Kickstarter

Gravity Weighted Blanket Raises Over $4 Million Via Kickstarter

A new blanket called Gravity which launched on the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, has raised over $4 million thanks to over 20,000 backers. Who …

Seattle designers seek $50K on Kickstarter to build Spektra, an interactive VR experience room

Promising a “fun, mind-bending experience with friends that doesn’t involve legal marijuana,” a new Seattle-based Kickstarter project called Spektra …

Virtual Reality

Animal Warriors of the Kingdom – New Kickstarter Update

The <b>Animal Warriors of the Kingdom</b> action figure line is live on <b>Kickstarter</b>, and we’d like to share an update and photos of some new items. Only two …

This Kickstarter Success Is Redefining The Smartwatch Game

Get a smartwatch you'll actually want to use.<p>It's no secret that smartwatches haven't become the next 'must-have' product – too many of them can be …

Thomas The Autonomous Toilet Cleaning Robot (video)

Cleaning the toilet is never one of those tasks you can’t wait to do, but a team of engineers based in the UK has created a new robot toilet cleaning …

Robots

Blasphemous is a Beautiful and Brutal 2D Dark Souls-Like Live on Kickstarter

Blasphemous launches on Kickstarter looking to come to PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux, Switch, and PS Vita in early 2019. ...Read MoreThe post …

Juic-e Smart Sunglasses Hit Kickstarter (video)

Cyclists and athletes that require glasses to quickly adapt to outdoor conditions as the surrounding environment moves from darkness to light or vice …

Sunglasses

Kickstarter First Look — Boundary Prima System

The Boundary Prima System is a versatile commuter and travel pack that lends itself to the “urban outdoors” more than the wilderness.

Kickstarter's new program will help creators craft a manufacturing plan

Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter – or perhaps more accurately, the creators that receive funding from backers – are often criticized for their …

Manufacturing

Kickstarter launches Hardware Studio program aimed at helping hardware projects succeed

Kickstarter is doing something about all the hardware projects that end in disaster

Kickstarter made it so that anybody with a great idea and a little know-how could make products and find customers.<p>That's when the problems would start. It's one thing to make something for a few dozen or a few hundred people. Making something for thousands of people is incredibly hard — without …

Kickstarter is launching a program to help prevent hardware startups from failing

Kickstarter announced the launch of a new program today, called Hardware Studio, that’s designed to help startups navigate the dizzying world of manufacturing. The studio is the result of a partnership with two companies: Avnet, a large electronic components distributor, and Dragon Innovation, …

Crowd Funding

Rozebuds Smart Earphones Hit Kickstarter (video)

Rozebuds have this week launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise the $30,000 needed to take their new smart earphones into production. With …

Gear & Gadgets

This Romper for Men Kickstarter Campaign Raised Over $50,000 in a Day

Even though the idea has gained traction, people can't help but poke fun.<p>Historically, only women have had the privilege of sporting the famous shorts-and-blouse hybrid garment known as the romper. However, that might soon change with the invention of the “RompHim.” That’s right -- the RompHim is a …

Crowd Funding

The Seed is a 21st-century turntable for your retro and modern music needs

Why it matters to you<p>Now that LPs are back in style, you need a way to play those records while still being able to stream music.<p>Retro is going …

Vinyl Records

Please, We Beg You, Do Not Donate to the RompHim™ Kickstarter

Shares 0<p>There is a new Kickstarter in the world that has, as of this writing, pulled in over $45,000 — 4.5 times its stated goal. That $45,000 could …

POQIT Smart Wallet Equipped With Charger And Tracker (video)

POQIT is a new smart wallet that is fitted with integrated wireless charging power bank, Bluetooth tracking technology and RFID protection.<p>The new …

Gear & Gadgets

Project Rap Rabbit set for PC and PS4, kicks off its Kickstarter with a lofty goal

$1,100,000 for the base game<p>Well, <i>Project Rap Rabbit</i> is definitely a thing, and has moved beyond its teaser status last week into a full-on video game.<p>…

PlayStation 4

Sure, let men experience the hell that is wearing a romper all day

The romper is a garment from hell meant to make it harder for women to use the bathroom. But sure, if men want in on stripping down to poop, that's fine.<p>A group of dudes marketing the romper as a cool thing men should wear this summer recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for something called …

Humor

Makers of Crowdfunded "Gravity Blanket" Withdraw Unsupported Medical Claims after Raising $3 Million

A “Gravity blanket” on Kickstarter that claimed to use cozy pressure to treat anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other conditions has been …

FDA

‘Pizzeria Disgusto’ Is a Big Buffet of Illustrated Italian Food Puns

Ever find yourself feeling a little saucy, desperately in need of a good Italian food pun that’s been illustrated to perfection? Then you’ll want to …

Italian Food

The ‘Gravity blanket’ raised $3 million online with a claim to treat anxiety. Then that promise was deleted

A “Gravity blanket” on Kickstarter that claimed to use cozy pressure to treat anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other conditions has been …

Anxiety

Tern begins delivery of Kickstarter pledge bikes through dealers

LAKEWOOD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Tern has delivered the first batch of its Vektron electric folding bikes to Kickstarter backers in the United States. The …

Cycling

This $379 weighted blanket could help you sleep better and feel less stressed

For now, the Gravity blanket isn't intended to be a bedspread -- it's meant to be a blanket just for you. The blanket measures about six feet by four …

The $279 Kickstarter Blanket Had to Retract a Major Health Claim

News moves fast, even in the world of quirky Kickstarter campaigns.<p>Earlier this week, we wrote about a weighted blanket generating a lot of buzz (and …

Crowd Funding

Loop Smart Ring Puts Safety First

Stay connected, stay safe (via Kickstarter)<p>Peace of mind now fits on your finger.<p>Personal alarm ring Loop allows wearers to discreetly send a …

Geek

Beer me, and you and you and … PicoBrew sets Kickstarter record with $1.812M for latest machine

PicoBrew, the Seattle-based makers of high-tech home-brew machines, just gave the boot to the Precision Cooker on Kickstarter. The Pico Model C …

Startups

EduExo is a 3D Printable Exoskeleton Kit on Kickstarter

<i>No longer the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters, EduExo is a Kickstarter project that offers a 3D printable exoskeleton powered by Arduino.</i><b>Don’t Miss:</b> …

Exoskeletons

UP Smart Light Helps You Wake And Sleep (video)

Hoox has created a new smart client called UP which has been specifically designed to help you live a healthier life by aiding your sleeping and …

Wellness

Gomorraland Kickstarter Preview - Zatu Games

The game plays at a steady pace and is very engaging for all those involved. There is little or no downtime and the game lasts anywhere from 60/90 …

Gaming