Archive for Hunter Skipworth

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and 8.0 announced, aims at the family

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and 8.0 announced, aims at the family

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Samsung has unveiled two new versions of its Galaxy Tab 3. Already official in an affordable 7-inch form, Samsung now plans to ship the tablet in both 8-inch and 10.1-inch forms. The 8-inch option is being pushed as a sort of semi eReader. Samsung says... >>

Microsoft offering free Touch Cover to Surface RT buyers

Microsoft offering free Touch Cover to Surface RT buyers

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Microsoft has started offering free Touch or Type covers to those who who pick up a Surface RT in the US or UK. The tablet, which retails for £399, is clearly undergoing a bit of a sales push from Microsoft as it struggles to compete against the likes... >>

Real-life Batmobile Tumbler pictures and eyes-on

Real-life Batmobile Tumbler pictures and eyes-on

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Think of the Batmobile and chances are you think of the Tumbler. Despite being about as far away as you can get from the original 1960s Batmobile, the Tumbler is just as iconic.  Pocket-lint was among the few lucky journalists who managed to set eyes... >>

Nokia Music launches on budget Asha smartphones

Nokia Music launches on budget Asha smartphones

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Nokia Music, the Spotify-style streaming service included with Lumia handsets, is set to launch on Asha phones, starting with Russia. Called Nokia Music with Mix Radio, the service is headed for the Asha Touch range of smartphones. “We’ve had really... >>

O2 ending partnership with BT Openzone, say goodbye to free BT Wi-Fi

O2 ending partnership with BT Openzone, say goodbye to free BT Wi-Fi

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O2's long-standing deal with BT Wi-Fi is to come to an end. The network has traditionally included access to BT's 4,200 premium managed Wi-Fi hotspots dotted about the country with most of its mobile phone deals. The network will lose the BT Wi-Fi access... >>

Apple iPod Touch launched in 16GB form with 4-inch Retina display

Apple iPod Touch launched in 16GB form with 4-inch Retina display

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Apple has launched a new 16GB version of the updated iPod Touch. Minus a rear-facing camera but boasting a tasty 4-inch Retina display, the new iPod Touch differs slightly from the rest of the recently launched fifth-generation iPod Touch devices. It... >>

Huawei Ascend G510, Y210 and MediaPad 7 Lite added to TalkTalk mobile line up

Huawei Ascend G510, Y210 and MediaPad 7 Lite added to TalkTalk mobile line up

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TalkTalk mobile is set to get two new smartphones and a tablet from Huawei. The Ascend G510 and Ascend Y210, as well as the MediaPad 7 tablet, are decent budget alternatives to Samsung's cheaper Android handsets. The Ascend G510 will ship in black on... >>

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

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Amazon has announced a Facebook-style single login for websites, games and applications. Called "Login with Amazon", it allows you to sign into other services using your Amazon password, just like Facebook's one-click login system. “Login with Amazon enables... >>

Xbox One price revealed on Amazon Germany, now Amazon UK too

Xbox One price revealed on Amazon Germany, now Amazon UK too

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Amazon Germany might have just accidentally leaked the price of the new Xbox One. Listed on the site as 599 euros, or around £510, this could be confirmation of the next-generation console's cost. This is certainly pricey compared to what the previous... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro launching in Japan with 256GB hard drive

Microsoft Surface Pro launching in Japan with 256GB hard drive

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Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is set for launch in Japan on 7 June with a 256GB hard drive as an option. The tablet, which sits at the top of Microsoft's Surface range, is designed to bring you desktop-style computing but in a much more portable form.... >>

Pure Evoke F4 brings Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to your radio

Pure Evoke F4 brings Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to your radio

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Pure has launched the Evoke F4 DAB and internet radio which is capable of streaming wirelessly to other audio devices. Designed to work with Pure's Jongo multiroom system, the Evoke F4 can act as a digital radio hub for your home's audio set-up. The F4... >>

Arrested Development series 4 launch accounts for half of Xbox Netflix use

Arrested Development series 4 launch accounts for half of Xbox Netflix use

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The launch of Arrested Development series 4 managed to take up more than half of all Netflix traffic in a single day. On top of this, the Arrested Development launch also accounted for double the number of views as the other Netflix exclusive, House of... >>

Spotify Discover launched, personalised music recommendations added

Spotify Discover launched, personalised music recommendations added

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Spotify has announced a new Discover page which brings clever personalised music recommendations to every user of the streaming service. It works by bringing together Spotify's own algorithm, with Spotify apps such as Pitchfork and Songkick. The result... >>

Tablets could overtake portable PC sales by end of 2013

Tablets could overtake portable PC sales by end of 2013

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According to the International Data Corporation, tablets are forecast to overtake portable PC sales by the end of 2013. The news comes as part of the IDC's quarterly tablet tracker, which looks at sales of tablets worldwide. Amazingly, the report even... >>

Volvo V60 D6 plug-in hybrid pictures and hands-on

Volvo V60 D6 plug-in hybrid pictures and hands-on

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Volvo hopes to do something rather special with its V60 hybrid. Looking to be the most fuel efficient car launched in 2013, this diesel powered hybrid is quite unlike anything we have driven before. The electric motor combined with a diesel engine, which... >>

BBC iPlayer due radio downloads in near future

BBC iPlayer due radio downloads in near future

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The BBC is planning to bring iPlayer radio downloads to its catch-up service. It comes as part of an increased effort by the BBC to offer similar radio and television catch-up options. The BBC Trust has now approved proposals to offer the catch-up downloads,... >>

iPhone 5S release date and everything we know so far

iPhone 5S release date and everything we know so far

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You can guarantee that right now, somewhere, there is an Apple employee walking round with some form of new iPhone in their pocket. Be it a development unit or the real thing, the next iPhone is coming. So what do we know so far about Apple's new device?... >>

iPhone 5S could boast double the screen resolution of iPhone 5

iPhone 5S could boast double the screen resolution of iPhone 5

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Apple's new iPhone 5S might end up with a screen boasting double the pixels of the current generation iPhone 5. That would mean 1.5 million pixels in just 4-inches of display, which should make for the sharpest smartphone screen on the market. On top... >>

Kogan launches 32-inch LED smart TV running Android ICS

Kogan launches 32-inch LED smart TV running Android ICS

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Kogan has just upped the ante in the television pricing battle with a 32-inch LED Smart TV for £259. The Agora 32 runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich and, according to Kogan's website, features proper access to the Google Play Store. This should mean a wide... >>

White Nexus 4 official, ships 29 May

White Nexus 4 official, ships 29 May

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The white Nexus 4 has finally been confirmed by LG. It matches the same great value Nexus 4 currently available in black, so this means a top-of-the-line Android experience at a low price point. After weeks of rumours, a pretty in-depth hands-on from... >>

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn may start own accessories range

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn may start own accessories range

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Following Apple's recent profit drop, it looks as if Foxconn might start to produce its own accessories range. According to sources within the company speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Foxconn is now looking to gain new clients and reduce reliance... >>

Oppo Find 5 smartphone now on sale

Oppo Find 5 smartphone now on sale

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has launched its Find 5 smartphone in Europe. The handset, which features a Full HD screen, is now available to order from Oppo's website. Oppo has seen success in China with its smartphones, most of which match Samsung... >>

PS4 joins next-gen used games fiasco, possible DRM for new console

PS4 joins next-gen used games fiasco, possible DRM for new console

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The PS4 could feature Xbox One-style used game restrictions if rumours turn out to be true. According to Gametrailers' Geoff Keighley, Sony is currently looking into ways to implement digital rights management into its games. "The one thing that is amazing... >>

Yahoo planning Hulu bid for up to $800 million, cheaper than Tumblr

Yahoo planning Hulu bid for up to $800 million, cheaper than Tumblr

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Yahoo's web-based shopping spree continues, with Hulu being next in line for Yahoo's possible purchasing. Rumours point to a bid for the video streaming site being in the $600-800 million range.  Why the range of prices? Yahoo is one of many current... >>

Nokia planning 16-lens array camera for Lumia phones, Lytro-style photography coming

Nokia planning 16-lens array camera for Lumia phones, Lytro-style photography coming

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Nokia's big talking point with Lumia has always been its camera technology and it looks as though Lytro-style, focus-after-shooting technology is on the horizon. Jo Harlow, Nokia's executive vice-president for smartphone business, has yet again hinted... >>