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Samsung P3 MP3 player - First Look

Samsung P3 MP3 player - First Look

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Samsung's latest touchscreen offers the usual array of music, images and video on the go, but should you opt for this model over the competition? We managed to get some hands-on time with the new MP3 player from Samsung at the Consumer Electronics Show... >>

Lavod MusicTube waterproof MP3 player
3.5 stars

Lavod MusicTube waterproof MP3 player

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One of the common complaints in swimming laps is boredom. Lavod hope to make that a thing of the past with their MusicTube, a waterproof MP3 player. Certified to IPx8 standard, it will be waterproof for up to 2 hours in 2 meters of water. The MP3 player... >>

Doro wt96 Pro walkie-talkie
4.0 stars

Doro wt96 Pro walkie-talkie

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Mobile phones have virtually overtaken the need for walkie-talkies when out trekking or skiing, however that hasn't stopped Doro releasing the wt96 Pro walkie-talkie. It promises to make it as easy as ever to stay in touch, even when you don't have network... >>

Adidas Adistar Control 5 running shoes
4.0 stars

Adidas Adistar Control 5 running shoes

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If you are serious about running, then it is important to ensure that you have the right shoes for your running style. Your running style might not be something that you can change, it might be determined by biomechanics, how your foot is constructed,... >>

Trixter X-dream Fitness Bike
4.0 stars

Trixter X-dream Fitness Bike

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When you think of an exercise bike, you probably think of a tired white thing stuck in the corner of your garage. The Trixter X-dream is entirely different. It pairs an advanced interactive exercise bike with a computer system to give you what is more... >>

Wifi Finder Watch
1.0 stars

Wifi Finder Watch

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Ever been walking around and wondered if there was Wi-Fi in a particular area? Ever needed to tell the time? Ever wanted a watch that will tell you if there is Wi-Fi nearby? Well, fret not, because your prayers have been answered. Introducing the Wifi... >>

TomTom GO 740 LIVE GPS receiver
4.5 stars

TomTom GO 740 LIVE GPS receiver

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We knew it was only a matter of time before the connected TomTom landed on these shores, having seen the HD Traffic earlier in the year. Finally the latest generation of TomTom devices has landed, only about 6 months after the last iteration. But can... >>

Oral-B Vitality Precision Clean electric toothbrush
4.5 stars

Oral-B Vitality Precision Clean electric toothbrush

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Back in 2006 we looked at the Vitality toothbrush from Oral-B, at that time going under the Braun brand. Two-years on and the Vitality still lives, now pushing on under the Oral-B brand, picking up the tagline "powered by Braun". But can this toothbrush... >>

Samsung YP-U4 Litmus MP3 player
3.0 stars

Samsung YP-U4 Litmus MP3 player

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The MP3 player market is a pretty crowded place, from very cheap players up to premium products, offering a huge range of options. For many, however, the deciding factors are simplicity and size. This fits the profile of the Samsung U4: a compact design... >>

Eco Media Player Revolution MP3 player
3.5 stars

Eco Media Player Revolution MP3 player

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Wind-up media players offer the promise of living free of mains sockets, at least some of the time. Trevor Baylis' Revolution, the second in his Eco Media Player series, lives up to the dream by giving you 45 minutes of music playback for every minute... >>

Solargorilla solar charger
4.0 stars

Solargorilla solar charger

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Most portable solar chargers look like toys compared to this, the first mainstream charger capable of powering a laptop. While we like solar gadget chargers such as the Solio Magnesium, the Solargorilla really is in a different league. For starters, it... >>

GEAR4 ProControl AV iPod dock
3.0 stars

GEAR4 ProControl AV iPod dock

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There are bags of iPod accessories out there but a dock is arguably one of the most useful, allowing you to plant your iPod in place to synchronise it with iTunes, charge it when not in use and send your tunes to a beefy stereo system. Some, like Gear4’s... >>

Vuzix iWear AV230 XL video glasses
1.5 stars

Vuzix iWear AV230 XL video glasses

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While screens on your mobile phone or MP3 player are getting bigger, they are still incredibly small when it comes to watching content on. Vuzix believes the answer is a pair of sunglasses with a built-in TV screen. Like the company's previous models... >>

Oral-B Professional Care 8500 electric toothbrush
3.5 stars

Oral-B Professional Care 8500 electric toothbrush

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When it comes to electric toothbrushes, your options tend to break down into two major players: Philips with their Sonicare range, and Oral-B. Interestingly you’ll find claims on the boxes of both that they are the most recommended brand by dentists... >>

Philips QG3190 grooming kit
3.5 stars

Philips QG3190 grooming kit

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If you are after that adventurous look or in the process of trimming that Mo for Movember then Philips believes it has the answer with the QG3190 grooming kit, but does it? We get shaving to find out. Like the Remington 7 in 1 offering we've reviewed... >>

Griffin PowerDock 2 iPod charging dock
3.5 stars

Griffin PowerDock 2 iPod charging dock

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So you've got two iPods but only one power socket. What's a gadget fan to do? Well according to Griffin, buy the PowerDock 2. So should you? We draw sabres and kick into the gallop to find out. There isn't much to say about the PowerDock, it's just one... >>

Remington High Precision PG400 7in1 Grooming Kit
3.5 stars

Remington High Precision PG400 7in1 Grooming Kit

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Can I get a rewind? Yep that's right - if you're planning on looking like Craig David complete with that thin line beard, then Remington believes it has the answer with the High Precision PG400 7in1 Grooming Kit, but does it Kes? Oh yes, we get styling... >>

Wilkinson Sword Quattro Titanium Precision razor
3.5 stars

Wilkinson Sword Quattro Titanium Precision razor

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Wilkinson Sword have long been associated with quality blades, but are mostly known these days for their razors. With the Quattro Titanium Precision, we see the coming together of the humble safety razor and the beard trimmer. But is this fusion worth... >>

Samsung YP-Q1 Diamond MP3 player
4.0 stars

Samsung YP-Q1 Diamond MP3 player

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The Samsung Q1 seems to be suffering from an identity crisis. The box calls it the Q1 "Digital Media Player", the back calls it the YP-Q1, and it’s also drifting around under the moniker of Diamond. So what is going on? Well first, you have to make... >>

Braun Series 3 390cc shaver
4.0 stars

Braun Series 3 390cc shaver

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Braun has long been a force in shavers. The 390cc sits at the top of the Series 3 line of shavers, offering a flexible twin foil type arrangement and a host of features, without reaching to the extremes of the Series 5 and Series 7 models. But can it... >>

Philips TT2030 Bodygroom+ shaver
4.5 stars

Philips TT2030 Bodygroom+ shaver

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Back in July 2006 we looked at the Philips TT2021 Bodygroom and were overall impressed by its performance. Philips have now updated this model with their top of the range TT2030 Bodygroom+. As Pocket-lint’s resident Ewok, the task was bestowed upon... >>

Sony Walkman NWZ-S639F MP3 player
4.0 stars

Sony Walkman NWZ-S639F MP3 player

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Say "Walkman" and you probably now think of the Sony Ericsson phones, but Sony hasn't stopped making dedicated music players. Can the NWZ-S639F make you want to dump your current MP3 player? We get listening to find out. Small and tall, the Sony NWZ-S639F... >>

Philips QT4045 vacuum trimmer
4.0 stars

Philips QT4045 vacuum trimmer

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One of the problems when growing a beard is that at times it can be a bit straggly, a bit Tom Hanks from "Cast Away". So can Philips help you keep it under control with the Philips QT4045 vacuum trimmer? We get mo growing and trimming to find out. The... >>

Sun and Moon solar powered jars
4.0 stars

Sun and Moon solar powered jars

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There are plenty of solar lamps out there from sturdy models for camping through to the ones you stick into your flower bed. But the Sun and Moon jars, which are available now from IWOOT, must win out in the dinkiness stakes. As their name suggests, these... >>

Navman S100 GPS receiver
4.5 stars

Navman S100 GPS receiver

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Satellite navigation devices have been enjoying something of a boom, offering greater features, much improved performance and all at a much more affordable price. But once you reach a point, you start to feel that things have become rather samey. Can... >>

Gear4 CarDock FM "Follow Me" transmitter
3.0 stars

Gear4 CarDock FM "Follow Me" transmitter

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If you’re not willing or able to invest in a more permanent way to listen to an iPod through a car stereo then your best option is to pick up an FM transmitter. Experts are often reluctant to recommend such devices due to problems with interference... >>

Solio Magnesium Edition rechargeable solar power pack
4.0 stars

Solio Magnesium Edition rechargeable solar power pack

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We first looked at the Solio Magnesium with the slight suspicion, because on paper, it appears to be too good to be true. When we looked at the Solio Classic, we found this to be the case – it promised a lot, but didn’t deliver it in the timescale... >>

Apple iPod touch (2nd Gen)
4.0 stars

Apple iPod touch (2nd Gen)

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When a company sets out and makes something really good - like a touch user interface that works - it is no surprise to see them trying to cash in on it. After all, why put so much effort into the iPhone, when you can’t transfer all that goodness over... >>

Navman S30 3D GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Navman S30 3D GPS receiver

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The number of options for in-car satnav is constantly expanding. Navman have long been associated with satellite navigation equipment, but can they compete with the likes of TomTom for easy to use, consumer-friendly devices? We look at the S30 3D, the... >>

Apple iPod nano (4th Gen)
4.5 stars

Apple iPod nano (4th Gen)

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The nano returns to similar dimensions as the first and second generation models, with the third-gen fatty looking and feeling more like a mistake. In fact, sitting alongside the original nano, you aren’t struck by how different the fourth-gen is, but... >>

Creative Zen Mozaic MP3 player
3.5 stars

Creative Zen Mozaic MP3 player

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The Creative Zen range has done well for itself, delivering what is considered among many to be one of the best sound offerings from an MP3 player. The Zen Mozaic is a twist on Creative’s range, designed to make a design statement and move away from... >>

Olympus LS-10 voice recorder
4.0 stars

Olympus LS-10 voice recorder

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The Olympus LS-10 claims to deliver the "highest quality sound no matter the time and place – be it at a concert, a breaking news story, or out in nature", but can it live up to its claim? We get recording to find out. Taking the LS-10 out of the box... >>

Philips SCE7640 Power2Go rechargeable power pack
4.0 stars

Philips SCE7640 Power2Go rechargeable power pack

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The problem with portable devices is that you're reliant on a good battery life, or easy access to a charger. This is a power pack for your portable devices that should take most of the strain out of recharging on the move. Philips claims the SCE7640... >>

Swann FlashlightDVR security torch
3.5 stars

Swann FlashlightDVR security torch

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Swann make a range of security and home monitoring products and the FlashlightDVR is, as the name suggests, a torch with a digital video recorder. Intrigued by the concept, Pocket-lint checked it out. First up the torch is a pretty regular LED torch,... >>

Apple iPod touch (2nd Gen) - First Look

Apple iPod touch (2nd Gen) - First Look

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The iPod touch has had its first refresh, so will the new 2nd generation model persuade those who haven't yet been assimilated into the Apple mantra? We managed to get a brief play with the new model at the "Let's Rock" event in London. The quick and... >>

Sony Reader PRS-505 ebook
4.0 stars

Sony Reader PRS-505 ebook

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We first looked at the Sony Reader (PRS-505) a few months back. We have now lived with the Reader for some time and following the UK launch with the associated Waterstones website behind it, the time seems right to delve a little deeper. We had a good... >>

Creative Zen X-Fi MP3 player
4.0 stars

Creative Zen X-Fi MP3 player

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The Creative Zen X-Fi follows on from the original Creative Zen launched at IFA in Germany last year. Almost a year later, can the new MP3 player move the model on or is it the same as before? We get listening to find out. In principle the Zen X-Fi is... >>

Philips GoGear SA2820 2GB MP3 player
3.0 stars

Philips GoGear SA2820 2GB MP3 player

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Philips have long had a firm standing in audio products, but can they keep pace with the likes of Apple, Creative and SanDisk to win that coveted space in your pocket? We check out the GoGear SA2820 to find out. The GoGear SA2820 is the entry-point of... >>

AIRUN+ training shoes
2.5 stars

AIRUN+ training shoes

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AIRUN think they have the solution to expanding waist-lines with their latest shoes. The shoes combine a number of features to appeal to those looking to lose weight or get fit, or both. But will these shoes be your personal trainer? Two ideas are brought... >>

OverBoard Carbon Backpack
4.0 stars

OverBoard Carbon Backpack

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If you spend your leisure, or professional, time jumping in and out of canoes or boats, you’ll know what it feels like to have your baggage drenched, either by an unplanned dunking or from lively ocean spray. OverBoard, as you would guess from the name,... >>