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'Retimer 3' launch promises sleep revolution with wearable tech
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Australian tech firm Re-time Pty Ltd unveils retimer 3, a pioneering product designed to redefine sleep wellness with smart mobile app integration and next-gen wearable technology.
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ESR to showcase innovative tech accessories at CES 2024
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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ESR to reveal new MagSafe and Galaxy S24 accessories at CES 2024, enhancing mobile tech experience.
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HiDock announces world's first ChatGPT-Powered Audio Dock, HiDock H1
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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productivity
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bluetooth
HiDock launches the HiDock H1, the world's first ChatGPT-Powered Audio Dock, pushing boundaries in communication tech.
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Kiwi ingenuity set to shake up keyboard hardware market
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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cloud services
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Wellington-based MoErgos has achieved its Kickstarter funding goal for the Glove80 wireless keyboard in just 28 hours.
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Plant a tree, save the planet: The Kiwis taking tech to the forest
Fri, 16th Oct 2020
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Auckland lawyer Nick Muir has founded TreeTime, an app that allows users to buy and track their own tree, helping to protect the environment.
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Kickstarter campaign brings 80s games back in a handheld console
Thu, 25th Jul 2019
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gaming
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technology gifts
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console gaming
Lyra can virtually emulate any game console of the classic era, making it possible for you to carry hundreds of them in your pocket.
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DJI better watch out as a new drone takes the internet by storm
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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drones
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dji
LeveTop's foldable drone, a Kickstarter hit, brings pro features to a light, autonomous design.
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Introducing Cinera, the clunky VR-cinema of the future
Thu, 17th Aug 2017
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vr
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movies
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kickstarter
This ridiculous headset promises an immersive IMAX experience and theater-grade sound from the comfort of a user’s couch...
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Turn your finger into a smartphone: The world’s first voice operated smart-ring
Fri, 28th Jul 2017
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smartphones
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ORII launches as a futuristic smart-ring, using bone conduction to let you converse through your fingertip.
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Christchurch couple launch Kickstarter to make South Island’s first cat café a reality
Thu, 29th Jun 2017
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Husband and wife team Alyssa O’Connor and Nate Ball have raised $13,000 towards the $25,000 they need to get the cafe off the ground.
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Weta Workshop’s kickstarter goes off with a bang
Thu, 23rd Feb 2017
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gaming
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technology gifts
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crowdfunding
Weta Workshop's first ever tabletop game, GKR: Heavy Hitters, reached its funding goal in just over four hours on Kickstarter.
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Google, disruption, game-changing ideas: Spark's Innovation Month keynotes announced
Thu, 5th May 2016
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telecommunications
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google
Spark Lab’s Innovation Month will see innovative and successful characters arrive in NZ to share experiences and insights with local businesses.
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Kiwi ingenuity strikes again with world's first smart car mount
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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apps
Kiwi entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign for Bluejay, the first smart car mount. Campaign has already raised $15k.
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Truly wireless headphones making their case on Kickstarter
Wed, 14th Oct 2015
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digital music
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kickstarter
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wireless headphones
Alpha Audiotronics in the U.S. have launched a Kickstarter campaign with the goal of launching truly wireless ear buds – Skybuds.
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Kickstarter for wireless iPhone charger gains momentum
Fri, 9th Oct 2015
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
Start-up Bench Soft's innovative wireless charger for iPhone 6 electrifies Kickstarter, hitting £10,000 goal in just 48 hours.
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World first: Solar wireless smartphone charger
Wed, 22nd Jul 2015
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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energy efficient
MagSOL Labs unveils ESL, the pioneering solar-powered wireless phone charger, aiming to transform mobile charging globally.
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Wearable tech start-up launches US$200,000 crowdfunding campaign
Wed, 24th Jun 2015
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Kiwi start-up I Measure U has launched a US$200,000 crowdfunding campaign today on Californian-based platform, Indiegogo.
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Attention all cat lovers: our first cat cafe is coming
Fri, 5th Jun 2015
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Poised to be New Zealand’s first Cat Café, the Cat Lounge is looking to up and running via a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign.
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New crowdfunding campaign to support study habits
Tue, 5th May 2015
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kickstarter
Study Smarter encompasses memory skills, learning strategies, how to set up an effective study environment, exam strategies, and motivation.
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Kiwi startup to solve USB charging woes
Thu, 12th Mar 2015
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kickstarter
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usb
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ryo
Kiwi start up ryo fully funds USB adapter Kickstarter campaign in less than 24 hours, raising 106% of funding goal.
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Weird and wonderful projects funded by Kickstarter
Tue, 13th Jan 2015
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gaming
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technology gifts
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crowdfunding
Kickstarter is a global crowdfunding platform based in the United States for a wide variety of projects, from technological marvels to unusual creations.
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Crowdfunding: Putting the power of financing in your hands
Tue, 18th Nov 2014
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Crowdfunding is the fastest growing method for artists, inventors, creators and entrepreneurs to fund a project.
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Polaroid-style prints for iPhone and Android in the works
Fri, 14th Nov 2014
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smartphones
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apple
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creative technologies
French start-up Prynt is developing a smartphone case that doubles as a printer, allowing users to instantly print their photos.
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Forget 3D printing, it's about 3D doodling now
Fri, 10th Oct 2014
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3d printing
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kickstarter
Created by the Boston-based start-up Wobbleworks, the 3Doodler is a thick pen shaped device that enables you to construct 3D plastic creations by hand.