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Beta testers – it’s a go!

Beta testers – it’s a go!

For those of you who have been incredibly patient and supported us during our beta tester campaign, the moment has arrived! We’ve given the go ahead on expedited manufacturing and you should be receiving you units in the next month to month and a half. We will be using Test Flight for the iOS users. […]

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Working from TechShop, San Francisco

Working from TechShop, San Francisco

Day 2 at the TechShop. While we finalize the manufacturing details for our public beta test group, we continue to refine the PUCK app.  This will be an ongoing process, with many “wish list” features on the back burner until more resources are available. What Andrew has been able to do by himself is staggering […]

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From the Basement to the Bay Area

From the Basement to the Bay Area

SmashToast will officially be spending the month of April working from the Tech Shop in San Francisco, refining PUCK and getting it prepped for market-readiness.  This is a super-exciting month! We are running our in-house alpha tests now and are addressing a few final bugs prior to getting the public beta units manufactured.  Things are […]

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Look what we got today!

Look what we got today!

Though we are still working out this infuriating BLE issue, we got the injection-molded shell today! We are getting soooo close.  More big news to come, so please stay tuned!

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SmashToast, on a shirt!

SmashToast, on a shirt!

If you donated and received a shirt in your Indiegogo reward tier, you should be receiving it soon! Though the shells for PUCK are being manufactured, we are still testing & refining the firmware before starting the beta PCB manufacturing and final assembly.  We expect this to take another week at least before we can confidently give the […]

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Where is my PUCK!?

Where is my PUCK!?

SmashToast makes an appearance at CES I was able to make the trip to the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week.  Though the purpose of going was pre-scheduled meetings, I did have a few hours to scratch the surface of the show, and though it was incredible, I left Las Vegas with […]

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Local Developer Joins Tech Startup Based in Sangamon County

Local Developer Joins Tech Startup Based in Sangamon County

Chatham developer and original co-founder Andrew Brown will be joining SmashToast, Inc. — a locally based tech-startup that was recently featured in Springfield Business Journal — as its full time Chief Technology Officer starting October 2nd, according to company CEO Barnabas Helmy. “We are thrilled to bring Andrew aboard full time.  His presence will immediately […]

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Adventures in Alternative Financing

Adventures in Alternative Financing

SmashToast was recently the subject of an article about alternative financing written by Roberta Codemo, which was featured in the Springfield Business Journal.  It was a great article that summarized some of the challenges a startup like SmashToast will face on its journey to success. Read the story by clicking the link below! http://springfieldbusinessjournal.com/2014/07/adventures-in-alternative-financing/

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