Tag: coolsmartphone

Get a free HTC keyring

We love it when people tell us about free stuff. If you're a twitter user you can bag yourself a free HTC keyring just by following devicewire and tweet with the #devicewure hash tag. It's a first come, first served basis but we're hearing that they'v...

Many choose WinMo purely because of unofficial ROMs

A few weeks back we asked for your opinions on Windows Mobile. We felt that seven important questions about the platform, the phones and the future needed answering. We've had the results checked - over 700 Windows Mobile fans answered our survey ...

Not filled in our survey? What are you waiting for?

It's a big Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK, so if you get time don't forget to fill in our Coolsmartphone survey. There's only 7 questions to answer and we've already had hundreds of your responses already. If you've not done so yet, get your opin...

Quick note..

Just to note, I'm seeing the "Free money" ad appearing in the top right corner of the site. This shouldn't be appearing and I'd appreciate if you could let me know if you're seeing this too. I'll tweak it when I get back home, however this internet co...

Cash for your old mobile – Comparison checker online

We've seen mobile recycling schemes several times here at coolsmartphone.com. There's now quite a few to choose from with each one offering cash for those unused mobiles, but just how do you find which one offers the most ? Well, in my never-ending qu...

Google Sync goes beta – sync your calendar and contacts

On Monday Google launched their "Google Sync" service for Windows Mobile. It's basically a free contact and calendar sync service pushed over the air for your Windows Mobile. At last, free push-email done simply and easily. Ah... no.. wait. There's no...

So – SkyBox and My Phone. What’s the deal?

Here in the UK there'll be several confused people after news of SkyBox appeared on the web. No, it's nothing to do with Sky TV or their Sky Box, it's actually a system to sync information between your mobile phone and the web and it's from the people...

Get cash for your old mobile..again..

Yes, we know you've heard it before and there's probably a lot of other sites out there (do tell us if you've seen a good one) but the guys at www.selloldphone.co.uk have pinged us about their service. You know the deal by now, the guys dish out cash …

iPhoneBANG – A site from the people behind coolsmartphone

Today I'm excited to announce the launch of a new venture - iPhoneBANG! This new website is the result of several emails and forum posts from people who have decided to choose the iPhone. People wanted a place like coolsmartphone.com, but for their iP...

It never rains but it pours

Apologies for the outage yesterday guys. I took the decision to re-format my laptop at home following a rather nasty virus / malware attack. Murphy’s Law dictates that, when I go out for the day and leave my mobile at home and my laptop formatting i...

Oh nuts…

Right, an update. On New Years Eve our forum collapsed in a heap. Over the years it has been gently moulded and tweaked to fit in with the main content management system on the site. It's taken some time to do this but, when the forum broke I …

Keep yourself updated with our stuff!

Something I probably haven't mentioned for a while is the various ways you can keep up-to-date with our news here. You can use our RSS feeds at the top of the site here. Bang them into your Google reader, netvibes or whatever reader you use and it'll ...

HTC Touch Pro giveaway

Want a free phone? Do you? Well great news. I've got a Nokia 5.1 in the garage that I've just run over by accident. If you want something newer, head over to omio.com where they're giving away a HTC Touch Pro. To enter the draw you'll need to …

Have we lost you to Apple?

Have you recently defected to the iPhone? Are you interested in everything Apple? If so, give me a shout. A new site is about to launch and writers / editors are needed to promote and expand the new venture. You will need to show a commitment to publi...

Get yourself free delivery with our exclusive deal

OK, listen up dear readers because this news item contains some special stuff you won't see elsewhere. Our good friends at Devicewire have added a few goodies and new services of late. First up is their recycling service. Sure, it's great being green,...

Keep those news stories coming in

Coolsmartphone and the news items you see online daily would be nothing without you lot. Tips, scans, photos, information and press releases keep the wheels churning here, so please let me know if you've got any Windows Mobile news we should be lookin...

Pen drive winners

We did a quick competition a few days back to win a 2GB pen drive. It's a credit-card sized unit and they gave these away at the HTC Touch Diamond launch. I asked for some "interesting" photos and we'd choose the best. There were hundreds, and it was …

Memory card give away

This is a 2GB HTC Touch Diamond memory card drive. These were given out during the huge HTC Touch Diamond launch and I've actually got one in my wallet. They come in very handy for transferring data around and they're thin enough to slot into your wal...

Face-off – Sony Ericsson X1 and T-Mobile G1

A great review of the Sony Ericsson X1 is now available on jouwmobiel.com. What? You want more? Well, how about a comparison with the T-Mobile G1 huh? Now you're talking. Both articles include screenshots, up-close shots, videos and, by the looks of ...

Hello world..

Keep everything crossed guys, because I think we're now back to full steam. For those of you who aren't aware, the webmaster, tech guy, coder, reporter and guy doing the server management is.. me. If anything goes wrong, like it did last week, I have ...