Archive for Stuart Miles

Huawei uses Siri to confirm new tablet and smartphone ready for MWC

Huawei uses Siri to confirm new tablet and smartphone ready for MWC

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Huawei has released a teaser video that confirms it will be launching a new super-slim tablet, a multimedia tablet, and new smartphone at this year's MWC. The video, which strangely features an iPhone for most of it, depicts a narrator talking to Siri... >>

Nokia goes green, but just how likely is it to launch a Nokia X Android phone?

Nokia goes green, but just how likely is it to launch a Nokia X Android phone?

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Nokia is a tease. It has turned its Facebook and Twitter profiles green, as spotted by UK Mobile Review. Not because it's Valentine's day or in anticipation for St Patrick's day but because, if the rumours are to be believed, it is about to launch an... >>

Tesco.com suspends thousands of accounts following hack

Tesco.com suspends thousands of accounts following hack

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Tesco has confirmed that is has deactivated around 2,000 tesco.com accounts after details were shared online. "We take the security of our customers’ data extremely seriously and are urgently investigating these claims," a company spokeswoman told Pocket-lint.... >>

Nokia Lumia 1520 dress to be shown at London Fashion Week

Nokia Lumia 1520 dress to be shown at London Fashion Week

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Nokia has teamed up with fashion design duo Fyodor Golan to create a phone dress. The skirt, which has been created especially for Nokia to celebrate London Fashion Week,will feature 35 Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphones and be shown off this week.  Created... >>

Rakuten, owner of Play.com, Wuaki.tv and Kobo, buys Viber

Rakuten, owner of Play.com, Wuaki.tv and Kobo, buys Viber

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Rakuten, the company that owns Play.com, movie streaming service Wuaki.tv and makes the Kobo eReader, has announced it is buying Skype competitor Viber for $900m. In a deal that echoes eBay buying Skype in 2006, the company has confirmed it is buying... >>

First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

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The Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 shoes are the latest FlyKnit offering from Nike and update the previous version of the shoe, first announced in 2013, with a couple of new tweaks. We joined Nike at its London Nike Town store on Oxford Circus for a quick 7km run... >>

Olloclip Macro 3-in-1 Photo Lens review
5.0 stars

Olloclip Macro 3-in-1 Photo Lens review

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The Olloclip Macro 3-in-1 Photo Lens bolts on to your iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S and transforms the Apple device's lens into a close-up shooting machine. If macro shots are your thing then this triple lens kit - there are 7x, 14x and 21x options - enables... >>

Hands-on: Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black review

Hands-on: Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black review

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Whiter than white teeth - that's just one of the claims of the Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black electric toothbrush. There are all manner of toothpaste and dental care adverts on TV these days. We're supposed to be brushing, flossing, gargling, and... >>

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

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We've all seen those sci-fi movies where someone is retelling the story of how it all began. Whether it is the virus that wipes out most of the human race in Twelve Monkeys, the lead up to Judgment Day in Terminator 2, or the scenes in iRobot and Minority... >>

FiftyThree CEO: Pencil coming to Europe, 2014 will be about users collaborating

FiftyThree CEO: Pencil coming to Europe, 2014 will be about users collaborating

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FiftyThree, the company behind the popular Paper drawing app on the iPad, has told Pocket-lint that it is working on bringing it's own-made stylus, called Pencil, to Europe. "The response to Pencil has been incredible," Georg Petschnigg, co-founder and... >>

FiftyThree tells Facebook ‘stop using our name’ after Paper app launch

FiftyThree tells Facebook ‘stop using our name’ after Paper app launch

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FiftyThree, the maker of Paper, the popular drawing app on the iPad, has asked Facebook to change the name of its new news aggregation app called Paper. In an open letter to the company, and reiterated in a phone interview with Pocket-lint, Georg Petschnigg,... >>

SwiftKey Note review
5.0 stars

SwiftKey Note review

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"I am writing this using SwiftKey on the iPad mini." Yes, you read that correctly - SwiftKey on an Apple device. If you’re wondering how the predictive keyboard software has made its way from Android to Apple, then, no, it's not magic. SwiftKey Note,... >>

SwiftKey comes to iPhone and iPad

SwiftKey comes to iPhone and iPad

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Yes, you've read that headline right. SwiftKey, the Android keyboard that helps make typing on an Android-powered smartphone considerably easier, has launched on Apple's iOS. Sadly for SwiftKey, Apple hasn't suddenly decided to allow third-party developers... >>

Hands-on: PS Vita Slim review

Hands-on: PS Vita Slim review

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The PS Vita Slim is a new version of the PlayStation Vita. Pocket-lint managed to get some hands-on time with the new handheld console ahead of working up a full review over the coming days. Quick first impressions are positive. The unit is noticeably... >>

Sky unveils new Sky TV EPG to push on-demand content, coming this spring

Sky unveils new Sky TV EPG to push on-demand content, coming this spring

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Sky will be updating its Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) for all Sky customers this spring to highlight its on-demand offering better than it currently does. The change is in response to the growing number of Sky subscribers that are choosing to watch... >>

Lenovo to acquire Motorola Mobility: CEO message decoded

Lenovo to acquire Motorola Mobility: CEO message decoded

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Google has just sold Motorola to Lenovo. In a shock move that wasn't really predicted by anyone, Larry Page, Google CEO, has offloaded the company to the Chinese firm less than three years after it bought it. We decode his open letter on the sale, hypothesising... >>

4moms Origami baby buggy comes with headlights, trip counter and more (video)

4moms Origami baby buggy comes with headlights, trip counter and more (video)

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Amazon in the UK is to start selling a new baby buggy that will tell you how fast and far you are walking when you next take your little one out for a ride. Aimed at mums and dads keen to find out just how far that walk around the block is, the 4Moms... >>

Sky Wireless Booster review
4.0 stars

Sky Wireless Booster review

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This is a review for Sky customers, as the Sky Wireless Booster is a new product in the company's arsenal. If you already have a Sky Broadband router in your home then, let us guess, its wireless power doesn't quite reach everywhere? In the UK, with our... >>

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)

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Hmm, time for an ice cream. I know, that's exactly what we were thinking when we visited the ChillFactor stand at the London Toy Fair on a cold January day to find out about its new ChillFactor Ice Cream Maker. The idea behind the Ice Cream Maker, as... >>

Hands-on: Incipio Atlas Ultra Protective Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 review

Hands-on: Incipio Atlas Ultra Protective Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 review

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You like your Galaxy S4, but you are an adventurous type, it's okay, Incipio has heard your cries for something to toughen up your Samsung phone and launched the Atlas Ultra Protective Case for Samsung Galaxy S4. To say that the phone case wasn't tough... >>

Apple looks back 30 years as it celebrates the birth of the Mac (video)

Apple looks back 30 years as it celebrates the birth of the Mac (video)

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Apple never really does history, it never really wants to look back at its past successes, but instead focus on the now and tomorrow, but when you hit 30, the nostalgia inevitably comes out. On 24 January 1984 Steve Jobs walked on stage and announced... >>

Texter Helicopter lets you deliver messages from the air (video)

Texter Helicopter lets you deliver messages from the air (video)

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Revell, the company that sells remote-controlled vehicles and model aeroplanes and the like, has launched a mini remote controlled helicopter that allows you to display a message to others midair. Called the Texter Helicopter, the copter works by letting... >>

Vtech Grow With Me Baby Doll wants you to teach it what to say (video)

Vtech Grow With Me Baby Doll wants you to teach it what to say (video)

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Vtech has created a baby doll that supposedly grows with your child as they grow. The idea is that the more you talk to the baby the more words it learns and with more than 80 phrases to master that should take your little one some time. Hoping to ape... >>

AirTerminators RC helicopters bring laser dog fights into your life (video)

AirTerminators RC helicopters bring laser dog fights into your life (video)

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Most remote-controlled helicopters merely just let you fly around doing nothing special apart from trying to take out random passers-by or crashing into a wall after you've lost control. That's not the case with the AirTerminators Super Combat Helicopters... >>

App Duck: The Bluetooth rubber duck that helps you listen to music in the bath

App Duck: The Bluetooth rubber duck that helps you listen to music in the bath

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App Duck is a hands-free Bluetooth media streaming water-resistant duck that lets you play music or even take a phone call via Bluetooth while your chilling in the tub. Due out later this year, there will be four different ducks, including a Zombie duck... >>