Ion Audio have pioneered many innovative projects. Most specifically is their widely successful iCade Cabinet which nostalgically transforms the iPad into a native arcade gaming cabinet. A few months ago, the company teased multiple new products geared towards the iPhone, iPad and both - one of those, namely the iCade Mobile, has begun to ship.
At this year's CES 2012, we saw an expansion for the iCade with the introduction of three new spinoffs adding to the lineup. It came completely out of the blue, but today ThinkGeek, the marketers/creators of the initial iCade arcade cabinet, announced yet another member that will soon be a part of the family. Officially say hello to the iCade 8-bitty.
I remember the day I got the media email from my contact at ThinkGeek about the iCade being announced, at that time as a simple prank. To date, however, the accessory has grown to be probably the most popular iPad gaming controllers, and the makers behind the clever product have
Trade web site DSLReports has cited an internal source claiming wireless carrier AT&T to be "extremely nervous" about the impending launch of MMS for the iPhone scheduled for this Friday. Per the story, early testing of the service has apparently already placed a strain on the company's MMS servers, resulting in a test outage yesterday and a last-minute rush to beef up capacity beyond the measures already taken.