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Illumibowl Toilet Night Light (Video)

Illumibowl toilet night light.

Touch Things In Virtual Reality By Wearing Dexmo F2 (Video)

Dexmo F2 is a mechanical exoskeleton for your hands that will allow you to touch objects in VR.

Nutlock: Protect Your Bicycle Wheels From Theft (Video)

Use Nutlock and your bicycle wheels will be safe from thieves.

This Bike Seems To Belong To The future: The Foldable, Electric...

The feature-packed foldable, electric Gi-Bike.

LIX: The Smallest 3D Printing Pen In The World (Video)

Create complex works of art in mid-air with the new LIX 3D printing pen.

AEON Leather Gloves Play Friendly with Touchscreens (Video)

AEON Attire has you covered with its Touchpoint Glove. This is a premium leather glove that will work with all touchscreen devices, including your favorite smartphone and tablet. T

Can 3D-Printed Urbee 2 Drive Across America on 10 Gallons of...

For starters, the Urbee 2 is a car that was built using 3D printing, rather than more conventional manufacturing methods. They aim to drive the car clear across the United States on just ten gallons of fuel.

Video: Say Hello to the World’s First Advanced Social Robot

It's one thing to get robots to mimic human movement, but it's another thing altogether to get them to mimic human emotion and facial expressions. A Dallas-based company wants to provide you with that robot companionship in the form of the more affordable RoboKind Zeno R25.

Control Any Device With Your Smartphone By Using Batthead Batteries (Video)

There are a lot of Wi-Fi or Bluetooth enabled devices out there that can be turned on and off with your smartphone, but there’s no need for your devices to feature Wi-Fi or Bluetooth support if they are using Batthead batteries.

GoSun Solar Oven: The Green Way to Cook a Hot Dog...

That's the fundamental idea behind the GoSun solar oven, which uses a parabolic mirrors to concentrate sunlight toward a glass cylinder, allowing you to cook whatever you have inside.

Omate TrueSmart In Trouble?

The Omate TrueSmart is an interesting looking smart watch but it might have one big problem: it may not arrive with Google Play Store support as promised.

Your iPad Can Be a Desktop PC with Modus III Portable...

We've seen a broad range of cases and Bluetooth keyboards designed for the Apple iPad, but I don't think there are any quite as ambitious as the Modus III dock and portable workstation. It really does aim to turn that humble tablet into a real computer for real productivity.

Introducing the Hot Watch Smartwatch (Video)

We are hearing the first impressions about the Hot Watch smartwatch and the device seems to be quite impressive.

Holho: Change Your Smartphone Or Tablet Into A 3D projector (Video)

Holho converts your smartphone or tablet into a 3D projector.

TouchKeys: The Multi-Touch Musical Keyboard (video)

TouchKeys will allow you to control vibrato and pitch bends with your finger tips while using your keyboard.

Get Rid of Rockets with HyperV Slingatron Space Launcher

Working to significantly reduce the potential costs of space travel is the Slingatron space launcher from HyperV Technologies Corporation from Chantilly, Virginia. Instead of using conventional rockets that simply propel you toward the stars, it is a "mechanical hypervelocity mass accelerator."

Rubbee: Turn Your Bicycle Electric In Seconds (Video)

If you already have a bicycle but would like to get electric power support once in a while, maybe all you need is the Rubbee. This unique 'converter' can connect to a regular bicycle in just a few seconds, and comes off easily as well.

Ubuntu Edge Hits $3 Million In A Day (Video)

The good looking device that you see above is the Ubuntu Edge, a ‘super-phone’ powerful enough to give you a full Ubuntu desktop when connected to an external monitor. Now Canonical is looking for YOUR help to make this phone a reality.

Hum App for iPhone Caters to Musicians and Songwriters (Video)

Hum's developers promise that the app will keep users "in time, in tune and in sync," working as a musically-inclined combination of the Notes tool and the iPhone's Voice Memo tool.

Othermill: Cut Custom Circuit Boards and More (Video)

The Othermill is a portable computer-controlled mill that can cut custom circuit boards. It is capable of cutting metal, wood, wax and plastic.

OpenMobile ACL For webOS Coming In July

Phoenix International Communications is attempting to resurrect OpenMobile's ACL for webOS and they are looking for help via Kickstarter.

PlayJam GameStick Hands-On (Video)

Most of the Android gaming focus is on the Ouya, but it is far from the only option out there. Engadget shows off a hands-on demo of the PlayJam GameStick.

Human Powered Helicopter Hits Kickstarter (Video)

Kenneth Huff and his team aim is to claim the Sikorsky prize of $250,000 for the "first successful controlled flight of a human-powered helicopter". But funding is their problem and they need your help via Kickstarter.

MiiPC Hits Kickstarter, Offers Android PC Experience For $100

The MiiPC, an Android running mini PC, has hit Kickstarter and is becoming popular. But how does it stack up against Ouya?

Video: Remote-Control FrankenDrone Raft Skims Across Shallow Waters

Normally when we think about drones, we think about drones of the airborne variety. We think about UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles. That's not the case with the FrankenDrone, because this happens to be a USV, an Unmanned Surface Vehicle. And that surface just happens to be water.

Start-up Glass Up Aims to Bring Google Glass Features to the...

Fancy a pair of Google Glasses but don't fancy spending $1500? Then Italian based start-up Glass UP many have something for you. Costing just $299,...

Smartphone App To Manage Your Entire Home (Video)

A new gadget called Prizm and the Prizm Manager mobile app will allow you to communicate with your home appliances no matter where you are.

Death Star Kickstarter Campaign Creators Ask for $850 Quintillion for Construction

Love the idea of a real Death Star? So do the folks who put up the Death Star Kickstarter Project, asking initially for $30,000 to make more detailed plans.

Audojo Gaming Case for iPad Adds Dual Analog Sticks (Video)

As great as gaming may have become on the iPad and the iPhone, it's just not the same playing with touchscreen controls. We've seen some different physical contraptions that counter this, but the new Audojo Gaming Case for iPad could be one of the more creative solutions to date.

Introducing Yet Another Unique iPhone Gaming Case, the WynCase

Not too long ago we covered news about Flipside, a unique iPhone case that also doubled as a gaming controller. Now it seems another similar effort has hit Kickstarter, this time under the name “WynCase”.

Flipside iPhone Case Uses Solar Power for Charging

We've seen quite a few game controllers for iOS and Android over the years, but the FlipSide certainly looks a bit different from what we are accustomed to.

Apple Not Playing Well With Others, Cans Pop Project

Introducing Pop, a portable battery that can charge any kind of phone including the latest in iPhone technology. The system would include cables for most every kind of port including the 30pin and Lightening connector.

VLC Turns to Kickstarter to Gather Funds for Windows 8 App

The team behind the VideoLAN VLC media player has officially announced plans to develop a native app for Windows 8. Of course building an app for a new ecosystem isn't free, there is staffing and other expenses to consider. While VLC has traditionally turned to user donations to help fund its endeavors, they are attempting to take this release to the next level by asking for help through a Kickstarter campaign.

Video: Brain-Controlled RC Helicopter Prepares to Take Off

As great as touchscreen interfaces on smartphones and tablets may be, nothing will quite be as cool as controlling different devices and machines using nothing but your mind. And that's exactly what you get with the Puzzlebox Orbit.

Phorce Smart Bag Charges Your Gadgets on the Go

Battery life has become a very important concern with our increasingly digital lifestyles and the world's first "smart bag" addresses that very need. It's called Phorce, and it's a bag with an integrated 54Whr battery pack

Memoto Allows You to Log Every 30 Seconds of Your Life

Obsessively desire the need to catalog nearly every moment of your entire life? If that sounds like you, you might really love the most recent Kickstarter project, the Memoto. This “life-logging” device is designed to capture photos of everything you doing every 30 seconds and can store up to two-days of photos before you'll need to upload them elsewhere.

HiLO Lens for iPhone Allow for Angled Shots

A new Kickstarter project aims to make taking pictures from various angles easier than ever with the iPhone 5. The HiLo Lens attaches onto your existing iPhone camera and gives it a 90 degree angle for shots.

The Keychain-Sized iMpulse Bluetooth Game Controller (Video)

We've seen plenty of Bluetooth controllers for mobile devices, but none are quite as tiny as the iMpulse. Don't let that small size fool you, because this miniscule controller looks like it could be really big on fun.

Kickstarter Tightens Rules for New Projects

What exactly is Kickstarter? Mobile Magazine creates articles all the time about cool stuff coming out of Kickstarter projects, but for those that invest in the crowdsourcing platform, what do they think it is exactly?

Power Nap Anywhere with Ostrich Pillow (Video)

At first, I thought this had to be a joke, but then I started to think about how useful it might be. It's called the Ostrich Pillow and it's a thing you wrap around your head so you can take a power nap on the go. Go ahead and sleep at the office (on your break), in the library, at the airport, or on the train. You can be completely dead to the world.

Wooden Tablet Teaches Your Kids About How Technology Works

Okay, so what is this crazy contraption? The idea here is to create a unique puzzle box that is made of wood and can teach youngsters about the actual parts found in computerized devices.

CruxSKUNK: The Best iPad Case Ever?

Can't decide if you want to have an iPad or a MacBook Air? If you pick up the CruxSKUNK Keyboard Case from CruxCase, you can almost have the best of both worlds.

Dispatch Lets You Manage Multiple Simultaneous Internet Connections

In the video below, Dispatch was able to combine five 10-15Mbps connections into a unified 65Mbps connection. And by going to the roof, they got to 85Mbps. That's impressive.

Looking for a Voice-powered Smartwatch? Check out the Martian Smartwatch

The Pebble smartwatch is still one of the most success projects to ever generate funds through Kickstarter, although the Ouya almost did as well. The smartwatch is certainly a unique market, and even though solutions using the iPad Nano already somewhat exist- many people enjoy the idea of having a smartwatch that interacts with their iPhones and Android devices.

With Kickstarter behind it, what next for the Ouya?

The massively successful Kickstarter campaign for the Ouya is over, and man what a hit this little box has been so far. After thirty days, the Android-powered gaming console managed to get over 60,000 backers and a total pledged amount of $8,596,475.

ChargeCard Super Slim USB Charge and Sync Cable for iPhone (Video)

But what about keeping that phone charged? Carrying around a bulky AC adapter or USB cable just won't do and that's why Noah Dentzel, Adam Miller and Brian Hahn came up with the ChargeCard.

iPhone Gets Glowing Bezel Notifications with FLASHr Case (Video)

While the iPhone also has notifications, it only does so with the rear-facing LED flash. If you have your iPhone face-up on a desk, you may never notice that light. With FLASHr, you will.

Retro Game Dock for iPad

Yes, we already know about the iCade, but what about the nostalgic value of curling up with your favorite NES title from the 80s? The newest creation is called the GameDock and it effectively lets you convert your iPhone, iPad or iPad touch into a retro video game console