Samsung Unveils the New S8 Smartphone with Wraparound Infinity Display at werd.com

Samsung Unveils the New S8 Smartphone with Wraparound Infinity Display

Posted in Portable and Tech

Finally some good news for fans of Samsung phones: the S8 is out. Its most striking feature is the 5.8-inch infinity display that bends seamlessly to wrap around the entire face of the phone. There are also no physical buttons, allowing the wraparound screen to cover 80% of the phone. There’s also Bixby, Samsung’s onboard AI assistant that both responds to your voice & reads what’s on your screen. The new S8 will be available April 21.

A Top-Of-The-Line Audi That Fits in the Overhead Bin at werd.com

A Top-Of-The-Line Audi That Fits in the Overhead Bin

Posted in Bags and Gear

Consider this carry-on the Audi A8 of luggage. Designed & built by Arlo Skye for the German automaker, this luxury suitcase is made with an unbreakable anodized aluminum-magnesium alloy shell, features no outer zippers and whisper-quiet wheels, plus has a built-in charger.

The Mont Blanc Summit is Both Smart and Good Looking at werd.com

The Mont Blanc Summit is Both Smart and Good Looking

Posted in Tech and Watches

With the sharp looks of a classic Mont Blanc analog, the Summit smart watch delivers modern tech function without the Inspector Gadget vibe. It’s powered by Android Wear, with Bluetooth & wi-fi connectivity & features a bright, AMOLED display plus an easy interface for notifications & email, a heart rate monitor, and much more. Compatible with phones running Android 4.3 or higher and iOS9 or higher.

Viberg’s Calf Suede Bernhard Boot is a True Modern Classic at werd.com

Viberg’s Calf Suede Bernhard Boot is a True Modern Classic

Posted in Shoes and Wear

Canadian boot-maker Viberg has been crafting quality boots for over 80 years and their new chukka-height Bernhard Boot highlights that heritage with premium materials and timeless style. They’re made of calf suede with Goodyear welt construction and feature brass eyelets, a Kip lining and a crepe sole.

SONOS Playbase Delivers Booming Theater Sound In a Slim, Stealth Package at werd.com

SONOS Playbase Delivers Booming Theater Sound In a Slim, Stealth Package

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Playbase from SONOS is a tidy solution for bringing dynamic premium sound to your home viewing & gaming experience. Its low-profile design practically disappears beneath your TV and set-up is simple: 2 cords, one for power & one optical cord connecting the TV.  App access allows 1-touch streaming from over 30 services & TruePlay speaker tuning enables you to customize the sound to best fit your space & speaker configuration.

TreePod Camper at werd.com

TreePod Camper

Posted in Camping and Gear

Lots of times there’s just nowhere truly flat to pitch your tent—roots, rocks, all sorts of lumpy stuff between you & a good night’s sleep. With the TreePod Camper, no worries. It’s a suspended tent that hangs from the trees. It can support up to 500 pounds and hangs from a single centerpoint. Blending a ground tent with a hammock, it features a taut sleeping surface that’s 87” long by 57” wide. It is waterproof and has windows with mesh ventilation. Available April 1.

Char-Broil Smartchef Grill at werd.com

Char-Broil Smartchef Grill

Posted in Grill and Host

The Smartchef TRU-Infrared Gas Grill has features you’ll find on most pro-sumer BBQs: stainless steel burners, porcelain coated grates for easy cleaning & a sideburner for cooking w/pots and pans. It even has illuminated LED knobs for night grilling. But what sets it apart are its built-in sensors and probes that connect with a smartphone app, allowing you to precisely monitor your meat remotely.

ZERA Food Recycler at werd.com

ZERA Food Recycler

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The Food Recycler turns your food waste into ready-to-use fertilizer in just 24 hours. Using a fully-automated process, it reduces organic matter by 2/3rds, meaning you’ll send less to the landfill while providing your houseplants, garden, and lawn with rich, nutritious fertilizer. The recycler holds about 7 days worth of waste and keeps your kitchen fresh with a HEPA/carbon filter. A funded Indiegogo.

Hardgraft Gym Bag Volume Two at werd.com

Hardgraft Gym Bag Volume Two

Posted in Bags and Gear

Handcrafted in Italy with washed vegetable tanned leather, Hardgraft’s Gym Bag Volume 2 carries your workout gear in style. It features a large interior zip pocket, 2 external zip pockets, 2 end pockets, & fixed herringbone handles.

Navdy Head-up Display at werd.com

Navdy Head-up Display

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

For use in any car built after 1996, the self-contained Navdy Head-up Display provides drivers a safer, easier alternative for reading navigation & vehicle info. It sits on the dash & projects its info onto the windshield: Google Maps, street names, speed limits, engine RPMS, & even connects with an app to your Android or iOS device, so you never have to reach for your phone.

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 at werd.com

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

Posted in Computers and Tech

Whether you’re using it as a laptop or a tablet, Dell’s small & lightweight XPS 13 delivers a brilliant HD display and features a nearly borderless Infinity Edge design. The compact 2-in-1 is powered by seventh-gen Intel Core i5-7Y54 or Core i7-7Y75 processors & offers a Micro SD card slot & USB Type-C ports for plug-in accessories.

Kuri Robot at werd.com

Kuri Robot

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Are you ready for a robot that will do more than clean your floor? Well, then Kuri is your guy. Er, droid. He responds to touch & makes human gestures. His emotive eyes have built-in HD cameras for facial recognition, to help him avoid obstacles & to take photos & video. Sensors allow him to quickly map & learn your home’s floorplan, & a built-in speaker enables him to provide your desired soundtrack.

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones at werd.com

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Proudly endorsed by Sonic Youth frontman, art-rock pioneer and audiophile Thurston Moore, the P9 Signature incorporates the best of Bowers & Wilkins’ 50-year legacy of audio innovation into one impeccably designed over-ear headphone. It features only exquisite materials like Italian Saffiano leather coupled with unrivaled audio engineering for a headphone that looks as good as it sounds.

ROLI Seaboard Rise at werd.com

ROLI Seaboard Rise

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Unanimously recognized as the musical device breakthrough of the year, Seaboard Rise is a cutting-edge bluetooth wireless keyboard that incorporates 5-D touch technology, allowing players to shape sound intuitively through 5 types of touch: Strike, Press, Glide, Slide, and Lift. This unmatched level of touch-response adds exponentially to possibilities for musical expression.