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Turn Your Desk Into a Charger with the Invisible EnerQi at werd.com

Turn Your Desk Into a Charger with the Invisible EnerQi

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

It looks like your device is just sitting there on the table, but with the invisible EnerQi charger, your phone is actually getting a wireless quick charge. Place the 10W EnerQi on the underside of your desk or table—any surface up to 40mm thick—and forget about it. Works with more than 100 of the most popular smartphones. A funded Indiegogo.

A Little Sense Will Make You More Efficient & Informed at werd.com

A Little Sense Will Make You More Efficient & Informed

Posted in Gadgets and Space and Tech

If more data is what you need in your life, get Sense. It’s a simple little device that installs in your home’s electrical panel to provide insight into your energy use and home activity through its iOS, Android, and web apps. See how much electricity you’re using, what time the kids got home, or when a basement light comes on. It identifies patterns in your energy use to help you become more efficient & informed.

Leica’s Compact Q2 Camera Has a Super-Size Sensor at werd.com

Leica’s Compact Q2 Camera Has a Super-Size Sensor

Posted in Photography and Tech

With the introduction of the Q2, Leica adds some serious firepower to its compact full-frame camera. Namely, a super high-res 47.3-megapixel sensor as well as 4K video capture. It’s fitted with a Summilux 28mm f/1.7 prime lens with a cropping/zooming feature that can make your shots look like you used a 35mm, 50mm or 75mm lens. The camera also offers continuous still shooting at 10 fps & is dust and weather resistant.

Keep Your Wi-fi Up & Running Even If the Power Goes Out at werd.com

Keep Your Wi-fi Up & Running Even If the Power Goes Out

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

When there’s a power outage in your home, your router & the life-sustaining wi-fi signal it provides are toast. That is, unless you have the APC 600VA UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector. When the power cuts out, this clever device turns on, keeping your wi-fi signal intact & online. You can even use it to recharge your phones, laptops & other devices if the outage lasts a while.

The Nubia Alpha is a Smartphone You Wear On Your Wrist at werd.com

The Nubia Alpha is a Smartphone You Wear On Your Wrist

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

Combining the functions of a smartphone with the wearability of a watch, the Nubia Alpha, is a smartwatchphone with a flexible 4-inch display that wraps around your wrist. Powered by an Android-based OS, the wraparound OLED screen allows for easy swipe & scroll navigation of apps. It also offers gesture-controls, allowing users to activate functions with the flick of the wrist. Other key features include a built-in speaker, Bluetooth connectivity & a 5MP camera.

The Theta Z1 from Ricoh is the Brand’s Best 360º Camera Yet at werd.com

The Theta Z1 from Ricoh is the Brand’s Best 360º Camera Yet

Posted in Photography and Tech

Ricoh’s latest addition to its 360º Theta line, the Z1, is a pocketable prosumer model that’s the brand’s first to feature dual, 1-inch image sensors—an upgrade that delivers much-improved image quality. These sensors offer 23-megapixel-resolution for 360-degree still images and digitally stabilized 4K spherical video. It can also stream in 4K at a bit rate of 120Mbps. It supports Adobe DNG image format & uses Ricoh Theta Stitcher for editing spherical images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.

Microsoft Introduces HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality Headset at werd.com

Microsoft Introduces HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality Headset

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The mixed reality HoloLens 2 headset from Microsoft was created to bring 3-D holograms to high-tech work environments: industrial, business, communication, and medical applications to name just a few. The $3500 headset combines an untethered device with apps and solutions that help people work & collaborate more effectively. Breakthroughs in hardware design, artificial intelligence (AI), and mixed reality development enable users to touch, grasp, move & interact with holograms in ways that feel natural and it works seamlessly with Dynamics 365 applications.