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Beer cannon controlled by iPhone

Just wow. It seems one ingenious suds-meister got inventive and productive over the holiday season. I’d like to introduce you to the Mini Fridge Beer Cannon. Controlled wirelessly, the whole thing can shoot your choice of beer across the room to your comfy spot on the sofa. And check out the iPhone UI on this custom software! The inventor here can…

Offbeat iPhone: 4 Symptoms of iPhone Addiction

You use your iPhone for calling, web browsing, shopping, music listening, time wasting, and a whole lot more. In fact, many iPhone users, or any iPod users for that matter, don’t even know that they use it as much as they do. So, I took the liberty of compiling a few points to help you know if you are an iAddict. You know you spend too much time…

Offbeat iPhone: iPhone tributes

By now it is pretty clear that people LOVE apple products, the iPhone being no exception. It also goes to say that fanboys (and girls) everywhere are always coming up with creative ways to show their love. Whether it is a costume, a coffin, or something else, each iPhone tribute is well thought out and executed perfectly. Look at this sandwich; does it…

Offbeat iPhone: Oprah praises iPad

As always around this time of year, Oprah showed off her favorite things and gave them away to her lucky audience members; sadly this is the last one, as it is her last season. However, guess who wound their way to her list? Yup, that’s right, the Apple iPad. In fact, she had nothing but praise for this tablet. “Words cannot describe what I…

Offbeat iPhone: mother of all iPhones

How much do you love your iPhone or iPod Touch? If you are like me, you probably don’t go anywhere without it. Right? Well, now you can love it so much more, all 58 inches of it. Table Connect has outdone the iPad, and created the true iPhone on steroids. The 58-inch iPhone is actually a giant multi-touch desk. Just plug in your jailbroken…

Offbeat iPhone: Apple trademarks its boxes

It’s always good for a company to protect what’s theirs, be it a logo, a product, or even a packaging style. Well, Apple has recently filed two trademarks for boxes. These aren’t just any boxes though; it’s the packaging that contains their beautiful iDevices, particularly the iPad and iPhone 4. The trademark describes the black…

Offbeat iPhone: It’s called “Death Grip” for a reason

It turns out that there may be another reason that the signal-blocking hold that can be performed on a variety of mobile phones, including the iPhone 4, is called a “death grip.” This hand position blocks out incoming signal to the device, but who would have guessed that it also increases the amount of radio frequency radiation that is being…