Tag: iOS

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 …

TweetDeck 2.0 for iOS: First Look

The iOS version of Tweetdeck, the hugely popular social networking desktop app, has been somewhat forgotten recently, and desperately needed an update. Tweetdeck 2.0 for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad was recently released with a complete overhaul. In short, it’s fantastic. Last year, Tweetdeck released their Android app, …

A Tapered iPhone 5 Is Possibly In The Works

As more rumours surrounding the iPhone 5 surface, former Engadget editor Joshua Topolsky’s This Is My Next is reporting that the fifth generation of Apple’s smartphone may have a larger screen, at 3.7 inches and the same resolution as the iPhone 4, and a tapered design; all of …

Coolsmartphone Recommended App: LiveProfile

LiveProfile is a device-to-device messaging app for Android, iOS, and Blackberry. It works on a similar basis to Blackberry Messenger, whereby you are required to create an account and then you are assigned a PIN. Other LiveProfile users who have your PIN can become friends with you, and …

My iOS annoyances

I’ve been an iOS user for nearly eight months now having bought a 4G iPod Touch to find out what Apple’s mobile OS is all about. Having used Android for the last two years and Windows Mobile for the six before that it’s fair to say that I’ve …

Platform Wars

Platform wars, is Apples way the only way? With the enormous growth of the smartphone, and the never ending war between platform makers to be the dominant force, are we looking at a future dominated by the curated, closed platforms, and will Android have to become more regulated …

Google Search App for iOS

Earlier this week Google released a new version of their Google Mobile App for iOS. The newly dubbed Google Search App has a new UI which in my opinion makes it nicer to use than Google Search on Android. The default view gives you a text search box …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cloud printing from Google now on phones

Google have just released their new Cloud Printing solution to beta, which means we can all get it now. It’s not a platform feature, but actually a web app feature, and works from Google’s web apps Gmail and Google Docs. You can use it on any phone that …

Romantic Angry Birds

After the success of their Helloween and Christmas versions, Rovio are lining up a Valentine’s Day edition of their incredibly successful Angry Birds game. Scheduled for release on14th February, there is no word yet on what platforms will get the game, but hopefully most will, as the Christmas …

iOS 4.3 released to developers

iOS 4.3 has been released to developers, giving us some insight into what we can expect in the next update. Most mentioned so far is the ability to turn your iPhone into a mobile Wifi hotspot, like Android 2.2 – great news for 3 customers, not so beneficial …