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Sony Xperia L1 Announced

Our coverage at Barcelona brought a raft of mobile phones, but no – Sony have another one for us. Available in black, white or pink, it’s the Xperia L1. This has 2GB of RAM and runs on a MediaTek Quad-core 64-bit CPU running at 1.45GHz. There’s also 16GB …

Watching football free on Kodi? Not for long..

Got a Kodi box? Just using it to stream personal content like recorded videos to your TV yeah? No, of course you’re not. Kodi boxes, as we mentioned previously, have now become more and more popular for another reason. With very little knowledge, anyone can add plugins to …

MWC – Sony Event Live Blog

We’re live here in Spain for the latest Sony announcements. Join us below for all the fun… Here’s the clever protector in action…

MWC – The LG G6 is go!

Well, here it is. The LG G6. Last year I was here to see the modular G5 and all the additional toys getting shown off, but this year the idea of plug-in peripherals seems to have taken a back seat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vMLTdgRB8Y LG spoke about the “ideal smartphone” and …

MWC – LG G6 Launch Liveblog and livestream

We’ve heard the rumours and seen all the leaked shots, now it’s time for the launch itself. We’re expecting a new 18:9 screen, a bigger battery, faster CPU and no more modular business. Rumours of rounded corners on the screen and a flattened rear with no camera hump …

MWC Gallery Special – BlackBerry KEYone.

Well, Matteo loves it, and he’s taken lots of photos for you to enjoy. We got the full details of the KEYone early this morning but, after the live event, we finally got chance to get a hands-on with the thing. The people behind this have just put …

MWC – Live from the BlackBerry KEYone announcement

The DTEK70, aka the BlackBerry Mercury, accidentally showed up online this morning in an official release. The final name will be the BlackBerry KEYone and is made by TCL with BlackBerry as a licensing partner. The actual TCL press event is happening right now in Barcelona, and you …

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 …

Help us get to Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile World Congress is right round the corner now and we’ve got pretty much everything nailed down in terms of meeting the relevant people and seeing the latest gadgets. Our plan, as usual, is to grab the latest and most interesting gadgets – putting them live on the …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 189 – Live

We carry on with the weekly cadence of the Coolsmartphone Podcast this evening. Episode 189 will be recorded live on YouTube at 8pm UK time. Matteo and Greg will be the opinionist duo discussing the week in tech news and gadgetry. Can’t watch live? We understand, ’tis the …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 188 Live

We’re now back to weekly episodes of the Coolsmartphone Podcast and we’ll be live this evening on YouTube. You can watch the Coolsmartphone Podcast 188 Live on the video embedded below. Join Matteo, Greg and Garry while they discuss the happenings int he world of consumer electronics, gadgetry …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 187 Live

We’re doing the Coolsmartphone Podcast Live this evening on Youtube. Matteo is joined today by Greg and Majid as they make announcements, discuss announcements and happenings in the world of tech, consumer electronics and the internet. You  can watch live on this embedded video or on Youtube itself. …

Watch the Google Pixel launch – Live

Yes, we kinda know what we’re going to see now. The two new Google handsets leaked all over the place yesterday so the Pixel and Pixel XL are going to be no surprise when the event starts at 5PM UK time. If you’re elsewhere in the world, don’t …

HTC Desire 10 lined up for launch on Tuesday

What are you doing on Tuesday morning? Well, we’re going to be at a swanky launch party in the West End of London. We’ll be eating canapés, drinking free champagne, meeting the….. ..wait. Ah no. It’s another one of those “web” launches from HTC. Gah.. what happen to …

Apple iPhone Event – Watch live

Yes, it’s that time. 6PM UK time, 7PM European. The iPhone 7, the iPhone 7 Plus and everything in-between. We’ve already got a very good idea about what will be announced in the next few minutes, but you can sit back, relax and watch the event below. Don’t …

Acer – Live from IFA

Can’t make it to IFA? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Today it’s Acer’s Global Press Conference and you can watch proceedings live below.. Matteo is in the event right now and will be giving you the full run-down on events inside the Acer launch very soon indeed.

Honor Paris Launch – Live

We’re here in the beautiful city of Paris to cover the latest handset from Honor. For all the latest developments we’re blogging live, and you can get detail via our man @todoleo on Twitter. We’ve got a live stream of his adventures just below, including pictures and detail …

Moto announcement – Live

Lenovo told us to head to their Tech World event and watch the keynote. It’s happening live, right now in Silicon Valley and, during the second hour (scheduled to be 7PM BST here in the UK), they’ll be making a big announcement involving Moto. What is that announcement? …

Google I/O – Live feed

Tonight could potentially be very interesting indeed. It’s Google I/O time, which means three days of the latest and greatest Google tech. At 6PM (UK time) we’ll see Google CEO Sundar Pichai kick off proceedings and we’re hoping that those rumours of Android apps running on Chromebooks will …

YouTube starts live streaming 360 videos

As we all know, YouTube has been letting you watch and share 360 videos for a little over the year now. The search giant Google, which owns YouTube, is now going to start letting you live stream 360 videos, starting with California’s Coachella festival. In addition, it announced that videos …

Ministry of Sound LIVE, now DEAD after just over three months

Trying to find the Ministry of Sound LIVE app on Google Play or the Apple Store? Well, bad news friends, it’s gone. Ministry of Sound LIVE, which fed five curated music streams to your phone, has been playing a very repetitive selection of tunes across their channels lately. …

MWC – Samsung Unpacked – Watch LIVE

Well, we’re here in Barcelona and it’s time for the big Samsung launch. We’re in the huge CCIB exhibition centre but wait – the good news is that you can join us for the fun! Watch the YouTube video live below, or keep an eye on our Twitter …

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 5X Launch – LIVE

We’re here, live in Germany, for the announcement of another well-priced marvel from Honor. All the latest news and our thoughts will be added to the live blog below, so keep an eye on the updates. Be warned: Matteo may make a few comments about mockodile too…

HTC Launch Event – Watch LIVE

There had been a fair amount of leaks for the HTC One A9. Orange France gave us our most recent and clearest look at the new HTC handset, as you can see here.. Today we’re not in London or even New York (where the feed below seems to …

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..

LG G4 Event – Tune in live, right here.

Afternoon all. If you’ve been following our coverage of the LG handsets and devices, then you may be aware that there’s a rather large launch happening this afternoon in London. Leaker Evan Blass, who’s know a freelance writer-for-hire, seems to have already confirmed the LG G4 specs, which …

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 …

MWC – HTC Event Live

We’ve seen the leaks and this morning we even saw it available to buy online. Now is the time to see how much of this is true and to get the full details of the new HTC One. We’ve got the live stream below plus our thoughts in …

Live with Coolsmartphone: Apple Event

It’s that time of year again. We’re expecting a couple of new iPhones, an iWatch, and at least one swipe at Android by Tim Cook. Join us for our usual blend of comedy and news, with pre-coverage beginning at 5:45PM. Yeah, we know it’s available on the Apple site, …

Huawei Ascend P7 hands on.

Here is a quick selection of hands-on photos from the event in Paris. Don’t forget that you can get full Huawei P7 details in my earlier post. I will get an unboxing video up later on today, but until then enjoy! As you can see it is lovely …

Coolsmartphone at the Gadget Show Live Pro

I am writing this whilst travelling down to Birmingham from south of the border. Why would I willingly come south of the border? Well there is only one reason gadget fans – a show dedicated to gadgets! As you will have no doubt established, I will attending Gadget …

New Lenovo tricks in action

During our time with Lenovo last week we got chance to have a look at a couple of software additions that you’ll find on their new handsets. The first is SHAREit – which is an app you can download on iPhone and Android. It’s an incredibly simple way …

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 …

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked – Live

You know what’s coming. So do we. Tonight is the main event.  Samsung are here in Barcelona and have something to show us. Join in the fun from 6PM UK / 7PM Barcelona for all the latest. The event starts at 7PM UK / 8PM CET. Follow us …

Nokia announce X and XL Phones at MWC

For a long time now Android users have wanted a great OS experience of Android with Nokia hardware and it looked like this was never going to happen Until now….. Nokia have just announced the Nokia X at Mobile World Congress in a range of colours so you can …

More ways to watch TV on your device

Available for both iOS and Android, “TV Player” is competing directly with the CatchupTV app we’ve covered here previously. As with most streaming apps, the data usage when you’re not hooked into a WiFi hotspot can get a little high, so be careful if you’re not on an …