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Pin-hole cameras now ready to steal your PIN

Not really related to mobile phones, granted, but most of the bits inside these rather dodgy skimming devices use the tech from modern smartphones. This one, which was found near to Sainsbury’s at Manchester Piccadilly station, was really hard to spot. The devices, which usually include a separate …

Apple iOS 6.1 introduces lock code bug

Oh Apple.. Quality control seems to be slipping at the Californian giant these days. After Vodafone warning users not to update to iOS 6.1 , we now have a potential security issue in iOS 6.1.1 Below is the video demonstrating the glitch, in Spanish, but it’s fairly easy to …

Galaxy SIII becomes biggest selling handset of the year

Sure we know that the lovely people at Phones 4u are fishing for a free plug here but hey, these are some pretty decent figures. The Samsung Galaxy SIII has become the biggest selling handset of 2012 at the store after pre-orders and first day sales across all …

Samsung Pop-up shops coming to London

During the launch of the Samsung Galaxy SIII we saw the new “Samsung Mobile PIN” stores. Samsung call these “PINS” because they’re like moving pinpoints on a map, but we’re going to call them pop-up shops because .. we can. Inside these cleverly designed stores you’ll find friendly …

Don’t know how to text? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one

We get a few press releases and research results posted through our door here at Coolsmartphone towers. This one flashed up on our radar and well, we figured it was worth telling you about. The Geek Squad asked 1,837 people about their mobile phone usage and found that …