Tag: gaming

A new dawn…

I’ve spent over a decade writing about phones now. However, in the last couple of years we’ve expanded the team here at Coolsmartphone quite significantly. We now have a fantastic weekly Podcast, opinion pieces and talented authors ready to pounce on news as it breaks. But something needs …

Ouya to come with XBMC on board

Recently we have heard a lot about Ouya and their huge popularity and the record breaking Kickstarter funding request. Well XBMC, the media player streaming service, have announced that they will be working with Ouya to ensure that XBMC works well on the Ouya platform. Regardless, we are …

ZTE Grand X Announced

ZTE have just announced their new handset – the ZTE Grand X in London. It’s a phone we’ve seen previously but this now confirms a UK release. Specs include Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich, Dual Core Tegra 1Ghz CPU, 4.3″ qHD 960×540 screen, 5 Megapixel camera, 0.3 megapixel …

ZTE to launch a new gaming handset next week

Next Wednesday ZTE are holding a launch event in London. That, until a few minutes ago, was all we knew. However they’re now giving us updates on what to expect via Twitter … The countdown has begun! 6 days left until you can have one of the MOST …

The Android Games Console

Take an Android phone or tablet with a powerful Tegra 3 CPU, 1GB of RAM and a HDMI outout. Now, take out the expensive high-resolution capacitive screen, the camera, the Bluetooth, GSM radio kit and battery. You’re left with something which costs a lot less to build. Put …

Gameloft release Gang Domination a challenging social card game

Gameloft are well known for their great games that really push the boundaries of what a mobile device can do. There latest game is a little bit different to the norm. It is a turn based social card game, whereby you either play against your friends or your …

What happened to the future of mobile gaming?

A couple of days ago, while you lot were busy enjoying the Jubilee, we mentioned that PlayStation Suite was to be renamed “PlayStation Mobile” and games will no longer be restricted to Sony kit. We also told you that HTC was to be one of the first to …

Death Rally for iPhone / iOS – reviewed

In the early 90s, when my entire gaming life revolved around a succession of PCs that seemed old almost as soon as we  bought them, I discovered ‘Death Track‘ – a fun little racing game in which you drove round a track shooting the cr*p out of your …

OnLive gaming app now available on the Android Market.

Yes I know this was released yesterday before you say anything. OnLive appeared a few months ago and it is a service that basically allows you to play the latest pc or xbox games over the internet. All that was previously needed was one of their tiny consoles …

Now your children can have a tablet too

Tablets, we love them. The electronic ones too. Today an email popped into my inbox about a brand new one, but it’s not powered by Android, iOS or Windows. This is the first tablet aimed squarely at children and, whilst my three-year-old is more than happy playing with …

Zeemote Bluetooth Game Controller Review

I recently bought a Zeemote. It is a bluetooth game controller that has drivers available for Android, Windows Mobile, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows. Here are some pictures of the joystick. This joystick has been around for a while now, the manufacturers Zeemote originally bundled these with various Nokia …