Tag: christmas

Koopower Solar Fairy Lights – Review

KooPower have been in touch again and, following on from the wireless doorbell we reviewed, we now have 12 metres of LED fairy lights. Now, I’ve had these in the back garden for quite a while as I honestly thought that they wouldn’t work. Why? Well, solar powered …

A few apps to keep you busy over the Christmas break

It’s Christmas, so that will probably mean that you’re heading off to see relatives. Amongst the gifts, the food and the TV, there’s definitely going to be a period where everyone will sit down and generally fall asleep on the sofa. Although we do tend to concentrate on …

A little extra Christmas cash is always welcome

Yes, it’s that time of year again and we’re all a little bit short on cash right now. I think this year I’ve been a little too sensible and I’ve actually bought all my gifts already, meaning that my bank balance – and any cash set aside for …

Merry Birthday from Three

Christmas time is upon us once again and Three have come out with a cracker of an advertisement campaign (excuse the pun). The new video shows someone who is born on Christmas day and who feels let down that you only get one set of presents instead of …

Send a present – all you need is a mobile number

I get a LOT of emails about new apps. I mean, A LOT. This one actually looks quite interesting. It’ll let you send gifts to people, and all you need is their mobile phone number. No, we’re not talking about those “virtual presents”. You know, those ones where …

Mighty morphing Christmas jumpers!

Last year I wore spandex, took pictures and reviewed the experience. This was the Halloween Morphsuit from Morphsuits.co.uk. These are quite cool because they can also add special effects with the aid of your phone. Just slot your mobile into the suit and it brings the whole outfit …

WoWee MiPosaur unboxing

It’s coming up to Christmas – apparently there are only seven weeks left until the day. Because of this, here at Coolsmartphone Towers, we are getting lots of emails about Christmas gifts. This one stuck out for me as it looked pretty cool (I posted a story about …

It’s nearly that time of year again..

As we get towards the festive season you’ll see us cranking up the number of reviews and gift ideas, all ready for those presents around the Christmas tree. Also, as you may have noticed this last week, we’ve had more traffic than usual and it’s resulted in the …

Amazon poised to release a £30 tablet for Christmas

Amazon has had mixed fortunes with its ventures into the tech world.  Its Kindles have sold like hot cakes, its Fire phone has bombed, while its tablet range has fared quite well.  A story in the Wall Street Journal in the US suggests that Amazon is due to release …

It’s Christmas. Grab a bargain!

It’s Christmas Eve. Can you believe it? At this festive time of year we should stop and give thanks. Thanks to all the dedicated writers for keeping this site going, thanks to you guys for coming every day and thanks to all the press agencies, mobile makers and …

Festive Fun apps to keep you entertained

OK, it’s that time of year already. Your bank account looks like a wasteland, there’s pine needles everywhere and that roll of sticky tape has mysteriously disappeared just when you need it. What apps do you need to ensure things go smoothly? Well, the Google Santa Tracker is …

Christmas, online.

The festive season is definitely a good time to “people watch”. On Christmas Day you’ll see tablets and smartphones getting unwrapped and, as the new owners get online, you’ll see a surge of traffic onto major websites around the internet. This year and last I have witnessed a …

Merry Christmas Coolsmartphoners !

Hey you lovely lot. It’s Christmas Eve! As is usual, I wanted to borrow some airtime to wish you all a fantastic festive season and thank you for repeatedly returning to our site. The guys writing the articles, churning out the podcast, tweaking code, reviewing handsets and replying …

Christmas Gift Guide 2013: RHA MA-600i

Shopping days are running out rapidly, panic buying will soon be setting in.  The festive period is nearly upon us and all of the shops are playing that peskily annoying Christmas music that we have all heard a million times before.  The old ladies are saying “Oooo I …

iTunes 12 days of Xmas

Every year, in Europe, Apple run a 12 day promotion where they give away a premium app, song, TV show, film or book everyday. The promotion runs from 26th December until 6th January and this year the USA get to join in the festive fun. Each freebie is …

Looking for a gift idea this Christmas?

The festive season is about to hit us head-on, so if you’re looking for present ideas you’ve come to the right place. In the last few weeks we’ve already added a number of reviews and features, but there’s more to come. If you’ve missed the ones we’ve published …

Christmas Gift Guide – Part 5

With just a week until Christmas I think we’re all starting to feel the pinch, so for my Christmas Gift Guide I decided to do something a little different. Instead of looking for something that costs money, I had a look through the Google Play store for some …

Coolsmartphone Xmas Gift Guide – Part 4

Some of the other writers are probably going to suggest something flashy, or at the least something you’ll be able to show off to your friends… But my recommendation for the one you love is proof that good things come in small packages. Since most still take micro …

Coolsmartphone Christmas Gift Guide Part 3

Christmas is nearly upon us and sometimes it can be a struggle to find a present to give for that one particular person. Well, struggle no more for we here at Coolsmartphone have teamed up with some of the leading retailers in order to provide you with a …

Christmas Gift Guide Part 2

  Christmas is nearly upon us and sometimes it can be a struggle to find a present to give for that one particular person. As mentioned in our first Christmas Gift Guide, we have teamed up with some of the leading retailers in the industry to bring you …