Crowdfunded

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

LemiPower 1536Wh LiFePO4 Power Station review – Power, power and more power

REVIEW – Since our last hurricane in Central Florida, I’ve become interested (my wife says obsessed) with battery power stations. These mini “generators” can power almost any device in your home (depending on their size and power) when the power goes out. You might think, ”Well, any gas generator can do that!” True, but gas …

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LemiPower Station – Engineered for a Challenging World

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Yeah, we know, there’s been a lot of news lately on battery power stations, so if you’re over it, we get it. But not so fast. A company called LemiPower is introducing a 1500W LiFePO4 Power Station via Kickstarter today, August 31. It looks more like a personal computer than any power …

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Darkfade – the world’s most dramatic flashlight

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re a flashlight addict and into drama, I have a deal for you!  A Kickstarter campaign for a new flashlight called Darkfade will hit on all cylinders. Darkfade is a small, handheld flashlight with a couple of novel features.  First, the lens is angled at 45 degrees, allowing for a more …

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Geminos stacked monitor, Wilsdorf mini watch cufflinks, Exlicon MX drawing tool, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today, I have a new selection of 4 interesting Kickstarter crowdfunded campaigns for the ultimate WFH monitor, awesome drawing tools, and more. Geminos – Stacked screen What is it? Geminos is a folding dual-screened monitor. Why do I like it? I like the Geminos stacked screen because it’s an awesome new way …

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Become a WFH ninja with the I’mOn mouse mover!

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you work from home then you need this gadget in your life. I’mOn will keep your computer from locking the screen or setting your status to ‘Away’ when you’re not sitting at your computer. But there is no point just looking like you are online if you do not respond to …

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OAK & IRON ONE smart portable tire inflator review – A battery powered air pump for all your inflating needs

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – We have an air compressor in our garage that we use to air up the tires of our vehicles and lawn tractor. The compressor works great, but it’s big and not convenient to use especially if we need to air up a flat tire on our lawn tractor which is stored in …

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Wuben X-0 Knight rechargeable flashlight review – a mini magnetized marvel

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Like most electronics, flashlights keep getting smaller and more powerful but is it worth buying a new flashlight just for 50 or 100 more lumens than the one you have? Does the Wuben X-0 Knight flashlight bring anything new or different to the everyday carry flashlight to compel you to upgrade from …

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Tend Deep direct vibration tendon therapy device review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Getting older isn’t for wimps. I have the beginnings of arthritis in my hand near the base of my thumb. I’m sure it’s due to decades of using a mouse. Do you have problems with your tendons or muscles in areas where a traditional full-sized massager would be overkill, like your hands, …

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The Dygma Defy is another fully split keyboard option

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This has been an exciting year for ergonomic keyboards!  I am a big fan of fully split ergonomic keyboards as I find they help keep me in the proper posture, which in turn keeps my neck and shoulders happy during long days at the computer.  Dygma has just launched a new keyboard …

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Revopoint MINI 3D Scanner, Neo-Spec EDC magnifier, ShiftCam SnapGrip, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s time for me to tell you about a new batch of interesting crowdfunded campaigns. Today I have 4 campaigns from Kickstarter that range from a scanning accessory for 3D printing enthusiasts, a unique EDC item, and more. Enjoy! Revopoint MINI 3D Scanner What is it? The Revopoint MINI 3D Scanner is …

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Boring utensils – NOPE!! ChopChucks – OH YEAAAH!!!

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Eat like a pro! But not like any pro – like a Ninja!!! With ChopChucks, your food doesn’t Stand. A. Chance. ChopChucks double as reusable chopsticks and toy nunchucks made from titanium. As toy nunchucks, they are a portable 12 cm long. You can easily transform them into chopsticks by unscrewing the …

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Unihertz Titan Slim smartphone review – What’s old is new again

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – One of my all-time favorite mobile phones was the Palm Treo 650 with its built-in tiny QWERTY keyboard. That was back in 2005, 2 years before the iPhone changed the entire smartphone landscape forever. I loved that little phone with the built-in keyboard. Would I ever want another phone with a physical …

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Kemove K68 Butterfly mechanical keyboard review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I’ve dabbled in mechanical keyboards for years and I’ll review one, enjoy using it while I’m testing it, and then immediately after the review is published I will go back to my prior favorite keyboard (If you want to know which keyboard is my current fave then check out Julie’s favorite gear …

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