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Voices in your Head? – Sony Launches new Xperia Ear

Virtual Assistants are something that major phone vendors have been pushing for a while. Whether it may be Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana or the new Google Assistant on the new Pixel phones. Now Sony has gotten into the act with their new Xperia Ear. According to the Sony blurb, this …

5G and the ‘Internet of Things’

5G and the ‘Internet of Things’ sounds like a movie title, however it will be a reality sooner than we think. The ‘Internet of Things’ is about everyday devices like fridges, TVs, washing machines and kettles all connecting to the internet to make our lives more connected. We …

An insight into the future of Digital Payments – opinion.

Time for something a little different. The other week I had the pleasure of attending one of the ongoing Westminister e-Forums. These are a series of events in London where the various regulatory bodies that keep things working properly in the UK convene to discuss a wide variety …

Capturing Family Memories with Technology

The set-up. The days of relying on traditional (and expensive) photography film are long gone. Now precious memories can be captured using consumer device in high-quality video and pictures. To put some of the latest devices to the test, I set out with my son, his go kart, …

Jeans made for your smartphone?!?! Sweet!

These are some pretty sweet jeans, I am not going to lie. They are not up there in techy coolness like clothing that has solar panels to charge your devices or circuitry to boost your cell phone signal, BUT, these are probably much sexier, at least the manufacturer …

The customer is always right and they’re changing behaviour rapidly

Something is happening, and it’s happening quickly. It hit me this afternoon when I was buying apples in Morrisons. The supermarket chain is massive. They bought Safeway (anyone remember them? I used to work there y’know) but in the run-up to Christmas their like-for-like sales dipped 2.5%. “Hey …

Android App Review: ConnectiXX [Indie Showcase]

ConnectiXX is a free puzzle game by the indie developer Matthias Lange where you have to connect all the dots with a certain amount of lines (the number of lines depends on the number on the dot) – for those of you who remember any Chemistry exams this …

First Impressions: Space Pirates and Zombies (Humble Bundle 6)

So, I bought the Humble Indie Bundle 6. Over the next few days, I’ll be posting my first impressions of the 6 games I now have in my possession, starting with the space-shooter S.P.A.Z. S.P.A.Z. is a space-action shooter where you control every aspect of the game – …

Indie Showcase: Celesti

Here at TheCoolGamer, we want to showcase great work. That’s why we’re introducing the Indie Showcase – a chance for indie developers to get their games featured on our site.

Humble Indie Bundle 6 Now Out

Good news! The Humble Indie Bundle 6 is now available to buy from https://www.humblebundle.com/. The Humble Indie Bundle (or Humble Bundle for short) is a promotion where, for two weeks, you pay what you want for a selection of indie games – and a portion of the profits go …

YouTube Comes To iOS 6

Yes folks, if you missed the YouTube app on the latest Beta of iOS, head on over to the AppStore and download the all me YouTube app. If like me you watch the odd tutorial or funny video it makes it handy to have. You don’t quite get …