Taking pictures of birds is about to get a lot easier than frantically running after them with the biggest telephoto lens you can steal: now on Kickstarter is a remote controlled bird photo booth that lets you take spectacular bird pictures without having to work for it.
The Memoto isn't a camera like you're used to. It doesn't have a button. Instead, it'll automatically take pictures from wherever you've clipped it, and then it'll create a "searchable and shareable photographic memory" of everything, from high adventure to a lowly stroll.
Kickstarter is a proven way to fund concepts, video games, passion projects and more. Now, one successfully Kickstarted game is in dire straits, and it's an example of what it looks like when a crowd-funded project goes sideways.
Deep down inside, we all wish we had cute and fuzzy ears that we could wiggle to express our emotions. At least, I know I do, so I assume that the rest of you do, too. Such fantasies are in the process of being realized through Kickstarter, where you can now preorder some brain-controlled movable ears.
We cover a lot of concepts, often deliberately ridiculous. Not so that they'll never exist, but to make you think: why not build "earthscrapers" that pierce deep into the Earth? We first saw the ridiculously great Ostrich Pillow last year, and now, after a successful Kickstarter, it's being made into a fully realized product.
We've already grown accustomed to robot drones in the skies, and thanks to Google we're seeing the rise of self-driving cars on the road, so it's only natural that someone moves this dynamic to the seas. To that end, a group of inventors created the Robotboat Mark VI.
Remember when the LED lights were all shiny and new? Once we got used to them to them we thought that was it. Well, get ready to see a brand new LED light bulb concept — one that's controlled by your smartphone and is loaded with features beyond just "on" and "off."
Berlin, Germany — How many times has your phone rung but you didn't hear it because it was in your pocket? Or not realized you had a meeting? Or not realized how low the battery was?...
With almost everyone carrying a cellphone these days, the good old wrist watch has become more of a fashion accessory than an essential piece of equipment. This watch aims to change that, by working along with your smartphone to make a wrist piece you can talk to.
In Star Trek, it's possible to wave a tricorder in the general direction of something mysterious and have the instrument tell you exactly what it is. This DIY spectrometer kit for your smartphone promises to do nearly the same thing, and it'll cost you just $65.