Archive for Stuart Miles

Hands-on: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster turns up at CES with $50k Monster speaker makeover

Hands-on: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster turns up at CES with $50k Monster speaker makeover

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Monster has teamed up with Lamborghini to create a special Monster version of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster with a complete audio system supplied by the company. The speaker system, which cost around $50,000 to install, is a drop in the ocean compared... >>

Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

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Are you a worried parent? Do you wish you could monitor your baby's every movement all from your smartphone? Do you love technology? Good now that we've got all those boxes ticked you'll be wanting the Mimo baby monitor, a technologically advanced baby... >>

LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

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We first saw a prototype for the LG Lifeband Touch at CES in 2013, but now a year later the company has created a commercial version which it hopes to launch in the first half of 2014. The band, which is more like a bracelet with the break in the circle... >>

Hands-on: LG WebOS TV review

Hands-on: LG WebOS TV review

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WebOS, the mobile operating system created for Palm, is back, this time on a TV from LG. It was demoed on the company's stand at the giant consumer electronics tradeshow in Las Vegas, and Pocket-lint was invited ahead of the official first day to check... >>

Olloclip 4-in-1 lens iPad version confirmed

Olloclip 4-in-1 lens iPad version confirmed

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Olloclip, the company that makes lens accessories for the iPhone, has announced that it will be making a dedicated lens kit for Apple's tablets: the iPad Air and iPad mini. The new bolt-on will cost around $70 (£43), be the same as the Olloclip 4-in-1... >>

Doorbot: The Wi-Fi doorbell that rings your phone when someone's at your door

Doorbot: The Wi-Fi doorbell that rings your phone when someone's at your door

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The days of not hearing the doorbell are over, thanks to an American company that has created the Doorbot, an internet-connected doorbell that has the ability to ring your phone instead of just chiming through the house.  The device, which costs $200... >>

The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

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We've previously seen a gold HTC One as part of a very limited run specifically created for winners at the MOBO Awards in the UK, but now the Taiwanese company is to bring a more widely available model to the UK and Europe and we've tracked one down... >>

Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

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Need to store data, have $500 to spare, want a hard drive that you'll actually want to show off? Good then you'll be needing the Lacie Sphere by Christofle. For $500 (£305) you'll be able to get this "objet d'art" to sit on your desk looking pretty while storing... >>

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

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Sony has announced the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, a shrunken down version of its flagship Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone, at CES 2014. Pocket-lint was invited to spend time with the new handset ahead of the global reveal at the Consumer Electronics Show to see... >>

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Smaller in size, but not smaller in spec

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Smaller in size, but not smaller in spec

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Sony has followed Samsung and HTC in creating a smaller version of its flagship smartphone for those who want something a little more pocketable. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, announced at the Sony CES press conference in Las Vegas, will differ from the... >>

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

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Huawei has announced the launch of the Ascend Mate 2 at CES 2014 in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint was on hand to get a quick play with the new phablet at the company's press conference on Monday. The new 6.1-inch smartphone-come-tablet will follow on from... >>

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

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Huawei has added a new feature to its Ascend Mate 2 phablet that will appeal to Apple users: it allows you to charge your iPhone.  The phone, announced at the company's CES press conference, will let you reverse charge other devices allowing you to take... >>

Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen

Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen

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Alcatel has demoed a mobile phone with a transparent solar panel over the screen that would let users charge their phone by simply placing it in the sun. The technology, unveiled at at CES in Las Vegas, sits over the screen and still allows users to... >>

Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone

Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone

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Alcatel has demoed a new 4-inch E Ink companion device for its 6-inch Hero smartphone launched at IFA in 2013. The new device, called Magic Flip, was announced at CES in Las Vegas this week and is designed to let you read information from your phone that... >>

Kurio Phone, a kids phone that lets parents give-in to pestering but with controls

Kurio Phone, a kids phone that lets parents give-in to pestering but with controls

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Kurio, which in 2012 launched a tablet aimed at kids, has now created a mobile phone aimed kids and unveiled at CES in Las Vegas this week. The new Android-powered phone will come with several parental controls and tries to address the growing number... >>

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) review

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) review

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If you're looking for the next must-want Windows laptop, Lenovo might just have the answer. It announced a new, slimmer version of the X1 Carbon at CES in Las Vegas on Sunday night and we've already had a play with the new laptop. The New Lenovo ThinkPad... >>

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review

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Lenovo has launched a new Windows 8.1 tablet at CES in Las Vegas for those who want something akin to the Surface, but in a smaller 8.3-inch form factor. The new tablet - which we've already had a play with at a pre-show unveiling - will be coming to... >>

Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review

Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review

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The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ is one of the big surprises so far at CES. Looking at the spec sheet it's a powerful smartphone keeping up with the flagships of 2013, but with a low cost that should see it go up against the Motorola Moto G in terms of price. ... >>

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on

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Alcatel has taken the wraps off its new POP C9 phablet smartphone here at CES 2014, and we've grabbed a play with the new phone at a behind closed doors briefing ahead of the official announcement.  The Alcatel One Touch POP C9 fits into the phablet... >>

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

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The company behind Sphero has launched an update, Sphero 2B, that ditches the ball design in favour of two wheels that let the Bluetooth remote-controlled toy travel at speeds of up to 10mph. Launched at CES in Las Vegas, the new device will work with... >>

Nvidia Tegra K1 pictures and hands-on

Nvidia Tegra K1 pictures and hands-on

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Nvidia has announced the Tegra K1 super chip with not eight cores, but 192 cores. That brings the claimed capabilities of the new graphics chip in line with the company's desktop Kepler offerings and makes it more powerful than the PS3 and Xbox 360 in... >>

Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo takes your casserole cooking online

Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo takes your casserole cooking online

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If ever there was a sign that the "Internet of Things" is finally here, it's the internet connected Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker launched at CES in Las Vegas this week. Costing $99 (£66) when it launches in the US in the coming weeks, the internet-connected... >>

The graph that shows just how much trouble HTC is in

The graph that shows just how much trouble HTC is in

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HTC's woes continue with its latest revenue report, with the HTC One max, the company's larger version of the HTC One, failing to help reverse the company's fortunes. Once one of the leading forces in the mobile phone industry in both popularity and sales,... >>

Printing planes: BAE Systems now using 3D printed parts in fighter jets

Printing planes: BAE Systems now using 3D printed parts in fighter jets

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BAE Systems is using 3D printed components in fighter jets flown in the UK. The news suggests that in the future, parts could simply be printed out when needed on the battlefield. The first parts where used on board Tornado fighter jets flying out of... >>

The Technogym treadmill controlled by Google Glass

The Technogym treadmill controlled by Google Glass

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Technogym has announced a new bit of fitness equipment for those who like to go running indoors and wear their Google Glass. The niche product, showcasing at CES this week in Las Vegas, will let Glass wearers tap into the specially enhanced treadmill... >>