Author: John M

Build you own Platformer Adventures with MagiCats Builder

Through Mario and Sonic (does anyone else remember the love for Zool) most of us have played our fair share of platform games, and now you can create your own platform game with MagiCats Builder by Dreamz Studio Building games is child’s play In Magicats Builder you can …

BBC Virtual Reality World Cup App – An Impressive Immersive Experience

The World Cup is great, 4 weeks of footy heaven, beer snacks and England related stress injuries. Over recent years  the BBC have used the World Cup to showcase it’s latest technologies, from HD, to multiple audio streams and  in this case VR presentation of matches…….yes I’ve just …

Solving subscription issues on the Sky Sports Mobile TV App

We are big fans of the Sky Sports Mobile TV App here at Coolsmartphone.com. It provides a way of legally watching 8 Sky Sports Channels and Sky News on your iOS or Android Device for a great price. However, on occasion, some users experience issues with subscriptions not …

Oittm Essential Oil Diffuser – A Review

Following on from our article about Home Automation using Oittm Smart Plugs, I decided to look at other items in the range to see what was within the art of the possible, and one item which caught my eye was the Oittm Essential Oil Diffuser, which again offers …

KitSound Diggit Outdoor Speaker – A Review

Spring has Sprung, Summer is nearly here, so it’s time to spend more time outdoors. And what better way to augment your social gatherings, picnics, family time or even your gardening than with some seasonal music. Enter then, the KitSound Diggit Outdoor, a speaker designed for outdoor use. …

KitSound Exert Sports Bluetooth Headphones – A Review

If like me you aren’t the greatest fan of exercise then the only thing that makes it tolerable is your favourite music to distract you. However most sports headphones seem to be in the in ear bud style which for me simply don’t work as they fall out …

KitSound DJ 2 Wired Headphones – Review

Over the last few years KitSound have become my go-to supplier of headphones. I enjoy their strong bass sound and they have always been good value for money. So I always look forward to these reviews when new KitSound equipment reaches my desk. The KitSound DJ 2 Wired …

Fortnite is Released on iOS – Check those emails now!!

Fortnite seems to be taking the world by storm. To be fair, it probably needs no introduction here, when it was announced that Fortnite Battle Royal was going to be released on mobile devices it generated a lot of excitement. Many Promises were made. This was going to …

Social VR is here

Last night I celebrated the start of a few days of leave with a trip to a lush Sports Bar, I enjoyed a few games of pool, air hockey and darts, whilst chatting to the others in the bar. A pretty normal experience for a sports bar, apart …

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 …

Master & Dynamic MH40 Premium Headphones – A Review

I like music, I like music a great deal. By now, this should be obvious by the types of review I generally perform for Coolsmartphone. But there are times when I want to keep it to myself and make it a personal experience, and this is when a …

36 Month Mobile Contracts are here

Does anyone remember the good old days when those who chose to take a mobile contract were able to change their handsets every 12 months? It wasn’t long before 18 month contracts became the industry standard, a change which was met by a frown, and then of course …

The KitSound Voice One Smart Speaker – A Review

Ok Google, tell Siri to request that Alexa plays my Comedy Show Tune Playlist Smart, voice-driven devices are becoming commonplace in the modern life, whether it be through our smartphones, watches, connected TVs or smart speakers, they are becoming ever more integrated into our lives. We are at …

KitSound Reunion Speakers – A review of some great old school speakers

We like a good set of speakers here at CoolSmartphone, and personally I’ve been impressed with KitSound speakers in recent years. So I was chuffed when the Kitsound Reunion Speakers arrived on my desk. Recently I was fortunate enough to review the Kitsound Parallax speakers, and they are …

Kitsound Parallax Speakers – A Review – Versatile and Sweet

I like Kitsound products and I always have, I find that their bassy sound and value for money hits a sweet spot for me. Normally I tend to use their Bluetooth speakers or headphones, but as you may have read I’ve recently discovered eSports on the iPhone and …

eSports on the iPhone

Back when I was a lad we had computer games, and if you wanted to play against a second player you needed a Kempston Interface with 2 ports or you ended up sharing a rubber keyed keyboard, but it was fun. A little later on and LAN networks …

The Kitvision Immerse 360 Duo 360 Degree Camera – Review

Last November I reviewed the Kitvision Immerse 360 Action Camera for Coolsmartphone.com, and whilst generally my experience was positive, there was still plenty of room for improvement. The Kitvision Immerse 360 Duo is the latest version in the Duo range but does it improve on the original?? Let’s …