Somewear Hotspot Delivers 100% Global Coverage at werd.com

Somewear Hotspot Delivers 100% Global Coverage

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Somewear is a global, satellite hotspot built for adventure—for places where cell coverage is unreliable or non-existent. It’s a pocketable device that keeps you connected anywhere you roam by giving you 100% global coverage via satellite networks. It gives you: texting and location sharing, local weather & alerts, 2-way texting, & SOS/Emergency capabilities. Through the app you can chat or email with anyone in your contact list. A funded Kickstarter.

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This Chess Set is the Size Of a Credit Card at werd.com

This Chess Set is the Size Of a Credit Card

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Based on a quick Google search, we feel semi-confident in saying this is probably the smallest chess you’re likely to find anywhere. The size of a credit card! Believe it. To play, just pop the tiny plastic pieces out of the plastic frame and arrange them on the board as you would on a normal size set. We’re guessing this is for chess emergencies only as it’s likely a one-time use.

Shinola Drops Another New American-Made Chronograph at werd.com

Shinola Drops Another New American-Made Chronograph

Posted in Watches and Wear

Built in Detroit with Swiss-made components, Shinola’s Canfield Sport 45mm merges classic sport watch style with detailed design. Its polished stainless steel case was handmade with a top loaded construction to highlight the fixed ceramic top ring insert. The open black dial is punctuated with three sub dials & Super Luminova illumination on  the hands.

Victorinox Drops Limited Edition I.N.O.X. Carbon Automatic at werd.com

Victorinox Drops Limited Edition I.N.O.X. Carbon Automatic

Posted in Watches and Wear

Limited to just 1,200 pieces, the I.N.O.X. Carbon Limited Edition from Victorinox features a space-tested carbon case that’s highly resistant to scratches, an exclusive bumper with a removable & USB rechargeable flashlight and comes with 2 straps: an innovative, handwoven international safety orange paracord strap & one made of rubber.

Goal Zero Has A Solar Lantern For Your Summer Adventures at werd.com

Goal Zero Has A Solar Lantern For Your Summer Adventures

Posted in Camping and Gear

With Goal Zero’s Crush Light solar lantern, you’ve got a lightweight, durable and portable little 60-lumen light for all sorts of adventures. It’s also collapsible, so it packs flat. It’s got 4 light modes & a battery life ranging between 3 hours on high & 35 hours on low. There’s also a mood-setting “candle light” mode & the lantern recharges with its integrated solar panel or by Micro USB.

Questlove Can Help You On Your Creative Quest at werd.com

Questlove Can Help You On Your Creative Quest

Questlove of the Roots is a famed percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, music journalist, record producer, occasional actor, and now, self-help author. In Creative Quest, he synthesizes all the creative philosophies, lessons, and stories he’s heard from the many creators and collaborators in his life, and reflects on his own experience, to advise readers and fans on how to consider creativity and where to find it.

With Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music, Take 500 Songs On The Road at werd.com

With Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music, Take 500 Songs On The Road

Posted in Watches and Wear

With enough memory to hold 500 songs, Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music is the brand’s first wearable to offer on-board music storage. It’s a well-equipped GPS running watch that uses FirstBeat Training Status metrics & the Elevate Optical HR sensor as well as contactless payment, text/notifications, and Strava Live function.

Keep Your Stuff Safe With This Unpickable Padlock at werd.com

Keep Your Stuff Safe With This Unpickable Padlock

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Unlike most padlocks, The Bowley 543 lock is virtually unpickable due to its unique design. With its secure locking mechanism, the key must be first inserted and then rotated 180 degrees to the top where the pins live. It then engages them to lock & unlock & this means that picking tools are useless. The shackle of the lock is made of  7/16-inch hardened, nickel-plated steel. It is available in stainless steel, brass and aluminum versions. A funded Kickstarter.

Caswell’s MKV2 Pocketknife Is Safer By Design at werd.com

Caswell’s MKV2 Pocketknife Is Safer By Design

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The American-made MKV2 “Morphing Karambit” is a utility pocket-knife with a unique design that allows you to safely grasp & deploy the blade several ways to accommodate the task at hand & there’s no need to remove your fingers from the tool to allow the blade to pass. Made with just 5 principle parts, the 2.5” blade is made of CPM 3V Ion Bond/Tungsten finished steel while the other parts are aluminum and titanium. A funded Kickstarter.

The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is Purpose-Built for Content Creators at werd.com

The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is Purpose-Built for Content Creators

Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

For serious photographers and filmmakers, backing up your files is crucial. The Gnarbox 2.0 SSD makes this process simple, secure & quick, without the need for a laptop, tablet or phone. With transfer speeds of 75MB/s using the SD card slot or 450MB/s via USB-C, it offers one-touch backup using the on-board OLED screen and gives you access to your preset folder trees for organized backups.

Chevy Rolls Out Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition at werd.com

Chevy Rolls Out Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition

Posted in Rides and Trucks

Chevy’s 2018 Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition is all blacked out: 18-inch painted black wheels with aggressive Goodyear rubber, a black grille, & black bowtie emblems. But there’s more: the vehicle’s third-row seat was removed for additional utility, increasing cargo space behind the second row to 54 cubic feet. There’s also tech: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot capability, rear vision camera, teen driver mode, and other advanced safety systems.

Blaze Up with the Pop-Up Fire Pit at werd.com

Blaze Up with the Pop-Up Fire Pit

Posted in Camping and Gear and Outdoor and Space

The Pop-Up Pit is big enough for a proper backyard blaze yet it packs down to smaller than a camp chair and weighs just 8 pounds. Perfect for car camping, beach fires, and evenings outside. It measures 24″ x 24″ x 15″ when fully opened and is made of a lightweight rust-proof material. The Pit’s unique design allows for maximum airflow meaning your fires burn brighter with less smoke. A funded Kickstarter.

The Aquaforno II is the Most Versatile Outdoor Stove We’ve Ever Seen at werd.com

The Aquaforno II is the Most Versatile Outdoor Stove We’ve Ever Seen

Posted in Camping and Gear and Grill

Designed to be the ultimate outdoor cooking system, the Aquaforno II is an all-in-one, collapsible, multi-fuel outdoor cooking stove, BBQ grill, oven, rotisserie, pizza oven, smoker, brazier, firepit, clothes dryer, etc. It also has an internal boiler, so you can have hot water on tap at all times. Burn wood or charcoal depending on your needs, and when you’re done, it packs down to fit in your car’s trunk. A funded Indiegogo.

VR Content Creation Made Easy: Lenovo Mirage Camera at werd.com

VR Content Creation Made Easy: Lenovo Mirage Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

Designed in partnership with Google, the Lenovo Mirage VR180 Camera is a 4K, 180-degree stereoscopic VR camera. Its compact, flat design makes it a more pocketable point-and-shoot solution to most 360 cameras for capturing VR video and photos. You can also live stream or share your VR footage instantly—all your content can be uploaded to Google Photos and livestreamed on YouTube in VR.  Get the VR180 app by Google to turn your phone’s screen into a viewfinder, so you can preview all your photos & videos before you share them.

<i>Rocket Men</i> Chronicles Man’s First Journey to the Moon at werd.com

Rocket Men Chronicles Man’s First Journey to the Moon

Researched and written by New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Divers, Rocket Men is the riveting inside story of the Apollo 8 moon mission— the boldest, riskiest test of America’s greatness amid the pressures of 1968—the year of the Tet Offensive, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy, the riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and the feverish space race with the USSR. This book follows the three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind’s historic first mission to the Moon.