Tag Archive: Fiber

The BodyGuardz Armor Carbon Fiber Skin: Stylish Protection For Your iPhone [Deals]

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If you’re looking for solid and stylish protection for your iPhone, then this Cult of Mac Deals is going to be right up your alley. You’ve spent a lot of money on your iPhone. You owe it to yourself to protect it accordingly.

BodyGuardz Armor™ Carbon Fiber is the ultimate in expression and protection. Each carbon fiber skin (Note: This is not a case) is custom designed to fit your  [Read More…]

Google Fiber TV App Lands In The App Store

iPad Fiber TV App

Google has released a standalone iPad app for its Google Fiber TV service in the App Store. If you haven’t heard of Google Fiber, don’t feel bad: it’s only available in Kansas City at the moment.

Besides lightning-fast, fiber-opic broadband, Google Fiber also offers TV like Comcast. Android devices have been able to control Fiber TV, and now the iPad can be used as a remote for controlling the big  [Read More…]

Manfrotto Makes Good Carbon Fiber Affordable With Their New 290-Series Tripod [Review]

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Carbon fiber tripods are great, aren’t they? They’re slim on weight, and if they’re built well, are steady as an oak. Problem is, good ones can cost $ 600-$ 800 dollars, and unless you’re regularly shooting for cash, it’s hard to justify spending that kind of cheese.

So when Manfrotto asked me to check out their 290-series MT294C3 carbon fiber tripod ($ 250 legs only, $ 319 with 3-Way  [Read More…]

Apple Is Buying Up Carbon Fiber For Future Mystery Product [Rumor]

A new report suggests that Apple is making deals in the carbon fiber business, possibly ahead of next year’s iPad launch.

Japanese site Macotakara can be a hit or miss source. They were one of the first sites to leak images of what would prove to be the iPhone 5′s new display, but they habe also said that the new iPod nanos would have WiFi and that Apple’s making a Galaxy Note  [Read More…]

Intel Confirms Existing Thunderbolt Macs Will Support Fiber Optical Cables

Worried your nice new Mac won�t support those upcoming fiber optical cables? Well, worry no more. Intel has confirmed that the current range of Thunderbolt-capable Macs will indeed support fiber optical cables, which should be ready by next year.

Dave Salvator, an Intel spokesman, told Macworld:

Circuitry will ensure compatibility of optical cables with existing Thunderbolt ports, Salvator said. Copper cables provide adequate data transfer for use over short distances of up  [Read More…]

[GIVEAWAY] Lucky Labs Carbon Fiber iPhone 4 Skins

We’ve covered Lucky Labs before with their MacBook and iPad decals. Recently Steve from Lucky sent me out one of their new products to test – real carbon fiber skins for the iPhone 4.

Lucky Labs have been doing decals for a while now on iDevices, and the cuts are precise. These

iCarbons Wood and Carbon Fiber Review [GIVEAWAY]

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So if you’re sitting there wondering how you can spruce up your now-half-as-magical iPad 1… we’ve got you covered!

And when we say “we’ve got you covered,” we mean iCarbons does. And when we say “you,” we mean your iPad. Or your iPhone. Or your iPod. Or even your AppleTV!

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Rumor Watch: iPad 2 Carbon Fiber Body Suspected But Not Confirmed

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A runaway rumor being taken as reality by some today is that the iPad 2 will sport a carbon fiber body shell instead of an aluminum encasing in an effort by Apple to make the tablet lighter and sleeker. But as John Gruber of Daring Fireball cautions, there is no concrete evidence to chalk this feature up as a given in the same way we can assuredly  [Read More…]