If you've ever wished your smartphone or tablet could charge faster when connected via a computer or the car, then wish no more. For the right pledge, you can get your hands on the DouBBleTime, a USB charging cable that promises to do just that.
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.
There may be some good news for those who backed the Pressy Kickstarter project. According to the latest update -- shipments are expected to begin later this month. Specifically, the Pressy team said they are hopeful deliveries will begin on April 28th. Assuming that timeline holds then backers should begin receiving the gadget in May.
Hugo Barra, coming by way of his Google+ page, recently reached out to Xiaomi users looking for help in naming and a new product. Barra referred to this as a clever little gadget, and included some potential name ideas of Mi Button and Mi Key. More to the point here, this clever little gadget turns your headphone jack into a clickable button.
After more than a year of waiting, Kickstarter supporters who pledged their money will start to receive their Phonejoy game controller. This controller promises to bring button-mashing enjoyment to your Android device, no matter their size.
Modular smartphones are popular, but what if the same could be accomplished on a smart wearable? Google’s Project Ara wants to let you snap together a phone or tablet with little modular add-ons, and Blocks wants you to have the same functionality for your wrist. The concept is similar to Project Ara, and equally attractive.
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.
The folks over at Omate TrueSmart seem to be fond of this good news, bad news type of update. After yet another few weeks of delay, the smartwatch is ready to ship to you this weekend. That is, if you chose the US version of the device.
You've probably had your fill of docks and chargers and charging docks, but you've probably met very few that can charge as many as 6 of them in record time. That is exactly the claim that All-Dock is making in its Kickstarter campaign that is nearing a successful end.