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Bellroy’s Apex Pack is a Simplifier at werd.com

Bellroy’s Apex Pack is a Simplifier

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Developed out of a decade spent focused on design insights and material craftsmanship, Bellroy’s 26-liter Apex backpack boasts a clean & intentionally uncluttered design. This allows you to access to your daily essentials without much unzipping, unclipping or unpacking. The pack is made with recycled-content fabrics, magnetic closures, & features convenient external stretch pockets for hydration & EDC items.

V-Moda M-200 ANC, the AirPods Max Alternative at werd.com

V-Moda M-200 ANC, the AirPods Max Alternative

As the first noise-cancelling headphone from V-Moda, M-200 ANC retains the distinctive design of the original with a tech upgrade that includes Active Noise Cancelling technology plus Bluetooth 5.0 with Bluetooth codec support. In addition to SBC codec that all audio devices use, these also have aptX HD for high quality streaming and AAC for iOS devices.

Lum-Tec’s Vortex D4 is Powered by the Sun at werd.com

Lum-Tec’s Vortex D4 is Powered by the Sun

The Lum-Tec Vortex D4 has the look of a classic military automatic but is driven by a solar-powered Japanese movement. Just one minute of sunlight gives it a full-day of power and with 5 hours sunlight for a full charge, it boasts a 6-month power reserve. The case is made of 316L stainless with a military-grade titanium carbide PVD hard coating. Available for pre-order now.

Plug It All Into the 600 Watt SuperBase at werd.com

Plug It All Into the 600 Watt SuperBase

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

At less than half the size of similar power sources, the SuperBase is a 600W dual-AC output power station designed to perform in high-demand, off-grid and emergency applications. At a very capable 518Wh capacity, it offers 9 outputs, including a 60W USB-C PD. Features a solar input and recharges to full in 3.5 hours. Not only is it safe for indoor & outdoor use—unlike a gas generator—its compact size makes it handy for everyday use. A funded Kickstarter.

Pack Fast & Light with the Flatness at werd.com

Pack Fast & Light with the Flatness

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

The latest iteration of the experimental Flatness bag from New York-based Outlier, is a unique design that opens completely flat, but snaps and cinches into a versatile carryall that resembles a duffle. This new variant is constructed with custom developed high-structure Nexhigh fabric—comparable to Dyneema in both super-light weight & next-level durability. It measures 36 inches square when flat. A simple system of Autica clips, cord locks and Fidlock closures keep your contents secure.

Goovis Lite Gives You 600 Virtual Inches at werd.com

Goovis Lite Gives You 600 Virtual Inches

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Goovis Lite headset is a dual 2K micro-OLED 3D Cinema display that gives users a giant 600-inch virtual screen with a bright, ultra-realistic picture & distortion-free 2-million-to-one contrast. It is less than half the weight of the Oculus Quest 2 plus it works with both Android & Apple smartphones. A funded Kickstarter.

Real Wood Flavor: Pellet-Fired Z Grills at werd.com

Real Wood Flavor: Pellet-Fired Z Grills

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

They say if you switch to a pellet grill you’ll never go back. All the flavor of wood charcoal—minus the effort and wait. Z Grills combine 30 years of BBQ design know-how into a seamless system powered by pellets. All Z Grills offer 8-in-1 versatility. That means you can grill, bake, roast, sear, braise, barbecue, char-grill, and smoke your food, all with the same grill. They offer a range of models from compact to a 3-tier 1000 square-inch big boy.

The Killspencer Basketball is Lowkey Baller at werd.com

The Killspencer Basketball is Lowkey Baller

Posted in Equipment and Sporting Gear

California-based Killspencer is a brand known for making smart, stylishly understated items. Their Full-Size Indoor basketball is a great example. Made of rich, premium-quality Horween leather, it is an Official NBA size 7 ball. Only comes in black. Classic stitched logo. American made.

Sony Glass Sound Speaker Offers Mood & Music at werd.com

Sony Glass Sound Speaker Offers Mood & Music

Disguised within a design resembling a vintage lantern, Sony’s LSPX-S2 Glass Sound Speaker merges room-filling 360º sound with mood lighting that offers 32 levels of light from flickering candlelight mode to bright LED—reflected in the speaker’s “organic glass” body. Multi-speaker connectivity lets you link up to 10 speakers.

The Goat Box Carries Extra Cargo in the Corners at werd.com

The Goat Box Carries Extra Cargo in the Corners

Posted in Gear for Men

The Goat Box Hub 70 is a high-performance roto-molded cooler with a unique modular design. On each of the 4 corners, there’s a removable pod; clear polycarbonate containers with hinged lids. For storing survival essentials, utensils, treats, or dry items, these corner pods become convenient detachable cargo carriers. Goat has also partnered with more than 20 brands to create pre-made pods & bundles for all your needs from safety to snacks. The cooler offers 59-liters of storage & retains ice fo 8-10 days.

Samsung Smart Monitor is a Smart TV Plus PC at werd.com

Samsung Smart Monitor is a Smart TV Plus PC

The Samsung Smart Monitor combines a Tizen-powered smart TV with built-in wi-fi and PC functionality to offer all-in-one versatility. In addition to WiFi, the Smart monitor offers Bluetooth and wireless DeX connectivity with compatible Samsung smartphones. The new Smart monitors are also AirPlay 2 compatible, allowing users to share content from all AirPlay devices. With Samsung’s Hub app, users can stream direct from Netflix, HBO, and YouTube.

The Beolit 20 Delivers Sweet Sound & Qi Charging at werd.com

The Beolit 20 Delivers Sweet Sound & Qi Charging

The Beolit 20 is a portable bluetooth speaker from Bang & Olufsen that uses the brand’s signature True360 omnidirectional technology to deliver crisp, room-filling audio. The compact, re-designed exterior encases a 5.5” wideband woofer, a trio of 1.5” full range cones, and a pair of 4” passive bass radiators. The result is full, punchy sound in any space. Battery-life ranges from 8-37 hours & a Qi charging pad on top lets you charge phones & other devices while it plays.

DJI’s Pocket 2 is a Smart & Steady Action Cam at werd.com

DJI’s Pocket 2 is a Smart & Steady Action Cam

The DJI Pocket 2 is a stabilized 4K camera that fits in your pocket. As the 2nd generation model, it offers fresh features like a larger 1.7” CMOS sensor, a redeveloped auto-focus system & a wider 20mm lens. Great for vloggers. The camera captures 4K, 60-fps video at 100-Mbps and offers improved sound and streaming capabilities.

Snow Peak & Rumpl Create Fire-Resistant Camp Blanket at werd.com

Snow Peak & Rumpl Create Fire-Resistant Camp Blanket

Japanese outdoor brand Snow Peak & Rumpl, the Portland-based maker of technical blankets have teamed up to create a special fire-resistant camp blanket. Constructed of Snow Peak’s own recycled FR ripstop with fire-resistant aramid, the Takibi blanket also features 100% post-consumer recycled NanoLoft insulation. Dimensions: 50” X 70”.

Devialet Gemini Earbuds: A-Grade Audio & Qi Charging at werd.com

Devialet Gemini Earbuds: A-Grade Audio & Qi Charging

French audio brand Devialet, known for big-sounding speakers, condenses audiophile quality into a stealth set of wireless headphones called the Gemini. These premium Qi-enabled earbuds feature “pressure balance architecture” for optimum sound quality as well adjustable ANC with two-level transparency modes. Battery life is 6 hours continuous with ANC enabled & goes up to 8 without. The charging case holds 3.5 charges.

Polar’s Vantage V2 SmartWatch Goes the Distance at werd.com

Polar’s Vantage V2 SmartWatch Goes the Distance

The latest sport-focused smartwatch from Polar is called the Vantage V2, a 46mm premium watch with incredible battery life: 40-hours continuous with active GPS—which uses GLONASS, Galileo & QZSS for precision tracking. Its circular 1.2-inch touchscreen delivers music control, notifications, weather, HRM info, V02 max, altitude & deep training tracking for all sorts of sports and workouts.