Our first issue is about the evolutionary changes of mobile technology, hundreds of gadgets and technologies from the past and present. Read more
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About this project
Here we are in 2011 with more technology and gadgets than we could have ever imagined. How did it all come to be?
What it's about
Our first issue: The Evolution of Mobile Technology, will show how technology has evolved over the last decade and where it will take us in future.
Some features to expect in the issue:
• Man and flight
• What ever happened to the Space hotel?
• The first electric car
• How technology changed art forever
• The death of digital media
• The future of humans and technology
In addition to these features we will have a year-by-year look at the 100s of innovative and notable technologies, devices and events that took place within the mobile industry during this time.
Much of the information on the Internet becomes archived, obsolete, or wiped out within 5 years. Especially in the early days of the Internet, most of that information is long gone. Mergers and acquisitions take place, domain names change, images and notable press announcements of products are rarely saved. Some larger corporations archive back to 10+ years, but there are only a handful of them. Other fly-by-nights are lost forever. Our archives date back 15 years, with it, we are able to produce an accurate historical retrospective on the most influential technologies that passed us by. Many are still in existence today and have evolved in fun new ways, others we should have probably forgotten about but we'll let you see them anyway. Documenting this information in a printed medium is crucial to the preservation of technology and for future generations to reflect upon our past.
What you'll get
Your pledge to meet our goal will cover the basic printing costs. We hate killing trees as much as the next person, that's why we will use as much recycled paper content as possible. It will also help us print a few extra issues to send out to advertisers. We have tried to sell ads to fund this project in the past to no avail. The magazine advertising industry is cut throat. Without an already existing and circulating publication or a massive publishing arm to back you, it's a "hard sell."
Donations at the $25 bar will help us gauge the level of interest that this project has and then decide how many we will print. The PDF digital edition is important, but not as important as the printed version.
Please note: Website links and banner incentives are for 30 days.
One last thing! When you donate, please be sure that the contact information you provide is accurate.
Thank you for your support!
Fabrizio Pilato, Publisher
This is the T-Shirt designed exclusively for the Kickstarter community! You will only be able to get it here.
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Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $5 or more
you will get a big thank you email for your support!
Pledge $10 or more
you will get a PDF copy of the magazine and your name listed in our founders thank you page at www.mobilemag.com and in the mag
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all of the above, and one first edition signed copy delivered right to your door!
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all of the above, and our awesome retro brick phone T-Shirt delivered right to your door!
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all of the above, and a link to your company or website on all pages of www.mobilemag.com
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you get the PDF copy, signed first edition copy, T-Shirt delivered to you, and a 1.5-inch x 1.5-inch square ad in the magazine!
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all of the above, plus an upgrade to a 2.5x2.5-inch square ad in the magazine plus a 125 x 125 banner ad on Mobile Magazine's home page!
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all of the above, plus an upgrade to a half page ad in the magazine!
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you will get anything you want. The T-Shirt, my T-Shirt, a few copies of the magazine. But what you really want is that double page spread on the inside front cover, or inside back cover! First pledge gets their choice of positioning.
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