Tag Archives: Kickstarter

OUYA Consoles Are Now Shipping To Backers

It’s been a pretty crazy road for the OUYA console. Starting as a simple Kickstarter, it exploded into incredible popularity, and the team got working. They created an affordable gaming console with its own app store, and sent it out to developers in a special edition clear shell. Those developers gave a ton of feedback, and the team changed many… Read more

GameStick Kickstarter Over, Raised An Impressive $648,000

The GameStick has been a surprising hit on Kickstarter, evolving from an interesting product with a $100,000 goal to a completely redesigned one with many more features and almost $648,000 pledged by the time the campaign was over. It also went through a period where its Kickstarter page was taken down because of an intellectual dispute, though that was… Read more

GameStick Gets A New Look, Dock To Go Along With It

The GameStick has gotten some pretty big support on Kickstarter, not only blowing through its $100,000 goal but getting more than five times that. The company behind it, PlayJam, has redesigned the GameStick using feedback from people, and this is the new design. Not only does it have a bit more of a grip to it (still looks incredibly uncomfortable to… Read more

GameStick Is An Android Gaming Console Gone Portable

Android-powered home gaming consoles have exploded in popularity recently, starting with the OUYA. However, not all Android consoles are equal. OUYA serves its purpose as an always connected Android console that plays games with a big, ergonomic controller and a fairly powerful Tegra 3 chip inside. The GameStick serves a whole different purpose, and… Read more

OUYA Team Unveils List Of Games And Partnerships

The OUYA Kickstarter is almost over, and the team has decided to make some announcements. First of all, they shall be partnering with XBMC, an open source media player. It was a highly requested feature, so I’m sure they couldn’t ignore the crowd. An open source media player on an open source home console just makes sense. Let’s hope the negotiations go… Read more

Kickstarter: Pear Converts An iPod Dock To A Bluetooth Dock

Pear is a new Kickstarter that I immediately fell in love with. Us Android music fans know the pain of every dock being only iPod compatible. That 30 pin connector taunts us, while we have to use a 3.5mm cable. I’ve seen an Android compatible dock, but we have no variety. So what do we do? Buy a Pear. Pear is a new device that plugs into the 30 pin… Read more