Category: Android

Google Podcasts comes to Android

Google have emailed us tonight with news of a brand new app available on Android, and anyone interested in podcasts will want to check it out for sure. Google Podcasts is a new app that, as the name would suggests, is a brand new Podcast player that is …

Samsung Galaxy S10: Release Date, Price and Specifications

Barely a couple of months into the launch of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S9, the world has already turned its eyes towards the next in line – Samsung Galaxy S10. Marking the 10th anniversary of the company’s flagship series, the Galaxy S10 is touted to be one of the …

Snoozle – A social alarm clock

I set my alarm clock last night and this morning I was greeted by some white noise thanks to the terrible FM reception of my bedside alarm clock. A lot of people tend to use their phone instead, and they’ll get a tune waking them up. If, however, …

How to unlock the Samsung Galaxy S9

The new flagship Samsung Galaxy S9 is an incredible device. It’s the default go-to device for those wanting a top-spec Android. The only bad thing is its high price. So,  most likely, you will be wanting to get the Samsung Galaxy S9 on a contract to make it …

Gemini from Planet Computers – Review

A few months ago I got a little bit excited about a device that I had seen on Indiegogo. It wasn’t because it was the fastest or the most powerful device. It didn’t have the best camera either. It also wasn’t designed to be a gaming monolith. So, …

Sony E3 2018 as it happened

Welcome, So the rules for this coverage are: I won’t talk about Pre/Post shows in detail only mention what they are doing for them No event screenshots, Not because I can’t but because the stream quality isn’t great and I wouldn’t want to force that on you but …

Vodafone launching N9 and N9 lite

You’ll often find some interesting things when searching the network “Coming Soon” pages. This time it is Vodafone who have something. The company have two new branded smartphones showing as coming soon… The Vodafone N9 would appear to be mid-range device featuring a 5.5 inch HD+ quality screen …

The Honor 7S – Everything you need to know

From what we can see, the Honor 7S we mentioned yesterday is so new that you can’t even buy the thing yet. What we have been told is that it’ll sell for “around $110”, which is about £82 / or €93 but you can probably round that up …

Razer Phone – revisited

These days technology moves so fast it can be hard to keep up with the goings on. A smartphone that is new today often gets forgotten about when the next big thing hits the market, and this seems a shame considering all the investment made making the product …

Honor 10 – Video overview

As you’ll have hopefully seen our in-depth review of the Honor 10 by now. It’s a flagship smartphone at a sensible price. However, those photos don’t do the actual paint job justice, so I’ve filmed a YouTube video to try and show you just how utterly lovely this …

Honor 7S Launched

We already know that Honor price their handsets as cheaply as possible, but this new one seek to push the price even lower. Headline specs include an 18:9 5.45″ 1440×720 HD screen @ 295 ppi plus a quad-core MT6739 Cortex A53 CPU running at 1.5 GHz. There’s 2GB …

Meizu 15 – Review

We have been following and using Meizu devices for quite a while here Coolsmartphone. I personally am a fan of the M Note series of devices from Meizu ever since the good old Meizu M2 Note. The Meizu 15 is Meizu’s flagship for 2018 which also happens to be …

Best smartphone for gaming 2018

The year 2018 is a year of surprises to consumers who are expecting to be amazed with the happenings in the tech industry. While this year may have had somehow lived up to the expectation with the recent release of the latest Samsung smartphone flagship, there are still …

Samsung Galaxy S9 64GB deal. £23 p/m with 4GB monthly data.

This offer comes via mobiles.co.uk and delivers unlimited texts and unlimited calls. You get 4GB of data too. Yes, there’s the small matter of the £135 up-front payment, but you could probably sell your old phone and cover that. Also, there’s £10 off with the voucher code, so …

Essential to be sold? Essential Phone 2 to be DOA?

So, some confusing news on the Andy Rubin venture then. Essential have just confirmed a full 2 years of updates and 3 years of security patches for the Essential Phone. However, there’s news that the company might be up for sale and plans for the second iteration of …

iD Mobile 10GB SIM-only deal

This Bank Holiday there’s a couple of deals with iD Mobile. The first is on the Nokia 1 we mentioned just the other day, and you can get the phone for just £6.99 a month, with 250 minutes, unlimited text and no upfront cost. You get 500MB of …

Are gaming smartphones becoming a trend?

Last year, the gaming hardware and accessories maker Razer surprised the world by announcing its plans to release a smartphone aimed especially at mobile gamers. The Razer Phone has the hardware to match the year’s flagship phones – an octa-core CPU, tons of RAM, and a massive battery …

Nokia 1 now available in the UK

OK, so how does a phone with 1GB of RAM sound? What about 8GB of on-board storage? Scary prospect? Well, wait a minute, because this new Nokia 1, which is now available in Warm Red or Dark Blue, runs the “Go Edition” of Android 8.1 Oreo, and this …

One million Honor 10 handsets sold in first month

I’m using the Honor 10 right now. I’m actually writing this very article on the thing. After a few days with it, you do have to admit, for the money, this is insanely good. It’s £399.99 and looks just amazing. The free case helps to keep it in …