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DJI Mavic Mini 2: Small Drone, Big Upgrades at werd.com

DJI Mavic Mini 2: Small Drone, Big Upgrades

The Mavic Mini 2 is the follow-up to DJI’s smallest drone and this new model got some impressive upgrades. First & foremost, it now captures UHD 4K video at 30fps. They also gave it 4X zoom, with 2X lossless. For shooting stills, it now captures images in RAW format as well. And to replace wi-fi, it runs DJI’s own OcuSync 2.0 streaming system for increased distance. Battery flight time: approx. 30 minutes.

The Beolit 20 Delivers Sweet Sound & Qi Charging at werd.com

The Beolit 20 Delivers Sweet Sound & Qi Charging

The Beolit 20 is a portable bluetooth speaker from Bang & Olufsen that uses the brand’s signature True360 omnidirectional technology to deliver crisp, room-filling audio. The compact, re-designed exterior encases a 5.5” wideband woofer, a trio of 1.5” full range cones, and a pair of 4” passive bass radiators. The result is full, punchy sound in any space. Battery-life ranges from 8-37 hours & a Qi charging pad on top lets you charge phones & other devices while it plays.

Scroll To Infinity with Logitech’s ERGO M575 Mouse at werd.com

Scroll To Infinity with Logitech’s ERGO M575 Mouse

Posted in Computers and Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

More than just a mouse, Logitech’s ERGO M575 Wireless Trackball is a versatile & comfortable input device, combining an integrated trackball for precise control & unlimited scrolling motion in a space-saving design. Customizable function buttons & a wrist-friendly ergonomic form. Connects via bluetooth LE or the included dongle. Additionally, the M575 is constructed of plastics containing up to 50% recycled content.

Porsche Design & Acer Create RS i7 Laptop at werd.com

Porsche Design & Acer Create RS i7 Laptop

Porsche Design and Acer teamed up to create RS i7, a powerful 14-inch laptop with an all-metal chassis & a carbon fiber cover. Fusing Porsche Design with the latest Acer tech, it packs an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and an NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU yet weighs just 2.65 lbs. That’s light! Its FHD IPS touchscreen is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass & battery life is 17 hours.

Moog Claravox Centennial Celebrates 100 Years Of Theremin at werd.com

Moog Claravox Centennial Celebrates 100 Years Of Theremin

The mysterious sounds of the Theremin can be heard from Pink Floyd to the Pixies to Erykah Badu & now as the revolutionary electronic instrument turns 100, Moog has created a masterful special edition. The Claravox Centennial features a very intentional mid-century look: a smooth walnut exterior, bright brass antennas, and a bank of analog knobs & dials. The rest of the design is fully modern, equipped with USB/MIDI, it’s also fitted with endless inputs/outputs for seamless studio integration… all to make those groovy sounds.

Peak Design’s Mobile System Does All the Phone Stuff at werd.com

Peak Design’s Mobile System Does All the Phone Stuff

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Mobile system from San Francisco-based Peak Design, is a collection of smart, functional phone cases, mounts, and accessories that make your phone-focused life more manageable. Mounts for wall, vehicle dash, bike, & motorcycle, plus a mobile tripod, kickstand, and a creator kit, all feature the brand’s SlimLink interface—a simple and secure magnetic interface that locks your device in. Cases are available for most current-model phones. A funded Kickstarter.

Dad, What’s an Arcade? Atari Mini Pong Jr. Revives a Classic at werd.com

Dad, What’s an Arcade? Atari Mini Pong Jr. Revives a Classic

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Here’s a sweet little blast from the past. Atari is reviving its iconic Pong game, which first debuted in 1972. Nearly 50 years later, the Atari Mini Pong Jr. brings the classic arcade game to new players. Developed in collaboration with UNIS Technology, it features a 7.9-inch LCD screen, physical dials for control and in addition to 2-player action, there is an AI-driven 1-player option with 10 levels of difficulty.

Panasonic Introduces LUMIX BGH1 Mirrorless 4K Camera at werd.com

Panasonic Introduces LUMIX BGH1 Mirrorless 4K Camera

Designed to capture cinematic 4K video, the Lumix BGH1 is a little guy, a mirrorless, micro 4/3rds box camera optimized for expandability and versatility. The camera’s small size makes it ideal for intimate shoots & easy portability but belies its impressive abilities. It features a 10.2MP sensor and in addition to 10-bit 4K, it can also capture broadcast-ready Hybrid Log Gamma. Ports include: 2 UHS-II SD card slots, 1 USB-C 3.1, & 1 HDMI output. Wi-fi & bluetooth enable seamless connectivity including networking multiple cameras for simultaneous shooting. Available in December.

DJI’s Pocket 2 is a Smart & Steady Action Cam at werd.com

DJI’s Pocket 2 is a Smart & Steady Action Cam

The DJI Pocket 2 is a stabilized 4K camera that fits in your pocket. As the 2nd generation model, it offers fresh features like a larger 1.7” CMOS sensor, a redeveloped auto-focus system & a wider 20mm lens. Great for vloggers. The camera captures 4K, 60-fps video at 100-Mbps and offers improved sound and streaming capabilities.

Harness Your Superpowers with the Omni Off-Grid Charger at werd.com

Harness Your Superpowers with the Omni Off-Grid Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Omni Off-Grid charger powers everything and connects anywhere. With off-grid communication for camping, emergencies, and adventures, it delivers not just impressive power but peace of mind. Boasting 1500 Watts max output & 1500 Wh battery capacity, it offers 16 power ports, a 1500W AC port, 100W USB-C for laptops, 18W QC 3.0 USB-A, 5V-30V DC, & pass-through charging. For connectivity: Long Range Off-Grid private networking, pinpoint accurate GPS location, extended mesh network coverage, and communication via voice & text. A funded Indiegogo.

Analogue Duo System Revives Classic TurboGrafx Games at werd.com

Analogue Duo System Revives Classic TurboGrafx Games

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Analogue has built its reputation on reviving outdated Nintendo formats, repackaging them & hyping up hardcore gamers in the process. Their latest creation, the Duo, will run a pretty impressive range of old/obsolete technologies: TurboGrafx-16, PC Engine, SuperGrafx, TurboGrafx CD, PC Engine CD-ROM, and Super Arcade CD-ROM—even HuCards aka Turbo Chips. It features a classic cartridge slot, controller ports, and a CD drive, giving today’s gamers access to a treasure trove of past titles.

Jump Start Any Vehicle Instantly with the Hulk Man at werd.com

Jump Start Any Vehicle Instantly with the Hulk Man

The Hulk Man Smart Jump Starter is truly a beast. With 4000-Amps of peak current & 32,000 mAh capacity, it matches industrial-strength cold-starting power with smart features & a safe, simple design for all 12V vehicles. With a large, easy-to-read digital touchscreen that gives you power display, operation warnings, and user tips, anyone can use it. Simply attach the clamps & when the screen reads “ready”, start your car & hit the road. A funded Kickstarter.

Take Your Smarts Outside With Kasa’s Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug at werd.com

Take Your Smarts Outside With Kasa’s Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

With a Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug, you can turn outdoor stuff like holiday decorations or patio lighting—into smart devices you control from your phone. Connected to your wi-fi, it networks with other smart home devices and also offers voice support for Alexa & Google. The plug enables two devices simultaneously & is fully programmable through the Kasa app.

DJI’s New Gimbals Smooth Everything Out at werd.com

DJI’s New Gimbals Smooth Everything Out

DJI just debuted two gimbal stabilizers: the Ronin RS 2 and smaller Ronin RSC 2. The prosumer 3-axis S 2 model can support a dynamic payload of up to 10-pounds, delivering cinematic stability with upgraded motors and a lighter-weight design. The SC 2 is designed for compact mirrorless rigs. Both feature DJI’s new Titan Stabilization Algorithm, a predictive technology to make your stabilized shots even smoother.

The MA12000 is the Most Powerful McIntosh Amp Ever at werd.com

The MA12000 is the Most Powerful McIntosh Amp Ever

They insist they’re not overdoing it. Okay. But as the most powerful amp to ever thunder out of of the McIntosh lab, the MA12000 pumps out an incredible 350-watts per channel; a two-channel hybrid integrated amp with tremendous power. Merging the analog warmth of a vacuum tube pre-amp with an overbuilt & advanced solid-state amp, you get 350-watts of perfectly balanced audio delivered to your 2, 4, or 8-Ohm speakers. The back offers 10 analog inputs & 7 digital inputs to connect and network all your components.

Devialet Gemini Earbuds: A-Grade Audio & Qi Charging at werd.com

Devialet Gemini Earbuds: A-Grade Audio & Qi Charging

French audio brand Devialet, known for big-sounding speakers, condenses audiophile quality into a stealth set of wireless headphones called the Gemini. These premium Qi-enabled earbuds feature “pressure balance architecture” for optimum sound quality as well adjustable ANC with two-level transparency modes. Battery life is 6 hours continuous with ANC enabled & goes up to 8 without. The charging case holds 3.5 charges.

Google’s Nest Introduces Simpler Smart Home Thermostat at werd.com

Google’s Nest Introduces Simpler Smart Home Thermostat

The new Nest is simpler than both the Learning Thermostat & Thermostat E models. It’s more affordable, too. The new Nest is streamlined—that familiar Nest dial is replaced with a swipe-able nav panel & touch controls. The glass screen uses Goggle’s Soli technology, enabling it to read ambient light & brighten automatically when you approach it. Match it to your home decor with color options in white, dark grey, light pink, and light green.

Off-Grid Group Communication is Easier with Milo at werd.com

Off-Grid Group Communication is Easier with Milo

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Milo is an all-new “action communicator.” Think walkie-talkie but with all the kinks worked out. Better coverage over farther distance, a lightweight mobile design, and it’s expandable for groups of all sizes who need seamless communication in all environments. Hands-free, cellphone & wi-fi free, and with no buttons to push, you can speak with friends while you ski, ride, hike, surf, & so on. The device sets up its own encrypted wireless mesh network, enabling secure conversation over distances up to 2000-feet. A funded Kickstarter.

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