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Super Bowl 2013 ads: BlackBerry, Samsung, Go Pro, Audi, Taco Bell, and more

Super Bowl 2013 ads: BlackBerry, Samsung, Go Pro, Audi, Taco Bell, and more

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Everyone knows the best bit about the Super Bowl is the adverts. Big commercial players often use the Super Bowl - or the Big Game, as it is also known - as a launch platform for their new products.Big budget adverts are usually commonplace and often... >>

Angry Birds Star Wars update brings 20 new levels

Angry Birds Star Wars update brings 20 new levels

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Angry Birds Star Wars has gone and updated itself. Rovio kept things rather covert, but the application has just got a 20-level boost as well as a pair of new bonus levels - and even a new boss.The update reads: "After the epic Battle of Hoth, the Rebel... >>

New Samsung tablet GT-P3200 appears in benchmark tests

New Samsung tablet GT-P3200 appears in benchmark tests

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Specifications of an as yet unannounced Samsung tablet, the GT-P3200, have appeared online. The specs were posted as part of a benchmarking test on GLBenchmark.They show a device running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean with an 800 x 1280 HD screen. The device... >>

Alfa Romeo MiTo SBK has crazy superbike launch stunt (video)

Alfa Romeo MiTo SBK has crazy superbike launch stunt (video)

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A good car launch isn't complete without some sort of crazy stunt and the Alfa Romeo MiTo SBK special edition is no exception.We don't want to ruin things too much for you, but here's a quick summary: a motorbike drives under a car which is driving on... >>

Space Travel: A beginner's guide to becoming an astronaut

Space Travel: A beginner's guide to becoming an astronaut

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It's a phrase we never really imagined ourselves writing, but these days you are spoilt for choice when it comes to travelling into space. Virgin Galactic is doing its thing, Lynx Space Academy has got involved and even the International Space Station... >>

Dropbox launches document preview and social photo sharing

Dropbox launches document preview and social photo sharing

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Dropbox is beginning to roll out a series of new features for its cloud-based documents and download service.The first is a much needed document preview, which transforms Dropbox from more than just a place to store files. You can now preview PDF, Doc,... >>

Google Maps updated with 9,500 pics of Grand Canyon

Google Maps updated with 9,500 pics of Grand Canyon

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Google continues to amaze with its mapping efforts, now updating its service with more than 9,500 pictures of the Grand Canyon.Coming as part of Google Trekker, a highly ambitious foot-based Street View project, the Grand Canyon is only the start of Google's... >>

LG Optimus L7 sequel appears

LG Optimus L7 sequel appears

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LG's quasi-popular L7 handset has a successor, in the form of this leaked device pictured on Russian site Hi.tech.mail.ru. Unfortunately there isn't much to go on in terms of specifications. We know from rumours the new phone features a 1GHz dual-core... >>

Toyota adopts Nokia Here for next-gen navigation system

Toyota adopts Nokia Here for next-gen navigation system

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Toyota Motors Europe has joined with Nokia's Here mapping platform to bring new local search tech to its next-gen Touch & Go navigation system.The Nokia collaboration is one of the first times we have seen smartphone mapping making its way into in car... >>

BlackBerry Z10: Where to buy it

BlackBerry Z10: Where to buy it

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The BlackBerry Z10 will be available in all UK phone shops from today, 31 January. The handset's availability has been confirmed on EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone. Phones 4u and Carphone Warehouse have both also confirmed they will be stocking it, with the... >>

BlackBerry Q10 shipping in white

BlackBerry Q10 shipping in white

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Those holding out for the Qwerty-keyboard-touting BlackBerry Q10 - due to arrive in April - should also find the phone available in white when it appears.BlackBerry was showing off the handset at the BlackBerry 10 launch, but only in black. Website CrackBerry... >>

EA kills Medal of Honor brand

EA kills Medal of Honor brand

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Medal of Honor is no more. EA has repeatedly failed to reignite the series with sales being lost to the likes of Call of Duty and its own Battlefield franchise.The last game, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, was a particular dead duck for EA, receiving near... >>

4G on BlackBerry Z10 tested

4G on BlackBerry Z10 tested

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The BlackBerry Z10 is a 4G handset. At the moment it supports 4G on EE's network, but will be able to run on Vodafone's 4G once its service gets the go-ahead.With 4G on the BlackBerry Z10 it definitely feels quick. Slapping an EE micro SIM into our phone,... >>

BlackBerry 10: Everything you should know

BlackBerry 10: Everything you should know

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BlackBerry 10 has arrived. The new operating system is the most significant reboot of BlackBerry's software line-up in a long time and should bring with it a slew of new desirable handsets.Hoping to return to the fore and edge in on Windows Phone's market... >>

BlackBerry Z10 officially unveiled, 4.2-inch touchscreen, BB10 and 1.5GHz dual-core processor

BlackBerry Z10 officially unveiled, 4.2-inch touchscreen, BB10 and 1.5GHz dual-core processor

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BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Z10. The new phone runs the latest BlackBerry 10 operating system and features a 4.2-inch touchscreen. Unusually for the company, the handset doesn't have a hardware Qwerty keyboard, but then this is no ordinary... >>

Caterham Supersport R
4.5 stars

Caterham Supersport R

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You would think reviewing a Caterham would be easy. Put foot to floor, world melts, smile appears on face. That sort of thing. But there is so much more to a Caterham than excitement. This is a car that your life revolves around.Get out of it and you... >>

ZTE V81: 8-inch Jelly Bean tablet debuts ahead of MWC

ZTE V81: 8-inch Jelly Bean tablet debuts ahead of MWC

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ZTE is next to hop on the Android tablet bandwagon with its just-announced V81 8-inch Jelly Bean slate. The new tablet, which was revealed ahead of MWC, comes with a 1024 x 768 resolution screen and a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor to keep Android 4.1 Jelly... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Ghostbusters review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Ghostbusters review (iOS)

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Ghostbusters is the latest in a series of decent free to play apps. First there was The Simpsons: Tapped Out, then Jurassic Park Builder and now this. The game tasks you with keeping the Ghostbusters business ticking over. You need to go out, capture... >>

Budget Nikon Coolpix L27 and L28 help save pennies

Budget Nikon Coolpix L27 and L28 help save pennies

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Nikon's Coolpix L27 and L28 cameras are megapixel-tastic. The L27 features a 16-megapixel sensor with a 5x optical zoom stuck on the front. The L28 goes one better, with a 20-megapixel sensor.The L27 ships with a 2.7-inch LCD, while the L28 is a 3-inch... >>

New Lotus F1 steering wheel has Tweet button

New Lotus F1 steering wheel has Tweet button

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Kimi Raikkonen has a rather special steering wheel on his new 2013 Lotus F1 car. The wheel features things like a satnav button, a smile option and even a Jensen Button button. Obviously put together as a bit of a prank by the Lotus F1 guys, the wheel... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW110 and Coolpix S31 waterproof compacts announced

Nikon Coolpix AW110 and Coolpix S31 waterproof compacts announced

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Nikon's flurry of camera kit continues, this time with the S31 and AW110 Coolpix waterproof cameras. The AW110 is by far the more exciting of the two, being more like a GoPro than a conventional camera. The S31 is more a tough cam for the family, designed... >>

Disney Infinity pictures and hands-on

Disney Infinity pictures and hands-on

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First things first, let's get this out the way: Disney Infinity is not a Skylanders clone. Aside from the interactive figures, the game itself is an entirely different experience. Comparisons can obviously be made, but it's not until you see it in action... >>

5 tips for video calls: Body language

5 tips for video calls: Body language

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A video call isn't just about what you say, it is about how you look and move. You can entirely alter a person's impression of you simply by changing your behaviour. So says non-verbal communications expert Mark Bowden - a man who excels in going... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Noble Nutlings review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Noble Nutlings review (iOS)

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Noble Nutlings is the game Bad Piggies should have been. Put together by former Rovio employees, it's as addictive as you would expect but goes beyond the more staid and slow gameplay of a typical Rovio game.Noble Nutlings is what happens when the gloves... >>

Video calling overseas: getting in touch abroad

Video calling overseas: getting in touch abroad

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Speaking to friends and family abroad isn't cheap. Just a phone call to the United States from the UK can cost as much as 19p a minute on a BT landline. Skype does away with those costs altogether and adds in video for good measure. Skype Week on Pocket-lint... >>

BlackBerry App World redesigned and renamed... BlackBerry World

BlackBerry App World redesigned and renamed... BlackBerry World

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BlackBerry App World has a new look and a new name. Now called BlackBerry World, the desktop version of the renamed store is already live. RIM is going to start rolling out the BlackBerry World name to smartphones and the PlayBook, as well, we presume,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: I Hate Zombies review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: I Hate Zombies review (iPhone)

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Zombies are everywhere at the moment. You can't go five minutes without coming across the undead in some shape or form. Thankfully, for the most part these zombies are good. In the case of I Hate Zombies on the iPhone, very good indeed.Looking worryingly... >>

What is Facebook Graph Search?

What is Facebook Graph Search?

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Facebook has only gone and launched its own search engine. Called Graph Search, it is designed to let you filter through all the content you are connected to on Facebook and find the relevant information and images you want or need.It isn’t exactly... >>

ZaggKeys Mini 7 iPad mini keyboard case pictures and hands-on

ZaggKeys Mini 7 iPad mini keyboard case pictures and hands-on

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Zagg is best known for its ZShield scratch-proof gadget wrap, but the company also does some really great cases. The most exciting has to be the ZaggKeys Mini 7, designed to add a portable keyboard and case to your iPad mini or other 7-inch tablet.The... >>

Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 pictures and hands-on

Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 pictures and hands-on

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Turtle Beach updated its premium range of wireless headphones at CES with the PX51 and XP510. The PX51 is designed for the PlayStation 3 and the XP510 is for the Xbox. Apart from the console compatibility difference, they are identical, so for the purposes... >>

Zboard pictures and hands-on

Zboard pictures and hands-on

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We have all seen electric-powered skateboards before, but none quite like the Zboard. This electric deck's trumpcard is its weight and size, making it the first properly practical and portable electric skateboard we have used.The Zboard was sitting there... >>

Belkin WeMo range pictures and hands-on

Belkin WeMo range pictures and hands-on

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Belkin has rolled out a number of connected home products at CES and we have had a play with them all. Designed to let you control home functions from your smartphone over a Wi-Fi network, these simple but clever gadgets could make a big difference to... >>

Xi3 'Steambox' modular computer pictures and hands-on

Xi3 'Steambox' modular computer pictures and hands-on

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Xi3 has gained major backing from both Kickstarter and Valve for its modular computer concept. While Valve was more difficult to get hold of at CES, Xi3 had a big booth showing off its modular computer in all different colours.Valve's Steambox version... >>

PureGear aMAZEing iPhone case will cure boredom when your iPhone can't

PureGear aMAZEing iPhone case will cure boredom when your iPhone can't

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There were plenty of cool iPhone cases shown off at CES. Too many to cover in reality, but a few gems stood out. Alongside the utterly mad Smallworks iPhone Brickcase was PureGear's aMAZEing (apologies for the caps) puzzle solver case.Designed for the... >>

Fujifilm FinePix S8200 pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm FinePix S8200 pictures and hands-on

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Fujifilm wasn't all about the sequel to its X100 at CES. The camera manufacturer also rolled out a big selection of bridge cameras: the S8200, S8300, S8400 and S8500. All four are identical,except for the length of their attached zooms, starting at 40x... >>

Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on

Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on

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The wearable activity tracker is becoming a bit of a trend at the moment - First Nike, then Jawbone and now Fitbit, with the Fitbit Flex.Designed to record your daily activity as well as pair up with the Fitbit smartphone app, the Flex is the value for... >>

Tesla Model S 17-inch screen pictures and hands-on

Tesla Model S 17-inch screen pictures and hands-on

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It isn't often you think of a car having a Quad-core smartphone processor in it, let alone two. Nor do you typically think of a car with a 17-inch touchscreen as a centre console. But the dual Tegra 3-packing Tesla Model S has done both.This is a car... >>

Nvidia Project Shield pictures and hands-on

Nvidia Project Shield pictures and hands-on

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Nvidia could be on to a real winner with its Project Shield. Turning up entirely out of the blue at its CES press event, the console and controller combo could be a revolution for gaming.It combines a Tegra 4 chip, 5-inch 720p display, HDMI out and Steam's... >>

2014 Ford Fiesta ST pictures and eyes-on

2014 Ford Fiesta ST pictures and eyes-on

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Ford announced the Fiesta ST at the LA Auto Show in November and since then we have been desperate to get a look at the hot hatch.The bright orange bad boy was lurking at Ford's Sync stand at CES. We didn't manage to sit inside it unfortunately, but the... >>

Pebble smart watch pictures and hands-on

Pebble smart watch pictures and hands-on

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The Pebble smart watch, a bit of a Kickstarter legend, is now ready to ship. Demoed at CES in Las Vegas, the watch is incredibly feature packed, with full Android and iPhone connectivity.For those yet to hear about Pebble, it is essentially an E-Paper... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Super Mega Worm vs Santa 2 review (iOS and Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Super Mega Worm vs Santa 2 review (iOS and Android)

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Super Mega Worm was a bit of a cult app. Loved by many for its clever retro style and addictive gameplay, it has spawned a sequel: Super Mega Worm vs Santa 2.Don't let the silly name fool you, it's deliberate. This is a game all about fun and executes... >>

ZTE Grand S pictures and hands-on

ZTE Grand S pictures and hands-on

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The ZTE grand S is the first truly flagship phone from the Chinese manufacturer. Boasting a big 5-inch 1080p screen, it promises to be quite a handset - but does it deliver?The first thing you notice about the Grand S is its screen. That 5-inch display... >>

Huawei Ascend W1 pictures and hands-on

Huawei Ascend W1 pictures and hands-on

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Huawei's Ascend W1 represents the company's first foray into Windows Phone 8. Boasting a cyan coloured back and matte-effect plastic all round, it fits in nicely to the usual Windows Phone landscapeThe handset is fairly compact at 10.15mm thick, feeling... >>

Razer Edge pictures and hands-on

Razer Edge pictures and hands-on

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Razer's prototype gaming tablet has come to reality, with the Razer Edge, an all-in-one gaming experience wrapped up in a tablet.It is fairly hefty for a tablet, but given there is a Nvidia GT640M inside, a choice of either an i5 or i7 processor and an... >>

Pure A140B wireless Hi-fi adapter pictures and hands-on

Pure A140B wireless Hi-fi adapter pictures and hands-on

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Pure has expanded its Jongo range of wireless hi-fi kit with the A140B wireless hi-fi adapter. Designed to let you use the Jongo multiroom system with your own speakers and amplifier, the A140B is a simple piece of kit that makes Jongo much more exciting.Looking... >>

Sony 56-inch 4K OLED prototype TV demoed, we go eyes-on

Sony 56-inch 4K OLED prototype TV demoed, we go eyes-on

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Sony might be bringing 4K to the mainstream this year with its flagship X900, but the real product we want sitting in our living room is the 56-inch 4K OLED TV.Unveiled at Sony's press conference at CES, the stunningly beautiful screen boasts a picture... >>

Sony announces 8 new TVs at CES including LED and LCD offerings

Sony announces 8 new TVs at CES including LED and LCD offerings

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Sony has rolled out another seven new televisions at CES, in addition to the 4K Bravia X900A,Starting with the top-of-the-line Bravia W900A edge lit LED, the whole collections is packed with Sony's first-class tech.This means Triluminous display technology... >>

Sony goes 4K with the Bravia X900 Ultra HD TV, we go eyes-on

Sony goes 4K with the Bravia X900 Ultra HD TV, we go eyes-on

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Sony has announced the Bravia X900A 4K Ultra HD TV. Launching in the spring, it will be Sony's flagship 4K set and features all the bells and whistles you would expect.This means a 4K picture with the X-Reality Pro picture engine keeping things ticking... >>

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone official, we go hands-on

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone official, we go hands-on

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Huawei has now officially announced the Huawei Ascend Mate, forging new ground in the phablet wars. With the 6.1-inch IPS 720p display, what it lacks in resolution, it makes up for with inches.Picking it up, the first thing you notice is how big... >>

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater pictures and hands-on

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater pictures and hands-on

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Belkin is out to give you a big audio boost with its snug-fitting Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater for the iPad. Designed to bring big speaker performance to a portable device, the accessory could make all the difference to movie watching on the iPad.... >>