iFixit Offers Transparent Replacement Glass Back for iPhone 4S

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iFixit has introduced a transparent glass replacement back for the iPhone 4S. The glass, which retails for $29.95, completely replaces the rear glass on the iPhone -- making it useful for replacing a broken rear back or simply for a unique look.

Depending on the age of the iPhone 4, it may need iFixit's "liberation kit" to remove the newer "pentalobe screws" from the iPhone.

The instructions for installing the rear glass are simple and straightforward for the mechanically inclined. The transparent rear panel is available for the iPhone 4 (GSM) and 4S from iFixit.

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116 months ago

It's too bad the battery is on the backside...everything cool to look at is underneath it :(


I have a solution for that.... ;)
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116 months ago
Actually, they should offer custom backs with a photo printed on back (inside reversed) like http://www.fractureme.com/ (http://www.fractureme.com/) but even-out the black on top and bottom so it's straight across.

For fun, print a iPhone screen on back so it looks like you're holding it backwards.... just to freak people out like it's a double-sided iPhone.
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116 months ago



There are lots of people from the middle-east who are good people, same goes for orientals, africans, etc.


Nothing like sticking up for the good people, then calling them oriental like they are some type of rug.
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116 months ago

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Warning!! You really shouldn't use this on the NYC subways system. Everyone will think that it's a hidden bomb!! :):)
That Li-ion battery looks a lot like some C4 explosives, and it only takes one old lady screaming "BOMB" to bring a whole train to a halt.
Then the NYPD will pull a "grab n' smash" on your 4S and arrest you.:mad:
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2 things.
The Li-ion made me think of OS X Lion. I dunno why, just did.

And that pic with the person is it is extremely racist. If the police put out something like that in Australia so many would protest in the streets it would not be funny. I'm glad that kind of thing is not present in Australia.

The poster is a satire of such racist attitudes.
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116 months ago
The "If you see something, say something" campaign is real.

But that picture and the Paki line are a photoshop.

Usually it's pictures of boxes under subway seats with nobody nearby. The posters are targeted at increasing bomb awareness.
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116 months ago
Not in NYC!!!


Warning!! You really shouldn't use this on the NYC subways system. Everyone will think that it's a hidden bomb!! :):)
That Li-ion battery looks a lot like some C4 explosives, and it only takes one old lady screaming "BOMB" to bring a whole train to a halt.
Then the NYPD will pull a "grab n' smash" on your 4S and arrest you.:mad:
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