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Windows Phone 7 now outsells Symbian

Back in February last year Symbian had a 12.4% share of the smartphone market here in the UK. Now, according to figures by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, this has now dropped to 2.4%. The 10% drop means that Windows Phone 7 has now … just…. overtaken the Symbian

Sky Sports TV for iOS adds Sky Sports F1

Did you see the Australian GP toys weekend? What? No, its not an Australian Doctor, we’re talking about the F1 racing, and you can watch now on the Sky Sports TV app. Link - Sky Sports TV

MWC – Is it all about the brand?

What is it about a brand? I had a pretty long conversation this evening about just that. Sure, specs and build quality matter. Innovation, ease-of-use and simplicity matters. However, there’s a definite brand following that people might not admit to. Take Apple for example. Truth be told,

AppSpotr ready to launch – DIY apps for iOS and Android

OK, remember how we pointed at a few websites to help you make an app for free? Here’s another one. See, I’m simple at heart. Everyone says it.. “Hey Leigh, you’re a bit simple”, they say. So here’s AppSpotr, a service that’ll launch in just a matter

iPhone could be moving to yearly autumn release schedule

With last autumn’s announcement of the iPhone 4S, Apple moved away from their traditional early summer launch, which had been in place since the original iPhone was released in 2007. Since then, there has been much speculation that the iPhone 5 will be announced this summer, returning

Control your browser, from your phone

Have you heard of Clik? Tried it? We have, and it’s pretty amazing. Currently it’ll let you play and control YouTube videos on you PC or any device with a browser from an iPhone or Android phone. Plug your laptop into your TV, fire up the app,

Sky Go available from today

A short while back Sky announced Sky Go – the mobile TV application – was soon to be available for Android. Since then we’ve had TV adverts promoting the service and today, at some point after 8AM, you should be able to download it from the Android

iOS 5.1 Brings Easier Camera Access to Lock Screen

With iOS 5.1 due for release on March 9th, BGR have got themselves a hands-on with the GM. Screenshots show an updated lock screen with a fixed camera button next to the unlock slider, removing the need to slide and tap. With iOS 5 already having dramatically

iOS 5.1 – Is This GM Build?

A screen shot has appeared of what looks to be iOS 5.1. The guys at blogdoiphone say they have a pre-GM build. This could well be true, sometimes builds get released to the networks that miss developers. The image shows the lock screen with a new slide

Google+ Gets Instant Uploads

Google+ for the iPhone got an update yesterday. Instant uploads is one of three new features added in the update. Take a photo or shoot a video and the app automatically uploads it to a Private album. Useful as a backup, working alongside iCloud’s Photo Stream you’ll

Taking on the iPhone 4S battery issues

My saga of trying to extend the battery life of the iPhone 4S to a usable point continues. I called Apple Support, who confirmed that the iOS 5.0.1 release didn’t have any impact on a proportion of users iPhones, and that Apple continues to work on the

Build your own iPhone or Android app in minutes, for free

Want to try your hand at build an iPhone or Android app? Sure, you can start learnng code, but let’s admit it, that’s a little time consuming and sometimes difficult. There’s a few sites out there which will let you create an app online – Andromo and

Win your dream date with CoPilot

A few days ago I wrote a little feature about the CoPilot navigation app, well they have got back in contact with me to let us know about a competition they are running. In the run up to Valentines day they are giving you the chance to

Speaktoit Assistant, a Siri solution for non 4S iPhones?

Back in October, the Company Speaktoit released a voice assistant for Android simply called Speaktoit Assistant. This week it has arrived on the iPhone App Store and it has some nice features. It can search the internet, Google images and Google Maps. Just tell her what you

App Review – Tweens HD

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and to celebrate, Kokakiki have released a special edition of their pig-matching game Tweens. Adding 20 new levels to the 75 that were in the original game, the Valentine’s version adds a new twist to what is already an addictive

iPhone security hole lets you view contacts on a locked phone

It’s not been the best of weeks for iPhone security. First we had news that social network Path has been slurping the data from users’ address books without their permission and uploading it to their servers. Now security blog Peekay reports on an experiment in which they set

Death Rally for iPhone / iOS – reviewed

In the early 90s, when my entire gaming life revolved around a succession of PCs that seemed old almost as soon as we  bought them, I discovered ‘Death Track‘ – a fun little racing game in which you drove round a track shooting the cr*p out of

iPhone 4S battery issues – the saga continues

The ‘battery life’ issue which many users have experienced – in which you moved from a 3GS or iPhone4 that could cope with a single daily charge, to an iPhone 4S that needs a minimum of two charges to make it through a full day of heavy

iPhones and iPads removed from sale in Germany

Motorola look to have forced Apple to remove devices from the Apple online store in Germany following an injunction. A second ruling in Germany could also see push-email services getting suspended after Apple lost another court battle with Motorola. Both decisions surround patents and Apple look set