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popSLATE – Second Screen Smart Case for Your iPhone 5

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The Second Screen Experience for your iPhone 5

popSLATE is an E-Ink screen in an iPhone 5 case. That means it’s low-power, always-on, super-readable in direct sunlight, and totally customizable. It’s a blank slate you can populate with the images you love. Now you can express yourself to the world, share cool stuff with friends, and always have your favorite app functionality at a glance.

Express Yourself

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Camera to Pop

You can Pop just about anything to the back of your phone. Snap a picture. Grab images on the Web. Take iPhone screenshots. Plug in to your other photo sharing platforms, like Instagram. Receive pictures from friends. You can Pop ‘em one by one, or quickly set up a slideshow.

Always-On Productivity

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Don’t you hate it when your iPhone screen keeps turning off when you need to view something every few moments? Or, you’re in a meeting and need something important from your iPhone, but you just can’t get away with looking at it on the sly?

Since the popSLATE screen is ultra-low-power, it is always on. This opens up a bunch of possibilities. Urgent notifications, sports scores, maps, notes, calendar, talking points—you name it—will now be available at a glance.

Micro E-Reader

Kindle? iPhone? Who wants to carry both? Get a popSLATE instead. The E Ink screen is readable even in the brightest sunlight. Try doing that with your glossy LCD screen.

Open API

We will be developing an API to let you build always-on applications. With popSLATE you will be able to create entirely new ways for people to interact with the phone.

Share With Friends
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With the Popslate app, you can manage your digital image library, pass along cool things for your friends to Pop, and plug in to your other photo sharing platforms, like Instagram.

How It All Works

The popSLATE case includes the latest, ruggedized, E-Ink screen, so it protects your iPhone just like any ‘dumb’ case. In fact the screen is nearly indestructible.

The screen only uses power when the image changes so it sips negligible power from the phone. We use the lightning connector for both power and data exchange. For shortcut navigation, we’re also integrating a tactile interface based upon the phone’s accelerometer. Double tap the back of your phone to cycle through images or accept Pops from your friends.

Then there’s popSLATE app on the iPhone side. You can take pictures with the camera, browse the image gallery, manage your library, connect with other users, send/receive images and messages, and Pop what you want, when you want it.

Specs

Screen: Ruggedized, 4” diagonal E-Ink screen

Case dimensions: 5.35” x 2.56” x 0.54”

Weight: <75 grams

Case Color: Black or White

Compatibility: iPhone 5



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iPhone Photo Printer

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This printer($60) that prints 4×6 photos directly from a docked iPhone or iPod touch.
“Requiring no computer or software, the printer is controlled from your iPhone via a free downloadable app. In less than a minute and without ink cartridges, it prints crystal-clear 300 dpi resolution pictures with vibrant colors, thanks to patented paper embedded with yellow, magenta, and cyan dye crystals.”

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Jotly, A New App For Rating Everything

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Jotly is a new app for iPhone and Android that lets users rate everything and share their ratings with everyone using every social service. It is currently available in San Francisco and New York City as a closed beta.

If the hilarious “launch video” is not a tip-off, Jotly is a spot on parody of mobile app startups. Jotly is by Alex Cornell of Firespotter Labs, a non-parody app developer based in San Francisco.

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