Archive for Stuart Miles

World's tiniest quadcopter, the Nano Quadcopter, takes to the skies (video)

World's tiniest quadcopter, the Nano Quadcopter, takes to the skies (video)

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Billed as the world's tiniest quad-copter, the nano quadcopter from Revell is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but at the same time still have a decent amount of oomph to take off and fly where you want it to. Demoed to Pocket-lint at the... >>

Hands-on: WowWee MiP balancing robot review (video)

Hands-on: WowWee MiP balancing robot review (video)

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The WowWee MiP is the latest robot from the makers of the Robosapien and this time comes with two wheels to whizz around your living room, listening to your commands or instructions. We caught up with the new robot to have a play at the London Toy Fair.... >>

Vtech baby tablet announced, because they are never too young for tech

Vtech baby tablet announced, because they are never too young for tech

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How young is too young to get a tablet? That's the question some people will ask when they see the Vtech InnoTab 3 Baby Tablet which goes on sale later this year. The new tablet is designed to be used by babies as young as 12 months old and is a customisation... >>

Protect your home button: Bandai Mobilepants are very, very bizarre (video)

Protect your home button: Bandai Mobilepants are very, very bizarre (video)

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We've seen plenty of strange things in our time covering gadgets for the last 11 years at Pocket-lint, but this has to be up there in the bizarro stakes.  If, it seems as many do in Japan (they've sold 1m already), you suffer from accidentally pressing... >>

Like father like son: Vtech launches Kidizoom smartwatch for kids

Like father like son: Vtech launches Kidizoom smartwatch for kids

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Technology kids brand VTech has launched a smartwatch for children at the London Toy Fair 2014. Hot on the heels of the new smartwatches launched by Samsung, Sony and Pebble, VTech says that the new child-friendly smartwatch brings the technology to children... >>

Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

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Mr Potato Head has worn many guises over the last couple of decades including plenty that offer a more geeky appeal to the proceedings. The latest is as Homer Simpson in a new tie-up between Hasbro and Fox to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons... >>

Samsung teams with Illy, but says no plans to make an espresso machine

Samsung teams with Illy, but says no plans to make an espresso machine

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Samsung says it has no plans to launch an espresso machine, even though it has just forged a partnership with coffee company Illy. "We have never thought about it," Younghee Lee, Samsung vice-president, told Pocket-lint when we asked her whether the... >>

Hands-on: Dyson Cinetic DC54 Animal review

Hands-on: Dyson Cinetic DC54 Animal review

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Dyson ditched the bag, and now it's ditched the filter, but is it really that simple? We've been using the new Dyson Cinetic DC54 animal vacuum cleaner (£459) ahead of its official UK release to find out whether the new tech is worth the hype or whether... >>

Dyson Cinetic technology ditches the need for vacuum cleaner filters

Dyson Cinetic technology ditches the need for vacuum cleaner filters

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Dyson has announced a new vacuum cleaner that ditches filters altogether, meaning that you never have to do anything other than clean your floors and carpets. While it will come as a shock to most, although Dyson cleaners don't have bags, they do have... >>

Jigabot AIMe robot lets your camera auto follow you

Jigabot AIMe robot lets your camera auto follow you

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Robots come in all shapes and sizes, some try to resemble humans, others clean your grill. AIMe, from a company called Jigabot, lets you mount a camera on top of it and have it track your movement in the shot so you can be in the picture rather than behind... >>

Hands-on: The Impossible Instant Lab review

Hands-on: The Impossible Instant Lab review

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How many pictures do you have on your iPhone? 10, 100, 1,000, maybe more? The Impossible Project, born out of a desire to continue making Polaroid film, has created the Impossible Instant Lab, a mobile printing/scanning station, if you like, that lets... >>

Hands-on: LG Chromebase review

Hands-on: LG Chromebase review

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We've seen plenty of Chromebook laptops now from different manufacturers teaming up with Google, but LG has announced the first desktop PC powered by Chrome OS, and Pocket-lint paid a visit to the company's stand at CES to check it out. Called the LG... >>

Hands-on: LG Tab-Book 2 review

Hands-on: LG Tab-Book 2 review

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LG unveiled an updated Tab-Book, the Tab-Book 2 at CES, and we were on hand to have a lengthy play at the company's stand to see what all the fuss is about. First announced at CES 2013, this year's model is lighter and more powerful and comes with a new... >>

Interview: Motorola's CEO Dennis Woodside talks Moto X, tablets, wearables and what's next

Interview: Motorola's CEO Dennis Woodside talks Moto X, tablets, wearables and what's next

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Motorola, bought by Google in 2012 for $12.5 billion, is on a bit of good run of fortune at the moment. After almost two years of doing virtually nothing, in the past six months the company has launched the Moto X and the Moto G handsets in both the UK... >>

Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

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Dancing Party Animals are not your average dancing animals, these are animals that want to party. We spotted them at CES as we trawled through the halls trying to find more serious news and products to report on, and couldn't help but find ourselves... >>

Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

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Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that immerses you into video games like you'll have never experienced before. We've been watching the company's progression for a number of years now, trying out each iteration of the headset, all before it becomes... >>

94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

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How good is your basketball? Probably not good enough according to InfoMotion Sports Technologies who has created a smart basketball called 94Fifty. The smart basketball has nine sensors inside the ball to deliver real-time shooting and ball-handling... >>

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

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Remote controlled cars that you don't control via your mobile phone are so yesterday, well that's seemingly what Griffin thinks, launching a Bluetooth RC that you control via your iPhone or iPod touch. Called Moto TC Rally, the $99 RC connects to your... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro review

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Samsung announced a new range of Android tablets at CES 2014 in Las Vegas dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro. The new tablets are geared toward Android users wanting something more like a laptop, allowing them to be a little more productive but sticking... >>

Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

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Mercedes is starting to experiment with a range of different wearable technologies in its cars by teaming up with companies like Google and Pebble. Announced at CES, the German car maker is to launch a Pebble smartwatch app that connects with your car... >>

Grillbot: Yes there is even a robot to clean your BBQ (video)

Grillbot: Yes there is even a robot to clean your BBQ (video)

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We've seen plenty of fun things at CES this year, rap dancing bears, robots on bicycles, flexible 4K TV, and yes, a robot that has been designed to clean your BBQ grill so you don't have to. Taking a similar approach to the BBQ as iRobot does to your... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review

Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review

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Samsung has announced a Windows-powered all-in-one, the Ativ One7 at CES in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint visited the stand to find out more. The new Samsung Ativ One7 all-in-one desktop boasts a 24-inch full HD touchscreen display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution,... >>

Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on

Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Samsung has updated its Ativ Book 9 laptop at CES 2014 and we tracked it down to have a quick play. The newest device in the ATIV line, the new Windows notebook has had a huge overhaul in terms of the screen's specs and that's made a huge difference.... >>

Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

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We slip the Pebble Steel on to our wrist and it's cold. It might be because the spokeswomen from the company has just hot-footed it from the Venetian to the Las Vegas Convention Centre in the chilly Las Vegas air, or because the strap is now made of steel.... >>

Forget wearing a fascinator to Royal Ascot, you'll want these Monster headphones instead

Forget wearing a fascinator to Royal Ascot, you'll want these Monster headphones instead

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Monster has announced a new range of fashion-centric covers/bands for its inspiration range of Monster headphones. The new bands include one that looks like a peacock-like fascinator headpiece and would be perfect for Royal Ascot (Pocket-lint's home... >>