Apple publishes iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c schematics

Apple publishes iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c schematics

Apple has posted the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c blueprints/schematics for case manufacturers on its website.

The schematics not only reveal the dimensions of Apple’s new iPhones, it also reveals the minutest of details that would be important while manufacturing an iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c case such as the distance between the back facing camera, the rear mic and LED flash etc.

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Leaked photos of packaging for Apple’s Official iPhone 5S leather case?

Leaked photos of packaging for Apple’s Official iPhone 5S leather case?

HDBlog.it (via MacRumors) has spotted two photos on Chinese microblogging site, which they claim are of the packaging for Apple’s leather case for iPhone 5S.

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Sony launches new Cyber Shot camera lenses that attach to your iPhone

Sony launches new Cyber Shot camera lenses that attach to your iPhone

Sony today launched a whole new type of smartphone accessory called “lens-style cameras,” which are powerful, yet compact lenses that attach to and detach from your iPhone. The idea is to use the iPhone simply as a viewfinder, with the core imaging part happening within the lens itself.

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Sony’s ‘lens cameras’ are rather strange

Sony’s ‘lens cameras’ are rather strange

Sony is going to launch a pair of devices known as “lens cameras” at IFA in Berlin next month. Here’s where we usually try out best to explain what they are, but the photo above should give you some idea as to why we’re so incredibly confused right now. The Japanese company hopes you’ll be interested in cameras that you can strap to your mobile phone, and rumor has it that the low end model will carry an 18 megapixel sensor while the other high end model will use the same optical stack that’s in Sony’s flagship point and shoot, the RX 100 Mark II.

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Tile: A tiny device that lets you track and find your lost items with an iOS app

Tile: A tiny device that lets you track and find your lost items with an iOS app

If you tend to misplace things frequently then you should check out Tile, a Bluetooth Low Energy device that lets you keep track of your stuff like keys, wallets, laptops etc.

It’s quite a small device so you can attach it to your keys, put it in your wallet or even stick it to your laptop (it comes with double-sided adhesive that can go on the back of the Tile). 

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Garmin announces $130 heads-up display for your car, hopes to help you not crash

Garmin announces $130 heads-up display for your car, hopes to help you not crash

You’re a horrible person, and so am I. You know why? Because we drive places with our smartphone in our lap, occasionally looking down to make sure we’re going the right direction. Sure, some of us are smart and have purchased hands-free mounts, but Garmin thinks they can go one step better.

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Poppy aims to turn your iPhone into a View-Master-like 3D Camera

Poppy aims to turn your iPhone into a View-Master-like 3D Camera

It’s been a while since we’ve covered or backed a Kickstarter project. But Poppy, a new accessory that aims to turn your iPhone into a 3D camera for photos and videos seems quite interesting.

Poppy is about the size of pair of binoculars and features a slot for the iPhone that allows you to capture and view full-motion, full-color video and photos in 3D. And the best part is it doesn’t need any batteries as it has no electronics.

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This could be one of the first “Made for iPhone” Game controller [Photo]

This could be one of the first “Made for iPhone” Game controller [Photo]

At the WWDC Keynote last week, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi announced that iOS 7 SDK will includes more than 1500 new APIs for developers including support for MFi (Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad) game controllers.

The APIs will finally allow accessory manufacturers to create game controllers for Apple’s iOS devices. According to rumors, Apple is working with  Logitech and MOGA to produce game controllers for iOS devices.

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iOS 7 includes support for MFi Game Controllers

iOS 7 includes support for MFi Game Controllers

At the WWDC Keynote on Monday, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi announced that iOS 7 SDK will includes more than 1500 new APIs for developers.

If you’re a hardcore gamer, then the good news is that Apple has added APIs for MFi (Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad) game controllers.

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iOS 7 gives a warning if you use unauthorized Lightning cables or accessories

iOS 7 gives a warning if you use unauthorized Lightning cables or accessories

Folks at Life On My Mobile report that iOS 7 gives a warning when you use an unauthorized Lightening cables and accessories. 

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