Thermodo – Thermometer for Mobile Devices

Thermodo – Thermometer for Mobile Devices
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Thermodo is a tiny electrical thermometer that measures the temperature right where you are on your iPhone, iPad and Android devices. I don’t think Windows Phone support will be there since the stretch goal of US$400,00 (in order for Thermodo to come out with a Windows Phone app) was never met. You can download the Thermodo app on Apple App Store or Google Play.

I backed Thermodo on Kickstarter on the 7th March 2013 and it was funded successfully on 10th April 2013 after raising US$336,018 out of their initial goal of US$35,000.

Chipolo – Bluetooth Item Finder for iPhone and Android

Chipolo – Bluetooth Item Finder for iPhone and Android
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Chipolo is a Bluetooth item finder for iPhone and Android which started on Kickstarter. I backed the project on 8th November 2013 and it got successfully funded on the 16th November 2013 after raising US$293,014 out of the initial goal of only US$15,000.

My pledge level is US$99 (S$127) and shipping is free. I received the item on the 29th January 2014 via DHL Express!

Kero – Micro USB Nomad Cable

Kero – Micro USB Nomad Cable
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Backed the Kero’s Micro USB Nomad Cable on the 18th September 2013 and it got successfully funded on the 18th October 2013 after raising US$24,313 out of their initial goal of US$14,000.

The project was on schedule which is rare for Kickstarter projects. It was due to ship on November 2013 and it got shipped from the US on the 29th November 2013 and I got it 4 days later on the 2nd December 2013!

Crabby Wallet

Crabby Wallet
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Backed the Crabby Wallet on Kickstarter on 9th April 2013, the project got funded on 3rd May 2013 with a total of US$308,838 raised though the initial goal was only US$10,000. I bought 2 Crabby wallets, an orange for myself and a pink for Li Xiang. Paid US$16 + USD $16 + US$5 (shipping) = US$37 (S$46).

They have some mixed up and instead of pink, they shipped a purple to me despite the contents on the delivered envelope stated pink. But Ryan from Crabby Wallet is kind enough to send me a new pink Crabby Wallet and at the same time I get to keep the purple! Thank you Ryan!

limb.al USB Cable

limb.al USB Cable
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limb.al was the 10th Kickstarter project that I backed and the one that got delayed the longest! I backed the project on 15th May 2012, got funded on the 8th June 2012 and was supposed to ship in September 2012. But unfortunately due to delays after delays, I finally got it almost a year later on 1st August 2013.

I kinda regretted backing this. Paid US$55 (S$70) which includes free worldwide shipping for 3x limb.als + 2x accessories (2m meter female USB extension cord or USB car charger). I chose 2x Micro USB limb.als and 1x Apple 30-pin limb.al. For the accessories, I chose 2x 2m meter female USB extension cord, but when I received it, I only got 1. If you look at the comments left behind by other Kickstarter members, they are basically condemning it.

OCDock

OCDock
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I was one of the early backers for OCDock (Kickstarter). I backed the project last year on the 4th December 2012 and the project got funded on 22nd December 2012 after raising US$107,979 despite the initial goal was only US$49,000.

The project was delayed by a few months, it was suppose to be shipping in January 2013 but I only got my last week on the 10th May 2013.

Flybridge – iPhone/iPad Lightning Dock Adapter

Flybridge – iPhone/iPad Lightning Dock Adapter
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I was one of the early backer of Flybridge. I backed the project on 29th December 2012 and the project got funded on 1st February 2013 after raising US$19,365 (the goal was US$15,000).

As I was the early backer, I am entitled to get the Flybridge for just US$10 and hence I bought two and shipping is an additional US$10. In total I paid US$30 (S$37.20). Flybridge shipped on 28th February 2013 and I received it on 27th March 2013.