Author: Carl Woodfin

Apple announce AppStore sales of $10 Billion

Today Apple announced that the AppStore has generated $10 Billion in 2013. Guess what, $1 Billion of that was in December alone. That’s some serious spending on the users part. Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services said the following about the whole exciting …

Audi and Google pair up

Audi and Google are teaming up to bring you Android in your car. Not only are these two giants at it, Nvidia are making the hardware. Audi plan to introduce Android to power it’s Navigation and multimedia systems in new cars but, as always, if it fits older …

Cut The Rope 2 comes to iOS

The previous release of Cut The Rope was an excellent pick me up game. I loved making the cuts here and there getting the candy for Om Nom. Now I can carry on in the sequel. With more levels and added characters this looks to be another success. …

Tease me tease me Oppo

Some more images of the rumoured Oppo R1 have surfaced. This time they are hands on from an anonymous source. GSM Insider picked up some images from Weibo they come below. Rumoured specs to go with the images are that the device will include an 8 MegaPixel Camera, …

Tomb Raider for iOS drops to 69p

Remember the day sat at home with your chipped PSX, that game with the big chested women on it with the guns. It’s the original Tomb Raider for iOS devices. Now you can relive those days with a more modern device and for a very low cost. Requiring …

HTC One Mini sales can resume following appeals ruling

Following a patent ruling against HTC in a case bought by Nokia an injunction was placed on the sale of certain HTC handsets in the UK.  At the time the judge said “If the licensee has no right to sell in the UK, then a purchaser from the …

Angry Birds Go – Go Go Go!

Almost everyone knows of Angry Birds now and Rovio have fired out another game continuing the series. This one is a little different to the usual fling the birds at the pigs. The birds are driving cars. Check out the trailer below. The game has come to the …

Qualcomm announces LTE for the masses

Chipmaker Qualcomm has announced its new Snapdragon 410. The new SoC chip is to be sub £200 bringing LTE technology to the budget line of handsets as well as the flagship devices. Bringing with it 64-Bit power, built on a 28nm manfacturing process, coupled with the Adreno 306 …

Twitter on iOS makes it to version 6

Twitter for iOS got an update today. Coming in at version 6 you now get added “enhancements”. The focus of this update seems to be on direct messaging. A refreshed look and feel makes it easier to access your direct messages. Not only that, direct messages can now …

Two bargains in time for Christmas

As the guys over at Mobicity kindly provided us with the Galaxy Gear and a device to use it with for the Galaxy Gear review and it’s Xmas, the least we can do is tell you about 2 bargains they have in stock and ready to go as …

Samsung Galaxy Gear – Review

The Samsung Galaxy Gear. Gimic or useful? Well… Thanks to the guys at Mobicity we’ve got one to have a play with along with a Note III but I’m not gonna cover that, I will say its cool though. Priced at £229.99 in a good variety of colours …

Apple pushes out iOS 7.0.4 update

Do you use FaceTime? Apple this evening has pushed out an incremental update to their Mobile Device software. This is aimed at a bug that caused FaceTime calls to fail bit includes other fixes and improvements. Not leaving users out for older devices, the 4th Generation iPod Touch …

High prices to complain via phone?

The government is to ban the use of the 084X and 087X premium-rate numbers that businesses use for their complaints and inquiry teams. This is good news for us as consumers, especially those of us that use our mobile to call all and sundry. Explained in the draft …

iOS – Guided access, let nippers use your iDevice.

Do you let those little fingers maul over your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? Let the wee ones watch a video but you need to keep restarting or un pausing it because they pressed the screen? Have no fear, there is a simple solution built into the iOS …

How to downgrade from an iOS 7 beta to iOS 6

We all know that there is a new version of iOS coming out soon. Some of you have been lucky enough to be able to try it out on your current devices. The first 3 beta releases didn’t depend on your device being registered with an active Apple …

Samsung Galaxy S devices going metal?

We all know Samsung for their plastic builds. It’s something that some have criticised and that may be likely to change with the next iteration of the Galaxy S flagship. A patent uncovered by Patent Bolt shows a complete redesign with sleek sharp edges. The patent was filed …

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 …

Hi-Fun Bluetooth Gloves

Hi-Fun Bluetooth gloves… Yes, bluetooth gloves. These are brilliant. You will look like a fool using them but if that doesn’t bother you then go for it. They are cool too. The gloves are made from the same material as most gloves. Thinsulate springs to mind but these …

GEAR4 Angry Bird Speaker

Cool new gadgets just keep coming and coming! GEAR4 have added to this with a new range of speakers. The one we have is the Purple Bird from Angry Birds Space. I’m not usually a fan of portable speakers, seeing the little “chav” stood on the corner with …

Motorola RAZR HD – Review

First of all I’ll quickly run through the good and bad points. Good Points 4.7″ inch 720p Display Expandable storage up to 32GB Smooth Operating system Bad Points Not a good looking device Non-removable battery Build I don’t think the RAZR HD is a good looking device, there …