Titanium iPhone 3GS Mod -- Elegant and Armor Plated
According to Engadget, Martin Schrotz decided to pull a Colossus on his iPhone 3GS and transform the simple plastic backing into armor plating of nigh-invulnerable (and 3G friendly!) titanium alloy.
Check out the video for more, and let us know if this has you hoping Apple goes back to unibody metal for the 4th gen iPhone...
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well jon did you not watch the video, cause it looks pretty real and he made a call with it. So it's not so imaginary is it, eh?
PS the v4 image is a Photoshop, this is a real, tangible item. Big difference. And I really wish people would stop making ridiculously thin mockups like that, it's impossible for the iPhone to be that thin with all of the hardware inside it, not to mention it just looks cheap, fake, and stupid.
And this doesn't have me wanting a unibody iPhone, I've been designing unibody next-gen iPhones for a long time...