I have been planning on ordering a Rufus Cuff for ages and have never got round to it until I got an email today from the reminding me that the price changes on the 15th of this month, going up to the retail price, so I decided it was time to pre-order it! The best part about pre-ordering it is that I won’t be charged until it is being built/shipped so I can cancel between now and then if I don’t have the funds however I hope I don’t have to cancel the order.
So more about the Rufus Cuff and Rufus Labs; it was originally an Indiegogo campaign over the summer last year which got 180% of its funding which is pretty amazing! Here is the video from the campaign:
The best feature in my opinion is the fact that is can be used with both Android and Apple operating systems. They have also addressed all the other problems I have had with previous ‘Smart Watches’ (Pebble and Sony SW1) by removing the idea it has to look like a watch and giving at a bigger screen, as well as making it possible to make calls from it, they have also taken this one step further and provided capability for video calls. Here is a size comparison between the Rufus Cuff, Pebble (which I own) and Samsung Galaxy Gear: