Archive for February, 2019

Bremont’s Armed Forces Collection Pays Homage to the British Military at werd.com

Bremont’s Armed Forces Collection Pays Homage to the British Military

The watches worn by members of the British Ministry Of Defense are made by Bremont. The brand’s long-running relationship with the British Armed Forces gives them the freedom to use official symbols, signs, and Heraldic Badges from all three branches. Their all-new MoD-approved Armed Forces collection is comprised of three new models: the Army-inspired Broadsword, the Royal Air Force Arrow, & the Royal Navy Argonaut dive watch. All three feature UK-made stainless steel cases, modified caliber automatic movements, and branch-specific design details unique to each model.

From Acclaimed Chicago Bar: <i>The Aviary Cocktail Book</i> at werd.com

From Acclaimed Chicago Bar: The Aviary Cocktail Book

Posted in Best Books for Men and Drink and Media

More than 2 years in the making, the Aviary Cocktail Book—based on Chicago’s ultra-deluxe Aviary cocktail bar—is comprised of 440 color pages featuring incredible photography that accompanies over 115 cutting-edge craft cocktail recipes. The idea was to create a book as innovative and original as the Aviary’s next-level approach to the art of mixology.

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

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

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 120 MPH SR/F is the Latest Electric Bike from Zero Motorcycles at werd.com

The 120 MPH SR/F is the Latest Electric Bike from Zero Motorcycles

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

The SR/F from Zero Motorcycles looks pretty sweet and the numbers aren’t too shabby either. This sharp, battery-powered sportbike produces 110 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque snapping it to a top-speed of 120MPH with a roadtrip-worthy range of 160 miles. Zero offers over-the-air updates for the bike’s Cypher III software system as well as an optional fast-charge upgrade that cranks it from 0% to 95% in just one hour.

This Multi-Function Countertop Cooker Does It All at werd.com

This Multi-Function Countertop Cooker Does It All

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

There’s not a lot you can’t make in Wolf Gourmet’s Multi-Function Countertop Cooker. This premium, space-saving appliance works as a slow cooker, rice cooker, Dutch oven, and even does sous vide. It features easy-to-clean stainless steel construction and measuring 17 by 12 inches, it won’t take up a lot of counter space.

Lego Rolls Out a 1471-Piece Ford Mustang Fastback Kit at werd.com

Lego Rolls Out a 1471-Piece Ford Mustang Fastback Kit

Posted in Gear for Men

The Ford Mustang Fastback is an undisputed icon of 70s-era American muscle. Even when it’s made of Legos. This new kit from the brand’s Creator line is comprised of 1471 pieces and features a legit build sheet that includes a supercharger, front and rear spoilers, tail & side pipes, and even a nitrous tank. A removable roof panel gives you access to the car’s detailed interior. Available March 1.

The Theta Z1 from Ricoh is the Brand’s Best 360º Camera Yet at werd.com

The Theta Z1 from Ricoh is the Brand’s Best 360º Camera Yet

Ricoh’s latest addition to its 360º Theta line, the Z1, is a pocketable prosumer model that’s the brand’s first to feature dual, 1-inch image sensors—an upgrade that delivers much-improved image quality. These sensors offer 23-megapixel-resolution for 360-degree still images and digitally stabilized 4K spherical video. It can also stream in 4K at a bit rate of 120Mbps. It supports Adobe DNG image format & uses Ricoh Theta Stitcher for editing spherical images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.

No Cover Needed: Zip Top Reusable Containers at werd.com

No Cover Needed: Zip Top Reusable Containers

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

Like you, the Texas-based team behind Zip Top reusable containers is fed up with rummaging all through that cupboard—and then the dishwasher—looking for the stupid container cover. Theirs don’t need a stinking lid, they zip shut & stay sealed. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, they’re made from food grade 100% platinum silicone to be microwave, dishwasher, oven & freezer safe. A funded Indiegogo.

Microsoft Introduces HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality Headset at werd.com

Microsoft Introduces HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality Headset

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The mixed reality HoloLens 2 headset from Microsoft was created to bring 3-D holograms to high-tech work environments: industrial, business, communication, and medical applications to name just a few. The $3500 headset combines an untethered device with apps and solutions that help people work & collaborate more effectively. Breakthroughs in hardware design, artificial intelligence (AI), and mixed reality development enable users to touch, grasp, move & interact with holograms in ways that feel natural and it works seamlessly with Dynamics 365 applications.

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

The Nokia 9 PureView is a Phone for Photographers

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

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.

Enjoy Your Whiskey in a Handmade Clay Tumbler at werd.com

Enjoy Your Whiskey in a Handmade Clay Tumbler

Hand-thrown and decorated by skilled artisans at the MMclay Studio in San Francisco, California, these glazed clay whiskey cups are the perfect vessel for your favorite libation. Their unique coloring & markings make them truly unique and if you want to, you can use them for juice, water, and whatever else might wet your whistle.

McIntosh Introduces 650-Watt Wireless Speaker System at werd.com

McIntosh Introduces 650-Watt Wireless Speaker System

The premium, American-made RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System from McIntosh delivers rich, room-filling audio whether you’re streaming from a handheld device, playing digital music stored on a computer, or using legacy audio sources. With 650 Watts of total power delivered to 8 drivers in a 2-4-2 configuration for full-spectrum sound, plus an input for an external subwoofer, it is a serious system offering Apple AirPlay 2; Bluetooth 5.0 w/support for AAC, Qualcomm aptX HD & aptX Low Latency, DTS Play-Fi & DLNA support.

Italian Luggage Maker FPM Introduces Bank Light Collection at werd.com

Italian Luggage Maker FPM Introduces Bank Light Collection

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

The hard-sided 4-wheel travel cases in the Bank Light Collection from Milan-Based luggage maker FPM bring the lightweight durability with 100% Markrolon polycarbonate construction, the security of an integrated TSA-approved lock and two maxi butterfly locks, 4 smooth-rolling 360º casters, and internal organizers. They’re available in sizes from 36-liters up to a 120-liter trunk-size suitcase.

The Q4 Multi-Tool from SOG is an EDC Workhorse at werd.com

The Q4 Multi-Tool from SOG is an EDC Workhorse

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

The all-new Q4 multi-tool from tactical blade brand SOG is an upgraded version of their popular Q3—this new model is expandable and adaptable. For tools it’s got Phillips #1, #2, #3 flathead: #3, #5, #7,  Star-drive: T6, T8, T10, T20 Hex 1.5 mm, & 2 mm. There’s also a straight blade, bottle & can openers, file, pliers and wire cutter.

This Portable MasterLock Safe Keeps Your Stuff Secure at werd.com

This Portable MasterLock Safe Keeps Your Stuff Secure

Posted in Gear for Men

Ideal for use as a travel or personal safe that will protect and secure your valuables, the MasterLock 5900D is a portable strongbox that features a four-digit combination, an earbud/charging cable access port to conveniently listen to music or charge devices while locked, and an interior padded with shock absorbing foam. It measures 9.4 x 5.1 x 2.2 inches.

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Fold Phone at werd.com

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Fold Phone

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

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.