KICKSTARTER Posts on XDA

Jelly is a 2.45″ Smartphone that Runs Android Nougat

One of the world's smallest, yet still usable smartphone has just been announced on Kickstarter. Jelly is a smartphone with a 2.45" display size running Android 7.0. Compare that to flagship devices with 6" or larger screens that only a small group of people can hold one-handed. A modern smartphone in the body of a Nokia...

It’s Official, Pebble Assets have been Acquired by Fitbit

It's no secret that Pebble has been struggling when it comes to making enough money to stay afloat. Reports of this started to swirl around the tech community even before they launched the Kickstarter campaign for the Pebble 2, Time 2, and Pebble Core. The crowdfunding campaign was incredibly successful as they were able to...

Mobvoi’s Journey from China to a Global Ticwatch 2

Article Updated: 7/14 11:30am CT It's no mystery that Google has faced its own challenges in China; but an alternative to their apps was bound to happen. Mobvoi was founded by a former Google employee in 2012 to bring some of the solutions available outside of China into the country. First it worked on a voice search engine...

Android-x86 Accuses Console OS of Scamming — What Happened

A storm has been brewing in the Android-x86 developer community. The CEO of crowdfunded project ‘Console OS’ has been accused of scamming his Kickstarter backers by failing to deliver on his promises. Thanks to popular threads on social media sites such as reddit, the storm grew into a full-blown drama hurricane. But who are the parties...

5 Kickstarter Projects in Mobile You Should Check Out Now – XDA TV

Thank you for tuning in to XDA TV. Today we are going to be talking about five interesting Kickstarter projects.There have been noteworthy Kickstarter projects that have changed the mobile scene and created new market segments. And there have been other highly funded projects that promised much and delivered little. The five projects we are discussing...

Kickstarter Gives KickMaterial The Boot

Remember KickMaterial, the android app that promised to bring Material Design to Kickstarter made by Grzegorz Oksiuta in collaboration with Outline? After contacting the developer on behalf of one of our members for a progress update it was revealed that KickStarter had put an end to all hopes of a release.There was an issue back in May causing...

KickMaterial: Material Design For Kickstarter

Frustrated by the lack of a Kickstarter Android App, Grzegorz Oksiuta and Outline have collaborated to design an MD themed Kickstarter app. While Kickstarter has put an end to hopes of a release, the concept looks spectacular and if not for an overly cautious legal department "could be released tomorrow".  "Last year, to keep up with...

What’s Next For Pebble?

It is all well and good stating figures, but what does $20 million of crowd funding mean for a company? The Pebble Time just recently ended their Kickstarter with over 4000% of their initial request which was just $500,000.  This level of funding is unprecedented for Kickstarter and it passed $1 million in less than an...

Game of Quests Start-Up Moves Your Body

A group of Polish developers have just started a Indiegogo campaign with a project named Game of Quests. GOQ is a game and activity tracking app that helps players have fun and develop at the same time. The concept is relatively similar to Ingress, but takes place in a totally different universe.A world is at...

Ampere: A Smart Wireless Charging Phone Sleeve

Ampere is a product by Novelsys, a California-based company whose founders hail from Singapore. Their small team has built up a notable amount of excitement over their Ampere device; a Qi enabled, external battery, with an eco-friendly repurposed leather case fit for the highest end smartphones, all built into one. It comes with an iOS and...