EE runs out of Power Bars

A short time ago, we reported that network provider EE were giving away a power bar to customers, and would exchange a “empty” one with a “topped up” in store. Well, it appears that the promotional idea has been taken up by the bargain hunting British public, with sale now on

BlackBerrys online store is having a sale across almost the entire range of BB10 phones and if you were thinking of experimenting in the Blackberry world then this is definitely the time! I really, really like the BlackBerry 10 Operating System. It is smooth, speedy, the BlackBerry

OnePlus Invite system is over.

On the 23rd of April 2015 the OnePlus One is one year old (to many ones there), and today OnePlus  announced that the hoop jumping invite system ( I know I was a hoop jumper, but to be fair I love my OnePlus one)  to buy the

HTC One M9 Review

Mobile World Congress is where most flagship devices get announced every year, and 2015 was no different. This year HTC arrived with an upgrade to their popular M8 phone which hopefully filled in the few missing pieces to make this the best phone they ever made. First of all

Edifier MP211 Bluetooth speakers review

This is a small and very portable Bluetooth speaker which will fit fairly easily into your pocket and very easily into the likes of a handbag or small bag. First up, the design makes it look like one large black paracetamol caplet but (in the case of

Sony Xperia Z4 launched in Japan

You won’t be able to understand a word of the Sony press release, but what we can tell you is that the Sony Xperia Z4 has been officially announced in Japan. It comes equipped with a 5.2″ IPS LCD 1920 x 1080 display and is just 6.9mm

Huawei P8 – Initial Impressions

A wise man once said: A beautiful Smartphone creates beautiful things Personally I feel that applies to a lot of the smartphone market in 2015, with the likes of the Galaxy S6 Edge, the HTC One M9 and of course the iPhone 6 they are all beautiful

WWE 2K released on iOS

Big brand names are starting to become commonplace in the App Store, but adapting home console games for the mobile arena presents challenges, on both a technical and gameplay level. Different developers have chosen different methods to face this conversion challenge. From identical ports such as BioShock and Skylanders trap

GV18 Aplus smartwatch phone, like the one I reviewed, but cheaper.

Remember the Atongm W008 Smartwatch I reviewed? Well, here’s a very similar one for a mere £27.30 – that’s just $40.80. As for the specs, the actual promotional shots state that this one has a “HD Camera” which is apparently “As table 300,000 camera” to “Catch the

The EE Power Bar – It’s not actually yours.

We had a bit of a dig into the Terms and Conditions of the free EE Power Bars and, well, it’s all a little strange. The PDF actually states that… A Power Bar is made available to you on a free to hire basis, under the terms

OnePlus to announce something on April 20th

OnePlus, the company that brought us the OnePlus One with the weird invite system have announced something will happen on April 20th. That’s about as much as we can tell you. The date could refer to the end of the invite system, the OnePlus Two, a mini version,

Rumours of new Lumia phones

You’ve just got to love rumours; without them most tech websites would be very sad affairs. Microsoft’s approach to Lumia handsets has been nothing short of dull – the vast array of similar low and mid-range handsets has been, frankly, quite underwhelming. There’s obviously a market for them, but

Apple Watch availability

Like pretty much everything that Apple produces, the Watch has already proven to be a financial success. Although Apple hasn’t confirmed, it appears that online orders have been overwhelming and that over 2 million were placed within 6 hours. An internal memo from the Senior Vice President

That free EE portable charger. Ticking lots of boxes

If you’ve followed us for a while then you’ll already know that EE are giving away free portable chargers to their customers. Yesterday was “go” day and queues formed in EE stores around the UK as customers. At this point I’m going to do a classic “local

What is iFIT and Does it Work

There are a vast number of fitness products available on the market, each trying to stand out from the crowd with its own target audience. I’ve tried a number of products in the past and had some success, but ultimately having to use a mix of ecosystems

A week with the HTC One M9. Day five. Making it your own.

Getting your phone setup is quite easy nowadays. If you’ve previously had a Google device, you just stick in your account details and all your apps, email and calendar appointments will appear. Your contacts will too, and your phone is setup in just a couple of minutes.

Podcast 136 – A little bit sleep deprived

Welcome to the latest episode of the Coolsmartphone Podcast, joining me this week were Dan and Garry. This weeks topics revolved around my trip to London for the Huawei P8 / P8 Max event, the eagerly awaited LG G4, Garry and the Microsoft Band, Dan being intrigued by

Podcast 136 – Listen in live

Hello there, welcome to the “listen in live” page for our podcast. Joining me this week should be Dan and Garry. This weeks topics should be about the leaks of the weird looking LG G4, the Huawei event we attended yesterday afternoon where the P8 and the

Another deal – ASUS ZenFone 2 for less than £165

Gahh… I think I have a problem. I should be out buying food but I’m still sat here looking at cheap phones. Perhaps there’s a “Phones Anonymous” I should join? Either way, with one of our special discount codes, you can get the Asus ZenFone 2 we