About two weeks ago, I finally bit the bullet and retired my trusty iPhone 3G, and went to the
dark bright side, with an Orange San Francisco (also known as the ZTE Blade). At £99 (including a compulsory £10 Orange topup) it can be SIM unlocked for free and flashed to Froyo 2.2 with a variety of ROMs.
But despite a incredible take up by punters everywhere, the lack of handset accessories is frustrating. Until recently we couldn’t even get an OSF specific screen protector, let alone a protective cover. And still we can not buy a desktop charger that fits!
And so, when a colleague was unpacking a toner cartridge and I spotted the polystyrene padding material, I thought, why not bodge one myself?
15 minutes (and a sharp blade) later, and voila!