Crowdfunded

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

KIKR S1 dual wireless charging stand review – My new favorite wireless charger

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I’ve been a big fan of wirelessly charging my smartphone for years. I remember back in the day before it was built into most phones, that I hacked my Samsung Note2 to have that feature. The bulk of wireless chargers that we see on the market are flat slabs which don’t allow …

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TRING is a multi-tool that doubles as a grip for your phone

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – We’ve all seen phone grips like the PopSocket, but TRING takes phone grips to a whole new level of usefulness. They just started a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter today which I think will be pretty popular. What is it? TRING is a 6 in 1 multi-tool that has been milled from high-alloy, heat-resistant …

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EXLICON helps you draw perfect circles, ellipses, hexagons, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Last year I told you about the successfully funded crowdfunding campaign for the Ddiin MAGCON drawing tool. This year they are back with the EXLICON, the multi-tool of drawing and design tools. What is it? EXLICON is a versatile multi-functional set of drawing tools that help you draw perfect circles, ovals/ellipses, hexagons, …

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BAT coin sized multi-tool, KALEA kitchen composter, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week we are bringing you information about four different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter. This week’s campaigns are for people who like tiny multi-tools, drones, and more. SORA: Reusable Planner for Life What is it? SORA is an all-in-one reusable whiteboard planner with a disc binding system (like …

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Kywoo3d Launches the Tycoon 3D Printer – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Kywoo3D has launched their Kickstarter for their new Tycoon 3D printer. Focusing on their concept of “Making 3D Printing Easier and Easier”, Kywoo focuses on producing the safest and most stable 3D printer products. The Tycoon 3D printer has several innovative design features such as a patented auto-leveling bed, linear rail X-axis, and …

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Solve a first world problem with Burrito Pop

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Imagine this horror scenario – you’re out and about and spot a trendy food truck.  They offer tasty burritos, but…how will you keep it warm on the way back to the office?  Even more importantly, how will you eat it without dropping any of that burrito goodness on your clothes, desk, car, …

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Peak Design launches a new Mobile mount ecosystem – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Peak Design products are well known here at the Gadgeteer. We’ve reviewed no fewer than 6 of their bags over years and have admired their style and ingenuity. Today they have launched a brand new collection of mounting gear that they call Mobile. What is it? The new Mobile ecosystem starts with …

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Pad&Post – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’m always on the lookout for a product with a simple, clean style that has a unique method of operation and unique function.  Brian Conte’s latest Kickstarter campaign, Pad&Post, checks all these boxes for me (pun very much intended). What is it? Pad&Post is a magnetic pen and notepad system that provides …

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FOCX Wallet | The Completed Series – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – There are so many cool and useful new wallets appearing on the market all the time, it’s impossible to keep track of them all.  I recently stumbled upon the FOCX Wallet | The Completed Series Kickstarter campaign and it appeared to be one that would be worth sharing. What is it? The …

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Foldio360 Smart Dome photo studio – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Photography ranks right up there with writing about gadgets on my list of favorite activities. For me, photography and reviewing gadgets go hand in hand because reviews need to have great product images. For that reason, I’ve tried different tabletop photo studios including the Orangemonkie Foldio2 foldable photo studio that I reviewed …

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Sniper Bladeworks LPC Tactical Knife Review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – When Sniper Bladeworks invited The-Gadgeteer to participate in their 2020 : Reload campaign, I jumped at the chance even though I had nothing to go on other than a teaser video that showed very little of the product. What is it? The Sniper Bladeworks LPC is a premium tactical folding knife. What’s in …

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Multi-tools, grilling tools, and other cool products – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week we are bringing you information about six different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter and Indiegogo that will be of interest to EDC fans, grillmasters, and more. CaliberX Multi-tool What is it? The CaliberX is an 18-in-1 multi-tool made of stainless steel. Why do I like it? I …

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Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review – A smart jump starter for your vehicle

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the last six months, I’ve had to jump-start 4 or 5 vehicles. When the Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review offer came along, I thought it could be the answer to making that task much easier. What is it? The Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter is a multi-purpose device whose primary …

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Check out the world’s first all Damascus steel sports watch

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – For many years I have collected watches and predominantly automatic watches. I love elegant designs that ooze sophistication and command the attention of all eyes around. However, in many cases, I have had to settle for cheaper but still good looking watches because of price tags that start at as much as …

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Titanium micro-sized tape measure, a magic wand, pen, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week we are bringing you several crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. This week’s featured campaigns are products for EDC, home automation, and more. Check out my picks for this week’s notable crowdfunding campaigns. Ti-Tape What is it? The Ti-Tape is a micro-sized pocket-friendly Titanium 3-foot long …

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