A protective Case which Turns IPod-Touch Into functional IPhones, arriving US

A Chinese developer, Yioson Technology, has developed Apple Peel 520, which turns an iPod Touch into an iPhone-like device. Apple Peel 520 is coming to US this week.

The add-on device, which recently went on sale in China, and billed as a more affordable option for users wanting to get their hands on an iPhone; is a protective case equipped with a dock connector, battery and SIM card, that slips on to an iPod Touch. Once connected and properly installed, the device will allow the iPod Touch to make phone calls and send text messages.

Earlier this month, solar technology company GoSolarUSA signed an agreement with the Chinese developer, to develop the device, file it for a U.S. patent and distribute it in America.

In a statement on made on Monday, GoSolarUSA said that the first demonstration models of the Apple Peel will arrive in America this week.

The Apple Peel features five hours of talk time and 120 hours of standby use on its battery. Though GoSolarUSA has not revealed the price yets; but the Chinese maker is selling the device in China for 520 Yuan ($US77). --------

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