The best smart luggage

The bag you use to tote your stuff can affect the experience of any trip. In response, suitcases are wising up, and there are options for smart luggage with scales, tracking, and...

These AirPod lookalikes blend bold style with slick features

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. The Mobvoi Ticpods Free, currently in crowdfunding on Indiegogo, look remarkably similar to Apple’s fully wireless earbuds, the AirPods. Like the AirPods, the...

Can SaaS principles transform political campaigns as we know them?

In life, they say you get what you pay for. That is no less true in politics, which is fueled by campaign donations and lobbying dollars that move policy on...

GoFundMe acquires YouCaring as charitable crowdfunding continues to consolidate

GoFundMe, the startup that focuses on crowdfunding for charitable causes, has made another acquisition to scale up its platform: It has acquired YouCaring, a smaller rival, creating a combined community...

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Rideable robots, humongous 3D printers, and more

At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird,...

Arbtr wants to create an anti-feed where users can only share one thing at...

At a time when the models of traditional social networks are being questioned, it’s more important than ever to experiment with alternatives. Arbtr is a proposed social network that limits...

Surreptitious cryptocurrency miners hide on Politifact and hundreds of other sites

Politifact is the latest and perhaps most high-profile website to host code that secretly hijacks visitors’ CPUs to mine cryptocurrency. Driven by a boom in...

Go big and go analog with the Lomo’Instant Square camera

We don’t do a lot of Kickstarter posts because the outcomes of crowdfunding campaigns, especially hardware ones, are notoriously unpredictable. But it’s with an easy...

Crowdfunded reMarkable e-paper tablet ships on August 29

The idea of using technology to replicate the simplicity and versatility of paper is an enduring one, but no device has nailed it just yet....

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Home steam cleaning, futuristic pianos, e-skin

Check out our roundup of the best new Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no...