We ordered the Backmate — for the office because many of us work eight to ten hour days and more hours if we are under a deadline. Living your life on a computer all day and into the evening hour causes pain. Butts hurt, shoulders ache, the neck — is pure agony (and we’re not […]
Keeping a tab on kids, pets, and valuables is a difficult task, so a new Indiegogo has built a miniature GPS tracker to at least help find people or items once they’ve disappeared. Ping, the “world’s smallest” GPS tracker, is able to send a signal from the U.S., Mexico and Canada to the owner’s smartphone. […]
Crowdfunding is a noisy, cruel and crowded place, particularly in hardware where some ideas soar to great fruition and others bomb abysmally. There there’s those that leverage a decent amount of support but are hampered by long delays. Many of those funded struggle to scale and bring their creations to market in a timely manner, […]
The bicycle bell hasn’t seen much change since its introduction: you press it and it pings. Shoka Bell wants to change that, with its new self-titled bell that provides navigation and protects your bike. Shoka Bell comes in two parts, a metal interior that attaches to the bike and a vibrant exterior that handles all […]
News sites and social media has been abuzz the last few days with the situation that the Petnet automated pet feeder was experiencing system failure raising significant questions about the reliability of connected devices. The situation unfolded on Wednesday when angry PetNet owners posted a email from Petnet to Twitter which advised them: “You may experience […]
The Internet of Things is a category of products that, if executed correctly, can improve the life of its users in many ways. IoT devices can make it easier to get through your day, improve on traditional solutions to everyday problems, and even inspire creativity in new and exciting ways. This week’s lineup of crowdfunded […]
If you’ve got big ideas, big dreams, big ambitions, crowdfunding has become one of the ways to bridge the gap between your world-saving concept and actually saving the world. We’re big fans of it ourselves. Crowdfunding requires no loss of ownership in your business, offers virtually zero-cost publicity to your upcoming product, lets you test […]
Another day, another smart home system looking to break into the market. This time, a team of ex-ASUS engineers have launched a Kickstarter for SmartAll, an AI butler that connects to smart devices. The hub, which is on sale at Kickstarter, is a small camera with an LED strip around it. It is able to […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) – with its network of objects and computers that collect and distribute data on our lives – has all the promise of making those lives easier. But are we in danger of IoT overload? We live in an interesting age where virtually everything we own can be connected to the […]
One would think crowdfunding millions of dollars to create the next great device would all but guarantee wild market success. Yet, the hardware crowdfunding road is littered with the ghosts of massively funded coolers, drones and 3D printers that never made it to market. How is it that projects with upwards of $10 million in […]
Making Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, etc. work for you.
Can it find developers as well as buyers?
After weeks of waiting, Pebble has appealed to backers for help.
Consider it a precursor to the Internet of Things.
And these are likely just the beginning.
Check out this compact desktop printing option for $179.
Developers, Pebble wants to help you get apps ready in Time with new SDK.
Just tape it over your deadbolt. Did we just say “tape”?
Rewriting Kickstarter history.
That’s how it looks when you start piecing the puzzle together.