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Fitbit Flex now shipping for iPhone 4S and iPhone 5

Long anticipated fitness accessory, the Fitbit Flex, is shipping from today. Revealed at CES, the Fitbit Flex is Fitbits latest attempt at wearable lifestyle technology. The Flex is a Bluetooth wristband compatible with the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 5. The Fitbit Flex tracks the number of steps you take, the distance you have covered, and how many…

AOptix Stratus brings true biometric security to iOS

A new system from AOptix has been released to bring true biometric security to iOS. The system, named ‘stratus’, combines an iOS app with a custom iPhone 4/4S case (the Stratus MX above) to turn your iPhone into a biometric identification tool. The combination of app and hardware is capable of recognising faces, irises, fingerprints and voice. The…

iPhone 4 & 4S get 25% price cut in Brazil

Apple has dropped the prices of both the iPhone 4 and 4S in Brazil, offering savings of 25%. The moves comes as Apple looks to increase sales in its biggest market in South America. The price cut, which came into effect yesterday sees the price of the iPhone 4 drop to R$544 (269 USD) for the 8GB model, and the price of the iPhone 4S drop to R$840…

iPhone converted into microscope for diagnosing infections

This is pretty awesome. Using an iPhone 4S and an $8 attachment, scientists working in Tanzania were able to build a makeshift microscope in order to diagnose schoolchildren with worm infections. Through this process, they were able to find 70% of the samples – and 90% when they were heavier infections. While the 70% sounds great, the team said that the…

Evasi0n updates to 1.3, bringing support for iOS 6.1.1 on iPhone 4S

  Just a day ago the iPhone 4S saw the iOS 6.1.1 update in order to address 3G and battery life issues. If you are someone who was jailbroken, but needed to update in order to address these issues, no worries, you can now jailbreak again on the updated software with evasi0n’s 1.3 release. If you are on iOS 6.1 jailbroken, and would like to…

iOS 6.1.1 released to iPhone 4S owners

  The iPhone 4S has just gotten the iOS 6.1.1 update, following many reports of bad battery life and 3G issues. The update is supposed to fix these problems, and nothing more. You can get it in Settings > General > Software Update. If you are jailbroken on iOS 6.1, I would pay attention to @planetbeing and @musclenerd for further…

MirrorCase is a great idea that is poorly executed [Review]

When first seeing the MirrorCase, I was skeptical of its odd shape. Just look at the picture above, it has a giant “hump” at the top of the device. It reminded me of the old Droid X – and I didn’t like the Droid X. So when I got the case in my hands, I was immediately not a fan. It felt like the design hadn’t been thought through, and there had to be…

The LUNATIK TAKTIK (iPhone 4/4S) offers astronomical protection, but with a compromise… [Review]

When I was first presented with the TAKTIK from LUNATIK, I felt like I was being prepared not for some light journalism, but rather thermo-nuclear war. You may remember the name LUNATIK from a Kickstarter project in 2010. Lunatik launched the TikTok+, a gadget designed to transform your iPod nano into a watch that functioned as an iPod. The initiative was…