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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.

The Nubia Alpha is a Smartphone You Wear On Your Wrist at werd.com

The Nubia Alpha is a Smartphone You Wear On Your Wrist

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Combining the functions of a smartphone with the wearability of a watch, the Nubia Alpha, is a smartwatchphone with a flexible 4-inch display that wraps around your wrist. Powered by an Android-based OS, the wraparound OLED screen allows for easy swipe & scroll navigation of apps. It also offers gesture-controls, allowing users to activate functions with the flick of the wrist. Other key features include a built-in speaker, Bluetooth connectivity & a 5MP camera.

The Nokia 9 PureView is a Phone for Photographers at werd.com

The Nokia 9 PureView is a Phone for Photographers

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Nokia just pulled out its new flagship phone. The Android-powered 9 PureView features a 6-module camera developed in partnership with Leica, to take photos of a quality never-before-seen with a smartphone. The camera array includes two 12 MP RGB sensors featuring Zeiss optics, three 12 MP monochrome sensors with Zeiss lenses, and a time-of-light (ToF) depth sensor. The front-facing camera will take a 20MP selfie. In addition to all the camera tech, it’s a powerful device with every feature you expect & then some.

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Fold Phone at werd.com

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Fold Phone

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Big news from the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer Samsung. Their latest creation, the Galaxy Fold is a phone that, yeah, folds. Just like the old days. Except this one opens like a book to reveal a tablet-size 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display. This Android-powered device will be able to run 3 apps at a time and offers apps like Microsoft Office, YouTube, and WhatsApp optimized for the new display. Along with twice the screen size, you get to pay about twice the price. Available April 26.

Anker’s PowerHouse 200 is Portable & Plenty Powerful at werd.com

Anker’s PowerHouse 200 is Portable & Plenty Powerful

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Sometimes when we jump on those version 1.0 products, we jump too soon. Case in point: the second-generation version of Anker’s extra-large PowerHouse portable battery. This new one is much smaller, lighter, and nearly half the price. Granted it’s not as powerful as the original big boy but this 7-pound PowerHouse 200 cube gives users 200Wh of power, 1 vehicle-class 9V port, a 100-watt AC output, 2 fast charge USB-A ports, and 1 USB delivery port. Recharges via USB-C, AC, or solar.