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Official iPhone 5 Promo Video ?

Real? Well, with the event just hours away why would you spend so many hours faking this? We’re going to have to assume it’s the real deal for now but we’ll know more when or live coverage starts tomorrow. :) The video seems to reveal fingerprint recognition

Google launches standalone YouTube app for iOS.

  You may remember that we reported last month that Apple had chosen not to renew the availability of YouTube on iOS 6 and that Google was working on an App Store version instead. Well that day has arrived and the native (yes native) YouTube app has

Apple preps Yerba Buena Centre with surprising detail

As you’ll probably be aware by now, Apple is holding an event on Wednesday to launch the new iPhone. In traditional Apple style the event is being held at the Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts in San Francisco, the site of numerous other Apple announcements. Apple

SGP iPhone 5 Glas.t Premium Screen Protector

With the launch of the new iPhone now only hours away and anticipation starting to build, the first iPhone 5 cases, covers and screen protectors are now starting to appear for sale. One such screen protector is the SGP Glas.t Premium Screen Protector. Made from a “high-tension tempered

DIY iPhone stand

Want to be eco-friendly? Try this Eco iP4 stand. It’s made from a simple piece of A4 card and supports your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S. You can also use the USB cable at the bottom too. Best yet, you don’t even need to have it delivered.

New excitement on Kickstarter

We’re all about the cool and funky here at CoolSmartPhone.com. It’s true to say we love a bit of innovation and being on the leading edge of news. But we also love the art of the possible and have stumbled upon what could quite possibly be the

Alleged New iPhone shown on video, boots up partially

This video allegedly shows the new iPhone, which has been taken from a Foxconn factory in china, being compared to an iPhone 4S. The device is then booted to the setup screen where an error message is given. The hardware certainly looks final and the error could

Apple and FBI issue statements about UDID theft

You may remember the story  from earlier this week that hacker group AntiSec allegedly acquired 12m iOS device UDID’s and made 1m of them public. They claimed to have gotten them from an FBI laptop but the FBI released a statement saying:  The FBI is aware of

Pebble shipping in October?

People are receiving their Kickstarter funded Pebble watch order confirmations today and as an added bonus you can change your mind, I myself ordered two black Pebble’s and received the confirmation email this morning asking me to confirm my shipping address  and my colour preference As you can see the

What will the new iPhone have? This guy knows.

As the speculation around Apple’s new iPhone accelerates towards hysteric levels, you could go crazy trying to keep up with all the rumours and leaks. So here’s some light relief for us all, with Dilbert’s take on matters. Source: Dilbert

Thoughts on the iPhone Event

It is getting nearer and if rumours are to be believed, Apple is prepping invitations for the launch of its latest iteration of the iPhone and so now is the time for me to share with you my thoughts for the new device(s). Name It won’t be

Apple continues to go thermo-nuclear

So, that patent battle. All done and dusted, right? Just a few older Samsung handsets in the US affected, right? Well, not so. Despite rumours that the CEO’s of both Apple and Samsung are now “in talks”, the Apple legal team have named extra devices to their

Fruity Tokyo blow for the Applesung Rodeo

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the courts, this time Samsung Electronics got a tick in the win column in Tokyo for patents relating to transferring media between devices. “We welcome the court’s decision, which confirmed our long-held position that our products

My Phone History – by Nick Plain

Continuing last weeks theme of “My Phone History”, today we go with Nick Plain. Who wins the award for owning the worst looking phone ever with that Alcatel. Here is Nicks history. Nokia 5146 I spent a lot of time choosing my first phone and contract. My

Spigen SGP Linear EX Case for iPhone 4/4S Review

The Linear EX series from Spigen SGP is a 2 part bumper case available in a variety colours, allowing you to mix and match your styles. I’ve been using them for the last few days and this is my review. The first thing you have to do

Google/Motorola Sues Apple For Patent Infringement

Bloomberg are reporting that Motorola Mobility has filed a claim with the U.S. International Trade Commission over several features including email notifications and location based reminders. Motorola released a statement saying “We would like to settle these patent matters, but Apple’s unwillingness to work out a license

Apple Tried To Settle With Samsung Before Going To Court

One of the many repeated mantras surrounding lawsuits is “why do they not just settle”. IN the case of Apple vs Samsung it’s been revealed that Apple did at least try but Samsung did not agree with the terms. The proposed settlement can be seen here To

YouTube app will not be part of iOS 6

Apple released iOS 6 beta 4 to developers this afternoon and in a move that may not be overly surprising, the YouTube app has been removed completely.  To say relations between Apple and Google have been strained recently would be an understatement. On stage at WWDC Apple

iPhone Event September 12th?

The New iPhone will be announced on Wednesday September 12th and will be available to buy on the 21st, at least according to Rene Ritchie over at iMore. Before last year, Apple typically held an event in the 2nd week of September to launch new iPods but