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MiniFinder Nano wearable GPS personal alarm

Well, this does seem a bit pricey at £210, but it does include a 3 month subscription and we’re going to take a look and review the device very soon. This is a wearable GPS Personal Alarm which, once you’ve bought it and used up the 3 month …

Snoozle – A social alarm clock

I set my alarm clock last night and this morning I was greeted by some white noise thanks to the terrible FM reception of my bedside alarm clock. A lot of people tend to use their phone instead, and they’ll get a tune waking them up. If, however, …

KitSound XDock 4+ Bluetooth Speaker Dock – The Alarm Clock Review

Do you remember in years gone by, long before the age of the smartphone, the height of slumber breaking technology was the radio alarm clock which provided the ability to wake you up via either a local MW Radio station or a screeching buzzer #gooddays. Then the smartphone …

Smanos W100 WiFi wireless intruder alarm – Review

In today’s world, pretty much every gadget is connected to the internet. Alarms are no different, and I recently got sent this Wi-Fi enabled Home Security System, from Smanos. Whats In The Box: Upon opening the box I was met with the main control unit. It looks like …

Myfox Home Alarm – Review

An alarm system, fitted, can cost you around £500. However, for £249 you could try this Myfox Home Alarm and set it up yourself. It’s got bags of extra goodies for us smartphone lovers. It’ll work with Nest too, because this has a key fob and smartphone app …

Smart alarm products! When did we start covering this?

I can feel things slipping now. First this site covered Microsoft smartphones, then Android, Apple and perhaps a few accessories. Now we’re getting all manner of connected gadgets. This particular pitch is from an operation called Response Electronics, who want you to know about all their rather clever …

Neon Alarm revisited – review

I’m a bit of a fiend for alarm applications. I don’t know why… That isn’t true. I’m one of those people who would be late for their own funeral if I didn’t have something to remind me I need to get there on time. And then remind me …

Nest halts sales of its fire alarm

After finding out that users could accidentally disable the device by waving their arms. Google owned Nest Fire Protection has halted sales of the Nest Smoke detector. The company said the feature, Nest Wave, which allows users to wave their arms to deactivate the alarm, could be activated …

Android App Review – Neon Alarm

Good alarms are hard to find… If it doesn’t work properly, or have the necessary functionality then no matter how pretty the app is, or whether the app conforms to the Holo style guide, its dead to me. Enter Neon Alarm. Good Points It is pretty intuitive. A …

Coolsmartphone App Review: Alarmdroid

For quite a while I have been looking for an Alarm app as an alternative to the one supplied in the stock version of Ice Cream Sandwich.  I put a post  asking for recommendations over on our forums and a fellow writer suggested Alarmdroid. Developed by Fabian Lueghausen, the app …

Update On iPhone Alarm Bug

Many iPhone users noticed a OS bug yesterday which meant most alarms would not go off.  This was tested a few times on my own iPhone 4 running the latest OS and confirmed to be the case. This issue did not seem to effect ‘recurring’ alarms only individual …

iPhone customers experience alarm delays

For reasons that are probably best ignored, the recent switch in daylight savings time seems to have freaked out the iPhone alarm settings. Some alarms, according to reports, have gone off an hour later than expected. Although some alarms (such as "Ev...

Cradle Alarm – New version now available

Back in the old days CradleAlarm used to be called enAlarmPPC. Verion 4.6 now includes a stack of functionality with multiple alarms and four different types to chose from - it takes the standard Windows Mobile alarm to the next level. There's alarm w...

Klaxon – Cool alarm with motion and light sensors

I don't know about you, but I use my phone as an alarm every day. If you've got a Diamond or a Touch Pro then this is the business. A new app, by Koushik Dutta, will not only sound an alarm but it'll also turn off again when …

Free Alarm software – SpoonAlarm!

No, I'm not sure why it's called that either, but hey - if you're looking for an enhanced alarm system for your Windows Mobile phone then this is well worth a play. SpoonAlarm 1.02 is free and lets you use your favourite MP3 as a wake-up tone plus …

Alarm Master 2.01 Now available – plus other free utils

If I'm being brutally honest then it's fair to say that the alarm functionality in the Smartphone (Windows Mobile Standard) isn't as good as it should be. Sure, there's a slight improvement in Windows Mobile 6 but it's still not as flexible as the Poc...

Alarm Master – Highly configurable alarm system

So you've got a Smartphone. An SPV C600, an O2 Xda Graphite or Vodafone v1240 - whatever it may be you'll probably have spotted my own personal annoyance - the Smartphone Alarm system. It's just not good enough. The Pocket PC version is miles better a...

Gentimer – Stopwatch, timer and alarm all in one!

I'm still wading through a weeks worth of email so I've only just picked up on Gentimer - a new Smartphone application priced at just $9.95 (around £5.26) which includes several types of alarms, timers, a stopwatch and a world time function with a ma...

Alarm Plugin by Richie M

Kleinweder has already got a large range of beautiful skins. Now, however, there's even more with the magic Alarm Plugin by Richie M. Richie programmed this excellent plugin which will show your alarm time on your home-screen. This is beneficial to th...

Amazon Anounce Astro.

On Tuesday Amazon made a surprise debut at the Amazon’s product launch event, for Astro the companies Alexa-powered WALL-E home robot. What we have been able to find out so far is…..  What are the Amazon Astro’s specs?  Dimensions: 16.7x 9.8×17.3 inches and 20.6 pounds. The charger is 11×10.4×5 …

BingoFit Smartwatch – Review

I’ll be honest, the lovely people at BingoFit Smartwatches sent me through a review unit of this BingoFit smartwatch some months ago but the entire cancer diagnosis has meant that the review has been delayed somewhat. It’s selling, right now, for just £22.31. Yes, a smartwatch, with app …

Honor Watch ES – Review

So its that time again where we put a device under the microscope to find out if it is any good. This time around it is the turn of the Honor Watch ES. I want to get one thing out of the way first though. Even though this …

blurams Outdoor Pro Security Camera – Review and HUGE discount!

Alright people, this is the blurams Outdoor Pro. It’s more than just a security camera. This is a web-accessible, app-accessible camera with deterrent alarm, two-way audio, excellent night vision (believe me!) and facial recognition. Wait, facial recognition? Yes indeed. When you take this one out of the box …

Zepp E Smartwatch – Review

Let’s get one thing out of the way. 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 Pro, to the …

What to look for in your kid’s first phone

When it comes to smartphones, some features fit everyone. What’s the point of a phone that can’t call, text, or snap a photo? But when it features like apps, kids and adults have different needs. These days, some kids in the single digits are getting smartphones. Getting them …

Cat S62 Pro Launched, get all the details here.

If you want rugged, and you want properly useful extra gadgets, the Cat S62 Pro is the phone to go for. It meets the highest military spec (Mil-Spec 810H) so you can whack the lovely screen with a hammer or drop it repeatedly from 1.8 metres. It’s also …

5G Conspiracy Friday

I’ve spoken many times about 5G here in the UK. The conspiracy theories surrounding the safety and health of 5G technology really kicked into high gear as we all went into a prolonged coronavirus lockdown. People spent more time inside browsing the web and getting sucked into Facebook …

Everything is changing..

Just a few short days ago I doubt we knew quite how life-changing this situation would be. The coronavirus outbreak has become a massive health and economic emergency across the globe. Now, today, we’re coming to terms with the hard realisation that nothing will be the same for …

Go on, this weekend, why not switch to a new deal?

In the last few days I’ve been looking to switch to a new bank. The reason, as I’m sure you’ll have noticed is that there’s more choice now and we’re not restricted to the legacy brands that used to fill our high-street. They’re closing at an alarming rate …

Honor MagicWatch 2 Unveiled. Available to buy shortly.

This badger costs just £159.99 as a pre-order deal via on the Amazon website or the eBay store, then it’ll no doubt pop up on the official Honor site too. Headline stats then, and this has a 14-day battery, a Huawei Kirin A1 CPU, an ultra-thin profile, Bluetooth …

A new slick smartphone for seniors. Meet the Doro 8080.

This is a new phone from the mobile phone company that is dedicated to helping seniors live a better life. Most modern phones are confusing and fiddly, so Doro is determined to deliver the same tech to the elderly but in a more approachable and simpler package. With …

Wake more naturally with the Light Curve

Waking up at 6AM is now a very dark and dismal experience. With Autumn in full swing and Winter on the way, those first few minutes after your alarm has gone off can be particularly painful – especially when you put the infamous “big light” on. For £39.99 …

Who fancies a minimalist phone eh?

Hello people. You like smartphones, right? Well, how about one that is a bit more minimalist and less intrusive? This is the Mudita Pure. They call it a “modern take on a classic phone” which means no distractions. We’ve covered “retro” phones in the past – even a …