Archive for Dan Sung

  • Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games
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    Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games

    By 26 July 2012

    The London 2012 Games is something you’ve either got tickets for or not. As it goes, you’ve still got a chance to get some Olympics tickets, but what you can pick up with far greater ease - and often for free - are a whole host of Olympic apps. So,...

  • London 2012 travel: Avoid the chaos with technology
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    London 2012 travel: Avoid the chaos with technology

    By 25 July 2012

    If you’re not already sick of the London 2012 Olympics, then you will be when you find yourself stuck in Games traffic. With all the hysteria it’s hard to tell whether the capital’s transport network will bend and buckle under the weight of all...

  • London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late
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    London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

    By 23 July 2012

    With the London 2012 Olympics all but upon us, you’re probably in one of  two camps. The first - let’s call it the Happy Camp - is a group who have tickets to the Olympic Games, are thoroughly excited and getting more and more so as the time draws...

  • APP OF THE DAY: UK Bus Checker (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: UK Bus Checker (iOS)

    By 19 July 2012

    You might think that you’ve seen today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint before but take a closer look and think again. iTunes fingers at the ready because, trust us, this is one for the collection. UK Bus Checker Platform iPhone & iPad Price £2.49...

  • Augmented Reality 2012: Is the dream any closer?
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    Augmented Reality 2012: Is the dream any closer?

    By 19 July 2012

    Stuff of the cinema but panned as gimmickry in the real world, augmented reality soldiers on in 2012. The concept is a noble one - annotate the world around us with virtual information to enhance our understanding, enjoyment and usefulness of the immediate...

  • What's new in Microsoft Office 2013?
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    What's new in Microsoft Office 2013?

    By 18 July 2012

    Microsoft Office 2013 is yours to download for free. Well, the preview is anyway, so get on that pony quick before the software gets official and starts to cost you. While you wait for that progress bar to chug along you might want to take a second to...

  • Sony CMT-V75 dock, radio and CD player pictures and hands-on
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    Sony CMT-V75 dock, radio and CD player pictures and hands-on

    By 16 July 2012

    In the latest of a seemingly endless line of 30-pin products, we thought we'd get down and dirty with Sony's 2012 offering in the shape of the licence plate impersonating Sony CMT-V758BTiP. The most important thing to notice about this shelf-side audio...

  • Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures
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    Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures

    By 16 July 2012

    This is an almost exact model of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine - the same engine that powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The only difference is that this one is made entirely of Lego. On display at the Farnborough Airshow 2012, this working, spinning,...

  • TW Steel TWA 202 watch pictures and hands-on
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    TW Steel TWA 202 watch pictures and hands-on

    By 16 July 2012

    Those already being asked what they'd like for Christmas might want to take a glance at the 2012 edition of the famous TW Steel watches. Available from Amazon in time for the festive season, as well as from other retailers in time, is the TWA 202 watch...

  • ASTRAEA: Unmanned aircraft set to take to the skies
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    ASTRAEA: Unmanned aircraft set to take to the skies

    By 16 July 2012

    In 1896, the Locomotive Act was passed and stated that all road locomotives - cars to you and us - could travel at a maximum speed of only 4mph and had to be manned by a crew of three, one of whose job it was to walk 60 yards in front of the vehicle waving...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Ringdroid review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Ringdroid review (Android)

    By 12 July 2012

    The long-held flame by the Android-loving public is that it's Google's mobile OS that offers the most in the way of customisation. You can make it your own. So, if you're not taking advantage of that, then it seems you're missing the point. As ever, Pocket-lint...

  • Golana ADQ100-1 diving watch pictures and hands-on
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    Golana ADQ100-1 diving watch pictures and hands-on

    By 12 July 2012

    Regardless of whether you're after a diving watch or not, the Golana ADQ100 is a beautiful thing to behold. It's wonderfully chunky from the typeface of the digits on the face all the way through to the polished-chrome housing. The minute you take it...

  • Celestron SkyProdigy 130 telescope pictures and hands-on
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    Celestron SkyProdigy 130 telescope pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    There's bound to be someone you know - probably you - who's hooked on all things space. A few Brian Cox docos here, a smattering of Deep Space Nine episodes there and, before you know it, you're wondering whether that's Orion's Belt or just a series of...

  • House of Marley Get Up Stand Up dock pictures and hands-on
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    House of Marley Get Up Stand Up dock pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    Pushing out the jah rastarfari eco beats this Christmas is set to be another boom box from the House of Marley. Meet the latest iPhone amplifier known as the House of Marley Get Up Stand Up dock, the latest addition to the company's Freedom range of audio...

  • Mutewatch pictures and hands-on
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    Mutewatch pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    Christmas is a time of watches, according to Amazon, which is showcasing a number of wrist-strappers set to arrive in time for the 2012 festive season. One that caught our eye, as lovers of all things gadget, was the item simply known as Mutewatch. Mutewatch...

  • Sony Xperia Tipo pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Xperia Tipo pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    A glance of the expert's eye might miss that the Sony Xperia Tipo is an Android Ice Cream Sandwich handset, but it seems that Google's most recently released mobile OS version is everywhere these days - even in a handset preparing to hit the shelves at...

  • Telefonica: Firefox OS better and cheaper than Android
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    Telefonica: Firefox OS better and cheaper than Android

    By 6 July 2012

    The upcoming arrival of the Mozilla Firefox mobile OS, also known as Boot to Gecko, has been given quite the backing, being described as better and cheaper than Android by the head of Telefonica O2 Europe. At the Telefonica Digital conference in London,...

  • O2 TU Go app to bring your calls to your tablet
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    O2 TU Go app to bring your calls to your tablet

    By 6 July 2012

    O2 is set to launch a smartphone app for its customers at the end of 2012 which will allow them to make and receive phone calls and messages on any connected device they own. TU Go has a simple enough interface but the idea behind it is far more profound...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Little Fox Music Box review (iPad and iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Little Fox Music Box review (iPad and iPhone)

    By 5 July 2012

    While your iPad is an excellent source of entertainment for you, don’t forget that it is not always you that needs to be entertained... But enough of the Confucious nonsense, here’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint. Little Fox Music Box Platform iPad...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Lookout Security and Anitivirus review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Lookout Security and Anitivirus review (Android)

    By 28 June 2012

    Security software isn’t the sexiest area to think about, but then neither is getting rinsed for all you're worth by a malicious app that you’ve mistakenly downloaded. While that may not be a problem on iOS, it’s starting to become something worth...

  • Want longer battery life in your mobile phone?
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    Want longer battery life in your mobile phone?

    By 28 June 2012

    Qualcomm has taken great pleasure in showing the world the graphic potential of the next generation of Snapdragon-powered handsets but if your real hope in mobile use is to get significantly better battery life, then you’d best not hold your breath....

  • Qualcomm SDK promises consumers reasons to stick with Snapdragon
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    Qualcomm SDK promises consumers reasons to stick with Snapdragon

    By 27 June 2012

    In the first move of Qualcomm’s annual big event, the company has released an SDK for mobile developers intended to bring the very best app experiences for Android users the world over. According to the San Diego-based mobile chip manufacturer at Uplinq...

  • Jelly Bean arrives at Google HQ
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    Jelly Bean arrives at Google HQ

    By 27 June 2012

    Google has confirmed what we all expected with a psuedo-announcement of the next Android version, known as Jelly Bean, ahead of the Google I/O 2012 conference. In what has become a tradition, the company has erected an oversized model of what looks set...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)

    By 22 June 2012

    Today’s App of the Day launched in a much more soft affair a few weeks back as a web application and, as we said at the time when we interviewed the man behind it, the test will be when it finally comes to iPad. Well, that day has arrived. Magic Town...

  • Apple EasyPay in-store payment solution pictures and hands-on
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    Apple EasyPay in-store payment solution pictures and hands-on

    By 21 June 2012

    In the melee of WWDC 2012, Apple needed so much time to shout about all the new bits of kit it has available to buy that it didn't have a moment to mention intriguing advancements in how you can actually go about buying them. Fresh to the UK and Japanese...