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Kate and Prince William wedding iPhone covers launched

Kate and Prince William wedding iPhone covers launched

March 23, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

An American company is cashing in on Royal Wedding fever by selling commemorative Wills and Kate iPhone covers. The cases, which feature the Union Jack and sketches and photographs of the royal couple, have been released ahead of the wedding on April 29. Retailing at 34.99USD, four different phone covers designed to fit the iPhone…

Tourist’s shock at £5,000 phone bill

March 17, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A holidaymaker was stunned after he took his mobile phone on a 10-day family trip abroad and returned home to find he had racked up a £5,000 bill. Gary Stevens, 33, took his iPhone to Dubai so he could access his work emails while holidaying with wife Guiseppina and their one-year-old son Rocco. Before leaving…

iPhone users oversleep after another alarm malfunction

iPhone users oversleep after another alarm malfunction

January 2, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Thousands of angry iPhone users overslept and even late for work and flights today after a New Years Eve software glitch cancelled the phone’s alarms. The iPhone’s non-recurring alarms stopped working for a staggering two days after the clocks struck midnight to usher in 2011. Instead thousands of smart phone owners got a surprise lie-in…

British men look like Peter Kay, David Cameron and Richard Hammond

British men look like Peter Kay, David Cameron and Richard Hammond

November 4, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

The average British bloke looks more like Peter Kay than David Beckham, it emerged today. The rolypoly TV funnyman was revealed as the typical man in the street’s celebrity look-a-like by an iPhone app which measures facial contours before telling users which star they most resemble. Premier David Cameron, Top Gear’s Richard Hammond and Radio…

iPhone users late for work due to alarm clock bug

November 1, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

Thousands of iPhone users were ONE HOUR late for work today – after a bug caused their device to go off without compensating for daylight saving. The iPhone’s clock automatically went back one hour as planned, but a fault meant the alarm didn’t synchronise, meaning users were woken up an hour later than intended. Scores…

£5 million gold and diamond iPhone is world’s most expensive mobile

£5 million gold and diamond iPhone is world’s most expensive mobile

October 14, 2010 | by | 6 Comments

This incredible gold and diamond iPhone 4 was today unveiled as the world’s most expensive mobile – worth a jaw-dropping £5 MILLION. The handset is wrapped in more than 500 individual flawless cut diamonds totalling 100 carats. It features two interchangeable diamonds which fit over the ‘home’ button – a single cut 7.4ct pink diamond…

Couple pay £650 for bag of potatoes – thinking it was a laptop and iPhone

October 5, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

A stunned couple were conned into paying hundreds of pounds for a bag of potatoes – thinking it was a laptop, police revealed today. The couple were stopped in the High Street, in Huntingdon, Cambs., and offered a rucksack containing a state-of-the art laptop and iPhone for £650. But after they agreed to buy the…

Most pointless iPhone apps revealed

September 23, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

A talking cat, flying cow and a pretend pint of beer have been named and shamed as the ‘Most pointless iPhone applications ever invented’. Also making the top ten was the Cat Piano, a lighter app and Hold On!, which requires users to press a button down for as long as they can. A crude…

Housemate wanted: iPhone users need not apply

August 6, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Forget the standard no partners, no animals and no smokers rule; an American looking for a new housemate has one specific instruction – no iPhone users. Vince Thomas has advertised on the Craigslist website for a room in New York with a $1,400 monthly budget. The software company worker wrote: “I refuse to live with…

Weirdest iPhone insurance claims revealed

August 3, 2010 | by | 3 Comments

The most bizarre insurance claims for lost and damaged iPhones emerged today as ‘I dropped it from a hot air balloon’ and ‘my dog chewed it’. Other unusual claims include ‘I lost it while skydiving’, ‘I dropped it in a blender’ and ‘It fell into the kettle’. The weird and wonderful claims came to light…

iPhone is coolest thing on planet

July 26, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

The iPhone has been named the ‘Coolest Thing on the Planet’. A study of 3,000 Brits saw the high-tech gadget top the poll, beating the internet, Sky+ and social networking website Facebook. Since the first model was launched in 2007, the iPhone has been flying off the shelves, with the new iPhone 4 selling almost…

iPhone app iFest helps festival goers find their tents – what ever state they are in

July 5, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A student has developed a phone application for festival goers which shows them the way – to their TENTS. Creative Chris Blackmore, 22, came up with iFest to help revellers who pitch up and then can’t find their way back to their camping spot. It works by logging the position of a tent and then…

Police slammed over iPhone gun app

June 17, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A police force is under fire over plans to allow gun owners to update their firearms licences using an iPHONE APP. Sussex Police is designing a series of applications for Apple’s smartphone which let members of the public access news, appeals and other services at the touch of a button. The force proposes letting shotgun…