All items tagged with "gimmicks"

Keyprop Looks Like A Key, Props Up Your iPhone [Kickstarter]

If you’re going to make an iPhone stand that slips onto a keyring, you may as well make it look like a key, amirite? Right? Hello?

Ok, so that part of the design is a little dumb, but the Keyprop itself is pretty ingenious, especially the way it manages to work with both the iPhones 4 and 5.

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Coke Ad Turns Rolled-Up Magazine Into iPhone Speaker Dock

Coke Ad Turns Rolled-Up Magazine Into iPhone Speaker Dock

Sick, enraged or just plain glum about the fact that your new iPhone 5 won’t work with your multiple and expensive speaker docks? Then you should probably lose that sense of entitlement.

Or you could move to Brazil (where an iPhone costs the same as a small private plane, more or less) and start buying paper magazines. Because a recent Coca Cola ad turns a copy of Capricho magazine into a passive cylindrical speaker dock.

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Check Out This Neat Interactive Loupe On Apple’s New iPad Page

Simple, but clever. And lots of fun

Like trying to demonstrate a stereo through the speaker of a mono TV, or showing an ad for a color TV on a black-and-white set, it’s almost impossible to show off the new iPad’s Retina display on your sucky old low-res screen. Almost, but not quite. As you can see from the picture above, Apple has added a clever interactive loupe to the iPad’s Features page.

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