Archive for Paul Lamkin

Gibson and Onkyo form strategic partnership

Gibson and Onkyo form strategic partnership

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Sonny and Cher. Lennon and McCartney. John and Taupin. Slijngaard and Doth. Just some of the famous musical duos that will be remembered throughout history. And now, possibly, you can add Gibson and Onkyo to that list after the guitar giant opted to acquire... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Hybrid and ThinkPad T430u Ultrabooks launched

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Hybrid and ThinkPad T430u Ultrabooks launched

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The Ultrabook frenzy has kicked off. If the scattering of releases in 2011 didn't get you ultra Ultrabook excited then CES is bound to. Already, we've seen LG declaring a skinny duo and now Lenovo has added a couple of models to its range: the PC within... >>

Sky Sports News iPad app kicks-off

Sky Sports News iPad app kicks-off

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Sky has announced the arrival of a dedicated Sky Sports News app for iPad. The app, which replaces the current iPhone and iPad friendly one, takes its inspiration from the impressive Sky News iPad app that was released last year. This means live and on-demand... >>

LG Z330 and Z430 Ultrabook duo kick off the CES frenzy

LG Z330 and Z430 Ultrabook duo kick off the CES frenzy

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When it comes to PCs, CES and 2012 in general, it looks like the Ultrabook will be dominant . With just a handful of the super slim devices going live in 2011 there are estimates that we're going to be hit by hundreds this year. With that in mind, LG... >>

Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR and F750EXR superzoom compacts announced

Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR and F750EXR superzoom compacts announced

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Fujifilm has announced the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR and F750EXR superzoom cameras, which are clearly compacts in name only. Inside their little chassis are professional cameras waiting to burst out - with a raft of heavy hitting features making the F770EXR... >>

HP Omni 27 takes on iMac in the big-screen AIO stakes

HP Omni 27 takes on iMac in the big-screen AIO stakes

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Desktop PCs aren't the most exciting aspect of the tech revolution, but we do still have a soft spot for svelte looking all-in-one machines. Show us a man that didn't go "oooh" after a first Apple iMac glance and we'll show you a liar. And now, it seems,... >>

Kindle and iPad dominated Christmas stockings

Kindle and iPad dominated Christmas stockings

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It seems that the UK had itself a merry Kindle Christmas, with Amazon's massively successful ebook reader being the most gifted tech-based product. A staggering one in every 40 adults in Britain woke up to find an ebook reader under the tree on Christmas... >>

Samsung Galaxy M magically launches ahead of CES

Samsung Galaxy M magically launches ahead of CES

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Over in Korea, the Samsung Galaxy M has just got official. So, as with all Samsung phone launches, we have to refer back to the Samsung naming conventions to see what the latest Sammy device bringeth. And we see that M stands for Magical: "High-performance... >>

HTC Radiant pictured ahead of Windows Phone 4G revolution

HTC Radiant pictured ahead of Windows Phone 4G revolution

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After a quick look at this leaked picture of a HTC Windows Phone 7 handset, you'd be forgiven for thinking that you'd been peeking at a HTC Titan. But take a closer look at the top edge where the logo is slightly bigger and where the front facing camera... >>

Apple TV to kick-off Premier League football coverage?

Apple TV to kick-off Premier League football coverage?

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Apple is to take on the likes of Sky and ESPN in bidding for the rights to broadcast Premier League football when the tender is offered up before the end of the season. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Cupertino tech giant is interested in scoring... >>

Nokia Lumia 900 Ace leaky specs to go with leaky pictures

Nokia Lumia 900 Ace leaky specs to go with leaky pictures

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The Nokia Lumia 900 rumour mill has been kicked into hyper-drive with a number of leaked specs to go with the leaky pictures. The Lumia 900, aka the Nokia Ace, aka the Nokia Eloko, is set to sail as the Nokia flagship (for a few months at least) and is... >>

Olympus compact system camera to take on Fujifilm X100 in retro stakes

Olympus compact system camera to take on Fujifilm X100 in retro stakes

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With all eyes on Las Vegas for CES 2012, which kicks off next week, Olympus is rumoured to be about to throw a CSC-shaped curve ball into the equation and announce its latest camera at the beginning of February, completely bypassing the big tech expo.... >>

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus officially lands

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus officially lands

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Remember the Samsung Galaxy Ace that launched last year? Remember what "Plus" means in Sammy's elaborate naming conventions? You can see where we're going with this, right? You got it, the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus has been officially announced. If you... >>

Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

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The Internet loves a cat, that's for sure. And whilst Kinect hacks may be a bit old hat now, and the Wii is on its last legs; combine the three with some robot virtual reality action and you've got an internet hit on your hands. That's what Tokyo-based... >>

Etymotic ETY-Kids3 child friendly earphones announced

Etymotic ETY-Kids3 child friendly earphones announced

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If you bought your little prince or princess an iPhone for Christmas and are worried that they are going to blow their little eardrums listening to Justin Bieber on full whack, or walk in front of a bus because they're engulfed in some classic Professor... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook fire-sale kicks off in the US

BlackBerry PlayBook fire-sale kicks off in the US

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The phrase iPad killer was touted around a little too much in 2011. And one tablet that was Flashy in its approach to Apple's crown was the BlackBerry PlayBook, that went on sale last year with plenty of RIM fanfare behind it. But now, following reports... >>

1.2 billion apps downloaded in bumper Christmas week

1.2 billion apps downloaded in bumper Christmas week

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2011 was definitely the the year of the app. It's the year in which Apple hit an average of 1 billion downloads from the App Store a month, the year in which the 10 billionth app was downloaded from the Android Market and also the year that Pocket-lint... >>

Pure Highway 300Di
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Pure Highway 300Di

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Pure recently unveiled its latest attempt to get on the road with you - the Pure Highway 300Di; a professionally installed car radio system that will help you with the jump from analogue to digital broadcasting in your car. If the Highway moniker rings... >>

Samsung 2View DV300F dual screen compact flashes in

Samsung 2View DV300F dual screen compact flashes in

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Samsung has announced its latest fun-based 2View compact; the DV300F, which brings a plethora of online picture action to the party. First up, and as you'd probably guessed from the 2View label - this is one of those Samsung snappers that packs a couple... >>

Digital music boom can't halt album slide

Digital music boom can't halt album slide

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The digital music landscape is shifting with the increasing popularity of streaming services such as Spotify but digital download purchases continue to grow. The digital music boom is highlighted by the 2011 figures which show that digital album purchases... >>

Sonic the Hedgehog hits the PlayStation Vita (video)

Sonic the Hedgehog hits the PlayStation Vita (video)

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No, you're not still hallucinating from that food poisoning you got after eating that six day old Christmas turkey, this really is Sonic the Hedgehog (and his pal Knuckles) appearing on the PlayStation Vita. The classic Mega Drive (or Genesis, for our... >>

720p HD iPad apps with Apple TV hack

720p HD iPad apps with Apple TV hack

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Whilst fanboys everywhere sit around twiddling their thumbs (magically, you understand, with multi-gesturing a plenty) waiting for Apple to offer App Store access on its hobby box; a couple of clever chaps have taken matters into their own hands; offering... >>

Sony Tablet S price slashed in the US

Sony Tablet S price slashed in the US

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Over in the land of the free Sony has decided to lop off a fair chunk of the Sony Tablet S price tag, knocking $100 off of both the 16 and 32GB versions of its curvy slate. The price cuts come in the face of increasing Android tablet competition across... >>

Google Chrome to overtake Internet Explorer in 2012

Google Chrome to overtake Internet Explorer in 2012

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Google Chrome, the search giant's web browser, is growing its market share at an incredible pace and is on course to overtake Microsoft's Internet Explorer this year. StatCounter shows that Chrome is now the browser of choice for more than one in four... >>

Year in review 2011: November

Year in review 2011: November

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Remember, remember the fifth of November? No? Us neither - in fact (possibly due to hitting the Christmas sherry a trifle early) we don't really remember November at all. It's just like a hazy dream. But, a quick look on Wikipedia tells us that November... >>