Tag: mobile

New mobile phone detectors deployed by police

Using your phone whilst driving? Perhaps you have a cheeky look at it when you’re stuck in traffic or in a long tail-back? Well, beware, because the police are now starting to roll out automatic systems which will attempt to spot your phone usage and then flash a …

New study reveals big increase in phone usage

It goes without saying that, right now, you’re using your phone. After all, you’re reading this. I’ll be honest, it doesn’t seem that long ago that people used laptops and – yes – desktop PCs. Web designers only spent a small amount of time actually creating a “mobile …

Got yourself a PS4 or an Xbox? Why?

Power, definitely. We’ve spoken lots here about mobile gaming, but there’s a battle that many smartphone manufacturers have fought for many years now. Running a graphic-heavy, high frame-rate game on your phone needs grunt. Lots of grunt. It sucks your battery, it makes your CPU work hard, you …

MobileManDan…..signing off

This is a post I was holding off for a while, but feel today is the right day to make it official. After an incredible 9 years at CoolSmartPhone, today is the final post by me and it seems only fitting that it be a thank you and …

When a mobile number for your business isn’t enough

Want to get your floor tiled? Or your bedroom wallpapered? Perhaps you want to have some other work done around the house? If so, you can look out for a local trader. There’s plenty advertised online, in local leaflets and – if you see van outside a neighbour’s …

Sky Mobile offer unlimited streaming from all Sky apps

Do you use Sky Go? Or Sky Sports? Perhaps Sky Cinema or Sky Kids? If you do, then you’ll know that streaming all the great football and TV content can impact your data allowance. However, if you’re a Sky Mobile customer then you can use the new “Watch” …

Sky Mobile joins in the S10 fun. Pricing here!

So, you should by now have everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S10 range. Sky Mobile, who use the O2 network, have just announced their deals, which includes having the Galaxy S10 from just £39 a month on a Swap24 plan with 1GB of data. …

BT Mobile announce Galaxy S10 pricing

BT Mobile, which is the virtual network running on EE, which is owned by.. errr.. BT, have announced their Samsung Galaxy pricing following the big launch event last night. Their headline prices include free BT Sport, with the S10e available for £47 per month and the Galaxy S10 …

Virgin Mobile to carry the S10e, S10 and S10+

Pre-order on the EE-powered Virgin Mobile network right now at and you can get those free earbuds again. Prices start from just £29 per month with no upfront cost. Head to their website for more information. That £29 price is for the Samsung Galaxy S10e on a 3-year …

Tesco Mobile announce Samsung Galaxy S10 pricing

Tesco Mobile, running on the O2 network have just confirmed to us that you’ll be able to get the brand new Samsung Galaxy S10 range from just £32.75 per month. Pre-order information is here too, and you can get on it soon. However, pre-registrations are from now until …

Windows Mobile – Yep, still dead.

Back in 2016 I stated that Windows Phone, or Windows Mobile, or whatever you wanted to call it, was dead. The article caused a bit of a stir, but hey – it was true. Still is. The short version was that, whilst the GUI and the experience was …

Tesco Mobile deals launched

Yes, there’s a January sale at Tesco, but it also extends to their mobile section too. The network, which runs on O2, is offering some healthy savings on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone X You can also get the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, now available from …

Virgin Mobile January Sale Deals!

So it’s January, and as we all pretend that we can still sit around eating chocolates in our pants, there’s the harsh reality that we actually have to go out and do some work… or shopping. Yes, more shopping. If you want the best deals, these next few …

Virgin Mobile – Another great deal

This one actually appears to be better than the £12 for 12GB we spotted the other day. You pay a bit more for this one – £16 per month – but you get 30GB of data. In addition there’s 2500 minutes of talk-time and unlimited texts. As before, …

Virgin Mobile – 12GB for £12 per month deal

Right, got to be quick with this one because apparently we’re already entering into “last minute gifts”-territory and I still don’t have any presents purchased. If you fancy getting 12GB of monthly data and like EE coverage, sign up to this Virgin Mobile deal. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got Virgin …

The mobile wallet. Just as safe as your bank.

We went to London last week. It was part of our annual trip to the city to see the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. However, whilst my mates nipped to the nearest cashpoint, I decided to chance it and not use any cash at all. Now, going to …