While this iPhone next-generation render doesn’t have a slide-out keypad, it is however, “flatter, even more tapered and slender version of the current one.” Hopefully, Apple does actually release a new iPhone sometime this summer that builds upon its predecessors.
The market keeps growing with what they have now, so it won’t make sense for them to go through a radical design change just yet.
Probably the most popular device of the 21st century is the iPhone, by Apple Inc., delivers an excellent communication and entertainment function in one small package. After years of its introduction, the iPhone now is a “must have” gadget among us, especially the latest iPhone 3G.
Just like any other technology gadgets out there, it is essential that the owners of iPhone take care of their iPhone with a case. A high-quality case will keep your iPhone protected. Basically, there are two types of iPhone cases, which is hard case and skin case. The hard case offers the maximum protection in case you drop your iPhone. Some hard cases adding beautiful colors to your iPhone and some of it even have a flip lid for iPhone screen protection. On the other hand, the skin case protects your iPhone against scratches. Skin case is the most popular types of cases used among iPhone user. This is because skin case keeps your iPhone original look and maintains its slim factor. There are many types of iPhone skin out there, but the most popular one is invisibleSHIELD by ZAGG.
What is InvisibleSHIELD?
InvisibleSHIELD is a transparent, super-strong film which capable to protects your iPhone and other sensitive gadgets from scratches. InvisibleSHIELD is originally used by the military to protect the leading edges of helicopter blades from wear and tear. With this military-grade film, I’m pretty sure you can imagine how tough it is – it will never scratch!
You can watch the video below and you’ll see how good it is!
While protecting your iPhone from scratch, invisibleSHIELD also provide some other benefits. Unlike hard cases, it transparent film design doesn’t take away the look and feel of your iPhone. Also, invisibleSHIELD gives your device a “grippy” feel, making your iPhone less likely to slide out of your hands and be dropped. From invisibleSHIELD website, you can choose whether you want the full body protection or just front/back protection. The other good thing is, invisibleSHIELD also able to protect your iPhone earbuds.
Not just for iPhone, the invisibleSHIELD also has been designed to provide scratch protection for over 2,000 other handheld electronics, including notebooks, digital cameras, PDA, gaming devices and so many, many more.
Do we really need biometric security for our gadgets? Apple seems to have an idea of how to implement it to its iPhone and MacBook. According to the concept patent here the biometric tool will be hidden within the touchscreen of the iPhone or the trackpad of the laptop. The sensor will detect fingerprints, vein patterns or the shape of the year. Therefore the process is totally invisible and it also should be totally secure. Other features might include face recognition and even DNA recognition.
Skype seems officially ready to arrive to the iPhone. We’ve been waiting for it for a while now and we have enjoyed Skype capabilities from applications like Fring, Nimbuzz and TruPhone. Skype will be available from the App Store as a dedicated application and it seems that we will see it next week at the CTIA Wireless trade show. Or at least that’s what rumors say so far. We’ll be able to confirm or deny them next week. Do you need Skype on the iPhone?
Speakal has announced the Limited Edition Black iPig, available only through Amazon.com. This iPig was given a high-gloss black finish and combines quality, performance, compatibility and style into a single compact iPod® docking station. This refined iPig model is available in limited quantities and furnishes consumers with a one-of-a-kind iPod® audio solution.
“Due to excessive demand, we are proud to offer this one time opportunity to our customers,” said Speakal CEO David Solomon. “The exclusive availability on Amazon.com will certainly insure our customers have a pleasant purchasing experience and we are happy to grant this exclusivity,” added Solomon. Retails for $119.99
How do you protect your iPhone? For starters, get some sort of case that is normally made from leather or plastic. But if you really want to stand out, get one of these stylish Dexter cases. Some people don’t get the need for gadget cases, but these new Dexter cases definitely make the case for gadget cases in general, and how they can add flair and style to existing devices.
They are going to be released by Speck in the summer of 2009, when the new Dexter game comes out for the iPhone as a marketing suppliment to the product, based on the popular cable TV series that has spawned a legion of fans through its brief run.
No prices were quoted at press time for the cases.