Tagged: android

Superbook $1.5M+ Update: 9K+ Backers Dig the Android to Laptop Device

Over 3118% funded. Since its launch last month, the San Francisco startup Andromium’s Kickstarter campaign has secured over $1,560,000 for The Superbook, a device that turns Android smartphones into laptops. Over 9,612 backers have subscribed to the idea, described as a smart laptop shell that consists of an 11.6″ HD screen, keyboard, and… Read More

Turning Android Smartphones Into Laptops: Andromium Scores Over $400,000 on Kickstarter For Superbook

On Thursday, California startup Andromium launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for The Superbook, which turns Android smartphones into laptops. The device is described as a smart laptop shell that consists of an 11.6″ HD screen, keyboard, and multi-touch trackpad. It offers over 8… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Exploding Kittens” Is Now Available on Android

The hilarious, Russian Roulette like Kickstarter, Exploding Kittens is now available on all iPhone and Android! Players of Exploding Kittens take turns drawing cards until someone draws an exploding kitten and loses the game. The deck is made up of cards that let you avoid exploding by peeking at cards… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Alum “Exploding Kittens” iPhone Game Updates; Android Version to Debut Soon

This week, the folks at The Oatmeal announced that its Kickstarter success, Exploding Kittens, will be heading to Androids everywhere soon. The game was introduced to iPhone and iPad users just a few months ago. Exploding Kittens, which successfully secured $8,782,571 from 219,382 backers on Kickstarter, is described as a… Read More

Content Marketplace Lobster Announces Google Photo Integration Following SyndicateRoom Campaign Launch

Lobster, a content marketplace for brands to find and license photos from social media users, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on SyndicateRoom to raise £300,000 to help fuel its global expansion. Following its funding round’s debut, Lobster announced its integration with Google Photos (also known as… Read More

Crowdcube Alum JustPark Teams Up With Waze For New Android App

This week, Crowdcube #FundedClub member JustPark announced it has teamed up with traffic and navigation app Waze to create its brand new Android app. Speaking about the app, the parking innovator shared in its blog: “The whole app has been completely redesigned and it’s crammed full… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Unveils the First Version of Its Android Mobile App

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced the first version of its android app. The crowdfunding giant declared: “With Kickstarter for iPhone, iPad, and Android, you’ll have access to thousands of projects right in the palm of your hand. Explore, back, and share your favorites, wherever you are.” The… Read More

Kickstarter Success “Exploding Kittens” Now Available on iPhone

Get excited, Exploding Kittens fans – your favorite inappropriate cat-themed card game is now available for iPhones! Exploding Kittens, which successfully secured $8,782,571 from 219,382 backers on Kickstarter, is described as a highly strategic kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players take turns drawing cards until someone draws an exploding kitten and… Read More

Crowdrise Launches Second Annual Giving Tower Campaign & Virtual Reality App

On Tuesday, CrowdRise launched its second annual Giving Tower campaign and also debuted its interactive virtual reality (VR) experience app to help donors and charities to visualize social impact on #GivingTuesday. The Giving Tower campaign and free app offer charities and their supporters VR technology at no cost to bring to life… Read More

Mobile Live Platform Hang w/ Seeks $2.5M During Crowdfunder Equity Round

  Mobile live video platform, Hang w/, has launched a funding round through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder.  The company is a startup whose investors and advisors reportedly include 50 Cent, Timbaland, Jared Leto and more. Hang w/ offers patent-pending technology, which is ready to scale… Read More

Calling All Wine Lovers: Wotwine? Seeks £400,000 on Seedrs to Develop New App That Finds the Perfect Bottle For You

This week, UK-based Wotwine? launched an equity crowdfunding on Seedrs to raise £400,000 for its iPhone and Android app that will help customers find wine at the best price. Wotwine?, which consists of eight Masters of Wine along with Sommeliers, winemakers, retailers and wine educators, is hoping… Read More

Jide Announces Shipping Details For Kickstarter Alum “Remix Mini”

  Offering up an update to backers of its recent Kickstarter project, Remix Mini, Jide Tech announced shipping details for the already popular Android PC. The Beijing-based startup described Remix Mini as a simple to use computer that connects to any screen, keyboard and mouse, allowing users to use… Read More

Sprint Declares: “We Are Working with Nextbit to certify its Robin Smartphone On Our Network”

Just one week after Nextbit announced that Verizon will be offering its current Kickstarter project, Robin, one of the phone carrier’s competitors Sprint announced that it is working to make sure that the highly anticipated smartphone will work on its network. Robin intelligently adapts to the… Read More

Giftfund Launches New Crowdfunding Gifting App For iOS & Android Smartphones

Giftfund, a free crowdfunding gifting application, is now available for iOS andAndroid devices. Giftfund is the solution for the more than 65 percent of consumers that are interested in a totally mobile path to purchase. The app allows users to easily contribute money toward joint… Read More

Mobile Developer Nextbit Launches Kickstarter For New Smartphone “Robin”; Captures Over $800,000 in Three Days

Nextbit, a mobile developer that was created by former Google, Apple, Amazon, and HTC employees, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its new Android smartphone, Robin. The company announced: “We’re Nextbit. We made a smartphone that brings the power of the cloud to everyone… Read More

Powered Now Surpasses £350,000 During Second Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

With less than two weeks until its second Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, tech start-up Powered Now has successfully surpassed its initial £350,000 target goal. Last month, Powered Now launched the campaign to raise the £350,000  in return for 10.8% equity for A (£10,000), B shares,… Read More

Candle Charger Sheds New Light On Charging Your Smartphone In The Dark

  The lights just shut off, flickered back on, and abruptly turned off again–no hope of just a quick power interruption. After bemoaning a world in which blackouts only seem to happen at night, you check the battery on your smartphone, hoping that you charged it before your digital… Read More

Jide Tech Returns to Kickstarter With New Android PC Remix Mini; Secures Over $360,000 in Two Days

Earlier this year, Beijing-based Jide Technology hit Kickstarter with a mission to raise funds for its laptop, Remix. The device was described as an Android 4.4.2 based, 11.6” ultra-tablet that provides “the best” mobile productivity and communication experience for all of its users. During its funding round, Remix… Read More

CulCharge’s 3-in-1 Keychain Scores $60,000 in 31 Hours During Second Indiegogo Initiative

Hoping for another successful crowdfunding experience, Slovak startup, CulCharge launched a campaign on Indiegogo last week to raise $60,000 for its self-titled 3-in-1 keychain. Within only 31 hours, the project quickly gained its initial goal.  CulCharge is a small charger on a keychain that allows users… Read More

Indiegogo Pulls the Plug on Modular Android Smartphone Fonkraft Campaign After Authenticity Questions Surface

New Australian-based modular Android smartphone Fonkraft seemed to have it all, it was perfect for the every day tech savvy person. Its “Pilot” model was an entry-level/basic and was priced at a reasonable $100. It features a 5-inch, 720p display, a dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM, plus… Read More

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