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5/31 BackerKit Staff Favorites: BLIPS, Taga 2.0 and more!
The votes are in! A microscopic lens for smartphones, a family bicycle, and adaptable headphones are among our favorite projects this week.
Turn your smart device into a gateway to the microscopic world with BLIPS, the world’s thinnest and lightest set of microscopic lenses. These highly adjustable adhesive lenses were developed in a research lab and enable you to take high definition macro pictures with your smartphone. Extremely affordable, BLIPS wants to help everyone discover and photograph hidden wonders.
The Taga 2.0 is the perfect bike for the modern family. Featuring a rigid frame and disc brakes, this bike remains stable even if you hit a pothole. Taga 2.0’s module design features child seat accessories, a car seat adapter, and even a water gun! The child seat is suitable for children ages 6 months to 8 years, so this is one bike you’ll share with your family for many years to come.
Get ready for a customized listening adventure with Nura, headphones that adapt to your own unique hearing profile. Nura features a unique over-ear/earbud design for a fully immersive listening experience. The earbud speakers control high tones while the over-ear speakers deliver deep bass, and the combination results in unparalleled sound clarity.
Movpak is the world’s first backpack that’s also an electric vehicle! Movpak unfolds easily and can travel up to 20 mph, and can even charge your smart devices on the go. Equipped with front headlights and an easy to use break system, Movpak will get both you and your gear to your destination safely.
The Rooster Teeth team is back with Million Dollars, But… The Game. Put your imagination to the test and set aside your manners and ask your friends what they would do for a million dollars. Based on the hit comedy series, get ready to debate these unique money-making scenarios and find out just how far you’re willing to go for that cash.
It’s a jungle out there but with the MSK-1 Ultimate Survival Knife, you’ll be in good hands. This rugged knife features American-made D2 steel and is built to last. A survival kit is built into the handle and a fire steel striker is built into the hilt. With the power to chop as well as handle fine carving jobs, the MSK-1 Knife is poised to be your new essential everyday carry.
Apollo 7 is most compact earphone system ever. Enabled with Bluetooth 4.1 these true-wireless earphones deliver powerful sound, An integrated microphone grants you voice recognition with Siri and Google Now and produces crisp clear sound. A unique patent-pending 360 degree charging circuit means you can even charge your Apollo 7s on the go, making these the most portable earphones ever.
I LOCK IT is the world’s first fully automatic bike lock. This smart lock measures the distance to your smartphone, and once you are out of range, a thick stainless steel bolt will move to lock your front wheel. I LOCK IT also features a loud alarm in case anyone tries to cut the locking bolt, so your bike will be a major deterrent to would-be thieves.
Four minutes a day can perfect your posture for life with SpineGym and feel the effects of good posture in just one use! All exercises can be performed in normal clothing and are not difficult, so you won’t be sweaty. Improving your posture with SpineGym will also produce stronger abdominal muscles and reduced back pain, and even improve your mood!