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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

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To make a good RPG is to walk a tightrope. Make it too complicated, too fiddly, and only the hardcore will appreciate your work, but pander to the public too much and your game looses its credibility, and its soul. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning walks... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Springpad review

APP OF THE DAY: Springpad review

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Evernote is not the only note taking service. If you’ve never got on with the green-look super-program that is, then today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is definitely worth a try. For a start, you can change the background to one of a huge variety... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Crackle review (Android, consoles, iOS, Smart TVs)

APP OF THE DAY: Crackle review (Android, consoles, iOS, Smart TVs)

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With the world now awash with video-on-demand services, one might wonder if we really need another to think about, but that’s exactly what we’re recommending on App of the Day at Pocket-lint.We’re not saying that you shouldn’t be spending your... >>

Best Android apps for learning and reference

Best Android apps for learning and reference

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Smartphones apps aren't just about games. There's some educating to do out there if you'd care to tear yourself away from Fruit Ninja for just two minutes and we at Pocket-lint have amassed the very best Android apps for learning and reference so that... >>

Best Android customisation apps

Best Android customisation apps

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One of the joys of Android is supposed to be customisation and yet few people even bother to change their wallpaper after unboxing their little darlings. One of the problems is that most of us have been scarred by our early live wallpaper experiences... >>

APP OF THE DAY: PhotoWall review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: PhotoWall review (Android)

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Sure, you've got a gallery app full of pictures on your mobile phone. Yes, you might even have the odd widget window on your desktop that connects to it too but, frankly, if you're not using today's App of the Day on your Android handset, you're not making... >>

Best Android navigation apps

Best Android navigation apps

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One of the best things to come out of the smartphone revolution was that we got to throw away all those bits of paper in our pockets along with the 10 minutes before we left home of poring over maps trying to work out where we were going to go. GPS-enabled... >>

Cubify 3D home printer pictures and hands-on

Cubify 3D home printer pictures and hands-on

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What has always seemed the stuff of pie in the sky will be coming to your home within weeks. 3D printing has been around on an industrial level for a while, but now a company called 3D Systems has come up with a version for the home called Cubify that... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Super Stickman Golf review (Android & iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Super Stickman Golf review (Android & iOS)

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There are casual games and there are casual games. Today’s App of the Day is one of the latter, or perhaps the former, depending on how you read that sentence. Essentially, while some of these kinds of downloads are all about swiping you finger so that... >>

Soul Party in Box pictures and hands-on

Soul Party in Box pictures and hands-on

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Everybody who's anybody in the hip hop scene these days has a company churning out headphones with their name on them. Actor/rapper Christopher Brian Bridges, aka Ludacris, (see what he did there?) is no exception and has been the man behind Soul Electronics... >>

Acer Allegro Windows Phone 7 smartphone pictures and hands-on

Acer Allegro Windows Phone 7 smartphone pictures and hands-on

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Acer launched the Acer Allegro Windows Phone 7 smartphone in France in October 2011. That made it the company's first foray into the the world of the popular Microsoft mobile OS and now there seems to be a decent chance that it will be arriving elsewhere... >>

Sony Walkman Z pictures and hands-on

Sony Walkman Z pictures and hands-on

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We caught it as a prototype at IFA 2011 in Berlin, but it wasn't until the Android-running Sony Walkman Z series hit CES that it became a reality and a chance for Pocket-lint to go hands on with this suped-up media player.A match up of the iPod touch,... >>

US Army certified gaming guns and gear hands-on

US Army certified gaming guns and gear hands-on

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The US Army has officially endorsed a range of gaming peripherals as produced by CTA Digital.Leading the pack at CES 2012 was the US Army Elite Force Assault Rifle for PlayStation 3 & Move, as pictured. It is modelled bump for bump on the genuine assault... >>

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on

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Officially speaking, the Samsung Series 9 laptop is not an Ultrabook - at least, Samsung has chosen not to call it one much like Apple hasn't bothered including the MacBook Air either. Instead, Samsung announced a couple of lesser machines at CES 2012,... >>

X Rocker pocket chair pictures and bum-on

X Rocker pocket chair pictures and bum-on

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We were looking to take a little load off after wandering the halls of CES 2012 when we chanced upon a yet to launch product from gaming chair specialist X Rocker. Normally associated with a way of getting surround sound, vibration and comfort fitted... >>

MiVeu: make your iPhone camera rugged

MiVeu: make your iPhone camera rugged

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If there's one thing you can bet you'll see at any consumer technology trade show, it's thousands upon thousands of iPhone accessories.Cases are a particular favourite and, with so many manufacturers looking to come up with something different - and usually... >>

Bang and Olufsen Beolit 12 pictures and hands-on

Bang and Olufsen Beolit 12 pictures and hands-on

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In a quiet, top floor room of a Las Vegas hotel sat the Bang & Olufsen Beolit 12 when Pocket-lint went to pay it a visit at CES 2012. At a section of the show with incredibly well sound-proofed walls and particularly comfortable furniture it stood in... >>

Tamaggo 360-degree camera pictures and hands-on

Tamaggo 360-degree camera pictures and hands-on

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One of the more fascinating discoveries at the back of the main hall at CES 2012 was when we stumbled upon an almost pocket-sized 360-degree camera from Tamaggo.The Tamaggo 360-Imager is an egg shaped device with a 14-megapixel sensor inside and a 2-inch... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Scultpeo review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Scultpeo review (iOS)

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Pocket-lint has a rather special App of the Day coming to you straight from CES 2012 in Las Vegas and we guarantee you’ve never seen anything quite like it before. The app itself is brand new from a company that’s just getting this particular service... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on

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The Lenovo IdeaPads U310 and U410 are not the sexiest Ultrabooks on the market, but they're not really supposed to be. Last year's U300s is still top dog, but the point of launching these two at CES 2012 is to finally turn this class of computer into... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad S200 pictures and hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPad S200 pictures and hands-on

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With Ultrabooks and laptops that bend back on themselves among the tens that Lenovo chose to launch at CES 2012, it was easy to miss what appears to be the really good product that is the Lenovo IdeaPad S200.Fashion and style is what the company claims... >>

Kyobo eReader pictures and hands-on

Kyobo eReader pictures and hands-on

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The Qualcomm Mirasol has turned up for a bow in the shape of the Kyobo eReader at CES 2012.Kyobo is Korea’s leading bookstore and will give owners of the 5.7-inch device access to 90,000 ebooks including the Steve Jobs biography, a month before any... >>

Canon Legria HFM52 camcorder pictures and hands-on

Canon Legria HFM52 camcorder pictures and hands-on

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When we read about the high-end camcorder range from Canon that is the Canon Legria HF M-Series, we rather thought that they'd have to be quite big when stuffed with Wi-Fi technology, 32GB of onboard storage and an enhanced Canon Intelligent IS system.... >>

Polaroid SC1630 Android cameraphone pictures and hands-on

Polaroid SC1630 Android cameraphone pictures and hands-on

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The Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera is a curious creature. We never thought we'd start using the world "cameraphone" again, but there's simply no other way to describe it. The reality of going hands-on with it is that it's a pretty poor camera and a pretty... >>

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR pictures and hands-on

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You'd be forgiven for thinking that the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR was a DSLR camera. It's not, but it's big, black, has a 3-inch LCD screen and more buttons and controls on it than, well, than most snappers you'll see.Designed to replace the HS20EXR, it... >>

Fujifilm X100 Black pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm X100 Black pictures and hands-on

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While the Fujiflim X-Pro1 may have stolen the stand at CES 2012, the limited edition Fujifilm X100 Black certainly looks a classy little number all of its own.Virtually identical to the hugely successful X100 from 2011, the Black edition does pretty much... >>

LG Magic Remote and Kinect-type sensor pictures and hands-on

LG Magic Remote and Kinect-type sensor pictures and hands-on

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The 2012 TV line up from LG isn't just about screen technology. One of the most interesting things that the company is up to in the AV space is in developing how we might want to control our sets from now on. Like Samsung, LG is now all about gesture,... >>

Ubuntu TV pictures and hands-on

Ubuntu TV pictures and hands-on

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It was only back at the end of October 2011 that Canonical's founder, Mark Shuttleworth, outlined his plans to stretch the Ubuntu ecosystem out beyond just computers and onto screens everywhere. We've already seen this in action on mobile phones with... >>

Samsung Series 9 900X3B pictures and hands-on

Samsung Series 9 900X3B pictures and hands-on

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The new Series 9, the Samsung Series 9 900X3B, is not something that the Korean giant has chosen to label an Ultrabook. Specs-wise it is one, but the only conclusion we can draw is that is that "ultra" doesn't cover it. It's better than that.Rather like... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is a well put together piece of kit and definitely the strangest Ultrabook to arrive on the scene so far.It's a 13.3-inch multi-mode laptop which introduces an interesting design idea supposed to optimise the user experience across... >>

Canon brings Wi-Fi to premium Legria HF M-Series camcorders

Canon brings Wi-Fi to premium Legria HF M-Series camcorders

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You could do the easy thing and buy yourself an entry-level camcorder but Canon would like you to at least have a think about going for their enthusiast models in the Canon Legria HF M-Series as announced at CES 2012.With an HD CMOS Pro sensor, this release... >>

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S5: point and shoot 2012

Panasonic Lumix DMC-S5: point and shoot 2012

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It may not sound like the sexiest machine on Pocket-lint's pages but, if the price is right, the Panasonic Lumix S5 camera makes for a very tidy point and press package.With curved edges and a choice of three colours, the S5 is as much about looks as... >>

Canon brings Wi-Fi to Legria HF R-Series camcorders

Canon brings Wi-Fi to Legria HF R-Series camcorders

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Canon has brought a little Wi-Fi joy to its entry-level range of HD camcorders with the creation of the Canon Legria HF R-Series.At the heart of the action is a 3.2-megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor and the DIGIC DV III processor which can help add... >>

Samsung Series 9 900X3B now the thinnest laptop in the world (pictures)

Samsung Series 9 900X3B now the thinnest laptop in the world (pictures)

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Samsung has stolen the title of the thinnest laptop in the planet from Acer Aspire S5 by revamping the Series 9 premium laptop at CES 2012.The new Series 9, the Samsung Series 9 900X3B, measures just 14.9mm thick at the thickest and 1.59kg, if you go... >>

Fujifilm X-Pro1 official

Fujifilm X-Pro1 official

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Fujifilm has now confirmed the full details for their new high-end compact system camera, the Fujifilm X-Pro1. The biggest differentiator about this new camera is the new 16-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor. Not only is it bigger than most rival CSCs... >>

4K2K Ultra Definition Blu-ray expected in 2013

4K2K Ultra Definition Blu-ray expected in 2013

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The world can look forward to super high definition movies at home in 2013 if the expectations of LG and its vice president of Public Affairs and Communications at LG Electronics USA are to be met.At the LG press conference, on the unveiling of the 84-inch... >>

LG 3D Ultra Definition TV pictures and hands-on

LG 3D Ultra Definition TV pictures and hands-on

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LG has unveiled its Ultra Definition 3D TV at CES 2012 which the company claims is the world's largest 4K2K set around in the added dimension.At 84 inches, it's actually smaller than Sharp's 8K4K monster from IFA and features a lower pixel count (with... >>

LG 55EM9600 OLED TV pictures and hands-on

LG 55EM9600 OLED TV pictures and hands-on

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While there were TVs a-plenty and a few fridge freezers thrown in too, it was the 55-inch OLED TV that was the star of the LG press conference at CES 2012.The officially titled LG 55EM9600 OLED TV was swarming with international press the minute the... >>

Klipsch gets more AirPlay with three digital music solutions

Klipsch gets more AirPlay with three digital music solutions

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Any queries on Klipsch's 2011 venture into the world of AirPlay have been firmly answered at CES 2012 with the launch of three more digital music machines for the home, each featuring Apple's wireless solution.The Klipsch Stadium, pictured above, is a... >>

Lenovo IdeaPads U310 and U410 join the Ultrabook party

Lenovo IdeaPads U310 and U410 join the Ultrabook party

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As expected with most of the computer manufacturers at CES 2012, Lenovo has announced more Ultrabooks for wouldbe slim but powerful laptop buyers to choose from.The Lenovo IdeaPads U310 and U410 start from £599 making them a much more affordable option... >>

Acer Timeline Ultra pictures and hands-on

Acer Timeline Ultra pictures and hands-on

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While the main focus of the Acer press conference at CES 2012 was the thinnest laptop in the world that is the Acer Aspire S5, it shouldn't go without note that the Taiwanese computer maker came up with two other perfectly good Ultrabooks at the same... >>

Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

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With its second bite at the Ultrabook cherry, Acer looks to have hit the heights. This time, instead of a half measure in the shape of the Acer Aspire S3 with its hybrid SSD/HDD storage solution, the Acer Aspire S5 goes straight to the top of the Ultrabook... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Addons Detector review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Addons Detector review (Android)

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The more prevalent the Android mobile operating system becomes, the more juicy a target its user base is to those looking to exploit the good will, open minds and loose behaviours of the public. It’s a numbers game. More people on Android means its... >>

Best iPad social apps

Best iPad social apps

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Social networking apps get better on the big screen. While the mobile experience is great for that untethered, out and about, live streaming and discovery social existence and perfect for creating content, there's an equally great pleasure in switching... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Shine Runner review (Android & iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Shine Runner review (Android & iOS)

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Some games are just a little frustrating on mobile devices. The controls are rarely perfect, the action not quite as big as it needs to be and both the physics and the graphics just a bit of a let down. In fact, it often comes of something of an annoyance... >>

Year in review 2011: June

Year in review 2011: June

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It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011.In the big wide world, June saw the strange death of Jackass's Ryan Dunn and the legend that... >>

Year in review 2011: May

Year in review 2011: May

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It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011.In the big wide world at large, the US finally tracked down Osama Bin Laden, Manchester United... >>

Year in review 2011: April

Year in review 2011: April

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It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011.In the real world, the Arab Spring was in full flow and an estimated 2 billion people worldwide... >>

Year in review 2011: March

Year in review 2011: March

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It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011.In the big wide world, March saw the tragic events of the earthquakes in Christchurch, New... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Beautiful Widgets review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Beautiful Widgets review (Android)

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Today on App of the Day at Pocket-lint, we celebrate customisation on Android by championing the oft forgotten desktop accessory that is the widget. The widget, as many Android users will tell you, is what separates the heathens from the enlightened.... >>