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Ring Introduces Autonomous Drone Security Cam at werd.com

Ring Introduces Autonomous Drone Security Cam

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Ring is taking home security airborne with their Always Home Cam, a drone-cam that you can fly to any room in the house to see exactly what’s going on. The autonomous, indoor-only micro-drone only records in flight, is equipped with a 1080p security cam & returns to the dock automatically when your recon is done. Obstacle avoidance technology & shrouded propellors ensure safety. Available 2021.

Mobvoi Introduces Gesture-Control Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Mobvoi Introduces Gesture-Control Wireless Earbuds

Your hands are full and you get a call. Drop everything & take it or miss the call? With Mobvoi’s Gesture earbuds, you can just nod your head & the call connects. These premium wireless earbuds offer intuitive, AI-assisted TicMotion gesture control: shake your head for no, nod, for yes. They also offer dual-mic ANC, Siri/Google Voice Assistant support, and 50-hour battery life. A funded Indiegogo.

Catch Some Z’s with Bose Sleepbuds II at werd.com

Catch Some Z’s with Bose Sleepbuds II

Completely re-designed for flawless fit and performance, the Bose Sleepbuds II are noise-cancelling earbuds for sleep. They don’t play your music but instead offer 14 different soundscapes that block ambient noise like traffic & the neighbor dog to help you fall asleep & stay asleep. There are 15 additional nature soundtracks, that Bose says “cover & replace noise.” They are designed to sit comfortably & securely in your ears all night long.

The Garmin Venu Sq Smartwatch is Ready for Action at werd.com

The Garmin Venu Sq Smartwatch is Ready for Action

Garmin’s new Venu Sq smartwatches boast pinpoint GPS with support for GLONASS and GALILEO & a streamlined 40.5mm square case design. In addition to endless sport tracking functions, it also has a pulse oximeter to detect blood oxygen, like the new Apple Watch Series 6. There are 2 Venu models, the Music Edition offers additional built-in storage to save music from Spotify, Amazon Music, or Deezer, with space for up to 500 songs.

Logitech’s MX Anywhere 3 Mouse Hands You 1-Click Zoom Control at werd.com

Logitech’s MX Anywhere 3 Mouse Hands You 1-Click Zoom Control

Posted in Computers and Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed for seamless Zoom control, Logitech’s portable MX Anywhere 3 mouse is optimized for video conferencing, with integrated side-buttons that allow users to toggle both microphone & video camera with 1 convenient click. Its software also allows you to program the buttons for app-specific control using apps like Google Chrome, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Final Cut Pro.

Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand at werd.com

Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed to work with any & every phone, the Spigen U100 Universal kickstand is a versatile, minimalist cell phone stand. For hands-free viewing, reading, gaming, & creating content, this simple & streamlined adhesive stand keeps your phone upright when you need it & flips up out of the way when you don’t. Choose black, silver, or rose gold.

GoPro Steps Up To 5K with HERO9 Black at werd.com

GoPro Steps Up To 5K with HERO9 Black

With an upgrade to stunning 5K clarity and dual-screen design, the latest & greatest from GoPro is the HERO9 Black. It delivers 5K UHD resolution at 30fps, boasts 8X slo-mo, & HyperSmooth 3.0 image stabilization for steady, cinematic shots. In addition to its 2.27-inch rear LCD, the 9 also has a 1.4-inch front-facing LCD, enabling vloggers and content creators to compose their shots before filming. Voice control is another new feature, & this camera will livestream at 1080p.

Oculus Introduces Quest 2 VR Headset at werd.com

Oculus Introduces Quest 2 VR Headset

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The Oculus Quest VR headset just got even better. The all-new Quest 2 is a serious upgrade from the original & that’s impressive. First, the 2 boasts twice the resolution of its predecessor, now with 2K per eye for life-like visuals. There’s a new faster processor that’s also 10% lighter, and this model is considerably less expensive. Choose from a 64GB or 256GB model. Drops Oct. 13.

Sony’s Alpha 7C is a Tiny Full-Frame Camera at werd.com

Sony’s Alpha 7C is a Tiny Full-Frame Camera

The all-new Alpha 7C is Sony’s smallest and most compact full-frame mirrorless camera yet. Measuring just 5 x 2.8 x 2.3 inches, it packs in a ton of tech & features, while being 20% smaller than the A7III. It boasts a 24.2-MP sensor, 5-axis image stabilization, and the brand’s hyper-fast autofocus system with Eye AF, found in Sony’s up-range cameras. The brand has also developed a compact lens, an FE-28-60mm f/4-5.6 that weighs just over 5 ounces.

Bose Introduces QuietComfort ANC Earbuds at werd.com

Bose Introduces QuietComfort ANC Earbuds

Bose is adding two new all-wireless models to its QuietComfort lineup of noise-cancelling headphones. The QC Earbuds deliver industry-leading ANC using proprietary noise-cancelling technology. It offers 11 levels of noise control & 6 hours of playback with 2 full charges in the carrying case. The Sport model features all-new acoustics and a IPX4 waterproof & workout-ready design. Available Sept. 29.

LG Accelerates Into the Curves with Fresh QHD+IPS Monitor at werd.com

LG Accelerates Into the Curves with Fresh QHD+IPS Monitor

LG just dropped a new 38-inch UltraWide QHD+IPS display into its lineup of award-winning curved monitors. The model 38WN95C-W delivers stunning wraparound visuals with a 21:9 aspect ratio & 3,840 x 1,600 resolution. Developed for creatives whose work in video, animation & image re-touching demands flawless color & clarity, it enables seamless multitasking for work & entertainment. Also offers Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

The All-Digital Xbox Series S is the Smallest Xbox Ever at werd.com

The All-Digital Xbox Series S is the Smallest Xbox Ever

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The upcoming Xbox S game console is their smallest all-digital system ever. It’s also a less costly system, but capable: play the latest games in full HD from 120 FPS up to 1,440p. Support for ray tracing, variable rate shading and variable refresh rate deliver depth & detail to the visuals. It offers 512GB of onboard storage and 4K upscaling for games plus support for 4K media streaming. Available Nov. 10.

Keep Track of Everything, Everywhere with AirBolt GPS at werd.com

Keep Track of Everything, Everywhere with AirBolt GPS

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The AirBolt is the world’s smallest personal tracker device. Equipped with LTE-M/NB-IoT & GPS, it offers unlimited live global tracking. For finding wayward kids, pets, personal items and travel security, it delivers not just peace of mind but instant alerts, geofencing capability, and programmable separation notifications. It’s also waterproof with a battery that lasts up to 12 months per charge via USB-C.

Technics’ Ottava F is a Fresh All-In-One Sound System at werd.com

Technics’ Ottava F is a Fresh All-In-One Sound System

Encased in brushed aluminum with a louvered front grill, the updated Ottava F all-in-one music system from Technics’ delivers audiophile sound from any playback source: streaming via Chromecast or AirPlay2, bluetooth, wi-fi, and even the built-in CD player. Equipped with an improved 8cm woofer, it uses Technics’ digital amps with JENO (Jitter Elimination and Noise-shaping Optimization) engines to create crisp, full-spectrum sound in a single unit. Available in black & dark silver.

AquaPal is Your Friend for Water Savings & Security at werd.com

AquaPal is Your Friend for Water Savings & Security

Posted in Bath and Gadgets and Home Stuff

The AquaPal connects easily to your home plumbing to monitor your home’s water use, helping you not only save money, but to offer continuous feedback on the health of your water system, tracking moisture & humidity to stop mold growth, tracking temps to prevent burst pipes and offering remote auto shut-off to avoid a disaster. Compatible with 3/4” & 1” pipes, it connects quickly & easily to your main water line. It is wi-fi-enabled & offers Google Home & Alexa integration. A funded Kickstarter.

SuperTank Pro Powers USB-C Everything at werd.com

SuperTank Pro Powers USB-C Everything

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

The ability to set up a fully connected workspace anywhere & any time is something we need right now. Killer compact products like the SuperTank Pro make it easier. It’s a pro-grade 100W USB-C power bank with 26,800mAh/96Wh capacity. It’s got 4 USB-C ports, an OLED Display, quickly charges the power-hungry MacBook Pro 16”, and has upgradable firmware to keep up with the latest devices. A funded Kickstarter.

Switch It Up with 8BitDo’s Wireless Arcade Stick at werd.com

Switch It Up with 8BitDo’s Wireless Arcade Stick

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Designed for Nintendo Switch and PC gaming, 8BitDo’s wireless Arcade Stick offers classic analog feel with modern function. Boasting 40-hour battery life, you can swap between platforms with the flip of a switch, program profiles for games, and map button controls. It also features an XInput for compatibility with XBox games. Pre-order now.

Train for Formula One at Home with Cranfield F1 Simulator at werd.com

Train for Formula One at Home with Cranfield F1 Simulator

Offering all the excitement of a real F1 driving experience with none of the danger, UK-based Cranfield Simulation has just unveiled the world’s first full-motion F1 Simulator designed specifically for home use. Developed to deliver the same immersive, real-life racing feel that pro drivers depend on for training, it recreates the thrill of Formula One with a car-inspired design, a realistic cockpit and controls. No word yet on pricing but we’ll guess it’s at least a bit cheaper than a real F1 car.