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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.

Treat Your Smartphone Addiction with the Low-Tech Light Phone II at werd.com

Treat Your Smartphone Addiction with the Low-Tech Light Phone II

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More than 2 years after its debut, the decidedly low-tech Light Phone returns with a redesign and a few—though not too many—new features. In addition to making calls, the slim 4-inch phone now offers texting, bluetooth capability and an alarm. The screen is a bright, 2.8-inch e-ink display & its battery delivers 2 hours of talk time and 13 days in standby mode. Works with all major networks except Sprint.

The OUTXE W20 is a Wireless Solar Charger for Off-Grid Adventure at werd.com

The OUTXE W20 is a Wireless Solar Charger for Off-Grid Adventure

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Designed to be the ultimate off-grid power supply, the OUTXE W20 is a rugged IP67 waterproof wireless solar charger. It is also small enough to fit in your pocket and offers quick charging power for up to 3 devices simultaneously. At 20000mAh, that’s enough juice to recharge your iPhone X 7 times, your Galaxy S10 5 times, and your GoPro 16 times. Recharges to full in just 6.5 hours, features integrated 70-hour LED light, dual outputs, and a carabiner clip. A funded Kickstarter.

Polar’s Ignite Sportwatch Makes Your Data Digestible at werd.com

Polar’s Ignite Sportwatch Makes Your Data Digestible

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Polar’s Ignite sportswatch aims to reduce data-fatigue & make it simpler to read & understand everything your watch is tracking during workouts. It delivers run, swim, and cycle data as well as heart-rate plus training guides, sleep tracking, and autonomic nervous system ANS feedback—which combines heart rate, heart rate variability & breathing rate to create a more complete picture of your exertion levels & recovery.

We Found the First 100% Recycled Plastic Bottle Case for iPhone at werd.com

We Found the First 100% Recycled Plastic Bottle Case for iPhone

Made of 100% recycled plastic. Sadly, that’s not a label you see too often. The Bottle Case from Nimble is the exception. It is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. Designed in California to work with iPhone X, iPhone XS, XS Max, & XR, sales of the case support the Seabin Foundation, The Coral Reef Alliance, Wildcoast, CarbonFund.org, & seasave.org. When you’re done with the BottleCase, it is curbside recyclable.

Amazon Adds Night Reading Mode To Kindle Oasis at werd.com

Amazon Adds Night Reading Mode To Kindle Oasis

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The latest update to the Kindle Oasis brings custom-adjust color temperature to the brand’s flagship e-reader. The new feature allows users to adjust the warmth of the tones. Mellower for reading at night in bed or turned up for a whiter background in mixed light conditions. The adjustments can be made manually as well as programmed to suit your needs.

Garmin Introduces Overlander GPS at werd.com

Garmin Introduces Overlander GPS

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“Overlanding” is driving somewhere in a kitted-out SUV, occasionally off-road. There are a million and one accessories overlanders will need & one of these should be the new Garmin Overlander GPS. It gives you precision GPS guidance & allows you to sync routes, waypoints, and tracks. You can also use it for two-way text messaging when you pair with the inReach Mini satellite communicator. On rough terrain, it displays two pitch and roll gauges & also packs a barometer & altimeter, and additional maps can be downloaded and stored on the device’s 64 GB internal memory.

Garmin Brings Satellite Connectivity to the GPSMAP 66i at werd.com

Garmin Brings Satellite Connectivity to the GPSMAP 66i

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Garmin just added inReach satellite communication technology to their GPSMAP 66i. Now, in addition to GPS nav, you can stay in touch using the device as a satellite communicator with two-way messaging and an SOS function that enables you to trigger the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team for interactive contact. And as Garmin’s top-of-the-line handheld, the 66i is absolutely loaded with all the brand’s top tech.

C-17 Has That One Cable That Does It All at werd.com

C-17 Has That One Cable That Does It All

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Dealing with cables & cords will be a lot easier when it’s one instead of a tangled mess of many. The premium-quality C17: All-In-One Charger Cable is designed for phones and watches. They offer 3 & 4-in-one models that feature USB on one end & Apple Lighting, Android type-C, Micro USB, & an Apple watch charger cable on the other. These cables are way gnarlier than stock Apple equipment, too, tested to withstand flexing, sustained abuse, and extreme temps. A funded Kickstarter.

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung at werd.com

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung

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The 7 Pro phone from China’s OnePlus brand, is a more affordable phone with higher end features found in Apple & Samsung’s best devices: an AMOLED all-screen display with a 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 855 processor, (up to) 12GB of RAM, UFS3.0 standard storage, 4000mAh battery and a triple camera array with wide-angle and telephoto lenses.

This Case Keeps Your AirPods Within Reach at werd.com

This Case Keeps Your AirPods Within Reach

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The AirSnap case is a case for your AirPods Charging Case.This actually makes sense because it keeps your ear buds safe & accessible. There’s a built-in swivel clip you can hook to your backpack or bag so you won’t have to look through all your pockets to find them. When your battery is low, charge your AirPods via Lightning, or place AirSnap on your wireless charger, without having to remove the case.

Google Introduces Pixel 3a & 3a XL Phones at werd.com

Google Introduces Pixel 3a & 3a XL Phones

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Google unveiled a pair of new phones: the Pixel 3a & 3a XL, both designed to bring the user experience & feel of the original Pixel 3 phone—as well as most of its features—to a better price point. Fresh features include things like AR added to Google Maps, automatic robocall screening, & time lapse picture mode.

Shoot Phone Photos Like a Pro at werd.com

Shoot Phone Photos Like a Pro

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, and pretty much all other phones, the clip-on Phone Lens Kit by Black Eye gives you 3 premium-quality lenses to seriously enhance your phone photography: a 2.5X telephoto, a distortion-free 120º cinema wide-angle, and a super-wide 180º fisheye. The kit comes with a rugged case for travel.