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Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones
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Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones

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Philips has teamed up with surfing brand O'Neill to produce these slick-looking headphones. The collaboration hints at the target market for the headphones - young hipsters who want quality audio along with durability. The Stretch headphones also have... >>

Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely
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Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

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DAB specialist Pure has given its popular Evoke Mio radio a makeover, and while rival brand Roberts Radio has previously collaborated with design guru Cath Kidston, Pure has teamed up with world-renowned designer Orla Kiely. Featuring the design expert's... >>

JVC lines-up three 3D projectors

JVC lines-up three 3D projectors

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JVC has made the leap into the third dimension with three 3D projectors. The flagship DLA-X9 model boasts a mammoth native contrast ratio of 100,000:1, and can display eye-popping three-dimensional images from most available sources, including 3D Blu-ray... >>

Top video games to pre-order

Top video games to pre-order

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The months leading up to Christmas are always packed to the rafters with new game releases and this year is no different. There's plenty on offer in the run-up to the festive season, whether you want to try your hand at being a DJ, engage in a light saber... >>

Best Android photography apps

Best Android photography apps

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Cameras on phones have come on in leaps and bounds from the clunky old technology and low quality snaps of days gone past. Now, with many us uploading our mobile snaps directly to Facebook and Twitter, we're after something that makes them stand out from... >>

Launch games for Kinect - all you need to know

Launch games for Kinect - all you need to know

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Microsoft's hotly anticipated Kinect for the Xbox 360 will finally be landing in November, and is set to take on the mighty Nintendo Wii as well as Sony's recently launched PlayStation Move. Only time will tell which one will be the victor of the motion-based... >>

LG Optimus GT540
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LG Optimus GT540

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First announced at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, the LG Optimus GT540 forms part of the Korean brand's lineup of Android handsets and is largely targeted at first-time smartphone users. Considering that this is a mid-range phone, the finish is surprisingly... >>

Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman
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Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman

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Sony's current range of Walkman MP3 players caters for everyone, from true music buffs to kids and karaoke fans (you can read our review of the Karaoke-equipped NWZ-E453 here). The NWZ-A845 is Sony's flagship model and is also the Japanese technology... >>

Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

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Plantronics has expanded its lineup of Bluetooth goodies with several new introductions, including the K100 in-car speakerphone. The hands-free speaker features an integrated FM transmitter so that you can hear conversations, music, podcasts and GPS navigation... >>

HP Envy 100 e-All-in-One printer hands on

HP Envy 100 e-All-in-One printer hands on

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We've already brought you the latest pictures from our hands on time with HP's Photosmart eStation, but that's not all we got a first look at today. We also managed to get up close with the slimline HP Envy 100 e-All-in-One printer. If you know your laptops,... >>

HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One printer hands on

HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One printer hands on

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Here at Pocket-lint, we told you about the incoming HP Photosmart eStation last month, and today we finally got a chance to see it in action. Forming part of the brand's very first UK line-up of web-connected printers, the eStation enables you to print... >>

Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

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Fashion-conscious radio fans will be delighted to hear that DAB specialist Pure has teamed up with internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely to produce a custom-designed version of its popular Evoke Mio, just in time for Christmas.The updated version... >>

Windows Phone 7 - which apps are coming and which ones aren't?

Windows Phone 7 - which apps are coming and which ones aren't?

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The Windows Phone 7 rumour mill has been hastily gathering momentum for some months, and now it's finally a reality. The WP7 handsets may be great pieces of hardware, but we all know that the success or failure of the new OS is going to come down to one... >>

Windows Phone 7: Which operator has which phone?

Windows Phone 7: Which operator has which phone?

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It's finally official - Windows Phone 7 is here, courtesy of handset manufacturers HTC, Samsung, LG and Dell. Thanks to Pocket-lint's intrepid news team, you've probably read all about the specs and stats, but will you be able to get a WP7 phone with... >>

HTC HD7 vs Samsung Omnia 7

HTC HD7 vs Samsung Omnia 7

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Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is finally here, complete with a selection of handsets to choose from. HTC's flagship phone is the HD7 which is similar to the Android-based HTC Desire and is being widely tipped as the one to watch. However, Samsung's Omnia... >>

Acer Aspire One 533
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Acer Aspire One 533

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Acer has boosted its arsenal of affordable netbooks with an updated version of the Aspire One 532. The ultra-portable Aspire One 533 gets an improved processor with Intel's Atom N475 running at 1.66GHz while the faster DDR3 RAM also makes it stand out... >>

Lomography Spinner 360
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Lomography Spinner 360

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Analogue camera brand Lomography (or Lomo, for short) has fast been gaining popularity following the success of its first model - the Lomo LC-A+ - and subsequent Diana F+ and Diana Mini models, while the London shop has just celebrated its first anniversary. The... >>

Google TV: Detailed and explained

Google TV: Detailed and explained

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Google TV promises to revolutionise our televisions and bring the web into the living room, but what exactly is it, and what will it bring.On the eve of the Logitech and Sony launch events in the US, Google has finally laid down some of the assets, facets... >>

London tube strike: keeping up to date

London tube strike: keeping up to date

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Once again England's capital city has been brought to its knees by another 24-hour tube strike, orchestrated by the pesky TSSA (Transport Salaried Staff's Association) and RMT (National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers). Not to worry, as... >>

Keeping up with the Ryder Cup

Keeping up with the Ryder Cup

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Golf's 2010 Ryder Cup has made history in two ways - not only is it the first sporting tournament to be shown in 3D, it's also the first time in the cup's 83-year run that play has carried on until the Monday - a result of the glorious UK weather. Thanks... >>

Sky 3D - everything you need to know

Sky 3D - everything you need to know

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You can now get 3D broadcasts at home, courtesy of both Sky and Virgin Media. We've pulled together a series of guides to get you up to speed if you're thinking of taking the plunge into the third dimension. Before you do anything, take a look at our... >>

How to go 3D at home

How to go 3D at home

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Get your glasses on and prep the popcorn because Sky's new 3D service is finally here, including films, sport and a range of original programming. If you're thinking of taking the plunge into the the third dimension, but you're not quite sure where to... >>

Sony NWZ-E453 Walkman
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Sony NWZ-E453 Walkman

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Squarely aimed at younger music fans, the NWZ-E453 makes up one-third of the brightly coloured E Series, which also includes the NWZ-E454 (8GB) and the NWZ-E455 (16GB). The model we're looking at comes with 4GB of built-in memory and offers up to 50... >>

What's on Sky 3D?

What's on Sky 3D?

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Due to launch on Friday (1 October), Sky 3D is set to pave the way for three-dimensional TV broadcasts. We've already covered the full list of 3D programmes announced by Sky earlier this week, which will include original programmes, sports and movies,... >>

HP Envy 14 Beats Edition

HP Envy 14 Beats Edition

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At HP's unveiling of its Christmas 2010 lineup of notebooks and accessories, we took the opportunity to get some early snaps of the new Envy 14 Beats Edition. The slick notebook features a striking black and red design, along with a red backlit keyboard,... >>