Shipping update and AdTrap Portal
Quick update, we're at about 50% shipped right now to backers. We expect to be complete with Kickstarter shipping within 2 weeks, then we'll be shipping direct orders.
If you'd... Read more
As we continue shipping, we wanted to let you know we're here to help you get setup. Many of you have different networking setups that may require certain settings... Read more
Shipping continued very well today. The first AdTraps will hit doorsteps on the west coast tomorrow morning. Many more will arrive Monday.
As we continue to ship, we'll keep... Read more
AdTrap is shipping today!
We're finally here, ship day.
Here's what you can expect from us in the coming days/weeks. We are using USPS. We are working on notifying you via email tracking information.... Read more
It's official, we're shipping next week!
Just received confirmation from our case manufacturer, HK Plastics that we're on time and the cases are looking great! They are working overtime this weekend... Read more
Surveys sent and few pictures of production
All surveys have been sent, please make sure that we have your current address, preferably in English!
A few of you have mentioned that the survey recommends contacting us about... Read more
AdTrap is officially in assembly, video!
AdTrap is currently being assembled in Milpitas, CA as we speak. We stopped by the factory to checkout their process. All components appear to be on time for our August... Read more
AdTrap in Action
Quick video demonstration of AdTrap blocking advertisements that lead directly to malware. A few before and after pages.
Happy Friday, enjoy!
SD cards and Power Adapters Have Arrived
Adapters and SD cards
Just received the international power adapters and SD cards! We're testing them now to make sure everything checks out, no problems expected there. Everything is on... Read more
AdTrap Shipping Date Announcement
We know you've all been long awaiting this announcement and better yet, receiving your shiny new AdTrap. We've been in contact with all vendors over the past day or so... Read more
Update, custom boxes, surveys going out soon
Custom shipping boxes will be here in about a week. This is one of the prototypes, they're environmentally friendly (no plastics etc) and our designs will be printed on them... Read more
User interface screenshots
The first run of AdTrap cases will be arriving early next week and a few screenshots of the newly minted AdTrap management interface for your enjoyment. You're going to love this... Read more
First run pictures
We have the first run in, we're putting them through their paces. Things are looking good so far, haven't found any issues.
All chips have been ordered,... Read more
AdTrap Management Interface Update
Quick screenshot of the AdTrap management interface. This is the Privacy Log, it shows you everything AdTrap has blocked that contained personal information. These blocked URLS tend to contain things... Read more
The first run of Adtrap PCB's will be in Tuesday or Wednesday. All chips have been ordered for the entire run. The PCB fabs have not yet been ordered as... Read more
April 08 Update
As promised, here are a few pictures of the ABS rapid prototype case. This is the final step before mass production of the case. The case won't look *exactly* like... Read more
AdTrap is stable! It's on!
We're proud to announce today that AdTraps hardware is stable. Through a combination of minor hardware tweaks and software tuning performed while we were at Micrel Monday AdTrap has... Read more
Thought we'd give you a quick update on the issues we mentioned in the previous update regarding AdTraps network interfaces. We have them a bit more stable now but they... Read more
We wanted to provide a bit of additional transparency. We are working through an ethernet issue on the prototypes with the manufacturer. We feel we'll have a resolution for the... Read more
AdTrap prototypes are here!
Just picked them up this afternoon. Here's a few teaser pics. Give us a few days and we'll have more information and possibly a new video of AdTrap in action.... Read more
AdTrap dashboard screenshot
This is very beta, but we couldn't wait to share it with you. We now have ad categorization working. What this means is that AdTrap can place a category on... Read more
Where we are today
What we're doing now
You probably feel a bit like we do right now, anxiously awaiting your AdTrap. Two basic activities are going on on a daily basis right now,... Read more
All T-Shirts shipped today!
Be on the lookout, T-Shirts shipped today! We'll have a more complete update this weekend, it was a long day today!
Have a good weekend everyone
Teasing you with pics
Printed this tonight with our MakerBot Replicator 2 3d printer. Thought you guys would enjoy, this is the actual AdTrap PCB.
We're supposed to have our first run on Feb... Read more
Manufacturing, Prototypes etc.
Touching base with everyone, sorry it's been so long, we've been very busy!
The AdTrap launch party was a great success. We had AdTrap prototypes on hand and... Read more
Happy Holidays AdTrap family!
Shirts will be shipping out soon, don't forget to fill out the survey if you ordered a shirt. We still haven't sent out the AdTrap survey... Read more
Shirts will be shipping soon
Just sent out surveys to those of you that ordered t-shirts. We haven't sent out the AdTrap surveys yet due to the potential for address changes between now and when... Read more
AdTrap Forums Are Up!
Checkout the forums at: http://www.getadtrap.com/forums/
We'll post additional updates and details there soon.
New website is up, forums coming soon!
This will be your hub for all things AdTrap. We'll have forums up soon as well as a way to manage your account (shipping details etc) this week.
Can't wait... Read more
AdTrap now available for purchase!
We are launching a new site this week, if you can't wait until then, you can purchase an AdTrap here:
Look out for our new site this week!
AdTrap production is officially underway!
AdTrap is officially underway as we speak thanks to your support. We've thanked everyone many times but again, AdTrap wouldn't exist without you.
Where We Are Now
We have pulled... Read more
3 Hours To Go, New Stretch Goal!
$215,000 - Software controlled LED. Setup trigger events in the AdTrap management interface to alert you to specified events (ad blocked, email received etc) and the AdTrap LED will respond. That could... Read more
$200k Stretch Goal Reached!
We knew you could do it! If you have any other ideas for mini-stretch goals you'd like to see included post them on the main comments section of the project... Read more
The Root Kit Kickstarter Campaign
At the time of this update they have 28 hours to go. Many of our careers were likely inspired by the likes of Hackers, War Games etc. Here's your chance... Read more
AdTrap Anywhere Stretch Goal Change!
We've decided to offer AdTrap Anywhere at the $200,000 stretch goal! We've heard the community's desire for this feature and we're delivering. We're not far away from the goal and with your... Read more
Only 70 Hours Remaining!
We're on track to our $200k goal! It's not over yet, don't forget to tell your friends and family, last chance to get your AdTrap for $120 shipped to your... Read more
AdTrap CPU Overclocking Stretch Goal Announced
We've announced a new stretch goal, CPU Overclocking. Up to 25% gains in clock speed will be easily accessible in the AdTrap management interface. We'll do all the testing to... Read more
AdTrap Worldwide - Power Adapter Clarification
We have confirmed that we will be able to ship the following power adapter options:
We will ask at the end of the campaign which adapter... Read more
Hardware and Power Adapter Update!
When we first launched our campaign we were looking at a 400 MHz ARM processor, 128MByte DDR2 SDRAM, 256MByte Flash and dual 100Mbps Ethernet NICS with US only power adapters.
We're... Read more
Thanks to your support AdTrap has met our campaign goal. We can't thank you enough for your support. We have already begun working towards getting AdTrap into full production. ... Read more
Disabling the LED
We wanted to let everyone know the LED light can be disabled via our web management interface. If you'd like to watch our campaign progress, check out Kicktraq: http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/600284081/adtrap-the-internet-is-yours-again/ Starting... Read more
iOS 6 Clarification
Read in the news today that AdTrap doesn't support anything prior to iOS 6. We do indeed support any version of iOS, however for AdTrap to work OTA via cellular... Read more
Romo - The Smartphone Robot for Everyone
If you haven't checked out Romo the Robot, check it out. We are backing them! Very cool and ending soon!
Romo - The Smartphone Robot for Everyone
A Few Questions Answered
I want everyone to know we're doing our best to answer all the inquiries. The top 3 are:
1.) International power adapters - Working on this with our manufacturer right... Read more
We're working with our partners now to get a definitive answer on various power adapters. We should have an answer for everyone by Monday/Tuesday at the latest.
Thanks again for supporting... Read more
A Few Things
We've got AdTrap working when you're off in the world off WiFi (OTA cellular) for iOS 6 devices right now. This kicks in at the stretch goal ($250k).
You can... Read more
Keeping you in the loop
We're working on latency graphs and stats (we know you want them!) as well as a few network pictures describing the various ways you can hookup AdTrap on your network.... Read more
We're off to a great start, thanks for your support everyone! Here's to an ad free internet!