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  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    We were teased about its coming and now the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is here. Well almost. While Samsung hasn’t put a launch date on the new device other than “Early this Summer”, that hasn’t stopped us getting hands-on with the new mid-sized tablet...

  • EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS hands-on
    Home Cinema

    EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    EchoStar, the company that owns Sling Media is launching a Freesat powered PVR in the UK to take on the likes of Humax, Sony, and Samsung. The new box, called the EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS will come with a 500GB hard drive letting you record around...

  • Nokia C7 T-Mobile Astound hands-on
    Phones

    Nokia C7 T-Mobile Astound hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    Don’t panic you’re not going mad - we’ve already reviewed the Nokia C7 thanks to the fact that it came out in the UK in October 2010. So why are we doing a hands-on of the phone some 5 months later? Well, it has just got its US release date (6...

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V hands-on

    By 21 March 2011

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7 is the baby brother to the company’s HX9V model and the replacement to the company’s HX5 model. We spent the afternoon with the new camera ahead of its launch to find out what all the fuss was about. Like the HX9V the...

  • The Nintendo DS family photo
    Gaming

    The Nintendo DS family photo

    By 17 March 2011

    We've been around for a while here at Pocket-lint, since 2003 in fact, and so, as you can imagine, we've collected quite a bit of stuff over time.  In the case of Nintendo, that's every DS handheld console since it first launched in 2005 - in all it's...

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V hands-on

    By 16 March 2011

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is the company’s almost top of the range HX camera for those not looking for a zoom that will get them from here to the other side of the street and beyond. That’s not to say that the HX9V isn’t packing when it comes...

  • Canon PowerShot SX220 HS hands-on
    Cameras

    Canon PowerShot SX220 HS hands-on

    By 10 March 2011

    The Canon PowerShot SX220 HS was announced back at the beginning of February and we’ve just got our hands on Canon’s new 14x travel zoom camera for review. As we get stuck into the heavy details of assessing the quality and the practicality of the...

  • Sony see-through SLT alpha camera concept hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony see-through SLT alpha camera concept hands-on

    By 7 March 2011

    Sony first showed off its see-through SLT device last month at a trade show in Japan. And Pocket-lint has now been given a chance to get up close with the model that is expected to materialise into something a little more practical later in the year....

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 hands-on

    By 6 March 2011

    The Sony Cyber-shot WX10 is the company’s new Canon Ixus challenger bringing with it 16.2 megapixels, a new sensor, and a host of other goodies to boot and we grabbed an afternoon with the new model at Kenilworth Castle to find out a little more. The...

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V hands-on

    By 6 March 2011

    The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V, first announced in February, is hitting stores in April and Pocket-lint has managed to get an afternoon with it for a hands-on play around Kenilworth Castle in England. The new model’s key selling point is that it delivers...

  • MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011) hands-on
    Laptops

    MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011) hands-on

    By 25 February 2011

    Yep, that’s right Apple fans, we’ve bagged a new MacBook Pro from Apple in order to give it a run for its money and see how fast Thunderbolt (that’s the new port) really is. So while we start going about getting a review out so we can see if the...

  • JVC GS-TD1 hands-on
    Cameras

    JVC GS-TD1 hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    JVC launched what it calls the world's first consumer camcorder with full HD 3D at CES 2011, although Sony actually pipped it to the post and announced its HDR-TD10E first. However, JVC's 3D device is due to hit UK shops before Sony's so, in a way, ...

  • JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on
    Cameras

    JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    Hot on the heels of its full HD GS-TD1 camcorder, announced at CES 2011, JVC also introduced the GZ-HM960 - a more affordable model that can convert 2D footage to 3D. We were lucky enough to get our hands on JVC's latest gadget at the company's UK HQ....

  • Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series hands-on
    Laptops

    Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    Samsung's laptop/tablet combo was first unveiled at CES in January, but there's been some developments since then. Firstly, it's dropped the moniker TX100, opting for the far more catchy Sliding PC 7 Series (erm), and the company is now allowing people...

  • Sony Vaio L series hands-on
    Online

    Sony Vaio L series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    Sony has announced its new Vaio L series all-in-one multimedia PC, which the company hopes will become the centre of your family's multimedia world. The facts of the matter are that PCs more than ever are the centre for family life, so there is the...

  • Sony Vaio S series hands-on
    Laptops

    Sony Vaio S series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    As ever, it's the more office orientated models that make the better Sony Vaios, and the Sony Vaio S series was no exception when Pocket-lint got hands on at the London launch. Sitting next to the eye-piercing C series, the brushed aluminium body of the...

  • MeeGo tablet interface hands-on
    Tablets

    MeeGo tablet interface hands-on

    By 21 February 2011

    At a time when it's make or break for the MeeGo operating system Pocket-lint decided to go hands-on with the MeeGo interface on a tablet from Intel, to see whether it offers up anything new. The concept behind the UI, is that rather than offer up apps...

  • NFC concept car hands-on
    Phones

    NFC concept car hands-on

    By 21 February 2011

    A team up between Continental and NXP, has produced a concept car, shown at MWC this year, that showcased Near Field Communication (NFC) technology; highlighting how your mobile phone will enable you to interact with your car in new ways and ditch your...

  • HP TouchPad hands-on
    Tablets

    HP TouchPad hands-on

    By 21 February 2011

    HP launched the TouchPad at the beginning of the February alongside the HP Veer and the HP Pre3. We know we’ve already brought you a first hands-on of it at the time, but now the dust has settled we were able to get a second longer play with the...

  • Archos 70b eReader hands-on
    Tablets

    Archos 70b eReader hands-on

    By 20 February 2011

    The Archos 70b eReader appeared with very little fanfare. Whilst everyone is talking tablets, this 7-inch Android device appears with the eReader label, the second such device the company has made. It offers up a 7-inch 800 x 480 resistive display, encased...

  • HP Pre3 hands-on
    Phones

    HP Pre3 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    HP launched the Pre3 at the beginning of the February. We know we’ve already brought you a first hands-on of it at the time, but now the dust has settled we were able to get a second longer play with the new flagship smartphone from HP at Mobile...

  • Jabra Stone2 hands-on
    Phones

    Jabra Stone2 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    There's a stack of budget Bluetooth headsets on the market today, and they all do a reasonable job. Indeed, Jabra even makes a fair few of them. However, those using their mobile device all day every day, and specifically while driving or using their...

  • LG Revolution hands-on
    Phones

    LG Revolution hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    The LG revolution is promising a revolution when it launches in Q2 on Verizon in the US so only naturally we went hands-on to find out. Announced at CES in Las Vegas in January, we were finally able to catch up with the device in Mobile World Congress...

  • Samsung Galaxy Gio hands-on
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy Gio hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    Boy has Samsung been busy with its Galaxy range. It's already got the Ace, Fit and Mini as entry-level smart Android devices, but has added yet another, presumably to allow each major carrier to have its own in-store exclusive. We're not sure which one...

  • HP Veer hands-on
    Phones

    HP Veer hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    HP launched the Veer at the beginning of the February. We know we’ve already brought you a first hands-on of it at the time, but now the dust has settled we were able to get a second longer play with the new mini model at Mobile World Congress in...