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JVC GS-TD1 hands-on

JVC GS-TD1 hands-on

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JVC launched what it calls the world's first consumer camcorder with full HD 3D at CES 2011, although Sony actually pipped it to the post and announced its HDR-TD10E first. However, JVC's 3D device is due to hit UK shops before Sony's so, in a way, ... >>

JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

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Hot on the heels of its full HD GS-TD1 camcorder, announced at CES 2011, JVC also introduced the GZ-HM960 - a more affordable model that can convert 2D footage to 3D. We were lucky enough to get our hands on JVC's latest gadget at the company's UK HQ.... >>

Toshiba Camileo S30
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Toshiba Camileo S30

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The range of pocket camcorders available seems to be growing by the day and there are now plenty of options on offer. Toshiba recently expanded its range with the introduction of the Camileo S30 and P20 which both sport slimline, pocket-friendly designs.... >>

Veho Renovo photo scanner
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Veho Renovo photo scanner

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Cast your mind back to the days when Facebook didn't exist, DM referred to a boot rather than a direct message and no one had a digital camera. Remember? Chances are that it's hard to forget, as you've probably got shoeboxes full of old photos to remind... >>

HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

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HTC confirmed the Wildfire S as the follow-up model to its popular mid-range Android handset, the Wildfire, at the recent MWC show in Barcelona. But if you've already got an HTC Wildfire, does the new model offer enough improvement for you to consider... >>

Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

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Panasonic debuted its VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens in 2010, but it's now available to buy separately and can be used with a selection of models from the brand's new product lineup. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new lens at Panasonic's 2011... >>

Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on

Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on

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Panasonic has just announced its HX-WA10 "dual camera" and we managed to track it down at Panasonic's 2011 convention. As a late addition to the lineup, the WA10 model on show was only a prototype, so while we can tell you all about the look and feel... >>

Roberts Radio Stream 63i
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Roberts Radio Stream 63i

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With so many different ways to listen to your music nowadays, sometimes it can be tricky to find a product that covers all the formats. Roberts Radio's Stream 63i certainly gives it a good shot, boasting a Wi-Fi radio, along with DAB and FM tuners, an... >>

Panasonic debuts its first 3D LED TV

Panasonic debuts its first 3D LED TV

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Panasonic's Viera TV lineup for 2011 will include the brand's very first 3D LED panel, in the shape of the DT30 series. Comprising two panels - the 37-inch TX-L37DT30 and the 32-inch TX-L37DT30 - the DT30 series adds mid-size TVs to the super-size plasma... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs iPhone 4

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs iPhone 4

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The "PlayStation" phone has been all over the blogosphere for months now, but Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed the handset as the Xperia Play at MWC 2011 in Barcelona. The Play will be the world's first PlayStation-certified smartphone, but will it... >>

LG Optimus 3D vs Nintendo 3DS

LG Optimus 3D vs Nintendo 3DS

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LG recently confirmed its much rumoured Optimus 3D handset which enables three-dimensional viewing, without the need for any specs and we were able to get a close-up look at the Barcelona-based MWC mobile tech show. Obviously we're not really comparing... >>

Panasonic RP-DJS400
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Panasonic RP-DJS400

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With the number of amateur DJs increasing by the day, plenty of audio brands are now offering fashionable headphones with rotating earpieces for the one-eared listening position that's a prerequisite of the DJ stance. Clearly targeted at the young hipster... >>

HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom

HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom

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The hotly anticipated tablet from HP has finally been confirmed, in the shape of the HP TouchPad. And a new product on the horizon can only mean one thing - fight! This is where we whip out the spec sheets and pitch the new kid on the tablet block against... >>

Panasonic: Active 3D better than passive

Panasonic: Active 3D better than passive

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3D TV is here to stay. The technology has come and gone in the past but, now that it's made it into our homes, it's there for good. That's not the end of the story though. There's still a great debate raging as to what form that 3D is going to take. It's... >>

Bose AE2
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Bose AE2

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If you've got yourself an iPod or other MP3 player then chances are that you'll want to upgrade to some decent headphones. Of course, you could go for some earphones, but for the best sound quality possible you're better off investing in some cans. And... >>

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

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The Canon EOS 600D has been the subject of internet rumours for some time now, but the manufacturer has finally made things official. Sitting at the top of Canon's entry-level EOS series, the 600D is the natural successor to the 550D, but what if you've... >>

Super Bowl 2011 tech ads: Motorola Xoom, The Daily and, er, Justin Bieber

Super Bowl 2011 tech ads: Motorola Xoom, The Daily and, er, Justin Bieber

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Super Bowl Sunday is the most important event in the US sporting calendar and it's also the launch day for the biggest TV ads of the year. With ads costing millions of dollars to place, it's only the big boys that can afford it, which explains why so... >>

Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II
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Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II

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We've seen several audio manufacturers joining forces with fashion brands and celebrities to come up some cool headphones, like Philips's O'Neill tangle-free cans and the Monster Beats collaboration with Dr Dre. For its latest release, Sennheiser has... >>

Keep in touch on the slopes: Walkie talkies rated

Keep in touch on the slopes: Walkie talkies rated

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Officially they're called two-way radios, but the more recognisable and frankly much more fun term, walkie talkie, is the one that most people tend to use. Aside from helping you to pretend that you're taking part in a terribly exciting adventure, perhaps... >>

Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones
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Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones

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This week, Pocket-lint is gearing up for the ski season with plenty of gadgets to keep you kitted out on the slopes. If you're a skier or boarder and you can't bear to be parted from your tunes, then you'll be needing some earphones that don't fall out... >>

Lomography to offer remote film processing

Lomography to offer remote film processing

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Analogue photography brand Lomography is to offer remote processing to UK customers for the first time. Unless you live near one of the company's two UK stores, both of which are in London, then until now you will have had to settle on getting your films... >>

Using the web to plan your ski trip

Using the web to plan your ski trip

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With ski and snowboard season now well under way, Pocket-lint's Snow Week is here to bring you all the latest gadetry, apps, tips and tricks for the slopes. But, it's no use having all your ski gadgets in place if you haven't even booked your trip and... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Oscars review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: The Oscars review (iPhone)

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If you're had it with gaming apps that try to coerce you into catapulting a feathered ball at some pigs or flying a paper plane on a seemingly never-ending journey then how about some movie-related fun instead? We had a play around on this film-based... >>

Digital Switchover - all your questions answered with completion around the corner

Digital Switchover - all your questions answered with completion around the corner

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Next year, analogue TV in the UK will be as dead as a dodo. That's because, according to the official digital switchover dates, 2012 is when the country's TV service will finally become digital-only. The digital switchover began in 2008, headed up by... >>

When is 4G coming to the UK?

When is 4G coming to the UK?

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You've heard all about the HTC Evo Shift 4G and the Motorola Atrix, but the big question for us is, when is 4G coming to the UK and what form will it take when it does? If you've already read through our comprehensive explanation of 4G, then you'll be... >>

Why do wires get tangled up?

Why do wires get tangled up?

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We've all been there - you place your headphones delicately into your pocket, sometimes just for a minute while you pop into a shop, but when you go to retrieve them, they don't look like your headphones anymore. Or more specifically, the wire doesn't.... >>

APP OF THE DAY: National Portrait Gallery review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: National Portrait Gallery review (iPhone)

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If you're sick and tired of Angry Birds and apps that make your photos look like you took them in the 1970s, then how about trying something a little more cultured? London's National Portrait Gallery recently introuduced its first app, courtesy of ATS... >>

Pure Twilight
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Pure Twilight

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The gloomy weather in January and February can make it very hard to get up in the mornings, and that's where this dawn-simulator from DAB specialist Pure comes in. The Twilight might sound like a tedious, vampire-based novel for teenagers, but it's actually... >>

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air hands-on

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air hands-on

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Bowers & Wilkins has introduced an updated version of its award-winning Zeppelin speaker, with vastly improved acoustic performance as well as Apple AirPlay capability, and we were lucky enough to get up close and personal with the Zeppelin Air for some... >>

The best Nintendo 3DS launch games

The best Nintendo 3DS launch games

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It's official - the long-awaited Nintendo 3DS will be coming to the UK on 25 March. According to Nintendo, they'll be a lineup of more than 30 games available for the 3DS between the launch date and the beginning of June, which is when the E3 gaming show... >>

CES 2011: What did we think of the show?

CES 2011: What did we think of the show?

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You've read all the news stories and heard about all the latest gadgets and gizmos that were unveiled at CES, but what was the show like in comparison to previous years? The Pocket-lint team has its say...Stuart MilesFor me it was a show of things that... >>

Memorex PartyCube Sound System
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Memorex PartyCube Sound System

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The selection of iPod docks on sale continues to grow with gathering pace and products range from cheap pieces of tat to high-end affairs such as Arcam's rCube - yours for just £500. Thankfully for those that are not feeling particulalry flush, there's... >>

LG Optimus 2X vs Motorola Atrix

LG Optimus 2X vs Motorola Atrix

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With Barcelona's Mobile World Congress just weeks away, a couple of manufacturers got in early and unveiled some exciting handsets at this year's CES tech show in Las Vegas. The big news was the introduction of the world's first handsets to be powered... >>

Will Microsoft Windows be running your TV?

Will Microsoft Windows be running your TV?

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When Microsoft invited us along to a sneak preview of its latest innovation at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, we were intrigued by the possibility of a Windows TV. That wasn't what we got but we weren't far off. Microsoft was, in fact, showcasing a range... >>

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

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CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling... >>

Internet TV - what's on offer and from whom

Internet TV - what's on offer and from whom

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You've heard all about smartphones, but what about smart TV? Here, we run you through all the big names and what they're offering with their web TV services. We'd love to tell you which one is best, but it really comes down to personal preference. When... >>

Panasonic Viera Tablet hands-on

Panasonic Viera Tablet hands-on

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Panasonic was just one of the many manufacturers to add its name to the list of companies launching tablet devices at CES, with the unveiling of its Viera-branded device. Due to land by the end of the year, the LCD touchscreen device (currently Japan-only)... >>

Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder hands-on

Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder hands-on

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Sparing a thought for all the left-handed gadget aficionados out there, Samsung has introduced the world's first camcorder that offers full operation in either hand. Thanks to a handy accelorometer, the HMX-Q10 can be held in the right hand or turned... >>

Orbitsound debuts T14 soundbar

Orbitsound debuts T14 soundbar

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If you want surround sound but you haven't got room for lots of speakers and wires then look no further than the new T14 soundbar, which was unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The innovative product builds on the success of the brand's previous... >>

LG glasses-free 3D mobile phone screen hands-on

LG glasses-free 3D mobile phone screen hands-on

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Not content with unveiling an impressive range of 3D TVs, LG also showcased a prototype glasses-free 3D mobile at the CES show in Las Vegas. Using stereoscopic technology, the mobile enables you to review content in 3D, without the need for specs. As... >>

Sharp Galapagos E-Media Tablet hands-on

Sharp Galapagos E-Media Tablet hands-on

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Sharp is just one of many companies that have announced tablet devices at CES, and we tracked down the two models for a close-up look. The two devices - with screen sizes of 5.5 and 10.8 inches - are currently only available in Japan, but a US model is... >>

Star Wars Blu-ray now on pre-order

Star Wars Blu-ray now on pre-order

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If you know your Wookies from your Banthas and you still fiercely guard, or possibly even play with, your prized action figure collection, then you'll be pleased to hear that the complete Star Wars saga is coming to Blu-ray in September 2011, and is now... >>

LG Optimus Black hands-on

LG Optimus Black hands-on

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LG's new Optimus Black handset is "the world's slimmest mobile device", says the maker, measuring in at just 9.2mm thick. We've managed to get a closer look at the new gadget on LG's stand at CES. The Android 2.2 handset certainly is slim and also feels... >>

Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV

Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV

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Sharp has super-sized its TV offering with a range of massive 70in models sporting the company's Quattron technology. Unveiled at the Las Vegas-based CES show, the LC-70LE732U combines the Quattron range's Quad Pixel technology - which adds yellow pixels... >>

Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet

Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet

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Sharp has joined the roster of manufacturers offering tablet devices with its new Galapagos E-Media Tablet. Showcased at the company's CES press conference in Las Vegas, the new device is now available in Japan and is set to launch in the US in the second... >>

LG SmartTV Upgrader ST600 adds web features to any television

LG SmartTV Upgrader ST600 adds web features to any television

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LG's new SmartTV Upgrader (ST600) set-top box enables you to transform any set with an HDMI port into a web-enabled TV. This means that you'll be able to use LG's new Smart TV platform which offers access to movies, sport, videos and customisable apps,... >>

LG Optimus 2X unveiled

LG Optimus 2X unveiled

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LG has confirmed that its Optimus 2X handset, the world's first to feature a dual-core processor, will launch in early 2011. We were treated to a sneak peek of the new mobile at LG's CES press conference in Las Vegas, where the brand confirmed that the... >>

2010: A year in review, December

2010: A year in review, December

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New Year's Eve is upon us so it's time to prep the party poppers, chill the bubbly and make the resolutions that you'll have forgotten by the morning. But before all that, it's time to take a look at the biggest stories from the past 12 months - last... >>

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse
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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse

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Any consumer tech company worth its salt knows that it's all about touch-operation nowadays and that's why Apple unveiled its Magic Trackpad back in the summer of 2010 and Microsoft announced its Arc Touch Mouse not long afterwards, following a series... >>

Technology in 2011: Pocket-lint's predictions

Technology in 2011: Pocket-lint's predictions

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With Christmas out of the way, we're just a hop, skip and a jump away from seeing in the New Year. January brings CES - the biggest tech show in the world which will be where thousands of new gadgets make their debut. But what kind of innovations can... >>