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Xiaomi sold 61m phones last year and will soon launch products in the US and other markets

Xiaomi sold 61m phones last year and will soon launch products in the US and other markets

By 12 February 2015

Xiaomi is getting ready to sell products in new markets like the US, but don't expect phones. Xiaomi is a Chinese company that develops and sells smartphones, mobile apps, and other consumer electronics. It has been described as the "Apple of China",... >>

Don't want drones watching your house? Here's how to setup a no-fly zone

Don't want drones watching your house? Here's how to setup a no-fly zone

By 12 February 2015

Drones are everywhere, online and in real life, and most are packing cameras. If the thought of being watched or just the annoying noise gets to you it's time to setup a no-fly zone. The idea behind a no-fly zone is that once setup around your home no... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

By 12 February 2015

Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

By 12 February 2015

The new James Bond film, called Spectre, has appeared in video footage at long last. But it's still just a tease of behind the scenes glimpses. That said, plenty is given away. The video footage from Spectre shows off the Austrian backdrop to what should... >>

Drones for Good winner revealed: Gimball is a crash-proof drone perfect for search and rescue

Drones for Good winner revealed: Gimball is a crash-proof drone perfect for search and rescue

By 11 February 2015

Who knew drones could be useful for something other than having fun? You’ve seen drones for taking pictures. You’ve seen drones for getting access to hard-to-reach areas. You’ve seen drones for delivering stuff. You’ve seen drones for monitoring.... >>

Boston Dynamics' new robo-dog Spot is more of a pup, small but strong

Boston Dynamics' new robo-dog Spot is more of a pup, small but strong

By 11 February 2015

Spot is the new robot dog created by Google's Boston Dynamics. He's smaller than the first generation LS3 Big Dog, but just as capable. Spot is a 73kg electrically powered and hydraulically actuated robot that can walk, trot and climb. Spot can even take... >>

HTC's Petra wearable may come with shoe sensor and GPS but no Android Wear

HTC's Petra wearable may come with shoe sensor and GPS but no Android Wear

By 11 February 2015

A leaked list of specs purportedly shows what we can expect from HTC's first wearable named Petra. The leak appeared on upleaks where it shows off quite a bit of detail on the wearable. Petra will feature a 1.8-inch PMOLED flexible display with 32 x 160... >>

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained

By 10 February 2015

When Anki first revealed its Anki Drive robot car racing game it was really cutting edge and new. Now there are competitors arriving on the scene that emulate the idea of having a track-based racing toy controlled by iPhone or Android apps. Anki still... >>

Anki Overdrive is the robot car game that every kid will want, young and old

Anki Overdrive is the robot car game that every kid will want, young and old

By 10 February 2015

We've raved about Anki Drive in the past and it seems consumers agree with our views, making the racing game with iOS and Android-controllable robot cars the second biggest selling toy on Amazon.com last Christmas. However, Anki has not been resting on... >>

Forget Samsung’s Gear VR: LG’s VR for G3 will be free

Forget Samsung’s Gear VR: LG’s VR for G3 will be free

By 9 February 2015

LG has entered the smartphone-powered virtual reality space. The company is introducing VR for G3. It's like a plastic version of Google Cardboard. The headset features lenses and fits over the LG G3. It uses the lenses in conjunction with the G3's internals... >>