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Machine Era Ti5 Slim Wallet

In Kickstarter by Brandon

Machine Era has just announced a successor for their highly successful Machine Era Wallet on Kickstarter called the Ti-5 Slim Wallet. The Ti-5 not only looks great, but is RFID-blocking, and made of titanium (!). For more info check the video embedded after the link, and click the link below to back the project

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SpeakerSlide

In Kickstarter by Brandon

Todays kickstarter find is a small clip-on sound amplifier for the iPad (and iPhone if the stretch goal is reached) called the SpeakerSlide. Although it has “speaker” in the name, the SpeakerSlide does not actually include a speaker. It is merely a well designed amplifier, not unlike if you were to simply place your device in a bowl or glass.

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SYNEK – Countertop Draft Beer Dispenser

In Kickstarter by Brandon

If you’re anything like me, you appreciate a good craft beer on draft from your local pub. I wish that I could have draft beer at home, but not have to deal with the hassle (and space usage) of a kegerator system. This is where the SYNEK comes in. The SYNEK is a countertop beer dispenser that utilizes proprietary 1 …

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6 Months with The Dollar Wallet

In Gear, Reviews by Brandon

In August of 2012, a project on Kickstarter caught my eye, it was a super minimalist, cost effective wallet aptly named The Dollar Wallet made by The Simple Factory. I had the option of ordering the actual $1 wallet which is made of a fiberboard, or for a couple bucks more I could get a laser etched wooden version. I …

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Coolest Cooler

In Kickstarter by Brandon

Have you ever been on the beach and wished you had a blender handy? What about having a cooler with a built-in blender, as well as a waterproof Bluetooth speaker and USB ports? Well, that is exactly what Coolest Cooler designer Ryan Grepper set out to make. In addition to these awesome features, Ryan also added everything he could think …

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App: The Human Story by Story & Pixel

In Kickstarter, Tech by Brandon

Normally on Back This we feature some trinket or physical product, but, for the first time, we are featuring a film.  App: The Human Story is a documentary featuring interviews with tons of different developers, journalists, and designers.

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Nomad NomadClip Carabiner

In Gear, Tech by Brandon

Nomad, the maker of the NomadKey (née ChargeKey) that we love, has announced a new product called the NomadClip. They have also redesigned their website and rebranded all of their products to include the Nomad moniker, the naming is as follows: NomadClip, NomadKey & NomadCard which are shaped like a carabiner, house key & credit card respectively.