Following rumors of the iPhone Nano the case manufacturer XSKN, Vaja has added an “iPhone Nano” listing to their website. Many case manufacturers have started to list and sell cases for the rumored iPhone Nano. Analysts also seem to believe that Apple will release a cheaper iPhone in the first quarter of 2009. Softbank has also released a voice translation tool for iPhone. The application can translate up to 1,500 spoken phrases mostly centered on travel/tourist situations and basic communication.
Mat Brady has come up with an iPhone idea that has 60GB of internal memory, slide-out keyboard, true 16:9 screen ratio with 640x 360 resolution. This concept design is being called the “iPhone ELITE.” We have seen a few iPhone camera lenses out there, but they all require bulky cases and never seem to work very well. USB Fever has come up with a magnetic set of lenses that can be attached without the air of a case.
Kraft Foods has released the iFood Assistant iPhone application. This app provides users with 7,000 recipes, each with its own video demonstration. iFood Assistant also gives users an editable shopping list for gathering ingredients from the grocery store. Spatial View has finally released their Wazabee 3DeeShell for the iPhone 3G. This “shell” has a lens that claims to allow users to see the screen in a unique 3D view. Man there has been more than enough third party keyboards out there for the iPhone. This latest one we have stumbled upon folds in half and is packed with features.
The 2008 Best App Ever Awards have come around and we urge you to take the time to go over and vote for your favorite application. There are 34 categories that the applications are voted on ranging from the eponymous “Best App Ever” all the way down to “Best Free or Ad Supported Game.” The PSP-like iControlPad for gaming on the iPhone has finally made its way to production. Now we will soon be able to play games with physical buttons.
As promised the iPhone Dev Team has released their iPhone 3G unlocking tool entitled “Yellowsn0w.” This unlock ban be downloaded via Cydia on unlocked iPhones. A pink iPhone 3G hit Ebay this week sparking all sorts of rumors. It was not long after it popped up that we found out that this is only a pink case that looks surprisingly like the phone itself.
iPhone owners in colder climates have always wanted to be able to use the iPhone with gloves to avoid freezing their fingers off. Apple has filed a patent on gloves that contain a special tip that can mimic the electrical conductivity of skin to trigger a response.