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  • Pocket-lint.co.uk to become Pocket-lint.com
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint.co.uk to become Pocket-lint.com

    By 2 March 2009

    6 years ago when I started the site we had a handful of visitors in our first couple of months. The Internet was young and so were we. It was a time before cloud computing, before accessing the web on your phone, before technology and gadgets went mainstream....

  • Five ways to follow news and reviews on Pocket-lint
    Gaming

    Five ways to follow news and reviews on Pocket-lint

    By 20 January 2009

    There are plenty of ways to track Pocket-lint. You can do it online, on your mobile, via email, RSS readers, Twitter, it's almost endless. Here are the ways to stay in touch with the site: Company or subject pages You can track all news stories and reviews...

  • Pocket-lint to bring you news on tech deals
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint to bring you news on tech deals

    By 2 January 2009

    Feeling the pinch of all this economic downturn and credit crunch? Well, fret not dear readers for Pocket-lint is here to offer you salvation. Every weekday we will be offering you ways you can save money in 2009. In a recent poll on the site, 50% of...

  • Poll: Do we use our phones to check news?
    Phones

    Poll: Do we use our phones to check news?

    By 5 December 2008

    Mobile phones are becoming increasingly web-enabled with more full-featured services than the older WAP style browsing would allow. Because of this, owners are consuming more content on the go. We were interested to see whether Pocket-lint readers accessed...

  • Pocket-lint launches "compare prices" section
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint launches "compare prices" section

    By 29 November 2008

    We know how you like to get a bargain, so that's why here at Pocket-lint we've teamed up with Shopping.com to bring you a price comparison site so you can find the best deals on the web without having to dig for them. When we launched the new designed...

  • Pocket-lint to offer Credit Crunch Christmas gift guide
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint to offer Credit Crunch Christmas gift guide

    By 28 November 2008

    Merry Christmas to you. This Yuletide, rather than the tired, "for your gran...", "for your parakeet...", style Christmas gift guides, Pocket-lint will bring you an Advent calendar of Christmas goodies that are particularly budget-friendly. Every day...

  • Pocket-lint goes mobile
    Phones

    Pocket-lint goes mobile

    By 10 October 2008

    When we announced the new look Pocket-lint with all its module loveliness we said we had more things to tell you about in the future, and guess what, today is that day. Not content with bringing you all the latest news and reviews on your desktop browser,...

  • COMMENT: Is the Nintendo Wii winning the console war?
    Gaming

    COMMENT: Is the Nintendo Wii winning the console war?

    By 18 July 2008

    With just-released data coming in suggesting that Nintendo's Wii is the top-selling video game console in the United States with 10.9 million units shifted, we thought we'd reveal whether the Pocket-lint readership thinks the system is here to stay. In...

  • Photo news and reviews channel changes to "Cameras"
    Cameras

    Photo news and reviews channel changes to "Cameras"

    By 15 July 2008

    From today the "Photo" news and reviews section on Pocket-lint has been renamed "Cameras". If you are following the Photo channel on one of our many RSS feeds, have alerts set up, or have personalised your homepage to show Photo news and reviews you will...

  • 63% of Pocket-lint readers not getting iPhone 3G today
    Phones

    63% of Pocket-lint readers not getting iPhone 3G today

    By 11 July 2008

    On what could be described as a frustrating day for early adopters in the UK, in our latest poll, we asked the Pocket-lint readership whether they were planning to pick up an iPhone 3G today. It seems that 63% of Pocket-lint readers weren't planning to...

  • Microsoft to begin multi-million dollar Vista ad campaign
    Online

    Microsoft to begin multi-million dollar Vista ad campaign

    By 9 July 2008

    Microsoft is to begin a multi-million dollar advertising campaign to promote the Vista operating system, as an executive admits the current Apple "Get a Mac" adverts have "caused some impact". However, the most recent Pocket-lint reader poll suggests...

  • Two-thirds of Pocket-lint readers holding back on Blu-ray
    Home Cinema

    Two-thirds of Pocket-lint readers holding back on Blu-ray

    By 30 May 2008

    Although the news hot out of Japan suggests that Toshiba may have one last shot to fire in the next-gen format war with some mysterious new DVD upscaling tech, right now to all intents and purposes the Blu-ray/HD DVD format war is over. So have consumers...

  • Are you using all the features on Pocket-lint?
    Online

    Are you using all the features on Pocket-lint?

    By 23 May 2008

    There are so many features now on Pocket-lint that we thought it might be a good time to remind you about all the benefits we can offer beyond our breaking news and reviews. Listed below are some of the best: Alerts Did you know you can get alerts of...

  • Pocket-lint gets commenting
    Online

    Pocket-lint gets commenting

    By 15 May 2008

    It's good to comment on things isn't it? What's the weather like? What rumours are around on the Internet? Or even what you think of a story we've written. Well now you can on all news and reviews stories on Pocket-lint. That's right, we've added comments...

  • VIDEO: Pocket-lint in brawl with Motorola
    Phones

    VIDEO: Pocket-lint in brawl with Motorola

    By 1 May 2008

    Pocket-lint got in to a brawl with Motorola on Wednesday night at the launch of its new phone. Annoyed by criticism over its new handset, the Moto Z10, a Motorola henchman attacked Stuart Miles, editor of the gadget site, when his back was turned only...

  • Pocket-lint turns 5
    Online

    Pocket-lint turns 5

    By 19 February 2008

    Happy birthday us. Today we are all grown up - well sort of. Five years ago I made the brave decision to launch Pocket-lint and look where it has got us. In our first month we had a couple of hundred visitors, today we get almost 25,000 a day. Today,...

  • HD DVD: 61% of Pocket-lint readers say just give up
    Home Cinema

    HD DVD: 61% of Pocket-lint readers say just give up

    By 4 February 2008

    The format war between the two rival next-gen high definition disc formats, Blu-ray and HD DVD, has been a long and hard fought one. With recent developments leading commentators to declare HD DVD dead, we thought it would be interesting to see what the...

  • 77% don't want to pay for iPod touch update
    Audio

    77% don't want to pay for iPod touch update

    By 17 January 2008

    Following Steve Jobs' announcement at Macworld2008 that the iPod touch would be getting five new applications - but at the cost of $20 to current owners - we asked the Pocket-lint readers if they thought folks should shell out for updates. It seems Apple's...

  • Poll: 68% of you wanted the MacBook Air
    Laptops

    Poll: 68% of you wanted the MacBook Air

    By 16 January 2008

    In the days leading up to Steve Jobs' Macworld2008 keynote speech we asked the Pocket-lint readership, "Would you be interested in an ultra-portable slim MacBook?" As most of you will now know, Steve Jobs used his speech as the launch pad for the new...

  • Pocket-lint poll: 64% of you shopping in January sales
    Online

    Pocket-lint poll: 64% of you shopping in January sales

    By 1 January 2008

    In the latest Pocket-lint reader poll, we decided to take a look at the shopping habits of our tech-loving readership. When asked "Will you be buying gadgets in the January Sales?", 64% of the Pocket-lint readership said yes with just 36% saying no. The...

  • 2007: A year in review, April
    Gaming

    2007: A year in review, April

    By 27 December 2007

    The month started with a massive announcement for the music download industry. Apple and EMI announced DRM-free iTunes Plus offering copyright protection free music through Apple's iTunes music store. It meant for the first time, customers could buy tracks...

  • Pocket-lint readers say "no" to £720 iPhone
    Phones

    Pocket-lint readers say "no" to £720 iPhone

    By 30 November 2007

    Following Vodafone's legal action against T-Mobile in Germany, the official iPhone operator-partner has been forced to offer an unlocked version of Apple's handset to German consumers. The price for this freed up version is a whopping 999 euros, which...

  • Comment: Nearly 60% of Pocket-lint readers will unlock their iPhone
    Phones

    Comment: Nearly 60% of Pocket-lint readers will unlock their iPhone

    By 9 November 2007

    The iPhone is now available in the UK and in our most recent, and highly topical, reader poll, we asked the tech-loving Pocket-lint readership if they are planning to buy an iPhone to unlock it. Almost 60% of survey respondents answered "yes". We were...

  • Pocket-lint to offer "iPhone Week" coverage in run up to UK iDay
    Phones

    Pocket-lint to offer "iPhone Week" coverage in run up to UK iDay

    By 1 November 2007

    Today marks the start of the Pocket-lint countdown to the UK launch of the Apple iPhone on O2. Here at Pocket-lint we know from reader feedback that there are a lot of you out there looking forward to the launch of Apple's smartphone and have tailored...

  • GPS market to top 8 billion euros in Europe by 2012
    Online

    GPS market to top 8 billion euros in Europe by 2012

    By 24 October 2007

    A new report from Juniper Research estimates that revenues from portable navigation solutions, including both PNDs and software solutions, will exceed 8.3 billion euros in Western Europe by 2012. PNDs have been one of the great consumer electronics success...