Archive for Stuart Miles

  • 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...

  • 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.