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Five things to know about Facebook usernames

Five things to know about Facebook usernames

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Facebook has announced it is to join other social networking sites like MySpace and Twitter to offer personalised URLs they've dubbed Facebook "usernames", or, as they are also known, "vanity URLs", but what do you need to do to get yours secured? Until... >>

How to shoot urban landscapes

How to shoot urban landscapes

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Jon Smith, a finalist in last year’s Photography.Book.Now with his book “The Bridge Project” talks to Pocket-lint about his career taking photography in urban areas and shares some tips on how to take photos at night. What’s your approach to urban... >>

Five tips for buying a digital SLR camera

Five tips for buying a digital SLR camera

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Thinking about upgrading or investing in a digital SLR camera? Then check out these helpful tips below: Are you trading up from a compact? In that case, remember you'll need Live View if you want to frame your shots using the LCD screen. While most compacts... >>

How do you capture that perfect photograph?

How do you capture that perfect photograph?

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Knowing what to take can be harder than taking the picture with today's latest feature-filled digital cameras, so we sat down with the current grand prize winner of the Photography.Book.Now competition, Beth Dow, to find out what she does when she's thinking... >>

Five ways to preserve your pictures

Five ways to preserve your pictures

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As Corbis announces the launch of a multi-million pound facility to protect and archive its 50 million photo Sygma collection in France, what can you and I do to protect our pictures at home if we haven't got a spare couple of million kicking around?... >>

VIDEO: Spotify on a Mac how-to

VIDEO: Spotify on a Mac how-to

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Spotify has released a super-quick vid going through the sign-up and install process for Mac OS X users. If you're an Apple PC owner interested in the free music streaming service then hit play for a how-to... >>

Five ways to follow news and reviews on Pocket-lint

Five ways to follow news and reviews on Pocket-lint

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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... >>

Seven Twitter tips for beginners

Seven Twitter tips for beginners

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Twitter is the next big way of communicating with your friends, but what are the best ways to get the most out of the micro-blogging service? Here we list seven tips (one for each day of the week) that should get you started in the world of Twitter. 1.... >>

Five New Year tech resolutions

Five New Year tech resolutions

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It's that time again, yep that's right, time to kick some bad habits now that 2009 has arrived. While you might have drinking and eating less, or going for more runs on your list, don't forget your computer. Here are five things you should be doing more... >>

Seven Android applications you can't do without

Seven Android applications you can't do without

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All the programs available at launch on Android were free, so if you've got a G1, make the most of this – here's our guide to some choice cuts. 1 Google Maps Of course we know Google Maps from other mobiles, but this is the program at its purest. Sure,... >>