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Microsoft Launches Affordable Internet Fund For Underserved Markets
Microsoft has announced its launch of a new fund with the intention of helping startups and commercial companies to offer access to affordable Internet in “underserved markets.” Microsoft’s new Affordable Access Initiative will offer grants to commercial enterprises that that can prove demonstrable scalable solutions, which can facilitate access to... Read more
Windows 10 For Mobile For Windows Phones Will Rollout December
Windows 10 is to begin rolling out for Windows phones this December. Microsoft’s Lumia division announced the release date, late Tuesday evening on the Lumia Facebook page…of all places. For those who can’t wait, Windows 10 for mobile will be available on Microsoft’s newest Lumia flagship 950 and Lumia... Read more
Crazy Kickstarters That Will Have You Going For Your Wallet
You only thought our lives couldn’t get any better with the invention of the self-driving car, the tablet computer, and a phone more powerful than the computers your high school had for typing and business classes. Just to prove that there are no limits to the innovation Man is... Read more
Pebble Time Reaches $20 Million On Kickstarter
Pebble Time has reached $20 million in funding with a few hours to go, managing to double the original Pebble Kickstarter launched in 2012. It is the largest crowdfunded project ever on Kickstarter, surpassing Coolest Cooler by $6.7 million. Pebble is one of the largest companies to still use... Read more
Litelok: Lightweight Bicycle Security
One of the really annoying things about cycling, is the fact that you have to carry a heavy duty lock about with you. If you don’t (sometimes even if you do) you will no doubt have your ride stolen. It is a sad and kind of ironic situation; you spend... Read more
Pebble Time Kickstarter Launched, Full Color Smartwatch
Pebble has announced the third smartwatch in the range, called the Pebble Time. The smartwatch has been released first on Kickstarter and raised over $5m in just a few hours. Announcing the news with a Kickstarter campaign, Pebble is returning to its old roots to make a break in... Read more
Exploding Kittens Breaks Kickstarter Records With $8.7 Million
Exploding Kittens’ Kickstarter has ended after 30 days, earning $8.7 million and gaining the most backers in the history of the crowd-funding site with 219,382 backers. Matthew Inman, Elan Lee and Shane Small started the campaign at $10,000, but it quickly flooded over the requested amount and in 24... Read more
Get In Shape With This Smart Jump Rope
Since everything exercise related is popular right now, it was only a matter of time before someone figured out a way to take ordinary fitness items and turn them into smart devices. Simple things from my childhood are now beginning to get the smart upgrade, and it seems the... Read more
Neptune Duo Turns The Tables Upside Down
The current state of the wearable market means a smartphone always had to be connected, but wearables maker Neptune is hoping to turn the tables with its new Hub and Pocket, the wearable and display for the Neptune Duo. The Neptune Hub wearable houses most of the technology normally... Read more
Man Turns To Kickstarter to Crowdfund 3D Printed Parts For His Prosthetic Leg
3D printing of prostheses is a big thing. There are literally thousands of individuals who are having their lives made a little bit easier, thanks to the use of 3D printing technology. There are wonderful stories from around the world that touch our hearts when we hear of them. ... Read more
Prynt Case Prints Your Smartphone Pictures Instantly
When I was a kid, my family really only had one camera that I can remember, and it was a Polaroid. I thought it was awesome and always volunteered to take any photo I could with it just to watch the photo almost instantly develop before my eyes. You... Read more
Magnetic Mobile System Clipless Available For Online Purchase
They Innovate launched  a successful Kickstarter funded on July 6 2013, has finally made its way onto the online market. Clipless, a magnetic system, allows users to clip their smartphone or tablet onto any type of clothing or wall with relative ease. The Kickstarter raised $43,890, almost double the... Read more
Throw This Football with Wings Over 100 Yards!
I can’t tell you how many times in my life I’ve thrown a football with all the strength in my arm just to see how far I could launch the thing. While I never played football during my school days (I wasn’t allowed, but that’s something I’m still getting... Read more
Hemingwrite: A New Computer for Writing
I don’t know if you do much writing during the day, but in this technological world we live in, it’s hard to write without getting distracted. I love my Macbook, but it’s connected to my iPhone, which means that every time I get any kind of a notification on... Read more
Hashkey Makes Hashtags Easier than Ever in the UK!
If you haven’t noticed, hashtags (#hashtags) have become incredibly popular over the past few years. At first, I’d only see them on Twitter, but now, I seem to see them on Facebook and just about everywhere else I visit as well. Sometimes, they make sense, and sometimes, well, they... Read more
Prynt: Polaroid Printing Smartphone Case
We all love our Smartphones don’t we? And with the amalgam of phone and camera we are now all budding shutterbugs. Whether your choice of weapon is iOS, Windows or Android, you always keep your favourite handset close by, just in case you need to snap that perfect picture.... Read more
Anura Drone Fits in your Pocket for you to use Whenever
You just never know when you’ll need to use a drone. Maybe you want to spy on some random person or conversation. Or, maybe you want to capture some neat aerial photography. Or, maybe you just want to take some kind of extreme selfie of yourself doing something crazy.... Read more
IllumiBowl Lights up your Toilet at Night
Most of us have to use the bathroom at some point during the night. There’s nothing embarrassing about it; it’s just a fact of life. We all have to go to the bathroom, and sometimes, we have to do it in the middle of the night! While we’re at... Read more