Gadgets

    DJI Inspire 2 at werd.com

    DJI Inspire 2

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    While GoPro scrambles around like a chicken with its head cut off, DJI is slaying it in Droneland. Boasting a 7km range, flight times up to 27 minutes, and a simple set-up & interface, the brand’s Inspire 2 is a professional-quality drone system that shoots HD 4K & 5.2K video while giving the camera op & pilot full 1080p live view.

    Sunflower Home Awareness System at werd.com

    Sunflower Home Awareness System

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Here we go. Drone security for your home. The Sunflower system combines outdoor sensors with an autonomous aerial camera for a complete view of what’s going on around your home. Wireless solar motion-detecting lights contain sensors that create a perimeter for the drone. When you get an alert through the smartphone app, you can quickly deploy the drone (which requires no pilot skills) and check real-time HD video of what or who has triggered the system.

    SolPad at werd.com

    SolPad

    Posted in Gadgets and Space and Tech

    The SolPad system is a sustainable solar power source that combines a panel, a power storage battery & power inverter into one efficient device. It can be used at home or off-grid. Features include one-tap access to energy consumption & generation data. It also functions as a wi-fi hotspot & the SolControl app allows you to power, control & monitor usage of specific smart home devices and appliances. Available in the second half of 2017.

    Jackery Power Pro at werd.com

    Jackery Power Pro

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    For those more demanding mobile power needs, the Jackery Power Pro is a 578-Wh battery-powered generator that’s much smaller, lighter, & quieter than your gas-powered genny. Weighing just 12 pounds, it plugs into a 110-volt outlet at home & charges in 6-7 hours or use an 85-watt solar panel to fully charge it with seven hours of full sunlight. It’s got a three-prong 110-volt outlet, 2 DC 6mm ports, a cigarette lighter port, 2 USB ports and a built-in LED light. This beast can recharge your smart phone 45 times.

    Nintendo Switch at werd.com

    Nintendo Switch

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Designed in partnership with Apple, Nintendo’s new Switch game system is a tablet-like portable console that features a hi-def 7-inch screen. The controllers are called JoyCons; they’re removable mini remotes that slide off & onto the console. Switch uses SD card size game cartridges. Few other technical details are currently available. Ships in March 2017.

    Gate Smart Lock at werd.com

    Gate Smart Lock

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Designed by two former Google engineers, Gate is the first camera-equipped smart lock. Gate & its app allows you to lock & unlock doors from anywhere, anytime. It features a keypad lock, a motion activated camera & a call button to fully secure & automate your entry.

    asap x-connect: Cross-device Magnetic Cable at werd.com

    asap x-connect: Cross-device Magnetic Cable

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The asap X-Connect is the world’s first magnetic USB cable that’s compatible with all phones (& tablets)—including Apple (Lightning) and Android micro USB & USB-C powered devices. Perfect for mixed households or multiple devices operating on different recharge systems. The gold-plated magnetic tip makes plugging in quicker, easier & also snag-free.

    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.