Archive for Stuart Miles

  • Skype promises better multi-device support in near-future

    Skype promises better multi-device support in near-future

    By 14 November 2013

    Skype has told Pocket-lint that it sees the future of the company as a multi-device experience as it continues to work towards allowing people to access messages on the service as if it were apart of the "everyday conversation". "Our world has changed...

  • Hands-on video: PS4 Remote Play explored

    Hands-on video: PS4 Remote Play explored

    By 13 November 2013

    One of the key features of the PS4 is that you can play games on it using the PS Vita. Sony hopes the feature will appeal to gamers keen to carry on playing games, but not just in front of their console. You will, of course, need a PS Vita with the latest...

  • Sony PS4 day one games to choose from, Killzone Shadow Fall, Resogun and more

    Sony PS4 day one games to choose from, Killzone Shadow Fall, Resogun and more

    By 13 November 2013

    For the launch of the PS4 there will be a number of Sony and third-party games waiting for you to enjoy from 15 November in the US and 29 November in the UK.  For those counting, there will be 23 games available from day one to spend your money on ranging...

  • PS4 user interface explored: Hands-on with a simple, speedy experience

    PS4 user interface explored: Hands-on with a simple, speedy experience

    By 13 November 2013

    Forget the games, forget the hype, one of the main features of any games console is the user interface that underpins it all. After all, it's probably the part of the console you'll see the most. And Sony has always presented simple, intuitive menus and...

  • Sony HMZ-T3W personal 3D viewer review
    3 out of 5

    Sony HMZ-T3W personal 3D viewer review

    By 13 November 2013

    What would you say to the idea of having the equivalent of a 63ft-tall cinema screen to watch in your living room, your lounge, on a plane, pretty much anywhere you can go - even if you didn't have the physical space? If the answer is "yes please" then...

  • Adidas miCoach Smart Run review
    2 out of 5

    Adidas miCoach Smart Run review

    By 12 November 2013

    Smart watches are all the rage at the moment, particularly those designed for sports. Adidas has added the Smart Run watch to its miCoach personal training system and crammed it full of tech. It includes a strapless heart rate monitor, GPS tracking, full...

  • Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (late 2013) review
    4 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (late 2013) review

    By 11 November 2013

    The MacBook Pro is Apple's top-of-the-line laptop computer and one that comes with plenty of power. It's available in two versions: the 13-inch and 15-inch, both of which can offer Retina display - as in this model on review - and a powerful spec sheet...

  • Xbox One release date and everything you need to know

    Xbox One release date and everything you need to know

    By 8 November 2013

    The Xbox One, Microsoft's first new console for eight years, is almost upon us. Released on 22 November, the next-generation machine will be battling head-to-head with Sony's PS4 - especially as its launch date is sandwiched between Sony's US and European...

  • Android 4.4 KitKat: When's it coming to my phone or tablet?

    Android 4.4 KitKat: When's it coming to my phone or tablet?

    By 7 November 2013

    Google has announced the launch of the latest version of its operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, in San Francisco along with the unveiling of the Nexus 5. That's all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the smartphone...

  • OK Google: Voice search next frontier for Google as it looks beyond the link list mentality

    OK Google: Voice search next frontier for Google as it looks beyond the link list mentality

    By 7 November 2013

    "OK Google". That's a phrase that Google wants you to memorise and get used to saying, saying a lot. It's not a question, it's a statement, and something that Google will be pushing you to do from now on. The search giant is not just getting into voice...

  • Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

    Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

    By 4 November 2013

    As the gaming world prepare for the new Call Of Duty Ghosts, Mega Bloks has released a collection of Call of Duty construction sets for you to build so you can carry on playing when you're not in front of your console. The new sets, based on the franchise,...

  • Squawka app coming soon, real-time stats for footy fans

    Squawka app coming soon, real-time stats for footy fans

    By 2 November 2013

    Movie fans have IMDB, F1 fans have the brilliant real-time F1 app, but until now football fans have had, well not much. That's about to change following the news that Squawka, a football stats website, is launching a dedicated iPhone, iPad, and Android...

  • Roku 3 review
    4 out of 5

    Roku 3 review

    By 1 November 2013

    Roku has refreshed its Roku set-top box lineup and with it announced the launch of the Roku 3, a £100 flagship box of tricks that promises to turn your TV into something considerably smarter. But does the Roku 3 make sense given that you could buy the...

  • Android 4.4 KitKat's hidden Easter egg revealed

    Android 4.4 KitKat's hidden Easter egg revealed

    By 1 November 2013

    As Android fans will know, if you go into the your phone's Settings, then About Us, then start furiously tapping the bit where it says Android version you will get a fun hidden Easter egg of an animation. READ: Hands-on: Nexus 5 review Previously it...

  • Android 4.4 KitKat to add better support for low-end phones, wearables, and TV

    Android 4.4 KitKat to add better support for low-end phones, wearables, and TV

    By 31 October 2013

    Android's KitKat operating system will be aimed at getting more Android devices on to the latest version of Android, according to sources talking just hours before an expected announcement. According to website JessicaLessin.com, set up by the former...

  • Nexus 5 launching today at 6pm claim multiple sources

    Nexus 5 launching today at 6pm claim multiple sources

    By 31 October 2013

    Multiple sources for multiple sites, including those talking to Pocket-lint, have confirmed the Nexus 5 will be announced today at around 11am Pacific time (6pm in the UK). "After speaking with no less than five different sources with knowledge of the...

  • ITV added to Wauki.tv line-up

    ITV added to Wauki.tv line-up

    By 31 October 2013

    ITV is now on Wuaki.tv, the company has announced, bringing with it hundreds of hours of past and current ITV shows to enjoy. The service, owned by the same people behind Play.com and pronouced "wacky", will mean users now have access to an extensive...

  • Apple aware of MacBook Pro keyboard and trackpad issues, working on fix

    Apple aware of MacBook Pro keyboard and trackpad issues, working on fix

    By 31 October 2013

    Apple has confirmed that it is aware of a glitch with the new MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, late 2013) models just announced that sees the keyboard and trackpad becoming unresponsive at times. "Apple is aware of rare circumstances where the built-in keyboard...

  • Blinkbox PS3 app launched, no more going through the browser

    Blinkbox PS3 app launched, no more going through the browser

    By 31 October 2013

    The Blinkbox service now has a dedicated PS3 app, giving more people access to the film and TV service from Tesco. The new app, available on the Sony console, will let you rent or buy the latest movies and TV shows and joins a host of other devices already...

  • Hands-on: Olloclip 4-in-1 lens review

    Hands-on: Olloclip 4-in-1 lens review

    By 31 October 2013

    The iPhone 5 and 5S already have really good cameras, but according to Olloclip they aren't good enough. For those that want to have even more control of the photos they take the company has created the Olloclip 4-in-1 lens system that simply sides on...

  • Nike: Lack of Bluetooth LE support is why there's no Android FuelBand app

    Nike: Lack of Bluetooth LE support is why there's no Android FuelBand app

    By 30 October 2013

    Nike has blamed a lack of consistent Bluetooth LE support on Android devices for it not having released Android app support for its FuelBand and FuelBand SE products yet. "With 200 Android devices available on the market, Bluetooth LE hasn't really matured...

  • Hands-on: Nike FuelBand SE review

    Hands-on: Nike FuelBand SE review

    By 30 October 2013

    Nike has announced a new version of its FuelBand that brings with it several new features including hourly goals, sessions, and the ability to track your wrist movements more precisely, but is it any good and should you upgrade? We spent a morning with...

  • Nike: Older FuelBand users will get new features from 6 November

    Nike: Older FuelBand users will get new features from 6 November

    By 30 October 2013

    Nike has confirmed to Pocket-lint that current Nike FuelBand users will be getting a host of new features alongside those detailed for the Nike FuelBand SE model that is due out on 6 November. "Original Nike Fuelband gets all the new features where possible,"...

  • Nintendo: Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits

    Nintendo: Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits

    By 30 October 2013

    Nintendo's "Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits", that's the bottom line from Nintendo even though sales are up, according to the Japanese gaming giant. In the company's latest earnings report, Nintendo said it had sold 300,000...

  • Google+ vanity URLs start rolling out

    Google+ vanity URLs start rolling out

    By 30 October 2013

    Google has started inviting all Google Plus users to grab a custom URL, changing it from a long list of letters and numbers to something more memorable. The email message reads: "You're now eligible for a unique Google+ custom URL that lets you easily...