Crowdfunded

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

SuperCalla: a magnetic coiling data/charging cable that is also a fidget toy!

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Charging and data transfer cables are often an annoying messy necessity. Why not make them fun and tidier all at the same time? SuperCalla is a data/charging cable that has been redesigned. It has several ring magnets located at certain distances along the length of the cable so that the cable can …

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Inertix Cyberpunk knife, Stay Safe Carabiner, and the Ekster Key Holder – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today we have an EDC themed set of crowdfunding campaigns. If you’re a pocket gear fan, you’ll want to check out these three products that are seeking funding. Inertix Cyberpunk Pocket Exoblade Knife What is it? The Inertix is a knife that is unlike any knife that I’ve seen before. To me, …

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MagEasy Folio and Board review – A magnetic modular organization system for your office tools

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I’m the type of person who performs and focuses best when my work area is neat, tidy, and all my needed tools are within reach. With many offices going to open concept working areas instead of cubicles with a desk and cabinets that are assigned to one worker, it can be tough …

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The HaierTab Tabot robot vacuum is a game changer for pet owners

CROWDFUNDED NEWS – Another robot vac, who cares right? Not this time friends. I’m going to tell you about the HaierTab Tabot robot vac which different in three important ways from all other robot vacs that are currently on the market. What is it? The HaierTab Tabot is a robot vacuum that rolls around your …

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Mendi brain training device review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Everyone knows that working out – lifting weights, running, etcetera, is the way to make your muscles healthier and stronger.  We all possess one body part that you simply cannot exercise in that way – our brain.  Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to exercise our brain similarly?  Science …

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Keep your clean hands with Hygiene Hand

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – We all need to touch things that are outside our cleaning control.  These days, nobody wants to touch anything, given the current state of Covid19. Door knobs, ATM or gas pump keyboards, grocery store checkout screens, the list goes on.  What if there was a way to touch them, without actually touching …

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Crowdfunding campaign to fund studies on whether far-UVC light can effectively inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19

ARTICLE – I stumbled upon an interesting crowdfunding campaign while researching the germicidal effects of ultraviolet type-C light for my PhoneSoap Go review (review coming soon). The Center for Radiological Research (CRR) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) is conducting a campaign to raise money to perform studies that will help determine how effective …

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The Zendure SuperHub is everything you need for compact power and connectivity

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Zendure who we’ve featured in the past (check out our Zendure SuperTank review) has just launched a new Kickstarter campaign for the SuperHub. What is it? The SuperHub is a 4-port power adapter for your laptop that does a whole lot more than just keep your laptop charged. 48W GaN charger with 30W …

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T2 Iso-Trainer workout equipment review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – So you want to get fit, eh? The T2 Iso-Trainer is a product that sets some high expectations as a single total body fitness solution. It’s based on isokinetic training principles where you provide the resistance, but it also combines elements of resistance bands and suspension trainers for a complete workout in …

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Replace all your USB-C dongles with the HyperDrive GEN2 USB-C hub

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a drawer or bag full of various USB-C dongles. I’m constantly unable to find the one I need (why do I have 3 HDMI ones and a single DisplayPort one that’s missing?!?) The HyperDrive GEN2 Kickstarter promises a single dongle to rule them all, in …

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Let your Rube Goldberg imagination run wild with Makeway

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Every Gadgeteer loves gizmos and gadgets.  Combining them into unlikely solutions was the artistic inspiration for Rube Goldberg.  The board game Mousetrap brought that creative opportunity to the game-playing masses. Makeway has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to let you do a little of that creative magic yourself on any magnetic vertical …

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Axxis hand axe multi-tool, ZIRUX GaN charger hub, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week we are bringing you info about three different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter. This week’s campaigns are for survival gear, an accessory for mobile warriors, and more. AXXIS HAND AXE: Survival Knife & EDC Camp Axe In Your Pocket What is it? Axxis is a uniquely designed …

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MOFT-Z is a 4-position standing desk in the size of a magazine

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – MOFT (Mobile Office for Travelers) just launched their latest Kickstarter project – the MOFT Z. Billed as the world’s first invisible sit-stand laptop desk, it is an origami-inspired stand that has 3 seated angles and will extend to 10 inches in seconds, to allow you to place your laptop or tablet high enough …

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