How to ‘Pro’ your iPhone 4, part 2: NUU MiniKey packs a BlackBerry style QWERTY

By on March 17, 2011 at 1:25 PM.

How to ‘Pro’ your iPhone 4, part 2: NUU MiniKey packs a BlackBerry style QWERTY

Last month I wrote a piece entitled Keyboard Buddy case transforms your iPhone 4 into an iPhone Pro, in which I took a look at a nifty iPhone 4 accessory that added a slide-out QWERTY keyboard to the iPhone 4. Shortly after the piece was published, a Boxwave competitor reached out to me and offered up a similar product for review. I was skeptical, to be honest, as typically such requests come from companies with inferior products desperate for coverage. In this instance, however, that was certainly not the case.

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Hitachi spits out 4.5-inch IPS display 1,100:1 contrast, 329dpi density

By on February 11, 2011 at 1:46 PM.

Hitachi spits out 4.5-inch IPS display 1,100:1 contrast, 329dpi density

It’s been rumored that Apple has been spending billions in cash on a strategic displays investment, but other manufacturers and component suppliers aren’t standing still, either. Hitatchi Displays has just announced that they have a 4.5-inch IPS LCD display lined up for production in October. The new display’s resolution? 1280 x 720 which, in a 4.5-inch screen, equals a whopping 329dpi density. It’s LED backlit and features a 1,100:1 contrast ratio. Oh. boy. More →

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