Navigating the world of crowdfunding can be overwhelming, to put it lightly. Which projects are worth backing? Where's the filter to weed out the hundreds of useless smart devices? To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundup of our favorite campaigns for your viewing (and spending!) pleasure. Go ahead, free your disposable income:
This hands-on coding kit uses a plush bear, a LEGO-compatible robot, coding blocks, a programming board, and picture books to teach kids coding concepts without any screens.
Designed to enable those with limited mobility to cut and eat their meals using only one hand, this plate features cylinders to fix food in place, a sauce slope around the edges, and a high back edge to aid in picking up smaller pieces.
Modular containers keep your lunch organized inside this carrying pack. When you're ready to eat, the pack unfolds into a convenient mat that will keep your desk protected from spills or make impromptu picnics a whole lot easier.
Even with the best locks and chains, your bike is always susceptible to theft. This smart tracking device can be subtly installed under the seat (one charge will last three months) where it will automatically react if it's moved, tampered with, or stolen. As the owner, you'll be immediately notified with up-to-date tracking information that can be passed on to local police.
No bigger than a pack of playing cards, this 4-port GaN portable charger can juice up all your devices at the same time.