Archive for Libby Plummer

  • Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

    Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

    By 13 October 2010

    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

    By 13 October 2010

    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

    By 13 October 2010

    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

    By 13 October 2010

    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?

    By 12 October 2010

    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?

    By 12 October 2010

    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

    By 11 October 2010

    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
    4 out of 5

    Acer Aspire One 533

    By 11 October 2010

    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
    4 out of 5

    Lomography Spinner 360

    By 5 October 2010

    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

    By 5 October 2010

    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,...

  • London tube strike: keeping up to date

    London tube strike: keeping up to date

    By 4 October 2010

    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

    By 4 October 2010

    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

    By 1 October 2010

    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

    By 30 September 2010

    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
    4 out of 5

    Sony NWZ-E453 Walkman

    By 30 September 2010

    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?

    By 29 September 2010

    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

    By 29 September 2010

    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,...

  • HP Envy 17  with 3D

    HP Envy 17 with 3D

    By 29 September 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint we were lucky enough to get a sneak preview of HP's new range of laptops and accessories that will be in shops in time for Christmas. The flagship model - the Envy 17 - boasts 3D capability and is shipped with a pair of Xpand active...

  • Canon unveils MG8150 printer with touch control

    Canon unveils MG8150 printer with touch control

    By 29 September 2010

    Imaging guru Canon has unveiled its new range of PIXMA printers, headed up by the flagship MG8150, which is equipped with the brand's Intelligent Touch System interface. This all-in-one photo printer sports a light-guided touch panel that helps you to...

  • 3D mythbusters

    3D mythbusters

    By 28 September 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint, we're very excited about the imminent launch of Sky 3D on Friday (1 October), meaning that three-dimensional television is finally coming to our homes. But will it really work? And are the rumours about headaches and health risks...

  • Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock
    4.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock

    By 28 September 2010

    There is now a huge selection of audio docks on the market, but the ones that tend to stand out are the high-end models that boast impressive sonics, such as the Vita Audio R2i and Philips Fidelio DS9000, or those that have something a little bit different...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook vs Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab

    BlackBerry PlayBook vs Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab

    By 27 September 2010

    BlackBerry has become the latest brand to join the tablet party with its new BlackBerry PlayBook. Set to go head to head with the iPad, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Tab, which was unveiled at the recent IFA tech show in Berlin. BlackBerry's new device...

  • 3D TVs: what televisions are on offer?

    3D TVs: what televisions are on offer?

    By 27 September 2010

    Although 3D home cinema has been a reality for a while now, it's now set to really take off following the highly anticipated launch of Sky 3D. We've hunted down the best 3D TVs around so that you don't have to and the good new is that they're all compatible...

  • Sony Ericsson Spiro
    3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson Spiro

    By 24 September 2010

    Ever since the introduction of the iPhone, Sony Ericsson (and every other mobile brand around) has had to up its game, particularly when it comes to the inclusion of a music player. With the long-estblished Walkman brand to back it up, the Sony Ericsson...

  • Motorola Droid 2 global edition snapped

    Motorola Droid 2 global edition snapped

    By 23 September 2010

    The Android gurus over at Droid-life.com - the leading unofficial blog for Motorola's Droid phones, as well as Google's OS - have managed to grab some shots of the the new Motorola Droid 2 Global (or at least that's what they're calling it). As the first...