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Nokia looks to the camera to help it stand out as it waits for app issue to go away

Nokia looks to the camera to help it stand out as it waits for app issue to go away

By 12 July 2013

It's 3pm, we've been at the Nokia press launch since 10am, and it's the first time someone has mentioned that the new flagship Nokia Lumia device, the Lumia 1020, can be used as a phone. It epitomises the modern day smartphone launch as companies battle... >>

Time for the death of the Doodle

Time for the death of the Doodle

By 12 November 2012

With enough birthdays of the famous dead to last an entire year, has Google begun to look to Bing for ideas on how to improve search? For those that need this unwrapping a little, what we’re talking about is the Google Doodle. The first Google Doodle... >>

The Nexus 7 is cheap, but who are the real winners and losers?

The Nexus 7 is cheap, but who are the real winners and losers?

By 28 June 2012

You get what you pay for, that's the old adage. In many cases that's as true in technology as it is in camping gear or cars: you pay for quality, you pay a premium price for a premium product.  With the release of the £159 Nexus 7, Google's new Jelly... >>

TomTom supplies Apple Maps and we're not surprised

TomTom supplies Apple Maps and we're not surprised

By 12 June 2012

TomTom has confirmed, via a posting on its corporate website, that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Apple for "maps and other information", following Apple's announcement of an entirely new version of Apple Maps at WWDC in San Francisco... >>

Do we really need tablets and eBook readers?

Do we really need tablets and eBook readers?

By 28 March 2012

Do we really need eBook readers when tablets will do the same and so much more besides? For some, this is a question that perhaps doesn't need asking, but in a quick straw poll around Pocket-lint staff and friends, it seems to be a burning issue. Responses... >>

Windows 8: Ideal for Mac users

Windows 8: Ideal for Mac users

By 16 March 2012

I am not a Luddite, not at all, but when I look at Windows 8 I feel a sense of dread. And I feel that way because I think the company is about to make the biggest mistake of its history. I think Windows 8 could be a bigger problem for Microsoft than Windows... >>

Aren't smartphones fast enough?

Aren't smartphones fast enough?

By 7 February 2012

Remember Windows XP? We certainly do. Think back to the days of noisy hard-drives and floppy disks clicking away. Have a guess what sort of power was inside the average PC back then? Take a peek at the Windows XP system requirements and you might get... >>

Lytro in the iPhone, not so fast

Lytro in the iPhone, not so fast

By 24 January 2012

The Lytro camera that allows you to focus well after the moment you press the shutter button on your digital camera might be one of the most exciting innovations to happen to the world of photography since the first digital camera in 1975, however, to... >>

Comment: Do mobile phones cause bullying in schools?

Comment: Do mobile phones cause bullying in schools?

By 18 November 2010

A survey conducted during National Anti-Bullying Week has found that out of almost 2000 parents, 1 in 5 believe mobile phones and social networks are a significant factor when it comes to bullying in schools. When asked the question: "What do you think... >>

Is Sony afraid of the iPhone? You betcha!

Is Sony afraid of the iPhone? You betcha!

By 18 August 2010

There is a saying - when you spend most of your advertising putting down the competition you are afraid that rival is not only better, but is winning the fight. That might not be the exact phrase, but you get the idea. You can see this practice happening... >>