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ZUK Z2 Pro announced, some really great specs too

I like the look of this one and, despite the fact that we don’t have all the pricing just yet, Lenovo’s ZUK have justv created a quite a tasty looking flagship. They revealed the 5.2″ 1080p Super AMOLED handset at an event in China and it’s powered

The death of Windows Phone. Market share sinks further.

Say what you like about my Windows Phone tirade, it’s all sadly true. Call it what you want – Windows 10 mobile, Windows Phone, I’m angry at how easily Microsoft let their lead slip. I’m annoyed at how slowly they realised. I’m frustrated at how they treated

Pebble Smartwatches down in price today

Fancy yourself a rather cool Pebble smartwatch? The entire range appears to have had a price cut today over on Amazon, where the Pebble Steel is down to £104.99 with a £4.09 delivery charge and the Pebble Time is down to £169.99. There’s other choices too, including

Virgin Media – Data usage gets throttled

Would you class more than 3.5GB of monthly data as “excessive”? Well, Virgin Media doesn’t seem to think that. At least not when selling their SIM-only packages. As an example, you can buy a 4GB plan for £15 per month or an 8GB plan for £23 per

Argos app receives an honest update

Well, if nothing else, they’re up front about their mistakes. We like that. The developers behind the Argos Android app were refreshingly frank about their latest update…  Remember that Easter Egg we put in where it looks like you can tap on the search term but you

Galactica – A VR rollercoaster reviewed

Way back in 2002 Alton Towers opened a ride called “Air”. It was their first ever “flying” roller coaster. You strapped yourself in and then the ride would tilt you forward, sending you face-down under footpaths, over trees and upside down. Some 14 years later, it’s still

Wrike: Project Management Software for Mobile

Whether it’s a small task at home or a big assignment at work, Wrike’s project management solution has mobile apps to help you plan, organize, and collaborate so work gets done efficiently no matter where you are. Wrike’s online project management software has more than one million

Weekending – Just so we get this right..

Sorry. It’s Sunday though, so we’re allowed. Just to clear this one up. It’s Honor – For the brave.. ..and Doritos – For the Bold.. So that’s… Honor – For the Brave… Doritos – For the Bold.. OK. I’ve got that out of my system now. I’m

Voda and EE at the bottom customer service scores

The latest Which Customer Service survey is out and two networks sit right at the bottom. 4,101 mobile customers were surveyed in February to compare the UK mobile networks.all the UK’s mobile suppliers. EE and Vodafone didn’t do well when it came to value for money or “ease

Grow your own weed, sell it and become rich

Shocking headline that, and it’s a questionable moral message, even if it is “just” a game. Now you can practice the cultivation and earning potential of your “empire” with Ganja Farmer, which is available for both iOS (over 17’s only) and Android (PEGI 16). The description of this

HTC 10 coming to Tesco Mobile

As you’ll have probably already heard today, Tesco Mobile have received some pretty high customer satisfaction figures. Not only that, but the network (which uses O2), is to offer up the HTC 10 with absolutely no upfront cost. All the plans below allow “Anytime Upgrade” as standard

Huawei VR headset incoming too

If you plan on getting yourself a Huawei P9 then perhaps consider the world of VR too. Whilst announcing the P9 and the P9 Plus at their Shanghai launch there was an unexpected addition – the Huawei VR. It look, and let’s be honest here, pretty identical

Are your kids on the phone too much? Try this, maybe..

I’ve been to America a few times. One of the first times I visited I paid a visit to a shooting range and made some comments on my personal blog about how, for a Brit, it was “different” to see kids with their parents firing live rounds

MetaTrader 4 now available

If you’ve tried Forex trading in the past, chances are you’ve used a PC with Windows. Forex trading software is complex, and trading requires flexibility. MetaTrader 4 (MT4) became the industry standard for its great functionality. But finally there are Forex trading apps for smart devices that you

Annke SP3 960P HD Wireless IP Camera – Review

We’ve head quite a few security cameras cropping up here at Coolsmartphone. This one is from Annke and you can control and move it from anywhere via your smartphone. First up, the plus points. Although you’ll spot an ethernet port on this, it connects very easily via

HTC 10 Camera shots

Back in the day we’d be able to at least bring you some details about what a new HTC handset feels, looks and operates like. Sadly, as the HTC 10 didn’t have a launch event and loan handsets are very thin on the ground, we really can’t

Huawei P9 – Pre-order goodness with £50 of vouchers

Come close dear friends, because I have a confession. My normal, “go-to” handset has (for quite some time now) been the LG G4. I’m a big fan of the thing, but since the Huawei P9 launch event I’ve had that phone in my pocket instead. I can

Acer Iconia Tab 10 coming in June

How’s about an Android tablet for £179.99 with 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek CPU, a microSD card slot and Android 6.0 Marshmallow? Sound good? Acer are promising an 8 hour battery life with this, and it comes with “Quadio” front-facing speakers, a “Precision Plus”

EE TV Update goes wrong, new features rolled back

Customers of the EE TV service already have a few questions. Will BT TV eventually replace their box? Perhaps. More importantly though, where’s the promised March update? It’s still not here, and customers aren’t happy. The update is pretty promising, and the promised new features are very

HTC 10 – The videos

Usually when a brand new handset is launched we’ll be reporting live right now. We’d be battling to get hold of the actual, real phone so that we can give you some instant feedback on what it’s actually like in the flesh. Unfortunately, the HTC 10 launch