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  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra review
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    Sony Xperia Z Ultra review

    By 17 October 2013

    When is a phone a tablet or a tablet a phone? It is a question that is continuing to perplex as we see more and more companies releasing giant devices that look too big to be a phone, but too small to be a tablet. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a prime example,...

  • Hands-on: Argos MyTablet review
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    Hands-on: Argos MyTablet review

    By 17 October 2013

    What's the tipping point in a device where the savings you make start to have an adverse affect on its quality and performance? That's a question Argos has clearly asked itself with the creation of the Argos MyTablet. Just how many corners can it cut...

  • Sharp Chop-Syc interactive chopping board just a prototype, but could be released in future
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    Sharp Chop-Syc interactive chopping board just a prototype, but could be released in future

    By 17 October 2013

    Sharp scientists are looking into the possibility of an interactive chopping board that is currently a prototype becoming a full consumer product. Designed by Siobhán Andrews, winner of Sharp's paid internship competition in the UK, the Sharp Cho-Syc...

  • Windows 8.1 tips and tricks: Here's what your PC or tablet can do now
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    Windows 8.1 tips and tricks: Here's what your PC or tablet can do now

    By 17 October 2013

    Microsoft is to finally to release its long-awaited update to Windows 8 today. Windows 8.1 brings a whole batch of new features aimed at improving your PC or tablet user experience. When the software giant first released its new operating system in August...

  • Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Fire HD: What's the difference?
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    Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Fire HD: What's the difference?

    By 16 October 2013

    Amazon has announced that the new Kindle Fire tablets are now available in the UK, following US launch in September, bringing you all the goodness of Amazon in a glossy new device. It's going under the name Kindle Fire HDX, with that X, you guessed it,...

  • Lenovo Miix 2 8-inch tablet with Windows 8.1 announced
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    Lenovo Miix 2 8-inch tablet with Windows 8.1 announced

    By 16 October 2013

    Windows 8.1 is almost here and Lenovo has just announced its latest Miix 2 tablet sporting the Microsoft OS. The successor to the Lenovo Mixx 10 is an 8-inch 16:10 (800x1280) tablet that comes with an Intel Bay Trail-T quad-core processor, 5-megapixel...

  • Amazon brings Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9-inch tablets and new Kindle Fire HD to the UK
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    Amazon brings Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9-inch tablets and new Kindle Fire HD to the UK

    By 16 October 2013

    Amazon has announced the UK release dates and prices for its new tablet devices and is now accepting pre-orders. The Kindle Fire HDX comes in two sizes, 7- and 8.9-inches, with the smaller of the two starting at £199, the larger £329. The 7-inch HDX...

  • Fashionably Apple: Why is Apple hiring fashion execs?
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    Fashionably Apple: Why is Apple hiring fashion execs?

    By 16 October 2013

    News has broke that Apple has yet again hired another executive with a background in either fitness, apparel or wearable-tech. While more rumours about an iWatch or some sort of wrist-type product are now filling up Twitter feeds, the real question concerns...

  • iPad 5 with Touch ID fingerprint scanner has been spotted and snapped
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    iPad 5 with Touch ID fingerprint scanner has been spotted and snapped

    By 15 October 2013

    As if tempting the rumour gods, we wrote a story yesterday about the iPad 5 coming with a new smart cover and a fingerprint scanner. And now a picture has appeared online showing the Touch ID scanner found on the iPhone 5S here on Apple's fifth-generation...

  • LG G Pad 8.3 tablet UK price confirmed, coming in time for Christmas
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    LG G Pad 8.3 tablet UK price confirmed, coming in time for Christmas

    By 15 October 2013

    LG's 8.3-inch Android tablet will be released in the UK before Christmas, the company has revealed. Previous reports had said only that the LG G Pad 8.3 would be rolled-out to Europe as well as other regions, and the company has a history of not necessarily...

  • Apple hires CEO of Burberry to head retail division
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    Apple hires CEO of Burberry to head retail division

    By 15 October 2013

    Apple has hired Angela Ahrendts, the former CEO of Burberry, making her the first women on the Apple executive team and yet another fashion head at that level. Ahrendts will fill the long-vacant position of head of retail and online stores previously...

  • Argos' MyTablet with Android 4.2.2 to launch 16 October for £100
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    Argos' MyTablet with Android 4.2.2 to launch 16 October for £100

    By 15 October 2013

    Argos has announced its first branded tablet, called MyTablet, which will hit shelves on 16 October for £99.99 with 19 pre-loaded apps. MyTablet features a 7-inch LCD glass screen, 1024x600-pixel resolution, Android Jellybean 4.2.2 operating system,...

  • Argos MyTablet vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?
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    Argos MyTablet vs Tesco Hudl: What's the difference?

    By 15 October 2013

    Hot on the heels of Tesco's tablet launch, Argos has decided to join the tablet party with the MyTablet. Hitting the shops at £99.99, compared to Tesco's £119, we've taken the opportunity to round up the differences, similarities and what the £20 saving...

  • iPad mini 2 expected to be thicker than first version, thanks to Retina display
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    iPad mini 2 expected to be thicker than first version, thanks to Retina display

    By 14 October 2013

    When Apple includes a Retina display on the second-generation iPad mini at the end of this month, the tablet will increase in thickness. Japanese blog Macotakra says Apple will use a thickness of 7.5mm on its new tablet, 0.3mm more than the iPad mini...

  • Surface 2 blades: Full Design Storm video published, shows off all the click-in accessory concepts
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    Surface 2 blades: Full Design Storm video published, shows off all the click-in accessory concepts

    By 14 October 2013

    When Microsoft unveiled the Surface 2 in New York last month, it also showed off some potential connected accessories for the new tablet under the codename Blades. The company previewed a short video at the event of some students from the Art Center College...

  • Apple could unveil a new Smart Cover with the iPad 5
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    Apple could unveil a new Smart Cover with the iPad 5

    By 14 October 2013

    We're already expected Apple to unveil the latest iPad on October 22, but now we're expecting to see a new Smart Cover too. Since the fifth generation iPad is rumoured, by suppliers, to adopt the form factor of the iPad Mini, old cases won't fit the latest...

  • The Pocket-lint wallpaper, now you can download it too
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    The Pocket-lint wallpaper, now you can download it too

    By 14 October 2013

    If you've read any of our reviews on Pocket-lint you may have spotted the above wallpaper. It's our way of branding our review images and making us feel at home when we move into a new phone, be it the HTC One max, the BlackBerry Z30 or iPhone 5S.  It...

  • A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October
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    A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October

    By 12 October 2013

    Varied. That's the word to best describe the mixture of tech goodness that we bring you this week. October has landed in style, and the trickle of gaming is starting to burst its banks into a torrent of wonderfulness. The first heavyweight title ahead...

  • First press shot of Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet leaks in cyan blue ahead of 22 October event
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    First press shot of Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet leaks in cyan blue ahead of 22 October event

    By 11 October 2013

    Ahead of Nokia's 22 October media event in Abu Dhabi, EvLeaks has posted what is believed to be the first press shot of Nokia's upcoming tablet. Allegedly dubbed the "Lumia 2520," the tablet is hoping to take the tablet world by storm, offering a Windows...

  • The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards
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    The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

    By 11 October 2013

    We're proud to announce the start of the 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, the UK's longest-running awards dedicated to gadgetry, entertainment technology and gizmos. As in the past nine years, the aim is to find and celebrate the best tech and gadgets...

  • iPad 5 in pictures
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    iPad 5 in pictures

    By 10 October 2013

    High-res detailed pictures of the iPad 5 have turned up, giving us the best indication so far of what the new iPad will look like. Not your usual blurry spy cam shots, these images are by Sonny Dickson, the famed Australian teenager who has made a name...

  • Windows Phone 8.1 rumoured to gain 10-inch tablet support
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    Windows Phone 8.1 rumoured to gain 10-inch tablet support

    By 9 October 2013

    A third update is expected soon for Windows Phone 8 but, as it did with the desktop version of Windows 8.1, Microsoft is also planning a 8.1 bump for its mobile software. WinSuperSite is out with the first details of Windows Phone 8.1, noting it will...

  • Lenovo leaks IdeaPad A10 PDF manuals on website, revealing specs for Android 4.2 device
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    Lenovo leaks IdeaPad A10 PDF manuals on website, revealing specs for Android 4.2 device

    By 9 October 2013

    Lenovo is apparently ready to launch a 10-inch hybrid that's very reminiscent of its Yoga 2 Pro, though the specs indicate it's a lower-end product offering. Called the IdeaPad A10, Lenovo's tablet-laptop combo is an Android 4.2 device with a Rockchip...

  • Tesco offers free broadband with any internet-enabled device, including the Hudl
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    Tesco offers free broadband with any internet-enabled device, including the Hudl

    By 9 October 2013

    Tesco is offering free broadband for a year with any internet-enabled device bought from the UK retailer. And that includes the Tesco Hudl Android tablet launched last week. It is bundling Tesco Broadband with smartphones, laptops, PCs, smart TVs and...

  • Tesco Hudl review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Tesco Hudl review

    By 9 October 2013

    Tesco is already a part of the fabric of life in the UK. We'd wager that everyone reading this has been to a Tesco store in the last couple of weeks, even if "just by accident". And now it's set to be even more part of life with the introduction of Hudl,...