VLC Turns to Kickstarter to Gather Funds for Windows 8 App

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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.

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Memoto Allows You to Log Every 30 Seconds of Your Life

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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.

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The Keychain-Sized iMpulse Bluetooth Game Controller (Video)

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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.

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Power Nap Anywhere with Ostrich Pillow (Video)

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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.

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

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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.

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