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Win Every Race With Storelli SpeedGrip Insoles

Win Every Race With Storelli SpeedGrip Insoles Designed to replace existing, often slippery inserts, SpeedGrip aims to prevent the wearer’s foot from shifting around inside their sneakers.” “Not only do [they] produce a qualitative improvement in traction but [test subjects] reported something even more important: SpeedGrip Insoles make you feel faster,” the project’s crowdfunding page said.

2.5-inch Jelly Wants To Be The World's Smallest Smartphone

2.5-inch Jelly Wants To Be The World's Smallest Smartphone Most of today’s smartphones follow a familiar design: clamp the thinnest casing with the narrowest bezels possible around a large display.It’s also not a real phone yet, but its makers have launched a Kickstarter campaign to turn their concept into a real device.

xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens

xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens If the sensor picks up any movement, your porn sessions vanish, the audio turns off, and you can go about the business of pretending to have been totally engaged in work.Later, the campaign promises that one sensor can control multiple devices simultaneously for those moments when watching porn on just one piece of hardware isn’t enough.

Please Read This Before Pitching Us Your Kickstarter

Please Read This Before Pitching Us Your Kickstarter Dear folks pitching us crowdfunded hardware all day: There’s a good chance we won’t hear you.That said, we just covered what looks like a great piece of hardware on Kickstarter: the WhiteFox Mechanical Keyboard.

I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer

I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer Back in December 2015, I wrote a fairly waffling account of my attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days for National Novel Writing Month.It involves crowdfunding the initial publishing costs of the novel myself, but more on that later.

One Of The Coolest Brewing Gadgets Is Finally Coming To The U.S.

One Of The Coolest Brewing Gadgets Is Finally Coming To The U.S. There’s no shortage of high-tech home brewing appliances to choose from these days.That’s finally changing, thanks to a brand new Kickstarter from the crew at BrewArt.

Women are way better than men at crowdfunding, study says

Women are way better than men at crowdfunding, study says According to a new study from consulting firm PWC, women are flat-out better at crowdfunding than men.An analysis of 450,000 campaigns found that campaigns led by women were 32 percent more successful at meeting their fundraising goals than campaigns led by men.

Keep your finger on the pulse of things with this Bluetooth ring

Keep your finger on the pulse of things with this Bluetooth ring In the quest for the smallest Bluetooth device possible, Origami Labs may be leading the pack.The Hong Kong start-up that builds voice-enabled hardware just launched their first Kickstarter project, the ORII ring, a Bluetooth-enabled ring that uses bone conduction to transmit audio to the fingertip.

Infrared-Infused Activewear Promotes Recovery

Infrared-Infused Activewear Promotes Recovery As does Spiritus, an Australian startup crowdfunding its specially engineered activewear.The athleisure line is made from an “exclusive” fabric—the result of a collaboration with tech and textile manufacturers XT2 and Celliant.

Every MacBook Pro should come with this awesome magnetic USB-C cable

Every MacBook Pro should come with this awesome magnetic USB-C cable That's why it's so great to see Vinpok's PokMag Bolt-S magnetic USB-C cable come in and fill the void.3 amps, which is about the same power throughout as using a regular non-magnetic USB-C cable with the 87-watt supply.

Zing Smart Light Passes Crowdfunding Goal With Flying Colors

Zing Smart Light Passes Crowdfunding Goal With Flying Colors At age 31, I still prefer to keep a light on in the hallway, illuminating my way to the bathroom in the middle of the night.In just five weeks, San Diego-based Team Zing has more than doubled its crowdfunding goal of $52,500, collecting nearly $125,000 from 1,115 backers.

High-Tech Polar Seal Top Keeps You Warm All Winter

High-Tech Polar Seal Top Keeps You Warm All Winter Winter is coming: Polar Seal heated smart tops keep you warm and cozy all season (or year, if you’re perpetually chilly like me).Ideal for alpine activities and snowy sports, the lightweight, flexible, breathable clothes promise up to eight hours of on-demand sultriness.

This platform lets you invest in companies—and make money as soon as they do

This platform lets you invest in companies—and make money as soon as they do Individuals invest in projects on Startwise, and when those projects generate money, investors get a piece of it.The platform lets small-time investors put as little as $100 behind businesses they support.

Six finalists announced for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge

Six finalists announced for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge Six businesses have beaten dozens of entrants to be named as finalists for the fourth annual Wellington Low Carbon Challenge.The challenge, founded in partnership with Wellington City Council, is for existing businesses, startups, or new ideas which reduce the city’s carbon emissions with environmentally-friendly enterprise solutions or alternatives.

MOAI Robot Is a Roomba Vacuum For Your Aquarium

MOAI Robot Is a Roomba Vacuum For Your Aquarium Imagine if you could shrink and waterproof a Roomba vacuum, strap on an HD camera, and stick it to the wall of your fishbowl: That’s exactly what Chinese startup MOAI did with its new pint-sized robot.“The original idea was a webcam for aquariums, so you can monitor your aquarium while not at home,” MOAI industrial designer Yoon Hoon told Digital Trends.

Pebble Founder Returns to Kickstarter With iPhone, AirPod Charging Case

Pebble Founder Returns to Kickstarter With iPhone, AirPod Charging Case This week, Eric Migicovsky and the Nova Technology team unveiled PodCase—a battery case for your iPhone and AirPods.The two-in-one accessory features a 2,500 mAh battery and USB-C charging port, and fits the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus (a version for Apple’s upcoming smartphone, whatever that may be, is also in the works).

Robotic Pet Sitter Feeds, Plays With Your Pooch

Robotic Pet Sitter Feeds, Plays With Your Pooch If dogs are a man’s best friend, what is a dog’s best friend?Every day, millions of humans abandon their furry friends for hours at a time, left alone to fend for themselves.

Webcomic 'Cyanide and Happiness' is releasing its first video game

Webcomic 'Cyanide and Happiness' is releasing its first video game Long-serving dark humour webcomic Cyanide and Happiness is releasing its very first video game, successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter.Straightforwardly dubbed The Cyanide and Happiness Adventure Game, the project is set for release in December 2018 — the first chapter, at least.

Control This At-Home Drone With Amazon Alexa

Control This At-Home Drone With Amazon Alexa While most drones are developed for use in large, open spaces, Aire is an exception to the rule.Marketed as “a safe flying robot that lives in your home,” the unmanned aerial vehicle fits on your end table and pairs with Amazon Alexa to follow voice commands.