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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.

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.

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.

Trio Gives Your Laptop a Portable Dual & 3 Screen Display at werd.com

Trio Gives Your Laptop a Portable Dual & 3 Screen Display

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After the successful launch and sell-through of the original Deux dual-screen laptop display, we all knew the Trio 3-screen display would be next. Well, it’s here. Available in 2 sizes, these satellite monitors connect to your laptop with magnets to give you a 3 screen layout. The trio folds into itself for safe, simple transport. Compatible with Mac, Linux, Windows, Chrome, & Android. A funded Kickstarter.

The Raspberry Pi 4 is a Tiny, Dual-Display Desktop Computer at werd.com

The Raspberry Pi 4 is a Tiny, Dual-Display Desktop Computer

More powerful & versatile than all the Raspberry Pi’s that came before it, the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is juiced up to perform. Its brain is a 1.5GHz quad-core Broadcom processor with H.265 decoding and up to 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. There’s also VideoCore VI graphics capable of supporting OpenGL ES 3.x. Bluetooth 5.0, two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports. This is one badass little computer for its size—and certainly its price.

LG Introduces Crazy-Fast UltraGear 1ms Gaming Monitor at werd.com

LG Introduces Crazy-Fast UltraGear 1ms Gaming Monitor

Gamers are gonna snap over this thing. The LG UltraGear Nano IPS 1ms is the brand’s latest & greatest gaming monitor. It delivers lightning-fast one millisecond response times—a world-first for an IPS gaming monitor. Color reproduction & vibrancy is flawless with Nano IPS technology, it supports HDR10 & VESA DisplayHDR 400. Two sizes are available: a 27-inch standard display with 2560 x 1440 resolution & curved screen 38-inch model with an ultra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio.

Asus Introduces Laptop with Dual 4K Displays at werd.com

Asus Introduces Laptop with Dual 4K Displays

When it comes to deluxe laptops, they don’t get much more trick than this. First of all, the 15-inch ZenBook Pro Duo from Asus has two 4K screens. Yes, two. One is a 16:9 OLED and the other is a 32:9 IPS “ScreenPad Plus”, think MacBook Pro touch bar but way bigger. This high-octane machine also boasts the internals of a powerful gaming laptop: an eight-core Intel Core i9 processor, and an Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU. Asus has not yet announced a release date or pricing.

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

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.

The Keychron K1 Keyboard Feels More Real at werd.com

The Keychron K1 Keyboard Feels More Real

The Keychron K1 mechanical keyboard merges the poppy, tactile feel of a mechanical keyboard with a thin, minimalist, & wireless design. Compatible with Mac or Windows/Android operating systems, it offers your choice of an 87 or 104 key layout. The smooth mechanical function of the keys requires less force and uses less finger travel, which reduces finger fatigue to provide unmatched typing comfort.

Asus’ ROG Mothership is a Modular Surface-Style Gaming PC at werd.com

Asus’ ROG Mothership is a Modular Surface-Style Gaming PC

Like a Microsoft Surface designed just for gaming, the Asus ROG Mothership is a 17.3-inch laptop with a 1080p vertical display, an auto-deploying kickstand, and a detachable folding keyboard. It is powered by Nvidia’s RTX 2080 GPU and Intel’s flagship Core i9-8950HK processor. It’s got an USB-C Thunderbolt 3 port, a standard USB-C port, four USB Type-A ports, HDMI, an SD card slot, and an Ethernet port. Available sometime in Q1 2019.

Alienware’s Area 51-M Laptop is Purpose-Built for Serious Gamers at werd.com

Alienware’s Area 51-M Laptop is Purpose-Built for Serious Gamers

Merging the power and customizability of a desktop PC with the portability of a laptop, Alienware’s new Area 51-M gaming laptop is a powerful beast designed for hardcore gamers. It is powered by Intel’s 9th Gen i7-8700, i7-9700K, or i9-9900K CPUs, which are the fastest gaming CPUs you can buy as well a GeForce RTX 2080, the most powerful GPU for laptops yet. It is also designed to let users update & upgrade it as needed: you can swap out not only the hard drive, RAM and battery, but also the CPU and GPU.

Samsung’s Space Monitor is a Space Saver at werd.com

Samsung’s Space Monitor is a Space Saver

Next week at the Consumer Electronics show in Vegas, Samsung will officially unveil its new line of monitors, and one of them is the Space Monitor. Designed to save space, this high performance monitor is available in 27-inch QHD & 32-inch 4K UHD models that feature a fully adjustable arm that clamps to the back of your desk. Pull it closer while in use, and push it back when you need more desktop space for other work.

LG Has Created a Curved, 49-Inch UltraWide Monitor at werd.com

LG Has Created a Curved, 49-Inch UltraWide Monitor

Like a wraparound IMAX screen for your desk, the forthcoming 49-inch UltraWide monitor from LG features a 32:9 aspect ratio curved screen with super-sharp 5120 x 2160 resolution, supports HDR10 content for games & movies, & has 99 percent of the sRGB color space as well as 350 units of brightness. To take advantage of all that screen, it gives you the option for picture-in-picture mode. Also: plenty of ports: 1 USB-C, 1 Display, 2 HDMI, & 4 USB 3 ports.

This iMac Stand Brings Convenience Front & Center at werd.com

This iMac Stand Brings Convenience Front & Center

Annoying: reaching around to the back of your iMac every time you need to plug-in or unplug an accessory. Satechi’s new iMac stand fixes that. Their Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub for iMac not only elevates your iMac to a more posture-friendly height, it adds a front-facing hub that gives you access to the ports you need most. It includes a 5Gbps USB-C data port, three 5Gbps USB 3.0 ports, plus slots for SD and microSD cards, as well as a headphone jack. Available in Silver or Space Gray.

Razer Introduces BlackWidow Lite Work+Gaming Keyboard at werd.com

Razer Introduces BlackWidow Lite Work+Gaming Keyboard

Razer’s BlackWidow is one of the most popular gaming keyboards for serious players. Now the brand has created one that really works for work, too. The new BlackWidow Lite is a mechanical keyboard with illuminated keys designed to go effortlessly from work to gaming and back. It has a built-in “gaming mode” that disables the Windows key and alt+tab keyboard and the keys are also fully programmable using macros.

If You Miss Apple’s MagSafe, This USB-C Charging Cable Is For You at werd.com

If You Miss Apple’s MagSafe, This USB-C Charging Cable Is For You

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Built to be bombproof & compatible with Apple MacBook Pro, Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel XL, any USB-C device and more, the Volta XL is the charging cable you need. Designed to bring back the snag proof protection of Apple’s MagSafe connection. Its creators are calling it the toughest and fastest charging cable you’ll ever own & they’re backing that claim with a lifetime warranty.

Dell’s UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor is Made for the Multitasker at werd.com

Dell’s UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor is Made for the Multitasker

Dell’s new ultra-wide monitor is like an iMax screen for your desktop. The 49-inch wide UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor is a multitasker’s dream, with the first dual QHD design, allowing users to run two full-screen apps side-by-side without any compromise in resolution. For photo & video editors, it offers an IPS panel that covers 99% of the sRGB color gamut to deliver precision color correction & output. Available October 26.