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Coolsmartphone Podcast 205 The Deuter Protagonists

After the end of the Coolsmartphone Podcast Biterness Trilogy, no one knew where we would go from there. Matteo and Khellan then turned up and as deuter protagonists and discussed the Honor 8 Pro, the Blackberry KEYone (again), the announcement of the HTC U11 and went into Chromebook …

A Look at Google Photos on Android and iOS

I like mobile photography and for me it’s one of the most important purposes of a Smartphone, so I’m always looking for new ways in which to manage my photos. Last week at I/O 2015, Google announced Google Photos for both Android and iOS platforms. It caught me …

Google I/O 2015 – Now on Tap

There for me was one feature of Android M that stood out above and beyond the rest – Now on Tap. Why is it so amazing? Well, let’s have a look. We all know that Android can support Google Now which is all well and good, but is …

Google I/O: Android L released

In the opening keynote speech of Google I/O, Sundar Pichai was gracious enough to drop a few breadcrumbs about the next release of Android (Lemon Meringue? Liquorice?) before it has actually been launched. Apparently this hasn’t been done since the first time they launched an open version of …

Google I/O: Security and wearables, Sir?

We know that “Bouncer” has long been a go-to tool for Google to scan apps coming into and already on the Play Store and your phone. Sundar Pichai came to bring the noise at the I/O keynote. First and definitely not least, security patches are going to be …

Samsung Gear Live announced. Buy one now

It wasn’t long ago that we had 1.2GHz CPU’s in laptops (in fact, I think this one I’m using right now has one). Now our smart watches have them. This is the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. It has a 1.63″ Super AMOLED (320×320) screen and …

Google I/O – Google Maps updated

Out with the old and in with the new. Of course Google should shed some love on their Maps application and its a rather interesting update indeed. They claim it’s “rebuilt from the ground up” with a lot of new features to give the locations you search some …

Google I/O 2013 Keynote Roundup

Google I/O 2013 has arrived and is open for business. The keynote speech (this year there is only one, instead of the usual two) has been made and it was a biggie. Lasting some three and a bit hours and with many of the major players from Google …

Google I/O 2013 – LIVE

Use this, not the previous two articles! Google I/O is once again being hosted in the Moscone Centre in San Francisco. The annual developers shindig hosted by Google is due to kick off at 5pm BST and we here at Coolsmartphone are proud to bring you a liveblog …

Google Play Games revealed ahead of Google I/O

With Google I/O just around the corner, you’d think the company would want to keep a lid on its forthcoming offerings but Android Police has to grab a copy of Google Play Services 3.1.36 which seems to be trickling out to devices as we speak. You’ve got to …

Participating partner devices to get latest Android upgrades for 18 months

A rather surprising point mentioned during the Google I/O event is this… We’re jointly announcing that new devices from participating partners will receive the latest Android platform upgrades for 18 months after the device is first released, as long as the hardware allows…and that’s just the beginning. Stay …

Google I/O Live

Below is a live feed from Google I/O 2011. Hit play to join in on the action. There’s two feeds to choose from …