There is no getting around the fact that Apple accessories are expensive. But instead of assuming that price meant quality, Ken Shirriff decided to tear an iPhone charger apart — and what he found justifies the expense.
I won’t fault anyone for spending $US3,640 on this radiator because it looks so flipping cool. Called the Matières à Chaud (Hot Matters) and designed by 5.5 Designers in Paris, its sheet of glass (only half an inch thick!) uses Quantum Glass to heat the room up.
The verdict is pretty much in on the iPod nano as a timepiece: Great in theory (looks fantastic at times, even) but ultimately suffers from poor execution. This inevitably pricey HD3 Slyde, however, may have finally nailed the whole package.