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Learn By Doing: The Mirobot Robotic Arm at werd.com

Learn By Doing: The Mirobot Robotic Arm

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If you’ve always dreamed of having a robotic arm to play with, consider your prayers answered. Inspired by the ABB IRB 6700, a real industrial robotic arm used in factories around the world, the Mirobot robot arm lets everyone explore robotics. Whether you are a programming and robotics expert, creative enthusiast or beginner, Mirobot makes the learning fun. Using intuitive controls and open source firmware, the ’bot features 6-axis motion, 110º/sec. joint speed, and .2mm repeatability for doing all sorts of programmable tasks at home, work, or school. A funded Kickstarter.

FIDO Smart Lock Doesn’t Look Like a Smart Lock at werd.com

FIDO Smart Lock Doesn’t Look Like a Smart Lock

Winner of a 2019 Red Dot Design Award, the FIDO smart lock is small and minimalist but gives you the security of 4 different unlock methods: app, fingerprint, bluetooth, or inducted access card. Control & monitor access from anywhere, any time. The lock is unbreakable, unhackable, and installs easily with no additional wiring or connections. 1-year battery life with 2X AAA batteries. A funded Indiegogo.

The SuperMini is a Small Charger with Big-time Power at werd.com

The SuperMini is a Small Charger with Big-time Power

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The SuperMini Powerbank is a very pocketable 10K mAh backup battery. With 18W USB-C power delivery technology it will maintain 1-2 days of extra mobile power for flagship phones and tablets, and can nearly double the battery life of smaller laptops. Compatible with Apple, Samsung Galaxy, Huawei, OnePlus and Nintendo products. Available in black, silver, & blue horizon. A funded Indiegogo.

DJI Introduces Foldable Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal at werd.com

DJI Introduces Foldable Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal

It took a minute but DJI has finally integrated their industry-leading Gimbal technologies into a foldable design—making it possible to bring the new Osmo Mobile 3 almost anywhere. It weighs less than a pound, and folded down, measures 6.18 x 5.11 x 1.8 in. making it the ideal companion for shooting content from your phone. Especially when linked with DJI’s Mimo app for mobile editing controls.

Samsung Galaxy Book S Delivers 23-Hour Battery Life at werd.com

Samsung Galaxy Book S Delivers 23-Hour Battery Life

Samsung’s latest laptop, the fanless, 13-inch Galaxy Book S delivers everything you want in your new laptop: speed, power, and a slim, lightweight design. LTE connectivity and 23-hour battery life are pretty sweet, too. Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor, the brand claims this machine offers “40 percent greater CPU performance & 80 percent greater graphics performance” than the outgoing Galaxy Book 2.

VAIO’s SX12 Laptop Has Ports for Absolutely Everything at werd.com

VAIO’s SX12 Laptop Has Ports for Absolutely Everything

Well now, the pendulum seems to be swinging in the other direction with VAIO’s launch of the SX12.  Bucking current trends, this little laptop with its 12-inch 1080p display, is absolutely loaded with ports. Plug it all in: 3 USB-A ports, one USB-C, one HDMI, ethernet port, a full-size SD card slot, a headphone/aux input, and a VGA port (VGA!). The 14-inch SX14 model is reported to be coming soon.

Form Goggles Introduce Swimming’s First Smart Display at werd.com

Form Goggles Introduce Swimming’s First Smart Display

Form has created the only swim goggles with a smart display to deliver all your swim workout data, live in the water. Metrics like split times, distance, and more are displayed as you swim with info appearing right before your eyes on the inside of the lens. Developed in collaboration with top competitive swimmers and coaches, these goggles give water athletes all the data they need to stay on top of their training.

NAIM Introduces a Vinyl-Ready Variant of its Supernait 3 Amplifier at werd.com

NAIM Introduces a Vinyl-Ready Variant of its Supernait 3 Amplifier

NAIM’s studio-quality Supernait 3 amplifier was embraced by serious, high-end audio enthusiasts when it launched a few years back. Today, NAIM has upgraded the amp with new features that hardcore vinyl junkies will appreciate. In addition to the built-in Phono stage, it’s got a Class A preamp output stage which doubles as a headphone amplifier and ceramic heatsink technology which keeps heat down, the rest of the spec sheet is best likely understood by serious stereo nerds.

The Keystone Keyboard Feels Old But Types Fresh at werd.com

The Keystone Keyboard Feels Old But Types Fresh

The Keystone keyboard merges the feel of an old school mechanical keyboard with the precision and functions of a modern digital one. Using magnets and a Hall effect sensor in each key, the changes in electromagnetic energy from your hand contacting the key registers a key stroke, making it actually more sensitive than a new keyboard while feeling like something you used in the school library back in 2004. A funded Kckstarter.

The Beauty Of This USB-C Hub Is That You Hardly See It at werd.com

The Beauty Of This USB-C Hub Is That You Hardly See It

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Unlike most USB-C hubs, this one from StayGo delivers all the ports you need, but also features a setup and cords long enough so that everything is neatly tucked away—keeping your desktop workspace clean and tidy. With ports for 4K HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, USB-A 3.0 (x3), independent SD + Micro-SD card slots and 85W USB-C pass-thru power, it allows you to easily plug-in & power-up all your desktop gear but stays hidden out of sight, always ready to go.

Surfline Sessions Give You HD Footage with No Filmer Needed at werd.com

Surfline Sessions Give You HD Footage with No Filmer Needed

Surfline, the global leader in surf forecasting & streaming wave porn have a new tech & service on offer. For Surfline Sessions you need an Apple Watch, a Surfline account & their new app. Once linked up, Surfline’s webcams will connect with your watch in the water to track & film your surf sessions. You can then access, download & share the clips all through the app, and with a network of over 500 surf spots & cameras, it’ll be easier than ever to document the daily gnarlitude.

This Universal Remote Eliminates Annoyance at werd.com

This Universal Remote Eliminates Annoyance

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With all these connected home devices & digital gadgets, a universal home remote is an excellent idea. And the touchscreen Smart Remote U is a good one. It allows you to simply point it at the device you want to control & using sensors installed in the room, it automatically connects to controls for the desired device. Compatible with over 650K different devices.

LG’s Latest Short Throw 4K Laser Projector Creates a Huge HD image at werd.com

LG’s Latest Short Throw 4K Laser Projector Creates a Huge HD image

With the ability to create a 90-inch 4K projection from just two inches away—or up to a 120-inch image at 7.2 inches away—the HU85LA short throw laser projector is everything you’d want in a powerful, high-end projector.  2,500 lumens of brightness, the clarity of 4K UHD resolution, and voice control support for both Google Assistant and LG’s ThinQ. Choose USB, ethernet, and HDMI ports for connectivity & watch whatever you want.

Alexa & Color Night Vision Power This Wide-angle Home Security Cam at werd.com

Alexa & Color Night Vision Power This Wide-angle Home Security Cam

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The Bosma X1 security camera system lets you see more. First, it provides a larger 145° wide angle view and full 360° viewing. With instant alerts, it streams full HD 1080P footage straight to your smartphone, and features color night vision—giving you more visibility even in the lowest light. Amazon Alexa integration, 2-way audio, and a clean form factor make it a solid choice for remote home monitoring.

This is the Slimmest Portable Monitor Anyone’s Ever Seen at werd.com

This is the Slimmest Portable Monitor Anyone’s Ever Seen

California-based Odake has developed & fully funded the BladeX, the world’s slimmest, on-the-go, touch-screen-monitor. Designed as the ultimate portable 2nd screen for laptops, it works seamlessly with tablets, phones and gaming consoles as well. Just 4.5mm thick—less than a quarter of an inch—the BladeX features an integrated stand which creates a stable base & houses a headphone jack, two USB-C ports (one for charging), two Micro-USB ports and the HDMI port. The standard BladeX model features a 1080p FHD touchscreen; the more expensive 4K BladeX Pro has a UHD non-touch screen.

Origin PC’s Big O Gaming System is Bananas at werd.com

Origin PC’s Big O Gaming System is Bananas

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Origin PC’s Big O is the ultimate gaming PC. One big box that outdoes them all, packing every major gaming console into a single, super-sized system. It’s got an Xbox One X, a PlayStation 4 Pro and a Nintendo Switch inside. They were also able to wedge in an Ethernet switch, individual USB 3.0 ports for each console and 2TB SSDs for storage and faster load times. Sadly, the Big O isn’t actually going into production. Yet.

The Ronin-SC Gimbal is Lighter, Smaller, Just As Powerful at werd.com

The Ronin-SC Gimbal is Lighter, Smaller, Just As Powerful

The dji Ronin-SC takes the powerful technology from the brand’s Ronin-S gimbal and puts it into a lighter & smaller form factor. Designed for mirrorless systems, it’s a stabilizer that’s easier to transport, easier to set up, easier to use & equipped with high-end features like: multiple mode tracking, ActiveTrack 3.0, time lapse, motion control, motion lapse, & panorama.