updated 12:45 am EDT, Thu August 16, 2007
iPhone: armband, skinner
In brief: A new Web-based iPhone skinner app has debuted. The site allows users to create and install iPhone skins by uploading a background image and pre-made icons, from which a script will spit out a single .ipb file which can then be installed to the iPhone with one command in the Terminal/cmd window -- assuming you have jailbroken your iPhone. The accompanying ReadMe file states "The skin you have just created is an .ipb file, which can be applied to your iPhone using Install .ipd by timblade. We will have a full guide up on how to use this (both a Windows and OS X version) soon, if you have downloaded this before we have it up (which if you're reading this you have) [...]"
Sub-$20 iPhone armband
USB Fever has introduced a new iPhone armband that features a sleek surface, built-in iPhone screen protection, and a headphone cord wrap. The case is machine washable and one-size-fits-all. There's a soft inner lining to house iPhone, and it's available in one color: black. The new armband is priced at $19