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China Mobile iPhone launch brings Tim Cook in person

China Mobile iPhone launch brings Tim Cook in person

Supposing you were at China Mobile's headquarters store in Beijing on the 16th of January, 2014, you may have been part of the iPhone launch - one that brought Apple CEO Tim Cook to the store to shake hands personally. This launch has been a long time coming, with Apple aiming to move into China for several years and China Mobile being one of the more important steps toward a large spread. Cook visited the headquarters store of China Mobile and helped with distribution - at least for the first few phones.

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Loop Attachment Straightjacket case gives Mummy iPhone a boost

Loop Attachment Straightjacket case gives Mummy iPhone a boost

There's a rather odd case for the iPhone out there in the wild by the name of Mummy, one that was introduced last year with a concept so simple, we found it essentially perfect. In a variety of colors, the Mummy case provided a simple silicone covering for the iPhone with a bit of give so you could store your various cards and a tiny wad of cash with ease. Now the same group has created the next step: the Straightjacket.

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Griffin Square Reader iPhone case hands-on: Merchant aimed

Griffin Square Reader iPhone case hands-on: Merchant aimed

When you’ve created a product that you’ll be presenting a CES 2014 that’s as simple as the Griffin case we’re having a peek at today, it’s not entirely easy to stand out. But with the names Square and Griffin up front, even a simple black iPhone case like this can catch your eye. What we’ve got here is a case that allows the Square reader accessory to be carried with the iPhone without it constantly being plugged in - a win for personal-level merchants to be sure.

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Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

There’s only one Bluetooth-connected iPhone keyboard out there this week that connects the way Typo’s QWERTY does. What we’re aiming to take a peek at here is if the lawsuit aimed at this company by BlackBerry earlier this month is really worth all the fuss. What we’ve found so far is tha yes, when you get up close, there’s no mistaking that this keyboard is directly inspired by BlackBerry’s own classic physical keys.

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