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Hey. We need you.

I absolutely hate doing this, but we’re left with pretty much no choice. You may remember the problems we had getting to Mobile World Congress. Our advertising revenue will pay for the flights and it would’ve paid for accommodation, but due to this being pulled at the last …

Coolsmartphone Awards 2015 and Podcast

Welcome to the Coolsmartphone Award Ceremony and Podcast, coming to you, prerecorded from Coolsmartphone Towers. Our team of experts got together yesterday and decided on the best and worst bits of 2015 in order to entertain you and reward/shame those responsible. As with all good awards ceremonies we’re …

Hey you. Want to write for us?

I, along with a team of nine other crazy tech writers, put this site together on a daily basis. We love our smartphones, tablets and gadgets. Trouble is, sometimes there’s more news than time, so we’re searching for someone who can chip in and help cover the latest …

Sony Mobile CEO & The Turnaround

In a recent interview with Arabian Business the Sony Mobile CEO Hiroki Totoki dropped a number of headline-worthy quoteable statements. In the interview, Hiroki Totoki discusses the challenges Sony Mobile faces in the global smartphone industry, particularly the competition from budget brands and the internal restructuring. One of …

Matteo Doni: Mockodile & Pixel Density Enthusiasm

I’m Matteo Doni and this is my first post on Coolsmartphone.com. By day I am a Test Engineer at Skyscanner, the travel website. I’m a geek at heart, with passion for Linux, Android, FOSS and tech in general. Two main takeaways about me: I enjoy shopping for mockodile …

Hey you. We want you. We do.

Welcome to Monday my friends. This is the day you dreamed of. That horrible weekend is over and now you’re back to school, work or college. It’s fun times baby. If you, like me, like to waffle on about phones, accessories, networks, data plans, tablets, apps, services and …

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

We had a great stack of articles online yesterday, but unfortunately our magical Twitter rabbit failed to post any of them. If you’re following us on Twitter then you’ll have presumed that we were all asleep. Truth is, we actually added a stack of items. You can check …

The new look Coolsmartphone

You’ll no doubt have seen our new look by now but, as we do every few years or so, here’s a quick update on how you can get involved here at Coolsmartphone.. If the video wasn’t enough, here’s the rundown.. Podcast You can get a full listing of …

Gremlins! Everywhere!

You, the handsome, intelligent, Coolsmartphone reader, may have noticed some strangeness here at Coolsmartphone.com of late. It’s not the funny smell. No, it’s some rather weird bugs in the code. We spent several weeks testing our all-new look, but putting it live has caused some unexpected weirdness. We’ve …

A Coolsmartphone Spring clean

Easter is a time to eat lots of chocolate eggs and spend huge amounts of money in DIY stores in a vein attempt to make your home look all pretty. So, with that in mind, we’ve been doing some painting and decorating. Coolsmartphone has been online for nearly …

Coolsmartphone – Go mobile

We held a top level meeting recently to plan the future of Coolsmartphone. After a game of darts and several beers, we decided that we needed more pictures of kebabs on the site. To be fair, it wasn’t the most productive meeting we’ve ever had, but we did …

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 …

Our new home

Morning all. So, after many hours of rsync’ing, MySQL exporting, DNS changes, cache cleaning, minify twiddling and config file re-writes, we’re here. It’s our new home. The home you guys helped to buy. Now, I did say that we’d announce the winners of the donation giveaway over the …

A big, warm, fuzzy, thank-you from me.

It’s at times like this that I feel humble. Y’see, it’s you lot that keep us here. It’s you guys that keep us posting this stuff. Reviews, covering product launches and keeping up to date with all the latest information, it’s not easy and it’s quite time-consuming too. …

Donation drive ends tomorrow!

So, thanks to you lovely people we’re pretty much there now. Only £40 stands between us and our spanky new server. We’ll be announcing the winners of our prize collection tomorrow, but I just wanted to say another rather massive thank-you to those who’ve chosen to donate and …

Donation drive – Update

We’re over half-way to our goal now and, again, I must thank everyone for helping towards our new server. Coolsmartphone has been going for well over 10 years now and we’ve grown to be more than just a “blog”. We have a dedicated team of knowledgeable writers and …

Maintenance window for Coolsmartphone

You may have noticed issues the other night during the iPhone coverage. We’re also experiencing load issues again now and we’ve decided to take a two-pronged attack to fix this. Starting tonight at 11PM CEST / 10PM BST / 9PM UTC we’ll be doing some maintenance to one …

The Coolsmartphone Podcast, it’s proper good

I love listening to our very own podcast. Stick in on your phone, stream it through your computer, grab it via your Internet radio. Whatever, it’s your weekly dose of chatter and fun. We cover the stories, gossip and reviews of the past week and it’s so easy …

Coolsmartphone and Mobile Fun Giveaway

Coolsmartphone is 10 years old this year and we are celebrating. To kick off those celebrations, we bring you the first of our competition giveaways. Brought to you in conjunction with Mobile Fun, we have a grand total of 20 iPhone 5 cases to give away to 4 …