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i Ready O repurposes old iPhones as vintage radios

By - March 4, 2015 7 Pictures
According to figures just released by Gartner, Apple sold 191.4 million smartphones last year. Sure, a bunch of these are probably being tightly gripped by smiling new owners, but undoubtedly a great number were bought to replace older devices, banishing their predecessors to bottom drawers and storage boxes all over the world. Well, designer David Choi has a plan to breathe new life into unused iPhones, by integrating them with a Bluetooth speaker to act as a retro-inspired digital radio. Read More
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iPhone 5 display twice as responsive as Android phones according to new benchmarking test

By - September 23, 2013 2 Pictures
Conscious that the world of mobile devices lacks benchmarking tests to measure the responsiveness of touchscreen displays, app-streaming company Agawi has developed the TouchMarks benchmark to measure touchscreen latency. In a company blog post published last Thursday, the company reveals that, according to its tests, Apple's year-old iPhone 5 screen response time is more than twice as fast as the best Android phone tested, the Samsung Galaxy S4. The iPhone 4, released June 2010, was also significantly faster than the non-Apple handsets tested. Read More
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TaskOne turns the iPhone into a legitimate pocket knife

By - December 30, 2012 9 Pictures
The smartphone is already a modern-day multi-tool, combining communications, entertainment, information access and all kinds of personalized content. But while the smartphone can multitask in the virtual world, it can't do quite as much back in the physical world. The TaskOne iPhone case changes that, giving Apple's smartphone the functionality of an old-school Swiss Army pocket knife. Like the Morgan E Pulse, it seamlessly blends cutting edge technology with retro-inspired design. Read More
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How to jailbreak iOS 6.0.1

By - November 1, 2012 7 Pictures
iOS is beloved by millions of customers, but some of them find Apple's walled garden to be constricting. For them, there is jailbreaking. Though there is typically a gap between the releases of iOS software and their corresponding jailbreaks, iOS 6.0.1 was jailbroken in rapid-fire fashion, and we have the full instructions. Read More
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iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S vs. iPhone 4

By - September 30, 2012 11 Pictures
The budget iPhone: rumormongers have obsessed out the possibility for years. Though Apple hasn't – and likely never will – manufacture a new iPhone just to tackle the economy market, the company has covered that segment nonetheless. The recipe is simple: continue selling previous years' iPhones in decreasing increments of $100. So, on store shelves this year, the iPhone 5 is joined by its previous two ancestors. There's no question which phone is the best – the iPhone 5 is a phenomenal smartphone – but is it worth saving a few bucks on one of the older models? Read More
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Yellow Jacket case sets iPhone to stun

By - July 30, 2012 7 Pictures
When former military police officer Seth Froom became the victim of an armed robbery it prompted him to create one of the most interesting iPhone cases to hit the market to date. This case, known as the Yellow Jacket, not only offers protection for your phone, it also has the potential to protect your personal safety and well-being thanks to the 650K volt stun gun it has built in. Read More
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Spike: A flippin' keyboard case combo for iPhone

By - July 10, 2012 8 Pictures
There have been plenty of physical keyboard options for iPhone users dissatisfied with touchscreen typing cross our desktop in recent times, from full-sized Bluetooth options, such as the Jorno folding keyboard, to cases with an integrated keyboard, such as the Nuu MiniKey. The latest to catch our eye, which falls into the second camp, is the Spike keyboard case combo from SoloMatrix that features a hinged physical keyboard that flips up to provide easy access to the full touchscreen. Read More

EnerPlex could be slimmest solar case for iPhone yet

In comparison to some of the bulkier solar panel-packing iPhone cases we’ve seen, such as the AQUA TEK S and Solar Surge, the EnerPlex charger is positively Kate Moss-like. Made by Colorado-based Ascent Solar using its ultra light, thin and flexible solar panels, the EnerPlex for iPhone 4/4S adds just 72 g (2.53 oz) to the weight of the phone while providing the ability to top up the battery from the sun’s rays. Read More

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