This time I’m not going to say that the iPhone 4 is great and the Retina Display is magical, so let’s just go straight to the point: you can build your own iPhone microscope for just 10 dollars. It’s an impressive 45x microscope which is sold on Amazon at $7 on average that, combined with a cheap hard plastic case, will allow you to snap pictures of your skin and flowers just like scientists do.
Check out the photo set over at Crabfu ArtWorks, and the embedded video below. Oh by the way, I somehow managed to say that the Retina Display is magical. Please add this iPhone microscope to the list of awesome things I must not mention every single day.
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