Tagged: smartwatch

After Brief Delay, Pebble App Store Goes Live

Pebble, the device that started the smartwatch craze, has finally released their much anticipated app store with iOS support. While some Pebble owners were disappointed the Android version did not ship simultaneously with the iOS version, the Android version in beta for developers was announced… Read More

Kreyos Delays Shipping Again of Meteor Smartwatch

Kreyos Meteor smartwatch, the 3rd most successfully funded crowdfunding campaign on the Indiegogo platform ever, has announced another delay in shipping of their anticipated product.  In a backer update targeting their over 11,000 backers, the company explained their dilemma: Hi Everyone! As you may already… Read More

Pebble Does Not Disappoint with New Version Smartwatch: Pebble Steel

Announced today during a special briefing at CES, Eric Migicovsky Pebble CEO and founder, revealed their 2nd version of the famous smartwatch.  The Pebble Steel, their premium version watch,  may be ordered today for $249.00 (ships in three weeks from today).  Simultaneously Pebble announced their… Read More

Pebble Watch Promises “Big Things” at CES Reveal

Crowdfunding super-star Pebble Watch, the smartwatch that started it all, has tipped their hat to more tech coolness which they are gearing up to share at CES, on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11AM PT (2PM EST).  Team Pebble has been kind enough to allow… Read More

Smartwatch Crowdfunding Campaigns: The Top Six

For many reasons crowdfunding smartwatches has been a hot crowdfunding category for 2012 – 2013.  Wearable technology is going to be huge and everyone knows it.  While Samsung has released their Galaxy Watch to much fanfare, the Samsung smartwatch was widely panned by the technorati…. Read More

Neptune Pine SmartWatch Crowdfunds Over $800,000 on Kickstarter

The Neptune Pine “all in one smart watch” closed on Kickstarter yesterday having raised an astounding $801,224 from 2839 backers.  In the halls of crowdfunding fame this places Neptune Pine in the top 100 but no where close to the poster child of crowdfunding, another… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Misses November Ship Date, Announces Showing At CES

The Kreyos Meteor, the “Only smart watch with voice & gesture control”, originally had a rewards ship date of November 2013.  With November long gone and 2104 fast approaching some backers of the hot tech crowdfunding campaign have become frustrated by the delay. Back in… Read More

The Crowd Picked Apart This Kickstarter Reject’s Now-Suspended Campaign

The Rock smartwatch was able to garner almost $40,000 in pledges from crowdfunding backers before Kickstarter finally had to pull the plug on the campaign. The run-up to how that happened should strike fear into anyone looking to pull a fast one on the crowd…. Read More

Four Fully-Funded, Pretail-Powered Kickstarter Campaigns Raising Big Money Now

Kickstarter and similar crowdfunding platforms are becoming the go-to way for proving a market for a hardware product. Today, we want to share four campaigns that are raising huge sums of money on Kickstarter. Some are in familiar verticals, like 3D printing and smartwatches, while… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch To Ship Without Google Play Support

New York tech manufacturer Omate raised over $1 million from fervent Kickstarter backers for their forthcoming water-resistant smartwatch for active lifestyles. Over 4,300 backers pledged funds to the campaign. Part of the allure for at least some in the crowd was that the watch was… Read More

Kickstarter Darling Omate TrueSmart Negotiates With Google On Play Store Inclusion

The Omate TrueSmart came under fire recently following a post on Google Plus that explained problems with the form factor of the device and promises the device’s manufacturers had made regarding the inclusion of the Google Play store. The TrueSmart has a week left until… Read More

Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch Begins Production, Kickstarter Tops $650,000

We recently reported on the Omate TrueSmart, a new smartwatch crowdfunding on Kickstarter. The team reached out to Crowdfund Insider this morning with some teaser pics, claiming production has already begun. The last image is a comparison chart that compares the TrueSmart to other smartwatches, including… Read More

Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch Over $300K On Kickstarter, Bucks Suggestion On Avoiding Stretch Goals

In a span of less than a week, The Omate TrueSmart smartwatch has more than tripled a $100,000 crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter, further cementing Kickstarter as the place to crowdfund innovative tech products. The campaign seeks to fund a new watch that sports a few… Read More

The Kickstarter Smartwatch Trend Continues With Omate TrueSmart

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. A smartwatch is raising ridiculous sums of cash in short order on Kickstarter. The Omate TrueSmart is on an absolute tear. Since launching yesterday, the campaign has raised well over the stated $100,000 goal. The crowd loves the concept… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Closes Over $1.5 Million on Indiegogo

Smartwatch Kreyos Meteor easily hit their initial goal of raising $100,000 on Indiegogo and now their crowdfunding campaign has ended having raised $1,505,219 from 11,730 backers.  Kreyos is now the second most funded campaign on Indiegogo to date.  Kreyos joins the growing list of smartwatches… Read More

Smartwatch Hits Goal in 30 Hours, HOT Watch Surges Past $150K Goal

HOT smartwatch adds itself to the growing list of successfully crowdfunded smartwatches. Beats goal in first 30 hours. More validation of the pent up demand for wearable tech in the form of a “smartwatch”,  Hot Watch easily surpassed their initial crowdfunding goal of $150,000 in… Read More

$1 Million And Counting For The KREYOS Smartwatch On Indiegogo

Indiegogo has just added a fifth million-dollar crowdfunding campaign to it’s roughly five year history: the KREYOS smartwatch. We first reported on the KREYOS back in June. I found myself impressed by the featureset the developers of the KREYOS aimed to integrate into their crowdfunded… Read More

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