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Magnetic Smart Cover and Stand Case for iPhone 5 – Review

Apple’s smart cover case for it’s iPad lineup is one of the best pieces of accessory design in recent memory. But does a similar paradigm transfer over to the considerably smaller iPhone? Guoer have given it a try and here’s what I think Let’s jump straight into one …

Google Maps for iOS is back!

Do we really need to give you the history on this? Oh, OK. I’ll do it briefly then. If you had an iPhone a few months back then you’ll have used Google Maps as the default mapping solution. Apple changed all that though, and along cam Apple Maps …

Will.i.am iPhone camera add-on – more details revealed

If you happen to be drinking tea whilst you’re reading this.. I’d stop now. It may end up all over your monitor. As we reported a few days ago Will.i.am has shed some more light on the iPhone camera attachment. There are two models, a contemporary (named C.4) version …

Apple give Maps boss the boot

Early on September 19th we tried the new Apple Maps and found it to be pretty lacking. Apple later apologised and are now said to be booting out the manager responsible for the mapping mess. Richard Williamson is to be sacked and a new leadership team is to …

Apple vs Google – Let battle commence.

We all know that feeling.  The moment when your heart leaps out of your chest and thumps at a thousand miles per hour just as your phone hits the floor. I’m fairly certain that each and every one of us has dropped our handset at one time or …

iPhone 5 now on Three PAYG

If you are an existing customer on Three here in the UK and have not been able to get your hands on an out of contract iPhone 5 yet due to Apple stock reservation system being ‘tricky’ at best, the great news is the official Three site has …

Will.i.am announces iPhone camera add-on

Yes, Will.i.am – famed for the Black Eyed Peas and persuading Mick Jagger to appear in that god awful song about getting hard and going home… or something. It seems the iPhone 4S and 5 having one of the better cameras in the smartphone world, is not enough. …

Wallet TrackR now available for pre-order

Are you prone to losing your wallet? Do you use an fairly recent iOS device? If so, Phone Halo have a solution for you that they have dubbed “Wallet TrackR”. It consists of a super-thin Bluetooth device (reckoned to be the thinnest Bluetooth device in the world, as …

Climatecars – The eco-friendly car service, reviewed

Editors note – We get a lot of apps sent in for review. This one had a twist, they guys from ClimateCars wanted to show us their new iPhone app with a free drive around London. Well, we decided to offer this out to one of our readers, …

iPhone 5 Shell/Holster Combo

Over the last few weeks I’ve tested numerous cases for the iPhone 5 and today is no different. This is one of my favourites so far however. It’s a “Verizon Original” and comprises a snap on shell and holster. The case is made from soft touch plastic and …

iOS App Store reaches 1 Million apps submitted

    Apple has reached a rather large milestone this week, according to Appsfire. Appsfire is an app discovery service who monitor the iOS (and Android) app stores and they believe from their data that the iOS app store  has now reached the 1 Million total apps mark. …

Ballmer calls Android “Uncontrolled” and Apple “Highly Priced”

He may be the top dog at Microsoft, but Steve Ballmer has never held back when asked about the competition. Today he must’ve been feeling even more relaxed, shooting bullets at both iPhone and Android. Ballmer firmly believes that Windows Phone can sit somewhere in between the “highly …

David Gilmour! App!

Right, RIGHT… that’s it. This has been doing my head in for days. I’m sure that they’re lovely people, but the PR team for this app have been badgering me for ages about this particular app and I’ll admit, I’ve caved in. But, I have no idea who …

Datasquasher – Reduce data use, speed up your mobile browsing

Data, whether we like it or not, isn’t as plentiful as it should be. In an ideal world we’d pay £5 a year for unlimited internet, but sadly that’s not how things work. So, the dudes at datasquasher have come up with an iPhone app which will reduce …

QDOS Metallics case iPhone 4/4S

Companies get in touch regularly asking us to take a look at their products. It’s part of the job I favour. Recently I got a QDOS Metallics case in the post. I had an iPhone 4S which has now made it’s way to a new home, my Dad. …

iOS 6.0.1 released; iOS 6.1 now available for developers

Apple has today pushed out the first minor bugfix to their recently released iOS 6 mobile operating system. The bugfix resolves several issues with the OS including, the camera flash not going off in some cases, a bug where the iPhone may not use the mobile network and …

My iOS experiment – Part 4

Regular readers might remember my plight to see what all of the fuss regarding iOS is about, one night a few months ago during one of our podcasts I had an idea. An idea that has cost me several hundred pounds so far, I bought an iPhone 4S.  Just …

Tapatalk gets an update

Tapatalk has been around for a while now and updates keep coming. Using an iPhone 5 I welcomed this one. Now the app uses the full resolution of the new iPhone. Along with optimisation for the iPhone 5 they have also included stability and bug fixes. The improvements …

Roll up, roll up, get an exclusive 10% off cases

We get a number of companies approaching us daily, trying to get a mention of their latest app, handset or accessory. They’ll try a number of tricks to try and pursuade us but, apart from the promise of free donuts, we rarely cave in to these tempting offers. …

"Borderlands Legends" Is Coming To iOS October 31st

Have you been itching to do some Vault hunting on the go? If so, good news! Gearbox has announced Borderlands Legends, a spin-off of the Borderlands series for iOS. The game will not be a first-person shooter; rather the player will control all the original Vault Hunters from …