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Walkman ZX2: Sony brings back the Walkman, ready for high-resolution audio

Walkman ZX2: Sony brings back the Walkman, ready for high-resolution audio

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No it's not 1988, but that hasn't stopped Sony bringing back the Walkman brand, and in particular a Walkman for music fans keen to keep the audio experience decidedly hi-resolution.The new Walkman NW-ZX2 will pitch itself as a dedicated hi-res compatible... >>

Sony SmartEyeglass Attach! takes on Google Glass

Sony SmartEyeglass Attach! takes on Google Glass

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Sony is to take on Google Glass with a new gadget it is calling SmartEyeglass Attach! - a single lens display module for attaching to regular glasses.The wearable gadget announced by Sony at CES in Las Vegas comes with a software developer kit that will... >>

Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri: Hands-on with the $6,000 stainless steel and leather smartphone

Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri: Hands-on with the $6,000 stainless steel and leather smartphone

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The moment you take the Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri out of its packaging you know you are in for a treat.The latest phone from the Tonino Lamborghini Mobile division, which starts at $6,000, comes in a beautiful glossy black presentation box complete... >>

Sony goes "fashion" with new stainless steel Smartwatch 3 and designer SmartBands

Sony goes "fashion" with new stainless steel Smartwatch 3 and designer SmartBands

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Sony has followed up its SmartWatch 3 launch from 2014 with a new stainless steel version at CES in Las Vegas, while also teaming up with a number of fashion designers to enhance its SmartBand fitness band.The new SmartWatch 3 model, which will be available... >>

A bright idea? Qualcomm creates smart chip for light bulbs to take on Philips Hue

A bright idea? Qualcomm creates smart chip for light bulbs to take on Philips Hue

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Qualcomm has created an all-in-one chip module for the humble light bulb that means any company will be able to step into the Internet of Things arena by making and selling a connected lightbulb.The module was unveiled at CES 2015 in Las Vegas and it... >>

Belkin WeMo sensors will now let you track your house and those that are in it

Belkin WeMo sensors will now let you track your house and those that are in it

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Belkin has launched a range of sensors that will allow you to monitor your home and those that are in it all from afar.The new range of sensors, that span motion sensors, door sensors, and even a keychain that tells you when someone is at home, are due... >>

Struggling to stay on top of the laundry? LG Twin Wash System comes with two drums to ease the load

Struggling to stay on top of the laundry? LG Twin Wash System comes with two drums to ease the load

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According to LG, today's laundry is really a complicated game of chess. This tough battlefield, which isn't just about "colours vs whites" is so hard that it has forced the company to launch a new twin washing machine at CES in Las Vegas to combat this... >>

LG G Flex 2: Smaller, more powerful, more compelling (hands-on)

LG G Flex 2: Smaller, more powerful, more compelling (hands-on)

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When the LG G Flex was first launched it was seen as something of a gimmick, with plenty of questions as to whether we need a curved screen on a phone at all.Not to be deterred by the mixed reception of the original model, LG has released the LG G Flex... >>

Netatmo Welcome home camera plans to keep tabs on your family's coming and goings

Netatmo Welcome home camera plans to keep tabs on your family's coming and goings

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If you're the kind of parent that wants to know when your kids get home and you're still out, then the Netatmo Welcome might be the gadget for the paranoid you.Launched at CES in Las Vegas, the home monitoring camera is designed to sit on your hallway... >>

iKettle maker launches bean-to-cup app-controlled Wi-Fi coffee machine

iKettle maker launches bean-to-cup app-controlled Wi-Fi coffee machine

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iKettle maker Smarter has expanded its range to cater for coffee lovers too by launching a bean-to-cup coffee machine at CES in Las Vegas.The £129 coffee machine, which is due to hit the UK in March, will offer coffee fans the chance to have freshly... >>

Parrot Pot and Parrot H2O: Two new sensors to make sure your plants never die

Parrot Pot and Parrot H2O: Two new sensors to make sure your plants never die

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Parrot has followed-up its Flower Power sensor with two new smarthome products that should ensure your plants never need you to worry about watering them ever again.The gardening gadgets designed for use in your home, come in two guises: a fully automated... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

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Acer has continued its push into the world of Chromebook with yet another model, this time a rather large 15.6-inch offering for those that want to enjoy more screen.Acer's goal, according to the company, is to offer a big screen Chrome OS experience... >>

The Lacie Mirror: Yet another attempt to make the hard drive sexy

The Lacie Mirror: Yet another attempt to make the hard drive sexy

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Hard drives, we all need them, but damn they can be boring. To combat this tedium, Lacie has teamed up with French industrial designer Pauline Deltour to use Makassar ebony wood and Corning Gorilla Glass to jazz up its latest offering, called the Lacie... >>

How to improve your Wi-Fi at home

How to improve your Wi-Fi at home

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With more and more of our entertainment lives requiring an internet connection, making sure your are well connected in your home is becoming more and more important.While US home owners can enjoy wooden frame constructed houses and plasterboard stud walls,... >>

Vodafone at 30: Before Gordon Gekko, Mungo Park was the man to envy

Vodafone at 30: Before Gordon Gekko, Mungo Park was the man to envy

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In 1984 Mungo Park was likely to be the envy of many. He was 28. He was the head of the London branch of an American investment bank. He owned the first mobile phone sold by Vodafone in the UK that in today's money had cost him over £4,000."It made a... >>

Here are the Pebble apps you should download to your watch right now

Here are the Pebble apps you should download to your watch right now

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This year could be described as the year of the smartwatch, but don't believe for one second that Pebble, one of the most popular watches, has fallen behind the competition.On the contrary, Pebble's app store offers thousands of apps and watch faces and... >>

Xbox and PS4 down: Online services affected after DDoS attack over Christmas

Xbox and PS4 down: Online services affected after DDoS attack over Christmas

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Had trouble getting online to pay games on your PS4 or Xbox on Christmas Day? Don't worry you weren't alone.While both Microsoft and Sony have yet to issue statements other than they are fixing issues a group of hackers, dubbed the Lizard Squad, is claiming... >>

The Interview gets its release after all, via Google Play

The Interview gets its release after all, via Google Play

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After all the debate about whether or not The Interview, the controversial film about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un staring James Franco and Seth Rogen, would get a cinema release in the US, Sony has now announced that it has done a deal with Google... >>

Exploring Middle Earth: How Jaunt VR could change the way we watch television

Exploring Middle Earth: How Jaunt VR could change the way we watch television

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It is a pleasant evening in The Shire. Primroses sway in the wind as the sun catches on the green grass of the rolling hills that stretch as far as the eye can see. Gandalf, tall and commanding but shaggy and dirty, is ambling off into the distance down... >>

Sonos 5.2 update with multi-account support for Android and enhanced Playbar sound available now

Sonos 5.2 update with multi-account support for Android and enhanced Playbar sound available now

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Sonos released a new software update for beta users, Sonos 5.2, last month. It is now available for everyone bringing new features as well as improving the performance of the company's Playbar speaker.Available from today for Android users, the biggest... >>

Sky Go on PS4: Sony console starts home entertainment pitch in earnest

Sky Go on PS4: Sony console starts home entertainment pitch in earnest

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Sky has announced that Sky Go customers will be able to access the catch-up service on the Sony PlayStation 4 from today via the TV from Sky app in PlayStation Store.However, users will have to pay extra for the feature unless they already subscribe to... >>

Almost half of all Brits are turning to fitness apps to beat Christmas weight gain

Almost half of all Brits are turning to fitness apps to beat Christmas weight gain

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Worried you've eaten too many mince pies already this Christmas? You aren't alone it seems, well, you aren't alone in worrying about it.According to a new survey, the UK population is so worried about pilling on the pounds over the holiday season that... >>

Secrets of a Lego master builder: What's involved in building a 500,000 piece Lego sleigh?

Secrets of a Lego master builder: What's involved in building a 500,000 piece Lego sleigh?

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What did you want to be when you grew up? A pilot? A train driver? Maybe an astronaut? Maybe you just wanted to play with Lego for your entire life, but surely that wasn't possible? Well, get ready to have your mind blown...Not only is it possible, there's... >>

Bux: An iPhone app that makes the stock market a game

Bux: An iPhone app that makes the stock market a game

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Over the course of the day we've made just over 100 Bux and then managed to lose it all before regaining half before going to bed.We've been playing Bux you see, a new app that taps into the world of day trading, allowing you to play certain stocks to... >>

Asus Zenfone Photo Challenge winners announced: Celebrities lose out to Big Ben

Asus Zenfone Photo Challenge winners announced: Celebrities lose out to Big Ben

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The people have voted. We can now reveal the winners of the Asus Zenfone Photography competition in association with Pocket-lint. The photographs were judged by ASUS, LCC, @London and voted for by readers via the website hosted on Pocket-lint.The winners... >>