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  • Red5 steers in the appWheel iPhone Wheel - we go hands-on
    Gaming

    Red5 steers in the appWheel iPhone Wheel - we go hands-on

    By 18 August 2011

    We'll be honest - driving games on the iPhone or the iPod touch driven by the accelerometer are a pain in the behind. It's too easy to over steer and, more often that not, we switch to the touch based controls - which is also annoying as your thumbs inevitably...

  • Able Planet True Fidelity NC350BC hands-on
    Audio

    Able Planet True Fidelity NC350BC hands-on

    By 18 August 2011

    Pocket-lint has had its hands-on, or should that be ears-in, the Able Planet True Fidelity NC350B headphones for a while, taking them for a spin to see if the Denver based company deserves the 30 CES awards it has won in the last 5 years. The Able Planet...

  • Darkfin gloves hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Darkfin gloves hands-on

    By 18 August 2011

    If you look at a platypus they’ve got webbed hands and feet for a reason. It’s so they can swim through the water with more efficiency creating maximum force.  Now look at your hands. Chances are unless you are Platypus Man you’ve not got no webbed...

  • HTC My Touch 4G Slide hands-on (Camera edition)
    Phones

    HTC My Touch 4G Slide hands-on (Camera edition)

    By 12 August 2011

    HTC has been honing its camera skills for some time. We've had the HTC Sensation that brought a number of "image effects" to Android, while the EVO 3D has given us three-dimensional shooting and filming.  What if you want a camera phone that really...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on

    By 11 August 2011

    We've already had a follow up to the Samsung Galaxy S, haven't we? It's called the Samsung Galaxy S II and was out earlier this year to cries of "wow", "ooh" and "ahh". But that hasn't stopped Samsung launching another follow up to the Galaxy S - one...

  • Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely hands-on
    Audio

    Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely hands-on

    By 9 August 2011

    Following the success of DAB specialist Pure's first collaboration with renowned designer Orla Kiely, the maker has introduced a further update of the Evoke Mio radio featuring a new print, and we were invited along to the designer's flagship store...

  • Photobox snaps up Moonpig
    Online

    Photobox snaps up Moonpig

    By 28 July 2011

    Photobox, the online photo giant, has merged with card sales company Moonpig to add even more printing capabilities to its services lineup. For Photobox, this means an instant 50 per cent plus market share in the online card printing market.  "People...

  • Sony S1 and S2 shown in London
    Tablets

    Sony S1 and S2 shown in London

    By 14 July 2011

    The Sony S1 and S2 Android Honeycomb tablets have broken cover in London albeit still behind the safety of a thick, nailed down glass case. The two, currently software-less, prototypes have made their first UK appearance giving some clue as to what their...

  • Google rebrands Picasa and Blogger - enter Google Photos and Google Blogs
    Online

    Google rebrands Picasa and Blogger - enter Google Photos and Google Blogs

    By 6 July 2011

    It looks like Google is about to rebrand acquisitions Picasa and Blogger under its own Google products name.  Mashable is reporting that the search engine giant plans on retiring the older brand names, renaming them Google Photos and Google Blogs. Google...

  • Olympus Pen Mini (E-PM1) hands-on
    Cameras

    Olympus Pen Mini (E-PM1) hands-on

    By 1 July 2011

    The Mini, or E-PM1 to give it its full product name, is the baby of the newly announced Olympus Pen family and Pocket-lint was at the European launch of the new camera to get a hands-on play to see what it's all about.  We say hands-on, but sadly this...

  • Olympus Pen Lite (E-PL3) hands-on
    Cameras

    Olympus Pen Lite (E-PL3) hands-on

    By 1 July 2011

    Olympus recently announced a trio of updates to its Micro Four Thirds Pen range; the E-P3, E-PL3 and E-PM3 and guess what - we managed to bag some hands-on time with the new "Lite" model at the European event so we can tell you what to expect when it...

  • Olympus Pen E-P3 hands-on
    Cameras

    Olympus Pen E-P3 hands-on

    By 30 June 2011

    Olympus has carved out a crafty little niche in the camera market with its trendy take on the compact mirrorless camera. Previous generations of Pen cameras were adopted for their looks as much as their size and portability.  The entry level DSLR however...

  • Piaggio MP3 Yourban LT hands-on
    Cars

    Piaggio MP3 Yourban LT hands-on

    By 30 June 2011

    It wasn’t the informative briefing from Piaggio, or the video accompanying it, that made us realise the Yourban LT was ultra hip. It was the reaction of people when we stopped in Battersea Park. “These three-wheel scooters are so cool”, was overheard...

  • Sony Vaio Z hands-on
    Laptops

    Sony Vaio Z hands-on

    By 29 June 2011

    The Sony Vaio Z (or Z21) has touched down, offering a premium 13-inch notebook to those with plenty of cash to spend. We got our hands on the new skinny PC to give you the low down. Now before we get started, there is something important to clear up....

  • Digital photography - what happens next?
    Cameras

    Digital photography - what happens next?

    By 22 June 2011

    The digital camera continues to revolutionise our photographic lives. The complicated and expensive days of film are now long gone. But recent years have seen camera technology begin to stagnate. Have we hit a megapixel plateau? Is facial recognition...

  • Nokia N9 hands-on
    Phones

    Nokia N9 hands-on

    By 21 June 2011

    Nokia pulled the covers off their N9 handset this morning, stepping into the breach and brushing aside the spectre of Symbian with its new MeeGo operating system. We were on hand to have a play with the handset and although our time was limited, here...

  • Mystery dual screen LG handset snapped, possibly Flip II
    Phones

    Mystery dual screen LG handset snapped, possibly Flip II

    By 16 June 2011

    This T-Mo LG phone caught our eye because of the display between the keys which made us think “better look this one up, probably a US exclusive handset”. Exclusive indeed. Nestling between the slide-out QWERTY keyboard is a secondary touchscreen and...

  • Orange Barcelona hands-on
    Phones

    Orange Barcelona hands-on

    By 15 June 2011

    Orange enjoyed surprise success with the cheap ZTE-produced Orange San Francisco back in 2010 and they're looking to repeat the success with another Orange branded Android device. Bringing it home to Europe, the next device from Everything Everywhere...

  • Dell XPS 15z ushers in style and affordability, we go hands-on
    Laptops

    Dell XPS 15z ushers in style and affordability, we go hands-on

    By 24 May 2011

    The latest XPS model from Dell is the Dell XPS 15z, teased last week in a short video which showed off some of its interesting design points.  Design is certainly the focus for the new XPS model, picking up on some of the design features that we saw...

  • Panasonic Lumix G3: new sensor, Full HD video, more compact
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix G3: new sensor, Full HD video, more compact

    By 12 May 2011

    The latest Micro Four Thirds camera to touch down is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3, which effectively supplants the G2 launched around this time last year. It continues to push Panasonic’s portfolio of compact system cameras, making some key changes to...

  • HTC Sensation hands-on
    Phones

    HTC Sensation hands-on

    By 12 April 2011

    The HTC Sensation is the latest Android superphone to land, and moments after launch of the device Pocket-lint was on hand to bring you some quick fire shots of the new superphone. It’s certainly a meaty beast on the spec sheet, but despite the 4.3-inch...

  • Nokia E6 hands-on
    Phones

    Nokia E6 hands-on

    By 12 April 2011

    Nokia is upping the ante in the battle for the businessman’s smartphone with the launch of the Nokia E6, a device that plans to replace the Nokia E71 and the Nokia E72, but also take on the BlackBerry Curve from RIM. Moments after the official announcement...

  • Nokia X7 hands-on
    Phones

    Nokia X7 hands-on

    By 12 April 2011

    Nokia says there’s still life in the old girl yet, updating Symbian to Symbian Anna, and launching a new multimedia focused handset – the Nokia X7. As you might expect Pocket-lint was on the scene at Nokia's London HQ to have a play with the new...

  • Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band
    Online

    Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band

    By 4 April 2011

    When Steve Jobs first suggested that you could wear the new iPod nano as a watch, we were belly laughing for a week. But when Griffin pressed one of their new Courier Bands into our cynical mitts, we thought we’d have to do the right thing and give...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab US family photo
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab US family photo

    By 23 March 2011

    There are now three Samsung Galaxy Tab devices in the company’s range, so how do they look in a family portrait? We tracked down the new, thinner 10.1, the 8.9 and the 7-inch models at CTIA in Florida to see just that. Missing from the picture is the...