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Kobo eReader Touch Edition
4.0 stars

Kobo eReader Touch Edition

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The ebook reader market is a funny one, because it has been typically dominated by a couple of companies. With the Amazon Kindle and the Sony Readers being the most popular devices.The real difference between these devices is content. Amazon distribute... >>

Canopy Kapok pictures and hands-on

Canopy Kapok pictures and hands-on

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With the iPhone 4 topping the charts as the most popular "camera" on Flickr, it’s clear that people are using iPhones to take an awful lot of pictures. Canopy think they can step things up a notch with their Kapok case.The Kapok is a case for your iPhone... >>

Recon Instruments Android MOD Live ski goggles pictures and hands-on

Recon Instruments Android MOD Live ski goggles pictures and hands-on

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The Android revolution has hit the slopes just in time for the ski-season, with the release of the Recon Instruments MOD Live ski goggles adaptor, which Pocket-lint got up close and personal with at the CES Unveiled event in London's Tech City.The MOD... >>

APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)

APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)

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If you’re like us, you probably like a good drink, some hearty food and probably a bit too much snack time, sitting on the sofa playing games. But all that luxury and fun means you’ve got to pay for it some how, and the Run Keeper app is hoping to... >>

Firebox Top 10 lists go live, we go hands-on with our favourites

Firebox Top 10 lists go live, we go hands-on with our favourites

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With one eye (or rather both greedy eyes) on the lucrative Christmas market, online retailer of all things cool, retro, tech, geek and other such random categories, Firebox, have for the first time announced a number of Top 10s for a number of different... >>

Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on

Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on

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Back in March Pocket-lint told you all about the Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall after it had caught our eye when it went on show over in Germany at CeBIT.And now we've had a chance to get up close and personal, and all touchy-feely, with the real thing... >>

Strauss T6 Water Dispenser
3.5 stars

Strauss T6 Water Dispenser

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Us Brits do like a cuppa. It's said that our empire was built on tea - arguably not the drinking of it, before the historians among you start to get in touch - and thankfully, that's about the only thing that's left over from our colonial days; the love... >>

Waldorf Astoria, Shanghai: the ultimate gadget hotel

Waldorf Astoria, Shanghai: the ultimate gadget hotel

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It's not every day that you open the door to your toilet to watch it automatically opening its door for you, but then it's not every day you find yourself staying at the Waldorf Astoria in Shanghai. Being a journalist can be a pretty good gig from time... >>

Parker 5th technology pictures and hands-on

Parker 5th technology pictures and hands-on

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Parker has announced a new pen technology that merges the ease of use of a ball point pen with the eloquence of a fountain pen.Called the Parker 5th Technology, the company states that the new technology, which has taken 18 months to create, answers the... >>

Fujitsu K: World's fastest supercomputer eyes-on

Fujitsu K: World's fastest supercomputer eyes-on

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Over in Japan at CEATEC, Fujitsu was showing off the K supercomputer, the fastest ranked computer in in the world.Back in June, the Fujitsu K dethroned China's Tianhe-1A machine to take top spot. It is, in fact, more powerful than the rest of the top... >>

Amazon Kindle (2011)
4.5 stars

Amazon Kindle (2011)

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With all the fuss over the launch of the Kindle Fire tablet, it would have been easy to overlook the new Amazon product that Jeff Bezos expects to sell "many millions" - the cheapest Kindle ever, slightly confusingly also called the Kindle. (The Kindle... >>

Taking a ride on Heathrow’s ULTra Personal Rapid Transit System

Taking a ride on Heathrow’s ULTra Personal Rapid Transit System

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"Think of it as a horizontal lift," says Fraser Brown, managing director of ULTra, the company that has built a new way to travel to Heathrow Terminal 5 from the business car park. And he says this as Pocket-lint is hurtling along at 25mph in a driver-less... >>

TomTom Go Live 825
4.0 stars

TomTom Go Live 825

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The TomTom Go Live 825 sits at the bottom of the Go Live range of GPS devices from market leaders TomTom, but don’t let that fool you. It has more to offer than the Via and Start models and comes packed with plenty of treats. But do you need something... >>

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi media players - 3.6, 4.0 and 5.0

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi media players - 3.6, 4.0 and 5.0

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Samsung is big fan of more, and it seems that, now that the Koreans have found a product family that works, it intends to make it a dynasty the to put the Kennedys to shame.We knew about the Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.0 and 5.0 when we turned up at IFA... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)

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The iPhone has Nike+, Android has plenty of decent running apps to help you get the most out of your favourite sport, but what about Windows Phone 7?Hidden in the Marketplace is a free app called Run the Map, but does do what it says on the tin? We’ve... >>

TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

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Everything's got an app in this day and age but, until TomTom walked into IFA 2011, the same couldn't be said for satnavs. Now, the arrival of the top of the line TomTom GO Live 1535 and its 5-inch touchscreen, will shortly be joined by Messrs Yelp, Expedia,... >>

Android Sony Walkman prototype gets IFA showing

Android Sony Walkman prototype gets IFA showing

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Sony showed off a Walkman Mobile Entertainment Player on its stand at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.It was quickly pointed out to us that this was a prototype, but we can see where Sony are headed with this one, and that’s straight up... >>

TomTom iPad app pictures and hands-on

TomTom iPad app pictures and hands-on

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The TomTom iPad app is fairly fantastic. We know this at Pocket-lint because we were lucky enough to get our hands on the software at IFA 2011.Naturally, we can't tell you how good it is at getting you from A to B, which is why we use the word "fairly",... >>

Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

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The Philips GoGear Connect 3 is more the tiny tablet than an MP3-player. Announced by the Royal Dutch at IFA 2011, it's the next generation in the company's Android-running personal devices and this time it comes with Gingerbread with the thinnest of... >>

Sony Reader Wi-Fi pictures and hands-on

Sony Reader Wi-Fi pictures and hands-on

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In the world of all-singing, all-dancing tablets, it’s easy to overlook the somewhat humble ebook reader. It’s no surprise, then, that Sony has thrown a lot at its Reader Wi-Fi, or PRS-T1, bringing with it a couple of innovative twists.The biggest... >>

Griffin Beacon
3.5 stars

Griffin Beacon

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Universal remotes have been around for a long time but few have justified themselves as a necessary in the living room. Mostly, it's just easier just to pick up the normal remote.Griffin is looking to change all that with its Beacon, a Bluetooth and app-powered... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Garmin StreetPilot review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Garmin StreetPilot review (iPhone)

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Garmin recently revamped its iOS app offering, relaunching Garmin StreetPilot for the UK and Ireland at the beginning of August and promising "to get you to your location quickly, safely and economically using some of the most advanced features available... >>

Darkfin gloves hands-on

Darkfin gloves hands-on

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If you look at a platypus they’ve got webbed hands and feet for a reason. It’s so they can swim through the water with more efficiency creating maximum force. Now look at your hands. Chances are unless you are Platypus Man you’ve not got no webbed... >>

Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on

Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on

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Pro camera and sports optics firm Leica has already dabbled in the golf rangefinder market before, with the Pinmaster, but has made big improvements to its sequel, the Pinmaster II. For starters, the internal LED screen is clearer, offering a more legible... >>

Han Solo in carbonite ice tray

Han Solo in carbonite ice tray

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Calling an ice tray a gadget might be pushing things somewhat, but we didn't think you'd want to miss out on this one as it enables you to craft your very own Han Solo frozen in carbonite. For Star Wars fans who feel that their lives aren't quite complete,... >>

QuickSmart Back Pack Stroller debuts in UK

QuickSmart Back Pack Stroller debuts in UK

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Austrian company QuickSmart has been manufacturing its Back Pack Stroller for some time, but it's never been available in the UK, much to the dismay of travelling British parents. They too wanted to be able to pack an entire pushchair into an easy to... >>

Panasonic ES-RF41 4-blade Wet and Dry shaver hands-on

Panasonic ES-RF41 4-blade Wet and Dry shaver hands-on

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Currently there seems to be an ever-growing trend to persuade men that they need to spend more time, and indeed hard cash, grooming themselves.Now more than ever men are being exposed to the same marketing that women have had to endure - it is now common... >>

APP OF THE DAY - British Hills (Android)

APP OF THE DAY - British Hills (Android)

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Even when we’re elbows-deep in the latest bit of technology, we’ve never been able to resist the call of the wild. Setting out into the wilderness and leaving the hum of modern technology behind you, cleanses the soul and refreshes the spirit. But... >>

Griffin Threadless iPhone 4 cases hands on

Griffin Threadless iPhone 4 cases hands on

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It's been a while since we featured any iPhone 4 cases on Pocket-lint (Japanese food based aside, of course) and that's probably because it's been a while since we saw any quite as funky and cool as the latest Griffin / Threadless collaborations.Back... >>

Fly through the airport with Samsonite scooter luggage

Fly through the airport with Samsonite scooter luggage

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Anybody that finds themselves in an airport regularly will tell you that getting from the plane to baggage claim can be a fair old schlep sometimes.Whether it’s Heathrow Terminal 5, Schiphol or Chicago O’Hare, having to walk all that way is a pain.In... >>

Sony Walkman NWZ-B162
4.0 stars

Sony Walkman NWZ-B162

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With the whole tech world constantly banging on about the iPod, sometimes it's easy to forget that there are other big-name brands who also make portable music players. Sony has a long history in personal audio, and still uses the Walkman brand that it... >>

Binatone Terrain 750 hands-on

Binatone Terrain 750 hands-on

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With summer just around the corner (at the time of writing) there's every chance that you may be planning a trip to the great outdoors, and chances is are you're probably lucky enough to have some friends to take along with you.Queue our hands-on with... >>

TomTom HD traffic expands across "Live" devices in US

TomTom HD traffic expands across "Live" devices in US

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In-car navigation leader TomTom announced the expansion of its HD Traffic service to all “Live” series TomTom models available in the United States hoping to achieve the same results its seen elsewhere in the world.Previously only available on the... >>

Creative ZEN Style M300 hands-on

Creative ZEN Style M300 hands-on

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Creative's latest music, photo and video player - the ZEN Style M300 - sports Bluetooth playback for wireless listening. We managed to get a sneak preview of the tiny gadget at a meet-up with the manufacturer.The diminutive player measures just 55 x 44... >>

Griffin Threadless covers add class to your iDevice

Griffin Threadless covers add class to your iDevice

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Griffin has teamed up with Threadless to bring you a range of funky limited edition iPhone and iPod touch covers.Threadless is a company which takes an open source approach to t-shirt design. Threadless takes design submissions from its online community,... >>

Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band

Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band

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When Steve Jobs first suggested that you could wear the new iPod nano as a watch, we were belly laughing for a week. But when Griffin pressed one of their new Courier Bands into our cynical mitts, we thought we’d have to do the right thing and give... >>

Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on

Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on

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If we were to ask you to describe a Bluetooth headset, you'd probably start by talking about a small funny-shaped object you stick in your ear when you’re driving, turning you in to a Borg-like creature.Samsung, perhaps realising that we don’t all... >>

Lumie Bodyclock Active 250
3.5 stars

Lumie Bodyclock Active 250

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If you have trouble getting up in the dull, grey mornings then you might want to look into getting yourself a dawn-simulator lamp. One such example is the Lumie Bodyclock 250 which offers a lamp built into a clock radio.According to Lumie, clinical trials... >>

Mio Navman V575 TV
2.5 stars

Mio Navman V575 TV

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Mobile phones have been cutting into the MP3 player market for some time now, and with more and more handhelds offering built-in GPS and car kits to provide navigational aides for drivers and ramblers, we’d expect the dedicated in-car satnav market... >>

TomTom Via Live 120
4.0 stars

TomTom Via Live 120

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The TomTom Via Live 120 sits in the middle of TomTom’s range of satnav devices, a step down from their all-encompassing Go line, and above the XL and Start models. The Via Live 120 comes in two versions, European mapping and the “regional” mapping,... >>

Archos 70b eReader review
3.0 stars

Archos 70b eReader review

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The Archos 70b eReader cuts a line somewhere between an ebook reader and a tablet. Archos have released a number of Android devices in recent years and this latest addition offers up a 7-inch resistive display and a couple of features specifically with... >>

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 5.0 hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 5.0 hands-on

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Samsung is currently looking to expand its Galaxy Tab line-up beyond the initial entrant and recently announced 10.1, and it revealed to Pocket-lint that it could explore a number of other screen sizes. Pocket-lint wonders why, though, when products like... >>