Iron Man archive

  • Obama announces US is building Iron Man, sort of
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    Obama announces US is building Iron Man, sort of

    By 27 February 2014

    Barack Obama has told a White House manufacturing innovation event that America is building Iron Man. Of course the US President was having a joke by saying it, then unsaying it, then admitting it again. All good fun but in reality America is pumping...

  • Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?
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    Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

    By 20 January 2014

    Mr Potato Head has worn many guises over the last couple of decades including plenty that offer a more geeky appeal to the proceedings. The latest is as Homer Simpson in a new tie-up between Hasbro and Fox to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons...

  • Grand Theft Auto V sales surpass $800 million on first day - beating most blockbuster films
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    Grand Theft Auto V sales surpass $800 million on first day - beating most blockbuster films

    By 18 September 2013

    Grand Theft Auto V has made more than $800 million (£497 million) within the first 24 hours of its worldwide release. Take-Two Interactive Software, the owner of Rockstar Games, which is the publisher behind the Grand Theft Auto series, announced that...

  • Iron Man Armor Power Bank: Let a superhero power up your smartphone or tablet
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    Iron Man Armor Power Bank: Let a superhero power up your smartphone or tablet

    By 15 May 2013

    When your smartphone battery has gone flat, you now have a choice of which superhero you'd prefer to swoop to your rescue. Nokia unveiled its Superman Man of Steel Fatboy wireless charging pillow during the Lumia 925 launch yesterday, and now Brando has...

  • Iron Man Mark VII iPhone 5 case pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Iron Man Mark VII iPhone 5 case pictures and hands-on

    By 22 April 2013

    Why should Tony Stark have all the fun? He whizzes about in his high-tech armour, saving the world and everything, but why shouldn't you have a slice of the action? Well, gadget specialist Brando offers one way you can at least dress something you own...

  • Lego Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack pictures and hands-on
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    Lego Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack pictures and hands-on

    By 17 April 2013

    Iron Man 3 is out on the 26 April in the UK, but those wanting to re-live the Malibu Mansion Attack sequence (featured in the trailer) can do so thanks to Marvel and Lego creating the Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack set.  The set features Tony Stark's...

  • Pocket-lint becomes Iron Man
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    Pocket-lint becomes Iron Man

    By 26 March 2013

    Iron Man 3 is in the cinemas in the UK from 25 April, and to help promote the film and the new Iron Man armour, Marvel, Disney, and RealD 3D have teamed up to take a "Become Iron Man" experience on the road around the UK letting you become the metal-clad...

  • Turn your iPhone 5 into a superhero with the Iron Man Mark VII case
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    Turn your iPhone 5 into a superhero with the Iron Man Mark VII case

    By 19 March 2013

    Iron Man 3 hits the cinemas next month and what better way to celebrate than to encase your iPhone 5 in a replica of Tony Stark's Mark VII suit, complete with glowing LED chestplate? Gadget shop Brando is now taking pre-orders on the official Marvel-licensed...

  • Hasbro's top toys for Christmas 2010
    Gadgets

    Hasbro's top toys for Christmas 2010

    By 5 August 2010

    Toy company Hasbro has given Pocket-lint some playtime with a wide range of its Autumn and Winter line-ups - the products it's essentially pushing for the busy Christmas market. We looked at a large range of games and toys for all ages, and while some...

  • Comic-Con 2010: Top 5 comic book gadgets
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    Comic-Con 2010: Top 5 comic book gadgets

    By 23 July 2010

    It's one thing reading comic books, it's another trying to emulate your favourite characters. Little did the original creators of each superhero know, though, that technology would one day catch up with their ideas, and that, eventually, gadgets would...

  • Samsung to launch Iron Man Monte
    Phones

    Samsung to launch Iron Man Monte

    By 30 April 2010

    Samsung has announced that it'll shortly be launching a special version of its Monte handset in honour of the release of Iron Man 2. It'll be available exclusively on O2. The device is just like the normal Monte, which is a mid-range touchscreen handset...

  • Iron Man MacBook sticker available
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    Iron Man MacBook sticker available

    By 4 February 2010

    Super hero fans can get a new MacBook decal that sees Iron Man's repulsor ray, fired from the palm of his hand, turned into the Apple logo. The sticker is made of a "special vinyl lucid material" and if your allegiance changes to say, the Iron Monger,...

  • Iron Man - DVD review
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    Iron Man - DVD review

    By 24 October 2008

    During this tricky period, where the gods of DVD release scheduling have set me on a comic-based review decathlon, I remarked that these films need to strive to create a distinct tone to prevent them from becoming a blur. While The Incredible Hulk didn’t...

  • LG presents 18K. gold Iron Man mobile
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    LG presents 18K. gold Iron Man mobile

    By 2 April 2008

    What better endorsement for a mobile can you get than a super hero clasping it in his gloved hand? The Iron Man movie, starring Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow, comes to screens worldwide from the beginning of May, and avid phone fans will be able...

  • Charity 2007 Triathlon calendar from TriTalk
    Sports Fitness

    Charity 2007 Triathlon calendar from TriTalk

    By 23 October 2006

    We are always being told that local communities no longer exist, but who needs local when you can have virtual? The popular triathlon website TriTalk.co.uk have pulled together to create a charity calendar for 2007. The calendar has been kindly supported...

  • Spencer Smith tackles Ironman Hawaii on pink Planet-X Stealth
    Sports Fitness

    Spencer Smith tackles Ironman Hawaii on pink Planet-X Stealth

    By 20 October 2006

    This weekend sees the biggest race in the Ironman triathlon calendar - the Ford Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. We reported earlier in the year on the sponsorship between Spencer Smith and Planet-X. Continuing something of a strange fetish...