Kickstarter investigates Peachy Printer "scam"
Published in News


Didn't fund tech project

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is investigating claims that money given to a tech project was instead used to build a house for one of its co-founders David Boe.

Coolest the kick-starting disaster
Published in News
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:35

Coolest the kick-starting disaster


Really uncool

One of Kickstarter’s biggest disasters keeps getting worse thanks mostly to the antics of the company behind it.

Dune case looks like a Mac Pro
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Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:43

Dune case looks like a Mac Pro


Only much cheaper

A kickstarter project has launched for a small form-factor PC case which looks rather like the Apple Mac Pro, but will be able to contain hardware which is probably much better for less cost.

Pine A64 is world’s first $15 dollar 64-bit computer
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May support Windows, crowdfunding starts tonight

Since 2005, single board computers (SBCs) have become popularized by hardware companies and user communities including Arduino, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Intel, OLinuXino, BeagleBoard, and others. The one setback they all have in common, however, is that they all run ARM-based 32-bit processors. In less than a day from now, that will all change.

Coolest Phone In The World, Made By You
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 September 2015 17:47

Coolest Phone In The World, Made By You


No kidding, Seeed Studio lets you create a (re)phone.

This just might be the coolest, most fun product we've covered in quite a while. The awesome people at Seeed Studio have put MediaTek's Aster SoC, the chip that we know from MediaTek Labs' Linkit One developer platform, to good use - creating a modular phone you get to build any way you want. Like Google's Project Ara, but less restrictive, more open to learning and imagination and just generally better.

Mediatek labs kickstarts IoT Programme with Startupbootcamp
Published in Wearables


Exclusive: Startupbootcamp in Barcelona

Internet of Things has been a buzz word for the last two years and MediaTek labs and Startupbootcamp Barcelona - IoT & Smart Data has come up with a way to help new designers successful. 

Pebble rocks kickstarter again
Published in Wearables
Monday, 30 March 2015 10:57

Pebble rocks kickstarter again


Most successful project ever

Maker of a smartwatch Pebble's latest Kickstarter project  has done extremely well and raised a total of $20,338,986 from 78,471 backers.

inXile to bring out new Bard’s Tale IV
Published in Games
Monday, 26 January 2015 21:26

inXile to bring out new Bard’s Tale IV


To be crowdfunded on Kickstarter again

One of most interesting news items to come out of PAX South is that The Bard's Tale is in Development to be pitched for crowdfunding on Kickstarter at some point in the near future.

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 08:50

Kickstarter passes $1 billion milestone



5.7 million people pledged cash

Friday, 15 November 2013 08:32

Bugbear seeks Kickstarter funding

Looks to develop a new racing title