NumLock: OS X App to Enable Number Lock on Mac Keyboards

A project in Santa Rosa, CA by DenVog

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Enable Number Lock (NumLock) on your MacBook or Apple Wireless Keyboard
Backers: 141
Average Pledge Per Backer: $8

Funded: $1,145 of $574
Dates: Mar 5th -> Apr 4th (30 days)
Project By: DenVog
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Latest News

Backer Surveys Launched

April 8th - via:
Surveys requesting info used to fulfill rewards were sent to all backers today. Please watch your inbox and respond as soon as possible. The sooner I receive everyone's information, the quicker I can process the rewards. Thanks for your support!  (Read More)

Ended & Funded!

April 4th - via:
Hey Kickstarter friends, As you may have noticed, the NumLock Kickstarter campaign has closed. Thanks to your help, the project not only funded but also exceeded the stretch goal. Awesome! What's NextThis is my first Kickstarter campaign, but as I... (Read More)

Knowledge Base

March 22nd - via:
I've started building out a basic FAQ for the NumLock knowledge base / support portal. Other than a couple minor but necessary hurdles with install, you should find the app pretty self explanatory. So there may not be much more to add. :)  (Read More)

New Feature: Menu Bar Icon Status

March 18th - via:
Hey NumLock-ers. Based on the suggestion of a friend and seasoned Mac developer, I added a new feature to NumLock. The default menu bar icon color of black will indicate that NumLock is enabled (i.e. converting key strokes). I've added a second... (Read More)

Interesting Kickstarter campaign has a Macintosh connection

March 18th - via:
Most of the Kickstarter campaigns with a Mac slant have been about games, but there's a new one that recently opened with a more productive purpose. (Read More)

Icon Development

March 14th - via:
I've been working on the icon for NumLock, and have a couple variations on a theme. I am leaning towards style A, as it is more in line with the look and feel of the native app icons of Mac OS X Mountain Lion. If you feel strongly one way or the... (Read More)

New Backer Reward - Babbel Fish

March 13th - via:
Hey. Continuing the globalization theme, I've added a new backer reward at the $40 USD level. I call it BABBEL FISH. If you back at this level, you choose a language and I will have NumLock professionally translated for that language. In addition to... (Read More)

More Languages from Wordcrafts

March 12th - via:
The kind folks at Wordcrafts¬†have graciously offered to contribute their professional localization skills to provide 3 language translations for NumLock.¬†Thanks Felix and Olli! If we combine that with the stretch goal of $1,000, we can up the total... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 - Localization

March 10th - via:
Thank you! As you hopefully saw in the first update, your kind support has helped us reach our original goal. That covered about 1 year of expenses. With that target knocked down, I'm excited to add a stretch goal: $1,000 = Localizing the app into at... (Read More)

Press Coverage

March 9th - via:
NumLock got some nice press coverage from Cult of Mac and The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW). Thanks to those folks for supporting an indie project. Pull quotes are on the Kickstarter project main page. My favorite: "put that money where your, uh,... (Read More)

Goal Reached!

March 7th - via:
Thank YouThanks to your generous support, the initial goal for the NumLock project was reached in just a few days. Head StartSince we have a head start on funding, I've gone ahead and submitted my application and payment for the Mac Developer... (Read More)

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