Tag: event

Huawei prep for Mate 40 Series launch

Well, we know it won’t have the Google Play services. We know there’ll be no YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps or Google Play, but we’ve detailed ways around it and it’s definitely not slowing Huawei down. With rumours swirling about a possible sell-off of sub-brand Honor, Huawei are also …

The Huawei Mate 30 – Missing more than just Google Apps

Huawei is a massively successful company. We’ve been to see them in China. We visited the university that teaches staff, the accommodation where workers stay and play. We saw their facilities and their innovative products. Yesterday though, something massive was missing from their Mate 30 and Mate 30 …

The Huawei Mate 30 – We’re live!

Let’s not beat around the bush here, this is a big turning point for Huawei. The US President has blocked them from working with Google on upcoming phones, so this will be the first phone that can’t have Maps, Drive, Music, Duo, Photos, Calendar, Gmail and YouTube. That’s …

Apple announce some expensive phones that you will buy

Apologies in advance. I’m wearing my “sarcasm” hat writing this story. Want an even bigger screen? Want a phone with a name that sounds a bit like a sporty car? Want to be pushed, without thinking about it, away from the iPhone 8 and those “regular” iPhone models …

WWDC – 2018 – iOS 12 & macOS Mojave

As predicated WWDC focused less on massive new features to iOS and more on performance. But particular towards older devices, also there has been a shift in retiring older devices. So your iPhone 5s & 5c are safe for another year or maybe more. “For iOS 12, we …

Watch the OnePlus event right here!

OnePlus recently put tickets on sale for their announcement of the highly awaited OnePlus 6 flagship in London. Tickets went fast though, and all 1000 sold out within hours. This left many people disappointed at missing out. However all is not lost, OnePlus are live-streaming the event and …

Live from China – The Meizu 15 arrives

We’re live from Wuzhen in China this weekend. It’s the launch of the Meizu 15. It’s got the best camera technology in a Meizu and it’s the first Meizu handset to run on a Qualcomm chipset. There’s also going to be a Meizu 15 Plus, which has the …

Honor have got something to unveil…

Today we have travelled down to London Town to secure what it is that Honor are going to unveil to allow us to “Max our view”. We know that there will be at least the confirmation of price in the Honor 7x that was invited a few weeks …

EE sticks a mast in the sky to cover biking event

Yesterday things weren’t going so well for EE. They had problems routing calls to other networks all day and it seemed to be causing quite a bit of grief for their customers. They can, however, boast about their coverage. They’re aiming for 95% 4G coverage by 2020, and …

Apple Event – Live

Ok, we’ll give this a try. You already know quite a bit about the iPhone X / iPhone 8 from our earlier exclusive post and, as is usual with anything Apple related, the excitement surrounding the launch is palpable. We’ve seen what it should look like, the details …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – All the details and the live launch

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Yeah. That didn’t go well did it? It became famous for all the wrong reasons – appearing on warning signs at airports and generally becoming the butt of jokes involving explosions or fireballs. Today marks the launch of the Note 8, and the …

MWC – Halls 5, 6 and 7. The video tour special.

I’ve filmed this slightly out of sequence but today we’ve got my rambling tour of halls 5, 6 and 7. If you’ve missed some of these, don’t worry, we’ve got Halls 1, 2 and 3 here plus Halls 8 and 8.1 from yesterday. Today the highlights include… The …

Mobile World Congress / MWC – Why all the fuss?

For quite a number of years now we’ve been lucky enough to head out to Barcelona. We go armed with ultra-portable gadgets and good running shoes. The event, held in the city since 2006, is basically where all the big mobile companies such as LG, Huawei, Sony and …

Samsung announce their next Unpacked event – August 2nd

A small and upcoming mobile company called “Samsung” have just announced a date for their next Unpacked launch. There’s not long to wait, and already we’re expecting the device in question to be the Galaxy Note 7. We don’t know a great deal about the event, however the …

MWC – LG G5 Launch event – Watch LIVE

Join us here in Barcelona for the best seat in the house. Things here will kick off at 1PM UK time, which is 2PM in the rest of Europe. https://youtu.be/mSb4upgFq-I LG have already announced a number of handsets, but this is definitely the big one. My last couple …

Honor Meetup in Nottingham, come on down!

Just a short while ago we had an excellent author, editor, podcast creator and general phone guru writing for us. You may remember him. He goes by the name of James Pearce and sadly only managed to write 1,707 articles before the boys at Honor went and offered …

Google Event announcement set for 29th September

It looks like the wait is over. Google have sent out invites for their ‘Google Event’ on September 29th, at 9 a.m. PT (Pacific Time – that’s 5 p.m for us folks in Blighty and CSP Towers). We are expected to finally get a good look at the …

Samsung Unpacked – Rumour round-up.

Seeing as the whole point of the Samsung Unpacked event is to announce their new Autumn line up, there hasn’t been anything official announced yet. We know there’s going to be a new Galaxy Note, because there’s always a new Galaxy Note at this time. But there have …

LG G4 Launch Event – Live feed

We’re here. We have nibbles, we have leaked specs and there’s even time for a coffee. Sit down and enjoy our live coverage of the LG G4 launch below..

Apple “Spring Forward” Event – Live

Could everything we saw and handled last week at Mobile World Congress get blown away with more detail on that Apple Watch? We need to know more about the hardware and what it can do. Also expected at the even is, possibly, a Retina MacBook Air announcement. A …

Motorola to announce another new phone in days

In just a couple of weeks Motorola are set to release another new phone. The event will be held in London where the company are to show off a phone which is “priced for all” and “made to last”. So, perhaps expect a fairly cheap rugged device maybe. …

HTC awarded phone of the year award for the HTC One

The HTC One was and is a cracking phone, which is rumoured to get a whole lot better very soon. Over at MWC HTC have picked up an award for the HTC One, it scooped the Global Mobile Award for Best Smartphone. So well done HTC, let’s just …

MWC – What’s in my bag?

So I have arrived at the circus that is Mobile World Congress once again and am preparing myself for a week of running around from hall to hall, snapping as many photos and videos as possible for everyone to share the experience. This will be the fifth MWC …

Mobile World Congress – Let’s do this

For those of you who’ve heard me banging on about this “MWC” thing for days, let’s just give you a bit of background. Mobile World Congress, or MWC for short, is a rather huge event held yearly in Barcelona. New handsets are launched, services are announced, accessories are …

Nokia event at MWC 2014 announced

So the build up to MWC 2014 begins and Nokia are fresh off the plate with their announcement of an event. It is to be held on Monday February the 24th @ 7:30am UK time. We will have a team at the conference so will be bringing you …

My thoughts about this weeks Nokia event

Whether it’s for the right reasons or not, Nokia are a big name in the mobile industry. They’ve been a market leader, they’ve nearly gone bust, they’ve jumped onto the Windows Phone boat, they’ve gone and got themselves bought out by Microsoft and this week we saw the …

New iPad event rumored for 22nd October

After Apple announced the new iPhone last month, many people were left wondering when the next iPad and iPad mini would arrive. It now looks like an event is being scheduled for 22nd October to show off these new products, which just so happens to be the same …

Nokia confirm 22nd October event

Nokia have just sent out a tweet which would confirm an event to be held somewhere on the 22nd October this year. The tweet just says simply… At Nokia, we never stop innovating. More to share on October 22 #Nokia #innovationreinvented pic.twitter.com/nlptrXE6jp After many leaks recently we assume …

Apple event confirmed for September 10th

Well folks it’s official…… Apple have just sent out invites to a press event at their Cupertino HQ where at least one iPhone is expected to be announced but with many rumours we will actually see two. The different colour dots on the invitation would sort of hint …

Apple to hold iPhone event 10th Sept?

According to AllThingsD, Apple are due to announce an event for the 10th September with the focus on either one or two new iPhone devices. Normally we would expect to see the iPhone 5S as the only device but there have been many leaks recently of a second device called …

Is Android 4.3 about to be released?

Back in May Google I/O bought us many changes to some of Google’s core offerings however nothing was announced regarding an update to Android. Whilst the announcements were well received there was an air of disappointment with the fact that Android 4.3 or 5.0 were not released despite …

WWDC Keynote 2013 – Live with Coolsmartphone

Join the Coolsmartphone team from 6PM BST as we cover Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote. We expect to see new versions of iOS and Mac OSX, as well as a few new hardware goodies – a lack of leaks this year has, however, left us pretty much in the …

Nokia Event Live! – London 14th

We are here at the Nokia event in London ready to see the next Lumia flagship phone and have all our questions answered such as what will it look like, what will it do and when can we get one! Below is a liveblog from inside the event …

Nokia Event – Day 0

With the official Nokia event not kicking off until 10am tomorrow, that does not mean we are not as busy as ever behind the scenes getting information and content put together ready to share with you all. Nokia has kindly put on an itinary for us including a …

Huawei to hold event in London on 18th June

We haven’t heard much in the way of exciting new devices from Huawei since MWC in February, so it came as a bit of a surprise when I shuffled down to the Coolsmartphone Towers front door this morning and found an invitation from Huawei on the mat. It …

WWDC 2013 tickets go on sale tomorrow

Apple announced today that it’s going to be retailing tickets for its Worldwide Developer Conference 2013 from tomorrow at 10AM Pacific time, the equivalent of 6PM GMT over here in the UK. WWDC will be run from the 10th of June to the 14th of June in San …

Another image of the HTC One leaks just before the main event

HTC are holding a big event today, you may have heard about it. The much leaked HTC M7 / One is apparently due to be announced this afternoon. French website nowhereelse have got their hands on what looks like a press render of the upcoming device. Personally I’m …

The big HTC Event

The huge HTC event kicks off tomorrow and, as usual, we’ll be on site with the latest shots and video from the event. To bring you up to speed, we’re all kinda expecting the HTC M7 to become the HTC One, and there’s heavy rumours of an audio …