Mophie will launch its Juice Pack Air, a rechargeable external battery (as well as a case), for the iPhone 3G. Compared to the current model (called 3G Juice Pack), the new model offers better and full protection, integrated power switch, thinner and light-weight.
China’s mobile users have to wait a quite while to get their own iPhone. Apple’s latest attempt to bring iPhone to China broke down for the third times –this time over App Store mechanism. From Japan, FreeBit offers a new iPhone application called “ServersMan@iPhone”, allowing your iPhone to be any other web server on the Internet. The app is only available in the Japanese App Store.
Thanks to Google, iPhone users now can sync their Gmail Contacts and Google Calendar events to their lovely device. Just visit m.google.com/sync to get started. British news agency ITN has launched a video-focused news iPhone application, allowing users to watch video news reports on their iPhone, even if they have no Wi-Fi connectivity or 3G reception.
Seems Google doesn’t want to fight against Apple’s iPhone multi-touch patent (as Palm will do it to keep its Pre’s multi-touch technology), they already dropped multitouch support from their Android platform.
Apple may be planning a cheaper USD 99 iPhone sometime this summer, according to RBC analyst Mark Abramsky. It is told that the $99 iPhone will not run on AT&T’s faster 3G. The report also says Apple will start selling updated iPhone 3G.
Images of the back cover of next generation iPhone has started circulating on the Internet, according to MacRumors. Looks pretty, right? I hope it’s the real deal…
The bad news: Apple has publicly saying that “jailbreaking” (and seems it’s involving “unlocking” as well) an iPhone is breaking the law and voiding the warranty. But the good news is: AdMob says that Apple’s iPhones now dominate the U.S. mobile Web traffic, gives the iPhone a majority 51 percent share of smartphone market in the country.