Production for Turn Touch is humming along smoothly
That's what everybody likes to hear, isn't it? And it's true! So let's use this as an opportunity to show off the production line and what's coming down the pipeline.... Read more
Production updates, the IFTTT app, and 50 prototypes looking for a home
We're just about to start ramping up the production process. The two case fixtures have been built, calibrated, and are now ready to begin mass production.
For a... Read more
Turn Touch will be made in America
To be honest, I always wanted to make this remote in the states. But I didn't know the final volume I'm going to be manufacturing until after the campaign ended.... Read more
One last revision for each part of the remote
It's been a whole week since the campaign ended and I've been busy. I'm going through a round of revisions on each part of the assembly: the pcb, the plastic... Read more
And that's the bell - Thank you to everybody who backed Turn Touch!
It's been a wild trip so far. I started from square one only three years ago. I spent that time diving in deep learning how to build circuit boards, then... Read more
Last day to back Turn Touch
This is it, the final countdown!
Tonight at 8pm PT this campaign will end and the project will be successfully funded. Judging from the $50,000 raised already, I think Turn... Read more
Highlights from the Turn Touch Kickstarter Live
Only 36 hours left for the Turn Touch campaign!
We had a wonderful Kickstarter Live livestream today and I want to point out the highlights so you can watch just... Read more
Let's have a Kickstarter Live for Turn Touch: ask questions, see the app, and peek inside the remote
Submit your questions now for Kickstarter Live on Wednesday!
I'm going to be hosting a Kickstarter Live on Wednesday, March 8th, at 8:30am PT (11:30am ET). I'm going to be... Read more
Build week day five: How to laser cut and engrave mother of pearl into wood
Today's the last day of Build Week. We've covered how to design a circuit board for Bluetooth, how to model and design perfect buttons, how to cut wood with precision... Read more
Build week day four: CNC machining and fixturing to accurately cut a wooden remote
Back with the latest installation of the Everything you need to build Turn Touch series.
Now that we have our models, we need to figure out how to machine them... Read more
Build week day three: Learning to build CAD models of the wooden enclosure
We've covered the circuit board and bluetooth module in depth yesterday. Now let's put it all together and design the wooden enclosure. Here's a sample of some of the design... Read more
IFTTTIFTTT: If Turn Touch Then If This Then That
We reached the IFTTT stretch goal!
IFTTT (If This Then That) has always been the #1 most requested feature and here we are, with support coming down the pipeline thanks... Read more
Build week day two: Laying out the buttons and writing the firmware
This is part one of a four-part series covering everything you need to build your own Turn Touch.
At the heart of Turn Touch lies a circuit board with four... Read more
Build Week Day One: Everything you need to build your own Turn Touch
Have I got something incredible to show you today.
I wrote a four part series that explores how to build your own Turn Touch. This is a ridiculously... Read more
The press loves Turn Touch!
Hot dog, we're half-way there!
We have two weeks left and I'm just about ready to show off the "Everything you need to make your own Turn Touch" blog series,... Read more
I want to hear from you: what are your reasons for backing Turn Touch?
Hello everybody! We're having a great run going so far, with over 400 people pledging an average of $86 each to back Turn Touch. For a solo project, that's phenomenal. ... Read more
We made it onto ProductHunt!
I feel incredibly grateful to all of my backers and supporters. Today Turn Touch was 'hunted' onto the famously popular ProductHunt.
This is a great way to get... Read more
Valentine's Day Rosewood Special
Now that Turn Touch is 100% funded, I'm offering a one-time $49 special on Rosewood remotes.
I'm turning 32 today (yes, I'm a Valentine's day baby), so I'm offering 32... Read more
100% Funded! IFTTT and HomeKit are next...
I'm pleased to report that Turn Touch is now successfully funded with over $25,000 in contributions! I'm happy with the progress so far and I'm glad that the Kickstarter community... Read more
Twin Packs Now Available!
In developing NewsBlur (my first solo project, an RSS news reader) I put community feedback and real-time stats front and center on the landing page. I rely on users to... Read more
F-I-F-T-Y PERCENT!! We're half-way there!
What a dream it has been to launch Turn Touch. Thank you so so much for backing Turn Touch. Your pledge has pushed TT to the half-way mark. Having your support... Read more