Crowdfunded

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

Keep your clean hands with Hygiene Hand

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – We all need to touch things that are outside our cleaning control.  These days, nobody wants to touch anything, given the current state of Covid19. Door knobs, ATM or gas pump keyboards, grocery store checkout screens, the list goes on.  What if there was a way to touch them, without actually touching …

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Crowdfunding campaign to fund studies on whether far-UVC light can effectively inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19

ARTICLE – I stumbled upon an interesting crowdfunding campaign while researching the germicidal effects of ultraviolet type-C light for my PhoneSoap Go review (review coming soon). The Center for Radiological Research (CRR) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) is conducting a campaign to raise money to perform studies that will help determine how effective …

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The Zendure SuperHub is everything you need for compact power and connectivity

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Zendure who we’ve featured in the past (check out our Zendure SuperTank review) has just launched a new Kickstarter campaign for the SuperHub. What is it? The SuperHub is a 4-port power adapter for your laptop that does a whole lot more than just keep your laptop charged. 48W GaN charger with 30W …

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T2 Iso-Trainer workout equipment review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – So you want to get fit, eh? The T2 Iso-Trainer is a product that sets some high expectations as a single total body fitness solution. It’s based on isokinetic training principles where you provide the resistance, but it also combines elements of resistance bands and suspension trainers for a complete workout in …

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Replace all your USB-C dongles with the HyperDrive GEN2 USB-C hub

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a drawer or bag full of various USB-C dongles. I’m constantly unable to find the one I need (why do I have 3 HDMI ones and a single DisplayPort one that’s missing?!?) The HyperDrive GEN2 Kickstarter promises a single dongle to rule them all, in …

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Let your Rube Goldberg imagination run wild with Makeway

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Every Gadgeteer loves gizmos and gadgets.  Combining them into unlikely solutions was the artistic inspiration for Rube Goldberg.  The board game Mousetrap brought that creative opportunity to the game-playing masses. Makeway has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to let you do a little of that creative magic yourself on any magnetic vertical …

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Axxis hand axe multi-tool, ZIRUX GaN charger hub, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week we are bringing you info about three different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter. This week’s campaigns are for survival gear, an accessory for mobile warriors, and more. AXXIS HAND AXE: Survival Knife & EDC Camp Axe In Your Pocket What is it? Axxis is a uniquely designed …

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MOFT-Z is a 4-position standing desk in the size of a magazine

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – MOFT (Mobile Office for Travelers) just launched their latest Kickstarter project – the MOFT Z. Billed as the world’s first invisible sit-stand laptop desk, it is an origami-inspired stand that has 3 seated angles and will extend to 10 inches in seconds, to allow you to place your laptop or tablet high enough …

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Here’s a wireless charger for PopSocket users

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – The GripDockIt is a wireless charger that has been specially designed for people who have the ever popular PopSocket on the back of their phones. Why do I like it? Although I don’t use a PopSocket on the back of my phone, I see a lot of people who do and that’s …

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WESN Henry Slip-Joint Knife – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Not long after we posted our review of the WESN Allman Titanium Knife, the folks as WESN went live with their latest Kickstarter campaign for their WESN Henry Slip-Joint Knife.  I like their Allman so much that I took a closer look at their upcoming Henry, and I liked what I saw.  …

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Orbitkey Nest review – A gorgeous organizer for your EDC gear

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – How do you organize your EDC items? Are they all at the bottom of your gear bag or stuff in your pockets? If you’ve been looking for a case that provides a landing spot for all your gadgets and gizmos AND looks nice, you will want to check out the crowdfunding campaign …

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TileRec voice-activated digital voice recorder review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I can remember having a large cassette recorder when I was a kid. I used that thing to record songs off the radio, make silly shows with my sister, and tape myself playing guitar. When I got older, I always wanted a smaller recorder with the micro cassettes but as a broke …

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LastTissue is the handkerchief for the 21st century

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – According to the Kickstarter campaign tagline, LastTissue is a reusable tissue pack that’s like if a Kleenex pack and a handkerchief had a baby. From what I’m seeing, that looks about right. Why is it cool? The paper and pulp industry is the third largest industrial emitter of global warming gasses. Every …

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Ti Mini Pen – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I appreciate a good writing instrument, and even more when it’s durable and can be an integral part of my EDC.  That’s why the Ti Mini Pen Kickstarter campaign piqued my interest immediately. What is it? The Ti Mini Pen is a short, twist-action pen made from machined Titanium.  It includes a …

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