Tuesday, December 04, 2012
This is Mr. Ghost, an electromagnetic field (EMF) detector that can show you how much radiation your electronics are spewing out. It plugs into the headphone jack of your iPhone and comes with an app that shows you how much radiation is being emitted, and the direction its coming from. Ghosts, as I’m sure you learned on some crappy supernatural reality show, allegedly emit electromagnetic fields, so it can also be used for ghost hunting.
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The PhoneScope 3D from Spatial Vision and Design offers high-resolution magnified 3D scanning that can have applications for users ranging from forensics specialists to CGI animators. But its developers mostly just want people to have fun with the iPhone add-ons. After years in development, PhoneScope 3D is now raising funds on Kickstarter.
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Monday, December 03, 2012
If you talk to enough people at the Finnish mobile startup Jolla, at some point it occurs to you that the company it most resembles is Apple. Not the Apple of today, which is basically a half-trillion-dollar supply chain with a design appendage, but Apple back when it was Steve Jobs obsessing over the creation of the Macintosh, which was radical in its focus on the user.
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Sunday, December 02, 2012
IN MARCH, ONE DAY BEFORE THE RELEASE of the iPad 3, iFixit cofounder Luke Soules traveled 17 hours from San Luis Obispo, California, to Melbourne, Australia, so that he could be the first person in the world—literally—to purchase one. Then, wielding a heat gun, some high-powered suction cups, eight guitar picks, a Phillips screwdriver, and a flat-headed tool called a spudger, he proceeded to gut the thing part by part, tweeting out photos as he did.
Read more www.motherjones.com
Looking for more Lightning to USB options for your iPhone 5? Griffin has announced it will be the first to hit the market with official third-party Lightning cables for Apple devices. All of the options are designed to prevent tangles and kinks in the cord.
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Friday, November 30, 2012
Our friends at LensProToGo just announced the release of their free iOS app, which allows you to browse and order equipment quickly and easily right from your iPhone! The app adds two new features not yet available on the website to make the rental process easier and more efficient.
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It’s that special time of the year… that is, when Apple decides to unfetter the iPhone for US shoppers. The Cupertino crew has quietly started selling the iPhone 5 in an unlocked, off-contract form that will work on GSM, HSPA+ and (if you’re in the right countries) LTE networks.
Read more www.engadget.com
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The iPhone 5 is as sleek and beautiful as it is susceptible to dents and scratches. Even a small percentage of new units came with nicks right out of the box, which eventually led to Apple tightening up quality control measures at the iPhone 5 assembly lines. That said, can you imagine how one of them would look like after being used for a couple of months?
Read more www.phonearena.com
For far too long, your iPhone dock has sat around like a lazy stoner. Sure, it charges your phone and can maybe spit out some of your tunes, but what else? We mean, they sell refrigerators that can tweet for Pete’s sake!
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Fans of iPhone photography have a field day with today’s news of the brand new 500px for iPhone app and a significantly reimagined Vimeo iOS build. So, remember hip-hop artist and the Black Eyed Peas leader Will.i.am announcing a 14-megapixel iPhone camera attachment last week?
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
One of Steve Jobs’ biggest pet peeves was external LED lights on cellphones. Oh how he would storm through the Apple offices, harrumphing at the thought of a Motorola KRZR lighting up like a tiny Christmas tree. He’d probably be really angry at this new product, myLED, which is a tiny LED that’s designed to light up when you get an iOS notification.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Apple has fired the manager responsible for its troubled mapping software, seeking to win back the trust of users disappointed after the program debuted in September, according to people familiar with the move. Richard Williamson, who oversaw the mapping team, was pushed out by senior vice president Eddy Cue, said the people, who asked not to be named because the information wasn’t yet public.
Read more www.stuff.co.nz
We only have the following, fleeting images of the Artiphon Instrument 1, but we’re intrigued. This deluxe, sub-$1,000, wood-crafted musical instrument will accept an iPhone, just like the awesome gTar learning/gaming guitar.
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The iPhone can be the handiest document scanner around, especially when you install a scanner app such as Scanner Pro. Using Scanner Pro is just like taking a picture of a document. In fact, using Scanner Pro reminds me of using one of these mini spy cameras from the movies to photograph documents.
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Publishers looking for new ways to connect with audiences on the go need look no further than the device many people carry with them every day—their smartphone. Rodale, publisher of Men’s Health magazine, is doing just that with an enhanced version of the magazine now available on the iPhone. You have seen our App of the Week videos and news announcements. Today, you can learn directly from the Rodale Publishing team, featured in our latest case study video.
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As expected, sales of the iPhone 5 have pushed Apple (AAPL) back into the lead in the race for U.S. smartphone sales, according to a report issued Tuesday by Kantar Worldpanel. The London-based consumer research firm found that Apple accounted for 48.1% of U.S. smartphone unit sales in the 12-week period between Aug. 5 and Oct. 28.
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If you’re looking at getting a 2013 Chevrolet Spark or Sonic LTZ / RS, you’ll be able to drag Siri along for the ride, provided that you have an iPhone 4S or later running iOS 6, according to GM. It’ll pair with Chevy’s MyLink entertainment system using Bluetooth, ensuring you avoid distractions via Apple’s new Eyes Free mode that lets you disable the smartphone’s screen via a steering wheel button.
Read more www.engadget.com
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
If you have a passion for photography then you’re probably already familiar with Leica cameras. With technology growing exponentially by the day, can a camera that costs up to $20,000 survive the digital era?
Read more www.highsnobiety.com
A 36-year-old Quincy man was assaulted during an attempted purchase of an iPhone 5 on Hobart Avenue in Braintree on Saturday night. Two people – an unknown man and a 27-year-old Boston woman – allegedly robbed the man and struck him, sending the Quincy man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Chief Russell Jenkins said in a statement.
Read more braintree.patch.com
You often hear it said that Apple [AAPL] is doomed to fail, outflanked by competitors in every market it will never succeed without Steve Jobs, it’s over-controlling ways are anathema to switched-on consumers, and anyway, it started all the smartphone litigation.
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