Gadgets

    Atari Returns With the Retro-Modern Ataribox Console at werd.com

    Atari Returns With the Retro-Modern Ataribox Console

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The forthcoming Ataribox console marks the classic game maker’s return to the market. With a promise to offer something new that’s also true to their heritage, the new console clearly draws inspiration from the classic 2600 console but offers an SD card port, HDMI port, and a 4-pack of USB ports. Few details are currently available but expect to play the brand’s classic games alongside new modern ones. Preorders begin on December 14.

    Ring Introduces the Protect Home Security System at werd.com

    Ring Introduces the Protect Home Security System

    Posted in Gadgets and Space and Tech

    With the success of their original video doorbell, Ring went all in to develop a connected & comprehensive home security system. It’s called Protect and includes a base station, keypad, and contact sensors for doors & windows, plus an infrared motion detector to cover all areas of your home. In addition to the hardware, a $100/year subscription fee covers 24/7 monitoring, support, and all video storage. Available for pre-order now.

    The Grph Light Won’t Take Up Any Desktop Space at werd.com

    The Grph Light Won’t Take Up Any Desktop Space

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Created for the express purpose of reducing desktop clutter, the Grph is a USB-powered light designed specifically for your iMac. It mounts directly and safely to all iMacs from 2012 on. Milled from a single piece of oak, it features dimmable touch control for adjusting the 6 LEDS and their 100-lumen output.

    The Commodore 64 Returns in a Modern Mini Version at werd.com

    The Commodore 64 Returns in a Modern Mini Version

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Way back in 1982, the Commodore 64 computer was an advanced machine. In 2018, it will return in a mini version. The C64 Mini will be half the size of the original and come with 64 pre-installed games including: Firelord, Mega Apocalyspe, & Speedball 2. The system comes with a wired joystick and an HDMI port for connecting to the TV.

    Amazon Echo Spot Brings Alexa, Audio, & Video to a Small, Desktop Device at werd.com

    Amazon Echo Spot Brings Alexa, Audio, & Video to a Small, Desktop Device

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Amazon’s forthcoming Echo Spot is an Alexa-enabled wireless 2-watt speaker with a screen. Use it to stream videos via bluetooth from Prime, for video calls, or to view a live camera feed. On top of that, you get all your Alexa functions, plus compact mobile audio for streaming music from Amazon Music, Prime Music, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio and TuneIn as well as podcasts and calls.

    Aire is the Flying Robot For Your Home at werd.com

    Aire is the Flying Robot For Your Home

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Aire is a self-flying robotic assistant for your home. It won’t wash the windows or make you a sandwich but it can safely fly anywhere around inside your home autonomously while capturing & streaming HD video. Amazon integration allows you to use Alexa voice commands instead of the app to see what’s happening when you’re away, monitor home security or just take photos for you to share.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch at werd.com

    Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

    The newest smart fitness watch from Fitbit looks like a squared-off Apple Watch and it’s aimed at the very same audience. It features GPS, Heart Rate monitor, swim tracking, contactless payments, music storage, and all the standard fitness tracking tech you need. They’re also introducing new wireless headphones called Fitbit Flyer for rocking your workout soundtrack. Available in October.

    When You Need Backup Power, This Box Has You Covered at werd.com

    When You Need Backup Power, This Box Has You Covered

    Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

    The Crank Juice Box is a lightweight power bank that charges your computers, USB devices, cameras, and can even jumpstart your car. The system is comprised of an 18K mAh battery plus all the attachments you need to power up your devices: 3 generations of Apple laptop chargers, 8 PC and electronic adapters, Thunderbolt, Micro USB, Mini USB, & Apple iPhone & iPad 30 Pin Connector plus car and wall chargers and jumper cables for your car.