Archive for Stuart Miles

  • Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring Superleggera pictures and hands-on

    Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring Superleggera pictures and hands-on

    By 13 September 2013

    Do you have a Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione coupé that you just don't like the look of? Do you want to dump a whole heap of cash on giving it a complete remodelling? Then the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante is possibly the car for you. Alfa Romeo has given its...

  • Cubify Cube 3D printer (second-gen) review
    4 out of 5

    Cubify Cube 3D printer (second-gen) review

    By 12 September 2013

    3D printing is the talk of the town at the moment. Stories are flooding the press about how people are making everything from replacement Lego bricks to full working guns to wearable clothing and prototypes for the latest gadgets. But it's not just restricted...

  • O2 nabs Nokia Lumia 1020 64GB exclusive

    O2 nabs Nokia Lumia 1020 64GB exclusive

    By 12 September 2013

    Nokia has announced that O2 will be stocking a 64GB version of the Nokia Lumia 1020 when it goes on sale in the UK.  The phone gets its UK debut following a US launch earlier in the year. The news means that Telefonica customers will get up to double...

  • iPhone 5S pictures and fingers-on

    iPhone 5S pictures and fingers-on

    By 10 September 2013

    Apple's flagship phone is now the iPhone 5S, an upgrade of sorts to the current iPhone 5 and, if you are an early adopter and into your iPhones, the one that you'll want now. But is it really that easy? We took a look at the new model at the European...

  • iPhone 5C pictures and hands-on

    iPhone 5C pictures and hands-on

    By 10 September 2013

    Apple's iPhone 5C is official and we've grabbed one to have a quick play with, just to see how colourful it really is.  The new phone which will replace the iPhone 5, features many of the same insides, but replaces the metal back and glass back with...

  • Netflix coming to Virgin Media

    Netflix coming to Virgin Media

    By 10 September 2013

    Virgin Media TiVo customers will soon be able to access Netflix on their set-top boxes following a new partnership between the two companies. The deal sees around 40,000 houses getting access to the Netflix app, allowing them to sign-up or sign-in to...

  • HTC One Metallic Blue confirmed for Best Buy, but it's a different blue to UK model

    HTC One Metallic Blue confirmed for Best Buy, but it's a different blue to UK model

    By 10 September 2013

    When is blue not blue? When it's metallic blue. That's the message coming out of HTC which has confirmed that the HTC One Metallic Blue smartphone announced in the US exclusive to Best Buy is a different hue of blue when compared to the HTC One Vivid...

  • Roku Android app adds video streaming to Roku box

    Roku Android app adds video streaming to Roku box

    By 10 September 2013

    Roku has updated its Android app to allow users to stream videos from their phone to their Roku box. The new update - which follows a similar feature upgrade to the iPhone version last month - means users will be able to stream local content on their...

  • Formula E racing cars to feature Qualcomm Halo wireless charging

    Formula E racing cars to feature Qualcomm Halo wireless charging

    By 9 September 2013

    Formula E, the electric version of Formula One that starts in September 2014, will feature wireless charging cars following a deal with the FIA and Qualcomm. Although the initial 2014/2015 season will feature only a wireless charging capable pace and...

  • Google Android KitKat hands-on, literally

    Google Android KitKat hands-on, literally

    By 6 September 2013

    Google announced Android KitKat this week, or Android 4.4, if you're taking the technical name, the latest version of its Android operating system. The KitKat moniker follows a long line of sweet or desert-based names for the operating system and follows...

  • Qualcomm Toq hands-on video

    Qualcomm Toq hands-on video

    By 5 September 2013

    The world, it seems, has gone smartwatch crazy. Apple is supposed to have one coming, Samsung has definitely got one coming, and Sony has had one for ages that has just had a refresh. But Qualcomm doesn't really make things for us to buy - but its chips...

  • Qualcomm: Connected tech will become our digital sixth sense

    Qualcomm: Connected tech will become our digital sixth sense

    By 5 September 2013

    Qualcomm sees technology in the future being so connected that it will be able to act as a sixth sense to your whims before you even realise it. "The Digital sixth sense vision is a very broad notion for things around you being connected," explained Paul...

  • HTC BoomBass hands-on

    HTC BoomBass hands-on

    By 4 September 2013

    The HTC One's speakers are great, so imagine if you could buy a little, tiny subwoofer to boost the low-end and make it sound ten times better? Well now you can, with the BoomBass. You can see more photos of the BoomBass in our hands-on article.  

  • HTC One blue hands-on

    HTC One blue hands-on

    By 4 September 2013

    What could be better than an HTC One? A blue HTC One, that's what. Happily, the new colour has arrived and we have a brief hands-on video with it. The HTC One Mini will also be available in this colour too, which isn't a surprise based on the previous...

  • Hands-on: Qualcomm Toq review

    Hands-on: Qualcomm Toq review

    By 4 September 2013

    Qualcomm's new Toq smartwatch is now a reality, and Pocket-lint managed to get some hands-on time with the watch at Qualcomm's Uplinq conference in San Diego to find out whether this is the time keeper you want to own. Costing around $300 (£190) when...

  • Qualcomm Vuforia SmartTerrain turns your coffee table into a gaming landscape

    Qualcomm Vuforia SmartTerrain turns your coffee table into a gaming landscape

    By 4 September 2013

    Qualcomm has demoed a new AR technology at its Uplinq conference in San Diego that allows gamers to build terrains with anything around you before transporting it into the game you are playing. Demoing the new technology, which will be available to games...

  • Qualcomm Toq: Mirasol wireless charging smartwatch takes on Samsung and Sony

    Qualcomm Toq: Mirasol wireless charging smartwatch takes on Samsung and Sony

    By 4 September 2013

    Qualcomm has just announced that it is entering the smartwatch arena with the Qualcomm Toq pushing the agenda of the smartwatch industry, even though companies like Samsung and Sony are already pushing ahead.  The new watch, which has just been announced...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014): Samsung refreshes its S Pen-touting tablet

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014): Samsung refreshes its S Pen-touting tablet

    By 4 September 2013

    Samsung has updated its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, detailing the device's new features during its Unpacked event preceding the start of the IFA consumer tech trade show in Berlin. The new device, dubbed the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), will come with...

  • Samsung Knox roll out begins, wants to protect your data as if it were in Fort Knox

    Samsung Knox roll out begins, wants to protect your data as if it were in Fort Knox

    By 4 September 2013

    Samsung Knox, Samsung's security software for mobile devices, is now ready to be used by consumers. The company, which hopes to take on BlackBerry's dominance in the security stakes, has launched the new software for its Android devices promising an end-to-end...

  • Qualcomm AllPlay: Another Sonos challenger enters the game

    Qualcomm AllPlay: Another Sonos challenger enters the game

    By 4 September 2013

    Qualcomm has announced Qualcomm AllPlay, a new feature for its processors that will let you replicate the Sonos system in your home without worrying about what brand the speaker is. For those unaware of Sonos, it is a multi-room system that allows to...

  • Sony Action Cam updated, smaller, lighter and now with wristwatch remote

    Sony Action Cam updated, smaller, lighter and now with wristwatch remote

    By 4 September 2013

    Sony has updated its Action Cam, announcing a new version of the camera that takes on GoPro at this year's IFA in Berlin. The new model uses the company's Exmor R CMOS sensor and comes with a wide-angle lens with SteadyShot tech to make those home movies...

  • Sony NFC Media server lets you stream movies to your phone

    Sony NFC Media server lets you stream movies to your phone

    By 4 September 2013

    Sony has released a new gadget alongside its new Xperia Z1 that while looking like a doppleganger for the smartphone is actually a media streamer for your phone or tablet. The new device, dubbed the rather dull WG-C20, will let you slip into an SD Card...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 review

    By 4 September 2013

    The Sony Xperia Z1, the latest flagship Android smartphone from Sony Mobile, has just been announced at IFA 2013. As you might expect, Pocket-lint spent an afternoon with the new handset ahead of the official launch, to see just how much has changed...

  • Sony QX10 and QX100 available for pre-order on Amazon, ahead of IFA launch

    Sony QX10 and QX100 available for pre-order on Amazon, ahead of IFA launch

    By 4 September 2013

    Amazon has spilled the beans on two new camera lenses, the QX10 and the QX100, about to be announced at IFA, the German technology show. According to the fully detailed pre-order pages, the two devices will connect to your smartphone using that as the...

  • Xbox One release date confirmed: 22 November

    Xbox One release date confirmed: 22 November

    By 4 September 2013

    Microsoft has confirmed the UK and US release date of its next-generation console, the Xbox One. Gamers keen to play with the new Microsoft machine will be able to do so from 22 November 2013, eight years to the day since the US release of the Xbox 360...