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

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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Forget about tangled cables, TAIM will tame your MacBook’s charging cable!

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I only travel 3 or 4 times a year, but when I do, I always take my MacBook with me because I don’t know what it means to “unplug.” Speaking of plugs, since I take my MacBook when I travel, I also take the power adapter. It’s always annoying to take the

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ESCURA Thermal Regulating comforter review – The Hot stays Hot

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Sleep is crucial to our well-being – at least that’s what the going wisdom tells us. Recent research is also exploring the relationship of our environment’s temperature to our sleep quality. Today, I’m going to tell you about a new product that may help you get the best sleep of your life

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CJRB Breeze EDC pocket tool review – it looks like a fidget spinner, but it’s really a multi-tool

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Today I want to introduce you to a new multi-tool from CJRB. The Pocket Breeze is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Let’s take it for a spin. What is it? The Pocket Breeze is a new utility knife/multi-tool from CJRB, a company known for their folding and fixed knives. What’s in the

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Have you ever considered adding a titanium ruler to your EDC? Now you will.

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Most people don’t think of adding a ruler to their EDC gear setup, but they might change their mind when they check out the Triceratops 2-in-1 ruler pen, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. What is it? The Triceratops 2-in-1 ruler pen is a triangular-shaped ruler made of titanium that holds

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The Phantom folding utility knife opens 3 ways!

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – When it comes to knives, the ones I use more than all others are utility knives. That’s because I receive a lot of packages, and utility knives are the easiest type of knife to use to open and break down boxes for recycling. When I saw the Phantom 2.0 Titanium Folding Utility

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Urbanix is a tiny EDC multi-tool for your keychain

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you like to carry the most basic tools with you when you’re on the go, you need to take a look at the Urbanix multi-function tool, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. You may have seen similar carabiner-style tools in the past, but this one has to be the smallest

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The Mantis Pen multitool isn’t really a pen, but 2 of its 4 functions are interesting to me

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’m always looking for unique multi-tools, and the Mantis Pen, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, caught my eye for two of its four features. What is it? The Mantis Pen is an EDC “pen” made of titanium which features a modular design with two ends that can unscrew to provide

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Strap this Game Boy-ish smartwatch on your wrist!

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – A high tech retro gaming watch is on Kickstarter. The overachiever developer, Jason Rogers, crossed paths with the developer of the Pebble Watch, thought, planned and is about to produce a retro gaming watch with smartwatch features.  This guy was a naval submarine officer, and has degrees in physics, nuclear engineering, computer

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Add this titanium handled multi-tool toothbrush to your EDC!

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – You have a flashlight, a knife, and a pen in your EDC, but what about a toothbrush? You can have one with the EvoGrip which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. What is it? The EvoGrip is a multi-tool toothbrush! It features a Gr5 titanium handle that holds a removable toothbrush head

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NocFree Lite 60% compact split wireless mechanical keyboard review

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In my question to try all the mechanical keyboards that are currently on the market, I was approached to review on that isn’t on the market -yet. It’s the NocFree Lite 60% compact split wireless mechanical keyboard which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Let’s put our fingers on the home row

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Milessey D9 PRO laser measurement tool review – now with more lasers

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – How do you improve upon a laser measurement tool? Add a color touch screen? Add a flashlight? How about more lasers? The Milessey D9 PRO laser measurement tool has done that and more. What is it? The Milessey D9 PRO is a laser distance measurement tool featuring dual side firing lasers to

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