Author: Leigh Geary

128GB microSD card. £17.48. Even cheaper if you have Amazon Prime

Blimey, this is a cheap one. If you’re looking to boost your storage, grab this from Amazon. The SanDisk Ultra 128GB microSDXC Card comes with an SD adapter and has 100MB/s performance speed. If you’ve got Amazon Prime you’ll only be paying £14.99. If you don’t, it’s £17.48. …

Honor Black Friday deals

OK, call it Black Friday, Black Week, Cyber Week, Cyber Weekend or just plain Give Us Your Money Day. It’s that bonkers time when retailers try and grab as much money out of you as possible. Honor are the next cab off the rank and, although they don’t …

The landline and text messaging. Both officially dying.

A weirdly intriguing set of stats from Ofcom have just landed and it confirms a lot of our suspicions regarding how people live and work with mobile technology. First, let’s have a look at the amount of outgoing calls that people are making from that funny phone-shaped object …

Xiaomi Black Friday deals announced

So, we are getting buried in Black Friday deals. Following the UK launch and the opening of their first store in Westfield this week, Xiaomi have let us know about their Black Friday offerings. The Westfield store has the entire range of smartphones, including the flagship Mi 8 …

Virgin Mobile roll out a hot data deal for Black Friday

So, Virgin Mobile (operating on EE masts) have gone a bit nuts and are doing a massive 200GB of data each month for a mere £20. That’s £10 less than the normal price and you don’t need to be an existing Virgin Media customer to take it up. …

Mujjo launch their new touchscreen-friendly gloves

Right. It’s cold. We all know that. Well, it is here in the UK at least. Yesterday I went for a lunchtime bike-ride and couldn’t feel my fingers after a few minutes, which isn’t good. If you’re walking to work, or heading to the train station, college, Uni …

128GB microSD card for less than £20

Just a few days ago I posted this deal on a Samsung 64GB card. For £10.99 it really wasn’t bad at all, but now you can get double the storage for (just a bit) less than double the price. Head to picstop where you can get a 128GB …

Early New Year Resolutions – Trying to be Smartphone Safe

As you’ll know, I tend to walk around without a case on my phone. Handsets like the new Mi 8 Pro, from Xiaomi, have some really cool design elements that would be a shame to hide. I still, then, tend to walk around with the phone lacking any …

iD Mobile Black Tag – Best deals

This is an MVNO sitting on the Three network and, like many others, they’ve got their Black Friday deals available. Here they’re called “Black Tag” and you can get a range of phones at reduced prices – up to £330 off the Samsung Galaxy S9, and the same …

Home broadband speeds predicted to double thanks to 5G

Research firm Ovum has today revealed that 5G has the potential to bridge the gaps left by more traditional fixed-line broadband across the UK. Currently, although those in cities and built-up areas are blessed with quick internet connections, those in more remote areas can struggle unless they pay …

3Doodler Create+ 3D Pen Set – Review

I got this for review a while back and, well, I’ve got to admit that my son has been using this quite a bit and I totally forgot to review the thing. It’s a really cool gadget for Christmas and actually doesn’t involve a screen or any messing …

EE Black Friday Deals on the way

I know, I know, it’s not quite Black Friday just yet, but EE have let us know what you should expect from them, plus they’ve rolled out some deals already. The deals will include savings of up to £160 on pay monthly plans for devices from Apple, Samsung …

Research reveals our tech-addicted kids

If you’ve got children then you’ll probably be having the same tech battle as many other parents up and down the land. You’ve no doubt remembered how you used to play outside as a child but now, in 2018, kids find the lure of a gadget, a TV, …

Gearbest prep their Black Friday Deals

For those who aren’t aware, GearBest tends to be the place to go if you want to import a phone or get some clever gadgetry on a budget. Right now they’re cranking up the hype for their offers over the Black Friday season, with deals starting on phones …

Get noticed when deploying an app with a professional logo

If you’re developing an app, it’s already hard enough to be noticed. There’s millions of apps on the Android and iPhone market and probably many hundreds in the category that you’re aiming to be part of. First, you need a good app – one that does the job …

Black Friday – Save a little bit more!

As you probably all know by now, the Black Friday madness has properly kicked off. There are endless deals out there and we’re doing our best here at Coolsmartphone to bring you the hottest and the freshest offers. However, if you’re really clever, you can get even more …

Tribit X-Boom Speaker – Review

Small Bluetooth speaker. Situation normal then. As I always start these reviews, the Bluetooth speakers tend to slot into to different categories. First, there’s the diddy small speakers, like this one, that don’t have a great deal of bass and tend to be OK for the odd bit …

Deal – Samsung 64GB microSD card – Dirt cheap

OK. It’s crazy spending time now. Black Tag, Black Friday, whatever you want to call it. If your phone had a microSD slot, check this MyMemory deal on a Samsung 64GB Evo Plus card. It comes with an adapter and is a Class10 UHS-I U3 100MB/s device, so …

Black Friday – Galaxy S9 and OnePlus 6T

At some point soon we’ll the Black Friday shopping frenzy. Traditionally it was just for one day but now seems to have evolved into almost a month of craziness. The boys and girls at Mobiles.co.uk are chipping in too, with deals on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and OnePlus …

Launched – The HonorMagic2 and Honor Watch

Remember the Honor Magic from 2016? We loved the thing and stumbled across it in Barcelona. It had a stand-out design which made it so much different to all the other slab-style phones that are available on the market. Trouble was, unless you imported it, you couldn’t really …