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Selfie stick? Phone cover? Combined? Boom!

You want a case, but you also want a selfie stick. What to do eh? Just how are you going to take those arty shots and simultaneously annoy everyone in the surrounding area without that selfie stick? What you need, flower, is a Stikbox. It’s a world first …

OPPO F3 to feature dual front camera setup

We’ve started to see more and more smartphones coming out with three cameras instead of two. You’ll have two on the rear for wide-angle or clever RGB / monochrome detection and there’s usually one up front for selfie shots. However, Oppo want to turn that setup around with …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 201 Courageous Colour

Apple recently shattered the rules of physics and added a shade of (Red) to the colour spectrum, they changed the game in tablet computing (iPad) and reinvented the dustbin (Mac Pro). Who better to get on this episode of the Coolsmartphone Podcast than our resident Apple expert Greg …

Huawei – Saatchi Gallery “From Selfie to Self-Expression”

This week a photography and art exhibition opened at Saatchi Gallery in London. Coolsmartphone was lucky enough to get early access and to spend some time there before the doors opened to the public. “From Selfie To Self-Expression” is an event partnership between Saatchi Gallery and Huawei, and …

Another flying Selfie Shooter – AirSelfie

Just the other week we had the SELFLY. It was a flying camera which, when it wasn’t in the air, formed a case around your phone. Now, we’ve got a competitor in the form of the AirSelfie. It looks to be a smaller and ultra-portable. The people behind …

Fancy a Selfie Ring ?

Christmas seems to have just flown by, and somehow we’re just days away from February. During the festive season, as part of the regular “works Christmas do”, I got to go to the Zulu Sundance party  at the NEC in Birmingham. It was definitely different, and you’re met …

TETDED Opulent Lifestyle – Mockodile!

We know the majority of Coolsmartphone readers have excellent taste and are fashion trend setters. One of the things that guarantees you will get invited to a press conference to give a 20 minute presentation on how to take selfies is also having the best cases for your …

Make your own popstar video with this selfie accessory

You’ve probably seen those music videos where a pop starlet has a close-up with the camera and is lit beautifully by a circular set of lights attached to the camera. It makes the singer look fresh, clear and they’ll stand out in the resulting video. Now you can …

Embarrassed using a selfie stick? Here’s the solution.

Us Brits aren’t always good with self confidence. Taking a photo of yourself can, for some, be a bit embarrassing. Using a selfie stick, well, that’s another matter. So, Japanese Twitter user @Mansooon, who doesn’t really reveal a lot about himself, has come up with a solution. He …

Picpal – Selfie sharing and merging, no matter where you are!

Taking a selfie. It’s a term that seems to have taken the world by surprise and, whether you’re at the beach, in the pub or at a restaurant, you’ll see people grouping together to take that all-important selfie shot. What’s great about this, of course, is that you’ve …

Enhance your stick, strap a microphone onto it.

We get SO MANY Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns here at Coolsmartphone. If you want to invest in something, I’d personally suggest having a dabble on the Coolsmartphone competition. You could win a phone ! Anyhow, this is a selfie stick with a microphone on one end. I assume …

Insane? Money no object? No taste? Get yourself a 3D selfie!

For a moment early this morning I honestly thought I’d dreamt this. Perhaps it was part of a drunken vision. No. Wait… it’s a real thing. Oh dear me. Where do I start with this? Well, let’s say you’ve just taken a really good selfie and you don’t …

Selfy case review

A few weeks ago we covered the announcement of Selfy cases, a case with a slide out remote control shutter button for taking selfies, group shots or any other uses you may think of. The guys at Selfy were nice enough to send over a review sample for …

Hauppauge mySelfie review

Are you a selfie fan? Want more control? Well, this weird little gadget should suit you. Or should it? The mySelfie is a Bluetooth remote for your smartphone or tablet. Not only that but it’ll work as an anti-theft key ring to locate your phone or your keys. …

What’s on the end of the stick, Vic?

I’ll let you into a secret. Sometimes, just sometimes, PR agencies get in touch with us and try to promote their product by sending over some sort of survey that they did. It’s usually something like this… Bobs Accessories, makers of the epic Bluetooth Boom Box version 4 …

Selfy cases announced

First there was the selfie, then there was the selfie stick, then the super selfie phones (from Huawei, Nokia and Sony), now there is the Selfy case.   The cases combine a simple remote shutter button and with a holder that also serves to protect your phone and …

Sony Xperia C3 – The best selfie smartphone in the world…

Sony’s rumour has just become reality. The new Xperia C3 selfie smartphone has arrived. The phone comes with a 5.5″ IPS display running at a 720p resolution with lots of Bravia trickery and camera technology inside. The Xperia C3 is a 4G LTE phone but the major difference …

Sony selfie phone leaks

Sony have started teasing a new phone announcement for tomorrow with the theme being selfies. Coincidentally leaked images of a new Sony Xperia model, have also hit the internet with the new phone having a forward facing LED flash. This would be the first phone from a big manufacturer to …

XSories Me-Shot Deluxe review

A couple of weeks ago we posted an article about the release of a selfie stick and I was lucky enough to be sent one to review. Now I’m not a selfie fan, okay I’ll admit I hate them, so I might not be the best person to review …

What’s on the end of your stick? Oh, it’s your phone.

Yes, you really are seeing this. That “joke picture” circling around the internet featuring a guy holding his phone on the end of a stick is an actual product. It’s called the Me-Shot Deluxe and, to be fair, is a bit more than just a big stick. A …