Kickstarter: WeTag iFind Scam

Too good to be true? Battery-free gadget may be a wild $500,000 Kickstarter scam

By on June 24, 2014 at 2:18 PM.

Too good to be true? Battery-free gadget may be a wild $500,000 Kickstarter scam

iFind, dubbed “the world’s first battery-free item locating tag,” may be one of the coolest Kickstarter projects yet, having already hit over $520,000 in pledges – more than 20 times its initial goal – but it also may be a huge scam. iFind is a tiny device that’s supposed to be used with a smartphone app to quickly locate lost items. While this isn’t a new idea, WeTag says it can do it without the use of a battery. And that’s the crucial detail that causes concern. More →

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