A new Kickstarter project designed to bring a legendary 19th century camera lens back to life has already got a real boost, having raised $1.13 million U.S. in just over a week. The kicker, pardon the pun, is that the funders were originally looking for backers to pledge $100,000, an amount that they reached within a matter of a few hours. And with already over 2,700 backers, it certainly sounds like there’s a new demand for this oldie but goodie technology.
We like to take our cell phones everywhere we go, but what happens when we go to places like the beach? We can’t take them into the water and we’re likely uncomfortable to leave them behind unattended. So Salt Lake City based Stash Incorporated has come up with a brilliant idea to create waterproof pocket shorts.
People love taking their tunes with them, but not everyone wants to wear headphones or earbuds. Furthermore, road warriors want something that’s rugged, durable, portable and something that looks ultra cool. So two savvy skiers and cyclists have created the Boombotix Boombot REX Ultraportable Speaker.