Titanium pens, aquarium robots and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

Titanium pens, aquarium robots and more [Crowdfund Roundup]


The Model A
The ultimate universal VR headset.
Photo: The Model A

Crowdfund Roundup bugThe Model A is the first universal virtual reality headset for your smartphone that you won’t want to ditch within hours of buying it. It’s designed to be lightweight and comfortable to wear, and has a high-fidelity audio system built right in.

It’s just one of the awesome ideas in this week’s Crowdfund Roundup. We also have the world’s best pen machined out of titanium, a gadget that keeps all your devices secure online, the ultimate camping companion, and more!

KOSMOS Titanium Pen — the ‘world’s best pen’

Stilform is back with a titanium version of its wonderful KOSMOS Pen. It features the same innovative magnetic ejection system as its predecessor, combined with two gorgeous new finishes — both precision-machined out of solid grade-5 titanium.

This makes the KOSMOS Pen more durable than any other ballpoint, and exceptionally lightweight. To bag yours at early bird pricing of $89, visit the Kickstarter campaign before they all run out. The aluminum model is still available through the same campaign for $45.

InvizBox 2 — online privacy simplified

Everyone is telling us to use a VPN to protect our privacy online. If you have a bunch of different devices, setting one up can be complicated. But not with InvizBov 2, which connects to your router and secures all your internet traffic in an instant.

Every device that uses your router to connect to the internet — either over Wi-Fi or Ethernet — is automatically protected. That includes your smartphone, tablet, laptop, and even your TV. What’s more, InvizBox 2 is affordable.

Bag yours today with a pledge of €69 through Kickstarter. Shipping is scheduled to begin next April.

The Model A — a universal VR headset with hi-fi audio

Universal virtual reality headsets for your smartphone can be purchases anywhere these days, and they’re super-affordable. But they usually come with a disappointing number of flaws, like cheap and nasty lenses and uncomfortable designs.

The Model A changes that. It’s a universal headset that’s not only designed to be lightweight and comfortable, but also features a built-in high-fidelity audio system. It’s perfect for virtual reality and augmented reality apps and games, and it comes in pretty colors.

The Model A is available to pre-order on Indiegogo, starting at $45. Shipping is scheduled to begin this December.

Lovebox — a simple way to send love messages

You don’t need an Apple Watch to surprise your loved one with soppy messages. Lovebox lets you deliver thoughtful love messages to those who mean the most to you in the cutest way possible.

Lovebox is a small wooden box that contains an OLED display. When it’s opened, it displays lovable stickers and text messages up to 168 characters long. Up to 20 users can connect to one box and send messages wirelessly from anywhere in the world using Wi-Fi.

Scheduled to begin shipping this November, Lovebox can be yours with a pledge of €79 through Kickstarter.

GoSun Go — boil water, cook meals, go anywhere

GoSun Go is the ultimate camping companion. Using the power of the sun, it enables you to boil water and cook food at up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit wherever you may be. Its innovative design makes it easy to use, easy to carry, and keeps its contents hot for hours.

It can cook even on a cloudy day, and its creators say no weather is too cold. Its exterior is always cool to touch, so it’s ready to go right after you’ve finished your dinner. Every outdoor explorer should have one!

GoSun Go is currently available through Kickstarter at early bird pricing of $85. It’s scheduled to make its debut next April.

MOAI — the app-controlled aquarium robot

An aquarium is a beautiful addition to any home, but keeping it clean can be time-consuming and costly. MOAI is the app-controlled robot that takes care of it all for you — and lets you keep an eye on your fishy friends from anywhere.

MOAI is secured to your tank using ultra-strong neodymium magnets. It cruises around keeping the glass crystal-clear, and you can schedule cleaning times to suit you. It navigates using ultrasound, docks itself when it’s finished, and stays quiet.

MOAI also has a built-in 1080p camera, allowing you to keep an eye on your tank at anytime, from anywhere. It’s compatible with Android and iOS, and is available to pre-order now for $199. Shipping is scheduled to begin in May 2018.


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