Betabook Thanksgiving Sale
We hope our American friends are enjoying the long weekend. We're happy to announce our Thanksgiving sale: use coupon code BLACKFRIDAYINBETAto get 10% off all pre-orders until Monday November... Read more
We learn so much from you!
It is so interesting for us to see how you use your Betabooks. Here is a small selection from Instagram and Twitter of things you've been sharing on #betabook:
We... Read more
Betabook Release Party & Prototype Meetup!
We expect to receive a pallet of Betabooks from the factory this week! Stay tuned for more details on how we will ship your rewards.
Next week on Friday we... Read more
Dear Wonderful Backers and Fans of the Betabook,
We received a great gift in the mail this morning – the first sample Betabooks and Betabook Pros.
I'm happy to report... Read more
The new Betabook website
We are very excited to announce the launch of our new website for Betabook. If you've been waiting to see your name on our website – now you can!
Pencil vs Pixel Podcast
Gabriel was invited to participate in the Pencil vs Pixel podcast produced by Cesar Contreras. In this episode about analog note taking, the podcast also features Mike Rohde (author of ... Read more
Thanks for all your support!
We are so thrilled to have raised over 600% of our goal. Now we begin the exciting work of producing the Betabook. Thanks again to each and every backer for... Read more
Thanks to our backers black Betabooks are now available!
We are thrilled to announce that with your enthusiasm and support our community of Betabook beta testers has grown to 1000 backers! Having met our stretch goal we are now... Read more
8 New Year’s Resolutions for a Creative and Productive 2015
With just over 100 backers to go until we meet our stretch goal for black Betabooks, 2015 has started off with a bang. Not to mention we are now more... Read more
We hope you’re enjoying the final days of 2014. Here’s a little update on how things are going with Betabook. We're at around the half-time point of our campaign and... Read more
People in Beta: Gianfranco Chicco
In this series of video interviews we highlight our Betabook alpha testers: professionals who have been using Betabook prototypes for several months.
Gianfranco Chiccohas been a Betabook alpha... Read more
Happy Holidays from Betabook
Since Betabook will go into production next year, we thought we’d give you something special now to show our gratitude at making it this far with our Kickstarter!
Introducing the... Read more
Stretch Goal: 1000 Backers for Black Betabooks
Dear wonderful supporters,
Many of you have told us you’d like to see the Betabook in black. In response we’ve spoken with our manufacturer and determined this is possible. We’ve... Read more
Reconnect with the Real
Disconnecting from digital distractions is a personal thing for me. I grew up on the edge of the internet. As a child I built treehouses and roamed the open fields.... Read more
9 Ways to Hack Yourself a Better Reality: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide
You can hack reality, not just computers. Social codes and norms operate in many situations – and like a successful software hack – hacking reality is about finding alternate routes,... Read more
Yesterday we spent the day at the Sustainable Xmas Market at Betahaus sharing Betabook handmade prototypes with friendly holiday shoppers.
We met Illustrator Amy Alexander who drew a lovely flowering... Read more
People in Beta: Tina Roth Eisenberg
In this series of project updates "People in Beta" we want to highlight some of the people who have inspired us to work on this project. This first post has... Read more
Over 50% Funded & New Rewards
With your help we've come a long way since launch – in less than four days we've passed the halfway mark towards our funding goal!
Today we are excited to... Read more
From Design Fiction to Design Fact
Today Betabook is the featured design project on Kickstarter.I thought it would be interesting to take a moment to reflect on what that means – not just for Betabook, but... Read more
Thanks to our Early Birds and Early Bears
Thanks to you and the other 68 backers we're at nearly 25% of our campaign goal already!
Thanks for your tweets and shares and enthusiasm, it really means... Read more