Archive for Rik Henderson

Bremont Jaguar MKI and MKII wristwatches show why smartwatches might never be cool

Bremont Jaguar MKI and MKII wristwatches show why smartwatches might never be cool

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Amidst all the hoo-hah and fuss surrounding smartwatches it is easy to forget just how gorgeous a well-made and well-designed conventional wristwatch can be. Bremont certainly hasn't as it has crafted a couple of beauties in collaboration with Jaguar... >>

This is the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet with a 2K screen, as leaked by Sony itself

This is the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet with a 2K screen, as leaked by Sony itself

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It's not know exactly what we can expect from Sony at this year's Mobile World Congress but one this is for sure; it will be unveiling an update to its popular, superthin tablet line in the shape of the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. We know this for sure because... >>

Lossless Led Zeppelin available to stream for the first time and not where you'd expect

Lossless Led Zeppelin available to stream for the first time and not where you'd expect

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Six of Led Zeppelin's classic studio albums are available to stream in a lossless music format for the first time, through Norwegian Spotify rival Tidal. Guitarist Jimmy Page has even worked with the music streaming service to remaster the albums to present... >>

Make your phone look like the HTC One M9 prior to launch with these leaked 'Hima' wallpapers

Make your phone look like the HTC One M9 prior to launch with these leaked 'Hima' wallpapers

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Android developer and Twitter user @LlabTooFer has taken it upon himself to post wallpaper images claimed to be from the upcoming HTC smartphone codenamed "Hima" and believed to be the HTC One M9. The poster states that he will upload a brand new wallpaper... >>

The Next Galaxy: How to win a Samsung Galaxy S6 and the teaser videos and pics in the one place

The Next Galaxy: How to win a Samsung Galaxy S6 and the teaser videos and pics in the one place

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Samsung will officially unveil the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge (or S Edge, as it might be called) on Sunday 1 March during its pre-Mobile World Congress Unpacked event. And that's lead to a rumour frenzy, much like every year on the build up... >>

Pebble Time makes $1 million in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter, smashes record

Pebble Time makes $1 million in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter, smashes record

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Pebble Time, the new smartwatch from Pebble, made a million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in around 30 minutes, trouncing the record in doing so. The previous record was held by The Veronica Mars Movie Project, which raised $1 million (£647,340)... >>

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One

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Plex has relaunched its channel for Roku boxes and the new version brings the platform up to speed with the apps for Xbox One and PS4. The design has completely changed to represent the tile-style look found on other consoles and devices. It is much... >>

Guitar Hero to return for PS4 and Xbox One, Rock Band too

Guitar Hero to return for PS4 and Xbox One, Rock Band too

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After news of a possible return for Rock Band emerged yesterday it now seems that Activision is to resurrect the Guitar Hero franchise with an all-new take for the new generation of consoles. Little is officially known about the plans, but Kotaku has... >>

Pebble Time arrives to give Apple Watch some serious competition

Pebble Time arrives to give Apple Watch some serious competition

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After several days of rumours, speculation and an accidental official image leak, Pebble is finally ready to show off its new smartwatch for the first time. The Pebble Time is set to take on the Apple Watch and Android Wear devices head-to-head as it's... >>

You'll never guess what this is

You'll never guess what this is

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Pocket-lint has been sent some pictures and details of a device that on first glance doesn't give anything away. Just from the picture, it's so unlike anything else we've seen of its type that you might be surprised to find out what it actually does.... >>

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

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MTV has announced a duo of apps that it hopes will change the nature of music streaming, both audibly and through video. MTV Trax is a "play-as-you-go' music service designed for those who don't wish to commit to a direct debit subscription with all-you-can-eat... >>

'Six appeal' is a thing, Samsung Galaxy S6 early reveal seems to be official

'Six appeal' is a thing, Samsung Galaxy S6 early reveal seems to be official

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We've been examining teaser videos and pictures carefully for the slightest glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy S6 ahead of its official unveiling at Mobile World Congress on Sunday 1 March and T-Mobile USA  and AT&T come along and blow the lid right off.... >>

New colour screen Pebble leaked early... by Pebble

New colour screen Pebble leaked early... by Pebble

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Pebble has unwittingly leaked its own major announcement a day early. The company was planning to official unveil an all-new smartwatch model tomorrow, Tuesday 24 February prior to hands-on opportunities during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona early... >>

Panasonic first to sign up to offer Freeview Play on its 2015 TVs and DVRs

Panasonic first to sign up to offer Freeview Play on its 2015 TVs and DVRs

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Panasonic is the first TV manufacturer to confirm that its new sets will support the new Freeview Play platform. Freeview Play is the free-to-air digital TV service's connected platform which will offer the ability to access catch-up content through a... >>

If Apple is to release an iPhone 6C it could look like this

If Apple is to release an iPhone 6C it could look like this

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Although there is a lot of talk about an Apple iPhone 7 for later this year, it is more likely that the company will continue with its traditional naming and release conventions in making 2015 an "S" year. That means that rather than an iPhone 7, we'll... >>

Beware, some of the apps you buy from Windows Store could be pirate copies or worse

Beware, some of the apps you buy from Windows Store could be pirate copies or worse

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It has emerged that Microsoft's official Windows Store is selling apps that are either illegal pirate copies or even malicious spyware or viruses. One of these, Darkest Dungeon, is still available for £2.59 on the store even though original developer... >>

State of Decay Xbox One remaster could be the only zombie game you will ever need

State of Decay Xbox One remaster could be the only zombie game you will ever need

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You can't move in a videogames shop these days without bumping into a zombie or twenty. Zombies are by far the biggest trend in gaming right now and there are plenty of games out there or on the horizon that feature hoards of the undead. And survival.... >>

Secret Game of Thrones blooper reel given to a few key fans, but you can watch it here

Secret Game of Thrones blooper reel given to a few key fans, but you can watch it here

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As part of the Game of Thrones exhibition, which visited London a week ago, visitors were asked to enter their details on a dedicated site which would play host to themed pictures or video taken of them during the event. Also, as each of them had to choose... >>

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 finally brings Android apps to all BlackBerry 10 phones

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 finally brings Android apps to all BlackBerry 10 phones

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BlackBerry has started to roll out BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 for all of its BlackBerry 10 smartphones which brings them all up to date with the BlackBerry Classic when it comes to new features. The headline feature of those is perhaps the addition of the... >>

Dedicated YouTube Kids app is a goer, expect it to arrive for Android very soon

Dedicated YouTube Kids app is a goer, expect it to arrive for Android very soon

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Several months ago, rumours started to fly that YouTube was planning a dedicated version of its video site designed for kids. That has now been confirmed with YouTube Kids launching on Monday 23 February. The free app will be initially available for... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge shown off in most impressive concept video yet

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge shown off in most impressive concept video yet

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Samsung's latest Unpacked event is just over a week away now and that means we'll soon find out exactly what its Galaxy S6 and rumoured Edge variant handsets will look like. However, thanks to the stunning work of two concept designers, we might have... >>

Toshiba beefs up Kira Ultrabook with Broadwell processor and better battery life

Toshiba beefs up Kira Ultrabook with Broadwell processor and better battery life

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Toshiba has given its Kira Ultrabook an Apple-like refresh. Everything about it stays the same as last year's model but the CPU has been changed, to Intel's 5th generation i7 "Broadwell" processor range, and the graphics are now Intel HD 5500. Not only... >>

Sainsbury's swaps shelf price tags for e-paper displays

Sainsbury's swaps shelf price tags for e-paper displays

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Sainsbury's is trialling plans to replace the price tickets on the shelves of its supermarkets with changeable e-paper equivalents. It has installed digital pricing displays in its Shoreditch Old Street Local store and if it proves successful for staff,... >>

Blur to release first new album in 12 years, Spotify gets first single: Listen to it here

Blur to release first new album in 12 years, Spotify gets first single: Listen to it here

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The British group Blur has announced its first studio album in 12 years, which will be available in all formats and to stream from 27 April. And to celebrate the announcement, the first single "Go Out" is now available to listen to on Spotify. You can... >>

Alien 5 confirmed, directed by Neil Blomkamp and coming 2016

Alien 5 confirmed, directed by Neil Blomkamp and coming 2016

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Twentieth Century Fox has confirmed that it is developing a new Alien movie, currently known as Alien 5, and that it will be directed by Neill Blomkamp. The South African director behind cult classic District 9, the Matt Damon-starring Elysium and the... >>