This roadmap is just a prediction from an analyst, but it’s still interesting to see because a lot of research and hours has been put into this chart to get a reasonable prediction. When everybody was hoping to see the new iPhone 5, Apple showed us the iPhone 4s and most probably the same thing will happen this year – just a minor update. However I sure hope that Apple will make sure iOS 7 is a major, major update in regards to design and look & feel.
Check out the full article over at macrumors.com.
Here’s a nice LED display in a nice frame that can display different pixel art files. You can put new files on to the dispay by using an Android phone and a kit will cost you around $200.
For $50 you could get yourself a 1/4 scale Gollum / Smeagol replica figure. It’s fully articulated and features 25 points of articulation. It’s quite detailed with liver spots on skin, scrappy hair, wrinkles, rotting teeth, etc. The replica figure can balance in his signature crouch without falling and measures roughly 10″ (25 cm).
Gollum & Smeagol figure [thinkgeek.com]
Robo 3D is an amazing 3D printer project currently running at Kickstarter. The cool thing is that it can be compared to the Replicator 2 regarding the tech specs, but the price is much lower – around $500 compared to $2199. The project will close in 18 days (Friday Feb 1) and it is a seriously cool project with 526 backers at this point.
The LIFX is a really cool Kickstarter project that basically is a WiFi-enabled light bulb that will let you change it’s color or dim it using your iPhone or Android phone. They are quite expensive but the inventor says they will last up to 25 years. Check it out:
LIFX: The Light Bulb Reinvented [kickstarter.com]
Today Nokia announced their first Windows phone – the Nokia Lumia 920. It looks like Nokia is on it’s right way with this one – but still, is it enough to compete for real with Apple and Samsung? We will see but if you read the specs it’s an OK phone – especially the camera part. But still, I will not exchange my iPhone for this one. Specs and more images inside.
Apple just confirmed that they will arrange a ‘special event’ on September 12 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 10:00AM in San Francisco. And as you can see by the shadow on the image above it’s obvious that it’s the iPhone 5 event. Eight days to go!
The iTypewriter by Austin Yang is a fully functional typewriter module for the iPad. Very geeky and it looks like there’s probably only one of them in existance. Anyway I thought it was a quite cool project, check it out over at Austin’s site for more images and a video.
From Hammacher Schlemmer you can get this cool compact cassette to iPhone/iPhod converter for $79.95. Just install an app on your i-unit and, make sure you have batteries in the unit and start converting.
The Cassette To iPod Converter [hammacher.com]