Archive for Lydia Leavitt

  • Motorola Photon 4G hands-on

    Motorola Photon 4G hands-on

    By 10 June 2011

    At a fanfare event in New York City, Pocket-lint was on hand to hear Sprint announce the release of two new Motorola phones running on Android: the Triumph and the Photon 4G. Kicking off, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and Motorola’s Sanjay Jha took the stage...

  • TomTom HD traffic expands across "Live" devices in US

    TomTom HD traffic expands across "Live" devices in US

    By 12 May 2011

    In-car navigation leader TomTom announced the expansion of its HD Traffic service to all “Live” series TomTom models available in the United States hoping to achieve the same results its seen elsewhere in the world. Previously only available on the...

  • Amazon Cloud Player on Cloud Drive hands-on

    Amazon Cloud Player on Cloud Drive hands-on

    By 26 April 2011

    Amazon's Cloud Drive promises to let you store you music remotely and then stream it back to yourself wherever you are, but it is really that simple? We take a closer look at the new service to see whether it’s something that you should be getting...

  • Roku XDS     review
    4 out of 5

    Roku XDS review

    By 22 April 2011

    Roku emerged in 2008 as one of the first set-top boxes to enable streaming internet content on a TV. Originally dominating the Netflix streaming market, the Roku is now up against some fierce competition like the Logitech Revue with Google TV and Apple...

  • First Look: Google Cr-48 review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Google Cr-48 review

    By 23 February 2011

    Chrome operated notebooks aren’t available for purchase yet but Pocket-lint was lucky enough to get our hands on the unbranded Chrome OS test notebook before the real deal hits store shelves in mid-2011. The Cr-48 is Google’s test notebook running...

  • Angry Birds Windows Phone 7 and 3D confirmed

    Angry Birds Windows Phone 7 and 3D confirmed

    By 16 February 2011

    In an exclusive chat with Pocket-lint, Rovio Mobile has revealed its plans to bring Angry Birds to Windows Phone 7. In addition, the developer has confirmed that it's working on a 3D version of its award-winning game for compatible devices. “We’re...

  • First Look: Sprint Kyocera Echo review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Sprint Kyocera Echo review

    By 8 February 2011

    At an exclusive event in New York City, Sprint and Kyocera announced the first dual-screen smartphone running on Android, the Echo. The Android-powered device is the first smartphone comprised of two 3.5-inch 800x480 touchscreen displays connected by...

  • BlackBerry Style 9670   review
    3 out of 5

    BlackBerry Style 9670 review

    By 7 February 2011

    It’s not often you hear the words “smart flip phone” that is until you meet Sprint's Blackberry Style 9670. And smart it is. The hybrid BlackBerry is half flip phone, half smartphone, complete with the signature BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard. The Style...

  • Foursquare talks TV Check-ins, badges, and the future

    Foursquare talks TV Check-ins, badges, and the future

    By 3 February 2011

    How can we make the mobile experience more interesting in the real world? That’s the question Foursquare asks itself every day according to head of product Alex Rainert as he sits down with Pocket-lint to talk company mission and the future of location-based...

  • TomTom announces Go 2505 bringing HD Traffic to the US

    TomTom announces Go 2505 bringing HD Traffic to the US

    By 5 January 2011

    As part of Las Vegas’ 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, GPS giant TomTom announced its newest product in its line of navigation solutions in the USA; the TomTom Go 2505 M Live. The GPS navigator, $349, is TomTom’s first unit to come fully loaded with...

  • Sprint ZTE Peel review
    3 out of 5

    Sprint ZTE Peel review

    By 7 December 2010

    The Sprint ZTE Peel, $79.99, is an accessory that ends the fruitless search for Wi-Fi by turning an Apple iPod touch into its own mobile hotspot on Sprint’s 3G network. Each gigabyte of data will cost $29.99 per month, with additional charges incurred...

  • TomTom Go 2505 review
    4 out of 5

    TomTom Go 2505 review

    By 26 November 2010

    Last week, TomTom launched its newest in-car GPS navigator, the TomTom Go 2505, for $319.95. The GPS navigator boasts TomTom’s now standard features with add-ons like updated graphics and faster routing. Released at the same time was the TomTom Go 2405,...

  • First Look: Acer Iconia review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Acer Iconia review

    By 25 November 2010

    Acer announced its brand new device, the Iconia dual touchscreen laptop, in New York City and Pocket-lint was in attendance to grab a First Look review of the new dual screen laptop. What sets this laptop apart is the fact that it has not one, but two...

  • Lenovo IdeaPad U260 hands on

    Lenovo IdeaPad U260 hands on

    By 24 November 2010

    Kind of like the Louis Vuitton of laptops, the Lenovo IdeaPad U260 is marketed as the world’s first consumer 12.5-inch laptop, that oozes elegance rather than just being another cheap laptop. The Lenovo U260 is as powerful as it is aesthetically beautiful....

  • First Look: Samsung Continuum review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Samsung Continuum review

    By 9 November 2010

    When clamshell phones were all the rage we revelled with excitement at the idea of a second screen on the outside that would give you valuable information without having to flip open the handset. In an age where phones are blocks of plastic, metal and...

  • Samsung Continuum hands-on

    Samsung Continuum hands-on

    By 9 November 2010

    Samsung and Verizon have launched a dual screen Android 2.1 phone handset for the US market at a packed event in New York City, and Pocket-lint was there to have a quick hands-on fumble before getting to work on bringing you a more in-depth first look...

  • First Look: Nook Color review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Nook Color review

    By 28 October 2010

    Book lovers and journalists across New York City gathered at Barnes & Noble’s massive flagship store in Union Square for their “Very Special Event” to launch the new Nook Color, and of course Pocket-lint was there to cover it. The new 7-inch tablet...

  • First Look: Lexmark Genesis review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Lexmark Genesis review

    By 19 October 2010

    Lexmark has unveiled the Lexmark Genesis printer, a new all-in-one printer that hides a digital camera within; letting you scan documents and photos in just 3 seconds. But can the new printer impress? Pocket-lint was invited to the New York City launch...

  • First Look: Sony Internet TV review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Sony Internet TV review

    By 13 October 2010

    Sony has launched its much anticipated Internet TV in New York City, and Pocket-lint was there to have a play and bring you our first impressions. Sony Internet TV is the first all-in-one HDTV integrated with the Google TV system. Much like the recently...

  • First Look: The Fight: Lights Out review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: The Fight: Lights Out review

    By 8 October 2010

    Last night Pocket-lint hit up PlayStation HQ in New York City for one reason, and one reason only: to play The Fight: Lights Out for PlayStation Move. The long awaited game has just been released for Move, and will allow players to fight using the two...

  • First Look: Logitech Revue review
    0 out of 5

    First Look: Logitech Revue review

    By 7 October 2010

    Google TV has finally launched. It's here to make your TV smarter, oh, and to take on the likes of Apple, Boxee, and Roku at the same time. But should you be investing in the new "smart" TV top box? Pocket-lint was at the launch of the Logitech Revue...

  • Logitech Revue: The all-in-one Google TV system

    Logitech Revue: The all-in-one Google TV system

    By 6 October 2010

    Logitech has announced its new Google TV companion box, the Logitech Revue, at a packed press event in New York City - a device that allows anyone with an HDTV to access Google TV on their home TV. Described as the first all-in-one solution for accessing...