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    The Chameleon homescreen project is now looking for Kickstarter funding - i'm in!


    PaulOBrien

    Chameleon, the oh-so-sexy homescreen replacement for Android tablets running Honeycomb and ICS, has announced that it seeking funding for development via crowdsourcing platform 'Kickstarter'. I'm in, how about you?

    The project, from development team 'Teknision', is looking to raise an intial funding of $50,000 and has already reached $10,000 with 27 days of their funding drive remaining. On this basis i'm hopeful that, given continued exposure, the project can reach it's funding goal (a requirement on Kickstarter in order to receive any money)!

    Aside from looking oh-so-good, what does Chameleon offer? Here's their pitch...

    Looking for a Home Screen for your Android Tablet? Introducing Chameleon. Chameleon replaces the standard Android Home Screens and App Launcher with one that isn't just more useful. But more beautiful as well.

    You can set up multiple Home Screens with your own layout of widgets and apps, giving you the most relevant information that you want, when you want it. So whenever you unlock your device, you are presented with the Home Screen that is immediately valuable to you.

    Chameleon Home Screens can be set up based on GPS locations, WiFi networks and time ranges, allowing you to define which Home Screen is the most relevant for the situation.

    To get a better feel for the concept, I strongly recommend heading over to the Chameleon homepage where there are a raft of design mockups which really give a feel for how the application works.

    The Kickstarter page details how to donate and what you will receive in return, which is tiered based upon your donation...

    PLEDGE $1 OR MORE

    The 'good mojo' pledge - For those of you who don't own an Android tablet but would like to help us anyway. Pledge a dollar and we will keep you up to date with our progress!

    Estimated Delivery: Aug 2012

    PLEDGE $5 OR MORE

    The fastest and easiest way to get your official Chameleon App in your hands before we release it on the Google Play Store!

    Estimated Delivery: Aug 2012

    PLEDGE $10 OR MORE

    All of the above PLUS we will include a wallpaper theme pack full of custom wallpapers designed to suit Chameleon perfectly.

    Estimated Delivery: Aug 2012

    PLEDGE $50 OR MORE

    Estimated Delivery: Aug 2012

    PLEDGE $1,000 OR MORE

    All of the above PLUS we will give you your very own custom DNA11 Finger Print Portrait (sized 40" X 40")

    Estimated Delivery: Aug 2012

    PLEDGE $5,000 OR MORE

    Our top pledge includes the Chameleon App, a limited edition T-shirt, PLUS Chameleon installed on a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. But that is not all - we will also give you a one of a kind DNA11 Custom Print (sized 36" X 54") with matching Digital DNA image for your tablet lock screen. A truly one of a kind Android experience.

    I chipped in $10. Review to follow, of course. :)

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    This is being done about an hour away from my home.

    GO Canada!!!

    Read it last night and was about to drop my 10$

    I already pre-ordered a Pebble.

    I will chip in tonight.

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