This Week's Kickstarter Projects You Should Consider Kickstarting
GameDock for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Devices
Amount Pledged: $44,930
Funding Goal: $50,000
Days To Go: 25
This. Needs. To. Come. Out. Now. The GameDock pummels users with a Mike Tyson like hook to the face of nostalgia as it turns your iDevice into a retro game console. The dock allows users to play any of their iCade games on their television in 1080p goodness. Well the games that support 1080p output anyway. For those interested a $125 pledge secures a GameDock. Each GameDock comes with two retro USB controllers, and an HMDI adapter.
Spike: Real Keyboards and Protective Cases for the iPhone
Amount Pledged: $78,883
Funding Goal: 75,000
Days to go: 18
Spike’s keyboard cases provide an unobtrusive solution to those who need a physical keyboard to maximize their typing experience on the iPhone. Both Spike models utilize Spike’s propietary “TypeSmart” technology and doesn’t rely on being plugged in or connected via Bluetooth to operate. Both cases feature a swing away design allowing quick access of the iPhone’s entire screen whenever the keys aren’t needed. The cases will retail for $35 and $60 respectively, but early adopters can secure cases for as cheap as $20 and $40 pledges.
Out of Print eBook Jackets for iPad/Kindle
Amount Pledged: $11,625
Funding Goal: $15,000
Days To Go: 26
Out of Print wants to put the feel of a real book back in the eBook readers hands with their eBook Jackets. Each book cover jacket features original book cover art licensed by Out of Print and is brought to life by the the older bookbinder in the United States. Readers who miss the tactile feel of an actual book cover can pledge $25 for a limited edition Great Gatsby cover case, or drop $40 for your choice of iPad covers featured in the initial collection (A Clockwork Orange, Pride and Prejudice, Moby ****, On the Road, Slaughterhouse Five, and more).