The resurrection of Veronica Mars was quite a story. The beloved show had been off the air forever, and Rob Thomas got things going with a Kickstarter campaign, which broke the record for most money raised for a project.
The new Haptix motion controller just one-upped the Leap Motion controller in a big way. Last week we saw Elon Musk fiddling about mid-air with a rocket engine using the Leap Motion, while weeks before the Haptix device was launched on Kickstarter. While similar to the Leap Motion,
If you decided to fund your next car purchase by begging for money on a street corner and promising people that you would get a really sweet ride with the money, you would be treated like the tramp that you are. If you go on Kickstarter/Indiegogo or any other crowdfunded site, you are an entrepreneur who knows how to hustle and you are sticking it to the man (VC/Angel/Rich Uncle Larry).
Parallella - a low cost "supercomputer" designed by Adapteva - has successfully met its Kickstarter goals and is now poised to ship to a slew of lucky backers.
The Wheelharp is a musical instrument that allows users to bow a full chromatic set of real strings using a mechanical keyboard.
The Agent smart watch - which went live on Kickstarter just a few short days ago - has already managed to raise over $336,000 from close to 2,000 backers.
I think it's pretty safe to say that most people these days own some sort of smartphone, whether it is powered by Android or iOS. While many only use their handset to make calls, stream the occasional video, and check Facebook or e-mail, there are those of use who lean heavily on a smartphone for business and work.
Building or programming robots may sound like a lot of fun, but most people probably have no idea where to start. Well, all that is about to change, courtesy of Sparki.
PlayJam's Android-powered GameStick turned up on Kickstarter earlier this year, seeking money from the masses.
An interesting new project has turned up on Kickstarter that DIY electronic enthusiasts will undoubtedly love.
We know that the Veronica Mars movie raised a hell of a lot of money through the crowd-funding site Kickstarter in record time, over a million in five hours, and it poured in fast enough to get the movie greenlit by Warner Brothers.
External storage options (or lack thereof) is often a critical factor in choosing a new Android smartphone.
Quite a lot of us never really gave up building with our beloved Lego bricks. Then again, most of probably never spent the time or effort designing a gigantic custom project.
A new DIY project dubbed DUO has hit Kickstarter, which can best be described as a high-performance 3D sensor for the masses.
MiiPC has taken to Kickstarter in an effort to gain backing for what it describes as an $89 Android-powered family computer.
A Kickstarter campaign recently raised an incredible $2.5 million dollars for a Veronica Mars movie, which then received a green light from Warner Brothers.
Kickstarter is typically associated with new video games or consumer electronic projects hoping to cross over from the murky world of vaporware.
One of the things that has always most impressed me about bartenders is that they often remember all the components that go into the mixing of a specific drink off the top of their heads.
There are a number of Android-powered game consoles that have hit Kickstarter and other crowd-sourced funding websites over the last several months.
When the Ouya game consoles on Kickstarter first appeared, quite a number of us couldn't help but wonder when and where we would be able to purchase the consoles in the real world.