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Sony Dot Switch teaser literally points at connected devices

Sony Dot Switch teaser literally points at connected devices

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Sony, fresh from showing off a raft of new devices at CES, has teased another new arrival: Sony Dot Switch.The 31 second teaser video shows a chap controlling a number of devices (or turning them on, at least) using a virtual white button on what looks... >>

JCB limited edition Motorola Defy+ digs in

JCB limited edition Motorola Defy+ digs in

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We first got wind of the Motorola Defy+ JCB limited edition handset back in November, but now the soon-to-be Google owned company has firmed up the official UK launch details.The Motorola Defy+ JCB Edition is available now, for £259.99. Its makers call... >>

Two new BlackBerry PlayBook tablets coming in 2012

Two new BlackBerry PlayBook tablets coming in 2012

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RIM-lovers, want to know what's in store from the Canadian company in 2012? Well, N4BB thinks that it has got the low-down on the BlackBerry launch plans for this year and, most excitingly, it suggests two brand spanking new PlayBook tablets.The 7- and... >>

iPad 3 double density displays being readied by Sharp and LG

iPad 3 double density displays being readied by Sharp and LG

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Remember back in August when a story from The Wall Street Journal (a reputable source if ever there was one - it's owned by Rupert Murdoch after all) suggested that orders were in from Apple for 2048 x 1536 panels for the iPad 3?That report claimed that... >>

Altec Lansing Live 5000 wirelessly beams in

Altec Lansing Live 5000 wirelessly beams in

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Over in Vegas at CES 2012, Altec Lansing unveiled the Live 5000, a wireless speaker that builds on the success of the inAir 5000 that was unleashed back in September at IFA.Whereas the inAir used AirPlay to wirelessly play back your tunes, the Altec Lansing... >>

Kodak Playfull Dual camera pictures and hands-on

Kodak Playfull Dual camera pictures and hands-on

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We at Pocket-lint have a theory that, at electronic trade shows, you could decipher just how badly a company wants to impress the attendees by the thickness of its booth's carpet.At CES 2012, Kodak's booth was covered in a pile so substantial that we... >>

Toshiba Camileo Z100 3D camcorder pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Camileo Z100 3D camcorder pictures and hands-on

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Over in Vegas at CES 2012, Toshiba announced its first full HD 3D camcorder, the Camileo Z100 and Pocket-lint was on hand to give it a spin.The dual-lens system on board allows the camcorder to capture 3D at Full HD via two, 5-megapixel backside illuminated... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Stick Cricket Super Sixes review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Stick Cricket Super Sixes review (iPad)

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We at Pocket-lint don't like cricket. We love it. And we especially love Stick Cricket on the iPad which we've featured as App of the Day in the past.It's just much less hassle than the real thing you see. You're not required to spend ages getting padded... >>

Razer unleashes Project Fiona PC gaming tablet (pictures)

Razer unleashes Project Fiona PC gaming tablet (pictures)

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Razer always pull something pretty big out of the bag at tech shows and this year's CES is no exception as the PC gaming specialist has unleashed the Project Fiona PC Gaming Tablet.Fiona, as we'll call it, is a hybrid PC/tablet that is designed to... >>

Casio Exilim EX-ZR200 pictures and hands-on

Casio Exilim EX-ZR200 pictures and hands-on

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Over at CES in the city of Sin, Casio announced its new flagship compact - the Exilim EX-ZR200 - and Pocket-lint managed to grab hold of one on the show floor and have a quick play.It's a funky looking little camera, it has to be said, and its slender... >>

Pure Contour 200i Air pictures and hands-on

Pure Contour 200i Air pictures and hands-on

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Pure's Contour range, in the past, combined iPhone and iPod docking with its speciality - DAB and internet radio - but with the latest model, the Pure Contour 200i Air, the company has ditched radio features altogether.And that's because the idea is to... >>

Lenovo K800 Intel Medfield Atom smartphone pictures and hands-on

Lenovo K800 Intel Medfield Atom smartphone pictures and hands-on

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Over in Vegas at CES, Intel announced that its new processor, designed for mobile devices, will be used by Motorola and Lenovo in upcoming Android-based smartphones.And on the show floor, Pocket-lint got up close and personal with the Lenovo model -... >>

ZTE Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

ZTE Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet pictures and hands-on

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We all thought that the first sighting of an Nvidia Tegra 3 chip, aka Kal-El, would be inside a tablet from Samsung, Motorola, Acer or one of the other big guns but, back in September at a trade show in China, it was ZTE who nabbed the début quad-core... >>

Intel Medfield Atom Android smartphone pictures and hands-on

Intel Medfield Atom Android smartphone pictures and hands-on

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Following the big announcement over in Las Vegas at CES regarding Intel's mobile focused Medfield Atom processor, the silicon giant is showing off a reference model at its booth at the big tech expo and Pocket-lint was on hand to get hands-on.The Android... >>

Windows 8 set for October 2012 launch

Windows 8 set for October 2012 launch

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Over in Vegas at CES, Pocket-lint has been given its strongest indication yet that Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in October 2012.Discussing the launch time frame during a briefing and demo session of the next-gen OS Janelle Poole, director of public... >>

Acer Iconia Tab A510 shows up at CES (pictures)

Acer Iconia Tab A510 shows up at CES (pictures)

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It isn't just the Iconia A700 packing Tegra 3 action from Nvidia; the quad-core chip can also be found lurking inside the Acer Iconia Tab A510 that is on show in Vegas at CES as well.Afforded much less fanfare than its A700 sibling, the A510 falls a little... >>

Motorola Defy Mini pictures and hands-on

Motorola Defy Mini pictures and hands-on

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Over in Las Vegas at CES, tucked away in a deep and dark corner of the Motorola Booth, Pocket-lint spotted the Motorola Defy Mini - one of two budget Android devices announced by the Google-owned (nearly) company earlier this month (along with the Motoluxe).The... >>

Tagg The Pet Tracker collar keeps your pets smart

Tagg The Pet Tracker collar keeps your pets smart

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Every year at CES we spot a wealth of weird and wonderful gadgets competing with the high-end TVs, cutting edge mobile devices and brand new technologies that dominate the headlines.This year, one of our favourite "left-field" devices is Tagg The Pet... >>

Monster iSport Livestrong earphones pictures and hands-on

Monster iSport Livestrong earphones pictures and hands-on

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You may have read on Pocket-lint about the launch of the Monster iSport in-ear headphones back in August, and as it happened we managed to get hold of one of the first pairs to hit UK shores. Well, over in Vegas at CES, the iSport buds have had a shiny... >>

Pure Sensia 200D Connect pictures and hands-on

Pure Sensia 200D Connect pictures and hands-on

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We at Pocket-lint are big fans of Pure and its ever-growing range of DAB and internet radios. But the Pure Sensia, so long the flagship of the range, left a slightly sour taste in our mouth.It wasn't that we didn't like the Sensia. We loved it in fact.... >>

GoPro HD Hero2 Wi-Fi BacPac pictures and hands-on

GoPro HD Hero2 Wi-Fi BacPac pictures and hands-on

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Want to hear about more accessories to make the GoPro HD Hero2 even more awesome than it already is? Of course you do.Over in the city of Sin at International CES 2012, the Woodman Labs owned company was keen to show off the latest trick up its extreme... >>

Motorola Motoluxe pictures and hands-on

Motorola Motoluxe pictures and hands-on

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Motorola kicked off 2012 by announcing the arrival of both the Motorola Defy Mini and Motorola Motoluxe budget Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) handsets and Pocket-lint's eagle eyes spotted the latter tucked away on the soon-to-be Google owned company's booth... >>

Griffin Helo TC Assault fires in for Android and iOS (pictures)

Griffin Helo TC Assault fires in for Android and iOS (pictures)

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Back in July Griffin's AppPowered range literally took off with the launch of the Helo TC infra-red controlled helicopter. Now, over in Las Vegas at CES, an update has flown in - a missile firing Helo TC that is now also compatible with Android.The... >>

Samsung 55ES8000 LED TV pictures and hands-on

Samsung 55ES8000 LED TV pictures and hands-on

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Samsung's 55-inch Super OLED TV quite rightly grabbed the CES headlines but the Korean company also used this year's Vegas expo to go live with its "ultra-slim bezel" range with the Samsung UNES8000 leading the way.The edge lit LED line ranges in size... >>

Nook Tablet pictures and hands-on

Nook Tablet pictures and hands-on

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Back in November, Barnes and Noble announced the Nook Tablet featuring a Kindle Fire beating spec sheet so we thought we'd best take it for a quick spin when we spotted it on show at the CES expo in Las Vegas.The Nook Tablet packs a TI OMAP4 1GHz dual-core processor and... >>

Fisher Price KidTough portable DVR pictures and hands-on

Fisher Price KidTough portable DVR pictures and hands-on

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Vegas isn't really a kid friendly place. Sure, there is a guy that's dressed as Mickey Mouse that will quite happily pose for a quick photo with youngsters for a couple of bucks but he also smells quite heavily of whiskey and is apparently more than able... >>

Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife pictures and hands-on

Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint has got its hands on the most expensive pocket-knife in town over in Vegas at CES - the $3,000 Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knifeTaking the phrase "cutting edge technology" quite literally, the Swiss based company has picked up our award... >>

Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'

Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'

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You may have read earlier this week that Internet Explorer, so long the undisputed king of the browser world, is under serious threat from Google's Chrome for the no.1 crown.Pocket-lint asked Gabby Hegerty, the new Internet Explorer Lead in the UK, what... >>

Windows 8 Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet demoed at CES (pictures)

Windows 8 Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet demoed at CES (pictures)

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Over in Vegas at CES Microsoft senior director Aidan Marcuss took to the Nvidia press conference stage to show off Windows 8 running on a Tegra 3 powered development device and Pocket-lint rushed the stage to take a closer look.Not whilst the demo was... >>

Microsoft gets its IE9 HTML5 game on with Cut the Rope

Microsoft gets its IE9 HTML5 game on with Cut the Rope

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Just as it did when it tuned in Last.fm for HTML5 scrobbling, Microsoft is flexing its IE9 HTML5 muscles again - this time by bringing Cut The Rope to the browser, as shown by CEO Steve Ballmer during his keynote presentation.That's right Om Nom lovers,... >>

Nvidia teases 7-inch Asus Transformer Prime

Nvidia teases 7-inch Asus Transformer Prime

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Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang welcomed his Asus counterpart Jerry Shen to the stage over in Vegas at CES to tease a 7-inch Asus tablet that will take on the likes of the Amazon Kindle Fire when it launches later this year.No name was given for the mystery... >>

HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

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The HP Envy 14 Spectre may be a crash diet or two away from rivalling the likes of the new Samsung Series 9, or the Acer Aspire S5, but what it lacks in svelteness it more than makes up for in substance.The Beats audio packing machine has now been given... >>

HP Envy 14 Spectre adds Beats to the Ultrabook party

HP Envy 14 Spectre adds Beats to the Ultrabook party

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With HP recently reiterating its commitment to its PC division, it is with no surprise that the company has jumped feet first into the ever filling Ultrabook pool with the CES launch of the HP Envy 14 Spectre.The slimline notebook, which was teased ahead... >>

Huawei Ascend P1 S world's slimmest smartphone pictures and hands-on

Huawei Ascend P1 S world's slimmest smartphone pictures and hands-on

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Over in Las Vegas at CES, there's an emphasis on staying slim. Not with the exhibitors or press walking around the expo you understand (far from it, in fact) but when it comes to mobile devices.And it is Chinese company Huawei who seems to have the trump... >>

Toshiba Thrive AT150 7-inch tablet pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Thrive AT150 7-inch tablet pictures and hands-on

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Over in Vegas at CES there's plenty of hype that Toshiba is all set to unleash a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7-inch tab; one that will hit the budget end of the Android tab spectrum.At the Japanese company's pre-CES press event, however, the purported little... >>

Toshiba Excite X10 pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Excite X10 pictures and hands-on

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When it comes to confusing product launches, Toshiba leads the way. But, if you're going to produce the "the world's thinnest and lightest tablet", why be boring and give it just one name? Multiple monikers and multiple launches are the way forward....That... >>

SolarKindle e-reader cover shines on

SolarKindle e-reader cover shines on

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As Liam Gallagher once claimed; You can wait for a lifetime to spend your days in the sunshine. But by the time you that, your Kindle would've run out of juice. Luckily for you, SolarFocus Technology has unleashed the SolarKindle over in Vegas at CES... >>

Acer Iconia Tab A700 pictures and hands-on

Acer Iconia Tab A700 pictures and hands-on

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Could the Acer Iconia Tab A700 be the best tablet on show at CES? It's definitely the best so far due to that fact that it is only the Taiwanese company that has played its launch hand at the metaphorical Vegas blackjack table that is the world's biggest... >>

Windows 8 Ultrabooks arriving this year

Windows 8 Ultrabooks arriving this year

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The Ultrabook revolution "cannot be stopped" according to the Acer CEO J.T. Wang who stated that slimline Windows 8 machines would be landing later on this year. "When the next generation of Windows launches, in the second half [of 2012], we will launch... >>

Acer Iconia Tab A700 quad-core tablet gains officialdom

Acer Iconia Tab A700 quad-core tablet gains officialdom

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The Acer A700 has been teased over in Vegas with Campbell Ken, president of Personal Computer Global Operations, showing off the 10-incher at the Taiwanese company's press event at CES.We all went "ooh" when the Acer Iconia Tab A200 was officially announced... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The FA Cup with Budweiser - Man of the Match

APP OF THE DAY: The FA Cup with Budweiser - Man of the Match

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Today's AOTD is a dedication to the romance of FA Cup 3rd round day. Memories of Ronnie Radford blasting one in on the mud, Micky Thomas defying the league table to sink the Gunners and Sutton United beating Coventry, when Coventry were actually decent.And... >>

O2 to turn London into Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi zone

O2 to turn London into Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi zone

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O2 has announced plans to turn parts of London into Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi zone ahead of the Summer Olympics.Back in the 1990s, we all wanted to avoid hotspots ("What is a hotspot not?") but O2 knows that we're all now thirsty for hotspot action... >>

Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 to go head to head in June

Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 to go head to head in June

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Sony and Microsoft are set to go head to head at the E3 games expo this June, with the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox 720 both purportedly to be given débuts at the LA based show.That's the low-down according to gaming site MCV, who claims to have confirmed... >>

Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses

Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses

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Vuzix, the video eyewear specialist who was behind the funky Wrap 1200 specs that we saw at IFA last year, has announced the Smart Glasses tech that it will be showing off at CES next week.The tech means Terminator-style Augmented Reality glasses which... >>

Acer Iconia Tab A200 priced and dated for the US

Acer Iconia Tab A200 priced and dated for the US

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The Acer Iconia Tab A200 entered the realms of officialdom back in December and we now know when the Honeycomb flavoured Tegra 2 device will be hitting the shops.In the US that is - where a release date of 15 January has been stated and a price from $329.99.... >>

Facebook Timeline business cards unveiled by Moo

Facebook Timeline business cards unveiled by Moo

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Social networkers, have you got your Facebook Timeline all set up? Got a picture of you looking all suave and a couple of profound quotes on board? If so, you might want to think about the new Facebook business cards from Moo.com.The cards, which are... >>

7-inch Asus Transformer Prime Mini set for CES unveiling?

7-inch Asus Transformer Prime Mini set for CES unveiling?

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Asus is all set to unleash a mini version of its Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet. That's the murmur that is being stirred up after Notebook Italia managed to get its paws on a picture of a mystery Asus device.The picture seems to show a Transformer-like... >>

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... >>