iPhone Archive

Apple releases iOS 8.0.2 to fix those broken iPhones

On Wednesday Apple released 8.0.1 which broke many users news iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Although Apple did offer a workaround to downgrade back to iOS 8.0 they should have checked the buggy update before letting it out, I mean come on, no phone service is hard

Watch a muscle man intentionally bend an iPhone 6 Plus, ladies

We’re getting bombarded by insurance companies linking their offerings to the whole “bendy iPhone 6″ issue. We’re also getting case manufacturers offering their stuff as a way to fix the kinky iPhone. One particular video was sent to us by SquareTrade, who are an extended warranty provider.

Apple respond to bendy iPhone situation

So, what sort of approach do you think Apple will take to all this? In the space of a week they’ve infected customers with a U2 album, then they had to promote an antidote to remove it, then there was a rushed update which actually broke phones

Apple replacing bent iPhone 6 handsets.. maybe

As with most iPhone issues, the recent crop of warped handsets has elbowed aside important world news. “Bendgate”, as it’s now strangely known, has seen owners of the iPhone 6 Plus and in some cases the iPhone 6 getting a new banana phone after putting it in

The iPhone 6 Plus – Now with added curves

In news that will surprise and shock many, a new phone, which is rather large, will bend if you sit on it for long periods of time. The iPhone 6 Plus, which has a 5.5″ screen and costs a minimum of £619, is reportedly bending in pockets

Some interesting facts about iPhone manufacturing

Infographics are often just annoying, made up to show how amazing a product is, or to compare to another product. This one we’ve been sent was actually quite interesting. It shows a lot of information about the iPhone manufacturing process. Such as who makes the various elements

Apple sell 10 million phones in a weekend

The Apple iPhone is probably the most popular phone ever, it creates such urges within people once a new one is released, almost a compulsion to buy one. No other phone ever has created such irrational mass purchasing. One could say there was witchcraft involved, I’d go

The madness begins

I’m sitting in a rather damp car park in Birmingham. Right now I could go to the Apple shop and buy the iPhone. Hey, if I’m lazy I could go onto the Apple website and get one there instead. First though, I should tell you the iPhone

Get the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on giffgaff

How does a brand new iPhone 6 at £29.89 a month sound? Good? Well, on giffgaff they split the cost of phones and talk plans (aka, “goody bags”) so you need to add on the goody bag you’d like on top of that. If you go for

A big thing happened this morning

Scotland narrowly chose to stay part of the United Kingdom this morning. The Scots showed that an unprecedented level of citizenship is possible with an 87% turn-out – more than any General Election for decades. Despite the “No” vote, today could mark the beginning of a new

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

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