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October 25, 2013

Glowpup - 3DRetro x Nathan Hamill's Newest Octopup


It's October and what would October be with some ghostly apparitions? 3DRetro and Nathan Hamill are proud to present the latest in their Octopup line, Glowpup.  Rotocast from translucent white Sofubi in Japan these baby cephalopod-canines will look great chilling out with their brothers on your shelf.  But, much like Vanilla Ice. turn off the lights and they'll glow!

Available now for just $10 at 3DRetro.  Get yours now.

-The Highest Fever
@thehighestfever

Mimoco Runs a Kickstarter: BatteryBot,The Fun Mobile Device Charger with Personality

BatteryBot is the world's 1st and only character-based rechargeable backup battery for smartphones, tablets & mobile devices, by Mimoco!

Introducing...MimoPower BatteryBot by Mimoco and YOU! 

Mimoco®, The Art Toy meets Consumer Electronics Design Studio based in Boston, MA (and makers of MIMOBOT® character-based USB flash drives!) is proud to introduce the new MimoPower line of mobile charging accessories.
Kicking off the MimoPower line is BatteryBot, and we’re bringing it to Kickstarter first...because, well, we can’t do it without YOU!

10 Initial BatteryBot Designs!: 
To start off, we are committing to ten primary designs from our Animal Critterz and Core Series collections. You can be sure that the styles below will be produced and available once we hit our primary Kickstarter goal!



Features & Technical Specs

  • Capacity: 5200mAh (minimum, may increase with stretch goals!)
  • Cell Type: Li-ion battery 
  • Input: DC 5V/1A [MicroUSB] 
  • Output: DC 5V/2.1A [USB] 
  • Cycle Life: 500 Full Charges 
  • DC Charging Time: ~5 hours 
  • Charging & Battery Indicator: LED light-up feet 
  • Dimensions: 3.5” x 2” x 1.5” [89 x 51 x 38mm] 
  • Weight: 5.1oz [145g] 
  • MSRP: $70-$80 (but it's only $40 if you back their Kickstarter!)