Archive for Libby Plummer

  • The best snow-proof cameras

    The best snow-proof cameras

    By 2 February 2011

    With the ski and snowboard season now well under way, Pocket-lint is bringing you all the latest gadgets, apps and tips as part of Snow Week. If you're jetting off to the slopes then it's likely that you'll want to take a camera on the piste with you....

  • Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones
    4 out of 5

    Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones

    By 2 February 2011

    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

    By 2 February 2011

    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

    By 1 February 2011

    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)

    By 27 January 2011

    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...

  • What is MWC?

    What is MWC?

    By 26 January 2011

    You might have noticed that we recently started bleating on about something called MWC 2011. There's little doubt that if you know your Android from your iOS then you'll be only too familiar with what we're going on about. However, if you're a recent...

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

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

    By 25 January 2011

    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?

    By 25 January 2011

    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?

    By 24 January 2011

    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)

    By 21 January 2011

    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
    4 out of 5

    Pure Twilight

    By 21 January 2011

    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

    By 20 January 2011

    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

    By 19 January 2011

    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?

    By 14 January 2011

    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 Miles For me it was a show of things that...

  • CES 2011: Best new gadgets

    CES 2011: Best new gadgets

    By 14 January 2011

    The recent CES tech show in Las Vegas saw thousands of new products being unveiled, with more than 80 tablets alone making their debuts. But, what were the highlights? Team Pocket-lint makes its pick of the bunch... Stuart Miles While I would like to...

  • Memorex PartyCube Sound System
    3.5 out of 5

    Memorex PartyCube Sound System

    By 14 January 2011

    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

    By 13 January 2011

    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?

    By 12 January 2011

    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

    By 12 January 2011

    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

    By 11 January 2011

    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

    By 10 January 2011

    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

    By 10 January 2011

    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

    By 7 January 2011

    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

    By 7 January 2011

    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

    By 7 January 2011

    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...


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