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Gekks
Price: $30
Status: $49,185 of $75,000
Estimated delivery: July 2014
Ensuring your sockless summer shoe game is both stink- and sweat-free, Gekks are cushy, low-profile liner socks — optimized for boat shoes, drivers, and loafers — cut from antimicrobial material that eliminates odor-causing bacteria.

Kickstarter

Glowdeck
Price: $200
Status: $53,057 of $30,000 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: August 2014
Like a little central command center for your smartphone, this wood-paneled wireless charging dock functions as a Bluetooth speaker and LED light system, plus it alerts you of any account notifications (email, text, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) all while juicing up your mobile.

Kickstarter

Tablio Mini Desk
Price: $87
Status: $8,543 of $5,500 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: August 2014
Making it easier to be productive in places far more comfortable than your desk, this mobile workstation is a slat of wood with dual slide-out trays that serve as base stations for your mouse/phone/notepad, with perforated holes in the middle section to keep your laptop running cool.

Kickstarter

iOn
Price: $40
Status: $14,885 of $100,000 goal
Estimated delivery: August 2014
These special, easy-to-install switches make turning on your lights, fan, electrical fireplace, and various other appliances as easy as waving your hand. You can even "magically" dim lights by simply pointing at them. Check out the video to see how it can even transform a fishbowl (with a fish in it) into a crazy on/off switch.

Kickstarter

Fotobit
Price: $30+
Status: $4,315 of $16,000 goal
Estimated delivery: May 2014
This modular framing system makes it dead-simple to get your nose out from behind your Instagram feed. Go old school by mounting dozens of physical photos in all manner of linked snaking designs and clusters via their special clip system.


Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor, impatiently awaiting a boat-shoed summer.

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