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Alien: Isolation preview: One-hour play-through of one scary game

Alien: Isolation preview: One-hour play-through of one scary game

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There have been many games based around the Alien franchise of films, books and comics, some truly fantastic - like the first Aliens vs Predator first person shooter - some far from it - like the last Aliens vs Predator FPS. But most of them take their... >>

Computer passes the Turing Test to convince a person it was human

Computer passes the Turing Test to convince a person it was human

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For the first time an artificial intelligence was smart enough to pass the Turing Test, which was designed to spot robot answers trying to sound human. This AI tricked people into thinking it was human by answering the questions like a person.The 65-year... >>

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive review
5.0 stars

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive review

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With more and more of us owning multiple devices, remembering what content is on which device can be a problem. So SanDisk has come up with what it believes is the ideal solution: the Connect Wireless Flash Drive.Although it may look much like a normal... >>

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern venue confirmed

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern venue confirmed

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Planning and preparation for the first Pocket-lint Tech Tavern (#techtavern) in association with O2 from the 16-20 June is well and truly underway.We are happy to announce that for London Tech Week, Pocket-lint will be working from The Fable at 52 Holborn... >>

Three extends free roaming to five new countries, including France

Three extends free roaming to five new countries, including France

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Three has extended the number of countries its mobile customers can use their phones without incurring additional roaming charges. Users of Three's Feel At Home incentive can now use the internet, text and call from France, Switzerland, Israel, Finland... >>

Fashion designer Valentino collaborates with Mophie for stylish charging in aid of charity

Fashion designer Valentino collaborates with Mophie for stylish charging in aid of charity

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Mobile battery case manufacturer Mophie has teamed up with high-end fashion designer Valentino to create a limited edition Powerstation in aid of charity.The collaboration is the first time Valentino has teamed up with a tech company and the proceeds... >>

Toshiba Kira L93 pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Kira L93 pictures and hands-on

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Toshiba recently announced the Kira L93 which goes on sale in Japan this month. Pocket-lint was able to get a hands-on with this "7-in-1" device at Computex as it's interesting enough to warrant further investigation.The Kira L93 gets the 7-in-1 moniker... >>

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

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Dell announced a couple of new laptops at Computex 2014  and Pocket-lint managed to track down the Inspiron 11-inch and get a play with it. The Inspiron 11 3000 is a 2-in-1 hinged device - much like the Lenovo Yoga. The device can operate as a laptop,... >>

Uros Goodspeed Mi-Fi review
4.0 stars

Uros Goodspeed Mi-Fi review

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The Goodspeed is a portable multi-SIM Mi-Fi hotspot designed for travellers, particularly those in the business of heading to one or multiple countries on a regular basis.If you need mobile data wherever you are in the world then the Goodspeed could be... >>

Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on

Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on

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Asus are fond of combining devices to give all-in-one solutions, but they appear to have excelled themselves with the newly-announced Transformer Book V5. Pocket-lint was on hand at Computex 2014 to check out this mysteriously epic sounding device.The... >>

Apple OS X Yosemite Public Beta signup live, make sure you're in the first 1 million to not miss out

Apple OS X Yosemite Public Beta signup live, make sure you're in the first 1 million to not miss out

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Apple has confirmed that the Public beta for OS X Yosemite will be limited to the first 1 million people who sign up to the Public Beta program.Registration which is already open to those keen to get involved without paying to be apart of the company's... >>

OS X Yosemite makes your Mac and iPhone best friends, adds caller ID, calling from Mac, and more

OS X Yosemite makes your Mac and iPhone best friends, adds caller ID, calling from Mac, and more

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Apple has introduced new features in OS X Yosemite to give you greater continuity between your Mac and your iPhone.Detailing the new features at WWDC in San Francisco, the new awareness that Yosemite brings will bridge the divide between PC and mobile... >>

iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

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Apple has announced iCloud Drive, a new cloud based storage service that looks to take on Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive. The new feature, which will be available in OS X Yosemite, the new version of the company's desktop operating system, will allow... >>

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Everything you need to know

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Everything you need to know

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Apple has revealed the latest version of its computer-based operating system named Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.Over 40 million copies of Mavericks have been installed since release - the most in Apple's history. That's over 50 per cent working on the latest... >>

Next Mac operating system officially named OS X Yosemite - and it looks like iOS 7

Next Mac operating system officially named OS X Yosemite - and it looks like iOS 7

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Apple has unveiled the next version of its operating system for its huge Mac userbase and, as guessed by many a couple of days ago, it's called OS X Yosemite.The name was originally suspected when a banner was seen being erected at Apple's Worldwide Developers... >>

WWDC 2014: We're here in San Francisco for the launch of iOS 8 and more

WWDC 2014: We're here in San Francisco for the launch of iOS 8 and more

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Apple's 2014-flavoured Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is soon to start with Tim Cook's keynote kicking off the whole shebang and Pocket-lint has arrived at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to cover the events as they happen.Thanks to banner... >>

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint got to have a brief play-around with Asus' new Zenbook, the NX500, today at Computex and it left a very pleasing impression on most of our senses.Asus seemed pretty proud of the new Zenbook NX500's display, and rightly so. At 100 per cent... >>

Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

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Asus tantalised attendees at this year's Computex with a look at its latest Transformer Book the T300 Chi.The super thin detachable is still "in the works" but we can tell you that the 12.5-inch tablet is set to be the world's thinnest at a mere 7.3mm.... >>

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite rumours, release date, and everything you need to know

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite rumours, release date, and everything you need to know

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Apple has released new versions of its OS X desktop operating system every year as of late. You know what that means? It will more than likely release another version sometime in the next few months, and we might even get our first sneak peek at the 2014... >>

Asus Transformer Book Flip combines Intel Core i7 Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet

Asus Transformer Book Flip combines Intel Core i7 Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet

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Asus has unveiled its new Transformer Book Flip laptop at the 2014 Computex trade show in Taipei.The Transformer Book Flip comes with an Intel Core up to i7 processor and has a fixed hinge keyboard. So it's a laptop first but also uses a touchscreen so,... >>

Asus Zenbook NX500 coming winter with 4K UHD screen and Intel Core i7 processor

Asus Zenbook NX500 coming winter with 4K UHD screen and Intel Core i7 processor

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Asus has unveiled a whole stack of devices during its Computex 2014 press conference, including new Android tablets and the Transformer Book V, but it is perhaps the Zenbook NX500 that is attracting the most attention. The 15.6-inch laptop has a 4K UHD... >>

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

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Dell has announced an addition to its Inspiron 7000 Series range that embraces the tablet age with a 2-in-1 design.The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 is a Windows 8.1 laptop come tablet device with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display that can rotate... >>

WWDC 2014 rumours: What to expect at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

WWDC 2014 rumours: What to expect at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

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Apple will start is Worldwide Developer Conference for 2014 in San Francisco today, with a keynote speech to kick it off. But what can we expect to be announced at the show based on all the chatter, rumours, speculation, and gossip so far doing the rounds?iOS... >>

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

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Asus was one of the first to create hybrid tablets with keyboards and it's still pushing the definitions of hybrid devices. The latest Transformer V is an Android phone, Windows tablet, Android tablet, Windows laptop and Android laptop – all in one... >>

Google Stars app for bookmarks leaks onto Chrome Web Store but is quickly pulled

Google Stars app for bookmarks leaks onto Chrome Web Store but is quickly pulled

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The Google Stars bookmarking app that leaked earlier this month has launched on the Chrome Web Store. But don't get too excited; Google has already pulled the Chrome app without providing an explanation.Google is rumoured to be working on a bookmarking/favouriting... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 Moschino case and Nicholas Kirkwood case review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 Moschino case and Nicholas Kirkwood case review

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Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S5, has been available to buy for a few weeks now and if you already have your hands on one, it's likely you will want it to stay looking new for a while yet. Luckily for you the South Korean giant has teamed up... >>

New Apple iMac models possibly in the works, reveals Mavericks 10.9.4 beta leak

New Apple iMac models possibly in the works, reveals Mavericks 10.9.4 beta leak

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It looks like new iMacs might be on the way.Website MacRumors has reported that the OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta, which seeded to developers on Wednesday, contained references to three new iMac models in its code. Specifically, a member of the Hackintosh... >>

Hands on: LG G3 QuickCircle case, Tone Infinim headphones and Wireless Charger

Hands on: LG G3 QuickCircle case, Tone Infinim headphones and Wireless Charger

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LG has finally announced its much rumoured LG G3 smartphone and with it will come a number of new accessories including the QuickCircle case, Tone Infinim headphones and a Wireless Charger, along with the teased LG G Watch.Starting the show is the QuickCircle... >>

Toshiba Satellite Click 2 and Click 2 Pro Windows 8.1 2-in-1s announced

Toshiba Satellite Click 2 and Click 2 Pro Windows 8.1 2-in-1s announced

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Toshiba has announced its first consumer detachable Ultrabook and a 2-in-1 laptop from the same family.The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W has a 13.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) touchscreen display, Intel Dual Core i5 processor, Intel HD graphics 4400... >>

SSD breakthrough makes drives 300 per cent faster and 60 per cent more power efficient

SSD breakthrough makes drives 300 per cent faster and 60 per cent more power efficient

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A breakthrough in solid state drive processing means current drives can be boosted 300 per cent faster with 60 per cent better energy efficiency.Current flash drives can't overwrite data on the same memory area. That means data must be written in a new... >>

Qualcomm: 'Snapdragon 805 is the first end-to-end full 4K mobile experience'

Qualcomm: 'Snapdragon 805 is the first end-to-end full 4K mobile experience'

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Qualcomm is making one thing abundantly clear about its forthcoming Snapdragon 805 processor: it's all about 4K."Our belief is that 4K will be driven by mobile," said Tim McDonough, Qualcomm's vice president of marketing, at a preview session exploring... >>

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review
4.0 stars

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review

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Just shy of a year ago the original Surface RT landed in Pocket-lint towers. And we were rather taken with its ambition. A tablet looking to steal the crown from laptops - a great idea. But an idea that, as we were acutely aware then, carried with it... >>

Microsoft takes aim at the MacBook with Surface Pro 3, but is it firing blanks?

Microsoft takes aim at the MacBook with Surface Pro 3, but is it firing blanks?

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Microsoft made no secret about what was in its sights at the launch of the Surface Pro 3 on Tuesday, using Apple's MacBook Air as a comparison.Microsoft goes one step further than this, offering the MacBook Pro up as a comparison on its pre-order page... >>

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

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O2 has extended its O2 Refresh price plan system to include tablets. Like the network already offers with smartphones, you can pick up a tablet device on a monthly contract, with the SIM plan as a separate payment.You can choose a tablet from a selection... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 leaks ahead of 20 May launch event

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 leaks ahead of 20 May launch event

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Microsoft is hosting an event on 20 May in New York where a new Surface tablet is expected to appear. Until now it was a Surface Mini touted to make the news, but it looks like a new Surface Pro 3 may be there too.A mention of a "Surface Pro 3" has appeared... >>

Touch control holograms, 3D scanning, auto green screens: We try the Intel RealSense future

Touch control holograms, 3D scanning, auto green screens: We try the Intel RealSense future

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Intel showed us its RealSense 3D camera today at an event in London. With it was the best floating, touch controlled "hologram" we've seen in real life. Tony Stark would have been impressed.The RealSense 3D camera is going to start appearing in computers... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop shown off

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop shown off

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Lenovo has taken the wraps off two new products: the ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop.The ThinkPad 10 tablet has a 10-inch 1920 x 1020 IPS display and comes with 4G connectivity, a digitiser pen, 4GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of storage.... >>

Archos ArcBook 10.1-inch Android netbook to launch in June for $170

Archos ArcBook 10.1-inch Android netbook to launch in June for $170

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France-based Archos has unveiled a new Android netbook called the Archos ArcBook. It's essentially a touchscreen tablet with a keyboard and trackpad as well as a very wallet-friendly price tag.The ArcBook features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with... >>

Toshiba Kira review
3.5 stars

Toshiba Kira review

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Laptops these days are statements of design as much as they are capable powerhouses able to crunch through almost any task you throw at them. The Toshiba Kira is the company's bash at high-end design, delivering a slim and capable machine packed with... >>

Vodafone vows to never increase your monthly plan for the length of your contract

Vodafone vows to never increase your monthly plan for the length of your contract

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Vodafone UK has introduced a fixed price promise for all customers. It will not increase the price of mobile line rental throughout the entire duration of a contract.From 23 January, UK independent communications regulator Ofcom introduced a ruling that... >>

Gigabyte 14-inch Ultraforce gaming laptop P34G v2 with Intel Core i7 now available for £989

Gigabyte 14-inch Ultraforce gaming laptop P34G v2 with Intel Core i7 now available for £989

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Gaming laptop maker Gigabyte has just made its new 14-inch Ultraforce P34G v2 laptop available for purchase.The P34G v2 is a sleek Windows 8.1 Pro computer that packs a powerful punch. The inside offers a 4th-generation Intel Core i7 Quad-Core processor,... >>

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

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Google has announced a huge new lineup of Chromebook computers powered by Intel chips."Spring has finally arrived in the U.S. And with the new growth the season brings, we’re happy to expand our Chromebook family. Together with Intel, today we’re... >>

Microsoft Surface event invite teases "small" gathering for 20 May - hinting at mini Surface?

Microsoft Surface event invite teases "small" gathering for 20 May - hinting at mini Surface?

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Microsoft has sent invitations to a Microsoft Surface event on 20 May in New York City, with the following description: "Join us for a small gathering."Rumours have long claimed that Microsoft wants to introduce a mini Surface tablet. Microsoft itself... >>

Next Asus Padfone will see return of the keyboard dock

Next Asus Padfone will see return of the keyboard dock

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Asus is planning to reintroduce its laptop dock for the next Padfone device, most likely the Padfone X soon to arrive for AT&T in the States.The keyboard segment has been spotted in an FCC filing that even publishes pictures of the dock being tested.... >>