Category: Accessories

Booq – Daypack Backpack, Unpacked!

I’ve been using a very tired Mos Backpack that I acquired a few years ago as my regular laptop bag. As it’s in daily use, it has started to show its age. Due to this, I have been on the hunt for a bag that would make for …

Chris – The Digital Assistant for Drivers Announced

It is a proven fact that using for mobile phone whilst driving is a distraction, and is one of the four major causes of fatal accidents on the UK roads today. Not only that if you’re caught using your device, you can be fined £200 and have your …

Quick. I need to buy this. The FlowMotion ONE.

I love gadgets. Well, you know that. I’ve been writing about the things for 16 years now so it’s fair to say that I’m slightly obsessed really. Smartphone camera technology in particular has come a long way recently, but despite the stabilization features you’ll no doubt see in …

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 …

Groov-e Wave II Bluetooth Speaker – Review

Summer has finally arrived here in the UK. It’s nearly 32 degrees as I type this and now everyone is moaning that it’s too hot! This all means lots of time outdoors, and as such I’ve been reviewing the Groov-e Wave II Outdoor Bluetooth speaker. Good Points: Price. …

Anchor Premium Charge & Sync Cable – Revew

“The Last Cable You’ll Ever Need “ Good Points: Lifetime Warranty. Build quality. Interchangeability. Allows both fast charging and data syncing. Super strong. Tangle Free. Oh did I mention the build quality. Bad Points: The strong magnets have a mind of there own. The tips have to stay …

Syncwire 4-port mains charger – Review

You, my digital friend, look like you need something that will charge four of your things all at the same time. From a wall. This, right here, and for £14.99 as I type from Amazon, is the Syncwire 4-port mains charger. It’s designed to be used in the …

Running low on juice? Strap a brick to your phone!

Good morning you good people. How’s things eh? Good? Great. Now, we’ve had an email from “Joe”. He’s from a company called Brickspower. They do these wireless charging bricks which attach to the back of your phone. Then it’ll wirelessly charge your phone. Magic eh? No need to …

A soothing music mask

So, England won the other night. It’s all going well so far, but, after the edge-of-the-seat action, you might need a lie down. This sleep mask could be just the ticket. You can whack it on during a flight or after a long day at work. It’ll not …

Speck World Cup Cases now available

The World Cup is just around the corner now, so if you want to show your support, check out the new range of cases from Speck. Sure, we’re showing you the England one here, but they’ve also got the Presido GRIP World Edition available for France, Spain, Germany, …

Filofax eniTAB360 Tablet Stand – Review

Getting your tablet to stand on its own normally requires some sort of folio type case. You know the sort – those ones that fold back onto themselves. However, they only hold your device at one angle, which typically isn’t “just right” to view content. Plus, if you …

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 …

Mixcder E7 active noise cancelling headphones – Review.

Back in December I carried out a review of the Mixcder MS301 Premium Bluetooth headphones. I was extremely pleased with them. Both the sound and build quality was excellent, and I gave them an overall score of 92%. You can read that review here. Well now I’ve been sent …

Urbanista Detroit headphones now available

Hailing from Sweden, Urbanista are a top lifestyle audio brand and have today announced their new Detroit headphone. They are available in black, green and peach for just £59. They’re stylish and deliver 12 hours of playback after a fast charge, so just 15 minutes will give up to three …

Exercise at work, whilst you work!

Remember my makeshift office / exercise bike? It was basically a free exercise bike I’d got from Freecycle and an old Chromebook that I strapped to the top. It was a bit naff, but it did the job – I could write articles while I trained for the …

Huawei P20 Pro Case Roundup

With smartphone prices getting more and more expensive, now more than ever you need to make sure you have some sort of case to protect it from scratching and breaking. The Huawei P20 Pro is one of those flagship devices that has caught a lot of attention, mainly …

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 …