CES2007 archive

  • 2007: A year in review, January
    Phones

    2007: A year in review, January

    By 26 December 2007

    2007 started off with a high profile lawsuit and a change in UK law. Apple is never far from the gadget world's headlines but this time it was splashed over the nationals' front pages with news of alleged stock options backdating. The lawsuit claimed...

  • "Oops I'm Late!" GPS-based smartphone notification app
    Phones

    "Oops I'm Late!" GPS-based smartphone notification app

    By 3 July 2007

    "Oops I'm Late!" is an American notification application for Windows Mobile phones based on GPS. Whether you are late, on time, or early, "Oops I'm Late!" keeps in touch on your behalf. Designed primarly for busy business types, who might not be able...

  • Flickr goes multi-lingual - launches in seven new languages
    Online

    Flickr goes multi-lingual - launches in seven new languages

    By 12 June 2007

    Flickr, one of the leading online photo-sharing communities, will launch flickr.com in seven additional languages to help the global Flickr community more easily explore, find, manage and share photos. The new languages are French, German, Korean, Italian,...

  • 200 megapixel camera coming soon
    Cameras

    200 megapixel camera coming soon

    By 8 June 2007

    Think that the megapixel rush is getting out of control? Well get prepared for a whole lot more. Sharp has launched a 1/4-inch-optical-sized CMOS camera module, the "LZ0P39DS" which has an output resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and features automatic...

  • Samsung introduces small, fast sports camcorder
    Cameras

    Samsung introduces small, fast sports camcorder

    By 8 June 2007

    Samsung's small, fits-in-the-palm-of-your-hand VM-X300 can record DVD-quality MPEG4 videos in 720 x 480 resolution and at 30fps to SD card. Designed for active, or extreme sports-type users, the camcorder can be operates one-handed and has a fast start...

  • 3D Connexion Space Navigator review
    Online 4 out of 5

    3D Connexion Space Navigator review

    By 7 June 2007

    Google Earth is great isn't it? I mean you can spend hours moving around the globe looking at where you live, where your friends live, where you went on holiday, where you are planning on going on holiday; the list is endless. Trouble is navigating around...

  • Philips launch dirt-free mice range
    Online

    Philips launch dirt-free mice range

    By 27 April 2007

    Acknowledging many of us eat food at our desks, Philips has launched a new range of mice clean enough to eat your lunch off. The new models will each have a wipe clean, high-gloss casing to prevent dirt build-up. The SPM7711, is the flagship of the range...

  • Smirnoff launch booze fuelled photography competition
    Cameras

    Smirnoff launch booze fuelled photography competition

    By 27 April 2007

    Thinking that cameras and plenty of vodka go together, Smirnoff has launched a photography competition entitled "Rare Character" to promote its Smirnoff Black vodka label. The basic rules are that you've got to find a "Rare Character" and take a picture...

  • Flash memory vending machine at Gatwick
    Cameras

    Flash memory vending machine at Gatwick

    By 11 April 2007

    Travelling used to require you stocking up on magazines, film for the camera and suntan lotion, however Kingston Technology is hoping you'll add memory cards to that list instead of film with the installation of a memory card vending machine at Gatwick...

  • Sagem to make Vodafone branded handsets
    Phones

    Sagem to make Vodafone branded handsets

    By 5 April 2007

    Following Sagem and Sony Ericsson's announcement last month that the French company would be making the Swedish phone giants entry-level handsets, the company today announced that it will be making Vodafone branded handsets. The move, which means Sagem...

  • Sanyo HD2 HD-ready camcorder launched
    Cameras

    Sanyo HD2 HD-ready camcorder launched

    By 28 March 2007

    Sanyo has launched what it is claiming the world's smallest and lightest HD-ready camcorder. Measuring 80 x 119 x 36mm and weighing just 235g, the Sanyo HD2 is the latest addition to the company's HD1 and HD1A range and has the added ability to take 7.1...

  • Pocket-lint launches Talk section
    Online

    Pocket-lint launches Talk section

    By 12 March 2007

    Today, we've gone from being a site that just gives you information to a site that allows you to participate. Talk on Pocket-lint has been set up to give you a chance to have your say about the latest gadget news, your experience with gadgets, pose questions...

  • Jabra launched BT5020 and BT5010 headsets in the UK
    Phones

    Jabra launched BT5020 and BT5010 headsets in the UK

    By 27 February 2007

    Jabra has brought three of the products it showcased at CES at the beginning of this year to the UK. Two headsets, the BT5020 and the BT5010, as well as a Bluetooth Hub, the A7010, will all soon be available for purchase. The BT5020 has a "behind the...

  • Sagem releases world's tiniest Bluetooth headset, the H4
    Phones

    Sagem releases world's tiniest Bluetooth headset, the H4

    By 21 February 2007

    Sagem has released a tiny Bluetooth headset that they claim could be the world's smallest. The H4 Bluetooth headset is glossy black, measures just 35 x 18 x 12.5mm, and weighs 8g. It is able to store two of your favourite numbers at the touch of the Favourite...

  • SteriPEN: portable ultra violet light water treatment for worldwide travellers
    Sports Fitness

    SteriPEN: portable ultra violet light water treatment for worldwide travellers

    By 15 February 2007

    When travelling overseas it’s worth knowing that only 20% of the world’s fresh water is safe to drink and because of this it is important to take a means of purification. If Iodine turns your stomach and filter and pump systems pose a headache the...

  • 180s JVC Earwarmer Headphones with Tec Stretch
    Audio

    180s JVC Earwarmer Headphones with Tec Stretch

    By 13 February 2007

    Now you can battle the elements in comfort with these combined ear warmers and headphones for your iPod, MP3 player, CD player or other portable audio device. The versatile Tec Stretch Earwarmer headphones fuse the warmth of ear warmers with the crystal...

  • Olympus Mju 750 digital camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus Mju 750 digital camera review

    By 12 February 2007

    The wedge shaped Olympus Mju 750 slots into the company’s range between the Mju 1000 and the Tonka-tough Mju 725SW, which boasts full shock and waterproofing, compared here with “mere” weatherproofing. In fact, the camera can contend with “splashing...

  • Nikon Coolpix S9 digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S9 digital camera review

    By 9 February 2007

    Nikon’s 6-megapixel CoolPix S9 digital camera is a very cute-looking and lightweight (it is just 115g in weight) camera that has an excellent and large 2.5-inch screen (there’s no optical viewfinder, a problem during the bright conditions I shot this...

  • Kodak Gallery photo sharing and printing service review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Kodak Gallery photo sharing and printing service review

    By 7 February 2007

    The Kodak Gallery, Kodak's online photo sharing site has been around for some time now, however with the launch of the company's new range of digital photo frames, the service has been pushed to the forefront. With this in mind, we tested the service...

  • Pentax K10D DSLR digital camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Pentax K10D DSLR digital camera review

    By 2 February 2007

    The Pentax K10D is reassuringly robust as you heft it out of the box, it has a tough plastic body with a metal chassis. This robust body design provides a reassuring feel when handling the camera and when shooting, particularly if you’re out and about...

  • Plantronics .audio 910 headset works with VoIP and mobile
    Phones

    Plantronics .audio 910 headset works with VoIP and mobile

    By 30 January 2007

    Plantronics has launched a new Bluetooth headset, the .audio 910 USB that makes it easier than ever to plug in and start talking. It works for calls from both PC and mobile phones so that you can make Skype calls or other VoIP calls without installing...

  • Acer TravelMate 4285WLMi  review
    Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    Acer TravelMate 4285WLMi review

    By 29 January 2007

    Acer has a worthy reputation for delivering machines before the rest of the market has even considered it, so the arrival of a built-in 3G SIM card is something others have mooted but are still to fully put into production. It also comes as no surprise...

  • Help us make Pocket-lint better
    Online

    Help us make Pocket-lint better

    By 24 January 2007

    We are always striving to make the site better than it is and as we approach our fourth birthday we want to hear if there are features you really want that we don't offer. While we spent the last year developing and introducing a new design with more...

  • Canon IXUS 850IS digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon IXUS 850IS digital camera review

    By 24 January 2007

    The Canon IXUS 850IS follows the IXUS lineage; a very nicely made and nicely designed ultra-compact stainless steel bodied compact digital camera. Some signature features of the new camera include another million pixels over the 800IS, its predecessor...

  • Samsung unveils HSDPA-enabled camera
    Cameras

    Samsung unveils HSDPA-enabled camera

    By 23 January 2007

    Samsung has released what may be another “world's first” - an HSDPA-enabled camera. The VLUU i70 looks remarkably like the i7 released at CES, but has the addition of the HSDPA functionality that lets you upload images straight from the camera to...