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Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Emerging Tech

Indiegogo claims 2018 was its best year yet with 1,300 success stories

Just how many successful products launched on Indiegogo last year? For the first time, the crowdfunding platform shared the number of projects shipping to backers. The year-end statistics also list the most successful campaigns.
Smart Home

The SmartCup lets you make the perfect cup of coffee or baby formula

Have you ever struggled to find the perfect temperature for your drink — and then struggled to keep it at that temperature while you're drinking it? If you have, the SmartCup might be the solution you're looking for.
Emerging Tech

Warm up or cool down with the press of a button on the wrist-worn Embr

We review the Embr Wave, a personal heating and cooling wearable designed by a team of MIT engineers that’s now on Kickstarter. Our thoughts? It’s a little bit addictive.
Digital Trends Live

Indiegogo’s CEO on how crowdfunding is going beyond fundraising

David Mandelbrot, CEO of Indiegogo, joins us on DT Daily to talk about how Indiegogo is changing its crowdfunding business to offer support and resources, which in turn would lead to more successful campaigns.
Emerging Tech

Don’t get burned! How to back crowdfunding projects the smart way

In the world of crowdfunding, there’s no such thing as a sure thing. There's a million reasons why a project might fail. But with this handy guide, you'll be able to spot the signs of a sketchy project and decrease your chances of getting…
Emerging Tech

Quickstarter inspires creators to dream up small but fun Kickstarter projects

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter this week launched Quickstarter to inspire creators to consider fun, low-budget ideas that can be done and dusted in a much shorter time frame than regular projects.
Emerging Tech

Kickstarter just rolled out a new feature that makes crowdfunding less sketchy

Pledging your support to a crowdfunding project has always been a somewhat risky endeavor, but Kickstarter just rolled out a new feature that will hopefully make backing projects less sketchy.
Home Theater

These AirPod look-alikes blend bold style with slick features

Chinese manufacturer Mobvoi launched an Indiegogo campaign for the Ticpods Free, a pair of fully wireless earbuds that look similar to Apple's popular AirPods. You can get them at an early bird price of $79.
Emerging Tech

Like a shark with a saddle, Halo Board is sleek, smooth, and insanely fun to ride

Of all the electric longboards we’ve ridden over the years, the Halo Board Carbon Edition stole our heart with its smooth ride, sleek construction, solid brakes, and easy-to-transport design.
Gaming

‘What the Golf?’ hilariously turns everything into your favorite sport

What the Golf? is a golf mini-game compilation that lets you flick a horse off a diving board. The indie game has entered crowdfunding on fig and is expected to launch later this year on PC.
Emerging Tech

Indiegogo stops by DT’s booth at CES to show off some cool crowdfunding projects

Indiegogo stopped by the DT CES booth to detail their efforts on moving beyond crowdfunding, and show off a few cool crowdfunded gadgets, including a new booster seat and innovative VR gloves.
Emerging Tech

Kickstarter’s lasting effect on consumer tech is on full display at CES 2018

While Kickstarter itself has been around for almost a decade, 2018 is shaping up to be its breakout year at CES. This is the first year it has had a booth at the event, and 250-plus companies on the floor started on the crowdfunding site.
Emerging Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Seaweed straws, graphene batteries, better bits

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Emerging Tech

Year in review: The best crowdfunding projects of 2017

2017 is almost in the history books, and with it another great year for crowdfunding campaigns. What were some of our favorite projects to grace Indiegogo and Kickstarter? We're glad you asked!
Gaming

Don’t get psyched just yet — Double Fine delays ‘Psychonauts 2’ past 2018

Psychonauts 2, the sequel to the cult hit 2005 game Psychonauts, will no longer be releasing in 2018, developer Double Fine revealed. No new release window has been offered as of yet.
Emerging Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Tiny phones, trippy LED masks, and more

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Emerging Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Folding helmets and emojis for your car

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!