Author: John M

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 …

Apple Launch New iPhones and a cheaper iPad

Without the usual fanfare of an Apple launch, a number of new iDevices have been announced to the market. Yes Red iPhones, larger capacity iPhone SEs and a new iPad have announced by everyone’s  fruit based tech company, and we have to say that the red looks rather awesome. …

Kitsound Immerse Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones – A Review

So here I am in my 40’s and up until this review had never tried Noise Cancelling Headphones. So as a regular user  of Kitsound equipment I jumped at the opportunity to review the new Kitsound Immerse Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones for my friends at Coolsmartphone.com. Kitsound kit tends …

How to Record your iPhone Screen

One of the most frustration issues that mobile bloggers face is the difficulty encountered when trying to record a video of an iOS app in action. There is no built in app to record the on screen activity of your iPhone or iPad and whilst their have been …

Three provides power for The Breakfast in A Bag team

Let’s be honest we all often knock Mobile Networks, sometimes a little quickly, so it’s great to be able to report on a Network making a positive move to support a community. Breakfast in A Bag are a team who support the homeless in London by providing free …

Apple Vs Microsoft – It’s the Transatlantic Coolsmartphone Podcast 185

Welcome to the Coolsmartphone Podcast Episode 185 & and it’s LIVE. That’s right you can now watch the podcasts live or on-demand at Coolsmartphone.com In this episode John is joined by Matteo and Greg as they discuss: The Recent Microsoft Event The Apple event that followed it Serious grown up financial …

What has gone wrong with Mobile Gaming?

We all like a spot of gaming and you would have thought that the wide availability of mobile devices would have provided a solid base for real main stream mobile gaming evolution  but the potential, in my opinion anyway, has yet to be tapped. It was starting to …

The Big Android BBQ Special Live – It’s the Coolsmartphone Podcast 184

Disclaimer – Matteo had a few problems with his mic pickup during the recording of this episode this was due to the environment, but guys please cut us some slack he’s joining from America !!!!!!!!!!!!!! Live !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Welcome to the Coolsmartphone Podcast Episode 184 & and it’s LIVE. …

Anki OverDrive, the Supertruck arises

Here at Coolsmartphone towers, we love Anki Overdrive, the model racing game powered by your smartphone. Its mix of high speed, artificial intelligence, and weapons provide a great past time for the whole family. Think of it as Scalextric on steroids… and guns. Now Anki has released its Supertruck …