Crowdfunded

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

Artisan Revere Super Steel Chef’s Knife review

REVIEW – Sometimes I get to review products that just feel like magic right out of the box. The Artisan Revere Super Steel Chef’s Knife which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter is one of those cases. These guys set out to make the perfect chef’s knife, and I think that they may have accomplished …

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CUBEPACKS | Packing Cubes That Transform Into Packs – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Packing cubes are some of my most vital travel gear—they allow me to pack a lot more than without them.  But sometimes I think it would be nice to have a smaller day pack to use once I get to my destination, rather than hauling me travel backpack around.  Cubepacks bridge that …

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Edge of Belgravia Stingray frying pan review

REVIEW – The award-winning designers at Edge of Belgravia are at it again. But this time we’re not looking at knives… we’re looking at cookware! The Stingray nonstick pan is kicking off a new kickstarter campaign this week. I got a pre-launch sample to see if it’s more than just sharp looks. How did it …

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Keep your head up and be safe with Hudway Drive

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – These days we live in a world that is dominated by technology that has found its way into just about every area of our lives. One of the most popular devices is our addictive smartphone and in recent years it has been blamed for many vehicle-related accidents. Despite the integration of smartphones …

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The Twist Press Coffee Maker from Barista & Co – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’m a fan of coffee, and although I can’t complain about the free coffee where I work, the flavor is less than…flavorful.  I’ve had my eye on various coffee presses for a while and I recently stumbled onto the Twist Press Coffee Maker from Barista & Co.  Let’s check it out. What is …

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MEZONE TWS earbuds sound great and also charge wirelessly – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – There have been wireless earbuds for a few years now, but the latest innovation in wireless earbuds is called TWS and it stands for True Wireless Stereo. It doesn’t just mean that there isn’t a wire between each earbud. It means that you can use either earbud or both earbuds interchangeably. What …

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Dress up your Apple Watch with the Golden Knight stingray strap

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Apple Watches are everywhere.  Most people like the sporty look, but there are many folks that prefer a dressier look.  Golden Knight has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for their genuine stingray watch strap.  It is designed to give the Apple Watch, or any watch with a 22mm spring bar lug (Tag …

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REFYNE – EP1: The Essential EDC Titanium Bolt-Action Pen – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Of late, there has been a surge in really cool-looking crowdfunded pen campaigns on Kickstarter.  Here’s another one: the REFYNE – EP1.  Its a minimalist bolt-action pen made from either stainless steel or titanium that looks like it would fit in with your EDC as well as become your favorite desk pen.  …

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MAGCON is a drawing tool that fits in your pocket – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s not often that I find a drawing tool that is this cool in the way that it looks and in the way that it works. MAGCON is that tool. Let’s check it out. What is it? MAGCON is a pocket-sized anodized aluminum curved and straight ruler combo that can be used …

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KRMA Titanium Pen – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Minimalism is in.  Titanium as a material is in.  And pens are useful and can also be cool.  Combine all of those things together and you might end up with the KRMA Titanium Pen. What is it? The KRMA Titanium Pen is a sleek writing instrument that is machined from Titanium with …

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EMT-The EveryMan Tool – Notable crowdfunding project

CROWDFUNDED – EDC is sort of our bag here at The Gadgeteer, baby.  And the best EDC gadgets are small, sleek, and multi-functional.  The EMT-EveryMan Tool is all that, and you just might be able to add a bag of chips.  (Not really, but customization is available!) What is it? The EMT-EveryMan Tool is a …

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Field Pen Twist – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDED – A good pen is a treasure, especially one with a cool style that is durable and writes well.  Machine Era has some very respectable experience in these matters, and their latest Kickstarter campaign—the Field Pen | Twist—looks more than promising, it looks like a big hit.  Let’s check it out! What is it? …

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The Rain Straw solves a major pain point for reusable straws – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDED – We keep hearing about how many plastic straws are ending up in the trash and then in our landfills and waterways. But switching to a reusable straw can be too much trouble to stick with it due to the way you have to clean them. Do you remember the Final Straw that I …

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