Archive for December, 2017

This Smart Home Air Purifier Works with Amazon Alexa at werd.com

This Smart Home Air Purifier Works with Amazon Alexa

Posted in Space and Tech

The Airmega 400S is an app-enabled smart home air purifier that’s compatible with Amazon Alexa. It uses a HEPA filter to clean the air for up to 1560 sq. feet of your home, and the Android/iOS app allows you to remotely adjust speed control, get indoor air quality monitoring reports, outdoor air quality monitoring, check the filter life-time monitor, and schedule.

Wear This Jacket for Snowboarding Now & Motorcycling Later at werd.com

Wear This Jacket for Snowboarding Now & Motorcycling Later

Posted in Cold Weather and Wear

With an outer shell of wax-impregnated cotton canvas, an internal shell of abrasion-resistant Kevlar fiber and an Aramid lining in the sleeves, the 365 Protective Jacket from Crave merges classic & cutting edge technologies for an all-weather, ski/snowboard/motorcycle jacket that will keep you warm & dry in all sorts of winter weather. It also features internal pockets for protection pads if you’re using it on your motorcycle.

Radius Keeps Mosquitoes Away Without The Spray at werd.com

Radius Keeps Mosquitoes Away Without The Spray

Posted in Gear and Lawn

Radius is the world’s first rechargeable, EPA-approved, zone mosquito repellent. It’s a portable, pocket size device that will keep mosquitoes away without any nasty chemical pesticides. Using a small amount of scent-free repellent, which it warms up, it creates a 110-square foot zone of protection. On a full charge, it will run for 40 hours. Another funded Kickstarter.

With KeySmart Pro, You’ll Never Lose Your Keys Again at werd.com

With KeySmart Pro, You’ll Never Lose Your Keys Again

Posted in Gear

With a Tile tracker built-in, the rechargeable KeySmart Pro keeps your keys organized and in your possession. In addition to its jingle-free design, it allows you to call your keys when they go missing as well as find your phone when that gets misplaced, plus it has a bottle opener, a bright LED light, and several optional accessories you can add on.

Project Panther is an Italian-Made, Retro-Inspired Supercar from ARES at werd.com

Project Panther is an Italian-Made, Retro-Inspired Supercar from ARES

Posted in Exotic and Rides

If you think you had this as a Hot Wheels car back in the 70s, you might be right. The ARES Project Panther has that 70s supercar vibe, right down to the red-striped tires. But it’s brand-new: designed, engineered, & built in a modern factory in Modena, Italy. Very few will actually be built but if you’ve been saving up for a bespoke supercar, you could make one yours in the second half of 2018.

If There’s Such Thing as a Luxury Pencil, This Is It at werd.com

If There’s Such Thing as a Luxury Pencil, This Is It

Posted in Gear and Work

The Modern Fuel Pencil 2.0 is designed to be the ultimate writing implement for serious pencil people. It features a solid metal interchangeable mechanism and the ability to swap your lead size to fit any project. Available in titanium, stainless steel, copper, and bronze. Made in the U.S.A.

Built For Action: Coalatree’s Trailhead Adventure Pant at werd.com

Built For Action: Coalatree’s Trailhead Adventure Pant

Posted in Pants and Wear

Made of durable, water-resistant nylon ripstop, the packable Trailhead Adventure Pant from Coalatree is Kickstarter’s highest funded technical pant ever. It features the comfort of 4-way stretch and anti-microbial treatment, making them great for adventure action. The fit and styling makes them versatile enough for after-hike activities, too.

Therm-A-Rest Designed a Lightweight Bag for Sleeping Under The Stars at werd.com

Therm-A-Rest Designed a Lightweight Bag for Sleeping Under The Stars

Posted in Camping and Gear

It may be a few months before you’re back out sleeping under the stars cowboy-style but when that day comes, be prepared. The Space Cowboy sleeping bag from Therm-a-Rest is a super lightweight bag rated to 45-degrees, it features a water-resistant synthetic fill that sheds morning dew, plus a ThermaCapture lining that reflects body heat to keep you warmer. Backpackers will be stoked on the weight: just over 1 pound. Available early 2018.

Ottolock is a Lightweight Security System for Your Bike at werd.com

Ottolock is a Lightweight Security System for Your Bike

Posted in Bike and Sport

Compact and lightweight, the Ottolock uses a simple yet secure, cinch-style 3-digit combination lock mechanism that will deter opportunistic bike thieves. And at .75 pounds, it’s a lot lighter than most. The lock’s triple coil band is made of patent-pending, multi-layer steel and Kevlar.

The Urban Utility Range from Converse is Winter Weather-Proof at werd.com

The Urban Utility Range from Converse is Winter Weather-Proof

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

Purpose-built for stomping around in the snow and slush, the Urban Utility range from Converse merges technical weatherproof fabrication with durability and style. The Jump High Top features a Gore-Tex seam-sealed membrane to keep out moisture, a high-top neoprene collar, and extra long laces for customizable function. Available in black or white.

The Tiny T1 from Zanco is the World’s Smallest Cellphone at werd.com

The Tiny T1 from Zanco is the World’s Smallest Cellphone

Posted in Portable and Tech

This is officially the world’s smallest fully functional mobile phone. Talk and text and when you’re done, tuck it into that weird little coin pocket in your jeans. It weighs just 13 grams, operates on the 2G network, and features a NANO SIM card slot. It stores 300 numbers & 50 SMS messages as well as the last 50 in/out numbers. Recharges via microUSB.

Even the Neighbors Will Enjoy Your McIntosh XRT2.1K Loudspeakers at werd.com

Even the Neighbors Will Enjoy Your McIntosh XRT2.1K Loudspeakers

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

With a price tag nearly as big as the sound they produce, the 7-foot tall McIntosh XRT2.1K loudspeakers deliver sound-studio quality audio through 81 separate drivers: six 8-inch nanocarbon/Nomex long throw woofers, two 6.5-inch low frequency nanocarbon/Nomex midrange drivers, 28 2-inch upper frequency aluminum/magnesium midrange dome drivers and 45 0.75-inch dome tweeters. Crank that array up and you’ll have the whole neighborhood rocking.

Keep Track Of All the Action at Home with the Aura Home Monitor at werd.com

Keep Track Of All the Action at Home with the Aura Home Monitor

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Recognized for Home Innovation in 2018 by CES, Aura is an easy-to-use home monitoring system that uses smart motion detectors to keep track of all the comings and goings at home. Each monitor can cover up to 700 square-feet allowing you to install them in all the rooms you want, totally tool-free. Aura offers functions to recognize pets, turn on lights, and notifies you of everything happening at home.

The Magic Leap One AR Headset Has Finally Arrived at werd.com

The Magic Leap One AR Headset Has Finally Arrived

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

After years in development and millions in capital investment, Magic Leap has finally taken the wraps off its “game-changing” AR goggles. They’ve got similar features to the Microsoft HoloLens and ARKit on iOS but with their exclusive “digital lightfield” photonics, the product is a standout. The lightfield they claim, “generates digital light at different depths and blends seamlessly with natural light to produce life-like digital objects that coexist in the real world.” There’s not a lot of tech detail available yet but we know that ML1 will be available to developers in 2018.