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Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Apps

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Apps

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For this year's Pocket-lint Gadget Awards we've decided to rename the Best Software category as Best App where the term includes all kinds of software be it housed on your computer, your phone or even on the Internet. App is application in the fullest... >>

INTERVIEW: Eye-Fi View online photo service hits the web

INTERVIEW: Eye-Fi View online photo service hits the web

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From the shores of the United Kingdom we’ve watched the unique concept that is the Eye-Fi wireless memory card in its steady and irresistible spread through the lives of photographers everywhere. The Internet and the digital age has been a revolution... >>

APP OF THE DAY: BT Phone Book (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: BT Phone Book (Android)

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Today we see the connected revolution come full circle as a mobile application revives the very thing that smartphones helped kill off all those years ago. The Yellow Pages has made the leap from the door stop in our hallways to a service online and now... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Audio Gadgets

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Audio Gadgets

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It's the end of October and that means two very important things. Number one is that it's getting cold. Bloody cold. You can tell because it's impossible to get hold of a plumber. Number two, the end of October also means that it's nearly the beginning... >>

Fable 3
4.5 stars

Fable 3

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There are few games each year that the whole gaming community hangs on, and Fable 3 is one of those for 2010. It might be because this series from Lionhead Studios nicely straddles the RPG and action genres or it might just be that the first two in the... >>

The Sony Walkman (1979-2010)

The Sony Walkman (1979-2010)

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Born into a technology world dominated by brands from Europe and the West, the Walkman could scarcely dream of the rollercoaster life of fame, stardom and eventual obsolescence that awaited it. The Walkman, who has died today after a long battle with... >>

Top 10 gadgets to keep you warm this winter

Top 10 gadgets to keep you warm this winter

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Whatever Indian summer there may or may not have been, it is now well and truly over. The heating's on, the overcoats are out, winter has its icy fingers firmly round the door. So, what can we do about it? We fight back, of course - with gadgets!Listed... >>

What's coming in webOS 2.0

What's coming in webOS 2.0

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With so much talk about Windows Phone 7, Android, iPhone and even BlackBerry, it's easy to forget about the once champion and still cult hero that is the Palm Pre and its webOS. The mobile software is still around and as strong as ever, even if the Pre... >>

What Apple could do with all its money

What Apple could do with all its money

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Apple is rich. But we knew this already. What we didn't know until the Cupertino company announced its most recent quarterly figures is that it's undeniably rolling in it. Head Honcho, El Jobs, was more pleased than the punchiest of mixed fruit-based... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Juke Power-Up (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Juke Power-Up (Android)

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There are some apps you will download and keep forever. This app is neither of them but for more interesting reasons than you might think. The first is that it's total novelty and, for a bonus reason not to play it, it's also the app most likely to destroy... >>

The Social Network: 5 other tech company films...

The Social Network: 5 other tech company films...

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The film The Social Network has landed and with it a huge pile of curiosity from the 500 million Facebook users out there who make up the potential audience for this blockbuster movie. Just how many likes will it get? If you do give it the thumbs up,... >>

Windows Phone 7 - photos, first looks and all the coverage

Windows Phone 7 - photos, first looks and all the coverage

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It's been busy times here at Pocket-lint since Windows Phone 7 was launched. The minute the starting gun went off, we had our team on the ground snapping real life shots and getting their paws capacitive-screen deep in all the phones and the software.So,... >>

HTC 7 Pro vs LG Optimus 7Q vs Dell Venue Pro

HTC 7 Pro vs LG Optimus 7Q vs Dell Venue Pro

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The Windows Phone 7 handset manufactures did enough of their homework to make sure that they catered for as many people as possible, and one of those groups that might well have a smile on their faces is those who love a full, hard QWERTY keyboard. We’ve... >>

Five reasons to switch to Windows Phone 7

Five reasons to switch to Windows Phone 7

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It's easy to ignore the launch of Windows Phone 7. If you never took the time to see what was going on when it was first announced back in March, you'll be wondering what all the fuss is about. So, for those just joining the party, it no longer looks... >>

Windows Phone 7 - all the phones, all the details

Windows Phone 7 - all the phones, all the details

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The day has come, the press conference conferenced and Windows Phone 7 is finally upon and all over us. Should you have been caught up in the wave of feeling towards Microsoft’s hero OS, then you might be thinking what your next mobile move might be... >>

Windows Phone 7 - the story so far...

Windows Phone 7 - the story so far...

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Windows Phone 7 is just around the corner. With a breath or two to go until the big do, the action on the net is getting hotter than a jalapeno on the surface of the sun. There have been months of craziness, rumours and here-say since we first got a look... >>

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
4.5 stars

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

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The super-zoom is not the most exciting category of compact around at the moment, but the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS does an excellent job of shaking up the party. To give it its dues, it’s not just a super-zoom, it’s currently the super-zoom with the... >>

King & Allen - the iPad tailors

King & Allen - the iPad tailors

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High up in the inner sanctum of Savile Row sits Adam King, co-owner of King & Allen bespoke tailors. Bright, smart in his flawlessly cut, slate blue, three button, single breast, double take, two-piece and surrounded by rolls of two twill Harris Tweed,... >>

Kodak EasyShare M590

Kodak EasyShare M590

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The Kodak EasyShare M590 may be the latest compact to own such short-lived titles as the thinnest 5x optical zoom camera in the world, but it's the sharing and social credentials it possesses that will stand the test of time.Yes, there's a 14-megapixel... >>

Beatbox iPod dock from Beats By Dr Dre

Beatbox iPod dock from Beats By Dr Dre

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While the world was expecting more headphones from the Monster Cables and Dr Dre collaboration that is Beats By Dr Dre, what might have come as an eye-brow raiser was the launch of an iPod dock.The almost self-naming Beatbox is a £399.95 piece of kit... >>

Dr Dre and Monster roll out the Beats

Dr Dre and Monster roll out the Beats

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Cable specialist Monster and Dr Dre have teamed up once more to launch four different sets of headphones "fo yo ass". Ranging from the £399.95 at the top end to £89.95 at the bottom, the Beats By Dr Dre 2010 collection is designed to provide a little... >>

Google's birthday Doodles - the pictures that got them to 12

Google's birthday Doodles - the pictures that got them to 12

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You know Google's internet royalty because it seems to have more than one birthday each year. Company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin actually began working on BackRub, a precursor to Google, back in January 1996 which would actually make it 14 this... >>

First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

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You could be forgiven for picking up the Panasonic Lumix GH2 and thinking you’ve seen it all before. Largely, you have. The chassis is identical to the GH1 and all the others in the company’s Micro Four Thirds line up, save the GF1. As mirrorless... >>

APP OF THE DAY: SwiftKey (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: SwiftKey (Android)

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When of the great things with Android is that, apart from the four hard keys, you're not stuck with anything. Anyone who's ever typed a message on a Google mobile phone will know that the soft keyboard is ok. It's not great. It's ok, and, in fact, the... >>

First Look: Fujifilm FinePix X100

First Look: Fujifilm FinePix X100

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Speak to most people at Photokina 2010 about the highlight of the show and the Fujifilm FinePix X100 will be top of the list. Doing what Leica has been up to for years now, the Japanese camera company has come up with digital device in the shape of an... >>

Manfrotto Pocket tripod hands on

Manfrotto Pocket tripod hands on

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Camera accessory specialist Manfrotto has managed to come up with something to appeal to more than just the professional or keen enthusiast at Photokina 2010.Meet the Manfrotto Pocket MP1 and MP3 pocket-sized tripods that'll fit just about any compact... >>

Pentax K-5 hands on

Pentax K-5 hands on

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Along with its phenomenally expensive 645D - a snip at just £10,000 - Pentax also confirmed the launch of the K-5 at the Photokina show in Cologne. Based on the K-7, the new interchangeable lens digital SLR camera will cost £1199.99 and comes with an... >>

Minox PX3D micro 3D stills camera

Minox PX3D micro 3D stills camera

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There's two good reasons why you might never have noticed Minox. The first is that it's not the biggest name in the imaging world and the second is that they also happen to make the smallest cameras on the market as well. While analogue and digital spy... >>

The Panasonic, er, Leica V-LUX 2

The Panasonic, er, Leica V-LUX 2

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This is the Leica V-LUX 2 super zoom compact camera. Look familiar? It should do, because it appears to be the identical twin of the Panasonic Lumix FZ100 that we saw back in July.The curious part is that not only do they look exactly the same, the have... >>

Samsung PL90 hands on

Samsung PL90 hands on

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Samsung's PL90 is a 12.2-megapixel camera with a difference. And that difference is you won't have to pop the SD memory card out and into your PC's card-reader to transfer your pics, or have to find your little USB cable to connect your devices. For the... >>

Olympus Zuiko camera concept hands-on

Olympus Zuiko camera concept hands-on

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While some sites merely look through glass - we actually go hands on. Yep that's right the concept Olympus Zuiko camera in our grubby mitts.Olympus isn't saying anything official on this in terms of specs but the clues are there for all to see. First... >>

Samsung NX100 hands on

Samsung NX100 hands on

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Samsung made some pretty bold claims about its new NX100 at its press conference at Photokina, claiming that the new model will change the camera market and that it will outperform DSLR sales. Boasting many of the same features as the NX10, the new camera... >>

Leica M9 Titanium hands-on

Leica M9 Titanium hands-on

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How do you make a £5,000 compact camera even more expensive? Well, if you're Leica, you make a limited edition version out of some really rare metal. Hey presto, meet the £20,000 Leica M9 Titanium - the result of a collaboration with Walter de’Silva,... >>

Pentax 645D hands on

Pentax 645D hands on

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Along with its hotly anticipated K-5 DSLR camera, Pentax also used the Photokina show to give the 645D its European debut. Due to hit the UK in December, this interchangeable lens, medium-format digital SLR camera has an incredibly large image sensor... >>

Casio  EX-H20G hands on

Casio EX-H20G hands on

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Casio made a big splash at Photokina with two cameras, but if was the EX-H20G that really took the limelight with its geo-photography.The 1/2.3-inch CCD 14-megapixel machine comes built with Casio's hybrid location system which combines both GPS and motion... >>

Kodak Pynk takes the trickiness out of photo printing

Kodak Pynk takes the trickiness out of photo printing

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Kodak is offering you a way of printing all the collages and frames you like with out a single artistic bone in your body. The Kodak Pynch kiosk has been on trial in the US and provides an automatic way to match your needs without having to do any cropping,... >>

Epson brings the Red Sea to Germany

Epson brings the Red Sea to Germany

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Epson has left its high end, underwater projectors at the bottom of the Red Sea while the company is off at Photokina 2010 in Cologne. On the plus side, there's a broadcast crew just off the coast of Eilat, Israel, who'll be beaming back live picture... >>

Casio looks to geo-photography as the new edge

Casio looks to geo-photography as the new edge

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While Samsung was busy next door with an all bells and whistles hybrid, Casio was coming up with its own USP in the compact world at its press conference at Photokina 2010.Of the two cameras announced it was the Casio EX-H20G where the farm was bet and... >>

NX100 to make Samsung a 'world force' in cameras

NX100 to make Samsung a 'world force' in cameras

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Samsung has spared no modesty at the launch of the NX100 by claiming it will act as a catalyst to change the entire camera market and propel the company forward to become a world force in cameras. Indeed, according to Samsung president of imaging, Sangjin... >>

Panasonic GH2 Photokina launch confirmed

Panasonic GH2 Photokina launch confirmed

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The doors to the Photokina 2010 halls may officially be closed but Pocket-lint can already bring you news that the Panasonic Lumix GH2 camera is arriving in Cologne.43rumours.com managed to grab some marketing shots of the 18-megapixels multiscale sensor... >>

Asus U33 bamboo series eco laptop

Asus U33 bamboo series eco laptop

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If you're looking for a fairly decent notebook with an eco-edge over similar spec models on the market then you could do worse than considering the latest Asus Bamboo series machines - the U33 and the U53.Pictured is the 13-inch U33 with screen resolution... >>

Next-gen Apple TV runs iOS - could be jailbroken

Next-gen Apple TV runs iOS - could be jailbroken

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That stuff up in the picture just there, that's code. We don't understand it, we don't want to understand it and we don't want you to have to either. What's important though is that this is the code for the recently announced Apple TV system and what... >>

Sansa Fuze+ turns up on the low budget scene

Sansa Fuze+ turns up on the low budget scene

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Sandisk has launched the Sansa Fuze+ MP3 player to compete with the portable media machines in the sub-£100 category. Headline specs include a 2.4" QVGA LCD, 24-hour audio playback (5 for video) and either 4, 8 or 16GB flash memory all expandable with... >>

Asus N Series Bang & Olufsen notebooks

Asus N Series Bang & Olufsen notebooks

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Asus has called upon the Ice-power team at Bang & Olufsen to come up with SonicMaster sound for the Asus N series laptops. The N73JN and N53JN - differing by 17.3" and 15.6" screen sizes respectively - incorporate large speaker chambers, more powerful... >>

Spray your clothes on in the morning with Fabrican

Spray your clothes on in the morning with Fabrican

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Why settle for just pretty tight skinny jeans when you can get them really tight? Fabrican is here to help. The creation of Spanish designer Dr Manel Torres, Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art, it's a fabric than you can spray directly... >>

Electrolux Design Labs 2010 finalists

Electrolux Design Labs 2010 finalists

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Those who love a bit of home gadget future design should get themselves down to John Lewis, Oxford Street this week for a preview of the Electrolux Design Labs 2010 finalists. This year’s theme for the competition is “The 2nd Space Age” and asks... >>

Nikon P7000 hands on

Nikon P7000 hands on

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It's one thing to hear about the arrival of the Nikon Coolpix P7000 professional end compact camera but you don't know anything about it till you've had it in your hands. So, for those of you with hands too far away from Nikon, here's the next best thing.The... >>

Nikon Coolpix S80 hands on

Nikon Coolpix S80 hands on

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While good old Pocket-lint was down at getting a closer look at the Nikon D7000 DSLR, we also caught site of the recently announced Nikon Coolpix S80 from the compact range. It's rather pretty.The S80 is essentially point-and-shoot device, but with some... >>

HTC Desire Z vs Motorola Milestone 2 (aka Droid 2)

HTC Desire Z vs Motorola Milestone 2 (aka Droid 2)

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The HTC Desire Z has been popping up all over the place in the last few months but the High Tech Computer Corporation of Taiwan has finally decided that their new QWERTY keyboard Android smartphone is ready to meet the public in an official capacity.... >>

Nikon D7000 hands-on

Nikon D7000 hands-on

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The Full HD video shooting Nikon D7000 has touched down and is ready to go toe to toe with the Canon 60D. It's packed with the updated EXPEED 2 camera processor, a 16.2-megapixel CMOS DX sensor and a blinding ISO extendable to 25600.The 1080p video recording functionality on... >>