Kickstarted

An iPhone Dock Just Set Record by Raising $1 M. on Kickstarter

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UPDATE: The Elevation Dock hit that $1 million mark.

ORIGINAL POST: A year ago, Apple fans were largely responsible for the breakout Kickstarter hit that broke the half million dollar mark in only four days, a record at the time. That project, for the twin iPod Nano watches, ended up falling short of a mil ($942,578). But the Elevation Dock for iPhone, with just 54 hours to go, now holds the record for most money pledged on Kickstarter with $974,345 from 9,006 backers. Read More

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iPod Nano Watches–Kickstarter’s Most Successful Project–Coming to Apple Stores This Week

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Chicago-based designer Scott Wilson put his design for two iPod Nano watches–one where the iPod is removable and one not–on Kickstarter after reading about it in articles and from a friend. He and his design team hoped to raise $15,000 in 30 days; they ended up raising $941,718.

And this week Apple retail stores in North America will start stocking the watches, Fast Company reports. Read More