Crowdfunded

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

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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broski Lety Headphones review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – The broski Lety Headphones promise a premium experience to compete with the class leaders, but at a much more affordable price. A lofty goal indeed… and you know what? Despite a few issues, they kind of nailed it. To the review! What is it? They are lightweight noise-canceling headphones that are sweat …

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Check out beamo, an affordable compact laser cutter and engraver for makers

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you think you’re crafty now, just imagine what kind of cool things you can make with a tabletop cutter and engraver like the beamo which just launched on Kickstarter from Flux, the same company who had the successful Flux Delta 3D printer campaign. What is it? beamo is a small desktop …

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HiiDii glasses, Shine automated toilet cleaner, Ezl smartphone stand, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week I’m bringing you two Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns and two campaigns from Indiegogo. et’s check them out. HiiDii Glasses: Wearable Hands-Free Control for Your Devices What is it? HiiDii Glasses are a wearable controller for computers, tablets, and smartphones. Why do I like it? I like the HiiDii Glasses because it’s …

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2 Kickstarter projects that will turn your iPad Pro into a laptop

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Have you made the leap from using a laptop or desktop computer to just using a tablet like the iPad Pro? I think about making this leap quite often, but the keyboard cases for the iPad Pro have one feature that’s been missing until now – a trackpad. Yes, I know that …

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How to keep your phone from running off on its own adventure — Koala Super-Grip Phone Harness

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re like me, one of your biggest fears about taking your phone on adventures is losing your grip on your phone or having it slip out of a pocket and go on its own adventure. The Koala Super-Grip Phone Harness from Hangtime on Indiegogo is currently sitting at 1500% of its …

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