Category: iPhone

Show Posts in

Is the iPhone Upgrade Programme really worth it?

OK, so we had the slight misfire with the Galaxy Note7, but we’ve still got the Galaxy 7 edge and the Galaxy 7 out there and, as you’ll no doubt be aware, the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus have hit the scene too. There’s other devices …

The Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, the Apple Watch 2 – All the details

The launch was another theatrical masterpiece. From the moment you saw James Corden bopping along with Tim Cook to the eventual iPhone 7 announcement, you could virtually taste the excitement. The audience had been whipped up into a hot quivering mess with a Nike Apple Watch, Super Mario …

CoolSmartphone Live Podcast – Apple Event Special

Tonight’s Coolsmartphone Podcast is live – check out the video below to watch the Fruity Goodness. You’ve watched the launch and now it’s time to make your mind up. We’ll be discussing it in video below and it’ll be in audio-only for our next podcast out on Friday. …

Apple iPhone Event – Watch live

Yes, it’s that time. 6PM UK time, 7PM European. The iPhone 7, the iPhone 7 Plus and everything in-between. We’ve already got a very good idea about what will be announced in the next few minutes, but you can sit back, relax and watch the event below. Don’t …

iPhone 7 – iOS Users Surveyed By OnePulse

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are being announced later today. All the breadcrumbs at IFA pointed to it. We’re pretty much certain of it. But what do iOS users think? As good as we are here at Coolsmartphone.com we’re not mind readers yet, but thankfully we …

Want to look like you’ve got an Apple iPhone 7 Plus?

We love our Twitter followers. Sure, we love our good ‘ole website visitors too, I mean you guys float our boat, but our merry band of Twitter followers have a special place in our heart. As an example, @philme40 sent us a tweet about the as-yet-unannounced iPhone 7 …

Possible iPhone 7 benchmarks are impressive

Just two more days. That’s it. Until Apple reveals their new ‘revolutionary’ new iPhone 7 handset. Apple people like myself don’t have a constant stream of new handsets to get excited about, so let us have our excitement for a couple of weeks! We already know pretty much …

The Apple iPhone 7 – Time for some honesty

It’s just a couple of days to go until the launch of the iPhone 7. Sorry, but I’m going to say it like it is. Perhaps it’s the years of coverage I’ve done. Perhaps it’s the fact that all the modern smartphones look fairly similar from a distance …

No Headphone Jack for the New iPhone

3.5mm headphone jacks. They’re a standard, right? Well, as we saw earlier, it definitely looks like Apple are going to be doing away with it when they announce their new revolutionary handsets next week. After this post showing a new iPhone 7 cover earlier in the week I’ve …

iPhone 7 Cases begin to appear. No 3.5mm audio port in sight

People call me an Android fanboy, but the launch of yet another iPhone is always going up be a big ticket event. The launch is taking place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 7, at 10AM local time, which is 6PM BST. …

Google Duo is now out!

Not too long ago, we noticed that Google launched early registrations for the new Duo application. This seems to be an independent app for video calling, separate to Hangouts. What the future holds for Hangouts, we don’t know yet. There is nothing technical about the application, anyone using the …

VR on the iPhone with the Amir VR Glasses

When it comes to mobile VR, Android based devices such as Gear VR have grabbed most of the attention recently. As regular readers and listeners of the Coolsmartphone podcast will know my devices of choice are iOS based, so I was keen to see if there was a VR …

Apple hit further problems in China

After the recent ban on the iTunes Movies and iBooks store in China, Apple seem to be heading for some further trouble there. This time around, it is relating to it’s current flagships – the iPhone 6 & 6s. Apple’s been suing Samsung endlessly on patents & design …

Apple iPhone 5s going super cheap

This afternoon I was having a chat with a colleague. He, like many people, is looking for a good-quality smartphone without paying big bucks. It’s a big trend in my eyes. I’m hearing less and less people that are taking traditional two-year deals and instead they’re going for …

Stop buying replacement iPhone cables

Are you an Apple iPhone user who keeps on having to buy replacement charging cables because they keep fraying? STOP! Did you know Apple offer a 1 year limited warranty on the cables? I bet you threw away that little bit of paper in the packaging. Don’t worry …

Who is that calling? Metal, that’s who!

Ringtones have changed quite a lot since the days of polyphonic and monophonic but yet there are certain ringtones we automatically associate with certain brands. Well ToxixEternity, aka Jack Fliegler from YouTube, and a death metal band called Singularity has taken the Apple iPhone ringtone we have grown to …

Make your iPhone smell of pizza

Why anyone would want this I don’t really know, but of you’re a big fan of pizza perhaps it’ll float your boat. Pizza Hut are giving you the chance to win one of a thousand iPhone covers that smell of pizza. To win you’ll need to download their …

Get yourself a new iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad

As you’ll no doubt be aware by now, I’m terrible at organising my photos and videos. I’ve got the Meem cable to backup my stuff when I’m charging, but what if you want to have a flash drive on my iPhone instead? SanDisk have the answer people. This …

Apple iTunes Movies & iBook Stores out of China

In the last week the Chinese Government have ousted Apple’s movies and book stores following advice from their regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. American Tech companies have always had issues with expansion in China, although Apple bucked this trend with more freedom. Both …

Getting your regular phone fix – it’s a habit

During a recent press day discussing the security of iPhones and the encryption, fingerprint, TouchID and FBI involvement; Apple revealed a simply fascinating bit of data. Whilst mentioning that 89% of their customer use a passcode or fingerprint to protect their iPhones, Apple revealed that on average people …