Archive for August, 2019

This Garmin Sport Watch Runs for 3 Weeks on Solar Power at werd.com

This Garmin Sport Watch Runs for 3 Weeks on Solar Power

Instead of a battery, the fēnix 6X Pro Solar sportswatch from Garmin, features a transparent lens that functions as its on-board solar cell. It boasts an estimated 21-day battery life and can maintain full power with just 3-hours of sunlight exposure per day. The 6X also features a larger display and upgraded heart rate monitor, which now works underwater for swimmers plus heat & altitude adjusted V02 max monitoring.

The OUTXE W20 is a Wireless Solar Charger for Off-Grid Adventure at werd.com

The OUTXE W20 is a Wireless Solar Charger for Off-Grid Adventure

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Designed to be the ultimate off-grid power supply, the OUTXE W20 is a rugged IP67 waterproof wireless solar charger. It is also small enough to fit in your pocket and offers quick charging power for up to 3 devices simultaneously. At 20000mAh, that’s enough juice to recharge your iPhone X 7 times, your Galaxy S10 5 times, and your GoPro 16 times. Recharges to full in just 6.5 hours, features integrated 70-hour LED light, dual outputs, and a carabiner clip. A funded Kickstarter.

Sony Unveils a6600 & a6100 Mirrorless Compact Cameras at werd.com

Sony Unveils a6600 & a6100 Mirrorless Compact Cameras

Sony’s just-released a6600 is the brand’s all-new flagship camera in its compact APS-C mirrorless lineup. It features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor, an AI-powered Z-Bionz image processor, 425 autofocus points and, as Sony reports, the world’s fastest AF speed, just 0.02-seconds. They also dropped the more budget-friendly a6100, which has many but not all of the features of the a6600. Both include a new OLED display & shoot 4K HDR video, too.

Lampuga Drops In with an Inflatable Electric Surfboard at werd.com

Lampuga Drops In with an Inflatable Electric Surfboard

Posted in Gear for Men

The inflatable Lampuga electric jetboard not only eliminates the need for waves, it is a portable, packable shred stick designed for easy assembly & transport. Winner of a 2019 Red Dot Design Award, it features a simple 2-part design with a 14 horsepower electric jet motor that delivers speeds over 30MPH and a 45-minute run-time. The plug & play battery recharges in 120 minutes. The inflatable portion of the board pumps up in under a minute and is constructed of rugged double-layer PVC. Snap it together & rip.

The Plant and Algae T-Shirt is Made To Biodegrade at werd.com

The Plant and Algae T-Shirt is Made To Biodegrade

Posted in Men's Clothing and Shirts

The Vollebak brand remains hard at work on the future of clothing. After building garments with Graphene and carbon fiber, they’ve now created a t-shirt made from a combination of pulped eucalyptus and beech wood and algae grown in bioreactors. When you’ve finished with your Plant and Algae t-shirt, it biodegrades in the earth in 12 weeks—just bury it in your garden or put it in with the compost.

Away’s Daily Carry-On Handles All Your Business at werd.com

Away’s Daily Carry-On Handles All Your Business

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Designed to blend a smaller, smarter overnight travel bag with the convenience of a rolling carry-on, Away’s Daily case is purpose-built for the business traveller, providing storage & easy access for mobile office items, like laptop, tablet, & notebook as well as separate space for a few changes of clothes. Overall capacity: 37 liters.

Tap It & Chill with Igloo’s Kegmate Cooler at werd.com

Tap It & Chill with Igloo’s Kegmate Cooler

Igloo knows how to party. Exhibit A: The Kegmate, a 54-quart stainless cooler with a built-in beer tap. It allows you to handle-pour nice frosty beers while the keg sits comfortably nearby not needing anyone to pump it up or ice it down. Igloo calls the system a Jockey Box, which includes the interchangeable tap, cooling coils, and the brand’s Cool Riser Technology. When you’re not tapping a keg, this premium cooler carries up to 85 12-ounce cans.

Alexa for Audiophiles: The Altice Amplify Speaker at werd.com

Alexa for Audiophiles: The Altice Amplify Speaker

Altice is a cable provider but they’re betting a partnership with high-end French audio brand Devialet will put their new Amazon-enabled Amplify speaker in a class all its own. In addition to streaming from the brand’s Altice One cable system, plus Alexa, Tidal support and voice control, it delivers audiophile-quality sound using a suite of Devialet’s best patented audio technologies.

Omega Christens Their Lightest Seamaster Ever at werd.com

Omega Christens Their Lightest Seamaster Ever

The Seamaster Aqua Terra Ultra Light has a case, case back, and crown all made of an alloy called Gamma Titanium, which is why this is the lightest mechanical watch in the Omega lineup, by far. This slim, ergonomic chronometer features a unique telescoping crown that pops in & out with a press of the finger for a more streamlined look. It is powered by an all-new movement; a manually wound Caliber 8928 Titanium, reducing the watches’ weight & dimension still further.

Get Your New iPad/MacBook Pro into a Safe Harber at werd.com

Get Your New iPad/MacBook Pro into a Safe Harber

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Harber of London created an instant classic with their NOMAD Organizer for iPad Pro & 13-inch Macbooks. Crafted in Spain from vegetable tanned full grain leather, this simple, sophisticated zippered sleeve fits MacBook Pro 13″ Touchbar, New MacBook Air 13″, and MacBook 12″ plus iPad Pro 12.9″, 10.5″, 9.7″ with or without the smart cover/keyboard. Available in black, navy, deep brown, and saddle tan. Included backpack straps and shoulder strap enable custom carry options.

ZENS Liberty is the World’s First 16 Coil Wireless Charger at werd.com

ZENS Liberty is the World’s First 16 Coil Wireless Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Zens Liberty wireless charging mat is setting out to do what Apple’s abandoned AirPower charging device could not. Well, most of it anyway. With 16 charging coils under the hood, it delivers 15 watts of power—more than other wireless chargers and more than enough to charge 2 Qi devices simultaneously. Place your iPhone, AirPods, Watch, etc., anywhere on the mat & it’s on.

This Wild Animal Art is Made of Paper at werd.com

This Wild Animal Art is Made of Paper

Posted in Decor and Home Stuff

Handcrafted by Turkish artist Tayfun Tinmaz, these colorful 3-dimensional designs are made with paper and like origami, they’re folded into complex geometric shapes. Tinmaz’ works are inspired by nature and feature exotic animals, insects, & flowers. They’re framed in deep white gallery frames that highlight the texture of the works.

Be Careful When You Slap These Dominoes Down at werd.com

Be Careful When You Slap These Dominoes Down

Posted in Gear for Men

Precision CNC-machined from solid slabs of C110 Copper or 360 brass, these heavy metal dominoes from J.L. Lawson feature laser-engraved markings, a smooth, bead blasted finish, and each set weighs over 2 pounds. They come packaged in a custom Walnut wood box. A funded Kickstarter.

Bose Put Your Assistant in the Portable Home Speaker at werd.com

Bose Put Your Assistant in the Portable Home Speaker

With the new Portable Home Speaker from Bose you get the seamless streaming of Apple’s AirPlay2 and SpotifyConnect plus the convenience of Google Assistant & Amazon Alexa voice functions. The 7.5” tall aluminum speaker features an integrated carry handle, IPX4 waterproofing, USB-C charging plus an optional charging dock, bluetooth & wi-fi support & it delivers 360º sound. Available 9/19.

This 1000-Piece Puzzle Features NASA’s Best View of the Moon at werd.com

This 1000-Piece Puzzle Features NASA’s Best View of the Moon

Posted in Game Room and Home Stuff

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Four Point created their 1000 piece, circular Moon Puzzle featuring the near side of the Moon in incredible detail. The image, courtesy of NASA, is the clearest image of the Moon to date and shows even the tiniest of craters in stunning clarity. With a diameter of 26.5-inches, this puzzle gets a 4.5 out of 5 on the difficulty scale.

Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is a Do-It-All Gear Hauler at werd.com

Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is a Do-It-All Gear Hauler

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

At 35-liters in volume, Peak Designs Travel Duffel 35L is the perfect size for weekend escapes, work over-nighters, a gym bag, or as a sidekick to one of your larger travel bags. Made of waterproof, 100% recycled 400D nylon canvas, it is also compatible with the brand’s Packing Tools like internal organizers for camera gear & zippered pouches for tech accessories.

The 2020 Audi RS6 Avant is Coming To America at werd.com

The 2020 Audi RS6 Avant is Coming To America

Posted in Automotive and Cars

For model year 2020, the United States is finally allowing Audi to bring their heretofore Europe-only RS6 Avant wagon to our shores. This fully updated 591-horse super wagon is powered by a twin-turbo V8 which delivers some pretty sick numbers: 0 to 60 in 3.6, top speed of 190+ w/optional Dynamic Package Plus. The RS body is wider overall by 1.6” than the standard A6, plus features adjustable sport suspension, a racy exhaust system, and that sinister RS body kit.