Author: Peter Jones

IonBank 5K Portable Battery

Recently, I was sent the Moshi IonBank 5K Portable battery unit for testing, which retails at £100.00 (yes, this is not a typo) for the 5150 mAh unit. There is the cheaper 3K unit at £69.95 and 10k which costs £89.95. The 5K unit looks like a metal business …

The Lyric Speaker Canvas

Before Christmas, tech company COTODAMA released the Lyric Speaker, which was lots of fun at Coolsmartphone Towers. Well, they are back with the Lyric Speaker Canvas, which is a picture canvas for your wall which displays lyrics from songs being played from your favourite music service. Karim Fanous, …

New Stylus Pens from Adonit

Adonit has been very busy recently launching numerous stylus pens for different devices and occasions. Firstly, let’s talk about the new Mini 4 which was launched in the UK in June. A pocket-sized stylus for use with any touchscreen, the Mini 4 is available in Olive Green, Royal Blue, …

nuraphone G2 with Active Noise Cancelling and the Social Mode

Following the success of nura’s first generation of the self-learning headphones that adapts to match your hearing, nura has announced its latest G2 software update to the nuraphone hardware in an on-going effort to continually improve the music listening experience. Even better news is that the nuraphones will be …

Brainwavz introduces its M2 IEM

Personally, I am a big fan of Brainwavz, they never fail to bring musical joy to my ears. Now they have announced the M2 IEM earphones and headphones to their range. The M2 IEM in-ear noise isolating earphone with a deep and powerful bass, which is exciting for …

Mixcder launches its E8 headphones

We are very much fans if Mixcder headphones at Coolsmartphone HQ, Ian and I enjoy using them when they are released. Imagine our excitement when we received a press release for a £59.99 pair of wireless headphones with active cancellation. Not only that, they boast 40mm drivers, wideband …

SOLO 500X-EQ and Primordial Radio app review

We were asked to review the Studio19 London’s SOLO 500X-EQ Bluetooth Speaker, which we covered its release back in February this year. Studio19 successfully crowdfunded the new speaker using the IndieGoGo platform. We have used the Primordial Radio application to test the speaker and we talk about their platform …

Thinnest Portable Charger – Iceworks 7000

The Iceworks 7000 is a fast charge, ultra slim portable charger with built-in type C cable. More importantly it’s only 8mm thick, 15.5cm length and 7.8cm width. Yup! No longer will you have a massive bulky charger pack in the bottom of your bag. Following in the steps of …

Anti-Radiation patch for smartphones

The radiation levels from mobile phones used to be a massive issue for consumers particularly when we had huge aerials back in the late 90s and early 00s, but it seems to have fallen away from the public eye. The reality is that phones still emit radiation in …

Sony puts the Xperia™ XZ2 to the ultimate gaming test

Gaming on a mobile is getting more popular by the day due to the power that can be extracted from the modern day device. Sony has put the Xperia XZ2 to the test, by using a PlayStation®4 Remote Play against real-world racing driver Archie Hamilton.  The Passenger Race sees Archie race a …

OVAL 2.0 – Making Your Home Smarter

OVAL 2.0, the successor to the OVAL 1.0, officially goes live on Kickstarter today to gain backing for the latter version of the simple sensor that can help make your home smarter without major complication. OVAL 2.0 will have a new design and with IFTTT support, it can now …

Blinkers – Smart lighting system for Cyclists

Velohub, a Swiss start-up based in Zürich that specialises in developing smart technology for cyclists has launched Blinkers, the complete smart lighting system for cyclists. The smart lighting system including front, rear and laser lighting is available to buy from www.blinkers.bike with prices starting from £89/€99/$120. Cycling is getting so popular …

Foobot – The Air Breathing Friend

For the past two weeks, I have been reviewing the Foobot, which is the brainchild of Luxembourg based company, Airboxlab, the CEO Jacques Touillon, who wanted to help his eldest child in his fight against asthma and after looking without success for a device to fight this invisible …

InvizBox Go, for secure internet anywhere

Being able to protect yourself whilst on the go is vital as it is so easy to be compromised when using public services like Wi-Fi. Invisbox, who is an Irish Cyber Security company has produced the portable VPN tool called Invisbox Go. In addition to this, the InvizBox Go …

Another microSD deal

Cashback website base.com are advertising 2.1% cash back on online purchases and hot deals have said highlighted.. 2 X Toshiba 32gb EXCERIA M302 (U3) Micro SDHC Card with Adapters (Multi-pack of 2 x THN-M302R0320EA) £16.99 With Free Delivery from @base + 2.1% Topcashback. The two-pack should see you …

Audeara are available to buy

At CES we covered the new Audeara headphones. These hit the Kickstarter campaign target within 15 hours and more than $460,000 was raised. The specially-designed headphones are made to combat any form of hearing loss you may have. Here’s what their press release says Everyone has a degree of hearing loss. …

Pursuit of Burdenless Speed – OnePlus 6

Did you ‘6et Ready’? If you have been under a rock recently, OnePlus have started their teaser campaign for the upcoming flagship phone – OnePlus 6. The new handset was previously rumoured to be quite a beast using the new SnapDragon 845 processor and in three variations 64GB, …

Carphone Warehouse offering P20 SIM FREE for £599

Yesterday, we told you about EE launching the Huawei P20 with a pair of Bose Bluetooth headphones. Well, Carphone Warehouse is selling the handset SIM FREE for £599 and they include the Bose QC 35 II headphones which retail at £329.95. Very good bargain for the music lovers …

Clearwavz from Brainwavz

We have featured Brainwavz quite a lot at Coolsmartphone, for good reason too! They are very good quality and very reasonably priced. Their latest range is called the S0 IEM noise isolating earphones which contain 25 different earphones, headphones and accessories costing around £35.73 from Brainwavz direct. All …