iOS Archive

Chatheads for iOS and Facebook Home for Android released in the UK

Changes are afoot for the Facebook app for iOS.  The iPhone and iPad apps will both get an update today which means that it will now include new features in private messages. Stickers are a new way of expressing yourself within messages…… Also released is the much

Latest US market share figures released

The latest Operating system figures for the US have been released by Kantar. Unlike the Android figures posted earlier today there are some real surprises for the latest quarter. Operating System 3 months to Feb 12 3 months to Feb 13 Change +/-  iOS  47%  43.5%  -3.5%

Flipboard 2.0 comes to iOS

Flipboard has today hit version 2.0, and the big new feature of this release is the ability to create your own magazine(s). Borrowing a trick from Instapaper/Pocket/Tumblr, users can now Flip stories using a bookmarklet, instantly adding them to their very own magazines. These can be both

Dropbox buys Mailbox in reported $100m deal

Mailbox, the iPhone app designed to ease the pain of trying to clear your inbox on a daily basis, has gained a lot of attention since its launch, helped no doubt by the waiting list system the team have used to manage the rollout, allowing the app

Release your Phone with TU Go from O2

We live in a well connected world these days where you can instantly draw upon the the great search engine in sky for the answer to any question, watch videos of Shetland Ponies moonwalking and other such delights that the Internet can bring. Now while this is

Mophie announce Juice Pack Air for iPhone 5

Mophie have announced availability of the ‘Juice Pack Air’ for the Apple iPhone 5 which is a case with built in battery giving you an extra 1700mAh of battery to use, perfect if you like to travel a lot or want to get even more out of

Is Android Disappearing? – Editorial

We are living in a smartphone world of mobile fun and wherever you look the worlds of mobile and traditional computing are converging – from the technology itself to the sites that cover it.  Facebook and Twitter are appearing across all platforms from the new Playstation 4

Infinity Blade goes free on App Store

Infinity Blade, the multi award winning iOS action RPG, is Apple’s App of the Week this week. That means you can pick it up for the grand total of zero pence. The first iOS game to use the Unreal Engine 3, Infinity Blade was widely used in

Apple iOS 6.1 introduces lock code bug

Oh Apple.. Quality control seems to be slipping at the Californian giant these days. After Vodafone warning users not to update to iOS 6.1 , we now have a potential security issue in iOS 6.1.1 Below is the video demonstrating the glitch, in Spanish, but it’s fairly easy

iOS 6.1.1 OTA Update released

Following the previously reported connection and battery drain issues affecting iOS 6.1, an update has tonight been released for the iPhone 4S. The update brings the version to 6.1.1 and Apple say: This update fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S. You

iOS 6.1 causing issues; Vodafone issues warning

We’re receiving reports that iOS 6.1, recently pushed to the general public, is wreaking havoc with data connectivity and battery life for those of you with the iPhone 4S. According to multiple reports, the 4S suffers from severe battery life degradation as well as issues with connectivity.

Vine: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

It hasn’t been available for long but Vine is already taking the app and Twitter worlds by storm. What is Vine you may ask? Simply put, Vine is an iOS app which allows you to record six second videos that are then uploaded to Twitter. It’s basically a

New iOS 6.0/6.1 Jailbreak overloads servers

Today, a group of iOS hackers calling themselves the Evad3rs has released a usable jailbreak for the iPhone 5. It also works on any other iOS device capable of running iOS 6.0 or 6.1, with the exception of the Apple TV (3rd generation). This release has completely

Apple, Google, it’s time to step it up! – Opinion

So that’s it, the last of the “big” players to reveal their hand has now done so and BlackBerry 10 has been launched with a big fanfare and a promise from all the major carriers to stock the handsets. BB10 devices are out there and ready to

iOS 6.1 Released

iOS 6.1 has today been made available as an OTA download and through iTunes. The update (some of which is not applicable to UK users) contains the following changes: LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at Purchase Cinema tickets through Fandango with

Lookout Updated with new features

Mobile security specialists Lookout have today announced some new features for their award winning mobile security suite. The new features bring additional functionality to an already feature packed app. First on the list is a feature added to the free version, Lockcam. Lockcam offers the user the

Are you protected? Mobile Phone crime is on the rise….

Statistics released by the Metropolitan Police show that once again mobile phone crime is on the rise. The fact that 158 iPhones are stolen in London every day (total of 56,680 mobiles stolen between April & September) has led the force to launch an awareness campaign around

Temple Run 2 for iOS launches tonight

After the huge success of the Original Temple Run, the creators Imamgi Studios are bringing a Sequel. The craze of running along, jumping and sliding over and under tree roots collecting coins on the way, are you going to be joining in? It’s now available from the

New phones use lots more data, especially the iPhone 5!

Data analysis firm Arieso have been studying the data usage habits of global data connections to thousands of mobile devices, and has come up with some interesting trends on devices. Using the iPhone 3G as their baseline case and measuring other phone relative to that, the latest

My 2013 wishlist – Simon

Let’s face it, 2012 was a year of veritable delights.  From the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to the iPad Mini the mobile world was once again a technology lovers paradise and 2013 promises to be no different. I’ve had a few wishes for the world of mobile