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NFC on the iPhone 6. All you can do is pay with it

During Mobile World Congress I gained entry to the event via NFC and special app. It was a bit like the a Oyster card system on the Tube here in a London and seemed to work rather well. There was a big push during the event for

So, how about getting an iPhone from Tesco?

The major networks have already told us where they’re at, but let’s look elsewhere. Tesco Mobile will have both the iPhone and iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus from £41 per month with no up-front charges. Oh, and they’ll be giving you 4G without extra charge

iPhone 6 launches and promptly sells out

As you may have noticed by the coverage here and on Twitter (we’re @coolsmartphone), pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are well under way. In somewhat unsurprising news, some variants have already sold out. The most popular options seem to be all iPhone 6 Plus

Have Apple just become a little less Apple-like?

Just to get something out in the open, I’m a big fan of Apple, the iPhone & iOS. The beauty of the devices the way that everything just works is simply superb and my iPhone has enriched my life. Everything Apple has done with the design of

Three announce iPhone 6 deals

Three UK have announced their contract pricing for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices. Contract prices only for now with PAYG coming later on once demand has died down we believe Prices for upgrades and new contracts are slightly different as you can see

More iPhone 6 pre-order details

With the O2 and EE websites both struggling under the load of iPhone fans trying to pre-order, we headed over to Carphone Warehouse to check prices. We’ve already covered the Vodafone deals, but if you’re looking to get the handset on either EE or O2 then expect

Vodafone iPhone 6 Pre-order details

If you’re looking to get the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus on pre-order today, definitely read our earlier story with all the links, stores and networks offering the device. As I type a lot of mobile networks have their websites collapsing under the sheer volume of

First HTC, now Samsung take a swipe at Apple

Now, give me grief if you wish, but this is how things happen. 1 – Apple release a product. 2 – A lot of people think it’s pap and deride it publicly. 3 – A lot of people think it’s great and they go out and buy

Is the iPhone 6 Plus the new king of mobile gaming?

We all know the theory, smartphones were going to steal Nintendo’s crown for the ultimate mobile gaming platform, but it never really happened the way it was supposed to. There have been a few stand out stars in the mobile gaming world, masterpieces like Infinity Blade, Real

Fanbois! Assemble!

The launch of a hotly anticipated Apple product usually ignites passion in both fan camps. Apple followers will applaud the bigger screens and Apple Pay system, plus the launch of the Apple Watch, which has fitness tracking and NFC too. Meanwhile, the Apple haters will be stating

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – Where to get them and how much

Well, we’ve currently got almost every network and retailer in the planet trying to work out pricing for the new Apple devices, so here’s an early look at what we’ve been told. It’s fair to assume that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be

Apple didn’t call their watch the iWatch after all

The Smartwatch has become something rather popular over the last year, every manufacturer wants to make one and every consumer has been wondering what the Apple Watch would look like. Well the wait is over they’ve gone and announced it, complete with three different styles and a

Apple announce the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

This afternoon Apple have staged an event in the US, where they showed us the latest aspirational products that people just have to own this year. Rumours have been flying around for months now surrounding the different size screens and of course the Apple SmartWatch. Now finally

Live with Coolsmartphone: Apple Event

It’s that time of year again. We’re expecting a couple of new iPhones, an iWatch, and at least one swipe at Android by Tim Cook. Join us for our usual blend of comedy and news, with pre-coverage beginning at 5:45PM. Yeah, we know it’s available on the Apple

What’s next for innovation?

Innovation is a much abused word these days, manufacturers toss the word around like many other clichéd words and phrases in their press releases and promotional materials, sales reps blurt it out regarding every last tiny feature whatever they are trying to sell has. Even I’m contributing

Wait! Never mind the iPhone 6, what’s wrong with the iPhone 5s ?

Today we’re due to see the arrival of the iPhone 6. Apple are in the best position possible really. Whatever they produce. Whatever they announce, it’ll sell. It’ll sell incredibly well, and then some. Before I get the almost inevitable criticism, I should point out that I’m