Crowdfunded

News, reviews and articles about crowdfunded projects from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more.

Townew self-cleaning trashcan review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – We now have robots that can vacuum and mop our floors and cat litter boxes that are self-cleaning. So it’s high time that we have a trashcan that can clean itself as well as open and close with a wave of your hand. The Townew trashcan has those features and is now …

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Peak Design has redesigned the humble tripod

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Peak Design has been one of the more successful players in the field of Kickstarter funded camera accessory companies. One of their first campaigns, a clip system that allowed a user to carry their camera hands-free either on their belt or backpack strap, was a huge success. Other successful centered around straps/slings, …

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One charging cable to rule them all?

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – d What is it? The C17 All-In-One Charger Cable is a 4FT (125cm) USB cable that provides 3 or 4 different connections (depending on the cable version) for USB-C, micro USB, Lightning, and the Apple Watch. Why do I like it? I like the C17 cable because it’s one cable with all …

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PBL by EVOTech Labs is a wireless charger and wireless backup battery

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Now that I’ve switched from the Pixel 2 XL to the Huawei P30 Pro, I’m able to enjoy wireless charging again. Yay me! I’ve been trying several different Qi chargers and recently was introduced to the EVOTech Labs PBL which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. What is it? The EVOTech Labs …

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Scrubba Wash Bag Mini – clean jocks and socks!

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – We previously reviewed the Scrubba Wash Bag, a mobile washing device that allows you to clean your clothes easily and environmentally in many situations where washing wouldn’t be an option but let’s face it if you’re traveling light you can put up with a few stains or dirty spots on your T-Shirt …

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Party Blinks LED lights, Portal Cord, Orb Drop, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

NEWS – This week I’m bringing you 5 Kickstarter projects that I think are worthy of your consideration. I’ve got two EDC products, a home product, and two other products that are just for fun. Check them out. Party Blinks What is it? Party Blinks are LED multi-colored water-resistant string lights for indoor and outdoor …

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iMuto S5 Portable Solar Power Station review

REVIEW – Whenever I am out on a photo or video shoot, it is very important that I have a portable power source or power sources for my laptop, USB devices, and for charging and recharging numerous accessories. While there are many USB portable power packs available, many lack the versatility or the charge capacity …

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Chameleon Fineliners will take your drawings to the next level

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Doodlers and artists will be interested in this new Kickstarter project for Chameleon Fineliners color blending pens that just launched earlier today. What is it? Chameleon Fineliners are pens that blend 2 or more colors instantly just by placing the cap from one color on another pen’s tip for a few seconds. …

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Level up your DIY game with LumiLevel

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Are you a DIYer that needs to keep things on the level?  This can mean hanging things, building things, installing plumbing lines and so on.  Lots of things are simply better if they are straight side-to-side or up-down.  Kickstarter project LumiLevel looks to level up your game with their new digital level. …

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Sparkel can carbonate drinks without using a CO2 tank

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I love using my SodaStream Fizzi One Touch for making sparkling water and I make my own zero-calorie sodas by using flavor drops and stevia. But I’ve always wanted to try carbonating other drinks like tea or juices. The problem is that doing that with a SodaStream can damage it. So I …

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The Urban Nomads Bag transforms into a desk for your laptop or tablet

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Much liked many photographers and gadget nerds that I know, I have been on a never-ending search for the right gear bag for each one of my passions. I already own more photography and videography gears bags than I can count, and I continue to add more to the collection. In addition to …

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The Ubbey NEXT is a module storage system coming soon to Kickstarter

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – The Ubbey NEXT is being touted as the World’s First Decentralized Modular Data Storage Cube. It is designed to be used by the average everyday user as well as experts. It provides a safe and secure way to store your data without the monthly fees that are associated with conventional cloud data …

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