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MWC – Behind the scenes. Our truly mobile HQ.

Here at Coolsmartphone we live and breathe mobile, so we figured that being shackled to a LAN connection just wasn’t the thing to do, especially when you’re in Barcelona covering the biggest mobile conference around. So I decided not to spend all my time in a hotel and …

Using your phone on holiday. Top tips.

Honestly. I’m no good at the Search Engine Optimisation business. I’m writing this during the last few days of August. It’s when most of you guys are returning from holiday but here, here I am writing an article on how to prepare for a holiday. That’s a bit …

Introducing – Syncwire

Cables! Cables! Cables everywhere! At Coolsmartphone HQ we are starting to get quite a lot of requests to review cables, not the most exciting subject matter but it is nice to have good alternatives to the usual high priced branded versions. Typically if you purchase a cheaper cable, …

Customer service the way it should be.

What do you want from your smartphone? The answer to the above question is different for every single smartphone user but there is are some common trends.  Decent battery life, a wonderfully bright screen, a one thousand megapixel camera, a full qwerty keyboard and so on and on. …

MWC – Behind the scenes. Keeping connected

Connectivity out here in Barcelona is always part of our planning when we do these trips. A local SIM came to our rescue this time, but there’s also the option of unlimited roaming data packages from the odd UK network provider. What has surprised me, as someone who …

iOS 6.1.1 OTA Update released

Following the previously reported connection and battery drain issues affecting iOS 6.1, an update has tonight been released for the iPhone 4S. The update brings the version to 6.1.1 and Apple say: This update fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S. You can …

3G Issues on 3. Data down.

Note: If you are looking for information on the data issues from the 4th June 2013, click here. Several users of the 3 network are reporting a complete data outage this morning. Users have taken to social networking site Twitter to complain that they are getting limited or …

Shortage Continues – Qualcomm

The chip designer Qualcomm has confirmed that they are still struggling to meet demand. Back in April they reported that they under estimated the need. The chips, 28 nanometre ones, are used in the most popular Android handsets including the Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC One X. This shortage, …