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The Modular Boaz One is a Guitar Like No Other at werd.com

The Modular Boaz One is a Guitar Like No Other

Reversing the old standard of having a quiver of different guitars, each for a different sound and feel, the Boaz One is a high-quality modular guitar with a groundbreaking design that allows you to change pick-ups or the body within 10 seconds, and without even looking! With multiple pick-up modules & configurations, you get just the sound you want, with unique & dedicated necks and bridges inspired by the classics. Choose from Strat, Telecaster, and Les Paul modules and with the multi-part body of the guitar, you can add or subtract components for a custom look and feel. A funded Kickstarter.

We’ve Never Seen a Charging Cable This Cool at werd.com

We’ve Never Seen a Charging Cable This Cool

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Developed in partnership with British design innovator Tom Dixon, Native Union’s CONE Cable is a compact USB-A to Lightning stainless steel charging cable, cleverly concealed within a protective and decidedly stylized aluminum cone. It features a removable magnifying glass cap and a smooth brushed finish, adding elegant detail to a smart, utilitarian design.

The Arlo Pro 3 Security Cam Keeps You Safe with 2K UHD Clarity at werd.com

The Arlo Pro 3 Security Cam Keeps You Safe with 2K UHD Clarity

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The new Pro 3 security camera from Arlo packs the same versatility & convenience of the wireless original but now offers the clarity of a 160º 2K HDR camera that delivers 80% more pixels, so you know exactly who’s knocking. A rich notification system allows you set your personalized parameters to get only the alerts you want. There is also e911 built-in to this its notification system and a 2-way speaker system for talking to visitors at your door. The cameras are sold in pairs & can be mounted just about anywhere.

The Lumin8 Light Shines Bright for Video, Adventure & Everywhere Else at werd.com

The Lumin8 Light Shines Bright for Video, Adventure & Everywhere Else

The makers of Lumin8 call it “the world’s most versatile LED light” and it’s hard kinda to argue. They thought of everything: it’s a lightweight, 1000-lumen cylinder that delivers consistent, flicker-free light, 95+ CRI and a color temp range from 3000-5600K. That means precise color in your HD video & photos. The rugged design, IP68 water-resistance, 7-hour battery life, & wireless remote make it a worthy companion for all types of action. Included 1/4”, hotshoe, and magnetic mounts make it easy to rig. A funded Kickstarter.

This Might Be the BESTEK Power Strip We’ve Ever Seen at werd.com

This Might Be the BESTEK Power Strip We’ve Ever Seen

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Pure function. That’s what we want out of a power strip & with this one from BESTEK, we get it in spades. This BESTEK Power Strip with USB is a vertical cube power outlet extender with 3 outlets, 3 USB-A ports & one 15W USB-C port, plus a 5-foot extension cord and detachable base for easy mounting. To keep your devices safe it features over-voltage, short circuit, overload, over current protection, and FCC authentication.

The Karoo Cycling Computer Makes Your Data Look Dope at werd.com

The Karoo Cycling Computer Makes Your Data Look Dope

The Karoo from Hammerhead is an easy-to-use Android-powered cycling GPS computer with a robust feature set and elegant, easy-to-use interface. It features a 3.5-inch color touchscreen made of military-grade Gorilla Glass and a 3200 mAh battery, the largest on the market, delivering 15-hours of continuous run-time. Syncs seamlessly with cadence sensors and power meters as well as apps like Strava.

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces 24-Bit Formation Flex Home Speaker at werd.com

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces 24-Bit Formation Flex Home Speaker

The wireless Formation Flex from Bowers & Wilkins is the latest addition the brand’s high-end Formation line of mesh-networked home speakers. This mesh technology enables seamless, perfectly synced multi-room & multi-speaker sound. The 8.5” tall Flex speaker boasts 24-bit audio, aptX HD support & streaming via AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, and Bluetooth. Pair it with another for stereo sound, then add the Foundation Bar & Bass speaker to create legit 5.1 surround.

Philips’ Hue Play HDMI Sync Box Lights Up Your TV Time at werd.com

Philips’ Hue Play HDMI Sync Box Lights Up Your TV Time

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If you’ve been waiting for a way to link your Philips Hue Lights with the content you’re watching on your TV, here you go: Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box allows you to control your lights based on whatever video source they’re synced with, whether it’s a gaming console or streaming device. Infinitely adjustable & lag-free, it creates a richer, more immersive viewing experience. Available October 15th.

Netgear’s Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh System Keeps Home Streaming Glitch Free at werd.com

Netgear’s Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh System Keeps Home Streaming Glitch Free

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If you’ve got 4K/8K UHD streaming and online gaming to multiple screens simultaneously happening in your home, you don’t want frozen screens & spinning icons. You want crystal clear seamless streaming. That’s what the Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh home system can do. It consists of a powerful router and satellite capable of providing Gigabit-speed “Fast Wi-fi” for 6-or more rooms up to 5000 sq. ft. It features a 2.5Gbps WAN port & 8 gigabit Ethernet LAN ports and supports Alexa & Google voice control assistants.

Sony Unveils Super-Size 16K TV at werd.com

Sony Unveils Super-Size 16K TV

A 790-inch 16K HDTV with a price tag over 5 million bucks. Not just epic clickbait, this is an actual product from Sony. The brand’s Crystal LED technology has been scaled up to offer a home viewing experience like you read about on product websites: extraordinary clarity, sumptuous color and an unprecedented 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio for immersive realism beyond all you imagined.

OCLU Introduces 4K Action Cam at werd.com

OCLU Introduces 4K Action Cam

Arizona-based OCLU is a new brand with a brand new 4k action camera. In addition to shooting 4k at 30 fps, it shoots 1080p at 120 fps for super slo-mo and 12mp still images. It features a 150º wide-angle lens, wi-fi, waterproofing to 50-meters, and it’s compatible with GoPro’s many mounts.

Bang & Olufsen Introduce Limited Beosound 1 New York Edition Speaker at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Introduce Limited Beosound 1 New York Edition Speaker

Inspired by the New York City skyline, the limited Beosound 1 New York Edition is a conical aluminum home speaker from Bang & Olufsen’s ever-expanding Beosound lineup. It offers room-filling 360º sound and features the brand’s signature Acoustic Lens technology for crisp, precision mids & highs.  Stream your media via bluetooth or Google Chromecast, Apple Airplay 2, and other services. Only 1200 of this special speaker will be made.

LaCie’s Rugged Series SSDs are Faster & Tougher than Ever at werd.com

LaCie’s Rugged Series SSDs are Faster & Tougher than Ever

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Video & field photography pros love LaCie’s rugged portable SSDs. With the introduction of 3 new designs, they’ve got even more to love. LaCie says the brands Rugged SSD, Rugged SSD Pro, and Rugged BOSS SSD models are all “designed to help Media & Entertainment professionals manage the huge volumes of data their workflows create.” All three boast IP67 waterproof rating, 3-meter drop tolerance, and 2-ton crush resistance. Transfer speeds range from 950mb/sec-2500mb/sec with Thunderbolt 3 connection. The BOSS SSD model also features a built-in LCD screen & SD card slot.

POWERUP’s Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Gets an Upgrade at werd.com

POWERUP’s Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Gets an Upgrade

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POWERUP introduced the world to the smartphone-controlled paper airplane, a micro-drone kit that slips onto any paper airplane & turns it into a remote control toy with a flight range of 230 feet. The POWERUP 4.0 kit features a new onboard flight computer, autopilot assist, 2 new sensors & a design so robust you can fly planes of balsa, foam, cardboard & paper, with the ability to perform loops, barrel rolls & hammerheads with the press of a button. Optional lights are available for night flight. A funded Kickstarter.

Sony Celebrates 40 Years of the Walkman with Throwback NW-A105 at werd.com

Sony Celebrates 40 Years of the Walkman with Throwback NW-A105

Grandfather to the iPod, the original Sony Walkman turns 40 this year. To celebrate, Sony has created an Android-powered digital device in its honor. Yeah, no, this thing won’t play tapes. Instead, it’s fitted with an S-Master HX digital amplifier, bluetooth, 16GB of storage, and a “vinyl processor” for clarifying muddy audio. This model, called the NW-A105, is only available for a limited time beginning in December.