Archive for July, 2018

Garmin’s D2 Delta PX Aviator has a Built-in Oxygen Sensor at werd.com

Garmin’s D2 Delta PX Aviator has a Built-in Oxygen Sensor

Posted in Men's Watches and Wear

The D2 Delta PX from Garmin is a premium GPS aviator watch stacked with tech like a wrist-based Pulse Oxygen sensor that tracks blood oxygen saturation. Aviation functions that include dynamic color mapping, NEXRAD weather, airport data, automatic flight logging, alerts, connectivity with select avionics and more. It also delivers notifications, all the essential sport watch & tracking functions, plus space to store 5000 of your favorite songs, and up to 20-day battery life.

Wolverine Introduces 1000-Mile Original Sneaker at werd.com

Wolverine Introduces 1000-Mile Original Sneaker

Posted in Men's Sneakers and Wear

Heritage American shoemaker Wolverine is the creator of the original 1000-mile boot and now they’re bringing that same timeless craftsmanship—plus modern comfort—to a new model: the 1000-mile Original Sneaker. With a handcrafted upper design inspired by the boot, it features Horween leather from Chicago and a lightweight Vibram® sneaker outsole. Available in brown, tan, blue, and black.

Thanks a Lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story at werd.com

Thanks a Lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story

Powerhouse vocalist & frontman for The Who, Roger Daltrey has finally written his memoir, and he claims it took him nearly three years to unpack his life, separate the facts from the myth and get it all down on paper. The result is a frank and funny biography of both the man and the band, chock-full of well-earned wisdom and one-of-kind anecdotes from a raucous life that spans a tumultuous time of change in Britain and America.

Gerber Introduces Tech Multi-Tools for Mealtime in the Wilderness at werd.com

Gerber Introduces Tech Multi-Tools for Mealtime in the Wilderness

Posted in Camping and Gear for Men

We know Gerber knows knives so it makes sense that they’d also build a better, more tactical multi-tool for backcountry meals. Their all-new ComplEAT Cook Eat Clean tool & Devour Multi-Fork utensils, are lightweight & superbly designed. The ComplEAT includes a bottle opener, veggie peeler, serrated package opener, and a can opener. The Devour has 9 tools on hand for prep, eating, and cleaning.

Bounce The Oddball & Make Music at werd.com

Bounce The Oddball & Make Music

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Oddball is an instrument everyone can play. And that’s because you don’t have to learn stuff like paradiddles or the pentatonic scale to make music. It’s a ball that connects to an app & makes music when you bounce it. The Oddball acts as a percussion trigger and the app allows you to change sounds, play over existing songs, record your beats, & add effects. It is also pressure sensitive, so the harder you bounce the more intense the sound.

The Sprya One Water Gun Looks Like a Blast at werd.com

The Sprya One Water Gun Looks Like a Blast

Posted in Gear for Men

The Spyra One squirt gun blows your kids’ Super Soaker out of the water. It uses an internal electric pump to pressurize the water and when you pull the trigger it shoots short bursts of water known as “water bullets” that will hit your target up to 25-feet away. It auto-refills in just 15 seconds from the pool, lake or river, with a filter to keep out anything that could clog it up. And when it’s full you’ll get 25 “bullets” plus there’s a digital display that shows how many bullets you have left. A funded Kickstarter.

This is the Last Lighter You’ll Ever Buy at werd.com

This is the Last Lighter You’ll Ever Buy

Posted in Gear for Men

Designed and made in England, the Knnox lighter is built to last a lifetime; precision machined from solid brass and hand polished to a natural shine, it is paired with the brand’s own high-quality wicks, flints and a stainless steel hex tool for keeping it dialed. A bespoke sliding mechanism allows you to ignite it in a number of ways and gives the Knnox lighter its signature open flame. It also comes with a lifetime warranty.

Mercedes To Offer 2019 A-Class Sedan in the U.S.A. at werd.com

Mercedes To Offer 2019 A-Class Sedan in the U.S.A.

Posted in Cars and Rides

For the first time since its inception, Mercedes’ entry-level A-Class will be offered in America. The 2019 A Class sedan is definitely a baby Benz but it looks killer. It features the brand’s new design language for a sporty stance & sophisticated contours. It’s got safety tech like automatic emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection plus the automaker’s latest infotainment system. Called MBUX, it features voice recognition controls.

Heimplanet Introduces Transit Line Travel Bags at werd.com

Heimplanet Introduces Transit Line Travel Bags

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

The Transit Line from the outdoor innovators at Heimplanet is a collection of sustainable, everyday travel bags designed to shift effortlessly between work, play & travel. The collection includes the 34-liter Transit Travel Pack, the 14-liter Rolltop Messenger Bag, & the compact Sling Pocket. All are constructed of Dyeco nylon fabric & loaded with Heimplanet’s consistently smart & user-focused features. Available for pre-order on Kickstarter now.

Google’s Titan Security Keys Make You Harder To Hack at werd.com

Google’s Titan Security Keys Make You Harder To Hack

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

With the introduction of their Titan Security Keys, Google is making it harder for you to get hacked. Available in both USB & Bluetooth forms, they take two-factor authentication (2FA), a step further. Most 2FA works by requiring an extra authentication, like an SMS code sent to your phone in addition to username and password for log-in. Google’s Titan keys replace that 2nd factor with the physical form of a key,—which must be connected for you to successfully log in. Both work without a network or battery power, the USB for your desktop or laptop & the Bluetooth which acts as a dongle for your mobile devices.

This Electric Boat from Q Yachts Looks Like a Classic Already at werd.com

This Electric Boat from Q Yachts Looks Like a Classic Already

Posted in Rides

With the introduction of the Q30, Q Yachts is making it known that electric vehicles are not just for the roads. The Q30 is silent and elegant, featuring unparalleled hydrodynamics that make it super efficient. It is also of course a zero emissions watercraft, so it’s much cleaner for the environment and safer than fuel-powered boats. It is driven by an Oceanvolt AXC20 electric motor with 20kW of continuous power & the battery is a 30- or 60kW lithium unit. Maximum speed: 15 knots. Range: up to 80nm. Beneath the deck is a generous & nicely appointed cabin.

Capsule360 is the World’s Most Versatile & Compact Motion Box Ever at werd.com

Capsule360 is the World’s Most Versatile & Compact Motion Box Ever

Posted in Photography and Tech

The Capsule360 from MIOPS is a multi-function motion box to move your camera in every possible way and direction. It offers versatile pan, tilt, slide & time lapse to add smooth, cinematic motion to your videos, and it works with every camera—from your phone to a full size DSLR. It can also track you for first-person videos as well as offering automatic star tracking. Available accessories include a slider track, gimbal arm, and turntable; all of them controlled wirelessly & intuitively with the Capsule360 app.

This Cable Charges Pretty Much Everything at werd.com

This Cable Charges Pretty Much Everything

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Anker’s PowerLine II 3-in-1 cable is the one cable for charging all your devices because it’s got interchangeable, built-in Micro USB, USB-C, and Lightning connectors. That means it’ll charge your iPhone, iPad, Huawei, HTC, LG, Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Android smartphone, and more. It’s also MFi certified from Apple, to deliver fast charging, plus strict quality testing ensures all your devices are charged safely, at their fastest possible speed.

Jorma Kaukonen Shares His Story of a Life In Music at werd.com

Jorma Kaukonen Shares His Story of a Life In Music

Been So Long is the story of how celebrated guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane / Hot Tuna) found his place in the world of music and beyond; a candid and emotional account of his life and work. It covers 50 years of music making, from coming of age in Pakistan to jam sessions in San Francisco with Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, and other contemporaries plus love, loss, addiction, and recovery.

Take A Look Behind The Razor Wire: <i>Inside North Korea</i> at werd.com

Take A Look Behind The Razor Wire: Inside North Korea

Inside North Korea is a collection of more than 300 photos that artfully document and showcase the country’s capital city of Pyonyang—which was completely rebuilt from scratch after the 1953 bombings that leveled it. This collection features eerie images of the communist-focused architecture with insightful captions, as well as an introductory essay where photographer Oliver Wainwright charts the history and development of Pyongyang, explaining how the architecture and interiors embody the national “Juche” ideology and questioning what the future holds for the architectural ambitions of this enigmatic country.

Matador’s FlatPak Bottles are Built for Ultralight Adventure Travel at werd.com

Matador’s FlatPak Bottles are Built for Ultralight Adventure Travel

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Matador is fast becoming the top choice when it comes to packable adventure travel gear. Their FlatPak Toiletry Bottles are the only travel bottles designed for minimalist travel and ultralight adventure. 5X lighter and 3.5X more compact than traditional silicone travel bottles, they’re made of welded Cordura with a proprietary coating. With 3-ounce volume, they are also TSA approved. Fill them with anything from soap to toothpaste.

Summer Action Essential: Get Yourself A Jet Suit at werd.com

Summer Action Essential: Get Yourself A Jet Suit

Posted in Gear for Men

Jet suit inventor and Gravity Industries founder Richard Browning set a world speed record with the Iron Man-style jet suit he designed and built himself. Now the 1050 horsepower suit is on sale to the public. It features 4 jet thrusters in a self-contained pack-style system as well as a VR display that teaches you how to fly, to ensure your first flight won’t also be your last.

Here’s Your Chance To Own a Bike from Steve McQueen’s Personal Collection at werd.com

Here’s Your Chance To Own a Bike from Steve McQueen’s Personal Collection

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Owned by the coolest man in the world, Steve McQueen, and ridden by the actor on screen in the seminal motocross film On Any Sunday, this 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross will soon be on the auction block at Bonham’s. It bears the scratches, dings & wear & tear of a real rider and McQueen’s name alone means this bike is highly collectible. Sure to demand top dollar—estimates are all north of $75K.