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Hands-on: Samsung Z review

Hands-on: Samsung Z review

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The Samsung Z is the company's first Tizen smartphone that will be commercially available for the public to buy. And if successful, there are feelings that it could herald a new age for Samsung. So should Google be worried that it is about to lose its... >>

Samsung Tizen TV prototype shows what could be in store for the Smart TV

Samsung Tizen TV prototype shows what could be in store for the Smart TV

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Samsung has shown off a prototype Tizen TV at a Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco, showing us what could be in store for the company's range of Smart TVs in the future. Although spokespeople at the event were keen to stress that this is merely... >>

Uros Goodspeed Mi-Fi review
4.0 stars

Uros Goodspeed Mi-Fi review

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The Goodspeed is a portable multi-SIM Mi-Fi hotspot designed for travellers, particularly those in the business of heading to one or multiple countries on a regular basis. If you need mobile data wherever you are in the world then the Goodspeed could... >>

Apple OS X Yosemite Public Beta signup live, make sure you're in the first 1 million to not miss out

Apple OS X Yosemite Public Beta signup live, make sure you're in the first 1 million to not miss out

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Apple has confirmed that the Public beta for OS X Yosemite will be limited to the first 1 million people who sign up to the Public Beta program. Registration which is already open to those keen to get involved without paying to be apart of the company's... >>

Are Apple's new widgets designed for an iWatch?

Are Apple's new widgets designed for an iWatch?

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At its annual WWDC developer conference in San Francisco, Apple has taken the wraps of its latest mobile phone operating system; iOS 8. While the user interface sees very little change in the overall design ethos announced by the company in 2013, Apple... >>

Will iOS 8 work on my iPhone? Which devices support which features

Will iOS 8 work on my iPhone? Which devices support which features

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Apple has announced iOS 8, a new version of its mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and with it a stack of new features and new possibilities. Like previous new versions of the OS, not all devices are supported, leaving us with... >>

Swiftkey: We've already started building Swiftkey keyboard for iOS

Swiftkey: We've already started building Swiftkey keyboard for iOS

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Swiftkey has confirmed that the company has already started building a Swiftkey for iOS keyboard. In a statement to Pocket-lint after Apple revealed it would allow third-party keyboards, the company confirmed that it would build and offer its keyboard,... >>

Apple Health and HealthKit for iOS 8 has your wellness at heart

Apple Health and HealthKit for iOS 8 has your wellness at heart

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Apple has turned its focus to your health with its latest version of iOS 8 for the iPhone and iPad. Coming in two parts, HealthKit and Health, the app will work with third-party apps to pull together all the health-related information that is being pulled... >>

iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

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Apple has announced iCloud Drive, a new cloud based storage service that looks to take on Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive.  The new feature, which will be available in OS X Yosemite, the new version of the company's desktop operating system, will... >>

WWDC 2014 rumours: What to expect at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

WWDC 2014 rumours: What to expect at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

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Apple will start is Worldwide Developer Conference for 2014 in San Francisco today, with a keynote speech to kick it off. But what can we expect to be announced at the show based on all the chatter, rumours, speculation, and gossip so far doing the rounds?... >>

Hands-on: Logitech Turnaround case for iPad Air review

Hands-on: Logitech Turnaround case for iPad Air review

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Logitech has launched a new iPad case for the iPad Air that not only lets you use your iPad in a variety of angles, but also lets you rotate your iPad to view it portrait as well. We slotted in our office iPad Air to see how the new case performed. The... >>

Hands-on: Logitech Big Bang iPad case review

Hands-on: Logitech Big Bang iPad case review

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Just how clumsy are you? Very, hopes Logitech, because it wants you to buy its Logitech Big Bang iPad Air case to protect your Apple tablet from your kids, your family, heck, yourself. To do that, Logitech has created a rubberised shock-absorbent protective... >>

London Technology Week hopes to be a Tinder for tech companies

London Technology Week hopes to be a Tinder for tech companies

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London Partners has kicked off the start of its London Technology Week push saying that the week long collection of events, which Pocket-lint is apart of, will become a "vast tinder / match.com experience for tech companies and fans." The comments made... >>

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers review
4.0 stars

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers review

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British firm Ruark created the Ruark MR1 speakers as an entry point for those who want better sounding music, but aren't prepared to dish out lots of cash. Have they achieved that goal, or can you achieve the same for less? Design The Ruark MR1 are two... >>

Come and visit the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern during London Technology Week

Come and visit the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern during London Technology Week

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London's role as one of the world's foremost digital hubs will be showcased in June this year as the capital holds its first London Technology Week, the largest series of tech events ever seen in Europe. Some of the world's biggest tech brands will share... >>

Tim Cook, Jimmy Iovine, and Dr Dre talk next steps in Apple Beats buyout

Tim Cook, Jimmy Iovine, and Dr Dre talk next steps in Apple Beats buyout

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Beats Music and Beats Electronics has been bought by Apple, but what happens now? Some details have already started to surface following a series of interviews with Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, and Tim Cook on the news, but while the dust settles, here's what... >>

YouView tips and tricks: Getting more from your set-top box

YouView tips and tricks: Getting more from your set-top box

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Did you know that by changing a few settings within your YouView box you can make it boot up faster? What about searching to see if that movie you want to watch is on soon? We've compiled as many YouView tips and tricks that we can find, and even talked... >>

Roku Streaming Stick review
4.0 stars

Roku Streaming Stick review

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If you haven't bought a TV for the last couple of years then chances are it is not "smart". If you want the latest streaming and catch-up services without the cost implication of signing up to the binding contracts for a set-top box, then there are ways... >>

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

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With Ebay asking all of its 233 million users to reset their passwords following a data breach, the time for all of us to look at the passwords we use on the internet is highlighted once again. Although Ebay is saying that all of the data is encrypted,... >>

British Airways updates its iPhone app, we take it for a quick spin

British Airways updates its iPhone app, we take it for a quick spin

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British Airways has launched a new version of its BA frequent flyer app with a brand new design and new features to make it much more akin to the iPhone iOS 7 interface and design. The new app, which has seen a complete overall is now much more focused... >>

Land Rover looking at eye control to streamline dashboard

Land Rover looking at eye control to streamline dashboard

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Land Rover is looking at a number of ways to let you interact with your car, senior researchers for the company have told Pocket-lint. In a candid chat at the Discovery Vision Concept launch in the UK, Dai Jones, Jaguar Land Rover's senior research manager... >>

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept: The 4x4 of tomorrow

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept: The 4x4 of tomorrow

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After 25 years of the Discovery, Land Rover has started to look to the future as to what is possible for the iconic 4x4 that you see ferrying around everything, from a pack of dogs to a gaggle of children on the school run. To highlight that vision, Land... >>

First run: Nike Free 5.0 review

First run: Nike Free 5.0 review

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Nike's Free running shoe range has been around for some time now offering runners a more flexible, less padded experience to the company's Lunar Glide series. For 2014 the shoe range has broken out into three models, as well as been given a major makeover... >>

HTC One mini 2 takes M8 design compact, offers lesser specs

HTC One mini 2 takes M8 design compact, offers lesser specs

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The HTC One mini 2 has been announced for those who like the design of the new HTC One (M8), but don't want anything as large, or as powerful. Like the HTC One mini launched in 2013, the new version will feature a similar design to the flagship 2014... >>

How cheap is the Moto E compared to other smartphones?

How cheap is the Moto E compared to other smartphones?

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The Motorola Moto E is just £89.99 in the UK, but just how cheap is the Motorola Moto E compared to other handsets on the market? We put it up against other leading smartphones from Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, HTC, Google and even Motorola, to... >>