Author: Carl Woodfin

WordPress app update

If like me, you blog from your phone, updates to the apps you use are always welcome. WordPress have updated their iOS app. It’s gained a sound scheme and some bug fixes. My device is mainly on silent so the sounds aren’t really for me. The bug fixes …

Microsoft’s new Xbox available by Xmas 2013

Microsoft’s new Xbox console is reportedly going to be available by Xmas next year. A report from Bloomberg says that the device is to be readily available for Thanksgiving in the US, unsure at which event to announce it though. either way, it’s surely going to be in …

iTunes 11 finally becomes available to download

The eagerly awaited update to iTunes 11 has gone live, I thought I would let the rush die down a little before I downloaded it. The update went live earlier this evening, 6PM. As with all Apple updates the servers get a huge amount of traffic when they …

Want an iPad but not quite got enough pennies?

Fancy getting yourself an Apple iPad but don’t quite have enough pennies in the bank? That doesn’t matter thanks to Expansys. You can now get an iPad on finance. Join the tablet world and spread the cost, head on over to Expansys and have a look at the …

Three now offering iPad with Retina Wifi + Cellular

Three have now started to offer the iPad with Retina WiFi + Cellular on their super fast 3G network. With prices starting at £25 per month, £159 upfront for 15GB of data the deals are a steal. Grab yourself one from the Three website and have a read …

Apple and HTC reach a settlement

Apple and HTC have finally made a truce over patents. A solution to the long term issues between the two companies was long over due. Although all the information isn’t public yet, we do know that it’s a 10 year agreement and is excellent news for both companies. …

Could Google and Microsoft be looking into UK broadband?

Google and Microsoft have been rumoured to have been showing “extreme interest” into providing mobile broadband/wifi here in the UK. The UK’s airwaves currently have “White space.” White space is segments of the current spectrum between those bands being used for TV, Radio and the mobile phones. Currently …

Microsoft testing their own Smartphone?

If you follow what Microsoft is up to, you might have heard that they are potentially testing their own smartphone hardware. No one knows for sure if the rumours are true and we doubt very much the device would make an appearance anytime soon with some Windows Phone …

CRC Pro-Cycling

The guys at Chain Reaction Cycles.com have teamed up with Billy Goat Entertainment to bring you a sports game with a difference. Like riding a bike but think the weather is too cold? We have a solutionfor you. Download CRC Pro-Cycling and get pedaling. The menu system is …

QDOS Metallics case iPhone 4/4S

Companies get in touch regularly asking us to take a look at their products. It’s part of the job I favour. Recently I got a QDOS Metallics case in the post. I had an iPhone 4S which has now made it’s way to a new home, my Dad. …

Moshi case review for iPhone 5

Recently CoversandCases got in touch and asked us to review one of their new Moshi iGlaze cases for the iPhone 5. As always, for our readers benefit we jumped at the chance. It arrived a couple of days after, let me tell you about it. The first thing …

Tapatalk gets an update

Tapatalk has been around for a while now and updates keep coming. Using an iPhone 5 I welcomed this one. Now the app uses the full resolution of the new iPhone. Along with optimisation for the iPhone 5 they have also included stability and bug fixes. The improvements …

Looking for iPhone 5 accessories?

Got your shiny new iPhone 5? Looking for accessories to help it along? So was I, then Mobile Fun got in touch offering their iPhone 5 Ultimate Bundle The device had only been around for about two weeks an accessories were running a little thin on the ground …

Verbs gets taller + more

Verbs, what I consider to be one of the best IM apps for iOS got an update today. As you can see from the screenshot above. The developer Include Technologies have been quite the comedians using Emojicons to let us know what they’ve done. Love for the iPhone …

PayPal gets iPhone 5 and iOS 6 support

I woke up this morning to a badge icon of 1 on the AppStore. Using an iPhone 5, I’m always hoping that the apps I use regularly will get updated to use the full screen sooner rather than later. This one was PayPal. I don’t use it all …

Bad Piggies – iOS

Yes folks, bad piggies is available on iOS. The guys who brought us Angry Birds have take the franchise to a new level and they have created another gem. At first looks, Bad Piggies seems a little bizarre. Believe me, it is. You don’t need to fling anything …

Tiger Woods 2012 – iOS

Are you a golf pro? I’m far from it. Playing Tiger Woods 2012 makes me think I’m fantastic at golf. The game makes play relatively easy. Getting started can take a while before you can hit the ball. It looks for saved games in the cloud, you need …

PONG case for iPhone 4/4S – Review

If like me, you get a little heavy handed with your iPhone and need it well protected. I suggest you try one of Pong’s Rugged Cases. Pong have made cases for a while and with the research that has gone into these cases, their age and expertise shows. …

Enjoy racing on a bigger screen – Asphalt 7

Asphalt 7 is one of a few apps to have already received an update to allow full use of the iPhone 5’s taller screen. The graphics are well detailed, I’d consider them to be console quality, something you could expect from a Wii. On a mobile device that’s …

Cook with Nigella – Nigellissima

Like Italian food? Nigella Lawson has made her way on to the iOS platform with another app. Nigellissima, contains recipes from her varied selection of Italian dishes. Yellow Spagetti, Spagetti with Tuna, Lemon and Rocket (I like the sound of that one) and many more. When you find …