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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... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Mobile phones

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Mobile phones

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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
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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... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Televisions

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Televisions

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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

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,... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Computers

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Computers

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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

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... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Cameras

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Cameras

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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
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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... >>