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AGENT smartwatch Kickstarter reaches backers goal

AGENT smartwatch Kickstarter reaches backers goal

The Pebble is arguably the most popular smartwatch to come out of Kickstarter, but it certainly isn't the last, and now it has a competitor. The AGENT smartwatch is a square watch similar in appearance to the aforementioned device, and it has already reached its funding goal of $100,000, exceeding it by about 30-percent, with 29 days to go. If all goes as planned, the smartwatch will roll out in December.

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tim-E robotic iPhone alarm clock may make you want to get up

tim-E robotic iPhone alarm clock may make you want to get up

Kickstarter always seems to have some interesting project underway that I want to own. The latest project to surface is yet another device that I would like to have in my house called the tim-E, and it is designed to work with your iPhone. The device is a robot alarm clock and bedside companion that uses your iPhone or the iPod Touch for its head and face.

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ITreq MP3 player for active users hits Kickstarter

ITreq MP3 player for active users hits Kickstarter

There are a lot of products out there that work just fine if you use them in certain situations, but they don't necessarily work that well in other situations. This is particularly true of devices like MP3 players. When you're sitting or just walking around shopping or working, the MP3 player may stay put without any issues at all. However, if you're an active user who likes to exercise, bike, or run I'd wager you've had your MP3 player fall out of your pocket at least a few times while exercising.

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Carmageddon smashes onto Android after Kickstarter success

Carmageddon smashes onto Android after Kickstarter success

Carmageddon for Android has been released, hitting phones and tablets today having raised more than $625,000 in a Kickstarter campaign last year. The classic game - which requires players drive roughshod across the tracks, mowing down pedestrians and colliding with fellow drivers as they go - was a notorious success in the late 1990s, banned in some locations for its gruesome gameplay, and has now returned in re-rendered form to suit the latest mobile devices.

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Biohacking Kickstarter project promises glowing plant seeds

Biohacking Kickstarter project promises glowing plant seeds

Many of us use small lights throughout our flats or homes, whether they're in the form of night lights, mood lights, or lighting accents. The number of lights used increases when you look out your front door, with street lamps lining the roads, for example. In the future, all those lights could be replaced by plants - glowing plants. Such is one of the goals of a synthetic biology project on Kickstarter that promises certain backers seeds to grow their own glowing plants.

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Eternal Darkness sequel to be crowdfunded, heads to PC and Wii U first

Eternal Darkness sequel to be crowdfunded, heads to PC and Wii U first

Eternal Darkness, a popular survival horror game released for the GameCube, will have a "spiritual successor" soon if finances are in order. Precursor Games will be developing the game and it plans on generating $1.5 million through crowdfunding in order to create Eternal Darkness's sequel. The game will be called Shadow of the Eternals, and it will initially be available for PC and Nintendo Wii U gamers.

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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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Vertus wireless stereo music adapters hit Kickstarter

Vertus wireless stereo music adapters hit Kickstarter

There are plenty of Bluetooth speakers on the market today that you can pick if you want to listen to your favorite music without any wires. However, if you already own some speakers that you particularly fond of and you like the idea of being able to turn them from standard speakers into wireless speakers, a new project turned up on Kickstarter allowing just that. The new project is called Vertus.

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