Crowdfunded

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

View and shoot 3D on your iPhone

This new project, recently launched on Kickstarter, should look a little familiar to any kid of the 80s.  Taking inspriration from the design of a ViewMaster and the technology behind sterographic images, Poppy is a lightweight, low cost peripheral for the iPhone that will let you produce and view 3D stills and video. Poppy works with …

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Bem Wireless hopes Kickstarter will help them with their Kickstand

Bem Wireless, known primarily for their wireless speakers, is branching out into mobile projectors. Their new Kickstand folding projector is seeking $100,000 funding through Kickstarter. With only 17 days left in the project, they have yet to collect 10% of that amount in pledges which is kind of a bummer, because this projector looks like …

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The Knife Fork & Spoon – a new take on an old problem

How do you improve upon the basic knife, fork, and spoon concept, something that has been around for years? How do you make that item into a tool for your on-the-go-everyday lifestyle? I recently came across an interesting take on this dilemma in a current project on Kickstarter. The Knife Fork & Spoon by John-Paul …

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It may not be the “one ring to rule them all”, but the Ringtool can fix a lot

There are tons of pocket tools out on the market these days, in many shapes sizes and forms. I am always looking for unique, simple to use and easy to carry pocket tools to refine and simplify my EDC (Every Day Carry). The Ringtool by Reductivist may be the replacement I am looking for. The …

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Get the world’s thinnest portable mobile charger in the Jackery Air

When I first saw the Jackery Air on Kickstarter , I thought it looked like every other portable charger. That is, until the picture of it side by side with the iPhone 5 came up. This charger is as thin as the iPhone 5 and looks to be nearly the same width and height as …

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Bring on the adventure with the Ti2 Sentinel X Aluminum Cache

Hiking, fishing, white water rafting, geocaching – these are all things I do not do on a regular basis. I do travel a bit though, and when I do I am always looking for neat, multi-purpose, rugged, functional products to take with me on my adventures. The Ti2 Sentinel X Aluminum Cache, a Kickstarter project …

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Immerse yourself in gaming and exercise with the Omni

If you are someone who loves to play games and who has a hard time getting off the couch, perhaps you should look into the Omni Kickstarter project by Virtuix. It may look odd from the outside, but its specialized shoe sole alongside of the tracking software allows you to walk, jump, crouch, strafe, or …

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Keep an iPhone tripod in your wallet with the Pocket Tripod

Are you a James Bond of the gadget world, always whipping out neat, useful and unique gadgets? Do you often wish you had some sort of portable stand with you, to prop up your iPhone for those important video calls with “M” (or your boss)? Do you wish this stand was lightweight and small enough …

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HALO MINI – An illuminated pet collar that will keep your pet safe and visible at night

The people at HALO are back with a new product. This time it’s for your furry best friend. HALO MINI is an ULTRA HIGH QUALITY rechargeable illuminated pet collar. We have re-designed and created an ultra high quality illuminating collar using our custom patented illumination system. Just like our HALO BELT, each HALO MINI is …

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EmoPulse – Taking the smartwatch to the next level

The EmoPulse Smile is a futuristic bracelet watch that is currently seeking $300,000 in funding as an indiegogo project. The Smile (strange name…) features a flexible color touchscreen display, 4G LTE connectivity that can be used as a standalone phone, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, NFC, FM Radio, Thunderbolt, GPS, wireless charging, 3 cameras, 7 …

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Keyprop, the portable smartphone stand on your key ring

Ever wish you had a way to prop up your smart phone for reading, Skyping or watching your favorite videos? The Keyprop by Integral Design may be the simple, stylish and portable solution you are looking for. The Keyprop is made out of polycarbonate and is over-molded with a rubberized TPE material. This means the Keyprop is …

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Delta Six game controller adds firepower to your shooting games

Looking to take that FPS (First Person Shooter) experience to the next level? Are you tired of dropping the enemy like every other gamer out there? Do you want to have the baddest @ssed looking game controller in cyberspace? The the Delta Six game controller may be what you need to add to your gaming …

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Léaf Opener is your credit card sized box opener and bottle cap lifter

The Léaf Opener is a Kickstarter project currently seeking $3800 funding. It’s a minimalist multi-tool that has been laser cut from solid sheets of stainless steel, and will feature 3 functions: box opener, bottle cap lifter and 1/4in hex tool bit holder. The edges are dull and not sharp, so you don’t have to worry that you’ll …

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You need not fear this Piranha, it’s only a knotless gear tie

The folks who brought us the Fish Bone knotless gear tie are at it again, this time with a new and improved knotless gear tie called the Piranha. The Piranha is a new design using all the feedback that the creator of the Fish Bone (Brent Garcia) received from that project. Instead of tying a …

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