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Now the smartphone takes over your holiday too

On a recent trip abroad, which happened in an EU country after the big “roam like home” rules applied, there was a definite split between the age groups on phone usage. Some mom’s and dad’s in restaurants still hunted for the free WiFi, but elsewhere on the beach …

MWC – Remember when we used to hunt for WiFi?

After returning from the Barcelona madness, I’ve finally got chance to reflect a little on the experience. It’s somewhere I don’t get to see a great deal, and instead it’s the inside of taxis or the rather excellent Metro system which runs through the city that I see …

Three add Spain and New Zealand to Feel at Home

Roaming costs can be a right pain for anyone wanting to enjoy their holiday. Id your want to brag to friends about the good fine you’re having or keep updated with family members then it’ll usually run up a massive bill. Three hoped to change all that with …

EE customers to receive 4G roaming in France and Spain

If you’ve used roaming data (watch those charges) then you’ll probably be aware that you can get 100MB of data for £3 per day on EE when abroad. Other options include 200MB to use over 30 days, which is £35. Now however, in France and Spain, EE customers …

Mobile World Congress – Get ready, we’re going large

In just over one week the first member of the CoolSmartPhone team will be arriving in sunny Barcelona to prepare for the chaos that is Mobile World Congress.  This year will be the biggest one so far for us here for a few reasons. First of all there …

Using your mobile abroad – Another way ?

When you go on holiday or working abroad you’ve got a couple of options for keeping in touch. You can either take your own mobile and keep every conversation really short, or you can buy a SIM card for a local network from eBay, unlock your phone, stick …