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First Look: Toy Story 3 - Xbox 360

First Look: Toy Story 3 - Xbox 360

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The groan omitted by video gamers when a title is announced to support a Hollywood film can usually be measured on the Richter Scale. But it's a brow-wiping relief to say that they'll be no such reaction for Toy Story 3 when it arrives on consoles and... >>

APP OF THE DAY - 3G Watchdog (Android)

APP OF THE DAY - 3G Watchdog (Android)

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Good afternoon app-ling fans and welcome once again to your 6pm dose of App of The Day - the feature that brings you something for your desktop, your phone, your TV or anything else that supports a little 3rd party software lovin'. Today we're talking... >>

iPlayer coming to iPad and fingers crossed for BBC apps

iPlayer coming to iPad and fingers crossed for BBC apps

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The BBC further underlined its commitment to both the online and mobile spaces with the launch of the third coming of iPlayer. At the press conference in London, director of BBC future media and technology, Erik Huggers, talked of the national broadcaster... >>

How to get Ovi Maps onto your Nokia phone

How to get Ovi Maps onto your Nokia phone

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If you're not up to speed with what Nokia's Ovi Maps is all about, then you might want to take a look at our 10 point guide before you read on here.All done? Good stuff. So, now you know what it is, you might want to find out how to get it. You're... >>

Bose Unify - the simpler home cinema system?

Bose Unify - the simpler home cinema system?

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Bose is looking to demystify the dark arts of the home cinema with the launch of an intelligent integrated system the company calls Unify along with a product range to go with it.The home cinema in a box solution that is the Bose Lifestyle series now... >>

The 10 point guide to Nokia's Ovi Maps

The 10 point guide to Nokia's Ovi Maps

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With the Nokia smartphones less inspiring than the current darlings of the mobile industry HTC, Apple and BlackBerry as well as the irresistible forces that are Samsung and LG, it's easy to dismiss what the Finnish company has to offer at the top end.However,... >>

The Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #1

The Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #1

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It's been a long time coming, but by popular demand and the need to vent vocally as well is in writing, we've produced the very first Pocket-lint podcast. And until we decide otherwise, we're calling it the Pocket-lint Podcast.This week News Editor Rik,... >>

The best money-saving World Cup 2010 deals

The best money-saving World Cup 2010 deals

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Bargains, bargains, bargains. That's the true meaning of the FIFA World Cup 2010 after all. It's an excuse for customers to buy new consumer electronics kit just as much as it is for the manufacturers and retailers to sell it. So, for our final post of... >>

Watching the World Cup...on your mobile

Watching the World Cup...on your mobile

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Whether you're stuck at some boring wedding, in hideous after work traffic or you just don't have a TV, the one option for watching the World Cup 2010 that most people have is on their trusty mobile phones. There's all sorts of ways of keeping up with... >>

Calling all geeks of Glasgow

Calling all geeks of Glasgow

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After the success of our Geek Weekend guides to London and Cardiff, we're heading north of the border for the next instalment. Our travel tips are nothing without the finest, most detailed local knowledge, so we're calling all geeks from Glasgow to... >>

The Top 10 World Cup 2010 video games

The Top 10 World Cup 2010 video games

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With a whole 23 days still to go until the World Cup and an enormous 2 or 3 hours wait between some of the matches, we're all going to need a way of passing the time on the sofa. So, what better way to do just that while putting right some of the scores... >>

The Top 5 PVRs in time for the World Cup

The Top 5 PVRs in time for the World Cup

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The sad truth of World Cup football is that it only comes around every four years and yet it's just all too easy to miss. However, if you intended on capturing every second of the show piece event in South Africa, then you might want to consider picking... >>

Top 10 ways to home cinema snack in style

Top 10 ways to home cinema snack in style

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Whether you're watching three World Cup games back to back or attempting a non-stop film trilogy, who wants to be stuck in the kitchen while the action's happening? Sure, you can click record on the PVR but that doesn't save you any leg work, now does... >>

APP OF THE DAY - World Cup Essentials (Android)

APP OF THE DAY - World Cup Essentials (Android)

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Welcome back to App of the day on Pocket-lint where we turn the spotlight on a particularly good piece of software fit for mobile phones, TVs, computer platforms and just about anything else that'll run an application.While news editor Rik's simple brain... >>

The 10 best home cinema chairs

The 10 best home cinema chairs

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It's all very well spending megabucks on your TV and sound system, but it's not going to be a lot of fun watching it cross-legged on a wooden floor. Yes, we're talking about bums on seats and, the cushier those seats, the better. Sure, you might already... >>

Watching the World Cup...online

Watching the World Cup...online

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With the games scheduled for 12.30pm, 3.30pm and 7.30pm each day, the sad fact is that we might not always be sitting down in front of a TV to catch the World Cup fixtures. Worse still, if you're not in the UK, there might be some dastardly subscription... >>

The technology behind the World Cup 2010

The technology behind the World Cup 2010

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Everyone's a geek these days. It's all the rage. Even footballers are up to it now. For this year's World Cup, FIFA, Adidas, Umbro and the players alike have been pulling out as many stops as the rules will allow to bring technology to the beautiful game.... >>

Watching the World Cup...in HD

Watching the World Cup...in HD

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The good news for football fans is that just about everyone in the UK will be able to watch the World Cup 2010 in HD. But before we get started on the whens, hows and whyfors, there is the small matter of making sure you've got the kit to watch high definition... >>

How to buy a new TV

How to buy a new TV

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A big event like the World Cup 2010 is just the kind of excuse that some of us are looking for to finally ditch that creaking tube opposite your sofa and splash out on a shiny, new flatscreen. After all, we all deserve a bit of decadence every now and... >>

How to build a mobile network that actually works

How to build a mobile network that actually works

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As odious as it is to start another article by mentioning the iPhone, it's there we need to begin. People have essayed at length on the effects the Apple phone has had on the handset market but there's been just as an important by-product issue that's... >>

Geek Weekend: Cardiff

Geek Weekend: Cardiff

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Welcome to the second instalment of the Geek Weekend at Pocket-lint. Every two weeks we'll be bringing you a guide to a UK city designed specially for the discerning geek traveller and today is the turn of the great city in Wales that is Cardiff. So,... >>

AMD makes power play with all HD 2010 Vision range

AMD makes power play with all HD 2010 Vision range

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AMD has unleashed its 2010 line up of computer processors on the laptops of the world. Consumers will be able to find the AMD Vision 2010 CPUs on 130 new notebooks which increases Vision's presence in the market threefold.What users get out of opting... >>

Acer Aspire One 521 and 721 bring HD power to netbooks

Acer Aspire One 521 and 721 bring HD power to netbooks

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Acer has unveiled a couple of mighty midgets packing a heavy HD video punch and all powered by AMD's 2010 line up of processors.The Acer Aspire One 521 and 721 netbooks come in 10.1-inch and 11.6-inch screen sizes and feature rather lusciously portable... >>

Calling all people of Cardiff

Calling all people of Cardiff

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After the success of our Geek Weekend guide to London, we're looking to put Cardiff on the technology map as well. Our travel tips are nothing without the finest, most detailed local knowledge, so we're calling all geek Cardiffians to shout loud and proud... >>

The technology behind the opinion polls

The technology behind the opinion polls

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Whether you believe they're gospel or it's a case of lies, damn lies and statistics, you have to appreciate the power of the opinion poll. They have politicians quaking with fear and can even be the very fuel to make their own predictions come true. So,... >>

10 Star Wars satnav voices we'd like to see

10 Star Wars satnav voices we'd like to see

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May the fourth has seen the launch of the Star Wars satnav voices at TomTom and, as of now, you can download Darth Vader to help you get from A to B for £7.95. We also know that the company has licensed the vocal chords of Yoda, Han Solo and C3PO, but... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - doubleTwist

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - doubleTwist

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It's easy to get you computer clogged up with software. You buy a camera and Nikon wants you to install a program, you get a camcorder and Flip tells you how wonderful their desktop application is, Nokia's requiring something to get mobile images onto... >>

Gentlemen's Debate: HP and Palm - a marriage of the devil

Gentlemen's Debate: HP and Palm - a marriage of the devil

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Order, order, this House will now come to order to hear whether the marriage twixt Hewlett-Packard and Palm is indeed one of the Devil, as the Honourable Gentleman On the Left has suggested, or whether in fact it is as heaven made as Darjeeling and the... >>

Geek Weekend: London

Geek Weekend: London

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Welcome to the Geek Weekend at Pocket-lint. Every two weeks we'll be bringing you a guide to a UK city designed specially for the discerning geek traveller. Today, we start the ball rolling with none other than the great city of London. So, if you're... >>

Best Buy's Blueshirts put to the test

Best Buy's Blueshirts put to the test

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Ahead of the launch of the UK's first Best Buy branch, Pocket-lint was invited down for a preview of the store to see what gadgets shoppers can expect. Key to the consumer experience are the sale-staff themselves, known as Blueshirts because of their... >>

A Brit's Guide to Best Buy

A Brit's Guide to Best Buy

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With all this hoo-har about Best Buy opening in the UK on 30 April, there'll be plenty of people out there going, "What the f&%* is Best Buy, anyway, and why should I care?" and that'd be a fair point. So for those who've never stepped through the gates... >>

Best Buy UK boots up on 30th April

Best Buy UK boots up on 30th April

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The world's largest specialist consumer electronics retailer will be swinging its doors wide open this weekend as Best Buy UK finally touches down.The first of the big box-style, out of town sites rolls into action at the Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - AnchorFree Hotspot Shield

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - AnchorFree Hotspot Shield

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It's going to be a while until Project Canvas arrives and that's assuming it doesn't it end up the same way as its predecessor, Kangaroo. Even when it does turn up, there's little chance we'll be able to watch absolutely everything that's aired on UK... >>

The Complete Works of Shakespeare for tech geeks

The Complete Works of Shakespeare for tech geeks

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If William Shakespeare was living his life today, there can be no doubt that he would be an utter geek. He'd be glued to the info-web trawling up characters and plots and would probably be one of the worst social network addicts you've ever met. So,... >>

What the Facebook F8 announcements mean for you

What the Facebook F8 announcements mean for you

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The day of 21st April 2010 was Facebook's F8 developer conference. As a result, we've all since been wading through swamps of new articles on announcements that Zuckerberg and his buddies made on subjects such as the Open Graph, APIs and plug-ins. Now... >>

How to read ebooks on your mobile

How to read ebooks on your mobile

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Steve Jobs may have sat there at the press conference with a smug grin across his face leafing through the virtual pages on Apple's latest must have gadget, but the iPad is no ground breaker as far as reading ebooks goes. The Kindle and the Sony Reader... >>

What will Apple do next?

What will Apple do next?

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The outing of the iPhone 4G in its entirety - bold, bare-faced and stripped down in plain view for all to see - will have hit Apple like a tonne of bricks. Even the most cynical observer would find it hard to believe that Cupertino Computing told a young... >>

Gentlemen's Debate: The iPad is pointless piffle

Gentlemen's Debate: The iPad is pointless piffle

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Order, order, the House will now come to order to hear whether iPad is indeed a "pointless piece of piffle" as the Honourable Gentleman On the Left has suggested or whether in fact that's "tish-pash and bunkum" as refuted by the Honourable Gentleman On... >>

Interview with Carl Erik Rinsch - director of 'The Gift'

Interview with Carl Erik Rinsch - director of 'The Gift'

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The grand unveiling of the Philips Parallel Lines short film competition took place other night. Of the five excellent films that were chosen, rightly or wrongly there was a standout crowd pleaser among them most noticable for its stunning visual effects,... >>

Alternatives to the iPad

Alternatives to the iPad

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Not everyone wants an iPad. Shocker, we know. Either you've already invested your technology in another ecosystem, you can't stomach the Apple walled garden or you're just bitter and will hate Jobs and all he stands for to the very end. Whatever your... >>

The best social networking phones in school

The best social networking phones in school

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Everyone likes a chat but some people are just hopelessly glued to social networks. You know who you are. Don't worry. There's no shame here.So, for those for whom an phone just won't do unless you can update a whole palate of status changes at the touch... >>

Five highs and lows of Palm

Five highs and lows of Palm

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The news that Palm Inc is looking for buyers should be of little surprise to people those who've followed the company's history over the last 18 years. The tale has been one of yo-yoing between triumph and disaster if ever there was one in technology.... >>

Facebook to help get UK residents to the ballot box

Facebook to help get UK residents to the ballot box

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Facebook will be encouraging UK users to vote in the General Election 2010 by asking them if they're registered to do so. Anyone who logs into the social networking service on Saturday 10 April will be redirected to the government registration page if... >>

iPad available to buy in UK

iPad available to buy in UK

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For those that simply can't wait to get their sticky ones on the Apple iPad, help is at hand from a few UK-serving online retailers who're sourcing US iPads and flogging them over here.The 16, 32 and 64GB Wi-Fi only iPads are available from Simply Electronics... >>

iPhone 4G to come with camera flash?

iPhone 4G to come with camera flash?

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Rumours that the fourth generation iPhone, expected to be unveiled this summer, will come with a camera flash have been given another boost with the launch of the iPhone 4.0 OS software.According to AppleInsider, the framework includes, three features... >>

Creative pumps up the mid-range with X-Fi Style media players

Creative pumps up the mid-range with X-Fi Style media players

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Creative has come up with a mid-priced set of MP3 players for the Zen series called the Creative Zen Style range.Slightly higher up in features and with the more horizontal looks is the Creative Zen X-Fi Style with a 2.4-inch LCD, 25-hour music playback... >>

Big redesign coming to Twitter

Big redesign coming to Twitter

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Twitter will be getting a facelift some time sooner than you think. The beans have been spilt, or Dribbbled as it happened, by the company's creative director, Doug Bowman.All that's been revealed so far is the image above which gives users a few more... >>

Gmail adds Nested Labels and Sneak Peeks

Gmail adds Nested Labels and Sneak Peeks

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The web mail monster that is Gmail has just had a few more limbs grafted onto its torso in the shape of two features called Nested Labels and Message Sneak Peeks.The former is a way to organise you message labels into hierarchical structures like folder... >>

Should I buy an iPad?

Should I buy an iPad?

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"Should I buy an iPad" is a question on almost as many lips right now as smiles, frowns and those expressions in between all put together. It's not the easiest one to answer if you're sitting on the fence. While people in the UK and Europe have the luxury... >>

YikeBike hitting the shelves in June

YikeBike hitting the shelves in June

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The foldable electric bicycle, known as the YikeBike, will be coming to European shores as of this June. The 10kg carbon fibre vehicle can travel at up to 25kph for 10km on a single charge before packing up into a shoulderable bag.The range might seem... >>