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Move your style anywhere with ColorWare Custom MacBook Air

I will feel much pretty good about owning and having a 13-inch MacBook Air, but as the computer becomes more popular, I would say  I’m no longer unique..lol

Thanks to the Colorware, It was only a matter of time but ColorWare has done it again and colorized the most recent generation of the MacBook Air.

ColorWare offers a variety of color options to let you choose your favorite combination. There’s a fair amount of flexibility, too: you can choose different colors for the lid, logo, screen surround, hinge, keyboard tray and bottom of the ultraportable. you can customize just about every inch of the MacBook Air with different color combinations. However, it looks like you will not be able to get your own MacBook Air colorized. You will need to purchase the MacBook Air through them directly. ColorWare is offering the four standard configurations – 11.6- and 13.3-inches – all with the default 2GB of RAM. Prices range from $1850 to $2450.

ChipChick

HyperMac decided to cease the sale and came up with HyperJuice

Due to their comprehensive licensing negotiations with Apple, HyperMac decided to end the sale of there MacBook charging cables and car charger on November 2, 2010.

Daniel Chin, President of Sanho Corporation, informed that the HyperMac will be changed to HyperJuice.

HyperMac is still allowed to go on selling the external batteries, but without the cords it’s not very helpful naturally.

If you want to have external battery and car charger solution that works with ALL MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro which supports dual voltage and as well as the iPad, iPhone 3/3GS/4, iPod and all other USB devices, NOW is the time to buy because on November 2, 2010, they will be gone for good.

 

 

 

Engadget

Give your iPhone a real flip-out tactile keyboard with TK-421 iPhone 4 Case

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you usually fill annoyed or irritated when using your iPhone because your having difficulty when your typing on your iPhone screen? and If you’re emotionally bonded to the idea of needing a real keybord for your iPhone 4?  then the TK-421 case might be your fantasy

Well I think every iPhone user has just died and gone to heaven, and the BlackBerry is about to a take nap for the rest of the night, because the TK-421 iPhone case with flip-out keyboard is here.

 

ThinkGeek have come up with an iPhone case that conceals a flip-out tactile keyboard that connects via Bluetooth. Rather than using the iPhone’s dock connector, the keyboard is powered by a built-in rechargable battery that recharges using a USB cable. Even though our iPhone enthusiasts are used to typing on glass with no tactile feedback, nothing beats having real old skool style buttons to mash your thumbs on. Now you can have the best of both worlds with the TK-421 iPhone case with flip-out keyboard. This case has a handy built in keyboard that rotates out when needed. Use it for e-mails, texting, apps. It’s almost like your iPhone gained an extra super power!

There are  two models of the TK-421 case, one for the iPhone 3GS and the other for iPhone 4.

 

Expect to pay $49.99 for the kind of bulky, obsolete, snap-on QWERTY keyboard Apple never intended for iPhone. The TK-421 will start shipping around November 18th and quantities are limited.

 

For the product features:

 

  • Give your iPhone a real flip-out tactile keyboard
  • Keyboard flips out for use, then flips back in when done
  • Magnet based clasp keeps keyboard in position whether flipped in or out
  • Increased typing accuracy and speed
  • Works with any app such as e-mail, web browsing, notes, and calendar
  • Completely wireless Bluetooth™ connection does not use dock connector
  • Keyboard powered by built in rechargeable battery, recharges via included USB cable
  • Invented and designed here at ThinkGeek
  • Models available to fit iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4
  • (Please note that the iPhone 3G will NOT work with this case. The OS does not support Bluetooth™ keyboards.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ThinkGeek

Reasons behind delays of the Apple’s White iPhone 4

 

For those people who’s keeping track of this white iPhone 4, it has now    been  pushed back for three times. Once to July, once to the end of the year,  and now until next spring.

This news comes after an announcement by Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller said that the White iPhone 4 won’t drop until Spring 2011 and news that Apple secretly canceled the White iPhone altogether.

According to the source with connections to the Apple, The white iPhone 4 has been delayed because it can’t take good pictures. The white case leaks light back in — especially when the flash is used to take pictures.

The white iPhone 4 can’t take accurate photographs. The handset’s semi-translucent glass case leaks light in, ruining pictures taken with the internal camera, especially when the built-in flash is used.

“You don’t get accurate pictures on the white iPhone because of the color of the glass back. It washes out the pictures,”

Apple has been struggling to isolate the camera sensor. The problem may demand a complete redesign. the problem only surfaced at the last minute at a secret testing facility Apple has set up for case manufacturers.

 

I think Apple should not pursue this thing. Apple is causing some critics to wonder why the device is even worth pursuing. Apple might not like to get a black eye and look bad. But if it’s having such trouble getting the devices to where it wants them, it shouldn’t waste its time.

Let’s face it, the white iPhone 4 is a neat-looking smartphone, but it’s not really necessary. The black version of the device is doing just fine, and considering the delayed smartphone only offers a color change, it’s hard to see why many folks would care if Apple didn’t sell it. But its iPhone is doing just fine without it.

If Apple definitely wants to offer a white iPhone, maybe the company should consider waiting until next year when it releases an update to the iPhone 4.

 

 

Cult of Mac

iPad Engraving available now at Apple online store for FREE!

Apple has just launched free iPad Engraving, just in time for the holiday season. Free, as in $0: for no additional cost, you can add a laser-engraved message onto a new iPad’s aluminum backside. Allowing customers to add up to two lines of custom text to the rear of any iPad ordered through the company’s online store.

The concept of iDevices engraving is not new,.. Back in July, a rumor surfaced claiming that Apple would begin offering engraving on the iPad, much as it does with its iPod line, but after three months, the chances to see such a service offered by the company looked more and more trigger… Until today.

Note that the engraving will delay your shipment by up to 3 days, compared to non-engraved iPads shipping under 24 hours. This delay may increase over time if the service proves to be successful, so if you plan to buy a personalized iPad as a Christmas gift, you may want to place your order within the next month or so, to be sure your iPad will be ready on time.

Apple’s sales and refund policy specifically states, “Personalized iPods (e.g., engraved or customized in any way) may not be returned for refund or exchange under any circumstances unless such product is Dead on Arrival.” The policy hasn’t yet been updated for the iPad, but it won’t surprise us at all if the same policy holds true for Apple’s far more expensive tablet.

 

 

 

[via Mac Rumors]

Memorex comes out with swanky iPhone4 Dock with Apple’esque in design

Memorex has come out with a total of six new swanky iPod and iPhone audio systems, ranging from travel sized speaker systems to alarm clocks. Available with a black or white/aluminum style finish, these new systems are very Apple’esque in design. The systems are all compatible with the iPhone 4, as well as the new iPod Nano 6G and iPod Touch 4G.

Memorex says that they spent a year working with women and their families, inside of their homes, in order to develop a new line of products that are practical, well thoughtout, and have genuine female appeal. This is why so many of the systems in this new lineup have emphasized portability, durability and ease of use – for example, even the alarm clock on the new Clock Radio Dual Alarm feature back-lit buttons that walk you through the process of setting the time and alarm.

All of these systems go on sale this week at Best Buy and will be available on Amazon too.

Read on for more details about all of the new models.

Featuring integrated collapsible handles, lightweight lithium-ion rechargeable batteries and durable rubberized bottoms, the PartyCube™ Sound System and PartyCube™ CD Sound System provide the ultimate flexibility for families’ music-inspired moments. Unique, recessed docking cradles charge your iPod or iPhone, while also protecting the device from being scratched or damaged.

The PartyCube™ CD Sound System (MSRP: $149.99) will get your family grooving with four multi-directional speakers for room-filling sound. In addition to playing and charging all iPhone and iPod devices, this system also includes a top-loading CD player, digitalAM/FM tuner, line-in jack and rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to eight hours of un-tethered music fun.

Like its larger counterpart, the PartyCube™ Sound System (MSRP: $99.99) features multi-directional speakers and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, making it perfect for music lovers at home or on the go. Compatible with all iPod and iPhone devices, the system includes a digital FM tuner and line-in jack.

Break the Earbud Barrier
Families with teens or tweens know WeTime just isn’t the same when earbuds are in use. The TagAlong™ Portable Boombox (MSRP: $59.99) and PurePlay™ Portable Speaker (MSRP: $69.99) are designed to “break the earbud barrier” and make music sharing fun for family members of all ages.

A perfect companion for kids, the TagAlong™ Portable Boombox is a great grab and go option for taking your music to the pool or a picnic. With its integrated handle, digital FM radio and recessed docking station for your iPod or iPhone, the TagAlong™ Portable Boombox allows you to play great-sounding music in any setting.

A clutch-style speaker system, the PurePlay™ Portable Speaker provides powerful sound when on the go. From the backyard to the park, the PurePlay™ Portable Speaker can be easily folded and packed, and its sleek, durable design keeps your speakers protected. When you’re back at home, simply unfold it and groove to your favorite tunes while powering and charging your iPod or iPhone.

Wake Up in Style
There’s no better way to start your day than with your favorite tunes. But many iPod- or iPhone-compatible alarm clocks feature “upright docking” stations that leave your device unprotected. The innovative Clock Radio Dual Alarm (MSRP: $69.99) and Clock Radio Mini Alarm (MSRP: $49.99) feature a one-of-a-kind “lay down docking” station that allows your iPod or iPhone to play as it charges, while cradling your device from being scratched when you go to hit snooze.

Set two different wake-up times so you can both enjoy waking to an iPod or iPhone with the Clock Radio Dual Alarm. It’s quick and simple to set time and alarm functions thanks to backlit buttons that walk you through the process. Front and side speakers offer ample wake-up sound, while the six-option dimmer switch, sleep timer and battery backup provide the functionality families look for in a dual AM/FM alarm clock.

Available for just under $50, the Clock Radio Mini Alarm offers the unique combination of iPhone and iPod compatibility and is ideal for smaller spaces. A feature-rich alarm clock in a compact package, the Clock Radio Mini Alarm includes a sleep timer, dimmer function and backup battery for time. Whether waking up to your iPod, iPhone, FM radio or buzzer, its stereo speakers provide high-quality sound.

Apple will make Wi-Fi-enabled models of its iPad available in China on Sept. 17

Apple announced that the Wi-Fi-enabled models of its iPad will be available to customers in China on Sept. 17.

Officially, the devices will be available at 10:00 a.m. from retail stores and authorized resellers.

The announcement is important because the market is a large one for Apple.

All three WiFi models will be made available starting at the lowest end which is the 16GB version. This model will cost CNY3988 which is the equivalent of $590 USD.

The iPad models will be available for CNY3988 (16GB), CNY4788 (32GB) and CNY5588 (64GB). The models are slated to come to additional markets through the year.

Here’s the full press release regarding the WiFi iPad in China:

iPad Wi-Fi Models Available in China on September 17

CUPERTINO, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Apple® today announced that the Wi-Fi models of its magical iPad™ will be available to customers in China from Apple Retail Stores, and select Apple Authorized Resellers, on Friday, September 17 starting at 10:00 a.m.

iPad allows users to connect with their apps and content in a more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before. Users can browse the web, read and send email, enjoy and share photos, watch HD videos, listen to music, play games, read ebooks and much more, all using iPad’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ user interface. iPad Wi-Fi models are just 0.5 inches thick and weigh just 1.5 pounds – thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook – and deliver up to 10 hours of battery life for surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching videos or listening to music, and up to nine hours of surfing the web.*

Apple Retail Stores will offer a free Personal Setup service to every customer who buys an iPad at the store, helping them customize their new iPad by setting up their email, loading their favorite apps from the App Store?, and more. Apple Retail Stores in China are also hosting special iPad workshops to help customers learn more about this magical new product.

Pricing & Availability

iPad Wi-Fi models in China will be available for a suggested retail price of CNY3988 for 16GB, CNY4788 for 32GB and CNY5588 for 64GB. iPad will be sold in China through Apple’s Retail Stores, and select Apple Authorized Resellers.

iPad will roll out to many more countries later this year and Apple will announce availability and local pricing for these additional countries at a later date.

GadgetVenue

iOS 4.1 Jailbreak SHAtter for ALL iOS Devices

A hacker named pod2g has now found an exploit to Jailbreak iOS 4.1. This exploit is based on a boot ROM exploit, meaning it targets a low-level part of the OS and Apple can’t patch this with a software update. From what everyone has been saying on Twitter the Jailbreak will work for ALL current devices running iOS 4.1 and it will be called SHAtter. As of right now the jailbreak isn’t complied into a software ready to be released so it may be a few days.

Word around the Twittersphere is that the exploit named SHAtter is in the bootrom section, together with Pwnage 2.0 and 24kpwn which will make all existing devices, including the new iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4G pwned for life! It is obviously not publicly available yet, both theChronic Dev Team and the iPhone Dev Team hackers are hard at work right now trying to get everything ready for full release.

I will of course let you know whenever these new jailbreak and unlock tools for iOS 4.1 are available for download.

GadgetVenue

The New iPod Nano & iPod shuffle Secret Revealed!

It Didn’t take much effort for Apple to design the new iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle. All they did was cut the old iPod Nano in Half.

What’s different from older iPod Nanos and iPod Shuffles?

in iPod’s:

The revamped OS—which is not iOS, sez Apple—doesn’t offer much in the way of new capabilities over the old Nano, since it’s focused on a streamlined control scheme. You navigate just the way you’d expect, by poking around with your finger, and twisting two fingers rotates the screen (if you happen to have it upsidedown?). There’s a home screen which you can populate with your most-used items, rearranged by tapping and holding, just like on iOS devices.

But, alas, gone are the older Nano’s video camera and video playback capabilities—the true multimedia iPod now is the iPod Touch—but the new Nano does photos, which you can manipulate with multitouch.

In iPod Shuffles:

In a lot of ways this Shuffle is a hybrid of previous generations, which is good! It’s got the buttons and squareish form of two Shuffles ago, while sharing features like VoiceOver and Genius with the most recent Shuffle. The biggest difference from any previous Shuffle, though, is the size: at 1.14 x 1.24 inches, it’s the teeniest iPod yet.

What’s cool, what’s not?

In iPod Nano:

Nixing video altogether is a bummer, and you have to wonder how easy it will be to scroll through your music when your thumb is, you know, covering the whole screen. It’s hard to shit on multitouch, but it’s also hard to imagine what it could be useful for on such a tiny display. Rotating the screen? Why not just, you know, turn the tiny iPod?.

Still, I find the little guy irrationally adorable. That fake bezel makes it look like a tiny little iPad. The nanoest iPad in all the land. And rearrangeable icons for quick access to the stuff you use most is pretty neat, too.

and in iPod Shuffles:

I like a small PMP as much as anybody, but having control over your playlist is essential, especially if you’re using it to exercise. So hooray for the return of those buttons. And the $50 price is pretty sweet. In fact, the only not cool thing about the Shuffle is that you can get the similarly sized but much, much more capable iPod Nano for a hundred bucks more—which might well actually be worth it.

Source: Gizmodo

Microsoft will Launch its New Mobile OS-Windows7 on Oct.

Microsoft first announced at Mobile World Congress 2010 that it was creating a new mobile operating system to take on Apple and Google. Since then, the company has never announced a date for the launch of the OS, or the devices that are launching alongside it.

Pocket-lint is reporting today that its sources, “senior figures within the industry,” are pegging October 11 as the special day, with a New York launch event to make it all official. The handsets will then be available later that month, according to one of those sources.

According to some commentators :

Looks good. Manuf & feed will be key. So far decent makers with feeds to be determined. Imagine most majors will be on board. Win 7 Ultimate works like a dream. No crashes and runs everything. Waiting on niew IE 9 tho 8 just fine on x32 system.
Having Flash enabled us a plus too. Wouldn’t care for blank web pages.
Test will be how competes with Blackberry and stock broker’s site. Not sure if it can handle a large freestanding stock trading program. Have to test that.
Thanks for ongoing coverage on this.

thanks to Paul Miller

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