Archive for December, 2011
The slim and stylish handset runs Android‘s Gingerbread OS. The handset exhibits clean and sharp lines with the design house’s signature Saffiano pattern, typically etched into its leather goods, adorning the back of the phone. A distinct PRADA influence is evident on the phone’s design. A minimal number of hardkeys help keep the design sleek. It measures a mere 8.5 mm thick. An LG feature, Floating Mass Technology, is said to optically enhance the thinness of the phone. The handset features a 4.3-inch screen with an 800 nit NOVA High Brightness Display screen.
This is a very thin 4.7 inch smartphone that runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The classic lock ring is available here on the screen of the device. This Android 4.0 HTC handset comes with a 2GHz dual core processor, a 4.7 inch 720p HD screen and Beats Audio technology. The Sense 3.5 interface is applied on top of Ice Cream Sandwich. That’s pretty cool.
Combining the capabilities of many top-selling iPhone accessories into a single device, the iFusion utilizes Bluetooth technology to extend a traditional telephone handset and hands-free speakerphone with amazing voice clarity to the iPhone to meet the demanding requirements of today’s home and business consumer. The first integrated communications docking station for iPhone. The patented design of the phone dock allows any iPhone model (with most of the protection rubber skin) to be plugged on. Music can be played through the internal speaker of the phone or through the audio output. The iPhone can be synchronized and charged. You can install the Altigen iPhone application to get the full iFusion Professional Network experience.
The Macro Cell Lens Band is a simple close-up photography solution that has two definite pluses – it works on any camera equipped phone and it’s very inexpensive. The cameras on most smart phones tend to be rather simple affairs so it’s not surprising that savvy inventors have dreamed up numerous add-on attachments such as mini-microscopes and wide/telephoto adapters. Installation is quick and simple, take the band out of your wallet or off your wrist, wrap it around the phone with the lens positioned correctly and you’re away. The Lens Band is decidedly low-tech, just a thick rubber band with a thin plastic lens smack in the middle of it, but judging by the sample shots, it produces surprisingly good quality images. The Macro Cell Lens Band for US$15.
SolLight’s solution is to combine a lightweight carry pouch, a solar charger and some stereo speakers into something called the SoliCharger-SP. Transferring the juice from a charger to a smartphone or media player can be a time-consuming affair, time could be spent listening to the music stored on the device. The SoliCharger-SP most practical way to charge a mobile phone and listen to some music. The charger’s solar panel is housed in a tough Cordura case, that can be used to zip up and protect a smartphone or media player when not in use. The charger’s 1,500mAh lithium-ion battery is said to have enough jungle juice to fully charge almost any phone or music player in under an hour. The case is also home to a pair of stereo speakers, which can provide some audio entertainment from the connected device while it receives charge from the SoliCharger-SP.
The concept behind the Sticker Phone is simple – instead of letting all the sunlight go to waste, use it instead to charge our phones. There seems to be an endless flow of sunlight coming in through windows – which seems to be perfectly balanced with the endless time we spend on our phones. Consisting of a solar panel on the back, the phone is literally stuck onto a window via suction, from which it absorbs light and heat, leaving you with a fully charged phone. With it’s powerful potential, this is an idea that’s gonna stick around for a while. In addition, its silicone composition allows it to be bent and twisted to be stuck on a variety of surfaces – anything from windshields to airplane windows.
The iCam is an imaginary device that attaches to an iPhone, which gives users the convenience of snapping shots on their on phone and the capability of a DLSR with interchangeable lenses. Italian designer Antonio DeRosa, whose iCam concept might change the way amateur photogs take, edit, and share pictures. Other iCam features would include a front touch screen and a projector to splash photos and videos across any surface you’d like.
Kyosemi spherical solar cells are specifically designed spherically in order to harvest energy with higher efficiency and flexibility as compared to flat solar solutions. The charging process is realized using the mini USB cable which is attached to Phoebus. It also has a thin film battery which users can customize to their liking. This allows Phoebus to have a friendly and flexible shape, which can be used as a pendant.
The iPhone Lens Dial offers the functionality for Apple‘s iconic smartphone. The dial is mounted on an aircraft-grade aluminum case, that slips over an iPhone. The iPhone Lens Dial features 0.7x wide angle, 0.33x fisheye and 1.5x telephoto lenses, all made from optical-quality coated glass. The phone’s camera lens lines up with a hole in that case, which each of the lenses sit over when they’re moved into place. The iPhone Lens Dial is aimed at serious use – at least, that’s what its US$249 price would seem to indicate. The case also has two threaded tripod-mount holes (one on the bottom and one on one side) for taking photos in portrait or landscape format.