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  • Dyson Hot fanless heater gets a little too hot, recalled after fire risk
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    Dyson Hot fanless heater gets a little too hot, recalled after fire risk

    By 17 March 2014

    Dyson has recalled every unit of its Dyson Hot fanless heater, after the risk of fire has arisen in a handful of the units sold since 2011.  "We have sold a million heaters around the world; we have seen a small number short-circuit, which in four cases...

  • LG unveils Pocket Photo 2, letting you print photos from your smartphone
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    LG unveils Pocket Photo 2, letting you print photos from your smartphone

    By 29 December 2013

    LG has taken the wraps off its second-generation Pocket Photo, a "smart" mobile printer that can print photos on the go from your smartphone. Set to be shown in detail at CES 2014 on 7 January, the Pocket Photo 2 will be available in pink, jewel white...

  • Lytro software update adds 3D-viewing to images
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    Lytro software update adds 3D-viewing to images

    By 12 November 2013

    Lytro has pushed out a software update called Lytro 3D that allows Lytro camera users to view their photos in 3D. The Lytro 3D update includes Lytro Desktop for Mac and Windows and Lytro Mobile for iOS, and it essentially enables Lytro camera users to...

  • As it hits 150m users, Instagram says ads are coming within the year
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    As it hits 150m users, Instagram says ads are coming within the year

    By 9 September 2013

    Instagram has announced that more than 150 million people are now accessing its apps on both iOS and Android. Of the 150 million users, the photo-sharing network says 50 million of them have joined in the last six months, an impressive growth rate....

  • Facebook announces shared photo albums - multiple people can contribute to one album
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    Facebook announces shared photo albums - multiple people can contribute to one album

    By 26 August 2013

    Facebook announced shared photo albums on Monday, a feature that has long been requested on the world's most popular social network. The new feature will allow multiple users to contribute photo uploads to the same album, with privacy settings that include...

  • Get Flickr Pro free for three months
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    Get Flickr Pro free for three months

    By 27 December 2012

    Flickr has always been a great photo-sharing site, it's a great place to store your photos, and it's a useful tool for looking at trends in photography - its Exif search is fabulous. And what it now has, is a free three months for its "Pro" service. What...

  • 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display pictures and hands-on
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    13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display pictures and hands-on

    By 23 October 2012

    Admit it, you've been lusting after the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display since it was announced earlier in the year, but were worried that the screen was just too big. Worry no longer, as Apple has launched a 13-inch version of the MacBook Pro...

  • Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on
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    Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 16 October 2012

    The Asus Padfone 2 was unveiled publicly today at a packed event in Milan. The quirky phone-cum-tablet device looks to crack two ends of the market, potentially bringing your phone and tablet needs together into one hybrid package. The brains of the outfit...

  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 10 October 2012

    When it comes to car fantasies, the Ford Mustang is right up there. From Steve McQueen's Bullitt to Nicolas Cage's Eleanor, the Ford Mustang has captured the imagination of car fans everywhere, us included. It's a rare beast to see in the UK, so when...

  • Hyundai Veloster Turbo SE pictures and hands-on
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    Hyundai Veloster Turbo SE pictures and hands-on

    By 21 September 2012

    The Hyundai Veloster is a strange beast. The Korean company pushes it as two cars in one: from the driver's side, it's a coupe; from the passenger side, ia hatchback. Some might argue that, rather than being a coupe, it’s a simply a strange four-door...

  • Motorola RAZR i pictures and hands-on
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    Motorola RAZR i pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    Motorola has pulled the covers off its collaborative device with Intel and the result is the Motorola RAZR i. As predicted, and as we confirmed previously, the RAZR i is the RAZR M launched in the US, now running on Intel hardware. We caught up with the...

  • Canon PowerShot S110 pictures and hands-on
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    Canon PowerShot S110 pictures and hands-on

    By 17 September 2012

    The Canon PowerShot S110 has replaced the S100 model - a new king at the top of the high-spec, slender Canon compact camera tree. Pocket-lint had the chance to play around with a white-finish model after Canon's press conference at the Photokina camera...

  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS pictures and hands-on
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    Canon PowerShot SX50 HS pictures and hands-on

    By 17 September 2012

    Superzooms are all the rage at the moment, so when Canon lifted the lid on the world's first 50x optical zoom all-in-one bridge camera, we have to admit we thought it sounded like it was over-reaching. With a massive 24-1200mm equivalent zoom, is the...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH3 pictures and hands-on
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    Panasonic Lumix GH3 pictures and hands-on

    By 17 September 2012

    The majority of Panasonic's G-series has focused on the more entry-level product: the GF3 and GF5, for example, epitomised point-and-shoot style compact system cameras. But if the announcement of the Lumix GH3 - unveiled at this year's Photokina 2012...

  • Nikon D600 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon D600 pictures and hands-on

    By 13 September 2012

    The Nikon D600 crosses the two segments of Nikon's line of DSLR cameras: it's a pro spec full-frame camera, with some distinctly consumer features. Launching at £1,955 - and without doubt some good deals will bring that price down after launch - it's...

  • Apple iPod touch pictures and hands-on
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    Apple iPod touch pictures and hands-on

    By 12 September 2012

    Apple has updated the iPod touch, bringing with it a larger, more impressive Retina display. Now measuring 4-inches, the 1136 x 640 display is sharp and vibrant and with a new wider aspect, better suited to movies on the move.  The iPod touch (5th generation)...

  • ZTE Grand X IN pictures and hands-on
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    ZTE Grand X IN pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    Two things are clear in the world of smartphones: ZTE is serious about breaking out of China and Intel is serious about breaking into mobile devices. It's no surprise, then, to see the ZTE Grand X IN. Okay, we admit it's something of a surprise, as this...

  • Philips Fidelio X1 pictures and hands-on
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    Philips Fidelio X1 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    If you're in the market for a premium set of headphones then you're veritably spoilt for choice these days, with strong offerings, it seems, from all quarters.  Philips has added to its Fidelio premium audio line with the X1 headphones, topping a range...

  • LG Optimus L9 pictures and hands-on
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    LG Optimus L9 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    The LG Optimus L9 sits atop the L series of Android devices from the Korean manufacturer. We caught up with the new model at IFA 2012 in Berlin for a quick play. The L series handsets from LG were conceived to put well-designed phones into the hands...

  • Philips HomeCooker with Jamie Oliver pictures and hands-on
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    Philips HomeCooker with Jamie Oliver pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    Jamie Oliver made a surprise appearance at IFA 2012 in Berlin to launch the new HomeCooker, developed collaboratively with Philips. We got the chance to see the London lad cook up an eight,-minute curry, before checking out the Philips HomeCooker for...

  • Philips Fidelio Portable Speaker pictures and hands-on
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    Philips Fidelio Portable Speaker pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    Philips has announced a cool portable speaker as an extension of its Fidelio premium audio line. Known simply as the Philips Fidelio Portable Speaker, with two models the P8 and P9, the Bluetooth speakers were unveiled at IFA 2012. Philips has been focusing...

  • Samsung Ativ Smart PC pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung Ativ Smart PC pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    With Windows 8 being the talk of the town (in some quarters), we're not surprised to see a Windows 8 tablet or two from Samsung. But this isn't a just a tablet, it's a Smart PC.   And what's a Smart PC? Well, it's a bit like an Asus Transformer, or very...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 29 August 2012

    Samsung has unveiled the eagerly anticipated and much rumoured Samsung Galaxy Note 2 at its Samsung Mobile Unveiled event at IFA 2012 in Berlin. Despite pushing the boundaries into the phablet space, and creating a new mobile device category on its...

  • Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT pictures and hands-on
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    Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT pictures and hands-on

    By 29 August 2012

    Asus wants to make your Windows 8 tablet dreams come true, with the announcement of the Asus Vivo Tab and the Asus Vivo Tab RT. The new Transformer-style Windows 8 tablets were announced today at IFA 2012 in Berlin. The Transformer line has been successful...

  • Sony a99 full-frame camera in specs reveal
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    Sony a99 full-frame camera in specs reveal

    By 29 August 2012

    Sony’s re-emergence into the full-frame camera world has gathered momentum after a long list of specs that are said to belong to the Sony a99 were leaked, along with an on sale date.  According to Photorumours.com, the Sony a99 will house a 24.3-megapixel...