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  • Pocket-lint poll: 59% would buy an iPod touch over a classic
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    Pocket-lint poll: 59% would buy an iPod touch over a classic

    By 18 September 2007

    In the most recent Pocket-lint reader poll, which we like to think of as a vox-poppy snapshot of our readership's feelings on a topic, we were interested to know if you would prefer to buy an iPod touch or an iPod classic. Although both devices are from...

  • Firefox Pocket-lint search tool launched
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    Firefox Pocket-lint search tool launched

    By 11 September 2007

    Pocket-lint has added a great new feature that allows you to search the site directly from Firefox's search bar. The tool will work on Firefox 2 for both PC and Mac. All you have to do is click on the install link below, say "Yes" to the drop down box...

  • Poll: Beatles didn't come to iTunes - 51% of you ain't bothered
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    Poll: Beatles didn't come to iTunes - 51% of you ain't bothered

    By 7 September 2007

    In anticipation that Steve Jobs' "one more thing" might be the full Beatles back catalogue on iTunes, we ran a quick Pocket-lint.co.uk poll this week, asking you: "Will you be downloading Beatles tracks when they are available?" As we now know, the Beatles...

  • Win Heineken and Bulldog grooming products for chatting
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    Win Heineken and Bulldog grooming products for chatting

    By 21 August 2007

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Heineken and Bulldog to offer you the chance to look pretty and have a party to go to. All you have to do it post a message (serious) in the forums before the end of the month. All posts will be considered and the best one...

  • Poll results - 69% of Pocket-lint.co.uk readers want a touchscreen iPod
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    Poll results - 69% of Pocket-lint.co.uk readers want a touchscreen iPod

    By 3 August 2007

    In the most recent Pocket-lint.co.uk reader poll, we asked you if you fancied the idea of an iPod with a touchscreen. Well, it seems that you do. 69% of you said "Yes, please and make it snappy" while 31% of the Pocket-lint readership is quite happy with...

  • 56% of Pocket-lint.co.uk readers not tempted by PS3 "Starter Pack"
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    56% of Pocket-lint.co.uk readers not tempted by PS3 "Starter Pack"

    By 27 July 2007

    In our latest Pocket-lint.co.uk reader poll - where you get to tell us what you think about a certain subject - we asked you if the recently launched PS3 value "Starter Pack" would tempt you to buy the console. The results have been fairly evenly split...

  • Pocket-lint.co.uk readers give internet radio a big thumbs up
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    Pocket-lint.co.uk readers give internet radio a big thumbs up

    By 10 July 2007

    In our latest Pocket-lint.co.uk reader poll - where you get to tell us what you think about a certain subject - we asked if you listen to internet radio stations. The "Day of Silence" protest that was recently carried out by (almost) all of the major...

  • 67% of you say "yes"  to touchy-feely gadgets
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    67% of you say "yes" to touchy-feely gadgets

    By 10 June 2007

    In the latest Pocket-lint.co.uk reader Poll we asked you "With some gadgets now offering touch controls, not traditional buttons, is 'touch' going to be the new 'type'?" 67% of you are excited by the new touch developments and said "yes", while 33% of...

  • Yes to VoIP calls on your PSP - 60% of you would
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    Yes to VoIP calls on your PSP - 60% of you would

    By 2 June 2007

    Following BT's announcement that it is to develop a software-based application that will allow people to use their PSPs as VoIP handsets, in the latest Pocket-lint.co.uk reader Poll we asked you, "Would you use your PSP as a VoIP phone?" and 60% of you...

  • Ten features you probably didn't know about on Pocket-lint.co.uk
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    Ten features you probably didn't know about on Pocket-lint.co.uk

    By 1 June 2007

    We've added so many new bits and bobs to Pocket-lint over the last 6 months there's probably a great feature that will help you get even more out of the site, but you just don't know about it. Listed below are some of the 10 best: Alerts Did you know...

  • Poll finds music lovers will pay extra for DRM free music
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    Poll finds music lovers will pay extra for DRM free music

    By 12 April 2007

    It seems music fans are happy to pay extra for DRM free music according to a new online poll. In a recent poll on Pocket-lint, 62% of people said that they are prepared to pay extra for music that is Digital Rights Management free. The move will be sweet...

  • Helping you find news and reviews
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    Helping you find news and reviews

    By 4 April 2007

    There is a lot of news and reviews on Pocket-lint. That's why we launched Tags in November. Tags are a way of joining up the stories in groups so you can fine them easily. Today we've taken this a step further and launched two new features on the site....

  • Survey shows 2 in 3 will upgrade camera in next 3 months
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    Survey shows 2 in 3 will upgrade camera in next 3 months

    By 27 March 2007

    In a recent poll on Pocket-lint, over 60% of people said that they would be buying a new digital camera in the next 3 months. The news comes as a host of new cameras have been announced at trade shows CES, PMA and CeBIT around the world already this year....

  • Poll shows almost 30% ignoring mobile phone driving laws
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    Poll shows almost 30% ignoring mobile phone driving laws

    By 12 March 2007

    In a recent Pocket-lint poll, 72% of readers said that they would be obeying the new mobile phone laws in the UK introduced last month. But worryingly almost a third of those who responded said that they would be ignoring the Government and continue to...

  • Pocket-lint launches Talk section
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    Pocket-lint launches Talk section

    By 12 March 2007

    Today, we've gone from being a site that just gives you information to a site that allows you to participate. Talk on Pocket-lint has been set up to give you a chance to have your say about the latest gadget news, your experience with gadgets, pose questions...

  • This week's most read stories on Pocket-lint
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    This week's most read stories on Pocket-lint

    By 23 February 2007

    It's been a busy week on Pocket-lint with news from all areas, however the big camera announcments made by Canon, Fujifilm and Pentax yesterday have yet to make a dent on Britney's hair for sale on eBay and mobile phones being banned from The Oscars....

  • Help us make Pocket-lint better
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    Help us make Pocket-lint better

    By 24 January 2007

    We are always striving to make the site better than it is and as we approach our fourth birthday we want to hear if there are features you really want that we don't offer. While we spent the last year developing and introducing a new design with more...

  • Gadget shoppers turn to Pocket-lint for buying advice
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    Gadget shoppers turn to Pocket-lint for buying advice

    By 16 January 2007

    In a recent survey of over 1300 people, it turns out that over two-thirds of you turn to Pocket-lint reviews when it comes to buying your latest gadgets. In a recent poll on the Pocket-lint we found that over 77% of you feel our reviews influence your...

  • CES 2007: Pocket-lint arrives in Las Vegas
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    CES 2007: Pocket-lint arrives in Las Vegas

    By 7 January 2007

    After a grawling 17 hour trek across the world (we do it for you), Pocket-lint has arrived in Las Vegas for the World's most anticipated consumer show. Over the next couple of days the technology and gadget world will unleash all its efforts for the next...

  • Pocket-lint launches dedicated gaming and photography websites
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    Pocket-lint launches dedicated gaming and photography websites

    By 3 January 2007

    Pocket-lint is proud to announce the launch of two new websites: Photographypress.co.uk and Gamesdog.co.uk. With digital camera use becoming more and more an everyday feature and games becoming more mainstream, we've noticed over the past year an increase...

  • Happy New Year
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    Happy New Year

    By 1 January 2007

    Happy new year from Pocket-lint. Okay, so due to the wonders of "Time" we know that at this exact moment of posting some of you - i.e. our Australian readers will have been there done it, while our American friends will still be getting ready for the...

  • Merry Christmas from Pocket-lint.co.uk 2006
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    Merry Christmas from Pocket-lint.co.uk 2006

    By 23 December 2006

    Merry Christmas from me and all the team at Pocket-lint.co.uk. We hope that Santa brought you all the gadgets and gizmos that you wanted. It has been a great year for us and we wanted to say thank you for visiting the site and supporting us in 2006. We...

  • Pocket-lint launches .pdf printouts for news and reviews
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    Pocket-lint launches .pdf printouts for news and reviews

    By 11 December 2006

    Last week we launched a star rating system and polls - this week we've think we've gone one better and launched a .pdf printing/download feature. The new feature allows you to print any news story or review to a specially designed .pdf document so you...

  • A new week means new features on Pocket-lint
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    A new week means new features on Pocket-lint

    By 5 December 2006

    This week we've launched our star rating system for members and Polls so we can take a quick straw poll on your opinions when you come to the site and vote. The members rating system is simple. Every Pocket-lint.co.uk member now has a star rating assigned...

  • Pocket-lint gets personal with Personalised Homepage feature
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    Pocket-lint gets personal with Personalised Homepage feature

    By 25 November 2006

    Just want games news and reviews? Don't like Photography or Business? Well now you can create your own homepage on Pocket-lint with our new Personalised Homepage feature. The new feature, which is free and available from today, allows you to choose what...