Archive for Dan Sung

  • Year in review 2011: March

    Year in review 2011: March

    By 27 December 2011

    It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011. In the big wide world, March saw the tragic events of the earthquakes in Christchurch, New...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Beautiful Widgets review (Android)

    APP OF THE DAY: Beautiful Widgets review (Android)

    By 22 December 2011

    Today on App of the Day at Pocket-lint, we celebrate customisation on Android by championing the oft forgotten desktop accessory that is the widget. The widget, as many Android users will tell you, is what separates the heathens from the enlightened....

  • Best Android cooking apps

    Best Android cooking apps

    By 17 December 2011

    Whether it's on a tablet or from your mobile phone, cooking with Android is a powerful tool. The Market is teeming with apps to help you out with timings and conversions along with more recipe guides than you can possibly imagine. So, whether it's tips...

  • APP OF THE DAY: My Beach HD review (Android)

    APP OF THE DAY: My Beach HD review (Android)

    By 14 December 2011

    One of the joys of Android is supposed to be customisation and yet few people even bother to change their wallpaper after they unbox their little darlings. One of the problems is that most of us have been scared by our early live wallpaper experiences...

  • Rara.com brings digital music to the forgotten masses

    Rara.com brings digital music to the forgotten masses

    By 13 December 2011

    A new music streaming service has hit the web aimed squarely at the mass market. Rara.com is a UK-based, all-devices, ad-free, paid-for experience that’s designed to capture the 80-odd per cent of the users out there who’ve never gone digital before....

  • Best iPhone games: sports

    Best iPhone games: sports

    By 12 December 2011

    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...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Dragon's Lair review (Android & iOS)

    APP OF THE DAY: Dragon's Lair review (Android & iOS)

    By 8 December 2011

    One of the oldest games in the business is now available to play on just about all of the world’s smartphones. At 28 years of age and counting this, at the time, ground-breaking animated role-play adventure has still just about got it and at the least...

  • Teach your grandparents to use Skype

    Teach your grandparents to use Skype

    By 8 December 2011

    The grandparent can be notoriously tricky customer when it comes to educating, particularly when that education is a lesson in technology, but, because you're a good person and this is the Good Christmas, you're going to give it a shot by giving them...

  • LEGO Christmas tree decks the halls at St. Pancras Station

    LEGO Christmas tree decks the halls at St. Pancras Station

    By 7 December 2011

    The world's largest ever LEGO Christmas tree is now standing on the concourse at St. Pancras Station, London for the public to enjoy. Consisting of approximately 400,000 individual bricks and requiring a steel frame to support its three-tonne-weight,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: EggDrop review (Android & iOS)

    APP OF THE DAY: EggDrop review (Android & iOS)

    By 5 December 2011

    Christmas may be the time for buying presents but grabbing yourself a bargain is an all-year-round activity. As ever, sometimes you have to reach a little further than the shops to get what you’re looking for and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint...

  • How to spend on charity this Christmas

    How to spend on charity this Christmas

    By 5 December 2011

    Welcome to the Good Christmas on Pocket-lint. The first and most obvious way to feel good about yourself this year is to make sure that you’re giving to those that really need, and, as much as we all really need that latest smartphone, what we’re...

  • A Good Christmas on Pocket-lint

    A Good Christmas on Pocket-lint

    By 5 December 2011

    This Christmas is the Good Christmas on Pocket-lint. Over the next two weeks, we’re going to be bringing you ideas from the web and from the world of technology on how to make sure that the time you spend with your nearest and dearest this year is time...

  • Best Android shopping apps

    Best Android shopping apps

    By 2 December 2011

    The best Android shopping apps come for free. After all, why would someone charge you for one when you're about to spend so much money with them because of it? So, picking a bunch out from the Android Market and downloading until you find the ones that...

  • Philips 50PFL7956T Cinema 21:9 Gold
    4.5 out of 5

    Philips 50PFL7956T Cinema 21:9 Gold

    By 2 December 2011

    It’s nearly three years down the line and Philips is still the only major TV manufacturer selling panels as the cinema intended. The original Philips Cinema 21:9 was a hit, if a rather pricey one. The second added 3D and won itself Best TV at the Pocket-lint...

  • Sky Broadband customers to get Cloud Wi-Fi access

    Sky Broadband customers to get Cloud Wi-Fi access

    By 30 November 2011

    Sky Broadband customers look set to enjoy Wi-Fi hotspot access when out in town thanks to the company’s purchase of The Cloud. The move was confirmed by the Network Implementation Director for Sky Network Services, Trevor Legg, when he spoke to Pocket-lint...

  • Product of the year 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    Product of the year 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 27 November 2011

    Our final round of nominees for the prestigious 8th Pocket-lint Awards finishes today with the blue ribbon category itself - Product of the Year 2011. Let's face it, we've written about a hell of a lot in the last 12 months and we've seen some absolute...

  • Best innovation 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    Best innovation 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 26 November 2011

    Identifying the best innovations of 2011 is no easy task but trying to compare one to another is even harder. Innovative, ground-breaking ideas come from all sorts of fields within consumer technology and just because something hasn’t sold as many units...

  • Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 25 November 2011

    Home entertainment can mean a few different things as our nominees for the best home entertainment device 2011 reveal. We’re talking audio, video, radio; amp, dock, set-top box and even games console too - and that makes for an incredibly competitive...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Solo review (Android)

    APP OF THE DAY: Solo review (Android)

    By 24 November 2011

    So, you can’t get GarageBand for Android but the musical flavoured App of the Day on Pocket-lint right now is something that would be welcome round a camp fire in a way perhaps that a portable studio would not be. We’re not saying that this app will...

  • Best TV 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    Best TV 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 24 November 2011

    The best TV of 2011 is going to be a tricky category to judge in the 8th Pocket-lint Awards. Panel quality continues to increase as ever, set design is fast catching up and suddenly we have a huge proportion of the market filled with televisions that...

  • Best iPhone games: puzzle

    Best iPhone games: puzzle

    By 24 November 2011

    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...

  • Farewell from Style Week

    Farewell from Style Week

    By 18 November 2011

    And with Friday comes both the beginning of the weekend and at the same time the end of Style Week on Pocket-lint. We hoped you've enjoyed our 30 or so articles on the delights of fashion, design, aesthetics and ergonomics in the field of technology an...

  • Mark Coop talks tech

    Mark Coop talks tech

    By 18 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we got hold of top UK-based designers to talk to us about what they see...

  • Stighlorgan talks tech

    Stighlorgan talks tech

    By 18 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we got hold of five top UK-based fashion designers to talk to us about...

  • Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

    Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

    By 18 November 2011

    Pocket-lint had been arranging to interview Bang & Olufsen’s most prolific of industrial designers over the decades, David Lewis, as part of Style Week. Sadly, Mr Lewis passed away on 8 November 2011 after a short illness in his adopted homeland of...


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