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Polar’s Vantage V2 SmartWatch Goes the Distance at werd.com

Polar’s Vantage V2 SmartWatch Goes the Distance

The latest sport-focused smartwatch from Polar is called the Vantage V2, a 46mm premium watch with incredible battery life: 40-hours continuous with active GPS—which uses GLONASS, Galileo & QZSS for precision tracking. Its circular 1.2-inch touchscreen delivers music control, notifications, weather, HRM info, V02 max, altitude & deep training tracking for all sorts of sports and workouts.

WeSC Introduces a Dynamic Duo of Wireless Headphones at werd.com

WeSC Introduces a Dynamic Duo of Wireless Headphones

Swedish lifestyle brand WeSC—shorthand for We Are The Superlative Conspiracy—just unveiled a range of fresh products, everything from streetwear to electronics, including these new headphones: the WeSC True Wireless and WeSC On Ear. The True are compact wireless buds with a charging case, IPX4 water-resistance, & 20-hour battery life. The OnEar is also wireless, featuring a foldable, travel-friendly design & 9-hours of continuous playback.

Jabra Gave These Wireless Buds Adjustable ANC at werd.com

Jabra Gave These Wireless Buds Adjustable ANC

Equipped with Active Noise Cancellation you can adjust manually, Jabra’s Elite 85t earbuds also offer the convenience of a truly wireless design as well as Qi-enabled wireless charging. With the Jabra Sound+ app you can adjust between full ANC and full transparency—what the brand calls HearThrough mode, to be as tuned-out or zoned-in as you want to be.

This Desktop Docking Station Does It all at werd.com

This Desktop Docking Station Does It all

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Corsair makes sweet gear for the gamers; their new TBT100 is a Thunderbolt 3 docking station with all the ports you need for a custom expandable system. Its sleek, low profile form factor keeps your desktop tidy while offering two HDMI 2.0 ports, two USB 3.2 Type-C ports, two USB 3.1 Type-A, A Gigabit Ethernet port & a 3.5mm jack for headphone out and microphone in. There’s also an SDXC card reader.

Listen To Music & Create Your Own, All With One Device at werd.com

Listen To Music & Create Your Own, All With One Device

Known for their cool & clever synthesizers, Swedish audio innovators Teenage Engineering have added something different to the lineup: a unique sound system/media instrument called the OB-4. It features a rewindable radio, allowing you to instantly scroll back to anything you’ve listened to in the past 2 hours. You can also capture, stretch & loop virtually any audio content, whether from streaming services or your personal collection, on any device.

Lenovo Unveils the First Foldable PC at werd.com

Lenovo Unveils the First Foldable PC

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When it launches, the hotly-anticipated Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold will be the first and only foldable PC on the market. Its 13.3-inch display folds in half like a book, leaving just enough space to slide the included mini keyboard inside for easy transport. The system runs Windows 10 & optional 5G connectivity will also be on the menu. No release date from Lenovo yet but pre-order is open.

HyperJuice Stackable GaN Chargers Pile On the Power at werd.com

HyperJuice Stackable GaN Chargers Pile On the Power

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Simple, streamlined function is so satisfying. Which is why the Stackable GaN Charger from HYPER rules. These tiny yet powerful 65W & 100W Gallium Nitride fast-chargers feature a pass thru design to the AC outlet so you can stack them up to become a 1600W charger, all from a single wall outlet. The 65W model features 3 charging ports: 2 x USB-C and 1 x USB-A. The 100W model offers 4 ports: 3 x USB-C and 1 x USB-A. Foldable pins keep it close to the wall. A funded Kickstarter.

Ring Introduces Autonomous Drone Security Cam at werd.com

Ring Introduces Autonomous Drone Security Cam

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Ring is taking home security airborne with their Always Home Cam, a drone-cam that you can fly to any room in the house to see exactly what’s going on. The autonomous, indoor-only micro-drone only records in flight, is equipped with a 1080p security cam & returns to the dock automatically when your recon is done. Obstacle avoidance technology & shrouded propellors ensure safety. Available 2021.

Mobvoi Introduces Gesture-Control Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Mobvoi Introduces Gesture-Control Wireless Earbuds

Your hands are full and you get a call. Drop everything & take it or miss the call? With Mobvoi’s Gesture earbuds, you can just nod your head & the call connects. These premium wireless earbuds offer intuitive, AI-assisted TicMotion gesture control: shake your head for no, nod, for yes. They also offer dual-mic ANC, Siri/Google Voice Assistant support, and 50-hour battery life. A funded Indiegogo.

Catch Some Z’s with Bose Sleepbuds II at werd.com

Catch Some Z’s with Bose Sleepbuds II

Completely re-designed for flawless fit and performance, the Bose Sleepbuds II are noise-cancelling earbuds for sleep. They don’t play your music but instead offer 14 different soundscapes that block ambient noise like traffic & the neighbor dog to help you fall asleep & stay asleep. There are 15 additional nature soundtracks, that Bose says “cover & replace noise.” They are designed to sit comfortably & securely in your ears all night long.

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

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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

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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.

GoPro Steps Up To 5K with HERO9 Black at werd.com

GoPro Steps Up To 5K with HERO9 Black

With an upgrade to stunning 5K clarity and dual-screen design, the latest & greatest from GoPro is the HERO9 Black. It delivers 5K UHD resolution at 30fps, boasts 8X slo-mo, & HyperSmooth 3.0 image stabilization for steady, cinematic shots. In addition to its 2.27-inch rear LCD, the 9 also has a 1.4-inch front-facing LCD, enabling vloggers and content creators to compose their shots before filming. Voice control is another new feature, & this camera will livestream at 1080p.

Oculus Introduces Quest 2 VR Headset at werd.com

Oculus Introduces Quest 2 VR Headset

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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.

Sony’s Alpha 7C is a Tiny Full-Frame Camera at werd.com

Sony’s Alpha 7C is a Tiny Full-Frame Camera

The all-new Alpha 7C is Sony’s smallest and most compact full-frame mirrorless camera yet. Measuring just 5 x 2.8 x 2.3 inches, it packs in a ton of tech & features, while being 20% smaller than the A7III. It boasts a 24.2-MP sensor, 5-axis image stabilization, and the brand’s hyper-fast autofocus system with Eye AF, found in Sony’s up-range cameras. The brand has also developed a compact lens, an FE-28-60mm f/4-5.6 that weighs just over 5 ounces.