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Xiaomi Mi 4 announced with high-end spec, from the brain behind Google Nexus

Xiaomi Mi 4 announced with high-end spec, from the brain behind Google Nexus

By 22 July 2014

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has announced its latest Mi 4 handset. This comes after the company hired Google's Hugo Bara who played a big role in Android and Nexus. The Mi 4, which has been unveiled on the Xiaomi Facebook page, is the... >>

Qualcomm's Vuforia AR gives 3D-life to Kazooloo games, Popar puzzles, and Colar books

Qualcomm's Vuforia AR gives 3D-life to Kazooloo games, Popar puzzles, and Colar books

By 8 May 2014

Qualcomm has shown off three stand-out apps to Pocket-lint. These apps are unique because they use a new augmented-reality technology called Vuforia. Vuforia has actually been around for a couple of years. In fact, there are more than 95,000 registered... >>

SanDisk delivers first 128GB microSD card, but no sign of super-fast UHS-II just yet

SanDisk delivers first 128GB microSD card, but no sign of super-fast UHS-II just yet

By 24 February 2014

It's been a long time coming, but SanDisk has now launched the world's first 128GB microSD card. We've seen counterfeits before, but this one is the real deal. Or, to be specific, it's a microSDXC card. Those all-important last two letters are of key... >>

Stream Ultra-D 4K glasses-free TVs coming 2014, smartphones and tablets to follow

Stream Ultra-D 4K glasses-free TVs coming 2014, smartphones and tablets to follow

By 22 January 2014

Stream TV Networks has created a class of glasses-free 3D screen that can manage 4K resolution. It first showed off the screen in the madness of CES. We met up for a more detailed chat to find out where the screen technology is going next. It looks like... >>

A week in reviews: 13 - 17 January

A week in reviews: 13 - 17 January

By 18 January 2014

We spent the beginning of January marching around various halls and hotel suites at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, and that was an eye-opener as to what to expect over the coming year. It's all flexible TVs, wearable tech from every corner of the... >>

Oppo N1 review
4.5 out of 5

Oppo N1 review

By 17 January 2014

Oppo has got a mammoth mountain to climb to become the familiar name that it wants to be for a European audience. Good job it's just released the N1, then, a mammoth-sized phablet that's certain to grab your attention. It will do so for a number of reasons.... >>

Apple's App Store raked in $10bn on downloads in 2013‏

Apple's App Store raked in $10bn on downloads in 2013‏

By 7 January 2014

In a momentary break from all the CES madness, Apple has revealed some 2013 sales figures from its App Store. And the results are staggering. Customers spent more than $10 billion on the App Store last year, spending over $1 billion in December alone.... >>

Scosche at CES 2014: superCUBE wall charger, boomBOTTLE Bluetooth speakers and more

Scosche at CES 2014: superCUBE wall charger, boomBOTTLE Bluetooth speakers and more

By 7 January 2014

Scosche has several new products on display at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, including a wall charger and additions to its Bluetooth speaker range and magicMount system. The superCUBE wall charger is supposedly the "smallest, universal 12W (2.1A)... >>

YouTube to stream in 4K after demo at CES next week

YouTube to stream in 4K after demo at CES next week

By 3 January 2014

YouTube will show off 4K streaming at CES next week, using its own VP9 codec rather than the current H.265 commercial codec that most manufacturers use. This isn't a bad thing though. VP9 uses about half the data that H.265 needs so you should be able... >>

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report

By 30 December 2013

The smartphone takeover is so crippling for camera manufacturers that only Nikon, Canon and Sony will survive, or at least that's what the latest report from Reuters seems to preach. Much like the smartphone industry, which iOS and Android dominate,... >>