Archive for June, 2018

This Voltron is LEGO’s Largest Mech-Based Set Yet at werd.com

This Voltron is LEGO’s Largest Mech-Based Set Yet

Posted in Gear

With 2,321 pieces, the Lego Ideas Votron set is the brand’s biggest mech-based set ever. Based on a concept from LEGO Ideas crowdsourcing platform, it celebrates the animated 80s cult classic Voltron series; the set consists of 5 lions that can be assembled together into a 15-inch tall mecha Voltron. Available August 1 in the Lego webstore or at Comic-Con.

Speedbox is a Military-Grade, Stackable Cooler at werd.com

Speedbox is a Military-Grade, Stackable Cooler

Posted in Gear

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re living in the Golden Age of the cooler. The latest cool cooler we discovered is the military-grade American made Speedbox, a modular, stackable cooler designed for heavy hauling & far-flung adventures. Available in several sizes, they feature indestructible bodies, never-fail handles, and two oversized wheels. They’re designed to be palletized, so they stack together neatly. Also: lockable, wind / waterproof and shatter resistant, the 70-liter model is capable of holding 300 lbs.

Razer Introduces Their First Opto-Mechanical Keyboards at werd.com

Razer Introduces Their First Opto-Mechanical Keyboards

Posted in Computers and Tech

The Huntsman and Huntsman Elite keyboards from Razer are the brand’s first models to feature opto-mechanical key switches, a technology that combines the tactile clicking of a mechanical keyboard with optical, IR-based technology that detects when the key is pressed for much faster response & function—up to 30% faster which hardcore and aspiring hardcore gamers will love.

Oculus TV Brings Flatscreen Content To Your VR Headset at werd.com

Oculus TV Brings Flatscreen Content To Your VR Headset

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

With the introduction of Oculus TV, you’ll be able to watch flatscreen visuals on the Oculus Go headset. This app-driven dedicated hub displays a “virtual home theater” with a 180-inch TV screen & gives you access to free and subscription-based streaming services like Showtime, Facebook, & Pluto TV, and each platform features its own form of VR-based video. Hulu & Netflix are also supported but they launch directly from the Oculus Go headset. YouTube & other services coming soon.

Bose Sleepbuds Block Out Noise So You Can Snooze at werd.com

Bose Sleepbuds Block Out Noise So You Can Snooze

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Instead of streaming music, the Sleepbuds from Bose deliver soothing sounds that cover up unwanted noise to help you fall asleep and stay asleep. They are small, truly wireless, have a 16-hour battery life, and re-charge in their case. You can choose from 10 pre-loaded soothing sounds—some optimized for masking ambient noise and others for relaxation.

This Canvas Weekender is One Durable Duffel at werd.com

This Canvas Weekender is One Durable Duffel

Posted in Bags and Gear

Perfectly sized for a 3-4 days worth of getaway gear, the Canvas Weekender from J.W. Hulme Co. is made of the brand’s signature Heritage Canvas—durable, water repellent, and easy to spot clean. The bag features heavyweight cotton webbing handles finished with leather handle trim and a detachable shoulder strap. Made in America.

This Android Portable Projector Plays All Kinds Of Content at werd.com

This Android Portable Projector Plays All Kinds Of Content

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

The Nebula Mars II from Anker is a compact, battery-powered DLP projector that combines Android 7.1 and all its apps with an indoor/outdoor 720p projector. Stream wirelessly from YouTube, Netflix, Plex and other apps, plug in your HDMI device, or a USB stick loaded with content, connect your computer, or game console. Whatever you want. It’s got a 4-hour battery life, integrated speakers & is small enough to take camping, to the beach, BBQ, or backyard movie night.

Charge Up Quick with the World’s Most Powerful 4-Port Charger at werd.com

Charge Up Quick with the World’s Most Powerful 4-Port Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The pocket-sized Pirl Charger is the world’s most powerful 4-port USB charger. Made from aluminum and FR4, it delivers 2.7 amps per port and 50 watts total, operating with 4 separate channels, so there’s no throttling to slow things down. As a DC input charger with 7 to 17V input voltage, you can power it from multiple sources with the appropriate adapter, unlike other chargers that only work with wall outlets. Seems legit. Maybe that’s why it funded on Kickstarter in just 9 hours.

AEV’s Recruit Conversion Kit Turns Your Ram 1500 into an Off-Road Beast at werd.com

AEV’s Recruit Conversion Kit Turns Your Ram 1500 into an Off-Road Beast

Posted in Rides and Trucks

With American Expedition Vehicles’ new Recruit Ram 1500, daddy can cruise effortlessly from school drop-off to a remote river crossing without missing a single mud puddle. Their Recruit package features a DualSport suspension kit w/ a 4-inch lift & includes extended-length Bilstein shocks and adjustable struts. Snorkel. Skid plates. 20-inch alloy beadlock wheels. Auxiliary lighting. Leather interiors. Adventure ready, even if you’re just a sad suburban dad dreaming of real adventure.

SmartRuler is the EDC Multi-Tool You Need In Your Wallet at werd.com

SmartRuler is the EDC Multi-Tool You Need In Your Wallet

Posted in Gear and Tools

The credit card size SmartRuler fits right in your wallet, so you’ll always have a sweet little measuring device & multi-tool on hand. It’s an inch & metric ruler, protractor, smartphone stand, bottle opener, has circle templates, thickness gauge, plumb bob, hex bit driver, L square and lots more. Available in aluminum, 420c stainless and titanium and in 3 different colors. A funded Kickstarter.

These Watches are Made of Metal from Destroyed Guns at werd.com

These Watches are Made of Metal from Destroyed Guns

Posted in Watches and Wear

Crafted from Humanium Metal, a material made from destroyed & deconstructed illegal firearms, Triwa is the Swedish brand behind a new line of watches focused on helping end gun violence. They offer 2 simple, classic automatics featuring Humanium metal cases in either 34 or 39mm diameter, Japanese Miyota quartz movements, embossed indexes on the dial, a fiery red second hand, and date display and crown. A portion of funds made from sales circles back to the society where the firearms were collected and supports the victims of gun violence. A funded Kickstarter.

Chevy Unveils Re-Designed 2019 Blazer at werd.com

Chevy Unveils Re-Designed 2019 Blazer

Posted in Cars and Rides

For 2019, the Chevy Blazer looks brand new. Much less like an SUV and a lot more like a crossover. The 5-passenger, mid-size Blazer comes in 3 trim levels with 2 powertrain options: a 193HP, 2.5-liter four or a 305HP V-6 as well as a sporty RS package that’s blacked out & riding on 21-inch wheels.