Archive for Mike Lowe

  • Battlefield 4: Xbox One will run title at 60fps
    Gaming

    Battlefield 4: Xbox One will run title at 60fps

    By 10 June 2013

    Battlefield 4 will run at a super-smooth 60fps, as a showreel at Microsoft's E3 conference confirmed. Pocket-lint was on the ground to see the title in the flesh - so to speak - and it looks to be a stunner. Full of intricate details, the reel showed...

  • Crimson Dragon: Xbox One snaps up Panzer Dragoon director for third person shooter
    Gaming

    Crimson Dragon: Xbox One snaps up Panzer Dragoon director for third person shooter

    By 10 June 2013

    The surprises keep on coming: Crimson Dragon is a new game for Xbox One that's headed up by the team behind Panzer Dragoon. And boy, does it show. Crimson Dragon - as those Sega Saturn fans among us will remember - looks a whole lot like Panzer Dragoon...

  • Killer Instinct returns for Xbox One: A classic fighter reborn
    Gaming

    Killer Instinct returns for Xbox One: A classic fighter reborn

    By 10 June 2013

    We love a surprise and the announcement that Killer Instinct will return for the Xbox One's launch sure ticked that box when Microsoft dropped the bombshell at its E3 conference in Los Angeles. The fighting game, last seen on Nintendo's SNES in the 90s,...

  • Forza 5 for Xbox One: 'Drivatar' cloud-sourced AI learns how to drive like real people
    Gaming

    Forza 5 for Xbox One: 'Drivatar' cloud-sourced AI learns how to drive like real people

    By 10 June 2013

    Forza 5 was shown off by Turn 10 Entertainment at Microsoft's E3 conference in Los Angeles. Confirmed for XBox One, the driving title takes realism to the next level - using McLaren as its cover star, the game's stunning graphics depict the much-loved...

  • Ryse: Son of Rome exclusive for Xbox One at launch
    Gaming

    Ryse: Son of Rome exclusive for Xbox One at launch

    By 10 June 2013

    Ryse: Son Of Rome was unveiled at Microsoft's E3 conference. The next-gen title, confirmed as an exclusive launch title for XBox One, looks to us like a Gladiator meets Game Of Thrones sworplay slasher. It sure doesn't hold back on the gore either. This...

  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain confirmed for Xbox One
    Gaming

    Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain confirmed for Xbox One

    By 10 June 2013

    Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain kicked off Microsoft's E3 conference in style, now confirmed as a title for the next-generation Xbox One. The highly anticipated next-gen game depicts Snake - now voiced by Hollywood A-lister Kiefer Sutherland - riding...

  • GoPro app v2.0 hands-on: Access and share Hero3 files with your smart devices
    Cameras

    GoPro app v2.0 hands-on: Access and share Hero3 files with your smart devices

    By 10 June 2013

    GoPro has overhauled its app - which can be used to wirelessly control the HD Hero3 or Hero2 with BacPac - with the forthcoming version 2.0 set to introduce the ability to access and share files direct to smart devices. Pocket-lint has obtained a beta...

  • E3 2013: We're here in LA to bring you all the next-gen gaming and console coverage
    Gaming

    E3 2013: We're here in LA to bring you all the next-gen gaming and console coverage

    By 10 June 2013

    Gaming's big year is upon us, and Pocket-lint is on hand at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles to bring you all the latest coverage of what's set to be a bumper crop. This year it's the battle of the big guns: 2013 will see both Microsoft and Sony launch their...

  • GoPro: Hero3 4K capture at 24fps not yet possible, overheating would pose a problem
    Cameras

    GoPro: Hero3 4K capture at 24fps not yet possible, overheating would pose a problem

    By 10 June 2013

    GoPro has revealed that the HD Hero3's sensor is powerful enough to capture 4K at 24 frames per second - but that the processor is already running to the max and any more work would cause overheating. The HD Hero3 features a 4K resolution setting which...

  • A week in reviews: June 3 - 7
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    A week in reviews: June 3 - 7

    By 8 June 2013

    June is the month when the summer sun should come out in the UK. It's also the month when we've brought you a variety of product reviews - some ideal for soaking up the rays outdoors such as the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, others such as Naughty Dog's PS3...

  • Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR review

    By 7 June 2013

    The Fujifilm FinePix F900 puts the 'Lint in a state of deja vu. The Japanese company has been pushing out F-series refreshes every six months, with each release taking baby steps rather than leaps forward in terms of feature set. The F900EXR has all the...

  • Olympus Stylus XZ-10 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Olympus Stylus XZ-10 review

    By 6 June 2013

    At first glance the Olympus Stylus XZ-10 looks like a shrunken-down version of the comapny's top-spec XZ-2 compact. But it's both more and less than that: this middling advanced compact is a curious mix of high-spec - thanks to raw capture and the inclusion...

  • App of the day: Zombie Master World War review (iPhone)
    Apps

    App of the day: Zombie Master World War review (iPhone)

    By 4 June 2013

    Zombie games are fashionable of late and when done right they sure can be a lot of fun. Zombie Master World War is more than just a blood-splattering shoot 'em up - it's a deep, varied and complex game which, considering it's free to download, has a lot...

  • HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 review
    Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 review

    By 4 June 2013

    The HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 is a slightly different Chromebook prospect: the Google Chrome OS operating system laptop - which needs to be online via Wi-Fi for its full cloud-based functionality - boasts a 14-inch screen size, making it the largest Chromebook...

  • MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2 first play: pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2 first play: pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2013

    Gaming laptops don't come meatier than the MSI GT70 - and we mean the physical bulk as well as the behind-the-scenes power - as the 17.3-inch Dragon Edition 2 goes to show. Pocket-lint got our hands-on the 2013 edition of the specialised series ahead...

  • Razer Blade Pro first play: pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Razer Blade Pro first play: pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2013

    Razer gaming laptops are rare creatures in the UK, so when Pocket-lint caught a glimpse of the latest superthin Razer Blade Pro at a gaming event ahead of this year's Computex we jumped at the change to have a play. With a 17.3-inch 1080p LED display,...

  • Asus Transformer Book Trio: Windows 8 and Android hybrid unveiled
    Tablets

    Asus Transformer Book Trio: Windows 8 and Android hybrid unveiled

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has unveiled the Transformer Book Trio - a "three in one" multi-platform hybrid device that can run both Windows 8 and Android operating systems. The 11.6-inch 1080p dockable tablet device was announced by Asus boss Jonney Shih at the company's Computex...

  • App of the day: Rotolla review (iPhone)
    Apps

    App of the day: Rotolla review (iPhone)

    By 28 May 2013

    Think modern-day Tetris with a twist and you'll have some idea of the captivating, addictive and downright tricky game that is Rotolla. Don't move your eyes away from the screen for even a second - this is one of those games that will hook you in and...

  • Adidas Nitrocharge football boots with miCoach pictures and hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas Nitrocharge football boots with miCoach pictures and hands-on

    By 27 May 2013

    Adidas has launched the Nitrocharge - a brand new football boot complete with capacity for miCoach interactive personal coaching technology. The new boots tout themselves as energy-retention boots, designed with that pacey mid-fielder in mind. What Adidas...

  • Samsung Galaxy phone and ATIV tablet announcements due 20 June
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy phone and ATIV tablet announcements due 20 June

    By 27 May 2013

    Samsung has teased forthcoming Galaxy phone and ATIV tablet products in a media invitation dated for 20 June. What exactly these Android and Windows 8 product launches will be isn't yet clear - the invite includes visual close-up snippets of what looks...

  • Xbox One: Siri-style conversation and Skype remote player features rumoured
    Gaming

    Xbox One: Siri-style conversation and Skype remote player features rumoured

    By 27 May 2013

    Xbox One will have the ability to talk to gamers in a Siri-like conversational fashion, according to a speculative report by Polygon. With E3 - the world's premier gaming trade show - just around the corner, Pocket-lint is expecting Microsoft's primary...

  • Peter Molyneux Curiosity smartphone app reveals plans for new Godus game
    Gaming

    Peter Molyneux Curiosity smartphone app reveals plans for new Godus game

    By 27 May 2013

    Curiosity is, as its name suggests, one of the more curious gaming apps we've come across. Released by Peter Molyneux - the creator of Populous, the first "god game", back in 1989 - in November 2012, the premise was to tap away at a cube to reveal what...

  • Philips DesignLine TV goes on sale: Selfridges London has two week exclusive
    Televisions

    Philips DesignLine TV goes on sale: Selfridges London has two week exclusive

    By 27 May 2013

    The Philips DesignLine TV - unveiled earlier this year - has arrived in Selfridges' London  store for a two-week exclusive period of sale. Priced at £2,800, the glass-fronted design TV is essentially the same 55-inch panel as the latest 55PFL8008 1080p...

  • Adidas adiZero F50: 99-gram football boots to launch 2015
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas adiZero F50: 99-gram football boots to launch 2015

    By 27 May 2013

    Football boots are about to get a whole lot lighter. Adidas has unveiled a prototype adiZero F50 99g boot which - as the name suggests - weighs in at a mere 99 grams, almost 50 per cent lighter than the current top-spec F50 adiZero Prime. Cripes. Pocket-lint...

  • Adidas miCoach Smart Ball: The iOS-linked football that measures your every kick
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas miCoach Smart Ball: The iOS-linked football that measures your every kick

    By 25 May 2013

    Soon it won't just be the brains behind football that matter, it will be the brains inside the football that will help with training. Adidas is to introduce the miCoach Smart Ball in 2014, a football that can measure the speed, spin and trajectory of...