iCracked has landed in the UK

Imagine this scenario; you are wanting to check the time on your shiny, wonderful and new iPhone 6 (or any iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, or any smartphone in fact), and as you go to pick up your trusty device, it slips out of your hand, in slow motion, heading closer and closer towards the floor.The inevitable happens and as you turn your smartphone over, you…

How to sell my iPhone 5

Many Apple iPhone 5 users who purchased their phone when it was launched 2 years ago are starting to reach the end of their 24 month pay monthly contract and will be no doubt tempted to upgrade to the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. The good news is, even though the iPhone 5 is now 2 years old, the device is still worth…

New law means no more logos on the back of your smartphone

If while admiring the shiny back of your smartphone you get slightly annoyed by the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) markings which seem to clutter up an otherwise-stylish device, then today’s news may just cheer you up a bit! A new law has been passed in the United States by President Obama which states that electronic devices sold are no longer required to display the various…

Will Apple be eliminating Google as its search engine?

Google has long been the search engine synonymous with Apple and its products, as well as its Maps apps that are on offer.However, this may all change very soon as the partnership is due to expire early on in 2015 as Apple may well be looking to use a different default search engine.Reports have been doing the rounds to suggest that a number of Google’s…

Fun and festive Christmas smartphone apps

There is absolutely no avoiding it, so we might as well all accept it. Christmas is here. ‘Tis the season to be jolly!To get in the festive spirit, you could download a couple of Christmas-themed apps to play and enjoy in the run up to the 25th.But what are the best apps to get addicted to before Santa makes his way to town? Gift Wrapping…

Indian smartphone trying to break the UK market

Budget smartphone company Karbonn Mobile are ready to try and crack the UK market with it’s latest creation and a Black Friday deal to go with it. Although perhaps not a familiar name to most tech-savvy individuals, Karbonn Mobile is one of the largest manufacturers in India, holding 13 per cent of the country’s market. In its drive to be recognised in the UK, the…

Black Friday phone deals to look out for

Black Friday might be a term unfamiliar with folks in the UK. Although it sounds a little sinister, the US seasonal shopping craze is now making some ground across the pond.Retailers across Great Britain are embracing the event, which sees crazy sales occurring on everything and anything—not least mobile phones.So what smartphones and other deals should you be keeping an eagle-eye out for? Anything iPhone…

Perfect gifts for smartphone lovers

With the festive season falling upon us, there are many who are already beginning to go into panic mode about what gifts to buy their loved ones this December. If you know someone who is something of a smartphone addict, we have the perfect present ideas for you. Give the gift of cinema The chances are that if your friend or family member spends a…