Tag: kickstarter

Pebble Time launches on Kickstarter

Today was a big day for Pebble. Just in case you have been living under a rock and dont know who Pebble are, they made the first truly usable Smartwatch that could work on both iOS and Android. That one was also funded through a Kickstarter project and …

I hope this is a joke. I hope this is a joke.

I’m really not sure where to start with this Kickstarter project. To be honest I’m glad that (at the time of writing) it’s only managed to achieve $1 of the $35,000 which is supposedly needed to put it into production. Now, we know that driving and texting is …

What phone? The NoPhone!

I’m not sure if I should be writing this article but if this picks up then I might be out of a job. Following on the heels of the BookBook from Ikea, comes the NoPhone. The NoPhone is a Kickstarter campaign that promises a “technology free alternative to …

ARQ – the kickstarter with curves

Kickstarter has always seemed to be the sort of place where venture capitalists hang out online when they’re slumming it. The idea of it is great, but what would make one want to shell out cash in the hope that a project makes it? Because of the design …

Move your hands and get music!

I find the crowdsourcing movement absolutely fascinating, the idea that people all over the world join forces and bet on new products or services is great. It’s like investment and market research in one same action. As this is my first post, I thought it would be appropriate …

A dock for every device you own

Looking through the crowd funding site Kickstarter I think my prayers have been answered with the Everdock. Well-made and nice-looking, universal docks that work with a variety of devices are hard to come by. The folks at FUZ Designs are hoping to solve that problem with EverDock. The …

Show everyone how much money you’ve got – Get Jacked

Yet another Kickstarter campaign and it’s for something that… well, I just think this is a bit mental. It’s a money clip that attaches to your iPhone via the 3.5mm audio jack. Now, when I do actually have some money it usually lives in my wallet. It stays …

Rhinoshield – the future of screen protection?

I’d be very surprised if you were reading this and you don’t own a smartphone. I’d be even more surprised if you said that you hadn’t dropped your smartphone at some point in time. Then I’d be even even more surprised if you said that you hadn’t heaved …

VAVO Universal Kickstand – Video Review

I love Kickstarter, it’s a great website. Since I backed Pebble almost a year ago I have been backing other projects all over the place, I just can’t control myself. Someone in the same position as me described the Pebble as a gateway drug that fueled their addiction …

Pebble watch update

For those of you with an interest in the Pebble ‘e-ink’ watch crowd sourced via Kickstarter project an update was sent out this morning, although there were no shipping dates confirmed it looks like Eirc and his team have been hard at work on the product. The update …

New excitement on Kickstarter

We’re all about the cool and funky here at CoolSmartPhone.com. It’s true to say we love a bit of innovation and being on the leading edge of news. But we also love the art of the possible and have stumbled upon what could quite possibly be the sexiest, …

Kickstarter Recommended Project: Plugbook

We here at Coolsmartphone are always on the lookout for new technology, technology that can enhance your lifestyle or make a job easier. One such technology that is currently looking for backing on Kickstarter is Plugbook, an innovative solution to the common problem of not having a charger …

Pebble E-Paper Smart Watch Breaks Kickstarter records

Since the Double Fine Adventure Game Kickstarter funding back in February, Kickstarter seems to have kicked into high gear for tech related projects. The latest record holder and one that I’m personally backing, is the Pebble E-Paper Smart Watch. In simple terms it connects to your iPhone or Android mobile …