Seinxon card finder’s misleading claims
We came across the Seinxon card finder that has raised over USD 100,000 so far with misleading claims.
Is iContact Camera a scam?
The iContact Camera basically tries to help you maintain eye contact with your camera. There are several similar products the market already. Is it a scam?
RoadWayve LED car message display
A reader sent us a request to write about the RoadWayve LED car message display. It has yet to deliver after 3 years.
IT’S REAL Bluetooth cassette player
IT’S REAL Bluetooth cassette player looks good, and real. But is it the, uh, real deal?
Previously suspended OMLAMP is back
We are rather surprised to see OMLAMP back on Kickstarter. They ran another campaign last year that was suspended by Kickstarter seemingly due to fraud.
iZYREC sound recorder
The iZYREC sound recorder looks like a Tile. At such a slim form factor, it is highly portable and could be a sound recorder that becomes an EDC item.
After the success of their previous campaign Clicbot, Beijing KEYi Technology is back with another interactive robot called the Loona petbot.
Is LensHD a scam?
LensHD looks like a scam. We did some digging and uncovered a series of scams linked to the group behind LensHD.
Oleap Pilot open-ear headphones
Oleap Pilot makes bold claims, and we would have preferred if they were more upfront with the team members and company name. It also cites a patent we can’t find.
CarrGenie wireless Carplay & Android Auto adapter
CarrGenie looks like a Kickstarter scam. The company is not verifiable and the team is unable to prove that the product works as advertised.
Sgast walkie-talkie bone conduction headphones
The Sgast walkie-talkie bone conduction headphones is either a scam or a very badly-handled campaign. We are inclined to think it is the former.
Cinera Edge financial woes and poor product reviews
Cinera Edge provided an update as their personal HMD headset start to reach backers after almost two years.
DearBuds SE wearable ear humidifier
DearBuds by Linkface is an ear humidifier incubated by Samsung. The previous campaign was cancelled. How would they fare in this new campaign?
Fingerbot Sense smart switch by Adaprox
Fingerbot Sense by Adaprox is a smart switch that is SwitchBot clone that rolls out products with slight differences to rinse-and-repeat their crowdfunding success.
Cinera Edge personal cinema HMD headset
Cinera Edge has raised $1.6 million from crowdfunding but their personal cinema HMD headset has yet to be delivered to thousands of backers. Scam?
AIRmini SSD by Dominar Tech refunding backers
From what we understand, Dominar Tech is refunding their backers because Indiegogo has been slow in releasing their funds. The company does not seem to exist.
UIXOO Hi16 wearable AirPods power supply
The UIXOO Hi16 is a wearable AirPods power supply that tries to solve problems that are not really problems Check our take and suggested alternatives.
Platypod eXtreme tripod head
Platypod eXtreme is a tripod head made by photographers for photographers. We hope to see more campaigns like this and less scammy ones!
Feiyu Qing Pro smart electric tripod head
It’s always fun to see brands like this that get the lighter side of life. Feiyu Tech is a well-known brand that makes gimbals for all sorts of photo and video gear. The brand’s name for Feiyu Qing Pro embraces its roots as a Chinese company.
ViewComm iSpace2 Pro pocket projector
ViewComm iSpace2 Pro is a portable projector but it is definitely not pocketable unless you have deep pockets, which you need to afford this considering alternatives are a cheaper.
SwitchCubic portable projector with built-in PC
After a failed campaign under the Pluslane brand, this company is back with the SwitchCubic portable projector, this time with a built-in PC.
CheerTok touchpad remote
The CheerTok touchpad remote looks like an interesting product, but there are others like these on Kickstarter before that turned out to be scams.
Otus eye trainer
The Otus eye trainer by EDENLUX claims to help improve with eye sight. Check out the red flags we fond and find out why we are not convinced.
Slite portable LED light panel for photos and videos
Portable LED light panels are nothing new and they cost a fraction of what Slite is asking for on Kickstarter. Is it really worth it?
DUEX Max laptop extender display from Mobile Pixels
There are many laptop extender displays on Amazon, so why should you get DUEX Max?
Bridger is raising funds for their fully customisable helmet for both biking and snow sports.
Joytar unibody carbon fibre guitar
Joytar claims to the the “world’s first unibody carbon fibre guitar” but it’s not. So should we trust that their claim of a patented design as well?
Puzzle Effects guitar pedals
The Puzzle Effects guitar pedals are as innovative as they are striking in their design. I like how they try to solve the problem of having too many cables in such a fun way.
Uniek miniature pottery wheel
With the Uniek miniature pottery wheel, you’re paying for the portability and retro design. You can find less or non-portable alternatives that are more practical for a fraction of this price.
Kaibo Flex next generation bone conduction headphones
Kaibo Flex claims to be the next generation bone conduction headphones but we don’t see much innovation. Instead there are some misleading claims that worries us, and should worry their backers too.
G-Case all-in-one gaming case for Nintendo Switch & OLED
The G-Case all-in-one gaming Nintendo Switch case is created with gamers in mind. The product design itself already shouts that the team behind it understands gamers.
Snoppa Rover electric stabilisation cinema dolly
Snoppa Rover is a good idea, but the execution can be improved. Let’s hope Kickstarter provides it with the funds and user feedback to create a better
HEAVYS headphones for heavy metal
There aren’t many headphones in the market that caters to the heavy metal audience. HEAVYS headphones is from people who love the genre creating a solution to their needs.
UC01 universal charger for international travel
Universal chargers are nothing new. We have seen many innovative designs in recent years, so how can the UC01 universal charger be different?
Zonis fashion watch looks like Starck’s O-Ring for Fossil
This watch reminds me of the much cooler Fossil O-Ring designed by Philippe Starck.
GKD Pro handheld game console with built-in games
GKD Pro is a handheld game console with built-in games packaged with a decent brand. But there are cheaper alternatives that deliver the same retro gaming experience.
Is Buddie earbuds cleaning tool worth the money?
Buddie earbuds cleaning tool looks like an innovative way to clean your earbuds, except there’s similar products that cost a lot cheaper. So what’s going on Buddie?
Flic Twist wireless smart home control dial
Instead of just sitting down and using your voice to control your smart home, Flic Twist thinks it is a better idea to make you reach for a smart home control dial to control your smart home devices.
Adriano turns your old smartphones into home automation gateway
Kickstarter: Adriano is the world’s first device that gives a second chance to your old smartphones and tablets, empowering them to become your gateway for home automation. Control all your smart devices, use their camera remotely, or interact with them through gestures: equip your older devices with superpowers! We all face the problem of having to deal […]
Is SOUL the best sound machine for sounds of nature?
In a time where we are stuck at home and away from nature, SOUL promises to bring us closer to nature and help save our souls by being the best sound machine.
LaView GPS Tracker claims to be the number one long-lasting
LaView GPS tracker makes a tall claim. Then we realised that it’s 15-month battery life is for the Bluetooth mode and the GPS mode only has 8 days of battery life.
Is Haxson Smart AirFan a scam or a smart choice?
There are so many red flags surrounding Haxson Smart AirFan. To make things worse, the product is already being sold elsewhere at a fraction of the Kickstarter price. What’s going on?
X-Boat Pro TWS Bluetooth earphones with LDAC
X-Boat Pro claims to be the first TWS Bluetooth earphones with an open case. Does this make it futuristic enough to be designed for the future?
Tiny but powerful Pixy Mini power bank at 5000 mAh
The Pixy Mini power bank claims to be the most powerful for its size. Does size really matter so much? Would you pay extra for a lower battery capacity?
Is Pivo Pod X a worthwhile smart camera stand?
I really want to like Pivo Pod X. They made a decent smart pocket camera stand, but the seemingly misleading videos turned me off. What a shame.
Splay is an expandable portable display and projector
When I saw Splay on Kickstarter, my first reaction was, why didn’t someone think of this earlier? But then after a while, I started to wonder why would anyone get this.
Buildy Bots lets kids aged 5+ code without screens
Instead of staring and jabbing at a screen to program a robot, Buildy Bots comes with physical code blocks! Let your kids build their robot and program it without using a screen.
Big Ocean Bottle is a reusable eco-friendly smart bottle
Not all eco-friendly and sustainable products have an impact and make a difference. Big Ocean Bottle helps does it part in the fight against ocean pollution by funding the collection of plastic bottles.
Pupsule handsfree dog poop scooper keeps your hands clean
If you have a kid or a fur kid, you’d understand the pain of having to clean up their shit. For both instances, you can use a dog poop scooper Pupsule.
Is EyeDear eye massager ideal for your dear eyes
We rely heavily on our eyes, yet it is one of the most neglected parts of our body. We eat healthy, work out, apply healthcare products. We should also pay attention to our eyes.
Vitamer 3-in-1 portable juicer, blender combo in a bottle
Vitamer is a portable bottle that is also a juicer and blender. This 3-in-1 combo makes it easy for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
ChonkerKeys mechanical keypad gives you control over video calls
Some say ChonkerKeys is the key to a better experience for video calls. Let’s find out!
ZeroMouse doesn’t care about ergonomics or your wrists
ZeroMouse gets zero points for not solving any problems while creating a few more. Do you really need a pocketable mouse?
Alpha Neck gives you pro neck and back massage
How does this portable massager compare the competition? Alpha Neck might be the answer to sore muscles, but first we have few questions.
OMLAMP origami folding paper lamp by ZBOLE
ZBOLE shows us that lamps don’t have to be boring. Twist OMLAMP into different shapes to suit your mood. It does this while looking good and lights up your life.
EraClean Max keeps your refrigerator clean
Clean and deodorise with Xiaomi’s EraClean Max air purifier. You don’t think you need it, but the funny smells in your home say otherwise.
TRYFUN Cloud vibrator for clitoral stimulation
TRYFUN Cloud is vibrator that stimulates your clitoris and makes you feel like you’re flying in the clouds. You’ll get wet even if you’re in the clouds.
Keyboardio Model 100 luxury ergonomic, mechanical split keyboard
The Keyboardio Model 100 is a luxurious split keyboard. It comes in walnut or maple wood that screams character. Is this the ultimate ergonomic mechanical keyboard?
Loop Mount Twist rotating bicycle phone mount
The Loop Mount Twist minimalistic rotating bicycle phone mount is a great product that is facing some patent issues. We did some investigation and there is some controversy that remains to be resolved.