Archive for Libby Plummer

  • All the colours of the PAYG rainbow
    Phones

    All the colours of the PAYG rainbow

    By 11 November 2010

    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)
    Apps

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

    By 10 November 2010

    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
    Phones

    10 best bargain PAYG phones

    By 10 November 2010

    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 review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung TicToc YP-S1AL review

    By 8 November 2010

    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...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Mobile phones
    Phones

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Mobile phones

    By 5 November 2010

    While some people have started to count down the number of shopping days left until Christmas, gadget fans are counting down the days until the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. We'll be announcing the nominations next week, so you'll be able to see which...

  • Sony Ericsson Cedar  review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson Cedar review

    By 5 November 2010

    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
    Home Cinema

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Home cinema

    By 3 November 2010

    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 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    JVC Picsio GC-WP10 review

    By 2 November 2010

    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...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Televisions
    Televisions

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Televisions

    By 2 November 2010

    The clocks have gone back, the evenings are drawing in and the nights are getting colder. Not to worry, as we're here to brighten up your November by announcing the nominations for the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. As of next week, you'll be able...

  • 10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories
    Tablets

    10 best Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories

    By 1 November 2010

    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
    Home Cinema

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

    By 29 October 2010

    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  review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung Galaxy Europa review

    By 29 October 2010

    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
    Home Cinema

    Top 13 horror films on Blu-ray

    By 28 October 2010

    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,...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Computers
    Laptops

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Computers

    By 28 October 2010

    We're nearing the end of October which means that the Pocket-lint team is gearing up for the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. We'll be announcing the nominations at the beginning of November, but we want your help. As in previous years, we want to know...

  • Lomography Sprocket Rocket camera hands-on
    Cameras

    Lomography Sprocket Rocket camera hands-on

    By 28 October 2010

    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
    Gadgets

    The best and worst Ferrari gadgets around

    By 27 October 2010

    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...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Cameras
    Cameras

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Cameras

    By 27 October 2010

    It's that time of year again. Not only are there just nine weeks of shopping time until Christmas, but it's also nearly the beginning of November which is when we announce the nominations for the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards.   Just like last year,...

  • Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones review

    By 26 October 2010

    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 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely review

    By 22 October 2010

    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
    Home Cinema

    JVC lines-up three 3D projectors

    By 21 October 2010

    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
    Gaming

    Top video games to pre-order

    By 20 October 2010

    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
    Apps

    Best Android photography apps

    By 20 October 2010

    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
    Gaming

    Launch games for Kinect - all you need to know

    By 19 October 2010

    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 review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    LG Optimus GT540 review

    By 18 October 2010

    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 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman review

    By 15 October 2010

    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...