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An Apple a day - smaller iPad, Slide-to-Unlock patent, and other goodies

0. phoneArena 18 Aug 2010, 09:11 posted on

Apple may ditch OmniVision for Sony-made camera sensors, white iPhone 4 unboxing, 7" iPad in the works, and HBO coming to the iPad...

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:48

1. dereick (unregistered)


emph....i smell a rip off here with his white iphone 4

posted on 18 Aug 2010, 09:41

2. clevername (Posts: 1407; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)


This unboxing seems a tad odd to me. Only be cause the black iPhones didnt come with the felt cloth....did we get ripped off for a price of cotton? Lol

posted on 18 Aug 2010, 17:36

5. Phullofphil (Posts: 798; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


the vedio up ther is not working but i think i found it and the cloth did not come from the box its wasoff on the side unless he made two videos and put the clopth in the box then took it out again

posted on 18 Aug 2010, 11:34

3. phonemann29 (unregistered)


apple is pathetic for tht patent for 'slide to unlock"...smh

posted on 19 Aug 2010, 06:11

6. DonkeyPunched (Posts: 321; Member since: 10 Jan 2010)


I don't know why that's pathetic. They came up with it and made it really popular, so I don't see why they shouldn't patent it. Same goes for the pop thing. Screen keyboards on other phones didn't even have that till Apple added it. At least that goes for America I believe. (why couldn't we just start off with all the phones that Japan gets...)

posted on 18 Aug 2010, 11:46

4. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 787; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


Color balance was way off while shooting video's as well. Read GSM Arena's comparison of the Galaxy S and iPhone 4 and you'll learn all about how images and video turn out to be not very good with the iPhone 4.

posted on 19 Aug 2010, 13:55

7. bucky (Posts: 1222; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


funny, i actually purchased the captivate and the video and the photos cannot compare to the iphone's. If you wanna try it out, the samsungs are only selling for 300-350 without contract on kijiji right now.

posted on 13 Sep 2010, 12:11

9. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 787; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


Captivate does an average job with photo quality. I had it for a week and compared it head to head with my N97, and my N97 proved to have a MUCH better camera. I expected that honestly, but you would think Samsung would give it a very good camera seeing how it's a high end device and all supposedly. HD video was good, but nothing that really impressed me. I did however really like the fixed focus which allowed for recording objects from 6" away without being out of focus.

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