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MacRumors
Sep 12, 2011, 01:59 PM
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iPatch (http://www.ipatchonline.co.uk/), a third-party iPhone repair company based in the UK, has come up with this iPhone modification that puts a backlight behind the Apple logo on the back of the iPhone 4.

Chris and Andy, the guys behind iPatch (http://www.ipatchonline.co.uk/about_iPatch.html), expect the mod to retail for under £100, and a turnaround time of less than an hour. They claim the iPhone remains fully functional, with the rear glass appearing completely original with no visible alterations.

http://images.macrumors.com/article-new/2011/09/IMG_1651-500x373.jpg



Article Link: iPatch Mod Gives the iPhone 4 a Backlit Apple Logo (http://www.macrumors.com/2011/09/12/ipatch-mod-gives-the-iphone-4-a-backlit-apple-logo/)



tjanssen1990
Sep 12, 2011, 02:03 PM
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Make it retro rainbow and you've got yourself a sale, iPatch guys.

adcx64
Sep 12, 2011, 02:05 PM
that's awesome.

chrmjenkins
Sep 12, 2011, 02:07 PM
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Make it retro rainbow and you've got yourself a sale, iPatch guys.

Better make it a double rainbow.

MultiMediaWill
Sep 12, 2011, 02:07 PM
The question should be, how does this affect the battery life?

wolfshades
Sep 12, 2011, 02:08 PM
Um, OK - why?

Nevermind. Just figured it out. Sometimes when travelling on the subway, thieves have a hard time figuring out if that phone you have is an iPhone or something from Some Other Company. The brightly lit logo removes all doubt.

Very cool.

MacFly123
Sep 12, 2011, 02:10 PM
that's awesome.

Ya it is! :) I always thought Apple should do this but I didn't know how they would since the components are between the back and the display. I wonder how these guys do it. They must have to add an LED or something.

The question should be, how does this affect the battery life?

My thought as well.

JRSAHLBERG
Sep 12, 2011, 02:11 PM
iPhone 5 must have it!

M7ck
Sep 12, 2011, 02:12 PM
This looks cool, I want.

soco
Sep 12, 2011, 02:13 PM
I'm so excited! Except now is the worst time to release this for the iPhone 4. Hopefully the mod works basically the same way for the 5.

jmann
Sep 12, 2011, 02:14 PM
I can has?

CodeCowboy
Sep 12, 2011, 02:15 PM
Make it only turn on when your screen is lit....

Make it flash when the phone is ringing...

Make it built into the iPhone 5!

I want it... but not at $200

Zimmy68
Sep 12, 2011, 02:16 PM
Tie it to notifications and you got yourself a winner.

As it is, it is just a light that is always on.

toddybody
Sep 12, 2011, 02:22 PM
Cool...but lost to anyone not using the bumper or sans case.

CAScading
Sep 12, 2011, 02:25 PM
they solved the light leakage problems

bushido
Sep 12, 2011, 02:28 PM
The question should be, how does this affect the battery life?

Does that rly matter on a smartphone anymore, charging every night before bed became kind of a habit

trevolly
Sep 12, 2011, 02:33 PM
As it is, it is just a light that is always on.

Read the details on the companies website guys - its only on when your front screen is on.

They also reckon there is minimal battery drain

Cougarcat
Sep 12, 2011, 02:33 PM
Cool...but lost to anyone not using the bumper or sans case.

Or a clear case.

The question should be, how does this affect the battery life?

If it's just a tiny LED, probably nothing noticeable.

Make it only turn on when your screen is lit....



Pretty sure that's how it works. From Cult of Mac:

Thanks to Andy and Chris at the U.K.-based iPatch iPhone & iPod repair specialists, you can have your iPhone 4 modded to boast a glowing Apple logo every time your screen lights up.

Hope Apple does something like this for notifications with the iPhone 5. The flash notifications option in iOS 5 seems so inelegant and un-Applelike that it makes me think it'll have something.

ArtOfWarfare
Sep 12, 2011, 02:47 PM
Does this effectively give the iPhone 4 dual-flashes for an enhanced sense of depth in pictures?

Kentochan
Sep 12, 2011, 02:52 PM
That would make the iPhone the coolest phone ever! They should also make the LED flash an Apple logo too :p

wrinkster22
Sep 12, 2011, 02:55 PM
Does this effectively give the iPhone 4 dual-flashes for an enhanced sense of depth in pictures?

lol it would make photos in low light conditions good. EVEN BETTER: if you had this an an iphone 3gs or earlier, you now have a flash

they should develop an app to control it.

chrmjenkins
Sep 12, 2011, 02:56 PM
Make it only turn on when your screen is lit....

Make it flash when the phone is ringing...

Make it built into the iPhone 5!

I want it... but not at $200

Tie it to notifications and you got yourself a winner.

As it is, it is just a light that is always on.

Unfortunately, those very likely wouldn't be possible. They'd need to be able to tap a trace or pad on the board that drove to some determinate logic sequence in those events exclusively.

SeanMcg
Sep 12, 2011, 03:02 PM
Like converting a mirror into a window. The Apple appears to be backed with some "silvering." Take it off and the backlight for the LCD screen shines through nice and bright when the screen is on. No extra hardware needed.

Caliber26
Sep 12, 2011, 03:02 PM
Ooooh, that's pretty. I would love for that to come to future iPhones and iPads. If it's not a battery-killer, and you can control how/when it comes on, I don't see why not. It would look awesome with the see-thru purple case on my phone. :)

mc2thearson
Sep 12, 2011, 03:02 PM
This is cool... Though it's GOT to significantly suck down your battery life.

arn
Sep 12, 2011, 03:12 PM
Like converting a mirror into a window. The Apple appears to be backed with some "silvering." Take it off and the backlight for the LCD screen shines through nice and bright when the screen is on. No extra hardware needed.

except the LCD and the back have lots of hardware (circuit board, battery) in between them

arn

chrmjenkins
Sep 12, 2011, 03:14 PM
except the LCD and the back have lots of hardware (circuit board, battery) in between them

arn

And the article explicitly states that the glass is not modified on the back and has no visible alterations as a consequence.

I've seen what happens when there is a light path in between the apple logo and the screen. I remember seeing an illuminated spot on my macbook screen when using the computer in strong sunlight hitting it on the lid.

ouimetnick
Sep 12, 2011, 03:14 PM
Looks nice. But with a phone, the battery is a precious resource... wonder if it drains much faster with that backlit Apple logo?

2 Replies
Sep 12, 2011, 03:17 PM
Thoughts:
1. If they added an additional light to the back, they're wasting battery life.
2. If they altered the internal rear-reflective divider so main back-light provides the light for the logo, then they're reducing the screen's brightness from the front. (Meaning if the user wants to use the phone at regular brightness levels, they'll have to crank up the back-light.... and again drain the battery.)
... now if it were naively done as an alternative notification option (instead of vibrate, or activiating the entire LCD for on-screen sleep notifications) then it could save battery life and actually be worth it.

But their implementation...
No thanks. I'm not so pathetic that I'd need to use my hardware to draw attention to myself (http://zurevla.nl/worldpress/images/fun/2007/11/attention_whore3.jpg) while I'm using it.
:rolleyes:

Xenomorph
Sep 12, 2011, 03:22 PM
If it wasn't such a nightmare to remove, I'd probably try cutting the back of my 3GS and doing something like this.

chrmjenkins
Sep 12, 2011, 03:22 PM
Thoughts:
1. If they added an additional light to the back, they're wasting battery life.
2. If they altered the internal rear-reflective divider so main back-light provides the light for the logo, then they're reducing the screen's brightness from the front. (Meaning if the user wants to use the phone at regular brightness levels, they'll have to crank up the back-light.... and again drain the battery.)

Finally,
No thanks. I'm not so pathetic that I'd need to use my hardware to draw attention to myself (http://zurevla.nl/worldpress/images/fun/2007/11/attention_whore3.jpg).
:rolleyes:


... now if it were naively done as an alternative notification option (instead of vibrate, or activiating the entire LCD for on-screen sleep notifications... then it could save battery life and actually be worth it.

It's a cosmetic mod. It's not for functionality. One would expect to sacrifice something for a cosmetic alteration.

arn
Sep 12, 2011, 03:23 PM
... now if it were naively done as an alternative notification option (instead of vibrate, or activiating the entire LCD for on-screen sleep notifications) then it could save battery life and actually be worth it.

If your iPhone is face down, it will come on for notifications, since it's tied to the screen :)

arn

PPFee
Sep 12, 2011, 03:26 PM
Thoughts:
No thanks. I'm not so pathetic that I'd need to use my hardware to draw attention to myself (http://zurevla.nl/worldpress/images/fun/2007/11/attention_whore3.jpg) while I'm using it.
:rolleyes:
Yet in the same sentence you prove you without a doubt are exactly at least that pathetic by posting a link that downloads such a ridiculous picture. I honestly can't think of a better example of how to be more pathetic in your attempts to draw attention to yourself.

2 Replies
Sep 12, 2011, 03:30 PM
If your iPhone is face down, it will come on for notifications, since it's tied to the screen :)

arn

Very true,
But it would still activate the main back-light, so wouldn't save much for battery life. If it were an alternate LED that only lit up when in sleep mode (instead of turning on the main back-light), then it would sip at the battery (the main back-light is a bit of a power-hog, relatively speaking).

Could be REALLY cool if done right too, such as if Apple removed the logo on the back but only had the logo appear with a notification (similar to the power-led on Macbooks).
It would actually be taking the minimalist style Apple adopted a step further by removing the logo. :D



Yet in the same sentence you prove you without a doubt are exactly at least that pathetic by posting a link that downloads such a ridiculous picture. I honestly can't think of a better example of how to be more pathetic in your attempts to draw attention to yourself.

Wow, defensive much?
I never thought someone would take that so personally that they'd reply to it as if it were a directed attack. X'-D
And really if you can't think of a better example, then that's just admitting to your own mental deficiency. (Which by stating it in a direct reply, is ironically, one good example you failed to imagine.)

But let me get this straight...so you're saying that in your mind a link (as opposed to using the image embed feature provided) is calling attention to ones-self as much as basicly putting a freak'in SPOTLIGHT on the back of your phone?
Talk about being pathetic. You need to get back in touch with reality. :rolleyes:

chrmjenkins
Sep 12, 2011, 03:33 PM
Very true,
But it would still activate the main back-light, so wouldn't save much for battery life. If it were an alternate LED that only lit up when in sleep mode (instead of turning on the main back-light), then it would sip at the battery (the main back-light is a bit of a power-hog, relatively speaking).

Could be REALLY cool if done right too, such as if Apple removed the logo on the back but only had the logo appear with a notification (similar to the power-led on Macbooks).
It would actually be taking the minimalist style Apple adopted a step further by removing the logo. :D

I don't think it would be good to rely on such a scheme for notifications, as the current iphone lying flat on its back would obscure the light, whereas lying it on its face prevents it from being readily usable.

I think an embedded LED on the front panel is the best way to go, just as you see on android and RIM devices.

2 Replies
Sep 12, 2011, 03:50 PM
I don't think it would be good to rely on such a scheme for notifications, as the current iphone lying flat on its back would obscure the light, whereas lying it on its face prevents it from being readily usable.

I think an embedded LED on the front panel is the best way to go, just as you see on android and RIM devices.

+1'd
Very good point!
But the problem of notifications being obscured from covering occurs on the front too, and for current iPhones with their on-screen notifications.
You do bring to light a better option though... it could be put on both the front and back, and then tied into proximity sensor (gyroscope and/or compass) to determine which side is down, then only activate the notification on the appropriate (unobstructed) side.

chrmjenkins
Sep 12, 2011, 03:54 PM
+1'd
Very good point!
But the problem of notifications being obscured from covering occurs on the front too, and for current iPhones with their on-screen notifications.
You do bring to light a better option though... it could be put on both the front and back, and then tied into proximity sensor (gyroscope and/or compass) to determine which side is down, then only activate the notification on the appropriate (unobstructed) side.

That's very possible. Phone makers like HTC do things like this. For instance, some HTC phones will modify their volume level if they detect they've been flipped to their face or they are inside a pocket, purse etc.

M7ck
Sep 12, 2011, 03:57 PM
That would make the iPhone the coolest phone ever!

It already is ;)

Mike Oxard
Sep 12, 2011, 04:17 PM
Cool, they are only 15 mins from my house, when's payday again?

COBRASVT
Sep 12, 2011, 04:23 PM
Wonder if they'll offer it in kit form?

iSamurai
Sep 12, 2011, 04:32 PM
If they can find a way to do this for the iPad it would be awesome :)

MultiMediaWill
Sep 12, 2011, 04:54 PM
If they can find a way to do this for the iPad it would be awesome :)

That wouldn't work because the iPad does not have a glass back.

macnisse
Sep 12, 2011, 05:21 PM
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Very nice, should be standard!:)

Andy-iPatch
Sep 12, 2011, 05:46 PM
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Make it retro rainbow and you've got yourself a sale, iPatch guys.

No problem, we can probably have that done for you

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Ya it is! :) I always thought Apple should do this but I didn't know how they would since the components are between the back and the display. I wonder how these guys do it. They must have to add an LED or something.



My thought as well.

Currently a very well kept secret but I will say, it is far far far from easy

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Make it only turn on when your screen is lit....

Make it flash when the phone is ringing...

Make it built into the iPhone 5!

I want it... but not at $200

It only comes on when your front screen illuminates and it will light up when you receive a call/text/alarm notification etc

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Tie it to notifications and you got yourself a winner.

As it is, it is just a light that is always on.

It only comes on when the front screen illuminates, therefore is off in standby and does light up when you get notifications etc

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Thoughts:
1. If they added an additional light to the back, they're wasting battery life.
2. If they altered the internal rear-reflective divider so main back-light provides the light for the logo, then they're reducing the screen's brightness from the front. (Meaning if the user wants to use the phone at regular brightness levels, they'll have to crank up the back-light.... and again drain the battery.)
... now if it were naively done as an alternative notification option (instead of vibrate, or activiating the entire LCD for on-screen sleep notifications) then it could save battery life and actually be worth it.

But their implementation...
No thanks. I'm not so pathetic that I'd need to use my hardware to draw attention to myself (http://zurevla.nl/worldpress/images/fun/2007/11/attention_whore3.jpg) while I'm using it.
:rolleyes:

It does use additional but very low power lighting. It has had no noticable drain on the battery using it daily as normal and has no effect on the front LCD

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Wonder if they'll offer it in kit form?

Eventually yes to trained global repairers under a franchise scheme. To try and replicate this mod yourself makes replacing screens look like childs play!

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Full press release is now on the website if you want to have a read of the commonly asked questions ;)

Willis
Sep 12, 2011, 06:09 PM
kiss that warranty goodbye. although does look pretty neat

Dcuellar
Sep 12, 2011, 06:09 PM
It's too late for me to want to do this if I had the money to spend. This would be great on the iPhone 5, though. I'd like for it to be on when the device is on like the MacBooks, but also, I'd like to see it pulse when there is a notification.

That would take care of the phone if it is face down. There also needs to be a light on the front somewhere, somehow.

btw...completely off topic, but have any of you looked at iPhone 5 concept videos on youtube. This one blew me away...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzsBwnv_dAg

Yamcha
Sep 12, 2011, 06:20 PM
Awesomeness

Lukeyy19
Sep 12, 2011, 07:26 PM
I don't think it would be good to rely on such a scheme for notifications, as the current iphone lying flat on its back would obscure the light, whereas lying it on its face prevents it from being readily usable.

I think an embedded LED on the front panel is the best way to go, just as you see on android and RIM devices.

I made this mock up a while a go for another thread about an LED notification light.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/13370985/iPhoneLEDLukeyy19.gif

WissMAN
Sep 12, 2011, 07:28 PM
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Make it only turn on when your screen is lit....

Make it flash when the phone is ringing...

Make it built into the iPhone 5!

I want it... but not at $200

Great idea.

EmbraceTheOne
Sep 12, 2011, 10:45 PM
I've always wanted Apple to do this. Would be sick.

stevenlangley1
Sep 12, 2011, 11:00 PM
From their website.

It has had no noticable drop in battery performance in day to day use
It does not cause any heating of the rear case
The light goes off when the screen goes off. This means it will not glow when you are on a normal call and have the phone to your ear or have the phone on standby
The light effect is an evenly distributed glow, much like the apple symbol on the rear of a macbook lid
It does illuminate when you receive a text or call, or when your alarm sounds
It does not cause any change in thickness to the phone or result in any light leakage around the frame
The glass plate used is that from a standard iPhone 4 and is, therefore, available in black and white (or even custom colours if required)
The colour of the apple logo can be changed by applying a colour filter and its intensity can be reduced by reducing the front LCD brightness. There are other, currently classified, mods that may be possible too depending on testing. Currently, when the light is off, the apple has a frosted glass appearance but this may change to reflective silver, if possible, to maintain the original look of the iPhone
The camera function is completely unaffected either with or without flash
Plans are to release an export franchise kit which will be available to trained repairers abroad. It is by no means simple to replicate and would not be advisable to attempt without the expertise and knowledge of how the iPhone functions at a circuitry level. Details of how to participate will be released in the future
It will void any warranty with apple but the modification is fully reversible, returning the iPhone exactly back to how it was (at a smaller additional cost)
It will come with iPatch's standard 90 day warranty so if anything goes wrong, you are covered
International orders are welcomed although please be aware of the delivery scale and costs
It looks, quite frankly, awesome!


If I don't get an iP5, I'll definitely look into this.

greygray
Sep 13, 2011, 01:40 AM
This looks great!!!

E.Lizardo
Sep 13, 2011, 05:37 AM
Like converting a mirror into a window. The Apple appears to be backed with some "silvering." Take it off and the backlight for the LCD screen shines through nice and bright when the screen is on. No extra hardware needed.

Probably not.The phone is crammed full of battery and circuits between the logo and the screen.

APlotdevice
Sep 13, 2011, 06:25 AM
I don't think it would be good to rely on such a scheme for notifications, as the current iphone lying flat on its back would obscure the light, whereas lying it on its face prevents it from being readily usable.

I think an embedded LED on the front panel is the best way to go, just as you see on android and RIM devices.

If Apple does put a notification light on the front, I think stylistically (and perhaps even intuitively) the best approach would be to incorporate it into the home button.

Kissaragi
Sep 13, 2011, 06:43 AM
Personally I'd rather not advertise to the world that I have an iPhone. I bought an iPhone to use, not to show off.

anjonjp
Sep 13, 2011, 06:49 AM
This is great!! :D:D

Lukeyy19
Sep 13, 2011, 07:41 AM
If Apple does put a notification light on the front, I think stylistically (and perhaps even intuitively) the best approach would be to incorporate it into the home button.

that's the best place i can think for it, like the image i posted earlier in the thread.

justperry
Sep 13, 2011, 08:29 AM
Theoretically its probably quite simple, connect a few smb led on a flexible printed circuit board, attach this to the back of the Apple logo, tap one end into the common on the main circuit board and the other end (+) to the output of the backlight controller.
Practically it might be challenging because one needs to know where to tap into and needs to have a surgical steady hand since soldering on this scale is very hard and might bridge/short circuit several I/O ports or even power leads.

It is indeed a bright idea though but a pricy one imho.

If Apple would implement this then it would cost only a fraction of this (~ £50-£100) !

adildacoolset
Sep 13, 2011, 08:39 AM
This is cool... Though it's GOT to significantly suck down your battery life.

No, not an LED

Kissaragi
Sep 13, 2011, 08:44 AM
No, not an LED

Id guess its electroluminescent paper

justperry
Sep 13, 2011, 09:10 AM
Id guess its electroluminescent paper

Is that paper soaked into seawater of the coast of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant? :eek:

Yaboze
Sep 13, 2011, 09:49 AM
I think it looks pretty slick, reminds me of the black Macbook, may it RIP.

Apple should do this by default going forward.

nagromme
Sep 13, 2011, 09:54 AM
Like converting a mirror into a window. The Apple appears to be backed with some "silvering." Take it off and the backlight for the LCD screen shines through nice and bright when the screen is on. No extra hardware needed.

MacBook lids are just the screen and nothing else, so the backlight can come through. But an iPhone isnít like that: youíve got the whole machine sitting behind the screen, so the backlight wonít pass through to the rear. An added light source would be needed.

OutSpoken
Sep 13, 2011, 11:00 AM
that's the best place i can think for it, like the image i posted earlier in the thread.

Oh thats what that was... I was looking for ages, well not ages...but didn't notice any change, until I look at it again.

Thats the thing. IMO using the home button wouldn't be obvious enough, unless it glowed a different colour other than white or maybe its your mockup making me feel it would be really dim. I reckon they should just place an led under the glass near the ear speaker, so its only visible when it lights up.

Mad-B-One
Sep 13, 2011, 11:15 AM
Like converting a mirror into a window. The Apple appears to be backed with some "silvering." Take it off and the backlight for the LCD screen shines through nice and bright when the screen is on. No extra hardware needed.

And I thought that the battery in there would prevent that from happening... :)

http://guide-images.ifixit.net/igi/hSbKUukTTp6KLwuF.medium

atk0506
Sep 13, 2011, 11:45 AM
Like converting a mirror into a window. The Apple appears to be backed with some "silvering." Take it off and the backlight for the LCD screen shines through nice and bright when the screen is on. No extra hardware needed.


But there is a battery and chipset between the rear glass panel and the screen.
:confused:

Mad-B-One
Sep 13, 2011, 11:47 AM
Personally I'd rather not advertise to the world that I have an iPhone. I bought an iPhone to use, not to show off.

Well, I guess then this service is not for you. Look into high schools and you will realize that phones are indeed status symbols in that generation. I am on you side though. My iPhone does not have even a sleeve or protective sticker on it. I will scratch it up as I did all the phones before over the 2 years and move on with the next one. BTW: Docking stations are ignorant to the fact that people like to wrap up their devices.

SeanMcg
Sep 13, 2011, 12:49 PM
except the LCD and the back have lots of hardware (circuit board, battery) in between them

arn

OK, OK point made and taken :o

However, even if the glass on the back is not modified, on the inside something does make the apple look silver, and modifying that wouldn't necessarily be modifying the glass.

Lukeyy19
Sep 13, 2011, 05:59 PM
Oh thats what that was... I was looking for ages, well not ages...but didn't notice any change, until I look at it again.

Thats the thing. IMO using the home button wouldn't be obvious enough, unless it glowed a different colour other than white or maybe its your mockup making me feel it would be really dim. I reckon they should just place an led under the glass near the ear speaker, so its only visible when it lights up.

i think its just the image making it less noticeable, i think you'd notice if it was a real light.

ct2k7
Sep 13, 2011, 06:44 PM
Awesome :d Now battery life...

jonnysods
Sep 13, 2011, 09:44 PM
Wow that looks really good!

sn
Sep 14, 2011, 01:51 PM
That wouldn't work because the iPad does not have a glass back.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_JYup09xFPzU/SSq_gEjzJRI/AAAAAAAAASE/rGLrWjQRLYg/s320/macbook_pro_back.jpg

PPFee
Sep 15, 2011, 05:03 PM
Wow, defensive much?
I never thought someone would take that so personally that they'd reply to it as if it were a directed attack. X'-D
And really if you can't think of a better example, then that's just admitting to your own mental deficiency. (Which by stating it in a direct reply, is ironically, one good example you failed to imagine.)

But let me get this straight...so you're saying that in your mind a link (as opposed to using the image embed feature provided) is calling attention to ones-self as much as basicly putting a freak'in SPOTLIGHT on the back of your phone?
Talk about being pathetic. You need to get back in touch with reality. :rolleyes:
..... Alright you are entirely correct, my apologies. I flew off the handle when i saw that the linked url was to download a picture automatically, no one made me click it though. :o

nyc1063
Nov 27, 2011, 03:00 PM
I would love to have this mod but do not want to send my iPhone 4s to the UK for a week or so. I know Andy from iPatch has carefully guarded this mod technique but does anyone know of someone who is doing this New York City. I would really appreciate that information. Thanks!

Rocko1
Nov 28, 2011, 11:16 AM
Make it only turn on when your screen is lit....

Make it flash when the phone is ringing...

Make it built into the iPhone 5!

I want it... but not at $200

Put it on the front next to the ear piece, shrink it down to 1cm or so and make it light up when you have new email, text or whatever you want.

mconnor379
Mar 8, 2012, 07:24 PM
Better make it a double rainbow.

But what would it MEAN???