No Matter What the Weather Throws At You, the titanLIGHT Stays Lit at werd.com

No Matter What the Weather Throws At You, the titanLIGHT Stays Lit

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Rain, wind, sleet, snow, and hail are no match for the American-made titanLIGHT from Exotac. Made of machined aluminum, it’s a rugged, refillable and waterproof—to 1 meter—lighter that uses standard lighter fluid. It features patent pending air vents below the flame to provide maximum protection against wind gusts, uses easily replaceable flints and has a one revolution QuickThread cap.

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Let Seedo Grow Plants While You Do Literally Nothing at werd.com

Let Seedo Grow Plants While You Do Literally Nothing

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Seedo is an automatic home hydroponic grow system that nurtures your crops on its own. Literally, you don’t have to do a thing from seed to harvest. You need no experience, no green thumb, just plant a seed or clone, pair it with your phone to monitor via app, and wait for harvest time. This is precision agriculture at its easiest. The system uses CO2 cartridges and AC to control temps and grows your crops with a patented-pending light system designed for maximum yield.

Here’s the Land Rover Defender that Fits Your Budget at werd.com

Here’s the Land Rover Defender that Fits Your Budget

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Designed for serious off-road action, the TRX-4 is a 1/10th scale radio-controlled Land Rover Defender. The life-like detail of the model is impressive and this thing is waterproof, too. Perfect for plowing through streams and mega mud puddles. It also has an advanced 2-speed transmission, and locking front & rear differentials for climbing the steep stuff. There’s even a fully functioning spare mounted on the back.

Audi Electrifies the 2019 A7 Sportback at werd.com

Audi Electrifies the 2019 A7 Sportback

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An all-new hybrid drivetrain is the biggest change Audi made to the forthcoming 2019 A7 Sportback. It pairs a lithium-ion powered 48V electric motor with a 3-liter V6 to produce just over 340 horsepower. It also features a new, roomier interior, remote parking technology, and exterior updates to the grill, head and tail lights, and rear spoiler. Launches in the German market in February 2018, with an American launch later in the year.

We Found a Robot that Cleans Your Aquarium at werd.com

We Found a Robot that Cleans Your Aquarium

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MOIA is an app-controlled robot that keeps your aquarium clean and connected. Not only will it prevent algae build-up on the glass to keep your tank clean and healthy, it also connects to your home wi-fi enabling you to stream 1080P HD video and shoot photos of your underwater pets as well as share it with friends from anywhere. You can set & schedule cleanings remotely and when the MOIA needs a recharge, it automatically re-docks at its home base. A funded Kickstarter.

This Duffle from Truce Designs is Ready To Roll at werd.com

This Duffle from Truce Designs is Ready To Roll

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Created by Portland-based skiwear brand Trew, Truce Designs makes bag and packs that get you and your gear off on those epic missions. Their 54-liter Duffle is rugged and weather proof, made of materials like tough Dacron Sailcoth, kevlar, and mylar. It’ got water-resistant zippers and handles all over. An optional Daisy Chain attachment is also available for attaching your skateboard to the bottom.

Topo Designs’ Quick Pack is a Classic & Versatile Compact Carryall at werd.com

Topo Designs’ Quick Pack is a Classic & Versatile Compact Carryall

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Wear it across your body or remove the shoulder strap to wear it vacation-with-dad-style, around your waist. Either way, the Quick Pack from Colorado’s Topo Design will give you fast, easy access to your everyday essentials. Its 6-liter capacity has plenty of room for phone, keys, smokeables, spectacles, wallet, & more. Made in the USA.

PlansMatter Brings Design-Savvy Travelers To Unforgettable Places at werd.com

PlansMatter Brings Design-Savvy Travelers To Unforgettable Places

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Created by a pair of architects from the midwest, PlansMatter is a platform for fans of design and architecture that offers unique travel experiences where guests stay in stylish, modernist homes. Like Airbnb but in well-appointed modern spaces from chic urban centers to the remote wilderness. They currently offer properties on 5 continents, including a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Wisconsin.

The Saber Backup Battery Keeps You Fully Charged For Days at werd.com

The Saber Backup Battery Keeps You Fully Charged For Days

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Simple, solid, & powerful. That’s what we all want from a backup power supply, right? And that’s exactly what the Saber delivers: rugged, reliable & no hassle function and enough juice to power up your laptop twice or your phone 10X. Created by a team formerly from Tesla, SpaceX and Amazon, Saber is a 23k mAh lithium-Ion battery with 86-watt hours of power. It’s got 2 regular USB ports & 1 USB-C port as well as AC-in for recharging. It’s also IP67-rated for dust & waterproofing plus it’s TSA-approved.

ZTE’s Axon M is the Dual Screen Phone You’ve Been Waiting For at werd.com

ZTE’s Axon M is the Dual Screen Phone You’ve Been Waiting For

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With the Axon M, ZTE has created an Android-powered smartphone unlike anything else on the market. It’s a folding phone with two 5.2-inch glass screens—on one each side—that can combine to create a single 6.75” viewing experience. Or use them separately to run two apps side-by-side at the same time. Use one screen for the keyboard & the other read & respond to email. Or just Netflix and chill. It’s got a 20MP camera, LED Flash, and 64GB of storage plus a microSD slot giving you up to 256GB of extra storage.

KEF Introduces LS50 Nocturne Speakers Designed by Marcel Wanders at werd.com

KEF Introduces LS50 Nocturne Speakers Designed by Marcel Wanders

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British speaker innovators KEF make some of the best-sounding and most advanced speaker systems in the world. And for the creation of the new LS50 Nocturne model, they teamed up with another world-famous name: Dutch art director and designer Marcel Wanders. The desktop Nocturne speakers combine audiophile-quality features like aluminum/magnesium domed drivers and 24-bit sound with a one-of-kind design that includes pulsating lights & glow-in-the-dark elements.

This Incredibly Strong Tape Fixes Things at werd.com

This Incredibly Strong Tape Fixes Things

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Super strong, stretchy, non-adhesive, highly abrasion resistant and waterproof, Adventure Tape is like duct tape combined with a bungee cord and mated to super glue. It can stretch to 8X its original length and won’t snap. The uses & applications are pretty much endless. Available in 3 thicknesses: 9mm, 18mm & 43mm, all in 11.8-foot rolls.

These Sunglasses From Smith Track Your Brain Activity at werd.com

These Sunglasses From Smith Track Your Brain Activity

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Smith Optics has created the first-ever brain-sensing sunglasses. In addition to stylish eye protection, their new Lowdown Focus model is designed to track & measure your mental focus during training. Noninvasive EEG sensors built into the frame measure brain activity and send the data to the Smith Focus App which in turn gives you detailed infographics of your cognitive activity, helping you train smarter & develop your focus.

This Sleek Portable SSD Transfers Your Big Files Faster and is Water Resistant at werd.com

This Sleek Portable SSD Transfers Your Big Files Faster and is Water Resistant

Posted in Computers and Tech

Portable and constructed with premium materials, the Silicon Power Bolt B80 is an external SSD (solid state drive) small enough to take anywhere. Solid state drives are more stable & faster than standard HDDs and this one delivers read and write speeds of 500MB/s and 450MB/s. Available with storage capacities of 120GB, 240GB, & 480GB. The B80 is the thinnest portable SSD on the market as well as dust and water resistant.

The Surface Book 2 Makes MacBook Pro Look Like An Amateur at werd.com

The Surface Book 2 Makes MacBook Pro Look Like An Amateur

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is the most powerful Surface laptop to date. About twice as powerful as a MacBook Pro actually, thanks to its 8th gen Intel processor. The detachable display also kills MacBook, with 45% more pixels. The battery is 70% more powerful than its predecessor, offering 17-hours of continuous video playback on a full charge. Available November 9 in 13-inch & 15-inch sizes.