Joy Factory StormCruiser iPhone 4S Bicycle Mount

Joy Factory has announced their latest accessory for the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 4, the StormCruiser, which is a bicycle mount for your iPhone 4S that will let you attach you handset to your bike’s handle bars.

The StormCruiser case is designed to protect your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S from water, dust and grease, so it could be a good accessory for mountain bikers.

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Amidio Unveils Songineer iPhone Music Creation App (video)

If you are looking for a fast way to create melodic electronic music on the move directly from your iPhone, then it might be worth checking out the Songinner application which has been created by Amidio.

The application provides you with 5 pre-defined layers which include: beat, bass, keys, lead and atmo, together with Four 32-step patterns, Tape Delay and Grand Stereo Reverb effects , and has a unique scale-based sequencer, bundled with 30 original scales. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.


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VMware Fusion Update Adds Support To Install Leopard And Snow Leopard Within VMs

Since Apple released OS X Lion earlier this year, Apple has authorised its new software to be run within Mac virtualisation software such as Parallels and VMware Fusion. However Leopard and Snow Leopard have never had the same consent from Apple.

Now even without this consent VMware has now released a new update to its Fusion virtualisation software, which brings with it support for users to be able to run previous versions of Mac OS X. The new support within the update wasn’t actually included in the VMware release notes, but was uncovered after tip off by a user to the Mac World website.

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Tascam iM2 High Quality iOS Stereo Microphone Unveiled

Today Tascam have unveiled their latest iOs creation in the form of the new Tascam iM2 iOS Stereo Mic, designed to be used with the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The small Tascam iM2 microphone connects to your Apple devices dock/sync port and is equipped with a pair of condenser microphones. The same ones which are included in Tascam’s high quality best-selling DR-series recorders and can handle up to 125dB SPL sounds.

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Apple’s Siri Used To Control Your House Temperature (Video)

We recently head that Apple’s voice activated virtual assistant, Siri, had been cracked and was capable of running on virtually any device, which include Google’s Android devices.

Now developer and iPhone hacker @plamoni has been working to get Siri to work with other connected devices, and has created a proxy server which allows him to set up Siri with some new functions, one of which you can see working in the video below.

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LunaTik Lynk Aluminium Apple Nano Strap Unveiled

If you enjoy wearing an Apple Nano on your wrist, using one of the various wrist straps now available. You might remember or even be using one of the LunaTik straps which made the jump from concept to manufacture, after receiving nearly $1 million in funding from the Kickstarter community last year, and jump started the trend for Nano watch straps.

Well LunaTik has launched a third design to their range in the form of the LunaTik Lynk aluminium strap. Which has now become their premium Apple Nano strap.

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Thodio iBox CX iPod Speaker Looks Awesome

There are hundreds of different speaker and dock accessories for the iPhone, iPod and iPad, but if you are looking for something a little different, then how about the Thodio iBox CX iPod speaker.

The Thodio iBox CX features a handcrafted wooden cabinet, inside there is a pair of 6.5 inch Kevlar coned drivers with soft dome tweeters and it is capable of pumping out 140 watts.

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Philips Vital Signs App Uses Your iPad 2 Camera To Measure Your Heart Rate And Breathing (video)

It does sound a little far fetched, but Phillips have created and this week launched a new iPad 2 application called Vital Signs Camera. Which has been designed to monitor your heart rate and breathing remotely, by just using the iPad 2′s camera.

The new Vital Signs application is able to measure your heart rate by just using the colour of your face, and measure your breathing by monitoring the motion of your chest.

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iPhone 4S Owners Reporting SIM Card Problems

There have been a number of problems reported for the iPhone 4S since it was launched, and also some for other devices including the iPhone 4, with iOS 5, the main one being the battery problems reported by a number of users.

Now it would appear that there may be another problem, although from early reports this one is exclusive to the iPhone 4S, some users have reported that their handset has stopped recognizing their SIM card.

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iShred Snowboard Inspired By Steve Jobs (Video)

The team over at Signal Snowboards have a regular feature called ‘Every Third Thursday’ in which they create some weird and wonderful snowboard creations. In a tribute to Steve Jobs the team has built the iShred, a snowboard equipped with an iPad and other electronics inspired by Apple products and Steve Jobs.

Watch the video after the jump to see the team constructing the snowboard and overcoming a number of problems while trying to incorporate some flashy electronics and an aluminium base.

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