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The Reykjavik Speaker from Vifa Merges Sound & Style at werd.com

The Reykjavik Speaker from Vifa Merges Sound & Style

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Inspired by Nordic simplicity, the Reykjavik wireless bluetooth speaker from Denmark-based Vifa delivers rich 360-sound via two 19mm Vifa drive units and a 70mm woofer. Designed to go with you anywhere, it features a leather handle for carrying or hanging and is small enough to fit in your backpack. Stream wirelessly or plug into the 3.5mm aux jack or USB. Pair two for a stereo experience.

Bang & Olufsen Introduces Beoplay E8 Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Introduces Beoplay E8 Wireless Earbuds

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Beoplay E8 are Bang & Olufsen’s first-ever earbuds, bringing an audiophile-quality listening experience to a truly wireless in-ear headphone. The E8 buds offer up to 4 hours of play per charge and the storage case has a built-in battery that will charge them back up twice before it needs recharging. A companion app lets you customize the sound profile to suit your needs.

This Little Black Box is Sony’s RXO Action Camera at werd.com

This Little Black Box is Sony’s RXO Action Camera

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Looks and acts like a GoPro, but it isn’t. This is Sony’s RXO, a compact action camera  that shoots stills and video with a 1-inch, 15.3 megapixel CMOS image sensor. That’s a larger sensor than even the most powerful GoPro. It can shoot a high-speed burst up to 16 fps and the max shutter speed is 1/32K. Slow motion video can be captured at up to 960 fps. Waterproof, shockproof, and crushproof, it can also be linked with other RXO cameras for all sorts of creative applications.

Canon’s M100 is a Solid Step Up From Your Smartphone at werd.com

Canon’s M100 is a Solid Step Up From Your Smartphone

Posted in Photography and Tech

The latest compact mirrorless from Canon is the M100, which replaces the 2-year old M5 with similar specs at about half the cost. And that is a very good thing: A 42.2-megapixel APS-C sensor, Canon’s DIGIC 7 processor, 6 FPS continuous shooting, and it films 1080P video at up to 60 FPS. Wi-fi, NFC, and Bluetooth are built in. Available in October.

Bang & Olufsen Teams Up with LG on an OLED TV that Sounds as Good as it Looks at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Teams Up with LG on an OLED TV that Sounds as Good as it Looks

Posted in Tech and Television

Continuing their push to be the single-source for all your home entertainment tech, Bang & Olufsen has teamed up with LG to create the BeoVision Eclipse 4K OLED TV which features a built-in 450-Watt sound system. LG’s WebOS 3.5 allows users to access & customize streaming services like Netflix and YouTube as well as Spotify, ChromeCast, and AirPlay. Available in 55 and 65-inch sizes, it can also be expanded by adding any and all of Bang & Olufsen’s BeoLab speakers.

The 20TB My Book Duo Drive Gives You Serious Storage at werd.com

The 20TB My Book Duo Drive Gives You Serious Storage

Posted in Computers and Tech

20 terabytes might seem like a massive amount of storage right now. But with your 4 & 8K footage and other big-boy files, it makes sense to plan ahead. The My Book Duo drive offers 20TB capacity and in RAID-0 mode, provides super-fast performance with up to 360MB/s2 sequential read speeds. Or, use RAID-1 mode for redundancy. The two internal RAID-optimized WD Red drives also allow you to use it as two independent drives.

Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch at werd.com

Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

The newest smart fitness watch from Fitbit looks like a squared-off Apple Watch and it’s aimed at the very same audience. It features GPS, Heart Rate monitor, swim tracking, contactless payments, music storage, and all the standard fitness tracking tech you need. They’re also introducing new wireless headphones called Fitbit Flyer for rocking your workout soundtrack. Available in October.

Belle is a Speaker & Bluetooth Hub In One at werd.com

Belle is a Speaker & Bluetooth Hub In One

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Belle from Podo Labs is a 100-watt wireless speaker that can crank on its own but also functions as a Bluetooth hub, allowing you to link up to 6 other speakers and create an immersive wireless sound system anywhere. Like surround sound for movie night or switch it to its dedicated “Sub” mode and use it for thumping bass and low-end while the other speakers deliver mids & highs. Basically, Belle delivers solid sound with lots of options for custom connectivity. A funded Kickstarter.

When You Need Backup Power, This Box Has You Covered at werd.com

When You Need Backup Power, This Box Has You Covered

Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

The Crank Juice Box is a lightweight power bank that charges your computers, USB devices, cameras, and can even jumpstart your car. The system is comprised of an 18K mAh battery plus all the attachments you need to power up your devices: 3 generations of Apple laptop chargers, 8 PC and electronic adapters, Thunderbolt, Micro USB, Mini USB, & Apple iPhone & iPad 30 Pin Connector plus car and wall chargers and jumper cables for your car.

Euclideon Unveils World’s First Interactive Hologram Table at werd.com

Euclideon Unveils World’s First Interactive Hologram Table

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Designed and developed by an Australian company called Euclideon, this is the world’s first multi-user hologram table. The technology uses special motion tracking glasses that create a 3-D effect linking the image on the table with microchips in the glasses to generate the holographic image. The final production model should be available in 2018.

Zing is the World’s Smartest Night Light at werd.com

Zing is the World’s Smartest Night Light

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Zing is an AI-powered full-color smart night light that will learn your after-dark patterns—like your midnight trip to the bathroom—and light the way automatically. Plug in multiple units for a lighted pathway through your entire home. Its motion sensors will also detect any motion within range and send notifications straight to your phone. Bluetooth & wi-fi are built-in and it’s compatible with iPhone, Android, Alexa, and Google Assistant. A funded Kickstarter.

This Bluetooth Audio System has a VU Meter and That’s Cool at werd.com

This Bluetooth Audio System has a VU Meter and That’s Cool

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

This micro home audio system is designed to deliver high quality sound in a small package. The set-up is comprised of three 3.5-inch cubes: one micro amplifier with Ashdown Engineering’s signature analog VU meter plus a pair of 2.5-inch 10W speakers. Just right for the desktop or office. Use built-in bluetooth 4.0 to stream from any device or plug-in via the 3.5mm aux jack.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 Could Be The iPhone Killer at werd.com

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 Could Be The iPhone Killer

Posted in Portable and Tech

Samsung just unveiled what looks to be its best phone ever, the Galaxy Note 8. It combines the curved Infinity Display, now even larger at 6.3 inches with the S-Pen stylus, so users can draw and write on the screen. It’s also the first Samsung device to come with a dual lens camera. A new Android Nougat OS improves performance and it recharges faster, wirelessly.