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The secret to making perfect toast: New Dualit toaster uses algorithm for just that

The secret to making perfect toast: New Dualit toaster uses algorithm for just that

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Dualit, the company that is most famous for making those pop up toasters that are ubiquitous in hotel kitchens, has created a toaster that it claims can make the perfect toast every time. Acknowledging that cooking bread varies depending on the temperature... >>

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set

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"Who you gonna call?" says the box proudly, leading you to savour the thought of building the Ecto 1 car from the 80s classic Ghostbusters in Lego. The new set, which is part of the new Lego Ideas (previously Cuusoo) family, is the latest throwback to... >>

Dulux app lets you virtually paint your walls without a tester pot in sight

Dulux app lets you virtually paint your walls without a tester pot in sight

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Using tester paint pots and painting swatches on your walls to see what you think of certain colours could soon become a thing of the past if Dulux has its way. The paint company is embracing the technological possibilities of the 21st century by launching... >>

HTC: Working to bring Android L to HTC One M8 and M7

HTC: Working to bring Android L to HTC One M8 and M7

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HTC has said that it is already planning on bringing the new Android OS, Android L, to the HTC One family including the M8 and the M7: "HTC is excited about the new features in Android L and we can't wait to share them with our customers. We are committed... >>

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

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Google has confirmed that it will soon allow Chromebook users run Android apps on the desktop operating system, blurring the lines of what Chrome OS and Android is. Google demoed Evernote, Vine, and Flipboard Android apps working on a Chromebook Pixel... >>

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

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Android is heading to the living room, as Google looks to rebrand its failed Google TV service with Android TV. Accusing smart TVs of being pretty dumb, Google is planning on reinventing its Google TV offering as it attempts to beat devices like Apple... >>

Google details Android Wear at Google I/O, demos Dick Tracey talking option

Google details Android Wear at Google I/O, demos Dick Tracey talking option

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Google has detailed its smartwatch operating system called Android Wear at Google I/O, its annual developer conference in San Francisco. The bottom line? You can expect to start talking to your watch to give it instructions.  Created because people... >>

Android L Developer Preview ushers in new Material Design for Android

Android L Developer Preview ushers in new Material Design for Android

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Google has announced that the next version of Android, currently codenamed the Android L Developer preview, that will drastically change the way Android looks and reacts to interaction.  At the heart of the new design is something that Google is calling... >>

Native Union Jump Cable is the iPhone and Android cable that holds a charge for on the go

Native Union Jump Cable is the iPhone and Android cable that holds a charge for on the go

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Native Union has released its Jump Cable as a one-of-a-kind charger for iPhone and Android. It not only uses a battery for on the go charging, but also features a full cable allowing mains power access. Mobile phone batteries are still the greatest weakness... >>

Forget Tiffany, MakerBot Paintshop app lets you print an engagement ring at home

Forget Tiffany, MakerBot Paintshop app lets you print an engagement ring at home

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The days of having to pluck up enough courage to go into a jeweller to get an engagement ring are over. MakerBot has released a new app that will allow you to create and print a ring from an iPad app before wirelessly sending it to a MakerBot printer... >>

Calling time: Last orders at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

Calling time: Last orders at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

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The pump has run dry and we've pulled the last pint of Meantime. Pocket-lint Tech Tavern, in association with O2, is shutting its doors on a week of tech excitement at The Fable in London. In celebration of London Technology Week, we wanted to bring technology... >>

Waiting for the return of Danger Mouse? He's ready to clean your tablet right now

Waiting for the return of Danger Mouse? He's ready to clean your tablet right now

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The BBC has confirmed that hit 80s TV show Danger Mouse is to return to the BBC and it's CBBC kids channel later this year after a 23-year hiatus.  The white-clad rodent, originally voiced by Sir David Jason, will be getting an update for the 21st Century... >>

Philips Ambilight with Hue lights up the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

Philips Ambilight with Hue lights up the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

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Philips has been showing off its Ambilight Hue integration at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern on Thursday showing us how when you combine the two together you can light up your entire room with light that matches what's on the screen. Ambilight, which has... >>

Look no stabilisers, Jyrobike is the kids bike that balances itself

Look no stabilisers, Jyrobike is the kids bike that balances itself

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Jyrobike is a new bicycle aimed for kids due out in the first half of 2015 that should mean they can ditch the need for stabilisers even if they've never ridden a bike before. The bike, which is fitted with an intelligent gyroscope in the front wheel,... >>

Yike Bike: A folding electric bike that at 15mph is one crazy ride

Yike Bike: A folding electric bike that at 15mph is one crazy ride

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Yike Bike is probably called that because, when you find yourself hurling down the road on the back of one, you are likely to say "Yikes!" in a very Scooby-Doo voice. Yes, the initial response of getting in the saddle is that it is going to be crazy.... >>

Olympus talks Pocket-lint readers through low-light photography at the Tech Tavern

Olympus talks Pocket-lint readers through low-light photography at the Tech Tavern

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Photography enthusiasts joined professional photographer Robert Pugh on Tuesday night at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern for a mini master class with Olympus in getting the most out of their cameras in low-light conditions. After a quick briefing with the... >>

Argentina beat Brazil in heated FIFA final at Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

Argentina beat Brazil in heated FIFA final at Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

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Two stunning goals sealed the deal for Nigel in the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern FIFA World Cup final that saw Argentina beat Brazil in a heated final. Fans of the beautiful game turned up to the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern on Monday for an evening of PS4 gaming... >>

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern schedule starts Monday 16 June, see you there

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern schedule starts Monday 16 June, see you there

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The Pocket-lint Tech Tavern in association with O2 is almost upon us, and we've got a stack of cool things for you to come down and have a play with throughout the week. We are still confirming more fun things all the time, so make sure you bookmark this... >>

Calling all photographers: Join us for an Olympus mini photo shoot at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern tonight

Calling all photographers: Join us for an Olympus mini photo shoot at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern tonight

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Photography fans, listen up. Pocket-lint has teamed up with Olympus as part of the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern in association with O2 to bring you the chance to participate in a mini model photo shoot using the OM-D EM-10 camera and hosted by professional... >>

Forget phone controlled heating, Honeywell lets you do it from your wrist

Forget phone controlled heating, Honeywell lets you do it from your wrist

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Honeywell has launched a new app for the Pebble smartwatch that lets you control its Evohome smart central heating system with the smart watch. The new Pebble app, which went live in the Pebble App Store on Monday, lets you quickly see what the temperature... >>

Boris Johnson: London's already got driverless cars...

Boris Johnson: London's already got driverless cars...

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London Technology Week has kicked off with a bang with London Mayor Boris Johnson and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg competing to build a brand new computer designed for kids. The event, in which the American's won, started off London Technology... >>

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern doors are open, come and see us

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern doors are open, come and see us

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We are here. We are set up and we are ready to talk gadgets, tech, games and lots more. The Pocket-lint team are based at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern with O2 all week at The Fable, 52 Holborn Viaduct, London. From around 10am every day this week, we... >>

London Technology Week: The Kit Malthouse interview

London Technology Week: The Kit Malthouse interview

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London Technology Week kicks off today celebrating London-based technology companies and the Capital's ability to compete against well known tech areas like Silicon Valley. The hope is that London Technology Week will become equal to, or better than,... >>

Tesla: All our patent are belong to you

Tesla: All our patent are belong to you

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Elon Musk, the confident CEO of Tesla, has followed on up previous hints with the confirmation that the electric motorcar company will allow any other company to use its patents without having to pay. "Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone... >>

Hands-on: Skype for iPhone 5.0 review

Hands-on: Skype for iPhone 5.0 review

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Skype has overhauled its iPhone app, Skype for iPhone 5.0, with a new design, new features, and the promise of being considerably faster for those using it. Pocket-lint was given access ahead of the official rollout to use it in a real environment and... >>