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  • Nikon camera users complain that firmware patch has rendered third-party batteries useless
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    Nikon camera users complain that firmware patch has rendered third-party batteries useless

    By 9 December 2013

    Reports are coming from some Nikon camera owners that after installing a firmware update designed to improve the features for a specific battery pack - the EN-EL14a - their cameras no longer accepted third-party versions of the battery. The firmware update...

  • GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition review

    By 9 December 2013

    Just over a year ago GoPro unveiled the Hero3, a dinky mountable camcorder-like device that - and just like its earlier Hero models - made waves among its users. But as if that wasn’t good enough, the company has refreshed the model in the form of the...

  • A week in reviews: 2 - 6 December
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    A week in reviews: 2 - 6 December

    By 7 December 2013

    As we roll into December there’s a sense of looming Christmas cheer. Awards season is over, next-gen consoles are on the shelves - well, sort of, their stock has been emptied and they’re hard to get hold of - and we’ve spent the week tying up various...

  • Sony moves in to Pinewood Studios and talks to us about 4K production
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    Sony moves in to Pinewood Studios and talks to us about 4K production

    By 6 December 2013

    To see what's what in the world of motion picture production, we went along to Pinewood Studios to have a look at the facilities there, and to see what Sony is doing with its new motion picture cameras, and how digital is coming along as a technology...

  • Eagle snaps selfie after flight through Australian landscape
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    Eagle snaps selfie after flight through Australian landscape

    By 6 December 2013

    There's nothing like an eagle selfie is there? Park ranger Roneil Skeen set-up his camera on the banks of the Kimberley's Margaret river in Australia, in an attempt to catch photos of crocodiles in their natural habitat. Days later, returning to the spot...

  • Photographer captures entire wedding with Nokia's Lumia 1020, and it looks good
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    Photographer captures entire wedding with Nokia's Lumia 1020, and it looks good

    By 5 December 2013

    Celebrity photographer Joe Marie Smallwood captured a wedding in Cabo, Mexico, using only the Nokia Lumia 1020, ditching her professional equipment. The photos were released in partnership with Nokia, which is hoping to show off the power of the Lumia...

  • Canon EOS M2, announced in Asia, may not be coming to Europe or US (updated)
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    Canon EOS M2, announced in Asia, may not be coming to Europe or US (updated)

    By 4 December 2013

    Canon China and Canon Japan have announced the new Canon EOS M2 camera. It comes as a smaller replacement for the Canon EOS M. What Canon hasn’t announced is any plans for its release in Europe or America. While the EOS M2 is set for a mid-December...

  • Sony Cyber-shot RX10 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Sony Cyber-shot RX10 review

    By 4 December 2013

    When we first heard about the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 our ears pricked up with joy. A superzoom-esque camera with a 24-200mm f/2.8 equivalent lens and the same 1-inch sensor as found in the award-winning Cyber-shot RX100 II - could the RX10 be the all-in-one...

  • Cyber Monday best UK deals 2013
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    Cyber Monday best UK deals 2013

    By 2 December 2013

    If you’ve got any money left after snapping up all the Black Friday deals it’s time to start shopping again. But since Cyber Monday is all about online deals there’s a lot to chose from. So we’ve done the work for you and found some of the best...

  • Canon PowerShot G16 review
    Cameras 5 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot G16 review

    By 2 December 2013

    There’s much to be said for sticking with something that works, but do it for too long and the item in question starts to look old. Take the Canon PowerShot G-series, here in its latest G16 form, as an example. The product line’s visual evolution...

  • A week in reviews: 25 - 29 November
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    A week in reviews: 25 - 29 November

    By 30 November 2013

    As the month of November draws to a close it can mean only one thing: PlayStation 4 time. Well, two things, really: the 10th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards have drawn to a close, the winners announced across 12 categories loaded with top tech picks....

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #142 - Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners special
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #142 - Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners special

    By 29 November 2013

    A new podcast is now available and it's as special as special gets. The winners of the 10th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 have been chosen and rewarded in a glitzy London ceremony and all that's left is to explain why we think each of the best...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 in pictures

    By 29 November 2013

    The 10th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards brought the great and the good of the UK tech industry together in Central London last night, for an evening of award giving, partying, dancing and taco scoffing. Also celebrating a decade of Pocket-lint, the...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners announced
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners announced

    By 28 November 2013

    With just one more month to go, 2013 has been crammed with so many exciting gadget launches that it was truly difficult to whittle it down to the very best of the very best. But thanks to the Pocket-lint team, a collected panel of elite industry experts,...

  • Pro skier Julian Ball puts a Sony Action Cam to the test as he warms up for London's Freeze Festival
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    Pro skier Julian Ball puts a Sony Action Cam to the test as he warms up for London's Freeze Festival

    By 27 November 2013

    London's Clapham Common plays host to the Freeze Festival from today, a ski and snowboard extravaganza that promises some outrageous professional stunts, top class live music and a Hail the Rail competition, where leading athletes compete in a rail jam....

  • Sony Alpha A7 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Sony Alpha A7 review

    By 26 November 2013

    When the Sony Alpha A7 first materialised we were really rather excited. The first compact system camera with a full-frame sensor to surface in the market, it answered a question so many had been waiting for. Big sensor, small size, affordable price....

  • Oregon Scientific ATC Gecko action camera gives video smarts to the kids
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    Oregon Scientific ATC Gecko action camera gives video smarts to the kids

    By 26 November 2013

    Oregon Scientific has taken a step into the camera world of children. Its new ATC Gecko is designed for the youth to allow them to capture action packed moments without worry of damaging the kit. The ATC Gecko is light and compact so it can be attached...

  • Manfrotto Klyp case for iPhone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    Manfrotto Klyp case for iPhone review

    By 25 November 2013

    We all know that a lot of people use their iPhone for shooting video. The Apple smartphone's camera is one of the best on the market and when you add in the slow-mo feature on the iPhone 5S it's hard to beat from a smartphone. The trouble with all smartphones,...

  • Sony Alpha A7: The first sample images
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    Sony Alpha A7: The first sample images

    By 22 November 2013

    The Sony Alpha A7 - the world’s first full-frame compact system camera - is fast approaching its release date, and Pocket-lint has been testing out a near-complete sample in the sun-kissed Caribbean. Is this a camera, complete with its affordable (for...

  • Sony Cyber-shot RX10: The first sample images
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    Sony Cyber-shot RX10: The first sample images

    By 22 November 2013

    When we first saw the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 we weren’t entirely sure that we "got it". This chunky, superzoom-esque camera looks more like a DSLR in terms of scale and design, but houses a 24-200mm f/2.8 maximum aperture alongside the same 1-inch sensor...

  • Best digital system camera 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best digital system camera 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 19 November 2013

    It has been a great year for cameras and the first year we've split the camera category into two - dedicated compacts and, as you're seeing here, system cameras. That includes more traditional DSLR cameras and mirrorless compacy system cameras. Both sides...

  • 'Selfie' chosen as word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries
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    'Selfie' chosen as word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

    By 19 November 2013

    Oxford Dictionaries has awarded "selfie" the title of word of 2013. It is used to describe a self-portrait taken on a camera or smartphone, sometimes pointed at a mirror, others from the front-facing cam. And editors at the dictionary compiling company...

  • Best digital compact camera 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best digital compact camera 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 19 November 2013

    Compact cameras are brilliant - and they continue to get better year on year. It's a wide-ranging category, as ever, with 2013 being no different. With releases and updates flooding the market every couple of months, there is a compact out there for every...

  • Sony reportedly planning NEX-7 successor for early 2014
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    Sony reportedly planning NEX-7 successor for early 2014

    By 19 November 2013

    First announced in August 2011, Sony's NEX-7 mirrorless interchangeable camera is due for a refresh. Sony now ready to offer a successor to the NEX-7, to be released early in 2014, according to Sony Alpha Rumors.  The refresh is sure to excite camera...

  • A week in reviews: 11 - 15 November
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    A week in reviews: 11 - 15 November

    By 16 November 2013

    Mid November and there's only one thing on most people's minds: the imminent Xbox One and Playstation 4 launches. In the UK we have to wait a little longer than America does for the PS4 launch, but we've been playing around with the final machine's user...