Archive for July, 2019

Cabin Porn: Inside at werd.com

Cabin Porn: Inside

Created by DIY.org & Vimeo co-founder Zach Klein, the original Cabin Porn picture book has sold over a quarter-million copies. That’s a lot, so no surprise there’s a follow-up. Where the original book showed sexy exteriors from around the world, this one takes readers deep inside. To show you how these delightful little hideaway homes are decorated. 336 pages.

This Universal Remote Eliminates Annoyance at werd.com

This Universal Remote Eliminates Annoyance

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

With all these connected home devices & digital gadgets, a universal home remote is an excellent idea. And the touchscreen Smart Remote U is a good one. It allows you to simply point it at the device you want to control & using sensors installed in the room, it automatically connects to controls for the desired device. Compatible with over 650K different devices.

LG’s Latest Short Throw 4K Laser Projector Creates a Huge HD image at werd.com

LG’s Latest Short Throw 4K Laser Projector Creates a Huge HD image

With the ability to create a 90-inch 4K projection from just two inches away—or up to a 120-inch image at 7.2 inches away—the HU85LA short throw laser projector is everything you’d want in a powerful, high-end projector.  2,500 lumens of brightness, the clarity of 4K UHD resolution, and voice control support for both Google Assistant and LG’s ThinQ. Choose USB, ethernet, and HDMI ports for connectivity & watch whatever you want.

This Bomber Backpack is Whatever You Want It To Be at werd.com

This Bomber Backpack is Whatever You Want It To Be

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

The Forge is a 3-way high performance pack from San Francisco’s Black Ember that transforms instantly from backpack to brief to shoulder bag & back again. It features rugged PU-coated nylon construction, Mag Lock fasteners, and pockets for everything, including a suspended laptop sleeve. Side compression straps allow you to expand from 20-liter to 30-liter capacity. A funded Kickstarter.

This EDC Hex Bit Toolkit is a Problem Solver at werd.com

This EDC Hex Bit Toolkit is a Problem Solver

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Creating a simple way to carry a bunch of the most common tools, organized & in your pocket is a tall order but Tactica nailed it with the M250 Hex bit toolkit. It’s lightweight, compact, TSA compliant & offers Phillips hex drive – 1.8mm, #0, #2 , Flat hex drive 1.8mm, #3, #5, Allen 3mm, 4mm, & 5mm & Torx T10, T15, & T25  all in a pocketable, key fob-size carry case. A funded Kickstarter.

Alexa & Color Night Vision Power This Wide-angle Home Security Cam at werd.com

Alexa & Color Night Vision Power This Wide-angle Home Security Cam

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Bosma X1 security camera system lets you see more. First, it provides a larger 145° wide angle view and full 360° viewing. With instant alerts, it streams full HD 1080P footage straight to your smartphone, and features color night vision—giving you more visibility even in the lowest light. Amazon Alexa integration, 2-way audio, and a clean form factor make it a solid choice for remote home monitoring.

This is the Slimmest Portable Monitor Anyone’s Ever Seen at werd.com

This is the Slimmest Portable Monitor Anyone’s Ever Seen

California-based Odake has developed & fully funded the BladeX, the world’s slimmest, on-the-go, touch-screen-monitor. Designed as the ultimate portable 2nd screen for laptops, it works seamlessly with tablets, phones and gaming consoles as well. Just 4.5mm thick—less than a quarter of an inch—the BladeX features an integrated stand which creates a stable base & houses a headphone jack, two USB-C ports (one for charging), two Micro-USB ports and the HDMI port. The standard BladeX model features a 1080p FHD touchscreen; the more expensive 4K BladeX Pro has a UHD non-touch screen.

Hi-Fi: The History Of High-End Audio Design at werd.com

Hi-Fi: The History Of High-End Audio Design

Sales of vinyl records have hit a 25-year high. Analog audio equipment—both old & new—is equally fertile ground. This unique book explores the current renaissance of all things analog and the emergence of cutting-edge designs for die-hard audiophiles. It traces how, when, and why the world fell in love with the look, feel, and sound of top-of-the-line audio equipment. From the 1950s right up to today.

Glide Silently Through The City on the Packable MiniFalcon E-Scooter at werd.com

Glide Silently Through The City on the Packable MiniFalcon E-Scooter

Posted in Gear for Men

Scooters are a fun way to deal with a crowded urban commute. They’re also convenient. Maybe none as convenient as the MiniFalcon though. It is the first packable, high-performance electric scooter. Fast, powerful, and compact. Powered by a silent 250kWh brushless motor, it delivers a top speed over 15MPH, can travel up to 9 miles on a charge & recharges to full in just hours. Best of all, it folds down effortlessly to store in a backpack, locker, car & anywhere you want to stash it. A funded Indiegogo.

This Upcycled Leather Wallet Fits Like a Glove at werd.com

This Upcycled Leather Wallet Fits Like a Glove

Posted in Gear for Men and Wallets

Using leather recycled from time-worn vintage baseball gloves, Fielders Choice Goods craft one-of-a-kind wallets in a variety of styles. Each wallet is handmade & features designs that highlight the unique material and its markings—from original logos and printing to the creases & character of its former life. FCG embosses their wallets with a small gold leaf logo & also offers monogramming.

Droog Moto Rolls Out A Radical Streetfighter at werd.com

Droog Moto Rolls Out A Radical Streetfighter

Posted in Gear for Men

The DM-015 from Droog Moto is a futuristic streetfighter mutation built around a 250-cc two-cylinder power plant. Custom sub-frame, handlebars, fuel cell, fairing, wheels and oversized off-road tires plus a streamlined digital cockpit all add to the Mad Max vibe. The price tag however, is a bit more 007. Each DM-015 is custom built to buyer specs.

This New Juiced CrossCurrent S2 E-Bike Is Fast & Fun at werd.com

This New Juiced CrossCurrent S2 E-Bike Is Fast & Fun

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Having the best name in the E-bike business wasn’t enough for the crew at Juiced. So they went ahead & juiced-up their flagship commuter bike with a more powerful 52-volt battery and a 750-watt Bafang hub drive motor that senses torque and cadence. The result is a fun, nimble bike with a 50-to-100 mile range. The top speed on throttle-only mode is 20MPH; any effort on your part—with pedal assist—increases riding range.

Nike Introduces Joyride Technology in Flyknit Runner at werd.com

Nike Introduces Joyride Technology in Flyknit Runner

Nike is never not innovating. Their all-new Joyride cushioning technology is the brand’s latest progressive leap. Designed for energy return and lightweight performance, the Joyride outsole features cushioning pods filled with thousands of TPE beads, strategically positioned in foot strike zones. As you move, the beads expand in all directions—Nike calls this multi-dimensional displacement—the idea is that it gives wearers a fit & feel that is more personalized and better for your feet. The Joyride Run Flyknit will be available worldwide on August 15.

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company at werd.com

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company

What does the grand visionary, the master manager, the CEO saviour of Disney have to teach you? In The Ride of a Lifetime, Iger shares the lessons he’s learned while running the largest, most respected media company in the world and leading its 200,000 employees. He explores principles of optimism, courage, decisiveness, and fairness. His story is compelling, and begins with his early days working as the lowliest studio grunt at ABC.

Go Get Gonzo at Hunter S. Thompson’s Cabin at werd.com

Go Get Gonzo at Hunter S. Thompson’s Cabin

Posted in Home Stuff

Fans of Hunter S. Thompson’s self-styled Gonzo journalism are likely to be first on the list to rent out the American anti-hero’s hunting cabin. Situated on his well-documented Owl Creek Farm outside of Aspen, Colorado. The cabin is furnished with a writing desk that belonged to Thompson and full of Gonzo history. The cabin features two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen/bar/ living room area, and a washer & dryer with stunning valley views from every window.

Hosting a Little Wine & Cheese Social Just Got Cheezier at werd.com

Hosting a Little Wine & Cheese Social Just Got Cheezier

Posted in Drink and Food and Food, Drink & Hosting

House Wine and Kellogg have partnered  to sell a wine-and-Cheez-It box. That’s 2 of life’s essentials in one box: a wine-tap on one side & crunchy Cheez-Its on the other. The 2 brands got this brilliant idea from you—their consumers, whose posts about “pairing” with Cheez-Its were simply too good not to embrace. Guys, this is basically dinner & drinks in a box. A date night no-brainer, right?!

Origin PC’s Big O Gaming System is Bananas at werd.com

Origin PC’s Big O Gaming System is Bananas

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Origin PC’s Big O is the ultimate gaming PC. One big box that outdoes them all, packing every major gaming console into a single, super-sized system. It’s got an Xbox One X, a PlayStation 4 Pro and a Nintendo Switch inside. They were also able to wedge in an Ethernet switch, individual USB 3.0 ports for each console and 2TB SSDs for storage and faster load times. Sadly, the Big O isn’t actually going into production. Yet.