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Nikon Introduces Z 50 Compact Camera at werd.com

Nikon Introduces Z 50 Compact Camera

With a 20.9-megapixel CMOS sensor and lightweight design, Nikon’s new entry-level Z 50 is built on the same platform as the brand’s popular Z6 & Z7 full-frame cameras. 11 fps continuous shooting, 4k video capture, and compatibility with the full range of Sony’s DX lenses make this a very versatile & valuable camera for the price.

The Unagi Scooter is So Sweet You Might Just Buy One at werd.com

The Unagi Scooter is So Sweet You Might Just Buy One

Posted in Gear for Men

The man behind the Unagi Model 1 electric scooter is the former CEO of Gracenote & Beats Music but it could still be a steep uphill climb betting you’d rather own their scooter than rent a Bird, Lime, Skip, or Scoot. To outshine the rentals, they’re powered by efficient LG Lithium batteries and offer easy, 1-click foldability. They deliver speeds up to 15.5 MPH and a range of 15.5 miles. With a lightweight 24-pound design and sleek, polished form plus cool colors, The Unagi Model 1 is definitely a standout.

Netgear’s Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh System Keeps Home Streaming Glitch Free at werd.com

Netgear’s Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh System Keeps Home Streaming Glitch Free

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

If you’ve got 4K/8K UHD streaming and online gaming to multiple screens simultaneously happening in your home, you don’t want frozen screens & spinning icons. You want crystal clear seamless streaming. That’s what the Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh home system can do. It consists of a powerful router and satellite capable of providing Gigabit-speed “Fast Wi-fi” for 6-or more rooms up to 5000 sq. ft. It features a 2.5Gbps WAN port & 8 gigabit Ethernet LAN ports and supports Alexa & Google voice control assistants.

Lego Launches 4874-Piece Imperial Star Destroyer Set at werd.com

Lego Launches 4874-Piece Imperial Star Destroyer Set

Posted in Gear for Men

Lego’s 43-Inch, 4,784-piece Imperial Star Destroyer set is modeled after the vessel first seen in Star Wars: A New Hope.  In addition to its mammoth size and 15-pound weigh-in, the ship features swiveling guns, movable engine exhaust & radar dish, two Imperial crew member minifigs, two blaster pistols, build-able, attachable Rebels’ Tantive IV starship, and a display stand. Estimated build time: 20 hours. Available October 10.

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.

Harley Davidson Introduces Electric Bikes for Tykes at werd.com

Harley Davidson Introduces Electric Bikes for Tykes

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Motorcycle ridership in the USA is dying fast. Rather than prep for the funeral, Harley Davidson is taking a longview, building electric bikes for kids, who they hope will become the next generation of motorcyclists. To that end they’ve created two new kids push bikes, the Iron E12 for riders age 3-5 & the Iron E16, for riders age 5-7. They have no pedals but instead feature electric hub motors that allow for speeds up to 11MPH which can be set & adjusted by parents. Battery run-times: 30-60 minutes.

Canvas Brings a Major Audio Upgrade to your LG OLED TV at werd.com

Canvas Brings a Major Audio Upgrade to your LG OLED TV

Despite the perfect picture, most OLED TVs deliver lackluster audio. A new company called Canvas aims to fix this with their new 3-D hi-fi audio system. Like an oversized sound bar, the Canvas acts as a stand for your flat panel LG OLED TV and features a 4-channel HiFi-grade amplifier with 200W output plus it boasts 30 liters of acoustic volume, much more than other soundbar + subwoofer systems. Available for pre-order now.

Golf: The Impossible Collection at werd.com

Golf: The Impossible Collection

Assouline continues to add ambitious & incredibly crafted books to its Ultimate Collection. The latest is a 20-pound, 200 page tome of Golf, created by George Peper, former editor in chief of Golf Magazine. The book follows the award-winning editor as he travels the world detailing the 100 most significant & historically important courses. In it he describes intricate holes that have confounded the game’s best, revisits make & break championship tournaments,  and expounds on the unique characteristics of each course.

Oru Introduces Origami-Style Inlet Ultra-Portable Kayak at werd.com

Oru Introduces Origami-Style Inlet Ultra-Portable Kayak

Oru’s new single-person Inlet kayak is the brand’s lightest and most portable boat yet. Oru’s origami-style fold-up design takes it from the trunk of your car to floating on the water in just 5 minutes. It weighs 20 pounds and can be easily checked as luggage for your flight. With its open cockpit design there’s space to bring along your dog, a cooler, or fishing gear. A funded Kickstarter.

Samsung Galaxy Book S Delivers 23-Hour Battery Life at werd.com

Samsung Galaxy Book S Delivers 23-Hour Battery Life

Samsung’s latest laptop, the fanless, 13-inch Galaxy Book S delivers everything you want in your new laptop: speed, power, and a slim, lightweight design. LTE connectivity and 23-hour battery life are pretty sweet, too. Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor, the brand claims this machine offers “40 percent greater CPU performance & 80 percent greater graphics performance” than the outgoing Galaxy Book 2.

Pretty Cool: The World’s First Battery-Powered Air Conditioner at werd.com

Pretty Cool: The World’s First Battery-Powered Air Conditioner

There was a time when camping meant “roughing it.” Not anymore. With a Zero Breeze Mark II on your gear list, you’ll be chilling in air-conditioned comfort no matter how hot & sticky these summer nights get. It’s the world’s first battery-powered portable AC unit that features a real AC compressor that can drop the temp by a full 30º. A 2-hose system circulates in fresh air from outside & expels warmer air out for 2X the cooling efficiency. It runs for 5 hours & recharges via USB-C. A funded Indiegogo.

Get a Basquiat On Your Board at werd.com

Get a Basquiat On Your Board

Posted in Decor and Home Stuff

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a graffiti artist before Andy Warhol and Keith Haring pushed him onto a global stage. His fame and ensuing influence on street & DIY art culture comes full circle in this new collaboration between The Skateroom, The Jean-Michel Basquiat Foundation and Artestar. Drawing on his iconic early paintings, the artworks are printed on maple skateboard decks in a triptychs & one 5-board print of his black & white painting ‘Demon.’

The Dainese Smart Jacket Gives Motorcyclists Maximum Protection at werd.com

The Dainese Smart Jacket Gives Motorcyclists Maximum Protection

Using the same advanced airbag technology that MotoGP racers depend on, the Smart Jacket from Dainese can be worn over or under any other jacket and it requires no connection with the motorcycle. It features the latest-generation Dainese D-air technology — a system powered by a complex algorithm that enables it to automatically recognize dangerous situations and activate immediately, whenever it needs to. It provides maximum protection for the rider, in an easy-to-wear and versatile garment.

This Carry-On Might Be the Ultimate Overnight Travel Bag at werd.com

This Carry-On Might Be the Ultimate Overnight Travel Bag

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

With the creation of the Black Garment Luggage Carry-On, luggage maker Hook & Albert merged the convenience of a rolling carry-on with the wrinkle-saving protection of a garment bag. The interior features a durable compression system with height adjustability so packed items are kept in perfect order. The exterior features leather accents & premium hardware.

Montblanc Celebrates Space Exploration with StarWalker Collection at werd.com

Montblanc Celebrates Space Exploration with StarWalker Collection

Posted in Gear for Men and Work

We know Montblanc makes fine writing instruments but it turns out they also make fun ones. The new StarWalker collection celebrates NASA space exploration. Each pen in the collection features a translucent dome beneath the emblem, which evokes the earth rising above the lunar horizon. The line-up of the collection includes three editions: a sleek full metal edition, a Doué edition and a Resin edition. Choose fountain, ballpoint or fineliner ink.

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.