You Can Almost Finally Buy That Keyboard-Shaped Waffle Maker

It first graced the Gizmodo front page way back in 2007, but finally, seven years after we all first really wanted one for ourselves, that keyboard-shaped waffle maker could really be yours. Assuming, of course, its creator's $50,000 Kickstarter campaign reaches its funding goal—so close, but yet still so far. » 11/25/14 3:21pm Tuesday 3:21pm

An Expanding Suitcase That Goes From Carry-on To Check-in Sizes

Expanding luggage designed to accommodate your dirty clothes, souvenirs, and stolen towels at the end of a vacation are nothing new. But the FUGU luggage doesn't just add a couple of extra inches of capacity. It expands from nine inches tall to 27 inches tall, meaning you could actually pack for a whole extra person… » 11/24/14 9:08am Monday 9:08am

What Concept Product Should Have Been Made?

Thanks to the blight blessing of crowdfunding, the internet has more product concepts and design ideas and badly-rendered napkin sketches than ever before. But despite the seemingly endless number of people willing to give money to hastily-thought-out sketches, some legitimately great ideas have never seen the light… » 11/22/14 11:35am Saturday 11:35am

This Ultra-Compact Support Lets You Shoot Hands-Free With Your iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 and iOS 8 make it impossibly easy to shoot timelapse and high-speed footage using just your phone. But while the boxy design of the iPhone 5 meant it could be stood on its edge for hands-free shooting, you unfortunately can't steady the curvy iPhone 6 that way. Lots of companies have announced tiny… » 11/17/14 10:00am 11/17/14 10:00am

Giant Removable Stickers Turn Any Flat Surface Into a Whiteboard

Inspiration can strike anywhere, and if you're the type who needs to immediately write down their revelations, you might want to toss a few bucks towards Brandon Saw who's Kickstartering a simple non-permanent adhesive wrap that turns any flat surface into an erasable whiteboard. If brainstorming is your thing, you'll… » 11/14/14 10:48am 11/14/14 10:48am

A Square Filtering Water Bottle You Can Easily Clean From Both Ends

Four years ago the Clean Bottle arrived with a true innovation: a removable cap on either end that made it incredibly easy to properly clean. A few years later an upgraded version called the Square arrived that swapped curves for a rectangular design that wouldn't roll away if dropped. And now its creators are… » 11/13/14 5:00pm 11/13/14 5:00pm

Could These Modular Print Heads Be What 3D Printing Really Needs?

Bringing 3D fabrication tools directly to the consumer has been fraught with challenges; these at-home printers are either insanely expensive or limited in scope. A new concept called FLUX claims that it's solved all those conundrums with an all-in-one 3D printer that offers modular extruders for ultimate… » 11/11/14 9:50pm 11/11/14 9:50pm

Flash Photography Is Fun Again With These Squishy Diffusers

If you shoot with an external flash, learning to control the light can be dreadful. Sometimes the best thing to do is buy a modifier for diffusing the light. Talk about a boring accessory to buy! A new Kickstarter makes flash modifiers fun and practical with the flexy, 3D printed MagSphere and MagBounce. » 11/05/14 5:22pm 11/05/14 5:22pm

The World's Smallest 3D Printer Costs Less Than $300

The two biggest factors when it comes to choosing a printer are price and capacity. The bigger an item you want to print, the more expensive the printer will be. But if you've decided to just tip-toe into the world of 3D printing, and are just testing the waters, the $299 iBox Nano looks like a great choice, as long… » 10/31/14 9:09am 10/31/14 9:09am

A Tricycle That Leans and Rides More Like a Two-Wheeled Bike

Learning how to ride a two-wheeled bike is one of the biggest challenges a kid can face, and starting off on a tricycle doesn't make it any easier since it's a different riding experience—but why should it be? That's what brothers Steve and Rich Thrush asked before designing a new kind of pivoting tricycle that has… » 10/30/14 11:52am 10/30/14 11:52am

The Way We Deal With Photos Is Broken. This Company Wants to Fix It

Think back to the last wedding you went to. Or the last birthday party. Even the last nice dinner. Odds are you took multiple photos, dozens even. Maybe you even uploaded one to Instagram. But have you looked at any of them since? Or sent them to anyone? Probably not. And if you did, it wasn't particularly easy. » 10/28/14 11:00am 10/28/14 11:00am

This Controller Plays 8-Bit Chiptunes, Not Video Games

As popular as the Game Boy was for portable gaming ages ago, did you know it's still popular as an instrument for those obsessed with the sounds of classic 8-bit gaming? But instead of wasting your Tetris-capable portable console on making music, you can help David Clift-Reaves make his Lo-Fi SES controller a reality… » 10/27/14 11:12am 10/27/14 11:12am

Magnetic Loft Hangs Bottles In Your Fridge To Give You More Shelf Space

Unless you're lucky enough to have a second drinks-only fridge in the garage, your bottled beverages are probably battling leftovers and condiments for shelf space in your kitchen fridge. But you can end that war once and for all with the magnetic bottleLoft that lets you simply hang bottles from the roof of your… » 10/16/14 11:33am 10/16/14 11:33am