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Best gadgets for Christmas 2014

Best gadgets for Christmas 2014

By 1 October 2014

It might seem a little early for santa chat given its only October, but John Lewis has now opened its Christmas shop meaning just one thing – the festive season is coming whether you like it or not. Yes, you still have a couple of months but if you're... >>

Amazon says the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer will fly off shelves this Christmas, here's why

Amazon says the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer will fly off shelves this Christmas, here's why

By 17 July 2014

Although the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer has been available for a couple of months, Amazon is predicting it will be a huge success for Christmas. During the retailer's annual Christmas in July event in London, a company spokesman told Pocket-lint... >>

Top 10 toys for Christmas 2014: Hamleys' best tech toys tips

Top 10 toys for Christmas 2014: Hamleys' best tech toys tips

By 30 June 2014

Christmas comes around so fast, at least it does when you're Pocket-lint. Not only do we celebrate the holiday season like everybody else, but we get a Christmas in the summer too. That's because manufacturers and stores traditionally hold "Christmas... >>

Forget the iPad Morgan Freeman, this Santa pic was drawn using MS Paint

Forget the iPad Morgan Freeman, this Santa pic was drawn using MS Paint

By 31 December 2013

When we saw the photo-realistic iPad drawing of Morgan Freeman we were rightly amazed, it was so good. However, that was on a touchscreen device that seems made to allow creative juices to flow, especially considering the wealth of superb art apps. That's... >>

How to take the best Christmas dinner photos, according to Platter iOS app

How to take the best Christmas dinner photos, according to Platter iOS app

By 20 December 2013

Christmas is a time for sharing - presents, chocolates, the other end of cracker that fails to make a "crack" sound - but in more recent times another form of sharing has been associated with the holidays, that of photos and commentary on social networks.... >>

Let's hope this is the only exploding Christmas tree you see these holidays (video)

Let's hope this is the only exploding Christmas tree you see these holidays (video)

By 18 December 2013

YouTube channel poster RatedRR has chosen to honour the US drink driving campaign "Drive sober or get pulled over" by blowing up a Christmas tree and posting the results as a rather cool video. And why not? If that doesn't get across the message that... >>

Be addicted, be very addicted, to the Google Santa Tracker Gumballs online game

Be addicted, be very addicted, to the Google Santa Tracker Gumballs online game

By 18 December 2013

If you have no spare time, and yet are inexplicably reading this, stop now. Do yourself a favour and don’t read on only to hear about the Google Santa Tracker Gumballs game. It’s dangerously addictive. How can an online game with only two buttons... >>

Sony NFC Christmas tree lets you change the lights using your smartphone

Sony NFC Christmas tree lets you change the lights using your smartphone

By 12 December 2013

Sony has upgraded the humble Christmas tree so that you can change the colour of the lights using an NFC connection and a smartphone - one of its Xperia range it would prefer, but any that are NFC-capable. Pair a phone with the NFC smart tag on the tree... >>

Game invents Christmas Tinner, a Christmas meal in a can so you can keep playing PS4 or Xbox One

Game invents Christmas Tinner, a Christmas meal in a can so you can keep playing PS4 or Xbox One

By 5 December 2013

UK high street retailer Game has invented a way for new PS4 and Xbox One owners to carry on playing through Christmas Day without having to stop for a massive meal. The Christmas Tinner is an entire Christmas meal in a can. The top layer is scrambled... >>

Explore Santa's Christmas Grotto on Google Street View, thanks to Nottcuts

Explore Santa's Christmas Grotto on Google Street View, thanks to Nottcuts

By 2 December 2013

If you don't fancy waiting in a queue for hours or don't have children, you'll probably not see the inside of Santa's Grotto this Christmas. But thanks to the magic of the World Wide Web, Google Street View and Notcutts, you still can. The UK garden centre... >>