Finally Apple iPad is official today. The Apple iPad is designed to be used for email, web browsing, photos, video, music, games and eBooks, the iPad using the iPhone OS 3.2, so it can aslo run most current iPhone apps. Featuing a 9.7-inch Multi-Touch screen, on screen keyboard, WiFi. Bluetooth 2.1, 16-64GBs of storage, and an incredible 10 hours of battery life. And it has a new app, called the iBooks(like Kindle?), you'll be able to buy and download books to read. The iPad is also available in a 3G version, $15 a month for 250MB of data or $30 a month for unlimited data. Watch the Official Apple iPad Video, here.
Designing iPhone Apps? The App Sketchbook($13) is a notebook for iPhone Developers, it has 3 “real-size” iPhone templates per page, and also with 20px high ruler lines, title bar markings and a ruled section under the templates for your development notes. It is $12.95 for a 50 page double-sided book.
The OWLE iPhone Video Mount($130) provides a ergonomic solution for holding your iPhone while capturing video. The iPhone iPhone 3G or 3GS fits inside included silicone case, then slips into the mount itself, and even includes a boom mic which attaches to the iPhone’s headphone jack for capturing slightly better audio. It also comes standard with 37mm lens threading, as well as a 0.45x Wide angle/macro combination lens.
Playboy finally launched its official iPhone app. The app is basically a mobile version of the magazine that includes classic magazine features such as Playboy Interview, Playboy Advisor, 20 Questions, Party Jokes, Fashion and more. Unfortunately, the pictures are all non-nude or cropped. The Playboy app is priced at $1.99 [ iTune link]
It turns your wall outlet into a iPhone charging dock. DLO’s wall-mounted dock($25) is good idea, which lets you get rid of cables so you can give your iPhone or iPod a safe and secure place to charge.
Camera hacker Bhautik Joshi has built an optical adapter - the Phone-O-Scope, so he could attach SLR lenses to the iPhone. [ link ] "Just to get the inevitable question of 'why' out of the way - well, why not? As far as I can tell, I think this is the first - I couldn't find any similar SLR lens to camera phone attaching attempts anywhere else online. The Phone-O-Scope doesn't take especially superb images, and it's a bit clumsy to handle. On the other hand, it's fun to shoot with and produces very analog (almost Holga-like) results. You also get the advantages of SLR lenses - that is, DOF effects, and the wide range of available focal lengths (i.e. macro to telephoto). "
The iPhone 3GS Supreme($3,164,000) is the world's most expensive mobile phone, designed and crafted by Stuart Hughes. "This extraordinary handset was commissioned by an anonymous Australian businessman from the gold mining industry. Designed by Stuart Hughes of Liverpool, England, it was 10 months in the making. The case was created from 271 grams (9.7 ounces) of 22k gold. The front bezel houses 136 flawless color F diamonds, which total 68 carats. The rear logo has 53 flawless diamonds totaling 1 carat. The front navigation button is home to one rare 7.1 carat diamond. The chest which houses this unique handset is made from a single 7kg (15.4 lb.) block of Kashmir gold granite whose inside is lined with top grain leather. ...Bonus: it's unlocked.
Yesterday, I have a bit lazy.:_) Apple's new Magic Mouse($69) is the world's first Multi-Touch mouse. Magic Mouse features a Multi-Touch surface with gesture support. It likes the Mac trackpad, allowing you to swipe, scroll, such as: scroll in any direction with one finger, swipe through web pages and photos with two, and click and double-click anywhere. Watch the video from the link. Now you can purchase it for $69, Amazon link.
The iBike Rider Case is a wrist-mounted, waterproof iPhone case, including a optional headset microphone for your helmet so that you can conncet your iPhone while riding. With its clear plastic face, user can navigate apps, make phone calls(too dangerous?). Price is $42 for the case, the optional helmet-mounted headset will set you back about $85.