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EE update “Add to Plan” accessory offering

If, for example, a phone was to be released that would make it slightly more difficult to use wired headphones, you might want to consider Bluetooth ones. Trouble is, some of these can be a bit pricey. Also, even if you want a good set of wired ones, …

Beats grabs 25% back from HTC

Those Dr. Dre Beats headphones are now a familiar sight on buses and trains. HTC helped to bring the brand to the smartphone world thanks to handsets like the HTC Rhyme. HTC were the majority shareholder with 51% of the company. Today the HTC share has dropped down …

Looking to get those “free” Beats headphones?

Some of the HTC devices we reviewed last year included these Dr. Dre Beats headphones. They work with the Beats technology in the phone to deliver superior quality sound into your eardrums. You can see them in our Sensation XE review and I remember seeing them in the …

HTC One V Overview

Look what’s just arrived here in Coolsmartphone HQ. It’s the HTC One V, complete with chin. We couldn’t wait to show you this, so I packed it into the car and went for a drive in the country. You might have seen the results of my one-handed camera …

HTC Sensation XL – Up close and personal

Hopefully by now you’ve read our HTC Sensation XL review. Today we got sent another one, so we figured it was time for some daring camera angles and zoom-shots :) Inside there’s that clever Beats technology that, when combined with the Dr Dre Beats headphones, provides superior sound …

HTC Sensation XE Review

We’ve been sent a quite a few headphones over recent weeks. Some noise-cancelling ones, some fashionables ones, some really big over-ear ones. All of them try and solve a long-term problem with most smartphones, and that’s the sound quality coming out of the 3.5mm audio port. Ever since …

HTC Sensation XE headed to Orange

Well.. look what we have here. Thanks to somobile for the tip here, Orange now have the Sensation XE on their “Coming soon” pages. It’s a bit like the standard Sensation, except a bit faster and with better audio via the Beats technology. You may remember that we …

HTC Sensation XL Announced

HTC have just announced a new smartphone to the world, the HTC Sensation XL and the XL plays a REALLY big part (no pun intended) in the difference over the original HTC Sensation Consider this the twin brother of the HTC TItan which we saw only recently running …

Dre Dre Beats Solo HD review

So O2 are going to be stocking the Beats Solo HD headphones very soon (along with rest of their range) and, as I have been using these headphones for the past 4 months now I thought I would share some opinions of the headphones themselves. The headphones were …

HTC Sensation XE Ready to roll

If you’ve got £479.95 burning a hole in your pocket then my personal bank account is definitely the place for it. Of course, if you’d rather get something in return, you may want to consider a brand new, unlocked HTC Sensation XE from those lovely people at The …

Hands on – HTC Sensation XE

Most smartphone owners are pleased with their handsets. There is, though, one major issue that nearly every handset we’ve ever reviewed has. Stick your headphones in and … oh dear… the sound quality is appauling. Tinny, whimpy sounds which are just no good at all. The Sensation XE …

HTC and Beats tie-up for a better sound experience

We’re assuming that the major HTC announcement coming this afternoon is this, a deal between HTC and Beats by Dr. Dre. Estimated to be worth around $300 million will help to “create superior mobile audio experiences”. We assume that this will mean the end of tinny and weedy …