Awesome Kickstarter to Turn an iPad Into an Etch A Sketch!
Etcher is a totally kickass Kickstarter project which aims to create one of the very first user-generated content platforms -- that is to say, Etch A Sketch. Not only will it recreate the classic experience of the original toy on your iPad, but you can save and share your pictures with friends online. Kickstarter hint: If you don't add a Draw Something-like game feature to this, you're crazy. And yes, the project is authorized by the original Etch A Sketch manufacturer to use the trademark and original design in the iPad version, and the development team is full of engineering ninjas -- chief among them being Lee Felsenstein, who quite literally helped launch the personal computing revolution. (Full disclosure: Lee's wife Lena is a friend of mine. But then, I think Lee was also friends with Steve Jobs, so what the hell does my connection matter?) We were just talking about the iPad as a platform for innovation, and I think apps like this, rather than virtual worlds, is what the iOS is better suited for.
Read more on Tomorrow's Next Web, and watch the Kickstarter pitch video after the break: