Archive for Paul Lamkin

  • Acer Liquid Glow pictures and hands-on

    Acer Liquid Glow pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Acer may not be making a big song and dance about the couple of new devices that it has on show in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2012, but it certainly has a duo that are making a few ripples among the industry types at the show. Pocket-lint has...

  • ZTE Skate Acqua pictures and hands-on

    ZTE Skate Acqua pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Chinese company ZTE unveiled around 52 new handsets* over in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, the first steps in fulfilling its ambitions for global domination. Devices such as the flagship Tegra 3 boasting ZTE Era and its quad-core Ice Cream Sandwich...

  • Acer CloudMobile pictures and hands-on

    Acer CloudMobile pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Pocket-lint got word tis month from Acer that the Acer CloudMobile smartphone had received the iF design award 2012, in recognition of outstanding achievement in design. Bravo indeed, we thought - especially as we'd never even heard of it. So we were...

  • Windows 8 Consumer Preview available now

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview available now

    By 29 February 2012

    Microsoft's president of Windows Steve Sinofsky took to the stage over in Barcelona at MWC (well, a bus ride from MWC to be more accurate) to officially launch the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Describing the forthcoming OS as "a bold re-imagining of Windows",...

  • Toshiba 7.7 Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

    Toshiba 7.7 Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    If there's a theme that has dominated this year's Mobile World Congress then it is that of quad-core. And if one company has prevailed in that bracket then it is undoubtedly Nvidia. We've seen more Tegra 3 devices announced over the past couple of days...

  • iPad 3 launch event confirmed for 7 March

    iPad 3 launch event confirmed for 7 March

    By 28 February 2012

    Fanboys and fangirls go fetch your tent, some warm clothing and a hot water bottle as you're going to be queuing up outside an Apple Store waiting for the iPad 3 (if it's actually called that) in the very near future. We now know the 7 March rumour stories...

  • Qualcomm WiPower coming to your home and car soon

    Qualcomm WiPower coming to your home and car soon

    By 28 February 2012

    Qualcomm's WiPower platform is expected to ship in the first half of this year to manufacturing partners, with the technology hopefully appearing in OEM's products before 2012 is up. That's according to Mark Hunsicker, Qualcomm's senior director, product...

  • ZTE Era quad-core smartphone pictures and hands-on

    ZTE Era quad-core smartphone pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    Finding a powered-up, fully-functioning ZTE Era at Mobile World Congress is about as likely as scoring some much needed bandwith on the expo's creaking press Wi-Fi connection - ie, slim to none. After getting on first-name terms with the "booth babes"...

  • Qualcomm plays down Tegra 3 threat

    Qualcomm plays down Tegra 3 threat

    By 28 February 2012

    On Monday Pocket-lint brought you the news from MWC that Paul Otellini, Intel CEO and president, had dismissed the importance of cores in mobile phone CPUs. A day later and it is Qualcomm's turn to dismiss the so-called mobile core-wars. Speaking at...

  • Huawei Ascend D1 pictures and hands-on

    Huawei Ascend D1 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    It may not be the world's thinnest, fastest or boast the world's best resolution - all common traits in Huawei's MWC launch devices - but the Huawei Ascend D1 still has enough about it to make us sit up and take notice. And that's exactly what we did...

  • Huawei Ascend D quad pictures and hands-on

    Huawei Ascend D quad pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    There's a lot of "world's this" and "world's that" chatter coming out of the mouth of Chinese company Huawei over at MWC 2012. If it isn't busy foaming at the mouth, telling all and sundry that it has the "world's first quad-core tablet", it means that...

  • ZTE Orbit Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on

    ZTE Orbit Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Another juicy Mango has fallen from the Windows Phone 7 tree, courtesy of the ZTE Orbit that has debuted over in Spain at Mobile World Congress. Well, we say juicy. It's definitely not as ripe as the succulent Nokia Lumia 800 or 900 - the picks of the...

  • Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD pictures and hands-on

    Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Over at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei unveiled what it boasts is the world's first quad-core tablet device: the Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD. And Pocket-lint thought that, as we were in town, we'd best go check it out. While Acer and Asus may have...

  • Skype for Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on

    Skype for Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Over at MWC, in the city blessed with the best footballing side since Ian Bishop and Kevin Keen lined up in the West Ham midfield in the early 90s, Pocket-lint caught up with our pals from Skype who were keen to show off the brand spanking new Windows...

  • ZTE Mimosa X pictures and hands-on

    ZTE Mimosa X pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Over in Barcelona at MWC 2012, Chinese manufacturer ZTE signalled its intent to become a key player in the smartphone arena by unleashing a total of eight new handsets, including the ZTE Mimosa X Android smartphone, which it is claiming is a breakthrough...

  • ZTE Era quad-core smartphone unleashed at MWC

    ZTE Era quad-core smartphone unleashed at MWC

    By 27 February 2012

    We already knew about a trio of the eight handsets that ZTE had promised to unleash at Mobile World Congress and, at the company's press conference on Monday morning, the covers were taken off the Chinese company's flagship device - the ZTE Era. The ZTE...

  • Fujitsu quad-core smartphone pictures and hands-on

    Fujitsu quad-core smartphone pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    It may not have a name yet but this Fujitsu quad-core monster is certainly going to be one of the heavy hitters of MWC 2012. And that's because not only is it powered by a Nvidia Tegra 3 processor with quad-cores running at 1.5GHz (plus the ninja one...

  • HTC Media Link HD pictures and hands-on

    HTC Media Link HD pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2012

    As well as unleashing a trio of new handsets by way of the HTC One X, One S and One V,  Peter Chou, HTC CEO and President, also found time to announce the Apple AirPlay-rivaling HTC Media Link HD at the company's MWC press conference in Barcelona on...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Hotels.com HD review (iPad)

    APP OF THE DAY: Hotels.com HD review (iPad)

    By 24 February 2012

    It's Friday. Wo-hoo! Maybe you've got a mental weekend lined-up with your buddies where you plan to intoxicate your body with a plethora of mind-bending chemicals (we mean more than two shandy halfs, of course). Or perhaps you're planning a quiet one,...

  • Mozilla teaming up with LG to take on Android and iOS

    Mozilla teaming up with LG to take on Android and iOS

    By 24 February 2012

    Waaaaay back in July, Pocket-lint brought you the news that Mozilla had announced plans to build a HTML5 based mobile phone OS, in a project labelled Boot2Gecko. Fast forward seven months or so and it looks as if the project could be getting a pretty...

  • Nokia takes top spot in Windows Phone market

    Nokia takes top spot in Windows Phone market

    By 24 February 2012

    Nokia is now the major force in the Windows Phone 7 revolution with the Finnish company grabbing the largest market share for Microsoft's growing platform for the first time in the last quarter of 2011. The figures, from Strategy Analytics, show that...

  • Free games on offer for BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 users

    Free games on offer for BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 users

    By 24 February 2012

    Research in Motion has announced that, as a celebration of PlayBook OS 2.0 finally landing, all upgraded users can nab themselves a couple of Gameloft games free of charge. The titles on offer are Asphalt 6 Adrenaline HD and Modern Combat 2 Black Pegasus...

  • Acer Liquid Glow Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone set for MWC

    Acer Liquid Glow Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone set for MWC

    By 24 February 2012

    Acer, so often the forgotten player in team Android, has announced another handset that it will be showing off in Barcelona next week at Mobile World Congress - the Acer Liquid Glow. There's no detailed spec sheet at present for the first Liquid handset...

  • iTunes and App Store in line for revamp as Apple takes Chomp

    iTunes and App Store in line for revamp as Apple takes Chomp

    By 24 February 2012

    The Apple App Store and iTunes could be in for a major overhaul after it has been revealed that Apple has acquired the app search and discovery platform Chomp. 9to5Mac reported earlier this week that the first iTunes Store redesign in nearly three years...

  • Samsung Galaxy S III quad-core chip on show at MWC?

    Samsung Galaxy S III quad-core chip on show at MWC?

    By 24 February 2012

    We're all set for a quad-core dominated MWC with Nvidia officially taking the reins off its Tegra 3 platform at the end of last year and a raft of devices expected. But it's not just Kal-El powered phones that will be grabbing the attention out in Barcelona....


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