Archive for Stuart Miles

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

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Honeywell has launched a Wi-Fi enabled leak and freeze detector that can notify you via your smartphone if it detects water in the room it is installed. The seemingly boring looking white box can work on its own without any bigger smarthome system (like... >>

Meccano Meccanoids multiply, now come in various shapes and sizes

Meccano Meccanoids multiply, now come in various shapes and sizes

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Meccano has expanded on its Meccano robot launched in 2015, with a range of Meccanoids for 2016. Revealed at CES in Las Vegas, the range will feature three pot sized robots, a giant T-Rex dinosaur and two child sized droids that you have to build yourself.... >>

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

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Samsung has demoed a modular TV concept at CES that could mean the end to those annoying black bars when you watch widescreen content. Rather than your standard television screen, the Samsung modular TV is made up of a number of screens that can be joined... >>

Qualcomm urges car makers to take modular approach

Qualcomm urges car makers to take modular approach

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Qualcomm, the company whose processors power many of the current flagship mobile phones today, has told Pocket-lint that it expects car makers to take a modular approach to bringing the latest tech to their cars in the future. Announcing a number of partnerships... >>

Code-A-Pillar: The pre-school coding caterpillar

Code-A-Pillar: The pre-school coding caterpillar

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When's it too early to learn to code? When you're three perhaps? Well according to Fisher Price, that's exactly the time you should be encouraging your children to start. The toy company has created a new coding toy aimed at the class of 2035 that starts... >>

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

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Casio has revealed an Android Wear powered smartwatch at CES in Las Vegas, but added its own design ethos on to the experience to help it stand out from the crowd. The new WSD-F10, which harks plenty of the G-Shock qualities from the company's rugged... >>

HTC Vive Pre revealed at CES ahead of finalised consumer design

HTC Vive Pre revealed at CES ahead of finalised consumer design

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HTC has revealed a new version of its HTC Vive virtual reality headset at CES 2016 in Las Vegas ahead of the launch of a consumer version in April.The penultimate design, called the HTC Vive Pre, sees a number of changes to the original headset launched... >>

UA HealthBox: The new wearable system from HTC and Under Armour

UA HealthBox: The new wearable system from HTC and Under Armour

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HTC has teamed up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox, a collection of three devices that it hopes will allow you to better monitor and track your activity, sleep, fitness and nutrition. The set, which will go on sale on the 22 January in the US,... >>

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

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A cute camera aimed at kids has been revealed at CES 2016 in Las Vegas this week. Called Pic, the 8-megapixel camera comes on a long bendy rod that can be twisted around things like your arm or a bag. The concept is that your kids can snap away storing... >>

Music-based treadmill changes tune as you run

Music-based treadmill changes tune as you run

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It is January, which either means you're worrying about losing some of that "Christmas weight" or you're panicking that the London Marathon is now only a couple of months away and that means you've got to knuckle down and do some training. Gym equipment... >>

Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator comes with giant 21.5-inch screen and camera to spy on your food

Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator comes with giant 21.5-inch screen and camera to spy on your food

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Samsung has launched a connected "smart" fridge with a huge built-in display allowing you to surf the internet, check your email, or send a text while you search for that bag of frozen peas. Called the Family Hub Refrigerator and set to launch at CES... >>

Best Apple TV games: What to play first

Best Apple TV games: What to play first

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You've got a new Apple TV (2015) and now you are looking for some games to play on it. It might be able to stream Netflix at 1080p, but app support means it's a somewhat fully-fledged games console, albeit one that isn't as powerful as the Xbox One or... >>

Apple WatchOS 2 tips and tricks: Hidden secrets revealed

Apple WatchOS 2 tips and tricks: Hidden secrets revealed

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Your Apple Watch has finally arrived, but you've been staring at the new smartwatch for the last 10 minutes trying to work out how to use it. There's no denying it, the Apple Watch is a complex device that offers plenty to those happy and keen to explore... >>

Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Review: Chewie, we're home

Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Review: Chewie, we're home

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You probably fall into one of two camps. The ones that have seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the ones that are waiting to see it a second time. The Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon is a reworking of the original Lego Millennium Falcon launched to... >>

Which Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lego set should you buy?

Which Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lego set should you buy?

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now out in cinemas across the globe and to coincide with the new movie, Lego has released a number of new Star Wars Force Awakens Lego sets so you can relive the action of the film, after you've built it of course. With... >>

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

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The Huawei Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device to date, and one of the key reasons we like it so much is the brilliant camera. When it comes to taking pictures, the device is hard to fault. Whether it's the 12.3-megapixel Sony MX377 camera sensor on the... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 13: Win an Smarter Coffee Machine 2.0

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 13: Win an Smarter Coffee Machine 2.0

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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... >>

Tips for making your home safe this Christmas

Tips for making your home safe this Christmas

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It is a sad fact but burglaries are said to increase by up to 20 per cent around the Christmas holidays. That doesn't mean there is nothing you can do to help make sure this percentage doesn't affect your home though. There are a number of easy and sensible... >>

Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smart review: One seriously stylish activity tracker
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Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smart review: One seriously stylish activity tracker

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Mondaine, the famous Swiss watch maker, has entered the world of smartwatches with the Helvetica 1 Smart, a device that offers a smart yet fully analogue experience. Similar to the Withings Activite, the Helvetica 1 Smart bundles an activity tracker and... >>

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... >>

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 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... >>