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Wacom Bamboo Special Edition hands-on

Wacom Bamboo Special Edition hands-on

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Waaaaay back in 2009 Pocket-look took a look at the Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch, and heck - we kinda liked it.And when we heard that the company had released a new, Special Edition version of the Bamboo (in Apple-matching sexy-silver) - well, we just had... >>

Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on

Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on

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The average fanboy is packing more than just one iDevice. Chances are, he (or she) has an iPhone, an iPad and maybe even an iPod touch or nano.So looking for a spare white cable and plug adapter can become a bit of a chore in an Apple devotee's day.Luckily,... >>

Blue Microphones Mikey hands on

Blue Microphones Mikey hands on

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The scene is set: you have a huge wad of tunes on your Apple iPod and love every one of them, you are inspired and start thinking that you could be just as creative in the music department as any Justin Bieber or Girls Aloud. So what do you do? The first... >>

Agloves hands-on

Agloves hands-on

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Unless you’re reading this in sunnier climes, it’s cold outside. So cold that you’ve been forced to stop using your phone when you’re out and about for fear of your fingers falling off.If that sounds familiar, don’t panic, it’s a problem most... >>

North Face Etip gloves hands-on

North Face Etip gloves hands-on

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It's cold, the snow is blowing in your face, and you’re waiting for your train to appear, even though it’s been telling you that it’s coming in 5 minutes, for the last 20.The problem is that while you’ve been waiting you’ve grown bored and so... >>

CoolBoard hands-on: getting in shape for the slopes

CoolBoard hands-on: getting in shape for the slopes

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Is skiing or snowboarding a sport or leisure activity? The answer is simple: it’s both, but if you aren’t prepared for the sport, it won’t be very leisurely. Preparing your body before you go is as important as having all the right gear. We took... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Ski School Beginners review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Ski School Beginners review (iPhone)

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With the skiing season in full swing, you’re probably looking forward to your first trip to the slopes. Our advice would always be to have lessons if you want to get the best out of your time on the slopes as a beginner.But you’re undoubtedly wondering... >>

Zeal Optics Transcend GPS
3.5 stars

Zeal Optics Transcend GPS

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The Zeal Optics Transcend GPS combine Zeal’s experience in optics with Recon Instruments’ direct-to-eye information system to give you a pair of goggles that will feed you real-time information, such as your speed, distance and temperature as you... >>

Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on

Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on

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Designed to work with iShred Live, Griffin's StompBox utilises the iPad and the application to give you a fully functioning, almost limitless electric guitar pedalboards. Instead of having a board of numerous "stompboxes" wired up in a row, you can now... >>

Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on

Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on

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There are a few universal remote control doohickeys and applications coming for iOS devices over the next few months, but few are as intuitive and simple to hook-up and use as Griffin's Beacon Universal Remote.Teaming up with software developer Dijit,... >>

Samsung Galaxy Player gives 4-inches of Android PMP love

Samsung Galaxy Player gives 4-inches of Android PMP love

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The Samsung Galaxy Player was leaked before we even got to CES, so there was no surprise to see it appear among the company’s line-up of launches for the show in Las Vegas. Given the popularity of the Samsung Galaxy S, it is little surprise to see they’ve... >>

Samsung Galaxy Player 50
2.0 stars

Samsung Galaxy Player 50

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The Samsung Galaxy Player 50 is an Android-based portable media player, offering up a healthy dose of connected magic and Android goodness, along with Samsung’s trademark additions that have made the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S a popular media-savvy... >>

Mophie Pulse hands-on

Mophie Pulse hands-on

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Mophie, the company that normally spends its time creating battery packs for the iPhone, has launched the Mophie Pulse - a gaming focused iPod touch case that brings haptic feedback and a better speaker system to the Apple device so gamers can immerse... >>

Mophie Workbook hands-on

Mophie Workbook hands-on

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iPad cases are more common than the sight people slipping on their backsides on an icy high-street.So, for one to catch the beady eye of Pocket-lint it has to stand out from the crowd, and offer something a bit different.And that's exactly what the Mophie... >>

Midland SubZero ears on (or in rather)

Midland SubZero ears on (or in rather)

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When we first got wind of the Midland SubZero headphones, we thought that they sounded like a rather nifty little idea, especially given the freakishly cold weather that we're experiencing in Blighty at the moment.And, with the cold snap seeming set to... >>

Inamo hi-tech restaurant hands on

Inamo hi-tech restaurant hands on

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Inamo is about to open its new flagship restaurant on London's Regent Street, and Pocket-lint was invited down for a sneak peak.Now, you may be wondering why a technology website is interested in a restaurant opening. Well, let us explain...Inamo isn't... >>

Philips GoGear Muse
3.5 stars

Philips GoGear Muse

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The Philips GoGear Muse (SA2MUS16S) is an MPEG4 player that looks to offer a range of features without breaking the bank. The Muse is lovingly crafted from brushed metal so it looks fantastic, but does the rest of the package deliver?A comparison to the... >>

Blue The Yeti USB microphone hands-on

Blue The Yeti USB microphone hands-on

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Blue Microphones has had great success with its Snowball USB mic over the years, and we're big fans of the audio quality it offers. But it doesn't reach the mountainous heights of the company's latest entry into the market: the THX-certified The Yeti.Also... >>

TomTom Go 2505 review
4.0 stars

TomTom Go 2505 review

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Last week, TomTom launched its newest in-car GPS navigator, the TomTom Go 2505, for $319.95. The GPS navigator boasts TomTom’s now standard features with add-ons like updated graphics and faster routing. Released at the same time was the TomTom Go 2405,... >>

Savasocket Multi-Socket 6 hands-on

Savasocket Multi-Socket 6 hands-on

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People have been talking about the evil of “standby buttons” for some time. Even though manufacturers continue to make their products more efficient, they still use energy when on standby, just sitting around the house.Savasocket has a solution that... >>

Samsung TicToc YP-S1AL
3.5 stars

Samsung TicToc YP-S1AL

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Although many brands have bowed to down to Apple's dominance and quietly pulled out of the MP3 market, Samsung is still a big player when it comes to portable music players. The Korean manufacturer's latest offering - the TicToc -  is aimed squarely... >>

Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch
4.0 stars

Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch

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The Sony Reader Touch edition has seen a significant update from the PRS-600 model we reviewed in 2009. The new version, the PRS-650, has addressed a number of criticisms we fired at its predecessor. So comfortable is Sony with its touch readers that... >>

Devolo dLAN 200 AVsmart+
3.5 stars

Devolo dLAN 200 AVsmart+

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Powerline networking (or running your broadband internet through your mains power supply) is becoming increasingly common, and Devolo is one of the bigger makers on the market with such products. And here, the dLAN 200 AVsmart + Starter Kit, at around... >>

Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman
4.5 stars

Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman

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Sony's current range of Walkman MP3 players caters for everyone, from true music buffs to kids and karaoke fans (you can read our review of the Karaoke-equipped NWZ-E453 here). The NWZ-A845 is Sony's flagship model and is also the Japanese technology... >>

Samsung E60
4.0 stars

Samsung E60

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It seems like everyone is throwing their hat into the ring when it comes to ebook readers. Although at first glance the Samsung E60 is just another ebook reader, as soon as you pick up the box, it is screaming that it is a reading and writing device.... >>

Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G
4.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G

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The new Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G has landed, following up where the Kindle Keyboard left off. We criticised the Kindle Keyboard on various fronts: the fact that it was restricted to Amazon’s material when it came to purchasing ebooks was the biggest... >>

Apple iPod shuffle 4G
4.5 stars

Apple iPod shuffle 4G

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Apple's iPod Shuffle received another makeover when Apple launched its new iPod line up in September, but were they right to go back to one of the previous designs or has the re-inclusion of buttons spoilt it? While the iPod touch is the flagship and... >>

Navigon 40 Plus
4.0 stars

Navigon 40 Plus

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The Navigon 40 Plus is a 4.3-inch, mid-range satnav (the 70 series is the top-end of this range with a slightly larger 5-inch screen) that comes with full European maps. So what makes this device different from the satnav you've currently got stored in... >>

Sony NWZ-E453 Walkman
4.0 stars

Sony NWZ-E453 Walkman

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Squarely aimed at younger music fans, the NWZ-E453 makes up one-third of the brightly coloured E Series, which also includes the NWZ-E454 (8GB) and the NWZ-E455 (16GB). The model we're looking at comes with 4GB of built-in memory and offers up to 50... >>

Apple iPod nano 6G
4.0 stars

Apple iPod nano 6G

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Of all the iPod refreshes made at Apple's September update, the iPod nano has seen the most drastic change. Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised by this. We'd seen details of a small touchscreen as far back as July so the move to touch on the iPod nano was... >>

iRiver Cover Story
3.5 stars

iRiver Cover Story

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iRiver seems to be taking the ebook reader category seriously. We recently looked at their Story with Wi-Fi and now they have launched the Cover Story, their take on the touchscreen approach to ebook reading. There are two versions of the Cover Story:... >>

Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live
4.0 stars

Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live

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These days it seems that there's nothing that the iPhone can't do, and thanks to accessory expert Griffin, it can now double up as a mini guitar amp, for all you axe-wielding Apple fans out there. So if you fancy yourself as the next Jimi Hendrix, Slash... >>

Apple iPod touch 4G
4.5 stars

Apple iPod touch 4G

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With the recent refresh of Apple's iPod range, the iPod touch has undoubtedly asserted itself at the top of the tree. With the nano stripping down, there appears to be a hole in the middle of what was once Apple's MP3 player offering. The iPod touch is... >>

Arcam Solo Neo and irDock
4.5 stars

Arcam Solo Neo and irDock

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If you’ve ever dreamed of owning serious hi-fi separates, but got sidetracked by iPods, iPhones and other computer-centric gadgets, Arcam’s Solo Neo could drag you back to your dream without making any sacrifices to modernity - and without the need... >>

First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D

First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D

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So you've bought a 3D television, you've got your 3D Blu-ray player, now all you need is your 3D electric shaver, no? The Philips SensoTouch 3D electric shaver plays on the idea that the blades offer a three dimension shaving experience and buy into... >>

TomTom Go 1000 Live
4.0 stars

TomTom Go 1000 Live

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Whilst it is impossible to ignore convergence and the growing popularity of satnav functions on your smartmobile, for many there is still a place for a dedicated satnav device. TomTom is hoping that continued innovation will keep pushing sales of their... >>

iRiver Story with Wi-Fi
4.0 stars

iRiver Story with Wi-Fi

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We looked at the iRiver Story back in December 2009 and we liked it. Good construction, wide file support and a QWERTY keyboard round out a spec sheet that challenges most of its rivals. But does adding Wi-Fi bring anything to the mixture?It certainly... >>

iRiver T8
3.0 stars

iRiver T8

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It would be ambitious to say that iRiver has ever “nailed” the MP3 player market with a killer device, but it's certainly been mentioned in the same breath as some of the major players over the years, so it was with some intrigue that we noted the... >>

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit
4.5 stars

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit

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Yes, we hear what you are saying, an SD card reader should have been built in as standard for the iPad rather than Apple, as is the case, making you pay an additional £25 for the option to upload your images to your iPad without the help of a computer.Regardless... >>

Mili Power Spring iPhone battery case
4.0 stars

Mili Power Spring iPhone battery case

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While the new iOS 4 update goes some way to fixing the battery on the iPhone 3GS you have to admit it's still not great.There are a number of solutions to solving this problem: one is to use your iPhone less than you currently do, it's not a practical... >>

Gocycle electric bike
4.0 stars

Gocycle electric bike

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We first saw the Gocycle at the London Cycle Show and we've been living with one to see how the electric bike copes with the rigours of London commuting. Cycling has been gaining popularity for commuters in London as people look for an alternative to... >>

BeBook Neo ebook reader
3.0 stars

BeBook Neo ebook reader

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The BeBook Neo takes the "traditional" (if we can use such a term for devices that have only been around for a couple of years) approach, offering an E-Ink screen, but incorporating Wi-Fi. Could this be the connected ebook reader that we have all been... >>

Amazon Kindle Keyboard
3.5 stars

Amazon Kindle Keyboard

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The Amazon Kindle has only relatively recently made it to the UK, with our US brothers and sisters enjoying the device for some time. As we've been looking at our disconnected ebook readers on this side of the pond and scratching our balding pates, US... >>