Tag: mobile

A beginners guide to playing online casino games on your mobile

We just can’t ignore the fact that mobile casino games have exploded in popularity in recent years. They have become one of the main ways people now engage with gambling, and when you look at the benefits of the platform it’s clear to see why. It seems like …

iD Mobile – 3 Months half-price deal

The people at iD Mobile (using the Three masts) have some deals on right now if you’re hunting for a SIM-only plan. First of all we’d like to point you to this article about switching networks and the differences between them. It can be a little confusing, so …

Don’t moan about 4G or 5G, you guys don’t know you’re born!

I do have to kick myself at times. Sitting in this hospital, I’ve got a gloriously fast 5G connection on Vodafone and unlimited data to enjoy. The speeds massively outclass the WiFi in here and it’s all just so straightforward and worry-free. Back in the late ’90s, phones …

Want a new network? To the Moon Mobile has a plan.

No, I’ve not heard of them either, but they’re a new MVNO sitting on the EE network and seem to have a fairly straightforward set of plans. To The Moon Mobile have a rather interesting proposition for you. First up, all their bundles come with unlimited UK calls …

Advantages of gambling on mobiles

In the modern world, technology keeps the first place in everyday life. Almost all the aspects of our living have become easier and quicker with technology. Especially now that mobile phones and smart phones are more than ever necessary tools for everybody. As the pandemic has affected public …

Vodafone and Disney team up to launch the Neo kids smartwatch

Available early in 2021, you can register your interest in this one here. This is a new smart kids watch from Vodafone, and they’ve been working with Disney to create a connected watch with familiar characters and safety features. Designed by Vodafone, the watch joins the expanding “Connected” …

Three to provide a Business Boost

Running a small to medium-sized business? Struggling in the current climate? Well, although not everything can be fixed, Three are at least offering a Business Boost offer. The network is delivering 10 SIM-only plans for just £20. Each plan within the “Business Boost” plan delivers unlimited calls and …

Tesco Mobile Christmas deals

Sitting on the O2 network, Tesco Mobile have a range of Christmas deals available on a range of smartphones. They’re all valid from today until December 29th, with the iPhone SE available with inclusive Apple Airpods Pro at just £19.99 a month (500MB, 5000 minutes and 5000 texts). …

Streamed and VR gaming coming this Christmas

With the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X both getting huge amounts of interest in recent weeks, there’s definitely still a need for the “home console”. The new consoles come with a definite push towards game-downloading rather than traditional in-store purchases, and many gamers will now be used …

Up to £210 cashback on iPhone contracts on Tesco Mobile

Blimey. Another day, another deal! This time it’s from the guys at Topcashback. They’re offering up to £210 cashback on new iPhone contracts, and that includes the latest iPhone 12 range. As an example, you can grab the previous iPhone 11 with 3GB of data, 5000 minutes and 5000 …

Why do people prefer to play on their mobile phones?

We don’t need research to show that people prefer playing casino games on their mobiles. The reason is quite simple: smartphones take over the market. People use their smartphones for everything they want, from communication, to social media interaction, photographs, purchases, and everything that has to do with …

Sky Mobile – 50% off 30GB plans for Black Friday

Head to Sky Mobile right now and you can bag yourself a half-price deal right now on their 30GB monthly plans. Going live from 8:30 today, there’s also 50% off select Sky TV Packages when you take Sky Signature(£25 a month) on an 18-month contract and they’ve also …

Fairphone 3+ now available on Sky Mobile

Sky Mobile runs on the O2 network and they’ve got the new Fairphone 3+ available. Prices start from £26 per month with no upfront costs. You also get a free Mini portable Bluetooth speaker worth £45. The £26 per month will get you 2GB of data with unlimited …

6 Things to look for before hiring an app developer

When you’re building an app, you might have all kinds of ideas, wire frames and a lot of expectations on what you want your app to do. However, some of the biggest steps with your app build is hiring the right developer and budgeting appropriately. To help calculate …

The mobile phones of the 1970’s

The year is 1976 and, on BBC Kids TV show “Blue Peter”, they’re about to show something amazing. A phone with no cable that you could even take outside. There are absolutely no trailing cables of any kind; it’s not connected to anything at all because it’s got …

Driving? Don’t touch that phone!

The UK government are to firm up the law on mobile phones in cars. Next year the loopholes which allowed drivers take photos or film will be changed and it’ll be illegal for anyone to pick up and use their mobile phone while driving. You’ll still be able …

5 Essential tips to safeguard your mobile phone digital security

The potential for a cybercriminal to hack your phone or tablet has continuously grown over the years, and now? It’s even more of a concern. Nowadays, hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated in how they hack devices. There are countless hacking software options online available for free, …

Virgin Mobile adds a free screen repair service

Hold up, it’s not for all smartphones, but Virgin Mobile have added a completely free screen repair service on some top-end models, including the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Those phones, I think it goes without saying, are expensive to …

Asda Mobile follow Virgin Mobile in switching to Vodafone

Last year Virgin Mobile announced a switch from EE to Vodafone masts. The virtual network will be moving customers over later next year, and they’re not the only virtual network to do it. Asda Mobile has announced that they will also be moving away from EE masts, and …

Five ways to use your mobile phone for business

As you’ll see here quite often, we concentrate on the camera quality, the battery life, the Bluetooth audio and the screen of a smartphone. All of that is mainly so that you can use it for communicating and socialising. The smartphone is great for that and you can …

Fancy a contract-free £15 plan with 100GB of monthly data?

That’ll do. More than enough data, eh? Yes, amongst the SIM-only deals on iD Mobile I tripped over a sizeable 100GB 30-day plan which costs a mere £15 monthly. There’s data rollover for unused data, data boost, inclusive roaming, fast 4G and bill capping. The network uses the …

iD Mobile offers Bank Holiday Bargains

Sitting on the Three network, iD Mobile are rolling out some “Summer of LOADS more data” deals, expanding their normal offerings and adding some rather tasty offers into the mix. The Bank Holiday deals run from August 28th until September 1st – just in time for the new …

When your allowance doesn’t quite keep up

My Vodafone SIM-only plan has been absolutely perfect for my needs over the last few years. I don’t make many calls or send SMS texts, so when I originally took the deal, 500 minutes of calls was fine. I was never going to make 8 hours of calls …

Responsive design. Your smartphone would be in trouble without it

Not many are aware of the simply massive change that has happened on the web in recent years. It’s not too long ago that most sites has a completely separate mobile website. It was a cut-down version of the desktop version, with less functionality. Not only that, but …

iD Mobile launches new chunky data deals

Running on the Three network, iD Mobile have data rollover, data boost, inclusive roaming, fast 4G, bill capping and 30 day plans. Plus, from today, they’ve got a “Summer of Loads” event, which will get you more data for less cash. Running until Tuesday 11th August, they’ve got …

Comparing mobile phone insurance. Get it right!

It’s got to the point where I now have the cheapest mobile deal in the house. My wife, however, is spending nearly £58 per month on her two-year contract. It’s a crazy amount for a Galaxy S9, however there’s a few “additions” to the package she’s got. The …

Special Coolsmartphone SIM-only deal!

OK, so this offer is normally £10 on the iD Mobile website. For that you’ll get a SIM-only deal delivering a massive 10GB of monthly data plus unlimited texts and calls. However, here at Coolsmartphone we’ve had a chat with the nice people at iD Mobile and they’ve …

Mobile gaming has made online casinos more popular

There was a time, not too far in the disthttps://inkedin.com/paypal-bingo-sites/ant past, when the world of online gambling was dominated by players accessing games using their chunky PC’s and Macs. The internet wasn’t very quick and apps had to be downloaded and installed locally – taking up valuable space …

Sky Mobile partners with Doro. We go up-close with the Doro 8050

We’ve longed covered the elderly-friendly Doro phones. They come with great features such as a friendly and easy-to-understand interface, a step-by-step setup guide and remote help via the MyDoro app. These phones aren’t just all about bigger text and louder sound, but they’ve also tuned audio frequencies for …

Sky Mobile offers up the Xperia 10 II and Xperia L4

Sitting on the O2 network, Sky Mobile are now ranging the new Sony Xperia 10 II and Sony Xperia L4. Prices start at £18 and £13 per month respectively if you’re OK with 2GB of data. You can bag the Xperia 10 II with 25GB of data for …

Fancy 12GB of data for just £4 per month?

This is one of those redemption deals, so you’ll need to do a bit of claiming in month 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12, however it does deliver a really cheap SIM-only deal. The original £10 per month cost gets hammered down to just £4 on this Three …

OPPO phones arriving on Virgin Media

MVNO Virgin Media, currenrtly operating on EE masts, has announced that they will be ranging OPPO handsets. The manufacturer, covered here will be available in a matter of days on the Virgin Media website. Virgin tell us that a “wide range of OPPO 5G” will be ready for …

O2 and Virgin Media to merge

Well, that was certainly quick. After O2 almost-but-not-quite got sold to Three, Spanish parent company Telefónica have instead signed off on their merger with Virgin Media. I’m using Virgin Media right now for my internet, and you can read all about my switch to cable internet. They provide …

Virgin Media and O2 look to merge?

Virgin Media, which is actually “Virgin” purely in name because they’re actually Liberty Global, could be merging with O2 soon. O2, as you may remember, was the target of a Three attempted purchase some years ago. Whilst the BT purchase of EE was given the green light, Hutchison …

The easy guide to switching networks

I’ve written about this in the past but still get emails about it so, as we’re all on lockdown right now, I thought it’d be a great time to go through the steps of switching networks. Yes, actually switching. It can see like a frightening thing for some, …

Worst ever quarter for smartphone market

Rather unsurprisingly, people are buying less smartphones right now. We’re not exactly “mobile” and so we’re not buying as many mobile phones, despite the fact that they’re still widely available to buy online. IDC and Strategy Analytics are now showing that the smartphone sector has suffered its largest …

How the mobile-first world has been handled by iGaming

As with most web-based industries, the iGaming sector has been massively impacted by the sea change in web browsing behaviour. For a couple of years now, the majority of punters use their mobile phones to gamble. And it’s pretty much the same for bingo and online casinos. Of …

More iPhone SE 2020 Deals

Apparently, today is Friday. All ready for the weekend guys? I’m planning a trip to the kitchen, then I’m gonna head over to the garage and do some sight-seeing in the garden on Sunday. Before all that though, there’s more iPhone SE deals ending up in the mailbox. …