Tag Archive: Kickstarter

Jun 22 2013

Pebble Smartwatch Unboxing

Well, it’s taken a year since the initial Kickstarter campaign to raise funds but this week I finally received one of the two Pebble smartwatches. Of course, people have received their Pebbles well before now but only in black with orange, white and grey being delayed. That said, Kickstarter backers were offered the ability to …

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Jan 13 2013

Pebble Shipping Date Locked In

It’s been a while coming but it looks like the Pebble smart watch will start shipping on January 23rd, 2013 after such a popular response to its Kickstarter campaign. That said, it could take up to eight weeks from that date for backers to start receiving their smart watches so you may need to exercise …

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Dec 31 2012

VLC Gains Funding for WinRT Version

While Windows itself supports a number of mainstream audio and video formats you may still want the peace of mind of a “Swiss Army knife” solution – an app that will pretty much play anything you can throw at it. VLC on the desktop is a fine example of such a solution. The good news …

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Jul 15 2012

Ouya – The Open Source Game Console

Okay, I have a confession. I have had an itch to pledge for another project on Kickstarter and I gave in far too easily but I reckon this is quite an exciting development for the gaming industry as a whole, if not, for gamers in general. Ouya will be a game console based upon Android …

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Apr 13 2012

Kickstarter Watchlist – Pebble Smartwatch

Pebble Smartwatch Colours

Here’s another gadget initiative that the iPhone and Android smartphone users out there might fancy as an auxiliary screen or control for their devices. The Pebble E-paper Watch is not quite the “Dick Tracy” watch that people have been after but I reckon it’s pretty close and a whole lot more. In short, this is an app-extensible …

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Mar 20 2012

Help Kickstart the Wasteland 2 RPG

These days we hear of a number of efforts getting off the ground thanks to overwhelming global interest from individuals when the big businesses don’t want to touch a concept with a fifty foot barge pole. Kickstarter has been instrumental in helping projects get not only the exposure but also the funding to get going. If you …

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