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Nest Introduces a Secure Alarm System at werd.com

Nest Introduces a Secure Alarm System

Posted in Gadgets and Space and Tech

Adding to its suite of smart home security products, Nest is now introducing an alarm system that includes a Guard control system and Detect Sensors—placed on doors and windows—as well as Tag keychains that arm/disarm the security hub. The system links seamlessly with the new Nest Cam Outdoor, Hello video doorbell, and other products to deliver comprehensive home security.

The Soundwear Companion from Bose Takes Wearable Tech in a New Direction at werd.com

The Soundwear Companion from Bose Takes Wearable Tech in a New Direction

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Bose Soundwear Companion is a unique device that delivers high-quality Bose sound with the freedom of being both hands-free and ears-free. This gives you the freedom to work, interact with others and hear what you wanna hear without being lost in the isolated bubble of your headphones. Wear it around your neck and the upward facing speakers give you music, calls, SIRI voice-control, and simple 3-button controls for playback, pause, & volume. 12-hour battery life.

August Home Introduces 3 New Smart Lock Products at werd.com

August Home Introduces 3 New Smart Lock Products

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

August Home just refreshed their Smart Lock system with three new products. They updated their original Smart Lock for simple & secure keyless entry. They’ve also introduced the premium Smart Lock Pro that is Wi-Fi & bluetooth enabled, HomeKit connected and Z-Wave Plus approved. Their new Doorbell Cam Pro let’s you see who’s at the door day or night whether you’re at home or not. It features a built-in flood light to deliver full-color HD video even in the dark.

This Sleek Aluminum Laptop Stand Frees Up Space On Your Desk at werd.com

This Sleek Aluminum Laptop Stand Frees Up Space On Your Desk

Posted in Computers and Tech

Satechi’s Universal Vertical laptop stand holds your laptop in a vertical, upright position to maximize valuable space on your desktop. The all-aluminum design promotes airflow to keep your laptop cool and it’s adjustable to fit laptops and tablets from ½” to 1 ¼” thickness. Available in silver, space gray and black to pair beautifully with your Apple devices.

Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face at werd.com

Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Cinera is a home theater headset designed to bring the immersive audio and video experience of an iMax movie theater into your home. 4 times sharper than cinema resolution, the headset feeds your eyes with 5K UHD clarity via dual 2.5K displays—one for each eye. It also features enhanced 3-D, and can be worn as a headset or viewed with the Burden Free Arm, a stress-free universal mount for when you don’t want to wear a theater on your head. A funded Kickstarter.

Apple iPhone X at werd.com

Apple iPhone X

Posted in Portable and Tech

The gently upgraded iPhone 8 wasn’t the only phone unveiled during today’s event.  The star is undeniably the gorgeous X, named to commemorate the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.   A sleek, edge to edge OLED display highlights a new design that ditches the bezel and uses glass on the front and back. Instead of your fingerprint, the iPhone X now uses facial recognition to further enhance the security of the device. The fully-stocked rear camera features a 12-megapixel sensor, with dual-lenses.  Battery life even increases by 2 hours.  Available October 27.

The Glow Smart Home Energy Tracker Delivers Usage Data In Living Color at werd.com

The Glow Smart Home Energy Tracker Delivers Usage Data In Living Color

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Glow is a smart device that tracks your home energy use and provides simple, real-time usage data and notifications that help you save money on home electricity costs. Instead of confusing Kilowatt-hour charts, it simply glows in a range of colors from cool blue and green to hot amber, orange, & red, so at a glance, you can be sure you’re not wasting energy. When you want the numbers and graphs, Glow’s app is just a few taps away. A funded Kickstarter.

Apple TV 4K at werd.com

Apple TV 4K

Posted in Tech and Television

Stunning 4K HDR video output is now possible with Apple TV.  If you have been putting off the inevitable big screen upgrade to 4K due to a lack of good stuff to watch, then this might convince you to blow some cash pretty soon. The box runs on the A10X processor, the same one in the iPad Pro.  Aside from streaming titles from iTunes, it will also play 4K content from your beloved Netflix as well as Amazon.

Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera at werd.com

Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

The Venture Civilian Body Camera is made by Wolfcom, which, up to now has only made body cameras for police. They’re betting the public wants them, too. Pretty safe bet. The camera is lighter, smarter, and smaller than a GoPro and records 1080p video at up to 30 fps directly into the unit. It features a rotating 120º wide-angle lens plus nighttime illumination from 4 bright LEDs. It also offers livestream functionality using either wi-fi or your phone’s 4G/LTE connection. A funded Indiegogo.

Bowers & Wilkins 700 Series Speakers Bring Home Recording Studio Sound at werd.com

Bowers & Wilkins 700 Series Speakers Bring Home Recording Studio Sound

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The new 700 Series speakers from British audio innovators Bowers & Wilkins borrows tech from their flagship 800 Diamond series, but keeps the price much lower.  The series upgrades their award-winning CM range of speakers by adding stiffer carbon dome tweeters for better highs, new Continuum Cones for improved mid-range, and all-new Aerofoil Profile bass cone for deep & dynamic bass.

Logitech’s MX ERGO Mouse Brings Back The Trackball at werd.com

Logitech’s MX ERGO Mouse Brings Back The Trackball

Posted in Computers and Tech

If you’ve been waiting for a new Logitech mouse with a trackball, it’s been a long seven years. But finally, it’s here. The MX ERGO. As the name suggests, it features a naturally ergonomic design and navigates using a smooth, gray ball at the thumb position. It’s got customizable forward and back buttons plus a dedicated button for switching tracking speed. Battery-life is 4 months on a full charge.

Build Your Own R2D2 with the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit at werd.com

Build Your Own R2D2 with the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The Droid Inventor Kit from Little Bits includes everything kids (and dads) need to build their own self-navigating 11.5-inch tall 6-Bit R2D2 droid. The customizable droid has multiple modes, including touch-less Force Drive so you can “use the force” to propel it along. A free app includes 16 missions for your droid to complete, it makes up to 20 sounds, has a drawing mode, the head rotates, and all the parts are reusable and expandable for building other unique droids of your own.

Upgrade Your Cruddy Audio To 32-Bit with the Powerful Pocket-Size AQUA+ Amp at werd.com

Upgrade Your Cruddy Audio To 32-Bit with the Powerful Pocket-Size AQUA+ Amp

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

AQUA+ is the world’s lightest wireless headphone amplifier, offering maximum audio performance and a tangle-free listening experience. With it, you can turn any headphones into wireless ones while also amplifying your audio source to audiophile quality lossless 32-bit sound. It pairs with your audio device via bluetooth and has an 8-hour battery life. Recharges wirelessly.

Beats Debuts Studio 3 Wireless Headphones at werd.com

Beats Debuts Studio 3 Wireless Headphones

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

At long last, Beats has updated their flagship Studio 3 headphone. The new model has been upgraded with Apple’s W1 chip for instant and effortless pairing with all W1-equipped apple devices. They have improved noise-cancelling, called PureAdaptive ANC that monitors ambient noise and adjusts noise-cancelling levels automatically. Battery life: up to 40-hours. Available now in 6 colors.