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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.

Home Or Away, The Beoplay 6 Sounds Sweet at werd.com

Home Or Away, The Beoplay 6 Sounds Sweet

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The latest in B&O’s Beoplay line of stylish, sophisticated speakers, the wireless Beoplay 6 is small in size but delivers room-filling premium 360º sound. Battery life is an impressive 16 hours, and the integrated flex button controls blend into its pearl-blasted aluminum exterior. Available in natural or black.

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.

Blackmagic Unveils 4K Pocket Cinema Camera at werd.com

Blackmagic Unveils 4K Pocket Cinema Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

Six years after its debut, Blackmagic Design has completely overhauled & updated their groundbreaking Pocket Cinema Camera. The new model records 4K footage at 60fps in 10-bit ProRes and 12-bit RAW, and with its special windowed HD setting, it can record at up to 120fps. The ISO range has been expanded to 25600 for improved low-light shooting and other key features include a larger 5-inch touch screen and 13 stops of dynamic range. Available later this year.

Ruark Audio Announces New Streaming-Ready Speaker at werd.com

Ruark Audio Announces New Streaming-Ready Speaker

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The forthcoming MRx from England’s Ruark Audio is the brand’s first connected wireless speaker, designed for smaller spaces or to be linked with other Ruark models to create a multi-room system. It offers direct bluetooth streaming using aptX technology. Connected to your broadband, it offers seamless access to Spotify, Deezer, and Tidal, with Amazon Music coming soon. Available June 2018.

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.

VR Content Creation Made Easy: Lenovo Mirage Camera at werd.com

VR Content Creation Made Easy: Lenovo Mirage Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

Designed in partnership with Google, the Lenovo Mirage VR180 Camera is a 4K, 180-degree stereoscopic VR camera. Its compact, flat design makes it a more pocketable point-and-shoot solution to most 360 cameras for capturing VR video and photos. You can also live stream or share your VR footage instantly—all your content can be uploaded to Google Photos and livestreamed on YouTube in VR.  Get the VR180 app by Google to turn your phone’s screen into a viewfinder, so you can preview all your photos & videos before you share them.

There’s A Lot To Like About The New GoPro Hero at werd.com

There’s A Lot To Like About The New GoPro Hero

Posted in Photography and Tech

The latest camera from GoPro is a bit simpler than recent models with a price tag that’s much more enticing: just $199. Simply called the Hero, it shoots HD video at 1440p and 1080p at 60 frames per second. It also shoots 10-megapixel stills and has an electronic video stabilization system. There’s a 2-inch touch display, voice controls for starting & stopping recording, it’s waterproof to 10 meters, and is fully compatibility with existing mounting hardware.

Marshall Introduces Its First Noise Cancelling Headphones at werd.com

Marshall Introduces Its First Noise Cancelling Headphones

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The ever-expanding line of audio gear from Marshall now includes the brand’s first noise cancelling headphones: the MID A.N.C. This over-ear design features custom tuned drivers that perfectly balance clarity with just the right amount of bass. Bluetooth aptX delivers a flawless wireless signal, and battery life runs 20-hours on active noise-cancelling mode & up to 30-hours of wireless playback without A.N.C.

This Anamorphic Lens Kit from Moment Turns Your Phone Into a Cinema Camera at werd.com

This Anamorphic Lens Kit from Moment Turns Your Phone Into a Cinema Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

Designed to work with iPhone, Pixel & Galaxy devices, the Anamorphic Lens will give you Hollywood-style results when filming with your phone. It brings the cinematic look and character of 2:40:1 Cinemascope as well as horizontal flares and a widescreen, letterboxed look to your mobile videos. The system also includes a universal stabilizing gimbal and battery phone case that will make your phone as powerful & versatile as your big camera. A funded Kickstarter.

This Speaker & Light Combo is Powered By The Sun at werd.com

This Speaker & Light Combo is Powered By The Sun

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Monster SOLARA is an indoor/outdoor solar-powered wireless speaker and light. It’s weather resistant and the 360º lights illuminate in a variety of colors. It can connect and sync audio with up to 7 other compatible speakers up to 100 feet apart and uses the Monster Zone Control app to change settings from your Android or iPhone device.

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.

The Gemini PDA is Your Cure for Sore Thumbs at werd.com

The Gemini PDA is Your Cure for Sore Thumbs

Posted in Portable and Tech

Tired of texting with your thumbs? The Gemini PDA is an integrated keyboard mobile device that fits in your pocket. It features an ultra-thin metal clamshell design with a fully integrated QWERTY keyboard. 4G + WiFi and WiFi only models are available – enabling both data communications and mobile phone calls. It has a 5MP camera, stereo speakers and the ultra-wide 5.7” touchscreen and double-sized battery provide optimal usability. Designed for Android, it also features a dual boot Linux option.