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Huawei #OO Press Conference – LIVE

Today we’re expecting to see the official details of the new Huawei P9. We’ve already had leaked information and even photos of the new device, but we’re here live in London to cover the Huawei #OO event in a special tag-team liveblog. I’m sitting next to Paul

Ministry of Sound LIVE, now DEAD after just over three months

Trying to find the Ministry of Sound LIVE app on Google Play or the Apple Store? Well, bad news friends, it’s gone. Ministry of Sound LIVE, which fed five curated music streams to your phone, has been playing a very repetitive selection of tunes across their channels

O2 launches new concept store with customer experience at its heart

O2 has announced the opening of a new concept store on Manchester’s Market Street, with customer experience taking centre-stage with and digital exploration. At three times the size of O2’s typical stores, the location comprises over 2,300 square feet of floor space and has been designed to

Motorola Triple Product Launch

Earlier this week we covered the Motorola Triple Product Launch in London with a live-blog and have discussed what was launched in a post and this week’s Coolsmartphone Podcast. Lets look at the three products Motorola launched in a bit more detail. Moto X Style Motorola’s new

Get a bottle of bubbly quickly with taxi app Gett

Gett is an app which lets you grab a black taxi. You can download it on iOS and Android. Now, with intense competition from the likes of Uber, Addison Lee and others, they’re diversifying by offering an on-demand delivery service too. It works thanks to drivers and

Amazon Prime Now launched in London

Amazon have launched a new service.  For those with Amazon Prime membership (£79.99 per year), you can now order selected Amazon products and have them delivered to specified locations within central London within … one hour. Prime is an increasingly attractive option: not only do you get

LG G4 Event – Tune in live, right here.

Afternoon all. If you’ve been following our coverage of the LG handsets and devices, then you may be aware that there’s a rather large launch happening this afternoon in London. Leaker Evan Blass, who’s know a freelance writer-for-hire, seems to have already confirmed the LG G4 specs,

Reduce your London cab ride cost – Share the bill with SPLYT

Honestly it seems like we’re getting some sort of taxi app every week here at Coolsmartphone HQ. Today it’s the turn of SPLYT, who’ve raised our eyebrows by offering shared taxi fares to reduce the cost of getting around and 99p rides for a week, beginning next

I feel the need, the need for speed

You may remember how EE signed a 6 year deal to push the latest tech into the Wembley stadium. EE will be bathing the stadium in enhanced 4G, fast WiFi and NFC mobile payments. Of late though, they’ve gone a bit nuts with their speed trials. Using

Quick and easy taxi rides – Addison Lee app reviewed

So you’d like a taxi and you’re in London. There is, if we’re honest, quite a selection of options. One company making a name for themselves (since 1975 no less) is Addison Lee. They offer a guaranteed car at peak times and pick up in under 10

Real-world testing – EE LTE-Advanced in London

EE recently announced the launch of their upgraded LTE-Advanced network here in London. This runs at a maximum of 300Mbps with real-world max speeds of 150Mbps promised and a realistic 90Mbps during the day. Vodafone also launched their service in London with the same speed expected. But

WiFi on the London Underground, now in 150 stations

Remember when people said that WiFi on Tube stations was too costly and difficult to install? That the age and complexity of the transportation system would be a nightmare to overcome? Now we have 150 stations in the network with WiFi switched on and, whilst it’s a

London to get 5G Mobile Networks by 2020

It’s been reported today that the well known tech guru & London Mayor Boris Johnson has pledged that London will cement its reputation as a ‘Tech Capital’ of the world by pushing ahead with plans to introduce high speed ‘5G’ mobile data networks by the year 2020.

New HTC One available to buy minutes after announcement

The Telegraph is reporting that the all-new (and heavily-leaked) HTC One (M8) will be available just a few moments after the launch a week today. If true, this could mean a major coup for HTC because it’ll be available in shops before the Samsung Galaxy S5 on

Real world Three 4G testing

If you’re here in the UK and use Three, you will no doubt be excited by the thought of free 4G access. Three, unlike many others, won’t charge extra for 4G access. Tweets are going out today from some happy customers stating they’re now seeing 4G on

Just what were you doing on Christmas morning?

Every now and then, usually when I’m just falling asleep, I have mad ideas for the site. I tried to stick a smartphone to my car once to try and create a cheap version of the GoPro sports camera. It didn’t work. The phone fell off somewhere

HTC proves that the streets of London ARE paved in gold

HTC have gone all festive by err.. paving an entire cobbled street in gold this Christmas. It’s all to promote the HTC One in Gold. If you’ve been to a pantomime recently then you may have heard Dick Whittington say that the streets of London are paved