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Lomography Sprocket Rocket
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Lomography Sprocket Rocket

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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

2010: A year in review, August

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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

2010: A year in review, April

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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

2010: A year in review, March

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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... >>

2010: A year in review, January

2010: A year in review, January

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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
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Flip Video UltraHD

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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... >>

Affordable last minute Christmas gift ideas

Affordable last minute Christmas gift ideas

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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?

What's on TV over Christmas?

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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

Best weather apps for iPhone

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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
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Samsung NF210

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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
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Memorex PurePlay

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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

CES explained

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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)

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

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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... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 12: Catch the Presents! (Chrome)

App-vent Calendar - day 12: Catch the Presents! (Chrome)

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Less than two weeks to go until Christmas and that can only mean one thing. Yep, you guessed it - it's time for another door to be opened on our special App-vent Calendar. As the festive spirit creeps into the office, you're bound to find more and more... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 11: Nightmare Before Christmas (Symbian)

App-vent Calendar - day 11: Nightmare Before Christmas (Symbian)

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There are ludicrous amounts of Christmas-themed apps coming our way this festive season ranging from Chrimbo countdowns to elf-themed video greetings and yuletide fireplace simulators. However, here at Pocket-lint, many of our fave apps are games (step... >>

Nokia C7
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Nokia C7

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We first got our hands on the Nokia C7 back in September where we observed that the handset is quite difficult to place. Although it's a smartphone, it's not as highly specced as the likes of the Nokia N8, but it sits somewhere above the maker's C6 so... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 9: A Christmas Carol (iPad)

App-vent Calendar - day 9: A Christmas Carol (iPad)

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We're already over a week into December and Christmas pressie shopping time is running out. If you're not really feeling the festive mood this year then you might have a fair bit in common with the cantankerous main character in Charles Dickens' famous... >>

10 Chrome OS apps to start with

10 Chrome OS apps to start with

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Google has officially unveiled its Google Chrome OS - an operating system that the search engine giant hopes will get more people on the web as well as offering an alternative to Microsoft's Windows 7 and Apple's Snow Leopard OS. There are plenty of advantages... >>

Klipsch Image One
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Klipsch Image One

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Klipsch was founded in Hope, Arkansas, back in 1946 by a Mr Paul W. Klipsch, giving it a considerable heritage in the audio world. Here at Pocket-lint, we've seen a wide range of high-end in-ear headphones from the brand, such as the Image S4 which scored... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 7: Christmas Fireside (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

App-vent Calendar - day 7: Christmas Fireside (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

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Christmas means many things to many people, but for a great deal of us, it's all about being home for the holidays. In these days of austerity, not everyone can have the cosy Christmas that they've dreamt of all year, and there aren't many of us that... >>

Samsung Nexus S vs HTC Nexus One

Samsung Nexus S vs HTC Nexus One

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Samsung has just announced the very first Android 2.3 Gingerbread phone, with the launch of its Nexus S. The new smartphone will be out in time for Christmas at the Carphone Warehouse and is Google's second branded handset after HTC developed the Nexus... >>

Product of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...

Product of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...

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Well, this is the big one. Here at Pocket-lint, we've seen a hell of a lot of products over the last year - some good, some bad and some, very, very ugly. We've trawled through our review vaults to whittle down the gigantic list of gadgets, leaving only... >>

Samsung Nexus S vs Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Nexus S vs Samsung Galaxy S

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The very first Android 2.3 Gingerbread phone has just been made official - in the shape of the Samsung Nexus S. The new smartphone will be out in time for Christmas at the Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy and is Google's second "own branded" handset after... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 6: Super Dance Elf Christmas with Friends (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

App-vent Calendar - day 6: Super Dance Elf Christmas with Friends (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

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As the Christmas season is upon us once more, an increasing number of us are forgoing the effort of sending traditional paper-based Christmas cards in favour of electronic equivalents. Some people do this as a way to do their bit for the environment while... >>

Innovation of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...

Innovation of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...

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Once in a blue moon, a new product comes along that changes the face of technology as we know it. This category isn't about stats and specs, it's about genuinely game-changing innovations that have made us take a step back in shock/admiration/child-like... >>