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Chevrolet Bolt preview: An EV game changer, just not for the UK

Chevrolet Bolt preview: An EV game changer, just not for the UK

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Thirty thousand dollars. A lot of money? Not for an electric car, not one with a real-world 200-mile range anyway. But at CES, Mary Barra, CEO of GM, stood up on stage and introduced the worst kept secret of the show, that GM's Chevrolet division was... >>

Rinspeed Etos concept preview: BMW i8 gets added Swiss smarts

Rinspeed Etos concept preview: BMW i8 gets added Swiss smarts

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Leftfield Swiss car operation Rinspeed tends to rock up at the Geneva Auto Show each spring with a new concept car – showcasing the very latest technology from its partners, such as Harman, that produce connected car technologies and car audio equipment.So... >>

Lego Education WeDo 2.0 brings Lego robots to the classroom

Lego Education WeDo 2.0 brings Lego robots to the classroom

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Your kids could be about to start playing with Lego at school after the company has launched an educational toy box that encourages robotic code learning.Best seen as a more approachable version of Lego Mindstorms, Lego Education WeDo 2.0 is a hands-on,... >>

Pico Brew: A home brewing machine that makes beer making as easy as baking a loaf of bread

Pico Brew: A home brewing machine that makes beer making as easy as baking a loaf of bread

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You'll soon be able to brew beer from your favourite breweries from around the world at home thanks to a new invention called the Pico Brew.The counter top device is a fully automated brewing appliance that is able to brew batches of 5-litre kegs in about... >>

AiraWear Smart Comfort hoodie will give you a massage on the go

AiraWear Smart Comfort hoodie will give you a massage on the go

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If you've every thought about getting a massage while waiting for the bus, or even while sat in the pub, AiraWear is here to help.The AiraWear Smart Comfort hoodie, shown off at CES 2016, looks light and comfortable like a normal zip-up hoodie at a... >>

RIP Motorola and thanks for giving us the first ever mobile phone

RIP Motorola and thanks for giving us the first ever mobile phone

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It's the end of the line for Motorola as the name is set to slip off the face of the earth once and for all.Motorola Mobility, which was bought by Google in 2012 and then Lenovo in 2014, will be phased out in favour of the new "Lenovo by Moto" name.While... >>

Project Tango hits smartphones, Lenovo and Google announce 3D scanning handset

Project Tango hits smartphones, Lenovo and Google announce 3D scanning handset

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Google's Project Tango, which captures 3D images of the real world and converts them into virtual, is coming to a smartphone made by Lenovo.This is the first time a manufacturer and Google have been linked for a consumer smartphone with Project Tango.... >>

LG Gram 15 preview: When is a MacBook not a MacBook?

LG Gram 15 preview: When is a MacBook not a MacBook?

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Before CES even started, LG released details on a new version of its Gram laptop that has a massive 15.6-inch screen yet still weighs light as a feather.It also has a greatly reduced bezel around the display, so is barely larger than a 14-inch device.... >>

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

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Honeywell has launched a Wi-Fi enabled leak and freeze detector that can notify you via your smartphone if it detects water in the room it is installed.The seemingly boring looking white box can work on its own without any bigger smarthome system (like... >>

HP Spectre x360 (2016) preview: OLED ace might be the best looking laptop ever

HP Spectre x360 (2016) preview: OLED ace might be the best looking laptop ever

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The original Spectre x360 saw HP assert its strengths in the laptop market. It was, and is, one great looking, great functioning laptop. For 2016 it's gone one better for the refresh by incorporating a 13.3-inch OLED panel into the design.And boy does... >>

Kuai earphones track heart rate, movement, store music, connect to ANT+ and coach, all minus a phone

Kuai earphones track heart rate, movement, store music, connect to ANT+ and coach, all minus a phone

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The Holy Grail of sports tracking may have landed with the Kuai earphones. Unlike other offerings so far this offers everything in one package, without the need to carry a phone.We've already seen heart rate monitoring headphones, earphones that store... >>

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

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When LG announced the LG G4-beating V10 smartphone in October last year it didn't have any plans to introduce it to the UK. However, those plans have changed and it is now heading to Britain to give a super-sized alternative to the company's current flagship... >>

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

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New Balance has confirmed that it is embracing digital technology, with plans to launch a consumer running watch during 2016.Announcing a new Digital Sport division, the company has outlined that it wants to create a digital platform for runners, covering... >>

What is 4K UHD? Ultra-High Definition explained, and why it matters for your next TV

What is 4K UHD? Ultra-High Definition explained, and why it matters for your next TV

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The term Ultra-High Definition - also known as Ultra HD or UHD - has been kicking around for a couple of years now. But what does it actually mean and why does it matter if you're looking to buy a new TV?Just as we've got used to the "Full HD" term, along... >>

Best of CES 2016 - Drones: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more

Best of CES 2016 - Drones: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more

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Drones may once have been a term associated with mindless machines and flying kill-bots, but now its fast becoming about fun. Quadcopters equipped with cameras are growing more and more popular.From the likes of DJI to Parrot, every drone manufacturer... >>

Volkswagen e-Golf Touch preview: Hello Volkswagen

Volkswagen e-Golf Touch preview: Hello Volkswagen

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The VW e-Golf Touch isn't exactly a new car as much as a new interface. There was a brief leak of this system back in early December, so it wasn't a surprise to see Volkswagen equip a Golf (just the electric version for now) with its 12.3-inch TFT cluster... >>

Martian made a hybrid smartwatch for women: Here's the Kindred vip

Martian made a hybrid smartwatch for women: Here's the Kindred vip

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Martian Watches is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas showing off a couple new watches, including something described as a hybrid smartwatch for women.The watch is the Kindred vip. It has a round watch face with a diameter of 38mm set in a stainless steel case.... >>

Martian's mVoice watch lets you issue voice commands through your phone

Martian's mVoice watch lets you issue voice commands through your phone

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Apart from the new hybrid smartwatch for women, Martian Watch is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas unveiling its mVoice collection of men's watches.The watches featured an “always-on” analog design and of course smart features. But the stand-out thing about... >>

Meccano Meccanoids multiply, now come in various shapes and sizes

Meccano Meccanoids multiply, now come in various shapes and sizes

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Meccano has expanded on its Meccano robot launched in 2015, with a range of Meccanoids for 2016.Revealed at CES in Las Vegas, the range will feature three pot sized robots, a giant T-Rex dinosaur and two child sized droids that you have to build yourself.Leading... >>

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

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During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung revealed that it is making its Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iPhone. Now it has also confirmed to Pocket-lint exactly when that will happen. And it's sooner than you think.We spoke to Samsung's Kyle Brown,... >>

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

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Samsung has demoed a modular TV concept at CES that could mean the end to those annoying black bars when you watch widescreen content.Rather than your standard television screen, the Samsung modular TV is made up of a number of screens that can be joined... >>

Volkswagen Budd-e: Clean, green, apology machine

Volkswagen Budd-e: Clean, green, apology machine

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On the eve of CES 2016, Volkswagen unveiled the Budd-e concept. The latest modern take on its Microbus, Budd-e follows Bulli (2011) and Concept Microbus (2001) as a teaser for the company bringing back its flower power van that's so enchanted people across... >>

Technics SL-1200GAE turntable in pictures: Classic design, stunning quality

Technics SL-1200GAE turntable in pictures: Classic design, stunning quality

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We're long-time fans of the Technics SL-1200 (and 1210) turntable series. So when Panasonic announced that production of a 7th generation model in 2016 was about to commence we got rather excited.At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, we got a first hand sampling... >>

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

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When it comes to 3D printing news we're pretty selective. But this new creation by Mcor is something that needs shouting about. The Mcor Arke is a full colour desktop 3D printer that looks set to raise the bar in the market.The objects the Mcor Arke can... >>

Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now

Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now

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Virtual reality has been making a bit of a comeback recently, but not just for gaming.Oculus Rift - the much-discussed super sensitive goggles that put you into a 3D environment - has the potential to let you wander about without actually navigating... >>

Qualcomm urges car makers to take modular approach

Qualcomm urges car makers to take modular approach

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Qualcomm, the company whose processors power many of the current flagship mobile phones today, has told Pocket-lint that it expects car makers to take a modular approach to bringing the latest tech to their cars in the future.Announcing a number of partnerships... >>

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K Action Cams can be paired up to film your 360 VR playground

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K Action Cams can be paired up to film your 360 VR playground

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Kodak has announced a new version of its PIxPro SP360 camera, stepping up to 4K, over the full HD version we've previously seen. With virtual reality making a splash - Oculus Rift is coming in April for example – and compatible with Facebook and... >>

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

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As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last year's... >>

Naim Mu-so Qb: Rounded audio meets square design

Naim Mu-so Qb: Rounded audio meets square design

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When the Naim Mu-so launched in 2014 it attracted critical acclaim, bagging the Pocket-lint Awards 2015 gong for best speaker. Now the essence of that high-end wireless all-in-one multiroom speaker is available in a smaller, cube-shaped form factor: the... >>

Sony's new players omit Ultra HD Blu-ray support

Sony's new players omit Ultra HD Blu-ray support

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Sony has announced two new players at CES 2016, but neither offer support for Ultra HD Blu-ray, the latest high-def video format being pushed by Samsung and Panasonic at the show.The first is pitched as a "high resolution premium audio and video player",... >>

Code-A-Pillar: The pre-school coding caterpillar

Code-A-Pillar: The pre-school coding caterpillar

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When's it too early to learn to code? When you're three perhaps? Well according to Fisher Price, that's exactly the time you should be encouraging your children to start.The toy company has created a new coding toy aimed at the class of 2035 that starts... >>

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

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Razer has taken a different approach to its activity tracking smartwatch. The Nabu Watch has two screens, each drawing on different batteries, to give the perfect blend of watch and smart notification device.Primarily the Nabu is a watch, with time, countdown... >>

Misfit enters audio world with activity tracking wireless earphones, Specter

Misfit enters audio world with activity tracking wireless earphones, Specter

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Misfit has announced that it will be expanding its activity tracking offerings beyond the wrist to your ears with its new Specter.Despite the Bond villainous sounding name the Specter earphones are out to make your life better, day and night, with activity... >>

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

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It's that time of year when fitness is everyone's goal. But getting going and keeping up momentum isn't always easy. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation.Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting... >>

Honor 5X offers premium design, affordable prices

Honor 5X offers premium design, affordable prices

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Honor is all about appealing to the kids, meaning the 5X offers everything a younger user could want at a price they can afford.The Honor 5X is already out in China but will now be coming to the US. International availability has not been officially announced... >>

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

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Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording.The camera itself is as tiddly as last year's model,... >>

Want a premium 4K experience? Panasonic DX900 is first-to-market Ultra HD Premium TV

Want a premium 4K experience? Panasonic DX900 is first-to-market Ultra HD Premium TV

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The battle for the ultimate 4K TV is on at this year's CES, with Panasonic the first to get an Ultra HD Premium qualified TV to market - the DX900 - which is due out this February.While Ultra HD Premium doesn't redefine the core of what 4K is all about... >>

UHD Blu-ray players are finally here: Panasonic enters 4K disc market with DMP-UB900

UHD Blu-ray players are finally here: Panasonic enters 4K disc market with DMP-UB900

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With 4K ultra-high definition TVs beginning to become the norm, it's been a long and winding road for the physical format, UHD Blu-ray, to reach its final standard. With the UHD Alliance now signed and sealed on that deal, 4K Blu-ray players will, finally,... >>

Withings Go uses E Ink display for eight-month activity tracking battery

Withings Go uses E Ink display for eight-month activity tracking battery

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Withings has announced a new activity tracker called Go that aims to be both affordable and still offer plenty of great features like long battery life and sport tracking.The Withings Go is priced at £50 making it far more affordable than some wearables... >>