Guess what? Almost a year in the making--it’s finally done! It’s time to ship Torso Lightning rewards. Seriously? Seriously.
Here's what you need to do:
1) If your address... Read more
I just returned from 18 days in China—the second longest trip in my entire career. I’d like to say that I got to spend that time focusing on Torso,... Read more
MFi certification: complete
First the good news. Apple’s MFi certification process for Torso Lightning is now complete. This is outstanding news that’s only attenuated by the long journey that our team went... Read more
We received our final production samples for Torso Lightning on Friday, and they are perfect. There are some red tape, production, and logistics issues in the mix--but it looks... Read more
It is 92 degrees F (33 C) in Portland. I’m in the office, and the AC is out, so I’ll keep this update brief. While many backers are happy... Read more
We received 400 Torso Micro-USBs last night. The rest of the order with the bulk of the Torso Micro-USBs and Torso 30-pins will arrive today or tomorrow. We’ll start... Read more
Torso Micro-USB and Torso 30-pin backers: we’re so close.
The latest funny(?) anecdote: believe it or not, our freight forwarder left our pallets in Los Angeles for a while... Read more
did your address change?
Torso Micro-USB and Torso 30-pin are almost here, so we’re getting ready to send your reward packages. I’m pretty excited about this, as fulfillment is one of the most... Read more
on a boat
Torso Micro-USB and Torso 30-pin are on a container ship on the way to the US. They should be in our office at the end of May or beginning... Read more
I’ve got some not-great news for this update. We had a delay in procuring our packaging materials for Torso Micro-USB and Torso 30-pin, so we will not get those... Read more
I am excited to announce the newest project from Utensile and Richard Tracy Brand.
Sideburn is a wearable battery-pack accessory that doubles the battery life of Google Glass. To-date,... Read more
I just spent a week with our manufacturing partner in China, and I’m happy to report that it was a great trip. I went over there with three goals:... Read more
I want to give you a heads-up that we will be sending our “backer survey” for the project next week. Many of you pledged for multiple rewards, so be... Read more
let the games begin
Portland is now seeing its first significant snow of the season. I think we’ve already got more snow than Sochi! Here’s an action photo of Torso surviving the snowpocalypse... Read more
We did it. You did it! Last night, Torso reached and then surpassed its funding goal, and there are still ten more days in the funding portion of this... Read more
photos from CES
The Consumer Electronics Show was an excellent experience. This was my first time exhibiting at CES, and it felt great to see such a positive response to Torso first-hand.... Read more
bend it at CES
Torso is going to be in Las Vegas next week for the Consumer Electronics Show, so please come visit us in our booth. And by "us," I mean "me."... Read more
Thanks to you, we are two days into it--and more than 25% to our goal.
In order to "make things interesting," I would like to propose a little friendly... Read more