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Best apps to protect you and your ears

Best apps to protect you and your ears

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Almost everyone has a personal stereo of some sort these days as pretty much all of us are carrying round mobile phones. On the one hand, this is absolutely brilliant but, on the other, it breaks our hearts when we see and hear all those people not only... >>

12 Days of Christmas: Xbox 360 S

12 Days of Christmas: Xbox 360 S

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Ho, ho and ho again. Welcome back to Christmas on Pocket-lint. Today is, of course, the second day of Christmas which begs the question of what your true love will give to you, or indeed even you to them. What we’re doing in the run up to the big day... >>

12 Days of Christmas: Amazon Kindle 3G + Wi-Fi

12 Days of Christmas: Amazon Kindle 3G + Wi-Fi

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Ho, ho and ho again. Welcome to Christmas on Pocket-lint. Yes, we said it. It’s a dirty word and to many is all about the stress of having to find the time, energy, cash and idea of what to buy before it’s too late. Well don’t you worry. We’re... >>

Best Camera 2010: and the nominees are...

Best Camera 2010: and the nominees are...

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Photography seems to be an area that’s just growing and growing at the moment. Despite a change to the entire industry in the early 90s and the fear that cameraphones would eat into the market, this segment, where gadgets meet art, has exploded. With... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 location apps

Best Windows Phone 7 location apps

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Location and navigation have become one of the most fundamental fields for mobile phone apps. We want to know where we are and what's around us without having to pull some unwieldy paper map out of our pockets, and we want it done quick. Naturally, with... >>

Best Mobile Phone: and the nominees are...

Best Mobile Phone: and the nominees are...

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The best mobile phone of the year is always a hotly contended category at the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. We do like our phones. 2010 has seen some absolute killers with Android picking up some serious traction, Apple trying to set the bar ever... >>

Best home cinema kit 2010: and the nominees are...

Best home cinema kit 2010: and the nominees are...

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The best TV in 2010 may be one thing, but none of them are much use unless you've got something good to watch on them and a way to make them sound better too. That's where the next step in your AV fascination comes in and that's why it's so important... >>

The best cars to try on Gran Turismo 5...

The best cars to try on Gran Turismo 5...

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The day of days is here. You can finally buy Gran Turismo 5 and review it for yourself. It’s been an age, no, an eon in the making and petrol heads the world over will be champing at the bit to get home tonight, break open that PS3 cover and not open... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 productivity apps

Best Windows Phone 7 productivity apps

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With Microsoft at the helm, there’s one area where you can be sure that Windows Phone 7 is going to do well and that’s productivity. After games, it’s one of the bigger areas on the burgeoning Marketplace. Naturally, with business people in mind,... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 photography apps

Best Windows Phone 7 photography apps

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The Windows Phone 7 Marketplace is growing and growing at a pace. With it quite some way behind the iTunes App Store and the Android Market for the while, there's plenty of sunlight for the developers to send in their software seedlings and let them soak... >>

Donate to Children in Need with technology

Donate to Children in Need with technology

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Children in Need 2010 is kicking off as we speak. While it's an excellent opportunity to watch BBC newsreaders act incredibly embarrassingly and a little bit sexily at the same time, we should also remember the point of the whole affair is to raise money.... >>

Facebook new Messages: Everything you need to know

Facebook new Messages: Everything you need to know

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We talked through the arrival of Facebook Chat, we were there when Facebook Places hit the ground and now that Facebook new Messages has been received we’re sending out word of exactly what this latest branch of the world’s favourite social network... >>

10 reasons to go PAYG

10 reasons to go PAYG

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A lot of contract phone users get all sniffy about PAYG. There’s a certain reputation of it being something for kids or for people who don’t have jobs and anyone sending out the SMS "can you call me back, I’ve run out of credit?" has never done... >>

The best free stuff on PAYG

The best free stuff on PAYG

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PAYG is a many headed creature. It’s strong, resilient, ever-growing, flexible and utterly unfathomable to the technology journalist. It is the Hydra and it could only take a truly herculean effort to tackle, master and eventually understand. Today,... >>

The 10 best smartphones on PAYG

The 10 best smartphones on PAYG

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Pay as you go is an oft overlooked way of running your mobile life if you're thinking of buying a smartphone, but that's not the way it has to be. There's no reason one can't combine a big flashy handset with paying for minutes, texts and data on one's... >>

Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories

Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories

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Black Ops. We know. The phrase has been singeing its way through your soul all day. Either that or you’ve already pulled some terribly obvious sicky to pick up a copy of the latest Call of Duty title at your local video gamery on the way home, before... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs BlackBerry Bold 9700

BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs BlackBerry Bold 9700

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The BlackBerry Bold 9700 was short-listed for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 Best Mobile phone. It didn’t win, but nonetheless it was, and still is, a mighty fine handset heralded by many a RIMer as the truest most premium BlackBerry experience... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Games

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Games

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The Best Game category at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is always a closely contested one. Last year’s winner, Modern Warfare 2, only just managed to stick its head and shoulders above the rest by breaking a whole bunch of records in the process. So,... >>

Peter Jones talks BlackBerry, iPad and pitching apps

Peter Jones talks BlackBerry, iPad and pitching apps

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Being a Dragon is a tough life. Sitting on the first floor of an abandoned warehouse in a leather armchair with a pile money on your desk while you figure out what to invest in is one thing, but you need to keep an eye on the companies you already have... >>

Flip MinoHD and Flip UltraHD the next generation

Flip MinoHD and Flip UltraHD the next generation

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It's time for Flip fans to get their fingers twitching once more. Yes, the world's favourite pocket camcorder with that eponymous action USB is back and better than ever. Not only will both the Flip MinoHD and Flip UltraHD now shoot at 50fps, but with... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Danger Makes Legend (Facebook)

APP OF THE DAY: Danger Makes Legend (Facebook)

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It's a rare thing on AOTD that we look at Facebook apps - largely because they require you handing over privacy rights to third parties - but, on the plus side, they do represent fun and games that everyone can enjoy regardless of their mobile phone choice.... >>

JCB phones that float

JCB phones that float

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Fresh from success in 2008, Peter Jones and JCB have brought forth four JCB toughphones for outdoor workers and leisure pursuitists to not be able to break. Starting at £100 and topping out at £250, these military grade handsets can withstand drops... >>

Peter Jones digs JCB as four more toughphones arrive

Peter Jones digs JCB as four more toughphones arrive

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Peter Jones stood loud and proud in London last night to introduce not one but four JCB toughphones to the world. Among the bunch held aloft by the technology-focused entrepreneur were the world’s first floating handset and two touch-screen models rock... >>

HTC Desire HD vs HTC Desire

HTC Desire HD vs HTC Desire

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Both the HTC Desire HD and original HTC Desire were certified as Pocket-lint Hot Products after rigorous inspection from our reviews team. While there's no doubt that one is a more up to date and spec-wise superior handset, the question is: how much better... >>

How to buy Take That tickets online

How to buy Take That tickets online

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So, you’ve missed out on Take That tickets. Seetickets, Ticketmaster, Aloud and all the usual ticket websites have buckled, crashed and more or less dropped off the internet under the strain. They’re basically no longer an option and it’s time to... >>