Weekly Update - 2m Quickdraw cables all on track
2m Quickdraw Cable
All is going well with the production of the 2m Quickdraw cable and we have had further notification from the factory today that production will be finished... Read more
Weekly Update - All on course
Sorry for the delay in the weekly update.
2m LED Cable
All is still on track for completion of the manufacturing by the end of the month. We had confirmation... Read more
2m LED Quickdraw Cable
We have had confirmation from the factory that the 2m cable is still on schedule for manufacturing to finish at the end of March. In the... Read more
Weekly Update - Cables hitting the doormats the world over
1m Quickdraw Cable
So cables are hitting the door mats of Kickstarter backers all over the world and we are getting some amazing feedback on how happy people are. Hopefully... Read more
Weekly update - 2m LED Cable
2m LED Cable
An update for all of you that have ordered the 2m LED Quickdraw Cable so that you don't feel left out. Current situation is:
- Apple MFI certification... Read more
Weekly Update - All Shipped!!
1m Quickdraw LED Cable
DONE,all packed and shipped. After a frantic few days all 1434 orders for the 1m Quickdraw LED cable have been packed and shipped. They are... Read more
Weekly Update - Cables have arrived!!!
1m LED cables have arrived
Fedex have just left and we have boxes and boxes of lovely 1m Quickdraw LED cables. It has taken a long time but we have... Read more
2m / 6ft LED Cable - Pre Order
Over the last few days we have received lots of requests to order more cables both the 1m and 2m versions. We are completely sold out of the 1m length... Read more
Weekly update - Waiting for delivery - MFI Approval
1m LED Quickdraw Cable
The cables are all finished and are with FedEx on their way to us. As we mentioned last week there was a small delay in shipping... Read more
1m LED Cables
So production has finished and the cables have passed inspection. There are some cables that are having new end plug covers as they were scratched during assembly.... Read more
Ordering more cables
We have had such a mad rush on the ordering of more cables since our last update that we have completely sold out by a massive margin. We have therefore... Read more
More production images
Here are some more images of the cables in production. Bit of an image dump to enjoy.
The last couple of images show the testing machine that contains a number... Read more
Weekly Update - Production Underway
1m LED Cable
Let's start the week with some great news. Production is underway and progressing well. Here are some pictures of the cables being assembled. It has taken a... Read more
Weekly Update - Good news continues
1m LED cable
We have had confirmation from the factory that the production of the 1m LED cable is still on track and all is running to plan. We have... Read more
Weekly Update - All on track
1m LED Cable
We have spoken to the cable factory today and things are still on track for production to finish on the 30th January. This is great news so... Read more
Weekly update - Happy New Year
Hi everyone, we hope you had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are fully recharged and ready for the year ahead and finally getting the Quickdraw cables... Read more
Right then so after last weeks update with the good news that we had MFI certification, we have been working with the factory to agree a delivery date.
They... Read more
Weekly Update - Good News
At last we have sign off!!
Great news for the weekend we have finally received MFI sign off from Apple. It has taken a very longtime but we are now... Read more
Weekly Update - Come on Apple pull your finger out!!!
So we all hoped that we would be shipping cables to you by now, but unfortunately we are still waiting on Apple to approve the 1m Quickdraw cable after they... Read more
Black Friday - 50% Off Everything
Sorry for the plug but we thought you might like to know that we have 50% off everything from iPhone and iPad cases to mounts and to cables. Stock are... Read more
Weekly Update - Sorry it is late
Sorry the weekly update is late.
Production continues, we are waiting for the aluminium plug caps to be delivered back from the laser etchers and then the final... Read more
Weekly Update - 2m Cable Delay
Open & Honest
So we always wanted to be fully open and honest and following the news last Friday that the factory making the 2m cable has had its MFI... Read more
Good News / Bad News
So we were having a great week with all good news to report until this morning (Friday). We will get to this in a bit.
So first the... Read more
Weekly Update - First Lightning connectors received!
We have some great news this week.
We have finally received the first batch of Lightning connectors from Apple. These will be used for the 2m cable as they are... Read more
Weekly Update - Email to Tim Cook CEO of Apple
So what do you do when you can't get Lightning connectors out of Apple? Well why not drop Tim Cook the head of Apple an email. You never know he... Read more
Unfortunately we did not receive the first batch of Lightning connectors yesterday and have been informed that they have been further delayed until the 30th October. This is extremely... Read more
Weekly Update - Getting Shipping Details Ready
It has been a quiet week on the production side as there has been the Chinese National Day holiday where most companies shut down for the week. Even so... Read more
Weekly Updates - Some good news
After months of waiting we have finally heard that we should receive our first batch of Lightning connectors on 17th October. The factory has confirmed that they are... Read more
Weekly Update - Samples are here!!
The pre-production samples of the 1m LED Quickdraw cable are here and look great. These were received late Monday and we have been testing them over night and... Read more
First off, an apology if you have left a comment or emailed us and not had a reply. Our systems have been down for a few days but everything... Read more
Our New Kickstarter Project - FridgePad II for iPad Air - Magnetic iPad Mount
We are really pleased to announce that our new project for the FridgePad II has gone live on Kickstarter.
The perfect home for your iPad
With the iPad being... Read more
Latest Update - iPhone 6
Good news from Apple is that the Lightning connector has not changed on the new iPhone 6, so no changes are needed to the Quickdraw cable and it... Read more
Weekly Update - 1m LED cable samples on the way
1m LED Cable
We have had notification from the factory making the 1m LED Quickdraw cable that the new tooling is now complete and they are making the samples for... Read more
As mentioned last week a sample of the backup 1m LED cable has been manufactured and we have now had this for a few days. Testing has gone well... Read more
Weekly Update - More progress
You may remember from previous updates that we are using 2 factories to produce the Quickdraw cable. One is making the LED version and the other is making... Read more
Weekly Update - 2m cable gets MFI approval
We have had some great news today. The 2m Quickdraw cable without the LED has been approved by Apple and is now MFI certified. This is a massive... Read more
Weekly Update - Packaging complete
The packaging design is now complete and is off to the printers for the samples to be produced for sign off.
It's based on a simple zip lock packet that... Read more
Weekly Update - Charging light issues
Sorry that the weekly update is a bit late.
We have been working hard trying to sort out the issues with our manufacturer regarding the LED charging indicator light. Things... Read more
The backer survey is setup and ready to go. You will be able to confirm the cable length, colour choice and tell us your shipping address. We will... Read more
Shipping from China
A lot of people have expressed concern about additional customs charges if we ship direct from China. In hindsight we didn't explain it properly in the last update.
European &... Read more
I have pledged but how can I tell you what cables I want?
Kickstarter doesn't allow you to specify what length or colour of cables you want. However, in a few weeks time you will receive an email from us inviting you to... Read more
£40,000 Stretch Goal Smashed - Indicator Light On Its Way
We have done it and smashed the £40,000 stretch goal. That means we can now include the LED indicator light so you know when your phone is fully charged. The... Read more
Just 4 Days To Go - Help Us Hit £40,000 Stretch Goal
That's right there are just 4 days to go before the Quickdraw Cable campaign ends. We now need all the help we can get to hit and surpass the £40,000... Read more
Other Kickstarter projects that many of you like.
We get regular Kickstarter reports with lots of metrics about our project. Many of these stats are dull and boring but one that jumps out is the percentage of our... Read more
Extra Long Cable - New Pledge Level
Due to popular demand we have now included a pledge level for a 2 metre / 6.5ft extra long cable. This will be exactly the same as the cable in... Read more
Over 1000 backers and rising...
We now have over 1000 backersand pledges are still coming in. This has been an amazing response from you all but there is still a long way to go... Read more
£15,000 Stretch Goal Achieved!!
Great news that we have now hit the £15,000 stretch goal and funds are flying in so fingers crossed for the £40,000 goal.
So now we have hit £15,000 you... Read more
Prototype - LED indicator light
Just uploaded a very short video to Facebook that shows that we can cram an LED indicator light into the Lightning plug and still meet MFI standards. Please not this... Read more
100% funded in 5 days!!!!
WOW is all we can say. The response to the Quickdraw cable has been totally amazing and it has been a pleasure to speak to so many of you over... Read more
Over 50% funding in less than 2 days!!
Funding is going really well but its still a long way off and remember it is all or nothing unless we hit 100%.
Thank you to everyone for your support,... Read more
I want more than 1 cable
We have had lots of requests from people that want to pledge for more than one cable. We have therefore added some additional reward levels for 2, 4 and 10... Read more
Wow what a start!!
Well we are off to a cracking start with our first pledge within minutes of going live, so thank you to Thomas Rudolph for that. We would like to thank... Read more