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Yves vs. Ive: 10 of the best product designs not from Cupertino

Beautiful renders of new iPhone 6 packaging make us drool

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Martin Hajek usually puts his considerable 3-D rendering skills to the task of creating conceptual models of Apple’s upcoming hardware. But after producing his highly-accurate rendering of the iPhone 6 last week, the Dutch artist has tried his hand at something a bit different: imagining a new kind of retail packaging for Apple’s next smartphone, as well as what the iPhone 6 will look like when it’s on display at your local Apple Store.

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Go Retro With Your iPhone 5: Get Two High-Quality Cases From Rocketcases [Deals]

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Be honest…the first time you saw a cassette or Nintendo-style retro case, you wanted it. But quality-wise, these style of cases just hasn’t been up to snuff. Until now. Rocketcases did the right thing, and made the cases we all wanted the way they should have been made the first time.

Now you can choose two cases from a variety of options. Whether you pick the classic black or white GameBoy, multi-colored cassette tapes, or the black or grey “Ghetto Blaster” boombox, you’ll get them for an incredible deal – just $25 – during this limited time Cult of Mac Deals offer.

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Red iPhone 5C Is Powered On, Played With In New Hands-On Video

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The iPhone 5C is quite possibly Apple’s worst-kept secret so far. We been enjoying photos and videos featuring its colorful plastic back and other internal components for a number of months, and now a new video has surfaced that shows a seemingly complete handset powered on and being played with.

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This Bumper Case Has Packaging That Doubles As A Stylish Stand

The Atrio case, a Kickstarter project from Craftwerk USA, is an aluminum bumper that’ll cost you a crazy $90 (less for early-bird pitchers). But the clever twist here is that the box it comes in doublers as a stylish – and matching – iPhone stand.

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The Packaging For Your Next iPhone Might Transform Into A Dock

The Packaging For Your Next iPhone Might Transform Into A Dock

We’ve seen a number of Apple fans come up with clever docks for the iPhone by using packaging materials Apple ships products with. Taking a cue from their customers’ resourcefulness, Apple has a new patent that shows iPhone packaging that can also double as a dock after it’s been opened.

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Apple’s Using A Lot Of Excess Cardboard To Ship Their Lighting To 30 Pin Adapter

Apple’s Using A Lot Of Excess Cardboard To Ship Their Lighting To 30 Pin Adapter

That’s a lot of cardboard.

The new Lighting To Thirty Pin Adapter is a tiny thing, just a little dongle that routes signals from your old iPhone dock or connector to the appropriate pins in the new Lightning adapter. It’s smaller than the size of a matchbook.

Despite this, however, reader Doug P. emailed us with an image of how much packaging the adapter comes in: not only is Apple’s retail packaging for the adapter six times bigger than the adapter itself, but the shipping box it comes in looks like could easily hold up to thirty adapters without their packaging.

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Apple’s EarPods Packing Is So Environmentally Friendly It Turns To Mush In Water [Video]

Apple’s EarPods Packing Is So Environmentally Friendly It Turns To Mush In Water [Video]

Once it’s gone, it’s gone.

Apple’s efforts to be greener mean it boasts some of the most environmentally friendly gadgets on the planet. The new iPhone 5, for example, is one of the greenest smartphones money can buy. Apple also tries to make its packaging green. In fact, the packing for its new EarPods is so environmentally friendly that it turns to mush when you submerge it in water.

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Apple Designed The EarPods Packaging To Look Just Like An App Icon

Apple Designed The EarPods Packaging To Look Just Like An App Icon

Does the packaging design for the EarPods headphones look familiar? It should.

There’s no denying that Apple’s success with iOS has influenced every aspect of their business, but it goes even further than you might think: Apple’s now even modeling its packaging after iOS app icons!

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MagSafe To MagSafe 2 Adapter Unboxed, To Hilarious Effect [Humor]

MagSafe To MagSafe 2 Adapter Unboxed, To Hilarious Effect [Humor]

Ridiculous! Photo Paul Kafasis

Apple is generally known not just for the minimal design of its products, but also for the minimal design of its packaging. But when it comes to the new MagSafe to MagSafe 2 adapter, the box is not only huge in comparison to its payload, it also consists of a frankly ridiculous number of individual parts. And Paul Kafasis, boss of Rogue Amoeba software, has the photos to prove it.

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