Tag: desktop

Remix OS is coming to your phone… Kinda

We here at Coolsmartphone like Remix OS. I have personally used it in the form of a tablet, and also a set top box. I have also seen a prototype of their next tablet (which sadly seems to have stayed as a prototype). Now along with their recently funded …

Lumsing Quick Charge 2.0 USB Desktop Charger offer ending soon

Today, as you’ll know from our earlier news item, is Amazon Prime Day. There’s deals a-plenty over there and we’ve already detailed a number of them. In addition, we’ve got to let you know that our deal on the Lumsing 5-port desktop charger that we reviewed last month …

Opera offering a free VPN for your secret web life

Opera browser has become the first to offer a free and unlimited VPN. Currently this is just available via the developer desktop version (direct download) to start with but will probably roll out to the full version soon. Opera is a minnow in the PC browser market but is more …

Welcome to the future of work

I get up every morning, I get in my car and I drive to work. I’ve got a couple of monitors there, a laptop and some coffee. It’s been like that for a while now. I remember the big CRT monitors before that, and I’ve worked for one …

TYLT launch new charger range

TYLT had some new toys to show off at CES this year, and although we were not there in person, we have been given some info about them to share with you. These products will not be out in the UK until about June, but nonetheless they are …

Competition – Managing your iTunes Library with Tune Sweeper

It’s not often that we cover desktop software here on CoolSmartPhone.com, but every now and again desktop and mobile worlds collide, especially when looking at tools for managing media. iTunes is one of those applications that many iOS users have to regularly use to manage their mobile media, …

WhatsApp on top of your lap – or just on your laptop?

Heck its been a long time coming – and it’s been wanted for a very long time. Who knows why it has taken so long, but we’re finally starting to see indications that WhatsApp may be coming to our desktops. So these hardcore guys over in the WhatsAPI-Official …

Ubuntu for Phones announced

Remember the countdown timer on the Ubuntu site yesterday? Well, today we found out what it meant – Ubuntu is coming to a smartphone near you. Initially released for the Galaxy Nexus, the new operating system promises features such as ‘one search to rule them all’ and looks …

Bluestacks allows you to use Android apps on your Windows PC

Last year Bluestacks released the Alpha version of their app. It basically allowed you to run certain Android apps on your Windows pc. It was a little laggy and getting new apps to run involved another Android transferring the app across. Games were a no starter as there …

OnLive Desktop for Android now available. If you’re in the US

During CES OnLive announced a free virtual desktop service for tablets. It allows you to use basic office applications. We covered it here if you want to read it bit more about it. We’ll today it has been released on the Android Market. Since we published this it …