TabletTV Portable Tuner – Review

You’re out. You’ve got your tablet and you want to watch a bit of TV. There’s one fairly straightforward and easy way to do it. You grab an app like iPlayer, NOW TV, Sky Go or something similar and you can watch shows – either live or

EE launch branded Rook 4G smartphone

EE have today announced and launched a brand new device under their own EE device brand – the Rook. When EE launched the Kestrel a while ago the £99 launch price caught a lot of press and customer attention for being a decent spec device at a

OnePlus Two to be priced under $450 (£289)

Over the last few days we have seen little snippets of information being leaked of the next “flagship killer” from OnePlus – the OnePlus Two. It’s due for release on the 27th July and we already know that it will have a type C USB port, a V2

Amazon: 20 years on 15 July – Prime deals

  On Wednesday 15 July Amazon will celebrate 20 years of existence. The online giant is now so ubiquitous it is actually quite hard to remember a time before it. To celebrate its birthday Amazon is having a special one-day sale for Prime members only. It claims that

innerexile Hydra self-healing case review (iPhone 6)

We all want to keep our shiny new phones looking as perfect for as long as possible. Lets be honest who wants to see a mark on their £500 new baby? When it comes to keeping devices like new there are thousands and thousands of options. all

Get (vivo) Active with Garmin

Smartwatches: they now exist in a crowded market. It’s difficult to make a case for a new device but here we are, looking at a new device. The Garmin Vivoactive slides in at the top of the Garmin wearables range. Taking advantage of the GPS pedigree that Garmin

Scanner Pro 6 is a great update to a great app

This week, Readdle launched the sixth version of their popular scanning app for iPhone, Scanner Pro. It’s a free update to all of its 7 million users, and is on sale right now for 50%-off at only $2.99. This is my go-to app for scanning documents, and

SanDisk Ultra 64GB microSD memory card, cheap price

Morning Sunday people! Rakuten, the site that used to be called Play.com, which was really easy-to-remember and obvious but has now changed into a confusing name that nobody can pronounce properly, have got a deal on. In short it’s a SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card that operates

Apple Pay: Coming to UK on July 14th?

Apple Pay. The unapologetically Apple payment system which aims to replace plastic (see what I did there?). 9to5Mac reports that Apple Pay will launch in the UK on July 14th 2015, and its sources are very, very specific. Another retailer shows the same date, with training kicking

Three launch new 8GB plan

For a long time now Three have been the network many people flock to for All You Can Eat (AYCE) data. The popular One Plan may be no more, but customers still got AYCE on the phone and up to 4GB for tethering. But what if that 4GB

OnePlus Cardboard

OnePlus is teasing us with the OnePlus Two quite hard. The product launch, scheduled for July 27th 2015, will be held in “Virtual Reality” (or VR if you are an acronym lover). To allow OnePlus One users to watch the event, OnePlus is giving away Google Cardboard

Inateck 4-port Rapid Car Charger – Review

Car journeys with my family usually follow the same pattern. It goes something like this… Dad can I watch my iPad? Yes son. Dad! The battery’s flat! OK, use the iPad mini then. Dad! The iPad mini is flat! Ok, use mums phone. Dad! Mums phone is flat!

BQ Aquarius E5 – Unboxing

I’m going to start with a brief bit of background. Those of you who visit the site regularly will be aware that I have had the chance to test the BQ Aquarius E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. I was using the phone for a short time and something with

Amazon Prime Now launched in London

Amazon have launched a new service.  For those with Amazon Prime membership (£79.99 per year), you can now order selected Amazon products and have them delivered to specified locations within central London within … one hour. Prime is an increasingly attractive option: not only do you get

Is technology going to kill the BBC?

Over 1000 jobs are to go at the BBC – far more than originally thought – because “more than one million fewer people had a television set than was predicted in 2011″. What? Are people throwing their TV’s in the bin? No, no they’re not. Whether you

Matteo Doni: Mockodile & Pixel Density Enthusiasm

I’m Matteo Doni and this is my first post on Coolsmartphone.com. By day I am a Test Engineer at Skyscanner, the travel website. I’m a geek at heart, with passion for Linux, Android, FOSS and tech in general. Two main takeaways about me: I enjoy shopping for

Three looking to students to #makeitright

Three are offering students up to £1000 of tech in a competition to help improve the mobile industry. It is another step in their #makeitright campaign. The network is allowing students to fill in an online form with their ideas and the best 5 will be selected

Google Nexus 6 – Get it cheaper

Fancy yourself a Google Nexus 6? We’ve already posted a full review of the Nexus 6 but now it’s available in both blue and white for a mere £303.99. This is a phone that was £499 when we reviewed it in December last year, so that’s a