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Controlling my home from my phone

We’ve seen a number of companies approaching us lately who want us to promote their smart gadgets. A lot of these gadgets now relate to the “Internet of Things” or a “Smart Home”. Whilst they’re all great, you can find that they’re a little disjointed – using their …

The daddy of remote-controlled cars

Remember this scene from Tomorrow Never Dies? Bond drove his utterly fugly BMW 750i (worst Bond car, ever) with his Sony Ericsson mobile phone. Oh how we laughed. Wait though, because it’s now actually possible. Jaguar have a Land Rover that you can control with your smartphone. It’s …

I can see a MIPOW RAINBOW

Remember out MIPOW PLAYBULB Review? Put simply, it’s a light bulb with a Bluetooth speaker inside. Not only that, but you can also control the brightness of the bulb with your phone. Now MIPOW have gone one further, releasing a new product called PLAYBULB Rainbow. This is another …

BeeWi Bluetooth-controlled Mini Cooper Coupé review

We do get some slightly strange requests here at Coolsmartphone. BeeWi have sent us a car. Yes, an actual car. There was a bit of a fight to review it. Sadly it wasn’t a full-sized motor but a remote controlled Mini Cooper Coupé. Now, while we wait for …

Are you feeling hot tonight? Phone your oven

Are your spuds constantly getting burned? Having trouble with your cakes going flat? Everything Everywhere and AGA ovens have a solution. SIM cards are to be slipped inside new AGA iTotal Control ovens to give you complete control over your control knobs. Using an app, text or website …

Helicopter. Smartphone. Video camera. Want.

I have no reason to, but for some reason I suddenly want one of these. Put simply it’s a helicopter that you control .. with your phone. The Parrot AR Drone is quite expensive (£259.99) but, when combined with the iPhone or Android app you get to use …