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Amazon Kindle Fire coming Wednesday with Cloud Drive on board?

Amazon Kindle Fire coming Wednesday with Cloud Drive on board?

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Amazon has been firing out invites for an event this Wednesday (28 September) and the industry has decided that this can only mean one thing - it's Kindle tablet time."Wednesday is tablet day," BGC partners analyst Colin Gillis told Reuters. "The real... >>

HTC Amaze 4G set to amaze you

HTC Amaze 4G set to amaze you

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UPDATE: this is now official coming 12 October in the USA. The HTC Amaze 4G is packing a 4.3-inch 960x540 qHD Super LCD display, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, 1080p video capture, NFC, 42Mbps HSPA+ connectivity, and Android 2.3.4 beneath HTC... >>

Spotify confirms 6 months free period for new users

Spotify confirms 6 months free period for new users

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Spotify has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it is doing away with the Spotify Open scheme, the deal whereby you were limited to a monthly playback time of 10 hours and could only play individual tracks 5 times...kind of.From now on all Spotify accounts... >>

Motorola Droid RAZR pictures leaked

Motorola Droid RAZR pictures leaked

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Could one of the coolest phones of 2009 be about to merge with one of the slickest phones of 2003? If the rumours surrounding these leaked Motorola handset pictures are to believed, then yes.What you are looking at here is, supposedly, the Motorola Droid... >>

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air app hits the App Store

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air app hits the App Store

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Bowers & Wilkins, the UK based audio specialist, has announced a new iOS app -  Zeppelin Air - designed to get iPhone music fans sharing their musical tastes.The app, which takes its name from the Apple AirPlay enabled Bowers & Wilkins speaker, is obviously... >>

Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE, 720p superphone announced

Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE, 720p superphone announced

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Back in August, Samsung announced the LTE beefed-up version of the Galaxy S II smartphone, with its extra 0.2 inches of display and a more powerful processor, and Pocket-lint went "oooh" when we got our hands on it at IFA.But now the Korean company has... >>

Bose Lifestyle 135 and CineMate 1 SR soundbar systems launched

Bose Lifestyle 135 and CineMate 1 SR soundbar systems launched

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Bose has taken its first steps into the soundbar arena with the double launch of the Bose Lifestyle 135 and the Bose CineMate 1 SR systems.The Lifestyle 135 is a complete system, with a console that can handle up to four HDMI inputs, an FM/AM radio tuner... >>

Samsung Omnia W Windows Phone 7.5 Mango phone official

Samsung Omnia W Windows Phone 7.5 Mango phone official

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If your cravings for a mediocre Windows Phone 7 device weren't met by the recently announced Samsung Focus Flash, then take a look at the just announced Samsung Omnia W - a Mango device that's landing next month.With a spec sheet that sounds just like... >>

HTC Sensation XL: Launch name for the HTC Runnymede?

HTC Sensation XL: Launch name for the HTC Runnymede?

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The HTC Runnymede will hit the shops as the HTC Sensation XL and not the HTC Bass, as had been rumoured, according to reports.The name would make sense as, like the recently announced HTC Sensation XE, the Runnymede will be packing integrated Beats Audio.... >>

Motorola Xoom 2 coming with 8.2-inch Media Edition

Motorola Xoom 2 coming with 8.2-inch Media Edition

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The Motorola Xoom 2 has been spotted out and about and, what's more, is that it seems to have a little friend in tow - the 8.9-inch Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition.Both tablets have been leaking like an Android filled tap all over the web this past weekend,... >>

Zeo Sleep Manager Mobile has your phone catch your Zs

Zeo Sleep Manager Mobile has your phone catch your Zs

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Worried that you're not getting enough sleep? Or maybe you're concerned that the sleep you are getting isn't great quality and that your days are suffering as a result?If so, and you don't fancy a trip down to a clinic to be wired up for analysis, then... >>

Star Wars lightsaber lights up on Tokyo subway

Star Wars lightsaber lights up on Tokyo subway

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Whilst beaming a bloomin' great light from the top of the BT Tower to make it resemble a lightsaber was a pretty cool way of promoting the Blu-ray versions of Star Wars: The Complete Saga and the individual trilogy box set; it only lasted for a few hours.And... >>

FIFA 12 full game, available on Xbox Live this weekend

FIFA 12 full game, available on Xbox Live this weekend

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EA Sports Season Ticket holders will be able to download the full version of FIFA 12 from Xbox LIVE on Saturday 24 September, 6 days ahead of its official release. The EA Sports Season Ticket was announced back in August, and this is the first big title... >>

Smart TV sales dominate John Lewis

Smart TV sales dominate John Lewis

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It was supposed to be 3D making all the big waves in the modern TV market but, according to figures released by John Lewis, the big area of growth - at least for its demographic - is web-connected, or smart, TVs.This is perhaps not surprising as John... >>

UK download speed above global average

UK download speed above global average

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Before you start cursing your ISP when a sudden lag costs you a goal during a game of Fifa online, or means you take a bullet in the head on COD, then take comfort that we're above the global average when it comes to download speeds... just.A study by... >>

Bing Events helps you plan your social life

Bing Events helps you plan your social life

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, Microsoft thinks that its pipped Google to the social planning post by announcing Bing Events.According to a memo sent to Pocket-lint, Bing Events is "the first time a major search engine has provided a... >>

Arcam rCube white model price slashed

Arcam rCube white model price slashed

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The Arcam rCube has been revamped for 2011, dressed up in a white, Apple-friendly, chassis and getting a massive price drop.No longer will you have to part with 500 of your hard-earned Great British pounds, £150 has been cut from the price - meaning... >>

Google mobile network launches in Spain...kind of

Google mobile network launches in Spain...kind of

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Ladies and gentleman take a closer look. Yes, it's time for the mobile networks to start panicking - this is a Google SIM card for the search giant's own mobile network.Mobile virtual network actually, as Google has entered the MVNO game in Spain. Not... >>

No iPad 3 for us, we want 70-inch model

No iPad 3 for us, we want 70-inch model

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Forget the will it / won't it saga of the iPad 3, there's only one Apple tab that we want to get our hands on and it's the 70-inch Padzilla mod version from Crunchy Logistics.Blowing the 23-inch Android MegaPad tablet out of the water, the Padzilla is... >>

Netflix and Facebook finally team up

Netflix and Facebook finally team up

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It's all go for Facebook over at the F8 developers conference in San Francisco, where not only has the social network launched the new Timeline feature, and integrated Spotify and music features; Mark Zuckerberg also announced that a Netflix partnership... >>

iPhone 4S, not iPhone 5, coming out 21 October

iPhone 4S, not iPhone 5, coming out 21 October

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The iPhone 5 that we're all waiting for may not actually arrive in October. That's according to Greek site DigitalLife who is reporting that the only Apple handset that will be announced next month will be a revamped iPhone 4, labelled the iPhone 4S.It... >>

Facebook NFC F8 announcement rumoured?

Facebook NFC F8 announcement rumoured?

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The web is working itself into a frenzy, trying to second guess what the 52nd richest man in the world will announce over in California at the Facebook F8 developers conference.And ignoring the almost confirmed Facebook Music service, and cutting the... >>

HTC Explorer official shots leaked

HTC Explorer official shots leaked

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Yet another HTC handset has been leaked all over the webiverse, this time in the shape of the HTC Explorer.The device formerly known as the HTC Pico is seemingly nearing officialdom with its press mug shot already out there for all and sundry to see.The... >>

Nokia FourSquare gift machine hints at a freebie geo-location future

Nokia FourSquare gift machine hints at a freebie geo-location future

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Up in Glasgow, at the city's Social Media Week, Nokia is getting busy giving away free gifts.Nothing unusual there, big companies are always handing out goodies at trade shows and events to promote their brand. The giving is normally done by promo-girls... >>

Facebook Music service with Spotify set to go live at F8

Facebook Music service with Spotify set to go live at F8

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Facebook's F8 conference kicks off in San Francisco in a number of hours and all of Zuck's dirty little secrets will be revealed. But the rumour mill thinks that it's got the main agenda sussed already - that Facebook will be announcing a music platform,... >>

Samsung Wave 578 NFC action with Orange and Barclaycard

Samsung Wave 578 NFC action with Orange and Barclaycard

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Orange and Barclaycard have finally announced that the Samsung Wave 578 is coming with NFC capabilities, as Pocket-lint reported would happen back in February. It's the second of the Quick Tap mobile phones to hit Orange, following the début of the service... >>

Denon DNP-720AE Apple AirPlay enabled network audio player streams in

Denon DNP-720AE Apple AirPlay enabled network audio player streams in

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Denon has announced its first ever network audio player - the Denon DNP-720AE.The DNP-720AE is designed to breathe some new life into your old stereo setup, by bringing all the modern wireless-free goodies that you'd expect from a modern network player... >>

Al Gore: iPhones coming October

Al Gore: iPhones coming October

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Al Gore, the former vice president of the United States and current Apple board member, has seemingly confirmed that multiple iPhone devices will be released in October, mentioning to a Johannesburg audience "the new iPhones coming out next month".Speaking... >>

Mobile Gmail now offers multiple sign-in option

Mobile Gmail now offers multiple sign-in option

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Google's latest attempt at drawing you away from using your iPhone or BlackBerry's email client has just been announced - multiple sign-in features on the mobile web version of Gmail.This may not sound like too much of an exciting breakthrough in the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Official Football League Clubs’ review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: The Official Football League Clubs’ review (Android)

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E I E I E I O, up the Football League we go, when we get promotion, this is what we'll sing, we are [insert team name here], we are [insert team name here], [Insert best player here] is our king.Ah, the Football League - don't you just love it?We do,... >>

ViewSonic targets Apple fanboys with VX2451MHP-LED monitor

ViewSonic targets Apple fanboys with VX2451MHP-LED monitor

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So you went out and brought yourself a Mac mini on the basis that Pocket-lint's resident Hunter Gatherer awarded it the coveted "Hot Product" label.Well done you.But we bet it looks kind of rubbish hooked up to your old monitor, and the bad news is that... >>

Griffin iTrip DualConnect tunes in

Griffin iTrip DualConnect tunes in

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Pocket-lint has been a big fan of Griffin's iTrip FM transmitter for years, even back in the days when it was illegal to use in the UK.But with the growing popularity of Bluetooth and aux-in options within cars, it's an accessory that we rarely make use... >>

Amazon gets lending with Kindle local libraries

Amazon gets lending with Kindle local libraries

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With talk of a premium library on the cards for the Amazon Kindle, the e-retail giant has quietly gone live with a mass local library scheme - making Kindle book lending available at more than 11,000 local libraries in the United States.There were whispers... >>

Pipetto HunterWanderer Collection: The most stylish iPad and iPhone cases yet

Pipetto HunterWanderer Collection: The most stylish iPad and iPhone cases yet

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Pocket-lint has seen its fair-share of iPhone and iPad cases. In fact, we get sent so many of them to take a look at that we've built a small extension on the side of Pocket-lint towers using them as bricks. It hasn't been signed off as safe by the authorities,... >>

BBC keen to play with, not against, social networks

BBC keen to play with, not against, social networks

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At a briefing at its west London HQ to announce the new BBC homepage Ian Hunter, managing editor of BBC Online, was keen to stress that, although the homepage had social aspects to it and that the BBC's website offered numerous sharing tools, the corporation... >>

Adobe Flash 11 turns the 3D dial up

Adobe Flash 11 turns the 3D dial up

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Adobe has turned the dial up to 11 for Flash, with the latest version of Steve Jobs' favourite software promising console-quality 2D and 3D games over the web to nearly all PCs and many other devices.Other devices whose names aren't proceeded with a little... >>

VIDEO: The 23-inch Android MegaPad tablet

VIDEO: The 23-inch Android MegaPad tablet

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Hats off to Android modder Martin Drashkov for knocking up this 23-inch Android tablet monster in his kitchen.Sure, it's a bit pixelated and it looks a tincy bit laggy - but at less than £400 for off-the-shelf components to create a fully functional... >>

Facebook brings newspaper approach to your news feed

Facebook brings newspaper approach to your news feed

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Facebook is getting minor revamps by the day it seems. First there was the revelation that Twitter updating from within the social network is on its way, then there were the murmurs of new buttons to launch at F8 developer conference.And now Facebook... >>

New BBC homepage coming for smartphones, tablets and TVs too

New BBC homepage coming for smartphones, tablets and TVs too

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If you thought that the BBC's new homepage looked like it'd be a perfect fit for a smartphone or a tablet, then you'd be right. The homepage was built with Auntie's "1 service, 10 products, 4 screens" policy in mind - and a smartphone, tablet and even,... >>

Google+ available for everyone

Google+ available for everyone

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Google+ just lost its cool. It's no longer the exclusive club that it once was, as it's opened up its doors and is now letting any Tom, Dick or Harry in - even people in trainers.We're joshing, of course, we welcome the new +ers into the party, and we... >>

BBC Online keeps it simple for refreshed homepage

BBC Online keeps it simple for refreshed homepage

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Head on over to the BBC's website and you'll be presented with an option to use a beta version of the new BBC Online homepage, a test-bed for what will become the standard homepage in the next couple of months.The beta has just gone live and presents... >>

Nikon 1 J1: The compact interchangeable lens camera

Nikon 1 J1: The compact interchangeable lens camera

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So, Nikon is finally jumping head first into the mirrorless interchangeable lens game with the launch of its Nikon 1 range. And key to the new line-up is the fact that the company seems to be effectively endorsing compact system cameras, an area that... >>

Incredible infographic captures Facebook's digital photo dominance

Incredible infographic captures Facebook's digital photo dominance

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How's this for a mind blowing fact to start your Tuesday? Facebook hosts approximately 4 per cent of all the photographs ever taken.That's 140 billion snaps, with 70 billion of those just from 2011, out of the estimated total of 3.5 trillion taken since... >>

LG Optimus LTE spotted in the wild

LG Optimus LTE spotted in the wild

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How do you fancy a new flagship phone from LG to satisfy your Android cravings? No, we're not talking about the LG Optimus Q2 that was announced on Monday in Korea - but the LG Optimus LTE, pictured here in action.The Optimus LTE is a lazy moniker given... >>

APP OF THE DAY: On Voicefeed review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: On Voicefeed review (iPhone)

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You wouldn't greet your girlfriend in person the same way that you greet your boss. If you do, well played sir - so long as she's hot.So why treat everybody the same when it comes to voicemail?Orange Vallée (an Orange led initiative for start-ups) doesn't... >>

Acer C6 Liquid Express spilled by Orange

Acer C6 Liquid Express spilled by Orange

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Well, well, well, what do we have here? It's a brand spanking new Android Gingerbread handset from Acer that has slipped through the net virtually unnoticed - the Acer C6 Liquid Express.And it's heading for Orange, with a coming soon page being added... >>

Facebook friends Twitter, allows for micro-updates

Facebook friends Twitter, allows for micro-updates

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Facebook is adding Twitter integration into the social network, with an option for updating the micro-blogging service to be added "soon".The admission comes buried deep within a developers' newsletter which outlines the new Subscribe feature of the site.Regarding... >>

Monitor Audio makes speakers a work of art

Monitor Audio makes speakers a work of art

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Speakers needn't be ugly boxes, ruining the Feng Shui of your living room. That's the message from Monitor Audio, at least, who has just announced its SF1 and SF2 SoundFrame speakers.The SF1 is the portrait version and the SF2 the landscape, but the setup... >>

PETA to get XXX rated for porn protest

PETA to get XXX rated for porn protest

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Pocket-lint's interest in animal rights just got turned up a few notches. That's because we heard about the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) latest campaign - launching a porn site to raise awareness of veganism.The XXX domain site... >>

Full stream ahead for Netflix, as it launches Qwikster DVD service

Full stream ahead for Netflix, as it launches Qwikster DVD service

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It's all change for movie rental over in the US of A, with industry leader Netflix announcing a split in its distribution divisions, with the DVD-only service Qwikster being born out the ashes of a very unpopular new pricing plan.The seeds for the split... >>