While the rest of the iPA team is out in San Francisco at the much anticipated, MacWorld 2011 I’m still sitting at home trying to find as many solid, cool and new things that I can instead of moping about missing out on all of the fun. Just a few
A series of new leaked photos on Apple.pro show that the glass face, LCD, and digitizer of the upcoming fourth-generation iPhone may in fact be all one piece, like the original iPhone, and not separate components as they are on the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. In the upcoming version of the iPhone handset, the faceplate appears to be slightly taller than that of the iPhone and iPhone 3G/3GS, and features a circular hole to the left of the handset speaker that is supposedly for a front-facing camera.
Per iLounge, a source close to the story cites the source as not knowing whether the component was from a fourth-generation iPhone prototype, but offered a vide from Colombian repair shop SmartPhoneMedic that shows what is claimed to be the faceplate from a fourth-generation iPhone as compared to an iPhone 3G.
So you did it. You've had your iPhone 3G for less than a month and you went and busted your iPhone's screen. As though that weren't enough, the people at the Apple Store are refusing to fix it for you for free. Well, not to fear. Brando has released a "replacement LCD Display for your iPhone 3G," complete with touch panel. With this kit and a little DIY ingenuity, you can now replace your screen unit yourself.