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TomTom Go (2013) pictures and hands-on

TomTom Go (2013) pictures and hands-on

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With its new set of satnav devices, TomTom has launched the latest range of Go models - the 400, 500 and 600 in their respective 4.3, 5 and 6-inch screen sizes - with its most advanced navigation system yet. But is it enough to see off the uprise in... >>

A2B bikes Hybrid/24 pictures and hands-on

A2B bikes Hybrid/24 pictures and hands-on

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The idea of a hybrid bike might seem slightly silly to the devout two-wheelers. For the most part, they take all the effort out of cycling, some replacing the need to pedal altogether. Why ride a bike then? Why not just purchase a scooter?The main reason... >>

Plastic Logic shows off colour e-paper display smart watch concept: the future of wearable tech?

Plastic Logic shows off colour e-paper display smart watch concept: the future of wearable tech?

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Plastic Logic - the maker of flexible e-paper - has shown off an e-paper smart watch concept with a difference: this one's in colour.The concept isn't the complete dynamic colour solution like the company's colour e-paper, however, because this smart... >>

Spymaster Orcasub: The $2 million made-to-order private submarine shown as mock-up at Harrods

Spymaster Orcasub: The $2 million made-to-order private submarine shown as mock-up at Harrods

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It wasn't just £20k bling headphones to be found at the Harrods Technology 2.0 showcase, as Spymaster - best known for its security devices - had something altogether cooler and far pricier on show: a mock-up of a $2-million private submarine. Yes, you... >>

Hands-on: Mophie Juice Pack Air review

Hands-on: Mophie Juice Pack Air review

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No matter how much battery a company can pack into a handset, a battery can still run out at an inconvenient time. That's where Mophie's new Juice Pack Air case steps in, offering a protective body in a light design, with a mix of charging power.Mophie... >>

Tevasphere Trail eVent review: The first run

Tevasphere Trail eVent review: The first run

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Teva, famous for adventure gear, is upping its efforts with a new running/trail shoe with the Tevasphere Trail eVent that brings a new twist to trail running while retaining some of the company's heritage in doing what it knows best: keeping your feet... >>

Fujitsu GPS walking stick pictures and hands-on: Next-generation cane

Fujitsu GPS walking stick pictures and hands-on: Next-generation cane

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Alongside its ranges of mobile phones and tablet devices, Fujitsu dedicated part of its Mobile World Congress 2013 stand in Barcelona to future technologies - concepts that are still in the planning phase but are definitely being developed with an eye... >>

Mophie helium for iPhone 5
3.5 stars

Mophie helium for iPhone 5

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The Mophie helium for iPhone is a new dedicated juice pack for the iPhone, sitting snugly around the Apple smartphone and promising to deliver power when your phone starts to run low. We fitted the new exterior battery case to our iPhone 5 to see if it... >>

Adidas Boost: The first run

Adidas Boost: The first run

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Adidas has launched a new running trainer and with it a new running trainer technology called the Boost that promises to give you more boost in your stride while still providing plenty of comfort.Following the launch event in New York, Pocket-lint donned... >>

Sony Walkman NWZ-W273 sports media player
4.0 stars

Sony Walkman NWZ-W273 sports media player

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The Sony Walkman W273 sports headphones are the latest "active" headphones from Sony and are designed for runners, or those keen to ditch the need for a headphone cable trailing somewhere over their body, when they exercise.No wires, well only oneUnlike... >>

Zboard pictures and hands-on

Zboard pictures and hands-on

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We have all seen electric-powered skateboards before, but none quite like the Zboard. This electric deck's trumpcard is its weight and size, making it the first properly practical and portable electric skateboard we have used.The Zboard was sitting there... >>

iMD Smart Filing System pictures and hands-on

iMD Smart Filing System pictures and hands-on

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Sometimes at CES even we were surprised by just what ideas people have had in the previous 12 months. This year, a man has decided that what we need in the internet age is a new, high-tech way of storing our old paper files.As crazy as it might at first... >>

Genius 'Ring Presenter' is a computer mouse that you wear on your finger

Genius 'Ring Presenter' is a computer mouse that you wear on your finger

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It's all happening in Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show. Big 4K screens, big smartphones and, er, a teeny wearable computer mouse that slips over the finger? Yup, that'll be the Genius Ring Presenter then.What may at first sound rather bonkers does... >>

Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on

Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on

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Archos announced the GamePad way back in August 2012, but has now shown off a working model at CES in Las Vegas. Pocket-lint was on hand to have a play.Taking on the PS Vita and the Nintendo 3DS, the GamePad is reminiscent of the ill-fated Xperia Play,... >>

CST-01 E Ink watch is world's thinnest, pictures and hands-on

CST-01 E Ink watch is world's thinnest, pictures and hands-on

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It's amazing what you can find in the most remote corners of the CES trade show in Las Vegas. Lurking on the E Ink stand at Showstoppers - one of the off-piste conventions during the event - Pocket-lint managed to find and go hands-on with what can only... >>

Kingston HyperX Predator 1TB USB flash drive pictures and hands-on

Kingston HyperX Predator 1TB USB flash drive pictures and hands-on

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Kingston Technology's big news for CES 2013 has been a massive beast in a tiny casing. The product is a USB drive - nothing generally exciting about that - but there will be a 1TB version soon. In a USB drive. One entire Terrabyte. Blimey.The DataTraveler... >>

Sony Walkman W273: Return of the Walkman, this time for exercise junkies

Sony Walkman W273: Return of the Walkman, this time for exercise junkies

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Sony has announced its new waterproof, all-in-one Walkman W273 media player at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Unlike most media players available on the market, the W273 is wire-free, with all of the MP3's internals built right into the headset. The new Walkman... >>

BeeWi Scara Bee 'Mars Rover' Android/iOS remote control car pictures and hands-on

BeeWi Scara Bee 'Mars Rover' Android/iOS remote control car pictures and hands-on

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If French company BeeWi leaves you drawing a blank then let us remind you of the mini Mini, a fleet of which added to the entertainment in the Olympic stadium last summer. Awesome huh? Well, possibly better than that is the company's latest: the BeeWi... >>

Crayola Light Marker with interactive iPad app pictures and hands-on

Crayola Light Marker with interactive iPad app pictures and hands-on

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There are times when we like to release our inner cild. Have an iPad? Then go grab a Crayola Light Marker and pretend it's for the kids.The Light Marker is much like a laser pen that can interact with your iPad, albeit one styled like the classic, fat... >>

Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

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Headphones needn't be made up of the usual plastic - Griffin's WoodTones are available in beech, sapele and walnut finishes depending on which depth of wood takes your fancy.Pocket-lint cut down the crowds at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las... >>

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater pictures and hands-on

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater pictures and hands-on

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Belkin is out to give you a big audio boost with its snug-fitting Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater for the iPad. Designed to bring big speaker performance to a portable device, the accessory could make all the difference to movie watching on the iPad.... >>

Kobo Mini
2.5 stars

Kobo Mini

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This, the smallest e-reader on the market at around 5 inches, is gadget nirvana for book-loving commuters. The secret is in its size, which is carefully judged to fit into a handbag, a chest pocket of a shirt, or even the back pocket of a pair of jeans.DesignBuilt... >>

Blue Microphones Tiki USB microphone pictures and hands-on

Blue Microphones Tiki USB microphone pictures and hands-on

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It's been a busy period for Blue Microphones, which has entered the portable market with gusto. First, we had the updated Mikey iDevice add-on, the Mikey Digital, which turns your iPhone or iPad into a quality stereo audio recorder. And the firm has introduced... >>

Hands-on: Blue Microphones Mikey Digital iPhone microphone review

Hands-on: Blue Microphones Mikey Digital iPhone microphone review

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Blue Microphones is rapidly carving a niche for itself in the digital audio age. Long gone is the need for a massive recording set-up in order to record a podcast or demo, Blue's Yeti, Yeti Pro or Spark Digital will do those jobs with aplomb. Now you... >>

Hands-on: Nike Shield wet weather running kit review

Hands-on: Nike Shield wet weather running kit review

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In the summer, running is easy. You come home from work, chuck on a pair of shoes and a vest, and head out the door. If you are lucky it is light, it's warm, it's a breeze. In the winter it is anything but.That's where Nike's new winter kit promises to... >>

Apple iPod nano (2012) 7th generation
4.5 stars

Apple iPod nano (2012) 7th generation

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In some ways, the iPod nano is Apple's most difficult child. Not because it's a bad product, on the contrary, it's a great idea, sensibly priced and with the all the features you might reasonably want in a basic MP3 player. What's more, it sells well... >>

Kobo Glo
4.0 stars

Kobo Glo

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When we first saw a prototype of the 6-inch, touch-screen Kobo Glo and its built-in ComfortLight a few months back, we asked a simple question to its makers: why didn't anyone think of this idea before? As it turns out, they did – you only have to check... >>

Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler pictures and hands-on

Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler pictures and hands-on

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With charity moustache-growing event Movember starting in less than two weeks, it's a good time to look at accessories and tools to keep the face fuzz in check. The Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler is one of those gadgets that will help immeasurably.The... >>

Sony Reader PRS-T2
3.5 stars

Sony Reader PRS-T2

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The ebook reader market is polarising. Where there were once plenty of manufacturers pumping out over-priced E Ink devices, we now have a few big names gunning for glory. With ebook readers, the mantra that content is king really rings true.The missing... >>

Apple iPod touch (2012) fifth generation
4.5 stars

Apple iPod touch (2012) fifth generation

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The iPod touch has always been an interesting device. Branded as an Apple music player, it's rich feature set, sitting alongside the wide functionality of the iPhone, has always attracted those who either couldn't afford, or didn't want, an iPhone in... >>

SuitSuit Case - Washing Machine pictures and hands-on

SuitSuit Case - Washing Machine pictures and hands-on

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Travelling abroad is a constant part of being a Pocket-linter. From the numerous global gadget and home entertainment technology trade shows to product launches and remote briefings (remotely placed rather than about universal remote controls), we attend... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review

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The biggest issue with the Amazon Kindle and its E-Ink technology is that while it's fantastic for reading on the beach, in broad daylight, or lasting for what seems an eternity on a single charge, try to read it in bed and you'll struggle without some... >>

Denon MC2000 DJ Controller
5.0 stars

Denon MC2000 DJ Controller

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When Pocket-lint was a bit younger, and had that inevitable urge to take to the decks, the whole thing was a lot more costly and hard get in to. For a start, you needed to track down both records that you liked, and build a collection. Often, if you'd... >>

Kindle 6-inch (2012)
5.0 stars

Kindle 6-inch (2012)

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No one could really accuse the Kindle of ever having been massively over-priced. For one, there has always been a good range of models, giving users the choice about what they spend and what options they get. But recently, Amazon has made the entry-level... >>

Hands-on: Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review

Hands-on: Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review

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US bookseller Barnes & Noble has finally entered the UK eBook reader market by bringing Nook devices to these shores - and from the playtime we've had with them so far, we're mightily glad.Two products will hit the UK in October, the Nook Simple Touch... >>

TomTom Hands-free Car Kit for Smartphone
4.0 stars

TomTom Hands-free Car Kit for Smartphone

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Mounting your smartphone in your car has never been much of a problem. Windscreen suction mounts are ten a penny, with any manner of mounting options on offer. Going hands-free is also well catered for through headsets, visor mounts and many other choices.Looking... >>

Wacom Bamboo Stylus pocket pictures and hands-on

Wacom Bamboo Stylus pocket pictures and hands-on

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The Wacom Bambook Stylus pocket has been unleashed on to the tablet-toting world for anyone who just can't get things done with their finger.It's tough to improve upon something very successful, especially when it's really just a pen with a different... >>

Blue Microphones Spark Digital pictures and eyes-on

Blue Microphones Spark Digital pictures and eyes-on

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Blue Microphones is bringing a touch of its studio microphone range to consumers in the (interesting) shape of the digital edition of its Spark mic.Coming with a range of connectors, including USB and iPad, the Spark Digital will be aimed more at the... >>

Amazon Kindle for Mac adds gesture support, we flick through some books

Amazon Kindle for Mac adds gesture support, we flick through some books

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Amazon Kindle for Mac has added gesture controls for Lion and Mountain Lion users, so Pocket-lint fired up the app to see whether it makes a difference.The new app hasn't really changed that much although it is also worth noting that if you've got a Kindle... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Merrell Barefoot review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Merrell Barefoot review (iPhone)

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Barefoot running is gaining traction, as more and more company's start making and selling shoes to let you get into the sport.For those not really aware of barefoot running, the idea is that you have as little cushioning as possible between you and the... >>