Also released is our new checkout with amazon plugin. Very excited about this one as it makes the checkout and payment process super easy. Thanks Towerhouse Studio.
It’s been a very long time coming and a ton of work, but I’m really happy and proud to be revealing the new website design.
I ton of thanks to the people who made it possible. The amazing artist Malte in Germany who has transformed a vision into an amazing artistic show case of creativity. And most importantly, the talented coders at Tower House Studio, who helped realize Malte’s vision into the functional website you see today.
The design and work has been going on for 7 months. Yes, 7 months. A number of designers came and went which unfortunately this pushed the reset button on the code written. But I couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out.
There is still quite a bit to do, a number of bugs to fix, and a number of improvements that you will see over the next 3-4 weeks. A few are:
- new checkout methods (amazon checkout, accept credit cards directly)
- visual improvements
- flirc specific page
- distributor login/pricing
- affiliate login and account access
- and finally sdk and partnership programs
- matching looks for the blog
- matching looks for the forum
- matching looks for the support website
But this is really the tip of the iceberg. I’ve been working countless hours on new things.
Along with releasing a new product, I’m going to have some huge sales over this week for the holidays. Thanks everyone for the constant support and feedback and helping me make a better product.
For the entire weekend, from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Flirc will be 35% off. Make sure to tell your friends, I’ll be doing this until supplies last. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone, and my wishes to you guys and your families.
Flirc is joining forces with GGLABS at East Bay Maker Fair on October 19th.
My close friend at GGLABS is going to be showing off some great open source projects and I’ll be demoing them on my unannounced product at Maker Fair.
It’s going to be a lot of fun and we’re looking forward to sharing our projects with the community.
I highly recommend it, it’s a great time for all ages.
Please stop by, ask questions, and say hi, we’d love to see you there.
I wanted to make a short announcement that I have a very stable 3.0 firmware release available to try. I’m extremely comfortable with the stability. I’ve re-written nearly everything, abstracted functions away from hardware, have a new algorithm that suppresses noise, support MCE remotes (finally), and more.
Anyone who’s eager to try it can visit the related forum page: http://forum.flirc.tv/index.php?/forum/73-firmware-30/
Or wait a week or so until it’s public. You’ll need to be a community member, any and all feedback is welcome and appreciated.
Weekend Sale through Monday 12PM PST. Everything is on sale, and all weekend orders will ship Tuesday Morning.