Archive for May, 2018

<i>The Third Door</i> is a Quest for Access to the World’s Most Successful People at werd.com

The Third Door is a Quest for Access to the World’s Most Successful People

Author Alex Banayan began his journey as an 18-year-old college freshman who set out to track down & learn the secrets of the rich & famous. The Third Door takes readers on an unprecedented adventure to hack the habits and share insights from the world’s most successful people. From Warren Buffet to Lady Gaga to Bill Gates to Quincy Jones, Tim Ferriss, and many more.

Built For Adventure: Casio’s G-Steel Street Utility Collection at werd.com

Built For Adventure: Casio’s G-Steel Street Utility Collection

Posted in Watches and Wear

The latest in Casio’s long-running G-Shock lineup is the G-Steel Street Utility Collection, 2 new solar-powered analog+digital watches featuring bands that combine different materials for outstanding strength and wear resistance. The core of the band is resin, the outer surface is CORDURA fabric, which is stronger than nylon, and the inner surface is heavy-duty Tough Leather. They are waterproof to 200-meters, shock resistant, and offer world time, stopwatch, neon illumination, and full auto-calendar.

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 AETHER x Mystery Ranch Backpack Updates a Classic at werd.com

The AETHER x Mystery Ranch Backpack Updates a Classic

Posted in Bags and Gear

For the creation of this compact 21-liter daypack, Aether teamed up with legacy backpack brand Mystery Ranch. Constructed of water-resistant nylon, it’s a refresh of MR’s popular top-loading Flip pack featuring aluminum hardware, internal laptop & tablet sleeves, and a pocket for a water bottle.

Make Beer, Booch, Coffee & Chai At Home with the Pico U at werd.com

Make Beer, Booch, Coffee & Chai At Home with the Pico U

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The Pico Universal brewing machine expands the function of PicoBrew’s no-skills-needed countertop brewing devices to include not just homemade beer but it now makes coffee as well as kombucha, dry soda, chai teas, and iced horchatas too. All these drinks are available in the brand’s pre-made & compostable PicoPaks.

The Deny Lock Keeps Your Cooler Secure at werd.com

The Deny Lock Keeps Your Cooler Secure

Posted in Gear

When you’ve spent $300, $400, or more on a premium cooler, you don’t really want to leave it in the bed of your truck. Might just disappear. The Deny cooler lock is the solution. It features 100% stainless steel construction with a base that permanently anchors to your truck bed, boat deck, UTV/ATVs, etc. with a breakaway security nut. The StiffArm locking bar then hooks through a cooler slot and locks into the base.

The Nomad Grill is Flat-Out Awesome at werd.com

The Nomad Grill is Flat-Out Awesome

Posted in Gear and Grill

Billed as the world’s most portable grill, the Nomad is a portable charcoal/wood grill that folds flat into a travel bag, making it easy to bring anywhere. Made of food-grade 430 stainless, it gives you a cooking surface area of 370 sq. inches, weighs 10 pounds, and features a design that maximizes radiant heat to reach hotter temps in less time, using less fuel. A funded Kickstarter.

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.

xDroid is the First Truly Gamified RC Car at werd.com

xDroid is the First Truly Gamified RC Car

Posted in Gear

Combining the fun of RC car racing with elements of a race game, the xDroid RC trucks link with your phone via Wi-Fi to a remote control app with a range of up to 260 feet. The app can also be used to set different racing modes: Stunt, Drifting, and Demolition modes, which change the steering, top speed, acceleration and braking. The app also allows up to five players & xDroids to compete in races and games simultaneously.

Incase Rolls Out Another Powerful Carry-On at werd.com

Incase Rolls Out Another Powerful Carry-On

Posted in Bags and Gear

The ProConnected 4 Wheel Hubless Roller from Incase is a 32-liter carry-on purpose-built for the connected traveler. It’s got an onboard 20,100mAh power supply that will charge a Macbook via USB-C & also has two additional USB-A ports for other devices. The battery also pops out of the bag so you can keep charging while you fly.

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.

<i>Beastie Boys Book</i> Shines a Light on the OG Influencers at werd.com

Beastie Boys Book Shines a Light on the OG Influencers

This is not your standard music memoir, the Beasties would never do that. Yes, Beastie Boys Book tells their whole story but alongside the band narrative you will find rare photos, original illustrations, a cookbook by chef Roy Choi, a graphic novel, a map of Beastie Boys’ New York, mixtape playlists, pieces by guest contributors, and many more surprises. Available for pre-order now. Release date: October 2018.

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.