Last weekend 4000 iPhone were stolen from a logistics company in the Belgium Willebroek. The iPhones were ready to be delivered at the Belgium iPhone provider Mobistar. The shortages of iPhones is now even greater. The total sum of the 4000 iPhones is estimated at 2 million euros. » 4000 iPhones Stolen From Belgium Company
A lot of parts from products will be recycled. But some people just use parts and create something new. PowerBook Medic has a way to recycle iPhone and Mac parts. The company makes earrings from the Apple-buttons.
Walky is a robot that can walk, jump and play soccer just like a real human. How? By using the iPhone. This concept allows people to control the robot. You use your fingers to simulate how to walk. If you let the robot walk while rotating the iPhone, the robot rotates as well. You can also simulate a kick to let the robot kick a football. Walky has been developed in the Digital Life Project at the Graduate School of Media Design of the Japanese Keio University. » Use You iPhone To Control Robot “Walky”
NASA is busy with a very advanced application. It’s a chemical sensor which can detect Chlorine, Ammonia, methane, or other gasses in the air. A researcher at NASA’s Ames Research Center has created a small and cheap chemical sensor that can be attached to the iPhone.
The men from Waterloo Labs had not much money to spend, but they achieved their goal: to make a car that can be remotely controlled by an iPhone, a first generation iPhone that is. » Enigneer Awesome Made An iPhone Controlled Car
Antivirus firm Sophos details the first known iPhone worm in the wild, which surfaced in Australia late last week. The worm affects users who have jailbroken their iPhones and installed SSH without then changing the default password and is currently a harmless exploit that simply changes the user’s iPhone background to an image of singer Rick Astley, but could be used for much more malicious purposes. » First iPhone Worm Affects Jailbroken iPhones
John Carmack is the creator of the classic Doom, a game recently launched in the App Store. In an interview with website Kotaku, Carmack explains that Apple is not happy with the growing popularity of games for the iPhone and iPod touch. This seems a bit strange since Apple is making ads saying that especially the iPod touch is good for playing games on. » Apple Not Happy With iPhone As Gaming Platform?