Gadgets

The AirFly Pro Dongle Makes Travel Audio Wireless at werd.com

The AirFly Pro Dongle Makes Travel Audio Wireless

Twelve South has a sweet little solution for your airline audio woes. The AirFly Pro is a wireless headphone dongle that will pair your buds or cans with the airline entertainment system through an audio jack. The device supports 2 pairs of headphones at once with a battery life of 16 hours.  AirFly Pro is available in Apple stores & directly from Twelve South.

Your Mobile Office Needs a SuperCharger at werd.com

Your Mobile Office Needs a SuperCharger

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The GOSPACE SuperCharger 2.0 is a sweet little tech multi-doer. It packs a 3-port  charger with 45W Power Delivery (PD), a 10,000 mAh power bank, a hub—supporting USB & SD Card—for file transfers and interchangeable plugs that support 150+ countries into one sleek, pocketable unit. A funded Indiegogo.

Gameboard-1 Does the Classics in Digital at werd.com

Gameboard-1 Does the Classics in Digital

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Combining the look and configuration of classic board games with the tech of modern video game systems, the Gameboard-1 allows you to play digital versions of classic games with actual people or online. The wi-fi & bluetooth-enabled touchscreen board can also connect with other devices, like phones & speakers. A funded kickstarter.

Switchbot Curtain Automates the Drapes at werd.com

Switchbot Curtain Automates the Drapes

Switchbot Curtain turns old blinds & curtains into smart ones. Automatic, app-controlled ones that help you save energy and money. The ’bot mounts in seconds with no tools & no power supply needed. Through the app you can set-up schedules & through machine learning, the system learns your patterns. With temperature & light sensors, they will open & close based on parameters you set. Works with Alexa, Google Assistant & Siri for voice controlled convenience. A funded Kickstarter.

DJI’s Mavic Mini is So Small it Flies Under the FAA’s Radar at werd.com

DJI’s Mavic Mini is So Small it Flies Under the FAA’s Radar

The soon-to-be-officially released Mavic Mini drone from DJI is so small that no FAA registration is required. Which simplifies things. Fewer barriers to flight, right? The palm-size drone boasts a 30-minute flight time but only a 2.7K camera; its big brothers have 4K—but what you lose in rez you gain in stealth. The price is also pretty lightweight. Due out this week.

Winston Will Protect All Your Online Activity at werd.com

Winston Will Protect All Your Online Activity

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What’s worse, being paranoid about online privacy or knowing you should be? Well, this Winston thing solves both problems. Unlike stuff like “incognito mode” & pop-up blockers & even VPN’s, Winston actually keeps your data & activity safe from prying eyes. Once plugged in, it provides industrial-strength security by scrambling, encrypting, & anonymizing all your home internet activity while making your IP address impossible to track. A funded Kickstarter.

The Palm-Size PrinCube Prints On Just About Anything at werd.com

The Palm-Size PrinCube Prints On Just About Anything

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Not only is this the smallest full-color digital printer in the world, it can print on metal, wood, paper, fabric, leather, plastic, and just about anything else. The palm-size PrinCube is easy to set-up with Android or Apple OS and prints with the push of a button in vivid, lifelike color. Ink lasts for up to 415 pages of printing and the battery gives you 6-hours of nonstop run-time. A funded Indiegogo.

Thanks To Analogue Pocket, Game Boy is Back at werd.com

Thanks To Analogue Pocket, Game Boy is Back

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Faithful to the design of the original 1989 Nintendo Game Boy, the Analogue Pocket gives users the ability to play the entire library of more than 2780 games. It features an HD display, stereo speakers, and USB-C recharge. Analogue is also offering cartridge adapters for Sega Game Gear, SNK Neo Geo Pocket Colour and Atari Lynx games.

The Level Lock Bolt Edition Smartens Up Your Door at werd.com

The Level Lock Bolt Edition Smartens Up Your Door

The Level Lock is great because it gives you rich smart lock functions but fits right into the slot where your current deadbolt is. Users are able to create virtual keys for friends, family and guests, control the lock remotely, talk to visitors through their door, use voice commands, and monitor door activity using Level’s App or Apple HomeKit. Set-up takes less than 10 minutes with just a screwdriver.

The CarAide 3X is a Roadside Emergency Marvel at werd.com

The CarAide 3X is a Roadside Emergency Marvel

With 12-volts & 1000 amps at peak current, the compact CarAIDE 3X packs enough power to jump start over 80% of vehicles—cars, motorbikes, watercrafts, ATVs, UTVs, mowers, yachts, snowmobiles, and more. It also works as a dual USB powerbank and 300-lumen light. There’s also a  compass, thermometer, hook, emergency rope, emergency alarm, window breaker, seat belt cutter, & industrial magnet.

Put STEM Skills to the Test: Build a BeatBox at werd.com

Put STEM Skills to the Test: Build a BeatBox

Rhythmo’s latest DIY instrument kit is the BeatBox, a rhythm and beat-making machine that you build yourself. Housed literally in a cardboard box, it features retro mechanical arcade buttons, parameter knobs & a joystick for controls plus an on-board amplifier & a pair of 50-watt speakers. Rhythmo’s Android/iOS app gives users access to sound-packs and tutorials to create original custom beats & music.

Become a Coding Jedi with Kano’s <i>Star Wars</i> The Force Coding Kit at werd.com

Become a Coding Jedi with Kano’s Star Wars The Force Coding Kit

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With step-by-step instructions & challenges that guide beginners through the basics of coding, Kano’s officially licensed The Force Coding Kit lets users learn, create & play endless Star Wars inspired games—take on iconic challenges, pilot Rebel and Empire starships, levitate R2-D2, avoid asteroids in the Millennium Falcon, construct lightsabers, help BB-8, and more.

Sticker is Tile’s Smallest, Most Mobile Tracker Yet at werd.com

Sticker is Tile’s Smallest, Most Mobile Tracker Yet

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The new Tile Sticker packs the ubiquitous bluetooth tracker into the brand’s smallest device yet. Just 27mm in diameter and 7.3mm thick, they feature 100% waterproof construction & a 3M adhesive backing that can last up to 5 years. Stick them on your valuables & that’s where they’ll stay, allowing you to track your belongings at all times from your phone. Sold in packs of 2 & 4.

Microsoft Doubles Down with Surface Neo & Surface Duo at werd.com

Microsoft Doubles Down with Surface Neo & Surface Duo

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Microsoft just introduced a pair of interesting new dual-screen devices. The Surface Neo is a dual-screen tablet that can function like a laptop or be used as a foldable two-screen tablet. The other is called Surface Duo, a smaller, more phone-like foldable that runs on a version of Android that Microsoft developed with Google’s help. Available Holiday 2020.