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X-Doria Defense 360 Protective iPhone 6 Case – Review

Let’s be honest, the trouble with protective cases is that they make your shiny iPhone look bloody ugly as flip. Your iPhone looks gorgeous without a case, but no-one will see that because it’s hidden behind a stack of rubber and plastic when you try and keep it …

The Hitcase PRO – Review

Putting your phone in a case, especially if it’s an iPhone, has now become a requirement if you want to keep your handset looking pristine. However, if you want to take it out with you on a bike or perhaps a boat, canoe or speedboat, you’re going to …

“Unauthorised” iPhone repairs could brick your phone

Based on a number of worryingly similar problems, it seems that the latest software update for iPhone 6 handsets has a rather annoying “security feature”. This, if confirmed, causes your handset to become utterly useless if Apple detects that repairs haven’t been carried out by their engineers. The …

Apple releases iPhone battery case

The achillies heel of the modern smartphone is battery life, hence the multitude of battery packs and third-party battery boosting cases flooding onto the market. It’s solved a problem, but you’ve had to get that solution from elsewhere. Now Apple has finally decided to step into the battery …

Protect your iPhone, try a Jimmy Case

I was stood underneath those big information boards at Euston train station last week and, judging by the people sitting on the floor around me, it’s fair to say that people break their iPhones quite a bit and then keep on using them. The latest iPhone handset, like …

innerexile Hydra self-healing case review (iPhone 6)

We all want to keep our shiny new phones looking as perfect for as long as possible. Lets be honest who wants to see a mark on their £500 new baby? When it comes to keeping devices like new there are thousands and thousands of options. all of …

MFX Glass Screen protector for Nexus 6

You’re sitting there on Christmas morning and you’ve just received a new smartphone. It looks brilliant in that pristine just-out-of-the-box way. You are concerned though, as you’re worried about taking it into the great outdoors without wrapping it up in cotton wool or perhaps oversized bubble wrap. Just …

Spigen iPhone 6 Plus case review

With any big new handset launch comes a wide range of cases to help protect you from daily bumps and scratches. The accessory market has become huge over the past few years with different case designs and prices. From your cheap £2 eBay purchase right up to £70+ …

Looking to get yourself and iPhone 6 case?

If you’re lucky enoguh to own one of those spanky new iPhone 6 handsets then there’s one particular accessory you absolutely NEED to have. A cover. As I’ve mentioned before, I have kept mine pretty naked, preferring to have the phone looking just as it should. In reality …

Has Apple just reached crisis point ?

It’s not often that I jump into tabloid style headlines but as our podcast listeners will learn in this weeks show, when I started to write this article I had just had my iPhone trashed by a ‘safe’ iOS update. With that in mind – Has Apple just …

Further evidence that some people are mental

Let’s just bring you up to speed with the whole iPhone business shall we? In shock news to the intellectually challenged, it turns out that if you don’t take care of things, they can break. iPhone 6 Plus owners were surprised that, after jamming their thin, expensive but …

iPhone 6 rebates now available

When Phones 4U went into administration, the administrators PwC announced that customers who had pre-ordered the iPhone 6 and 6 plus would be reimbursed for any money they had paid. It emerged this morning that an email was sent round to all customers (with all 136 email addresses …

Watch a muscle man intentionally bend an iPhone 6 Plus, ladies

We’re getting bombarded by insurance companies linking their offerings to the whole “bendy iPhone 6” issue. We’re also getting case manufacturers offering their stuff as a way to fix the kinky iPhone. One particular video was sent to us by SquareTrade, who are an extended warranty provider. They …

The madness begins

I’m sitting in a rather damp car park in Birmingham. Right now I could go to the Apple shop and buy the iPhone. Hey, if I’m lazy I could go onto the Apple website and get one there instead. First though, I should tell you the iPhone prices …

Get the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on giffgaff

How does a brand new iPhone 6 at £29.89 a month sound? Good? Well, on giffgaff they split the cost of phones and talk plans (aka, “goody bags”) so you need to add on the goody bag you’d like on top of that. If you go for a …

A big thing happened this morning

Scotland narrowly chose to stay part of the United Kingdom this morning. The Scots showed that an unprecedented level of citizenship is possible with an 87% turn-out – more than any General Election for decades. Despite the “No” vote, today could mark the beginning of a new shift …

NFC on the iPhone 6. All you can do is pay with it

During Mobile World Congress I gained entry to the event via NFC and special app. It was a bit like the a Oyster card system on the Tube here in a London and seemed to work rather well. There was a big push during the event for NFC …

So, how about getting an iPhone from Tesco?

The major networks have already told us where they’re at, but let’s look elsewhere. Tesco Mobile will have both the iPhone and iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus from £41 per month with no up-front charges. Oh, and they’ll be giving you 4G without extra charge plus …

iPhone 6 launches and promptly sells out

As you may have noticed by the coverage here and on Twitter (we’re @coolsmartphone), pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are well under way. In somewhat unsurprising news, some variants have already sold out. The most popular options seem to be all iPhone 6 Plus models …

Have Apple just become a little less Apple-like?

Just to get something out in the open, I’m a big fan of Apple, the iPhone & iOS. The beauty of the devices the way that everything just works is simply superb and my iPhone has enriched my life. Everything Apple has done with the design of its …