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Apple voted coolest brand by UK consumers

Apple has, yet again, topped the charts in Britain as being the coolest brand around. In fact, of all the top 20, it’s one of only three consumer electronics brands. The other two are Bang & Olufsen (placed 12th) and Sony (17th). Google was on the list, but, not for its electronics through Motorola, but rather for its search engine and…

24 hours with the iPhone 5c, or why I now hate my iPhone 5

Thank you iPhone 5c, now I hate holding my iPhone 5. Darn comfortable plastic. — Cam Bunton (@TiP_Cam) September 21, 2013 The iPhone 5 (and now 5s) is a remarkable piece of industrial engineering. Those diamond-cut chamfers, beautiful glass and anodized aluminum all in an incredibly thin frame is the height of smartphone elegance. It really is…

Best ‘hidden’ features in iOS 7

With any new version of iOS comes a whole range of new hyped about features. Everyone will love them and use them. But, there are some nice little features either buried beneath the surface, or in non-obvious places. This post is dedicated to all those features that you may or may not have heard about already. 1. Frequent Locations This is one of…

BBM is now available on your iPhone [Update: Global roll out paused]

Update: The Global roll out of BBM for iPhone has been paused. According to BBM’s official blog, the launch of BBM for iPhone and Android has been delayed due to an unreleased version of the app hitting the Google Play store. Interestingly, this unofficial version of BBM for Android has seen over 1 million downloads already but has no doubt caused the…

iPhone 5s feature highlight: Slo-Mo

So the new iPhone 5s is out, and I’ve had it in my hands for just under a day. Playing around with the new features, I got a chance to sit down on UCF’s campus and take some video of bikers and skateboarders. What was so special about the video, though? The iPhone 5s brings with it 120fps 720p video, and let me tell you, it is awesome. A few of my examples…

Samsung jealous of Apple lines, spies on launch

You’ve seen the commercials. Samsung’s “the next big thing is already here,” commercials where the company makes fun of people waiting in line for an iPhone (if you haven’t seen one, I’ve embedded a commercial above). A phone that’s already outdated. While the commercial certainly makes it seem as if the South Korean company thinks that waiting in Apple’s…

@Tim_Cook is on twitter, say hello!

A little while back, we noticed a tweet re-tweeted by a certain SVP, Phil Schiller. The tweet, sent by @tim_cook read: It’s the first time anyone’s tweeted from the account, despite it being active since July. And – as you can imagine – we were skeptical of its validity since his account hasn’t been verified yet. That was until we saw who his first…