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Amazon Kindle Fire vs iPad 2

Amazon Kindle Fire vs iPad 2

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The Amazon Kindle Fire has arrived complete with its 16 million colour screen and all the backing of the enormous online retail platform that is Amazon itself. Big, but is bigger necessarily better?There also happens to be a certain other massive player... >>

APP OF THE DAY: UK Weather review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: UK Weather review (Android)

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There are plenty of news and weather apps out there, but any outdoor enthusiast, fisherman, farmer or, indeed, anyone with children will tell you that it's hyper-locality and detail that counts. Sure the bloke or bird on the box at the end of the current... >>

Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?

Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?

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The world has waited a good two years and more for one of the camera “big two” to step into the market with a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Now that Nikon has done just that with the arrival of the Nikon 1 system - and the Nikon 1 J1 and... >>

Cabinet Minister says Twitter and Facebook crucial to MPs

Cabinet Minister says Twitter and Facebook crucial to MPs

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MP David Willetts, the Minister of State for University and Science, highlighted both the importance and the dangers of the social web when he spoke exclusively to Pocket-lint at an event in East London's Tech City.Implying that some of his colleagues... >>

Windows 8 - features and details explained

Windows 8 - features and details explained

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It’s been nearly 2 years since the very successful arrival and uptake of Microsoft Windows 7. With the confident air of triumph in its lungs, the Redmond-based company has hit the world with details of its very next computer operating system under the... >>

Best R2-D2 gadgets

Best R2-D2 gadgets

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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray box set is out. We know so because we've seen it. Of course, you might not have the cash to stump up the entire £60 just yet, you may hate the prequels or maybe you just haven't made it down to the shops.Whichever... >>

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

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The world has been slightly stunned since Pentax announced the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera back in June but Pocket-lint found out the true meaning of the word when we saw it in the flesh while doing our best not to crush... >>

Lords of Football - the football game that tells it how it is

Lords of Football - the football game that tells it how it is

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Fantasy football is for sissies. In fact, according to Italian football legend, Gianluca Vialli, the tactical side of management represents far less than just 25 per cent of the job and both he and Geniaware are going to show you why with the latest and... >>

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi media players - 3.6, 4.0 and 5.0

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi media players - 3.6, 4.0 and 5.0

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Samsung is big fan of more, and it seems that, now that the Koreans have found a product family that works, it intends to make it a dynasty the to put the Kennedys to shame.We knew about the Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.0 and 5.0 when we turned up at IFA... >>

TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

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Everything's got an app in this day and age but, until TomTom walked into IFA 2011, the same couldn't be said for satnavs. Now, the arrival of the top of the line TomTom GO Live 1535 and its 5-inch touchscreen, will shortly be joined by Messrs Yelp, Expedia,... >>

Owle Bubo: The ultimate video cameraman case for the iPhone 4, we go hands-on

Owle Bubo: The ultimate video cameraman case for the iPhone 4, we go hands-on

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We've talked about the Owle Bubo before but, despite it sounding like a raptor infected with the plague, we were still thrilled to get our hands on this iPhone 4 videophile accessory when it flew our way at IFA 2011.Made of what feels like solid black... >>

Samsung Galaxy M Pro pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy M Pro pictures and hands-on

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If you're searching for a phone that's high-performance at an economic price-point and happens to have a full QWERTY keyboard, then according to Samsung, this is the mobile for you.Meet the Samsung Galaxy M Pro; what the promise seems to translate to... >>

Samsung Galaxy W pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy W pictures and hands-on

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W stands for Wonder if you're talking the Samsung Galaxy talk, and the thing that Pocket-lint wondered, when we spent our hands-on time with it at IFA 2011, is whether people would buy it instead of the R or not at all.A first glance at the spec sheet,... >>

Samsung Galaxy R pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy R pictures and hands-on

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In Samsung's latest mobile phone nomenclature, R stands for Royal and is second only to the S or Super range. So, to take a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy R - the first R of its kind - when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S II, was a good insight into... >>

Samsung Galaxy Xcover double-hard handset pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Xcover double-hard handset pictures and hands-on

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Of the 8 billion Galaxy branded devices that Samsung brought forth into being for IFA 2011, it was refreshing to get our hands on the XCover because it actually looked and felt different to the rest.It's a tough phone, which is one of the things that... >>

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE pictures and hands-on

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So, it turns out that there was no misprint on the press release. Samsung Galaxy S II LTE is, in fact, both bigger and better than the plain old Samsung Galaxy S II.Placing our trusty, old, first flush SII next to the newcomer at IFA 2011, it all became... >>

TomTom iPad app pictures and hands-on

TomTom iPad app pictures and hands-on

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The TomTom iPad app is fairly fantastic. We know this at Pocket-lint because we were lucky enough to get our hands on the software at IFA 2011.Naturally, we can't tell you how good it is at getting you from A to B, which is why we use the word "fairly",... >>

Fujifilm X10 pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm X10 pictures and hands-on

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Fujifilm has surprised the IFA 2011 party by rocking up with a mid-range version of its X100 rightly named the Fujifilm X10. And, as dedicated camera freaks at Pocket-lint, we wasted no time in getting our hands on the little devil.The first thing you... >>

Philips Android docks pictures and hands-on

Philips Android docks pictures and hands-on

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It was with some cheer that Philips launched its first Android docks at IFA 2011. A wider recognition that there are Android users out there who want products specially designed for them is obviously much needed in the broader sense. However, there was... >>

Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

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The Philips GoGear Connect 3 is more the tiny tablet than an MP3-player. Announced by the Royal Dutch at IFA 2011, it's the next generation in the company's Android-running personal devices and this time it comes with Gingerbread with the thinnest of... >>

Philips Cinema 21:9 goes Platinum

Philips Cinema 21:9 goes Platinum

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As each year goes by, the Philips 21:9 gets more and more of the 9000 series TVs thrown into it. This year at IFA 2011, the top end 21:9 has gone Platinum and so continues to justify/not-justify its rather heavy £4,000 price tag.While it becomes equal... >>

Philips takes Fidelio straight to your ears with the L1 headphones

Philips takes Fidelio straight to your ears with the L1 headphones

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Not content with success in the docking space, Philips has brought the Fidelio brand to personal audio with the announcement of the Philips Fidelio L1 headphones at IFA 2011.These semi-open backed, high-end, on-ear headphones - priced somewhere in the... >>

Philips Fidelio finally goes Android

Philips Fidelio finally goes Android

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Philips has done what many Android-using audio fans have been hoping for, and brought out a set of Fidelio docks specially designed to fit smartphones and tablets running Google's mobile OS. There are three to choose as part of this new arm of the high-end... >>

Philips claims the fastest LED TVs in the world

Philips claims the fastest LED TVs in the world

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The annual update to the Philips line of top TVs has arrived at IFA 2011, with the headline claim this year that they're the fastest LED TVs on the planet.The top of the pile, 46-inch 9000 series boasts refresh rates of 1200Hz, thanks to the company's... >>

The five faces that will create your next Apple gadget

The five faces that will create your next Apple gadget

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With Steve Jobs resigning his position as CEO of Apple, there's going to be a lot of nervous fanboys out there. Since his return in 1997, the Jobs has brought out wave after wave of top notch technology for the masses to enjoy. They swooned over the iMacs,... >>