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Unleash Your Inner MacGyver With The Sensordrone [Deals]

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After an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, Sensordrone is here to turn your smartphone into the world’s first mobile, wearable, programmable, sensing computer.

Packing more than 11 sensors into one tiny package, Sensordrone turns your smartphone into a carbon monoxide detector, non-contact thermometer, gas leak detector, lux meter, weather station, diagnostic tool, breath analyzer, and more. And Cult of Mac Deals has it for only $149 during this limited time offer.

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Introducing The World’s First Wearable And Programmable Sensing Computer [Deals]

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The Swiss Army knife is one of the best creations ever. You have so many tools at your disposal with it that it makes a lot of sense to have one handy. Now Cult of Mac Deals is offering you what could be considered a digital Swiss Army knife of sorts in the Sensordrone.

Sporting 11 sensors for your smartphone, the Sensordrone fits right on your key chain and has tons of applications that can be used anytime and anywhere. Whether you want to administer your own breathalyzer, check for gas leaks, or get incredibly local weather information, the Sensordrone has you covered. And you can get the Sensordrone for just $149 during this limited time offer.

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First White iPhone 4 Teardowns Reveal Modified Proximity Sensor, Camera Lens

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As with any new Apple product, shortly after its release the white iPhone 4 received a customary teardown to see what’s inside. You’d be forgiven for thinking the internals for the white device are exactly the same as those featured within its black counterpart, but surely Apple changed something while it was delayed for all those months?

Well, the first teardowns for the new device reveal changes to both the proximity sensor and the rear-facing camera lens. One of the rumored issues which caused the white handset’s delay was light leakage into the camera; it seems Apple has rectified this issue with a more recessed camera lens.

As you can see in the comparison photo (top), the camera lens on the white device on the right is embedded much deeper into its surround, when compared to the lens featured on the black device on the left.

As for the proximity sensor, these are also different on each device, however, it’s currently unclear how the two components differ. Its obvious from recent images of the white iPhone 4 that Apple has modified the design of the proximity sensor externally: what was once tiny little holes above the device’s speaker is now a much more pronounced opening.

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