Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 archive

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners video
    Phones

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners video

    By 7 December 2012

    Couldn't get to the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards at the end of November? No worries - now you get to see all the winners announced as if you were there, as well as being able to hear what some of the winners thought about getting a Pocket-lint Gadget Award. ...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #109 - Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners special
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #109 - Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners special

    By 30 November 2012

    After a brief sabbatical, the podcast returns with a special edition dedicated to the winners of the 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. All the categories are discussed, including Best Camera, Best Mobile Phone, Best Tablet and Product of the Year,...

  • Product of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Phones

    Product of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 21 November 2012

    This is the big one, the award that everyone wants to win. Product of the Year might be a gadget that walks off as a winner in another category, or it could be an outstanding device not recognised in the other areas. Whichever it is, the Product of the...

  • Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Online

    Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 20 November 2012

    The year’s most innovative products have not necessarily been the headline-grabbing devices. They probably haven’t had as much money poured into their marketing campaigns as the latest and greatest smartphones because they’re trying to break some...

  • Best Mobile Phone 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Phones

    Best Mobile Phone 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 19 November 2012

    Arguably the most important and heavily contested category at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is the title of Best Mobile Phone and 2012's dog fight between the usual suspects is no different. As ever though, it's your vote that counts, so don't forget...

  • Best Tablet 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Tablets

    Best Tablet 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 16 November 2012

    The 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just around the corner and it’s time to get voting. What? You haven’t voted yet? What kind of slacker are you? Yes, that’s right, the kind of slacker who’d rather sit and decide which was the best tablet of...

  • Best TV 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Televisions

    Best TV 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 15 November 2012

    Plenty of televisual excitement was to be had in 2012: 3D settled down and became a standard on any decent TV set; the plasma returned in glorious form and the LED set continued to blind us with its brightness. There were a few standout moments, however,...

  • Best portable audio 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Audio

    Best portable audio 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 14 November 2012

    Headphones just kept on sounding better in 2012. More than once we were amazed at the level of audio quality that could be had from such a small and compact piece of technology. Value also kicked it up a notch, with plenty of kit providing a plush and...

  • Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Online

    Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 13 November 2012

    AirPlay, Spotify and DLNA all made significant changes to the way people listen to music in 2012. The technologies started to appear in pieces of Hi-Fi hardware, reducing the need for laptop-connected cables and even the iPhone dock. There was certainly...

  • Best game 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Gaming

    Best game 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 12 November 2012

    Most games consoles might have been fairly long in the tooth by 2012, but like a leather-faced kung-fu master they all proved they were adept beyond their age. Developers stunned us with the performances they squeezed from the Xbox 360 and PS3 in 2012....

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #107 - iPad mini review
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #107 - iPad mini review

    By 12 November 2012

    The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 nominations have been announced, so the team discuss some of the key categories, explaining why some products made it on to the shortlist and why others didn't. Plus, we review the iPad mini, now that it is finding its...

  • Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Apps

    Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 9 November 2012

    The humble app has been enriching our smartphone lives for some years now, and 2012 was no different. In a testament to the constant fresh thinking of the app designer, we were never stumped in finding something exciting for App of the Day in 2012. But...

  • Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Laptops

    Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 8 November 2012

    What a year 2012 was for the laptop. The Ultrabook became more, well, ultra and Windows 8 unveiled its live delights to the world. Apple rolled out the 15-inch Retina display MacBook Pro, with its unparalleled laptop screen resolution, putting Full HD...

  • Vote in the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012
    Gaming

    Vote in the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012

    By 7 November 2012

    Voting for the 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2012. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 11 categories has five products that have been...

  • Best camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint gadget awards nominees
    Cameras

    Best camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint gadget awards nominees

    By 7 November 2012

    Just because cameras on smartphones were going all sorts of crazy in 2012 didn’t mean the world of the conventional shooter wasn’t exciting. Far from, it in fact, with a shiny new camera turning up at Pocket-lint Towers almost weekly. So what made...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012: Nominations announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012: Nominations announced

    By 6 November 2012

    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...

  • Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders
    Gaming

    Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2012

    One of the more intriguing categories at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is Innovation of the Year. It’s open to all kinds of gadgets, software, apps, websites and just about anything else that we might write about on our good pages of this hive of technology...

  • Best Camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders
    Cameras

    Best Camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

    By 1 November 2012

    Cameras are an incredibly exciting area of technology right now. Snappers both large and small have been pushing the boundaries since the first sniff that the mobile phone might be encroaching upon their niche and, boy, have they come back fighting. So,...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012: Last chance to nominate, closes today
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012: Last chance to nominate, closes today

    By 1 November 2012

    Nominations for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 closes at the end of play today (1 November) so we urge you to send us your thoughts on the best gadgets and gizmos of 2012 sharpish, if you haven't already. We will be revealing which products have made...

  • Best Portable Audio: 9th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
    Audio

    Best Portable Audio: 9th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 1 November 2012

    New to the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards this year is the Best Portable Audio category. There’s a craving for good sound spreading round the world and, by reflection, there are just too many good products to fit under a Best Audio umbrella. So, what we...

  • Best phone 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders
    Phones

    Best phone 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

    By 30 October 2012

    Every Pocket-lint awards event is a gadget spectacular but, this year, things promise to be even more jam-packed than ever. Smartphones in particular had us wearing our fingers down to the bone, typing out all the latest news for you to enjoy. Hopefully...

  • Best tablet 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Award contenders
    Tablets

    Best tablet 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Award contenders

    By 29 October 2012

    Tablets, tablets everywhere and barely space to think. This year, the tablet market has matured even further. Their place in our psyche has become one almost of necessity rather than frivolity and, with prices dropping ever further, it’s moved from...

  • Best TV 2012: Pocket-lint awards contenders
    Televisions

    Best TV 2012: Pocket-lint awards contenders

    By 26 October 2012

    The television set in 2012 was an interesting thing. It fell into a limbo between all the excitement of 3D and the whispers of 4K. The LED set became a true thing of beauty, as it became slimmer and slimmer and OLED television technology began to become...