Crowdfunded

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

Overstressed for a charge? One word: Mello

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Are you an on-the-go type of person who needs to charge on the fly but doesn’t want to carry heavy chargers or battery packs? Stay Mello! Mello, a current Kickstarter campaign, is offering a solution that fits right on your keychain. They bill themselves as offering The World’s Sleekest High-Speed Charger. This […]

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Play Easily Now (PEN) Wargame – lots of fun with your (mini) figures

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Last year I reviewed Bag End, a building block set from Webrick. While I liked the set, it didn’t come with any mini figures. I already had a few from some LEGO sets, but not enough to fill out this hobbit home. I went to AliExpress to buy a few more, and

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This drawing set is the perfect addition to an artist’s EDC

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NEWS – Today, I want to tell you about a drawing toolset that is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. I like to ensure that each Kickstarter project I share with all of you is backed by a reputable company with a positive track record of previous successful Kickstarter projects or is already an established company.

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Korin is back with the HubPack 33 travel backpack!

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NEWS – Korin has a new crowdfunding campaign open on Kickstarter for their latest travel backpack – the HubPack 33.  With an emphasis on security-on-the-go, the HubPack 33 features cut-resistant material and a retractable metal cable that can be secured into the onboard TSA lock.  On the tech side, there are plenty of pockets for

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This EDC modular compass will make sure you won’t get lost

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NEWS – I’ve been fascinated with pocket watches and small compasses since I was a kid and I have to say that the Path-24 modular compass has me reaching for my wallet even if I’ll never use it in the woods. What is it? The Path-24 is a modular compass with an IPX8 waterproof rating.

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This multi-tool is like a Swiss Army knife and a carabiner had a baby!

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NEWS – You guys know that I like to share interesting multi-tools that I find on the net, but this one goes beyond interesting to insane. The OCTO MAX is a titanium carabiner that is strong enough to hold 1000 lbs. But that’s not what I think is insane about it. It’s all the other

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Nobel 2.0 kneeling chair, Mix 2 Titanium EDC ruler, WIZPR AI RING, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today, I have five Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns that I think are worth a look and possibly your money for a pledge/pre-order. If you’re into EDC gear, ergonomic office furniture, and magic power cables, then grab your favorite beverage, your credit card, and keep reading! Nobel 2.0 kneeling chair First up is a

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UGREEN NASync DXP480T Plus review – Setup your own private cloud storage!

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Having backups of our important digital files is something we should make a priority. Losing all your family photos due to a hard drive failure on your ancient desktop computer is a heartbreak you can avoid by implementing a backup process. NAS devices are a great backup solution, and today I want

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Modular magnetic titanium multi-tool? Yes please!

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NEWS – This is for all of the EDC multi-tool collectors out there who like unusual tools that might have questionable functionality but look too cool to pass up. Today, I have for you the JOAT multi-tool, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. What is it? The JOAT (Jack Of All Trades) is a

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Achieving $350,000 on Kickstarter, Longer Nano offers a free $129 gift!

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SPONSORED NEWS – Longer’s cutting edge Nano Laser Engraver has taken the world by storm with its unmatched precision and versatility. In just 6 hours, the Longer Nano campaign surpassed its initial crowdfunding goal with sales exceeding $100,000. Currently, the total crowdfunding amount has reached $360,000, exceeding the goal by 36 times. Each order is

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This carabiner will change your mind about carabiners and multi-tools

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NEWS – You guys know that I love to write about multi-tools and all things EDC, so when I saw the GH Carabiner, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, I was impressed enough to share it with all of you! What is the GH Carabiner? It’s a titanium carabiner. Wait, don’t press that back

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The YSMART keychain flashlight could become an EDC classic

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NEWS – YSMART LONDON is back with another crowdfunding campaign (it’s their 10th). This time, it’s for the YSMART MQ5 quick-release rechargeable flashlight. At first glance, it looks like a small flashlight you can attach to your belt loop, backpack strap, etc. But it has some extra features that make it very desirable, at least

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This titanium phone stand doubles as an EDC multi-tool that can also glow in the dark!

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NEWS – During one of my daily internet surf sessions for interesting gear, I came upon the 4th Kickstarter campaign from MeTool for the AceStand. It’s an interesting accessory for your smartphone that folds up for easy storage in your pocket, or gear bag. What is it? The AceStand is a folding stand for a

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This watch is guaranteed to turn heads and start conversations

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – When I first stumbled upon the BTF Nixie Watch Kickstarter campaign, it made me flashback to all of our crazy Tokyoflash watch reviews and the OnHand PC watch that I drooled over and ultimately reviewed more than 24 years ago! WOW! Time flies when you’re reviewing gadgets. What is it? The BTF

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YASHICA Vision night vision binocular review – see beyond your eye’s limits

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – There is a whole world out there when the sun sets that most of us never get to see. As the light fades, so does our ability to make out items. If you’ve ever seen a movie with military commandos, you’ve seen the cool night-vision goggles that they wear that let them

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