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Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 with giffgaff

Today Three have been giving away a number of Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets via their Twitter feed. Now giffgaff are giving away an S5 too. Following the giffgaff “We’re all the boss” campaign, there’s now a competition to win an S5 if you can show what “boss

Vic Gundotra leaves Google

If you have seen any of the recent Google I/O keynote events, you will know who Vic is. Vic Gundotra’s job at Google was head of social platform Google+ and was often a major part of the yearly announcements by the company over in America closely followed by Hugo

Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed now available for nothing

Love Sonic? Interested in playing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed but don’t want to pay? Hey, your luck is in my friend. The game is now free, and that’s across all platforms – iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and via Google Play on Android. It’s an exciting and

Cortana VS Google Now

Most of you will have heard of Siri, the personal Apple assistant used by millions of people around the world. It’s used for all sorts of different tasks and has been around for a while now. Maybe you only use to set an alarm instead of going

Deal on a Samsung Galaxy S4

This looks to be the best price we’ve seen for the Samsung Galaxy S4. It’s unlocked and comes from Scan.co.uk. This black version has 16GB storage and has Android 4.4 (KitKat). It has 4G. WiFi, NFC and a 5″ AMOLED 1080×1920 pixel screen at 441 ppi. You

RAVpower Wireless FileHub RP-WD01 – Review

We live in a world that is becoming increasingly mobile, wherever we go we have our mobiles and now and again you find yourself stuck. Stuck trying to get a set of files onto your phone, usually when a client or friend has some vital pictures or

Microsoft Remote Desktop app released for Windows Phone 8.1

  The Developer’s Preview version of Windows Phone 8.1 has, by all accounts, been downloaded millions of times around the world.  Clearly people are not prepared to wait months for the final release and are happy to put up with a beta version.  The same might be

OnePlus One preorder with Mobile Fun

Yesterday the Chinese startup OnePlus launched their “Flagship killer“. Today we have an announcement that the phone is available for preorder from Mobilefun in both varieties. The prices are pretty steep at the moment but I’m sure they will be straightened out prior to the actual release.

Tipping Point for iOS – is there a point?

Tipping Point is a game show on ITV. This app is the game of the show, released on both Android and iOS, though this review refers specifically to the iOS version, priced at £1.49.   The object of the game is really rather simple – contestants have

Wireless Chargers Review

Since buying James’ Note 3 (or, if you listened to our podcast, me bullying it off him), I have wanted to look into wireless chargers mainly because it came with the Samsung wireless charging back. Now here comes my dilemma, which is of two parts.. 1. I

OnePlus dream up the most insane way to buy a phone

Do you really really want a OnePlus phone? So much so that you’ll smash your old phone for the chance to buy one? Well in a tweet that seemed like it should have come out on April Fools day OnePlus have said the following. 100x OnePlus Ones

iWalk Backup Charger Review

I’m not usually one to run out of power on my mobile device. At work I have access to a multitude of chargers all day. I also tend to get about 1 1/2 to 2 days out of my phone and more from my tablets. However, as

WWDC 2014, Keep June 2nd Free

It’s that time of the year again when Apple set their date for WWDC and we are inundated with ideas of what might be released this year. Will it be the Ipad 12, Iphone 26S, Mac OS 134.23.  Okay they are a bit over exaggerated but we

The slightly over hyped OnePlus One is finally unveiled

Remember all of the fuss last year when Oppo and Cyanogen Inc partnered up to make a Cyanogenmod version of the Oppo N1? Can you also remember the confusion a few weeks after the launch Cyanogen announced they were to partner with another company for their next

NEST lands on Google Play store

Some of you may know what NEST is, however there are a large amount of people reading this who will be wondering just what we are talking about. No, it’s not where birds live. Not in this instance anyway. NEST is a clever self-learning thermostat for your home that

iPhone 4S deal at Vodafone

Now, if we’re honest and we don’t look properly enough, someone walking past with an iPhone 4S is pretty much the same as someone walking past with an iPhone 5S. They look the same… from a distance… ..am I selling this yet? ;) So, if you want

Exclusivity agreements blocking you from getting that latest game

Just recently the new version of Cut The Rope arrived on Android. Trouble is,  it’d been released months before on iOS. Watching an app or game being used by your mates which you can’t download is difficult and, according to the Wall Street Journal,  it’s due in

It’s nearly time for March of the Droids 2014

Meeting like minded people is something I thrive on, meeting someone who understands how to set their phone up properly or who knows the difference between SDK and ADB is a great feeling. I’m sad to say it doesn’t happen often. Most of my days are spent

A Coolsmartphone Spring clean

Easter is a time to eat lots of chocolate eggs and spend huge amounts of money in DIY stores in a vein attempt to make your home look all pretty. So, with that in mind, we’ve been doing some painting and decorating. Coolsmartphone has been online for