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Programmable Protection: Mimic Go Security Tag at werd.com

Programmable Protection: Mimic Go Security Tag

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The Mimic Go is a hard little gadget to label. Basically, it’s an on-the-go security system that allows users to program custom security functions for a whole range of applications;  making it easier to protect laptops, backpacks, bikes, hotel rooms, campsites, and more as well as tracking your bags & functioning as a 100-lumen LED light. It offers universal GPS, LTE-M & eSIM connectivity plus a 2,000-foot Bluetooth 5.1 range. Another funded Indiegogo.

Panic Introduces Hand-Crank Playdate Gaming Console at werd.com

Panic Introduces Hand-Crank Playdate Gaming Console

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Most people know Panic from their phone-based Firewatch adventure game, now the brand has created the pocket-size Playdate portable gaming system. It features a small black & white screen, a directional control pad with A and B buttons, and hand crank on the side for creating your own untethered power. Instead of buying new games, users receive a “season” of 12 surprise games delivered over 12 weeks by high-profile developers.

Get All the Tripod at Half the Size & Weight at werd.com

Get All the Tripod at Half the Size & Weight

Peak Design’s Travel Tripod manages to pack all the features of a full-size photo & video tripod into a lightweight, compact package. The sleek, 2.8-pound design eliminates wasted space with quick-deploy cam lever legs, a universal ball head, and an integrated phone mount. Works with all kinds of brackets & tripod plates. A funded Kickstarter.

Q Acoustics Concept 300 Speakers Deliver Crystal Clear Sound at werd.com

Q Acoustics Concept 300 Speakers Deliver Crystal Clear Sound

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

To eliminate the vibrations produced by 200-watts of power, which can distort audio quality, Q Acoustics’ Concept 300 speakers are designed to keep everything smooth & solid; no bad vibes. First, there’s the ultra-stiff cabinet construction with interior bracing & a buzz-killing gel between the layers of fiberboard. They also sit on spring-loaded feet & their tripod stands further isolate sound to keep it super clear.

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung at werd.com

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung

Posted in Portable and Tech

The 7 Pro phone from China’s OnePlus brand, is a more affordable phone with higher end features found in Apple & Samsung’s best devices: an AMOLED all-screen display with a 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 855 processor, (up to) 12GB of RAM, UFS3.0 standard storage, 4000mAh battery and a triple camera array with wide-angle and telephoto lenses.

DJI’s Osmo Action Camera is 4K Vlog-Ready at werd.com

DJI’s Osmo Action Camera is 4K Vlog-Ready

Posted in Photography and Tech

The 4K Osmo Action camera outshines GoPro with its 1.4-inch full color display on the front—rather than black & white—for selfies & 1st-person shooting. On the back is a 2.25-inch touchscreen display. Images are captured by a 1 /2.3” 12MP CMOS sensor that can shoot in 4K at up to 60 frames per second with a 100Mbps bitrate. You can shoot in HDR at up to 30 frames per second & slow-motion to 240fps in either 1080p or 720p resolutions.

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 is the World’s First Foldable, All-Screen Laptop at werd.com

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 is the World’s First Foldable, All-Screen Laptop

Posted in Computers and Tech

At their annual Accelerate sales event, Lenovo unveiled their latest creation: the ThinkPad X1 foldable laptop. Hopefully this device, “the world’s “first foldable screen PC,” will get farther than Samsung’s DOA Fold phone. The laptop, which folds literally in half like a book, features a mechanical keyboard, a 13.3″ 2K OLED display, and a stylus-pen for drawing, note-taking, & design. Available 2020.

RAVPower Offers a Tiny Portable Macbook Charger at werd.com

RAVPower Offers a Tiny Portable Macbook Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

RAVPower’s PD Pioneer 61W Wall Charger is the world’s smallest 61 watt unit—perfect for MacBook and a full 2.5X faster than standard USB-C output. Designed for travel, it also supports worldwide voltage outputs from 100 to 240V. Available in black or white.

This Case Keeps Your AirPods Within Reach at werd.com

This Case Keeps Your AirPods Within Reach

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

The AirSnap case is a case for your AirPods Charging Case.This actually makes sense because it keeps your ear buds safe & accessible. There’s a built-in swivel clip you can hook to your backpack or bag so you won’t have to look through all your pockets to find them. When your battery is low, charge your AirPods via Lightning, or place AirSnap on your wireless charger, without having to remove the case.

Urbanears’ Rålis Speaker is a Minimalist Boom Box at werd.com

Urbanears’ Rålis Speaker is a Minimalist Boom Box

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Scandinavian collective behind the Urbanears audio brand has always delivered smart, functional products and design. The Rålis—the brand’s first portable speaker—is a perfect example. It’s another clean, uncluttered design that delivers multi-directional sound with a 20+ hour battery life, IPX 2 water-resistance, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless, & multi-host playback. Slate blue, haute red, & mist grey are the first colors to drop. More soon.

This Short Throw 4K Projector Creates a Huge Hi-Def Display at werd.com

This Short Throw 4K Projector Creates a Huge Hi-Def Display

Posted in Tech and Television

It’s no wonder the VAVA 4K Short-Throw Laser Projector crowdfunded so fast. This sleek little device gives you a stunning 4K image up to 150″. That’s a huge UHD 4K image projected from just 7.2 inches away. The powerful 6000-lumen projector utilizes HDR 10 & ALPD 3.0 to create cinema-quality 3000:1 contrast visuals & features Harmon Kardon audio with dts-HD & Dolby Audio. Another funded Indiegogo.

Google Introduces Pixel 3a & 3a XL Phones at werd.com

Google Introduces Pixel 3a & 3a XL Phones

Posted in Portable and Tech

Google unveiled a pair of new phones: the Pixel 3a & 3a XL, both designed to bring the user experience & feel of the original Pixel 3 phone—as well as most of its features—to a better price point. Fresh features include things like AR added to Google Maps, automatic robocall screening, & time lapse picture mode.