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Atari VCS console has a new and hopefully final launch date

Atari VCS console has a new and hopefully final launch date

Atari's recreation of its 80s home console is unique in many ways. It isn't a miniature version, for one, and it is also terribly late. In fact, it proudly celebrated the second anniversary of its Indiegogo crowdfunding last May. After setbacks, delays, drama, and even more delays, the Atari VCS may finally be ready to launch in the last quarter of the year, just in time for the gaming holidays.

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Lenovo Smart Frame gets 50% discount for opinionated Indiegogo backers

Lenovo Smart Frame gets 50% discount for opinionated Indiegogo backers

Lenovo is dipping a toe into crowdfunding, with the upcoming Lenovo Smart Frame launching for preorders on Indiegogo ahead of the connected display's release in August. Announced back at CES 2020, the Smart Frame is bigger than most of its smart display counterparts, a 21.5-inch way to display digital photos.

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LynQ smart People Compass released to general public

LynQ smart People Compass released to general public

In 2019, the LynQ team raised a sizable amount of cash via crowdfunding and sold 20,000 LynQ people compasses. That's LynQ, the "people compass" that works with the ability to "keep groups together without need for phones or connectivity." They shipped thousands of units to early backers, now they've got the device available for commercial shipping for the first time.

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Canon IVY REC is pretty much a new HTC Re

Canon IVY REC is pretty much a new HTC Re

The folks at Canon have a new camera they want you to see, a camera that'll go with you wherever you like, clipped to your belt loop. This camera is the Canon IVY REC, and upon first glance, it reminded us of one of the most strange cameras ever made: the HTC Re. The HTC Re looked for all the world like a fat pipe, the likes of which you'd use to capture video and photos anywhere you went with a tap of its giant physical backside button.

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Smart backpack creator sued by FTC over alleged crowdfunding fraud

Smart backpack creator sued by FTC over alleged crowdfunding fraud

The Federal Trade Commission is suing the founder of a company that raised funds for 'iBackPack' and a couple other products on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The agency first revealed that it was investigating the crowdfunding campaigns last August following complaints from supporters. In its most recent update on the matter, the FTC alleges the man behind the campaigns 'used much of the funds for himself.'

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Meizu Zero used Indiegogo in marketing ploy

Meizu Zero used Indiegogo in marketing ploy

The CEO of Meizu took to the brand's official bulletin board in China to suggest that their futuristic "Zero" phone was no more than a marketing ploy. The phone seemed pretty neat, what with its complete lack of ports and holes (save the microphone holes), and a design that seemed utterly futuristic. Working models of the phone DID exist, but it seems clear now that the company never meant to actually put the phone into production.

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Cosmo Communicator phone teases 2x screens and a QWERTY

Cosmo Communicator phone teases 2x screens and a QWERTY

A smartphone-like device called Cosmo Communicator was revealed today by Planet Computers. This is just the newest in a line of similar devices made by Planet Computers, and it's not the first to run Android. This is just the latest and greatest of the machines the company's made to fill the gaps between smartphone and laptop - and don't call it a tablet, because it most certainly isn't that.

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Indiegogo will try recouping ZX Spectrum Vega Plus money

Indiegogo will try recouping ZX Spectrum Vega Plus money

Things just got very ugly for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus. Indiegogo, which is the platform Retro Computers used to fund this portable ZX Spectrum revival, is getting serious in making sure that something happens to finally end this twisting and confusing saga. According to a new announcement, Indiegogo has recruited debt collectors to try and recoup the massive amounts of money backers showered on the ZX Spectrum Vega Plus back in 2016.

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POGs return as an augmented reality mobile game

POGs return as an augmented reality mobile game

POGs, the 90s game that enjoyed massive popularity, will return in the form of a mobile augmented reality game. The game comes from Compton Technology, which is seeking funding for its product on Indiegogo. The game will be free to play and is officially licensed by the World POG Federation.

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Atari VCS smashes pre-order goal on first day of crowdfunding campaign

Atari VCS smashes pre-order goal on first day of crowdfunding campaign

After a bit of a delay, Atari VCS pre-orders went live earlier today. Atari chose to launch its pre-order campaign through Indiegogo, and though we initially had some reservations about the crowdfunding angle, it seems that the gaming public in general isn't bothered by it. We're just a few hours out from the Atari VCS launch on Indiegogo, and already the campaign has blown past its initial goal.

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Spigen’s new iPhone X cases have classic iMac G3 and iPhone designs

Spigen’s new iPhone X cases have classic iMac G3 and iPhone designs

Spigen has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a series of iPhone X cases designed after the iPhone 2G and iMac G3. The latter device -- the G3 -- was launched 20 years ago, bringing with it a unique, colorful design. Spigen has used that design as inspiration for its new iPhone X cases, bringing the nostalgic look to Apple's latest and greatest iPhone model.

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Atari VCS pre-sales open next month: Here’s our biggest question

Atari VCS pre-sales open next month: Here’s our biggest question

We're inching ever closer to the release date of the Atari VCS. Though Atari has yet to announce when we can expect the console to actually arrive, today the company did let us know when we'll be able to pre-order the device. Last month, Atari promised to share a pre-order date at some point in April, and it's meeting that self-imposed deadline today with just hours to spare.

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