Kickstarter

Latest

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion Siam'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... >>

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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... >>

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

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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... >>

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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

By

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... >>

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?

By

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... >>