Archive for November, 2018

DJI’s Osmo Pocket Will Turn You Into a Gimbal God at werd.com

DJI’s Osmo Pocket Will Turn You Into a Gimbal God

Posted in Photography and Tech

The Osmo Pocket is the smallest action camera & handheld 3-axis gimbal the drone lords at DJI have ever created. It records 4K 60fps video with mechanical stabilization that gives your motion clips a cinematic look no matter how radical you’re getting. It has features like Auto-track to follow the motion of your subject, a 3X3 panoramic mode and the battery lasts for 140 minutes.

Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice at werd.com

Cujo: The Untold Story of My Life On and Off the Ice

NHL underdog turned icon Curtis Joseph aka Cujo had an impressive pro career spanning 18 seasons with the St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes, and Calgary Flames as well as winning an Olympic gold medal along the way. In this new memoir,Cujo shares his incredible story from his unusual upbringing to the indelible mark he made on the sport.

The Pro Tech Toolkit is Here to Fix Your Gear at werd.com

The Pro Tech Toolkit is Here to Fix Your Gear

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

For high-tech teardowns and repairing your mobile & gaming devices, the Pro Tech Toolkit offers an impressive range of tech tools. It is a 64-bit screw driver set that includes everything from a Y000 bit for next-gen Apple products to the Gamebit for vintage game consoles. It includes various spudgers, a flex extender for the bit-driver, a knife, tweezers, reverse tweezers, and more.

The 2020 Gladiator is 100% Jeep & 100% Truck at werd.com

The 2020 Gladiator is 100% Jeep & 100% Truck

Posted in Rides and Trucks

This week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the highly anticipated 2020 Jeep Gladiator made its debut. The all-new open air pickup is based on the existing Wrangler. It features 4-doors, a soft-top, and can tow up to 7650 lbs. – more than any competitor in the category. It’s the first Jeep pickup since the 80s-era Scrambler & the early 90s Comanche.

Sierra Nevada Creates New IPA to Support Victims of California Wildfires at werd.com

Sierra Nevada Creates New IPA to Support Victims of California Wildfires

Posted in Drink and Host

Located very near the record-breaking destruction of California’s recent Camp Fire, Sierra Nevada Brewing has crafted a fundraiser beer to support fire relief efforts in the area. Their Resilience Butte County Proud IPA was brewed on Giving Tuesday & Sierra is giving 100% of the proceeds from the beer to the Camp Fire Relief Fund. They’ve also recruited over 1000 breweries nationwide to brew it, too. Buy some, drink some and you’ll be doing a bit of good for the tens of thousands effected by this disaster.

Brydge Wireless Keyboards: A Perfect Fit for iPad Pro at werd.com

Brydge Wireless Keyboards: A Perfect Fit for iPad Pro

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

If you’re looking to convert your new iPad Pro into the form of a laptop, Brydge has your back or rather your keyboard/cover. With the ability to adjust the screen to any angle you desire, these keyboard-covers are actually more adjustable than Apple’s own laptops. They offer bluetooth connection, backlit keys & come in colors that will match your device perfectly.

Get Yourself In the Mood for Movies with a Cinema-Inspired Candle at werd.com

Get Yourself In the Mood for Movies with a Cinema-Inspired Candle

Posted in Decor and Space

Kind of a cool concept: eclectic independent film company A24—who created films like Mid90s, Ex Machina, Lady Bird—partnered up with Joya to create a scented candle collection inspired by six classic film genres: Horror, Western, Thriller, Noir, Adventure and Musical. Each genre has a unique scent profile comprised of natural ingredients and essences. Each 7-ounce candle burns for 50-60 hours.

CRKT Knives Announces Joe Caswell Karambit Collab at werd.com

CRKT Knives Announces Joe Caswell Karambit Collab

Posted in Gear for Men

CRKT has an impressive stack of new knives on offer including this killer collab with designer Joe Caswell. The brand will be mass producing a special version of Caswell’s high-end Morphing Karambit knife as the CRKT Provoke. The incredible engineering of the opening mechanism makes it one of the most interesting pieces of EDC you can find. With a simple squeeze, the knife opens up with single-hand deployment & locks safely into place. The blade size measures a very pocketable 2.4 inches and it will be constructed of D2 steel. Available Spring 2019.

Pupple Lets You Play with Your Pooch from Anywhere at werd.com

Pupple Lets You Play with Your Pooch from Anywhere

Posted in Gear for Men and Pets

You work ridiculous hours and that means your dog spends too much time bored. With Pupple, your best friend will be entertained until you arrive. The system consists of a Wi-Fi-controlled motorized ball known as the Bird that is controlled by the Pupple app. Inside the shockproof, waterproof Bird ball there’s a a 1080p/30fps wide-angle camera that allows you to watch the dog chase the ball around as you control it from your phone. There’s also an automatic setting that uses AI to periodically roll the ball out when you’re too busy to play.

Drink Up the Holiday Cheer with Smirnoff Ornaments at werd.com

Drink Up the Holiday Cheer with Smirnoff Ornaments

Posted in Decor and Drink and Space

Getting a Christmas ornament as a gift is usually right up there with that sweater from your aunt. Not this year. Smirnoff figured it out. They filled their festive holiday baubles with vodka. Each of the 6 different designs is filled with 750 milliliters of the brand’s triple-distilled No. 21 vodka. The ideal elixir for quality time with the family. Celebrate responsibly, LOL. Available wherever Smirnoff is sold.

HP’s Sprocket Instantly Prints Your Phone Photos at werd.com

HP’s Sprocket Instantly Prints Your Phone Photos

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

With just the press of a button, the portable, pocket-size HP Sprocket will turn your iPhone or Android images into 2X3-inch prints or stickers. Its full-color prints are sharp with a  313 x 400 dpi resolution. The printer is wireless and links to your device via bluetooth. Download the Sprocket app & create customized snapshots using filters, borders, emojis and drawings created within the app.

Lincoln Unveils Re-Designed Aviator SUV for 2020 at werd.com

Lincoln Unveils Re-Designed Aviator SUV for 2020

Posted in Rides and Trucks

For 2020, Lincoln has made some serious upgrades to its popular Aviator. The 3-row, premium mid-size SUV will be offered with a 400 HP turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 or a 450-plus HP gas-electric hybrid. It features a range of weather-specific driving modes and loads of assistive features including adaptive suspension that will lower so drivers don’t have to step up so high to get in & out. Road Preview utilizes a front-facing camera that can detect potholes & bumps and adjust accordingly to keep the ride smooth.

Porsche Debuts New 911 at LA Auto Show at werd.com

Porsche Debuts New 911 at LA Auto Show

Posted in Cars and Exotic and Rides

Lots of new rides being rolled out at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. Including these bad boys: the 2020 911 Carrera in both the S & 4S models. Both are powered by the rear-mounted turbocharged flat-six engine that churns out 443 horsepower. The new aluminum body is slightly wider and longer than the outgoing model and the bumpers have been extended for an updated look. Fresh tech features include automatic emergency braking, water-detecting Wet Mode, and a night-vision camera.

Plug In & Make Music with the Maschine Mikro at werd.com

Plug In & Make Music with the Maschine Mikro

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

For beginner music-makers, the Maschine Mikro is a very versatile & user-friendly tool that works as a drum machine, synth and desktop to give you endless samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs. It plugs into your laptop or desktop computer, offers  25 filters, EQ, delay, reverb, and compressor as well as 16 velocity-sensitive pads for banging out original beats.

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975 at werd.com

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975

New York Times best-selling author Max Hastings spent the past three years interviewing scores of soldiers, officials, and participants on both sides of the decades-long Vietnam war—Vietcong guerrillas, Southern paratroopers, Saigon bargirls, and Hanoi students alongside  infantrymen from South Dakota, Marines from North Carolina, and Huey pilots from Arkansas. He also researched a multitude of American and Vietnamese documents and memoirs, to create an epic narrative of an epic struggle.

Compared To Other Folding E-Bikes, Carbo is a Featherweight at werd.com

Compared To Other Folding E-Bikes, Carbo is a Featherweight

Posted in Bike and Sport

Weighing in at just 28 pounds, Carbo is the world’s lightest folding e-bike. It’s got a carbon fiber frame, an efficient Samsung battery integrated into the seatpost, a range of 40 miles in pedal-assist mode or 28 miles in full electric at speeds up to 20mph. It also unfolds to ride or folds back up in just 10 seconds. Easy peazy. A funded Indiegogo.

Mabot is a Lego-Compatible Robotics Kit at werd.com

Mabot is a Lego-Compatible Robotics Kit

Posted in Gear for Men

The award-winning Mabot is a plug & play robotics kit for kids (and adults) that features modular components for creating multi-function robots that can move, sense their surroundings, and interact with the environment. The robots can be controlled as well as programmed using the Mabot Go and IDE apps. Mabot is also compatible with Lego blocks, adding another layer of learning & creativity to the fun.

This Stylish Shelf is Storage with a Clever Twist at werd.com

This Stylish Shelf is Storage with a Clever Twist

Posted in Decor and Space

Give your kitchen or office an extra little twist of style with the Twist Shelf. It’s a 2-in-1 shelf and magnetic board made of solid oak. The magnets hold your kitchen knives at the ready and the shelf will hold spices & other cooking tools you want to keep handy. It measures just over 27 inches in length & mounts easily to the wall with 2 screws.

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes at werd.com

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes

Posted in Bike and Sport

Too many electric bicycles emit that Bay Area tech nerd vibe. Not the case for the new Buzzraw X series from Singapore-based Coast cycles. Available in three versions, the buzzraw X pedal, the buzzraw X750 and buzzraw X250, these dirtbike-inspired electric cruisers feature full suspension, 5-hour battery life, oversized wheels, and sweet options like silent belt drive, and a bar-mounted digital display to track speed & battery life.