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Kobo Aura H2O eBook reader survives our water test, perfect for the bath

Kobo Aura H2O eBook reader survives our water test, perfect for the bath

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Kobo announced its latest eBook reader, the Aura H2O with IP67 waterproofing, prior to the IFA consumer electronics trade show, but Pocket-lint caught up with the rising rival to Kindle and Nook on its stand to have a proper look at the device.In many... >>

Watch out Google, Sony's coming at'cha with its Smart EyeGlass AR specs (hands-on)

Watch out Google, Sony's coming at'cha with its Smart EyeGlass AR specs (hands-on)

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Although they have previously been teased in prototype form, Sony now seems to be much further ahead with its own rival Google Glass style augmented reality spectacles, and it was ready to demonstrate its Smart EyeGlass device at the IFA consumer electronics... >>

Sony NWZ-ZX1 Walkman loves high-res music, is a bit of a handful (hands-on)

Sony NWZ-ZX1 Walkman loves high-res music, is a bit of a handful (hands-on)

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Sony has made a big play with sound on a number of its latest devices launched at IFA 2014 including the Xperia Z3 flagship smartphone, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet, but it didn't stop with just smartphones and tablets.The company also... >>

Sony NWZ-A15 Walkman is a super-cute portable high-res music player (hands-on)

Sony NWZ-A15 Walkman is a super-cute portable high-res music player (hands-on)

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Sony has announced a couple of new Walkmans to its portfolio, including one that it claims is the world's smallest and lightest portable player.The NWZ-A15 Walkman has come along way in terms of design since the first Walkman was introduced all those... >>

First run: Vivobarefoot Trail Freak running shoes

First run: Vivobarefoot Trail Freak running shoes

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The hype surrounding barefoot running seems, for the most part, to have been and gone. But people are still enjoying the sport, and companies are still releasing shoes for those who are interested.The latest company is Vivobarefoot with its Trail Freak... >>

Leef Bridge 3.0 hands-on: store or transfer files from mobile and computer

Leef Bridge 3.0 hands-on: store or transfer files from mobile and computer

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Moving files is something most people do everyday. With cloud-based storage like Dropbox or Google Drive this has become easier than ever. But uploading then downloading again between across devices, at the mercy of Wi-Fi speeds, is something that leaves... >>

Nook GlowLight review
4.0 stars

Nook GlowLight review

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It's been almost two years since Barnes & Nobile released its last Nook eBook reader in the UK, but is ready to take a second crack at carving a niche for itself in a market dominated by Amazon.The Nook GlowLight is essentially an update to the Nook Simple... >>

Taking Honda's Uni-cub for a ride: Is it more than just a bar stool with wheels?

Taking Honda's Uni-cub for a ride: Is it more than just a bar stool with wheels?

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It's a bar stool with wheels. That's the first thing that came into our heads when we saw the Honda Uni-cub, the future of mobility according to Honda; well certainly around museums, offices, or shopping centres.Of course it is much more than that, as... >>

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

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Although there are a tonne of crowdfunded projects in the world, there aren't many that have earned five times more than expected. Pressy the Almighty Android Button is one such project. It launched on Kickstarter last summer and raised $695,138 from... >>

3D printing takes over the Tech Tavern: Having fun with Makerbot Replicator and Replicator Mini

3D printing takes over the Tech Tavern: Having fun with Makerbot Replicator and Replicator Mini

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There's something extremely alluring about building something from scratch, using the power of your mind and basic materials. That, in a nutshell, is 3D printing. At it's heart it is simple. But in action, it's magical.On the last day of the Pocket-lint... >>

Yike Bike: A folding electric bike that at 15mph is one crazy ride

Yike Bike: A folding electric bike that at 15mph is one crazy ride

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Yike Bike is probably called that because, when you find yourself hurling down the road on the back of one, you are likely to say "Yikes!" in a very Scooby-Doo voice.Yes, the initial response of getting in the saddle is that it is going to be crazy.... >>

Hands-on: The Knomo Knomad will carry all your gadgets and still look good

Hands-on: The Knomo Knomad will carry all your gadgets and still look good

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Pocket-lint's Tech Tavern at The Fable in Holborn Viaduct is in full swing, with a number of phone manufacturers showing off their latest flagship handsets today.There has also been a glove to show you what it feels like to have arthritis and a Yike Bike... >>

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive review
5.0 stars

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive review

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With more and more of us owning multiple devices, remembering what content is on which device can be a problem. So SanDisk has come up with what it believes is the ideal solution: the Connect Wireless Flash Drive.Although it may look much like a normal... >>

Hands-on: Logitech Turnaround case for iPad Air review

Hands-on: Logitech Turnaround case for iPad Air review

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Logitech has launched a new iPad case for the iPad Air that not only lets you use your iPad in a variety of angles, but also lets you rotate your iPad to view it portrait as well. We slotted in our office iPad Air to see how the new case performed.The... >>

Hands-on: Logitech Big Bang iPad case review

Hands-on: Logitech Big Bang iPad case review

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Just how clumsy are you? Very, hopes Logitech, because it wants you to buy its Logitech Big Bang iPad Air case to protect your Apple tablet from your kids, your family, heck, yourself.To do that, Logitech has created a rubberised shock-absorbent protective... >>

First run: Nike Free 5.0 review

First run: Nike Free 5.0 review

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Nike's Free running shoe range has been around for some time now offering runners a more flexible, less padded experience to the company's Lunar Glide series.For 2014 the shoe range has broken out into three models, as well as been given a major makeover... >>

Pretty Green Black Leather iPad and iPad mini cases pictures and hands-on

Pretty Green Black Leather iPad and iPad mini cases pictures and hands-on

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Men's fashion label Pretty Green has been expanding its accessories of late, having already established its 1960s and Mod-style clothing on the high street. Pocket-lint has taken a look at its iPhone 5 and 5s cases in the past, which we've been asked... >>

Hands-on: British Airways Dreamliner in-flight entertainment system review

Hands-on: British Airways Dreamliner in-flight entertainment system review

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BA has started to roll out a new in-flight entertainment system on its fleet of planes including the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. We jumped on a flight on the newly opened Austin, Texas, route to see what the new entertainment system is like, and whether... >>

Asus Xonar Essence STU
4.0 stars

Asus Xonar Essence STU

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After quite some years of CD, music seems to have taken something of a backwards step, at least in terms of quality. If you bought a lot of CDs, you've probably heard how good they sound, and MP3 may be a bit of a disappointment as a result. Of course,... >>

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat
4.5 stars

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

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The Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat is something that offers some real advantages to people who already have a satellite dish. The idea of the product is simple: you feed it between one and four satellite inputs, which it bundles up into a package that allows... >>

Hands-on: Lupo Bluetooth smartphone finder, security tag and controller review

Hands-on: Lupo Bluetooth smartphone finder, security tag and controller review

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Lupo is coming to make sure users never lose an item again. By connecting to a mobile, this Bluetooth controller offers alerts for left items, tracking for lost objects, security to lock computers when out of range, and even a button and accelerometer... >>

First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review

First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review

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Running shoes are moving in new directions, exploring new technologies and materials, and Puma isn't going to be left behind with its new Puma Mobium Elite v2.The new shoe is the result of two years of research at Puma, looking to create a shoe that's... >>

Creoir Ibis smartwatch jewellery pictures and hands-on

Creoir Ibis smartwatch jewellery pictures and hands-on

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Creoir is a Finnish company that makes and designs smartwatches, smartphones and other related gadgets for third-party manufacturers. Its CEO Pekka Väyrynen told Pocket-lint  it's currently working on a sports watch with "a major sports brand", but... >>

First run: Under Armour Speedform (2014) review

First run: Under Armour Speedform (2014) review

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The Under armour Speedform is a new running shoe that takes a very different approach to what Nike, Adidas, and others are doing.Its approach is to come at it from a garment perspective. That's fitting seeing as the company is famous for compression clothing... >>

Hands-on: PowerUp 3.0 and 2.0 electric paper airplane conversion kits and more review

Hands-on: PowerUp 3.0 and 2.0 electric paper airplane conversion kits and more review

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Technology is everywhere these days. It's even in kids' paper airplanes. PowerUp is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, and it has a Bluetooth propellor kit for paper airplanes. The kit actually converts your origami into smartphone-controlled aircraft. Creator... >>

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

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There's no shortage of gadgets out there that'll count your steps and measure your activity, but that hasn't stopped GeoPalz from showing off a clip-on dongle for the whole family at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair. It's called ibitz.Originally launched in 2013,... >>

Hands-on: Ozobot's multi-surface small robot and apps for iOS review

Hands-on: Ozobot's multi-surface small robot and apps for iOS review

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Ozobot is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where Pocket-lint got a chance to meet the company's CEO and see a demonstration of its cute robot.Ozobot, as you might have guessed, is a small robot with optical and colour-reading sensors. It recognises and follow... >>

Mio MiVue 388 review
4.0 stars

Mio MiVue 388 review

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Dashcams leapt into the consciousness of the average driver in the UK following the spectacular meteor shower in Russia in 2013. The clear footage captured from a dashcam seemed to awaken some public interest in this class of in-car gadget.Mio has a range... >>

First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

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The Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 shoes are the latest FlyKnit offering from Nike and update the previous version of the shoe, first announced in 2013, with a couple of new tweaks.We joined Nike at its London Nike Town store on Oxford Circus for a quick 7km run... >>

Hands-on: Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black review

Hands-on: Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black review

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Whiter than white teeth - that's just one of the claims of the Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Black electric toothbrush.There are all manner of toothpaste and dental care adverts on TV these days. We're supposed to be brushing, flossing, gargling, and... >>

Sony Walkman NWZ-ZX1 pictures and hands-on: The High-Res Audio player that costs £550

Sony Walkman NWZ-ZX1 pictures and hands-on: The High-Res Audio player that costs £550

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Sony has refreshed its high-end Walkman media player range with a new flagship device that is aimed at the audiophile. The Sony Walkman NWZ-ZX1 is capable of playing High-Resolution Audio alongside the usual suspects of audio, video and picture files,... >>

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

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

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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 feedback... >>

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)

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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... >>

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

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

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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... >>

TomTom Go 6000 review
4.0 stars

TomTom Go 6000 review

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With more people slipping a smartphone into their pocket, and most now offering free turn-by-turn navigation, TomTom is having to evolve to keep customers interested in personal navigation devices. Is the big-screen TomTom Go 6000 the high-end answer?As... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review

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The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is the latest eBook reader to capture the essence of the Kindle in its best form to date.When it comes to eBook readers, the Kindle has captured the imagination of the public. So much so that we're hearing Kindle used... >>