Archive for May, 2018

The Japanese Nata Tool Cuts & Chops Like a Champ at werd.com

The Japanese Nata Tool Cuts & Chops Like a Champ

Posted in Gear and Tools

Versatile and durable, the Japanese Nata Tool is good at all types of jobs: Clearing brush, stripping bark, planking wood, & making kindling to name just a few. It features a 12-inch easy-sharpen blade, full stainless steel tang, and hardwood handles with a walnut finish. It weighs 2.25 pounds, so easy enough to throw in the pack & carry into the wild.

Stellina is a Powerful, Smart, & Social Telescope at werd.com

Stellina is a Powerful, Smart, & Social Telescope

Posted in Gear

Stellina is a next generation telescope that is easy to use, portable and connects with your smartphone to put access to millions of stars, countless galaxies, planets & the moon, all at your fingertips. The motorized design adjusts automatically to show you exactly what you want to see. Once it locks in on the desired spot in the cosmos, it sends an image to your device that you can share with friends.

Bang & Olufsen Unveils Luxe Version of it’s Eclipse 4K OLED TV at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Unveils Luxe Version of it’s Eclipse 4K OLED TV

Posted in Gear

Bang & Olufsen’s ultra-deluxe BeoVision Eclipse 4K TV is now available in yet another stylish iteration. The new Brass Tone & Smoked Oak model features brass tone aluminum details on its motorized floor stand & front cover as well as a matching BeoRemote One, making it look as good when it’s off as when it’s turned on. A new matching BeoLab 50 speaker is also available.  Available in 55″ and 65″ screen sizes.

Build Your Custom Putter On TaylorMadeGolf.com at werd.com

Build Your Custom Putter On TaylorMadeGolf.com

Posted in Golf and Sport

Taylor Made has just launched a program that enables users to create a personalized version of their popular Spider Tour putters & order them online. The MySpider program lets you choose from dozens of options and preview your choices. There are 8 colors, 3 styles of shaft, and 17 different length options, allowing you to create the one-of-a-kind putter your short game really needs.

Hot Wheels, 50 Years Of The Coolest Cars at werd.com

Hot Wheels, 50 Years Of The Coolest Cars

Fifty years after the first prototype sped across Mattel founder Elliot Handler’s desk, Hot Wheels die-cast cars are still the number-one toy in the world, with 10 million cars produced per week. And this is the definitive Hot Wheels book, covering a range of topics that take readers inside the world of the most fervent collectors, origins in design,  and even future products. It is filled with vibrant imagery and features a foreword by racing legend Mario Andretti.

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.

Todd Snyder New York and F. Hammann Shoe Shine Kit at werd.com

Todd Snyder New York and F. Hammann Shoe Shine Kit

Posted in Gear

Todd Snyder New York partnered with Germany’s legacy leather-goods brand F. Hammann for the creation of a compact, premium quality shoe-shine kit. The case is made of French-tanned full-grain leather and includes high-quality wood handled, horsehair brushes and a chrome-finish shoe horn.

EARTH Uses AR To Teach You About Our Planet at werd.com

EARTH Uses AR To Teach You About Our Planet

Posted in Gear

EARTH is the first-ever augmented reality-enabled globe that lets you see our planet’s changes across history. Just open the app and point your phone’s camera at the model for a deeply immersive learning experience that displays in-depth information in several categories: animals, plants, geology, meteorology, environment, and humanities. It also uses voice-control, allowing to you ask questions & get immediate answers while you explore the earth in a tactile way. A funded Kickstarter.

Milwaukee Tools’ M18 Gen 2 Fuel Blower Blasts The Competition at werd.com

Milwaukee Tools’ M18 Gen 2 Fuel Blower Blasts The Competition

Posted in Gear and Tools

Using the RedLithium 9.0 battery pack instead of grimy gas, Milwaukee’s M18 Fuel blower has the power to clear from 15 ft, hits full throttle in under 1 second, and is up to 4 pounds lighter than competitors. It features a Powerstate brushless motor that delivers 450 CFM power and 120mph output. The blower features a variable speed trigger and high/low speed settings for increased control. You can also lock the trigger for steady, full blast power.

Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor at werd.com

Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor

Posted in Rides and Trucks

When a normal F-150 won’t quite cut it, go Raptor. For 2019, Ford’s consumer “race” truck gets an electronically adaptive Fox Racing Shox Live Valve suspension, giving it a different feel in Normal, Sport or Off-Road modes. There’s also a Jump mode that kicks in when the truck’s front tires leave the ground because… you’ll probably jump it. It still has over 13-inches of suspension travel and the twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 still delivers 450HP. Due out fall 2018.

Unbeaten: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Rocky Marciano at werd.com

Unbeaten: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Rocky Marciano

Unbeaten is a captivating biography of one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Rocky Marciano rose from abject poverty and a life of petty crime to become heavyweight champion and one of the most famous faces of the post-WWII era. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Mike Stanton, it tracks Marciano’s pursuit of greatness in an utterly corrupt sport surrounded by celebrities, gamblers, girls, & mobsters.

Look Closely At These <i>Star Wars</i> Insect Prints at werd.com

Look Closely At These Star Wars Insect Prints

Posted in Decor and Space

From across the room, these colorful insect prints look like something from an old science textbook but get a bit closer and you’ll start to recognize the Star Wars-inspired details. Created by illustrator Richard Wilkinson these prints are highly detailed and feature a familiar cast of Star Wars characters semi-disguised as intergalactic insects. They are A4 giclee prints on heavyweight archival paper, signed and numbered in editions of just 100 per print.