Author: Greg Morris

Android app updates will now be a lot smaller

Next time you’re around your parents have a look at how many app updates are pending – I bet its lots! Convincing Joe public to update their apps is difficult enough at the best of times, many just ignoring the pop ups and warnings. Afraid they will break …

Solve iOS storage anxiety with an OLALA iDisk

Small storage options for phones have been around for so long they are almost ignored by the tech community. Apple especially has been guilty of making the entry level price point as cheap as possible just for a great ‘from’ price. Capacity restraints are a very real for …

Apple reveals intentions to build self-driving car

It’s only a few weeks that reports suggested that Apple’s ambitions to enter into the car market had pretty much ground to a halt. Despite lay-offs and hints to suggest priorities have changed, Apple is very much back in the self-driving car game according to recent letters. A recent letter from …

Nuu Mobile X4 Review

As we race towards the bottom price point, there are some amazing handsets available for a more bank friendly price heres my review of the Nuu Mobile X4.

Transport for London will track travellers through free WiFi

As citizens of the UK, unfortunately it seems we must accept monitoring of our daily lives. Not just from the government through its new Investigatory Powers Bill that will go to unpresidented lengths to monitor us, but now from private firms and public transport. Transport for London (TfL) …

Why the MacBook Pro is limited to 16GB of RAM

It wouldn’t be a new product without praise and criticism, this usually comes in at least a slightly positive balance. Although for the new MacBook Pro Devices Apple announced on 27th October the outcry has been louder and stronger than the usual grumblings. There were many areas that …

Speck Presidio Clear Case Review

Cases always cause me an issue. The manufacturers spend hundreds of hours designing the phone so it looks its best. They shave millimetres and dropping grammes to make it as sleek and pleasing to hold as possible. However, every handset seems to make a bid for freedom at …

Olixar X-Duo Carbon iPhone 7 Plus case Review

Every one of us at Coolsmartphone love our gadgets, but we all also have the same issues and problems with putting it in a case. My nice shiny new iPhone 7 Plus has been crying out for a new case to make sure it doesn’t hurtle towards the …

The modular phone is dead.. for LG

We can talk about what comes after the smartphone until the thing is actually released. However the long touted next step towards the future has died a death before it even got started. According to the Electronic Times, LG is abandoning its modular approach that it launched with …

Easily solving pub arguments is affecting your brain

No, we’re not talking about Dave the know it all – although he might not be good for your health either. The real issue is your brain power and the internet, or rather our continued reliance on offloading most of our brain work onto it. This isn’t the …

BT Just killed the phone box

If you’re of a certain age (cough), phone boxes hold a special place in your heart. For some it was perhaps the only access to a phone you had, for others it was simply sheltering out of the rain. There are many reasons to remember the street side communications …

Apple closely monitoring Time Warner Acquisition

Despite their best efforts, Apple has never managed to take over TV like they have the mobile. Despite trying numerous angles, and Steve Jobs rumoured to have ‘cracked it’, the old school media companies just keep their hands clasped tight. If recent reports are to be believed from the …

Opposition to new Apple data centre in Ireland

Athenry, in County Galway, is a small town on the west coast of Ireland. A long long way away from the glitz and glamour of Silicon Valley. Although at the moment it is a battleground for Apple over its proposed new Apple Data Centre, as some local residents …

AirPods and going beyond the iPhone

For the first time in a while, the Apple event gave us a genuine surprise. We knew something was coming, and roughly knew that it was going to be called AirPods, but the rest was up in the air. What Apple announced was (not the best looking but…) …

Numbers of new model iPhone sales larger than expected

This year, Apple decided not to give us opening period sales due to supply constraints. Cupertino chose to delay any figures until its earnings call on October 25th. However, new Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) reports are able to give a good insight into iPhone sales of this quarter. …