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MAKERphone - an educational DIY mobile phone

A project in Zagreb, Croatia by Albert Gajšak

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MAKERphone is an educational DIY mobile phone designed to bring electronics and programming to the crowd in a fun and interesting way.
Backers: 2154
Average Pledge Per Backer: $151

Funded: $324,453 of $15,000
Dates: Oct 10th -> Nov 22nd (44 days)
Project By: Albert Gajšak
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Latest News

It’s the final COUNTDOWN!

November 20th - via:
We’re entering our last hours on Kickstarter and we’re thrilled! Our final hours here also mean the FINAL chance to adjust your pledge, add another MAKERphone to your pledge or to simply share the campaign, REMINDER - if you’ve missed our 4G... (Read More)

Share the campaign and get a free MAKERphone personalisation

November 19th - via:
Hey MAKERphone supporters,There are just 3 days of our campaign left and we've almost hit 270k thanks to your amazing help Did you share our campaign yet? Did you know that you can get a free MAKERphone case customization if you share our campaign?... (Read More)

Girls solder too!

November 14th - via:
Hello there, my name is Tena and I am one of the girls from the Circuitmess team. Honestly, I was supposed to make a video update for you but Frankly, my best friends for the past few days are tissue paper and vitamin pills. Since my throat is... (Read More)

Unique game of your choice, hardware & software development VLOGs, new stretch goals?

November 6th - via:
Howdy!We've started a hardware/software dev VLOG as a way of keeping our backers (you) updated about our progress. What we've learned is that keeping backers up to date and developing/mass producing a product can be challenging. That's why we've... (Read More)

New reward perks - MAKERphone 4G

November 5th - via:
Hey folks, MAKERphone 4G just became an option in the rewards section.  When we sought out to build MAKERphone, we wanted to demystify mobile phones and create an affordable educational device.  After the great success (thank you all) - one of the... (Read More)

Hey kids, you want a mobile phone? Make it yourself with MAKERphone.

November 1st - via:
The MAKERphone is about to give an answer to that nagging question parents frequently get, because now when kids ask for a mobile phone, parents can just say: Go make it yourself. (Read More)

Three stretch goals, one new reward, over 1.5k backers strong

October 24th - via:
Howdy MAKERphone people!How are you doing?  It's quite warm and sunny here in Croatia.  New reward - MAKERphone assembled + kitWe've been asked for this one A LOT.  If you want to adjust your pledge, you can do it now and get yourself a kit as... (Read More)

1000th BACKER REACHED! (and his name is Jeff)

October 19th - via:
HOLY SCHMUKS! Last night Kickstarter featured us in their newsletter!!!  With so many Kickstarter projects popping out every day, you really need to be exceptional in order to achieve that.  Thank you for the feature, Kickstarter! Hugs and kisses... (Read More)

TechCrunch, Forbes, Mashable, Elon Musk, all thanks to your amazing help and support!

October 15th - via:
Hey ho follow MAKERphoneians!Last five days were just amazing! All of us in our little Croatian HQ are really hyped as MAKERphone appeared on big media sites such as:... (Read More)


October 12th - via:
Hello sleepyheads, did you share our campaign already?   If you did, like Aretha said: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.  If you didn't, check this out!  Since we’ve reached $50 000 before the end of day #2 (and thank you soooo much for that), we decided to... (Read More)


October 10th - via:
HOLY MOLY!We were successfully funded in just 7hrs and 45mins!!!You folks are amazing! Thank you for all the shares, likes, comments, posts, tweets, and whatnot.In the meantime, we managed to appear on... (Read More)

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