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PureTek iPhone screen protectors promise one-shot perfection

PureTek iPhone screen protectors promise one-shot perfection

It's not easy differentiating between protection kits for the iPhone, but one we're seeing this week is looking to set itself apart in the ease in use department. This is the PureTek Roll-On Screen Shield Kit for iPhone 4/4S, and the magic is really in the applying mechanism. What you get is the screen protector plastic itself, but also an "error-free application tray" to go with it.

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Snow Lizard Products AQUA TEK S water-proof iPhone case announced

Snow Lizard Products AQUA TEK S water-proof iPhone case announced

There's a Kickstarter project being announced this week that'll bring a case like no other to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. This project is the Snow Lizard Products newest case and it goes by the name AQUA TEK S, a first of its kind "ruggedized," waterproof, and solar powered battery booster case. This case will come in a variety of different case colors and for a cool $100 you can get in early on the action early!

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Apple top for smartphones in 2011 but Android extends OS lead

Apple top for smartphones in 2011 but Android extends OS lead

Apple took top place in the worldwide smartphone charts in Q4 2011, new stats have suggested today, clinching the overall number one position for the year with 19-percent of the market. iPhone sales made up almost a quarter of smartphone purchases worldwide in the three months leading up to the end of 2011, Gartner claims, with Samsung taking the number two spot. In cellphones overall, Nokia remains on top of the charts but with a sliding market share, 23.8-percent of the worldwide market in 2011 but down over five points from 2010.

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QuickShot with Dropbox for iPhone Review

QuickShot with Dropbox for iPhone Review

The app you're about to see a very brief review of requires little introduction and only a small explanation as it's only got a couple of functions, and it does them well. This app is made to do three things: capture video, capture photos, and upload media to Dropbox. This app does this uploading function in a unique manner as we've seen no application work with Dropbox in the background as effectively or in as perfectly simple a manner as we're seeing here - it just works!

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G-Form X Protect iPhone 4/4S case revealed, survives 82 mph slapshot

G-Form X Protect iPhone 4/4S case revealed, survives 82 mph slapshot

The folks at G-Form have brought the fury once more with a brand new case for Apple devices, this time not protecting the iPad, but the iPhone 4/4S instead, and their first death-defying test is in the hockey arena. The test you're about to see shows off the power of protection in the G-Form X Protect case as a hockey superstar takes a nice couple of cracks at it with his stick. As the video will show, this is no joke when it comes to breaking and smashing - 82 mph hits with a blunt object don't exactly fare well normally one a device like the iPhone.

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iPhone 4S A5 processor packs custom Siri “ears” chip

iPhone 4S A5 processor packs custom Siri “ears” chip

Apple's refusal to put its Siri voice control system on the iPhone 4 is not a shameless play to persuade users to upgrade to the 4S, it's suggested, but a limitation of the Apple A5 chip found inside the newest iOS smartphone. The A5, Linley Group analyst Linley Gwennap says, was always too large simply to accommodate two Cortex A9 CPUs and a GPU, CNET reports; the extra bulk is to house an on-chip noise-reduction system sourced from specialists Audience, which revealed its deal with Apple last month.

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Apple sales injunction suspended: German iPad/iPhone sales resume

Apple sales injunction suspended: German iPad/iPhone sales resume

Apple has been granted a suspension of the German injunction against 3G-enabled iOS devices, with the iPad WiFi + 3G, iPhone 4 and other gadgets back on sale through the company's online store. "All iPad and iPhone models will be back on sale through Apple's online store in Germany shortly" the company told us in a statement. "Apple appealed this ruling because Motorola repeatedly refuses to license this patent to Apple on reasonable terms, despite having declared it an industry standard patent seven years ago."

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Apple pulls 3G iPads, iPhone 4, more from German online store

Apple pulls 3G iPads, iPhone 4, more from German online store

Apple has yanked the majority of its 3G-enabled devices from its German online store, including the iPhone 4 and the iPad 2 WiFi + 3G, after Motorola Mobility secured a sales injunction over 3G/UMTS patents. The move, Deutsche Presse-Agentur reports, is a response to a court win back in December 2011, rather than Motorola's permanent injunction success earlier today over a different patent, with the company apparently posting a €100m ($131m) bond to enact the late-2011 ruling.

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Intoxicase Plus for iPhone 4S Review

Intoxicase Plus for iPhone 4S Review

Apple created a device called the iPhone so that the world could enjoy the world of smartphones with a single vision for greatness in this mobile world of ours - I don't think they ever had it pegged as the back of a beer bottle opener. That's what the folks at Spicebox have done, and done well, here with the original Intoxicase and the Intoxicase Plus. Should you want to protect your iPhone at the same time as utilizing it as a tool to bring the cool enjoyment of another cold one to your lips all day long, you're in the right place.

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iPhone 4S Up Close and Personal: Hardware

iPhone 4S Up Close and Personal: Hardware

In this chapter of our "I'm switching to iPhone 4S for a week" experiment, we'll be taking an up close look at the hardware that makes up the iPhone 4S. When I say up close, I mean macro photography close - so close you can see the tiny specs of dust and micro-grooves in the metal close. What you're about to see will prove to you, beyond any shadow of a doubt, that the iPhone 4S is not just another smartphone, not just another hunk of plastic, metal, and glass that so many manufacturers toss out on what seems to almost be a weekly basis - the iPhone 4S is a precision built gadget masterpiece.

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