Tag: iphone 4s

iOS 6.1 causing issues; Vodafone issues warning

We’re receiving reports that iOS 6.1, recently pushed to the general public, is wreaking havoc with data connectivity and battery life for those of you with the iPhone 4S. According to multiple reports, the 4S suffers from severe battery life degradation as well as issues with connectivity. It …

Tesco: More iPhone 5 Pricing Details revealed

Here at Coolsmartphone we have received details of more iPhone 5  pricing, this time from Tesco Mobile Phone shops who are also having a push on the iPhone 4S. Highlights include the iPhone 5 on O2 at £36 per month for unlimited calls, texts and 1GB of data with just …

My iOS experiment – Part 2

A few weeks ago I realised something, I was often explaining to people about how I use Windows Phone and Android on a daily basis. I realised there was another option. No not Symbian, I’m talking about iOS. I have never used an iPhone, an iPad or any …

Samsung Galaxy SIII v Apple iPhone 4s Drop Test

They are the two best selling smart phones on the planet.  With over 40 million handsets between them in circulation it only stands to reason that some are going to be dropped or broken. In order to see which would fare better if everyone’s nightmare happens and you …

From iOS5 to Ice Cream Sandwich (Part 1): Overview / Intro

I’ve always liked the philosophy of Android (open source, free, etc), but never felt it was quite ready for me. It had a somewhat jerky interface (fixable or not, hard to say), felt slightly less intuitive than iOS, and had a need for additional customisation that the iPhone …

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 issue …

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 use …

Apple Fixes Your Battery Woes

Yes folks you read it right, the update for those with battery issues has arrived. Head into the software update menu on your handset to get it now or plug your device into iTunes and update the old fashion way. Image from Mashable

iPhone 4S battery problems reported

According to the Guardian there have been cases of Apple contacting iPhone 4S owners to try and ascertain the problem amidst reports of poor battery life being reported. Have you been affected by this? Let us know!

Siri-ously!

So I’ve had my wife’s iPhone 4S at my disposal this evening and found some lovely little gems :) Ask Siri any of the following, and I’d love to hear your inputs too… – Tell me a joke (ask it many times – there a loads of responses) …

iPhone 4S – First Thoughts

Got my iPhone 4S today. Walked straight into the Vodafone Store, no queues, had the device I wanted in stock. Thanks very much Vodafone Stockport. The new device looks very, very similar to the iPhone 4 other than a few cosmetic changes; The antenna – The 4S now has …

iPhone 4S US sell-out

Despite what I’m sure a lot of people feel is a disappointing release of the iPhone 4S, it is still proving hugely popular: Apple really do seem to be holding on to the winning formula. All US carriers have already sold out of the pre-order allocation and what …

iPhone 4S pricing on Three revealed

  The iPhone 4S is now available to pre-order from 3 in their retail stores, and they have released their pricing for the new handset. Full details can be found on Three’s website, but the stand out deal is still the One Plan, with All-you-can-eat data, as well …

iPhone 4S Available to pre-order on Vodafone

The new iPhone 4S is now up for pre-order on Vodafone. The 16GB version is available for free on £46 per month (!) plans or you can get it on a £26 per month plan if you’re prepared to shell out £359 up-front. If you’re wanting the 64GB …

No thanks, I’m sticking with my Galaxy S II

Hello. My name is Leigh. I started this whole thing back in 2002. Back then it was all about the Microsoft Smartphone but over the years there’s been a colossal change in the mobile landscape. Today Apple announced the iPhone 4S. Despite what people say, it’ll be yet …

New iPhone launch – how was it for you?

So, the wait is over and Apple have finally announced their latest object of desire. Months of increasingly fevered speculation had us gadget freaks desperate for news of the iPhone 5/4S/4G or whatever it would be called. Rumours about a new shape, aluminium body, bigger screen… all were …

iPhone 4S announced, pre-orders from 7th October

So this is probably on the underwhelming side of the rumour and speculation about the new iPhone. Here’s what it’s got: A5 processor (7x faster than iPhone 4) iOS5 (available for iPhone 4 from 12th October) Infinity Blade II (iOS exclusive, RPG with great graphics for iPhone) Better …

Vodafone iPhone 4S bumper available now….

So what does this little nugget of information mean do you think? Yup – that’s what we thought too! It’s an iPhone 4S people, faster, better and nearly ready to hold in our grubby little mits! But will any of us iPhone 4 users actually bother upgrading? Or are we …

iPhone Launch event scheduled

With rumours continuing to swirl around there’s now finally some concrete information about the next iPhone, or the launch event at least. Invites for the October 4th event have gone out to journalists with the subject “Let’s talk iPhone”. It’ll be held at the Apple campus in Cupertino, …