Tag: purchase

HTC U11 now available on giffgaff

Want the squeezy HTC U11 network unlocked, on the giffgaff where you can adjust your monthly cost as you require? Head to giffgaff where they’re stocking the “Amazing Silver” or “Sapphire Blue” version right now. We’ve got full details on the HTC U11 so, when you’ve checked the …

Buying a phone through eBay? Try giffgaff Marketplace instead

If you want to bag yourself a great smartphone for less cash, you’ll probably know that O2 do their “Like New” handsets. They’re fully checked and you get an accurate description of the condition before you buy the thing. Now O2’s owners, Telefónica, are their other network – …

Apple closely monitoring Time Warner Acquisition

Despite their best efforts, Apple has never managed to take over TV like they have the mobile. Despite trying numerous angles, and Steve Jobs rumoured to have ‘cracked it’, the old school media companies just keep their hands clasped tight. If recent reports are to be believed from the …

In-app purchases on Android. This is broken. Sort this out. Now.

I’ve just wasted an hour and a half trying to get a refund on an in-app purchase that my son mistakenly made within Real Racing 3. It’s a great EA game and you can improve your experience by purchasing items for varying quantities of cash. Writing about smartphones …

It’s Christmas! We road test SwiftGift

I tend to leave the whole present-buying stuff a little late, so shopping online is definitely my preferred way of buying gifts. However, if you’ve forgotten the address of the person you’re buying for, you don’t really know where they’re going to be, or you’ve plain just forgotten …

Got yourself a free mobile phone delivered? Watch out

People tell me that this is a known scam, but to be honest I’d not heard about it. However, a neighbour (at least according to the Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter I seem to get every week) had scammers do this to him. Luckily the guy realised, but this is …

Google wallet to cease third party digital purchases.

Google have announced that they will shut down the Google Wallet API for third-party digital goods purchases from March 2nd 2015. Google Wallet will continue to function, however, for Google Play purchases. Google Wallet will still exist and consumers will be able to make purchases for goods in …

Top tips to help you afford the latest gadgets

Here at Coolsmartphone we’ve already had a look at the cheaper smartphones and we’re always quick to let you guys know if there’s a good deal online. However, let’s be honest, for the most part phones are an expensive habit. The old way of getting a handset used …

Shoppers seek spontaneous splurges

As we head towards Christmas we’re getting sent a number of surveys which relate to the festive season. Today it’s a shopping survey which reveals that we’re more impulsive when using our mobile. Gone are the days of shopping in actual shops and, instead, people are trying “showrooming”. …

Official HPI Check available for iPhone and Android

Buying a second-hand car is always a bit of a minefield. Finding the right one is tricky enough, but even after going to have a look there’s still the chance that the car could have outstanding finance or mileage issues on it. How are you supposed to know …

Let us help you decide which Windows Phone to buy

Things are hotting up in the world of Windows Phone. HTC, Nokia and Samsung have all announced some amazing looking devices and they all have very similar specs. So which do you go for then? Personally I have no idea which to go for, I have a gut …