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OGarden Smart Indoor Garden

OGarden Smart Indoor Garden
$645+  Pledge Comment

OGarden’s Smart indoor garden promises to be a low maintenance and relatively compact system. It holds up to 30 seedlings and up to 60 plants at once, ensuring a continuous harvest every 3 or 4 days. Its automatic watering system also warns you to low water levels.

Spin Fire Tornado

Spin Fire Tornado
~$101+  Pledge Comment

You can easily make a fire tornado. But if you don’t want to take the risk, Höfats’ Spin seems to be a great alternative. It uses bioethanol fuel for a nearly smokeless and odorless spinning flame. The optional base and pole provide a variety of display options.

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Building a Drone-proof Drone

Building a Drone-proof Drone

Maker Peter Sripol plans on participating in DroneClash – a sort of BattleBots for drones. In this clip, he shows off the design and work that went into his ultra-sturdy machine that looks more like flying pizza box than a drone, but should do a great job fending off enemies.

Cooler Master MK850 Keyboard

Cooler Master MK850 Keyboard
$200  Buy Link Comment

Cooler Master’s new flagship gaming mechanical keyboard. The MK850 has eight keys that use Aimpad’s light-sensing analog technology, making them pressure-sensitive in supported games. The keyboard also has two programmable scroll wheels and a light bar.

Eve Light Strip

Eve Light Strip
$80  Buy Link Comment

Eve’s Light Strip produces 1800 lumens of white or colored light, bright enough to be a main light. It connects via Wi-Fi, so it responds to commands home automation apps instantly. Each strip is 6.6ft long, and can be extended up to 32ft or cut to shorter lengths.

Game Burger Advance

Game Burger Advance

Would you like fries with that? Master of retro-style gadgets Love Hultén shares one of his more whimsical creations – a handheld game system that looks like a cheeseburger. Unlike most of his creations, he shared a making-of video this time around.

G-Story Portable 4K Monitor

G-Story Portable 4K Monitor
$329  Buy Comment

G-Story’s portable 15.6″ 16:9 4K monitor is designed especially for gamers. It has a 60Hz refresh rate but it also supports AMD FreeSync to combat screen tearing. It has a 12ms response time and supports HDR. It has an HDMI port, a USB port and a USB-C port.

Honda e Prototype

Honda e Prototype

We prefer the boxier Honda Urban EV Concept, but its near-production version still packs a lot of charm. The e Prototype now has four doors, and retains its massive digital dash. It will have a range of nearly 125mi and charge to 80% in 30min. Production will begin in 2019.

Brio True Wireless Earbuds

Brio True Wireless Earbuds
$65  Buy Comment

These compact earbuds produce crisp and clean sounds for up to 8 hours on a charge. They’re sweatproof, and come with a charging case good for up to 50 hours without plugging in. Save an extra 15% with promo code SEMIANNUAL in The Awesomer Shop.

Heatworks Duo Carafe

Heatworks Duo Carafe

Instead of using metal heating parts, Heatworks’ upcoming Duo carafe passes electrical current directly through the water when you pour from the hot spout. The company claims the water is heated instantaneously and with 99% efficiency.

Gomi Bluetooth Speaker

Gomi Bluetooth Speaker
~$259+  Pledge Comment

Thin and flexible plastic bags are deemed non-recyclable in the UK. Gomi collects these bags from the beaches of Brighton, then melts and molds them into speaker cases. Each case is made from 100 plastic bags. The Bluetooth 4.0 speaker lasts up to 18h per charge.

Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Speakers

Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Speakers
$69  Buy Link Comment

Logitech’s 2.0 speakers have looks and sound quality well above their price tag. Their Easy Switch technology conveniently lets you swap sound between a wired device and up to two devices paired via Bluetooth. They also have motion-activated touch controls.

Microsoft Excel Bootcamp 2019

Microsoft Excel Bootcamp 2019
$39  Buy Comment

Boss around spreadsheets, charts, and charts with this 5-part course in Excel. You’ll learn to master the almighty PivotTable, handle complex analytics, and even code advanced logic using Visual Basic for Applications. Register today in The Awesomer Shop.

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LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG takes a reasonable half-step towards foldable phones with the V50 ThinQ 5G. It has a 6.4″ 1440×3120 OLED display, but it also has an optional 6.2″ 1080p OLED display attachment. You can use the second display to run two apps at once, preview photos and more.

RemoBell S Video Doorbell

RemoBell S Video Doorbell
$99  Buy Link Comment

The remo+ RemoBell S is an affordable addition to the growing number of video doorbells. It features a 180º field of view, customizable motion zones, night vision, a two-way speaker and three days of video storage for free. Paid plans are also available.

Sony Xperia 1

Sony Xperia 1

Sony’s new flagship phone goes against the notch and cutout trend by simply having a taller display. It has a 6.5″ 21:9 4K OLED display, perfect for watching ultrawide content and multitasking. It can also shoot in 4K 21:9. Drops Spring 2019.

Sandisk 1TB MicroSD Card

Sandisk 1TB MicroSD Card

Sandisk’s Extreme Plus line of microSD cards will soon be available in 512GB and 1TB capacities. The Extreme Plus line is waterproof, shockproof, temperature proof and X-ray proof. The 1TB card drops April 2019 for $450, while the 512GB will cost $200.

MIT Mini Cheetah Robot

MIT Mini Cheetah Robot

Engineers from MIT’s Biomimetic Robotics Lab show off a small version of their cheetah-inspired robot that can not only run, sidestep, and balance itself better than just about any ‘bot we’ve seen, but it can do backflips, and right itself if knocked down.

PowerUp FPV

PowerUp FPV
$79  Buy Comment

PowerUp FPV turns paper airplanes into drones. It can stream footage from its 640×480 camera to a mobile device up to 300ft. away, so you can see what it sees. It flies up to 20mph and lasts 10min on its hot swappable battery. Save over 40% in The Awesomer Shop.

Lenovo ThinkPad X390

Lenovo ThinkPad X390

The successor to the Lenovo X280, the X390 laptop packs a 13.3″ display in the body of a 12″ machine. It’s only 0.7″ thick and weighs just 2.7 lb. It’s powered by Intel 8th gen CPUs, has an optional SIM slot for LTE, and lasts up to 17 hours per charge. Drops 6/2019 for $1099+.

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Festo BionicSoftHand

Festo BionicSoftHand

Robotics firm Festo shows off its impressive design for a pneumatic hand with flexible fingers that can grip things like humans do. It uses AI tech to learn to grasp objects, and has sensors to help it model the shape of the object it’s holding.

White Hat Hacker Bundle

White Hat Hacker Bundle
$ Name Your Price  Buy Comment

Pay what you want to learn the ins and outs of hacking, and use what you learn to help secure your personal or business computer systems from evildoers. This extensive online series offers in-depth technical training, and is another great deal in The Awesomer Shop.

SuperTank USB-C Power Bank

SuperTank USB-C Power Bank
$99+  Pledge Comment

If you’re looking for a beefy and high-powered power bank for your USB-C devices, check out Zendure’s SuperTank. Its 27,000mAh capacity and up to 100W delivery lets it charge even 15″ laptops. It also has two USB-A ports and has a low power mode.

Nokia 9 PureView

Nokia 9 PureView

Nokia is banking on photography enthusiasts with the 9 PureView. It has five 12MP cameras at the back – two RGB, three monochrome – that can all take photos at once. This should result in images with incredible HDR and adjustable focus. Drops 03/2019 for $699.

Polestar 2

Polestar 2

A stunning, pure electric car from Volvo’s performance spin-off, the Polestar 2 is a 5-door fastback with dual motors, making 408hp, 487 lb-ft. of torque, going 0-to-62mph in under 5 sec., and a target range up to 275 mi. The 2020 launch edition runs $63K, minus tax breaks.

Fallout T-51 Power Armor Speaker

Fallout T-51 Power Armor Speaker
$150  Buy Link Comment

Based on the highly-advanced power armor from the wasteland, this blacked-out Bluetooth wireless speaker is sure to make a statement sitting on your desktop. It stands 7″ tall, and features a gesture control system, much like the one you’d find in a 6-figure BMW.

RokBlok Tiny Record Player

RokBlok Tiny Record Player
$99  Buy Link Comment

Did you know can play a record without need for a turntable at all? The RokBlok is basically a wooden mini vehicle that drives around on top of your records, following the groove, and playing music through its built in speaker, or wirelessly over Bluetooth for more volume.

Huawei Mate X

Huawei Mate X

Huawei’s take on the foldable phone is similar to the FlexPai. The Mate X has a single 8″ display that folds nearly in half for use in smartphone mode. It takes advantage of its “rear” display by acting as a preview for taking selfies.

Digit Number Pad

Digit Number Pad

Featuring a look inspired by 1970s and 1980s pocket calculators, Lofree’s wireless numeric keypad features round keycaps, responsive Gateron Blue switches, backlighting, and doubles as a standalone calculator. Looks great with the Lofree wireless keyboard.

Ricoh GR III Camera

Ricoh GR III Camera
$900  Buy Link Comment

The successor to the beloved Ricoh GR II point-and-shoot. The GR III is even smaller than its predecessor and packs a 24.2MP CMOS sensor, a 3-axis shake reduction system, a 3″ touchscreen control panel and an 18.3mm wide angle lens.

How Heat Sinks Are Made

How Heat Sinks Are Made

Take an up-close look at the surprising process that goes into making the stacked fins of a heat sink. Rather than casting the aluminum cooling device, they’re made by shaving the fins out of a solid block of metal, and bending them into place.

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