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iPad 2 Meets the White KIRF knock off

ipad white kirf knock off

China is becoming a huge market place for manufacturing and trade of counterfeit electronic products. Nowadays you can usually find the duplicate iDevices of Apple which are, no doubt, poor products. Once in a blue moon, a fine one springs up that instills the interest of many in the tech world. Latest on the charts is the copycat of second generation iPad, which is packed into pure white plastic body, which is certainly not the Apple’s taste. The plastic body does not make the catch but there is something more that the iDevice users really look for, that is, a microSD card slot. It is a cheap way to boost the memory of the product without paying much as in the case of iPad 2 where Apple charges around $100 for each memory upgradation. But that does not affect the sales of the real deal.

ipad white kirf knock off
Talking about the specifications, Shenzhen Huaqiangbei’s white shell KIRF runs on Android 2.2, contains 800MHz VIA 8650 processor and includes storage capacity of 4GB. Its touch screen measures 9.7 inch and overall dimension are 205x157x9.9 mm. along with microSD card slot, it has 1.3 megapixel rear camera and a 2800mAh battery for long backups. This hefty line of specs does not add up to the weight of the device making it lighter than the actual iPad 2. Also it comes with a price tag worth $93 which makes it worth checking- not for interest but at least out of curiosity.

Though it is a pretty good deal, we recommend the genuine counterpart instead of the knock off as you never know in the long run, when the heart will beat of the knock off stalls. Also with the real deal one get the reliable product and good support from the company which cannot be paralleled by the low price knock off.

See the inside beauty of your iPhone with the Translucent Conversion kit

With the advent of the fourth generation iPhone handset over the counters, the whole world got stunned by the amazing hardware and spectacular technology loaded into it. But what if you want to see the viscera of your iPhone 4? With the translucent conversion kit that Apple has recently offered to its iPhone customers, you can easily see the marvelous power and technology under the hood. This kit consists of front and rear panels along with some tools and accessories that aid in assembling and dissembling the kit on your iPhone. Now you can see the top Mac OS of your iPhone working and other chips lined up to form your iPhone 4. It is more thrilling than the sleek lines and glass work over this handset.

Translucent iPhone 4

The conversion kit can be easily installed over your iPhone though you will have to have a professional to set the front panel for you. There are some flaws related to other conversion kits especially regarding the picture quality and flash adjustment in the iPhone camera. But thankfully there is no such case when we deal with this new conversion kit by Apple. Also you need not have to spend extra money over the accessories and tools needed for the assembly of this kit as Apple is offering you those along with it. That is something for your pocket to rejoice!

You can easily shop for your translucent or frosty conversion kit which is available at the price of $79 and approx and get to see the innards of your iPhone and watch the technology working live and sound. Soon we will let you know and merits and demerits regarding this kit which will make up the success story of the same.

Unlocked US iPhone 4 in Market

At a time when the whole world is waiting anxiously for the latest and greatest version of mobile phones by Apple, iPhone 5, the company has taken all by surprise by releasing an unlocked version of its iPhone 4 in the United States market. Though iPhones of unlocked version are not uncommon in most countries, the customers still require getting it via a contract with a mobile operator for getting subsidized prices for the product. Nevertheless, the news is that all iPhones sold by Apple will not require any contract with mobile operators and the iPhones sold by AT&T at subsidized rates will be SIM locked. Thus, the customers require a hefty price to pay for purchasing the unsubsidized unlocked iPhone.

Unlocked iPhone 4 available in US

The unlocked GSM iPhone is not connected with any mobile carrier and the model is not SIM-locked. Thus, it can be used by other mobile networks and SIM cards too. This adaptability feature is perfect for those who require frequent travelling and switching of mobile operators and SIM often. It also allows for switching and using multiple SIM cards with one iPhone. The GSM version of unlocked iPhone 4 can be activated by inserting an active micro-SIM card from any supported GSM mobile carriers. Post this, the setup process can be completed by iTunes by connecting the unlocked iPhone 4 to the computer. Free activation via iTunes will be possible once the iOS 5 is released. At present, only the GSM version of unlocked iPhone 4 is available which is available for sale at all Apple stores in black or white colour with a price tag of $649 (16GB) and $749 (32GB), respectively.


Unlocked iPhone 4 Rumoured to Hit US Stores this week

There seems to be some good news doing the rounds for the US iPhone users. The rumour generated as a result of a tweet by @chronicwire, who apparently set up the account recently, enlists four specific models -the MC603 (16GB, black) MC604 (16GB, white) MC605 (32GB, black) and MC606 (32GB, white) which will be available unlocked in US stores within 2 days. The company has been supplying unlocked iPhones in a few countries over the past few years as is made compulsory by the law. Even though this will be the first time for American stores selling the unlocked version, if the rumour is true, the iPhones would work on GSM carriers. There is a word of caution for those who already started thinking of dumping their iPhones for the new unlocked version as the expected price is quite high. The subvention in prices till now was because of its pact with a carrier like AT&T. Unlocking the iPhone would remove this subsidy and possibly make the set cost as much as $600 as compared to the present $199 just like what the case was when iPhones were first launched in the market. Also, the next series of iPhones is expected to be released shortly. This could greatly distress the tech savvy for paying such a heavy price for a lower model. Interchanging to T-Mobile apart from AT&T would not be beneficial too as they both restrict the use of 3G making web browsing slow.

Unlocked iPhone 4

The news is not expected to create a stir among the common folks unless they are among those who need switching SIM cards on a regular basis because of their travelling obligation. Though it will be welcomed by international travellers who will now be able to easily switch SIMS and use their unlocked iPhones with local carriers outside America.


iOS 5 to Allow Facetime over 3G Without Jailbreaking

FaceTime is a video conferencing software application and related protocol for backing the mobile devices running the latest generation iPhone and iPod touch operating system. It enables video calling at the tap of a switch making the feature user friendly and popular. This software was developed by Apple and released as a feature of iPhone 4 on September 8, 2010. Till now, FaceTime required a Wi-Fi connection in order to detect the second server on which calling was to be done or a 3G network with jailbreaking. This used to be a major drawback as getting on a Wi-Fi network every time for using the service was not very feasible. Wi-Fi was originally a necessity as for heavy video streaming the carriers faced congestion and bad reception in crowded US cities. Hence, for complete video chatting service it was the finest option. But with the advent of 3G, FaceTime could be used over 3G indirectly using a third party “jailbreaking” software. A jailbreaking software is one which fools the system into believing that it is connected to Wi-Fi such as FaceBreak, 3G Unrestrictor or My3G. It enables Apple’s iOS to unlock and access all its features. But now, with the iOS 5 beta, which will be available to customers by the end of July 2011, FaceTime will be available over 3G without jailbreaking the mobile system.

Facetime without Jailbreaking

Even though the customer friendly move is expected to be welcomed, the users must be cautioned against the move getting reversed by Apple at any stage as the iOS 5 is still in beta form. The iOS 5 which will be available for purchasing this fall and which is currently available for just the developers, has many additional features too. New notification systems, enhanced Safari browser, new camera applications are among a few interesting headliners.


Apple Files Lawsuit against Teen Boy For Selling iPhone4 kits Illegaly

A few months back, in November a teenage boy, Lam was found selling iphone conversion kits even before iPhones were available to the general public. This boy, who is seventeen years old, was selling conversion kits for iPhone4 through the site whiteiphone4now.com, which is not functional anymore. He made the complete conversion kit available for $279 and the back panel for $135 and the front one for $169. A business man of China, Alan Yang gave these parts to Lam. Alan Yang obtained these parts from Foxconn.White iPhone 4

After seven months, Apple filed a lawsuit against the boy and his parents. This gap of seventh months was definitely inexplicable. They also made an offer along with the lawsuit that they would drop the lawsuit if he dint do anything further. The lawsuit was addressed to Lam and his parents and it stated that they knowingly and deliberately imported and sold stolen goods and thus they were violating Apple’s intellectual property. It also made a request to Lam to not sell the stolen parts of iphone4 again. Apple has also demanded Lam’s parents to reimburse the money that Apple has spent in filling the case. They have even asked for additional financial penalties.

However, Apple has been very generous and filed a dismissal for the law suit simultaneously. They have even made Lam free of any charges. This shows that Lam’s parents and the company must have reached some sort of a settlement. But still the right to bring the lawsuit back has been reserved by Apple and they can use this if all the terms and conditions are not fulfilled.

With the lawsuit already dismissed it is very likely dead now. But Apple has definitely succeeded in it motive of teaching Lam a good lesson and also serving a warning to those who might be planning to do something similar.