Archive for Paul Lamkin

Canon Ixus 510 HS and Ixus 240 HS play nicely with your iPhone

Canon Ixus 510 HS and Ixus 240 HS play nicely with your iPhone

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It is turning into a busy day for camera launches. Not only have we seen Nikon unleash some top-end kit by way of the D800, Canon is also getting in on the pre-CP+ expo fun by annoying a barrage of new snappers including the latest entrants to the Ixus... >>

Canon PowerShot D20 rugged compact fires in

Canon PowerShot D20 rugged compact fires in

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It's been exactly three years since we welcomed the Canon PowerShot D10 into our lives and now, finally, the rugged compact has a sequel by way of the Canon PowerShot D20 which has just been announced by the Japanese photography giant. This is a rough,... >>

Corning's A Day Made of Glass 2 gives us a window into the future (video)

Corning's A Day Made of Glass 2 gives us a window into the future (video)

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Before Microsoft bamboozled us with its vision of the future, Gorilla Glass maker Corning blew our socks off with its A Day Made of Glass video. The YouTube phenomenon (17 million views and counting) gave us a glimpse of the world of tomorrow and was... >>

Google unleashes Solve for X website

Google unleashes Solve for X website

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The mystery has been, er, solved. Kind of. We think we know what's going on. Maybe. What we're mumbling our way towards is that the covers have been taken off of the Google "Solve for X" website. Well, sort of. Rather than the whole website going live,... >>

Super-skinny Samsung Galaxy S III coming in May

Super-skinny Samsung Galaxy S III coming in May

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The Samsung Galaxy S III anticipation could soon be over with a May launch touted for the much speculated handset. That's the word from Korean publication ETNews, which also reports that the next-gen Sammy flagship phone will be a super-skinny 7mm thin.... >>

Canon gears up for mammoth PowerShot launch

Canon gears up for mammoth PowerShot launch

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Canon is all set for a bumper camera launch with US site Canon Rumors obtaining a list of eight new PowerShot cameras that it says will be announced this week. Among the list is the Canon PowerShot D20, which would most likely be a follow-up to 2009's... >>

White Nokia Lumia 800 now official, coming to the UK

White Nokia Lumia 800 now official, coming to the UK

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White stuff is flying in from all angles and we're not talking about the snow. No, it's a tech based blanco blizzard. After Samsung announced the official availability of the white Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the white Nokia Lumia 800 has also been unleashed.... >>

PlayStation Network tweaks its accounts branding to Sony Entertainment Network

PlayStation Network tweaks its accounts branding to Sony Entertainment Network

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Sony has decided to ditch the accounts part of its PlayStation Network, with all user data now part of the  renamed "Sony Entertainment Network accounts" or "SEN accounts" group. Contrary to reports elsewhere on the net however, the change doesn't mean... >>

White Samsung Galaxy Nexus lands 13 February

White Samsung Galaxy Nexus lands 13 February

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A long time ago in a Galaxy far away there was a phone that was all set to be the third Google-branded Nexus instalment. That phone, you may recall, leaked several times under the guise of the Google Nexus Prime. Alas, the Nexus Prime wasn't to be, as... >>

Google testing mystery entertainment device

Google testing mystery entertainment device

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Google has applied for permission from the bandwidth and radio-wave overlords to begin testing a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth powered mystery "entertainment device". The mystery is ours, of course: we're sure that the Google bods know exactly what it is they want... >>

PlayStation Vita video recording lands with 1.60 software update

PlayStation Vita video recording lands with 1.60 software update

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The PlayStation Vita has been received with much love here at Pocket-lint towers, with Sony's new handheld console being awarded the prestigious Hot Product tag. But even in our glowing review we noted that the lack of video recording on board was "weird".... >>

Google Doodle waves in for François Truffaut

Google Doodle waves in for François Truffaut

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The latest Google Doodle has been unleashed by the Mountain View-based search giant in celebration of what would have been François Truffaut's 80th birthday. Or rather, the latest three doodles, as the controversial critic turned film-maker is honoured... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Remarks review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Remarks review (iPad)

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Readdle is back with yet another note-taking app, this time in the form of Remarks which it describes as a new way to "write down your thoughts, capture ideas and information, annotate documents and outline notes anywhere from university class to sofa... >>

iPhone photography course on offer for 'appy snappers

iPhone photography course on offer for 'appy snappers

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In what is believed to be a UK first, London's Kensington and Chelsea College is to offer budding photographers a photography course with a twist. For there won't be any SLR action going on; the course, called "iPhoneography" is, you guessed it, centred... >>

Dropbox for Android beta lands with auto camera uploads

Dropbox for Android beta lands with auto camera uploads

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Dropbox has taken off the covers of an all-new version of its cloud-based solution for Android devices: the Experimental Android Forum Build 2.0.9. Catchy name huh? The beta release brings with it a number of key new features, most notably the addition... >>

Kodak EasyShare Mini M200 just £25 at Asda

Kodak EasyShare Mini M200 just £25 at Asda

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Back in July last year digital cameras went Asda-price when the supermarket giant offered up the Nikon Coolpix L23 for just £49. This was followed by a £14 Disney kids camera last month and now Asda is offering yet another budget camera option: The... >>

Brandwatch buzzing for Super Bowl XLVI Twitter hype

Brandwatch buzzing for Super Bowl XLVI Twitter hype

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Want to know how well brands are performing with their Super Bowl advertising campaigns? Probably not; that sounds a bit dull after all. But how's about seeing how well brands are performing by seeing little cartoon worms (complete with gridiron helmets)... >>

AMD Windows 8 tablets landing in 2012

AMD Windows 8 tablets landing in 2012

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Rather than waiting for the ARM-based threat from the likes of Nvidia to invade its PC market share, AMD has plans to expand towards mobile devices in the form of Windows 8 tablets. That's the message from new CEO Rory Read who was speaking to analysts... >>

Skype 5.8 for Windows dials in 1080p HD calling

Skype 5.8 for Windows dials in 1080p HD calling

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Skype 5.8 for Windows has landed, complete with an all-new HD video calling option. The updated software now supports 1080p video, meaning that - if you have a Full HD webcam such as the Logitech c920 - you'll be able to video chat with your pals in high-definition.... >>

BT planning 300Mb broadband

BT planning 300Mb broadband

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BT has announced that it has held successful trials of “FTTP on demand” in St Agnes, Cornwall, paving the way for broadband download speeds of up to 300Mbps. Back in 2009 BT said it would use "fibre to the cabinet", or FTTC, tech at 29 exchanges across... >>

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime sequel pictures leaked

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime sequel pictures leaked

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The Asus Eee Pad Transformer line may be seeing yet another model thrown into the mix if a couple of leaked pictures on the web are anything to go by. The images, nabbed by French site Blogeee, show a device that has apparently been named as the TF300T... >>

Avid Studio iPad app arrives to take on iMovie

Avid Studio iPad app arrives to take on iMovie

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Avid is taking its movie editing expertise mobile with the Avid Studio iPad app. The app, which its makers will hope to rival Apple's iMovie, has all the ingredients of the popular desktop Avid software, compressed to be tablet happy. It's simple to drag... >>

Gameloft Live app lands on Android

Gameloft Live app lands on Android

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Gameloft, purveyor of mobile games as brilliant as they are unoriginal, has announced a standalone Android app for its revamped Gameloft Live platform. Gameloft is unashamedly proud of its artistic licence when it comes to, shall we say, "borrowing"... >>

Qualcomm voice over LTE test hints at a complete 4G future

Qualcomm voice over LTE test hints at a complete 4G future

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Now, stick with us, because this might sound like the most technical opening to a news story in the history of Pocket-lint but it is a pretty big deal in the evolution of mobile phones: Qualcomm, working alongside Ericsson, has successfully completed... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia active Billabong edition surfs in

Sony Ericsson Xperia active Billabong edition surfs in

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Sony Ericsson has announced an expanded global strategic alliance with Billabong. Yep, Sony Ericsson - not Sony. And the first fruit of the new partnership will be....an Xperia active Billabong Edition. Now we see, the deal was obviously put in place... >>