Crowdfunded

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

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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Grip Clip – A nerd fashion accessory

With only 6 days to go, the Grip Clip Kickstarter project is already fully funded. This small injection molded silicone clip slides onto the temple of your glasses and provides  an open gripper that can hold a pencil, pen, or other similarly sized object. The look is akin to sticking a pencil behind your ear, but it …

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MonkeyOh Charging Dock and Stand for iPhone and Android

FELIX is using Kickstarter to fund their new MonkeyOh Charging Dock and Stand for iPhone and Android.  We’ve seen stands that attach to the wall outlet before that are similar to this, but the MonkeyOh is the only one that looks like a monkey!  The description says the MonkeyOh can be used without the charger …

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PLX Devices Yaba X – Vibration speaker that doubles as a guitar amp

Vibration speakers are unique because they turn ordinary objects like a table or a box into a speaker with full sound. The Yaba X is an ultra portable vibration speaker from PLX Devices that has already achieved full funding through Kickstarter. The pocket-sized Yaba is made of cast zinc and is going to be available …

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The You’ve Got Mail Bag delivers – or at least it used to

The You’ve Got Mail Bag from hearts.com is a unique laptop case made out of old USPS (United States Postal Service) mail bags and seat belt straps. The bag dimensions are 15 inches long, 11 inches high and 1 inch wide. The bag has one main padded zippered compartment and two smaller outside pockets. As …

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Click & Grow Smartpot flowerpots get even smarter

Last month I posted a review of the Click & Grow Smartpot flowerpot and had a positive experience with it except for one important thing… Trying to grow a plant in Southern Indiana during the winter months, even with an auto watering flowerpot, just doesn’t work that well due to short sunlight hours. The folks …

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