Kickstarter Stupendous Splendiferous ButterUp

Move over Potato Salad, a butter knife is the next Kickstarter craze

By on August 21, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

Move over Potato Salad, a butter knife is the next Kickstarter craze

You might not be looking for the most Stupendous Splendiferous ButterUp butter knife out there for your cold butter, but almost 7,000 backers on Kickstarter definitely want to improve their experience when it comes to spreading butter taken right out of the fridge. With 12 days left in the campaign, the aforementioned knife project raised over AUD $170,000, well above its initial AUD $38,000 goal. More →

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Kickstarter Noke Smart Padlock

Meet Noke, the smart Bluetooth-enabled padlock

By on August 18, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Meet Noke, the smart Bluetooth-enabled padlock

The Noke – pronounced “no key” – is a brand new project seeking funds on Kickstarter, a smart Bluetooth-enabled padlock that’s apparently designed to help you ditch keys and combinations and adapt to the 21st century. Fuz Designs, the company behind Noke, is looking to raise $100,000 to make the Noke a real product and has already received over $15,000 in pledges from interested buyers with 30 days left in the campaign. More →

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Anti-Gravity Modular Backpack Kickstarter

Never lose anything again with this amazing magnetized backpack

By on August 13, 2014 at 4:25 PM.

Never lose anything again with this amazing magnetized backpack

Finding the right backpack can be a challenge. Everyone has different priorities when it comes to what they need to pack for work or for travel, but what if you had a backpack that adapted to your needs? That’s what Tessel Supply is attempting to provide with its latest Kickstarter project: the Anti-Gravity Modular Pack System. Similar to Google’s Project Ara, the Anti-Gravity system has several replaceable parts which can be rearranged for maximum efficiency. More →

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Kickstarter: LightFreq Smart Light Bulb

Meet LightFreq, the tiny lightbulb that does music and smart notifications

By on August 5, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

Meet LightFreq, the tiny lightbulb that does music and smart notifications

LightFreq is the name of a new product seeking funding on Kickstarter that describes itself as a “genius multi-functioning HD audio light bulb that offers an audio system, wake-up mode, phone alerts, intercom,” and other features. The light bulb is supposed to fit any regular light fitting and lamp and wirelessly connect with a smartphone in order for users to customize their LightFreq experience via a special app. More →

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Maps Made Easy Kickstarter

This brilliant Kickstarter will let you make maps that put Google and Bing to shame

By on July 31, 2014 at 4:58 PM.

This brilliant Kickstarter will let you make maps that put Google and Bing to shame

This Kickstarter campaign is for anyone who has ever looked at Google Maps or (especially) Apple Maps and thought: “I could do better than that.” Because with Maps Made Easy, you’re finally going to have that opportunity to make your own maps capable of putting big tech companies to shame. Drones Made Easy, the team behind Maps Made Easy, is working to build a website that will allow users to upload raw images captured during a drone’s flight and process them into high quality stitched images that fit seamlessly together to build interactive photo maps, like the ones you see on Google. More →

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Best Kickstarter Projects Modbook Pro X

How to get the touchscreen Retina MacBook Pro of your dreams

By on July 30, 2014 at 2:15 PM.

How to get the touchscreen Retina MacBook Pro of your dreams

Apple has never been all that keen on the idea of releasing a MacBook with a touchscreen, even if it has been toying with the idea of releasing a larger “iPad Pro.” Just because Apple isn’t going to release a touchscreen MacBook, however, doesn’t mean that a bold entrepreneur on Kickstarter won’t give it a shot. A new Kickstarter projected called Modbook Pro X is trying to raise $150,000 to build a massive MacBook-tablet hybrid that even utilizes one of Steve Jobs’ most hated accessories — the stylus. More →

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Kickstarter Bunch O Balloons

Awesome Kickstarter hit revolutionizes water balloon fights

By on July 29, 2014 at 10:25 PM.

Awesome Kickstarter hit revolutionizes water balloon fights

A new, interesting product is taking Kickstarter by storm – Tinnuss Enterprises’ Bunch O Balloons, which has already raised well over $600,000 with 23 days left in the campaign, or more than 60 times its initial funding goal. The purpose of Bunch of Balloons is quite simple: allow kids to quickly fill up lots of balloons with water, so they can truly have fun instead of spending so much time filling them up with water. More →

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Kickstarter Sense Sleep Pill

Sense is the latest awesome product to take Kickstarter by storm

By on July 24, 2014 at 11:31 PM.

Sense is the latest awesome product to take Kickstarter by storm

Sense reached its Kickstarter goal of $100,000 in just seven hours, becoming a new Kickstarter star on its way to almost $400,000 in pledges with 28 days left in its crowdfunding campaign. Developed by Hello, Sense is an advanced sleep-tracking gadget that aims to improve our time in bed. More →

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Kickstarter Coolest Cooler Record

‘Coolest’ cooler Kickstarter pledges could reach record-shattering $21M

By on July 24, 2014 at 9:31 PM.

‘Coolest’ cooler Kickstarter pledges could reach record-shattering $21M

The “Coolest” cooler is a very successful Kickstarter project that has so far raised almost $7 million, or about 14,000% its initial goal of $50,000, with KickTraq stats saying the campaign could end up raising more than $21.7 million by August 29 when it ends, assuming it’ll continue to draw backers at the same rate. More →

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Kickstarter Acton R Rocketskates

These crazy ‘Rocketskates’ have already passed $230K on Kickstarter

By on July 18, 2014 at 2:42 PM.

These crazy ‘Rocketskates’ have already passed $230K on Kickstarter

Remember that good-looking, electric Marbel skateboard, that managed to raise over $365,000 on Kickstarter, or more than four times its goal? In case you wished someone would come up with a similar project for roller skates, you should check out the Acton R “Rocketskates,” which have already raised more than $230,000 on the same crowd-funding site, well over the $50,000 goal, with 35 days to go until the campaign is finished. More →

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Kickstarter InkCase Plus Smartphone Screen

Conserve battery by adding a second screen to your smartphone

By on July 15, 2014 at 12:50 PM.

Conserve battery by adding a second screen to your smartphone

A new Kickstarter project says that you can improve smartphone battery life by adding a second screen to your Android handset, thus stopping yourself from continuously turning on the smartphone’s main display. Called InkCase Plus, the device is actually an E Ink screen that’s mounted in a special case, and it’s able to display incoming notifications and run certain special applications. More →

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Kickstarter: Coolest Cooler Project

This cool ‘Coolest’ cooler just passed $4M on Kickstarter with more than a month to go

By on July 14, 2014 at 5:35 PM.

This cool ‘Coolest’ cooler just passed $4M on Kickstarter with more than a month to go

There are many interesting projects on Kickstarter, but few of them can say they managed to reel in more than $4.1 million. That’s more than 80 times what Ryan Grepper, the mastermind behind the Coolest cooler, wanted to raise in order to make a smart device that knows many interesting tricks in addition to simply keeping beverages cold. More →

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Kickstarter: BGnG Real-Life First Person Shooter

What if you could play a first-person shooter in real life?

By on July 9, 2014 at 1:11 PM.

What if you could play a first-person shooter in real life?

Those gamers who no longer find first-person shooters amusing enough should check out a new Kickstarter  project that wants to offer players a “real-life in-person combat shooter and horror survival experience.” In other words, players get real weapons and combat gear, and experience real combat and pain. Blood, Guts ‘n Glory (BGnG) is an event that will take place in Atlanta Georgia this October, assuming the project is fully funded. The project places teams of players into realistic combat scenarios where they’ll have to fight zombies and mutants or battle insurgents and other special forces. More →

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