Failed Kickstarters

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KICKSTARTER WARNING: The Samsara Carry-On Suitcase

As we’re in a climate where there are more and more kickstarters and indieGoGo campaigns crashing and burning without shipping a product, i.e. Plastic. We think it’s time that you’re

Crowdfunding

WARNING: How FundedToday Helps But Mostly Hurts Kickstarters & IndieGoGo Projects

[UPDATE 03/14] One of Funded.Todays former customers has come out saying that their project required a $5,000 “Test Fee” followed by 40% of the rewards earned. [And … WSJ Reported last

Failed Kickstarters

Warning: Auxillite Reviews and greedy sales tactics, Red Flag?

Back in October 2016, Auxillite started gaining press, The Auxillite is the best-looking iPhone 7 headphone dongle so far, on The Verge. Now don’t get us wrong, we love the idea

Failed Kickstarters

Kickstarter Fail: Barracuda is trying to lure users in again with a Backpack

Remember Barracuda? We wrote about them, a few times, *sigh. Well they finally started shipping this past month with 1 week turn around times, they launched the Barracuda Bag on Kickstarter in

Failed Kickstarters

Of course another kickstarter is under investigation

Is anyone surprised at this point? Everyones favorite 40 lb cooler is currently investigation from the Oregon Department Of Justice.  Why? Well two years later, all of the original backers still don’t

Products

REVIEW: Is this Barracuda Bag the next scam or Vaporware? (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Scroll to the bottom – Ship date is now JULY! Ha! As you know I love reading Facebook ADs, I love seeing what everyone is advertising now and then

Business

Is Modbook Pro X the Next Big KickStarter Failure?

On July 30, 2014, a company by the name of Axiotron Modbook (Of which former Apple Steve Wozniak is apart of) launched a kick starter campaign, “Modbook Pro X — 15.4″ Retina

Failed Kickstarters

Is GlocalMe/uCloudlink a fake company that’s tricking consumers and kickstarter?

UPDATE Nov 20: Was this whole thing fraud? One of our users, John, left this comment: “What happened to the G2. All mention of it on Amazon is gone, and

Failed Kickstarters

HidrateMe Is A Connected Water Bottle for Snake Oil Lovers

Are you one of the few people who can tell that they are thirsty? Well then this product is most definitely not for you. HidrateMe is a product by these trusting looking

Failed Kickstarters

The Ring Is Real and is Horrible

More fluf over at TechCrunch, they just gave a bunch of free and great press to a company called Logbar.  It covers a product that went crazy on KickStarter called The

Failed Kickstarters

KickStarter: H.P. Lovecraft’s Wonderland

Looks like Rick runs a scam at least once a year… This project (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1649086581/hp-lovecrafts-wonderland) gave a paycheck on May 11, 2011… August, he took a payout from https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/Adamant/far-west-western-wuxia-mashup-adventure-game … but then abandoned

Failed Kickstarters

KickStarter: Cobra Wallet

Project is 14 months late and no end in sight. Creators have not been forth coming with it’s backers and refused to publish use of funds for 7 months. We

Failed Kickstarters

KickStarter: Soap: Home Automation Router w/ Touch & Android or Linux

“The SOAP team claims they’re putting USB 3.0 ports on their board, but the pics clearly show only four pins on each of the USB ports. USB 3.0 requires nine

Crowdfunding

KICKSTARTER: Don’t Waste Your Money on OpenShot

There’s a new project on KickStarter, I mean a new project for you to waste your money on. This project is one that aims to rid us of all the