Gadgets

    The Hiuni Telescope Gives You Effortless Access to the Stars at werd.com

    The Hiuni Telescope Gives You Effortless Access to the Stars

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Before satellite signals and astronomy apps, a person had to know a little something about the cosmos to point a telescope skyward and know what they were looking at. Those days are long gone. Products like the Hiuni are the reason. This cassegrain style telescope is compact and self-guided. Paired with its companion app, it automatically rotates and adjusts to see precisely what you want to see in the night sky. A funded Kickstarter.

    DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight at werd.com

    DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    Like the Phantom 4 Pro & Advanced before it, DJI’s newest quad-copter drone, the Phantom 4 Pro V2 features a 1-inch 20MP sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps & burst mode stills at 14 fps but now is 40% quieter & also features an OcuSync HD transmission system, enabling wireless connection to DJI goggles and supporting automatic dual-frequency band switching. There’s also a new FlightAutonomy system for enhanced obstacle avoidance.

    The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power at werd.com

    The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power

    Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

    In a sea of backup batteries and power supplies, the River Bank stands out for its unique ability to charge up to six devices at once. It consists of 3 separate stackable modules, all geared for different uses. The main module boasts a capacity of 25,600mAh—enough power to literally jumpstart your car 10X. Or your phone, camera, laptop, tablet, Qi device, and e-reader, all at once.

    Garmin’s Compact inReach Mini Keeps You Connected at werd.com

    Garmin’s Compact inReach Mini Keeps You Connected

    Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

    The inReach Mini from Garmin takes all the functionality of their popular inReach sat-comm device and packs it into a much smaller package; one that weighs just 3.5-ounces. It offers auto location tracking at designated intervals, two-way messaging, maps, NOAA weather charts, and updates plus sends an SOS emergency rescue signal to the GEOS. It also links with your phone—with no signal needed—allowing you to message all of the contacts in your phone.

    Stay Juiced with GoalZero’s Sherpa 15 Power Bank at werd.com

    Stay Juiced with GoalZero’s Sherpa 15 Power Bank

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    GoalZero’s compact Sherpa 15 Power Bank is a rugged little backup battery that will recharge your phone twice & your headlamp & POV camera 2-4 times. It features the latest in thin-pack lithium technology and is equipped with the cables you need to charge your devices on-the-go, including Lightning, micro USB, and USB-C. In a wall outlet, it recharges in 2.5 hours & with a Goal Zero solar panel, 4-8 hours.

    This Security Cam Won’t Need a Recharge for 365 Days at werd.com

    This Security Cam Won’t Need a Recharge for 365 Days

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The indoor/outdoor EverCam HD smart security camera can mount anywhere without fasteners, using magnets instead and is fully adjustable to your desired angle. It also doesn’t need a power source because it’s powered by a 13,400 mAh Li-Ion battery that can go a full year before it needs a recharge, staying in a super-low power mode until it detects motion. Recorded footage is protected by AES 128-bit encryption, and optional cloud storage is also available by subscription. A funded Kickstarter.

    Coming Soon: Sega Genesis Mini Console at werd.com

    Coming Soon: Sega Genesis Mini Console

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic Sega Genesis game console, the brand is releasing a mini version of the system. With the help of retro gaming licensee AtGames, Sega will roll out the 16-bit mini Genesis console first in Japan, then in the states later this year. NO word yet on what games they’ll bring back but we’re hoping for Sonic The Hedgehog, Gunstar Heroes, & Streets Of Rage.

    Somewear Hotspot Delivers 100% Global Coverage at werd.com

    Somewear Hotspot Delivers 100% Global Coverage

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Somewear is a global, satellite hotspot built for adventure—for places where cell coverage is unreliable or non-existent. It’s a pocketable device that keeps you connected anywhere you roam by giving you 100% global coverage via satellite networks. It gives you: texting and location sharing, local weather & alerts, 2-way texting, & SOS/Emergency capabilities. Through the app you can chat or email with anyone in your contact list. A funded Kickstarter.

    The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is Purpose-Built for Content Creators at werd.com

    The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is Purpose-Built for Content Creators

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    For serious photographers and filmmakers, backing up your files is crucial. The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD makes this process simple, secure & quick, without the need for a laptop, tablet or phone. With transfer speeds of 75MB/s using the SD card slot or 450MB/s via USB-C, it offers one-touch backup using the on-board OLED screen and gives you access to your preset folder trees for organized backups.

    ecobee Releases a Hands-Free Smart Light Switch with Amazon Alexa at werd.com

    ecobee Releases a Hands-Free Smart Light Switch with Amazon Alexa

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The Ecobee Switch+ is a smart light switch with Amazon Alexa built in. Wants the lights on? Just ask. Same for music, or help with other basic tasks. It turns the lights off when you’re away & ensures you’ll never come home to a dark house. Installs easily replacing a standard wall switch, using simple tools. Available for pre-order now.

    Get HAL In Your Home, Powered by Amazon Alexa at werd.com

    Get HAL In Your Home, Powered by Amazon Alexa

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    This replica of the interactive HAL 9000 computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey looks like the real thing and is driven by a Fire HD 10 tablet with the Amazon Echo platform built-in, giving you the power of Amazon Alexa voice assistant as well as eerie conversations with HAL himself.

    Light Phone 2 Lets You Travel Light But Keep Connected at werd.com

    Light Phone 2 Lets You Travel Light But Keep Connected

    Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

    The makers of Light Phone 2 know that even people who want to leave their phone at home never will. This device is for them. Us. It’s a small, lightweight 4G LTE phone with a black & white e-ink display that gives you just the essentials: basic phone functions plus notifications/messaging, a clock, and contacts. A funded Indiegogo.

    TUG Provides a MagSafe Connection for Standard Outlets at werd.com

    TUG Provides a MagSafe Connection for Standard Outlets

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Inspired by Apple’s now-retired MagSafe power connector, TUG is a magnetic break-away connector that works with any power cord to protect against those inevitable & super-wack trip-on-the-cord-and-send-your-laptop-flying situations we all want to avoid. Sold as singles or in a 3-pack.