Pixlplay Recycles Outdated Smartphone Into Kids’ Camera

February 13, 2017 1 min read


There are endless ways to reuse an old smartphone: as a home surveillance system, in-car GPS, universal remote, wireless hotspot—or, a kids’ camera. Inspired by the classic 35mm design, PixlPlay is a colorful, […]

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Prep for Robot Apocalypse with Programmable Cyborg Arms

February 09, 2017 1 min read


Prepare for the coming robot apocalypse with a programmable cyborg arm. Two crowdfunding projects launched this month—the MeArm Pi kit and uArm Swift—in hopes of spreading bionic love across the globe. UK-based Mime […]

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No Headphone Jack? No Problem for Crowdfunded Adapter

February 08, 2017 1 min read


When Apple closed the door to the iPhone 7 headphone jack, it opened a window for innovators. But while many makers introduced Lightning-connected earbuds or wireless listening devices, Podo Labs is taking a […]

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This Transformers Phone Is Too Awesome To Be Real…Because It’s Not

February 05, 2017 1 min read


Have you ever wanted a super sweet phone that looked like a Transformer? Finding your current phone is just a little too dull for your tastes? You’ll need to go ahead and contribute […]

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Crowdfund Petite Panic Button Ripple

February 01, 2017 1 min read


Pepper spray and a hairbrush-concealed stiletto dagger don’t always cut it when you’re in danger. But a personal panic button may save your life. Ripple—the “world’s first wearable support network”—is a safety device […]

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Apocalypse Now Is Finally Getting Turned Into a Video Game

January 25, 2017 1 min read

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It may have been a long time coming, but Apocalypse Now will be getting turned into a video game. A team of industry veterans launched a Kickstarter campaign today to fund the three-year-long, […]

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Pint-Sized Einstein Robot Is Officially the Best Kickstarter Ever

January 24, 2017 1 min read


You’ve seen plenty of cool ideas pitched on Kickstarter before, from Raspberry Pi accessories to home brewing gear. None of them can compete with this tiny robotic Albert Einstein. The project page claims […]

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‘Kung Fury’ Director Joins Team of Another 1980s Throwback Short Film

December 22, 2016 1 min read


People waiting for Kung Fury 2 might have to wait longer, but in the meantime, the director has joined the team of another like-minded short film. David Sandberg, the Swedish director and star […]

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Creator Owned Oathbound is a Western Delight

November 21, 2016 1 min read


Kickstarter, the online crowdfunding website, opens the door for thousands of creator-owned ideas, products, and projects every day. Allowing a project to be not only funded but shared and advertised, based on its […]

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Bears vs. Babies Is The New Card Game From The Creators Of Exploding Kittens

October 21, 2016 1 min read

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The Oatmeal is known across the internet for his distinctive and hilarious comics, and more recently he’s been known as one of the collaborators on the hugely popular card game Exploding Kittens. Now, […]

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Holovect Draws Glorious Battlezone-Style Images in Midair

October 19, 2016 1 min read


Back in the early days of video gaming, monochrome vector images were pretty hot stuff. Asteroids. Battle Zone. Now someone’s figured out how to draw those images not on a screen but right […]

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Tokyo Is Being Recreated As 100 Piece 3D Printed Map You Can Own

October 18, 2016 1 min read


Visiting Tokyo can be expensive, and it’s only going to get more expensive as we get closer to the Olympics taking place there in 2020. However, you don’t need to visit Tokyo in […]

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