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MiiPC delayed as Android PC for kids raises its game

MiiPC delayed as Android PC for kids raises its game

Android-powered Kickstarter MiiPC has been delayed until September, the team behind the affordable "family computer" have revealed, over chip supplier issues, though the start-up says it will use the time to improve the product for early-bird backers. MiiPC, which raised more than 3.5x times its $50k crowdfunding goal back in May, had been expected to make the first shipments of the palm-sized PCs in July. However, the company explained to SlashGear, delays at the supplier of MiiPC's core chipset in delivering the necessary multimedia software component has forced a push back by around two months.

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BubblePod makes panoramas a wind-up with 360 clockwork mount

BubblePod makes panoramas a wind-up with 360 clockwork mount

Taking panoramic photos is something most smartphones can manage, but jerky, wobbly 360-degree shots usually come down to user error rather than technical issues. BubblePod is hoping to change that with its new Kickstarter project, a clockwork 360-degree mount that works with tripods for those moments when you came prepared, and slots into the mouth of a spare wine bottle for impromptu social shots.

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Logitech grabs KickStarter success behind TidyTilt

Logitech grabs KickStarter success behind TidyTilt

Chalk up another Kickstarter success, with Logitech buying up TT Design Labs, the team behind the $223k funded TidyTilt case for the iPhone. The deal - which will see TT Design Labs' two man team join Logitech - brings not only TidyTilt but the company's next products, TidyTilt+ and JustMount, under the Logitech umbrella, with availability for two out of the three to begin in a few weeks time.

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Double Fine’s “Massive Chalice” video game campaign gains steam

Double Fine’s “Massive Chalice” video game campaign gains steam

This week the folks at Double Fine have announced that they are - once again - taking to Kickstarter to fund an upcoming gaming venture. This time around, it's a game by the name of Massive Chalice, and they're pushing forth a world in which turn-based tactics meet "feudal fantasy", making what they call a "lovechild" of the two elements - this game will eventually be appearing on Windows, Mac, and Linux machines.

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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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