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Save Money – Get a Refurbished iPhone

You can now save $100 and have yourself an iPhone that is indistinguishable from one purchased at a retail outlet. What is a refurbished iPhone? It is a pre-owned Apple [[AAPL]] iPhone that undergo Apple’s stringent refurbishment process prior to being offered for sale. The phones have been returned under Apple’s Return and Refund Policies. Some units are returned due to technical issues; others for exchange. Either way, all iPhones undergo Apple’s stringent quality refurbishment process. Both 4GB and 8GB models are available online through Apple’s online store.

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Customized Apple iPhones by ColorWare

Tired of the same boring iPhone color? Especially, the bushed metal back? Try a customized iPhone by ColorWare. ColorWareColorWare Inc.(established in 2000) is an industry leader in altering the color of existing products. The idea behind ColorWare started with transforming the ubiquitous beige computer into a custom-colored work of art. is already known for its high-end laptop and iPod custom paint jobs. Now you can send them your iPhone for a fresh coat of paint and have it back in 8-10 business days. Or, buy a colored version directly from them. Either way, you have a choice of 18 metallic colors or 11 solid colors. You can pick different colors for the iPhone back, bottom, frame, button, and Apple logo. Even optional ear buds and iPhone dock can be colored. With all the choices, the chances of running into someone with an identical color scheme are slim! Cool paint jobs…

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Blending an iPhone – Does it sell blenders?

I must admit. This a great marketing ploy by Utah-based Blendtec. Putting an iPhone in an Total Tabletop Blender. They have set-up and a separate website called WillitBlend and even an eBay auction to sell the ground-up iPhone. The video made it on the front page of Digg within 30 minutes after it was posted. Previously, Blendtec has destroyed Transformers toys and a can of Easy Cheese. The company said they received special requests to blend an iPhone. Watch Tom Dickson’s now famous video.

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David Pogue’s Apple iPhone Video

Both amusing and informative, this is the best [tag]iPhone[/tag] video that I have seen. It was made by David PogueDavid Pogue is an Emmy-winning New York Times technology columnist. He is tech correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, tech guest for NPR’s Morning Edition, and author of several books on Macintosh-related topics including Macs for Dummies and Macworld Macintosh Secrets, later Macworld Mac and Power Mac Secrets, an enormous book on the Macintosh, circa 1993. (Source: Wikipedia), New York Times technology columnist. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcRfAaIb2Ro[/youtube] See also: iPhone: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

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If you are a professional, forget the iPhone and get a SIM-Unlocked Smartphone!

The most anticipated gadget of the year, Apple’s iPhone, will go on sale on June 29 in Apple [[AAPL]] and AT&T [[T]] stores across America. Analysts are confident Apple will hit its target of selling 10 million phones by the end of next year. I am sure no self-respecting 16-25 year-old will be caught without an iPhone. However, if you’re a professional think again. The iPhone is a SIM-locked phoneRumors are that Cingular supplies SIM unlock codes on-demand after three months of use. Still, I am sure the Cingular plan has a hefty cancellation fee if you think that’s an easy way to get a SIM-unlocked iPhone.. It only works on AT&T’s GSM network (formerly Cingular)Cingular is one of the smaller mobile network operators. Current estimations suggest that Cingular is the 10th largest mobile network operator in the world, with a subscriber base of approx. 59 million users.. If you…

Amazon

Apple Mac OS X v10.5 (Leopard) Available for Ordering on Amazon.com

Apple’s upcoming release of ‘Leopard’ is now available for ordering on Amazon.com. Leopard contains over 300 changes and enhancementsSee Mac OS X Leopard Features.. New features include support for writing 64-bit graphical user interface applications, an automated backup utility called Time Machine, support for Spotlight searches across multiple machines, and large revisions to most core operating system components. Leopard is scheduled to ship in OctoberIf the Amazon.com price decreases between your order time and release date, you’ll receive the lowest price., although no firm date has been given yet. Leopard was first mentioned in June 2005, Apple [[AAPL]] CEO Steve Jobs had stated that Apple intended to release Leopard at the end of 2006 or early 2007. A year later, the ship date was revised to “Spring 2007”. Then on April 12 of this year, Apple issued a statement that Leopard’s release would be delayed until October 2007 because of…