Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

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A new Kickstarter project aims to bring external graphics to the MacBook and MacBook Pro — but is this the best way to do it?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/234422-kickstarter-project-offers-external-graphics-for-macbooks-but-is-this-the-best-option

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If you bought an Oculus dev kit on Kickstarter, you’re getting the retail version free

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Oculus announced today that all of the buyers who backed the company’s original Kickstarter will receive a retail version of the device free of charge, along with both of its bundled games.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/220441-if-you-bought-an-oculus-dev-kit-on-kickstarter-youre-getting-the-retail-version-free

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This Kickstarter page will help you help refugees

Kickstarter is crowdfunding for Syria, at the request of the White House, which asked if the crowdfunding website could find ways for the US public to help Syrian refugees, the Guardian reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/07/this-kickstarter-page-will-help-help-refugees/

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Rumors swirl Pebble may be in financial trouble post-Apple Watch launch

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Reports suggest that Pebble may be in funding trouble, despite enormous Kickstarter success and a proven track record.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206091-rumors-swirl-pebble-may-be-in-financial-trouble-post-apple-watch-launch

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Oculus Rift finally gets consumer version and actual release date

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After several years of speculation — really since the thing first hit Kickstarter — Oculus VR has finally announced a consumer version of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/205055-oculus-rift-finally-gets-consumer-version-and-actual-release-date

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Pebble again turns to crowdfunding to take on Apple Watch with new color display model

Best known for being a blockbuster success on Kickstarter, Pebble announced on Tuesday that it is returning to its roots, and will crowdfund its next-generation smartwatch with a color display and voice input, in a bid to take on the upcoming Apple Watch.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/43bde507/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A20C240Cpebble0Eagain0Eturns0Eto0Ecrowdfunding0Eto0Etake0Eon0Eapple0Ewatch0Ewith0Enew0Ecolor0Edisplay0Emodel/story01.htm

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First Look: SETA stand for iPad with NanoSuction pads

After finding Kickstarter success with an iPhone stand last year, 1.0 Innovations is looking to fund two super-sized models with more NanoSuction stick for iPads and phablets.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3dbd2412/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A80C210Cfirst0Elook0Eseta0Estand0Efor0Eipad0Ewith0Enanosuction0Epads/story01.htm

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Potato-salad rookie cashes in on Kickstarter

Zack Brown of Columbus, Ohio, posted his Kickstarter project with a goal of $10 and a desire to make potato salad for the first time. As of Monday morning, more than 800 backers had pledged $8,000 for a chance to taste Brown’s creation.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/i6sXZYjHOCg/index.html

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OpenWorm, the first complete simulation of an entire organism, is coming to your web browser

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Its stated goal of the new OpenWorm kickstarter project is nothing less than to simulate the entire c. elegans organism down to level of each individual cell. Like other crowdsourced initiatives, anyone can get involved, and looking at what they have accomplished so far, perhaps everyone should.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/181940-openworm-the-first-complete-simulation-of-an-entire-organism-is-coming-to-your-web-browser

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