Android Auto is a extra great tool when it’s wi-fi, and dongles have made that remarkably simple over the previous couple of years. AAWireless was the primary dongle to make that course of simple, and now it’s lastly reached the tip of its Indiegogo interval.
Replace 8/29: After saying that it might be transferring to formal direct gross sales again in Could, AAWireless has efficiently launched its wi-fi Android Auto adapter on each its personal web site and Amazon.
However now, after a few years on Indiegogo, the product is lastly, formally graduating from the platform and shutting down the marketing campaign. A few days in the past, the Indiegogo web page was shut down solely, with an replace from AAWireless’ Emil Borconi-Szedressy expressing his thanks for the “very profitable” crowdfunding run, and saying that AAWireless is now accessible from the corporate’s web site globally.
We want to thanks all for the large help you have got proven us during the last two years. As AAWireless is now absolutely launched and accessible for buy from our web site ( and in addition from Amazon within the US, it’s time to say goodbye to this very profitable crowdfunding marketing campaign, which might have by no means occurred with out your help.
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In an replace to backers in the present day, the builders behind AAWireless revealed that they’ve lastly been in a position to meet up with demand for the product and construct up inventory in areas throughout the globe. Within the brief time period, which means shopping for an AAWireless unit from the Indiegogo marketing campaign will ship the product out inside every week.
Shipments apparently exit each Monday, and there are a number of thousand models accessible on the time of publication. In a non-public chat with 9to5Google, the corporate instructed us shipments usually arrive in 2-3 days as soon as shipped in the US.
However the higher information is that which means AAWireless will quickly depart Indiegogo, and graduate to gross sales immediately by way of the corporate’s personal net retailer.
The brand new net retailer will launch in “mid June” for consumers exterior of the US and Europe. Gross sales will prolong to these main markets at a later date as the corporate prepares the ultimate steps for promoting by way of its personal retailer.
The crew explains:
By mid June we’re concentrating on to have a very new web site and webshop going dwell. We’ll first allow the webshop for folks exterior EU and US. The explanation why we’re doing it is because we have now must make some additional preparations earlier than we will ship to EU and US from our personal webshop. In fact you may nonetheless order through Indiegogo. Afterward, we’ll make the webshop accessible to the remainder of the world as properly.
AAWireless was the primary wi-fi Android Auto dongle, but it surely’s nonetheless among the best. The $90 dongle carried out properly in our evaluation, and gives benefits over the Motorola MA1 relating to firmware updates and different extra granular controls.
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