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Lego building tips for the family

Lego building tips for the family

By 15 December 2011

Lego is a Christmas staple. Anyone with kids aged between 5 and 15 will likely be purchasing some this year. There might even be a few mums and dads who treat themselves to a cheeky slice of Lego pie. However a standard box of Lego bricks can be an intimidating... >>

The best Christmas apps for your family

The best Christmas apps for your family

By 14 December 2011

A few dads this Christmas will probably find an iPad 2 or Android tablet sat in their stocking. Lucky you, we say. Your Christmas Day is about to be enriched with a family app experience like no other. Using a tablet to play board games will transform... >>

Teach your family to play Call of Duty

Teach your family to play Call of Duty

By 13 December 2011

Imagine that somehow you had travelled forward in time from an age before video games consoles existed. Stepping into the sitting room of a modern day household, you are confronted with the sight of young people blasting others in the face on a television... >>

Pocket-lint cooks Christmas dinner with apps (and a Michelin starred chef)

Pocket-lint cooks Christmas dinner with apps (and a Michelin starred chef)

By 9 December 2011

When we think of a Good Christmas, nothing can be more important than the Chrimbo meal itself. It’s the one time guaranteed to bring the whole family together. The problem is that cooking Christmas dinner all too often sees one member of the family... >>

Teach your grandparents to use Skype

Teach your grandparents to use Skype

By 8 December 2011

The grandparent can be notoriously tricky customer when it comes to educating, particularly when that education is a lesson in technology, but, because you're a good person and this is the Good Christmas, you're going to give it a shot by giving them... >>

Teach your dad to use his Kindle

Teach your dad to use his Kindle

By 7 December 2011

A Good Christmas means good presents. What better than a piece of technology that the whole family can enjoy and that’s easy as (mince) pie to pick up? If you hadn’t guessed from the title and the large picture just above, we’re talking about the... >>

The best 50 family films to watch together this Christmas

The best 50 family films to watch together this Christmas

By 6 December 2011

Part of a Good Christmas is getting the family sat down together to watch a film or two while making your way through a few tins of Quality Street. You know, just in case you're not already stuffed to the gunnels with Turkey. Choosing the right movie... >>

How to spend on charity this Christmas

How to spend on charity this Christmas

By 5 December 2011

Welcome to the Good Christmas on Pocket-lint. The first and most obvious way to feel good about yourself this year is to make sure that you’re giving to those that really need, and, as much as we all really need that latest smartphone, what we’re... >>

A Good Christmas on Pocket-lint

A Good Christmas on Pocket-lint

By 5 December 2011

This Christmas is the Good Christmas on Pocket-lint. Over the next two weeks, we’re going to be bringing you ideas from the web and from the world of technology on how to make sure that the time you spend with your nearest and dearest this year is time... >>