Tag: iphone

Givit Video Editor – Fast, free film creation

You, you video whore. You love to film everything on your iPhone or iPad. You’ve got hours of footage and, if you sit down and look in the mirror, you should admit to yourself that only about 20 minutes of it is any good. So step forward Givit …

Samsung Galaxy S4 v Apple iPhone 5 – What is the best option?

Two of the biggest and best smartphones available on today’s market are the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5. With both devices possessing impressive performance specifications, immersive touchscreen displays and multi-tasking capabilities, it is certainly a close battle. So, here is a comparison of two smartphone …

Retro, baby – Snake is back!

Do you remember Snake? Back in the days of the earlier Nokia handsets I remember playing the brand-new “Snake” game in the pub… oh, no sorry.. err.. I mean I was in Primary school. Yes, that’s where I was. Now, just a couple (ahem) of years later Carphone …

Cubemen 2 arrives – Stand to attention!

If you’ve heard of Cubemen then you’ll probably already be paying a bit more interest right now. The follow-up, Cubemen 2, is now available for iOS devices for a special price of £1.49 / 1,79€. It’s basically a good vs. evil game – blue vs. red, and you …

WWDC Keynote 2013 – Live with Coolsmartphone

Join the Coolsmartphone team from 6PM BST as we cover Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote. We expect to see new versions of iOS and Mac OSX, as well as a few new hardware goodies – a lack of leaks this year has, however, left us pretty much in the …

Apple lose against Samsung in patent dispute

Apple have infringed on a Samsung patent. That’s the ruling of the International Trade Commission (ITC) in the USA. It could mean that older models of the iPad and iPhone are banned from sale in the country as the companies continue to lock horns of patents. The ruling …

iPhone 4/4S Slim powered cases slashed in price

Got an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S? Fed up of the battery going flat? Well, those “PowerJackits” are now reduced quite significantly. They were already slashed in price by 40% but now there’s another 50% off, meaning that some of the ones that were £50 are now just …

StealthGenie – Snoop on others easily

Whilst browsing around eBay I found a number of listings for “spy software” designed to snoop on the phone use of friends, relatives, colleagues or people you don’t like very much. After becoming intrigued I stumbled across StealthGenie, which is charged in monthly installments. The spy software is …

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 vaunted …

Want a more individual iPhone 5 case?

Phone cases are all pretty similar from a certain distance. This one, though, isn’t. An iPhone 5 case that costs £199.99? That’s gotta be pretty good to start with. The Izzi camera case protects your iPhone and also adds three different lenses that sit over the existing lens. …

Newscron review – Your news on the go

Sorting your daily dose of news into small, bite-sized chunks can be a bit of a pain at times. You either download an app, go through the mobile version of the newspaper website or heck – you could even buy one of those “paper versions” ;) The people …

Win an iPhone 5 plus Bang & Olufsen speakers

So, if you’ve not already entered our HTC One V competition you can now also enter another one over at Expansys. To enter you just need to write a review of one of their products and then you could win a Bang & Olufsen BeoSound8 and an iPhone …

Windows Phone loses ground again

ComScore figures for January 2013 are now available and it seems that Apple are gaining ground. Meanwhile Android (named as “Google” above), has always increased share in these numbers, but dropped to a 52.3% share from a 53.6% share of American smartphone subscribers. Although Android are still in …

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 your …

New iPhone rumour roundup

Not a day goes by without about another Apple related rumour – one of the latest being the idea of the iWatch. So we thought we’d round up all the new iPhone related rumours: Name – iPhone 5S or iPhone 6 seem to be the favourites on the rumour mill, …

Do you fancy a slightly cheaper iPhone 5

What can you say about the iPhone 5? It’s an astounding piece of hardware that creates such emotion amongst its fan and its haters. Such a device attracts a premium price though and deals are few and far between. This week though Expansys are offering the white 16GB …

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 to …

The new iPhone runs Android

There’s a new iPhone in Brazil, but this one doesn’t use iTunes, FaceTime and have an AppStore… instead this iPhone runs Android software and we’re sure Apple aren’t too happy about it. So how did this Android iPhone come about? Well Brazilian company Gradiente Eletronica registered the name …

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 can …

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 cool …