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Update #6

New Holiday Special Pledge Level Added

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Hello fellow Kickstarters!

Its almost the weekend, and I'm giddy with anticipation for what we've got in store for you next week.  I can't say too much yet, but can say that next week is shaping-up to be an exciting week...

In anticipation of the coming week's announcements and as a thank you to our backers, we have decided to offer a special treat for those who are willing to wait a little longer for their COOKOO™ watch and for those who are backing us at the higher pledge levels.

New Pledge Options

For those who want a unique gift for that special someone this year, we have added a limited award level for one brushed stainless on black COOKOO™ watch at 30% off MSRP plus a holiday card signed by the development team. The watch comes with a free Android or iOS app and free shipping in the USA (add $10 for shipping to Canada and $15 for international shipping). The retail on this watch will be $99.95 and will ship after the first run of watches have shipped but in-time for the holidays (estimated Delivery: Dec 2012).

Furthermore - for those who want the Kickstarter Edition watch - you can now to add another watch by simply adding the value of the other watch to your total pledge.  

For example if you have already backed at the Kickstarter Edition level and also want a white COOKOO watch, simply add $100 to your $200 Kickstarter Edition pledge for a total pledge of $300.  If you live in Canada add $10 for a total pledge  of $310 and if you live outside of the US and Canada, pledge $315.

Or let's say you were an early backer and managed to get one of the limited $50 early backer rewards.  You can now add $200 to your pledge for a total pledge of $250 and get an early backer reward AND a Kickstarter Edition COOKOO watch.

Lastly - for those who have pledged at the FAMILY PACK, RETAIL PACK, or DISTRIBUTOR PACK levels, you may now select a Kickstarter Edition watch as one of your watches.

What's coming as we hit new milestones?

A lot of you have been asking what we are going to do if we hit new funding milestones.  Here's what we've got lined-up:

$200k funding goal reached - We will be making access to the API libraries FREE to all watch backers when the watch ships in November.  We will also be adding some new developer award options that make it easier for developers to gain early access to the libraries so that they can build apps before the watch ships next week.

Developers who have already pledged at the developer level will receive preferred treatment. a special reward as a thank you, and I will be contacting each of you personally.

$300k funding goal reached - We will add play, pause, and skip song music control to the Connected App™ before the watch ships.

$400k funding goal reached - We will add new configurable alerts.  You will be able to select from a number of alerts such as stock alerts (in case your favorite stock goes up or down) and weather alerts (in case a storm is near).

$500k funding goal reached - We will add support for Windows 8 and hope to get it done in-time for the holidays.  This means you'll be able to use your COOKOO watch with the highly-anticipated Windows 8 tablets this winter.

Stay tuned as we hit our milestones and announce the latest developments and for all you father's out there like me - happy Father's Day weekend!

Thanks,

                Peter

p.s. We cannot predict every challenge we may encounter during development as we are working with cutting-edge technology.  We will, however, do everything possible to deliver the above items in a timely manner so that you can enjoy the great features over the holidays as we hit the above stretch funding goals.

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      Creator Peter Hauser on June 16, 2012

      @Shahrouz - please see the comment in the main comments area. Bluetooth 4.0 SMART and classic Bluetooth technology are very different technologies, therefore Bluetooth 4.0 SMART devices are only compatible with the new Bluetooth 4.0 SMART READY devices.

      You can find a lot of great information about Bluetooth technology at www.bluetooth.com.

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      Creator Shahrouz Shoghian on June 16, 2012

      just too the plunge! the only thing thats keeping me from funding more is the bluetooth.. why is it only limited to bluetooth 4.0 phones and tablets.. why cant you make it support bluetooth 4.0 and lower? so iphone 4 users can appreciate this phone too ?

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      Creator Omar Luzardo on June 16, 2012

      This is amazing, i really like all the updates and all the ideas. Keep on the good work. I can't wait.

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