Gadgets

    This Power Strip is Seriously Smart at werd.com

    This Power Strip is Seriously Smart

    Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

    This is far from the average power strip. The Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power strip gives you 6 smart outlets, 3 USB ports, voice control with Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant, & Microsoft Cortana, remote control from anywhere via the Kasa App, ETL certified surge protection, and energy monitoring.

    The VAVA Cam Really is a Simpler Home Security Cam at werd.com

    The VAVA Cam Really is a Simpler Home Security Cam

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The VAVA Cam gives you what a lot of other supposedly “simple” home security systems don’t: wireless video monitoring with a one-year battery life. Yes, 365-days of home security on a single charge. Brainless. The mount anywhere camera records with 1080p HD clarity in advanced H.265 video & is rated IP66 for all-weather durability. And the cloud-based backup storage comes with no monthly fees. A funded Kickstarter.

    The Sphero BOLT is a Robotic Ball You Can Teach to Play with Itself at werd.com

    The Sphero BOLT is a Robotic Ball You Can Teach to Play with Itself

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The Sphero Bolt robot is a fun and obedient toy that helps you learn, explore & enjoy coding. It has 4 onboard infrared sensors, a built-in compass, & ambient light sensors, all features that make it fun to control via the app & encourage your progression (or your kid’s) in programming. It has a 2-hour battery life for plenty of playtime.

    The Roomba i7+ is the Best One Yet at werd.com

    The Roomba i7+ is the Best One Yet

    Posted in Gadgets and Space

    Since it first introduced the Roomba way back in 2002, iRobot has been steadily improving their little floor cleaning ’bot. The latest is the Roomba i7+ and two new features really stand out. For one, it can empty itself. When it returns to its charging dock the dirt inside is automatically sucked into a hopper that stores up to 30X its on-board capacity. Secondly, improved mapping means it memorizes & stores the layout of every room in your home to clean floors efficiently as possible, every time.

    Sony Introduces Thrash-Proof Tough SD Cards at werd.com

    Sony Introduces Thrash-Proof Tough SD Cards

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Designed to withstand the abuse of dirt, dust, water, weather, and general beatdowns, Sony’s range of IP 68 rated Tough SD cards will take whatever you can dish out. They boast write and read speeds of up to 300MB per second and come in 32, 64, & 128GB capacities.

    Casio Introduces Dual-Display WSD-F30 Pro Trek Smart Watch at werd.com

    Casio Introduces Dual-Display WSD-F30 Pro Trek Smart Watch

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches and Wear

    The third and newest version of Casio’s Pro Trek Wear OS smart watch is the WSD-F30, which features a slightly smaller case and an improved display to make your adventures easier to navigate and track. The new dual-color OLED display uses a Multi Timepiece Mode that blends advanced graphic capability with energy-saving features that keep battery life intact while allowing users to view time, altitude, and atmospheric data, plus a color map that can be called up with a single button tap. The feature set and list of functions for this watch go on and on and on. Check it out.

    The PlugBug Duo has the USB Ports Your New Macbook Doesn’t at werd.com

    The PlugBug Duo has the USB Ports Your New Macbook Doesn’t

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The PlugBug Duo for Macbook snaps into your power adapter to bring back the USB ports your new machine is lacking. Now you can charge up your wireless headphones, battery pack, Magic Mouse, and everything else, while you’re charging your laptop. In addition to the dual USB ports, the PlugBug comes with 5 international adapters that will work in over 150 countries.

    DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro Drone Has a Hasselblad Camera at werd.com

    DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro Drone Has a Hasselblad Camera

    Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

    DJI gave their Mavic Pro Drone a serious upgrade in image quality with the integration of a Hasselblad camera. It captures images through a large 20-megapixel 1-inch sensor. Hasselblad also improved lens definition, image optimization and processing as well as implementing its Natural Color Solution for JPEG and raw images to improve color accuracy. DJI’s 10-bit D-log & hybrid log gamma for HDR 4K video are also part of the feature set.

    Vector is the Robot Droid of Tomorrow, Today at werd.com

    Vector is the Robot Droid of Tomorrow, Today

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Vector is the most advanced home robot ever made, a digital home assistant driven by AI & machine learning who can answer your questions, give you the weather, and basically be your little buddy. He’s a curious little guy who is aware of his surroundings. He can see, hear, and feel, allowing him to react naturally to the world around him. He’s internet-connected & features a 720p HD color camera stream and uses facial recognition to interact with you. Set up requires an app but after that, all interactions are done with eye contact and talking. A funded Kickstarter.

    This Wireless iPhone Charger from Logitech Really Stands Out at werd.com

    This Wireless iPhone Charger from Logitech Really Stands Out

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Designed specifically for iPhone X, 8 & 8 Plus, Logitech’s wireless charging stand keeps the phone standing up at the perfect viewing angle so you can actually use it while charging. Take & make calls and text, watch a movie, FaceTime, whatever. All without picking it up off the stand. It delivers 7.5W of wireless charging & allows you to view your device in landscape or portrait mode.

    Build Yourself A Mars Rover At Home at werd.com

    Build Yourself A Mars Rover At Home

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Based on NASA’s Curiosity and the Mars 2020 rovers, the ROV-E mini offers space geeks & tinkerers, build plans and instructions to construct their own scaled-down, 6-wheeled Mars Rover. Designed by engineers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech (JPL) this mini rover model can be built with off-the-shelf parts. The plans & instructions are free to download online.

    Bounce The Oddball & Make Music at werd.com

    Bounce The Oddball & Make Music

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Oddball is an instrument everyone can play. And that’s because you don’t have to learn stuff like paradiddles or the pentatonic scale to make music. It’s a ball that connects to an app & makes music when you bounce it. The Oddball acts as a percussion trigger and the app allows you to change sounds, play over existing songs, record your beats, & add effects. It is also pressure sensitive, so the harder you bounce the more intense the sound.

    Google’s Titan Security Keys Make You Harder To Hack at werd.com

    Google’s Titan Security Keys Make You Harder To Hack

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    With the introduction of their Titan Security Keys, Google is making it harder for you to get hacked. Available in both USB & Bluetooth forms, they take two-factor authentication (2FA), a step further. Most 2FA works by requiring an extra authentication, like an SMS code sent to your phone in addition to username and password for log-in. Google’s Titan keys replace that 2nd factor with the physical form of a key,—which must be connected for you to successfully log in. Both work without a network or battery power, the USB for your desktop or laptop & the Bluetooth which acts as a dongle for your mobile devices.