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BBC News on your wrist.

The latest update to the BBC Worldwide News app version 3.2 sees the inclusion of Android Wear support, meaning short news snippets will be sent to your wrist. Articles are presented in a RSS style layout, with the ability to swipe horizontally and vertically: go up or

11 Million sign up to trial Apple Music.

According to Senior Vice President of Apple Internet Service, Eddy Cue, Apple’s month old music streaming service – Apple Music – has had 11 million members sign up to for the trial service. The trial gives customers access Apple’s catalogue of 30 million songs for 3 months

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820, 35% faster.

According to a leaked image posted on social networking site Weibo, the next new processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 820 (which is expected to be launched later this month) is 35% faster than the current leader the Snapdragon 810. Right here’s the geeky bit. The 820’s newer

Omni Swipe launcher hits 100 million downloads.

Add-on launcher Omni Swipe (previously called Lazy Swipe) has surpassed a milestone only achieved currently by 97 other apps. They’ve hit the 100 million download limit. The theory behind the app is simple. Once installed you get a quarter circle segment displaying the most recent apps you’ve

Honor 7 – 200,000 units sold in just 2 minutes

Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei has managed to sell out of Honor 7 handsets incredibly quickly. They shifted over 200,000 of their new flagship handset – the Honor 7 – in just two minutes during a recent promotional sale. The Honor brand has been gaining ground recently and

Latest YouTube update brings video editing.

The YouTube app has recently been updated, bringing changes to the user interface – now across the top of the screen are 3 tabs these being Home, Subscriptions and Account. From the Home tab you will be served up recommendations which are based on your watch history. Plus YouTube will

Motorola leak 2015 Moto G options

Hello, hello. What’s this then? Just hours after we saw the Moto X leak and there’s now specs and a little diddy thumbnail of the new Moto G. The phone and the details appeared for a brief moment on the Motorola “Moto Maker” website earlier and it’s

Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus revealed.

Newly leaked photos showing the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus and the Galaxy Note 5 have emerged on the internwebs. The photos show the S6 edge Plus as having a model number of SM-G928A, and the device is running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. There’s also snaps of the Note

New design language for the 2015 Moto X

According to the invites sent out for the upcoming event on 28th July, Motorola promises it will change your “relationship status” with your phone. It’s believed that Lenovo-owned Motorola will reveal a new Moto G and Moto X for 2015. Coming from unconfirmed sources the 2015 Moto

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung Electronics have announced the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2, which Samsung state is the “most immersive” Samsung tablet to-date. There’s a 9.7″ 2048×1536 (QXGA) Super AMOLED screen, 4G connectivity, 8 megapixel rear camera, 2.1 megapixel shooter and it’s powered by Android 5.0. This is all

Amazon Prime Day deals from Inateck

Here at CoolSmartPhone Towers we receive many items through for review from a range of different manufacturers and suppliers. One such company, Inateck (who have made many products that I’ve reviewed here on CoolSmartPhone), have contacted us to share some of the deals they currently have in conjunction

Inateck IPX8 Waterproof Pouch review

Ahhhh, the British summer is here! What does this mean? Day trips to the beach, ice cream and loads and loads of photos. But, if you want to take your beloved smartphone with you, you’ll need some form of protection. Not from the sun, no, but from

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

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!

OnePlus Two to have USB type C

Last week OnePlus revealed that it’s next smartphone, the OnePlus 2, would feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 V2 processor (the cooler running version of its latest chipset). Now the company has revealed that the next device will have a USB Type-C port for charging the smartphone. The announcement

Moto G 2015 (Third gen) rumours.

Details about the third incarnation of the hugely popular Motorola Moto G have leaked, and just to add to the confusion this is not the Moto G that was released earlier this year. Specs 5-inch 720p display. Snapdragon 410 processor. 1GB RAM. 8GB of storage. 13-megapixel rear camera,

Google acknowledge battery drain in Wear 5.1

Last month Google began its rollout of the latest update to Android Wear – version 5.1. This update enabled features like Wi-Fi support, new gestures, hand drawn emojis and more. However, the update also came with a major unwanted feature – severe battery drain. It is present

Cortana for Android (beta) coming in July.

Microsoft has revealed that a beta version of Cortana, their digital assistant (none of which I can get to work right), will be available for Android users sometime in July – as a Beta. This means that the Cortana version for Android won’t have all of the features

Samsung Galaxy J7 & J5 Leaked.

In typical Samsung “throw everything at the wall and see what sticks approach” to mobile devices, two more units have been leaked, these being the Samsung Galaxy J7 and J5. From the images that have appeared we can see that the devices are made from the good