Archive for Dan Sung

ASTRAEA: Unmanned aircraft set to take to the skies

ASTRAEA: Unmanned aircraft set to take to the skies

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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)

APP OF THE DAY: Ringdroid review (Android)

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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

Golana ADQ100-1 diving watch pictures and hands-on

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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

Celestron SkyProdigy 130 telescope pictures and hands-on

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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

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

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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

Mutewatch pictures and hands-on

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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

Sony Xperia Tipo pictures and hands-on

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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

Telefonica: Firefox OS better and cheaper than Android

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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

O2 TU Go app to bring your calls to your tablet

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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)

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

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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)

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

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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?

Want longer battery life in your mobile phone?

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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

Qualcomm SDK promises consumers reasons to stick with Snapdragon

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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

Jelly Bean arrives at Google HQ

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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)

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)

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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

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

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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... >>

Ed Vaizey: 4G delay the fault of the networks

Ed Vaizey: 4G delay the fault of the networks

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Mobile operators are to blame for the UK’s current lack of a 4G network, according to Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries. But he told the audience of media big-wigs and pocket-lint at The Future of Entertainment... >>

Euro 2012 online: watching at work or on the go

Euro 2012 online: watching at work or on the go

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Euro 2012 is upon us and with it three glorious weeks of bonus summer football. The only possible dampner on events - weather aside - are those pesky commitments that can get in the way. With often two games a day to contend with and a fair few 5pm kick... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Philips TV buying guide (Android and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Philips TV buying guide (Android and iOS)

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Today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is not one that will stay on your mobile for very long but, then, nor do many in this day and age. So, if you’re thinking about buying yourself a nice, new piece of kit - and we hope to be hearing a lot of yeses... >>

Nintendo Wii U, Xbox SmartGlass and PS Vita: second screen entertainment explored

Nintendo Wii U, Xbox SmartGlass and PS Vita: second screen entertainment explored

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Second screen has been the battle cry of the those searching for the next frontier in home entertainment since the dawn of the iPad, and now E3 2012 has focused the idea very much upon the specific world of gaming. We all had a pretty good idea of what... >>

Philips Fidelio Wireless Hi-Fi hands-on review

Philips Fidelio Wireless Hi-Fi hands-on review

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It's inevitable that the Philips Fidelio Wireless Hi-Fi system is going to draw comparisons with Sonos, but that's no bad thing. There aren't many in the market right now offering complete wireless audio solutions for the home and the first thing to note... >>

Metallic Gold PS3 Dualshock 3 controller coming in June

Metallic Gold PS3 Dualshock 3 controller coming in June

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With Sony not listed as an official sponsor or partner of the London 2012 Olympics, it's with some slight cheek and a fair deal of subtle wording that the company is launching a limited-edition Metallic Gold Dualshock 3 controller for the PS3. The controller... >>

Best games from E3 2012

Best games from E3 2012

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas. This is E3 2012, the biggest games convention of the lot, and while it's a time of temptation as much as anything else, at least you get a chance to see what it is that you'll need to be saving... >>

Windows 8 tips for non-touch users

Windows 8 tips for non-touch users

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The Windows 8 Release Preview download is out and available for all to install and, if you’re a regular here at Pocket-lint and of the non-Mac persuasion, it’s well worth doing. In fact, according to Microsoft, it’s even worth doing if you run a... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Air Mail review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Air Mail review (iPad and iPhone)

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It's game time at App of the Day on Pocket-lint. It's not a freebie, it's not available on Android but it's still worth playing all the same.Air Mail Platform iPad & iOS Price $4.99 Where iTunes It may sound like the latest iOS feature but Air Mail is,... >>