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Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband

Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband

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The Fitbit Flex is Fitbit's take on the Nike Fuel band system and, at $99, it's a cheaper take on it too. The functionality is similar. The band houses a tracker which measures your steps, calories shed and the distance you've travelled - and it also... >>

Lego Mindstorms EV3 programmable robots coming 2013

Lego Mindstorms EV3 programmable robots coming 2013

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Buildable, programmable and very much the adult face of the company, the Lego Mindstorms series is set to return in 2013 in the form of Lego Mindstorms EV3. The Intelligent Brick at the core of the experience now comes with an SD card for local storage,... >>

Ford SYNC AppLink adds Rhapsody, Glympse and more

Ford SYNC AppLink adds Rhapsody, Glympse and more

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Ford has added a round of useful apps to its in-car, voice-control system that is Ford SYNC. The AppLink catalogue now includes the on-demand music service Rhapsody. If you launch the Rhapsody app on your phone while in your car, the Ford SYNC system... >>

HTC Q4 profits half what had been expected

HTC Q4 profits half what had been expected

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HTC profits have reached only about half what analysts had expected, figures from the last quarter of 2012 have revealed. Operating income for the period had been expect to be around the $39 million mark but turned out to be more like $21 million - the... >>

Griffin PowerDock 5 family iDevice charger

Griffin PowerDock 5 family iDevice charger

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From the people who brought you the PowerDock and PowerDock 2 comes, yes, the Griffin PowerDock 5 at CES 2013. As the name suggest, the PowerDock 5 can charge not one but five iOS devices at the very same time. Why is this good? Well, the plan is that... >>

Griffin, Crayola and Nickelodeon bring host of iOS apps and accessories at CES 2013

Griffin, Crayola and Nickelodeon bring host of iOS apps and accessories at CES 2013

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Griffin and Crayola have teamed up once more to bring a new kind of drawing pen for the children of iPad owners to enjoy. The Crayola Light Marker has a light on the end which the front-facing camera of the iPad can detect. The upshot is that you can... >>

Acer Iconia B1 review: Unconfirmed Android tablet pops up on the web

Acer Iconia B1 review: Unconfirmed Android tablet pops up on the web

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The Acer Iconia B1 Android tablet is expected to be announced at CES 2013 in a matter of hours and yet it already seems to have popped up, as reviewed by one site in Bulgaria. The 7-inch, Jelly Bean-sporting device is set to go head to head with the likes... >>

APP OF THE DAY: My Horse review (Android and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: My Horse review (Android and iOS)

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Have you always dreamed the dream of equine husbandry? Do you or any members of your close family stomp their foot and demand a pony? Have you ever wanted to say, "Yesterday, I was feeling a little horse," and not mean that your throat was sore and raspy.... >>

Google blocking a Windows Phone YouTube app, says Microsoft

Google blocking a Windows Phone YouTube app, says Microsoft

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Microsoft has called foul over what it believes is Google's barrier to a decent YouTube application for Windows Phone. The current offering is essentially just a tarted-up version of the web service and pales in comparison to the feature-rich YouTube... >>

Apple iWatch could be beginning of iOS wearable computers

Apple iWatch could be beginning of iOS wearable computers

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Analysts are predicting that Apple will be the next company to get in on the wearable computer game, with the proposed Apple iWatch being just the tip of the iceberg. Gene Munster, MD of Piper Jaffray, suggests that a move toward devices such as those... >>

Ofcom pushing to get you out of your phone contract early

Ofcom pushing to get you out of your phone contract early

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Ofcom has begun an inquiry into mid-contract price rises, the outcome of which might mean you could ditch your phone and internet contracts mid-term without paying the penalties. As it stands, mobile phone, landline and internet service providers can... >>

Samsung Series 7 steps up with Ultrabook and revamped Chronos laptop

Samsung Series 7 steps up with Ultrabook and revamped Chronos laptop

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Samsung has boffed up a couple of slinky laptops from its CES 2013 portfolio ahead of the Vegas event, because the company's cup simply overfloweth that much. The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is an update to a pro-end machine that arrived in 2011. It's a... >>

Ubuntu phone pictures and hands-on

Ubuntu phone pictures and hands-on

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The Ubuntu phone operating system is set to join the ever-increasing ranks of smartphone platforms in 2013 and looks to be offering something worth grabbing hold of. Pocket-lint was at the global launch of the software to get hands-on with the beta version.... >>

Ubuntu hits mobile phones

Ubuntu hits mobile phones

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Ubuntu has arrived on mobile phones, offering an alternative and light OS for smartphones everywhere. The announcement by parent company Canonical makes phones the third device type on which the user-friendly, Linux-based operating system now appears. What's... >>

CES 2013 preview: It's gadget time!

CES 2013 preview: It's gadget time!

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It’s a new year. While that might be a rather arbitrary measure of time, more importantly, it’s a very real moment in the tech calendar because it means that, as ever, CES is just around the corner: International CES 2013, as it’s known this time.... >>

10 services you should be using in 2013

10 services you should be using in 2013

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Each year brings with it a host of start-ups and services for the tech savvy and web friendly to have a play with, and 2012 has been no different. Some have been sitting around for years and have only just gained popularity, others are hot off the press.... >>

Pocket-lint's most memorable moments of 2012

Pocket-lint's most memorable moments of 2012

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It's been a typically dramatic year in consumer technology and, as ever, New Year's Eve is a chance to reflect on everything that's happened. We've already told you about the movers and shakers of the year and about the trends and buzzwords. Now is the... >>

Libratone Zipp
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Libratone Zipp

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The more Apple fiddles around with its dock connector, the less iOS speaker manufacturers seem to care. The proof of the pudding is that there are far fewer dock-based audio systems sent our way compared to the enormous wave of Lightning-agnostic wireless... >>

Biggest tech trends of 2012

Biggest tech trends of 2012

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We’ve reached that twilight zone between Christmas and new year. It’s not quite 2013 and we’re all sitting round the hospital bed waiting for 2012 to finally pop its clogs. As ever then, it’s time to take a look back at the life of the year that's... >>

Printable Christmas presents 2012: best instant gifts for the very last minute

Printable Christmas presents 2012: best instant gifts for the very last minute

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It’s not too late to buy your Christmas presents for 2012 - and without having to take on the madness of the last minute Christmas shopping scrums in your local town/shopping centre either. Yes, this is the Printable Christmas Present list at Pocket-lint... >>

Testing the HP Total Care Center (or how we broke HP's laptop)

Testing the HP Total Care Center (or how we broke HP's laptop)

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HP has opened its own service, support and product store in London. It’s called the HP Total Care Center (sic) and that’s something you should know before we begin this tale. HP will not be pleased to read this but, put simply, the TCC is the company’s... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Jar review (iPhone and iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Jar review (iPhone and iPad)

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We’re getting into the Christmas spirit today on App of the Day on Pocket-lint. If you’ve got children and any kind of iDevice then read on and have your downloading fingers at the ready. Magic Jar Platform iPhone & iPad Price 69p Where iTunes There... >>

How to use contactless credit and debit cards to pay on London buses

How to use contactless credit and debit cards to pay on London buses

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Transport for London has just mailed its registered users to pass on the good news that London buses will now accept contactless payments from debit and credit cards in almost exactly the same way as you can tap in with Oyster. So how does it work? Do... >>

Inside Bang and Olufsen

Inside Bang and Olufsen

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In a town in Denmark’s remote Jutland peninsula is a farm unlike any you’ve seen before. There are no cattle, no crops and not so much as a tractor in sight. In fact, it’s an industrial zone made up of 12 factories, the headquarters of which is... >>

Customisable Christmas: Personalised headphones

Customisable Christmas: Personalised headphones

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Looking for a Christmas present? Stop right there! Of course you are. This year, dispense with the last-minute, aimless cruising of Liberty’s beauty halls until some assistant shoves the right nicely bottled cream under your nose. Instead, grab a gift... >>