Raisoo Peel device turns iPod Touch into iPhone

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RaisooPeel.net has just recently rolled out a new product, called Raisoo Peel, which transforms an iPod into an iPhone. It is a third generation device from the Yosion Peel 520 II which was released in March. The Raisoo Peel has two versions, the T3 designed for 2nd and 3rd generation iPods and T4 for 4th generation iPods. They both cost $109.

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Gingerbread-powered Sony NW-Z1000 Walkman challenges iPod touch

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Not everyone needs the “phone” part of a smartphone and that’s why devices like the iPod touch exist. What if you’d prefer to align yourself with the Google side? Sony is doing just that by releasing the company’s first ever Android-powered Walkman media player. Here is the Sony NW-Z1000.

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Linux getting ported to A4 iPhone and iPad, Android next up?

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This is really preliminary stuff at the moment, but it looks like you will soon be able to run a version of Linux on the iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, and iPad. You might even get it on the iPad 2, but for now, the image shows Linux booting up on a first-gen iTablet. This could also pave the way for the Google Android operating system to work on newer iDevices too.

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Skytex Primer Pocket 4.3-inch Android media tablet only $99

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On the Apple side of the equation, if you want an iPhone without the phone, you might consider getting an iPod touch. On the Android side of the equation, if you want an Android phone without a phone, you might turn to something like the newly announced Primer Pocket tablet from Skytex.

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ICE Smart Media Player 5-inch Android “tablet” drops to $180 USD

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Just because you want an Android tablet doesn’t mean that you have to bump all the way up to the 10-inch or even the 7-inch offerings on the market. Archos has some smaller tablets too and joining that arena is a new entry from Latte Communications. It’s called the ICE Smart Media Player and its screen measures the same five inches across the diagonal as the Dell Streak.

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iGunCon App turns iPhone 4 into gun for iPad 2 Time Crisis

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Easily one of my favorite arcade games of all time is Time Crisis. There were other on-rails shooting games, to be sure, but Time Crisis revolutionized the genre by adding in that pedal for duck-and-cover action. Now, you can have a similar experience when you pair your iPhone with your iPad and make use of the new iGunCon app.

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JailbreakMe now broken thanks to Apple’s iOS update

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You won’t be able to jailbreak the iPad 2 a nymore, as a new update from Apple patches up a security hole related to the PDF exploit. That’s the exact same exploit that JailbreakMe.com uses to jailbreak your iPad 2, as well as your iPhone, iPad 1, and iPod touch. This is what is known as an “injection” jailbreak.

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Amazon Now Offering Cheaper Textbook Rentals Through Kindle

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Amazon.com has announced students will be able to rent textbooks from the Kindle Store and save up to 80 per cent off textbook list prices. A handy feature is that students can choose how long they want to rent the book, anywhere from 30 to 360 days. That means if you suspect your teacher will ask you to read the textbook in the first two weeks and then never again, you’ll be able to return it at the end of the month.

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Fling mini tactile control for iPhone totally obscures half the screen

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The Fling mini by Ten One Design is designed to provide you with tactile control for those touchscreen games. You get a dual thumbstick-like configuration with actual thumbstick-like controls, rather than swiping your finger around virtual circles on the screen. The trouble is, as you can quite clearly see, it obscures about half of the screen.

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Average iOS user has downloaded 75 apps from App Store

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We knew that the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch were popular. We knew that people who purchased these devices would inevitably download a few apps. As it turns out, the average is more than just a few. In fact, the average iOS user has downloaded a total of 75 apps. That’s on average.

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Pic3D sticker makes any device, even the iPhone, glasses-free 3D

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Many smartphones, such as the LG Optimus 3D or HTC Evo 3D have three dimensional display capabilities. But what if you just want to try the 3D hype without having to buy another expensive device? Global Wave was just thinking the same thing, and went and made the Pic3D film. The thin film layer you apply over top of your display is said to create a glasses free 3D experience.

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iPhone Wiimote-like rifle is an AR blasting Alien game

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While we’ve all seen gun accessories for the Wiimote or even the Playstation Move controller, some ranging from just a simple gun to even something resembling a bow and arrow, your iPhone and iPod touch will now be able to give you a similar experience.

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Hit the trails with Brackertron all-weather soft case bike mount

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Just in time for the summer! If you’re the type that likes to hit up the mountain trails with your bike, but you have come to rely on your smartphone for everything from mobile music to GPS navigation, then this new product from Bracketron could be a good fit. Literally.

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