Archive for Stuart Miles

MWC through the years: Best phones of the last 12 shows

MWC through the years: Best phones of the last 12 shows

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Mobile phones have certainly changed a lot in a short space of time, from dumb handsets to feature phones to the content-rich smartphones we have today. And there has been no better place to see that growth over the years than the hallowed halls of the... >>

Who says there's no 4K content? 150m 4K video cameras have already been sold

Who says there's no 4K content? 150m 4K video cameras have already been sold

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Own a 4K television and are struggling to find content other than season three of House of Cards to watch? Well that's strange because new figures show that in 2014 over 150 million devices were sold that have the ability of recording 4K footage. And... >>

EE promises super fast 4G+ that will make your fibre broadband look like dial-up

EE promises super fast 4G+ that will make your fibre broadband look like dial-up

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EE and Qualcomm are about to make surfing the internet on the go even faster regardless of how many people are also using their phone or tablet on the network around you. The company, which has already started rolling out a new improved 4G+ service in... >>

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

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Sky has often come out with interestingly designed remote controls - such as the football team editions - or set-top-boxes, and its latest venture is to partner with Disney to launch a dedicated Sky+HD Frozen-themed remote control for those that just... >>

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

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With three different models and a number of different straps, there will be a lots of deciding to do when Apple launches the Apple Watch in April. While the functionality of the watch will be the same across the board, how it will look will vary drastically.... >>

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

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Zane Lowe, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has announced that he will leave the BBC in March to join Apple. Lowe, who has been with the BBC for 12 years, currently hosts a number of shows at the station, but is giving all that up to relocate to Cupertino with his... >>

Watch out Hollywood, now people are making movies shot with an iPhone 6

Watch out Hollywood, now people are making movies shot with an iPhone 6

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A 15-minute movie shot entirely on an iPhone 6 has been successfully backed on Kickstarter, giving Hollywood a run for its money.  Romance in NYC was directed and produced by Tristan Pope, who was keen show people what's possible with phone camera... >>

Wear a Nike FuelBand? Nike says take it off

Wear a Nike FuelBand? Nike says take it off

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Nike has released an update to its Nike FuelBand app for the iPhone that means you can ditch your Nike FuelBand altogether. The latest update to the iPhone version of the FuelBand app shifts away from needing the band to collect data to using the iPhone's... >>

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

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Asus originally announced its superslim Zenbook UX305 during the IFA consumer trade show in Berlin last September, but although a Christmas release date was touted at the time, it failed to hit the streets in 2014. Instead, the world's slimmest 13.3-inch... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 MWC invite decoded

Samsung Galaxy S6 MWC invite decoded

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The invites for Samsung's Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona are out, and the conspiracy theories can start with earnest. Before you start twisting your head to see what that lines actually means or represents however, here at Pocket-lint,... >>

Snow photos: Five top tips for great shots in the snow

Snow photos: Five top tips for great shots in the snow

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The UK and parts of the US is covered in snow again which many might curse as they have to trudge to work, but it can also present some fun opportunities too. So before the sun rears its head you can grab your camera and get shooting. The snow makes... >>

Hands-on: FiftyThree Pencil review: Going for gold

Hands-on: FiftyThree Pencil review: Going for gold

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Paper by FiftyThree is a beautiful app that allows you to draw to your heart's content on the iPad with little interference. And recently, the developer announced a tie-in with Adobe to make Paper compatible with the Creative Cloud. However, that's not... >>

What comes next after we're done with the Internet of Things? Intel gives us some clues

What comes next after we're done with the Internet of Things? Intel gives us some clues

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What's going to be the next big thing after the Internet of Things? It might be a massive trend right now, but once the standards have been cracked and every device and appliance you own is connected to the cloud and each other, eyes will be looking... >>

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant
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Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant

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First came the Swiss Made Activité smartwatch from Withings with its shiny metal exterior, curved circular glass, leather straps, and hefty £320 price tag. For those struggling to justify such expense for what is effectively a very nice watch meets... >>

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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Tim Cook has said that Android users just "love" the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, citing that the last quarter saw the highest number of Android switchers over the last three launches. The comments made during the Q&A session of the Apple Q1 '15 earnings... >>

Olloclip 4-in-1 lens for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review: Making your iPhone camera better

Olloclip 4-in-1 lens for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review: Making your iPhone camera better

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We all know the how good the iPhone cameras are, but Olloclip thinks it can make them even better. It has just launched the 4-in-1 lens for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (£69.99). The new lens set, a follow on from the previous iPhone 5 and iPhone... >>

12-inch MacBook Air parts spotted, is this Apple's next laptop?

12-inch MacBook Air parts spotted, is this Apple's next laptop?

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Leaked photos have given us more evidence that Apple could be building a 12-inch MacBook Air to be released later this year. Fresh "spy shots" of what is claimed to be the rear casing and new logo of the supposed new ultra-small, ultra-thin laptop have... >>

How to get the new Windows 10 on your PC, tablet, phone or Xbox One

How to get the new Windows 10 on your PC, tablet, phone or Xbox One

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Microsoft has pulled the covers back even more for Windows 10 detailing new features and tricks. It has also detailed, for the first time, that the operating system will be replacing Windows Phone 8, and coming to the Xbox to create a single OS for all... >>

Trick time: Tony Hawk motorised fingerboards coming to a skate park near you

Trick time: Tony Hawk motorised fingerboards coming to a skate park near you

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The maker of Hexbug miniature robots has teamed with skating legend Tony Hawk to create remote controlled finger skateboards and various skate park setups to trick out on. The sets, some of which are already available, are a collaboration between Hawk... >>

Nerf N-Strike Modulus is the Project Ara of blasters

Nerf N-Strike Modulus is the Project Ara of blasters

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Nerf fans, good news, Hasbro has created a modular Nerf blaster that you can add new sections and accessories too, a bit like Google's Project Ara smartphone concept. And with over 30 different variations for you to lust after, you and your friends can... >>

You can finally own a McLaren P1... a Lego one

You can finally own a McLaren P1... a Lego one

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Finally you can afford to own McLaren P1, well a Lego one, following a new partnership with the car maker with the toy manufacturer. The new Lego McLaren P1 will be one of four new cars in a new range Lego is calling The Lego Speed Champions sets. Other... >>

Ejector seats at the ready: Corgi 50th anniversary Aston Martin DB5 revealed

Ejector seats at the ready: Corgi 50th anniversary Aston Martin DB5 revealed

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Corgi has relaunched the Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 50 years after it first went on sale in the UK. The new re-release will be an exact carbon copy of the original model and come with the same ejector seat, rear bullet shield and rotating license plate.... >>

Is this the world's smallest drone?

Is this the world's smallest drone?

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Drones come in all shapes and sizes these days, from large to medium to small to now really really tiny. The world's smallest drone, shown to Pocket-lint at the London Toy Fair by Revell, is to go on sale in June is so small that you can hide it in a... >>

James Bond Spectre Scalextric set confirmed: Aston Martin DB10 to be included

James Bond Spectre Scalextric set confirmed: Aston Martin DB10 to be included

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Scalextric has announced that it will be offering a Spectre set for James Bond fans later this year featuring the Aston Martin DB10 and what looks like the Jaguar CX-75. The track, which doesn't have a price tag at the moment but expected to cost around... >>

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Lego sets confirmed

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Lego sets confirmed

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Lego has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be releasing a number of sets to coincide with the launch of the new Star Wars movie releasing later this year. The seven sets will be launched in time for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and feature... >>