Peak Design’s Travel Tripod is a camera-stabilizing space-saver

With a similar diameter to most water-bottles, and not much taller, the Travel Tripod stows easily

Best known for its well-designed camera bags and the ingenious Capture Clip mount system, Peak Design has stepped up to tick one more thing off the wishlists of many a traveling photographer. A truly compact, lightweight, stable tripod that's quick to deploy yet gutsy enough for serious work.

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Category: Digital Cameras

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Spryng mimics natural leg muscle movements to boost circulation and improve recovery

Spryng is currently raising production funds on Kickstarter and is being offered in four colors

From a grueling leg day at the gym to hours spent sat in an office cubicle, our lower legs can easily sustain damage, leading to aches, pains and more serious issues. New on Kickstarter, Spryng aims to quicken muscle recovery times and improve circulation, all in 15-minute bursts.

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Category: Wearables

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Road Togs get a grip on drop handlebars

A set of Road Togs (red), installed on a gravel bike

Back in 2014, we reviewed a product known as Togs – they're bolt-on levers that allow mountain bikers to maintain a grip when riding with their thumbs on top of the handlebars. Now, reportedly in response to user demand, Togs' creators have come out with a version for drop bars.

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French startup gets rhythm with portable, app-connected e-drum

Each Senspad has three hit zones that can be assigned instruments or sounds via a companion ...

France's Redison hit Kickstarter in 2017 with connected sensors that gave drum sticks a voice of their own with the Drumistic (now called Senstroke) system. And now it's hoping for a repeat of that crowdfunding success with the Senspad, a percussion pad that wirelessly connects to a smartphone running an app that puts a kit at your disposal.

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Novus combines kids’ smartphone, watch and smart speaker in one modular system

The Novus is billed as the "world's first modular smartphone for kids"

Smartphones and smartwatches for kids aren't exactly new – even FitBit has a kids' watch now – but China-based Abardeen has done things a little differently. The company has taken a modular approach with its latest offering – launched this week on Kickstarter – bringing considerable flexibility to the kids phone/watch space.

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Tabletop dryer vacuum-evaporates water out of clothing

The Morus Zero is presently on Kickstarter

For apartment-dwellers who don't like going to laundromats, there are already compact washing machines – but what happens when the washed clothes need to be dried? Well, that's where the diminutive Morus Zero comes in.

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Category: Around The Home

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RFS lens attachment drops a filter when you need it, flips up when you don't

The Rapid Filter System has been developed to accommodate filter sizes from 40.5 mm to 105 ...

Whether you want to add special effects to a photo, reduce haziness or color the scene, lens filters can be very useful in-the-field photography tools. The Rapid Filter System by Alter lets photographers apply a filter the moment its needed, and disengage when it's not.

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