Archive for Stuart Miles

  • LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

    LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

    By 1 October 2013

    The LG G2, the new flagship smartphone from LG, has finally arrived in the UK following its launch in the US earlier this year. The handset sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a Rear-key design replacing side buttons, along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800...

  • Adidas miCoach (Windows Phone 8) with Adidas heart rate monitor review
    4 out of 5

    Adidas miCoach (Windows Phone 8) with Adidas heart rate monitor review

    By 26 September 2013

    Adidas miCoach has been on iPhone and Android for some time, but now it has arrived on Windows Phone 8 complete with support for the Adidas heart rate monitor. We've been out running to find out what the differences are in this latest version and whether...

  • Roku 3, 2, 1: Three new set-top boxes to now choose from

    Roku 3, 2, 1: Three new set-top boxes to now choose from

    By 25 September 2013

    Roku has announced that it is bringing the Roku 3 to the UK as well as launching two new Roku set-top boxes at the same time in the US, UK, Ireland and Canada. The new boxes - which come with a new user interface and replace some, but not all the Roku...

  • iMac 2013 now features Haswell processor like MacBook Air

    iMac 2013 now features Haswell processor like MacBook Air

    By 24 September 2013

    Now that the iPhone is out, Apple has turned its attention to its desktop range, the iMac. Apple has announced that it has updated its iMac to include the new Haswell processor from Intel, new graphics, and faster Wi-Fi and PCIe storage options, although...

  • Activation Lock in iOS 7: What it does and how it can make your iPhone more secure

    Activation Lock in iOS 7: What it does and how it can make your iPhone more secure

    By 24 September 2013

    Apple's Activation Lock is a new security feature in Apple's iOS 7 that has even prompted the New York Police to go around telling people to upgrade their iPhones, but why? Read on to find out what Activation Lock in iOS 7 for the iPhone is, and how you...

  • BBM delayed for iPhone and Android: Here are 7 alternative IM apps

    BBM delayed for iPhone and Android: Here are 7 alternative IM apps

    By 24 September 2013

    BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone and Android has been delayed, but there are plenty of other ways you can talk to your friends via instant messenger (IM) on your iPhone or Android device. Here are some of the very popular alternatives. Whatsapp iTunes, Google...

  • BlackBerry takeover bid values company at $4.7bn

    BlackBerry takeover bid values company at $4.7bn

    By 23 September 2013

    BlackBerry has confirmed that it has received an offer from one of its largest shareholders to take the company private. The offer, put forward by a consortium backed by Fairfax Financial sees the company valued at $4.7bn or $9 a share. Although promising,...

  • Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 pre-order and release date set, are you ordering one?

    Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 pre-order and release date set, are you ordering one?

    By 23 September 2013

    Microsoft has announced the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2 and Microsoft Surface Pro 2 pre-order and release dates for those that want to get the new tablet that's more powerful than most laptops. The new tablets from Microsoft will go on pre-order...

  • Tesco Hudl pictures and hands-on

    Tesco Hudl pictures and hands-on

    By 23 September 2013

    Tesco has launched a cheap Android-powered tablet to take on the iPad mini and Amazon Kindle. We've had a play with the new device at the launch event in London.  The new tablet - which is incredibly basic, but will be good enough for most people who...

  • Tesco Hudl tablet: A £119 7-inch Nexus 7 competitor for shopping and movies

    Tesco Hudl tablet: A £119 7-inch Nexus 7 competitor for shopping and movies

    By 23 September 2013

    Tesco has entered the tablet market with the Tesco Hudl, hoping to entice more and more people to shop online and use it's services like Blinkbox. The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean tablet - which will be aimed at those not looking for the latest and greatest...

  • Just updated to iOS 7? Good now you can upgrade to iOS 7.0.1

    Just updated to iOS 7? Good now you can upgrade to iOS 7.0.1

    By 20 September 2013

    Apple has just pushed out an update for the newly released iOS 7; iOS 7.0.1.  The update, which has gone out to iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C users offers "Bug fixes and improvements" and comes in at 13.8MB.  The update currently seems to be for only the...

  • 4G: Which network is best in London and beyond?

    4G: Which network is best in London and beyond?

    By 20 September 2013

    It's official EE has the best 4G network in London. The tests, carried out by Pocket-lint in a variety of locations in London, show that against O2 and Vodafone, EE has the best upload and download speeds of the three in the capital. However as soon as...

  • 4G: Which network is best in the UK Capital?

    4G: Which network is best in the UK Capital?

    By 20 September 2013

    Which UK network has the best 4G coverage, and which one should you be going for. We send Ian Morris out on to the streets of London with three Samsung Galaxy S4 phones packing O2, Vodafone, and EE SIMs to find out. Watch the video to see who is best...

  • Want your Android to look like iOS 7? There's an app for that

    Want your Android to look like iOS 7? There's an app for that

    By 19 September 2013

    "You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!" as Charlton Heston says at the end of Planet of the Apes, and we are sure that's exactly what thousands of Android users will say when they realise that they too can get in on the...

  • iOS 7 photo tips and tricks: Getting more from your iPhone camera

    iOS 7 photo tips and tricks: Getting more from your iPhone camera

    By 19 September 2013

    The iPhone camera is one of the most used phone cameras in the world. But with a new iOS, comes new features. Try some of these tricks to help you take even better photos. Quickly open the camera The camera app is quickly accessed by swiping up from the...

  • iOS 7 battery tips and tricks: How to improve your battery on your phone

    iOS 7 battery tips and tricks: How to improve your battery on your phone

    By 19 September 2013

    Worried about iOS 7 battery problems? Want to improve your battery for the iPhone now you've downloaded iOS 7. Apple have added a stack of new features, some of which will mean that you might struggle to get through the day. Try some of these tricks to...

  • Apple iPhone 5C video review

    Apple iPhone 5C video review

    By 18 September 2013

    While some are disappointed that the 5C isn't cheap, they can't argue that it's colourful. And, there are plenty of people who are going to want the 5C. It's a new direction for Apple, but it's one that makes sense for people who want something a little...

  • iPhone 5S video review

    iPhone 5S video review

    By 18 September 2013

    While development of the iPhone is slowing somewhat, the handset is still the gold standard in making hardware. Improvements here are modest, but the switch to iOS7 is a tangible benefit, and Apple's new OS is really rather brilliant.  READ: Apple iPhone...

  • Yes, you can use your toes to open the new iPhone 5S

    Yes, you can use your toes to open the new iPhone 5S

    By 18 September 2013

    In our testing of the iPhone 5S we wanted to see what the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner was capable of and whether it would work with things other than our fingers, like our toes for example.  The answer? Yes it does.  The Touch ID scanner is a powerful...

  • Apple iPhone 5C review
    4 out of 5

    Apple iPhone 5C review

    By 18 September 2013

    The C in iPhone 5C stands for colourful, and that's the experience Apple wants you to have with its plastic-backed reimagination of the earlier iPhone 5. We've had the iPhone 5C in our pocket since the Apple launch event in Berlin. Has our experience...

  • Apple iOS 7 review
    4 out of 5

    Apple iOS 7 review

    By 18 September 2013

    Apple's new operating system, iOS 7, is finally here. Designed by Apple senior VP of design, Jony Ive, it promises a brave new world for Apple users. It's one that ditches the so called "skeuomorphism" - where a design object represents itself by a real-world...

  • Nokia Lumia 1520 event to be end of October, not middle

    Nokia Lumia 1520 event to be end of October, not middle

    By 17 September 2013

    Nokia will hold a press conference at the end of October, not the middle of the month as previously reported, sources have confirmed to Pocket-lint. Pocket-lint has learnt that the October event, which many originally expected to be held at the end of...

  • Burberry's Christopher Bailey talks iPhone 5S, being mates with Jony, and the new spring/summer 2014 collection

    Burberry's Christopher Bailey talks iPhone 5S, being mates with Jony, and the new spring/summer 2014 collection

    By 16 September 2013

    Burberry has revealed its spring/summer 2014 collection at the start of the London Fashion Week, but those in the audience who paid close attention would have noticed something very different from previous years. As the models, including Cara Delevingne,...

  • 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...