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Go Deep with the Lumix TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera at werd.com

Go Deep with the Lumix TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

If you’re diving down to depths of more than 100-feet, you’ll want to capture what you see and the Lumix TS7 Waterproof Tough Camera is the perfect companion. Designed to capture subjects in low light, it features a 20.4 megapixel MOS sensor and records 4K video at 30p. The lens is a 28mm wide-angle with up to 4.6x optical zoom range. It also offers 22 special effects filters, plus panorama, as well as a 4K Photo Mode that allows you to convert 4K video frames into high-res pictures.

BMW Unveils Wireless Charging System For Its Hybrids at werd.com

BMW Unveils Wireless Charging System For Its Hybrids

Posted in Rides and Tech

BMW has just launched wireless charging for its plug-in hybrids. Developed by the brand’s i Division, the Wireless Charging system uses inductive charging through electromagnetic fields to charge a high-voltage in-vehicle battery without cables. Power comes from the “GroundPad” which can be placed anywhere the vehicle owner will use it—in a garage, a driveway, or corporate parking space. It is weatherproof and works in all kinds of temps and conditions. This technology is available now for orders of the forthcoming 530e iPerformance model, with a full roll-out coming to the U.S. later in 2018.

DJI’s Ronin-S is the One-Handed Stabilizer for your DSLR at werd.com

DJI’s Ronin-S is the One-Handed Stabilizer for your DSLR

Posted in Gear and Photography

With the ability to support a camera payload up to 8 pounds, the DJI Ronin-S stabilizer is a 3-axis gimbal perfect for stabilizing the most popular DSLR rigs: Canon 1D and 5D, Panasonic GH and Sony Alpha series cameras. The gimbal’s motor is powered by a 4.4-V Intelligent Battery that can run for up to 12 hours on a 2-hour charge.

Fujifilm’s X-T100: A Modern Mirrorless with Classic Style at werd.com

Fujifilm’s X-T100: A Modern Mirrorless with Classic Style

Posted in Photography and Tech

With the looks of a classic 35mm film camera, Fujifilm’s latest, the X-T100 is actually an entry-level mirrorless digital with an electronic viewfinder & a 24.2MP CMOS APS-C sensor that shoots at 6fps with a 2.36-million dot resolution OLED EVF. It also shoots 1080p video at 60fps and in a limited 4K mode, at 15fps. Available June 18 as body-only or with a Fujinon XC15-45 F/3.5-5.6 lens.

Razer Upgrades Their 15-Inch Blade Gaming Laptop at werd.com

Razer Upgrades Their 15-Inch Blade Gaming Laptop

Posted in Computers and Tech

Razer’s updated Blade laptop has been redesigned to give gamers exactly what they want in a customizable gaming PC. Three different displays are available, including a 4K. Also included are an Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics card, a vapor chamber-based cooling design, and ports galore: Thunderbolt (type-C), USB 3, HDMI, and Mini DisplayPort, a pair of USB 3 type-A ports, & a 3.5mm jack. Stock storage: 256GB or 512GB.

This Tabletop Speaker Has Some Sweet Stealth Functions at werd.com

This Tabletop Speaker Has Some Sweet Stealth Functions

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The PR / 01 wireless speaker from Native Union looks like a piece of hi-fi history from the 70s but its 2-speakers are controlled by multiple digital amps and it features Bluetooth with aptX support for flawless mobile streaming. It also has a concealed drawer that hides audio inputs from view and will charge your devices via USB or wirelessly via the optional Qi charger.

The Blloc Phone Delivers More Function with Fewer Distractions at werd.com

The Blloc Phone Delivers More Function with Fewer Distractions

Posted in Portable and Tech

The point of the Blloc phone is to keep things simple & streamlined, so you’re less distracted by it. To that end, it features a clean, black & white display for all your phone’s apps & functions. The display is a 5.5” LCD, it has 4GB RAM memory, 3100 mAh fast-charging battery, 64GB of storage with an SD card slot and Bluetooth 4.0. The camera uses a 13 mega-pixel sensor, delivers RAW format output and shoots 4K video at 30fps.

OnePlus Unveils New Flagship Phone, The 6 at werd.com

OnePlus Unveils New Flagship Phone, The 6

Posted in Portable and Tech

The forthcoming flagship phone from OnePlus is called the 6 and it’s loaded: a 6.28” screen, dual rear-facing 16 & 20 megapixel cameras, a super fast Snapdragon 845 chip, and face unlock. It also recharges in half-an-hour to give you a full day’s power.

Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 Could Change The Way You Work at werd.com

Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 Could Change The Way You Work

Posted in Computers and Tech

With its massive 50.5-inch screen and 4K resolution, the Surface Hub 2 from Microsoft is a serious upgrade from its original work-collaboration computer. It’s still a Windows PC but this new model rotates from vertical to portrait mode, has a touchscreen interface, a 4K camera, and it allows multiple user access for hassle-free file sharing.

The Hiuni Telescope Gives You Effortless Access to the Stars at werd.com

The Hiuni Telescope Gives You Effortless Access to the Stars

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Before satellite signals and astronomy apps, a person had to know a little something about the cosmos to point a telescope skyward and know what they were looking at. Those days are long gone. Products like the Hiuni are the reason. This cassegrain style telescope is compact and self-guided. Paired with its companion app, it automatically rotates and adjusts to see precisely what you want to see in the night sky. A funded Kickstarter.

DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight at werd.com

DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight

Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

Like the Phantom 4 Pro & Advanced before it, DJI’s newest quad-copter drone, the Phantom 4 Pro V2 features a 1-inch 20MP sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps & burst mode stills at 14 fps but now is 40% quieter & also features an OcuSync HD transmission system, enabling wireless connection to DJI goggles and supporting automatic dual-frequency band switching. There’s also a new FlightAutonomy system for enhanced obstacle avoidance.

The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power at werd.com

The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

In a sea of backup batteries and power supplies, the River Bank stands out for its unique ability to charge up to six devices at once. It consists of 3 separate stackable modules, all geared for different uses. The main module boasts a capacity of 25,600mAh—enough power to literally jumpstart your car 10X. Or your phone, camera, laptop, tablet, Qi device, and e-reader, all at once.

Garmin’s Compact inReach Mini Keeps You Connected at werd.com

Garmin’s Compact inReach Mini Keeps You Connected

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

The inReach Mini from Garmin takes all the functionality of their popular inReach sat-comm device and packs it into a much smaller package; one that weighs just 3.5-ounces. It offers auto location tracking at designated intervals, two-way messaging, maps, NOAA weather charts, and updates plus sends an SOS emergency rescue signal to the GEOS. It also links with your phone—with no signal needed—allowing you to message all of the contacts in your phone.