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Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

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Being able to 3D scan objects from the real world into the virtual one has been a relatively expensive process, until now. CowTech Ciclop is a new laser 3D scanner that will cost you only $99.One of the ways this scanner has been able to remain so affordable... >>

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

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Getting rid of cables completely is the dream. But until that day comes cutting down their number will have to do. That's what one Kickstarter project is doing by combining iPhone and Android chargers into one cable.LMcable claims to be the world's first... >>

That crazy successful Exploding Kittens card game is now an iPhone app

That crazy successful Exploding Kittens card game is now an iPhone app

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One of the most-backed campaigns on Kickstarter is now an iPhone game.Remember Exploding Kittens? It's an excellent card game. Because, well, anything with kittens and explosions and cards is perfect. The world seems to agree with us too, because within... >>

Laser upgrade coming to London’s ‘Boris Bike’ cycle hire scheme

Laser upgrade coming to London’s ‘Boris Bike’ cycle hire scheme

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Remember the Blaze Laserlights that appeared on Kickstarter back in January 2014? Now they're going to be installed on London's cycle hire bikes.London's "Boris Bikes" as they're affectionately known after mayor Boris Johnson got them up and running,... >>

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion

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Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintionSiam's 7X is the first US smartphone to offer dual screen technology, front and back. Plus it feature biometric earprint technology.A rear E Ink screen isn't new, as the Russian YotaPhone has... >>

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

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The number one most annoying thing about headphones or earbuds is that, when in use, you can't hear a thing that's happening around you. Well, a new project on Kickstarter hopes to change that.Called Batband, it's basically a futuristic-looking headband... >>

Nextbit Robin is a cloud-first Android smartphone that wants to ease your storage woes

Nextbit Robin is a cloud-first Android smartphone that wants to ease your storage woes

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Nextbit has announced its first smartphone, the Nextbit Robin, described as a cloud-first Android device.The Nextbit Robin wants to shake up both hardware and software, taking Android deeper into the cloud with a unique storage management approach.The... >>

What is the Nebia shower? Save money, intensify showers, help the planet

What is the Nebia shower? Save money, intensify showers, help the planet

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Nebia aims to reinvent the shower, something which hasn't changed for over a century. The new shower will not only feel better but should save 70 per cent of the water a current shower uses. That means saving you money and helping the environment.Nebia... >>

Sony starts its own crowdfunding platform for new gadget ideas

Sony starts its own crowdfunding platform for new gadget ideas

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Sony has announced that it will be launching its own version of Kickstarter dubbed First Flight. This will be exclusively for Sony products.The idea behind First Flight is to help push new products from Sony while also allowing the public to pre-order... >>

Shenmue 3 confirmed as Kickstarter project smashes records

Shenmue 3 confirmed as Kickstarter project smashes records

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Remember Shenmue and Shenmue II, the vast RPG games that launched originally on the Sega Dreamcast 15 years ago? Well thanks to the power of Kickstarter a third instalment is about to be made.Announced on stage at Sony's E3 press conference in LA with... >>

Forget head tracking on Oculus Rift, Fove VR headset can track your eyes

Forget head tracking on Oculus Rift, Fove VR headset can track your eyes

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When you read you don't move your head from side-to-side, just your eyes. And when you are looking around in your normal field of vision, you are not expected to make sharp and distinct head movements either. But that is what we are expected to do when... >>

Hub+ is the gorgeous USB-C adapter for MacBook that adds ports, doubles as charger

Hub+ is the gorgeous USB-C adapter for MacBook that adds ports, doubles as charger

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If you're going to be an owner of the new Apple MacBook you may be looking for an adapter to turn that single USB-C port into more. The Hub+ is a new offering on Kickstarter that is smashing its goal.At the moment the new MacBook will not allow more than... >>

This revolutionary inside-out umbrella promises a drip-free experience

This revolutionary inside-out umbrella promises a drip-free experience

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The umbrella is about to get a much-needed overhaul.Have you ever looked at an umbrella and wondered why its basic design hasn't changed in what seems like forever? Well, we've asked ourselves this question a billion times in the past, and it appears... >>

Meld Knob and Clip make your hob smart for perfect poached eggs every time, and more

Meld Knob and Clip make your hob smart for perfect poached eggs every time, and more

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Meld makes the bold promise of creating the perfect meal every time you use your hob. It does this using an intelligent temperature sensor and automatic knob adjuster in combination with an app.Meld, which has currently raised over $72,000 of its $50,000... >>

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

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There's a reason dog handlers use treats to train hounds – they work. The same could be applied to people using the kSafe, which locks up what you want until you've reached your fitness goals.kSafe lets you place in lock-up something you want, like... >>

17 Kickstarter projects that smashed their goals, you'll be surprised by number 2

17 Kickstarter projects that smashed their goals, you'll be surprised by number 2

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Kickstarter started in 2009 and it's home to thousands of projects, big and small, that are crowd-funded by people like you. Since its launch, 8 million people have pledged more than $1.5 billion, funding 78,000 independently created projects.The site... >>

Back to the Future documentary coming October, watch the trailer now

Back to the Future documentary coming October, watch the trailer now

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If you never thought you'd get to go Back to the Future again, you certainly can't see through time as one last hoorah has arrived in Back in Time. The crowd-funded documentary is due for release in October and has a trailer out now.The Back in Time documentary... >>

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

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Pancake art is fast becoming a popular internet phenomenon that, until recently, was reserved for those with artistic flair and a steady hand. Now PancakeBot has arrived, anyone can get involved.PancakeBot is currently on Kickstarter where it's already... >>

World’s first power meter for running is here to make you faster, meet Stryd

World’s first power meter for running is here to make you faster, meet Stryd

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Professional athletes improve performance by measuring their efforts, analysing data and targeting how to train. Thanks to wearables we can start to do this but not as effectively as possible, until now. Stryd is a new wearable that offers runners the... >>

Sesame is a smart lock that lets you open doors with a custom knock

Sesame is a smart lock that lets you open doors with a custom knock

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We can't wait for a day when all of our homes and devices and appliances and doors and windows and cars and lives will be smart and automated. That's why it's exciting when new projects for internet-connected stuff like Sesame land on Kickstarter.Sesame... >>

Sense sleep tracker alarm now on sale, months after smashing $1m mark on Kickstarter

Sense sleep tracker alarm now on sale, months after smashing $1m mark on Kickstarter

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Those of you who have trouble getting up in the morning should probably check out Sense. It's a sleep tracker/smart alarm, and it just went on sale for the first time.We first told you about Sense last July, when it joined the elite projects that have... >>

Beam is the light bulb that doubles as a projector, turns a table into a screen

Beam is the light bulb that doubles as a projector, turns a table into a screen

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Little by little, we're getting closer to living in space age-like, internet-connected world.During CES 2015, Pocket-lint took a tour of Sony's Life Space UX concept, which included an apartment-type setup, filled with interactive lights, speakers, and... >>

Pebble Time makes $1 million in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter, smashes record

Pebble Time makes $1 million in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter, smashes record

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Pebble Time, the new smartwatch from Pebble, made a million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in around 30 minutes, trouncing the record in doing so.The previous record was held by The Veronica Mars Movie Project, which raised $1 million (£647,340)... >>

Watch out Hollywood, now people are making movies shot with an iPhone 6

Watch out Hollywood, now people are making movies shot with an iPhone 6

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A 15-minute movie shot entirely on an iPhone 6 has been successfully backed on Kickstarter, giving Hollywood a run for its money. Romance in NYC was directed and produced by Tristan Pope, who was keen show people what's possible with phone camera technology... >>

Buff iPhone 6 case isn’t afraid to show it all off, but is that a good thing?

Buff iPhone 6 case isn’t afraid to show it all off, but is that a good thing?

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The Buff case is going for sexy, by baring all. But it isn't just about sex appeal, the case offers complete protection too despite its minimal form factor.The point of the Buff case is to allow your phone to be on display as much as possible but while... >>

Exploding Kittens is the most backed Kickstarter campaign ever, 1000% funding in an hour

Exploding Kittens is the most backed Kickstarter campaign ever, 1000% funding in an hour

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Exploding Kittens sounds excellent. Anything with kittens and explosions was going to do well on the interwebs, but this Kickstarter project is ridiculous as the most popular of all time in just a few days.Within 20 minutes of appearing Exploding Kittens... >>

This personal robot will run your life for you

This personal robot will run your life for you

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Let's face it, we've always had aspirations of owning a robot butler or household Android that will handle our menial day to day chores. And anyone born during before the 90s would have at least once thought that we'd have one by now - it's 2015 for... >>

Next generation 3Doodler 2.0 3D printing pen unveiled at CES 2015

Next generation 3Doodler 2.0 3D printing pen unveiled at CES 2015

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3Doodler was the original 3D printing pen so it's not a huge surprise that it's back with version 2.0 at CES 2015.3Doodler 2.0 is a slimmer, lighter version than its predecessor coming in at less than quarter the size at just 50g in weight. Once again... >>

Future chargers now: Belt battery, sole power shoes and more

Future chargers now: Belt battery, sole power shoes and more

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The future of power is a strange one. Already we're starting to see ways of transmitting electricity like you would with Wi-Fi over the air and battery breakthroughs for longer life cells are happening regularly.But we're still a long way off from unlimited... >>

Cascade Wallet might just be the best idea ever... and it'll stop you double paying with an Oyster card

Cascade Wallet might just be the best idea ever... and it'll stop you double paying with an Oyster card

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Kickstarter and crown funding sites like it have had their critics but there's little doubt that they have helped innovation flourish. There are great products out there in the world that you can buy now that would never have seen the light of day had... >>

Hush smart earplugs actively cancel noise and intelligently wake you for perfect sleep

Hush smart earplugs actively cancel noise and intelligently wake you for perfect sleep

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Hush is a new Kickstarter project that aims to offer people the best sleep possible thanks to active noise cancellation and more.The Hush smart earplugs actively record noise and play the opposite sound waves in order to create true silence. But they... >>

Hemingwrite typewriter comes with an e-paper display and cloud-saves in real time

Hemingwrite typewriter comes with an e-paper display and cloud-saves in real time

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A new campaign on Kickstarter aims to provide you with a distraction-free writing tool, called Hemingwrite.The team behind Hemingwrite likely came up with that name as a play on Ernest Hemingway. He was an an American author and journalist not only known... >>

The Bionic Runner gives you all the benefits of running without the injuries

The Bionic Runner gives you all the benefits of running without the injuries

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When's a bike not a bike? When it's a running machine called the Bionic Runner. This invention allows runners to train on through injury recovery without the risk of further damage.The Bionic Runner, currently on Kickstarter, was created as a way to allow... >>

Always wanted to play original Gameboy games in 1080p on your TV? With Hdmyboy you can

Always wanted to play original Gameboy games in 1080p on your TV? With Hdmyboy you can

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If, like us, you have an original, 25-year-old classic Gameboy sitting around in a drawer gathering dust and a collection of games you'd love to still play, you should head over to Kickstarter and back Hdmyboy. It's a device that, once installed, adds... >>

Help fund a movie sequel on Kickstarter and you can be a player in Football Manager 2016

Help fund a movie sequel on Kickstarter and you can be a player in Football Manager 2016

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Mike Bassett: England Manager is a real guilty pleasure of a movie and you can help fund a sequel 13 years on (let's forget about the ill-conceived TV series spin off, shall we?). And what's more, by doing so you can also be a player in next year's version... >>

Impossible is a folding electric bike that will actually fit in your backpack

Impossible is a folding electric bike that will actually fit in your backpack

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Finally the goal of electric bike manufacturers everywhere has been achieved in the aptly named Impossible. This electric bike folds down so small it'll fit in your backpack with room to spare.Impossible, which deserves to win all the design awards, is... >>

Keeker is the smart robot for the home: A moving projector, speaker, security bot and more

Keeker is the smart robot for the home: A moving projector, speaker, security bot and more

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Keeker could be the first proper robot to grace homes with myriad uses. It's basically a little Star Wars style R2D2 for the real world, minus the weapons.Keeker is primarily a moving projector with surround sound. That means you can send it anywhere... >>

Everykey wristband stores passwords and automatically signs into your devices and sites

Everykey wristband stores passwords and automatically signs into your devices and sites

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You can now wear your passwords on your wrist. Seriously.There's a new campaign on Kickstarter for a wristband called Everykey. Just think of it as a universal access device, because it can store all your passwords, keys, and passcodes, as well as unlock... >>

Flux all-in-one 3D printer and scanner makes over $500,000 on Kickstarter with 37 days left to go

Flux all-in-one 3D printer and scanner makes over $500,000 on Kickstarter with 37 days left to go

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There's another 3D printer on Kickstarter in need of your backing, but this one, called Flux, is unique in that it does much more than print objects. It also scans and engraves and more.Flux 3D chiefly features high-resolution stepper motors and three... >>

Mousr is the smart robot that plays with your cat for you

Mousr is the smart robot that plays with your cat for you

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The robot future is well and truly upon us, now even our pets can have their own robot slaves to entertain them. Mousr is here for feline funtimes.Mousr is an intelligent robot from Petronics which is currently on Kickstarter. The sensor-filled bot works... >>

MAID microwave oven learns your eating habits and suggests your next meal

MAID microwave oven learns your eating habits and suggests your next meal

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The kitchen is an ideal place for smart device innovation, with just about every appliance ripe for a technological boost and connection to the internet.The MAID (Make All Incredible Dishes) Oven is one such device - a microwave oven that will learn your... >>

This Air Umbrella produces a force field to keep you dry

This Air Umbrella produces a force field to keep you dry

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While the rain is making an attack on the UK, Chinese designers are coming to the rescue with a force field umbrella.The Air Umbrella uses a force of air fired out from a central cylinder which creates a virtual layer that deflects rain. The advantage... >>

Ambi Climate is an internet of things device that turns your old AC into smart AC

Ambi Climate is an internet of things device that turns your old AC into smart AC

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Your old air conditioner or central air system might still work as it always has, but it's probably far from being considered smart. A new project on Kickstarter however can give your aging technology a much-needed kick into the 21st century.Ambi Climate... >>

Turn this TinyScreen into anything you want: smartwatch, console, heads up display and more

Turn this TinyScreen into anything you want: smartwatch, console, heads up display and more

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For those that like to tinker, and those that haven't tried, TinyScreen is here. The project offers a small display which can be modified to do whatever you want.The project hit Kickstarter and has already smashed its goal. TinyScreen will let you create... >>

NoPhone, the device for phone lovers that's not a phone

NoPhone, the device for phone lovers that's not a phone

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As well as some incredibly useful gadgets, Kickstarter has also been a location for some madcap crowd funding projects. We've had Potato Salad, the insanely popular campaign that saw almost 7,000 backers hand over a total of $55,492 to Zack Brown for... >>

16 amazing crowdfunded gadgets to back: Haven, SAM, AnyMote, Pod, and more

16 amazing crowdfunded gadgets to back: Haven, SAM, AnyMote, Pod, and more

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Crowdfunding sites pave the way for gadget innovation.Kickstarter and Indiegogo, for example, allow everyone from artists to entrepreneurs to publish their ideas online and potentially raise funds that'll help turn their ideas into something tangible... >>

Oculus who? AirVR straps an iPhone 6 Plus or iPad mini to your face

Oculus who? AirVR straps an iPhone 6 Plus or iPad mini to your face

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Move over Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, there's a new virtual reality kid in town and it's iPhone and iPad based.AirVR is a cheap virtual reality headset currently going through the Kickstarter funding phase that uses the Retina display on a latest... >>