Author: Garry Clark

Xperia Z Ultra First Impressions

The day has arrived….. That magic day when you get your hands on with the object you have been lusting after since it was announced in all the glitz and glamour that go with product announcements. This device which is very firmly in the Phablet range with a …

Nokia Lumia 925 Wireless charging shell review

A rather nondescript envelope arrived at my house at the weekend. Now it had been a good night on the Saturday to say the least so I had forgotten arranging this delivery. With some trepidation as to what I may have bought in a Corona fueled haze I …

Nokia Lumia 925 Review

Well the time is finally here. I've got chance to review the brand new Lumia 925. I have been waiting for this phone for a while and I'm very happy to bring you this review. I have already given the hardware a thorough going over in my unboxing and …

Nokia Lumia 925 – Initial Impressions

I think I have found it, the Windows Phone device that will draw me, a diehard Android user for the last 4 years to move over. Bold claim I know but one that I feel can be easily substantiated by the quality of this device. I have for a …

Casemate Tough for Xperia Z review

Another month and you know what that means, it is time for me to get a new case for my Xperia Z. Those of you who have read my precious reviews will know that I have been using a Leather book style case for my phone up until …

10 reasons why I am looking forward to the Lumia 925

After being lucky enough to see and feel the Lumia 925 last week I have had a good long think about what I am looking forward to about the phone. I have now managed to string some sort of thought process together and below is what I have …

Opinion: A naked phone, to be or not to be?

Morning dear reader, I come to you this morning with a question, Do you use a case or do you keep your phone naked? It is a tricky one and one I myself deliberate about regularly. With the manufacturers spending millions (in some case’s) on design, pattern’s and …

Muvit Slim and Stand, Xperia Z case review

I am a very proud owner of a Sony Xperia Z and up until now I have been using a very cheap case that I picked up in a market which has been offering me minimal protection. When Mobilefun offered the chance to review the Muvit Slim and …

Blackberry Z10 Transform Shell review

There have not bee a huge a mount of decent quality cases out there for the new Blackberry Z10. Howevere Blackberry have come to the rescue as they normally do when they release a new model. Infact the have released several different case all of which can be …

Release your Phone with TU Go from O2

We live in a well connected world these days where you can instantly draw upon the the great search engine in sky for the answer to any question, watch videos of Shetland Ponies moonwalking and other such delights that the Internet can bring. Now while this is all …

Poetic Borderline Bumper – Nexus 4 case review

Like a few of the other writers on the team I was fortunate to get a Nexus 4 out of the second batch of shipments. Although I would love to use the phone naked I am paranoid that it may get scratched or worse. To resolve this I …

Nokia Lumia 820 review

As those of you long term readers of Coolsmartphone.com would appreciate we have a history of reviewing Windows and its various different mobile operating system guises. This is a review of one of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 supporting characters. It is not an all singing all dancing …

Dodocase Hardcover for iPad Mini – Review

After much searching for a case that I liked through the usual UK accessories channels I found that I could not find anything that suited me. So I extended my search to include imports and I found Dodocase from Sunny San Francisco. Now I had seen some of …

Sony Xperia S ASOP being taken over by Sony engineers

Some of you may have been aware that Sony have been busily working away with Google to try and develop the Xperia S as a quasi Nexus device for developers to tinker with. Well there has been some good news from the Sony camp as they have got …

VScreens Beta Review

During a scour of the Google Play Store and review on here the other day I came across Vscreens from Sony. I had a little look at the description of the the app and what it does. I also found that our esteemed editor has done a review of …

Bond Phone Ad appears online

It is fair to say that here at Coolsmartphone we are a little bit excited about the new Bond Phone or as it more widely know the Xperia T. Today has seen the first Advert that has been focused on the Xperia T launch  it has been made in …

NFC Demo using the Bond Phone

Now then Bond pay attention………. Here it is then the Bond phone showing of some of it technical wizardry enough to make Q giddy with excitement. One of the great feature of the recent Xperia Line up including the newly announced Xperia T is NFC is built in …

Sony Xperia T Unboxing – The Bond phone

The time has come for one of the first UK unboxings of the new Xperia T. As you may or may not know I am a Sony Mobile Ambassador in my other life (when not working or writing on here). This gives me several perks, one of which …

Xperia T review and unboxing incoming

Hi fair readers, Just a wee quick one to say that very soon we will be getting a Sony Xperia T to unbox and review compliments of Sony. I am very pleased to say that due to me being part of the Sony Ambassador program we will be …

O2 gives customer Free £10 to spend in O2 Stores

You may remember that there was a slight issue with the network in the middle of July where customers cold not use their phones at all. Well for once a company has realised that it has made an arse of the situation and are doing something to try …