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Best geek cookie cutters

Best geek cookie cutters

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We've written about enough Angry Birds cakes lately to know that the combination of geeks and baking is a winning formula. We've trawled the internet in our nerdy quest to find the best cookie cutters to flaunt your geekery. Obviously these aren't strictly... >>

A few of the best retro racing games ever

A few of the best retro racing games ever

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Racing, in a car, for real, is perhaps one of the most exciting things you can do, however it has two rather inconvenient draw backs: it's very expensive, and injury and death are likely side effects.In view of this, if we want to get some kind of racing... >>

Best selling iPad apps of all time

Best selling iPad apps of all time

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Apps are big business nowadays. If you need evidence, you only have to look at the fact that Apple recently reached the staggering ten billion app download milestone. We've already taken you through the most downloaded iPhone apps ever, so we figured... >>

Best selling iPhone apps of all time

Best selling iPhone apps of all time

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There are app lists and there are app lists. This one, however, is neither of those. This one is the app list. It's the app list because it represents not just what Pocket-lint thinks are good apps - although incidentally, it's well worth keeping you... >>

The best Nintendo 3DS launch games

The best Nintendo 3DS launch games

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It's official - the long-awaited Nintendo 3DS will be coming to the UK on 25 March. According to Nintendo, they'll be a lineup of more than 30 games available for the 3DS between the launch date and the beginning of June, which is when the E3 gaming show... >>

Best websites of 2010

Best websites of 2010

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We love a good website on Pocket-lint. In fact, we love it so much that we tell you about a new one each day in a feature known as Website of the Day, just in case you've managed to miss it all this time. With the year nearly a-close like a door that's,... >>

Best weather apps for iPhone

Best weather apps for iPhone

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As many of us are still in the grips of the big freeze, or "snow chaos" as the newspapers like to call it, getting out and about can be tricky. No one wants to be caught in a blizzard or sliding around on the ice like a particularly uncoordinated Z-lister... >>

Best Computer 2010: and the nominees are...

Best Computer 2010: and the nominees are...

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The past year has seen plenty of innovation on the computer front, not least the introduction of an entirely new sector - tablets, with Apple's iPad leading the charge. Add to that the ever-increasing range of portable and affordable netbooks and a wide... >>

Best apps to protect you and your ears

Best apps to protect you and your ears

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Almost everyone has a personal stereo of some sort these days as pretty much all of us are carrying round mobile phones. On the one hand, this is absolutely brilliant but, on the other, it breaks our hearts when we see and hear all those people not only... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 location apps

Best Windows Phone 7 location apps

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Location and navigation have become one of the most fundamental fields for mobile phone apps. We want to know where we are and what's around us without having to pull some unwieldy paper map out of our pockets, and we want it done quick. Naturally, with... >>

Best home cinema kit 2010: and the nominees are...

Best home cinema kit 2010: and the nominees are...

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The best TV in 2010 may be one thing, but none of them are much use unless you've got something good to watch on them and a way to make them sound better too. That's where the next step in your AV fascination comes in and that's why it's so important... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 productivity apps

Best Windows Phone 7 productivity apps

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With Microsoft at the helm, there’s one area where you can be sure that Windows Phone 7 is going to do well and that’s productivity. After games, it’s one of the bigger areas on the burgeoning Marketplace. Naturally, with business people in mind,... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 photography apps

Best Windows Phone 7 photography apps

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The Windows Phone 7 Marketplace is growing and growing at a pace. With it quite some way behind the iTunes App Store and the Android Market for the while, there's plenty of sunlight for the developers to send in their software seedlings and let them soak... >>

Best Game 2010: and the nominees are...

Best Game 2010: and the nominees are...

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The past year has certainly been a busy time for game launches, and we've even seen the introduction of the Kinect for Xbox and PlayStation Move carrying on the good, motion-controlled work started by the Nintendo Wii. There's been a river of games washing... >>

Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

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It's all about the apps these days. Smartphones would be nothing without these clever little bits of software that let us do pretty much anything we want, all from one device. The apps we've seen on Pocket-lint over the last year span numerous platforms... >>

iPhone underpants: The best/worst iPhone accessory yet

iPhone underpants: The best/worst iPhone accessory yet

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Men, why not keep your two most important devices side-by-side with the Scottevest Travel Boxers?In what is quite possibly the best and worst (at the same time) idea for an iPhone accessory yet, chaps now have the option of storing their iPhones inside... >>

10 best bargain PAYG phones

10 best bargain PAYG phones

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We've already brought you the 10 best smarphones available on PAYG, but what if you're after something a little bit more affordable? Maybe you're in the market for a budget handset for yourself, or you're thinking about getting them for the kids for Christmas.... >>

Best PAYG smartphones

Best PAYG smartphones

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Pay as you go is an oft overlooked way of running your mobile life if you're thinking of buying a smartphone, but that's not the way it has to be. There's no reason one can't combine a big flashy handset with paying for minutes, texts and data on one's... >>

Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories

Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories

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Black Ops. We know. The phrase has been singeing its way through your soul all day. Either that or you’ve already pulled some terribly obvious sicky to pick up a copy of the latest Call of Duty title at your local video gamery on the way home, before... >>

10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories

10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab is finally here, and no doubt many of the Android fans out there will have ordered theirs already. Pricing for the new tablet is gradually being confirmed by the networks, and if you choose your deal carefully then you should have... >>

The best and worst Ferrari gadgets around

The best and worst Ferrari gadgets around

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After lending its familiar branding to numerous products in the past, Ferrari has now opened the largest indoor theme park on the planet - Ferrari World.Based in Abu Dhabi, the gigantic theme park is also home to the world's fastest rollercoaster, which... >>

Best Android photography apps

Best Android photography apps

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Cameras on phones have come on in leaps and bounds from the clunky old technology and low quality snaps of days gone past. Now, with many us uploading our mobile snaps directly to Facebook and Twitter, we're after something that makes them stand out from... >>

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 budget Android phones

Best budget Android phones

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Android has fast become the mobile phone operating system of choice for anyone who wants to enjoy a world of widgets, but doesn’t want to buy into the Apple eco-system. The launch of the HTC Desire HD and the Desire Z mark the latest chapter in the... >>

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... >>

The best cheap phones to see you through the summer

The best cheap phones to see you through the summer

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The mobile phone has truly become an all encompassing device, with the latest high-end handsets having evolved into portable Passepartouts - giving us video on demand, music whenever we want and the ability to communicate in a multitude of ways. Well... >>

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... >>