Tag Archives: body

Jawbone explores wearable tech with BodyMedia acquisition

Bluetooth headset specialist Jawbone has announced its acquisition of BodyMedia, in a business move that surely points to the company’s interest in wearable tech. BodyMedia currently holds 87 patents, specialising in wearable body monitors and sensors, its Fit product line includes an FDA registered Class II medical device designed to help users lose…

Patent points toward possible ceramic body for cheaper iPhone

A new patent filing from Apple gives a little more evidence to the “cheaper iPhone” rumors that have been flying around since its original incarnation back in 2007. According to the patent, a possible material for the new device would be ceramic, using a method of production similar to that used for laminated fiberglass. The specific materials are mentioned…

TiP Daily: Feb 21, 2013 [VID]

Jake Rosati

TiP Daily Feb 21, 2013: Rumors hint that Apple could be looking to redesign the next iPad mini, iTunes, the App Store and Calendars all experienced outages today, and more! – iTunes & App Store outages: http://tinyurl.com/a22k4to – iPad mini 2 leaks: http://tinyurl.com/afhfuqa – iPad 5 redesign: http://tinyurl.com/be8qfqn – Follow me on…

Analyst: Apple media event likely in April for “new iPad body styles”

  Analysts love to predict events, and while some come true, many don’t. Analyst Gene Munster, someone who has talked much about the Apple television, has said that by looking at past years, Apple should be holding an event sometime before the end of April. Well, looking at Apple’s release cycle this actually makes sense, as before the iPad…

TiP Daily: Jan 28, 2013 [VID]

Jake Rosati

TiP Daily Jan 28, 2013: Images surfaced claiming to show the design of the fifth-generation iPad, an iOS 6.1 jailbreak is on the way, and more! – iPad 5 leaked design: http://tinyurl.com/asbwjsb – Apple releases iOS 6.1: http://tinyurl.com/b5sd2e2 – iOS 6.1 jailbreak: http://tinyurl.com/aooh64m – Follow me on…

Fifth generation iPad body spotted?

Last week, we brought you news that suggested the fifth generation of the iPad was set to launch in October of this year with a design similar to the new iPad mini. Today, more information has come out that seems to hint at a fifth-gen iPad release sooner rather than later. Images obtained by 9 to 5 Mac purportedly show the housing of the new iPad…

$40 translucent iPhone kit launched by iPhone5mod

If, when the iPhone 5 was announced back in September, you thought that it didn’t look ’90s’ enough, then iPhone5mod has come to your aid, with a translucent shell that replaces your standard iPhone 5 body. The mod completely changes the back and sides of your device, likening it to the iMac G3s of old with the translucent shell. As you may expect, the…

TiP Daily: September 5, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily September 5, 2012: A video allegedly depicting the iPhone 5 booting up made its way online, as did images of iPhone 5 accessories from AT&T’s internal inventory, and more! – iPhone 5 thickness: http://tinyurl.com/8f9wuj8 – iPhone 5 boot up: http://tinyurl.com/9dbozvf – Leaked iPhone 5 cases: http://tinyurl.com/9ecc6jh – What do…

Which iPhone 5 feature do you want most?

iPhone rumors are very strange because there are tons of them, but they really only focus on a few things. What’s more, with the next-gen iPhone launch only a few months away, those rumors have been picking up steam. There seem to be three main features that keep grabbing the most headlines: 4G LTE connectivity, a larger screen, and a redesigned body….

iPhone design: Does it even matter?

Almost every day for months, there’s been a rumor here and a leaked picture here about the design of Apple’s next generation iPhone. Will the back be aluminum or glass? Will it be flat or curved? Would Jony Ive really design that two-toned back? What colors will it come in? Now, some aspects of a design, namely the screen size and placement of ports…