Tagged: Kickstarter campaign

AirSelfie – tiny drone with built-in camera gives wings to your selfie craze

Airselfie drone

What does a selfie fanatic in you do when stretching the arm or flexing out the selfie stick cannot fit in all friends or family members in one shareable frame? If you may, you can opt for AirSelfie – a pocket sized drone with built-in HD camera that can hover in midair to capture every moment perfectly. AirSelfie can takeoff right out of the palm of your hand, hover in air controlled with a smartphone app, and be returned to rest in a custom phone case, wherein it can recharge for another round of selfies. Read More…

HandEnergy uses the power of your body to charge gadgets

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There is nothing more sickening than running out of battery on your smartphone, camera or a flashlight, especially when you are not close to the grid. Even if you have the charger along, and don’t find a power outlet nearby, you feel handicapped as you cannot charge your device. Enter, HandEnergy, a ball-shaped pocket electricity generator that lets you charge your smart device with nothing more than the power of your body. The HandEnergy is fitted with a metal coil, magnets and battery – the battery on the device can be charged by rotating it with the hand and the power can then be used to charge a gadget of choice. Read More…

Kwiggle folding bike is that last mile commuter you were waiting for

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If you’re looking for a serious last mile commuting option, the Kwiggle is a good option. Yes there are many similar folding bikes out there, but this one makes the cut for being there amid the best because after about three years into make and brake, the wonderful foldable bike is finally headed for Kickstarter to realize its dream. That’s a lot of patience considering that there are new similar bikes rolling into the market every now and then. Read More…

Extremely cut-resistant zip tie-style OttoLock for your bike

OttoLock for bike

Bikes are prone to theft; cyclists realize the fact but move out with their bikes without an appropriate lock because most of the bike locks out there are either too bulky or difficult to use. Offering a lightweight and easy to use, secure solution, Otto DesignWorks has launched a Kickstarter campaign for OttoLock, a cut-resistant zip tie like lock for bikes and more. OttoLock measures 18mm wide and features multiple layers of high-temper stainless steel with highly durable plastic coating. A layer of Kevlar in the lock makes it too good for bolt cutters and other tools to breach through. Read More…

World’s first weight-reducing backpack features race car like suspension

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Travelling with a backpack packed in with a laptop, tablet and other accessories is such a norm these days. While the finest and lightest of bags out there only end up adding more weight (whatever little it may be), Keep Pursuing (KP) has developed what is billed as the world’s first weight-reducing backpack – yes, a backpack that is designed to make 20 pounds feel like 10. Read More…

$99 Superbook turns Android smartphone into full-fledged laptop

Superbook turns smartphone into a laptop

There have been previous attempts by HP and Motorola to turn a smartphone into a laptop. For some reason the experimentation didn’t fall in place. Taking that for example, Andromium has launched Kickstarter campaign for Superbook – a laptop shell that comes with a keyboard, multi-touch trackpad, built-in battery and screen, but requires an Android phone to be connected via USB for processor. The Superbook will then use the processor, storage and operating system of the smartphone. Read More…

STEPDive combines possibility of snorkeling and scuba diving in one system

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Resting somewhere between snorkeling and scuba, the STEPDive by Austria-based start-up SnorkelDive Innovations, is an innovative new dive snorkel system for families and kids. Designed for beginners, who want to start diving, the STEPDive combines the possibility of snorkeling and diving in one system. The revolutionary snorkel comes with a floating buoy attached to a hose, which allows the user to dive up to 5 meters deep (as far as the hose allows). Since the buoy can be tethered to multiple users, one can go diving/snorkeling, as you may like, with friends, family or even kids.

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LifeBEAM Vi headphones can coach you to fitness with AI

LifeBeam Vi earbuds

World of fitness trackers is still in its infancy. While there are endless fitness tracking devices out there, a smart coach that can entice you to push that extra bit for fitness is still not where it should be. You know we all need to be pushed for fitness, else we are too lazy. This is where wireless Vi headphones comes in. Developed by LifeBEAM, that considers picking data from the ear more accurate than from the wrist, Vi is a pair of biosensing earbuds bundled with logic artificial intelligence app, fitness tracking and coaching ability.   Read More…

Credit card-sized Pocket Tripod is one useful accessory for phones

Pocket Tripod

Clicking and uploading photos from your smartphone to platforms like Instagram or Facebook has become a common affair these days. Having a stable hand always give you an advantage while taking perspective shots, especially ones that need you to tilt the phone considerably. Carrying a DSLR and tripod is always a much better option, but there are times when you just have a phone and don’t want to miss an instinctive moment. A crisp photo or video that will attract views and strengthen your social-networking profile. So, how about an accessory that fits right inside your wallet, and turns into a tripod instantly?
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idime iPhone storage expansion device adds up to 256GB of extra space

idime iPhone storage expansion device

For iPhone owners, space is one thing that comes for a premium. With the iPhone you have no option for increasing the storage space and you have to stick with the 16, 32GB or if you have extra money to shell you could increase that to 64 or even 128GB. To let you expand iPhone storage at a very nominal price, idime an innovative new solution is banging at the doors. idime is a tailor-made dime-sized accessory that plugs into a specially designed case to give you 32, 64, 128 or 256GB of extra space without engaging the Lightning port. And retrieving files, photos and videos from the idime is as easy as plugging it to the computer’s USB port. Read More…