Kickstarter Project Lets You Wear Facebook Photos in Real Life

Your perfectly posed profile pics can now get offline attention with a new Kickstarter project. “Top Charms” lets users create wearable charms that hold Facebook photos; it includes a “photo charm kit” and accompanying app. San Francisco-based creator Peter Reis says he wanted to capitalize Read More …

Could Your Office Use This Lower Cost 3D Printer?

You might have heard of 3D printing and wondered what exactly it is. The concept of printing typically brings to mind a paper-printer spitting out documents stamped with ink. A 3D printer works like this: Designers create images of models on their computers and print Read More …

The Crowdfunded “Veronica Mars” Movie Needs A Bigger Crowd

The Kickstarter-funded film opened this weekend with $2 million in 291 theaters. But it will need to make much more than that to break even, let alone launch a crowdfunding cinema revolution. View this image › Kristen Bell in Veronica Mars Robert Voets / Warner Read More …

App.net Raises $600K to Build an Ad-Free Alternative to Twitter

Twitter is planning to restrict access to its API, and developers are worried. Some are publicly protesting via their blogs and group petitions. One bold group is seeking to build a full-featured social network to compete against Twitter and other ad-supported social networks. After having Read More …

How Kickstarter Is Rebooting the Graphic Novel

Distractions has the ability to appeal to readers of all ages. A graphic novel about a former bodyguard who is forced to face the prospect of parenthood, younger readers may be compelled by its action sequences and storytelling, while older audiences will likely appreciate its Read More …

What’s So Great About the Pebble Smartphone Watch?

We would wear our smartphones on our bodies if we could — now Pebble makes that possible. Pebble is a watch that syncs to your iPhone or Android and makes your smartphone more accessible by being on your wrist. The promo video on the group’s Read More …