Archive for Stuart Miles

  • Apple testing larger screens for iPhone, iPad

    Apple testing larger screens for iPhone, iPad

    By 22 July 2013

    Apple is testing larger screens for iPhones and iPad, officials at the company's suppliers have told The Wall Street Journal. "In recent months, Apple has asked for prototype smartphone screens larger than 4-inches and has also asked for screen designs...

  • Twitter co-founder says Facebook should charge users

    Twitter co-founder says Facebook should charge users

    By 22 July 2013

    Twitter's co-founder Biz Stone has suggested that Facebook should offer to let users pay for access to the social network and in return remove all ads from the service. "I’ve got an idea for Facebook. They could offer Facebook Premium. For $10 a month,...

  • Nokia Glance coming to all Lumia phones

    Nokia Glance coming to all Lumia phones

    By 22 July 2013

    Nokia has confirmed that it will be bringing its Glance feature, as included on the latest Nokia Lumia handsets (except the Lumia 520) to the entire Windows Phone 8 Lumia range. The Glance mode gives users a clock screensaver that saves you having to...

  • Godus: Peter Molyneux talks new game, Xbox One, and where it all started

    Godus: Peter Molyneux talks new game, Xbox One, and where it all started

    By 22 July 2013

    Peter Molyneux isn't just a gamer, but a game creator in the truest sense of the word. He has been involved in the industry since the beginning, first creating Populous for the Amiga, before moving on to titles like Black & White and the Fable series....

  • Motorola Moto X press shots leak

    Motorola Moto X press shots leak

    By 20 July 2013

    Invites have gone out. Specs have been leaked. Now we have an official press shot, according to habitual leaker @evleaks. The new phone, which is scheduled to be announced on 1 August in New York, will supposedly look like the picture posted. "Designed...

  • Sony working on smartphone lens that comes with own sensor, battery, NFC and Wi-Fi

    Sony working on smartphone lens that comes with own sensor, battery, NFC and Wi-Fi

    By 19 July 2013

    Sony is supposedly set to launch a "lens-camera" device that can be connected to a smartphone so users can benefit from the screen and connectivity options the phone provides, while at the same time offering better imaging capabilities over and above...

  • Lifeproof Fre for iPad mini case pictures and hands-on

    Lifeproof Fre for iPad mini case pictures and hands-on

    By 19 July 2013

    With the summer in full swing, you want to be spending more time in the pool, on the beach, on your boat, even just hanging with your kids in their paddling pool. The problem is the iPad mini isn't very waterp friendly and unless you've got a tablet like...

  • Omega president talks smartwatches, Liquidmetal, and the future

    Omega president talks smartwatches, Liquidmetal, and the future

    By 19 July 2013

    While the Apple iWatch is merely stuff of rumour, there is no denying that people are talking about it. Motorola, TomTom, Nike, Pebble and Sony already have smartwatches on the market, while Google, Apple, and even Dell are expected to do so in the next...

  • Rovio Account goes live for Android and iOS Angry Birds gamers, lets you save progress to the cloud

    Rovio Account goes live for Android and iOS Angry Birds gamers, lets you save progress to the cloud

    By 19 July 2013

    After months of testing, Rovio has rolled out its Rovio Account service for iOS and Android. It basically allows Angry Birds gamers to pick up where they left off on different devices. You could start a game on iPad and carry on on a Samsung Galaxy S4,...

  • Lifeproof life jacket for iPhone 5 case: Big, orange, and it floats too

    Lifeproof life jacket for iPhone 5 case: Big, orange, and it floats too

    By 19 July 2013

    iPhones don't float. If you've ever dropped one in water you don't need us to tell you that. We suspect someone at Lifeproof experienced their iPhone sinking to the bottom of the pool and wondered how they could stop that from happening again. So they...

  • Sky Go MD says Android app has fallen short of expectations

    Sky Go MD says Android app has fallen short of expectations

    By 18 July 2013

    Sky has admitted it needs to do better to service the needs of its customers who use the Sky Go app and service on Android. In an open letter to the Sky User forums, Alun Webber, MD for product design and development at Sky. admits: "Sky Go on Android...

  • Great Scott! You built a time machine... out of Lego

    Great Scott! You built a time machine... out of Lego

    By 18 July 2013

    Lego has, with fan support, released a Back To The Future Lego set complete with Marty McFly, Doc Brown and, of course, the DeLorean. "Today, The Lego Group unveils its limited-edition Lego Back to the Future Time Machine. The world-famous Delorean has...

  • Panasonic induction hob senses when your pans go cold

    Panasonic induction hob senses when your pans go cold

    By 17 July 2013

    Panasonic has launched a new induction hob that features a sensor within the individual hobs to monitor the temperature of the pan on it. The new Opti Sensor Technology, as Panasonic calls it, works like cruise control on a car to make sure the pan is...

  • A Modo Mio Favola Cappuccino coffee machine review
    3.5 out of 5

    A Modo Mio Favola Cappuccino coffee machine review

    By 17 July 2013

    If you want fresh coffee, but are on a budget, then AEG and Lavazza believe they have the answer with the A Modo Mio Favola Cappuccino coffee machine. Small and compact, the coffee machine that comes in a range of bright colours is designed to be quick...

  • Google Glass comes to London, we go shopping for ice cream

    Google Glass comes to London, we go shopping for ice cream

    By 17 July 2013

    "OK, Glass… Get me directions to Scoop Gelato." After months of American commentary on Google Glass, two have finally made it to Google HQ in London, and Pocket-lint is one of the first publications to put the technology into action on the streets of...

  • De'Longhi Prima Donna S coffee machine review
    4 out of 5

    De'Longhi Prima Donna S coffee machine review

    By 16 July 2013

    If you are a coffee fan with an addiction, and you're looking for something more than Starbucks or Costa can offer, then De'Longhi believes it has the answer. But can it's top of the range bean-to-cup offering, the Prima Donna S, really be that good? ...

  • App of the day: Icebreaker - A Viking Voyage HD review (iPad)

    App of the day: Icebreaker - A Viking Voyage HD review (iPad)

    By 16 July 2013

    Rovio's Angry Birds is one of the best selling, and probably most played games in the app store, but every time it tries to do something other than birds being catapulted through the skies it usually fails after the initial first-week excitement. This...

  • Belkin FastFit Keyboard Case review
    3 out of 5

    Belkin FastFit Keyboard Case review

    By 16 July 2013

    Unsurprisingly, iPad mini keyboards are quickly becoming a popular accessory as more users start to use their iPad mini as a workhorse as well as plaything. First was Logitech, and now Belkin has joined the fray with the launch of the FastFit Keyboard...

  • Paper CEO talks iOS7, styluses and dedicated versions of the app

    Paper CEO talks iOS7, styluses and dedicated versions of the app

    By 15 July 2013

    Paper, the popular iPad drawing app, is to stay an iPad exclusive for the foreseeable future according to Georg Petschnigg, CEO of the company behind the app.  Talking to Pocket-lint candidly at the preview of the Fashion Rules exhibition at Kensington...

  • Nokia looks to the camera to help it stand out as it waits for app issue to go away

    Nokia looks to the camera to help it stand out as it waits for app issue to go away

    By 12 July 2013

    It's 3pm, we've been at the Nokia press launch since 10am, and it's the first time someone has mentioned that the new flagship Nokia Lumia device, the Lumia 1020, can be used as a phone. It epitomises the modern day smartphone launch as companies battle...

  • Nokia: Device launch pace will get faster

    Nokia: Device launch pace will get faster

    By 11 July 2013

    Jo Harlow, head of devices at Nokia, has told Pocket-lint that it has plenty more innovation and products to come in the near future, as the company continues to grow and refresh its Lumia product portfolio. "We've completed a portfolio that crosses price...

  • Windows Phone gets more iPhone apps; Vine and Path confirmed

    Windows Phone gets more iPhone apps; Vine and Path confirmed

    By 11 July 2013

    Microsoft has confirmed that it has snagged Twitter video app Vine and social network app Path for the Windows Phone platform.  The two new apps - one announced at the Nokia event in New York and the other confirmed by Jo Harlow, VP in charge of devices...

  • Bond 24 confirmed, due in UK cinemas October 2015

    Bond 24 confirmed, due in UK cinemas October 2015

    By 11 July 2013

    James Bond is back, in Bond 24, due out on 23 October 2015 in the UK and 6 November 2015 in the US. The dateline, as gadget fans will already know, is the same time that Marty McFly goes to the future in Back To The Future II. Could we see Bond on a hover...

  • Nokia Lumia 1020 pictures and hands-on

    Nokia Lumia 1020 pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2013

    Nokia has announced a new camera. No wait, a new phone. Scratch that. A new camera phone. It says it is the best darn camera phone on the market.  We were at the launch event in New York. We grabbed the goods. We like the 1020. A lot.  That's the crux...

  • Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone

    Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone

    By 11 July 2013

    Nokia has announced the new Lumia 1020 in New York and with it a new Pro Camera app that will allow photographers more control over the way they shoot pictures on the camera. Trying to give more SLR-like controls, the camera will let people control all...