Category: iOS

Google launch Instant Previews for mobile

Some of you may have noticed a new magnifying glass icon appearing next to your search results over the last few days. Clicking on these icons launches a new Instant Previews feature which Google has just introduced. They provide a great way for visually searching through sites when …

Coolsmartphone gets a top 5 listing!

A little bit self congratulatory this, but Cision has rated Coolsmartphone as number 4 in it’s list of top UK Consumer Technology blogs! Nice. So Well done to Leigh and Dan! Hopefully we can lift it to Number one! Thanks to Johannawhitaker for the tip, she is involved …

iOS 4.3 Arrives a little earlier than expected

Woaha, that was a bit unexpected. Apple have just delivered iOS 4.3 for both the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad just now, two days early than we anticipated. New features include a personal WiFi hotspot, a faster browser, iTunes Home Sharing, new AirPlay features and a host of …

Tesco Mobile sees Android overtake iPhone

Recent comScore and Gartner stats have seen Android growing rapidly and now Tesco Mobile have also chimed in on the continuing tilt towards the OS. In recent weeks they’ve seen sales of Android handsets outstrip iPhone sales. Graham Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Telecoms and Tesco Mobile …

Android jumps to the top of the chart!

Comscore recently released it’s updated figures for US Smartphone sales and it was good news for Android fans and bad news for Rim and Microsoft. Smartphone market share for Google/Android went up from 23% to 31%, just nudging ahead of Rim(Blackberry) on 30% a jump of 7%, a …

BlackBerry Messenger coming to Android and iPhone?

Yep, expect to see BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) appearing sometime soon for Android and Apple devices pretty soon. BGR has news from “insiders” who state that, following a payment, non-BlackBerry handsest will be able to access the BBM service. It sounds like a “lightweight” version and the Android version …

The iPad 2 – Thoughts?

Yesterday Apple announced the iPad 2. Reactions have ranged from “the best tablet ever” all the way down to “an underwhelming launch with features that should have been included anyway”. Available here in the UK from March 25th it will have a dual-core CPU, two cameras and is …

Everything Everywhere To Sell iPad 2

Everything Everywhere have confirmed that they are to sell the Apple iPad 2 here in the UK. Conor from Everything Everywhere just tweeted the message above much to the joy of customers on either T-Mobile or Orange networks in the UK. Everything Everywhere is the new joint venture …

iOS 4.3 Announced

Apple have just announced the official release of iOS 4.3 to the world at their iPad event.  iOS 4.3 will be available to download on 11th March, the same day the iPad 2 goes on sale \ Included in this update is: Improved browsing via Safari iTunes Home …

iPad 2 Now Official

Apple are just announcing the iPad 2 to the world at a special event.  All the specs and pictures to follow……… Video calling camera & normal camera New A5 Dual Core CPU White & Black shipping from launch 1.3 pounds in weight 8.8mm thick 10hr battery life Same prices at …

MWC Coverage On iPhone 4

As was mentioned in a post a while back Vodafone kindly loaned me a Apple iPhone4 to use whilst at MWC in Barcelona.  This was ideal for me as I am already a Vodafone customer and had a contract which gave me 25MB a day to use whilst …

iPad 2 – coming soon

We have had lots of stories recently on the plethora of new tablets rushing out this year, as companies look to capitalise on the market Apple’s original tablet proved existed. We haven’t though mentioned the avalanche of rumours concerning Apple’s sequel. Rumours on V2.0 started pretty much the day after …

My T-Mobile iPhone App Launched

T-Mobile UK have now launched the iPhone app for tracking your account on your phone, check your remaining allowances, boosters and get help or support. Having used this app which is already on Android it s great to finally see T-Mobile allowing people to manage their own accounts …

Twidroyd and UberTwitter – Should be back soon

Following our story regarding Twidroid being suspended by Twitter we’re now being told that changes are under way and the app should be online soon. We contacted the guys at Twidroyd but they declined to respond to our mails and tweets. Luckily they have responded to others by …

An iPad for just £99? You’d better believe it.

This afternoon a colleague of mine got an email from T-mobile UK offering a reduced rate for existing customers wanting a new iPad. Below is a copy of the email. The small print mentions it’s only available for certain existing customers. So whether or not you can get …

New Valentine Box released for Cut the Rope

Fans of Chillingo’s iOS puzzler can rejoice as the plucky devs have today released a new set of levels for Cut the Rope. For those of you unfamiliar with this little Gem the aim, as you may have guessed, is to cut various ropes attached to a sweet …

Covering MWC On An iPhone4

Having attended many mobile phone events around the world for different manufacturers it has become clear to me that packing to a minimum is highly recommended if you have the tools to be able to do it, but how can you do this and still keep high quality of coverage? Most bloggers …

iPlayer apps coming to iPad and Android this week

The BBC have announced today on their Internet Blog that their brand new iPlayer apps for Android and the iPad should available by the end of this week. While the iPad app has been long awaited, the news that the Android app will launch simultaneously has to be …

Frgv me fthr fr I hv snnd

Our lives are becoming increasingly busy, so it’s almost unsurprising to see an iPhone app which helps you confess your sins. The new app, by Litte iApps, costs $1.99 and offers “an examination of conscience, step-by-step guide to the sacrament, act of contrition and other prayers.” It’s the …

White iPhone 4 – coming end of March (probably!)

This is one keeps on rumbling, but the LONG awaited white version of the iPhone 4 is now coming (honest), at the end of March. Apple’s official timeline remains as “Spring 2011”, but Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and a Pocket-lint.com tipster have now come out saying end of …