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LG Optimus Q2 set for Q3

LG Optimus Q2 set for Q3

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Remember the LG Optimus Q (aka the LU2300) that went live last year? Nope, probably not as it didn't make too much of an impression outside of its native Korea.However, that hasn't stopped us from getting a little bit excited about its follow-up, the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Expense Magic review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Expense Magic review (iPhone)

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Expenses are a pain in the bum. Just ask any MP, they'll tell you that.But whilst today's App of the Day won't be any use for the people we trust to run the country (there's not much scope for expense fiddling, you see) it will be useful for anyone who... >>

Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on

Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint doesn't like jogging. Let's get that out of the way early on. But in the name of research, we put the Jabra Sport to the test.In our ears they went, and off we went. To the petrol station up the road. At least a 5-minute jog / walk - plenty... >>

Zumreed X2 Hybrid headphones that everyone can hear

Zumreed X2 Hybrid headphones that everyone can hear

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Fancy killing two birds with one stone? Go for it then. But once you've finished murdering innocent animals with your accurate arm, take a look at the Zumreed X2 Hybrid headphones that double up as both headphones and portable speakers.The headphones... >>

Tech Deal: Great British Chefs iOS app gets lunchtime special price

Tech Deal: Great British Chefs iOS app gets lunchtime special price

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Former App of the Day, Great British Chefs - Recipes has been given a price-cut with the app now up for grabs at £2.49 on the iPhone and the iPad.The sale lasts until Monday 19 September, meaning you could snap it up now and enjoy some tasty nosh over... >>

Sky Go celebrates a million downloads

Sky Go celebrates a million downloads

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Sky has announced that Sky Go has been downloaded a whopping 1 million times since it went live in July.Sky Go is Sky Player and Sky Mobile TV collaborated and revamped and shows both live streamed and catch up programming. And it's live streaming that... >>

Iron Robot: Panasonic Evolta to tackle triathlon

Iron Robot: Panasonic Evolta to tackle triathlon

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How far will Panasonic go to show off the power of its Evolta batteries? Just over 140 miles it seems.That's the distance that the Evolta robot will have covered if it completes its latest "World Challenge" - the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon.The challenge... >>

Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker pictures and hands-on

Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker pictures and hands-on

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Bose pulled its latest speaker system out of the box (a small box, we have to say) - the Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker - at a London event on Thursday and Pocket-lint was on-hand to get up close and personal with it.The SoundLink is a Bluetooth... >>

Not one, but two new iPhone launches in October?

Not one, but two new iPhone launches in October?

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It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get your daily dose of iPhone rumourage on Friday. Or something like that.Following the revelation (too strong?) on Thursday that the iPhone 5 will definitely land on 15 October...probably....possibly, a new date is now being... >>

Leaked BlackBerry Curve Touch 9380 coming soon

Leaked BlackBerry Curve Touch 9380 coming soon

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According to the financial bods, Research in Motion is in a bit of bother. It shipped less handsets than expected in the last quarter and poor tablet sales meant that profits were down 47 per cent.What RIM needs is a super, smashing, great handset to... >>

HTC Rhyme is pure Bliss

HTC Rhyme is pure Bliss

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Crivens, it's been at least 2 days since we had a HTC leak story. Anyone would think that the Taiwanese company is leaking the official imagery on purpose to create some hype...The latest handset to get leaky is the HTC Bliss - the ladies' handset that... >>

Altec Lansing wants you inMotion with the iMT630

Altec Lansing wants you inMotion with the iMT630

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Maybe your eyes lit up when you saw the Logitech Wireless Boombox announcement earlier, because you're in the market for a portable speaker. But the Bluetooth connectivity does add to the price taking it over the £100 barrier.Altec Lansing may have the... >>

Hyperoptic offers Londoners 1Gb broadband

Hyperoptic offers Londoners 1Gb broadband

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Back in July, Virgin Media set the web alight with its lightning fast 1.5Gb broadband trial in Shoreditch and now Hyperoptic has launched the first 1Gb residential product to UK.You can't simply ring up an get the uberfast service on your BT line though,... >>

SanDisk eyes up Eye-Fi for SD card range

SanDisk eyes up Eye-Fi for SD card range

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SanDisk has announced a partnership with Wi-Fi specialist Eye-Fi, meaning a range of SanDisk SD cards carrying the wireless tech.Packing 802.11n Wi-Fi and Class 4 minimum sustained write speed, the SanDisk Eye-Fi Wireless memory card will be able to hook-up... >>

Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 brings HD video to the Facebook party

Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 brings HD video to the Facebook party

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Hallelujah, spread the word - after months or rumour and speculation the device that we've all been waiting for is finally official. That's right - the Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 is here!Okay, so we may have hyped that intro up a bit. And we doubt that... >>

Nvidia outlines its commitment to Windows 8

Nvidia outlines its commitment to Windows 8

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Nvidia has announced details of its Windows 8 Developer Program, opening up the new OS to not just its x86 architecture chips, but to its forthcoming tablet-aimed Tegra Kal-El chips as well.Kal-El (Superman’s real name for those thinking it sounds familiar)... >>

Grab a free 32-inch Sony Bravia TV with your Sony Tablet S

Grab a free 32-inch Sony Bravia TV with your Sony Tablet S

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If you're keen to get hold of the Sony Tablet S (the tablet formerly known as the Sony S1) but hadn't yet made your mind up whether you'd go down and queue up on launch day then maybe PC World and Currys has the goodies to tempt you.Its Tottenham Court... >>

Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset adds Active Noise Cancellation

Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset adds Active Noise Cancellation

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Jabra has unveiled its latest Bluetooth headset, the Jabra Supreme, which is "the first non-stereo headset to incorporate Active Noise Cancellation to block out noisy environments".The focus on the ANC means that rather than the recipient getting all... >>

Logitech Wireless Boombox wants your smartphone's tunes

Logitech Wireless Boombox wants your smartphone's tunes

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Logitech has been getting busy as of late with its wireless accessories. The Swiss company has just announced the Logitech Wireless Boombox and the Logitech Wireless Headset, following the recent announcements of the Wireless Touchpad and the Wireless... >>

PlayStation Vita hits Japan 17 December

PlayStation Vita hits Japan 17 December

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Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Vita will go on sale in Japan on 17 December with pre-orders starting on 15 October.The console will cost 24,980 yen (£206) for the Wi-Fi only version, or 29,980 yen (£247) for the 3G one.As well as the official... >>

Blue Screen of Death reimagined for Windows 8

Blue Screen of Death reimagined for Windows 8

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With all the Windows 8 news flying around following its "reimagining" by Microsoft it's easy to lose track of what the crucial aspects are to the new OS.Sure, it's important to know that Xbox Live is coming to Windows 8 and that a Samsung Windows 8 tablet... >>

HTC Sensation XE launches with Beats Audio

HTC Sensation XE launches with Beats Audio

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Remember the HTC Sensation Special Edition rumours promising a dual-core 1.5GHz processor? Well fandroids, today is your lucky day because the HTC Sensation XE has gone live, confirming not only the dual core action, but integrated Beats Audio and improved... >>

HTC Runnymede official mug shot leaked

HTC Runnymede official mug shot leaked

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The big screen sporting HTC Runnymede has been leaked again, this time courtesy of what looks to be an official press shot.Mobile phone site Pocketnow got the goodies and is citing the phone to have a 1.5GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera... >>

Magicbox Beam(s) in Apple friendly DAB docking station

Magicbox Beam(s) in Apple friendly DAB docking station

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What would happen if your Pure Sensia woke up in the middle of the night feeling a bit amorous and made sweet love to your iPock dock?Too weird an opening sentence? Actually, yes - we'll leave it there, but needless to say it was going to involve a detailed... >>

Samsung Windows 8 tablet leaked ahead of Microsoft Build event

Samsung Windows 8 tablet leaked ahead of Microsoft Build event

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If the rumour mongers speaketh the truth then Microsoft's Build conference, which kicks off at 5pm UK time, will be heavily tablet based with reports suggesting that the software giant will give away a preview version of Windows 8 and thousands of Samsung... >>

Asus U46 skinny screen notebook gets UK release

Asus U46 skinny screen notebook gets UK release

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It may not be as skinny as its Ultrabook-tag wielding cousin the Asus UX31, but the Asus U46 is as keen as a Weight Watchers graduate to boast about its slimline credentials.The 14-inch notebook, which has been officially unveiled to the UK for the first... >>

Google pumps $1 million into World Wide Web Index

Google pumps $1 million into World Wide Web Index

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Good old Uncle Goog has coughed up $1 million to help fund the World Wide Web Index - a project designed to "measure of the Web and its impact on people and nations".The Web Index is the brainchild of The World Wide Web Foundation and it will be "the... >>

Pentax Optio RZ18 zooms into the compact party

Pentax Optio RZ18 zooms into the compact party

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Pentax has taken on the likes of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 with its latest ultra-zoom compact camera; the Pentax Optio RZ18.Boasting an effective megapixel count of 16 and a 18x optical zoom, the body may be compact but the hardware is anything but.... >>

Nintendo 3DS Expansion Slide Pad and 3D video unleashed

Nintendo 3DS Expansion Slide Pad and 3D video unleashed

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We bet that when Nintendo originally planned on announcing the first raft of big changes for the 3DS it was hoping to further raise excitement levels for a booming console.Instead, the official unveiling of the 3DS Expansion Slide Pad and the announcement... >>

Ofcom bans automatic rollover contracts

Ofcom bans automatic rollover contracts

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Communications watchdog Ofcom is putting an end to rollover contracts (also known as Automatically Renewable Contracts, or ARCs) meaning that people won't be kept on minimum term deals for their landline or broadband deals without agreeing to it.ARCs... >>

Logitech tracks Apple with the Wireless Touchpad

Logitech tracks Apple with the Wireless Touchpad

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Logitech has taken inspiration from Cupertino for its latest peripheral - although there's no mention of the Wireless Touchpad being magical.But it is very Apple Magic Trackpad like, bringing a multitouch setup to your PC and doing away with your need... >>

Audi Urban concept car makes debut in Frankfurt

Audi Urban concept car makes debut in Frankfurt

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Pocket-lint is no stranger to electric vehicles. We got hands-on with the Nissan Leaf ahead of its UK launch last year, and also took the £1.6 million Citroën Survolt up Goodwood Hill as part of the Festival of Speed this summer.But we've never seen... >>

Pioneer streetwise with new Steez Audio range

Pioneer streetwise with new Steez Audio range

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Pioneer is well tight with the street bruv, you get me? And by street we don't mean hoodlums kicking in windows and making off with TVs and PS3s, we're talking street dance - the urban cool movement that has taken a hold across the land in the last few... >>

NEC LaVie Touch tablet with DVD drive launched in Japan

NEC LaVie Touch tablet with DVD drive launched in Japan

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We've seen tablet hybrid machines that double up as laptops before. And we've seen plenty of tablets that offer keyboard, mouse and docking options, thus creating a makeshift desktop setup.But, until now - and the announcement of the NEC LaVie Touch over... >>

Samsung Focus S Windows Phone 7.5 handset announced

Samsung Focus S Windows Phone 7.5 handset announced

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Samsung has declared the first couple of cards for its Windows Phone 7.5 hand; the impressive sounding Samsung Focus S and the Samsung Focus Flash.The Focus S looks to be taking a few leaves out of the Galaxy S II's book. It may not be allowed the dual-core... >>

HTC looking to ditch Android in favour of own OS?

HTC looking to ditch Android in favour of own OS?

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HTC, the undisputed king of Android before Samsung came along and stole all the glory, could be looking to buy its own OS, in a move that could lead to it ditching its Google ties.Speculation has heated up due to Cher Wang, the chairwoman of the Taiwanese... >>

Jelly Bean touted as the next Android update

Jelly Bean touted as the next Android update

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The next version of Google's Android OS (or rather the next version, after the next version) is going to be called Jelly Bean. Probably. Possibly.That's the message from a report by This is My Next who, on the one hand, has a "trusted source" telling... >>

Moshi Monsters Music tunes in

Moshi Monsters Music tunes in

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The Moshi Monster madness seems set to continue after its creator, Mind Candy, announced that it is to launch its own record label - Moshi Music.The label goes live with a debut single from Lady Goo Goo that will be available on iTunes from 18 September.... >>

Jelly batteries all set for cheaper and thinner gadgets

Jelly batteries all set for cheaper and thinner gadgets

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With the Ultrabook fad in full-swing, and smartphone makers always keen to stress just how skinny their new devices are, there becomes a point where the power being supplied is compromised because smaller batteries simply aren't up to the job.But that's... >>

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango coming 15 September?

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango coming 15 September?

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Windows Phone 7.5 - aka Windows Mango, aka Microsoft's latest big mobile hope - is to begin rolling out on 15 September, according to the the Windows Phone Dev Podcast team.This date has been mentioned before, although we're not entirely sure what a 15... >>

Premium Amazon Kindle library in the works

Premium Amazon Kindle library in the works

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Amazon is looking to launch a Kindle library - one that would allow ebook fans the chance to rent books rather than buying them, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.The move would apparently see older titles becoming available on a loan basis,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)

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Ah, the humble sport of egg chasing. How we remember it fondly from our school days. Rugby isn't like football you see, it's a game for gentleman.You wouldn't see a rugby player feigning injury or bellowing expletives only inches from a referees face.... >>

Apple enforced Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ban upheld

Apple enforced Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ban upheld

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The ban on selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany is to continue after the Düsseldorf Regional Court once again upheld the preliminary injunction against the tablet based on the alleged infringement of a Community design.A Samsung spokesperson... >>

Nokia CEO says Google Motorola deal creates uncertainty for Android ecosystem

Nokia CEO says Google Motorola deal creates uncertainty for Android ecosystem

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has come out all guns blazing in defence of Nokia's decision to jump aboard the good ship Windows Phone 7, rather than taking the Android path.Speaking in China, Elop said that the Google/Motorola deal has caused some big waves... >>

Wharfedale DX-1 HCP wants to cosy up in your living room

Wharfedale DX-1 HCP wants to cosy up in your living room

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If you're looking for a 5.1 system to sit in your living room that is kinda purty to look at, and won't take up too much space then Wharefdale may have just the system for you by way of the DX-1 HCP.The four satellite speakers are just 19cm high, but... >>

Virgin Media unleashes sub £10 handset

Virgin Media unleashes sub £10 handset

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Virgin Media has announced what has to be one of the cheapest mobile phones of all time - the £9.99 VM560.Manufactured by Alcatel One Touch, the VM560 is a candy bar handset that doens't have any of the hardware or features to worry the iOS or Android... >>

Google details its green credentials

Google details its green credentials

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Google has come clean with its environmental impact - stating that it has around the same carbon footprint as the United Nations at 1.5m tonnes of carbon emissions per year.However, good old Uncle Goog is keen to stress that its output from its data centres... >>

Waterstone's Kindle rival coming in 2012

Waterstone's Kindle rival coming in 2012

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On the same day in May earlier this year that it was announced that HMV had agreed the sale of Waterstone's to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut for £53 million, after coming under increasing pressure by online retail rivals such as Amazon, Play and... >>

Eight second boot for Windows 8

Eight second boot for Windows 8

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Windows 8 looks like it'll be taking on Apple in the boot-times department with an eight second start up time demoed for the forthcoming OS.It may not quite be the instant on of the MacBook Air, but given that there's usually time to watch a movie whilst... >>

Bada 2.0 adds a Wave of excitement for older Samsung phones

Bada 2.0 adds a Wave of excitement for older Samsung phones

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Do you now look at your Samsung Wave or Wave II device with contemptuousness hidden beneath your eyes, following the unveiling of the awesome looking, Bada 2.0 packing, Wave 3 over at IFA?Do you long for some Bada 2.0 action to at least put you on an... >>