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Fujifilm Introduces X-H1 with 4k Video Capability at werd.com

Fujifilm Introduces X-H1 with 4k Video Capability

Posted in Photography and Tech

The X-H1 from Fujifilm is the latest addition to the brand’s popular X Series lineup and this one is the flagship. It uses a 24-megapixel APS-C X-Trans III for image capture and features 5-axis in-body image stabilization but the real upgrades went into video function: it supports DCI 4K and Rec.2020 color gamut at a bitrate of 200Mbps. It does 1080P slow-mo at 120fps. There’s also a microphone input jack, and a built-in mic. Fujifilm also just announced 2 new X-mount cinema lenses to support this powerful new body.

McIntosh Introduces $28,000 Quad Balanced Amplifier at werd.com

McIntosh Introduces $28,000 Quad Balanced Amplifier

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

If 600-watts of premium amplification is what your sound system needs, the all-new McIntosh MC611 delivers. This high-powered quad-balanced monoblock amp will easily make the windows rattle in their frames and send pets scurrying while driving your stereo or home theater sound. McIntosh’s Autoformer output technology means that the amp’s full 600 Watts will be delivered to the speakers regardless if it has 2, 4 or 8 Ohm impedance, allowing it to perform to its full potential with all systems.

Panasonic Unveils Next-Generation Lumix GX9 Camera at werd.com

Panasonic Unveils Next-Generation Lumix GX9 Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

The new flagship GX9 from Lumix replaces the powerful GX8 micro four thirds mirrorless camera, offering more power and versatility into an even smaller body. Key specs on the GX9 include a 20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor, auto focus with face and eye recognition, an electromagnetic shutter, and a monochrome mode for dynamic black and white photos. It also captures UltraHD 4K video at 30p or 24p, and 60fps with full time AF. Available Mid-March in either black or silver finish.

The Drop Wireless Charger Keeps Devices Cool During Quick Charge at werd.com

The Drop Wireless Charger Keeps Devices Cool During Quick Charge

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

For your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and all your other Qi compatible devices, the Drop wireless charger offers a simple/stylish solution for powering up. It offers quick charge speeds and features a soft, non-slip silicone charging pad that regulates temps to prevent overheating. Its extra long 6-foot charging cable is USB-C to USB-A and features a leather tab for keeping it organized.

duo Delivers All-In-One Portable Security at werd.com

duo Delivers All-In-One Portable Security

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

You know what you want to protect, and duo does it. It is the only portable, all-in-one security sensor that instantly makes any space safe. It uses light & motion sensors for detection and it’s wireless, cordless, needs no wi-fi connection or external power to send you instant SMS alerts from inside your gun safe, medicine cabinet, hotel luggage, storage unit, car, trailer, jewelry box, and much more. 1-year battery life.

Cinego’s VR Headset Puts IMAX On Your Face at werd.com

Cinego’s VR Headset Puts IMAX On Your Face

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Designed to bring the IMAX viewing experience to a VR headset, Cinego’s Android-powered headset allows viewers to watch 4K HD, 3D, and VR content in the comfort of home with a super-lightweight and comfortable headset that uses dual AMOLED displays to reduce eye strain. It streams YouTube & Netflix and also has 32GB of storage for your own content.

Keychain GameBoy is the Ultimate EDC Essential at werd.com

Keychain GameBoy is the Ultimate EDC Essential

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

If there’s one piece of EDC on your keychain sure to truly get “every day” use, it’s gonna be this.  PocketSprite is a keychain-size GameBoy. It features an OLED screen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a rechargeable battery, and a built-in speaker. You can play Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Sega Master System, and Game Gear games, plus the device is open source, so if you got the coding skills, you can load it up with whatever you want.  Fully funded on Crowd Supply.

Upgrade Your Lame Lightning Cable with the Strength of Kevlar at werd.com

Upgrade Your Lame Lightning Cable with the Strength of Kevlar

Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

Apple products are cool but admit it, their cables are crap. If you want one that will endure more than a few months of gentle use, the ZUS Super Duty Lightning Cable from Nonda is a solid replacement with a lifetime warranty. It’s a 4-foot tangle-free cable with a 90º USB that uses durable Aramid fibers to make it 300% longer lasting than standard Lightning cables. It is also Apple MFi certified for data sync & charging of iPhone, iPad, & iPod.

The Ironcloud GPS Sport Watch Goes 50 Hours Without a Recharge at werd.com

The Ironcloud GPS Sport Watch Goes 50 Hours Without a Recharge

Posted in Tech and Watches and Wear

Designed to out-perform similar GPS sport watches, the Ironcloud from Geekery is a premium multi-sport timepiece equipped with GPS, up to 50 days of battery life, a color touchscreen, 100-meter waterproofing, and an always-on display behind a sapphire glass crystal. The bezel is made of titanium. It’s loaded with fitness functions & tracking for running, biking, swimming, and hiking. A funded Indiegogo.

Quick Peek Makes It Easier To Keep Track Of Your Stored Stuff at werd.com

Quick Peek Makes It Easier To Keep Track Of Your Stored Stuff

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The Quick Peek system from bluelounge is comprised of self-adhesive smart labels that work with a free Quick Peek app to help you keep track of the stuff you store. When everything is packed away and you’re looking for something specific, Quick Peek allows you to scan your box labels to get a peek at what’s inside, like an x-ray. Simply stick a label to your box, snap some photos, assign a location and Quick Peek will do the rest. Sync via iCloud or Dropbox and share with your family or team.

Nomad’s Hub Delivers Wireless Charging Plus 4 More Via USB at werd.com

Nomad’s Hub Delivers Wireless Charging Plus 4 More Via USB

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Compatible with iPhone X & 8, Nomad’s wireless charger & multi-port USB charging hub is capable of charging up to 5 devices at once and is designed in matte black to blend into your home’s decor. Hidden in the side & bottom are 4 high-powered USB ports and a cable routing passage for clean cable management.

DJI Introduces Compact Mavic Air 4K Drone at werd.com

DJI Introduces Compact Mavic Air 4K Drone

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The latest consumer camera drone from the now uncontested leader of the pack, DJI, is called the Mavic Air. It inherits the best of Mavic’s drone innovations in a package that will fit in the palm of your hand. It shoots 32MP spherical panoramas, 4K video, has 3-directional sensing, user controlled smart capture, and boasts a 21-minute flight. When you’re done shooting it folds up into a compact little brick you can carry in your camera bag or backpack.

Universal Audio Introduces a Portable & Powerful Recording Interface at werd.com

Universal Audio Introduces a Portable & Powerful Recording Interface

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Designed to deliver studio-quality sound in a small package, the Universal Audio Arrow 2×4 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface will give YouTubers, vloggers, podcasters and anyone else who needs to record voice tracks at home or in the field, a simple, versatile, & for its size, a powerful 24-bit interface. It plugs into your Mac or PC with a thunderbolt 3 cable via a USB-C port and needs no other power for its built-in pre-amps, amps, compressors, & equalizers.

Kygo & Google Team Up On a Smart Speaker at werd.com

Kygo & Google Team Up On a Smart Speaker

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Norwegian EDM producer Kygo teamed up with Google to create a voice-assist AI smart-speaker. The Kygo B9/800 offers wireless streaming, multi-room capability, built-in Chromecast, and a dedicated sound app.  It can also control your other smart home devices. Available soon.