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Best iPad mini accessories

Best iPad mini accessories

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The iPad mini is available to buy. You can get it in all the different storage sizes, a choice of black or white and whether you want it to be 3G or Wi-Fi only. In fact, here is where you buy your iPad mini in the UK. Job done, right? Wrong. What about... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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It’s that time again: start voting for your nominations for the 9th Pocket-lint awards. The best home entertainment category is always fun, being full of all sort of different kit. Whether it be docks, surround sound systems or even headphones, there... >>

Best game 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best game 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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It is time to start cooking up your vote for what you think should be in the running for the best game of 2012. Gamers were spoilt for choice this year with more great titles than we can remember. Everything from the Xbox, PS3 even to app games, was jam-packed... >>

Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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The Best App 2012 category at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards this year is as competitive as ever. While in seasons gone by an app would grab us if it was fun, addictive and new, the area of mobile third-party software has matured somewhat. Many of the... >>

Best Windows 8 accessories

Best Windows 8 accessories

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Windows 8 is ready to go for your computing experience but are you ready for Windows 8? Sure, you might have a laptop of AIO that can handle it. By Jiminy, you may even be heading down to the shops to buy a new machine specially for it but, either way,... >>

Best iPad sports apps

Best iPad sports apps

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Sports fans the world over have a new best friend in the iPad but finding the Best iPad Sports apps to suit you isn't always easy. There are simply tonnes of sports apps out there but, pick the right ones and you can be kept not only up to date on all... >>

Best games of 2012 to look out for

Best games of 2012 to look out for

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Things are hotting up in the game department, with the build-up to Christmas flooding our consoles with more discs than a Star Wars boxset. But what are the best games of 2012 to look out for? Getting hold of every release set to arrive before 2012 is... >>

iPhone 5 cases: Our pick of the best

iPhone 5 cases: Our pick of the best

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What? Already? Yup its only been a short while since our eyes gazed upon the beauty of the iPhone 5 and even now the Pocket-lint inbox is full to burst with new iPhone 5 cases.Naturally there is a lot of rubbish, as is the case (heh) with every iPhone.... >>

Best iPad games: RPG

Best iPad games: RPG

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The best iPad RPGs are the kind of top iPad apps that will make you forget you ever had a games console at all. There may not be the 10 years of gameplay that an Elder Scrolls adventure can provide but, trust us, these things will suck your spare time... >>

Best iPad games: Shooters

Best iPad games: Shooters

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There is quite a bit of power in the iPad, especially the more recent models, which can match the sort of graphics you would expect from a games console. This means the door has been unlocked to big-budget apps and full-featured shooters.Most push the... >>

Best portable party gear for the summer

Best portable party gear for the summer

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The sun's out, friends are over and you have a BBQ grilling up some burgers. Whats more could you want from this perfect summer scene? Gadgets thats what - lots and lots of gadgets.Whether its a quick fry-up with friends, a picnic with pals or a full-blown... >>

Best iPad games: Casual

Best iPad games: Casual

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The iPad can be a serious time killer. Hand the slate over to any grumpy kids on a long car journey and you can pretty much guarantee silence, or a broken iPad. It is the perfect device to just casually tap away at a game, or nip at something much bigger.So... >>

Best iPad games: Racing

Best iPad games: Racing

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The racing game is like the toasted cheese sandwich of apps. A classic in every way and tasty no matter how badly you cook it, we love a good racing app. There is however an insane number of them to choose from and while most are pretty decent, there... >>

Best iPad games: Sports

Best iPad games: Sports

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The best iPad games is such a big category that we thought we'd break up the top apps into as many different lists as possible, and this is the best iPad sports games that Pocket-lint would recommend for download.So, whether you're a fan of football,... >>

Best iPad games: Arcade

Best iPad games: Arcade

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What makes the iPad such a great arcade gaming device is its bigger screen. Pick up something like the iCade and you even have a fully fledged arcade machine. Couple that with some classic games wrapped up in some of the best apps and you have an arcade... >>

Best portable radios

Best portable radios

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Fancy some political discourse, Olympic sport commentary, gentle DJ patter or pop-rock clatter on the run? It’s online and on your TV, smartphone and tablet, but hard-button radios are still one of the nation’s favourite gadgets. The most popular... >>

Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games

Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games

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The London 2012 Games is something you’ve either got tickets for or not. As it goes, you’ve still got a chance to get some Olympics tickets, but what you can pick up with far greater ease - and often for free - are a whole host of Olympic apps. So,... >>

Best iPhone sports apps

Best iPhone sports apps

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Keeping tabs on your favourite team, driver, golfer or whatever other sport you follow, is much easier thanks to the smartphone. Now you can have a constant stream of stats and updates telling you just how badly or how well your team is doing.But the... >>

Best iPhone games: arcade

Best iPhone games: arcade

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The arcade will always be the spiritual home of gaming. A place of 50 pence coins, spilt Slush Puppies and smoking grannies playing on one-armed bandits, they were once a gaming institution. Sadly the arcade is now but entirely gone, replaced by inexpensive... >>

Best iPhone games: platformers

Best iPhone games: platformers

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Platform games form the backbone of retro gaming. Ask anyone, gamer or not, for the stereotypical image of a game and it will most likely be a platformer. Donkey Kong started it and now the iPhone is continuing that great tradition of aimlessly leaping... >>

Best baby gear for gadget-loving parents

Best baby gear for gadget-loving parents

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A baby can be the start of a whole new exciting shopping opportunity for the gadget-loving parent. If you can think of even the smallest niche in the child-rearing adventure that needs to be filled, then you can bet that there are at least 50 products... >>

Best Nintendo Wii U accessories

Best Nintendo Wii U accessories

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Despite still being months away from its rumoured Christmas release date, the Wii U is already getting itself glammed up with a selection of accessories. The console hardware is now finalised and manufacturers are starting to come up with all sorts of... >>

Best games from E3 2012

Best games from E3 2012

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas. This is E3 2012, the biggest games convention of the lot, and while it's a time of temptation as much as anything else, at least you get a chance to see what it is that you'll need to be saving... >>

Best Samsung Galaxy S III accessories

Best Samsung Galaxy S III accessories

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So, you've just decided you'll be picking the Samsung Galaxy S III over the HTC One X and the iPhone 5. 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 overpaying on... >>

Best iPhone games: casual

Best iPhone games: casual

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Sometimes the best kind of apps are the ones you can just pick up and play. Instantaneous fun for the train, bus or any other boring situation, they are ideal time fillers to pull out of your pocket.Consider these guys the iPhone classics - easy to play,... >>

Which smartphone is best for the sun?

Which smartphone is best for the sun?

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A couple of days of sunshine and we think we are all set for the summer, but if you plan to spend most of your time outside rather than inside what is the best phone for you to be able to see the screen in the sun?We grabbed a handful of phones in the... >>

Samsung Galaxy S3: The best deals from O2, Vodafone, Three, Orange, T-Mobile and retailers

Samsung Galaxy S3: The best deals from O2, Vodafone, Three, Orange, T-Mobile and retailers

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is due in the shops on 30 May, but where is the best place to buy it, who has the best deals, and what's the best way to get hold of what many believe will be the Android phone to have this year?Here is where you can get it in... >>

Best iPhone games: driving

Best iPhone games: driving

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The best iPhone apps are often the games. It's probably the largest category in the App Store and they're the one's that seem to come and go on our handsets more frequently than any others as in turn each is downloaded, mastered and discarded. The bottom... >>

Best iPhone games: shooters

Best iPhone games: shooters

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The best iPhone apps are often the games. It's probably the largest category in the App Store and they're the one's that seem to come and go on our handsets more frequently than any others as each in turn is downloaded, mastered and discarded. The bottom... >>

Best Android productivity apps

Best Android productivity apps

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Productivity apps form the core of every smartphone experience. They are the reason that most of us invest in one, along with mapping and music. The useful apps available  are numbered in the hundreds, but these are the ones we think every mobile should... >>

Best iPad travel apps

Best iPad travel apps

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The whole point of the iPad is that it is portable. This is a tablet that is designed to come with you wherever you go, be it on holiday or visiting grandparents. Having a few travel apps handy can make an important difference to a day out, giving you... >>

Best umbrellas for April, May, June...any showers whatsoever

Best umbrellas for April, May, June...any showers whatsoever

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A favourite of commuters, trekkers and Rihanna alike, the humble umbrella always causes a storm at this time of year. Do you need one? Isn't a storm shell more practical? We’ll pass over the fact that most get left in a taxi/pub/bus and stick our neck... >>

Best Android utilities apps

Best Android utilities apps

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These are the apps that should be the bread and butter of your smartphone. They speed up the day-to-day happenings of your mobile and aid you in going about your business. Everything from list-making to money management and 3G monitoring is here.Most... >>

Best bikes for the sunny weather

Best bikes for the sunny weather

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Queen once famously said “I want to ride my bicycle, bicycle, bicycle.” Every morning this song plays on loop in our heads as we stare out of the window looking at what appears to be one of the earliest summers we have ever had. As irritating as this... >>

Best cycling to work gear and gadgets

Best cycling to work gear and gadgets

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The sun is out, the clouds packed off on holiday for a few days and suddenly the UK is transformed from polar ice cap to that lush green and pleasant land that we all remember from last year. Long may it last.One of the best ways to enjoy the weather... >>

Best Android music apps

Best Android music apps

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The smartphone is the ideal music player. With plenty of storage, a headphone jack and a near constant connection to the internet, it is the ideal device for playing tunes on the go. Android is no slouch in the music department. Google Play is packed... >>

Best Formula One apps

Best Formula One apps

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The first qualifying session is about to start. Engines are revving up at 17,000 rpm, tyres are screeching and the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel are prepping to make their mark on the sport.For those lucky enough to have it, then all this... >>

Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals

Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals

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Buying a new iPad that has Wi-Fi only is a simple enough affair. The prices are pretty much set and all you need to do is choose your favourite colour, memory size and do your best to resist as many iPad accessory upsells as you possibly can.However,... >>

Best iPad accessories

Best iPad accessories

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The iPad is a shiny shiny thing. More coveted than the Rosetta Stone for some and more precious than a newborn baby for others, keeping your new iPad shiny is a near-religious exercise.So what wondrous items should you be adorning your brand new iPad... >>

Best Android apps for TV and movie fans

Best Android apps for TV and movie fans

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One of the most popular uses for tablets and phones is watching videos or catchup TV. From BBC iPlayer in bed, to movies on your travels, having a good-quality screen to hand makes your Android device a perfect choice for those who love television and... >>

The best binoculars that money can buy

The best binoculars that money can buy

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Whether you want to survey the landscape, study animals from a safari 4X4 or just get a closer look at the birds in your garden, good binoculars can help you zero in on the action even better than a super-zoom camera.All binoculars are sold with two figures... >>

Best iPhone shopping apps

Best iPhone shopping apps

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Shopping on the iPhone is a streamlined experience. None of the traipsing round shops with moaning kids, or bashing through crowds on shopping streets to grab a DVD or T-shirt. Instead just sit back, relax, whip your phone out of your pocket and fire... >>

Best iPhone news and weather apps

Best iPhone news and weather apps

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The iPhone has become the go-to gadget for picking up on stories quickly. Increased network speeds and ever richer ways of consuming news on your handset has allowed the phone to become a viable alternative to the PC or newspaper for catching up on events.... >>

Best PlayStation Vita accessories

Best PlayStation Vita accessories

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The Sony PlayStation Vita has arrived - in fact, if you want to know all about it you can read our Sony PlayStation Vita review - but you've probably already bought one. In that case, what you'll need to do now to maximise your enjoyment of the latest... >>

Best compact tripods

Best compact tripods

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When you need to balance your camera for timer shots, long-exposure images or when you're zoomed in at one hell of a distance, you’re going to need a tripod to prevent camera shake and blur. For holidays and travel, carrying a three-legged contraption... >>

Best iPad apps to turn your tablet into a TV

Best iPad apps to turn your tablet into a TV

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Whether you are laid up in bed, or merely trying to avoid having a second TV in your bedroom - in the bath, your spare house, the car, or anywhere else for that matter - and if you've got an iPad, then there are plenty of apps that will help it become... >>

Valentine's Day special: Best online dating websites

Valentine's Day special: Best online dating websites

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If you’ve woken up this morning knowing full well that you needn’t stick around for the postman to arrive, take heart - you’re not alone. Well, you are, but you’re not, if you get our meaning.In this connected world, meeting new people is only... >>