[Idea] Hardware Mod to make iPod Touch look like an iPhone

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  1. therealduckie

    therealduckie Member

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    I'm curious how possible it would be to use a 'Brillo' pad or steel wool to make the back of the iPod look like the iPhone.

    What I want to do is make the shiny metal on my iPod Touch look like the brushed steel of the iPhone. I would then either pain the bottom portion black or use some sort of adhesive or even black electrical tape to give it that look.

    For the front I would probably just use stickers to look like the ear piece and such. I will not DARE scratch up or put holes in the glass. No way in hell.

    Has anyone tried this? Would I be the first?

    Any ideas on how this would be done easily?

    Thanks
  2. twlegg

    twlegg New Member

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    Well the easiest way would simply be to buy an iphone...

    Seriously why would you want to dress up your ipod as an iphone, when it clearly isn't? Sounds pretty stupid to me.
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    Thank you, troll...anyone else care to offer something actually constructive?
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    sandpaper...very simple...u can search on this forum for some nice pics...it works fantastically...lite coats of sandpaper is a charm

    edit: sorry...didnt read ure whole post...^^^applied to the bak...i think most people have used black glossy paint...and for the front...i dunno...i think it would be stupid...and to make the stickers...well i guess if u noe how to...i dont but u noe...ummm yeh
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  5. therealduckie

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    Well, I did it.

    I used some super fine grain sandpaper I had in my toolbox. I just 'sanded' the back in an up and down motion (one direction is best) and it now has a brushed metal look. It looks amazing and the best part is...

    NO FINGER PRINTS!!!! I don't have to buff the damn thing every 5 minutes, now.

    Why the hell didn't Apple do this in the first place?

    I'll post pictures later.
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    cool I guess, I wouldnt go as far as stickers though, it would make it look tacky

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    this is kinda ridiculous
    u got an ipod touch and want it to be like an iphone. why didnt u get an iphone then?
    i think u can get a lesson out of this you little consumist kid.
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    So all those people who mod their PCs to look like Macs or Halo or MGS are 'little consumists', too?

    I modded the case-- I didnt rape your mother. Stop taking it so seriously and personally and find a life.

    I'm also no 'kid'. I could probably be your father.
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    Ok, I have some pictures. They're not great quality, but they give you a somewhat decent idea how the 'mod' worked.

    Also, it should be noted that I went to Sea World today and had Sun Screen all over my hands...in other words, the case SHOULD be covered in finger prints...but as you can see...the brushed metal keeps the iPod looking super clean.

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    It looks like an iPod Touch to me, but whatever. It's useless anyways.

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