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Connect your iPhone, iPad and Mac to any other device wirelessly. DoBox gives you the freedom of full connectivity.
Connect your iPhone, iPad and Mac to any other device wirelessly. DoBox gives you the freedom of full connectivity.
Connect your iPhone, iPad and Mac to any other device wirelessly. DoBox gives you the freedom of full connectivity.
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We will ship you this final design:

This picture above is a concept that we want to build with your help. On the pictures below you can see the current prototype of the DoBox, made of high quality aluminium. We have to finalize the design and the board. Pledge and help us to make it even better!

With DoBox you can now connect to more external devices like never before. You don’t need a laptop for serious work any more, DoBox turns your iPad or iPhone into a MacBook Pro. The DoBox has multiple ports to connect an internet cable, flashdrives, hard drives, keyboard, printers, TVs, projectors, monitors or speakers, and use them wirelessly.

You can backup all your photos, videos and documents, and share them with others wirelessly and securely offline. DoBox has an Internal storage and micro SDHC memory card reader.

 
Play your favorite music on any speaker, and stream videos to any display or projector. DoBox supports audio and video streaming from your device.

 
Use DoBox as a portable media center through HDMI. Access and share files from its internal storage using your iPhone or iPad as remote controller.

 
Take it anywhere with you and even charge your phone or tablet. It comes with a Built-in Lithium Ion Battery to charge your devices from USB.

 
Create a secure Wi-Fi connection from cable internet access or public hotspots. You can use DoBox as a wireless router, as well.

 
Get the DoBox app to setup and use the various functions, and even install new apps on DoBox itself with just one tap.

 
When we achieve our $500k stretch goal, we build in the Apple Watch charger and get the Apple MFi certification. Take a look at our Stretch Goals below!


 
We will ship you this final design:

This picture above is a concept that we want to build with your help. On the pictures below you can see the current prototype of the DoBox, made of high quality aluminium. We have to finalize the design and the board. Pledge and help us to make it even better!
 

We are the Apple freedom fighters. We don't fight against Apple, we fight for Apple fans to make their lives even better. We love Apple, but we also feel limited in its possibilities. In the recent years, Apple has been intentionally reducing the number of ports on its products, while making us buy over-priced adapters. We have an iPhone, an iPad, and the new MacBook, but we felt frustrated, because we faced the following problems:

  • We couldn't easily connect our old loudspeakers, printers, keyboards, projectors, etc.
  • Everything needed a separate adapter, but we could plug in only one cable at a time
  • When connecting a cable, we lost the advantage of mobility
  • We didn't feel secure sharing private files on a public Wi-Fi
  • We couldn't attach a flashdrive or an external harddrive to our devices
  • We couldn't share, edit and backup files with others without an internet connection
  • We wanted to charge our devices on the go without an ugly case

 "The definition of portability has changed in the last several years..." - Tim Cook
 

My name is Mate Molnar, a long-time Apple fan and inventor. I also felt frustrated like many others, and I wanted to find a simple solution to these problems. After many months of fruitless research, I realized that I have to create it myself. The initial idea was a sleek iPad case with multiple ports on the back. But one day I had the idea that it would be useful for iPhones and Macs, as well. So, I started working on the first prototype of a separate device. This is how the DoBox was born.

However, I knew I couldn't finish this alone, so I found the best people to help me. Now the team consists of four young professionals. We are recruiting Apple fans to help us build the primary weapon of this freedom fight. The first wireless dock for Apple devices. The One that brings balance to the Apple universe. The missing part that completes the Apple.

1. Turn it on with the touch sensitive button on the top

2. Connect to the DoBox's own Wi-Fi with your Apple device

3. Use the ports with various iOS functions or with our app
 

If you wanted to buy all the accessories, you would have to pay at least $700. But you don't have to pay this high price, because with the DoBox you can do everything. If you are fast, the super early bird price starts as low as $149.
 

These prices are in USD, but our prices are fixed in GBP. USD prices may change depending on the actual conversion rate.
 
 

The DoBox can be even more with your help! This is why it is very important to share with your friends, so there is a greater chance that we can reach the stretch goals!

We will send online software updates to your DoBox continuously to fix possible software problems or bugs. If you have any problem with your DoBox, simply contact us, and our customer service will help. We give you one year guarantee for the hardware.
 

The faster you act the better, because we have only a limited amount of DoBoxes at the early bird price. Pledge before the price goes up!

 
 

  • You can continue to be frustrated because of the limited connectivity of your Apple devices, and the difficulty of sharing files. You can continue to buy expensive adapters, which take up a lot of space.
     
  • Or, you can simply pledge for the DoBox, which elegantly solves all these problems, and complements your Apple devices perfectly.

 

Mate graduated as Computer Engineer (BSc), then continued his studies, and earned a degree in Business Development (MSc). He has been working with Linux for almost 10 years. In addition to the world of startups, he competes in dog shows with his pug.
 

Balint has spent more than 6 years doing electronic hardware design. Currently working at our partner, Hunify Laboratories as hardware and production support engineer. He graduated as an Electrical and Electronics Engineer, then gets his Master's Degree in Broadband and wireless communication. He loves to climbing and cycling.
  

Albert is studying software development at the Eötvös Loránd University. Earlier, he was working as a software engineer at the Mobile Broadband Security R&D department of Nokia Networks, and previously developed iOS software for an Oxford-based company. His preferred freetime activities are running, playing the piano, reading in the topics of IT and science.
 

Right after graduation from the Corvinus University of Budapest, Gabor started his own business, reselling domain names for a profit. Later, he created a leading link building agency, and also learned about mobile marketing, digital publishing, hospitality marketing and info product creation. He likes backpacking around the world, meditation, hiking and surfing.
 

That's not all, we also thought about the developers. What do you want to use the DoBox for? Be creative, you can do it with DoBox! You can develop and install your own Swift 2 apps for DoBox. It comes with a hackable, open source software and SDK. This way, you can easily use its ports and functions in your app.

 
 

These are the currenct prototype specs, but they may change during development.

Please take a look at our demo video! These features are under development.
 

Copyright notice: DoBox is a brand of This is DoBox Ltd. All trademarked terms are the property of their respective owners. This is DoBox Ltd. makes no claim to affiliation with any trademark holders including Apple and others.
 

Special Thanks to:

Luna Filmstudio http://lunafilmstudio.hu
Vogel https://soundcloud.com/vogel
PGB Studio http://pgbstudio.com
Gergoe Nagy http://gergoenagy.com
Hunify Laboratories http://hunifylabs.com
Pixoloid Studios http://pixoloid.net

Risks and challenges

Hardware:
We have to finalize the design and the board, test everything, and apply for different certifications (CE, FCC, etc.). We may face possible delays, but we will do everything to deliver on time. By reaching the various stretch goals we will have to comply with the requirements of the Apple MFi program. We are aware of this, and strive to get the MFi certification of DoBox.
Software:
We create custom kernel and software, but we use such solutions that will allow for online updates. This way we can fix the possible bugs, and continue to work on the updates.
Quality:
Each DoBox will be tested before dispatch, but they also may have problems, therefore we give one year guarantee.

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