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Apple TV gesture control hinted in discussions

Apple TV gesture control hinted in discussions

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How do you like your Apple TV rumours in the morning? How's about with some more juicy details courtesy of The Wall Street Journal? We thought you'd prefer that to a kiss...The big talk is that the Apple TV set, or Apple iTV as we've heard it referred... >>

BBC Red Button enhanced sports app kicks off on Virgin Media

BBC Red Button enhanced sports app kicks off on Virgin Media

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The BBC has teamed up with Virgin Media to announce that a new, enhanced and sporty Red Button service will be landing on the cable giant's TiVo platform next year.The BBC Sport app will hit the clever set-top box in 2012, along with the BBC News app... >>

APP OF THE DAY: djay (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: djay (iPad)

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djay (the little d is maker Algoriddim's choice, not ours) has landed a pretty big prize, being awarded iPad App of The Year by Apple.So, despite us retiring from the decks back in 2001 following the pain of DJ Luck and MC Neat's disappearance from the... >>

One brick to rule them all: Lego Lord of The Rings coming 2012

One brick to rule them all: Lego Lord of The Rings coming 2012

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Harry Potter has been on board for a while now, as has Star Wars which is also in-line for its own Miniland Experience at Legoland Windsor.But the news that Lego-lovers with Tolkein tendencies have been waiting for has finally arrived. The Middle Earth... >>

Qualcomm dials in Glonass for 'dual-core' mobile locating

Qualcomm dials in Glonass for 'dual-core' mobile locating

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Qualcomm has announced support for Glonass in its latest Snapdragon processors, meaning that mobiles packing the S2 and S3 chips will have a location accuracy of just 2 metres (and the S4 when it lands next year).Glonass, in case you didn't know, stands... >>

5D Christmas fun for kids at the Westfield

5D Christmas fun for kids at the Westfield

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How's about Christmas in not 3, not even 4, but 5D? That's what the Westfield Shopping Centre is offering up for the little 'uns this holiday season (that sounds very cinema voice-over like doesn't it?) with Elbow Saves Christmas.Produced by Irish company... >>

Series Link hits Sky+ apps for iOS and Android

Series Link hits Sky+ apps for iOS and Android

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Just like we told you it would back in November, Sky has released updated mobile apps into the App Store and the Android Market that bring the Series Link feature to the table.A much requested and long awaited addition, the new feature means that not... >>

Zynga makes the CityVille take notice with $9 billion valuation

Zynga makes the CityVille take notice with $9 billion valuation

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Back in 2010 Google invested between $100 million and $200 million in Zynga. And now, the gaming company behind the likes of FarmVille and CityVille has seen the biggest internet business IPO since the search giant's $1.9 billion raised in 2004.Zynga... >>

Star Wars Legoland Windsor: A galaxy not too far away

Star Wars Legoland Windsor: A galaxy not too far away

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...actually scrap that. Windsor isn't too far away from anywhere in the UK, easily accessible from both the M4 and the M25, and we're not talking about the past but a few months time.That's right Lego / Star Wars... >>

Pure Lounge app tunes in on Android

Pure Lounge app tunes in on Android

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Pure's ever expanding radio wave has reached new shores, this time in the form of an Android app.Building on the success of the iPhone app, Pure Lounge for Android gives you access to a wealth of internet radio content from around the world, on the go,... >>

Samsung thanks Apple for Galaxy Tab 10.1 help down under

Samsung thanks Apple for Galaxy Tab 10.1 help down under

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We've kind of given the whole Apple and Samsung patent legal battle a wide berth on Pocket-lint over the last few months as, quite frankly, we're more interested in the tech than the tittle-tattle.But we couldn't ignore this cheeky dig, featured in an... >>

Boris Johnson unveils cutting-edge tech bus for London

Boris Johnson unveils cutting-edge tech bus for London

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Boris Johnson, fresh from the cold brutal slaying of the bendy bus, has unleashed an alternative for the capital, a "21st century bus" described as the "most environmentally friendly of its kind".It's the first time in 50 years that London has had a new... >>

Sony Ericsson logo removal signals the beginning of the end

Sony Ericsson logo removal signals the beginning of the end

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Back in October Sony coughed up over a billion Euros to buy out its mobile partner of 10 years, Ericsson. And whilst there's still been nothing official as to what may become of the brand Sony Ericsson, little clues are seeping out left, right and centre... >>

Limited edition Batman Nokia Lumia 800 comes in from The Dark

Limited edition Batman Nokia Lumia 800 comes in from The Dark

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Step aside iPhone 4S. Take a walk HTC Sensation XE and jog on Samsung Galaxy S II. The coolest phone of the year has landed and it's the Nokia Lumia 800.Well, to be more specific it's the limited edition Batman, The Dark Knight Rises, Nokia Lumia 800... >>

Spotify Premium free trial lands in time for Christmas

Spotify Premium free trial lands in time for Christmas

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Spotify has come bearing gifts in time for Christmas - free Spotify Premium accounts for one and all. Well, free for 30 days at least.The music streaming giant is offering a month's worth of its pay service for anyone who fancies some ad-free music action... >>

LG Prada 3.0 leaks ahead of official launch

LG Prada 3.0 leaks ahead of official launch

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We're only hours away from a swanky bash in London to officially announce it - but the LG Prada 2, aka the LG Prada K2, has broken cover and got all leaky on the web. In fact, to give it its (as-of-yet-not-quite) official moniker, it's the Prada phone... >>

Bayan 7 turns up the volume to rival B&W and the gang

Bayan 7 turns up the volume to rival B&W and the gang

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Bayan Audio, a division of Radiopaq, has announced the Bayan 7 - a high end iPod docking system that it hopes will rival the likes of the B&W Zeppelin, the Arcam rCube and the Bose SoundDock 10 in the audiophile iDevice speaker arena.Looks-wise, we've... >>

Google Chrome 16 signs up multiple users

Google Chrome 16 signs up multiple users

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The latest stable release of Google Chrome has just gone live (we're up to 16 if you're keeping count) and the big addition is the ability to sign into multiple accounts from the same browser session.If you're sick of your good lady filling up your bookmarks... >>

Microsoft tunes in Last.fm for IE9 HTML5 scrobbling

Microsoft tunes in Last.fm for IE9 HTML5 scrobbling

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Microsoft has teamed up with music streaming radio service Last.fm for a new online portal to its "three million up and coming unsigned artists."Pocket-lint was invited to a demo of the HTML5-powered site at the tech giant's offices in London and we have... >>

Kisai Rogue Touch retro-futuristic pocket watch lights up

Kisai Rogue Touch retro-futuristic pocket watch lights up

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Over the years Pocket-lint has got a lot of watches off our loved ones for Christmas. And whilst we've always been grateful, we've never really come across a timepiece that truly spoke to our inner geek.Until we laid eyes on to the Kisai Rogue Touch pocket... >>

YouTube for Schools tunes in educational videos

YouTube for Schools tunes in educational videos

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Google has launched YouTube for Schools, a network setting that teachers and school IT bods can turn on to grant access only to the educational content from YouTube EDU.As well as highlighting all of the educational video on offer, YouTube for Schools... >>

Nook Color takes on Amazon with Netflix movies

Nook Color takes on Amazon with Netflix movies

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If you thought that Barnes & Noble had cast the original Nook Color out into the wilderness following the launch of the Nook Tablet then think again because the year-old ebook reader come tablet has just seen its biggest software update yet - adding Netflix... >>

Mac App Store hits 100 million downloads

Mac App Store hits 100 million downloads

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Apple loves to throw a few numbers about to make us all go "ooh and aah". This time it's the turn of the Mac App Store to get the official Apple pat on the back as the Cupertino-based company has revealed that downloads within the platform have surpassed... >>

Hottest Blu-ray titles for Christmas and beyond

Hottest Blu-ray titles for Christmas and beyond

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2011 has been a bumper year for cinema and, as such, some cracking titles (and old favourites too) have made their way onto Blu-ray.With it now possible to pick up a Blu-ray player for as little as £40, there's really no excuse not to indulge in some... >>

BBC iPlayer iPhone app finally arrives

BBC iPlayer iPhone app finally arrives

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It has been a long time coming but, at last, you can get rid of that BBC iPlayer icon that is cunningly disguised as an app on your iPhone's homescreen - the BBC iPlayer iPhone app has finally gone live in the Apple App Store.The launch comes as the Beeb... >>

UK 4G network not complete until 2015

UK 4G network not complete until 2015

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Looking forward to widespread 4G fun and quick mobile browsing on your smartphone or tablet? Well, don't get too excited because, despite the likes of O2 already testing its LTE network, we're not going to have widespread availability in the UK until... >>

Apple Macbook Air compact available in time for Christmas

Apple Macbook Air compact available in time for Christmas

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Coming in at around the same size as a fourth generation iPod nano, the Miroir de poche MirrorBook Air is bound to be the biggest Christmas wish for any self-respecting fangirl out there.Sure, it's not exactly Apple-endorsed and no, there's no cutting... >>

Nikon D4 landing in 2012 with XQD support?

Nikon D4 landing in 2012 with XQD support?

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If you've only just managed to calm yourself down after taking in the Nikon D800 rumours last month then prepare to get all hot and bothered again as the well-trodden internet rumour mill has thrown up yet another Nikon flavoured gem by way of the Nikon... >>

Motorola Droid 4 enjoys Verizon sneak peak

Motorola Droid 4 enjoys Verizon sneak peak

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Like the look of the Motorola RAZR but fancy a bit more QWERTY action? If so, the Motorola Droid 4, which has made a brief appearance on the Verizon website, could be just the handset for you.The Android 2.3.5 device has got a similar spec to the recently... >>

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook boots up in Korea

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook boots up in Korea

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Until now, the Samsung Series 5 moniker was reserved for its Chromebook offering, but the range has now been extended, in South Korea at least, to the latest laptop fad; the Ultrabook. The Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook PCs have just been announced over in... >>

BlackBerry Milan leaked picture fashions in new era for RIM

BlackBerry Milan leaked picture fashions in new era for RIM

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In the same week that BlackBerry lost its trademark battle over the name of its new BBX operating system, we get our first look at one of the devices that the software will be loaded up on to.The BlackBerry Milan will be one of the first QNX devices to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Adobe Photoshop Touch review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Adobe Photoshop Touch review (Android)

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Back in November Adobe released its Photoshop apps into the Android Market, letting tablet users edit images and brainstorm ideas without firing up their computersThe Adobe Touch Apps are a family of six "intuitive touch-screen applications, inspired... >>

Karuma kid-proof PlayBase tablet pictures and hands-on

Karuma kid-proof PlayBase tablet pictures and hands-on

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If you're looking to get your little 'uns into the tablet party this Christmas and you can't see a £400+ iPad 2 or Motorola Xoom 2 lasting too long in their grubby, and clumsy, little hands then maybe you should consider the PlayBase from Karuma.If you... >>

iTunes Rewind fast forwards in for 2011 review

iTunes Rewind fast forwards in for 2011 review

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Apple has unveiled its traditional review of the year with iTunes Rewind 2011 going live. The big winner is Adele who picked up the gongs for the number one selling album on iTunes for the year, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for Someone Like... >>

UK not Android app-crazed says Google

UK not Android app-crazed says Google

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Earlier this week Google announced that Android customers around the world have downloaded more than 10 billion apps. But the big news is that UK fandroids don't appear to be all that Android "App-crazed".According to a new Google infograph that delves... >>

Xbox LIVE Gold features free for the masses this weekend

Xbox LIVE Gold features free for the masses this weekend

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Too skint to get involved with all the Xbox LIVE Gold action but want a taste of the new features? Well then, you're in luck as Microsoft has announced a free weekend of goodies for all Xboxers, even those who haven't ever coughed up for the premium online... >>

BBC broadcasting 3D Strictly Come Dancing

BBC broadcasting 3D Strictly Come Dancing

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The BBC is to enter the third dimension once again, following the successful 3D trial that took place during the Wimbledon tennis Championships back in June.Only there are no ball bags in sight this time (Robbie Savage was voted off last week) and it's... >>

UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

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The "revolutionary new approach to digital entertainment", UltraViolet, has made its way across the pond to the UK and will officially go live on Boxing Day with the launch of Final Destination 5.UltraViolet is a scheme backed by 75 companies ranging... >>

Spotify Radio tunes in new features

Spotify Radio tunes in new features

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It's all systems go over at Spotify Towers. 2011 has seen the company get friendly with Facebook, the long awaited US launch and also the revelation of Spotify apps. But the music streaming platform isn't ready to stop with the roll-outs just yet it seems,... >>

Panasonic 4.3-inch OLED smartphone coming to Europe

Panasonic 4.3-inch OLED smartphone coming to Europe

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Panasonic is hoping to take on the likes of Nokia, Samsung, HTC and Motorola by making a big splash in the European and global smartphone markets. The Japanese company has detailed its first global model smartphone for the European market that will go... >>

Twitter goes redesign crazy with new desktop, mobile, app and TweetDeck versions

Twitter goes redesign crazy with new desktop, mobile, app and TweetDeck versions

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It's all change for Twitter. And we mean all. The micro blogging giant has unveiled sweeping changes across the board - meaning new versions of (almost) all of its platforms.First up, the desktop client has had a major shift from right to left. Not politically,... >>

Leica V-Lux 3 superzooms in for the new year

Leica V-Lux 3 superzooms in for the new year

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Got your eye on a superzoom camera that you want to find in your stocking come Christmas day? Leica will be hoping that you can wait until the new year to get snapping with the Leica V-Lux 3, which it has just announced.Sporting a 12.1-megapixel CMOS... >>

Toshiba LED Louvre illumination: Pictures and bright-eyes on

Toshiba LED Louvre illumination: Pictures and bright-eyes on

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Toshiba has switched on the first part of its LED Louvre project, literally lighting up the world famous museum in a ceremony attended by Pocket-lint.The Japanese company showed off the first stage of its renewal of the external lighting at the site on... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD new picture leak

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD new picture leak

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A new Sony Ericsson device has been spotted in the wild for all the world to see. Phone fans, make the most of this sighting as the brand will probably cease to exist in the near future, as a result of Sony buying out the Ericsson half of the partnership.The... >>

Google boss: Android is ahead of iOS

Google boss: Android is ahead of iOS

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt has come out all guns blazing (and pointing in Cupertino's direction) in defence of Android, insisting at the Le Web expo in Paris that the mobile platform is the dominant player in the market."Android is ahead of iOS already,"... >>

Schmidt: Google TV revolution coming in 2012

Schmidt: Google TV revolution coming in 2012

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Google TV may not have been the rip-roaring success that the Big G would have hoped for but, the message from the search giant is clear - there should definitely be a "yet" added to that statement.Speaking at the Le Web conference in Paris this week,... >>

Game of Thrones becomes Game of Consoles in new RPG

Game of Thrones becomes Game of Consoles in new RPG

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Game of Thrones, the popular novel from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series series turned blockbuster TV show, is to be re-imagined once again - this time in the guise of an role playing video game which has now been confirmed for a UK... >>

Samsung amazing bendy future display imagined (video)

Samsung amazing bendy future display imagined (video)

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There's just so many aspects of this incredible Samsung Flexible AMOLED display concept that we love.For starters, how's about the fact that the technology could make screen size irrelevant as the display is seemingly able to unfold to whatever size your... >>

EA Daily Deals wish you an 'appy Christmas

EA Daily Deals wish you an 'appy Christmas

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EA Mobile is getting into the Christmas spirit, announcing EA Daily Deals; a multi-platform app bonanza that will see big name titles getting discounted and going free in the Apple App Store and the Android Market.Every day from now until 2 January 2012,... >>

Angry Birds comes bearing gifts for Chrome players

Angry Birds comes bearing gifts for Chrome players

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When will Angry Birds fever loosen its grip on the people of planet earth, let the world forget all about killing green pigs and allow us to return to a sense of non-Mighty Eagle powered normality? Never, it seems.The latest instalment from Rovio, the... >>