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VQ Retro MKII DAB Radio – Review

Are you in the market for a stylish designed retro looking DAB radio with some added features? Well come on in and have a read of my review of the VQ MKII Retro DAB radio. Good Points: Fantastic sound quality. Well built retro design. Available in 11 colours. …

Urgent iPhone update

Hello iPhone users. Hope your phones are safe!! News is that there has been a botched attempt to hack into an iPhone recently. Apple have promptly responded with a global update and has marked it as “URGENT”.  The story is that the break in was attempted by an …

Apple refreshes iPod Touch

Apple has announced the long awaited refresh to the iPod Touch, which comes to market as the iPod Touch 6th generation. It’s been a while since Apple launched the iPod Touch 5th Gen. Almost three years actually. The device had a new iPhone 5-like screen, the chipset of …

Apple WWDC 2014 Run Down

Well it’s been another eventful evening from the Apple Camp…  They have launched a steady stream of new apps, services and SDK’s for developers over at WWDC today.  Here’s a quick rundown of the most exciting new features for iOS8 for consumers and developers: Interactive Notifications – Heading more …

Review: RHA MA-600i Earphones

  Music is a thing of beauty.  It can make you feel elated, sad or any of the emotions in between.  The one thing that music requires however is a decent way of transmitting the sound to your ears.  From large floor standing speakers to headphone to earphones, …

NYPD tells Apple users to update to iOS 7

The New York Police Department has started handing out flyers outside the city’s Apple stores, asking people to update to the latest version of iOS. Well, it would appear that the police in New York are entirely fed up of chasing after iPhone thieves. In New York, iPhone and …

Submitted an app to Apple for review? Just be patient

Are you an Apple developer? After the 8 day outage Apple have suffered caused by a security flaw with the Developer Portal, it seems there may now be a backlog of Apps ready for review. This is not surprising after reading an email that went out the registered …

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 …

BBM coming to Android and iOS

BlackBerry have just posted that BBM is coming to both Android and iOS this summer. It’ll be available as a free download from the relevant app stores. Although this is great news for anyone who’d like to keep on touch with their BlackBerry-packing friends, they have left it very …

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 …

Apple iWatch: latest rumours suggest a wearable revolution

Apple is rumoured to be working on its own version of the iWatch. It’ll use the previous version of the iPod Nano and Intel chips to provide a new interface for the best-selling iPhone. Makers of Apple accessories have already raised more than $10m to make a watch …

My iOS Experiment – Part 3

What started out as a light hearted discussion during our weekly podcast has turned into something of a monster. I’ve changed, I’ve become something I’ve always strived to avoid. I’m becoming a bit of a fan of Apple. You may be wondering what on earth I’m on about …

Coolsmartphone Handset & Accessories Supplier Profile: MobileFun

Here at Coolsmartphone each of the writers goes through an inordinate amount of handsets and accessories that go with them. We each have our own favourite suppliers that we find to be reliable and prompt. We therefore thought that we would bring a profile of the ones that …

Word Hex – Addictive iOS Game

There is a new game developer in town. We are introducing Very Nice Studio. The new developers have come up with an addictive game that allows you to pass the time of day whilst using your brain. Word Hex. The aim of the game is to find the …

Opinion: Apple, Beauty or the Beast?

I listened with interest to Jamie’s self confessed rant on the Coolsmartphone podcast number 4 where he describes in great detail his thoughts on Apples actions around the patent lawsuits. It is really worth a listen, not only does his passion come across but so does the complexity …

Bored? Hazardous Balloon Will Help!

Do you find that you get bored during your commute, in the evenings or those wet weekends waiting for the new week to start. Hazard Creation have come up with a neat little game that can kill a few hours here and there. The app is simple. My …

Opinion: Apple And The New Connector

As regular readers will probably be aware I am an Android fan.  I don’t particularly dislike Apple but I have no love for them either.  For me iOS is a bland piece of software that is only bought to life by the plethora of apps that is available …

My iOS 6 Wishlist

As an iPhone user I look forward to the yearly updates to iOS as much as anyone. I don’t just get excited about the customer facing stuff but also the API’s made available to developers as that’s what allows them to create amazing apps. John Gruber wrote an …

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1

Apple has released an update to iOS, version 5.1.1 for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The changes are as follows: Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut Addresses bugs that could prevent the new iPad from switching between 2G and 3G …

iOS 5.1 – Is This GM Build?

A screen shot has appeared of what looks to be iOS 5.1. The guys at blogdoiphone say they have a pre-GM build. This could well be true, sometimes builds get released to the networks that miss developers. The image shows the lock screen with a new slide gesture …