Lyd is a battery-powered, ‘no-spill’ bottle that is activated by your lips

[embedded content] Technology companies have a habit of solving problems we didn’t know existed. Paper maps were working just fine until apps came along. And now look at us. We can hardly find the way home when our phone is dead. Enter Lyd, a battery-powered bottle that is something like a sippy cup for adults. … Read moreLyd is a battery-powered, ‘no-spill’ bottle that is activated by your lips

No keyboard? No problem. Masterkey will project you a virtual one to type on

[embedded content] In most cases, the kind of swipe-based gestures available on mobile devices are analogous for the input devices we have available on traditional personal computers. For example, a stylus or finger can easily stand in for a computer mice and on-screen cursor. It’s not quite so easy when it comes to typing, however. … Read moreNo keyboard? No problem. Masterkey will project you a virtual one to type on

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. Kickstarter and Indiegogo may look and feel like online stores, but there’s no guarantee that you’ll get something in return for the money you pledge to a campaign. Most crowdfunding platforms only require that creators make a “good faith effort” to deliver on … Read moreDon’t get burned! How to back crowdfunding projects the smart way

This underwater camera drone can auto-follow and film while you dive

[embedded content] Chalk it up to a misspent youth watching movies like The Abyss if you want, but we’re total suckers for underwater robots. However, the majority of machines we see in this space are either aimed at industry or used exclusively as research and development projects within university research labs. Thankfully, Chinese startup Youcan … Read moreThis underwater camera drone can auto-follow and film while you dive

Razer heads to Kickstarter to create its Naga Trinity gaming mouse for lefties

When it comes to computer mice, scissors, spiral notebooks, and more, lefties are a neglected crowd. Peripherals and tools catering to southpaws are few. Razer wants to help fix that by creating a new left-handed Naga Trinity mouse. The post Razer heads to Kickstarter to create its Naga Trinity gaming mouse for lefties appeared first … Read moreRazer heads to Kickstarter to create its Naga Trinity gaming mouse for lefties

This wacky foot-long macro lens lets you probe deep into the insect world

[embedded content] Here’s a lens you wouldn’t want to pull out of your bag in a high-security area. You might want to stick it into a nest full of bugs, though. First teased a couple of years back, Venus Optics’  Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe lens for Canon, Nikon, and Sony cameras has a … Read moreThis wacky foot-long macro lens lets you probe deep into the insect world

This high-tech water gun makes your old Super Soaker look like a fossil

The Spyra One is a next-generation water cannon that shoots single rounds up to 30 feet. It features a sleek design, bright colors, and digital display to show how much ammo is remaining. The post This high-tech water gun makes your old Super Soaker look like a fossil appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oddball is the innovative, sensor-filled drum machine you can bounce

[embedded content] Whether it’s robot-controlled orchestras, cyberpunk saxophones, or zero-gravity space chimes, we’re suckers for weird musical instruments. Now, thanks to a recently launched Kickstarter campaign, there’s a new entry on our list — and, fittingly for such an avant-garde creation, it’s called Oddball. If you were to give Oddball the high-concept elevator pitch, you … Read moreOddball is the innovative, sensor-filled drum machine you can bounce

The BrewCube aims to make cold brewing at home easier than ever

Previous Next The challenge of brewing great coffee at home has long been conquered, with the veritable plethora of smart coffee makers and espresso machines on the market. But when it comes to its cold counterpart, we’re still mostly relying on our local coffeeshops or premixed bottles in order to get our icy kicks for … Read moreThe BrewCube aims to make cold brewing at home easier than ever

Adventuring after dark? The Aurora is an action cam with night vision

[embedded content] Action cameras are designed to capture action anywhere — but what if that action is happening in the dark? What if action cameras were equipped with night vision? That is the idea behind the Sionyx Aurora, a camera that can shoot day or night thanks to an ultra-low-light sensor and night vision. After … Read moreAdventuring after dark? The Aurora is an action cam with night vision