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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or Samsung Galaxy S III: Which is better for you?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or Samsung Galaxy S III: Which is better for you?

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 might look like a supersized version of the Samsung Galaxy S III and nothing more, but both offer very different smartphone experiences. For those after the latest and greatest, both phones are flying the flag for Samsung in... >>

Triggertrap mobile dongle pictures and hands-on

Triggertrap mobile dongle pictures and hands-on

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We were slightly sceptical when we first pulled Triggertrap out of its box. Designed to let us control our camera with a smartphone, we wondered what else it could add to our already feature-packed Nikon D700.A few days playing, however, and it turns... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Strava run review (iPhone/Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Strava run review (iPhone/Android)

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There are a lot of fitness apps out there, most cost money and very few do much more than map out a run, give you music and let you know how many calories you've burnt. Strava run, however, like its cycling cousin, does a lot more than that and best of... >>

Best games of 2012 to look out for

Best games of 2012 to look out for

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Things are hotting up in the game department, with the build-up to Christmas flooding our consoles with more discs than a Star Wars boxset. But what are the best games of 2012 to look out for? Getting hold of every release set to arrive before 2012 is... >>

FIFA 13
4.5 stars

FIFA 13

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The FIFA franchise is unique in the world of video games. Coming back with a new title each year, all surrounding the same sport, yet never feeling tired or boring - it consistently impresses.Each year in the build-up to the FIFA launch we try to second... >>

Google Field Trip app pictures and hands-on

Google Field Trip app pictures and hands-on

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Google's new Field Trip app popped up pretty much out of the blue. Designed to combine local search, info on your surroundings and general reviews on places around your smartphone, it's a one-stop shop for going out.Currently the app is US only, but we... >>

Halo 4 preview

Halo 4 preview

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After finishing Halo 3 all those years ago we had pretty much come to terms with the fact that we would never see Master Chief and his exploits ever again. The lid had closed on a video game saga that had transformed the Xbox into an iconic console and... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Soundbites review (iPhone/iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Soundbites review (iPhone/iPad)

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We do love a good cooking app over at Pocket-lint. Heck, we even invited a Michelin-starred chef into our pantry to put together some food for us. It's a tough job, we know.Our culinary skills might be top-notch, but recent times have seen quite a few... >>

iPhone 5 panorama tips

iPhone 5 panorama tips

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The new iOS 6 might have done some damage to the iPhone’s mapping app, but the camera’s refit is one of the best we have seen from Apple. We have had an iPhone 5 for a few days now and all we find ourselves doing is snapping pics using the new panorama... >>

eyeSight gesture control makes Minority Report a short step away

eyeSight gesture control makes Minority Report a short step away

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The original iPhone caused a shift in smartphone design which still resonates today. Technology has moved on so much, however, that a lot of what the iPhone set out to do, is now outdated.Why, for example, do we even need to touch screens at all? It only... >>

World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria collector's edition pictures and hands-on

World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria collector's edition pictures and hands-on

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We had only just recovered from the joys of Diablo III and its over-the-top demon head USB key, when the World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria collector's edition turned up at Pocket-lint towers. Sadly there wasn't a mad USB key in sight - which is a disappointment,... >>

iOS 6 maps explored

iOS 6 maps explored

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Apple has done away with Google Maps for its latest operating system iOS 6, and come up with its own offering. The result hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for Apple, with angry iPhone users taking to Twitter to voice their opinions about the change.But... >>

iPhone 5 Apple Store queue: Pictures and people

iPhone 5 Apple Store queue: Pictures and people

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The iPhone 5 has arrived and we were at the flagship Apple Store in Regent Street, London, to witness the launch in all its glory. With more clapping than an army of Hare Krishna's, we Brits got stuck into what we do best: queuing. There were plenty... >>

Little Big Planet PS Vita
5.0 stars

Little Big Planet PS Vita

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This is the game the PS Vita should have launched with. It is, without doubt, one of the best portable titles we have ever played and shines well above the rest of the games currently available on the PS Vita, apart from, perhaps, Uncharted. It is, for... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Rayman Jungle Run (iPhone/iPad/Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Rayman Jungle Run (iPhone/iPad/Android)

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We do love a good platformer at Pocket-lint, be it the glory days of Mario and Sonic or the weirdness of classics like Yoshi's Island. Rayman was never one we really got though, the character lacked some of the draw against people like Megaman. Sadly... >>

Dell Latitude 10 pictures and hands-on

Dell Latitude 10 pictures and hands-on

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Typically Dell's Latitude line of kit isn't hugely exciting, reminding us more of spreadsheets than shiny new gadgets. Just announced however is the Latitude 10 tablet, which is actually quite a beast wrapped in matte black clothing.First up there is... >>

Plantronics Voyager Legend pictures and hands-on

Plantronics Voyager Legend pictures and hands-on

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Plantronics has announced a successor to its flagship Voyager Pro hands-free kit, the Voyager Legend. The headset has three specially tuned microphones which optimise your voice and lead to the best possible call quality even when in noisy environments.The... >>

Dell announces Latitude 10 business tablet

Dell announces Latitude 10 business tablet

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Dell has updated its business line of Latitude kit to include a laptop, all-in-one and a tablet. The Latitude 10 uses Intel's new Atom SoC, has 2GB of RAM and features a 1366 x 768 10.1" IPS screen. It also runs on a full version of Windows 8, not RT. Corning... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Wonderputt review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Wonderputt review (iPad)

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Golf fans rejoice, it's almost Ryder Cup time, and that gives Pocket-lint the ideal opportunity to review a suitable game for App of the day.However, we could't find any, so we decided to look to the top of the iTunes charts to see what application was... >>

Borderlands 2
5.0 stars

Borderlands 2

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The original Borderlands was a game that shone with potential but in reality turned out to be more brown and boring than its in-game environments.Guilty on so many levels of simply underachieving for rather easily fixed reasons, has Borderlands 2 done... >>

F1 2012
4.0 stars

F1 2012

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Every year Codemaster’s F1 games get better. If F1 2010 was the spark that started it all, then 2011 was definitely the vroom after the ignition. But with F1 2012 have we finally got moving? Or are we still doomed to a stall and an 8th place finish?... >>

iPhone 5 cases: Our pick of the best

iPhone 5 cases: Our pick of the best

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What? Already? Yup its only been a short while since our eyes gazed upon the beauty of the iPhone 5 and even now the Pocket-lint inbox is full to burst with new iPhone 5 cases.Naturally there is a lot of rubbish, as is the case (heh) with every iPhone.... >>

iPhone 5: What's the difference from the iPhone 4S?

iPhone 5: What's the difference from the iPhone 4S?

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There is a lot to like about Apple's new iPhone 5, but what if you already own an iPhone 4S? What really is the difference? We know plenty of 4S-toting iPhone fans will already be getting jealous over Apple's new hardware, so let's take a look at why.Below... >>

What's new in iOS 6?

What's new in iOS 6?

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Like some sort of technology powered magic roundabout, it's that time of year again: time for an update to Apple's iPhone operating system and now that the iPhone 5 has arrived we've got more details on iOS 6 than ever before.Apple iOS 6 reviewiOS 6 has... >>

The new iPod touch and iPod nano: Everything you need to know

The new iPod touch and iPod nano: Everything you need to know

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It has been a while since Apple has really given its iPods a major overhaul. Alongside the iPhone 5 launch however, the company has announced all-new versions of its three flagship music players.This means many things. A whole heap of work for us and... >>

iPhone 5 release date and all the details

iPhone 5 release date and all the details

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The iPhone 5 has landed. Apple has chucked it all out the window, re-invented the wheel and still come home in time to watch Blue Peter. Or maybe not - it all depends if you are an Apple fan or not.Either way, there is a new iPhone in town and you want... >>

When is the new iPhone 5 coming? The rumours, details and release date

When is the new iPhone 5 coming? The rumours, details and release date

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UPDATE: After months of rumours the new iPhone has been confirmed. iPhone 5 officially launched at Apple press event, 4G in the UK through EE. FInd out all the latest via our iPhone 5 homepage.Things are about to hot up in smartphone land. The rumour... >>

Qualcomm: 9 out of 10 smartphones will be connected to the cloud by 2013

Qualcomm: 9 out of 10 smartphones will be connected to the cloud by 2013

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Mobile phone chipset giant Qualcomm has said that 90 per cent of all smartphone users will use some form of personal cloud by 2013. Moreover, the company forecasts that the smartphone will surpass the PC as a cloud connected device by 2014, making it... >>

Nokia personally apologises for Lumia 920 camera cock-up

Nokia personally apologises for Lumia 920 camera cock-up

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Speaking at Qualcomm's IQ innovation summit in Berlin, Nokia's Jo Harlow has spoken candidly about the recent fakery of Nokia Lumia 920 camera footage.Press videos released which showed the optical image stabilisation in the new phone turned out to be... >>

Which car works best with your iPhone?

Which car works best with your iPhone?

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Nearly every new car on the market now has some method of connecting with the iPhone. Some come as standard, others are expensive systems that add all sorts of clevel bells and whistles.No drive is complete without a decent selection of music and most... >>

Spotify for Android gets NFC support and an EQ

Spotify for Android gets NFC support and an EQ

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Spotify for Android has got itself a new NFC music sharing update as well as a basic, although much needed, EQ. Now you can tweak the way your music sounds from the app settings as well as share albums between devices with Spotify installed.Simply switch... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Simpsons Tapped Out review (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)

APP OF THE DAY: The Simpsons Tapped Out review (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)

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The Simpsons have traditionally fallen into that ether between really great or really bad. Tapped Out however is a bit of a rarity, in that its absolutely brilliant. Think of it like a very simplified version of SimCity, but with all the wit and charm... >>

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820: All the specifications, features and details

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820: All the specifications, features and details

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Windows Phone 8 has arrived. Nokia has thrown absolutely everything at it with a pair of smartphones that bring major updates over its current Lumia range - the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820.Both new smartphones feature Windows Phone 8, naturally,... >>

Nokia World: Windows Phone 8 and what we're expecting to see

Nokia World: Windows Phone 8 and what we're expecting to see

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Nokia World is just around the corner and there have been more leaks than the Titanic. Windows Phone 8 is almost certain - simply because if it wasn’t,  that would be the end of things for Nokia.The Lumia range is due to get an update, which from pics... >>

Freesat Free time: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, new user experience

Freesat Free time: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, new user experience

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Freesat has unveiled its next generation of satellite-based free television called Free time. The new service, which uses a combination of internet-connected TV catch-up content and satellite-based free TV, uses an entirely new UI and design from Freesat.Those... >>

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

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Freesat's new Free time internet connected setup has just been announced and we have been lucky enough to have a play. Initially the service will be available only on a Humax box, the one we have looked at here. But it will eventually also run on kit... >>

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL pictures and hands-on

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL pictures and hands-on

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Huawei is going pretty big on the smartphone and tablet front, announcing six brand new devices at IFA in Berlin. Of the lot, the Ascend D1 Quad XL is by far the most exciting. Packing an almost vanilla version of Ice Cream Sandwich, a big battery and... >>

Toshiba 84-inch 4K television pictures and eyes-on

Toshiba 84-inch 4K television pictures and eyes-on

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The television market is now starting to roll out 4K, and we are seeing quite a few 4K devices make an appearance at IFA this year. Toshiba has gone big, big, big, and this size really does make 4K look stunning because, despite being so massive, fine... >>

Dell XPS 10 pictures and hands-on

Dell XPS 10 pictures and hands-on

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Dell has gone all Windows RT with its new XPS 10 tablet. Looking a bit like a carbon fibre version of the Asus Transformer range of tablets, the XPS 10 features a detachable keyboard so you can work with or without it.Playing about with the XPS 10, the... >>

Dell XPS Duo 12 pictures and hands-on

Dell XPS Duo 12 pictures and hands-on

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While brief, taking Dell's XPS Duo 12 for a spin was definitely fun. The Duo combines tablet and laptop by using a rotating screen which flips over. Unlike most tablets, however, inside are the internals of a normal laptop. The result of this is a quick... >>

Dell launches XPS Duo 12: Flip screen Windows 8 laptop

Dell launches XPS Duo 12: Flip screen Windows 8 laptop

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Alongside a touch screen version of the XPS One 27 and the new Windows RT based XPS 10, Dell has also announced the flip screen XPS Duo 12. Looking like a much plusher sequel to the Inspiron Duo, the flip screen computer-come-tablet runs a full version... >>

Dell XPS One 27 touch screen pictures and hands-on

Dell XPS One 27 touch screen pictures and hands-on

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Remember a while ago Dell promised that it would make a touch screen version of its huge XPS One 27 all-in-one computer? Well, looks like they came good on that promise, unveiling what has to be one of the biggest touch screen computers we have seen.First... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Horn review (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)

APP OF THE DAY: Horn review (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)

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Apart from providing us with near infinite opportunities for innuendo-loaded lines, Horn is also a fairly incredible app. It succeeds in taking the best of the likes of both Zelda and Infinity Blade, fusing them together to make a highly polished app... >>

Sony Xperia J pictures and hands-on

Sony Xperia J pictures and hands-on

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The last of Sony's trio of new phones, unveiled at IFA, is another budget deal from the big S. The Xperia J forgoes the top-notch screen on the better models for a 4-inch FWVGA display - and it shows. The phone is definitely budget but still has one of... >>

Sony Xperia V pictures and hands-on

Sony Xperia V pictures and hands-on

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The second in Sony's trio of smartphones announced at IFA is the Xperia V. While not being quite as exciting as the flagship Xperia T, there is still a lot to like about this handset. In fact the two are very similar.Internally, both have the same 1.5... >>

Sony Xperia T pictures and hands-on

Sony Xperia T pictures and hands-on

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Sony has finally unveiled a phone to replace the Xperia S as a flagship product. The Xperia T packs quite a punch, although isn't exactly powerful compared to the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S III or HTC One X.Inside is a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Krait dual-core... >>

IFA 2012: The gadgets we're expecting to see

IFA 2012: The gadgets we're expecting to see

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IFA is so very nearly upon us. Throughout the halls of the Messe Berlin, the world's tech giants prepare to do battle. New products are announced, innovations are unveiled, companies lay down their cards to be judged. You can expect Pocket-lint to be... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2, due to be announced at IFA this year, is set to make quite a stir at launch. Halfway between phone and tablet, the Note is like an Android-powered notepad complete with pen.The original Note boasted a class-leading, dual-core... >>

Sony Internet Player with Google TV
3.5 stars

Sony Internet Player with Google TV

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Once something that every tech fan under the sun was desperate to get their hands on, but only the Americans could really enjoy, Google TV was a hot topic. After a year or so of proving itself to be fairly pants abroad, it has now hit European shores... >>

4G in the UK: Which phones will have it?

4G in the UK: Which phones will have it?

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While we don’t have a definitive list yet of what handsets will be functioning with Everything Everywhere’s 4G roll-out, we can take a good look at what is on offer elsewhere. Chances are that whatever sort of device is available in the US, Korea... >>