I waited 2.5 years for this folding monitor… - SPUD

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The SPUD Pop Up Display is a different take to foldable technology that we're getting a bit used to lately, but is it worth it?
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Title: Laszlo - Supernova
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  • 10:15 Which display is it

    EfiEfi2 gün önce
  • It's a projector on a piece of cloth. really?

    Rashmier YnawatRashmier Ynawat2 gün önce
  • It probably would be ok for just watching a movie

    Gerald NortonGerald Norton4 gün önce
  • It's a projector 😂

    LOUCOLOUCO4 gün önce
  • Maybe they meant a dictionary or textboook. lol

    Sunny WuSunny Wu5 gün önce
  • Rofl... All they did was take a pocket projector, and used an umbrella style pop up projection screen, then mounted the projector on the backside, rather than a normal projector... I thought of a similar idea when pocket projectors came out, but came to the same thoughts as your review... The reason they call it spud, is because it puts your graphics into potato mode, lol.

    Aerion OmegaAerion Omega6 gün önce
  • Is just a projector

    ET606ET6067 gün önce
  • What a pile of $hit!

    Yoyo55Yoyo558 gün önce
  • It’s old tech. Simple as that.

    Evan WatlingEvan Watling9 gün önce
  • 0:44 a w- wall what?

    hgd2324hgd23249 gün önce
  • spud backer sounds like a racial slur

    The DThe D10 gün önce
  • Linus got owned! 😂. 400.00???? GTFOH!!!

    Eric BEric B12 gün önce
  • If that book was the Ancient bible tablets then yea sure.

    KalcronKalcron12 gün önce
  • 2:04 Im sure you do man OOF

    Hassan NaeemHassan Naeem15 gün önce
  • I was really liking this until I realised it’s just a small projector

    DANDAMAN999DANDAMAN99915 gün önce
  • Linus it is always a good idea when you can make a video about it, even if the product is complete shit you get at least paid for showing us.

    JohnfuseJohnfuse16 gün önce
  • Simple answer, get an iPad. Or heck, a Samsung Galaxy Tap View (or whatever the massive tablet is)

    MCWDDMCWDD16 gün önce
  • On a scale from "passport" to "Webster's English Dictionary", how much "like a book" would you say the SPUD is?

    Burritozi11aBurritozi11a17 gün önce
  • I’m sorry but even if it was an 8K oled quality monitor, no one is rocking up on the train with one of these...

    RhaegalRhaegal18 gün önce
  • Remove the umbrella and use the battery powered projector

    Nick MartinNick Martin19 gün önce
  • The thumbnail made me think it was a display on a gaming chair whr ur back rests. I thought it was stupid for a second but I have also seen some questionable shit so like..

    Nebula357Nebula35719 gün önce
  • What is the name of the Portable Monitor @ 8:00 ?

    Thomas GersterThomas Gerster20 gün önce
  • It's much better to have a projector. At worst, you can still get a huge screen.

    Fun DazzyFun Dazzy20 gün önce
  • Whoa kickstarted delivered! That doesn't happen every day now

    Ye4rZeroYe4rZero22 gün önce
  • This thing is so fucking dumb it hurts my brain

    Joel SanfordJoel Sanford23 gün önce
  • rhianna has enter chat

    jay_615jay_61523 gün önce
  • 400hundred lol no way.. For 400 you could get or make a portable solar charged power supply and take a legit monitor camping.

    Anthony JuradoAnthony Jurado24 gün önce
  • I'd spend 50€ on that, max. If I want a big display, I can get pretty cheap, light-weight monitors with better quality for around 100 bucks already. That SPUD is a bit more compact is nice, but doesn't justify any price above the above mentioned for me in any regard, especially considering the notable downgrade in quality.

    BaddyBaddy24 gün önce
  • What’s the portable LCD he uses at the end of the video?

    trevor welchtrevor welch24 gün önce
  • Hey that seems like the most portable and durable option for camping You don’t really want to bring and walk around with portable monitor in your backpack But besides camping, it seems useless

    KiJung SongKiJung Song26 gün önce
  • You can now get portable lcds that are less than 10mm thick 😅😂🤣😂🤣

    daniel dickensondaniel dickenson27 gün önce
  • it is was 1440p it might be passable

    SuperCookieGamingSuperCookieGaming28 gün önce
  • Oh Linus you greedy dweeb, the two youtube ads + sponsors is a bit much, even by your standards don't you think?

    Kraum LankoKraum Lanko28 gün önce
  • Which are the portable displays showed in the video?

    Aldo MiikeAldo Miike28 gün önce
  • I rather just bring my own 24" monitor to the coffee shop as its half the size of the spud.

    David AlexandrovitchDavid AlexandrovitchAylar önce
  • I don't understand why anyone puts money towards things on Kickstarter which should be called Scamstarter.

    David AlexandrovitchDavid AlexandrovitchAylar önce

    SnipeGhostSnipeGhostAylar önce
  • this is basically a projector type of thingy right

    Random dude64Random dude64Aylar önce
  • i get better picture out of my 70$ walmart projector that is pretty portable size and weight.

    Matthew NeilMatthew NeilAylar önce
  • when you said "don't be that guy" it reminded me of when I was at Tim Hortons this guy pulled out a gaming RGB pc out of a big case! the pulled a monitor out plugged it in a was off for 2 hours

    Lava JavaLava JavaAylar önce
  • Why would you even release this, it’s embarrassing. I’d be pissed if I invested in this.

    Fred WFred WAylar önce
  • Its really just a projector

    LookIts LucasLookIts LucasAylar önce
  • ok, what a shit,crap is this? this is not worth anything. using this outside? pff no way, only in night time, so much on the go lol. just in half year you will get better than this crap. today is pointless to buy new tech as soon as come out. the tech today is a trend, so you cant just buy and pay load of gold for something new while tech is growing so fast. imagine this crap just after one year, it will be disaster. this product is clear shit.

    iRay IRidiumiRay IRidiumAylar önce
  • Waited

    Premium Sounds MusicPremium Sounds MusicAylar önce
  • A flex oled you can store in a tube would be cool.

    DryTasteDryTasteAylar önce
    • Or the device itself is the tube. Like a digital scroll with kickstands on the rounded parts to keep it up.

      Jesse MontoyaJesse MontoyaAylar önce
  • I really don't want our screens going back to being as big as crts

    冬Winter冬WinterAylar önce
  • F

    James Kiss-CsermakJames Kiss-CsermakAylar önce
  • Wow Linus betrayed tunnel bear

    Garv ChawlaGarv ChawlaAylar önce
  • Lol more to life than size

    Pelliq SPelliq SAylar önce

    Isaiah VolcyIsaiah VolcyAylar önce
  • Could u imagine bringing that into a public coffee shop? Couldn't be me

    Michael YangMichael YangAylar önce
  • i would just use one of those bending phones

    JustANinjaJustANinjaAylar önce
  • 10:44 the robbers are just gonna steal the doorbell dont even think about buying it lol

    Neon Red and BlueNeon Red and BlueAylar önce
  • Watching movies on a train: use a phone Sharing presentations with colleagues: a projector would be better, but I guess... Being more productive with your laptop: how about a TV. But I guess.....AAARGH BUT IT SUCKED THO

    Hacher UnfriendedHacher UnfriendedAylar önce
  • The CRT display. Reborn.

    iProgramInCppiProgramInCppAylar önce
  • Anyone know the name of the "chines monitor" ? :)

    Niklas MalmNiklas MalmAylar önce
  • Linus: I’ve waited 2.5 years for this Also linus: it does have speakers apparently (2:29)

    Dodi FNDodi FNAylar önce
  • This material part could be disconnetctable from projector part so you would have projector xd.

    Szymon GołąbekSzymon GołąbekAylar önce
  • Who else came to the comments after he said As I’m always reminding my wife, there is more to like than size.

    SpekticSpekticAylar önce
  • Wow... This product is so bad... Any normal external display is better.

    Ricardo PesentiRicardo PesentiAylar önce
  • ayy a kickstarter that actually do what it promise what a miracle

    AshsaloftAshsaloftAylar önce
  • It's a projector in a light box and is just as lame as I expected when I saw the thumbnail on Twitter.

    mjc0961mjc0961Aylar önce
  • im not sure why you expected a small cheap projector and a translucent bit of fabric to be good quality

    pathmadapathmadaAylar önce
  • Game on it and call the video GAMING ON A SOFTBOX

    boom pyroboom pyroAylar önce
  • image looks like 10 times crappier than in the promotion vid

    2012isRonPaul2012isRonPaulAylar önce
  • They advertise this for usability in a car on the road.. But that fucking screen wobble makes that basically an impossibility. I mean shit, I'd be motion/car sick in seconds trying to watch that. Even if not, it would still be a miserable experience trying to watch a movie that looks like every scene is shot during a b-grade natural disaster movie sequence. I don't see any real legitimate use for this. It's huge and bulky, LOW RESOLUTION, not high, the focus is useless at that range since they went with a flat surface screen which mean the edges are dramatically further from the lense than the center, the color grading is awful and you lose distinction between colors, the screen wobble with the slightest movement is nauseating and useless/aggravating at best, using this in public would make you look like a complete moron, the screen brightness is too low to be usable in anything more than a standardly bright room, and to need basically the entire main compartment of a backpack to transport it is rediculous. This has to be one of the worst tech products I've seen from Kickstarter actually make it to market/delivery.

    Ethan SmithEthan SmithAylar önce
  • Too fiddly...

    LinoLinoAylar önce
  • Man using that thing in a car for movies would be the worst thing. Every vibration of the car would cause everything to go AlL wObBlY

    DankBlisseyDankBlisseyAylar önce
    • @Sleethpow i was joking

      VwertIXVwertIX20 gün önce
    • VwertIX Uhh passengers?

      SleethpowSleethpow20 gün önce
    • And you need to focus on the road

      VwertIXVwertIXAylar önce
  • Hey Linus, you could do me a favor by trying to remove the foldable screen from the actual projection unit. I guess then you'd have a small short throw projector that's more usable. I mean if you'd use the projection unit on it's own.

    TheOnline ThingTheOnline ThingAylar önce
  • $700k = 720p only, what do you thinking 1.9k people ?

    MeowMiau343MeowMiau343Aylar önce
I waited 2.5 years for this folding monitor… - SPUD