Jony Ive and his talented team of designers over at Apple have evidently spent a countless amount of time perfecting the signature beauty that every Apple device possesses. While you want to protect your iOS device from any potential harm-causing culprits, you probably simultaneously want to admire your device's svelte qualities in its natural form, which is what bumpers aim to do. Available online via the Spigen store is their Neo Hybrid Vivid Series ($31.99) line of quality bumpers seeking attention and promising a minimal, though attractive nonetheless, amount of protection for your iPhone 4 and 4S.
Research firm Gartner issued a report on Thursday covering worldwide mobile phone sales for the third quarter of 2009. The report ranked Apple in third place for worldwide market share of smartphones, grabbing 17.1% of that market in finishing behind market leader Nokia and Research in Motion.
The iPhone's market share is growing, though it still has a bit to go to catch up with the BlackBerry. Per ChangeWave's most recent consumer survey, the iPhone continues to gain market share in the smart phone category, bringing Apple within striking distance of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion for the first time.