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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 …

Definitive proof: Galaxy SIII is better than iPhone 5

Why? Just why? There are many scientific experiments that have gone a long way towards advancing the human cause.  There are those that sacrifice everything they have in order to achieve their lifetime goal and along the way humankind benefits.   There are those that do something never …

The new iPhone 5 doesn’t look the same in the flesh

We’ve seen the adverts and the pictures, but somehow – up close – the iPhone 5 looks a lot different. It almost looks a little… “Samsungy”. Yup, we spotted the Galaxy SIII sitting on an iPhone 5 stand in the window of a local Vodafone store this morning. …

Galaxy SIII Leads in battery browsing tests

Battery life. You can’t get through the day without someone in your office mentioning .. or cursing it. Now those clever people at Which? have tested battery life on a selection of smartphones whilst browsing. Screen brightness was set to “maximum” during all tests and they used their …

Add some novelty passes to Passbook on iOS

Passbook is slowly gaining traction on iOS and if you haven’t used it before and you’re curious to see how it works then you can add some novelty passes from historic events courtesy of Flon solutions.  You can download passes for such memorable journeys as Titanic’s maiden voyage …

Time to steal the time? Apple borrows Swiss Clock’s image [updated]

There’s been a lot of interpretation of Steve Jobs when he referenced Picasso and his quote of “good artists copy, great artists steal”. Its been discussed before on our podcast (which by now most of you are listening to), and the general sentiment is that Jobs meant take …

Genuine Apple Lightning cables – coming soon

Got a shiny new iPhone5?  Need to charge it at the office? Then you’ll need one of these.. The lovely people at Mobilefun have contacted us to let us know they will have official Apple Lightning Cables in stock next week (expected Tuesday / Wednesday) For more information …

PONG case for iPhone 4/4S – Review

If like me, you get a little heavy handed with your iPhone and need it well protected. I suggest you try one of Pong’s Rugged Cases. Pong have made cases for a while and with the research that has gone into these cases, their age and expertise shows. …

iPhone 5 delays for up to 4 weeks

It’s the 6th generation of the handset (iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5), its probably generated more column inches than any other phone this year, and to cap it off, the online Apple store has announced a delay of up 3-4 weeks. That’s …

Starbucks iOS app adds Passbook support – in the US

When iOS6 was announced, Passbook was one of the main new features, with Starbucks being one of the biggest names to be associated with it. An update to the app on the US app store now brings the functionality which was demonstrated at the iOS6 launch. US users …

EE 4G – Coolsmartphone Goes Hands On

Tucked away in a leafy part of London yesterday I was given the opportunity to have a play with EE’s new 4G handsets running on the brand spanking new 4G network. The handsets on show were the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, the Huawei Ascend P1 LTE, …