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Free Your Music - From Every Phone, To All Speakers, For Everyone. ROCKI Wifi Music System, Multi-room, Multi-User, Multi-Speakers
Free Your Music - From Every Phone, To All Speakers, For Everyone. ROCKI Wifi Music System, Multi-room, Multi-User, Multi-Speakers
Free Your Music - From Every Phone, To All Speakers, For Everyone. ROCKI Wifi Music System, Multi-room, Multi-User, Multi-Speakers
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    1. Niels on August 28, 2017

      Same question here. Nothing received until now. It’s a shame.

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      Alythe
      Superbacker
      on July 9, 2017

      Has anyone received their Rocki Play x2 as replacements for not being able to get the Play+?
      I'm extremely doubtful at this point but I thought I'd check.

    3. Alan Kong on May 9, 2017

      Looks like Nick Yap, one of the founders of this failed project is now back on Indiegogo shilling a new product. Backers beware!

      https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/travis-i-speak-80-languages-so-can-you-travel

    4. TrashMan
      Superbacker
      on April 24, 2017

      @Ed Wong - yeah, I haven't gotten anything else communication wise.

      I will keep checking this project along with 3-4 others that have crashed and burned on KS. One of them has been going for over SIX years without fulfilling the pledges. I am so leery of backing tech stuff now. So sad. I wish KS would do more, but the reality is KS got their money.

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      Ed Wong
      Superbacker
      on April 6, 2017

      Thanks for the update TrashMan. I haven't received any communication from them at all and don't really expect to at this point in time. Like I've mentioned before they've failed to deliver. I would stay away from these 2 in any future Kickstarter dealings.

    6. TrashMan
      Superbacker
      on October 7, 2016

      Here is the last info that I have via e-mail they sent out August 8th:

      It has been a while since you last heard of us, and we’re very sorry about that. We’d like to thank you first and foremost for bearing with us.

      Let's drop in with the bad news; we won’t be able to deliver the Play+ any time soon, nor can we offer any refunds. However, we'd like to offer two regular Rocki Play for every Play+ you pledged for.

      We made a bad decision to base the Play+ on a non-Linux system and ended up with a batch of devices that work in the bare essence but are hard to develop on. We have kept you waiting too long, therefore this long overdue decision.

      We will be stopping the production and sales of Rocki hardware to focus on the software (apps and firmware) and help audio manufacturers build great connected audio products. Software development includes systems for new speakers & devices by hardware partners; and includes updates to the existing Rocki Play hardware devices.

      We will follow up this month with a survey to confirm the shipping details of all of you who have not already gotten an alternative to waiting for their Play+.

      Thank you for supporting us in the first place and our sincere apologies.

      Rocki Founders - Dennis & Nick

      Moving on to support partner projects

      Dear TrashMan,

      It has been a while since you last heard of us, and we’re very sorry about that. As silent as it has seemed, things have been very busy in the background.

      For the past 10 months we have been focusing on the development of our software (apps and firmware) to help audio manufacturers build great connected audio products. You might see some projects where we are involved, one of which we will send you more details of in the next few days!

      Going down this path actually enables us to work on things that have seemed to be standing still. We will continue to work with our manufacturing partners develop our software, including updates to the existing hardware for Rocki devices. However, we will be stopping the production and sales of Rocki hardware (Play+ users will receive additional info).

      We’d like to thank you again for being on this journey with us.

      Best regards,

      Rocki Founders - Dennis & Nick

      No further info except to say they were teaming up with another KS project to provide audio support in a message August 11th. No surveys or questions on what was wanted have come in.

      Has anyone gotten further messages from them, surveys, or rewards? Man! Some updates would be nice.

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      Ed Wong
      Superbacker
      on September 29, 2016

      I'm also a backer for Play+ and haven't received any emails. Like I wrote before, these guys suck and don't ever back any of their future projects.

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      Pamela Smith on August 12, 2016

      After not hearing from the Rocki Team since 1/27/2015, I received four emails from them within the last few days:

      1.) They are sorry but they can't deliver Rocki Play+ but will send two regular Rocki Plays (which we already know do not work.)
      2.) They have moved on to support “partner projects”
      3.) THEN, the very next day, they have the audacity to request support for their “friends” new Kickstarter Project in an email stating “Rocki Powers IoT Audio projects with Onion”
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/onion/omega2-5-iot-computer-with-wi-fi-powered-by-linux/comments

      So, the Rocki Team is “partnered” with another Kickstarter campaign called the “Omega2: $5 Linux Computer” that currently has 7,740 backers who have pledged $301,403 (of $15,000 goal) with 11 days to go. I don’t see Rocki mentioned anywhere in this campaign so the backers would have no way of knowing about Rocki collecting $222,197 in pledges (of $50,000 goal) and then not delivering.

      I'm wondering about leaving comments to warn the backers of this new campaign, however, the only "proof" I have that the Rocki Team is involved is the emails I received.

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      Jason Dagless on August 11, 2016

      Sorry, in my haste I added Alan in there. Grrr.

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      Jason Dagless on August 11, 2016

      Dear Alan/Dennis/Nick, I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of myself and the other Rocki backers to say, you and your teams Project Management skills...stink! Being too lazy to even keep your backers regularly informed of the good or bad is just unforgivable. It's not like we didn't keep asking and you constantly kept failing us. Just like to say My Rocki went out in the trash a long time ago. Thankfully, far superior products with proper support behind them arrived. Yes we are annoyed. With just a little effort from you, this could have all been so different. Well done in alienating your customers and backers. If you don't appear to give a damn about your customers, why should we give a damn about you? I would hope you have all learnt from this but I doubt it. Shameful.

    11. Alan Kong on August 10, 2016

      For those who have not received the Rocki+ email. I've posted it below here. Looks like they are no long updating this page.

      It has been a while since you last heard of us, and we’re very sorry about that. We’d like to thank you first and foremost for bearing with us.

      Let's drop in with the bad news; we won’t be able to deliver the Play+ any time soon, nor can we offer any refunds. However, we'd like to offer two regular Rocki Play for every Play+ you pledged for.

      We made a bad decision to base the Play+ on a non-Linux system and ended up with a batch of devices that work in the bare essence but are hard to develop on. We have kept you waiting too long, therefore this long overdue decision.

      We will be stopping the production and sales of Rocki hardware to focus on the software (apps and firmware) and help audio manufacturers build great connected audio products. Software development includes systems for new speakers & devices by hardware partners; and includes updates to the existing Rocki Play hardware devices.

      We will follow up this month with a survey to confirm the shipping details of all of you who have not already gotten an alternative to waiting for their Play+.

      Thank you for supporting us in the first place and our sincere apologies.

      Rocki Founders - Dennis & Nick

    12. ben1680
      Superbacker
      on August 9, 2016

      I also request refund for Rocky+ long way back, no reply as yet...

    13. Dom on August 8, 2016

      Quote from said email I received a few hours ago regarding Play+:

      "Let's drop in with the bad news; we won’t be able to deliver the Play+ any time soon, nor can we offer any refunds. However, we'd like to offer two regular Rocki Play for every Play+ you pledged for."

      I have no use for two regular Play ones. Either Play+ or refund.

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      Jeff Bryer on August 8, 2016

      Don't know if they are posting an update here, but they are sending emails out to their customers. They are no longer producing or selling the ROCKI devices (software updates supposedly will still happen). Further specific info supposed to be going to ROCKI+ backers (I'm not one of those).

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      Marcus on July 20, 2016

      This is beyond ridiculous by now, I've requested a refund in January, but still haven't heard back.

    16. Victor Chan
      Superbacker
      on June 28, 2016

      Hi, I'm still waiting for my Rocki Play+. I'd like for you to update your backers with what is going on, please.

    17. Rutger Storm on June 17, 2016

      Poking the CEO paid off, I have finally gotten my refund.

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      Ed Wong
      Superbacker
      on June 2, 2016

      This was my first Kickstarter pledge and it's the only one that hasn't delivered a product (out of 12 projects). Takes some real suckitude to fail so miserably.

    19. Rutger Storm on June 1, 2016

      It's kinda hilarious that the CEO is giving workshops about crowdfunding while totally neglecting his backers. https://twitter.com/AddLikeFollow/status/737750959544209408

    20. Don Kemler on May 3, 2016

      Hello??? Knock! Knock!

    21. Pasha Medvedev on March 28, 2016

      Did they fold? At this point I'd like to receive anything.

    22. Ybo Huisman on March 17, 2016

      Rocky went dead, no answer on emails. Same story.....

      Great that people try to build something but when it doesn't work out as expected take responsibility.
      Weird that Kickstarter is not doing anything.

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      David Evans on March 12, 2016

      Can I have my money back for my rocki play +. You guys suck at communicating and delivering on promises.

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      Robert on February 17, 2016

      TOTAL RIP OFF, YOU GUYS SHOULD BE IN PRISON.

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      Payman Damghani on February 15, 2016

      Rocki = Dead google released an audio casting product that does what rocki does and more. The other day i noticed my rocki had cracked itself open the battery inside had swollen up huge and look like it was going to explode. extremely cheap parts. Probably the last kickstarter i will back since 90% of the ones I have backed end up not delivering the items or what they promised a product will be.

    26. Don Kemler on February 11, 2016

      What the heck is going on here??? Why is no one talking to us??

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      Charles Thom on January 19, 2016

      I finally rec'd my goods from another campaign ...after 2 years ..... now I could use my Rocki Play + ordered.

      I just need to know if it is forthcoming .... if not a refund ?

      Where is Kickstarter?

    28. Maria McCann on January 7, 2016

      Fed up waiting for Rocki play+. Please refund my money now

    29. Rocco Leach on December 19, 2015

      My rocki went dead, i sent it to them a month ago as they requested, and nothing. 3 emails to original chain and no response.

    30. Rob M. on December 9, 2015

      I have a regular Rocki Play and stopped using it several months after I got it.... Was never impressed one bit....

      www.therobreports.com

    31. Rutger Storm on December 7, 2015

      "In the next week or two, we will give detailed updates on the following." Yea right. No update 2 months later. And my email about the refund has just been ignored, totally unacceptable how they treat their backers.

    32. Kirpa Singh Gulati
      Superbacker
      on December 5, 2015

      Update with real time lines or refund - its got to one or the other

    33. Pasha Medvedev on December 4, 2015

      At this point I just want a refund. Chromecast audio is much more relevant.

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      Jason Dagless on November 2, 2015

      That's a hilarious update. After two years they still claim they are hopeless with communication and go to the bother of giving an update...but still don't put ANY useful information in it. How can you be so inept? The incompetence and stupidity is truly stunning. Why bother anyway with Chromecast Audio?

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      Charles Thom on October 17, 2015

      Play + Update please ...if it is not a viable option ... then I want a refund?

      We have waited long enough ... this needs to be resolved?

    36. Bob S. on October 13, 2015

      Whoever said the site was dead didn't seem to see this update.

      http://www.myrocki.com/blog/fall-update/

      Promises further updates. FWIW.

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      Jason Dagless on September 29, 2015

      Yep you can toss the Rocki in the trash now folks. Good riddance. I have a good feeling that Google might actually support this device lol.

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      Jeff Bryer on September 29, 2015

      At today's Google event, the Chromecast Audio was announced. Looks to be a Rocki competitor.

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      Jason Dagless on September 28, 2015

      Folks, leave your comments as an Amazon review or check them out on Google+ seems to be the odd bit of action there. Otherwise this party is over.

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      Sebastian on September 28, 2015

      Play+ update or refund link please
      Thanks!

    41. TrashMan
      Superbacker
      on September 23, 2015

      I just sent this message to them off the link that is part of the survey request:

      Estimated delivery was Feb 2014. I pledged $89 and there are no longer website or Kickstarter updates. Please let me know how to get my pledge refunded.

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      Tom Bywater on September 21, 2015

      Anyone have an e-mail address to request refund? (bump)

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      Shaun Vakil on September 17, 2015

      Anyone have an email address to request refund?

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      Tom Cain on August 28, 2015

      Time to send out refunds for Rocki+!!! We trusted you, but, you don't even have the honor to communicate honestly.

    45. Rob M. on August 21, 2015

      I have a regular Rocki and it collects dust. Haven't had the best results using when I got it and moved on to other ways to play music.

      Rob M.
      www.therobreports.com

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      Lin Shiun Kim on August 19, 2015

      I'm still waiting for Play+ too. no news...

    47. Jack Hogoboom on August 17, 2015

      Any news? Been a while since we got an update. Still waiting for my Play+.....

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