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Best iPad apps as recommended by Apple's boss

Best iPad apps as recommended by Apple's boss

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When former developer of the Apple Newton, and now vice president of product marketing at Apple (after a 15-year hiatus), tells you his favourite apps you've got to sit up and listen.And that's what Michael Tchao has done; well we say Michael Tchao, but... >>

10 great laptop cases

10 great laptop cases

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Regardless of whether your personal, portable PC is for work or pleasure, it deserves protection from everyday bumps and scratches - and we've got ten tidy options that offer just that. Whether you want a fashionable cover, belt-and-braces protection... >>

Best Nokia phones still worth buying

Best Nokia phones still worth buying

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Nokia's fortunes have changed greatly in the last few years. Although the Finnish phone company still ships millions of handsets, it doesn't enjoy the limelight as much as competitors such as Apple, with the iPhone, or the various manufacturers offering... >>

Ten best netbooks for students

Ten best netbooks for students

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While there’s been a lot of chat of late about tablets being the next big thing in the portable, lightweight computer space, right now the average consumer still can’t beat a netbook. Small, capable, easily toted around and in most cases, affordable,... >>

Best external hard drives for your desktop

Best external hard drives for your desktop

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The funkier the laptop, the smaller the disc drive. Unless you’re shelling out for some kind of gaming beast, that’s largely the trade off these days. If you want your notebook to look slim and sexy, then it’s unlikely to be able to cope with all... >>

Best gaming laptops on the market right now

Best gaming laptops on the market right now

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The desktop is dead, apparently, long live the ridiculously overpowered, heavy and LED encrusted gaming laptop that'll take your arm off and crush your femurs should you try to either carry it anywhere or rest it on your thighs.All the manufacturers are... >>

The best coffee machines you could possibly wake up to

The best coffee machines you could possibly wake up to

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Ah, caffeine. We may be a nation of tea drinkers at heart, but you can't deny yourself the pleasure of a cup of freshly brewed Java. We've taken a look at the five best luxury coffee machines available to man (or technically available via retail channels... >>

The Best DAB radios that money can buy

The Best DAB radios that money can buy

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Even with the wealth of online and multimedia entertainment options available to us via our televisions, computers, handsets and other gadgetry, there’s still something to be said for listening to the good old-fashioned wireless. Thankfully though,... >>

Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

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It's the final week of the school summer holidays. And, with the weather predicting to warm up (and, more importantly, dry-up) over the coming days, what better time than to pack up the car, chuck the kids in the back and motor off to a campsite to make... >>

Best internet radios on the planet

Best internet radios on the planet

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The age of internet radio is now most definitely upon us, opening up a whole world of international broadcasts. Whether you want to follow political debates from around the globe, enjoy obscure jazz compositions from South America or endure terrifying... >>

The best touch and type mobile phones on the market

The best touch and type mobile phones on the market

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The Nokia X3 touch and type candy bar mobile phone has arrived with quite some claim - namely that it'll be the best 12-button touchscreen handset on the market. As swish as the sleek looking model in all its colourways is, like Nokia has said, the X3... >>

10 best Samsung Galaxy S accessories

10 best Samsung Galaxy S accessories

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So, you've just decided you'll be picking the Samsung Galaxy S over the HTC Desire and the iPhone. Good for you. The best news now is that you might have some spare change, but before you go blowing it on something extravagant like over-paying on your... >>

The best fantasy football games for 2010/2011

The best fantasy football games for 2010/2011

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The Football League has begun, the Premiership is just moments from kick off and you might think that it’s just a case of sitting back and waiting for Saturday to come. You’re wrong. As a football fan, your job is far greater than watching the small... >>

Best iPad stands worth buying

Best iPad stands worth buying

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You've got an iPad, and you've probably started to realise that it gets kinda heavy after a while; but rather than perch it up against something on your desk or against a wall, you can buy a number of stands that promise to take the burden out of propping... >>

The best ebook readers in the world today

The best ebook readers in the world today

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Picking the best ebook readers in the world today is no easy task. The list of companies making these devices is as long as Marienbad My Love and as hard to get through as the autobiographical Reg Kray: A Way of Life. What with Amazon’s recent big news... >>

10 best HTC Desire accessories

10 best HTC Desire accessories

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So Jobs is giving out free bumpers for the iPhone, but why should Apple users have all the fun? There?s a certain other highly popular smartphone on the market that has a plethora of toys and add ons all of its own. So whether you?re after a case, a dock... >>

Best Android phones in the world today

Best Android phones in the world today

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So you've finally got bored of the Nokia, BlackBerry, Apple or Windows Mobile phone you've been using for some time and have decided to go Android.But what are the best Android handsets out there for you to spend your hard earned cash on, regardless of... >>

The Best Xbox 360 games to buy for your Slim

The Best Xbox 360 games to buy for your Slim

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Fashion magazines may tell you that size zero is a thing of the past, but the fact remains in gaming that the Slim is in. Yes, Microsoft's Xbox 360 Slim has hit the shelves all small and smart and wireless and just waiting for the Kinect to come along... >>

10 best gadgets to take travelling

10 best gadgets to take travelling

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The world is getting smaller - not in the literal sense of course, there's no massive implosion event about to take place (any mad scientists feel free to get in touch and correct us) - with more people plugging in, connecting up and generally having... >>

Best bike gadgets and accessories for cycling

Best bike gadgets and accessories for cycling

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The bicycle is one invention that has changed little since the first chain-driven model was invented by H.J Lawson in 1876, with improvements mostly coming in the materials used in manufacture. However, this hasn't stopped a plethora of gadgets and gizmos... >>

Best iPad utilities apps

Best iPad utilities apps

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Ha. You've just bought an iPad, you don't really know why you've bought it, but now you have you feel you should do something with it other than allowing it to gather dust in the corner of the room, looking sorry for itself.We've scoured the 3500+ iPad... >>

Best iPad music apps

Best iPad music apps

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So you've got an iPad, and you're musically inclined, what now? How can you turn your new shiny Internet tablet into a device that lets you enjoy or make music? And can you really do something constructive on it?We've scoured the 3500 iPad apps available... >>

Best iPad games for gamers

Best iPad games for gamers

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So you've got an iPad, and now you want to play some games on it because your PSP and Nintendo DSi are so, well yesterday. Don't panic, we are talking gamer's games here, none of those casual iPad games like Scrabble or Air Hockey that your mum and dad... >>

The 10 best home cinema chairs

The 10 best home cinema chairs

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It's all very well spending megabucks on your TV and sound system, but it's not going to be a lot of fun watching it cross-legged on a wooden floor. Yes, we're talking about bums on seats and, the cushier those seats, the better. Sure, you might already... >>

The best TV Remote controls on the market right now

The best TV Remote controls on the market right now

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So you've fitted your lounge out with the latest bits of home cinema kit, a state of the art television and hopefully a decent sound system too, but now you've got 10 remote controls sharing your spot on the sofa, and that means hassle.Here we've scoured... >>

Best iPad apps for photographers

Best iPad apps for photographers

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So you want an iPad, you're not into games and all that jazz, but you need convincing that it's going to help you make the most of your photographs either editing, showing them or even getting them.We've scoured the 3,500 and climbing dedicated iPad apps... >>

Best iPad apps for learning and reference

Best iPad apps for learning and reference

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So you've just taken in a shiny new iPad. Great, but you'll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn't do that much.We've scoured the 3500 dedicated iPad apps (and counting) to bring you what we think are the best iPad apps available at the moment... >>

Best iPad books and apps for reading

Best iPad books and apps for reading

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Got a shiny new iPad? Great, but you'll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn't do that much.We've scoured the 3500 dedicated iPad apps (and counting) to bring you what we think are the best apps available at the moment (mid April) in order to get... >>

Best iPad apps for getting things done

Best iPad apps for getting things done

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So you want an iPad, you're not into games and all that jazz, but you need convincing that it's going to help you get things done. You've got to justify it somehow, and if you really can use it for "work" then you might just be able to expense it.We've... >>

The best social networking phones in school

The best social networking phones in school

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Everyone likes a chat but some people are just hopelessly glued to social networks. You know who you are. Don't worry. There's no shame here.So, for those for whom an phone just won't do unless you can update a whole palate of status changes at the touch... >>

Best iPad games for the casual gamer

Best iPad games for the casual gamer

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So you've just taken in a brand new iPad. Great, but you'll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn't do that much.We've scoured the 3,500 dedicated iPad apps to bring you what we think are the best apps available at the moment (early April) to get... >>

Best iPad apps for the TV and Movie fan

Best iPad apps for the TV and Movie fan

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So you've just taken in a shiny new iPad. Great, but you'll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn't do that much.We've scoured the 3,500 dedicated iPad apps to bring you what we think are the best iPad apps available at the moment (early April)... >>

The low down: Best Gadget 2009

The low down: Best Gadget 2009

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Just days away from the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 and it's our last exclusive category. The Best Gadget nominees are, in there way, the purest of all the bits of kit that turn up throughout the year. They are the indescribable, contraptions... >>

The low down: Best Home Cinema Device 2009

The low down: Best Home Cinema Device 2009

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We're getting close to the day of reckoning that is the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 and there's only a few of this year's nominees to take a look at before the big decision is made.Today, is a chance to take a look at the gloriously expensive... >>

The low down: Best Video Game 2009

The low down: Best Video Game 2009

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Day 6 of the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up and we're into one of the most universally appreciated categories of all - video games.What started off as a relatively quiet year for games has turned into a record breaker. But more... >>

The low down: Best Software, Service, App 2009

The low down: Best Software, Service, App 2009

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Day 5 of our Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up and it's time for the growth area of tech that is software, services and apps.This category has been blown wide open of late with some enormous releases in 2009 as well as the explosion... >>

The low down: Best Car Gadget 2009

The low down: Best Car Gadget 2009

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Day 2 of our Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up brings us to the motor car and all tech goodies within. After a lot of being ordered to turn left, right and about face because we were heading in the wrong direction, the top five... >>

The low down: Best Music Gadget 2009

The low down: Best Music Gadget 2009

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The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 are just 2 weeks away now. Public voting is live, but before you add your penny's worth, we'll be giving you the low down on each category up to the event itself to give you a better idea of which gadget you... >>