I waited 2.5 years for this folding monitor… - SPUD

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  • Published: 25 May 2019
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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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Comments • 3 847

  • TRICKSTA
    TRICKSTA  2 days back

    9:57 look at his hand in the video on the screen LOL

    • Dennis Mitzéus
      Dennis Mitzéus  4 days back

      For 400$ I would've bought a new 240hz 1080p screen that is smaller and cheaper, not as portable but that crap with portability? Nah, dude.. atleast not for 400$.

      • Mohammad Amin Valizadeh

        4:01 "here, let's pur something white on the screen"
        oh no

        • Le fainéant
          Le fainéant  2 weeks back

          expensive bad shit

          • Guzio
            Guzio  2 weeks back

            1:06
            * Immediately starts looking for Poland*

            • MasterBata
              MasterBata  2 weeks back

              Really? Someone saw this kickstarter campaign and thought "hey, this is an awesome idea, let's back it for $400!".
              People are so stupid, it's unbelievable.

              • Giedrius Brūžas
                Giedrius Brūžas  2 weeks back

                why just not use miniature projector

                • camtwan1
                  camtwan1  2 weeks back

                  This was a bad idea from the get go, Idk how you Kickstarter backers get scammed like this so much. It was so obvious it was gonna be bad, it’s hilarious.

                  • Zeldagigafan
                    Zeldagigafan  2 weeks back

                    The name is a double entendre.

                    • Itz Poison
                      Itz Poison  2 weeks back

                      S-P-U=D
                      S-tupid
                      P-ointless
                      U-seless
                      D-isappointing

                      • HaV1nGI5sueS
                        HaV1nGI5sueS  2 weeks back

                        I thought it was a softbox photography lamp...

                        • Swedicolon Games
                          Swedicolon Games  2 weeks back

                          Damn, them pc sexy as hell!!!

                          • ghostkilla931
                            ghostkilla931  2 weeks back

                            As soon as i heard projector. I already knew it was gonna be crap and disappointing. Not high res at all.

                            • Kentucky fried memes
                              Kentucky fried memes  2 weeks back

                              It looks like the things that your teacher would bring out to watch movies in elementary school

                              • Supreme MC Player
                                Supreme MC Player  2 weeks back

                                I wish I could meat Linus but a flight to Canada from fl is too much

                                • 이민호
                                  이민호  2 weeks back

                                  What the...
                                  It look like CRT monitor

                                  • Lester004
                                    Lester004  2 weeks back

                                    i read spud as stupid

                                    • Naku
                                      Naku  2 weeks back

                                      Linus must be swimming in the money to back-up this stupid idea.

                                      • David Thompsom
                                        David Thompsom  2 weeks back

                                        More to life than size

                                        • Ellis Samson
                                          Ellis Samson  2 weeks back

                                          BRO U HAVE STUDIO LIGHTS SHINING ON IT TURN THE LIGHTS DOWNNN

                                          • I_ARE_ GROOTBOY
                                            I_ARE_ GROOTBOY  2 weeks back

                                            I have a cat called "Spudd" :D

                                            • noob hack
                                              noob hack  2 weeks back

                                              But steel it works

                                              • Martin M
                                                Martin M  2 weeks back

                                                Nice gimmick but OOF the price.

                                                • Devysk
                                                  Devysk  2 weeks back

                                                  Potato monitor

                                                  • lowpolyloli
                                                    lowpolyloli  3 weeks back

                                                    you know, instead of back-fired projector, why not use front-firing dead-close projector instead

                                                    the shape reminds me the 80's concept of networked computers

                                                    • Frost 99
                                                      Frost 99  3 weeks back

                                                      2:06 lol

                                                      • Bradley Geiman
                                                        Bradley Geiman  3 weeks back

                                                        I love how this whole video is Linus trying to convince himself that he didn't waste money on this potato spud

                                                        • Ruben Payne
                                                          Ruben Payne  3 weeks back

                                                          it might be good for film crews in the feild or some research teams in rural or natural areas

                                                          • lawless vapors
                                                            lawless vapors  3 weeks back

                                                            Damn i wish I saw these when the kickstarter was going, my kid would love this!

                                                            • ILikeGamesToo - King of Discord

                                                              Nice portable “Monitor”

                                                              • Jett Pesson
                                                                Jett Pesson  3 weeks back

                                                                If i hear one more thing about VPN ...... lol

                                                                • Lit Cash
                                                                  Lit Cash  3 weeks back

                                                                  They should put a solar panel on it.....and make it charge the battery..also a computer onboard...so even with no electricity we still can have computers...with maybe a cell chip for good measures.

                                                                • Bryant Floyd
                                                                  Bryant Floyd  3 weeks back

                                                                  I'm noticing when you pick it up or bump the screen the image itself gets wobbly. If your on a train that is going down the track and the train gets wobbly (like my local commuter train does) then this would not work. If a jet hit turbulents then the screen will get wobbly and that will not work either. Or if your on a bumpy road then the screen would get wobbly and that would not work as well. Your laptop and smartphone have much greater resolution than 720p. It's a completely flawed design.

                                                                  • Mobbs
                                                                    Mobbs  3 weeks back

                                                                    Festival telly

                                                                    • suP
                                                                      suP  3 weeks back

                                                                      I think people would rather just purchase a projector for use on a wall...

                                                                      • Nick Gray
                                                                        Nick Gray  3 weeks back

                                                                        Missed segway opportunity...

                                                                        • Daveyjones Miser
                                                                          Daveyjones Miser  3 weeks back

                                                                          To be fair you guys are in studio light and I image to watch a movie there's dim or no light

                                                                          • Sly25
                                                                            Sly25  3 weeks back

                                                                            Where's those monitor links?

                                                                            • Mohamed Shuaau
                                                                              Mohamed Shuaau  3 weeks back

                                                                              In a nutshell, waste of money and totally useless. I could make a 1080p LCD screen off of a cheap old used screen from a laptop and chinese board with battery support

                                                                              • Josh Jones
                                                                                Josh Jones  3 weeks back

                                                                                Awesome

                                                                                • Jonathan Langevin
                                                                                  Jonathan Langevin  3 weeks back

                                                                                  @linustechtips, what about pairing the screen with a higher quality portable projector?

                                                                                  • MrNlce30
                                                                                    MrNlce30  3 weeks back

                                                                                    So you bought a SPUD and got a potato. You should try and make your own now using a golf umbrella.
                                                                                    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-Pack-Ram-FX-Tour-Premium-64-Extra-Large-Square-Golf-Umbrellas/383015164003?hash=item592d7b9863:g:ZNIAAOSwLUldCyUq
                                                                                    Just found this square one.

                                                                                    • namAehT
                                                                                      namAehT  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Why isn't this Kickfarted?

                                                                                      • Ahmet ikbal
                                                                                        Ahmet ikbal  3 weeks back

                                                                                        STUPUD

                                                                                        • KingOfToasts
                                                                                          KingOfToasts  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Dont do those tumbnails ever again







                                                                                          Its time to stop!

                                                                                          • souna rock
                                                                                            souna rock  3 weeks back

                                                                                            2:04 a self burn... those are rare

                                                                                            • Zach Mikkelson
                                                                                              Zach Mikkelson  3 weeks back

                                                                                              wow that sucks kind of a disappointment

                                                                                              • smashingpumpkin1986
                                                                                                smashingpumpkin1986  3 weeks back

                                                                                                Looks like a shopping channel product