If you've ever traveled through a busy airport, crawling with people, with masses of electronics on your person, you know how much of a pain/hassle it is to successfully and comfortably navigate your way through. Normal, old bags won't suffice for stowing all of your electronics, (camera, laptop, tablet, phone, chargers) and you'll find yourself desperately struggling to somehow create additional space. What if we told you, however, that the camera-enthusiasts over at ThinkTank designed a perfect solution that allows you to transport all of your electronics in one handy and convenient location? Our guess is that you'd simply jump of joy. It's okay, we did too.
One of the biggest players in the case industry for pretty much any mobile device you could possibly lay a finger on has taken a bite into the newly-introduced iPhone 5 market with the announcement of four cases. A continuation of the company's defined series of cases, OtterBox has began to offer pre-orders on the acclaimed Defender Series, Commuter Series, Reflex Series and Prefix Series.
We posted a review on OtterBox’s defender series just a few weeks ago which highlighted the case’s many pros – sadly along with some cons too. However, the case was just as much worth it even with all of the cons included in the picture. If you’re not looking for
Kate, the unofficial set of customization and productivity tools for jailbroken iPhones, has been updated to run on the 2.x software. The update also fixes all the bugs in the previous version and solves issues with Winterboard. Kate can be found in Installer.app on the 'Featured' screen or using the search. Kate is available on a subscription basis. More information on Kate is available on the Rip-Dev site.
In case you're still not happy with Apple's current offerings of either black or white, ColorWare has done their thing, and this time it's to the iPhone 3G. They're offering replacement parts for nearly every part of the device, and even the earbuds and dock, that will let you add that extra level of customization. However, if you're looking to spring for a stylish new look, be ready to pay the price. Just replacing the back of an iPhone 3G costs US$150. Going all out and customized the whole phone, it would cost a whopping $230. [via Gizmodo]