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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #76
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THIS is what the big unveil amounts to? I thought it was going to be an attachment that has a camera connected to the dock. But this is more or less a case with something like the Ollo Clip built in, right?

Gawd, celebrities who have money and ego to burn sure know how to waste it. No way this thing will sell enough to offset the cost of manufacturing facilities or machinery, let alone the cost of the cheap material.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #77
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I was hoping it would be good
I am disapoint
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #78
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I wish he could see our comments, and then watch him try to defend it
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #79
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Does it come with a bottle of roofies?

That flash should work great in a bathroom stall
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #80
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What have you done with your life? He who should cast the first stone etc.
I know my limits. I dont release awful music and even worse tech. I leave it to people who know what they are doing.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #81
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I wonder if it would sell great if Apple made it?
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 AM   #82
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Misleading comments

If you also read the Telegraph article you will also see that he mixes and matches between the "Current" model and the "Future" model.

Speaking The Daily Telegraph last week, the Black-Eyed Peas star said the first product from his new consumer electronics and app venture i.am+ clips onto an iPhone and transforms the eight megapixel smartphone camera into a 14 megapixel camera, which it is claimed dramatically enhances the clarity and definition of your photographs. ‘We have our own sensor and a better flash,” he said. “You dock you phone into our device and it turns you smartphone into a genius-phone. We take over the camera.’

This is at best misleading and misguided and at worst, just WRONG. The current model that they speak of doesn't suddenly magic up 14 Megapixels.

Maybe instead of this comment you do neither make the product or talk about it.

Will.i.am said he hoped the fact that he had made a product himself, "rather than just talking about it"
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:29 AM   #83
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This is actually really neat.

I wonder if it also works as a battery pack? I could see a lot of people ditching their DSLRs for this. Certainly has the right number of megapixels.
Not sure if serious.

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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:29 AM   #84
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I know I wasn't the only one that had this exact same response.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sRB1ZHnZVw

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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:29 AM   #85
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Assuming that's a bluetooth keyboard, how will you type on screen when the keyboard is slid shut? It will still be connected to the phone and therefore the on-screen keyboard won't pop up.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:31 AM   #86
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Words fail me.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:31 AM   #87
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This actually looks like a well-made bit of kit. Good to see people trying out new uses for iPhones. Not sure about the 'modern' one though, doesn't look that modern to me!
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:31 AM   #88
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I can't wait for the iPad version.

That will teach the iPad as a camera haters!
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:32 AM   #89
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If by 'Modern' they mean '80s Vivitar Point and Shoot', I guess they nailed it.

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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:32 AM   #90
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I wonder if it would sell great if Apple made it?
If Apple ever made anything with gold bling that would be the time to really worry about the company.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:33 AM   #91
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That is disgusting.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:33 AM   #92
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the comments in this thread stole the words from my mouth. i could not think of how to articulate the many ways in which this accessory is hideous, but my fellow mac rumors commenters have captured all those aspects for me. thank you.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:33 AM   #93
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this accessory is as bad as will.i.am's music
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:34 AM   #94
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How horrible! For the "supposed" 6MP more, I would rather keep my iPhone looking how it is!
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:34 AM   #95
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the comments in this thread stole the words from my mouth. i could not think of how to articulate the many ways in which this accessory is hideous, but my fellow mac rumors commenters have captured all those aspects for me. thank you.
Its nice when we (nearly) all come together and agree on something.
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:35 AM   #96
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Epic fail.

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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:35 AM   #97
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I wish I hadn't even looked. That thing is so ugly I'm probably going to have nightmares..
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:36 AM   #98
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I gotta feeling that tonight "IS NOT" gonna be a good night........
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:36 AM   #99
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A bit bulky, why not get a real camera?
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 10:36 AM   #100
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"It's so 2,000 late!"

Couldn't resist.
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