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Thin enough for daily use with Magnetic Lens Compatibility, Tripod Mount, and Integrated Charging System! iPhone 4/4S/5 ENDING SOON
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Joe Adams

389 backers pledged $20,925 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator Raymond Lam on March 14

      Oh Mr. Adams... Are you still avoiding us?

    2. Creator Darryl Cheung on January 26

      Eastpointvet - yup, only thing I've never received either ...

      I hadn't checked the comments for a while but I filled in the form too, hopefully we'll all see something from this, and thanks for the link Marika!

    3. Creator Eastpointvet on January 21

      this is the only thing i have never received on kickstarter

    4. Creator Chris Goguelin on January 14

      I want a refund, do we have to start suing for our refunds?

    5. Creator Gary Minato on December 7

      Funding goal reached two years ago today - happy anniversary everyone :-(

    6. Creator Adam Hiscox on October 27

      I would suggest everyone fill out the form at the link below and voice your opinion. We all spent a good deal of money on a product that we will not be receiving, which equals fraud.

      Joe, it's sad that you weren't able to get your dream off the ground (although it's odd you were able to get another project done right after this -- presumably using ZoPro funds). Be straight and tell people you failed. Be a man.

    7. Creator Marika Zep on October 22

      I second that. I'd be happy if Joe Adams was permanently banned from KickStarter. Also filled in the form.

    8. Creator Phil S on October 21

      @Fuzzy Puffin

      Thank you I have also filled out this form.

    9. Creator Fuzzy Puffin on October 15

      It appears he hasn't even been online since Early August. I've filled out this Kickstarter form to report the project, though I doubt anything will come of it:

    10. Creator Derek on October 14

      So, can I have my money back?

    11. Creator Bryan on October 11

      Joe your a joke, not only did you lose all of our money but you now don't even have the courage to reply to us. Your a terrible business man as well as a terrible person. Thanks for wasting years of our time

    12. Creator TheEndless on September 29

      Nearly two years and two (three, if you count the 6 plus) phone revisions, and still nothing. Could we at least get the extras like the tripod and lens kits that were part of our packages?

    13. Creator Fuzzy Puffin on September 25, 2014

      Darryl, I think the real reason is that he used up all the money in manufacturing. The only way we're getting a refund is if he gets sued.

    14. Creator Darryl Cheung on September 22, 2014

      I tried asking for a refund at least a year ago now, but Joe stated that it would be unfair to the other backers if I got a refund since he was still (I don't know how) optimistic that the ZoPro would be shipped at some point.

      What are you waiting for now Joe? The release of the iPhone 7???

      Do the right thing and refund the funds from all 389 backers ...

      Kickstarter, can you please make this scam artist refund our money with your new terms and conditions?

    15. Creator Gary Minato on September 17, 2014

      I'm thinking about starting a Kickstarter project to help with fitting the iPhone 6 into the iPhone 5 sized ZOpro: Incredibly Thin Case-Integrated Charging case.

      I'm having difficulty deciding whether to produce some kind of tool that will cut the iPhone 6 down to size so it fits in the case, or a tool that will stretch the ZOpro: Incredibly Thin Case-Integrated Charging case so it can fit the iPhone 6.

    16. Creator Steven Houston on September 17, 2014

      Before I would have argued other way But... This is a TOTAL SCAM!! NO UPDATES, NO INFORMATION, NO COMPLETION!! Please if you even want to support the little faith that is still "maybe" left in any of us, let us know what is going on!!

    17. Creator Bryan on September 16, 2014

      Total scam

    18. Creator Steven Houston on September 13, 2014

      This is absolutely ridiculous. I have been patient and understanding, but this has gone to far. Last response I saw was from June!!! Please tell us what is going on!

    19. Creator Phil S on September 12, 2014

      Hey joe!
      Did you order a iPhone 6 or 6+ ?

    20. Creator Matthew Kelly on September 11, 2014

      Joe somehow had my post removed the popular site The project needed to be posted on the site to make everyone aware it failed and there is still no action after almost 2 years.

    21. Creator Phil S on September 9, 2014

      Did you watch the event joe?

    22. Creator Gary Minato on September 8, 2014

      Life Spot - KS project is issuing a refund since they will not be able to deliver the product;

    23. Creator Steven Houston on September 5, 2014

      iPhone 6 in less than a week....... What are you doing about moving this project forward? It's crazy to think this was supposed to be ready for when the new iPhone 5 came out....

    24. Creator Bryan on September 4, 2014

      We deserve answers, what's the deal joe?

    25. Creator Mario Frazzetto on September 1, 2014

      Clearly Joe Adams is a gutless wonder.

    26. Creator Mario Frazzetto on September 1, 2014

      I DEMAND my money back!!!

    27. Creator JayC on August 26, 2014

      From Kickstarter FAQ:

      Is a creator legally obligated to fulfill the promises of their project?

      Yes. Kickstarter's Terms of Use require creators to fulfill all rewards of their project or refund any backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill. (This is what creators see before they launch.) This information can serve as a basis for legal recourse if a creator doesn't fulfill their promises. We hope that backers will consider using this provision only in cases where they feel that a creator has not made a good faith effort to complete the project and fulfill.

    28. Creator l.s. on August 17, 2014

      After two years of waiting, it's time to refund ZOpro backers.

    29. Creator Fuzzy Puffin on August 15, 2014

      @Raymond it would have to be through your credit card company, on Amazon Payments it says you have to file a dispute within 30 days of payment.

    30. Creator Raymond Lam on August 15, 2014

      Looks like backers might as well start sending fraud claims with Amazon Payments and their respective credit cards. If nothing else, we would either get our money back, or end up pestering him enough to get some sort of response. This is getting to "Founders" level of disappointment.

    31. Creator Rowan Warren Reynolds on August 13, 2014

      No update in 10 months and radio silence to any comments or questions on here!

      Very poor customer service and very little compassion or consideration for any of the packers who supported you.

      You'll never succeed if this is your work ethic!

    32. Creator Brad Dancer on July 28, 2014

      Sorry, sounds like you need to take a loan out to refund. You may not be in a position - but according to Kickstarter, if you cannot fulfill, you need to refund. What about those of us that gave you the money and trusted in you?- heading your way to a bit of a lawsuit if you don't figure this out.

    33. Creator Kai on July 19, 2014

      Renamed to 'Project Joke' due to a lack of updates, product or general respect for backers.

    34. Creator Raymond Lam on July 18, 2014

      So... Are we going to have to sue you to get an update? How about providing us with some exact numbers to give your backers some transparency on why you are so behind and on what still needs to be done? How much money do you still need? What do you need to get done? How many XiStera's do you need to distribute in order have enough funds to complete the ZOpro project? Are the ZOpro's ready and just waiting for distribution funds? Are the ZOpro's even made yet? What are you going to do if the iPhone 6 is released and neither the ZOpro, nor the XiStera fit it?

      With all due respect, your "not posting and update because there is nothing to update" philosophy is full of crap and just serves to anger us backers even more. At this point, you might as well sell more XiStera products to generate enough cash to repay all the ZOpro backers you have been teasing for the past two years.

    35. Creator l.s. on July 15, 2014

      It's time to refund all the backers since you are unable to deliver the promised product.

    36. Creator Joe Adams on June 18, 2014

      Yes, its been really frustrating that we don't have anything to update. We have shipped many XiStera's to backers who have give up on us as far as ZOpro is concerned. From our stand point we cannot give up on the project even though we are passing the product cycle. Since we were well short on funds to complete the project we obviously are in no position to refund. Distribution to our other product is key to getting the funds to complete the project and we have had some delays there. We will get something done here and as soon as we have concrete plans everyone will get an update. Joe

    37. Creator Phil S on June 18, 2014

      We've seen 2 updates since update #14 which happened a year ago.

    38. Creator Raymond Lam on June 18, 2014

      Joe. How about an update? You are lumping yourself with the lowest tier of Kickstarter...

    39. Creator Marika Zep on June 2, 2014

      Oh look, Mario's link suggest that a lawsuit could do the job. Looks like someone else also promised stuff but because of the lack of experience they didn't fulfil the orders and ended up bankrupt and jobless... Fascinating what lack of experience can do to you when you play with other people's money...

    40. Creator Joe Adams on May 23, 2014

      Yes Dashiell. I will message you directly about that.

      And I understand everyone's frustration. We would much rather have product on the market instead of very expensive tooling sitting on a shelf. We had two deals fall through from companies that were interested in a coop deal with ZOpro. Now we are trying to get your supplier agree to make a very small run at the same cost just to cover backers instead of a mass production like we planned. Timing this with our other project getting fulfilled and moving to retail will give us the cash we need if our supplier agrees to terms.

    41. Creator Dashiell Albright on May 23, 2014

      So, I had pledged the $70 upgrade proof reward, and I am at the point here where I am more than likely going to be getting rid of the iphone 5 soon. So, rather than getting 2 zopro's when and if they do come to market, can I just get two full sets of the XiStera system? I would like to get some use out of the money that I invested here, even if just for a month or two, with a different project than I had initially backed.

    42. Creator Bryan on May 19, 2014

      Even in the best case scenario the iPhone 6 will be In stores by the time we receive the case

    43. Creator Mario Frazzetto on May 18, 2014

      This is a fail, no way you should be allowed to run another Kickstarter until people have their money back or a product they can use. I've said it before this is the first Kickstarter I backed and that's unfortunate since I haven't wanted to throw my money at others.

      If you do ever get anything made, it can go straight to the bargain bin since it would be so far out of date.

    44. Creator Kai on May 6, 2014

      I contacted Kickstarter to see what could be done about this project as you are in clear breach of their terms of service. Their response was pretty weak and they didn't really have any urgent to pursue this project so I think we can safely say our money is gone.

      We live, learn and move on from failures.

    45. Creator Adam Hiscox on May 5, 2014

      Refund. Now. Two years and no product = major failure.

    46. Creator Phil S on May 5, 2014

      Just putting this out there....
      Gizmodo just tweeted the following;

      The government is trying to hold Kickstarter scammers responsible

    47. Creator Bryan James Bassett on May 5, 2014

      Admit defeat.

    48. Creator Joe Adams on May 1, 2014

      We basically had to do re production on XiStera to get the last 20% of the rewards filled. Fortunately, that was mostly at the suppliers cost but it cost us significant time. We have not updated all of those details here because it's another project. That production is in the air now for the US and when it lands and we ship our backers we will also be able to collect on some pre sales and distribution that will allow us to put some dollars into ZOpro. Those of you who are international and opted to switch to XiStera will be getting those units as we ship the remaining international backers for that project. We will start shipping as soon as they land and clear customs.

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