Archive for Stuart Miles

  • 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...

  • Doorbot: The Wi-Fi doorbell that rings your phone when someone's at your door

    Doorbot: The Wi-Fi doorbell that rings your phone when someone's at your door

    By 7 January 2014

    The days of not hearing the doorbell are over, thanks to an American company that has created the Doorbot, an internet-connected doorbell that has the ability to ring your phone instead of just chiming through the house.  The device, which costs $200...

  • The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

    The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2014

    We've previously seen a gold HTC One as part of a very limited run specifically created for winners at the MOBO Awards in the UK, but now the Taiwanese company is to bring a more widely available model to the UK and Europe and we've tracked one down...

  • Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

    Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

    By 7 January 2014

    Need to store data, have $500 to spare, want a hard drive that you'll actually want to show off? Good then you'll be needing the Lacie Sphere by Christofle. For $500 (£305) you'll be able to get this "objet d'art" to sit on your desk looking pretty while storing...

  • Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Smaller in size, but not smaller in spec

    Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Smaller in size, but not smaller in spec

    By 7 January 2014

    Sony has followed Samsung and HTC in creating a smaller version of its flagship smartphone for those who want something a little more pocketable. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, announced at the Sony CES press conference in Las Vegas, will differ from the...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review

    By 7 January 2014

    Sony has announced the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, a shrunken down version of its flagship Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone, at CES 2014. Pocket-lint was invited to spend time with the new handset ahead of the global reveal at the Consumer Electronics Show to see...

  • Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

    Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

    By 6 January 2014

    Huawei has announced the launch of the Ascend Mate 2 at CES 2014 in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint was on hand to get a quick play with the new phablet at the company's press conference on Monday. The new 6.1-inch smartphone-come-tablet will follow on from...

  • Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

    Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will power your iPhone when it's running low on battery

    By 6 January 2014

    Huawei has added a new feature to its Ascend Mate 2 phablet that will appeal to Apple users: it allows you to charge your iPhone.  The phone, announced at the company's CES press conference, will let you reverse charge other devices allowing you to take...