$501-$1000

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.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Introduces Its Newest Tent: The Dirigo 2 at werd.com

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Introduces Its Newest Tent: The Dirigo 2

American-made & designed for backpackers and through-hikers committed to the fast & light approach, the Hyperlite Mountain Gear Dirigo 2 is a minimalist 2-person, three-season shelter made of Dyneema—one of the lightest & strongest fabrics in the world. It features a waterproof floor, 2 mesh side doors for cross ventilation, and a vestibule for cooking & staging undercover. Total weight: just 1.75 pounds.

Seiko Offers Its Iconic Alpinist Automatic in a Limited Edition at werd.com

Seiko Offers Its Iconic Alpinist Automatic in a Limited Edition

Seiko has just revived and released a limited edition re-make of its original sports watch, the Alpinist. This Japanese-made icon first debuted back in 1959. To honor that heritage, a run of only 1,959 of the new Alpinist U.S. Limited Edition will be created. It features a 39.5mm stainless steel case which contains a 6R15 automatic movement. It offers 200-meter water resistance and has a vintage leather strap. Available only from Seiko & the Hodinkee shop.

The Nubia Alpha is a Smartphone You Wear On Your Wrist at werd.com

The Nubia Alpha is a Smartphone You Wear On Your Wrist

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Combining the functions of a smartphone with the wearability of a watch, the Nubia Alpha, is a smartwatchphone with a flexible 4-inch display that wraps around your wrist. Powered by an Android-based OS, the wraparound OLED screen allows for easy swipe & scroll navigation of apps. It also offers gesture-controls, allowing users to activate functions with the flick of the wrist. Other key features include a built-in speaker, Bluetooth connectivity & a 5MP camera.

This Multi-Function Countertop Cooker Does It All at werd.com

This Multi-Function Countertop Cooker Does It All

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

There’s not a lot you can’t make in Wolf Gourmet’s Multi-Function Countertop Cooker. This premium, space-saving appliance works as a slow cooker, rice cooker, Dutch oven, and even does sous vide. It features easy-to-clean stainless steel construction and measuring 17 by 12 inches, it won’t take up a lot of counter space.

The Theta Z1 from Ricoh is the Brand’s Best 360º Camera Yet at werd.com

The Theta Z1 from Ricoh is the Brand’s Best 360º Camera Yet

Ricoh’s latest addition to its 360º Theta line, the Z1, is a pocketable prosumer model that’s the brand’s first to feature dual, 1-inch image sensors—an upgrade that delivers much-improved image quality. These sensors offer 23-megapixel-resolution for 360-degree still images and digitally stabilized 4K spherical video. It can also stream in 4K at a bit rate of 120Mbps. It supports Adobe DNG image format & uses Ricoh Theta Stitcher for editing spherical images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.