Category: iOS

Apple playing catchup with iOS 5?

So WWDC has been and gone and Apple has laid its cards on the table with iOS 5.  The biggest surprise was perhaps the sheer scope of the update and the number of major new features that are being released. With one notable exception I’m now struggling to …

The Smartphone App-O-Graphic.

Just quick little post to give you something to read while having the first life saving coffee of the day, Mondays, got to love them ! Quite interesting, shame it doesn’t list more of the smaller manufacturers, there is a lot of ‘others’. The growth of Android/Google is quite …

Recommended App – HulloMail.

This won’t be as in depth As James’s excellent recommended app features, but a friend has just joined the Android owning world and asked me if there was a visual voicemail app? I thought I would quickly flag this up. I’ve been using HulloMail for about a year …

The backlash begins…..

Well it was only a matter of time….. Following Apples Keynote speech at the WWDC2001 on Monday it was inevitable that someone important from a rival would put fingers to keyboard and have a pop at Apple. This is a result of lots of new features that Apple announced to …

iMessage Announced At WWDC

iMessage has just been announced at a very busy WWDC conference over in the States and iMessage is set to change how all iOS devices communicate including iPad and iPod Touch. Consider this BBM for your iOS device! This now means anyone you know on an iPad or an iPod …

iOS Updates Now OTA!!

Another new feature announced today is being able to update your iPhone or iPad over the air!.  This is something Android has had and a lot of people are big fans of this, well now your iOS device can do the same once you are running iOS5 The …

iOS 5 Gets New Notifications

Apple have just announced the update to their iOS software, iOS 5 and part of this comes a new way for notifications…. well we say new but it is quite android like but a great addition to Apple products

Freebie – iPad 2 from Vodafone UK

Being a Vodafone customer and a regular user of the Vodafone eForum, I found something last night on the Forum which I thought was to be untrue. iPad 2 3G 16GB available with no upfront cost to existing customers. I couldn’t believe my eyes, that’s a saving of …

WWDC Rumours: iOS5 could feature ‘Automatic Download’

MacRumors.com recently found something rather interesting while searching for an iTunes update. Above is their screenshot of a section of the iTunes updates page, where a potential new feature of iOS5 was revealed. The final sentence suggests that devices running iOS5 will have the ability to wirelessly download …

iOS5 to be unveiled on Monday

In a blurt of uncharacteristic openness, Apple have announced their agenda for WWDC, which as well as more on their next version of OS X for Macs, will also include the new iOS 5 for iPhone and iPads. No news on features yet, but Apple also confirmed they will …

NHS Direct, now for iPhone too

The NHS Direct app we mentioned last week is now available for the iPhone and iPad too. Initially available on Android, this app will help you diagnose and get more information on health issues. The Android app has already has nearly 2,000 downloads in the last five days. …

Smartphones. What can you do with them?

So you have a smartphone.  Be it Android, Apple or Windows Phone 7.  Or some other platform.  Now what? Smartphones are becoming more and more popular, as they become cheaper to produce and more popular, and people are following their friends and buying something similar to them.  Now, …

Twitter adds email notifications for @ replies

In a rather strange move,Twitter has added email notifications for @ replies. You may have noticed this by the amount of emails suddenly appearing in your inbox! This does seem strange as you surely know when someone has mentioned you by simply looking at and reading your timeline… …

iPad 2 Mini Review

Leigh has put together a very good review of the Apple iPad 2 already, as a massive Apple fan myself I was also given the chance to put this through its paces this time with thanks to Vodafone who agreed to send me a micro sim to use …

Dominos release pizza delivery app for Android

Tonight my wife is out, which means I’m cooking, which means we’re ordering in. Luckily Dominos Pizza have come to the rescue of lazy / rubbish cooks everywhere by releasing this free app. You can simply click in, choose a pizza, add you own toppings and even use …

Apple planning 10th anniversary surprise?

According to BGR, Apple may be planning some sort of announcement close to Thursday the 19th, the date of their 10 year retail anniversary. According to BGR’s ‘Solid’ source, there are plenty of reasons to suspect something is happening, including: An overnight shift with all types of staff …

Where is Android’s iPod Touch?

Although I’ve been an Android user for nearly two years now I’ve had an iPod Touch for around six months and use it every day. I bought it mainly because I wanted a new gadget and thought it’d be a good way to try out iOS and get …

iOS 4.3.3 released to fix tracking issues

Apple iOS 4.3.3 has now been released to fix those location tracking “bugs” that came to light last month. Location data was found to be stored in a local file on handsets, this could then be extracted with a simple tool. Apple have stated that they were aware …

iPad 2 Review

I get it, I really do. If I’m honest this is the tablet that all other tablets ape. It’s as slim as a magazine and is the device everyone seems to want. Heck, I’ve wanted one of these for quite some time. The device we have here is …

4oD app comes to iPad

Channel 4’s catch up service, 4oD, have launched a free iPad app.  4oD’s website offering is unavailable to iPad users, due to its use of flash, so this is the first time 4oD has been available on an iOS device. Like Channel 4 the app is ad-supported, so …