Archive for Libby Plummer

  • APP OF THE DAY: Penn & Teller Chat Magic Trick (iPhone)

    APP OF THE DAY: Penn & Teller Chat Magic Trick (iPhone)

    By 15 September 2010

    Not all apps have to be practical or games you know. Indeed, some of Pocket-lint's favourites are mostly useless in everyday life, but have that little zing that sets them apart from the rest. To be honest, there are some on the team that are still content...

  • HTC Desire HD vs Samsung Galaxy S

    HTC Desire HD vs Samsung Galaxy S

    By 15 September 2010

    HTC has been leading the way for a couple of years now when it comes to Android smartphones, and it's just upped the ante once more by unveiling the long-rumoured Desire HD, along with a 4.3-inch touchsreen and HD video recording. Meanwhile, Samsung has...

  • HTC Desire HD vs iPhone 4

    HTC Desire HD vs iPhone 4

    By 15 September 2010

    Following today's unveiling of the HTC Desire HD, it's clear that this new smartphone is going to the give Apple's iPhone 4 a run for its money. Whether you're new to this smartphone malarkey, or you're considering upgrading your current handset, these...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

    Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

    By 14 September 2010

    Hybrid cameras are becoming popular either as a step-up from a compact, or as a more compact alternative to a DSLR. Nikon has just unveiled the Coolpix P7000 as the replacement for its P6000 and, like its predecessor, it's being sold as a 'point and shoot'...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Football League - Official Clubs' App (iPhone)

    APP OF THE DAY: Football League - Official Clubs' App (iPhone)

    By 9 September 2010

    Often, we at Pocket-lint feature an app that has been around for a bit. Either it’s doing quite well on a word of mouth front and we’d like to share it to you, or it’s a perennial fave, deserving of a new airing. Today’s App of the Day, though,...

  • Top 10 Apple Game Center games

    Top 10 Apple Game Center games

    By 9 September 2010

    The roll out of Apple's iOS 4.1 for the iPhone and iPod touch on Wednesday brought with it the hotly anticipated Game Center. This is Apple's attempt at a social gaming network, and promises the chance to "invite friends to join. Then totally crush them"...

  • Google TV vs Apple TV

    Google TV vs Apple TV

    By 8 September 2010

    Hot on the heels of the unveiling of the revamped Apple TV, web giant Google announced that its Google TV service is due to launch in the US in a few weeks' time and worldwide in 2011. According to Steve Jobs, the Apple TV has moved on from being a "hobby"...

  • Xpand Universal 3D Glasses

    Xpand Universal 3D Glasses

    By 7 September 2010

    We finally clapped our peepers on the long-awaited Xpand universal 3D glasses at the recent IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin. The active shutter specs have been designed so that they can be used with any brand of 3D television, unlike the glasses...

  • SodaStream Fizz drinks maker

    SodaStream Fizz drinks maker

    By 7 September 2010

    Dust off your BMX and bust out the Rubik's Cube, because SodaStream is back (again). Fans of the famous homemade fizzy drinks maker, beloved of children of the 80s will be pleased to hear that we uncovered a new model being showcased at the recent IFA...

  • Auluxe Reverie Casa iPod dock hands on

    Auluxe Reverie Casa iPod dock hands on

    By 7 September 2010

    You may not have heard of Auluxe before, but that is about to the change thanks to the introduction of the Reverie Casa iPod and iPhone dock at this year's IFA tech show in Berlin. The luxury audio company first launched in the UK in the summer of 2010,...

  • First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet
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    First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet

    By 7 September 2010

    This year's IFA tech show in Berlin was home to more tablets than your local chemist and, not to be outdone by the likes of Samsung and Toshiba, Archos stepped into the fray with the launch of five - yes, five - new Android-powered models. Due out by...

  • First Look: Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20K
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    First Look: Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20K

    By 7 September 2010

    Following the success of its Bloggie camcorder, Sony has introduced a new model featuring a touchscreen, along with several other nifty improvements. We were on hand at IFA 2010 to take a look at the new pocket camcorder and this is what we thought. Along...

  • Panasonic G-Series Micro Four Thirds camera with 3D lens

    Panasonic G-Series Micro Four Thirds camera with 3D lens

    By 6 September 2010

    Along with a landslide of big-name gadget releases at IFA 2010, there were also a few gems that were sneaked out with barely a word. One of those gold nuggets of tech that we uncovered was Panasonic's prototype Micro Four Thirds camera with interchangeable...

  • Auluxe Reverie Casa iPod dock debuts

    Auluxe Reverie Casa iPod dock debuts

    By 6 September 2010

    Luxury audio brand Auluxe has unveiled the Reverie Casa iPod and iPhone dock, which follows on from its original Reverie dock. Sporting the "Made for iPhone" tag, the device can accommodate all the latest Apple products and also functions as a DAB and...

  • Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab

    Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab

    By 2 September 2010

    When the highly anticipated iPad was first unveiled to much fanfare, mostly from a certain Mr Jobs, there was a collective shrugging of the shoulders by many in the tech world. They wondered why on Earth anyone would need such a device, which appeared...

  • CoPilot Live adds ActiveTraffic

    CoPilot Live adds ActiveTraffic

    By 2 September 2010

    ALK Technologies has introduced a real-time traffic update service to its CoPilot Live GPS navigation apps for smartphones and iPad in the US. ActiveTraffic uses real-time traffic flow information to calculate the best route to avoid traffic congestion...

  • Samsung unveils HMX-T10 full HD camcorder

    Samsung unveils HMX-T10 full HD camcorder

    By 2 September 2010

    Samsung's new HMX-T10 full HD camcorder boasts an innovative 20-degree slanted lens that's been designed to make shooting videos more comfortable, so you can say goodbye to aching arms and wrists. Part of the manufacturer's new line-up of compact digital...

  • Apple Special Event - everything you need to know

    Apple Special Event - everything you need to know

    By 2 September 2010

    An Apple Special Event is always one of the biggest dates in the tech world calendar and, this week, Steve Jobs did not disappoint. Along with an entirely new lineup of iPods, he also unveiled a revamped version of Apple TV, along with iTunes 10, which...

  • iPod touch 3rd Gen vs iPod touch 4th Gen

    iPod touch 3rd Gen vs iPod touch 4th Gen

    By 1 September 2010

    Apple's hotly anticipated event covered a wide range of new products and, as we predicted here at Pocket-lint, not only did Steve Jobs take to the stage wearing his black crew neck and New Balance footwear combo, but Apple also announced an updated version...

  • Sony unveils Xplod with TomTom technology

    Sony unveils Xplod with TomTom technology

    By 1 September 2010

    Sony has joined forces with satnav specialist TomTom to introduce the Xplod range of in-car navigation devices. Both the snappily titled XNV-L77BT and the XNV-L66BT will comprise Sony’s AV head unit and TomTom’s navigation module, offering full access...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Jaws (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)

    APP OF THE DAY: Jaws (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)

    By 1 September 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint we're always on the lookout for a new game to play on the go, and there is an ever-increasing selection on the iTunes App Store covering everything from the highly addictive Angry Birds through to classics such as Tetris and the thinking...

  • Pimp up your PlayStation Move

    Pimp up your PlayStation Move

    By 1 September 2010

    As we recently reported, the long-awaited PlayStation Move from Sony is due to hit UK shores on 17 September. Set to go head to head with Nintendo's phenomenally successful Wii and Microsoft's Kinect, the Move is the latest in a series of motion-based...

  • Cans and can'ts of the Motorola Defy

    Cans and can'ts of the Motorola Defy

    By 1 September 2010

    Due in the UK by the end of the year, the Motorola Defy has been designed to withstand even the most careless of users. Conforming to IP67 standards, the phone promises to be scratch, water and dust resistant. What's more, it's equipped with a 3.7-inch...

  • Pure Evoke-1S Marshall
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    Pure Evoke-1S Marshall

    By 31 August 2010

    This rock 'n' roll radio is the result of the second collaboration between DAB radio specialist Pure and legendary guitar amplifier brand Marshall. The new model is a revamped version of the Evoke-1XT Marshall, which was released in back in 2006. Styled...

  • What's new in Digg 4?

    What's new in Digg 4?

    By 26 August 2010

    Digg has finally launched the much anticipated new version of its website - known as Digg 4. Although a beta version has been available to a small number of users for a while, only now has the full website been unleashed on the public. So, what can we...