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ORWL is a Computer That Acts Like a Bank Vault at werd.com

ORWL is a Computer That Acts Like a Bank Vault

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ORWL is a new kind of computer designed to protect against physical attacks. It uses banking technologies to protect your encrypted data and also requires both a key and a password to be used. If someone attempts to tamper with it, it immediately initiates a secure erase. It’s powered by a 6th generation “Skylake” Intel Core m processor, powerful enough to run any OS including Windows and Linux.

Nintendo Announces Mini Classic Console at werd.com

Nintendo Announces Mini Classic Console

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Nintendo has some news you’ll be happy to hear. Later this year they’re launching a miniature SNES Classic Edition. The pint-size console will come pre-loaded with 21 games including Super Mario World, Street Fighter II Turbo, Donkey Kong Country and many more. It will connect to your modern High-Def TV via HDMI.

Anker Expands With The Launch Of Zolo Liberty+ Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Anker Expands With The Launch Of Zolo Liberty+ Wireless Earbuds

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Mobile tech accessory maker Anker, known for its portable battery packs & chargers, is launching a new product & a new brand. The product is the Liberty+ wireless earbuds, debuting under the Zolo brand name. These buds, which deliver three and a half hours of battery with 48 hours of extra battery power stored in the carrying case, are the first to work with all four major digital assistants: Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Assistant. Currently funding on Kickstarer.

Ora GQ Headphones: The First To Feature Graphene Nanotechnology at werd.com

Ora GQ Headphones: The First To Feature Graphene Nanotechnology

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The Ora GQ headphones are the first to bring graphene—and nanotechnology—to the headphone market. Graphene is a carbon compound 1000X lighter than paper and 200X stronger than steel, making it an ideal material for high-performance audio applications. The GQ headphones offer wired/wireless operation, a gesture control track-pad, lambskin leather and an ear-shaped design optimized for sound quality. The graphene drivers deliver superior sound, volume, 70% increase in battery efficiency & unrivaled high frequency response.

Ecobee 4 is the First Smart Thermostat with Alexa Built-in at werd.com

Ecobee 4 is the First Smart Thermostat with Alexa Built-in

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Ecobee partnered up with Amazon to build Alexa voice assistance into their latest smart home thermostat. Like Nest & Honeywell’s Lyric, the Ecobee 4 is a wi-fi enabled smart thermostat but it’s the first one to offer voice-enabled Alexa, allowing you to control temps via voice as well as all the other features Alexa delivers: music, news, etc. The unit also pairs with up to 32 individual room sensors, detecting occupancy & temp in the rooms and adjusting accordingly.

Microsoft’s Modern Keyboard Has A Fingerprint Scanner at werd.com

Microsoft’s Modern Keyboard Has A Fingerprint Scanner

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Just below the right-hand shift tab, this new Microsoft keyboard features a key with a fingerprint ID scanner, allowing approved users to log directly into the computer via Windows Hello without having to type in a password. The keyboard can be used wirelessly with a 4-month battery life or plug into your device.

Heads up! No Eyes Needed To Operate the O6 Remote at werd.com

Heads up! No Eyes Needed To Operate the O6 Remote

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O6 is a remote control for your devices that let’s you operate them without your eyes. It connects via Bluetooth to any iPhone or iPad, allowing you to browse, operate and toggle between apps with the touch of a finger. Use touch, voice, and gestures to control apps and listen and respond to text & email messages and social posts, answer/make phone calls, get navigation directions and more. A funded Kickstarter.

Mistbox Saves Cash & Keeps You Cool at werd.com

Mistbox Saves Cash & Keeps You Cool

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As the summer heats up so will your power bill. But with Mistbox attached to your AC unit, you can significantly lower the cost of keeping cool. Mistbox is a universally compatible, connected device that attaches to your existing AC unit in minutes. It uses evaporative cooling to pre-cool the intake air, which makes your AC more efficient. The resulting efficiency boost means shorter run times and savings of 20-38% on your cooling bills. A funded Kickstarter.

Eero Doubles The Performance Of Their Hub-Based Home Router at werd.com

Eero Doubles The Performance Of Their Hub-Based Home Router

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The new Eero home router system is twice as fast and twice as powerful as the model that debuted just last year. Utilizing a  hub and smaller Beacon devices placed throughout your home, it extends the range of your wi-fi network for improves connection and streaming in every corner of every room. The company has also launched a subscription service called Eero Plus that protects your network from malware, ransomware, and phishing attacks as well as providing enhanced parental controls and priority customer support.

Logitech Introduces Wireless Mice That Gamers Might Actually Use at werd.com

Logitech Introduces Wireless Mice That Gamers Might Actually Use

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Logitech just unveiled 2 new mouse technologies geared at gamers. To eliminate the lag time & accuracy issues usually associated with wireless mice, their new G703 & the G903 models feature Lightspeed, which uses “end-to-end signal optimization” to cut the lag in signal speed down to 1 millisecond. And to keep your mouse charging at all times, they created Powerplay,  a wireless charging system that uses magnetic resonance to keep your mouse constantly powered up.

Logitech Circle 2 Cameras Simplify Home Security at werd.com

Logitech Circle 2 Cameras Simplify Home Security

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Logitech’s Circle 2 home security cameras are all about versatility. Offering both a wireless and wired model, the indoor/outdoor cameras capture 1080p HD video with a super-wide 180º lens. Window mounts and direct plug-in mounts as well as weatherproof extension cords for the wired model allows you to place the cameras virtually anywhere & easily change the configuration at any time. Logitech also offers free 24-hour cloud storage for the footage as well as low-priced longer term storage.

Samsung Introduces Super-Size CHG90 Gaming Monitor at werd.com

Samsung Introduces Super-Size CHG90 Gaming Monitor

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At 49-inches across, Samsung’s CHG90 is a curved QLED mega monitor designed specifically for immersive gaming. Specs include 3840×1080 double full HD and a 32:9 aspect ratio. If for some reason you want to split the massive screen up, on-board Samsung software allows your Windows 10 system to display up to 6 applications at once.

Concrete Audio F1 Speakers Are Heavy On Performance at werd.com

Concrete Audio F1 Speakers Are Heavy On Performance

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For Germany’s Concrete Audio, the material used for their speakers: concrete, also describes the sound they produce—heavy, solid & crystal clear. Winner of a German Design Award, the F1 wall-mounted wireless speaker is flat, sitting as flush as a picture and delivers room-filling sound using the highest-quality audio components like precision drivers engineered for a crisp, loss-free signal path & fitted with copper foil coils and silver-gold capacitors. The result is completely natural sound reproduction without any loss of quality.