Gadgets

The Garmin Venu Sq Smartwatch is Ready for Action at werd.com

The Garmin Venu Sq Smartwatch is Ready for Action

Garmin’s new Venu Sq smartwatches boast pinpoint GPS with support for GLONASS and GALILEO & a streamlined 40.5mm square case design. In addition to endless sport tracking functions, it also has a pulse oximeter to detect blood oxygen, like the new Apple Watch Series 6. There are 2 Venu models, the Music Edition offers additional built-in storage to save music from Spotify, Amazon Music, or Deezer, with space for up to 500 songs.

Logitech’s MX Anywhere 3 Mouse Hands You 1-Click Zoom Control at werd.com

Logitech’s MX Anywhere 3 Mouse Hands You 1-Click Zoom Control

Posted in Computers and Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed for seamless Zoom control, Logitech’s portable MX Anywhere 3 mouse is optimized for video conferencing, with integrated side-buttons that allow users to toggle both microphone & video camera with 1 convenient click. Its software also allows you to program the buttons for app-specific control using apps like Google Chrome, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Final Cut Pro.

Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand at werd.com

Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed to work with any & every phone, the Spigen U100 Universal kickstand is a versatile, minimalist cell phone stand. For hands-free viewing, reading, gaming, & creating content, this simple & streamlined adhesive stand keeps your phone upright when you need it & flips up out of the way when you don’t. Choose black, silver, or rose gold.

Oculus Introduces Quest 2 VR Headset at werd.com

Oculus Introduces Quest 2 VR Headset

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Oculus Quest VR headset just got even better. The all-new Quest 2 is a serious upgrade from the original & that’s impressive. First, the 2 boasts twice the resolution of its predecessor, now with 2K per eye for life-like visuals. There’s a new faster processor that’s also 10% lighter, and this model is considerably less expensive. Choose from a 64GB or 256GB model. Drops Oct. 13.

The All-Digital Xbox Series S is the Smallest Xbox Ever at werd.com

The All-Digital Xbox Series S is the Smallest Xbox Ever

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The upcoming Xbox S game console is their smallest all-digital system ever. It’s also a less costly system, but capable: play the latest games in full HD from 120 FPS up to 1,440p. Support for ray tracing, variable rate shading and variable refresh rate deliver depth & detail to the visuals. It offers 512GB of onboard storage and 4K upscaling for games plus support for 4K media streaming. Available Nov. 10.

AquaPal is Your Friend for Water Savings & Security at werd.com

AquaPal is Your Friend for Water Savings & Security

Posted in Bath and Gadgets and Home Stuff

The AquaPal connects easily to your home plumbing to monitor your home’s water use, helping you not only save money, but to offer continuous feedback on the health of your water system, tracking moisture & humidity to stop mold growth, tracking temps to prevent burst pipes and offering remote auto shut-off to avoid a disaster. Compatible with 3/4” & 1” pipes, it connects quickly & easily to your main water line. It is wi-fi-enabled & offers Google Home & Alexa integration. A funded Kickstarter.

SuperTank Pro Powers USB-C Everything at werd.com

SuperTank Pro Powers USB-C Everything

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

The ability to set up a fully connected workspace anywhere & any time is something we need right now. Killer compact products like the SuperTank Pro make it easier. It’s a pro-grade 100W USB-C power bank with 26,800mAh/96Wh capacity. It’s got 4 USB-C ports, an OLED Display, quickly charges the power-hungry MacBook Pro 16”, and has upgradable firmware to keep up with the latest devices. A funded Kickstarter.

Switch It Up with 8BitDo’s Wireless Arcade Stick at werd.com

Switch It Up with 8BitDo’s Wireless Arcade Stick

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed for Nintendo Switch and PC gaming, 8BitDo’s wireless Arcade Stick offers classic analog feel with modern function. Boasting 40-hour battery life, you can swap between platforms with the flip of a switch, program profiles for games, and map button controls. It also features an XInput for compatibility with XBox games. Pre-order now.

This Clock Gets Its Smarts from Google Assistant at werd.com

This Clock Gets Its Smarts from Google Assistant

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Smart Clock Essential from Lenovo is just smart enough. It’s powered by Google Assistant but provides only time, date, temperature, and alarms. Ok, there’s a bit more: select from countless clock faces & alarm tones to suit your style as well as getting alarm suggestions based on your schedule, timer-driven dimming/brightness of clock face & manual snooze function—just smack it. Also features a USB port for charging a device. Available later in September.

The All-New Fitbit Sense Tracks Heart Health at werd.com

The All-New Fitbit Sense Tracks Heart Health

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The forthcoming Fitbit Sense, a smartwatch with powerful health tracking tools, will become the brand’s flagship wearable. Equipped with an EDA sensor to measure electrodermal activity, this device takes your temperature & creates a stress score to help you see when you’re stressed. It also features an advanced heart-rate monitoring system that includes Afib detection and EKG which is still pending FDA approval.

The Touch Lock from Level Lets You In Key-free at werd.com

The Touch Lock from Level Lets You In Key-free

The Level Touch lock opens with just a touch. This smart deadbolt lock fits your door as a traditional lock does but uses capacitive touch technology that authenticates through bluetooth LE using your phone. The lock also features a traditional key hole & lever for manual operation. All electronics are integrated into the body of the lock, so this is a clean, wireless, no-battery-pack smart lock that installs with a single screwdriver in 10 minutes.

HyperDrive’s New Hub is Twice as Nice at werd.com

HyperDrive’s New Hub is Twice as Nice

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Twice as fast, twice as powerful. That’s legit. The HyperDrive GEN2 6-in-1 USB-C Hub delivers 2X the speed and power of the brand’s 1st generation hub. In a compact, streamlined form factor, it boasts 2X video refresh rate, 2X USB speed, memory card transfer speeds of 300MB/s & 100W power delivery. There’s even a 3.5mm audio jack for your headphones.

Philips Hue Play Adds Cinematic Color To Your Content at werd.com

Philips Hue Play Adds Cinematic Color To Your Content

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed to make your viewing experience more dramatic & cinematic, the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box creates colorful synchronized light-shows that make your viewing experience more vivid. The compact device, links via HDMI with your TV, Apple TV, or game console & it matches up with other Philips Hue products to bring the full range of effects beyond your viewing screen.

Fit The Whole Arcade Into Your Game Room With iiRcade at werd.com

Fit The Whole Arcade Into Your Game Room With iiRcade

The iiRcade brings 80s-era arcade classics into your home with an authentic retro gameplay experience. Available in either a bartop or full stand-up cabinet, it gives players seamless, instant access to over 200 classic games with a 19” HD display, 100-watt speakers & Sanwa Joysticks. It also boasts bluetooth for networked gaming. If titles like Dragon’s Lair, Space Ace, & Super Burger Time sound good, they’ve got hundreds more with new ones adding to the list daily.

Garmin Powers Up 700-Series Handheld Nav Units at werd.com

Garmin Powers Up 700-Series Handheld Nav Units

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

The latest feature-packed additions to Garmin’s popular lineup of outdoor navigation units are the Montana 750i, Montana 700i and Montana 700 GPS handhelds. They all feature larger 5-inch glove-friendly touchscreen displays—50% larger than previous models, as well as offering inReach satellite technology for global connectivity, plus routable topographic mapping, & an 8 mega-pixel camera to give users a powerful suite of functions: two-way messaging, interactive SOS alerts, location tracking, weather updates, & more.

DJI Adds EP Core To Its RoboMaster ’Bot Lineup at werd.com

DJI Adds EP Core To Its RoboMaster ’Bot Lineup

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

With the launch of the new RoboMaster EP Core, market-leading Chinese drone maker DJI adds a new ’bot to its educational platform—an effort aimed at teaching and inspiring the next generation of innovators. Its a four-sensor module with 39 programmable components and support for Scratch, Python, FPV as well as a controller that utilizes AI, giving kids experience with all the elements of STEAM learning while they build, code, and play with their own custom creations.

This Dual-Vision Dash Cam Sees In 4K at werd.com

This Dual-Vision Dash Cam Sees In 4K

Smart car electronics brand 70Mai packed a ton of tech into their A800 Dual Vision 4K Dash Cam. It offers both front and rear-facing 4K cameras with dual recording capability. Wide-angle 140º field-of-view, night vision, built-in GPS, plus lane change warning and collision detection technologies. A Guard Mode continues recording to keep the vehicle secure while parked. In-App playback & share make it seamless. A funded Indiegogo.

Mopoint is a Powerful Pocketable USB-C Charger at werd.com

Mopoint is a Powerful Pocketable USB-C Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

70% smaller that your standard charging device, the pocketable 65W Mopoint is the world’s smallest Gallium Nitride (GaN) charger. With 65W, there’s plenty of power to share—enough to power 2 laptops and then some, with 2 USB-C ports (supporting Power Delivery 3.0) and one USB-A (supporting Quick Charge 3.0). The wall plug tines fold-in for portability and add-on travel converters/adapters make it universal. A funded Kickstarter.

Bivy Stick Blue Keeps You Connected When You Go Off-Grid at werd.com

Bivy Stick Blue Keeps You Connected When You Go Off-Grid

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The compact Bivy Stick Blue satellite communicator is the brand’s smallest and lightest device yet. Linked with your phone, it enables satellite-based communication for your off-grid adventures. Send messages, SOS & Emergency alerts, access a database of routes, interactive trail maps and GPS-powered wayfinding tools. No activation or contract fees apply.