Sony Unveils Super-Size 16K TV at werd.com

Sony Unveils Super-Size 16K TV

A 790-inch 16K HDTV with a price tag over 5 million bucks. Not just epic clickbait, this is an actual product from Sony. The brand’s Crystal LED technology has been scaled up to offer a home viewing experience like you read about on product websites: extraordinary clarity, sumptuous color and an unprecedented 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio for immersive realism beyond all you imagined.

Thule Rolls Out Crossover 2 Carry On Spinner at werd.com

Thule Rolls Out Crossover 2 Carry On Spinner

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Known primarily for their bombproof car racks, Sweden’s Thule also makes great products for transporting other kinds of cargo. Their 35-liter Crossover 2 Carry On Spinner is a durable and functional carry-on that expands for additional packing space and maneuvers with ease on eight smooth, silent spinner wheels.

OCLU Introduces 4K Action Cam at werd.com

OCLU Introduces 4K Action Cam

Arizona-based OCLU is a new brand with a brand new 4k action camera. In addition to shooting 4k at 30 fps, it shoots 1080p at 120 fps for super slo-mo and 12mp still images. It features a 150º wide-angle lens, wi-fi, waterproofing to 50-meters, and it’s compatible with GoPro’s many mounts.

Bell & Ross Introduces BR05 Collection at werd.com

Bell & Ross Introduces BR05 Collection

Drawing inspiration from several existing Bell & Ross watches, the new BR05 collection features a 40mm stainless case with those signature rounded corners as well as bold numerals seen on earlier BR01 dials. This Swiss-made automatic is powered by a caliber BR-CAL.321 movement. Several variations of dial color and straps are on offer, including a skeleton dial model and one in rose gold in addition to black, grey, and blue steel.

Bang & Olufsen Introduce Limited Beosound 1 New York Edition Speaker at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Introduce Limited Beosound 1 New York Edition Speaker

Inspired by the New York City skyline, the limited Beosound 1 New York Edition is a conical aluminum home speaker from Bang & Olufsen’s ever-expanding Beosound lineup. It offers room-filling 360º sound and features the brand’s signature Acoustic Lens technology for crisp, precision mids & highs.  Stream your media via bluetooth or Google Chromecast, Apple Airplay 2, and other services. Only 1200 of this special speaker will be made.

LaCie’s Rugged Series SSDs are Faster & Tougher than Ever at werd.com

LaCie’s Rugged Series SSDs are Faster & Tougher than Ever

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Video & field photography pros love LaCie’s rugged portable SSDs. With the introduction of 3 new designs, they’ve got even more to love. LaCie says the brands Rugged SSD, Rugged SSD Pro, and Rugged BOSS SSD models are all “designed to help Media & Entertainment professionals manage the huge volumes of data their workflows create.” All three boast IP67 waterproof rating, 3-meter drop tolerance, and 2-ton crush resistance. Transfer speeds range from 950mb/sec-2500mb/sec with Thunderbolt 3 connection. The BOSS SSD model also features a built-in LCD screen & SD card slot.

Lego & Land Rover Team Up on 2020 Defender Kit at werd.com

Lego & Land Rover Team Up on 2020 Defender Kit

Posted in Automotive and Gear for Men

In creating this kit with Lego, Land Rover went to great lengths to ensure it was as close to the all-new 2020 Defender design as is possible with little plastic bricks. Under the hood, the 6-cylinder is mated to a working, shiftable transmission & 4×4 system. At 2573 pieces, this kit is recommended for experienced builders 16 and over. Even your age. Available worldwide on Oct. 1, 2019.

LARQ is the World’s First Self-Cleaning Water Bottle & Purifier at werd.com

LARQ is the World’s First Self-Cleaning Water Bottle & Purifier

Posted in Gear for Men

Using integrated UV-C LED lights, the LARQ bottle is the world’s first self-cleaning water bottle & purification system. It also won a coveted Red Dot Design Award. The light technology built into the bottle eliminates up to 99.9999% of bio-contaminants, providing fresh, clean drinking water in just 60 seconds. Every 2 hours, the LARQ turns on automatically to keep your water & the bottle fresh. Available in 17 & 25-ounce sizes.

Indian Celebrates 100 Years of the Scout with 2 New Badass Bikes at werd.com

Indian Celebrates 100 Years of the Scout with 2 New Badass Bikes

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Lots of new stuff going on with Indian’s 2020 lineup of American-made cruisers. Chief among them, two new Scouts: the 100th Anniversary limited edition Scout & the Scout Bobber 20. The Anniversary bike features a red & gold paint scheme inspired by the 1920 original. The bobber features wire wheels, a floating saddle, bobbed rear fender & blacked-out finishes. Both are powered by the brand’s 100-horsepower V-Twin motor.

That’s No Dog Tag, That’s My Knife at werd.com

That’s No Dog Tag, That’s My Knife

Posted in Gear for Men

With a lightweight design derived from the classic military dog tag, the Limited Edition B-2 Dog Tag is an EDC nano blade knife offering safe concealed carry. On a chain around your neck or tucked in your coin pocket. With a 1-inch blade made of 440 carbon stainless steel, it locks into the sheath for rock solid grip and precision cuts. A funded Kickstarter.

POWERUP’s Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Gets an Upgrade at werd.com

POWERUP’s Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Gets an Upgrade

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

POWERUP introduced the world to the smartphone-controlled paper airplane, a micro-drone kit that slips onto any paper airplane & turns it into a remote control toy with a flight range of 230 feet. The POWERUP 4.0 kit features a new onboard flight computer, autopilot assist, 2 new sensors & a design so robust you can fly planes of balsa, foam, cardboard & paper, with the ability to perform loops, barrel rolls & hammerheads with the press of a button. Optional lights are available for night flight. A funded Kickstarter.

Sony Celebrates 40 Years of the Walkman with Throwback NW-A105 at werd.com

Sony Celebrates 40 Years of the Walkman with Throwback NW-A105

Grandfather to the iPod, the original Sony Walkman turns 40 this year. To celebrate, Sony has created an Android-powered digital device in its honor. Yeah, no, this thing won’t play tapes. Instead, it’s fitted with an S-Master HX digital amplifier, bluetooth, 16GB of storage, and a “vinyl processor” for clarifying muddy audio. This model, called the NW-A105, is only available for a limited time beginning in December.

The Ramsmobile RM-X2 is an Exotic Hypercar from the Future at werd.com

The Ramsmobile RM-X2 is an Exotic Hypercar from the Future

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

The 999-horsepower carbon-body RM-X2 from Belarus-based Ramsmobile is an absolutely ridiculous ride. It’s bulletproof and it floats, so it can be driven on the water with power coming from a jet propulsion system. A futuristic gold-trimmed interior includes features like electronic hookahs and a bio-hazard filtering air purification system. It rides on air-adjust suspension and 24-inch wheels. Multiple motor options are available including GM’s 6.2-liter LT5 V8, the same powerplant used in the Corvette C7 ZR1.

Rick Baker: Metamorphosis 2-Volume Set at werd.com

Rick Baker: Metamorphosis 2-Volume Set

Artist and “monster-maker” Rick Baker is a legend of Hollywood special effects. From the zombies of Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking Thriller to Men in Black and all the way back to the horrifying effects in An American Werewolf in London, his work is iconic. This deluxe, two-volume set, packed with more than 1,600 color images and original sketches, covers the makeup artist’s forty-plus-year career. Hardcover available for pre-order now.

Volkwagen Introduces ID.3, Its First All-Electric Car at werd.com

Volkwagen Introduces ID.3, Its First All-Electric Car

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the ID.3 is Volkwagen’s first all-electric car. Designed for mass appeal and similar in looks to the popular Golf hatchback, it is a smart, affordable long-range EV. Available in 3 models, with 45, 58, or 77kWh batteries, they boast a top-end distance range up to 340-miles for the 77kWh. Coming to America mid-2020.

Tag Heuer Celebrates 50 Years of the Monaco with Limited Reproduction at werd.com

Tag Heuer Celebrates 50 Years of the Monaco with Limited Reproduction

When it launched back in 1969, the Heuer Monaco became the world’s first square Swiss-made chronograph. Worn by the likes of Steve McQueen in the autoracing film Le Mans. Today, it’s back as the TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 11 Hour Glass Commemorative Edition. It features a 39 mm black PVD steel case and bezel, an off-white opaline dial with red indexes featuring SuperLuminova. Limited to 50 numbered pieces.

150-Megapixel Medium Format Manual: The PhaseOne XT at werd.com

150-Megapixel Medium Format Manual: The PhaseOne XT

Designed for professional photographers in the field seeking the image & resolution quality of the brand’s studio cameras, PhaseOne’s new medium format XT system is fully manual with no autofocus and features a carbon leaf shutter system for dedicated XT lenses. The system comes with the brand’s 150-megapixel digital back & a lens.

SOUNDPEATS Introduces Dual-Driver Truengine2 Earbuds at werd.com

SOUNDPEATS Introduces Dual-Driver Truengine2 Earbuds

Patented dual driver technology gives SOUNDPEATS Truengine2 wireless buds the power to deliver full-range hi-fi sound that is more dynamic and balanced than much of the competition. Dual microphones with CVC noise cancelling ensure crystal clear calls even in noisy environments. Bluetooth 5.0, touch controls, 30-hour battery life and an included charging case make this a seriously solid bud. A funded Kickstarter.

Sony’s Signature Series Adds SA-Z1 Desktop Speaker System at werd.com

Sony’s Signature Series Adds SA-Z1 Desktop Speaker System

Sony’s Signature Series SA-Z1 desktop speaker system is a studio-quality, near-field powered system integrating a formidable array of the brand’s benchmark audio technologies. Most of which will mean nothing to casual listeners: a Tsuzumi woofer layout, 6-piece aluminum plate construction, I-ARRAY hi-res tweeters, D.A. Hybrid Amplifier, and so on. Basically: the system is engineered to deliver an exceptional listening experience using any playback format you desire.

Bentley Revives 1929 Blower Race Car for Limited Production Run at werd.com

Bentley Revives 1929 Blower Race Car for Limited Production Run

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Bentley is firing up the old works to revive a race car it hasn’t built since the 1920s. Nobody knows why but it looks so cool, who cares? The 1929 Blower never even won a  race but again, refer back to the look of this thing. By 3-D scanning every square inch of the car down the last nut & washer, Bentley will then use original molds, period-correct tools & processes to re-produce 12 of these supercharged classics.