The challenge for any fun-loving youngster old enough to party in dark places is that the quality delivered by iPhone cameras just doesn’t match up with the memories of the moment: Smiling faces are washed, vague or blurry, and the color tones, it seems, are never what your mind remembers. Of course, depending on the scope of low-light fun, the photo might be the only thing remembered.
M-Edge has introduced Stripped, a line of cellphone cases with clear panels inlaid with reclaimed and natural materials.
The Haggler switches from an Apple to an Android phone, and finds that text messages don’t necessarily follow suit.
Budget filmmakers, here’s one for you: Scott Cahall, a lens designer at Moondog Labs, has invented a 1.33x anamorphic adapter lens for the iPhone 5 and 5s and is offering it through a Kickstarter project. What’s anamorphic? An anamorphic lens let you capture expansive panoramic images and film in gorgeous widescreen. It introduces organic lens flares and distortion that add character and depth.
The latest accessory for the iPhone 5 and 5s: a choice between two styles of Harris tweed covers.
The practice has become so popular it has generated all manner of websites and apps.
Common repairs for its latest iPhone models, including display replacement, reportedly will soon be performed in Apple’s retail stores. Apple already performs some iPhone repairs at its stores, but the new program would cover a host of components, including displays, volume buttons, vibrating motors, speaker systems, rear-facing camera and home buttons.
iQi Mobile, created by Fonesalesman, aims to bring wireless charging to iPhones. Thinner than a credit card, it uses a flexible ribbon and a tiny Lightning connector to get power into an iPhone’s battery. It’s designed to be placed flat against the back of an iPhone 5, 5s, or 5c and folded around to meet the Lightning port on the bottom of the phone.
What economic theory can tell us about whether companies like Apple would even have an incentive to limit the useful life of their products, and under what market conditions.
Apple reported that a few thousand of its iPhone 5s devices have a manufacturing defect that causes the batteries to drain rapidly.
Forget the gold iPhone 5s and the tiny color palette of the iPhone 5c because they might not matter if CODE Fluidics can produce its color-changing case through a new Kickstarter campaign. Here’s the premise: CODE Fluidics developed a microfluid technology that lets consumers express themselves by changing the color of their products in real time as often as they want.
Samsung recorded its highest share of smartphone shipments to date in the third quarter, while Apple showed more modest gains, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.