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May 26, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

GekkoPod Is the Everything Mount You Need for All of Your Handhelds

Let’s face it, selfies suck when you have to hold the camera yourself. And honestly who wants to see your arm in majority of the image? Zuckerim Inc., a clever accessory company launched their second mounting solution for handheld devices that might solve your problem.

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May 23, 2015 • Crowdfunding

Relief for CPAP Users With the Airing

I am afflicted with a condition called Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA. OSA is when you stop breathing many times a night. There are many treatments for OSA including surgery, but by far the most effective has been a machine called a CPAP machine. CPAP machines have a dreaded hose and requires electrical power. Until …

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May 19, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

MakerBloks Is a Kickstarter for Children Who May Want to Be Engineers

This week MakerBloks announced four new games, including a new iOS tablet app in attempts to get the new generation and today’s youth inspired to engage in STEM education. Founded in 2014, Makerbloks, has let over 40 million children in the United States be able to create, build, and design real electronic circuits, with little …

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May 9, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Keep Your Earbuds NEET and Tangle Free with This Cable Keeper

There’s nothing worse than having tangled headphones. And regardless of what anyone tells you, tangle-free doesn’t work 100% of the time either. So when Peter Chin launched the NEET Cable Keeper Go, a solution to tangled earbuds through Kickstarter, we had to take a glance.

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May 5, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Designed by M’s Superb New NFTY PL+S Power Bank is up on IndieGoGo Today

The folks from designed by M are back at it again with their NFTY PL+S all-in-one portable battery charging solution. It will be able to charge up to 4 USB devices at a time and can be charged itself via an AC outlet, your car’s cigarette lighter, or your computer’s USB port. Early birds can …

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April 28, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

SpiderPro Hand Strap Camera-Carrying Accessory Is Now Available

The SpiderPro Hand Strap is an ingenious way to secure your expensive camera while shooting. It rests comfortably around your hand, allows for quick and easy access to your camera, and allows you to access controls on both the back and front of the camera without taking your hand out. The SpiderPro Hand Strap is …

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April 24, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The OLIVERS Brief Will Let You “Think Outside the Boxer”

I’ve backed some great- and some not so great- products on Kickstarter. This time out is something that I think will stand out from the crowd. No, it’s not a tech project but rather it is a clothing project that brings technical know-how to an everyday garment. The OLIVERS Brief promises to be an uber-comfy …

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April 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The Rufus Cuff Is a SmartWatch That Requires More of Your Wrist

Smartwatches seem to be “the” thing these days. Every company has one, and although some have been flops, it’s a business that seems to be building up and getting better as time goes on. And then there’s the Rufus Cuff.

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April 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding

The EmoFix Is a Selfie Button for Your Key Ring

The EmoFix selfie remote is a keychain sized controller made of zinc alloy. Planning to launch via IndieGoGo, the device will make sure you always have the perfect selfies.

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April 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Your Kid Can Bring Wall-E To Life AND Learn At The Same Time With Codie

If you’re a parent that is looking to future proof your kids for a job in programming, Hungarian startup Codie has launched a crowdfund campaign for CODIE, a toy that teaches logical and critical thinking to kids. Geared for kids between the ages of 8 to 12, Codie teaches kids how to code while building …

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April 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Stikey Is the Multi-Tool for Your SmartPhone

I watch a lot of movies and television on my phone. Even more so, my phone sits at my desk at work flat, and sometimes it’d hard to actually see when a notification comes in. So when I saw a KickStarter for Stikey, a new portable stand and keyring for your keys, I was amused.

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April 17, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

HydraDock Rids You Of The Single Port Issue On Your New MacBook

When you purchased that new MacBook, I’m sure you weren’t too thrilled to learn you’d only have one USB port, right? Sucks to be you right? But that may not be the case for too long as a startup by the name of KickShark is raising funds via Kickstarter for their solution to your problem, …

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April 17, 2015 • Crowdfunding

Uiee is the World’s Smallest, Stylish Portable Charger

You can never have enough charge for your device, no matter what anyone tells you. Having a decent battery life on the go is a necessity these days now that phones seem to get larger and more powerful. Luckily thanks to Kickstarter, there’s a new all-in-one charger that will make sure you never have a …

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April 17, 2015 • Crowdfunding

Lunatik’s Epik is a Kit for Your Apple Watch That’s Stylish and Protective.

If you ever held an iPad Nano on your wrist hoping it could one day be a watch, I’m pretty sure you’ve heard of Lunatik. If you haven’t, it’s worth noting that the company raised over $900,000 to turn the nano into a makeshift watch five years ago in 2010. So it’s only telling that …

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April 14, 2015 • Crowdfunding

Ough, Ough, Ough! The Mag-Vest Tool Belt Is PERFECT for “Home Improvement”

As a kid, I watched Home Improvement and always as a result of watching Tim “The Toolman” Taylor I wanted a tool belt. So there was no surprise when I looked at Kickstarter and saw the Mag-Vest, a new project that looks to reinvent the concept of bulky fannypack-like tool belts, I was interested.

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April 11, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

A Case Worth Sticking to Everything: The Zero G Anti-Gravity Case

Let’s be honest. A lot of Kickstarters are horrible. Either they are not practical, or they ask for some ridiculous startup amount without a hope in actually being funded. Or they just look horrible. Not the Zero G Anti-Gravity Case.

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April 8, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

This Innovative Macbook Case Shatters Crowdfund Goal, Raises $50k+ In A Week

If you’re a Macbook Air or Pro owner with a love for Legos, then you’ve probably have seen an article floating around about the Brik Case MacBook Case KickStarter by the Jolt Team.

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April 3, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The SAFE Wallet Is an Innovative Approach to the Wallet Case

If you’ve been looking to minimize the things you carry in your pockets, and are a fan of wallet cases for your phone, you might be interested in the BulletTrain SAFE Wallet Case for the iPhone 6 that was just successfully funded, pulling in over $22,000 over at KickStarter.

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April 3, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The AmpStrip Is a Comfortable All-Day Monitoring Wearable

I’m not the greatest at keeping tabs on the things I do at the gym, and I’m even worse at tracking my performance. Even on the treadmill, grasping the monitor grips while running full speed is pretty dangerous. Luckily Fitlinxx’s AmpStrip is one of those products that might stop me from injuring myself.

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April 1, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Getting the New MacBook but Want More USB Ports? Check Out the InfiniteUSB

If you’re looking forward to getting that new MacBook Apple announced earlier this month, I highly suggest you look into the new InfiniteUSB Kickstarter that will solve one of the laptop’s most disheartening problems.

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March 28, 2015 • Crowdfunding

Keep Your Beverages Cold on the Go with the Keep-It-Cold KickStarter

Warm beer, It’s one of the worst things you can possibly show up with to a friend’s party. Now a few of you might have read an article I wrote about the Clean Cup for Beer Pong that cleans your balls, right? But you want to know what’s worse than filthy pong balls? Warm beer. …

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