Crazy Kart 2 on iPhone
Crazy Kart 2 (a racing game) is successfully ported by Int13 – a French game development company. It is ported over to the iPod touch and iPhone platforms. The game itself represents a kind of clone of Mario Kart by Nintendo. The game features a virtual steering control, a playing area of 320×320, 6 playing characters, 3 classes of vehicle, Wi-Fi multiplayer and downloadable content.
iPhone in Ireland and Austria
Apple released the iPhone in several additional countries, namely in Ireland and Austria. Now iPhone is available in those countries at € 399 for 8GB and €499 euros for 16GB. Service plans start at €45. The release is done in working partnership with already existing partners: T-Mobile in Austria and O2 in Ireland. Irish customers become a 1GB, and no access to Visual Voicemail. Austrian service plan differs a bit in features and pricing. The Classic plan is priced at €39, Supreme comes at €55. The both plans include 3GB of data, free Wi-Fi access, and Visual Voicemail.
Gold, Diamond, and Carbon Fiber iPod cases by Case-mate
Several new cases were introduced by Case-mate. The cases include Carbon Fiber Leather for iPhone, iPod classic, and iPod touch, and Gold and Diamond cases for iPhone only.
Gold and Diamond Case for iPhone is made of 18K gold carbon fiber leather, enchased with 42 diamonds totally of 3.5 karats. The golden case features a full face screen protection. It utilizes an interior impact resistant shell made of plastic. The case comes at $20,000 and is available for pre-order only.
Carbon Fiber Leather cases line features an impact resistant shell of black carbon fiber leather. It includes a screen protection, and a matching holster with belt clip. The cases are priced at $90, $50 (depending on iPod model) and are available for pre-order.