The Leica i9 concept pairs an iPhone4 with a fixed lens rangefinder camera, and the result is extraordinary. Your iPhone4 into the back of the i9 brings the camera to life, activating the compact optical zoom, dedicated aperture and shutter dials, flash, and light meter. Images are instantly viewed in iPhone; its safe to assume they are stored as well. The camera back doubles as a case, but you are probably going to use it with a smartphone, unless you like talking to a camera. For more details read the press release
The reports from 9 to 5 Mac says that iMac orders are being delayed until May 2nd, despite fact that they are still listed as shipping within 24 hours on Apples website, and a separate conformation from trusted source of the site, says that Apple will stop shipping iMacs to retailers this week in advance of next weeks supposed release. The report from Mac Rumors says that Apple will be changing promotional materials in its retail stores for a launch on Tuesday May 3rd.
The Logitechs Squeezebox Controller app makes the transition from Android to iOS. After launching it on Android last month, Logitech now release a version for your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. The new features and interface appears identical, lets users control any or Squeezeboxes on Wi-Fi network complete with metadata and album art. iOS users of the boxes can get their AirPlay-free distributed audio lifestyle by clicking the source link below to download free apps from iTunes.
You can use your iPhone for Lawn Mowing. According to Husqvarna Global Garden reports, 40 percent of consumers around the World say they dont have time to take care of their home and gardens. The robotic mowers now can be accessed with your new iPhone app for Husqvarna Automower, available as free apps in App Store. Rather than sending SMS messages to your GPS-enabled Automower, all of its functions can be handled from the safety of your iOS device. It will transform your robot lawnmower into a semi-autonomous, blade wielding backyard defender. For more details read the press release
Apple-Samsung dispute over the smartphones resemblance, the latter company has just retailed by filing lawsuits against Apple in three countries. Sammys load of ammo includes five patent infringements in South Korea, two in Japan and three in Germany, we have yet to hear more details about these claims.
Apple is set to launch a new cloud-based music service ahead of Google. Reuters is reporting that Apple is finally set to launch a clod-based music service putting its massive North California data center to some real work at long last. Reuters says that Apples service will actually ahead of Googles cloud-based options. According to them, the service will let users store their music on Apples servers and then access it on any device with an internet connection-and a copy of iTunes.
The Verizons CFO Fran Shammo let slip one other interesting iPhone titbit in addition to its news of 2.2 million iPhone 4 activations. He said that, The fluctuation, I believe, will come when a new device from Apple is launched, whatever that may be, and that will be, on equal footing with our competitors on a new phone hitting the market, which will also be a global device.
According to the Reuters, the Next-generation iPhone should be shipping in September this year as we heard before production is starting in July. One of our sources said that iPhone will feature a faster processor, and looks largely similar to iPhone 4. If these things are true, prepare to see it unveiled at Apples fall event, usually held in September always.
Good news for all jailbreakers, the latest iOS 4.3.2 update is still vulnerable to the same untethered hacking method used by redsnow for 4.3.1, so Dev-Teams at ionic simply had to port his code over to the new kernel to keep the jailbreak alive. The iPad2 is still not supported here, and ultrasnow unlockers are reminded to wait for the new Pwnage Tool release later this week, rest of you can grab the tool now. The updated version is now too getting some issues. And the fixed version is on the way. Click on the source link to download
Virtual Boy, these days, that rich kid down the street will have a very different sort of a toy. When ModMyi reported that Toys R Us was training associates to sell the iPad 2 weeks ago, we thought it might be a leftover April fools, but sure enough, Geoffrey the Giraffe will begin pushing Apples tablet to children who dont want to grow up as soon as tomorrow morning.
After a couple of weeks removing several channels from its live TV streaming iPad app Time Warner Cable has now added most of them back. The expectation is Viacom, which took to court last week. Other than announcing Discovery and Fox channels are back on the TW Cable TV iPad app. We lets wait and see who is suing who on the next week, until then enjoying watching those channels on your iPad.
Navigon just recently rolled out a stylish iPhone car kit for use with its iOS navigation app, and it is now announced fairly significant update to the app itself. The usual basic navigation features, Mobile Navigator 1.8 now also boasts augmented reality component dubbed the Reality Scanner that overlays point of interest on top of a live camera view and a new Safety Cameras feature that warns you the speed and red light cameras.