Archive for Mark Harris

Amazon Kindle Fire
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Amazon Kindle Fire

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Is it a jumped-up e-reader, a cut-price iPad or nothing more than a portable shop window for Amazon’s endless shelves? The Kindle Fire blunders into the tablet wars with something to annoy everyone: an LCD screen to irritate E Ink fans; a GPS-less,... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

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It’s time to reboot the tablet. Right now, the same word applies to everything from 6-inch jumped-up ebook readers to hulking great 10-inch slabs of glass. Pocket-lint is drawing a line in the sand: everything 9-inches and up is a tablet, everything... >>

Amazon Kindle (2011)
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Amazon Kindle (2011)

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With all the fuss over the launch of the Kindle Fire tablet, it would have been easy to overlook the new Amazon product that Jeff Bezos expects to sell "many millions" - the cheapest Kindle ever, slightly confusingly also called the Kindle. (The Kindle... >>

Motorola Droid Bionic
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Motorola Droid Bionic

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It would be cool if the Droid Bionic followed the same storyline as Steve Austin’s cybernetic TV show. Motorola, a company barely alive. A Google voiceover saying we have the technology, we can rebuild it. Then a better, stronger, faster Android phone... >>

HTC EVO 3D
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HTC EVO 3D

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Now that you can pick up touchscreen smartphones for pocket money prices, premium mobiles have to find other ways to differentiate themselves. 3D is the perfect solution, adding a gloss of techno-cool to imaging and gaming, and promising yet more to come... >>

Motorola Droid 3
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Motorola Droid 3

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Few companies get a second bite at the mobile cherry. Motorola took its initially awesome RAZR phone and flogged it until it wasn’t just a dead horse but little more than neatly canned dog food. With the company’s handset business on the brink of... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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With the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the size and form factor of tablets are finally set in stone. A year ago, tablets could have gone anywhere - they could have become neat and compact like the BlackBerry PlayBook and the first Samsung Tab,... >>

HTC ThunderBolt
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HTC ThunderBolt

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The HTC ThunderBolt is one of the very, very few 4G devices to actually be up and running on a 4G network (Verizon’s LTE roll-out in the US). As such, it’s perfectly positioned to act as a lightning rod for all the myths, hype and hassles that come... >>

Palm Pre
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Palm Pre

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In the lightning-fast world of mobile tech, few manufacturers ever recover from a run of poor devices. They might get swallowed up (like Ericsson or Siemens) or simply fade away (like Motorola?) but it’s the rare company that makes a Rocky-style comeback... >>

Amazon Kindle DX ebook
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Amazon Kindle DX ebook

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According to Amazon, Kindle users buy 2.6 times as many books as other customers - and even purchase the same number of printed books that they did before. So why did one attendee of Book Expo America last month confess to wanting to punch an owner of... >>

Peek handheld email device
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Peek handheld email device

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Everyone has a 3G smartphone, iPhone or netbook these days, right? Wrong. Just 15% of people with a mobile phone currently use email on the move, inspiring US start-up Peek to launch this low-priced messenger for the masses. Costing just $70 (£46) in... >>

Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone - First Look
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Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone - First Look

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At last night’s Sony Ericsson launch there wasn’t a Walkman or Cyber-shot in sight as the phone maker rolled out four new handsets with an emphasis on design. Pocket-lint managed to get a brief hands on with the new T650 from Sony Ericsson, so should... >>

Sony Ericsson P1 - First Look
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Sony Ericsson P1 - First Look

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Is the mobile phone market growing up at last? At last night’s Sony Ericsson launch there wasn’t a Walkman or Cyber-shot in sight as the phone maker rolled out four new handsets with an emphasis on design. Pocket-lint managed to get a brief hands... >>