Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 archive

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #64 - Gadget Awards winners special
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #64 - Gadget Awards winners special

    By 2 December 2011

    It's another special edition of the Pocket-lint Podcast, as Rik Henderson, Stuart Miles and Chris Hall look at each of the winners of the 10 categories that made up the 8th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011. They explain how every category leader...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 in pictures

    By 30 November 2011

    The 8th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards was held last night, 29 November, in London. The dust has now settled, the winners are jubilant, the losers nurse sore heads after consolatory drinks at the bar and we've all had the chance to reflect on what was...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 winners
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 winners

    By 29 November 2011

    After much deliberation, voting and a year of mulling and musing over every piece of consumer electronics we see, Pocket-lint is proud to announce the winners of the 8th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011. If you’re reading this, thank you, you haven’t...

  • Product of the year 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards
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    Product of the year 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 27 November 2011

    Our final round of nominees for the prestigious 8th Pocket-lint Awards finishes today with the blue ribbon category itself - Product of the Year 2011. Let's face it, we've written about a hell of a lot in the last 12 months and we've seen some absolute...

  • Best innovation 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards
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    Best innovation 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 26 November 2011

    Identifying the best innovations of 2011 is no easy task but trying to compare one to another is even harder. Innovative, ground-breaking ideas come from all sorts of fields within consumer technology and just because something hasn’t sold as many units...

  • Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards
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    Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 25 November 2011

    Home entertainment can mean a few different things as our nominees for the best home entertainment device 2011 reveal. We’re talking audio, video, radio; amp, dock, set-top box and even games console too - and that makes for an incredibly competitive...

  • Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote
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    Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote

    By 25 November 2011

    It's the awards show that everybody is talking about. Apparently Angelina is going to be wearing Dior and Brad's tux is a Hugo Boss vintage number. Not Jolie or Pitt you understand - Angelina and Brad who work in the bookies near Pocket-lint Towers. They...

  • Best TV 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees
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    Best TV 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 24 November 2011

    The best TV of 2011 is going to be a tricky category to judge in the 8th Pocket-lint Awards. Panel quality continues to increase as ever, set design is fast catching up and suddenly we have a huge proportion of the market filled with televisions that...

  • Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees
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    Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 23 November 2011

    The laptop has undergone a few exciting developments this year, helped along by low power processors and space saving parts like the SSD. Laptop graphics have also taken a significant jump in the right direction, as portable GPUs get closer to the kind...

  • Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees
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    Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 21 November 2011

    The tablet has now joined the ranks of the technology elite. Alongside its smartphone brethren, it has become the must have gadget this year. Plenty entered the arena of tablet battle and few have emerged victorious.  With the 8th Pocket-lint awards...

  • Best game 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees
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    Best game 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 18 November 2011

    We enjoy a good game over at Pocket-lint. We are masters of everything from Mousetrap, to Scrabble and even Mastermind. Hours are spent in our custom built gaming room throwing dice and building up fortunes from paper play money ... or not. What we do...

  • Best phone 2011 - 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees
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    Best phone 2011 - 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 17 November 2011

    What a year 2011 has been for the smartphone. Consumers have been left with such a wealth of choice that the average phone shop has been transformed into a veritable pick 'n mix of mobile excitement. There have, however, been a few handsets that shone...

  • Best digital camera 2011 nominees in association with Jessops
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    Best digital camera 2011 nominees in association with Jessops

    By 16 November 2011

    The digital camera continues to make our photographic lives a doddle. Year on year the technology improves, gets cheaper and more compact. 2011 was no exception with plentiful powerful snappers flooding onto shop shelves. Not an easy task picking out...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #62 - Gadget Awards nominations special
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #62 - Gadget Awards nominations special

    By 16 November 2011

    It's a super special edition of the podcast this week, as Rik Henderson and Stuart Miles look at the recently announced shortlist of nominees for the 8th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011. The duo go through each category, explaining why certain...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live

    By 15 November 2011

    Voting for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2011. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 10 categories has five products that have been...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced

    By 14 November 2011

    Picking the best of the best is never an easy job, but after much deliberation and debate, the Pocket-lint team has whittled down and weeded out the best gadgets and tech from the past year. That means we now have a definitive shortlist for the Pocket-lint...

  • Best innovation 2011: Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best innovation 2011: Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 11 November 2011

    Innovation is key to keeping technology interesting. It is a risky business coming up with something that goes against the grain or changes the way the average consumer views electronics but getting it right can result in serious big bucks as we saw with...

  • Best mobile phone 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best mobile phone 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 8 November 2011

    Owning a smartphone has become as ubiquitous as having a brain. Everyone has one. Sure some might be better than others, but ultimately the world is a better off place for it regardless. Thanks mainly to Android, 2011 saw a pantheon of phones released...

  • Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 7 November 2011

    With the arrival of the iPad came a sinking feeling amongst the tech competition. Is Apple going to do it again? Are they going to invent a new device we have to play catch up with for two years? Not this time they thought as every manufacturer scrambled...

  • Best Television 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best Television 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 4 November 2011

    2011 was a blinding year for televisions, literally. Pocket-lint had the backs of its retinas burned by the uber bright LED screens that started filling our sitting rooms. So many Hz that eventually it began to. Keeping up with all the televisions released...

  • Best Game 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best Game 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 3 November 2011

    2011 was the year that saw consoles approaching the end of their lifespans. The Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii all gained titles that wrapped up franchises and stories which had been running since their launch. This meant developers were throwing everything they...

  • Best App 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best App 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2011

    Apps, apps, apps. Like Pokemon for a smartphone fan, we just gotta catch em all. 2011 saw our handsets filled with apps of all shapes and sizes, from time savers and games, to the final arrival of Facebook in app form on the iPad.  The time is upon now...

  • Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
    Laptops

    Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2011

    The temperature has dropped, the rain's begun and a frost has left our cars chilly in the morning. All this freezing cold excitement can be caused by only one thing: no not Dr Freeze, instead the super cool 8th Pocket-lint awards are upon us.  But we...

  • Best Digital Camera 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
    Cameras

    Best Digital Camera 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 31 October 2011

    November is nearly upon us which can mean only two things. And this isn’t an article about Bonfire Night. Yes, drop your fireworks and pick up your thinking caps, it’s time to start nominating for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. If you want to...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: How the voting works
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: How the voting works

    By 20 October 2011

    As we gear up for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards -  the longest running as well as one of the most respected gadget awards in the UK - we thought we would give you a quick run down of how they work. There are 10 categories this year and each category...