Apple Peel 520 case for iPod touch reviewed: Stick with the iPhone

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About a week ago, we caught a glimpse of the Apple Peel 520 case, which effectively transforms an iPod touch into a nearly functional iPhone. It grants the iPod access to a cellular network for voice calls, text messages, and so on. Well, that Peel case has now been reviewed, and I’m not that excited about it as I initially was.

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Canada will sell unlocked iPhone 4s for $659

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Despite some of the “death grip” controversy, the iPhone 4 has still managed to do quite well for itself in the United States. It took a little longer than we would have liked, but now the latest iPhone is ready to head north of the border to Canada this Friday. And they’re offering it unlocked too.

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iPhone dock brings you back 25 years, long live the corded desk phone

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Feel like taking a few steps backwards on the technological innovation timeline? It must be nice to have a glorious touchscreen and the freedom of being wireless, but sometimes you like the nostalgic feel of a corded desk phone. Now you can combine the two.

At long last, an adapter has been created that is aptly called the Desk Phone iPhone Dock. As you can quite plainly see, it’s a dock for your iPhone that effectively converts it to a $10 corded phone you could probably buy from Radio Shack.

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City of Edmonton solicits iPhone apps for $50,000 award

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There is more to Edmonton than the legacy left behind by one Wayne Gretzky. There’s the Valley Zoo where you can find Lucy the Elephant. There’s historic Chinatown, where you can buy ethnic produce and eat at some interesting restaurants. The City of Edmonton wants people to know about these things and they’re offering cold hard cash.

Recognizing the importance of modern technology, the municipal government is running some sort of contest to solicit iPhone applications.

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Apple Contracts 15 Companies to Build Next-Gen iPhone

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Most of us know that a new iPhone will be coming in a couple of months or so, but very little in terms of details have been made available for public consumption. If you ask anyone in Cupertino, they may confirm the existence of the next-gen iPhone, but they won’t tell you anything more than […]

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95% of iPhone Users Ditch Apps After One Month

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The App Store for the iPhone is both a blessing and a curse, because while there are certainly some useful apps, there is also a lot of crap. Pinch Media collected some data on the matter and their findings are quite the eye-opener. People who own an iPhone tend to download a lot of applications, […]

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Sony Ericsson TM506 from T-Mobile is Ten Times Faster than iPhone 3G

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There is no need to question the robustness of T-Mobile’s 3G network, if recent speed tests using the Sony Ericsson TM506 are to be believed. When Gizmodo’s John Mahoney took the thin clamshell, T-Mobile’s first 3G handset, out for a test drive, he discovered that it was “lightning fast”. While the iPhone 3G, operating on […]

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Get Voice Dial on iPhone 3G for $25

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Even though there was a free app floating around for jailbroken iPhones for some time now, a more official version of Voice Dial for iPhone has made its way over to the App Store. No, the kindly developers did not leave it with a price tag of zero dollars, instead upping the ante quite a […]

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Apple cuts cost of iPhone 3G by over $50

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The goal of any company is to turn a profit and Apple knows how to do this quite well. When you compare the cost of an Apple device to the retail price.. there is quite a difference. Apple’s original 8GB iPhone cost the company around $227 per unit to build, according to iSuppli – a […]

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Howard from Howard Forums Prefers Nokia N95 over iPhone, Instinct, Bold

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Howard Forums is easily home to the largest community of cell phone enthusiasts on the planet and its bold leader, Howard Chui, made an appearance on television yesterday to lend his expertise. In the clip, Howard goes through the pros and cons of three of this season’s hottest new mobile phones. Today marks the official […]

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Unlimited Browsing on iPhone 3G Costs $56 From Softbank

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Some people are saying that the Japanese mobile phone market is not going to be all that receptive to the iPhone 3G, because it has already been bombarded with countless phones that offer a similar level of functionality. That may be true, but it turns out that getting an unlimited data plan on a iPhone […]

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AT&T is Providing a $500 Rebate on iPhone 3G

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We already know that you’ll be able to pick up an 8GB Apple iPhone 3G from AT&T for $199 if you sign a two-year contract, but what if you’re not so inclined to put your signature on a lengthy service agreement? Is there an option to get your hands on an unsubsidized 3G iPhone? While […]

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Upgrade Old iPhone to New 3G iPhone For 50 Euros

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While we hear that AT&T might be subsidizing the price of the 3G iPhone when it launches next month, Orange France could let you buy a new 3G iPhone for just 50 Euro. That works out to just under US$80, a killer deal for the second coming of the Cupertino Jesus phone. Chalk this one […]

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