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ProScope Micro Mobile lets your iPhone get mega-close-ups

By - April 26, 2013 7 Pictures
Optics manufacturer Bodelin is no stranger to hand-held microscopes, having previously brought us a series that can be connected to the USB port of a laptop. Given that smartphones are in many ways replacing laptops, however, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Oregon-based company has now introduced its ProScope Micro Mobile – it’s a lab-quality microscope that mounts on the user’s iPhone. Read More
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ampjacket cases boost iPad mini, iPod touch, and iPhone 5's volume

By - March 13, 2013 7 Pictures
One of the biggest weaknesses of iOS devices is the speakers. There are plenty of products out there designed to amplify the overly quiet speakers such as the db4 case, the Koostik dock, and the Horn Stand Amplifier. A new player is entering the field called the ampjacket. Not only does it work with iPhone 5, but it's available for iPod touch and iPad mini as well. Read More
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How to jailbreak iPhone 5, iPad, and iPad mini on iOS 6.0 through 6.1.2

By - February 4, 2013 4 Pictures
Countless customers love iOS devices, but some of them find Apple's walled garden to be constricting. For them, there is jailbreaking. There is usually a gap between iOS updates and their corresponding jailbreaks, but this hack came hot on the heels of Apple's 6.1.1 update. Read on for our guide on how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Read More
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The best jailbreak apps in Cydia

The jailbreak community has been churning out iPhone apps since before the App Store existed. Some of those apps even served as – ahem – "inspiration" for Apple-made iOS features (Wi-Fi Sync and MobileNotifier come to mind). But as much as iOS has evolved, Cydia is still a hotbed of innovation. Which of its apps stand out? Let's take a look at the all-time best jailbreak apps. Read More
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FloJack invites iDevices to NFC party

By - November 6, 2012 11 Pictures
Despite being heavily tipped for inclusion in the latest version of Apple's iPhone, near field communication (NFC) technology didn't make the final cut and remains on the wants list. The new iPad and iPad mini are similarly lacking, leaving iDevice users lagging a little behind in the short-range wireless connectivity department. A project has just launched on crowd-funding portal Kickstarter, which offers iPhone and iPad users a simple and relatively inexpensive way to join the NFC revolution. FloJack from Flomio is a small disc-shaped NFC reader/writer for Apple mobile devices that conveniently plugs into a 3.5-mm audio port. Read More

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