Archive for Stuart Miles

  • Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro review

    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro review

    By 9 January 2014

    Samsung announced a new range of Android tablets at CES 2014 in Las Vegas dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro. The new tablets are geared toward Android users wanting something more like a laptop, allowing them to be a little more productive but sticking...

  • Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

    Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

    By 9 January 2014

    Mercedes is starting to experiment with a range of different wearable technologies in its cars by teaming up with companies like Google and Pebble. Announced at CES, the German car maker is to launch a Pebble smartwatch app that connects with your car...

  • Grillbot: Yes there is even a robot to clean your BBQ (video)

    Grillbot: Yes there is even a robot to clean your BBQ (video)

    By 9 January 2014

    We've seen plenty of fun things at CES this year, rap dancing bears, robots on bicycles, flexible 4K TV, and yes, a robot that has been designed to clean your BBQ grill so you don't have to. Taking a similar approach to the BBQ as iRobot does to your...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review

    Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review

    By 9 January 2014

    Samsung has announced a Windows-powered all-in-one, the Ativ One7 at CES in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint visited the stand to find out more. The new Samsung Ativ One7 all-in-one desktop boasts a 24-inch full HD touchscreen display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution,...

  • Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on

    Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2014

    Samsung has updated its Ativ Book 9 laptop at CES 2014 and we tracked it down to have a quick play. The newest device in the ATIV line, the new Windows notebook has had a huge overhaul in terms of the screen's specs and that's made a huge difference....

  • Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

    Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

    By 8 January 2014

    We slip the Pebble Steel on to our wrist and it's cold. It might be because the spokeswomen from the company has just hot-footed it from the Venetian to the Las Vegas Convention Centre in the chilly Las Vegas air, or because the strap is now made of steel....

  • Forget wearing a fascinator to Royal Ascot, you'll want these Monster headphones instead

    Forget wearing a fascinator to Royal Ascot, you'll want these Monster headphones instead

    By 8 January 2014

    Monster has announced a new range of fashion-centric covers/bands for its inspiration range of Monster headphones. The new bands include one that looks like a peacock-like fascinator headpiece and would be perfect for Royal Ascot (Pocket-lint's home...

  • Hands-on: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster turns up at CES with $50k Monster speaker makeover

    Hands-on: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster turns up at CES with $50k Monster speaker makeover

    By 8 January 2014

    Monster has teamed up with Lamborghini to create a special Monster version of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster with a complete audio system supplied by the company. The speaker system, which cost around $50,000 to install, is a drop in the ocean compared...

  • Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

    Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

    By 7 January 2014

    Are you a worried parent? Do you wish you could monitor your baby's every movement all from your smartphone? Do you love technology? Good now that we've got all those boxes ticked you'll be wanting the Mimo baby monitor, a technologically advanced baby...

  • LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

    LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

    By 7 January 2014

    We first saw a prototype for the LG Lifeband Touch at CES in 2013, but now a year later the company has created a commercial version which it hopes to launch in the first half of 2014. The band, which is more like a bracelet with the break in the circle...

  • Hands-on: LG WebOS TV review

    Hands-on: LG WebOS TV review

    By 7 January 2014

    WebOS, the mobile operating system created for Palm, is back, this time on a TV from LG. It was demoed on the company's stand at the giant consumer electronics tradeshow in Las Vegas, and Pocket-lint was invited ahead of the official first day to check...

  • Olloclip 4-in-1 lens iPad version confirmed

    Olloclip 4-in-1 lens iPad version confirmed

    By 7 January 2014

    Olloclip, the company that makes lens accessories for the iPhone, has announced that it will be making a dedicated lens kit for Apple's tablets: the iPad Air and iPad mini. The new bolt-on will cost around $70 (£43), be the same as the Olloclip 4-in-1...

  • Doorbot: The Wi-Fi doorbell that rings your phone when someone's at your door

    Doorbot: The Wi-Fi doorbell that rings your phone when someone's at your door

    By 7 January 2014

    The days of not hearing the doorbell are over, thanks to an American company that has created the Doorbot, an internet-connected doorbell that has the ability to ring your phone instead of just chiming through the house.  The device, which costs $200...

  • The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

    The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2014

    We've previously seen a gold HTC One as part of a very limited run specifically created for winners at the MOBO Awards in the UK, but now the Taiwanese company is to bring a more widely available model to the UK and Europe and we've tracked one down...

  • Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

    Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

    By 7 January 2014

    Need to store data, have $500 to spare, want a hard drive that you'll actually want to show off? Good then you'll be needing the Lacie Sphere by Christofle. For $500 (£305) you'll be able to get this "objet d'art" to sit on your desk looking pretty while storing...

  • Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Smaller in size, but not smaller in spec

    Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Smaller in size, but not smaller in spec

    By 7 January 2014

    Sony has followed Samsung and HTC in creating a smaller version of its flagship smartphone for those who want something a little more pocketable. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, announced at the Sony CES press conference in Las Vegas, will differ from the...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

    By 7 January 2014

    Sony has announced the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, a shrunken down version of its flagship Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone, at CES 2014. Pocket-lint was invited to spend time with the new handset ahead of the global reveal at the Consumer Electronics Show to see...

  • Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

    Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

    By 6 January 2014

    Huawei has announced the launch of the Ascend Mate 2 at CES 2014 in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint was on hand to get a quick play with the new phablet at the company's press conference on Monday. The new 6.1-inch smartphone-come-tablet will follow on from...

  • Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

    Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

    By 6 January 2014

    Huawei has added a new feature to its Ascend Mate 2 phablet that will appeal to Apple users: it allows you to charge your iPhone.  The phone, announced at the company's CES press conference, will let you reverse charge other devices allowing you to take...

  • Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen

    Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen

    By 6 January 2014

    Alcatel has demoed a mobile phone with a transparent solar panel over the screen that would let users charge their phone by simply placing it in the sun. The technology, unveiled at at CES in Las Vegas, sits over the screen and still allows users to...

  • Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone

    Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone

    By 6 January 2014

    Alcatel has demoed a new 4-inch E Ink companion device for its 6-inch Hero smartphone launched at IFA in 2013. The new device, called Magic Flip, was announced at CES in Las Vegas this week and is designed to let you read information from your phone that...

  • Kurio Phone, a kids phone that lets parents give-in to pestering but with controls

    Kurio Phone, a kids phone that lets parents give-in to pestering but with controls

    By 6 January 2014

    Kurio, which in 2012 launched a tablet aimed at kids, has now created a mobile phone aimed kids and unveiled at CES in Las Vegas this week. The new Android-powered phone will come with several parental controls and tries to address the growing number...

  • Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) review

    Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) review

    By 6 January 2014

    If you're looking for the next must-want Windows laptop, Lenovo might just have the answer. It announced a new, slimmer version of the X1 Carbon at CES in Las Vegas on Sunday night and we've already had a play with the new laptop. The New Lenovo ThinkPad...

  • Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review

    Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review

    By 6 January 2014

    Lenovo has launched a new Windows 8.1 tablet at CES in Las Vegas for those who want something akin to the Surface, but in a smaller 8.3-inch form factor. The new tablet - which we've already had a play with at a pre-show unveiling - will be coming to...

  • Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review

    Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review

    By 6 January 2014

    The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ is one of the big surprises so far at CES. Looking at the spec sheet it's a powerful smartphone keeping up with the flagships of 2013, but with a low cost that should see it go up against the Motorola Moto G in terms of price. ...