Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face at werd.com

Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Cinera is a home theater headset designed to bring the immersive audio and video experience of an iMax movie theater into your home. 4 times sharper than cinema resolution, the headset feeds your eyes with 5K UHD clarity via dual 2.5K displays—one for each eye. It also features enhanced 3-D, and can be worn as a headset or viewed with the Burden Free Arm, a stress-free universal mount for when you don’t want to wear a theater on your head. A funded Kickstarter.

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Special Edition Ford Raptor Gets The Shelby Treatment at werd.com

Special Edition Ford Raptor Gets The Shelby Treatment

Posted in Rides and Trucks

As if Ford’s Raptor performance package wasn’t enough already, Ford teamed up with Shelby America to make the factory-built custom even sicker.  Under the hood of the Shelby Baja Raptor they added an aluminum intercooler and cold air intake with a high flow filter, cranking up the horsepower to 525. It got a four-corner adjustable Fox Racing Stage 2 suspension and a dual-intake ram air hood plus custom bumpers and skid plates, a bed-mounted chase rack, and a race-inspired interior featuring leather seating and Shelby branding throughout.

The Porsche Cayenne Turbo is now More Powerful Than Ever at werd.com

The Porsche Cayenne Turbo is now More Powerful Than Ever

Posted in Cars and Rides

In the 2019 Cayenne Turbo, Porsche added another 30 horsepower over the outgoing model, for a whopping 550-horses and 567 lb-ft of torque. They also added active aerodynamics to achieve a top speed of 177mph. Its 8-speed Tiptronic transmission, lower center of gravity, lighter chassis, and rear axle steering all add up to making this so-called truck drive like a sports car.

Swiss Bag Maker Freitag Introduces an Inflatable Travel Bag at werd.com

Swiss Bag Maker Freitag Introduces an Inflatable Travel Bag

Posted in Bags and Gear

Freitag has been crafting bags and backpacks for decades using recycled tarps. But the Zippelin is completely new. It’s an 85-liter rolling travel bag that inflates. When not in use, it rolls up & stores in a compact 8-pound bundle. When you’re ready to travel, pump it up with a standard bike pump & roll. It’s got multiple exterior pockets, removable wheels, shoulder carry straps, and carry grips all over. The recycled tarp material means no two bags are alike. A funded Kickstarter.

Universe is a Far-Reaching Celebration of Astronomy at werd.com

Universe is a Far-Reaching Celebration of Astronomy

Assembled by an international panel of experts, Universe is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates astronomy through 300 images created by those who have tried to understand—or who have been inspired by— the beauty and mystery of the stars, planets, and beyond. This one-of-a-kind collection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings plus iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers as well as previously unpublished finds.

Pendleton Teams Up With Gus* Modern on a Cool Collection of Chairs at werd.com

Pendleton Teams Up With Gus* Modern on a Cool Collection of Chairs

Posted in Seating and Space

Toronto-based furniture maker Gus* Modern has teamed up with the iconic Pendleton brand for a limited-edition collection of chairs that feature their signature jacquard wool patterns on premium, mid-century themed seating. The Elk Chair, Halifax Chair, and GT Rocker, each with a unique design and Pendleton pattern are available now from Pendleton’s Canada webstore.

The Gear Aid Buri Knife is a Sharp Companion for Camping and Everyday Action at werd.com

The Gear Aid Buri Knife is a Sharp Companion for Camping and Everyday Action

Posted in Camping and Gear

Gear Aid, a go-to care and repair outdoor brand just released a new fixed blade knife optimized for camping and everyday action. The Buri features a full tang, 3-inch drop point blade with both straight and serrated edges made with 420 stainless. It’s equipped with a bottle opener for obvious reasons and comes in a MOLLE-compatible sheath that has multiple attachment points, so you can keep it handy. It weighs just 5.5 ounces and comes in high-visibility orange and black.

Apple iPhone X at werd.com

Apple iPhone X

Posted in Portable and Tech

The gently upgraded iPhone 8 wasn’t the only phone unveiled during today’s event.  The star is undeniably the gorgeous X, named to commemorate the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.   A sleek, edge to edge OLED display highlights a new design that ditches the bezel and uses glass on the front and back. Instead of your fingerprint, the iPhone X now uses facial recognition to further enhance the security of the device. The fully-stocked rear camera features a 12-megapixel sensor, with dual-lenses.  Battery life even increases by 2 hours.  Available October 27.

The Glow Smart Home Energy Tracker Delivers Usage Data In Living Color at werd.com

The Glow Smart Home Energy Tracker Delivers Usage Data In Living Color

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Glow is a smart device that tracks your home energy use and provides simple, real-time usage data and notifications that help you save money on home electricity costs. Instead of confusing Kilowatt-hour charts, it simply glows in a range of colors from cool blue and green to hot amber, orange, & red, so at a glance, you can be sure you’re not wasting energy. When you want the numbers and graphs, Glow’s app is just a few taps away. A funded Kickstarter.

The Grovemade Desk Shelf System Gets Your Workstation In Order at werd.com

The Grovemade Desk Shelf System Gets Your Workstation In Order

Posted in Gear and Space and Table and Work

By creating a space for everything, the Grovemade Desk Shelf system is designed for effortless organization, allowing rapid, seamless transitions between digital and analog devices. Keyboard, pencil, mouse, notebook, phone. Whatever instrument you reach for, this simple suite of desktop essentials has your needs in mind. It includes a walnut shelf for your display, a wool felt pad for your keyboard & mouse, a collapsible laptop lift, and a desk tray for small accessories.

Get Pumped with a Star Wars Workout From Onnit at werd.com

Get Pumped with a Star Wars Workout From Onnit

Posted in Equipment and Sport

The human performance innovators at Onnit have created a new line of workout gear for Padawan and Jedi Masters alike. Their new official Star Wars workout collection includes a 20-pound, 10-inch diameter Death Star medicine ball, a moisture-wicking, no-slip Han Solo yoga mat, and a collection of kettle bells: Boba Fett at 50 pounds, an Imperial Storm Trooper at 60 pounds, and Darth Vader at a vein-popping 70 pounds.

Apple TV 4K at werd.com

Apple TV 4K

Posted in Tech and Television

Stunning 4K HDR video output is now possible with Apple TV.  If you have been putting off the inevitable big screen upgrade to 4K due to a lack of good stuff to watch, then this might convince you to blow some cash pretty soon. The box runs on the A10X processor, the same one in the iPad Pro.  Aside from streaming titles from iTunes, it will also play 4K content from your beloved Netflix as well as Amazon.

Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera at werd.com

Wolfcom Introduces the Venture Civilian Body Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

The Venture Civilian Body Camera is made by Wolfcom, which, up to now has only made body cameras for police. They’re betting the public wants them, too. Pretty safe bet. The camera is lighter, smarter, and smaller than a GoPro and records 1080p video at up to 30 fps directly into the unit. It features a rotating 120º wide-angle lens plus nighttime illumination from 4 bright LEDs. It also offers livestream functionality using either wi-fi or your phone’s 4G/LTE connection. A funded Indiegogo.