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Garmin Brings Satellite Connectivity to the GPSMAP 66i at werd.com

Garmin Brings Satellite Connectivity to the GPSMAP 66i

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Garmin just added inReach satellite communication technology to their GPSMAP 66i. Now, in addition to GPS nav, you can stay in touch using the device as a satellite communicator with two-way messaging and an SOS function that enables you to trigger the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team for interactive contact. And as Garmin’s top-of-the-line handheld, the 66i is absolutely loaded with all the brand’s top tech.

The Feles One Desktop Lab Brings BioTech Home at werd.com

The Feles One Desktop Lab Brings BioTech Home

Posted in Gear for Men

Creators of the Feles One desktop bio-imagineering lab developed a versatile system that makes it easier for us curious, sciencey-types to experiment & work with biotech. It gives users the tools, software controls, & learning experience of a real lab, at home. Study plants & microorganisms, or use it to explore microbrewing, molecular gastronomy & mixology, cheese making, even bio-art. A funded Kickstarter.

Charge Up Your Space with Artifox’s Side Table at werd.com

Charge Up Your Space with Artifox’s Side Table

Posted in Home Stuff and Table

Designed & built in the USA, the Side Table from Artifox will make a great home or office companion; a side table that gives you a convenient charging dock, storage and cable organization, all in style. It is made of hardwood (not sure which variety), measures L 17”  x W 17”  x H 27 ⅜”, and comes in black, walnut, or white oak finish.

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung at werd.com

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

The 7 Pro phone from China’s OnePlus brand, is a more affordable phone with higher end features found in Apple & Samsung’s best devices: an AMOLED all-screen display with a 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 855 processor, (up to) 12GB of RAM, UFS3.0 standard storage, 4000mAh battery and a triple camera array with wide-angle and telephoto lenses.

The Coros Vertix Sportswatch Measures Your O2 Levels at werd.com

The Coros Vertix Sportswatch Measures Your O2 Levels

Designed for action in alpine environments, the Vertix from Coros is a 48mm GPS sport watch that features na Altitude Performance System that measures & tracks the oxygen levels in your blood. In addition to the oximeter, there’s an optical HRM that will give you heart data for your runs and swims, too. The grade 5 titanium watch bezel and back case is twice as strong as traditional steel, the sapphire glass is virtually scratch resistant and the digital knob can withstand a drop of 25 ft. Battery life: 60-hours in GPS mode.

Swiss Survival Time: Victorinox I.N.O.X. Carbon Limited Edition at werd.com

Swiss Survival Time: Victorinox I.N.O.X. Carbon Limited Edition

The Carbon Limited Edition is Victorinox’s most advanced watch in their destruction-proof I.N.O.X. lineup. In development, the 43mm analog withstood 130 homologation tests—extreme endurance tests, all of which it aced. So it’s ready for duty. The carbon case is virtually indestructible. handwoven survival paracord strap in neon yellow combines with reflective parts on the case & dial to offer high visibility. This edition comes in special packaging: a Pelican case that includes a Rescue Tool, & an additional black leather strap.

Spry Underwater Drone Goes Literally Everywhere at werd.com

Spry Underwater Drone Goes Literally Everywhere

Designed to capture watersports up close, Spry is a quadcopter underwater drone that captures 4k video from the air, the surface of the water and underwater. The fuselage floats, so the drone simply floats up to go from underwater to aerial shooting at speeds up to 40 MPH. The controller is also waterproof & floats, or if you prefer, run it in autonomous Follow Me mode while you: surf, swim, kitesurf, wakeboard, SUP, skim, kayak, fish, bodysurf, sail, cliff dive, etc.

Valve Releases Index VR Headset at werd.com

Valve Releases Index VR Headset

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Valve Index headset is built to deliver an immersive & high fidelity VR experience with advanced visuals via a pair of 1440 x 1600-resolution RGB LCDs, faster 120Hz screens, an IPD slider to adjust the distance between your eyes for a better fit, and a pair of small speakers specifically designed not to touch your ears, in lieu of headphones. The tethered headset will allow you walk around a 10-meter room in VR mode.

Hardgraft’s Belted Backpack Looks Good in Leather at werd.com

Hardgraft’s Belted Backpack Looks Good in Leather

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Constructed in Italian full-grain, vegetable tanned leather with a belted top closure, Hardgraft’s top-loading Belted Backpack is a versatile carryall that has a separate zippered, padded compartment accessed through the side that fits your 15’ laptop. The bag also features adjustable leather shoulder straps and has a wool-blend lining with 2 interior pockets.

LaCie Introduces Packable, Shippable Rugged RAID Shuttle at werd.com

LaCie Introduces Packable, Shippable Rugged RAID Shuttle

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Building on the iconic LaCie Rugged design, the brand’s new Rugged RAID Shuttle is made for feature filmmakers, independent video pros, photographers, vloggers, traveling content creators and musicians. The device delivers 8TB of storage in a clever flat design—enough space for more than 200 hours of 4K footage & offering transfer speeds up to 440MB per second.  Available May 2019.

The K01+ Takes You All Over On 1 Wheel at werd.com

The K01+ Takes You All Over On 1 Wheel

Posted in Gear for Men

Merging elements of the OneWheel, a scooter, and a Segway, the KO1+ from Kiwano delivers the electric joyride you crave at speeds up to 12MPH over pavement, sand, dirt, and grass. The battery is hidden in the down tube, providing 25-miles of range on a 1-hour charge. It features lightweight carbon fiber, alloy, and polycarbonate construction as well as an IP 54 rating for weather-resistance. Choose the urban or all-terrain model.

Surf-Style Carves on this Battery-Powered Board at werd.com

Surf-Style Carves on this Battery-Powered Board

Posted in Gear for Men

The R1 Black Riptide from Waterborne is a smaller, nimbler electric-powered board. Designed for riders who need better turning for crowded city streets—or just more fun—the R1 features a Surf Adapter which delivers surfboard-like carving and makes turning performance 3X better than standard R1 models.

Gore-Tex & Canada Goose Team Up On Ultimate Rainwear at werd.com

Gore-Tex & Canada Goose Team Up On Ultimate Rainwear

When Gore-Tex & Canada Goose team up to create outerwear, staying dry & comfortable isn’t even a question. The brands worked together on the totally waterproof Nomad Jacket and Nomad HyBridge Lite Jacket—two rain-proof & breathable jackets made of Gore’s ultra-lightweight soft-shell INFINIUM fabric. The 2 jackets work together as a system  “to protect the urban explorer” from spring weather.

RIMOWA x Bang & Olufsen: Limited Beoplay H9i Travel Headphone at werd.com

RIMOWA x Bang & Olufsen: Limited Beoplay H9i Travel Headphone

RIMOWA makes legendary aluminum luggage. Bang & Olufsen are masters of high-end audio. Fittingly, the two brands teamed up to create the ultimate travel headphone. The result is the limited edition Beoplay H9i. Made with anodized aluminum and premium leather, they boast wireless connectivity and noise-cancelling and the touch-sensitive right headphone housing can be controlled with a simple swipe or tap.

Dyson’s Lightcycle Auto-Adjusts to Deliver Ideal Light Around the Clock at werd.com

Dyson’s Lightcycle Auto-Adjusts to Deliver Ideal Light Around the Clock

Posted in Home Stuff and Lighting

Most everything that Dyson makes either really sucks or totally blows. Their lighting however does neither. The Lightcycle task light is designed, like all their products, to be smarter & longer lasting. The light brightens and dims automatically based on ambient and environmental info and provides more than 1000 lux brightness for more precision and consistency to reduce eyestrain. It also features an LED cooling technology that ensures the light will last for 60 years.

Sony’s RXO II Compact Camera is Purpose-Built for Vloggers at werd.com

Sony’s RXO II Compact Camera is Purpose-Built for Vloggers

According to Sony their new RXO II is the world’s smallest and lightest premium compact camera. What does that mean? It’s about the size of a GoPro but features a 24mm lens with Zeiss glass, backed by a 1.0-type stacked 15.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, and a BIONZ X image processor. Image stabilization, a rotating selfie screen & a high-quality microphone make it a solid choice for committed vloggers.

Traeger’s Pro 780 Pellet Grill is Equipped with Wi-Fi at werd.com

Traeger’s Pro 780 Pellet Grill is Equipped with Wi-Fi

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

The Pro 780 Pellet Grill from Traeger makes it even easier to moonlight as a pro pit master. This one has built-in wi-fi and technologies that make it possible to do & know practically nothing, and still get incredible results. It’s got a D2 direct drive pellet auger to get hot faster and heat consistently, there’s precision app-driven temp & cooking controls and it boasts 780 square-inches of cooking capacity.