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Android-powered Peloton Exercise Bike surpasses Kickstarter goal of $250,000

peloton-bikeWant an ultra high-end exercise bike with a built-in tablet running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean? The folks at exercise equipment company Peloton think some people do, and their first product’s performance on Kickstarter has proven them right. At the time of this writing, the Peloton Exercise Bike project has accumulated more than $260,000 in funding...

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Spinpod: take panoramic pictures and record motion time-lapse videos like a pro [Kickstarter]

SpinpodA new Kickstarter project aims to help amateur photographers take better panoramic pictures and record great motion time-lapse videos with the use of a simple and highly portable accessory that fits a variety of smartphones and cameras.Spinpod is the name of this particular creation that needs to raise $75,000 by July 1 to enter mass-production. As...

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Battery Issues Beware! Google and Kickstarter Are On The Way

google.batteryWe have all been there. That critical moment when your mobile device is supposed to be your best friend but decides that your earth shattering issues are not as important as its need to rest and recharge. Battery problems are the bane of any mobile device and can cripple you at the most inconvenient time. Help is on the horizon in the form of a new...

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Phosphor Games Studio launches Project Awakened on Kickstarter

We’ve covered a few of Phosphor Games Android titles in the past, and a few days ago I noticed an interesting Kickstarter of theirs called Project Awakened. While Project Awakened is only a PC based concept at the moment, it’s one of the more interesting and ambitious gaming concepts we’ve seen in quite some time. Project Awakened is a game ...

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Android App Review: The Kickstalker Kickstarter Client for Android

Android App Review: The Kickstalker Kickstarter Client for Android Kickstarter is the most popular crowd funding site out there, but keeping track of things on the site from your mobile can be a pain at times. The Kickstalker Kickstarter Client from TGM looks to remedy that situation as it makes stalking your favorite projects a breeze. The Kickstalker Kickstarter Client is mainly comprised of three sections with...

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Kickstarter Picks: GameTron 1000 from Mojo Bones

We’ve been following the folks at Mojo Bones since they released the puzzling platformer Tongue Tied!, and it looks like they’ve taken to Kickstarter for their latest project GameTron 1000. Yes… the game is just as cool as the name implies. GameTron 1000 is a game within a game kind of like Inception, but with a big ol’ slot machine reel. ...

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Kickstarter Picks: Days of Dawn by Bumblebee

days of dawn kickstarter There have been some interesting Android games pop up on Kickstarter lately, and Days of Dawn is a new one that quickly grabbed our attention. Days of Dawn is a slick looking RPG that lets you explore a world full of bizarre creatures and you’re going to take them on using your emotions instead of a sword. RPG’s are a dime a dozen, but Days ...

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22cans reimagining Populous through Kickstarter with Project GODUS

Peter Molyneux and 22cans have made quite the stir lately with Curiosity, and now the group has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds for their new game Project GODUS. Way back in 1989 a game by the name of Populous dropped and it is widely considered the first “god game” for the PC.  Molyneux and 22cans are reinventing Populous and bringing it...

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KickStarter Tech – The ChargeCard for Android

I normally don’t cover much tech unless it’s something I think is really cool, and luckily KickStarter is full of cool gear. When browsing for things to invest in I recently stumbled across a little project that’s set to change the game… the charging game that is as ChargeCard looks to be a simple an effective way to charge your mobile...

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How to Turn Your Android Smartphone Into a Microscope With The Microphone Lens

microphone lens I don't know about you, but I think that turning your Android running smartphone into a microscope is the coolest idea ever and now it can become reality, thanks to the Microphone Lens. I love to take macro pictures of insects and stuff, especially with a nice auto-focus camera (I always use my smartphone, I never owned a dedicated camera), ...

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Gridiron Thunder Set to Bring Arcade Style Football to the Ouya

gridiron-thunerIf you’re a mobile game I’m sure you’ve noticed the lack of ‘quality’ football games out there. There are some decent ones, but nobody has managed to give us a true Madden or Tecmo Bowl experience on a mobile. Enter Gridiron Thunder, a Kickstarter project from MogoTXT that looks to bring a solid football experience to the Ouya and other m...

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Robin Rath of Pixel Press speaks to Android Authority about, well, Pixel Press!

Pixel PressAfter a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the Pixel Press team is hard at work, building out their new baby. Such a radically new concept begs a lot of focus from Robin Rath and his team at Pixel Press, but the upside is huge. We balk at calling it a game, because it’s so much more than that.For the uninitiated, Pixel Press allows us to tak...

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Pebble smartwatch to hit Best Buy shelves on July 7th

Pebble retail packaging Smartwatches are a niche market, but one that could probably catch on widely if we had the right exposure. Even when available, they’re often relegated to the corner of a store, as is the case with my local Verizon store. Sony and Motorola smartwatches, shoved into a corner, rarely visited or acknowledged. As some major hitters like Apple and Go...

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OUYA competitor PlayJam releases GameStick E3 2013 trailer

gamestick The Kickstarter-funded GameStick is featured in PlayJam’s recently released trailer for this year’s upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo, more popularly known as E3.As usual, Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony’s PlayStation 4, and Nintendo’s Wii U will no doubt be the stars of the show, however, it’s impressive that G...

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Huck Gee’s Battle Tails is headed to Android

battleBattle Tails is a side-scrolling TD game that puts you to work defending your village against waves of enemy troops. It’s a mechanic we’re all familiar with, and it’s a blast when handled properly. What makes Battle Tails unique are the characters and settings which come straight from the mind of Huck Gee. If you know anything about designer ...

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Pebble ready to ship out more pre-ordered smartwatches soon

pebble-watchIt’s been four months since Pebble first started shipping out smartwatches to its Kickstarter backers, and after some technical glitches and a few delays, Pebble is finally just about ready to start shipping watches to those who pre-ordered after the initial Kickstarter campaign.In a forum post, Pebble announced that customers who ordered Jet Bla...

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Behind the Cube: 22cans Curiosity Cube has been Cracked

curiosityThat was quick. Yesterday we told you that the Curiosity Cube only had 5 layers left, and early this morning the last layer fell away, and a winner was finally crowned as conqueror of the cube. 22cans Curiosity is over, and the big prize is…You get to be the “God” in Godus, 22cans upcoming God game. That’s right, you will decide the rules o...

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Welcome to Boon Hill lets you Visit a Virtual Graveyard

welcome to boon hillWe’ve seen simulation games that let you raise horses, race cars, and run tattoo parlors. Welcome to Boon Hill is an upcoming simulation game that takes a bit of a darker turn, as it’s a pixely graveyard simulator with a very interesting premise.Welcome to Boon Hill is a game about gravestones, and the histories behind them. You’ll wander aro...

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Hit the Streets and Wreak some Havoc with Carmageddon for Android

Carmageddon-Android If you were gaming in the late 90s chances are you’ve heard of Carmageddon as it made quite the splash when it was released for the PC in 1997. The folks at Stainless Games wanted to bring the retro racer to a new generation, and last night that happened as Carmageddon for Android was unleashed on the masses. If you’re unfamiliar with the ga...

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Ogre War Room

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This is a free helper app for Ogre. This is not a standalone game! You will need a copy of the Ogre board game (or Ogre Miniatures) to play.Use the app to score a game for up to six players and any nu...

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Android GameStick to be delayed

Gamesticktxt The Kickstarter marketing campaign for the $79 GameStick Android console has out preformed expectations and in response backers have been notified that they will not be seeing their units until late June. GameStick was expecting to manufacture 1000 units for its release roll out but was forced to take a step back and reevaluate its manufacturing a...

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The MiiPC brings a kid friendly Android PC to the table for $99

MiiPC-Android There are a lot of Kid Friendly PC’s out there, but the MiiPC is looking to change the game with its tiny footprint and choice of operating system. It’s going to run Android 4.2, and it’s got some great features that will make sure your kid stays on track and doesn’t end up in the darker parts of the internet. The MiiPC gives kids easy a...

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Behind the Cube: Day 112 with 22cans Curiosity

Just when I think I’m out…it pulls me right back in. 22cans Curiosity actually piqued my Curiosity since our last Behind the Cube update. Nobody’s broken into the Cube yet, and there are now new features to speak of, but there are a lot of names. Lots and lots of names… 22cans Curiosity Cube has now had 209 layers removed, and the Cube i...

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War Balloon’s Star Command release date hits another snag, may not come out in January

Star Command LogoWe’ve covered Star Command several times, and today we’ve learned that the Star Command release date has hit another delay. War Balloon had promised to release the game this month and now they’ve announced that it may not be released in January. Anyone surprised? In case you’re not familiar with Star Command, it's a very cool looking space...

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Top New Android Apps of the Week – January 13, 2013

Top New Android Apps January 2013 1. EasyNote Notepad | To Do List Looking for a new Notepad or To Do List app? If so you should check out EasyNote Notepade | To Do List from Perfectionholic Apps. The app lets you quickly put together important notes or task lists, the notes can be organized by color, and you can even sticky a note to your home screen as a widget. It’s a sli...

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Star Command set to have a soft launch in January

Star Command Logo Unless you’ve been living under a rock chances are you’ve heard of Star Command the Space Sim of Kickstarter fame. The game has hit Kickstarter not once, but twice and guess what… it’s still not out. As the year’s coming to an end I thought I’d do a little digging and here’s what we found out. War Balloon Games is now promising tha...

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Behind the Cube: Day 51 with 22cans Curiosity

curiosity cube december 25th It’s been a while since I checked in on 22cans Curiosity, and now that Christmas has passed we thought it would be a good time to look back in on the Cube. According to the stats its day 51 on the Cube, and 127 layers have been removed thus far which means we’re chipping away a little over 2 layers per day. I’ve periodically been checking ...

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Ouya Shipping to Developers on Time

The gaming world most of the time suffers from delays, a lot. And when it comes to small companies thinking big the delays occur more often. So when we got the news of Ouya’s development being right on schedule, we were as much surprised as joyed. The production team happily announced yesterday that their beloved device will be shipping well on t...

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