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Kickstarter Clarifies Backers Rights

Kickstarter Clarifies Backers' Rights

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to reading detailed Terms and Conditions, many of us are put off by the seemingly endless and tedious fine print which is often riddled with confusing legal jargon. But we ignore...

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2014-09-29 12:26:21

The multi-functional design that allows the user to grip, flip, stand and hang virtually any tablet is only available for seven more days IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SpinPadGrip, the most multi-functional, compact and universal device available for carrying and displaying an iPad, tablet or e-reader, is crowdfunding on Kickstarter until October 5, 2014. The detachable and compact handle rotates 360° and reclines 180° around a circular base, providing a...

2014-09-25 23:12:37

Hurley Research LLC today announced the launch of the Droidles Project, the first ever connected network of autonomous robots that evolve together. The Social Network of Robots, Droidles is a 3-part system consisting of cute little palm-sized robots, mobile apps for remote control and simple kid-friendly programming, and an open cloud service with website. Aromas, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The first product launch from start-up Hurley Research LLC, Droidles is a next generation...

2014-09-25 12:27:29

Skyshine Games to Use Stoic's The Banner Saga Game Engine and Tools To Create Rogue-Like Post-Apocalyptic Video Game - Kickstarter Launches Today AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoic announced today that Skyshine Games has licensed its proprietary game engine built for PC smash-hit and Geekie Award Winner, The Banner Saga to create BEDLAM, a role-playing turn-based strategy game with rogue-like elements and an epic storyline, which launched its Kickstarter campaign...

2014-09-25 08:24:50

SACRAMENTO, California and DÜSSELDORF, Germany, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The German design house BrandFactory has launched "Big D Accessories," a new brand that will offer gaming accessories for Smartphone and Tablet gamers. Big D's goal is to enhance mobile gaming with hardware attachments that improve ergonomics, improve efficiency, or preferably achieve both goals. Big D's first offering is the Single Play for iPhone 5, which attaches to the iPhone 5. A...

2014-09-24 08:23:21

Design agency Sphereness to launch Kickstarter campaign for the Vegua, an indoor aquaponics system able to produce fresh foods EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people want to live healthier, and the Vegua offers an opportunity for people to grow organic produce effortlessly in their own home. The core concept of the Vegua is to raise awareness about food production and the importance of a sustainable society. October 2014, the Vegua will officially be...

2014-09-23 23:11:10

CLEARsmile, a new oral hygiene device invented by Dr. Igor Reizenson, has reached well over 300% of it $16,500 goal with 17 days to go. Reizenson has announced a new premium $500 contribution level, as well as a stretch goal that will benefit everyone supporting this crowd-funding campaign. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 CLEARsmile, a new oral hygiene device invented by Dr. Igor Reizenson, has surpassed its funding goals on Kickstarter by over 300%. With 17 days left of the...

2014-09-23 23:01:49

Receiving more than the double of their original $250,000 goal, the Perception Neuron team can now advance to the manufacturing stage of the world’s smallest, adaptive, versatile and most affordable motion capture system for virtual reality and visual effects. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The team at Perception Neuron, the world’s smallest, adaptive, versatile and most affordable full-body motion capture system for virtual reality and visual effects are celebrating the...

2014-09-23 16:30:02

Nomadz, Inc. is proud to announce its first flagship product, DuoScreen, the world's first attachable mobile workstation for laptops PITTSBURGH, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With its Kickstarter campaign in motion, Nomadz, Inc. has received overwhelming support for their flagship product DuoScreen. Since launching the 30 day campaign on September 15th, the company received over 20 percent of its $100,000 goal in the first 10 hours and has reached the 30 percent mark three days into...

2014-09-22 23:03:34

Bungajungle, a start-up company out of Chicago has an explosive start to to blow past thier Kickstarter funding goal. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 With all the talk these days about cancelled projects, it is very reassuring to find a Kickstarter success story. The crowdfunding website recently updated their terms of service, taking a big step toward increasing accountability. Despite the rise in unfinished business, there are still a lot of great projects gaining momentum....

2014-09-17 08:26:12

Unique spin on Rogue origin story plus beautiful color illustrations add up to fascinating experience for age 16 and up. WILLISTON, N.D., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rachel and Brad Kelly of Williston, N.D. have teamed up to produce a truly unique illustrated novel/audio book series. Superhero, apocalyptic, romance, and urban fantasy - all rolled into one. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146675Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146674 The...


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2013-08-06 15:52:20

The Ouya is a video game console developed by OUYA Inc. and manufactured by Boxer8. It was announced on July 3, 2012 as a new home video game console. On July 10, 2012 a kickstarter campaign was released in an effort to see how many people there were interested in the system. During the kickstarter program the fundraising goal was reached within the first eight hours, and in the first 24 hours it attracted a backer every 5.59 seconds to become the record holder for the best first day...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'