Zepp E Smartwatch – Review

Let’s get one thing out of the way, to begin with, I like smartwatches, no that’s not quite right I really like smartwatches. I have reviewed many smartwatches for Coolsmartphone in my years as a writer for the site. They have varied from the complex like the TicWatch …

Google Sale now on

Google is the same age as me – just 22 today. To celebrate, they’ve knocked 22% off selected devices. To get the reduction, you’ll need to enter code GOOGLEBDAY22 at the checkout. Deals include the Google Nest Mini, which is now down to £38.22 (normally £49), the Google …

No international radio for you, UK TuneIn listeners

It’s something that we can’t find any mention of on the TuneIn website but, in a recent licensing battle between Sony Music and TuneIn, the result has been a complete removal of international stations for UK TuneIn users. A High Court battle against TuneIn from Sony and Warner …

Motorola Razr 5G – Pricing from Vodafone now available

So, we knew that the Motorola Razr 5G was coming to Vodafone but now we’ve got all the pricing. This is a rather cool flip-smartphone with a gapless closure system, even though it is a little pricey to buy outright. Unfolded the phone has a 6.2″ P-OLED screen …

Umidigi A9 Pro – Coming soon with crazy price in tow

OK, so you’ve probably not heard of the brand (they’ve been in business for 9 years) unless you’re in China, but you’ll be able to buy this from AliExpress on October 16th and get the global version shipped to you. Let me tell you the specs first. A …

Deal – 12GB monthly for £8 with Three

You know the deal by now. Another SIM-only plan, another cheap price. This one comes via Money Saving Expert and, when you head through to to the Three page here, you’ll get a healthy 12GB of data monthly with unlimited texts and minutes for a mere £8 per …

5 Essential tips to safeguard your mobile phone digital security

The potential for a cybercriminal to hack your phone or tablet has continuously grown over the years, and now? It’s even more of a concern. Nowadays, hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated in how they hack devices. There are countless hacking software options online available for free, …

TicWatch Pro 3 GPS launched

I have a soft spot for TicWatch and Mobvoi, they make some really nice gear and I was a particular fan of their TicWatch Pro that I reviewed here. I have also been using the TicWatch S2 for nearly a year and it has been used and abused …

How to Experience VR on your smartphone

Like 3D TV, you may not have actually tried out Virtual Reality (VR) just yet. It’s becoming a growing trend, especially with gamers and now with businesses too as online training and distanced interaction becomes more commonplace. However, most still don’t realise that there’s no need for expensive …

Honor MagicBook Pro unboxing and first impressions.

So it has been a while since I reviewed a full-size laptop or even, for that matter, a small one! I typically gravitate toward the more compact and light style of laptops as I rank portability as more important than screen real estate. The last one I used …

Deal on the Poco X3

The Xiaomi Poco X3 is classed as a “mid-range champion” and has arrived at a rather sweet price-point. Available for just £211.89 via Amazon, you end up having the higher 6GB / 128GB storage version delivered. Not bad that. With a 6.67″ Full HD+ (2400×1080) 20:8 LCD display …

Royole FlexPai 2 Announced

This bad boy looks only to be arriving in China, but it’s another sexy foldable to add to your “want” list. The Royole FlexPai 2 has the world’s thinnest fully flexible display and runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU. Folded up, it’s 12.8mm thick and 89.4mm wide, 133.8mm …

Meet the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

A Samsung Galaxy S20? For less than £600? Yep, that’s what you’re now going to get courtesy of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE… provided you have the 4G version anyways. It’s £599 but there’s also an Galaxy S20 FE 5G for £699. It’s available in a range of …

Looking for a new broadband provider? Try Three.

If you, like me, live in an area where even fibre broadband (aka FTTC) isn’t that fast – there are alternatives. I ended up going with Virgin Media Business and, in the process, binned the rental of my landline. However, with 5G on the horizon and the traditional …

NHS COVID-19 App (finally) goes live

Our government haven’t been performing too brilliantly of late. An exams disaster, a police-enforced border around Kent, MP’s telling us to stop moaning about a lack of COVID-19 tests and a willingness to break the law whilst telling the public not to. It’s not cricket, is it? Our …

Slow VPN speeds with Sky Sports? Here’s what to do

If you’re using a VPN to unblock Sky Sports from anywhere in the world, you might have noticed a slight drop in your original online speeds. Don’t worry – it’s completely normal. VPNs depend on your original speeds, and they will slow them down a bit. Your traffic …

Aznu – Refurbished phones, done differently

A new name in the refurbished handset market has just appeared – Aznu (“As New”, Geddit?). Available exclusively from Argos, they will have a premium range of Samsung S devices for a budget-friendly price. Aznu will guarantee that phones are free from scratches, scuffs, dents or marks. Not …

Nokia announces three new Android phones plus much more

The Nokia 2.4, Nokia 3.4 and Nokia 8.3 5G have just been announced by HMD Global. In addition, the new “Nokia Earbuds Lite” will be available in the UK from October. The Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 are available now, with the Nokia 8.3 5G available for pre-ordered …

OnePlus 8T to get a 120Hz screen

The title of this particular item is all you’ll probably need to read in all honesty. The all new OnePlus 8T is coming and will be unveiled on October 14th. Today the company is announcing that it’ll have an ultra-smooth 120Hz FHD+ HDR10+ fluid display with an A+ …

Mi 10T Series launch confirmed. September 30th

With a significant shift in power amongst the smartphone maker, Xiaomi are making another round of launches next week. Specs, features and sales info will be unveiled on the day. Rumours, however, point to three Mi phones in the 10T Series – the Mi 10T Lite, the Mi …