Tag Archives: Kickstarters

  • SolarGaps: Energy Generating Solar Panel Window Blinds

    SolarGaps: Energy Generating Solar Panel Window Blinds

    Solar energy is one of the biggest potential money savers the future holds, in addition to being great for the environment as well. But not everybody interested in harnessing the power of themselves has a secret volcano lair or a roof to call their own, and now there are SolarGaps for those who only have […]

  • Gravity: “The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety”

    Gravity: “The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety”

    Life’s funny sometimes. A few years ago there was a movie called Gravity that was a great vehicle for causing anxiety and stress in viewers. Now, there’s a blanket, also called Gravity, that’s designed to alleviate anxiety and stress. Pretty wild, right? Or maybe that’s just me that thinks so. The Gravity blanket is custom […]

  • Jelly: “World’s Smallest 4G Phone” Costs $80

    Jelly: “World’s Smallest 4G Phone” Costs $80

    I’m old enough to remember when it seemed like cell phones were always getting smaller rather than larger—remember Derek Zoolander‘s tiny cell phone? But in recent years the trend has been towards ever larger screens. Jelly is a step back towards The Smallening, with a new 4G mini-smartphone that measures only 3.6 inches tall, 1.7 […]

  • Knops: Control the Volume of the Real World

    Knops: Control the Volume of the Real World

    Life, much like television, is very rarely at the right volume. When there’s not too much noise for you to concentrate, there’s some soft-talker saying God knows what while you struggle to keep up. Once the latter problem becomes too prevalent it might be time to look into hearing aids. But for the former there […]

  • Elretron Penna: A Retro Wireless Keyboard (Video)

    Elretron Penna: A Retro Wireless Keyboard (Video)

    I’m just barely old enough to have used a typewriter when I was a kid, so I can state with firsthand authority that there’s nothing quite like an old-school typewriter keyboard for sonic and tactile satisfaction while typing—modern computers can’t match it, and smartphones and other wireless devices DEFINITELY can’t. Enter the Elretron Penna, a […]

  • REC 901 Collection: Watches Made From Recycled Porsches

    REC 901 Collection: Watches Made From Recycled Porsches

    Porsche isn’t the only company celebrating the legendary legacy of its Porsche 911. Other brands are able to slurp up some of that juice as well. REC Watches is one of them, and the watch brand recently unveiled the REC 901 Collection. Every watch in the crowdfunded REC 901 Collection is made from recycled Porsche […]

  • Uvolt Watch: The Watch That Charges Your Phone

    Uvolt Watch: The Watch That Charges Your Phone

    Watches are expected to do almost as much as phones are these days, so it makes sense to have a watch that can chip in and keep your phone working smoothly. Enter the Uvolt Watch, a minimalist analog watch with a removable 600 mAh battery that you can use to charge your phone in those […]

  • ZeTime: “World’s First Smartwatch with Hands Over Touchscreen

    ZeTime: “World’s First Smartwatch with Hands Over Touchscreen

    As technology continues to march on and innovation continues to spread, the bar on being the first product in the world to do a certain thing gets higher and higher. And that bar has been raised once more with the unveiling of ZeTime, billed by its makers at MyKronoz as the “world’s first smartwatch with […]