Archive for Stuart Miles

  • Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

    Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

    By 20 January 2014

    Mr Potato Head has worn many guises over the last couple of decades including plenty that offer a more geeky appeal to the proceedings. The latest is as Homer Simpson in a new tie-up between Hasbro and Fox to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons...

  • Samsung teams with Illy, but says no plans to make an espresso machine

    Samsung teams with Illy, but says no plans to make an espresso machine

    By 20 January 2014

    Samsung says it has no plans to launch an espresso machine, even though it has just forged a partnership with coffee company Illy. "We have never thought about it," Younghee Lee, Samsung vice-president, told Pocket-lint when we asked her whether the...

  • Hands-on: Dyson Cinetic DC54 Animal review

    Hands-on: Dyson Cinetic DC54 Animal review

    By 17 January 2014

    Dyson ditched the bag, and now it's ditched the filter, but is it really that simple? We've been using the new Dyson Cinetic DC54 animal vacuum cleaner (£459) ahead of its official UK release to find out whether the new tech is worth the hype or whether...

  • Dyson Cinetic technology ditches the need for vacuum cleaner filters

    Dyson Cinetic technology ditches the need for vacuum cleaner filters

    By 17 January 2014

    Dyson has announced a new vacuum cleaner that ditches filters altogether, meaning that you never have to do anything other than clean your floors and carpets. While it will come as a shock to most, although Dyson cleaners don't have bags, they do have...

  • Jigabot AIMe robot lets your camera auto follow you

    Jigabot AIMe robot lets your camera auto follow you

    By 14 January 2014

    Robots come in all shapes and sizes, some try to resemble humans, others clean your grill. AIMe, from a company called Jigabot, lets you mount a camera on top of it and have it track your movement in the shot so you can be in the picture rather than behind...

  • Hands-on: The Impossible Instant Lab review

    Hands-on: The Impossible Instant Lab review

    By 14 January 2014

    How many pictures do you have on your iPhone? 10, 100, 1,000, maybe more? The Impossible Project, born out of a desire to continue making Polaroid film, has created the Impossible Instant Lab, a mobile printing/scanning station, if you like, that lets...

  • Hands-on: LG Chromebase review

    Hands-on: LG Chromebase review

    By 14 January 2014

    We've seen plenty of Chromebook laptops now from different manufacturers teaming up with Google, but LG has announced the first desktop PC powered by Chrome OS, and Pocket-lint paid a visit to the company's stand at CES to check it out. Called the LG...

  • Hands-on: LG Tab-Book 2 review

    Hands-on: LG Tab-Book 2 review

    By 14 January 2014

    LG unveiled an updated Tab-Book, the Tab-Book 2 at CES, and we were on hand to have a lengthy play at the company's stand to see what all the fuss is about. First announced at CES 2013, this year's model is lighter and more powerful and comes with a new...

  • Interview: Motorola's CEO Dennis Woodside talks Moto X, tablets, wearables and what's next

    Interview: Motorola's CEO Dennis Woodside talks Moto X, tablets, wearables and what's next

    By 14 January 2014

    Motorola, bought by Google in 2012 for $12.5 billion, is on a bit of good run of fortune at the moment. After almost two years of doing virtually nothing, in the past six months the company has launched the Moto X and the Moto G handsets in both the UK...

  • Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

    Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

    By 13 January 2014

    Dancing Party Animals are not your average dancing animals, these are animals that want to party. We spotted them at CES as we trawled through the halls trying to find more serious news and products to report on, and couldn't help but find ourselves...

  • Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

    Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

    By 9 January 2014

    Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that immerses you into video games like you'll have never experienced before. We've been watching the company's progression for a number of years now, trying out each iteration of the headset, all before it becomes...

  • 94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

    94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

    By 9 January 2014

    How good is your basketball? Probably not good enough according to InfoMotion Sports Technologies who has created a smart basketball called 94Fifty. The smart basketball has nine sensors inside the ball to deliver real-time shooting and ball-handling...

  • Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

    Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

    By 9 January 2014

    Remote controlled cars that you don't control via your mobile phone are so yesterday, well that's seemingly what Griffin thinks, launching a Bluetooth RC that you control via your iPhone or iPod touch. Called Moto TC Rally, the $99 RC connects to your...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro review

    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro review

    By 9 January 2014

    Samsung announced a new range of Android tablets at CES 2014 in Las Vegas dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro. The new tablets are geared toward Android users wanting something more like a laptop, allowing them to be a little more productive but sticking...

  • Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

    Hands-on with Mercedes Pebble and Mercedes Google Glass app

    By 9 January 2014

    Mercedes is starting to experiment with a range of different wearable technologies in its cars by teaming up with companies like Google and Pebble. Announced at CES, the German car maker is to launch a Pebble smartwatch app that connects with your car...

  • Grillbot: Yes there is even a robot to clean your BBQ (video)

    Grillbot: Yes there is even a robot to clean your BBQ (video)

    By 9 January 2014

    We've seen plenty of fun things at CES this year, rap dancing bears, robots on bicycles, flexible 4K TV, and yes, a robot that has been designed to clean your BBQ grill so you don't have to. Taking a similar approach to the BBQ as iRobot does to your...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review

    Hands-on: Samsung Ativ One7 review

    By 9 January 2014

    Samsung has announced a Windows-powered all-in-one, the Ativ One7 at CES in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint visited the stand to find out more. The new Samsung Ativ One7 all-in-one desktop boasts a 24-inch full HD touchscreen display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution,...

  • Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on

    Samsung Ativ Book 9 (2014) pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2014

    Samsung has updated its Ativ Book 9 laptop at CES 2014 and we tracked it down to have a quick play. The newest device in the ATIV line, the new Windows notebook has had a huge overhaul in terms of the screen's specs and that's made a huge difference....

  • Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

    Hands-on: Pebble Steel review (video)

    By 8 January 2014

    We slip the Pebble Steel on to our wrist and it's cold. It might be because the spokeswomen from the company has just hot-footed it from the Venetian to the Las Vegas Convention Centre in the chilly Las Vegas air, or because the strap is now made of steel....

  • Forget wearing a fascinator to Royal Ascot, you'll want these Monster headphones instead

    Forget wearing a fascinator to Royal Ascot, you'll want these Monster headphones instead

    By 8 January 2014

    Monster has announced a new range of fashion-centric covers/bands for its inspiration range of Monster headphones. The new bands include one that looks like a peacock-like fascinator headpiece and would be perfect for Royal Ascot (Pocket-lint's home...

  • Hands-on: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster turns up at CES with $50k Monster speaker makeover

    Hands-on: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster turns up at CES with $50k Monster speaker makeover

    By 8 January 2014

    Monster has teamed up with Lamborghini to create a special Monster version of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster with a complete audio system supplied by the company. The speaker system, which cost around $50,000 to install, is a drop in the ocean compared...

  • Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

    Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

    By 7 January 2014

    Are you a worried parent? Do you wish you could monitor your baby's every movement all from your smartphone? Do you love technology? Good now that we've got all those boxes ticked you'll be wanting the Mimo baby monitor, a technologically advanced baby...

  • LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

    LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

    By 7 January 2014

    We first saw a prototype for the LG Lifeband Touch at CES in 2013, but now a year later the company has created a commercial version which it hopes to launch in the first half of 2014. The band, which is more like a bracelet with the break in the circle...

  • Hands-on: LG WebOS TV review

    Hands-on: LG WebOS TV review

    By 7 January 2014

    WebOS, the mobile operating system created for Palm, is back, this time on a TV from LG. It was demoed on the company's stand at the giant consumer electronics tradeshow in Las Vegas, and Pocket-lint was invited ahead of the official first day to check...

  • Olloclip 4-in-1 lens iPad version confirmed

    Olloclip 4-in-1 lens iPad version confirmed

    By 7 January 2014

    Olloclip, the company that makes lens accessories for the iPhone, has announced that it will be making a dedicated lens kit for Apple's tablets: the iPad Air and iPad mini. The new bolt-on will cost around $70 (£43), be the same as the Olloclip 4-in-1...