Archive for March, 2016

Sony RX10 III at werd.com

Sony RX10 III

There’s a lot going on in Sony’s latest iteration of the RX10. It still gives you 960 fps, 1080p super slo-mo, 30 fps 4K filming and 20 megapixel stills at 14 fps. The big upgrade to the new model is the giant zoom lens: an f2.4, 24-600mm that will make footage from your nosebleed seats look like you were front row on the floor.

Nike Lunarforce 1 Golf Shoe at werd.com

Nike Lunarforce 1 Golf Shoe

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Modeled after the iconic Air Force 1, Nike’s LunarForce 1 golf shoe takes a classic silhouette and outfits it for action on the links. Instead of traditional spikes, it features a raised waffle traction outsole with a midsole of cushy Lunarlon. Available in all white and white/black. Available April 1.

Dremel Velocity Oscillating Multi-Tool at werd.com

Dremel Velocity Oscillating Multi-Tool

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

You might need a big, burly Sawzall or other industrial cutting tool for the heavy work, but when it comes to the more detailed side of the remodel, Dremel’s new 7-amp Velocity VC60 oscillating multi-tool will get into the tight spots and cut quickly. Features like 2-position cutting head, locking control foot & vertical grip mean precision cuts in all kinds of material.

Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light at werd.com

Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light

Combining three ultra lightweight materials—silicon nitride ceramic, anodized aluminum, and hardened titanium—Rado’s HyperChrome Ultra Light is so light, you’ll barely notice it’s on your wrist. The super minimalist dial adds to the sophisticated, zen-like design of this Swiss-made automatic.

OLO Smartphone 3D Printer at werd.com

OLO Smartphone 3D Printer

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

OLO is the first-ever smartphone-powered 3D printer. It uses the light from the front of your iOS, Android or Windows phone to print 3D objects from all sorts of 3D & scanning software, as well as designs from OLO’s own library. Using light-sensitive resins, it can build hard or flexible objects for countless applications.

Trans Am SE Bandit Edition at werd.com

Trans Am SE Bandit Edition

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Custom car builder Trans Am Depot has teamed up with Burt Reynolds to design an updated version of the Pontiac Trans Am he drove in the 1977 film Smokey And The Bandit. It starts with a new Chevy Camaro that is transformed to resemble the Bandit-mobile in every way possible, from the giant firebird hood graphic to the retro-inspired Snowflake wheels. And with 840 horsepower, the Smokey’s will have a tough time catching you, too. Only 77 will be built.

HUB for Headphones and Speakers at werd.com

HUB for Headphones and Speakers

This is the first Hi-Fi wi-fi audio hub for headphones and speakers. It uses low frequency wi-fi to stream real-time audio to multiple listeners. Up to 4 at a time. Using small, individual wireless HUB receivers, the system works with any & all headphones & speakers. A funded Kickstarter.

Prong PWR Case at werd.com

Prong PWR Case

Built-in plug prongs mean you can plug the protective PWR case/backup battery straight into the wall outlet to charge up. Never stress forgetting your charging cable again. It doubles battery life for your iPhone 6/6s & has a mini USB plug just in case.

ProDrone Byrd at werd.com

ProDrone Byrd

Posted in Gear for Men

The Byrd Quadcopter features a fold-up design making it perfectly portable for those strike missions off the beaten path. Carry it out in your pack & set it back up in minutes. It offers 25-minute flight time and comes standard with a 1080p video camera. An upgraded version offers a 4K camera option and “follow me” tracking function.

mininch Wrenchit at werd.com

mininch Wrenchit

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

A flat, lightweight design and interchangeable wrench heads that slide into position make this stainless steel multi-tool functional & super portable. It comes standard with metric heads from 7-13mm, spoke wrenches, and a bottle opener. A funded Kickstarter.

Hohenmoorer Y2 Monostahl Chef’s Knife at werd.com

Hohenmoorer Y2 Monostahl Chef’s Knife

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

German knife-maker Ulrich Hennicke created the Y2 MonoStahl chef’s knife; its length & profile give it classic dimensions  but the difference is the detail. It features a C100Cr6 carbon mono-steel blade, an octagonal oak handle & a polished brass bolster.

SkyRunner MK 3.2 at werd.com

SkyRunner MK 3.2

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

This latest version of the SkyRunner can be transformed from an all-terrain vehicle to a lightweight sports aircraft in a matter of minutes. Picture it:  one minute you’re ripping down the trail kicking up dirt, then next, you’re flying it over the river at 55 mph to the other side. Or climbing up to 10,000 feet elevation and flying home instead of driving.

BBQ Toolbox at werd.com

BBQ Toolbox

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

If you think of barbeque as serious work, you’ll see the obvious utility of this metal toolbox grill. Open the steel carrying handles & it folds out to 8 X 15” grill with an elevated warming rack. There’s a removable tray for easy cleaning & changing the charcoal & it’s finished with super-high temp paint.

18 and Life on Skid Row at werd.com

18 and Life on Skid Row

Skid Row was an 80s hair-band juggernaut but there’s a lot more to the story. Sex, drugs, & excess, yes but flamboyant frontman Sebastian Bach went on to grace the Broadway stage, with starring roles in Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He also appeared for seven seasons on the hit television show The Gilmore Girls. This is his tell-all.

TUDOR Heritage Black Bay Dark at werd.com

TUDOR Heritage Black Bay Dark

TUDOR Watches is the sister brand of Rolex; utilizing primarily Rolex materials and designs. They’ve just introduced a new blacked-out version of their popular Black Bay model. The PVD treated matte-black 41mm steel case features the MT5602 movement, Tudor’s first ever mechanical movement made in-house.

Brooks Femto Front Light at werd.com

Brooks Femto Front Light

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Brooks’ compact Femto bike light has a classic looking copper housing with a bright white LED light source. It mounts to your bar or frame with a flexible rubber strap that won’t scratch paint & can be quickly removed for use on all your bikes.

Timberland Lineman Boot at werd.com

Timberland Lineman Boot

Constructed with full-grain leathers made in the USA and inspired by their original pole-climbing boots of the early 1900s, Timberland’s new Lineman boots are built to be rugged and abrasion resistant. They’ve got a lug rubber Vibram outsole & rawhide laces with 90-pound pull strength.

Beeline Case at werd.com

Beeline Case

Posted in Gear for Men

The modern man’s version of the chain wallet, the Beeline cell phone case features a retractable 30-inch Kevlar cord leash with attached carabiner. With this idiot-proof protective case, you’ll no longer leave your phone behind. The leash reel and ’biner are integrated into the case itself, keeping it slim and out of the way, with no effect on phone function.

Landscape Organizing Boxes at werd.com

Landscape Organizing Boxes

Posted in Gear for Men and Work

With designs based on various terrain types: hill, waterfall, valley, & volcano, Danzo Studios’ Landscape series desktop organizers will clean up your workspace & store all sorts of devices & detritus. They’re small cases made of aluminum with storage underneath.

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF at werd.com

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Next year’s Miata, the MX-5 RF, brings back the retractable hardtop. RF stands for “retractable fastback” giving fans of the 155 horsepower, 4-cylinder coupe a hardtop look with the option of going topless with just the push of a button.