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  • Leica M9 Monochrom pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Leica M9 Monochrom pictures and hands-on

    By 16 May 2012

    A flurry of Leica launches last week caught our attention, not least thanks to the addition of the Leica M9-M Monochrom - the first rangefinder camera with a dedicated, full-frame black and white sensor. Heck, from what we can recall it's the first non-medium-format...

  • Sony a37 and NEX-F3 camera specs leaked
    Cameras

    Sony a37 and NEX-F3 camera specs leaked

    By 14 May 2012

    Sony is set to officially unveil the a37 and NEX-F3 cameras later this week, though details of what kind of specs we can expect have already emerged on the internet.  The cameras are to be announced officially on 17 May, with Sony also using the platform...

  • Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

    By 12 May 2012

    This week’s Leica event in Berlin launched so many products it was easy to miss one if you blinked. The most affordable item, the Leica V-Lux 40, was brushed over so quickly that even the keenest of Leica watchers may have missed it. This is a shame,...

  • BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 May 2012

    The BlackBerry Curve 9320 is the new baby of the BB Curve family, effectively replacing the popular 9300, or BlackBerry Curve 3G as it was otherwise known. The new model is designed to appeal to those looking to make their first foray into the world of...

  • McLaren MP4-12C pictures and hands-on
    Cars

    McLaren MP4-12C pictures and hands-on

    By 8 May 2012

    You’ve got £7,000 burning a hole in your pocket and you need a car – what do you do? While most people would be thinking about a capable supermini or second-hand BMW M3, this McLaren MP4-12C could also be yours. For a week. This is the latest offering...

  • Samsung S Pebble pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    Samsung S Pebble pictures and hands-on

    By 4 May 2012

    Announced alongside the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Samsung S Pebble is a small accessory MP3 player to accompany your phone. Your first reaction might be to wonder why, when you've you got a smartphone, you'd need an additional MP3 player. It's a fair...

  • Adidas London 2012 Team GB kit: The tech to win us medals
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas London 2012 Team GB kit: The tech to win us medals

    By 27 April 2012

    With the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games rapidly approaching, Team GB sportswear partner Adidas invited us to take a look at the range of kit available for our athletes and explain some of the tech that went into creating the garments. The range...

  • Nikon D3200 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon D3200 pictures and hands-on

    By 19 April 2012

    Joining Nikon's line-up of entry-level cameras is the Nikon D3200. The newcomer to the pack adds to the choices, rather than replacing an existing model.  However, there are a number of key differences that the Nikon D3200 brings, both internally and...

  • Print your Instagram snaps as retro style Polaroid photos
    Online

    Print your Instagram snaps as retro style Polaroid photos

    By 13 April 2012

    You can now print your favourite Instagram pics with Firebox's Polargrams service. Instagram claims to have 27 million users, which equates to a lot of photos. So many in fact that it persuaded Facebook to pay $1 billion for the photo-sharing site. Polargrams...

  • Toshiba Satellite P855 pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Toshiba Satellite P855 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 March 2012

    Toshiba has previously restricted its glasses-less 3D screen technology to its high-end gaming laptops, the Qosmio range. Now the same proprietary tech has been bled down the company's product line, appearing in a mass-consumer Satellite notebook for...

  • Hands-on: HTC Sensation XE Ice Cream Sandwich review
    Phones

    Hands-on: HTC Sensation XE Ice Cream Sandwich review

    By 3 March 2012

    We've got our hands on the HTC Sensation XE Ice Cream Sandwich update that rolls in Android 4 and Sense 3.6. This isn't a leaked ROM, it's the bona fide FOTA update from HTC, going out in a select preview programme to a lucky few.  HTC has told us that...

  • Hands-on: HTC One S review
    Phones

    Hands-on: HTC One S review

    By 1 March 2012

    The HTC One S might not be the flagship in the new HTC One range, but that doesn't mean it's something that should be overlooked. Just announced, we had the chance to play with the new phone before its launch and at the launch event at Mobile World Congress...

  • Sony Cyber-shot W690 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot W690 pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    The Sony Cyber-shot W690 is a new model for 2012, but based on older technology. While much of the range uses a new 18-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, the W690 comes with an older 16-megapixel CCD sensor. Although we don't have a price for the new model,...

  • Sony Cyber-shot WX100 and WX150 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot WX100 and WX150 pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    If you're looking for a compact camera with a healthy zoom, then the Sony Cyber-shot WX100, or WX150, might just fit the bill, as well as in your pocket.  Described by Rachel Banin, head of personal imaging and sound at Sony UK, as an "evening camera",...

  • Sony Cyber-shot HX20V pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Sony Cyber-shot HX20V pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Sony has pulled the covers off its new line of Cyber-shot cameras and we were on hand to have a play with them. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V is its top travel zoom camera. It features 20x zoom in that body, which is small enough to just about slip into...

  • Popcorn Hour C-300 pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Popcorn Hour C-300 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    If you want the Rolls-Royce of media streamers, then you should look no further than a Popcorn Hour. These media-loving boxes are the go-to streamers of choice for people who want loads of flexibilty, excellent picture quality and plenty of other great...

  • HTC One V pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    HTC One V pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2012

    HTC has laid out its new Android portfolio at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and we've managed to get our hands on the HTC One V.  The HTC One V is the lowest spec device of the new HTC trio, but it still offers impressive bodywork. Picking up the...

  • HTC One X pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    HTC One X pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2012

    The HTC One X is HTC's new flagship Android smartphone. Just announced, we had the chance to play with the phones before launch and at the launch event at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, to bring you a quick review of the new superphone. In the...

  • LG Optimus 4X HD pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    LG Optimus 4X HD pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2012

    LG's new flagship handset is the LG Optimus 4X HD and we've managed to grab a quick hands-on with the new super-phone ahead of a full review nearer the official launch in the UK. It is fast. That's the short verdict of the new Ice Cream Sandwich-powered...

  • Panasonic Eluga pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Panasonic Eluga pictures and hands-on

    By 20 February 2012

    Panasonic has been talking about bringing a smartphone to Europe for quite a while. Announced on Monday at the Panasonic Convention 2012 in Hamburg, the Panasonic Eluga is that phone. Pocket-lint has had some time to play with the new handset and from...

  • Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on

    By 8 February 2012

    After weeks of rumours Olympus has confirmed the launch of a new Micro Four Thirds camera: the Olympus OM-D. And as you've come to expect, Pocket-lint has already had a play with the new model, letting us bring you some of the details first hand. The...

  • Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360 Limited Edition pictures, video and hands-on
    Gaming

    Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360 Limited Edition pictures, video and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    When it comes of Special Edition Xbox 360 consoles, the Star Wars version has to sit at the top of the tree. Gears of War and Call of Duty have pretty much passed into gaming folklore, but Star Wars is a different beast altogether. The Star Wars Xbox...

  • Nikon D800 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon D800 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    The Nikon D800 is a new enthusiast or semi-professional full-frame model. Pocket-lint was on hand to grab the new camera as soon as it was announced, to have a quick play and show you what the camera looks like in the flesh. It has evolved out of the...

  • Nikon Coolpix S6300, S9200, S9300 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon Coolpix S6300, S9200, S9300 pictures and hands-on

    By 2 February 2012

    At the top end of Nikon's Style range of compact cameras you find the newly announced Nikon Coolpix S6300, Coolpix S9200 and S9300. They offer a wider range of features, controls and larger lenses than cameras at the bottom end of the range. We managed...

  • Pentax K-01 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Pentax K-01 pictures and hands-on

    By 2 February 2012

    Pentax fans rejoice! You now have a compact system camera in your armoury. Actually, you can strike the "compact" part straight away, because this mirrorless camera, designed by Marc Newson, is anything but compact. When asked why there was no inclusion...