Apple's new iPhone 5 launches this Friday, but the first unboxing of the device has already gone public thanks to Boy Genius Reports and its reader source.
While those of us who pre-ordered the new iPhone 5 last Friday are absolutely dying inside to get our hands on the device for personal purposes, the folks over at iFixit are eager to receive the new handset and put it through their signature teardown. To whet their appetite in the meantime, the website has gone ahead and dissected the newly-introduced EarPods, highlighting important, improved components that the headphones boast over their lackluster predecessors.
Regardless of their horrible sound quality and quite generic aesthetic, Apple's iconic earbuds that came standard with the purchase of an iPod or iPhone were quite popular. The amount of other brands commonly used didn't nearly stack up with the whopping 600 million pairs of Apple earbuds that were shipped. But three years ago, Apple caught a whiff of the overall disappointment shared by their earbud users and has taken the design back to the drawing board. Among the numerous other announcements made today at Apple's press conference, the Cupertino-based company also announced the revolutionary new design to replace the iconic design previously used; these are known as EarPods.
If you have an iPhone and grew up gaming in the 80s and 90s, then odds are the nostalgia factor kicked in. If you had a hankering to play some classic Nintendo Entertainment System titles on your iPhone without jailbreaking it, your dreams may have just come true.
And then just as quickly yanked away.
Nescaline was released on to the App Store Sunday evening by Jonathan Zdziarski, creator of NES v3 available on Cydia. The app comes with a basic load out of free games, but to play the games you actually want to play you will need to point the emulator to a .nes ROM file URL. Nescaline then downloads the ROM in to the emulator, allowing users to play them whenever they want.