Crowdfunded

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

SleekStrip phone grip, castAway tiny Chromebook, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today I have 6 campaigns for you to check out from Kickstarter and Indiegogo. I want one of each! castAway™ case – The World’s Smallest Chromebook! What is it? The castAway™ case is a case for your smartphone that adds an ultra-thin Chromebook second screen. Why do I like it? I like …

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Oclean X electric toothbrush review

CROWDFUNDED REVIEW – A toothbrush is only effective at maintaining oral hygiene provided that it is used properly and frequently. The Oclean X is a powered toothbrush that has many cleaning modes and can pair with a mobile device to enable custom cleaning, provide brushing performance feedback, and record use frequency. Read on to see …

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Henty Everyday Travel Bag review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW: Many Gadgeteers are bagaholics here.  Traditionally while on the move I love my messenger bags. They’re easy to use and give easy access to everything quickly and efficiently.  The situation changes however when you have to move things around from place to place.  This is where backpacks are more convenient because they make …

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One80Pouch is a low-profile, clip-on wallet alternative

CROWDFUNDED NEWS – I like wallets, and have had various ones as part of my EDC since I was in high school.  But sometimes it would be convenient to have an extra pocket that you could easily and quickly clip and unclip to yourself, one that is small enough to hold a few small essential …

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Finally a portable monitor that meets all of your on-the-go needs!!

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you are like me, and you carry your laptop and/or tablet with you everywhere you go, then just like me, you are always looking for an opportunity to set up where you can and get to working on something. One of the challenges that I always face is having to squeeze …

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Chiseled Design Distinct Ultra-Thin 30 Plus Tools-In-1 review

CROWDFUNDED REVIEW – As a photographer/videographer, I am always adding or swapping out accessories on my cameras, or rigging up some type of prop for a better shot. Since I already carry a lot of gear, it is not practical for me to walk around with a toolkit. Having access to a multitool device that …

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MOS Blackpack Grande review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Gadgeteers love their backpacks. MOS makes some terrific ones and we’ve reviewed them before – most recently in September 2018. MOS keeps evolving, learning what works and what can be improved, making each new iteration of their products better and better. Let’s take a look and see if your tech and other …

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FLUX beamo CO2 laser cutter/engraver review

REVIEW – Crafters, makers, and DIYers will be excited about the beamo CO2 laser cutter/engraver from FLUX which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Let’s take it for a test drive. What’s is it? beamo is an easy to use small tabletop unit that will allow you to cut and/or engrave a variety of materials …

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You’ll keep it skinny with the SlimFold Coin Travel Wallet with Hybrid RFID

CROWDFUNDED NEWS – I like wallets that are very slim, durable, and have minimalist yet useful features.  Although I do try out other wallets fairly often, the SlimFold Micro Soft Shell Travel Wallet is the one that I have been going back to for my EDC wallet since reviewing it back in 2016.  SlimFold is …

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Titanium bottle, a reverse umbrella, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week I’m bringing you three Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns. Let’s check them out. Titaner Life Bottle V2.0 What is it? The Titaner Life Bottle V2.0 is a vacuum bottle made of Titanium. Why do I like it? I like the Titaner Life Bottle V2.0 because it’s small enough to fit in my …

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GoFindMe GPS tracker review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW There are many GPS trackers and they generally rely on Bluetooth proximity or GPS with cellular connectivity. But what if you want to track items outside of Bluetooth or cellular range? The GoFindMe GPS tracker can track items over large distances without cell service or subscription in real time. Read on to see …

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Huru A Model backpack review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Schlepping – the act of hauling or carrying, typically something awkward or heavy.  We all do it, especially when traveling.  We Gadgeteers always have lots of do-dads and gizmos to schlep, along with the requisite every day carry (EDC) items that life requires.  If we’re traveling, we also need other stuff, like …

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Kiddoz, the new, clever cookbook and measuring cup kit from Chefclub makes cooking realistic for kids with a special ‘cooking language’

NEWS – You might’ve heard of Chefclub before? They’re a leading producer of entertaining recipe videos and they’re back making noise with their latest endeavor Kiddoz. The goal with Kiddoz, available via Kickstarter campaign, is to inspire kids and encourages creativity in the kitchen, while spending quality time as a family preparing money-saving, nutritious foods …

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