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Gold iPhone 3G Hits eBay Circuit

Recession? What recession? This 24-karat gold iPhone 3G has made its way onto the auction site eBay in hopes that it’ll draw a high bid. While I don’t doubt it will, whoever ends up winning must not be affected by the current economic crisis. You can buy it now for a mere $1016.72, which is pennies for people like Bill ...

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Contest: Is That An iPhone…?

Of course it isn’t you cheap bastard! But! We do have a lovely selection of cases from Proporta that are ready for the taking. We have up for grabs: 1 Soft Feel Silicone Case and 2 Maya Leather Pouches. These are superbly made cases and let’s face it: you do NOT want to break or scratch an iPhone 3G, unless ...

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Flickr Finds: Apple Concepts From 1991

Buried in the depths of Flickr was a small photo set featuring a Japanese magazine called AXIS. The 1991 issue, preserved in full digital color, talks about Apple’s design at the time and opens discussing regarding several concept products we’ve never even heard of. A wearable Mac for your wrist? The TimeBand. There’s even a wacky portable tablet system that ...

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Das Macboard

If you haven’t heard of the Das Keyboard, it’s a $100+ keyboard for your computer that features no writing on the keys. Thus, you’re supposed to become more efficient at typing, or so they claim. But what if we own a Mac? We don’t want some ugly navy blue keyboard near our precious Apple of California design. That’s why Steve ...

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Quick Review: SmartRSS 2 For The iPhone/iPod Touch

I was asked by the developers of SmartRSS 2 to play around with it before its release on the iTunes App Store. The software, released by Visuamobile, is one of the best RSS readers I’ve used period, let alone for an iPhone. It’s very quick and although it lags up at times, this is expected when you’re grabbing hundreds of ...

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Solve A Rubix Cube With Your iPhone

The iPhone never ceases to amaze. This time around, Apple’s wondertoy is busy solving a Rubik’s Cube as seen in the above video. You simply take a picture of your unsolved cube, the software, CubeCheater, analyzes the colors and then gives you step-by-step solutions on how to solve the cube. Quite amazing that you can just whip out a cellphone, ...

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Emoji: Turn Your iPhone Up To 11

Yesterday, around 9:50am, I received a text message on my iPhone 3G. I opened it up and lo and behold, what do I see? A fish, a soccer ball and a traffic light. What the fuck could this be? After asking my friend how he sent images like that via SMS, he soon explained to me that these were Emoji, ...

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Apple Locks In Multi-Touch Patent

Palm and other smartphone manufacturers are super-fucked right now. “Why?” you ask? It’s quite simple, really. See, Steve Jobs and his crew at Apple designed and invented multi-touch gesturing on a device. Don’t believe me? Might want to check out United States Patent Number 7,479,949, which states: “Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying ...

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