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Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by jackdanielchan, Aug 9, 2010.
Anounced a few days ago, this is what Engadget has to say...
The video contradicts some of the glitches in the second quote
Ok I'm confused. Is this a case with a battery and extra sim slot into which you can place any sim card and make calls using it (i.e. unlocking the iPhone)? If so then we already have soft-unlocking available via jailbreak, why do we need this?
Ok just noticed its for an iPod Touch. Looks interesting to say the least. I'll wait on some reviews before considering it though. Also thought of 2 things. Does this case include a small speaker and a microphone? As good as the headset that come with my iPod is I prefer holding a phone to my ear while calling
Looks pretty epic but how would you pay?
ie top up credit on your phone
Presumably it accepts any SIM card so the answer is: Whatever you pay normally for calls/data/texts
Quite old news, but I think it looks pretty cool. Depending on the price, could be a slightly cheaper way to get an iPhone. Most people will want a case for their iPod anyway, so they may as well have one which adds (quite a lot of) functionality to the device. I'm guessing the app required is probably jailbreak only though...can't imagine Apple allowing that in the App Store XD
Yeah, it requires a Jailbreak, people are also unsure if the microphone is built into the case or not, but it will have to be because iPod touches themselves don't have microphones...
I think there's a hole bottom left of the case for it. Unsure whether it is actually a microphone though. Using it without a headset will suck a but anyway. The speaker on an iPod is not designed for phone calls, its designed for playing music/sounds so if you're using it as a phone everyone's gonna hear your conversations
Has it's own speaker to avoid that, relocates 3.5mm audio jack to bottom left, has an iPod dock conector to stop you from needing to remove peel for charging, has added battery for longer use, protects iPod as any normal case would, supports 3G sims has a mic is the bottom (that tiny hole)
All in all, once the (software-based) kinks are worked out this and a 32gb 3gen touch will make for a cheap unlocked iphone 3GS :3
I'd love to have one of those things!
I just don't want to PAY for the calls...
Then get someone else to top up your sim card, or get a contract and have someone else pay. They're not just going to make it free to make calls.
This product is now pure awesome. I want one really badly now once there's been a translation and the kinks are worked out anyway.
Apple ain't gonna be happy, and with future iOS updates, they could easily block the use of the Yoison apps...
there's a reason why this requires a jailbroken ipt
You need to be jailbroken! They're constantly trying to block that anyway. The Yoison Apps aren't seperate from any normal jailbreak apps. They can block initial jailbreaking until a new exploit is found but then people can do whatever they want to the device.
Wow this looks awesome. Too bad i have Verizon. We dont have SIM cards so theres no way i can use this ((
No SIM Cards???
Yeah i really dont understand it. Verizon has a way of doing things without a sim card, so you have to have them port over all your contacts and other crap if you want a new phone
And you get screwed out of cool shit like this.
Small update on the Apple Peel. It now comes in white.
Simless mobile phones? This is madness!!!