Archive for Libby Plummer

  • Apple updates iWork

    Apple updates iWork

    By 23 September 2010

    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

    By 23 September 2010

    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

    By 23 September 2010

    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

    By 23 September 2010

    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

    By 22 September 2010

    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

    By 22 September 2010

    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

    By 22 September 2010

    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

    By 22 September 2010

    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)

    By 21 September 2010

    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

    By 21 September 2010

    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

    By 20 September 2010

    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

    By 20 September 2010

    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

    By 20 September 2010

    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

    By 20 September 2010

    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)

    By 17 September 2010

    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

    By 17 September 2010

    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...

  • Suppliers prepping for Apple iPad 2G in early 2011

    Suppliers prepping for Apple iPad 2G in early 2011

    By 17 September 2010

    Apple could be ready to launch its 2nd generation iPad in early 2011 following news that several touchscreen part suppliers have reportedly been readying their processes for the production of the new device's 9.7-inch panel. Several component suppliers...

  • Games developer claims that Sony PSP2 is "pretty powerful"

    Games developer claims that Sony PSP2 is "pretty powerful"

    By 17 September 2010

    Sony has not yet announced anything about a successor to the PSP, but games developer NetherRealm has supposedly seen the device and describes it as being "pretty powerful". Adding substance to existing internet rumours about the 'PSP2', the studio behind...

  • Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock

    Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock

    By 17 September 2010

    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...

  • Notebook sales dropping in favour of iPad

    Notebook sales dropping in favour of iPad

    By 17 September 2010

    Apple's iPad has chipped away as much as half of the notebook market, so says Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the head honcho of the electrical retailing empire told the publication that the company's internal estimates...

  • Apple Airprint coming in November

    Apple Airprint coming in November

    By 17 September 2010

    It was only just over two weeks ago that Steve Jobs gave us a sneak preview of what we could expect from the upcoming iOS 4.2 software update at Apple's Special Event on 1 September. Apple has now confirmed that AirPrint wireless printing will be included...

  • Pigeons faster than broadband Internet

    Pigeons faster than broadband Internet

    By 17 September 2010

    This may sound like a joke to some, but if your broadband isn't up to scratch then it might not seem quite so funny. On Thursday, ten plucky pigeons carrying USB sticks were released from a Yorkshire farm, making the 120-mile journey to Skegness in just...

  • Facebook Places hits UK

    Facebook Places hits UK

    By 17 September 2010

    Foursquare is probably quaking in its boots right now as Facebook Places has finally launched in the UK. Introduced in the US last month and Japan earlier this week, Facebook Places will be rolled out starting this morning (Friday) and should be available...

  • Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live
    4 out of 5

    Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live

    By 17 September 2010

    These days it seems that there's nothing that the iPhone can't do, and thanks to accessory expert Griffin, it can now double up as a mini guitar amp, for all you axe-wielding Apple fans out there. So if you fancy yourself as the next Jimi Hendrix, Slash...

  • ZTE Racer
    3 out of 5

    ZTE Racer

    By 16 September 2010

    As Android continues to grow in popularity at a whirlwind pace, we can expect to see more and more affordable Android phones hitting the shops. This sub-£100 handset from ZTE is not only the company's first foray into Android phones, it's also one of...


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