Reviews & hands-on

  • Online

    Hands-on: New Facebook News Feed explored

    By 8 March 2013

    Facebook has updated the look and feel of its News Feed feature in the hope that it will become the best personalised newspaper you would ever want. As the global roll-out begins, Pocket-lint has been given access to the new feature so we can share what...

  • Gaming

    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag preview

    By 4 March 2013

    Without spoiling things, the end of Assassin’s Creed 3 was fairly definitive in the way it closed down the whole series, so when Ubisoft invited us to take a look at a new Assassin’s game, you can imagine our surprise. First up lets get the truly...

  • Phones

    Nokia 808 PureView camera test at Royal Ascot

    By 25 June 2012

    The Nokia 808 PureView is an intriguing phone. On the one hand it features the Symbian operating system that has been formally discontinued, while on the other it is a phone that features an eye-popping 41-megapixel camera. But it's no normal sensor -...

  • Phones

    Samsung Galaxy S III: TouchWiz UI explored

    By 4 May 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy S III has turned up with just as much a media storm as has followed it since we first got wind back in May 2011. Finally, we know what this Android superphone is all about. While a rundown of the hardware and specs is useful for an...

  • Online

    Taking a ride on Heathrow’s ULTra Personal Rapid Transit System

    By 19 September 2011

    "Think of it as a horizontal lift," says Fraser Brown, managing director of ULTra, the company that has built a new way to travel to Heathrow Terminal 5 from the business car park. And he says this as Pocket-lint is hurtling along at 25mph in a driver-less...

  • Phones

    Windows Phone 7 Mango – new features detailed

    By 21 June 2011

    Microsoft is full steam ahead at the moment with its Windows Phone 7 operating system and that means giving us the chance to actually live with one in the home ahead of the official release of the new update in September. We plan to bring you a full...

  • Tablets

    Best BlackBerry PlayBook cases hands-on round-up

    By 4 May 2011

    So you’ve just got a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet from RIM (or about to get one) and now you need to protect your 7-inch wonder. There are, as you would expect, a number of different cases out there all promising protection. Some go for the business look,...

  • Gaming

    Lego Pirates of the Caribbean hands-on

    By 26 April 2011

    Having Lego-fied the worlds of Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Harry Potter, the team at Traveller’s Tales is primed to do the same for a new blockbuster franchise. Pirates of the Caribbean. At an event thoughtfully staged in a rum-soaked North London...

  • Gaming

    Best Christmas edition iPhone apps for gamers

    By 25 December 2010

    As far as the entertainment world goes there's a long and rich history of Christmas specials. From Morecambe and Wise to the Office we've always been partial to a festive treat. As casual gaming becomes increasingly prevalent as a form of everyday entertainment...