Style Week archive

  • Farewell from Style Week
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    Farewell from Style Week

    By 18 November 2011

    And with Friday comes both the beginning of the weekend and at the same time the end of Style Week on Pocket-lint. We hoped you've enjoyed our 30 or so articles on the delights of fashion, design, aesthetics and ergonomics in the field of technology an...

  • Mark Coop talks tech
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    Mark Coop talks tech

    By 18 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we got hold of top UK-based designers to talk to us about what they see...

  • Best looking home cinema accessories: making your gadgets beautiful
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    Best looking home cinema accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

    By 18 November 2011

    If you can afford a home cinema, then in all likelihood you're already a pretty stylish chap. Sure there's the occasional movie fan who kits his setup out like the inside of Liberace's house but those are a rarity. So, given that you've already spent...

  • Sky celebrates 10-year anniversary of Sky+ with designer 1TB HD boxes
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    Sky celebrates 10-year anniversary of Sky+ with designer 1TB HD boxes

    By 18 November 2011

    Sky+ is now 10-years-old and, to celebrate, the satellite broadcaster has commission limited edition designs for its 1TB Sky+HD box from 10 different designers. Available to subscribers for a additional fee, interest in each design can be registered on...

  • Stighlorgan talks tech
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    Stighlorgan talks tech

    By 18 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we got hold of five top UK-based fashion designers to talk to us about...

  • Ultrabook face off: Toshiba Portégé Z830 vs Acer Aspire S3 3951 vs Asus Zenbook UX31 vs Lenovo IdeaPad U300s vs Macbook Air
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    Ultrabook face off: Toshiba Portégé Z830 vs Acer Aspire S3 3951 vs Asus Zenbook UX31 vs Lenovo IdeaPad U300s vs Macbook Air

    By 18 November 2011

    Technology has been on a diet from day one. The slimmer, the better. Why the need for this permanent state of weight loss? It's rather simple really; thin stuff looks cool. The latest piece of gadgetry to undergo the slimfast treatment has been the laptop....

  • Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance
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    Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

    By 18 November 2011

    Pocket-lint had been arranging to interview Bang & Olufsen’s most prolific of industrial designers over the decades, David Lewis, as part of Style Week. Sadly, Mr Lewis passed away on 8 November 2011 after a short illness in his adopted homeland of...

  • Best looking home cinema kit in the world. Ever.
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    Best looking home cinema kit in the world. Ever.

    By 18 November 2011

    Phones spend most of their time in your pocket, cameras in some bag. If you really want the world to know what a great eye you have, then it’s home cinema where you need to spend the bucks on good looking technology. So, that’s exactly where we’re...

  • Best looking laptop accessories: making your gadgets beautiful
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    Best looking laptop accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

    By 17 November 2011

    We’d all love to own the most beautiful gadgets in the world but sometimes irritating things like money and family members who don’t want us to blow it all on items that we don’t technically need can get in the way. Essentially, there’s two ways...

  • Roksanda Ilincic talks tech
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    Roksanda Ilincic talks tech

    By 17 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we got hold of five top UK fashion designers to talk to us about what...

  • First Look: Acer Aspire S3 3951 review
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    First Look: Acer Aspire S3 3951 review

    By 17 November 2011

    Acer’s first foray into the new “Ultrabook” category is with the Aspire S3, a slim and light notebook that offers you a proper hardware loadout without bloating into what were once typical PC dimensions. We’ve seen a number of moves in the Windows...

  • Intel: Brian Johnson explains why Ultrabooks are the 'ultimate experience'
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    Intel: Brian Johnson explains why Ultrabooks are the 'ultimate experience'

    By 17 November 2011

    Intel wants to know what you’ll be doing in 10 years’ time. The answer, presumably, that the microprocessor manufacturer is hoping for is something powered by one of its chips. The reason it’s so interested in the future though has nothing to do...

  • Best looking laptops in the world. Ever.
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    Best looking laptops in the world. Ever.

    By 17 November 2011

    Laptops have been through quite the change over the last five or six years. As soon as the technology that ran them got small enough, manufacturers realised that they didn’t have to churn out grey bricks any more. In fact, a splash of colour here, a...

  • Best looking home and kitchen accessories: making your gadgets beautiful
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    Best looking home and kitchen accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

    By 16 November 2011

    So you've got it all. Wall to wall stainless steel in the kitchen, a sitting room brimming with designer tech and a bathroom loaded with stylish gadgets that will be the envy of all your friends. But you still don't quite feel satisfied with life. No...

  • Eley Kishimoto talks tech
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    Eley Kishimoto talks tech

    By 16 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we got hold of five top UK fashion designers to talk to us about what...

  • First Look: Toshiba Portege Z830 review
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    First Look: Toshiba Portege Z830 review

    By 16 November 2011

    There's lot to be said about the Toshiba ultrabook. There are two models available, the Portege, we're dealing with today, and a Satellite model, which is aimed more at the home market. Toshiba is only offering Core i3 and Core i5 models at the start....

  • Electrolux: Good design is inclusive design
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    Electrolux: Good design is inclusive design

    By 16 November 2011

    “Products have to be about both form and function. If only 10 per cent of people can use what you’ve made, then you’re a fine artist, not a designer.” So says Adam Szczepanowski, Design Manager at Electrolux, as Pocket-lint picks his brain on...

  • The best looking home and kitchen devices in the world. Ever.
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    The best looking home and kitchen devices in the world. Ever.

    By 16 November 2011

    No one likes doing the dishes, nor do they particularly enjoy hoovering or making the bed but it's got to be done. Most will be content with the usual greys and whites of domestic technology but we like to do things differently. It's Style Week over at châteaux Pocket-lint...

  • Best looking camera accessories: making your gadgets beautiful
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    Best looking camera accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

    By 15 November 2011

    From the flash bulbs of the catwalk, to the pavement or the beach, cameras are strangely sexy. The people behind them, the people in front of them, there is an undeniable allure to photography. It's about capturing the moment, it's about sharing, it's...

  • Fred Butler talks tech
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    Fred Butler talks tech

    By 15 November 2011

    Style Week on Pocket-lint would, of course, be nothing at all if we didn’t ask the opinions of those who really know what style is all about. So, as part of our five days of fun, we’ve got hold of five top UK fashion designers to talk to us about...

  • First Look: Lenovo U300s review
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    First Look: Lenovo U300s review

    By 15 November 2011

    Let's be honest, Lenovo isn't known for consumer laptops, nor is it really known for creating objects of desire. That is not to say that it's laptops aren't brilliant, because they often are. The problem is, unless you work for a business that gives you...

  • Leica: Beauty in the hand of the beholder
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    Leica: Beauty in the hand of the beholder

    By 15 November 2011

    A Leica camera is a powerful thing. One touch can change your life. Just ask the company’s director of production management, photography, Stefan Daniel and he’ll tell you. Daniel was just 8 years old when he was first introduced to these classic...

  • The best looking cameras in the world. Ever.
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    The best looking cameras in the world. Ever.

    By 15 November 2011

    There are few gadgets that cause us such strong emotional reactions as cameras. From the ultra modern compacts to the most ancient of pin-holes, there's just something magical when you get one in your hand. There are, however, a select few that cause...

  • Best looking smartphone accessories: making your gadgets beautiful
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    Best looking smartphone accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

    By 14 November 2011

    Fancy yourself as a bit of an amateur Jony Ive but don't quite have the resources to design and build a smartphone? Don't worry, we don't either. What we do however have, is an awesome sense of style, particularly when it comes to accessorizing your smartphone...

  • Asus UX31 Zenbook review
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    Asus UX31 Zenbook review

    By 14 November 2011

    There's more to life than good looks. And while looking good will get you so far, if you can't do anything useful, then there's no chance you'll ever be a success. Are we talking about Laptops or people here? Well, both, frankly. The Asus Zenbook is a...