Tag: handset

ASUS PadFone mini arrives officially

Earlier in the week we covered the leaked Asus Padfone Mini and now, according Engadget China it’s now official. It’s the marriage of a 4.3″ (960×540) Android handset with a 7″ (1280×800) dock and comes with a Snapdragon MSM8226 quad-core CPU running at 1.4GHz. Running on Android 4.3 …

HTC patent an odd dual screen slider

Don’t you just love a quirky patent application? You know the sort, the ones where you can’t really at home how on earth the pictured image will work in the real world. Well HTC have one such patent application for us. Personally I’d love to see some quirky …

Facebook Phone….. Who really wants one? – Editorial

There have been rumours of a Facebook Phone doing the rounds for a while now.   The device would be a follow up to the ill fated HTC Chacha and looks likely to once again be manufactured by HTC. The new device is alleged to be a mid range …

£55 Handset designed for the more mature user

  Every one of us either has an elderly relative, friend or knows someone of a more mature persuasion. Whilst many of the elderly are embracing the growing mobile technology, there are those that either can’t or won’t be able to get along with the latest and greatest …

Have Microsoft and RIM left it too late?

On Tuesday Comscore published their latest figures on market share in the US.The statistics relate to quarter 3 2012 and do not take account of the launch of iPhone 5. Once again Google and Apple have seen percentage gains, Apple saw their market share grow by 2.4% to …

Opinion: Apple v Samsung – After the Main Event

So the dust is beginning to settle after the so-called tech court case of the decade.  Apple has come out the victor and Samsung supposedly have been crushed – or at least their lawyers have.  So what’s next? For Apple it will be business as usual, there will …

Fight Your Corner!

Since I write for CoolSmartphone.com and am very passionate about phones and technology everyone expects me to have the latest and greatest, most people are surprised when I say I own a Motorola Atrix and ask why I don’t have something more impressive! I’ve spent a lot of time fighting …

Galaxy SIII becomes biggest selling handset of the year

Sure we know that the lovely people at Phones 4u are fishing for a free plug here but hey, these are some pretty decent figures. The Samsung Galaxy SIII has become the biggest selling handset of 2012 at the store after pre-orders and first day sales across all …

Panasonic Eluga dL1 Review

Panasonic, long missing from the smartphone arena, have finally made the decision to enter the European market.  Their first foray is the Eluga dL1 and thanks to the kind people of Expansys we’ve gold hold of one to review. The Panasonic Eluga is a fantastic looking device.  Have …