Seamless Meizu Zero now available on Indiegogo for $1,299

Who needs a buttonless, portless smartphone? For the first adopters, there’s always the crowdfunding sites and from there, we find the Meizu Zero.

Nubia Red Magic is ZTE’s stab at a gaming smartphone, priced at $400 with Snapdragon 835 SoC

ZTE is officially joining the increasingly crowded gaming smartphone field with the super-stylish Red Magic powered by a slowly aging Snapdragon 835 processor.

Mobvoi introduces $129 TicPods Free at $79 on Indiegogo

That was at the Super Early Bird stage, though you can still get great discounts even at the higher tiers. All for wireless earbuds that have more colors than AirPods.

Shell wants to turn smartwatches into smartphones on a wing (or two)

It’s envisioned that a smartwatch doesn’t need to be on a wrist and doesn’t need to be a watch — it can want to be a smartphone if it wants to.

Frank. attempting online store after Indiegogo campaign foreclosure

The startup is apparently going through with selling an Android phone and will try to offer discounts to as many customers as possible.

Indiegogo shelves Frank. campaign for terms of use violation

The Canadian startup was working up hype for a $180-280 smartphone, but it had apparently crossed wires at the crowdfunding platform.

frank. launches on Indiegogo with spec and perk details

It’s a US$180 Android phone that came together because a teenager from Ottawa couldn’t afford those fancy CA$1,000 phones.

Frank. is a phone. That will head to Indiegogo. On September 5th. For $180.

This company likes to use periods in its branding. It also calls the phone it’s trying to sell the “mediocre chinese food you’ve been craving all week.”

Eve V may get better display as supplier stalls and delays grow

One of the company’s co-founders claims that their display supplier is running terribly behind with improving production yields at acceptable quality.

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We discuss how portable Windows 10 PCs have underwent a transformation in the past year or two on our show. Also, Android O’s fragmentation magic wand!

Chuwi SurBook, light on its feet, stomps all over Indiegogo goal

The Chinese manufacturer is headed into the Windows 10 convertible tablet arena with a lighter-weight device that keeps up in finish and battery life.

Japan-based Trinity seeks international crowdfunding for Android-powered NuAns NEO Reloaded

With a largely unchanged design and visual concept, but upgraded specs and Android replacing Windows, the NuAns NEO Reloaded needs $370K to materialize.

Windows Phone fans need to raise more than a million for Cerulean Moment on Indiegogo

WhartonBrooks is hitting the ground with an entry-level Windows 10 Mobile device on Indiegogo. But can it really grab the $1.1 million it claims it needs?

Even more Moto Mod candidates aim to ‘transform’ the Moto Z, including keyboard accessory

With almost $25,000 already raised on Indiegogo, a new Moto Mod prototype looking to add a sliding 5-row physical keyboard to the Moto Z rises.

It’s time to meet Lenovo’s ‘Transform the Smartphone’ finalists, and help fund exciting new Moto Mods

A dozen prospective Moto Mods have been selected by Lenovo as “Transform the Smartphone Challenge” finalists, still seeking Indiegogo funding.

‘Ultimate’ Moto Z Mod seeks funding with wireless charging and built-in IR emitters

Now this is a Moto Mod concept worth exploring: a super-slim Moto Z “shell” with wireless charging, IR functionality, stylish looks, and low pricing.

Crowd-designed convertible PC Eve V i7 costs $1,399 on Indiegogo [Update]

It runs Windows 10, it folds up and has the latest silicon from Intel. And it was designed by a community. And it only starts from $699.

Crowd-designed Eve V goes through Indiegogo for pre-orders on November 21

A Finnish startup is nearly ready to take its community upon its back and head to market with a Microsoft Surface competitor.

Motorola offers to help build and fund your killer Moto Mods ideas

This “Transform the Smartphone” Indiegogo challenge sounds like a win-win. You think of innovative Moto Mods, Lenovo brings them to life.

Do we need 4K 360-degree video glasses? The ORBI Prime proves popular

In its first day, the ORBI Prime has garnered half of its funding goal. People are excited for some action specs with bleeding edge video possibilities.

Misfit creators branch off to measure once, cut once with InstruMMents 01

Measuring tapes have done us well for a good, long time. But the creators of Misfit have decided to team up with a design firm to make a measuring pen.

This $60 no-name iPhone 7 case brings back the ‘rock and roll’ headphone jack

Adapters are perhaps not rock and roll, but freedom of choice is, according to the makers of the world’s first iPhone 7 case with a headphone jack.

ChargeTech brings PLUG to Indiegogo: 250W of power, two AC outlets

Indiegogo is seeing ChargeTech’s second battery pack with 48Ah, two AC outlets, two full USB ports, a USB-C port and plenty of potential.

iMCO CoWatch can now bring Amazon’s Alexa to anyone’s wrist starting at $280

Ever wished you could slap the Amazon Echo or Tap to your wrist, and take Alexa’s voice assistance on the go? Meet the iMCO CoWatch.

2VR: a more minimalistic, compact and functional Cardboard on Indiegogo

2VR not only folds up the virtual reality experience to take on the go, but keeps it affordable with a spartan all-in-one approach like Google Cardboard.