Archive for Libby Plummer

  • Star Wars Blu-ray now on pre-order
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    Star Wars Blu-ray now on pre-order

    By 6 January 2011

    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
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    LG Optimus Black hands-on

    By 6 January 2011

    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...

  • Panasonic Viera Tablet officially unveiled
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    Panasonic Viera Tablet officially unveiled

    By 6 January 2011

    Panasonic used its CES press conference to officially announce its Viera Tablet, which is due out by the end of 2011. The device is designed to work with a variety of cloud services in conjunction with the maker's Viera televisions. The Viera tablet -...

  • Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV
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    Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV

    By 5 January 2011

    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
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    Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet

    By 5 January 2011

    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
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    LG SmartTV Upgrader ST600 adds web features to any television

    By 5 January 2011

    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
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    LG Optimus 2X unveiled

    By 5 January 2011

    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
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    2010: A year in review, December

    By 31 December 2010

    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 review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse review

    By 31 December 2010

    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
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    Technology in 2011: Pocket-lint's predictions

    By 31 December 2010

    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...

  • Lomography Sprocket Rocket review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Lomography Sprocket Rocket review

    By 29 December 2010

    Analogue camera maker Lomography (or Lomo, to those in the know) has been driving the public's desire for retro cameras for a while now. Following on from the sucess of its first product (the LC-A+) and it's popular Diana F+ and Diana Mini models, the...

  • 2010: A year in review, August
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    2010: A year in review, August

    By 29 December 2010

    We're now just days away from getting inebriated in order to celebrate the coming of the new year, but before we take our first sip of celebratory bubbly, we've still got time to take a look at the biggest stories from the past 12 months. August can be...

  • 2010: A year in review, April
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    2010: A year in review, April

    By 27 December 2010

    As we make preparations for New Year celebrations, the alarmingly futuristic-sounding 2011 is waiting just around the corner. But before we take our first tentative steps into the new year, it's time to take a look at the biggest stories from the last...

  • 2010: A year in review, March
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    2010: A year in review, March

    By 27 December 2010

    It'll soon be 2011, but before we start gearing up for another big year of tech, which kicks off in January with the Las Vegas-based tech show CES, lets take a look at the highlights from the last 12 months. Although news can be a little thin on the ground...

  • How to get rid of unwanted Christmas presents
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    How to get rid of unwanted Christmas presents

    By 26 December 2010

    We've all been there. Christmas day is done and dusted and along with a pile of fabulous pressies and a turkey and Christmas pudding hangover, you've got a few gifts that are so terrible, you know you'll never use them. Whether it's a pair of novelty...

  • 2010: A year in review, January
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    2010: A year in review, January

    By 26 December 2010

    2011 is nearly upon us and with that comes one of the biggest events in the tech calendar - the CES show in Las Vegas. But before we take a look at the products of the future, it's time to take a fun walk down memory lane as we look back at the biggest...

  • Flip Video UltraHD review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Flip Video UltraHD review

    By 23 December 2010

    Flip more or less invented the pocket camcorder market so when we heard that it was launching an updated range, we were very keen to get our mitts on them. The third-generation Flip UltraHD is similar to the last model, with its 720p video capture, although...

  • Predictions for CES 2011
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    Predictions for CES 2011

    By 22 December 2010

    January is fast approaching and that can only mean two things. Firstly, New Year's resolutions that you'll never keep and secondly, the biggest tech show in the world - CES. Gadget fever will soon be sweeping the globe as the international techie press...

  • Affordable last minute Christmas gift ideas
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    Affordable last minute Christmas gift ideas

    By 22 December 2010

    We're now truly in the realms of 'last-miniute' Christmas shopping. Maybe your smug internet-based shopping activities have been scuppered by the snow with your parcels trapped in a blizzard-laden depot in Scotland or maybe you've just left it all until...

  • What's on TV over Christmas?
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    What's on TV over Christmas?

    By 22 December 2010

    Obviously we know that the The Sound of Music, The Great Escape and a Bond film or three are likely to be making an appearance on TV this Christmas, but what else is there to get stuck into? Forget the Queen's speech - we've rounded up a selection of...

  • Best weather apps for iPhone
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    Best weather apps for iPhone

    By 20 December 2010

    As many of us are still in the grips of the big freeze, or "snow chaos" as the newspapers like to call it, getting out and about can be tricky. No one wants to be caught in a blizzard or sliding around on the ice like a particularly uncoordinated Z-lister...

  • Samsung NF210 review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Samsung NF210 review

    By 17 December 2010

    The last year or so has seen the laptop market being flooded with a series of netbooks which are proving popular thanks to their compact designs and affordable prices. There may be a huge selection to choose from, but a great deal of the products are...

  • Memorex PurePlay review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Memorex PurePlay review

    By 16 December 2010

    The rise of the all-powerful iPod has seen the birth of a totally new category that didn't exist 10 years ago - iPod docks. While there's a a huge selection to choose from including high-end models such as Philips' Fedelio DS9000, there are also plenty...

  • CES explained
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    CES explained

    By 15 December 2010

    Every year, around this time, we start banging on about something called CES. If you're a seasoned tech fan, then chances are that you know only too well what we're bleating about. However, if you're a newbie to the world of gadgets, or to Pocket-lint,...

  • App-vent Calendar - day 13: Christmas Rock 'N' Roll (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)
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    App-vent Calendar - day 13: Christmas Rock 'N' Roll (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)

    By 13 December 2010

    Some of the apps in our App-vent Calendar are brand new, while others have been around for a while. Some only really get to see the light of day during the holiday period, much like the chrimbo decorations that are left languishing in the loft for most...