These Are The Coolest Tech Projects You Can Fund On Kickstarter Right Now


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Loads of people reach out to the masses every day via Kickstarter in an effort to raise money in pursuit of making something interesting.Here are 10 of the coolest tech-based projects you can get involved with right now.

Oculus Rift

Oculus wants its Rift headset to be the go-to name in head-mounted displays. Turn your head in real life and you'll turn your charatcer's head in-game.

Click here to check out the Rift >


Stompy is 'an open-source, 18ft wide, 4,000 pound, 6-legged hydraulic robot that you can ride.' Check out this scale picture!

Click here to check out Stompy >

Freedom Sleeve

This is a case that turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone. It provides your iPod with a 3G connection and will even let you make phone calls and send texts.

Click here to check out the Freedom Sleeve >

Smarter Stand

The iPad's SmartCover offers a couple interesting ways to position your iPad, but the options really start to spread with help from Smarter Stand, an accessory for your SmartCover.

Click here to check out Smarter Stand >

Touch Time

Do you want a fancy watch without the smartphone connectivity of the Pebble? Check out Touch Time, a touch-sensitive watch.

Click here to check out Touch Time >


You have electronic devices that need to be charged, but cable organisation is a nightmare. POP aims to make this simple, easy, and clean by providing juice for your gadgets.

Click here to check out POP >


The Bladepade is an iPhone case with an attachment for a gamepad that turns your iPhone into a tactile game controller.

Click here to check out Bladepad >

Faraday Porteur

We're big bike nerds and this is one of the most interesting and compelling electric bike designs we've ever seen. Get some help from a motor to make short work of hills!

Click here to check out the Faraday Porteur >


The Ouya turned heads all over the place when it landed on Kickstarter. It's not too late to get in on the Android-powered console that's headed to living rooms soon.

Click here to check out Ouya >

Castle Story

Castle Story is an independently-produced computer game that looks like entirely too much fun. Build castles, attack enemies, and defend your territory.

Click here to check out Castle Story >

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