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Indiegogo grows: UK, Canada, France & Germany

Indiegogo grows: UK, Canada, France & Germany

Crowdfunding site Indiegogo has followed Kickstarter with a global launch, opening the door to local currency use in euros, Canadian dollars, and British pounds, as well as to projects in four new countries. Although Indiegogo had allowed projects from anywhere in the world to be listed, until now the only currency accepted had been US dollars. Now, a simultaneous launch in the UK, Canada, France, and Germany will see the site become far more flexible.

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Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Radar app and stickers hit indiegogo

Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Radar app and stickers hit indiegogo

It would appear that you're about to be able to find every single one of your often-lost objects with an ecosystem that's not to be missed - Stick-N-Find, complete with Bluetooth stickers and a fabulous radar app that works with them to track. This lovely system is currently living in the crowd-funding operation known as indegogo, a place not unlike KickStarter where users are able to pass some cash to start-up groups hoping to get their project off the ground in exchange for a promise that they'll get some of the earliest products produced.

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ioSafe N2 fireproof and waterproof NAS Indiegogo campaign kicks off

ioSafe N2 fireproof and waterproof NAS Indiegogo campaign kicks off

Using network-attached storage is a good way to make sure that your important data is safe from things like hard drive crashes and security breaches, but what happens when natural disasters hit? Most NAS systems don't protect against water and fire damage, but ioSafe has a new NAS that protects against both of those. The company has introduced the ioSafe N2, which is a fireproof and waterproof NAS, but in order for this product to see the light of day, it needs your help.

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This electric all-terrain bike wants to go to the beach

This electric all-terrain bike wants to go to the beach

The XTERRAIN500 is a new electric bike that boasts of being able to easily glide over soft beach sand, thanks to its short, 10-inch wide front tire. With the addition of a 500-watt motor, this "all-terrain bike" will also reduce the effort riders need while pedaling on terrain including snow, mud, grass, and gravel. The bike's makers point out that most fat tire bicycles available today only come with 4-inch wide tires, which allow for riding on packed sand, but aren't enough for the really soft terrain at the beach.

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Trekz Titanium Bone Conduction headphones leave your ears open

Trekz Titanium Bone Conduction headphones leave your ears open

The problem with lots of headphones and ear buds on the market today is that they block your ability to hear what is going on around you. Without the ability to hear what is going on when you are running, walking, or cycling, you can get into some serious trouble in traffic. A new set of earphones that is designed to deliver your favorite audio content while leaving your ability to hear what is going on around you has debuted called the Trekz Titanium.

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Smart homes: how close are we from the house of the future?

Smart homes: how close are we from the house of the future?

Yesterday, Google unveiled its newest product: OnHub. While technically a network router, it was also subtly a building block of Google own ambition to be the center of your home. And the search giant is hardly the only one. Somewhat a subset of the so-called Internet of Things that aims to connect anything and everything to the net, smart homes and smart appliances have become the byword of many tech companies as well as appliance makers. But are we really on the cusp of making that hi-tech future a reality? Or are we still taking baby steps?

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SLICK GoPro stabilizer takes the shake out of the action

SLICK GoPro stabilizer takes the shake out of the action

GoPro has revolutionized the action photography market by making action footage, whether live or recorded, not just fashionable but also accessible. But just because you're shaking with excitement and adrenaline doesn't mean your action video has to as well. Save your viewers the headache and the nausea with SLICK, a motorized stabilizer that's dedicated to making your GoPro footage look more, well, pro. With an idea that's so simple you wonder why no one has made it before, SLICK smooths out your videos without requiring any other attachment other than SLICK itself.

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Fotokite Phi drone is a flying camera on a leash

Fotokite Phi drone is a flying camera on a leash

While consumers drones become more advanced with features, the way to use them through remote controls or mobile apps also becomes more complex. Drone maker Fotokite has debuted its first consumer model, the Phi, that aims to make aerial photography as easy as holding a leash. The Phi has the now-standard quadcopter design, but with a retractable tether, allowing it to fly between 1 and 26 feet away from the operator, while automatically recording from a user-supplied GoPro camera.

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Architects are crowdfunding Lord of the Rings’ city Minas Tirith for $2.9B

Architects are crowdfunding Lord of the Rings’ city Minas Tirith for $2.9B

Here is a crowdfunding campaign to rule them all. A group of UK architects have begun an IndieGoGo campaign to raise roughly $2.9 billion that will be used to build a real life Minas Tirith, the beautiful, and very much fictional city from The Lord of the Rings. The group, which is led by Jonathan Wilson, is made up of architects and structural engineers who are clearly huge LotR fans. Their goal is build the fully livable city into the side of a mountain, as it was depicted in the LotR films.

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