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Techceptance

How the iPhone gave rise to previously unheard of consumer desires

Implications - The Apple iPhone forever changed phone design. More importantly, it brought tech lust to the masses. It was the first to combine portable media, web access and phone capabilities, all without buttons. Gadgetry has become fashionable.
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Apr 08 — Oct 08
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Featured Examples

Rotary Dial iPhones
Rotary Dial iPhones
iDial
Combine cutting-edge gadgets and retro style with this awesome beyond words rotary, analogue style dialler iDial application for the iPhone. In a clash of the past and present technologies, iDial utilizes… MORE
Solar Skin Cell Phones
Solar Skin Cell Phones
Eclipse Intuit
Following Apple's recent solar skin patent which promises portable gadgets that are covered with solar cells, we bring you the Eclipse Intuit Phone by designer Eddie Goh which follows the same concept.… MORE
iMac-Simulating iPhone Stands
iMac-Simulating iPhone Stands
Just Mobile Xtand
This has got to be the best looking iPhone stand yet, and somehow it makes your iPhone look like a minature iMac. The Just Mobile Xtand can hold your iPhone vertically or horizontally, and rotates a full… MORE
Wood Gadget Cases
Wood Gadget Cases
Wanxinda iPod Case
I'm liking this wood casing for the iPod. There is no real information available on the product, but I like the wood casing because it offers protection for the gadget in case of accidental dropping. "Wanxinda… MORE
Solar Cells on Portable Devices
Solar Cells on Portable Devices
New Apple Patent Promises Green Gadgets
Imagine your iPhone or iPod automatically charging by the sun as you use it. A new Apple patent promises exactly that, by exploring the use of solar power in various versions of their mobile devices: iPhone,… MORE
Dual Charging Docks
Dual Charging Docks
Griffin PowerDock 2 Charges 2 iPods/ iPhones
If you're lucky enough to have both an iPhone and iPod, or you and the wife have two iPhones/ iPods, then the Griffin PowerDock 2 Charging Base is the perfect charging dock to ensure everyone's happy with… MORE
iPhone & iPod Projectors
iPhone & iPod Projectors
The QingBar MP101
Photos and videos are best enjoyed when shared with friends. We have recently seen the PoGo, a Polaroid on-the-go image printer that allows you to instantly print and share images from your phone or camera.… MORE
play_circle_filled Hands-Free Toilet Phones
Hands-Free Toilet Phones
NAJA King iPhone Holder
The Thought Out Company has produced a hands-free iPhone holder called the NAJA King (pronounced NAHA). The King has a flexible, 3-foot coil that can be shaped and bent to your liking (or to finagle around… MORE
Free iPhone Upgrades
Free iPhone Upgrades
iPhone 2.0 Firmware
Steve Jobs unveiled at WWDC that iPhone Firmware 2.0 will be out in July free of charge for iPhone owners. On the other hand, iPod touch owners will have to shell out $9.95 to upgrade. New features include… MORE
play_circle_filled iPhone AppStore Products
iPhone AppStore Products
Loopt (UPDATE)
Loopt, the "social compass" that transforms your phone into a pinpointing device to show you where your contacts are at any given moment was just demonstrated on the iPhone at WWDC. The GPS application… MORE
Social Discovery
Social Discovery
Whrrl.com on iPhones
One startup that is expecting to transform the social networking space is Pelago. Pelago will soon offer a version of its software, called Whrrl, for the iPhone. The software enables something Pelago's… MORE

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