Tagged: smartphones

Chinese Electronics Giant Xiaomi Is Expanding Rapidly into Global Mobile Phone Markets

Beijing-headquartered mobile technology and software firm Xiaomi has been developing premium smartphones and selling them at competitive prices. Referred to as the “Apple of China,” the consumer electronics company recently penetrated India’s consumer markets. Xiaomi’s smartphone has become India’s most popular mobile device, according to… Read More

Here’s What We Know About Apple’s 3 New iPhone Models, Launching On September 10

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly planning to launch three new iPhone models on September 10.  Some of the most highly anticipated upgrades include a new frosted-glass design and an updated three-lens camera system. The latest smartphones from Apple may be used as charging pads for other… Read More

Overstock.com Blockchain Portfolio Company Voatz to Support Smartphone Voting for Upcoming Denver Municipal Elections

Officials from the Denver Elections Division announced on Thursday Voatz, a portfolio company of Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) will partner with Tusk Philanthropies to introduce a pilot program that will allow voters to use smartphones to cast votes for the upcoming Denver municipal elections.  The… Read More

Elevation Dock’s Creator Looks Back on Kickstarter Experience: “I Have, Like, PTSD From That Whole Experience”

Back in December 2011, Casey Hopkins launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for his new creation, the Elevation Dock for iPhones. The Elevation Dock is described as a simple to use, quick undocking device that works with or without a case. Each… 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

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

Mobile Commerce Company EasyAsk Seeks $2.5M on Crowdfunder

EasyAsk Technologies has launched an Crowdfunder campaign to dramatically increase its reach to retailers who need a stronger solution in the mobile commerce (mCommerce) space. EasyAsk’s technology is in lockstep with the current trend toward mCommerce. EasyAsk is reportedly known for its advanced, intuitive search,… Read More

Kickstarter Funded SunJack Solar Charger Hits Home Depot’s Store Shelves

The Home Depot, a home improvement retailer, is now offering SunJack portable power products for sale on the store’s website. The Kickstarter-funded device is manufactured by GigaWatt Inc, a California solar company that distributes and installs solar components. The SunJack is described as a charger that can charge 8… Read More

German Versatile Charger FlexCharger Quickly Gains Funding Momentum Through Indiegogo

Earlier this week, Germany-based FlexCharger hit crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise only $10,000 for its self-dubbed “world’s most versatile charger.” Within only a few days, the project has not only gained its initial goal, it has captured well over $80,000 from nearly 950 backers. According… Read More

PenPower Hits Kickstarter for the Mobility Solution that Supports Scanning & Translating Documents on the Go

PenPower, a provider for devices with built-in smart human-machine interface technologies, announced on Tuesday (December 31st) that it has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its new product,  WorldPenScan X. The device is considered the world’s  first pen scanner for iOS and Android smartphones. Product manager at… Read More

Detroit Startup Hemingwrite Launches Kickstarter Campaign For A Distraction Free Digital Typewriter; Raises Nearly $113,000 First Day

This morning (December 10th), Detroit-based startup Hemingwrite debuted its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $250,000 for its self-titled distraction free digital typewriter. According to its description, the distraction-free writing tool combines the simplicity of a typewriter with cloud documents, e-paper display, and full-sized mechanical… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter-Success KOR-FX Gaming Vest Announces Retail Availability

Immerz, Inc., a developer of cutting edge products and technologies, announced on Wednesday (November 12th) the immediate availability of its wireless KOR-FX Gaming Vest following its successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, which surpassed its initial goal of $75,000 and raised $183,449 from 1201 backers this past July. Those… Read More

On Indiegogo: thingCHARGER Universal Device Charger Over 20 Times Funding Goal

The thingCHARGER is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo and it is on an absolute roll. The device has crossed the half-million dollar threshold with a week left in the campaign. So why is the device doing so well? As with so many hardware items in the… Read More

Canonical Nets Hardware Partner, Ubuntu Touch OS Phones Coming

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth announced at Le Web this week that Canonical has found a hardware partner. This means that Ubuntu Touch OS will be coming to smartphones soon, and Canonical will begin the long uphill climb of snagging marketshare from industry stalwarts like Google’s… Read More

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