“You can move around, even turn that into a movie afterwards, or just take single resolution shots that you can print out after for your family or yourself,” he said.There are several time lapse apps available for i OS and Android, but I like Hyperlapse from Instagram (free) and Microsoft Hyperlapse for Android (free) best, mainly because of added features that smooth out bumpy shots.The phone, it's the company's clever marketing strategy -- to call a handset something that's instantly recognisable -- which is being imitated by others.
On the network side, Telstra took the limelight by launching Next G, a 3G network which operates in the 850MHz band that was HSPDA-enabled at launch, and will replace its soon-to-be-phased-out CDMA network.
Vodafone switched its 3G network to HSDPA a day later, while 3 is slowly catching up with a nationwide rollout expected to be complete by March 2007.
While Motorola's RAZR still manages to trigger ultra-thin fashion clones, LG has moved in a different direction with the Chocolate KG800, an understated and stylish mobile phone with a beguiling design twist.
With consumer-friendly mobile email, instant messaging, SMS and even Web browsing, and a deal that gives you almost unlimited data for $1 per day, Telstra's hiptop 2 looks set to become Black Berry for teens and twentysomethings -- it could even topple an i Pod as the hottest thing under the Christmas tree this year.
But with Apple rumour sites in full swing discussing the possible launch of the i Pod phone, it could be the Mac World expo in San Francisco where we'll see the biggest phone launch of 2007.