gives its P'3310 TecFlex writing instrument line an all-black look. This rollerball pen's edition is made out of fine stainless steel threads which are precisely woven and finished with a special matteblack chrome coating.
Price: Rs 22,599
Redesigned and embellished with new watchmaking features, the Dior Chiffre Rouge A05 timepiece revisits the volumes and proportions of its case and bracelet. The black sun-brushed dial, a 41mm steel structure moulded with black rubber, automatic chronograph movement is exciting. It also sports a red case-back.
Price on request.
A first from the company, the HP Topshot Laserjet M275 printer features 3D objects scanning with an eight megapixel optical scan resolution. Also included is Google documents integration and cloud apps. Best of all, you can access these services from the printer's 3.5-inch touchscreen, so you don't even need a computer.
Price: Rs 19,600
In milky pearl, dazzling crimson, and subtle rose, these Canali t-bar dress-shirt cufflinks bring back a touch of old Hollywood glam. Go for a coordinated look or pair them in sharp contrast with a staid ensemble.
Price on request
You can't go wrong with a pair of suede desert boots, and Gas' version comes in a tan shade that's ideal for off-duty dressing. A classic plaid shirt and jeans combination will be all you need for superb styling.
Price: Rs 5,500
This Tommy Hilfiger parka jacket from its Snow Chic collection will keep you unfailingly warm in winter. The midnight blue colour is a smart option for the city; team it with hard-wearing brown boots and a warm cashmere jumper.
Price: Rs 50,106
Samsung's 75-inch ES9000 LED TV ultra-premium television clearly is the best to date with cuttingedge features. Adhering to its Smart TV DNA, the ES9000 offers a camera and microphone for voice, gesture recognition, and video conferencing to gether with life-like HDMI quality pictures. Additionally, the TV set also offers content apps such as Netflix and other options so users can view streaming even with other devices via WiFi Direct.
Price: Rs 5.45 lakh