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SlideUP Launcher development takes an unusual Kickstarter turn

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Android will never have a dearth of app launchers and homescreen replacements. There are different kinds of different qualities, appealing to different tastes and different needs. SlideUP is yet another one of those vying for your attention, but admittedly, it is a curious one that, at the very least, deserves a second glance. Not only does it offer useful functionality, it seems to be trying out a slightly new way of development, at least as far as Android launchers go.

LifeLogger camera hits Kickstarter with promise of point-of-view capture

We've seen plenty about Google Glass lately, and one of the features of the Google wearable is the ability to quickly capture images and video from your point of view. There is plenty more going on with Glass, however a new Kickstarter project appears aimed at those who are only looking for image (and video) capture. The project is the LifeLogger and the funding campaign has just gotten underway.

Lensbaby offers Android goal for Kickstarter lens project

If you’ve got friends using iPhones, you may have seen them sport some add-on lenses for their sharp shooter. There are a lot of aftermarket lenses for the iPhone; it sells well, and has a single form factor. Android users haven’t been so lucky, but popular Kickstarter team Lensbaby is changing that.

Omate TrueSmart: a Kickstarter shipment unboxing

Originally backed on the day the Omate TrueSmart Kickstarter launched, our shipment finally arrived earlier this morning. We realize plenty are still waiting, and while this may only serve to further tease you, we did want to offer this unboxing to address some complaints we have been seeing regarding the TrueSmart shipments.

Kickstarter data hacked, credit card details said to be safe

Kickstarter has confirmed news of a hacker attack. Details of the hack were shared on the company blog this weekend, and include mention of "unauthorized access to some" customer data. As with any sort of data hack, the first step for those with a Kickstarter account should be to change your password. And to clarify, change it to a secure password that you aren't using anywhere else.

Pebble Steel gives Kickstarter’s smartwatch a metal suit: Hands-on

Pebble may have taken Kickstarter by storm with its eponymous smartwatch, but not everyone was convinced by the chunky plastic wearable. Now, addressing the complaints of those who might call the original Pebble plasticky or too casual, comes Pebble Steel, a metal-bodied version of the first smartwatch that slots into a premium position and broadens the company's line-up into a range. $249 and shipping later this month, the Pebble Steel is an intriguing balance of compromise and design: we caught up with Pebble and CEO Eric Migicovsky at CES 2014 to find out more.

1Sheeld brings Arduino to Android, demolishes Kickstarter goal

Arduino projectss are a ton of fun, and allow for tinkering souls to delight themselves endlessly. It can get expensive, though, as shields are added. Depending not he size and scope of the project, you could end up spending a few hundred bucks. Aside from the satisfaction of doing it yourself, you might have overspent for a simple project.
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