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GlassUP wearable display takes on Google Glass

GlassUP wearable display takes on Google Glass

Google Glass rival GlassUP has launched its own wearable display project, throwing the wireless headset - the prototype of which we tried out back in March - open to crowdfunding backers. Aiming to raise $150,000 (though promising units even if that goal isn't met) the GlassUP team argues its full glasses design is more functional than Google's eyepiece, beaming details from your Bluetooth-tethered smartphone onto the lens from a projector mounted in the right arm of the frame.

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Scanadu Scout “Medical Tricorder” crowdsources testing for FDA

Scanadu Scout “Medical Tricorder” crowdsources testing for FDA

Real-life tricorder project, the Scanado Scout, has graduated to crowdfunding stage, with the DIY health monitoring tool looking to raise $100,000 and ship to backers by March 2014. The project, by startup Scanado, aims to turn a smartphone into a health tracking device - or "an Emergency Room in your pocket" - with a compact vital-sign reading puck that wirelessly communicates via low-power Bluetooth.

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Trump launches Kickstarter clone FundAnything

Trump launches Kickstarter clone FundAnything

Most of us probably know Donald Trump as the orange-skinned, toupee wearing rich guy that likes to fire people on TV. Trump is probably best known for Celebrity Apprentice, but his real focus is in the world of real estate and business. Trump and a partner named Bill Zanker have announced that they intend to launch a Kickstarter competitor with the goal of bringing crowd funding to the masses.

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Star Citizen surge shows how crowd funding is shaking up studios

Star Citizen surge shows how crowd funding is shaking up studios

Crowd funding is gaining all sorts of popularity these days, and tons of people are signing up with Kickstarter and Indiegogo to attempt to fund their projects. Recently, game studios have taken a liking to the madness, specifically Cloud Imperium Games who has raised over $9 million from crowd funding alone for its upcoming space-based title Star Citizen.

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Stealth Nighthawk F-117A TVDongle runs XBMC

Stealth Nighthawk F-117A TVDongle runs XBMC

There are plenty of TV dongles on the market today that are designed to plug directly into the HDMI port on the back of your television. A number of these devices run the Android operating system and there are more than a few out there that come out of the box running the XBMC software. A new project has turned up on indiegogo called the Stealth Nighthawk F-117A TVDongle.

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Minuum Android keyboard sparks crowdfund interest with one-row layout

Minuum Android keyboard sparks crowdfund interest with one-row layout

This week a set of developers hoping to create a new way for users to use touchscreen-based keyboards have seem some significant success, finding 873% of their goal met in their first crowdfunded venture. The app environment these developers have presented is "Minuum Keyboard", one created for Android devices initially, here showing off the entire English alphabet in a single row near the bottom of a smartphone or tablet screen. Having met their Indegogo goal several times over, they're now headed for a June release for the software in beta.

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