Archive for June, 2020

ProGrip Easily Upgrades Your Phone Photography at werd.com

ProGrip Easily Upgrades Your Phone Photography

The ProGrip from ShiftCam is designed to make your smartphone perform better as a camera; it’s an ergonomic grip, case, wireless charging dock and battery back-up in one. With its comfy, weighted grip, your phone feels more like a camera, shifting easily between portrait & landscape mode shooting. It features a bluetooth shutter button plus it offers charging via a wireless Qi pad & USB-C plug-in. A funded Kickstarter.

The Sitka Lantern Elevates Your Outdoor Lighting at werd.com

The Sitka Lantern Elevates Your Outdoor Lighting

The 500-lumen rechargeable Sitka Lantern from UCO offers bright LED light for after-dark ambiance, plus its extendable arm brings the tabletop lantern up to 26”—a level that positions the light perfectly for stuff like campsite dinners & card games. An Infinity Dial allows users to fine tune the light’s output from low to high, and features a Northern Lights mode that cycles through red, green, and blue lights.

Panerai’s Luminor Legacy Lives On in the Marina 44 at werd.com

Panerai’s Luminor Legacy Lives On in the Marina 44

Retaining the iconic outline and design details that have made it a classic, Panerai’s latest Luminor variant, is the Marina 44 (PAM 01313). Within its large, high-spec and heavy lugged matte finish case, an automatic Swiss Made Cal. P.9010 movement powers the dial, date window & seconds sub-dial & delivers 3-days of power reserve. A blue satiné soleil face is matched with a Dark blue alligator strap for a refined yet sporty look.

LEAF Mask is the One You’ve Been Waiting For at werd.com

LEAF Mask is the One You’ve Been Waiting For

Posted in Gear for Men

As the world’s first FDA-registered, Clear, UV-C sterilizing smart mask, the LEAF Pro mask combines leading mask & medical technologies to offer UVC self-sterilizing properties, U-Series N-99 rating & 5-layer HEPA filtration to scrub the air of virtually all impurities & contaminants — 99.9997% to be exact. Plus, people can actually see your face while you wear it, allowing you to go safely, visibly about your business. A funded Indiegogo.

Elgato’s Wave Microphones are Made for Pro-Level Podcasting at werd.com

Elgato’s Wave Microphones are Made for Pro-Level Podcasting

With Elgato Gaming’s new Wave 1 & Wave 3 microphones, you get a mic and mixer all in one, giving you crystal clear audio & studio-level control. Designed for podcasters, streamers and all who need to record broadcast-quality audio, the mics feature 24-bit DAC, proprietary technology aimed at eliminating distortion, even when voices and ambient noise is over-the-top loud. They both offer 5/8”, 3/8”, and 1/4” mounting adapters. The higher-end Wave 3 model also boasts capacitive mute and dual-layer metal mesh for noise reduction. An optional shock mount is also available.

Nike ACG’s Air Zoom AO Tackles All Environments at werd.com

Nike ACG’s Air Zoom AO Tackles All Environments

Nike’s trendsetting ACG lineup just added the Air Zoom AO, a versatile & amphibious active-outdoor shoe designed for nature walks, summit pushes, and everything in between. It features a one-piece booty-style upper inspired by the VNM football shoe. Quick-pull lacing, a water-draining outsole, and ZoomAir cushion make it a solid choice for all your summer adventures. Available July 9.

Action Park, America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park at werd.com

Action Park, America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park

New Jersey’s fabled Action Park certainly earned the title “America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park” & wore it like a badge of honor. This unbelievable new book chronicles the horrors & hilarity of a place where millions were entertained and almost as many broken bones were sustained, told through the eyes of the founder’s son. Often called “Accident Park” or “Class Action Park,” this proudly Jersey attraction ultimately closed in 1996 but lives on in stories, scars, & now a book.

The QuenchSea Desalinator Makes Seawater Drinkable at werd.com

The QuenchSea Desalinator Makes Seawater Drinkable

Posted in Gear for Men

The ability to turn sea water into fresh, drinkable water makes the QuenchSea portable desalinator a legit lifesaver. Powered by a manual hydraulic pump, this “world’s first” affordable, portable 1.5-pound unit instantly separates & eliminates the salt & impurities using triple filtration to make water drinkably safe at 2 liters per hour. A funded Indiegogo.

Aston Martin Unveils Its First 2-Wheeler at werd.com

Aston Martin Unveils Its First 2-Wheeler

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

As the first motorcycle to ever wear the iconic Aston Martin wings, the limited-edition AMB 001 was literally years in the making. Through a partnership with Brough Superior, this unbelievable bike is now hitting the road & it’s nothing short of automotive artwork. Powered by a nearly 1000cc 8-valve V-twin fitted with a variable geometry turbocharger, it features a carbon fiber body, a double wishbone front fork, and an exhaust made of Inconel alloy. Only 100 will be produced.

Measure Once, Cut Twice As Fast with the M1 Caliber at werd.com

Measure Once, Cut Twice As Fast with the M1 Caliber

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Conceived by carpenters and designed by MIT engineers, the M1 Caliber tool eliminates the need to measure and mark materials before cutting them. It clamps to almost any kind of saw fence and outputs measurements of materials slid underneath its wheel on a backlit LCD screen, making your cutting work more accurate, faster, and safer than traditional methods. The integrated clamp allows the M1 to attach to most saws and flat surfaces, dramatically increasing your saw’s capability, with one click of the clamp. Made in the USA. A funded Kickstarter.

The Lumix G100 is Vlog-Ready at werd.com

The Lumix G100 is Vlog-Ready

With its 180º articulating LCD display, the Lumix G100 mirrorless camera is optimized for vloggers and content creators. It features an electronic viewfinder nearly 3X brighter than its G90 predecessor, an auto-selfie function when the screen is flipped to the front, and media-friendly video feature that lets you film for YouTube or Instagram with easily adjustable aspect ratios & in-camera clip editing. It’s also compatible with the brand’s whole line of interchangeable lenses. Available late July in two different configurations.

Look Sharp: Hinoki Knives Essentials Collection at werd.com

Look Sharp: Hinoki Knives Essentials Collection

Posted in Gear for Men and Home Stuff and Kitchen

Forged by descendants of a 16th century Samurai swordsmith in the global home of bladesmithing, Seki, Japan, the Hinoki Knives Essentials Collection includes 3 durable and exceedingly sharp blades: a Chef’s knife, a paring knife, and a serrated bread knife. Choose from 2 metal finishes for blade and bolster in Brushed Chrome or Obsidian Black and 2 Hardwood handles: ebony or walnut. A funded Kickstarter.

The Solo Stove Grill Burns Clean at werd.com

The Solo Stove Grill Burns Clean

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

People love the clean-burning Solo Stove firepit and for good reason. It works as great as it looks. Now the brand is back with a new one: the Solo Stove Grill. Boasting the same sleek, stainless steel construction & impressive efficiency, this portable charcoal grill uses convection heating & circular air-flow to reach cooking temps in just 10-15 minutes & cook consistently for over an hour. The grill stands at a comfy 37.5” & offers a 22” round cook surface.

Travel to the Edge of Space in a Balloon at werd.com

Travel to the Edge of Space in a Balloon

Posted in Gear for Men

Starting in early 2021, a Florida-based startup called Space Perspective will offer commercial balloon flights to the very edge of space. The Neptune balloon-capsule will transport passengers to a sub-orbital altitude of 100,000 feet—a 4-hour roundtrip excursion that delivers intrepid travelers to a position where the blackness of space & the blue-green orb of earth below, are clearly visible. Reserve your seat now.

The Wyze Cam Outdoor Delivers Security & Affordability at werd.com

The Wyze Cam Outdoor Delivers Security & Affordability

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Wyze Cam Outdoor delivers features of a much pricier security camera in a truly affordable & functional design. The weatherproof & IP65-rated cam boasts 1080p HD image quality at 20 fps, motion detection, night vision, 2-way audio, and the Wyze app, which offers a rolling 14 days of free cloud storage. The form factor measures 2.3 × 2.3 × 2.8 inches and it mounts to walls with a simple, DIY screw-in bracket.

Jordan Reveals Air Zoom Renegade Runner at werd.com

Jordan Reveals Air Zoom Renegade Runner

The latest Zoom Air-equipped runner from Nike’s Jordan brand is called the Renegade. With a look that mirrors the Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT%, this new shoe features a translucent TPE upper, 2 red Zoom Air pucks under the EVA midsole, and debuts in a red/black/white color scheme called “Infrared 23.” Available soon via Nike.com

Adidas Introduces Workout-Ready RPD-O1 Headphones at werd.com

Adidas Introduces Workout-Ready RPD-O1 Headphones

Global sports superpower Adidas keeps athletes laced from head to toe. And now they’re putting it in your ears, too. Their new & workout-ready RPD-01 headphones are designed for training, sports and action of all sorts. They feature a sweatproof & IPX4 rated silicone neckband, 12 hours of battery life and boast simple push-button controls for effortless operation in the heat of the moment.

Land Rover x Autohome Offer Sleek Rooftop Tent for 2020 Defender 110 at werd.com

Land Rover x Autohome Offer Sleek Rooftop Tent for 2020 Defender 110

Posted in Automotive

There’s a new accessory for the 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 that makes it even more adventure-friendly: a rooftop tent. Created in partnership with Autohome, the low-profile RTT was designed specifically for this vehicle, to be aerodynamic on the move & spacious & comfy at the campsite. It measure 7.5 feet long, 4.3 feet wide and 4.9 feet high when fully deployed & set-up is is no more than the flip of a single latch at the rear. It comes with an aluminum access ladder, interior LED lighting & a cushy mattress that sleeps 2. Available in the U.S. later this year.

Luxtarr is a Solar-Powered Portable Personal Light at werd.com

Luxtarr is a Solar-Powered Portable Personal Light

Posted in Gear for Men

The 80-lumen Luxtarr light is a portable, rechargeable lantern-light ideal for emergencies or any time you need a bright & versatile personal light source. The design of the light is what sets it apart. It’s got a magnetic body as well as an integrated leather strap/hook for hands-free function; a solar panel on the back for off-grid power as well as AC recharge of its 1000 mAh battery. The light offers 3 modes: Beacon, Strobe & SOS. A funded Kickstarter.