Archive for Stuart Miles

  • Limited Edition David Koma HTC One Mini says 'Here's To Change'

    Limited Edition David Koma HTC One Mini says 'Here's To Change'

    By 4 September 2013

    HTC has teamed up with David Koma, a rising British fashion designer whose clothes are worn by the likes of Beyonce and Rihanna, to launch a new special-edition HTC One Mini featuring two of his designs. Before you get your hopes up though, the new special-edition...

  • HTC BoomBass: A subwoofer for your HTC One

    HTC BoomBass: A subwoofer for your HTC One

    By 3 September 2013

    The HTC BoomBass is a new accessory launched by HTC to enhance the sound of its HTC One smartphones. Put simply, the HTC BoomBass is a compact, Bluetooth-enabled subwoofer with a dedicated amplifier, that promises to provide clearer, more powerful bass...

  • HTC Desire 601 official, Zara becomes higher-end Desire smartphone

    HTC Desire 601 official, Zara becomes higher-end Desire smartphone

    By 3 September 2013

    HTC has announced the HTC Desire 601, a new Andorid smartphone that sits in the company's mid-range Desire family. The new Desire 601, which has been doing the rounds on the rumour mill as the HTC Zara, will sit under the HTC One mini in terms of specs,...

  • HTC BoomBass hands-on: Bringing bass to BoomSound

    HTC BoomBass hands-on: Bringing bass to BoomSound

    By 3 September 2013

    Whether it's the front-facing speakers of the HTC One, or the tie-in with Beats Audio, HTC always prides itself on producing a good sound on its phones when it comes to listening to music. It's surprising then that we recently found ourselves in a private...

  • HTC Desire 300: A smaller, cheaper Desire, but with BlinkFeed

    HTC Desire 300: A smaller, cheaper Desire, but with BlinkFeed

    By 3 September 2013

    The HTC Desire 300 is the company's latest Desire smartphone as it looks to bulk out its cheaper range of handsets for those on a budget. Sitting beneath the Desire 500 announced in August, and the Desire 601 also announced today, the Desire 300 - which...

  • Blue HTC One and blue HTC One Mini pictures and hands-on

    Blue HTC One and blue HTC One Mini pictures and hands-on

    By 3 September 2013

    We first broke the news that HTCwould launch a blue HTC One in May. Now three months later HTC has made it official, launching not only a blue HTC One but also a blue HTC One mini ahead of IFA 2013. The new blue version, or should that be turquoise, of...

  • HTC Desire 601 pictures and hands-on: A mid-ranger that sounds good?

    HTC Desire 601 pictures and hands-on: A mid-ranger that sounds good?

    By 3 September 2013

    The HTC Desire 601 is the latest mid-range Android smartphone from HTC and sits above the recently announced HTC Desire 500, but below the HTC One flagship range and in particular the HTC One mini. In many ways the HTC Desire 601 could be seen as the...

  • Spotify Connect takes on AirPlay, dozens of speakers to support new streaming option

    Spotify Connect takes on AirPlay, dozens of speakers to support new streaming option

    By 3 September 2013

    Spotify is to take on Sonos and Apple's AirPlay offering with a new feature it is rolling out in the coming weeks. Called Spotify Connect, a new button within the company's iPhone and iPad apps (an Android version is coming very quickly soon after) will...

  • Nintendo 2DS

    Nintendo 2DS

    By 2 September 2013

    Nintendo has certainly got some challenges ahead of it, at least for the Wii U, but for now, the 3DS remains a nice little device, but one that is perhaps too expensive. The 3D-free 2DS should offer something to those who don't want, or even can't see,...

  • Hands-on: HTC mini+ is a bluetooth handset and remote for your larger phone

    Hands-on: HTC mini+ is a bluetooth handset and remote for your larger phone

    By 31 August 2013

    As smartphones get ever bigger the idea of putting them against our head gets even sillier. HTC, perhaps realising that the company's 5-inch Butterfly model is a tad on the large side, and even presumably pre-empting the concerns of putting the rumoured...

  • Hands-on: HTC Fetch lets you find your HTC One at the press of a button

    Hands-on: HTC Fetch lets you find your HTC One at the press of a button

    By 31 August 2013

    Normally accessories for your latest smartphone consist of speakers, or smart cases, or at a stretch, a docking station, but not at HTC. It's created the HTC Fetch, an accessory that you attach to your keyring that allows you to find your phone if you've...

  • Hands-on: Nintendo 2DS review

    Hands-on: Nintendo 2DS review

    By 30 August 2013

    Just like that, Nintendo announced the Nintendo 2DS, a 2D version of its 3D hand-held console that it launched in March 2011. Pocket-lint played with the new console ahead of the official release in the UK on 12 October to see what all the fuss is about....

  • Sprinkle Islands review
    5 out of 5

    Sprinkle Islands review

    By 29 August 2013

    Did you ever play Sprinkle? It's the game where you use a water cannon mounted on a crane to adjust its height and angle to fight fires, move obstacles, spin wheels and do a host of different things to solve puzzles throughout increasingly difficult levels....

  • Vodafone 4G: We are switching on a new site every 30 minutes

    Vodafone 4G: We are switching on a new site every 30 minutes

    By 29 August 2013

    Vodafone's 4G service in the UK has gone live, with the telecoms giant promising that it is adding a new site every 30 minutes in the capital over the next two months. The company, which is playing catch-up to EE's 100 city coverage in the UK, is planning...

  • Best 4G smartphones: 5 to choose as Vodafone and O2 go superfast

    Best 4G smartphones: 5 to choose as Vodafone and O2 go superfast

    By 29 August 2013

    Vodafone and O2 have now joined EE in offering 4G in the UK, but what phone should you think about upgrading to? We've pulled together the five (plus a bonus) 4G smartphones on the market that we've reviewed here at Pocket-lint to give you some idea of...

  • Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 pictures and hands-on

    Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 August 2013

    If you ever find yourself screaming, "We need bigger guns!" then Nerf has probably heard you and is trying to answer your call - in the toy world at least. The Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 forms part of the N-Strike Elite range and is a fully automatic machinegun...

  • Philips Friends of Hue LightStrips review
    5 out of 5

    Philips Friends of Hue LightStrips review

    By 28 August 2013

    Philips Hue, the intelligent lighting system that you can control - in both colour and brightness terms - via your smartphone, has gained a new accessory in the guise of Philips LightStrips. Light up your life with these bendable strips of LED lights...

  • Logitech Keyboard Folio mini for iPad mini review
    4 out of 5

    Logitech Keyboard Folio mini for iPad mini review

    By 27 August 2013

    The iPad mini is great - we know that already - but when it comes to typing it's not so fantastic. Logitech believes it has the answer with the Keyboard Folio mini for iPad mini, a keyboard-meets-case design that turns your Apple mini tablet into more...

  • Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad review
    3.5 out of 5

    Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad review

    By 19 August 2013

    When it comes to typing using the iPad there are a number of cases that promise to help you type faster while offering on-the-go protection at the same time. The Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio is one such device, combining an iPad case and a water-resistant...

  • Disney Infinity Starter Pack review
    5 out of 5

    Disney Infinity Starter Pack review

    By 18 August 2013

    "You're a toy!" shouts Woody to Buzz Lightyear in the 1995 classic movie Toy Story, which stars toys that are alive - despite their young owners having no idea. It's one of those movies that touches upon the childhood imagination. Disney Infinity taps...

  • Xbox 360 (2013) review
    5 out of 5

    Xbox 360 (2013) review

    By 14 August 2013

    When Microsoft shed light on the next-generation Xbox One at the E3 gaming trade show earlier this year it simultaneously announced that it was revamping the current-generation Xbox 360 too. Despite 2013 being the launch platform for next-gen, current-gen...

  • TomTom Runner review
    3 out of 5

    TomTom Runner review

    By 13 August 2013

    Wearable tech is all the rage at the moment, particularly smartwatches. It's hardly a surprise, then, that plenty of manufacturers want a slice of the pie. But what makes TomTom - the company better known for its satnav devices - believe it has what it...

  • Hands-on: Xbox One and Xbox 360 (2013) together at last

    Hands-on: Xbox One and Xbox 360 (2013) together at last

    By 13 August 2013

    When Microsoft announced that it's new Xbox One console wouldn't have backward compatibility, it had to decide what to do with the Xbox 360. The answer, it turns out, was to redesign it to look like the Xbox One, to make it part of the family. Microsoft...

  • Pocket-lint VIP: Great deals for all

    Pocket-lint VIP: Great deals for all

    By 12 August 2013

    Pocket-lint is proud to present Pocket-lint VIP, a new area of the site where we will be bringing you great deals, giveaways, prizes, and much more over the coming months, all just because we love you guys that much. Teaming up with Three, our launch...

  • Asus to make next Nexus 10, claim rumours

    Asus to make next Nexus 10, claim rumours

    By 9 August 2013

    Asus is set to make the next version of the Nexus 10 tablet from Google, according to multiple sources. The company, which already makes the Nexus 7 and the new 2013 Nexus 7, is rumoured to be about to pick up the contract for the Nexus 10, the company's...