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    Google Daydream View at werd.com

    Google Daydream View

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Adiós Google Cardboard, hello Daydream View. Google’s latest VR headset uses your Android smartphone to create a lightweight, comfortable, and light-blocking VR experience. Like the Oculus Rift, the headset enclosure is made of cloth, available in slate, red, & white. A 2-button remote controller is included, which stores inside the headset.

    Canary Flex Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Security Camera at werd.com

    Canary Flex Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Security Camera

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The Flex from Canary is the first and only indoor/outdoor, weatherproof HD security camera that can be used wire-free or plugged in. Rain, shine, or dark of night it will keep an eye on your property. Yes, HD night vision with motion detection. Also a 116 º wide-angle lens. Plug it in or go wireless—its built-in Li-Ion battery will provide months of use on a single charge.

    GoPro Karma Drone at werd.com

    GoPro Karma Drone

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    The long-awaited Karma Drone from GoPro was finally unveiled this week. It’s a compact quad-copter with a portable, fold-up design.  GoPro worked hard to simplify the controls, making it easy to fly with their game-style remote. The Karma is compatible with both the existing Hero4 camera as well as the new Hero5 that just dropped. Available 10/23.

    Sony PlayStation 4 Pro at werd.com

    Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Sony’s newest gaming console, PlayStation 4 Pro brings an overdue update to the 3 year-old PS4 platform. It’s got a faster, more powerful processor, improved graphics, and support for 4K HDR games like NBA 2K17 & Spider-Man. It will be available in November.

    Dot Push at werd.com

    Dot Push

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Place a dot somewhere important, like your home or office and it uses precise location data to send relevant notifications to your phone and launch apps when & where you need them most. News, navigation, music, smart home controls. When you walk into the living room it will turn on your smart lighting app. You can also send a digital post-it reminding your kid to take out the trash.

    Tile Slim at werd.com

    Tile Slim

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The Tile Slim tracking device is as slim as 2 credit cards, making it the perfect size to slide into your wallet, briefcase or the ladies’ purse. Using the Tile app, it helps you find your lost stuff with your choice of 4 different ringtones. And then when you lose your phone, you can press on the Tile device to make it ring your phone. Sold in singles and 4-packs.

    PlayStation Now for PC at werd.com

    PlayStation Now for PC

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Sony’s Playstation Now game subscription service is now available for Windows PCs, giving access to all for the over 400 on-demand games in the PS library. They also unveiled the wireless DualShock 4 USB adapter allowing you to use your PS4 gamepad without plugging in—the adapter works for both Macs & PCs. Available early September.

    Netgear Orbi at werd.com

    Netgear Orbi

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Netgear has just introduced the Orbi, a multi-unit Wi-Fi router system— the world’s first to feature Tri-band technology, ensuring a stronger, faster signal through-out your home. With 2 Orbi units you can effectively cover 4000 square feet of living space with speeds up to twice as fast as other multi-unit routers like Luma & Eero.

    Logitech Pop Home Switch at werd.com

    Logitech Pop Home Switch

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The wireless, battery-powered Pop Home Switch lets you control lights, music and other smart devices anywhere in your home. Each switch can be programmed to control up to 3 custom commands. They are compatible with Philips Hue, LIFX, August, Sonos, Harmony, Lutron, Insteon, and Belkin WeMo as well as the Harmony hub-based remote.

    Knocki: Make Any Surface Smart at werd.com

    Knocki: Make Any Surface Smart

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Knocki is a wireless device that instantly transforms ordinary surfaces (walls, tables, doors, furniture, countertops, & more) into a touch-interface remote for home & office automation. Attach it to the surface and sync it to your smart devices, then you can dim the lights, turn on music, adjust the temperature, (and much more) with just a few taps on the table. Crowd-funded on Indiegogo.

    BloomSky Complete Weather Camera System at werd.com

    BloomSky Complete Weather Camera System

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    It’s the world’s first complete weather camera system, a portable station that delivers real-time weather data and images to your phone through a dedicated app. The system consists of the Sky2 Camera that captures & sends HD images every 5 minutes while providing data on temperature, humidity, barometric pressure & precipitation. The Storm accessory device measure rainfall, wind speed, wind direction, & UV index.

    NES Classic Edition at werd.com

    NES Classic Edition

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Talk about NES-stalgia!  Nintendo just announced the release of a new system called the NES Classic Edition. It looks like the old school original but is much smaller and comes with 30 built-in games instead of cartridges. Donkey Kong, Galaga, Zelda—all the classics. The new controller is designed to work exactly like the old rectangular one & also works with Wii systems. Connects to your TV with an HDMI cable. Available in November.

    Pearl RearVision Backup Camera at werd.com

    Pearl RearVision Backup Camera

    Posted in Gadgets and Rides and Tech

    The Pearl RearVision is a backup camera for your car that’s mounted in a license plate frame & links wirelessly to your phone with a dedicated app to give you eyes in the back of your vehicle. A great way to avoid crunching the bumper or scratching the paint on that classic car.

    Plume Wifi Pods at werd.com

    Plume Wifi Pods

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Here is a simpler, more affordable alternative to installing a second router or other devices like Eero or Luna to improve the signal & speed-up wi-fi inside your home. Plume is a network of self-optimizing plug-in pods that provide a significant boost to wi-fi coverage and speed. In whatever slow zones and remote rooms need a boost, just plug one in.

    Razer HDK 2 Virtual Reality Headset at werd.com

    Razer HDK 2 Virtual Reality Headset

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Designed to knock the Oculus Rift & HTC Vive VR headsets out of the lead, Razer’s HDK 2 matches its competitors in a 90 Hz headset with a resolution of 2160×1200. Where it beats the competition: price. The HDK 2 is meant to be half consumer headset and half open-source development kit. Razer has also announced a $5M fund for developers to promote VR content development.