Archive for Dan Sung

  • When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre
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    When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

    By 28 May 2014

    In 2010 Pocket-lint flew to New York to interview Dr Dre and Jimmy Lovine to talk about the Beats Audio headphones launch. Although promised a long interview slot with the two founders about gadgets, tech, and the new headphones, the 3-day trip ultimately...

  • Google Play Music All Access vs iTunes vs Spotify vs Amazon Cloud Player vs Xbox Music vs Music Unlimited
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    Google Play Music All Access vs iTunes vs Spotify vs Amazon Cloud Player vs Xbox Music vs Music Unlimited

    By 16 May 2013

    The arrival of Google Music on UK shores has added to the tumbling pile of digital music service options for people to consider, throw in the just announce All Access setup from Google and you have a Spotify rival to boot. With so many different services...

  • APP OF THE DAY: GroupMe review (Android, iOS, BB and Windows Phone)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: GroupMe review (Android, iOS, BB and Windows Phone)

    By 31 January 2013

    Communication, communication. If there were a programme about the most successful mobile phone apps hosted by Kirsty and Phil on Channel 4, that would probably be what it was called. It’s the What’s Apps of this world, the Skypes and the BBMs that...

  • What is Vine?
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    What is Vine?

    By 31 January 2013

    If you’re looking for the latest craze to sweep the globe, then Vine is what you’re after. Vine is a six-second video app that’s owned by Twitter and the idea is to create quick, easy and interesting short films to share with your friends on Facebook,...

  • Extreme video calling: up high and down low
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    Extreme video calling: up high and down low

    By 24 January 2013

    We’ve looked at some fairly innovative ways that people are using video calling beyond just a simple means of communication; innovative but essentially standard. So, today as part of Skype Up Your Life week on Pocket-lint, we’re taking it up a gear....

  • Professional tips for video calls: using your voice
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    Professional tips for video calls: using your voice

    By 24 January 2013

    As director, voice coach and joint artistic lead at The Bridge Theatre Training Company, Mark Akrill knows a fair few things about how to sound good when you speak. A published playwright, Akrill also holds voice workshops for businesses and groups on...

  • Professional tips for video calls: set and background
    Online

    Professional tips for video calls: set and background

    By 23 January 2013

    Welcome back to Skype Up Your Life on Pocket-lint. At this time each day, we’ll be looking at how you can improve your video calls by asking some professionals. The professionals in questions are a group of people from an industry that’s been working...

  • Video calling for special occasions
    Online

    Video calling for special occasions

    By 22 January 2013

    We’ve already seen how important video calling can be in our day-to-day lives. We’ve looked at how people who live, work or have loved-ones overseas use it to connect and how others use video calling in education. Today in our Skype Up Your Life...

  • Professional tips for video calls: camera work
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    Professional tips for video calls: camera work

    By 22 January 2013

    As part of our expert tips for making better video calls for Skype Up Your Life week on Pocket-lint, today is the day of that most fundamental piece of equipment that is your webcam. More specifically, we need to uncover some basic skills when it comes...

  • Video calling for learning: Spanish, guitar and fitness
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    Video calling for learning: Spanish, guitar and fitness

    By 21 January 2013

    It’s all very well connecting with your friends and family when making video calls but there's a lot more to these social platforms than pure fun. As part of Skype Week on Pocket-lint, we've been catching up with people all over the globe who use video...

  • Professional tips for video calls: lighting
    Online

    Professional tips for video calls: lighting

    By 21 January 2013

    Filmmaker James Cronin knows a fair bit about lighting. Hired often as a director of photography but best known for his behind-the-scenes documentaries of Hollywood movies, he has a very good idea of how to set up for a video interview. Pocket-lint wasted...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Temple Run 2 review (iOS)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Temple Run 2 review (iOS)

    By 17 January 2013

    Everyone loves a sequel - well, Hollywood, the game industry and all their test audiences and money men do, anyway. So, perhaps it should be of little surprise that today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is another in a wave of hit app second comings....

  • Panasonic at CES 2013: 4K OLED, action cam and compacts
    Cameras

    Panasonic at CES 2013: 4K OLED, action cam and compacts

    By 11 January 2013

    Panasonic's stand at CES 2013 has glittered with AV and imaging debutantes as ever. In all the bright lights and camera flashes, of course, it can be hard to take stock of everything that the Japanese company has launched. Not to mention it's all brought...

  • Sony at CES 2013: Xperia Z, 56-inch 4K OLED TV and more
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    Sony at CES 2013: Xperia Z, 56-inch 4K OLED TV and more

    By 11 January 2013

    Sony at CES 2013 has been quite the brand to behold, largely because of one product that seems to be of particular interest, but more on the Sony Xperia Z in a moment. Yes, there was more on offer from the Japanese giant at the annual Las Vegas tech binge...

  • APP OF THE DAY: The Spurs Web review (iPad and iPhone)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: The Spurs Web review (iPad and iPhone)

    By 10 January 2013

    It’s the January Transfer Window and all those who love football have their eyes glued to the wires to see if they’ve just picked up the latest wunderkind or a belated Christmas pudding. If that sounds like you (not the pudding) and you happen to...

  • CES 2013: Hottest gadgets at the show
    Gaming

    CES 2013: Hottest gadgets at the show

    By 10 January 2013

    Best gadgets at CES 2013 is what we're all about at Pocket-lint. Our team is on the ground in Las Vegas as we speak, scouring the show floor for the very finest technology the coming year has in store. When we find something that we think qualifies as...

  • Samsung at CES 2013: S9 4K UHD TV, NX300 camera and more
    Cameras

    Samsung at CES 2013: S9 4K UHD TV, NX300 camera and more

    By 9 January 2013

    Ever the big player at tech shindigs the world over, Samsung has been a busy boy at CES 2013. With so many arms of course - computers, TVs, cameras and more - it can be rather tricky to keep track of it all. Well, not for us. Below, we’ve put together...

  • LG at CES 2013: 55-inch OLED TV, UHD TVs, Google TVs and more
    Televisions

    LG at CES 2013: 55-inch OLED TV, UHD TVs, Google TVs and more

    By 9 January 2013

    LG’s activities at CES 2013 were announced a few days before the Las Vegas show opened, with the company releasing news of its wares early. As ever at CES, it’s the televisions that take centre stage but with so many splurted out at once, it’s rather...

  • Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote
    Televisions

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV is the direction that the company is looking to head from CES 2013 onwards with its television technology, as outlined at the Las Vegas show's opening keynote conference. Not wanting its customers to have to choose between the two...

  • Sony Xperia Z: Details worth examining
    Phones

    Sony Xperia Z: Details worth examining

    By 8 January 2013

    The Sony Xperia Z has stood out as one of the hottest gadgets of CES 2013. It’s plain to see why. It’s big, it’s bright, it’s bold, it runs the latest version of Android and this is what people seem to be looking for from their mobile phone at...

  • Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband
    Sports Fitness

    Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband

    By 7 January 2013

    The Fitbit Flex is Fitbit's take on the Nike Fuel band system and, at $99, it's a cheaper take on it too. The functionality is similar. The band houses a tracker which measures your steps, calories shed and the distance you've travelled - and it also...

  • Lego Mindstorms EV3 programmable robots coming 2013
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    Lego Mindstorms EV3 programmable robots coming 2013

    By 7 January 2013

    Buildable, programmable and very much the adult face of the company, the Lego Mindstorms series is set to return in 2013 in the form of Lego Mindstorms EV3. The Intelligent Brick at the core of the experience now comes with an SD card for local storage,...

  • Ford SYNC AppLink adds Rhapsody, Glympse and more
    Cars

    Ford SYNC AppLink adds Rhapsody, Glympse and more

    By 7 January 2013

    Ford has added a round of useful apps to its in-car, voice-control system that is Ford SYNC. The AppLink catalogue now includes the on-demand music service Rhapsody. If you launch the Rhapsody app on your phone while in your car, the Ford SYNC system...

  • HTC Q4 profits half what had been expected
    Phones

    HTC Q4 profits half what had been expected

    By 7 January 2013

    HTC profits have reached only about half what analysts had expected, figures from the last quarter of 2012 have revealed. Operating income for the period had been expect to be around the $39 million mark but turned out to be more like $21 million - the...

  • Griffin PowerDock 5 family iDevice charger
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    Griffin PowerDock 5 family iDevice charger

    By 7 January 2013

    From the people who brought you the PowerDock and PowerDock 2 comes, yes, the Griffin PowerDock 5 at CES 2013. As the name suggest, the PowerDock 5 can charge not one but five iOS devices at the very same time. Why is this good? Well, the plan is that...