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Omnicharge Offers Backup Power For More Demanding Devices at werd.com

Omnicharge Offers Backup Power For More Demanding Devices

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Unlike your standard backup battery pack, that only powers USB devices, these powerhouses from Omnicharge will juice up your phone or tablet many times over and they also power anything with a standard three-prong power cord. Available in 2 sizes: the 65W Omni 13, which has a 13.4K mAh battery and the 100W Omni 20, with a 20.4K mAh battery. The 20 also supports wireless Qi charging.

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.

Shoulderpods Get a Firm Grip on Your Mobile Content Creation at werd.com

Shoulderpods Get a Firm Grip on Your Mobile Content Creation

Posted in Photography and Tech

With a modular design that lets you configure the perfect rig for your mobile video & photo set-up, Shoulderpod mounts hold your phone, viewfinders, mini light panels, microphones, action cameras & more, to give your digital content pro-level results. They offer multiple models and all feature tripod-mount, cork handles, and no-drop wrist safety straps.

Mighty Let’s You Shuffle Your Spotify Music Without a Phone at werd.com

Mighty Let’s You Shuffle Your Spotify Music Without a Phone

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Like an iPod shuffle for Spotify, the Mighty device let’s you leave your phone at home and still bring Spotify—and all your favorite music and playlists while you sweat through your workout. It features simple, straightforward controls and a clip on the back for attaching it to your shirt or pack. A free app links Mighty to your Spotify account & it uses wi-fi to download your music. It syncs with your wireless headphones using bluetooth.

TUMI’s Global Locator Keeps Track Of Your Luggage at werd.com

TUMI’s Global Locator Keeps Track Of Your Luggage

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Simply link the TUMI Global Locator to your smartphone, stash it in your luggage and you’ll be able to track your bags at all times. A free, simple app tracks & sends notifications in 3 modes: Travel Mode let’s you know your bags are onboard or tracks them until they get to you, Hotel Mode sends an alert if your bags are moved once at the hotel, & Proximity Mode let’s you know how far you are from your bags at all times.

Leica Announces TL2 Mirrorless Camera at werd.com

Leica Announces TL2 Mirrorless Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

The highly anticipated update to Leica’s mirrorless TL series camera—the TL2—is finally out. The aluminum body boasts a bunch of improvements including a 24 megapixel sensor, autofocus that’s 3X faster, and a 3.7-inch hi-res LCD touchscreen. Leica has also developed a new TL app that allows you to use your Apple or Android device as a remote control or viewfinder.

The Volterman Smart Wallet Does Much More Than Carry Cash at werd.com

The Volterman Smart Wallet Does Much More Than Carry Cash

Posted in Gear and Portable and Tech and Wallets

Who carries cash anyway? Why not get a wallet that’s got 512MB of RAM, a built-in camera, and doubles as a Wi-Fi hot spot? Yes, the Volterman smart wallet will carry your cards and cash, but also offers GPS, RFID, and can charge your phone. And if someone tries to steal it, you can switch the wallet to “lost” mode and the camera will snap a photo of the thief.

The RED Hydrogen One Smartphone Has a 3-D Holographic Display at werd.com

The RED Hydrogen One Smartphone Has a 3-D Holographic Display

Posted in Portable and Tech

Groundbreaking digital cinema camera company RED has now created Hydrogen One, a high-end Android-powered smartphone with a holographic 3D display. It uses nanotechnology that allows users to switch “seamlessly between holographic multi-view content, 3D content, and interactive games.” It also uses an algorithm to convert stereo sound into “multi-dimensional audio” and though there are few details at this point, modular camera accessories will also be available. Due out late 2018.

New Nintendo Switch Controllers with Vintage Vibes at werd.com

New Nintendo Switch Controllers with Vintage Vibes

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Created for use with the new Nintendo Switch system, these Joy Con Classic controllers borrow the familiar looks of old school NES game controllers but feature modern function. They get vintage style points for the gray-black-red color scheme & rounded buttons but also have built-in accelerometers & gyro sensors for Nintendo’s newest games.

This Smart Watch Never Needs A Recharge at werd.com

This Smart Watch Never Needs A Recharge

Posted in Tech and Watches and Wear

Winner of a 2017 IF Design Award, the 46mm Matrix PowerWatch is the first smartwatch you never have to recharge. Powered by your body heat, it measures calories burned, activity level, and sleep using advanced thermoelectric technology. It is also the only smartwatch to feature a power meter that displays how much electrical power you are generating.

Sound Heroes Add Some Sci-Fi To Your Speakers at werd.com

Sound Heroes Add Some Sci-Fi To Your Speakers

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

We feature our fair share of bluetooth wireless speakers but we’ve never seen anything like Sound Heroes. These humanoid speakers stand on a pedestal with a built-in smoke machine and glowing ambient lights with over 16 million color variations. The pedestal also offers wireless charging for your phone. Choose from the 18-inch tall 20W output model or the larger 28-inch Premium with 60W output and a 20W subwoofer.

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

ORWL is a Computer That Acts Like a Bank Vault

Posted in Computers and Tech

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

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

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.