Tag: wireless

Seneo Wireless Fast charger – Review

We all need convenience in our lives. After all, this is one of the reasons that we use mobile phones as much as we do. However, it’s a real pain when the piece of tech that we rely on so much falls flat on its shiny face due …

Leophile Eel Bluetooth headphones now available in the UK too

Remember the Leophile Eel headphones we reviewed? I love the things. Bluetooth headphones that actually work. They’re comfortable, waterproof and stay in your ears properly. The sound isn’t bad either. I still wear them daily. Here’s me wearing them at the beach this morning.. Yes, that was a …

Devolo dLAN 550+ WiFi – Review

It’s going to be a quick one to review this because, in all honesty, it takes seconds to turn on and get going. Let’s face it, WiFi isn’t always good enough. Sky TV have launched their new Sky Q system and, in order to try and solve the …

Three launch native WiFi Calling

Three have today launched native WiFi Calling on selected devices here in the UK, and this is just another step in the direction to #makeitright Before now, Three have relied on a separate downloadable application called Three inTouch to get customers a better signal using WiFi routing. Whilst this …

Why is wireless charging not more popular?

Our smartphones are like our own personal assistants. They help remind us of the things we usually forget. They help us record beautiful memories we experience every single day. And of course, they help us get in touch and stay connected with our loved ones. Your smartphone helps …

Wireless power for your smartphone by Aircharge – Review

Keeping your devices charges whilst away from home is a continued nightmare. After dragging around a bulking power adapter, you struggle to find a power outlet. This is where a brand new Kickstarter campaign steps in. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/2682888/video-723673-h264_high.mp4   Aircharge is looking to secure £20,000 with backers providing over …

Urbanista launch Wireless Earphones range – Berlin

Urbanista, the very popular Swedish brand here at Coolsmartphone towers are at it again. Their latest series which was launched in October called the Berlin, is coming to Coolsmartphone for video review. In the meantime, they are available in white, black, rose gold and blue petroleum, the Berlin …

Buying a Samsung S6 or S7? Go Tesco Mobile and get free gifts.

Head down to Tesco Mobile to get your Galaxy S6 and S7 and you’ll get more than just a very smart Android handset. Tesco are giving away goodies worth between £39.99 and £199 which you can perhaps keep and use as Christmas presents if you don’t want them …

iClever BoostSound BTS-04 Wireless Speaker – Review

I always start reviews like this by saying, “There’s lots of Bluetooth speakers to choose from”. You’ll find them in electronics shops and supermarkets and it’s very hard to know which ones are good. Here, we’ve got another one from iClever. This will set you back (at the …

Devolo WiFi ac Repeater – Review

So, everything connects via WiFi now. There was a time, not too long ago, when an ethernet connection was needed by quite a bit of stuff in your house. Your TV, for example. Your Sky TV box, your console game etc. Now though, most of that kit is …

Harman Kardon Bluetooth speaker – All-new Go + Play coming soon

Bluetooth speakers are available everywhere, but Bluetooth speakers that actually sound good? There’s not so many of those. Harman Kardon has tweaked their Go + Play speaker, with quad-drivers and “room-filling sound”. You connect to it like all other Bluetooth speakers, but then the Harman Kardon audio quality …

Annke SP3 960P HD Wireless IP Camera – Review

We’ve head quite a few security cameras cropping up here at Coolsmartphone. This one is from Annke and you can control and move it from anywhere via your smartphone. First up, the plus points. Although you’ll spot an ethernet port on this, it connects very easily via WiFi …

aLLreLi KA150 Wireless Keyboard – Review

This is just £12.99 on Amazon and, I have to say, I quite like this. It’s definitely my preference when compared to the gaming keyboard we looked at fairly recently. This is the aLLreLi KA150G Wireless Keyboard and it comes with 18 multimedia function keys too. Out of …

Syllable A6 Wireless Bluetooth Sports headphones – Review

Headphones you say? Without a cable that’ll get snagged in my coat / zip / neck? Yes, I’ll have a look at that thanks. These, unsurprisingly, are headphones with Bluetooth built in. Getting them paired up with your phone is the first step, but before we talk about …

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge – Further details and photos

Usually the Samsung leaks are kept to a minimum ahead of Mobile World Congress, but with marketing material hitting stores, we’re getting a deluge of data on the two new Galaxy devices. As we mentioned recently, the IP68 dust and water protection has returned and will be available …

Vinsic wireless charger review

I love the idea of wireless charging. Part of the reason that I’ve had an LG G3 for so long is because I’m now so used to dropping it on a charging plate or into a holder in the car and really not worrying about wires. This, then, …

TYLT launch new charger range

TYLT had some new toys to show off at CES this year, and although we were not there in person, we have been given some info about them to share with you. These products will not be out in the UK until about June, but nonetheless they are …

EasGear Qi Wireless car charger and phone holder review

I’m terrible with the whole car mount / phone holder situation. I get to my car, open the door, then throw my wallet and phone onto the passenger seat. If the phone is lucky, it’ll be plugged in and will perhaps reach the destination without sliding off the …

Syllable D900 Bluetooth Headphones – Review

Bluetooth headsets. There’s lots of them out there and you’ll usually notice that they’re usually bulkier than normal headsets, especially around the ears. A lot also have a cable attaching the two. Here, the D900 headsets from Syllable arrive in a rather clever box which doubles as a …

WiFi coverage problems? Try this Wireless Range Extender

Do you have a really big house and experience coverage problems from your WiFi unit? Well, invite me round. I’ll quite happily drink your beer and then fall asleep in one of your many bedrooms. You big show-off. If you’d rather not be out of range (and have …

Sandisk Wireless Flash Drive – Review

    I have been looking for a way to a carry more media on my trips without having to overload the storage of my devices. There have been various ways of doing this around for a while, including the standard-for-Android solution of USB On the Go. Now …

MWC – IKEA build wireless charging into your furniture

Think IKEA and you think of a weekend spent touring the store, navigating other couples who are as equally stressed, annoyed and argumentative as you and your wife or girlfriend are. You’ve probably experienced the 14 mile walk around the predefined pathway around the store. You may have …

Olixar BabyBoom Wireless Mini Speaker

It’s that time of year where you start to panic about what to get for the slightly tech savvy people in your inner circle of family or friends. You have trawelled through all the usual shops. You’ve already emptied your wallet/purse and your credit card has melted from …

Backbone iPhone 5s Wireless Charging Case Review

We see a lot of cases here at Coolsmartphone but we’ve been seeing an increasing profile from the people at Dog and Bone. This one is a bit special because it’s a case which makes your phone charge wirelessly and it comes with a clever charging base too. …

Has the Lumia 930 had its chips?

I’m honestly not sure where to start with this one. Yes, I could throw in a large amount of potato-puns, but to be honest I’m trying to pick myself up after seeing the picture associated with this story. The idea and PR stunt itself is a great one. …

Wireless Chargers Review

Since buying James’ Note 3 (or, if you listened to our podcast, me bullying it off him), I have wanted to look into wireless chargers mainly because it came with the Samsung wireless charging back. Now here comes my dilemma, which is of two parts.. 1. I need …

Xperia Z2 Tablet dock unboxing

Wireless charging is the in thing right now and when Sony released the Xperia Z2 and the Z2 Tablets they also rolled out a respective charging dock. Here we have the tablet version. It is fairly simple design with a slot for the tablet to fit into and …

The Stratus – A wireless gaming controller to get your thumbs twerking

So, we’ve got really good mobile games and we’ve got the odd Android-powered console that plugs into your TV. The latter hasn’t quite taken off as yet, but how about a wireless controller for your iPhone? One that’ll give you the classic gaming experience? This is the Stratus, …

Nexus Wireless Charger Now Available in the UK Play Store

One of the major unique selling points of the newer Nexus devices is the ability to charge wirelessly. The Nexus 4 had an orb shaped wireless charger which took an age to appear in the UK however the new version, a small slab of a thing has now …

Want to wireslessly charge your wireless charger? Err.. you can.

A bit confusing this one, but stick with me. Made by Nokia, the DC-50 isn’t a Dyson, but a portable wireless battery pack. Like other battery packs, you charge it up and then, when your phone is running low on go-go-juice, you connect it up anywhere for a …

More Nexus 4 accessories now available from Google

Google’s flagship handset, the Nexus 4 has had some more accessories listed on the Google Play store. Anyone that has purchased the latest Nexus phone will know that the box simply contains the handset and a charger, with no earphones or fancy schmaltz. Well, now available on the …

Wireless Nexus charger appears on Play Store

Well well well what do we have here!  Looks like Google are about to start selling the official Nexus 4 wireless charger on their own Play Store as the website has been updated recently and the charger now appears under Nexus 4 accessories. However at the moment in …

Samsung wireless charger at the FCC

Remember when the Samsung Galaxy S3 went on sale and everyone who wanted to buy one also wanted the wireless charger which was shown off but delayed until September, and still yet to be seen? Well it looks like Samsung have a new Qi wireless charger heading through …

Review – Avantree Hive Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

Recently, I’ve found myself needing to replace my ageing bluetooth headphones. The pads are wearing out, and Sony don’t make them any more. Whilst there have been quite a few pairs of headphones that have caught my eye recently, my requirements dictated that I wanted something with Excellent …

Inductive charging – That wireless dream

This is a topic that is close to my heart and with the announcement of the latest round of Lumia devices having this capability it’s back in the limelight! I wanted to just share my thoughts on a technology that isn’t really very new at all. I suppose the …

Opinion: EE & 4G – Is the Future Bright, is it iPhone?

Olaf Swantee, CEO of Everything Everywhere took to the stage at the science museum in London this morning and declared that his new brand EE is the future.  The future of digital Britain, the future of telecommunications on these fair islands. It was a slick presentation, extolling the …

Lumia 920 and 820 – The details

A wireless charging pillow, advanced camera technology and a screen that detects the presence of skin, gloved fingers, or fingernails. The Lumia 920 and 820 are due to arrive “in Q4″ although we’ve not been given pricing just yet. What is also a bit strange is the fact …

Gear4 StreetParty Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Review

If you’ve been reading our reviews recently then you’ll know we have tested a few speakers but none of them as yet have been able to become my own personal”Daily Driver” no pun intended. Recently I have ben testing the Gear4 StreetParty Wireless Speaker, a bluetooth speaker with …