Ten... iPhone 4 accessories
Add-ons for your Apple
Product Round-up The fuss over ‘antennagate’ seems to have died down without damaging the reputation of the iPhone 4 too much - thanks, of course, to Apple’s decision to give away a few million free cases and bumpers. However, the new iPhone’s sleek design has inspired a wide range of other eye-catching and ingenious accessories as well, so here’s our guide to some of the top toys on offer for the iPhone 4 at the moment.
4Gamers Premium Racing Wheel
4Gamers is well-known for the gaming accessories it produces for the likes of the PS3, Xbox, PSP, Nintendo DS and Wii, and its new range of accessories for the iPhone and iPod Touch is an acknowledgement that Apple finally seems to have made a splash in the games market. The range includes some straightforward cases and styli, but this Premium Racing Wheel is a hoot if you’re into racing games. You just slot your iPhone into place and start swaying from side to side as you push the metal to the floor.
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Apple says that the ‘chemically strengthened’ glass screen on the iPhone 4 is much more scratch-resistant than the ones fitted on previous models. Even so, past experience tells me that a protective overlay should be on my list of must-have accessories for the iPhone 4. Belkin offers three different types of cover, all priced at around £10. There’s a basic ClearScreen overlay, as well as a MatteScreen version that has a glare-reducing finish. Then there's the PrivateScreen, which limits the viewing angle and prevents people from peering over your shoulder to see what embarrassing apps you’re using.
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Re: Senheiser glow-in-the-dark cans
It's not 10/10, it's simply number ten in the alphabetically arranged list.
Despite the brief mention of the bumper case at the beginning, I was surprised that it wasn't at the top of the list.
I can't think of anything more 'essential' than something that allows this phone to.....make phone calls!
hmm, none of these really seem "essential" to me. and that iluv cack has got to be the fugliest bit of kit i've ever seen.
but now i *want* a moshi moshi handset and those sennheiser cans... mmm, shiny...
Why is this an iPhone roundup?
Only 40% of the items (The first 4) are iPhone specific. Getting sick of most of the roundups being Apple-centric, and this one isn't even mainly iPhone-only items, yet it deserves an iPhone title?
Sort it the hell out. Don't you get it? Many of your readers HATE Apple products and to see such an amount of articles specifically aimed at them (Like the rest of the press seem to do) is annoying. I used to read El Reg specifically because it didn't fawn over anything Apple, but now if anything it seems worse than other sites / rags.
The single best peripheral
for an iphone, is a bin.