Tag: iOS

Rovio teases Bad Piggies! Coming very soon!

Rovio has had it’s Pig-centric successor to Angry Birds in the fryer for quite a while now and it seems the game is nearly ready for release! The trailer below will give you a pretty good idea of the sort of game play we can expect to see, …

Tesco Mobile To Carry iPhone 5

Word has reached us here at Coolsmartphone that Tesco Mobile are to carry the iPhone 5. Whilst there is no word yet of pricing or tariffs the Tesco Mobile website is now showing a “Register your interest” page whereby you can, well, register your interest! As soon as …

Android fanboi – My iPad 3 Review

Yes, we’re well aware, the iPad 3 has been around for quite some time now, but after a week of massive Apple announcements, it’s worth looking at their latest tablet. For me, I don’t honestly use a tablet a great deal. Sure, call me old-fashioned. Perhaps I’m still …

iOS Game Review (Video) – Tiny Wings

I’ve posted a video review of the hit iOS game Tiny Wings. Overall, I love the game, but I’m hoping that a multiplayer option (even asynchronous multplayer) will be introduced with the release of iOS 6.

BBC iPlayer Gets An Update

The BBC iPlayer app for iOS has been around for a while, recently it received an update with a cool feature along with some bug fixes. The added feature now allows you to download content and store it on your device for viewing in the future. Streaming TV …

Pre-order the iPhone direct

So, if you don’t fancy shackling yourself into a contract and you’ve got pots of money just hanging around your house, why not pre-order one without a contract? Both the black and white version (16GB) come in at £529 but they will limit sales to two per customer …

Vodafone are taking pre-orders for the iPhone 5

Vodafone have started to take pre-orders for the upcoming iPhone 5. Here are their prices. Example pricing and details for iPhone (24 month contracts): Plan 100 Plan Vodafone Red Vodafone Red Red Data Monthly Fee £25 £37 £42 £47 Voice (minutes) 100 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Texts Unlimited Unlimited …

Three to carry the iPhone 5

Three have just confirmed to us that they will make the iPhone 5 available from next Friday, September 21st. To get more details on this new Apple handset, check out our iPhone details or dive into the pictures below. No word yet on pricing, but we do know …

iOS 6 will be available on 19th September

Apple has just announced at their ongoing press event that  iOS 6 will be will be rolled out to customers on the 19th of September. We assume a GM seed will be given to developers a little before then to allow them to make adjustments for apps before …

Apple announces the iPhone 5

Apple has announced the iPhone 5. Currently the device looks a lot like the leaks we’ve seen… – Screen is 1136 x 640, 4″ and 16:9 aspect ratio. – The device is 7.6mm thin, 18% thinner than the iPhone 4S. Also 20% lighter… that is a lot! – Some …

iPhone 5 appears on Apple website

Hold your horses, there’s no image or juicy information just yet, but the “iPhone 5” name has at least appeared on Apple.com. Searches for “iPhone 5” and “iPhone-5” seem to reveal links that aren’t live yet, including.. http://www.apple.com/iphone/iphone-5/tips/ http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2012/09/12/Apple-Introduces-iPhone-5.html More as we get it. Our live coverage starts …

Confirmed – iPhone 5 will run on 4G, coming to EE

The new iPhone, to be launched this evening will, as expected, run on EE’s new 4G network. It’s been rumoured for a while that the new iPhone will contain 4G technology, and while EE would only say “other devices will follow very soon” yesterday, a source has confirmed …

iOS app review – 5K Runmeter

All my life I’ve been a hopeless runner. No matter how hard I tried I’ve never been able to run for more than a couple of minutes. I was determined to change that, so a few months ago I started following the Couch to 5k program, and lo …

Why I’m not getting too excited about the (new) iPhone 5

So we’re just hours away from the biggest product announcement of the year. Make no mistake, whatever Apple announces this evening will be talked about and scrutinised for the next several weeks. It will sell in enormous number that will put every other device firmly in the shade. …

Google launches standalone YouTube app for iOS.

  You may remember that we reported last month that Apple had chosen not to renew the availability of YouTube on iOS 6 and that Google was working on an App Store version instead. Well that day has arrived and the native (yes native) YouTube app has now …

SGP iPhone 5 Glas.t Premium Screen Protector

With the launch of the new iPhone now only hours away and anticipation starting to build, the first iPhone 5 cases, covers and screen protectors are now starting to appear for sale. One such screen protector is the SGP Glas.t Premium Screen Protector. Made from a “high-tension tempered glass” …

Opinion: Android’s “iceberg ahead” moment?

The launch of Windows Phone 8 has thrown Microsoft’s phone efforts back into the spotlight, and how it has struggled to gain market share over Apple and Android. With yet another relaunch of a mobile OS, Microsoft and its embattled partner Nokia (or future purchase), certainly have their …

Opinion: Nice one Nokia But It’s Just Not Enough

So, the hype is over and the revelation of the new Nokia Lumia handsets has happened.  The Lumia 920 and 820 have been officially unveiled and are all shiny and new.  Are they enough to save Nokia? Running with a dual core processor with a 4.3 or 4.5 …

1 Million iOS Device ID’s Leaked by Hackers

  The hacking group AntiSec have today released the Unique Identifiers pertaining to 1,000,001 iOS devices allegedly obtained from a hacked FBI laptop that was holding over 12 million Apple device ID’s and the corresponding personal information. AntiSec say that they have the numbers of 12,367,232 iPhones and …