Archive for Stuart Miles

Apple solves iPhone battery woes with new Smart Battery Case

Apple solves iPhone battery woes with new Smart Battery Case

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You've been able to get third-party battery cases for the iPhone for a long time now, but Apple has finally decided to step into the battery case game itself. It has launched its own slim case for iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 smartphones. The Smart Battery... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 5: Win a Denon Envaya Mini speaker system

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 5: Win a Denon Envaya Mini speaker system

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control
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LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control

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The internet is a place of knowledge, entertainment, and more - but it isn't always a safe place. When it comes to kids spending time online a simple search for one thing can lead to something else, or playing a game could lead to dozens of in-app purchases... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 4: Win a Huawei Mate S smartphone

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 4: Win a Huawei Mate S smartphone

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 3: Win £300 worth of Lego Technics

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 3: Win £300 worth of Lego Technics

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. All you'll have to do to enter is check Pocket-lint each day to see what prize is up for grabs, answer a... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 2: Win Disney Infinity play sets and figures worth over £200

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 2: Win Disney Infinity play sets and figures worth over £200

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

Elgato Eve review: Data without due cause
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Elgato Eve review: Data without due cause

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For the smarthome to work effectively and efficiently, you need sensors. There's no way around it. Elgato Eve delivers just that: a number of sensors for you to monitor your home and then have that information relayed to your phone (it's Apple iOS only... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 1: Win Sonos Play:1 Bundle Starter Set

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 1: Win Sonos Play:1 Bundle Starter Set

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

Apple iPad Pro review: Back to the drawing board?
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Apple iPad Pro review: Back to the drawing board?

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It's Apple's biggest tablet ever. But does that mean the iPad Pro can replace both your laptop and tablet to become the sole computing device in your home? With many divided over whether or not a giant tablet is the answer - a question we've seen before... >>

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock: Charging time?

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock: Charging time?

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There are plenty of Apple Watch docks on the market already. Companies like Griffin, TwelveSouth, Belkin and others were all keen to offer something in place of Apple's absence. Now Apple has announced, and launched its own docking station for the Apple... >>

Apple Pay on the Underground: 10 top tips for using your iPhone or Apple Watch for Tube travel

Apple Pay on the Underground: 10 top tips for using your iPhone or Apple Watch for Tube travel

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Apple Pay has been live in the UK for sometime now. You might have noticed that the average queue at your local Pret or pub now features iPhone and Apple Watch owners thrusting their devices at store staff and payment machines. What you might not... >>

Tefal Cuisine Companion takes on Thermomix, but can it deliver?

Tefal Cuisine Companion takes on Thermomix, but can it deliver?

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Tefal has created a new cooking appliance that promises to be the one kitchen gadget to rule them all. Rather than focusing in on one specific task, such as a mixer or a blender, the Tefal Cuisine Companion tries to do the lot. The company says it can... >>

Sky Q: The evolution of television?

Sky Q: The evolution of television?

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Sky has announced that it is overhauling its offering in the home, creating a new premium tier service to entice movie, sport and TV viewers to an all-new platform. But is it just a rehash of the current Sky+ service or really the evolution of how we... >>

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: What's new and why it will make your next phone awesome

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: What's new and why it will make your next phone awesome

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Qualcomm has said in New York that its new Snapdragon 820 processor will deliver better battery life, more efficiency, faster performance, and more. But what innovations is the company promising with the new processor, and how will it affect the way you... >>

Real of fake? The amazing photos that will make you question whether anything is real ever again

Real of fake? The amazing photos that will make you question whether anything is real ever again

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Real or fake? At first glance the photo above looks like it could be shot with a standard camera in a Parisian apartment on a sunny autumn day. The light coming through the window looks real, the shadows on the floor look real, even the crimples in the... >>

Apple 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display review: All about the ultra-high definition
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Apple 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display review: All about the ultra-high definition

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A new iMac range is here to woo you into staying with the desktop in 2015 rather than going mobile. With new processors, new displays, and new graphics options there is plenty to be tempted by. We've been using the new 21.5-inch model with 4K display... >>

Sennheiser creates best headphones in the world, if you've got £35,000

Sennheiser creates best headphones in the world, if you've got £35,000

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It takes 50 men to put together each and every one of the new new Sennheiser Orpheus HE 1060's 6,000 components. That's why it will set you back an eye-watering £35,000. Priced at more than a family saloon, the headphones from Sennheiser claim to... >>

Apple TV review: Packed with potential
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Apple TV review: Packed with potential

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The future of TV is here. Well, that is the supposed promise from Apple. But with 4K competitors such as the Amazon Fire TV upping the resolution stakes and Apple sticking to its Full HD guns, can the Apple way compete? Actually, for the most part, the... >>

Apple Magic Trackpad 2 review: Feel the Force Touch
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2 review: Feel the Force Touch

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Force Touch is the new pressure-sensitive tech from Apple that promises to change the way we interact with our Macs by offering shallow and deep "layers" of interaction on the trackpad. First introduced on the MacBook and the MacBook Pro in early 2015,... >>

Samsung Galaxy View: 18.4-inch monster tries to bridge the gap between tablet and TV

Samsung Galaxy View: 18.4-inch monster tries to bridge the gap between tablet and TV

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Just how big should your tablet be? That's the question Samsung is posing with the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy View. Having dabbled with virtually every screen size from 2-inches all the way to 10-inches, and beyond with products like the NotePro... >>

How Back To The Future II predicted 21 October 2015: Did it get anything right?

How Back To The Future II predicted 21 October 2015: Did it get anything right?

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"Roads, where we're going we don't need roads." It might have been one of the opening quotes of Back to the Future Part II, leading into one of the best films of the 80s and a great, escapist slice of science fiction, but it was also a glimpse into what... >>

Back To The Future: Did Stuart Miles predict 2015 correctly in 2010?

Back To The Future: Did Stuart Miles predict 2015 correctly in 2010?

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In 2010 Pocket-lint tried to imagine what the future would be like in 2015. Today is yesterday’s future, but did we get it right? We’ve revisited three of the “future diary” pieces we wrote five years ago to find out. Stuart Miles’ Future diary:... >>

Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise
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Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise

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The iPad Mini 4 replaces the iPad mini 3 and with it closes the book on one of Apple's laziest upgrades in recent years. Overshadowed by huge advancements with the iPad Air 2, last year's iPad mini 3 struggled to find its place in the range, coming across... >>

LinkedIn’s new app shows what you have in common with those you're about to meet

LinkedIn’s new app shows what you have in common with those you're about to meet

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LinkedIn is about to roll out a new feature in its mobile iOS and Android app that will let you see interesting details about the people you are about to meet so you can determine if you have something in common with them. The new "in common" feature... >>

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

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Apple has announced a new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 for iMac and desktop users.  The new wireless Mac accessories will ditch the use of AA batteries and instead opt for lithium-ion batteries that can be charged from a lightning... >>