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Apple and the art of innovation [Opinion]

I’m going to start with a sentence that makes me wonder where time had gone. Was it really only three years ago yesterday that Steve Jobs announced a product that would ultimately change the way we communicate? The answer is, of course, yes. Like the iPhone, there were …

Are the competition missing the point?

I listen to a lot of tech based podcasts, and a participant in a recent podcast mentioned something so profoundly obvious that I hadn’t even considered it. While discussing the new wave of supersize smartphones coming along, further blurring the line between phone and tablet, he mentioned that …

Free Calls via Facebook

Facebook look set to expand their mobile offering in a big way – at least for iPhone users. Starting to appear now in the US after apparently successful trials in Canada is an option from within Messenger to place a free voice call to your chosen contact. When …

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 UK …

Spigen SGP LeatherGrip for iPhone 5 – Review

  I like a nice leather case. They have a tendency look both classy and smart, much like myself. The Spigen SGP LeatherGrip falls into this category nicely. It’s a snap on the back style case with a soft touch lining for protection. The leather is genuine and …

Spigen SGP Slim Armor for iPhone 5 – Review

The trouble with phone cases are that its long been disputed which is better for protection. Hard cases, or softer silicon/TPU cases. The solution may be hybrid cases which is where the Slim Armor for the iPhone 5 comes in. The Slim Armor is a 2 part case …

Spigen Glas.tr for iPhone 5 – Review

Yes, I am reviewing a screen protector but I am going to start with the conclusion for a change. This is the best screen protector I have ever used. Rather than being your typical piece of flimsy plastic film, the Glas.tr is an actual piece of incredibly tough …

iOS App Review – Hundreds

Puzzle games are a well-established mainstay of iOS apps, especially those which are easy to pick up and play for a quick blast. Hundreds, the latest app from Semi Secret Software, has arrived and is looking to join the ranks of must-have puzzlers. The premise of Hundreds is …

A week with…

  I’ve always been a two handset user whenever possible for more years than I’d like to think about. It helped me balance any deficiencies in any one handset, and whilst I’ve had a preference for one type of handset over the other for certain things, there was never a …

My 2013 wishlist – Ravi (the iOS edition)

Putting together an iOS wishlist isn’t actually too easy. Year after year, Apple has slowly been filling in the little gaps, to the point where iOS is now a fairly mature offering. That said, there are still a few things I’d love to see from Apple come WWDC’s …

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 …