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BeBook Club
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BeBook Club

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The BeBook Club is a pared-down version of the BeBook Neo - minus the Wi-Fi connectivity and sporting a redesigned navigation control. The device boasts a 6-inch E-Ink display with an 800 x 600-pixel resolution and a rather average 8 levels of grey. The... >>

Best Computer 2010: and the nominees are...

Best Computer 2010: and the nominees are...

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The past year has seen plenty of innovation on the computer front, not least the introduction of an entirely new sector - tablets, with Apple's iPad leading the charge. Add to that the ever-increasing range of portable and affordable netbooks and a wide... >>

England's World Cup 2018 bid: The venues

England's World Cup 2018 bid: The venues

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Here at Pocket-lint, we love a bit of footie which is why we're firmly backing England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup. Russia is also in the running, along with joint bids from Holland and Belgium, and a rather more convincing one from Spain and Portugal.... >>

LG Optimus 7 vs Samsung Omnia 7

LG Optimus 7 vs Samsung Omnia 7

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As the mad rush that followed the highly anticipated launch of Windows Phone 7 has more or less died down, it's now time to step back and and take a good look at the handsets to decide whether you want to invest in one or not. We've already seen the LG... >>

Plantronics BackBeat 903+
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Plantronics BackBeat 903+

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The idea of wireless headphones is a dream come true for those of us that face a tangle of wires during our daily hour or 2 of commuter-based music listening, or those that require an unfettered connection in the gym. And the concept is even more compelling... >>

Best Game 2010: and the nominees are...

Best Game 2010: and the nominees are...

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The past year has certainly been a busy time for game launches, and we've even seen the introduction of the Kinect for Xbox and PlayStation Move carrying on the good, motion-controlled work started by the Nintendo Wii. There's been a river of games washing... >>

What the hell is Micro Four Thirds?

What the hell is Micro Four Thirds?

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If you've been looking into upgrading your camera recently, then chances are you will have come across the seemingly baffling phrase "Micro Four Thirds". Retailers and tech websites have been throwing the three-word moniker around with gay abandon, apparently... >>

Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

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It's all about the apps these days. Smartphones would be nothing without these clever little bits of software that let us do pretty much anything we want, all from one device. The apps we've seen on Pocket-lint over the last year span numerous platforms... >>

MSI GX740
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MSI GX740

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MSI recently expanded its GX gaming series of laptops with the introduction of the aggressively priced 15-inch GX640 and the 17-inch GX740, with the latter available for less than £900 - not bad for a serious gaming model. But, is it any good? The gargantuan... >>

LG Optimus 7 vs HTC 7 Trophy

LG Optimus 7 vs HTC 7 Trophy

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Ever since the grand Windows Phone 7 launch in October, we've been working our way through all of the highly anticipated Windows Phone 7 handsets that were launched, to give you the lowdown on what each one is offering and whether they've got the goods... >>

Hipstamatic - behind the lens

Hipstamatic - behind the lens

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Do people want photographic prints anymore? Prints are expensive, they fade and all they do is create heavy boxes to carry from home to home throughout our lives when they’re not gathering dust in the attic. Prints are old. So, does anyone care anymore?... >>

Nokia N8
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Nokia N8

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Nokia's dominance in the mobile world has really taken a knock over the last few years, and the N8 is the company's attempt at reasserting itself as one of the big players, among the likes of Apple, HTC and Samsung. The first of Nokia's handsets to feature... >>

All the colours of the PAYG rainbow

All the colours of the PAYG rainbow

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We've already taken you through the best smartphones on PAYG as well as the top budget PAYG handsets, but what if you're after something a little bit different? The colour of your phone might be the very last thing that you consider when shopping for... >>

App of the Day - The Good Pub Guide 2011 (iPhone)

App of the Day - The Good Pub Guide 2011 (iPhone)

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Here at Pocket-lint, we see a huge selection of new apps coming in every week across every format under the sun. There are plenty of daft yet addictive apps around, as anyone who has played Angry Birds can tell you, but there are also lots that provide... >>

10 best bargain PAYG phones

10 best bargain PAYG phones

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We've already brought you the 10 best smarphones available on PAYG, but what if you're after something a little bit more affordable? Maybe you're in the market for a budget handset for yourself, or you're thinking about getting them for the kids for Christmas.... >>

Samsung TicToc YP-S1AL
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Samsung TicToc YP-S1AL

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Although many brands have bowed to down to Apple's dominance and quietly pulled out of the MP3 market, Samsung is still a big player when it comes to portable music players. The Korean manufacturer's latest offering - the TicToc -  is aimed squarely... >>

Sony Ericsson Cedar
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Sony Ericsson Cedar

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The Sony Ericsson Cedar is the lastest edition to the brand's eco-friendly GreenHeart range, joining the Elm and the Hazel. Made from recycled plastics and boasting a power consumption that's lower than most other handsets, the Cedar (or J108i, to give... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Home cinema

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Home cinema

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The nights are drawing in and it'll soon be Bonfire Night, and that can only mean one thing - it's almost time to announce the nominations for the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. On 8 November, we'll be letting you know exactly which products made it... >>

JVC Picsio GC-WP10
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JVC Picsio GC-WP10

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JVC recently introduced the waterproof Picsio GC-WP10 alongside the decidedly non-water-friendly GC-FM2. We've already taken an in-depth look at the latter, so we thought it was about time that we got the underwater model in for a test as well. While... >>

10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories

10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab is finally here, and no doubt many of the Android fans out there will have ordered theirs already. Pricing for the new tablet is gradually being confirmed by the networks, and if you choose your deal carefully then you should have... >>

Optoma 3D-XL is world's first 3D projector adaptor

Optoma 3D-XL is world's first 3D projector adaptor

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Optoma is set to bring affordable 3D to the masses with the world's first 3D projector adaptor. The 3D-XL will be compatible with 14 of Optoma's current models and will also work with all DLP Link compatible projectors such as those from Acer and Benq.... >>

Samsung Galaxy Europa
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Samsung Galaxy Europa

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If you're in the market for a budget Android phone then chances are you'll be having a tough time making up your mind as there are so many of the blighters around. The Samsung Galaxy Europa (GT-i5500) offers Wi-Fi, 3G and Bluetooth, along with 140MB of... >>

Top 13 horror films on Blu-ray

Top 13 horror films on Blu-ray

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If you hadn't already realised, it's Halloween on 31 October, making this the perfect season for getting re-acquainted with the best horror films ever made. We've hunted down the top 13 horror films available on Blu-ray for your viewing pleasure. Of course,... >>

Lomography Sprocket Rocket camera hands-on

Lomography Sprocket Rocket camera hands-on

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Cult photography brand Lomography has introduced the Sprocket Rocket - the very first camera dedicated to sprocket hole photography. Here at Pocket-lint, we were lucky enough to be able to get our mitts on one of the new cameras seconds after it was officially... >>

The best and worst Ferrari gadgets around

The best and worst Ferrari gadgets around

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After lending its familiar branding to numerous products in the past, Ferrari has now opened the largest indoor theme park on the planet - Ferrari World.Based in Abu Dhabi, the gigantic theme park is also home to the world's fastest rollercoaster, which... >>