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Tag: Cheap

Carbon Flyer Video Drone is Cool and Cheap

Carbon Flyer Video Drone is Cool and Cheap
There are a bunch of drones on the market today that have video cameras inside them. The thing most of those drones have in common is a high purchase price. A new drone is on Indiegogo right now and it is surprisingly cheap for a video drone – and it’s made out of a very cool material.

Keewifi Router Authenticates Nearby Devices without the Need for Passwords: Hold and Surf

Keewifi Router Authenticates Nearby Devices without the Need for Passwords: Hold and Surf
The Keewifi is a router that lets you have a convoluted Wi-Fi password yet allow people to log on without typing a single thing. That’s because it can automatically authenticate devices that are held close to it.

Headless Ghost HDMI Display Emulator Spooks GPUs Awake

Headless Ghost HDMI Display Emulator Spooks GPUs Awake
Despite its creepy name, Dev Joshi’s invention isn’t a Halloween prop. The Headless Ghost is a niche peripheral that tricks a computer into thinking that a display is plugged into it. It’s for people who remotely connect into headless machines, i.e.

WriteBoard Electronic Whiteboard: Quantum Note Taking

WriteBoard Electronic Whiteboard: Quantum Note Taking
Whiteboards and blackboards are great for group discussions. But they also take attention away from the speaker, especially for participants who insist on writing down everything that’s on the board. That’s where the WriteBoard concept comes in.

Talkase Smartphone Case Has Tiny Cellphone Built-in: Dual Wielding

Talkase Smartphone Case Has Tiny Cellphone Built-in: Dual Wielding
Many smartphone cases offer protection. Some offer extra battery life or even additional memory. Some look like huge fried chickens. But WirelessMe’s case gives you… another cellphone. The Talkase for iPhone and Android phones comes with a credit card-sized GSM phone.

1×1 Pixel Art Stickers: Manual Interpolation

1×1 Pixel Art Stickers: Manual Interpolation
There are lots of ways to mimic pixel art in the real world, such as cross-stitch, LEGO or just plain old paint. But if you’re interested in a convenient pixel art-style medium, check out 1×1. It’s a set of colored stickers that have been pre-cut to square blocks.

Printable, Thin & Flexible Displays: PrintScreen

Printable, Thin & Flexible Displays: PrintScreen
Devices with paper-thin or flexible displays have yet to become mainstream. But the researchers behind PrintScreen recently proved that we can make simple but incredibly thin and flexible displays right now, without the need for high end materials or equipment.

3D Printed Raspberry Pi Laptop: Pi-Top

3D Printed Raspberry Pi Laptop: Pi-Top
Earlier this year we saw Bunnie and Xobs’ Novena, the (mostly) open source laptop. Here’s another hacker- and maker-oriented laptop, the Pi-Top. Launching on Kickstarter soon, Pi-Top will be based on the Raspberry Pi. Pi-Top is the brainchild of Ryan Dunwoody and Jesse Lozano.

3D Pocketcopter Flying Camera: Smile at the Choppa

3D Pocketcopter Flying Camera: Smile at the Choppa
If the 3D Pocketcopter is the real deal, you won’t need to shell out hundreds of dollars for a simple airborne camera. The battery-powered device is controlled wirelessly over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and works with iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices.

NIntendo Mario & Link Costume Hoodies: Comfy Cosplay

NIntendo Mario & Link Costume Hoodies: Comfy Cosplay
The costumes of the Mario Bros. and Link are some of the easiest video game get ups to emulate. But if you’re short on patience or skills, you can do worse than TV Store Online’s officially licensed hoodies.

LEGO-Compatible Raspberry Pi Case: SmartiPi

LEGO-Compatible Raspberry Pi Case: SmartiPi
There are already lots of Raspberry Pi cases – we’ve even featured a few 3D printed decorative cases – but if you’re looking for something that’s affordable, durable and customizable check out Tom Murray’s SmartiPi. It will come with a LEGO-compatible 6×10 removable top plate.

3D4C Full Color 3D Printer: CMYKDDD

3D4C Full Color 3D Printer: CMYKDDD
We’ve seen a couple of 3D printers that can create multicolored objects in one build, but they’re out of the price range of mere mortals. You can get the reasonably affordable MakerBot Replicator 2X, but it can only print in two different colors.

Hema-Imager Thermal Imager Takes its Talents to Android & iOS Devices

Hema-Imager Thermal Imager Takes its Talents to Android & iOS Devices
Last month saw the release of the Flir One, a thermal camera for the iPhone 5/5S. While it’s significantly more affordable than its standalone counterparts, its limited compatibility hampers its cost-effectiveness. If you’re looking for a more versatile alternative, check out the Hema-Imager.

goTenna Smartphone Radio Antenna: No Signal, No Problem

goTenna Smartphone Radio Antenna: No Signal, No Problem
An upcoming device called goTenna could turn smartphones and other mobile devices into modern walkie-talkies. The portable antenna uses VHF radio waves, allowing you to send text messages over short distances without the need for cellular reception or an Internet connection.

Smartbrick Lets You Control LEGO Power Functions Via Bluetooth: Farther Functions

Smartbrick Lets You Control LEGO Power Functions Via Bluetooth: Farther Functions
A small company called Vengit is working on a wireless receiver for LEGO Power Functions that should be a vast improvement over LEGO’s official infrared receiver. The Smartbrick or SBrick uses Bluetooth to connect to Power Functions motors and lights via a mobile app.

BreadBox Desktop Circuit Board Maker: Etchanting

BreadBox Desktop Circuit Board Maker: Etchanting
We’ve featured a variety of compact kits that you can use to print circuit boards on a variety of materials. But if all you want is to make a standard PCB using copper board, check out BreadBox.