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olloclip: iPhone 4 quick change camera lens system

A project in Huntington Beach, CA by Patrick O'Neill

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The olloclip is a quick-connect lens solution for the iPhone 4 that includes a fisheye, wide-angle and macro lenses all in one.
Backers: 1300
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $68,201 of $15,000
Dates: May 7th -> Jun 6th (30 days)
Project By: Patrick O'Neill
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Latest News

olloclip Studio: A Case System That Takes Your Phone Camera to the Next Level

July 1st - via: petapixel.com
Four years ago we were introduced to the olloclip on Kickstarter, and now the company’s series of lenses are some of the most popular lenses available for Apple’s iPhone. And olloclip isn’t just stopping there. Recently, the company announced another Kickstarter campaign for their new studio mobile photography system and they want the help of the community to bring the product to life. (Read More)

These Are The Best Products At Macworld/iWorld 2014

March 29th - via: cultofmac.com
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Moscone North has been packed with exhibitors for the last three days as they peddle their latest wares to the Apple faithful. We combed through all the booths and while there were a ton of underwhelming products, Macworld 2014 did feature some really cool stuff and a couple surprises. After some fierce debate among the Cult of Mac editors, we’ve settled on seven things at Macworld 2014 that are truly deserving of a “Best of Macworld 2014’ title. So without further adieu here they are. (Read More)

What are your favorite products funded by Kickstarter?

February 6th - via: engadget.com
These days, it's almost a cliché to launch a new gadget, game, movie, or other product via Kickstarter (or Indiegogo), but for many people it works. (Read More)

two years on

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarters, I wanted to share a few photos with you. The dream you helped fund exactly two years ago was a dream about photography. Below you'll see our design team -- I'm part of it -- taking inspiration from Steve Jobs. We walk by him... (Read More)

BiteMyApple Is A Menagerie Of Wonderful Kickstarter Accessories For Mac & iOS

March 13th - via: cultofmac.com
Ever wanted to pick up an awesome Mac or iOS accessory after it’s been funded on Kickstarter, but had no idea where to find it? There’s a good chance you’ll get it at BiteMyApple, a new online store that sells the coolest and most innovative Kickstarter projects as soon as they hit retail. (Read More)

Kickstarter Project Gathers Large Crowd At SXSW And Now Retails In Apple Stores

March 12th - via: sfgate.com
Hundreds of startup booths were crammed into a single auditorium at South by Southwest, a technology, film and music conference is Austin, Texas that draws more than 120,000 people. The Olloclip booth displayed rows of sleek red, black and white gadgets, each the size of a thimble.  Olloclip can take fisheye, wide angle, macro and panorama photos depending which way you clip it onto the device, and it works on the iPod Touch, iPhone 4, 4S and 5. (Read More)

Kickstarter Project Gathers A Crowd At The World's Buzziest Tech Conference And Now Retails In Apple Stores

March 12th - via: businessinsider.com
The Olloclip is the size of a thimble and it makes your iPhone camera versatile. (Read More)

Find cool Kickstarter stuff for your iDevice

February 19th - via: reviews.cnet.com
Kickstarter has birthed some pretty cool accessories for iPhones, iPods, and iPads. The ChargeCard, for example, which I recently saw and loved at CES. And the Woxom SlingShot video stabilizer/tripod. If you sometimes feel like you might be missing out on the good stuff, or perhaps you just don't have time to troll Kickstarters listings in search of iDevice-related items, there's a site you may want to visit: BiteMyApple.co. (Read More)

We can't believe it has been a year already!

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Kickstarters,  It was one year ago today that you successfully funded the olloclip 3-in-1 iPhone lens system through Kickstarter, thanks to all of you for backing us and making the dream a reality. Fast forward 365 days, and olloclip is now sold... (Read More)

Thanks for helping to make my dream...

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarters,  Happy Holidays from the entire olloclip team...It has truly been an incredible 6-months since the olloclip launched on Kickstarter and we're not slowing down as we complete 2011 and enter 2012. It is fantastic that the olloclip... (Read More)

olloclip Kickstarter Special Edition ships

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Your olloclip is in the mail (or will be soon).

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarters, Your olloclip is in the mail (or will be soon). We shipped close to 600 olloclips today and the rest will be shipping throughout the week. As we do, you will be getting a confirmation email with your tracking information. Be... (Read More)

olloclip: You can have it your way

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow...one thing we love about the Kickstarter project is the instant feedback - the collaborative spirit is what makes this process so great... The greatest challenge with any project is crossing the chasm from project to marketable product...and... (Read More)

The olloclip will start shipping this week!!!!

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarters, Rest assured we hear your anticipation via all the facebook posts, emails and Tweets we receive on a daily basis...and the good news is we will be ready to ship as early as this Friday. Cue soundtrack of throngs of screaming and... (Read More)

We are getting closer...

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarters, Wow, an incredible amount of activity has been happening since our last update 2 weeks ago. The molds are finally complete and we are running the last set of test batches to ensure consistent quality between lots. During this... (Read More)

Thanks Kickstarters for showing all the love for the olloclip

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Well Kickstarters this has felt like the quickest 30 days I have ever experienced. Thanks to you, the Kickstarter Community, the olloclip is now a reality.Production has begun, initial production lots are getting 'dialed-in' and the excitement... (Read More)

To our International Kickstarters:

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
To our International Kickstarters: Being a dual-national myself, having lived in Europe and traveled throughout much of the world for business, it is very important that we ensure your pledge of support is processed just as effectively as our... (Read More)

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