Author: Leigh Geary

OnePlus 6 – Down in price

Head over to Amazon right now and you’ll find that the OnePlus 6 is now going to cost you just £439. That’s £439 for a device with a 2280x1080p 6.28″ 19:9 ratio screen, 64GB of on-board storage (there’s a 128GB version for £489), a dual 20 megapixel rear …

The all-new Huawei P Smart 2019. Get it from Vodafone now.

Costing just £219 on Pay As You Go or for £25 a month on a Vodafone Red Extra Plan (1GB data, no upfront cost), this is a cheap and yet really very smart handset. The new 2019 version has a dewdrop notch 6.21″ 2340 x 1080 pixel (19.5:9) …

EE get ready for the new Samsung Galaxy

With the “smartphone plateau” definitely kicking in for Apple and now Samsung too, there’s an eagerness to keep consumers looking to the next big launch of a smartphone. Today EE have added the below tweet and have added a registration page, where you can get the latest updates …

LG Announce a new rolled-up TV

Your TV takes up a sizeable portion of your room. Sure, you can stick the thing on your wall, but it’s still going to be stuck up there and you can’t really do much about hiding it. Now, however, LG have created a solution.. a rolled-up TV. In …

We’re going to review a mind-controlled drone!

Welcome again to 2019 then, and this year we’re going to hopefully be starting things off with a review of this, a mind-controlled drone. Yes, a drone that you can control with your mind! The device, by the looks of it, is a fairly normal-looking drone, however the …

Fake gadget porn or new foldable Xiaomi device?

The jury is out on this one, but it comes via Mr Blass, who’s the kind of leaks round these parts. Is this real? Is this fake? It’s up to you decide. Even if it is real, would you use or want something like this? Or are we …

Tesco Mobile deals launched

Yes, there’s a January sale at Tesco, but it also extends to their mobile section too. The network, which runs on O2, is offering some healthy savings on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone X You can also get the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, now available from …

Jump into the Vodafone Winter Sale

OK, so all of these deals are available until February 4th, so you’ve pretty much got a month exactly. Here goes, as we dive into the offers. First up, SIM-only plans. There’s unlimited texts and minutes on all of these, but the 10GB data plan is now £20. …

Virgin Mobile January Sale Deals!

So it’s January, and as we all pretend that we can still sit around eating chocolates in our pants, there’s the harsh reality that we actually have to go out and do some work… or shopping. Yes, more shopping. If you want the best deals, these next few …

It’s 2019! Buy more stuff!

Happy New Year all! Yes, it’s January 1st 2019. Come on, you must still have £19 kicking around somewhere, right? Well, for a penny less you can get a 128GB microSD card for boosting the amount of storage available in your Android phone. Head to MyMemory for the …

Just a few Boxing Day deals

It’s Boxing Day, so – for almost the fifth day running – I’m about to get stuck into yet another massive meal. Luckily, I have my sneaky stretchy jeans. If you’re one of those nut-jobs who’ve been up since 5AM to get to a Boxing Day sale in …

The Coolsmartphone Christmas Message

People of the world, I’ve been doing this for almost 17 years now. Writing about smartphones started as a mad hobby and has slowly taken over my life. I have the privilege of talking to you lovely lot though, and that does tend to keep me going :) …

Xiaomi – An early look at the Boxing Day offers!

Yes folks, it’s not even Christmas yet and we’re getting details of the deals you’ll be able to get after the event. Xiaomi have sent us their offers, which include the Redmi 6, Redmit Note 6 Pro, Pocophone, the A2 and the Mi 8 in their Westfield store. …

New experimental Vodafone store opens on Oxford Street

If you’re in London for some last-minute Christmas shopping, try the new Vodafone store on Oxford Street. It’s got everything from a Work hub area for business customers plus interactive zones and repairs for software and hardware problems. Nick Jeffery (CEO of Vodafone UK) helped open the new …

Santa flies in, powered by Vodafone

Yes, Santa is about to unload his sack down your chimney. However, there’s also a smaller Vodafone Santa flying around, and he’s powered by 4G! This is the Santa Drone, and he’s flown via a 4G link. This means that the drone can fly much further than ever …

Unlocked pre-owned iPhone 7 – £219

When I start seeing “last minute gifts”, it’s usually a sign that I should maybe start my shopping. I’m looking around for a cheap iPhone at the moment (I know, don’t ask) and this reconditioned iPhone 7 pinged my radar. It’s £219 on giffgaff and you get a …

Xiaomi complaints result in Advertising Standards response

We were down in London last month for the UK Xiaomi launch. Their kit is absolutely top notch and they’re causing waves by creating flagship phones without the insane price-tag. At the launch, which we covered here, there was a lot of promotional activity going on. The launch …

Card games on your smartphone

When I was a kid, we didn’t go on holiday to exotic sunkist destinations. No evenings walking on the beach or playing in an outside fairground. Oh no, it we were in a VW camper van in Wales, freezing our bits off. I loved it though. I loved …

When drones do good

Think of drones and you’ll usually think of someone flying one too close to an airport or crashing into your garden after somehow flying out of the local park. Now though, you’re also likely to see them being put to better use in more useful tasks. Our local …