Archive for Nigel Kendall

  • Orange Cityzi NFC hands-on: Pocket-lint's pocket picked

    Orange Cityzi NFC hands-on: Pocket-lint's pocket picked

    By 26 September 2011

    If you'd asked me a week ago about using a mobile phone to pay for goods and services, I'd have said that the technology was promising, but that persuading people to use it was likely to prove tricky. That was before I was robbed of all my real cash on...

  • When is a tree not a tree? When it's a Kinect tree

    When is a tree not a tree? When it's a Kinect tree

    By 13 May 2011

    In less than a year since Microsoft launched Kinect for the Xbox 360, we've seen the motion-control device put to some pretty weird uses. We've heard of other projects in the pipeline. But nothing prepared us for this one. It's a talking tree! Well, sort...

  • Shigeru Miyamoto tells us why Nintendo is still the king of motion control

    Shigeru Miyamoto tells us why Nintendo is still the king of motion control

    By 21 December 2010

    2011 is going to be a big year for Nintendo. After years of effortlessly topping Christmas lists worldwide, its DS and Wii consoles have hit a sales plateau. Meanwhile, Apple has muscled in to the handheld gaming market with its touchscreen devices and...

  • Braun/Oral-B Triumph 9900 Smartguide Toothbrush
    4 out of 5

    Braun/Oral-B Triumph 9900 Smartguide Toothbrush

    By 28 September 2007

    In my lifetime, I have borne witness to the relentless pace of progress, from electric kettles that switch themselves off, to the point where my mobile telephone now packs more computing power than the rocket that first put man on the moon. But a toothbrush...