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Do we really need tablets and eBook readers?

Do we really need tablets and eBook readers?

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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!

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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... >>

Apple iPad - a love/hate thing?

Apple iPad - a love/hate thing?

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The Apple iPad revelation has got people talking with most coming down on one side or the other as far as loving or hating the look of the new tablet, so we thought a quick look at this hot tech topic from the Pocket-lint team might be of interest. Have... >>

"Hunk" painting car pink with nail varnish live on Web

"Hunk" painting car pink with nail varnish live on Web

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You might well ask why, as indeed I am, but a Welshman is attempting to paint a Fiat 500 pink, live online, using tiny pots of nail varnish to try and get a Guinness World Record, as well, of course, as gaining some publicity for Fiat's new, limited edition,... >>

VIDEO: Sony Ericsson reveals rubbish Vivaz vid

VIDEO: Sony Ericsson reveals rubbish Vivaz vid

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It seems the message from Sony Ericsson is that the new Vivaz is the cameraphone for you if you're a YouTube-obsessed menace. The promo clip above appears to position the mobile as the ideal to film members of the public unawares, capture those times... >>

Why software is ruling the world

Why software is ruling the world

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When an Android microwave is one of the big talking points of the Consumer Electronics Show, one begins to wonder whether we're shifting from the sublime to the ridiculous. The world of hardware seems to be collapsing in on itself. There are certain marker... >>