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Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

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The Apple Store's gone 2.0 taking the humble shopping experience all "gadgety", but does it work will it make a difference when it comes to buying the latest Apple product? We took a trip to London's most expensive high street, Regent Street, to see... >>

APP OF THE DAY: iZettle review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: iZettle review (iPhone)

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There’s been an iPhone credit card payment system available in the US for a while now, known as Square. As usual, those interested in Europe have had no choice but to look on from afar for around a year now, but it seems that help is at hand from a... >>

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

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The world is a big place, and it seems of no coincidence that Canonical’s offices sit 27 floors up in the Millbank Tower with a 360-degree view of it right in the middle of London. Canonical is the parent company of the most popular distribution free,... >>

Logitech tablet love with Android and iPad accessories just for you

Logitech tablet love with Android and iPad accessories just for you

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There a few companies with an eye for an Apple accessory and you'd be hard pressed to say that Logitech wasn't one of them. However, this time the Swiss brand is showing a little love for Android too. First on the list of a latest three is a keyboard... >>

APP OF THE DAY - ForeverMap (Android)

APP OF THE DAY - ForeverMap (Android)

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On the spot mapping is what smartphones are all about. Since the arrival of a decent screen, GPS and mobile broadband, finding your way around on the streets is only as perilous as the likelihood of someone snatching your phone from your hand. As it goes,... >>

Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed

Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed

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You may have read about the first Google Chromebooks and their arrival. You may also have wondered why all the fuss over some fairly low spec looking laptops. Chances are that’s because you’re not really sure what Chrome OS is all about and, luckily,... >>

The Apprentice apps - what the expert really thought

The Apprentice apps - what the expert really thought

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While we at Pocket-lint are busy basking in the limelight of our appearance on The Apprentice, in fairness, the real star of episode 2 season 7 was a London- (and now New York) based app development and delivery company known as Grapple. Stuart, Chris... >>

7 days living with... a tablet

7 days living with... a tablet

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There has been a question buzzing round the Internet ever since the launch of the iPad which we, today, and the last 7 days, as a matter of fact, have attempted to answer. That question is this - does anyone actually need a tablet? While a few of the... >>

BBC Domesday Project Reloaded for the Internet age

BBC Domesday Project Reloaded for the Internet age

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It was 925 years ago that William the Conqueror carried out a complete census of England. It was 900 years later that the BBC decided to do something similar when they asked hundreds of thousands of people around the country to supply photos, videos,... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini and mini pro hands-on

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini and mini pro hands-on

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Taking the Xperia X10 mini and mini pro handsets from last year, Sony Ericsson showed off its latest pint sized Android smartphones for 2011 at an event in East London. As ever, Pocket-lint was there to get its hands on the goods - the Sony Ericsson... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Ebookers Explorer review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Ebookers Explorer review (iPad)

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Planning a holiday? Of course you are. A burst of Spring sunshine before the early summer cloudy grey is enough to make anybody reach for their credit cards and calendars and make a beeline for any clime warmer than their own. The only question, naturally,... >>

Morphy Richards Vorticity Plus bagless vacuum cleaner hands-on

Morphy Richards Vorticity Plus bagless vacuum cleaner hands-on

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Not quite so well known for its vacuum cleaners as its kitchen appliances, Morphy Richards threw Pocket-lint a bit of a curve ball when the company sent over its top of the line Vorticity Plus Bagless Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner to test out. Fortunately,... >>

Britain from the Sky - the aerial photographer and the N8

Britain from the Sky - the aerial photographer and the N8

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All of the pictures you see on this page were taken with a mobile phone; not bad considering it’s something that aerial photographer Jason Hawkes is used to doing with an SLR since he started over 20 years ago. Throughout March 2011 though, the 41-year... >>

Philips ESee camcorder range hands-on

Philips ESee camcorder range hands-on

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With Flip out of the way, there's plenty of space for the other pocket camcorders in the market to flourish, and even room enough for a few new-comers to get in on the act. One such well-known brand to take steps into the video imaging world in 2011 is... >>

Samsung Galaxy S II
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Samsung Galaxy S II

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The Samsung Galaxy S II is a serious smartphone. It has everything, at least on paper. But just because a phone comes fitted with the latest version of the Android operating system, a dual core processor and a size of screen you could you could pop on... >>

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing videos - all of them!!!

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing videos - all of them!!!

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You might have noticed Samsung's promotional plan for the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. It was the one where everyone decided it was a good idea to push Pocket-lint, more specifically, Dan (me) out of a plane at 12,000ft. But Samsung didn't stop there.... >>

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing video

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing video

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It's not every day you get to unbox one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year. It's also not every day that you throw yourself out of a perfectly good plane at 12,000ft. Combine the two together and you get something in the realm of a once in... >>

Samsung Series 9 hands-on

Samsung Series 9 hands-on

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What have England cricketer Alistair Cook and the photographer Rankin got in common? Not that much as it goes but one practiced his art upon the other to promote the Samsung Series 9 ultra slim laptop which Pocket-lint had a good feel of just the other... >>

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

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The award winning Ford SYNC voice controlled, in-car entertainment, mapping and mobile connectivity system is coming to Europe from 2012. With Ford aiming this squarely at the mass market, it's the Ford Focus that's been chosen as the flagship vehicle... >>

Hannspree SN101T1 Froyo tablet hands-on

Hannspree SN101T1 Froyo tablet hands-on

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Hannspree announced it was to make the jump from novelty TVs to comparatively sensible tablets back at IFA 2010 and during the IFA Global Press Conference in Alicante, we managed to get our hands on their first foray into the field. The Hannspree SN10T1... >>

Google does have hardware restrictions for Honeycomb tablets

Google does have hardware restrictions for Honeycomb tablets

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It's been rumoured and suggested since Android 3.0 was announced but Pocket-lint has had it confirmed that Google does indeed have a set of hardware restrictions for devices looking to carry the Honeycomb OS. At the IFA Global Press Conference in Alicante,... >>

Hannspree SN10T2 and SN10T3 Android tablets on their way to market

Hannspree SN10T2 and SN10T3 Android tablets on their way to market

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Novelty TV maker Hannspree is getting all serious on us and serious about tablets as it goes. Fresh from the launch of the SN10T Android 2.2 device that we spotted at IFA 2010, the market is to be hit with two more 10.1-inch machines - the first in Q2... >>

First Look: Samsung Galaxy S II
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First Look: Samsung Galaxy S II

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The Samsung Galaxy S II could spoil the party for many recent phone launches - the HTC Sensation, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc or the LG Optimus 2X. We saw the SGS2 (as it’s colloquially known) at launch, but we’ve subsequently had the chance to spend... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Live Holdem Poker Pro

APP OF THE DAY - Live Holdem Poker Pro

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Having said that Pocket-lint isn't a gambling site once already very recently, today's app is a casino game. Technically speaking, there's no gambling involved because you won't win any real money but the plus side is that a heavy addiction isn't going... >>

HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

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The arrival of the HTC Sensation, or HTC Pyramid as it used to be known, has firmly formed a trio of superphones in the Android world. With dual-core processors all round, seriously big screens and plenty of pedigree in the ways of Google mobile, it joins... >>