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HP Envy 17  with 3D

HP Envy 17 with 3D

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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

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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

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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
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Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock

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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

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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?

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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
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Sony Ericsson Spiro

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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

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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... >>

Apple updates iWork

Apple updates iWork

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Apple has launched new versions of Keynote, Pages and Numbers for iWork on the the iPad. The Pages update include the ability to copy documents to your MobileMe iDisk or a WebDAV service, along with support for opening .txt files from Mail, and the ability... >>

Gamers shun stores for downloads

Gamers shun stores for downloads

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PC game downloads are outstripping shop purchases in the US for the first time, suggest new figures. According to data from market research specialist NPD Group, 11.2 million PC games were bought online, compared to 8.2 million physical unit sales, during... >>

Blockbuster goes bust

Blockbuster goes bust

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DVD rental chain Blockbuster has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US. The loss-making brand has suffered in recent years at the hands of online rental firms such as Netflix - the US market leader. While this won't effect Blockbuster operations throughout... >>

Slingbox PRO-HD to stream high-def content

Slingbox PRO-HD to stream high-def content

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Sling Media has expanded its arsenal of media streamers with the addition of its first HD-capable product - the Slingbox PRO-HD. The new device enables you to stream HD content from your home television, including DVBT digital TV signals, HDTV cable or... >>

Sigma SD1 eyes on

Sigma SD1 eyes on

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If you like a high megapixel count in your digital SLR then Sigma has got you covered. It's just announced the launch of the Sigma SD1 - a digital SLR camera that packs a 46 megapixel 24 x 16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor. The flagship of the company's... >>

Canon X Mark I Mouse hands on

Canon X Mark I Mouse hands on

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Product convergence has been going on for some time in the gadget world, but as far as we're aware, this is the first time that anyone's tried to merge a computer mouse with a calculator. The multi-tasking Canon X Mark I Mouse acts not only as a wireless... >>

Leica D-Lux 5 hands on

Leica D-Lux 5 hands on

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Leica has unveiled its latest high-performance compact camera - the D-Lux 5 - at the Photokina show in Cologne. As successor to the acclaimed D-Lux 4, the new snapper offers a wider range of photographic options along with a faster Leica DC Vario-Summicron... >>

Five PlayStation Move games coming soon

Five PlayStation Move games coming soon

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The PlayStation Move is finally here, but what exactly can you play on it? We've already pulled together a round-up of the best games available now, but if that's not enough and you want to know what else is on the way then read on for our pick of the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Google Earth (iPhone, iPod, iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Google Earth (iPhone, iPod, iPad)

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Although many of the apps that we feature on Pocket-lint are brand new, some have been around for a while, and some have just received an update. Google Earth is one of the ones that has just been updated, and we're not just talking about a few bug fixes... >>

Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon

Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon

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As promised, the latest software update from Sony means that you can now watch 3D Blu-rays on the PlayStation 3. Obviously you'll need a 3D-capable TV as well, but the big problem is going to be finding something to watch as the current selection of 3D... >>

Top PlayStation Move games

Top PlayStation Move games

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Despite the recent launch of Sony's long-awaited PlayStation Move, there are still relatively few games available for the motion-controlled console. While many existing games have already been given or are soon to get patches to make them compatible,... >>

Five cameras that could steal the show

Five cameras that could steal the show

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Today marks the start of the annual Photokina camera expo in Cologne and we're live at the show to keep you up to date with all the latest news. We've pulled together a few show-stoppers, some of which have already been announced and some which are still... >>

New Flip MinoHD video cameras announced

New Flip MinoHD video cameras announced

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The new range of affordable shoot and share video cameras from Flip have been updated to shoot image-stabilised video at 60 frames per second (fps), which is good news for those who always end up with shaky video footage. Just like previous models, the... >>

Millions at risk from texting while walking

Millions at risk from texting while walking

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Millions of people could be at risk from texting while walking along busy streets as they are oblivious to the dangers around them, according to new research. According to Dr Joanna Lumsden of Aston University, one in 10 mobile phone users have already... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Mad Men Cocktail Culture (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Mad Men Cocktail Culture (iPhone)

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We see oodles of apps here at Pocket-lint, and while some can safely be deemed 'useful', others are sadly 'not so useful'. But give us an app that tells us how to make cocktails, Don Draper style, and we're definitely putting it in the 'useful' camp.... >>

Acer launches Aspire 5745PG touchscreen notebook

Acer launches Aspire 5745PG touchscreen notebook

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Acer has unveiled its new Aspire 5745PG notebook featuring an HD multi-touch LED panel, along with the brand's TouchPortal interface. Preloaded on all new Acer Touch devices, including smartphones and desktops, Acer TouchPortal has been designed to make... >>

Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock

Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock

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Altec Lansing recently unveiled a new array of products at the IFA 2010 tech show in Berlin, and among the goodies announced was the Octiv Dual 202 Audio Dock. We were lucky enough to be given a sneaky peek at the compact system, which is certified to... >>