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Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview: download or not?

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview: download or not?

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The Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview download presents a simple choice for the tech enthusiast of the PC persuasion: should you install it or not? Well, first, it’s probably a good idea to know what a release preview build is. So far, Microsoft has... >>

Orange San Diego brings you Intel-powered Android at bargain basement prices

Orange San Diego brings you Intel-powered Android at bargain basement prices

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The Orange San Diego Intel Atom-powered smartphone will be available to buy on 6 June in the UK. The much-anticipated project marks the first X86 chip Android device in the country and the good news is that it comes at a remarkably reasonable price tag.The... >>

Philips Fidelio Wireless Hi-Fi: Sonos, the Royal Dutch way

Philips Fidelio Wireless Hi-Fi: Sonos, the Royal Dutch way

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Philips has stepped up its assault on the audio market with the launch of a wireless hi-fi system to rival the current leader in the home audio streaming space, Sonos. The Philips Fidelio Wireless Hi-Fi set-up hits the shelves in August 2012 with five... >>

Best Samsung Galaxy S III accessories

Best Samsung Galaxy S III accessories

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So, you've just decided you'll be picking the Samsung Galaxy S III over the HTC One X and the iPhone 5. Good for you. The best news now is that you might have some spare change, but before you go blowing it on something extravagant like overpaying on... >>

Facebook Camera: Another social network swallowed whole

Facebook Camera: Another social network swallowed whole

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Facebook has launched yet another service in its bulging platter of offerings, this time aimed squarely at the mobile end of its equation. Facebook Camera is for those who just want the pictures. Whether that’s cruising those of your friends or uploading... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Mini Motor review (Android, iPhone and iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Mini Motor review (Android, iPhone and iPad)

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Top-down racers are a thing of beauty and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is another great in a long line of classics. So, if you’re a fan of Supersprint, Badlands, Micro Machines, Reckless Racing and the like, then it’s time to get your wallet... >>

Magic Town: the app aiming to bring children's books to life

Magic Town: the app aiming to bring children's books to life

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It didn’t take long after the iPad arrived to see that young children could use them. In fact, so simple and so compelling is that large, glass, iOS interface that even small pets were getting in on the action. So, while games have been the first big... >>

What is So.cl?

What is So.cl?

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Microsoft has broadened its palate of services with another foray into the social scene with the appropriately named web application So.cl. While this is neither the first time that the Ballmer gang has taken some steps down this avenue nor a big shock... >>

APP OF THE DAY: ubiCabs review (Android & iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: ubiCabs review (Android & iPhone)

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Travel apps are all the rage, especially when it comes to getting around in the Big Smoke. There are bus checkers and train finders coming out of our app store ears, but the most recent trend has been for getting about in the privacy of a car hired just... >>

Somerset House venue map marked on Bing as Microsoft’s mobile search focus goes local

Somerset House venue map marked on Bing as Microsoft’s mobile search focus goes local

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You’ll be able to get a much closer look at Somerset House from today without even needing to set foot in London, thanks to Microsoft and its increasingly popular Bing Maps. Head over to the service on either desktop or mobile and you’ll find a detailed... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bantr review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Bantr review (iPhone)

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The end of the football season is nearly upon us but before we hear the last squeaks of the bums the country over, we wanted to bring you just one more app for lovers of the beautiful game. It’s an iPhone-only affair at the moment but it should be on... >>

GetTaxi: the smartphone app that brings the cabs to you

GetTaxi: the smartphone app that brings the cabs to you

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Taking a black taxi in London is not cheap but now it can at least be convenient, thanks to good old technology. The app revolution has hit one of the oldest professions and one of the company’s that’s causing the biggest disturbances in the market... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)

APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)

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Today is a bit of a first on App of the Day on Pocket-lint. While the bread and butter of our 6pm slot is most often applications for mobile phones, it does include any kind of application whatsoever. So, we've had the odd web app, some computer desktop... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III: TouchWiz UI explored

Samsung Galaxy S III: TouchWiz UI explored

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The Samsung Galaxy S III has turned up with just as much a media storm as has followed it since we first got wind back in May 2011. Finally, we know what this Android superphone is all about. While a rundown of the hardware and specs is useful for an... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III: the phone is actually watching you

Samsung Galaxy S III: the phone is actually watching you

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is watching you. That’s what it does. It watches and it listens. It knows your face and it listens to your voice. And if that sounds creepy, wait until you hear what the latest Android superphone will do to your friends. “The... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

Samsung Galaxy S III: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

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The Samsung Galaxy S 3 is one of the biggest gadgets of 2012. With its predecessor topping the Android charts in the previous year and pretty much sweeping up all the best mobile phone awards it could find, it’s of little surprise that the world has... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

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The Xbox Live Arcade isn’t the only arcade still kicking around these days. In fact, with today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint, you can download an arcade all of you own. Namco Arcade Platform iPad and iOS Price Free(ish) Where iTunes Downloading... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III: 21 leaked pictures and concepts, but are any the real deal?

Samsung Galaxy S III: 21 leaked pictures and concepts, but are any the real deal?

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is set to be unveiled in what is now more a matter of hours than days. As ever, it's been one hell of a run in the build up, with rumours specs and supposed details flying around on an almost daily basis.One of our favourite... >>

Fable Heroes
3.5 stars

Fable Heroes

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The key part of any video game is in the gameplay; nothing more, nothing less. If you don’t get that right, then it doesn’t matter how clever the rest of the work that you’ve done is. It simply won’t be a hit, and therein lies the problem of Fable... >>

APP OF THE DAY: StumbleUpon review (Android and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: StumbleUpon review (Android and iOS)

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The internet is a vast and cavernous place. In fact, it’s often so very big that it’s impossible to find anything of interest at all. With absolutely anything you can think of available to read about online, it’s sometimes difficult to think of... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Basket Buddy by HUKD review (Android and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Basket Buddy by HUKD review (Android and iPhone)

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A double-dip recession isn’t the best news the British public has had of late, but we can help you out with a silver lining here on App of the Day at Pocket-lint. Technology is on hand to stretch your pounds as far as they’ll go but, even if you’re... >>

Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

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It’s been a busy time for cloud storage and music services and Apple’s launch onto the scene with Apple iCloud has officially declared it global war. The lines have begun to blur as to what you own, where you own it and just how much you have to pay... >>

Game of Thrones RPG screens and in-depth preview

Game of Thrones RPG screens and in-depth preview

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Any thought that developer Cyanide has jumped on the bandwagon with the Game of Thrones video game should be left at the full stop of this sentence. It’s been in production for over three years - long before HBO ever got the rights to make the now hit... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich review

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Seemingly years in the coming, the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has arrived for just about everyone. You can check here to see if it’s possible for you yet. The big question, of course, is what should the upgrade to Android... >>

Behind the scenes at the ESPN studios

Behind the scenes at the ESPN studios

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At ESPN, a game of football begins 10 days before anyone even kicks the ball. Coverage, for most of us, is a 90-minute affair; with that convenient break in the middle to get the next round in or arrange yourself some tea and biscuits, depending upon... >>