Archive for Britta O'Boyle

  • Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The Xperia Z3 arrives just six months after the Xperia Z2 but Sony claims the refresh is justified as it believes it is still bringing...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA 2014. The new device will bring a host of new features including the ability to play PlayStation 4 console games, but does it...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    The next Sony Xperia flagship has been announced six months after its predecessor and ready to take on its flagship smartphone rivals, but does it have what it takes? We have put the Sony Xperia Z3 up against the Samsung Galaxy S5 to see how it compares,...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Six months on from the Sony Xperia Z2 comes the Xperia Z3 featuring a more refined design, better battery life and an improved camera, but how will it stack up against the other flagship smartphones available? Here we are looking at how the Xperia Z3 compares...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has been busy at this year's consumer electronics show IFA, announcing a number of new additions to its Xperia mobile line up including the Xperia Z3 Compact. Just like its predecessor, the Xperia Z3 Compact brings flagship specs into a smaller device...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini with Retina display: What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini with Retina display: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has announced a number of additions to its Xperia range of mobile devices, one of which is a compact version of its Xperia Z2 Tablet that was announced earlier this year. The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is an 8-inch device that couples many of the Xperia...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: What's the difference?

    Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has announced the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The new device brings an 8-inch version of its Xperia Z2 Tablet to the tablet world but how does it compare to the existing devices out there? We put it...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony launched the Xperia Z1 Compact at the beginning of 2014, offering a 4.3-inch device with many of its bigger brother's powerful specs. Alongside the launch of the Xperia Z3 smartphone, Sony has also announced the 4.6-inch Xperia Z3 Compact at IFA...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has announced the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin, which brings the specs of the Xperia Z2 Tablet launched 6 months ago to a smaller, more compact offering. The 8-inch device carries the same "world's...

  • Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

    Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has officially announced its third generation of SmartWatch during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA 2014, currently taking place in Berlin. The SmartWatch 3 will be Sony's first wearable to sport Google's Android Wear platform,...

  • Hands-on: Sony SmartBand Talk review

    Hands-on: Sony SmartBand Talk review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony announced the SmartBand Talk during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin, taking its existing SmartBand device one step further. The SmartBand is a wearable wristband that Sony launched at CES earlier this year. It comes in a number of colours...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia E3 review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia E3 review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has been busy at IFA 2014, announcing a number of new Xperia devices to its portfolio including the new Xperia Z3 flagship and smaller Xperia Z3 Compact at the premium end, but it is also going after the budget end of the market with the Xperia...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 series offers PS4 Remote Play, GCM10 lets you mount a DualShock controller

    Sony Xperia Z3 series offers PS4 Remote Play, GCM10 lets you mount a DualShock controller

    By 3 September 2014

    With a complete refresh of flagship, compact and tablets, the new Xperia Z3 family of device may well be of biggest appeal to PlayStation 4 owners. Why? Because these devices offer PS4 Remote Play. Like the PS Vita, you'll be able to use your Z3 device...

  • Sony IFA 2014 press conference: We're here

    Sony IFA 2014 press conference: We're here

    By 3 September 2014

    The pre-IFA Sony press conference is about to kick off and Pocket-lint is ready and waiting to give you the low down on what the Japanese giant announces. Rumours have been flying around over the last couple of months with a number of new Xperia devices...

  • Acer announces entertainment-focused Liquid Z500 smartphone

    Acer announces entertainment-focused Liquid Z500 smartphone

    By 3 September 2014

    Acer has announced a host of new products during its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin, including the Acer Liquid Z500 smartphone that offers a focus on entertainment. The Acer Liquid Z500 is all about the sound, featuring HD front-facing speakers with...

  • Cogito Pop smartwatch review
    3.5 out of 5

    Cogito Pop smartwatch review

    By 2 September 2014

    Cogito is looking to shake-up the smartwatch market with its newly announced Cogito Pop - an affordable, fun and fashionable watch that also offers basic notification from your top apps via four icons on the watch face. Smartwatches are all the rage at...

  • Apple iWatch release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    Apple iWatch release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    By 28 August 2014

    Smartwatches are becoming the next big thing and while there are numerous options out there already – there is one company that has yet to grace us with its presence in the market. The Apple iWatch has been the subject of rumours for over a year, with...

  • Somewhere over the Galaxy Tab S rainbow, skies are blue

    Somewhere over the Galaxy Tab S rainbow, skies are blue

    By 20 August 2014

    Samsung unveiled a Super AMOLED rainbow installation on London's Southbank on Tuesday evening, which consisted of 150 Galaxy Tab S devices. The Midnight Rainbow installation measures 14 foot high and 26 foot wide and it uses the screens of the company's...

  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

    By 13 August 2014

    Samsung has officially taken the wraps of its much-rumoured Galaxy Alpha smartphone, introducing the first metal device to the South Korean giant's portfolio. It looks set to be a good-looking device, but how will it compare to the HTC One M8 consistently...

  • Get even more goodness from fruit and veg with Dualit's Dual-Max juicer, only £100

    Get even more goodness from fruit and veg with Dualit's Dual-Max juicer, only £100

    By 13 August 2014

    Dualit has announced the Dual-Max Juicer to its range of iconic small kitchen appliances, featuring the company's Double Sieve technology. The technology means that the juicer will not only juice the fruit, but it will then move onto the remaining pulp...

  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date and where can I get it?

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date and where can I get it?

    By 13 August 2014

    Samsung has officially taken the wraps off its premium metal-framed Galaxy Alpha smartphone following several rumours over the last couple of weeks. The new device will sport a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED display, either a 1.8GHz octa-core or a 2.5GHz...

  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    By 12 August 2014

    Just as a one new phone arrives, another is hot on its heels hoping to be bigger and better, or capture the attention of those the first one failed to. LG recently launched its G3 smartphone less than a year after the G2 and Sony has also released...

  • Best 5 apps for planning your holiday

    Best 5 apps for planning your holiday

    By 11 August 2014

    We have been pretty lucky with the weather this summer but with the tail of hurricane Bertha reminding us what it is like to be caught wearing shorts in the pouring rain, you might have decided it's time to look for a last minute holiday deal. As it's...

  • Tado smart thermostat review
    4 out of 5

    Tado smart thermostat review

    By 8 August 2014

    A connected home is becoming a more desirable prospect these days and the Internet of Things (IoT) is making that a feasible reality. Whether it be through appliances that let you know when your undies are clean and ready to hang on the line, through...

  • Five smart lighting solutions

    Five smart lighting solutions

    By 8 August 2014

    Having a smart home isn't just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating, there are also robotic vacuum cleaners, Bluetooth-enabled showerheads and music-playing mirrors available. However, and perhaps more importantly, you can also get...