Will.i.am Introduces iPhone Camera Accessory with Slide-Out Keyboard

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    Following up on last week's report that Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am would be launching a new camera accessory for the iPhone, The Telegraph reports that he has introduced the "i.am+" accessory.

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    £299 V.4 "Vintage Look" for iPhone 4/4S
    The product, which will be available in £199 C.4 "contemporary" and £299 V.4 "vintage" models for the iPhone 4 and 4S, also contains a slide-out keyboard on the V.4 and launches on December 6. The C.4/V.4 versions use the existing iPhone camera and contain interchangeable lenses for standard, fish-eye, and zoom photo capabilities, while the more advanced C.5/V.5 models for the iPhone 5 that will come with a dedicated 14-megapixel sensor and flash won't launch until next year.
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    £299 V.4 "Vintage Look" for iPhone 4/4S

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    £199 C.4 "Modern Look" for iPhone 4/4S
    The new devices will also integrate with an online service called i.am for photo sharing similar to Instagram.

    Update 11:24 AM: Engadget has posted an image gallery and video showing the new camera accessories, including several photos of non-functional prototypes of the iPhone 5 products with dedicated 14-megapixel sensors set for launch early next year.

    Article Link: Will.i.am Introduces iPhone Camera Accessory with Slide-Out Keyboard
     
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    The awkward moment when you bring out a product that is already obsolete...
     
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    Will.i'm not surprised.
    Plastic and bling gold...:cool::confused:
     
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    How thoroughly un-tacky. Oh wait, I'm wrong. Anyone seen "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka!" where all the "gangsters" start dying of "over-gold". I'm hoping this starts with the bling crowd soon...
     
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    Has to be the worst thing I've ever seen in my life
     
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    Nothing like taking a great looking phone and encasing it in an ugly, bulky piece of history :rolleyes:

    Boom Boom Pow, Not my style...
     
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    You know what other ghetto device has a slide out keyboard?

    The sidekick.
     
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    Not sure what to make of this... it seems like an April Fools joke.
     
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    Tacky. And a special photo service named after the guy? Ugh.
     
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    Thats is not pretty at all.
    And I'm sorry, but that keyboard?! That looks awful!
     
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