Posts Tagged ‘kickstarter’
 
 
 
Apple
 
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Nifty MiniDrive-1
Nifty MiniDrive-1

Nifty MiniDrive: Hot Swappable Macbook Air Flash Storage

My Macbook Air's hard drive capacity, or to be more technical SSD capacity is sorely limited.  Limited to a paltry 128GB of storage, it means I'm always chasing my tail, deleting photos, movies, and other needless items - I lon...
 
Cell Phones
 
Doorbot
Doorbot
Doorbot

DoorBot: The iPhone Smart Doorbell

They're a myriad of wireless security cameras that could be installed to monitor my front door.  But alas they all require a power source, something I'm not willing or talented enough to install.  So what's a fledging security ...

 
Speakers
 
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ORA-2
ORA-2

ORA iPad Speaker Promises Five Times The Sound

When a pair of headphones are no where in reach, you'll be left with the iPad's crumby speaker. Not much of a resolve if you're trying to watch a movie or listen your favorite holiday music.  And odds are if you don't have a pa...
 
Accessories
 
Spark Light Bulb Socket
Spark Light Bulb Socket
Spark Light Bulb Socket

Spark: an iPhone Controllable Light Bulb Socket (video)

WiFi connected light bulbs at one point we're neither here nor there.  Now, in the last few months we've seen two WiFi connected light bulbs emerge: the LIFX and the HUE from one of the world's biggest consumer electronics manu...

 
Clothing
 
Keysquare
Keysquare
Keysquare

KeySquare Replaces the Ugly Carabiner Keychain

Traipsing around with a carabiner attached to your pant's belt loop is a fashion faux pas.  Sure, it was acceptable in high school, but it's time to grow up and find a more suitable, more stylish utilitarian key chain. The Keys...
 
Computers
 
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Star-Citizen2-small
Star-Citizen2-small

PC-Only Star Citizen Shatters $2 Million Crowd Funding Goal [Videos]

You may not know it, but we game hard here at GR. Well at least James's cloned double does... While the real "us'es" remain tightly shackled to tattered desks deep in the dilapidated basements of our captors...er--I mean  "empl...

 
Cases
 
ReadyCase
ReadyCase
ReadyCase

ReadyCase is the Swiss Army Knife of iPhone Cases (video)

iPhone cases are every where we look. And now that the iPhone 5 has launched, companies are quick to release yet another iteration of an already existing case to match the specs of the now longer and thinner Apple handset.  Tak...
 
Offbeat
 
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Ostrich Pillow-1
Ostrich Pillow-1

Ostrich Pillow Now on Sale (video)

Some of the world's most productive people are nappers.  Heck, even some of the US Presidents have been known for performing the daily ritual.  And odds are if your work allows it, or you're self employed, you're probably alrea...

 
LED
 
LIFX Lightbulb
LIFX Lightbulb
LIFX Lightbulb

LIFX Lightbulb: an iPhone Controllable LED Colored Light Bulb with Automation (video)

Not too long ago, the only way you could control your home's lighting, blinds, music and more, was to invest in an exceptionally expensive system from the likes of Creston.  However, in the last few years we've seen a variety o...
 
Autos
 
Boosted Boards
Boosted Boards
Boosted Boards

Boosted Boards: the World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle is a Skateboard (video)

There is no disputing the similarities between the Z-Board - which enjoyed Kickstarter fame earlier this year - and the just announced Boosted Boards. However, Boosted Boards' design is far more innocuous, and by that we mean t...

 
Featured
 
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SmartThings-1
SmartThings-1

SmartThings Home Automation Brews the Coffee, Turns on the AC, Makes Everything Cool (video)

For the better part of the decade, home automation has been limited to those with padded bank accounts and a tolerance for proprietary systems that don't always work as they're marketed.  Creston is an example of that.  And whi...
 
Camera
 
Rhino Slider
Rhino Slider
Rhino Slider

Rhino Slider: the Portable Dolly System for Snow, Mud, and Car Shots (video)

Sure, achieving cinematic blissful shots takes more than a tripod, and the right gear, but it most certainly helps.  That being said, commercials, video, and movies are far more engrossing when the camera pans along with its su...