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October 7, 2017

It’s not ok for billion-dollar companies to crowdfund

Crowdfunding has traditionally been a platform where the little guys go to get a leg up. Creators get the chance to share their ideas, and we’re able to do something positive if we like what we see. We chip in, take a little leap of faith, and maybe see something realised that wouldn’t have otherwise been possible.

But, what about when a large corporation steps in to get a slice?

Corporate greed at its finest

Very large corporations are now jumping into crowdfunding to push their latest ideas, and are being encouraged and assisted by the likes of Indiegogo along the way.

This isn’t a line in the sand moment, but it is a plea to use good sense and not give [...]

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July 23, 2017

Crowdfunding project of the week: ORII allows for making calls using your finger

Did you ever watch those movies where special agents communicate with each other by putting an index finger up to the ear? I wasn’t always able to see a device, so I wondered what exactly they were using. Maybe it was something like this week’s featured crowdfunding project.

Other featured campaigns: 

COVI is an Alexa-powered light LAER laptop sleeve keeps all your devices charged Flipp is a “beautiful and simple” music remote

ORII is unlike any other Bluetooth headset you have used. This is because it is technically not a headset; it is a ring. Just like in those movies, the ring bearer will be able to simply reach out and place a finger on his ear to make [...]

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July 17, 2017

Crowdfunding project of the week: COVI is an Alexa-powered light

Sunday is back and here at Android Authority we have yet another ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’ for you. This is where we highlight some of the hottest campaigns from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Shall we jump right in?

Other featured projects:

LAER laptop sleeve keeps all your devices charged Flipp is a “beautiful and simple” music remote UrbaNext turns any bicycle into an electric one

Have you been looking to get a digital assistant speaker? One of the best options is the Amazon Echo, but the fact that Alexa is open to manufacturers means plenty of other options are coming – COVI is one of them.

COVI is a smart light, but it can do much [...]

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July 3, 2017

Crowdfunding project of the week: LAER laptop sleeve keeps all your devices charged

It’s Sunday and this means we are ready to bring you another ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’, where we highlight some of the hottest tech coming from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. There’s no time to waste, so let’s jump right in.

Other featured campaigns: 

Flipp is a “beautiful and simple” music remote UrbaNext turns any bicycle into an electric one GObyLIVI makes any bike, scooter or motorcycle smart

Keeping devices alive has become one of our biggest worries. This is exactly why I don’t mind carrying horrifyingly bulky battery cases or packs around. ARROE has something else in mind, though. They want to turn your laptop sleeve into the ultimate [...]

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