Video archive

  • VIDEO: Potato dressed as Santa launched into space by schoolkids
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    VIDEO: Potato dressed as Santa launched into space by schoolkids

    By 19 November 2010

    Pupils from Landscove C of E Primary School in Devon, UK have shot a potato dressed as Santa into space, inside an empty 2 litre plastic fizzy pop bottle. It managed to make it to 90,000-feet (17 miles) before the helium balloon it was tied to popped....

  • VIDEO: SlingPlayer on the Apple iPad
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    VIDEO: SlingPlayer on the Apple iPad

    By 17 November 2010

    Sling Media has teased its latest app, bringing SlingPlayer Mobile to the iPad. As you'd expect with Sling, you get full control of your set-top box from your iPad, including live streaming, access to your PVR, all the play controls and control settings...

  • VIDEO: BlackBerry PlayBook - better than the Apple iPad?
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    VIDEO: BlackBerry PlayBook - better than the Apple iPad?

    By 16 November 2010

    RIM isn't exactly being coy about how well it rates its forthcoming foray into the tablet market. Sitting the BlackBerry PlayBook side by side with the Apple iPad, RIM is keen to demonstrate just how much better its device is at rendering websites. There's...

  • VIDEO: Sharp Lynx phone in action
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    VIDEO: Sharp Lynx phone in action

    By 15 November 2010

    Sharp's glasses-free 3D phones have been popping up all over the place as of late, including at IFA where Pocket-lint got hands on with a prototype model, and we recently had an official announcement over in Japan of the Sharp Galapagos 003SH and 005SH...

  • VIDEO: PC and Mac take flight with Avatar
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    VIDEO: PC and Mac take flight with Avatar

    By 12 November 2010

    Microsoft has taken to mocking the MacBook's lack of Blu-ray in its latest YouTube based-viral. In it, a Windows machine and its Apple counterpart take a flight and watch Avatar in Blu-ray via the PCs optical drive. The video ends just before the Windows...

  • VIDEO: Microsoft Kinects with Apple Mac OS X
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    VIDEO: Microsoft Kinects with Apple Mac OS X

    By 12 November 2010

    As developer Theo Watson explains in this video, it's still very much "a work in progress" but we have to say that we're very excited by this Kinect/Mac OS X mash-up. It kind of makes the Magic Track Pad seem not all that magical. Our mind can't help...

  • VIDEO: The Sun Page 3 viral stripped bare
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    VIDEO: The Sun Page 3 viral stripped bare

    By 11 November 2010

    The Sun has started a viral campaign to promote the 40th anniversary of its Page 3 and the models that appear thereon. And, while we wouldn't normally endorse such things, ahem, this one made us laugh milkshake out of our noses. It's essentially a micky...

  • VIDEO: Trailer for Rockstar Games' L.A. Noire arrives... Finally
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Trailer for Rockstar Games' L.A. Noire arrives... Finally

    By 11 November 2010

    First touted back in 2006, L.A. Noire is the latest in an ever-expanding line of open-ended, plot-rich Rockstar Games' titles and it's edging closer to its release than ever before. Well, a trailer has been unveiled, anyway. The game fits into the action...

  • VIDEO: Geminoid F, the robot actress
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    VIDEO: Geminoid F, the robot actress

    By 11 November 2010

    If you think that some actors are just, well, a little robotic, chances are in the future they might be actually a robot. The BBC is reporting of Geminoid F, a robot actress that is treading the boards in Japan. As the video shows, don’t expect anything...

  • VIDEO: New OK Go! video filmed with Samsung NX100
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    VIDEO: New OK Go! video filmed with Samsung NX100

    By 9 November 2010

    The release of a new OK Go! pop video has been a major event ever since Here it Goes Again, the one-take vid where the band dance on running machines, became a massive global YouTube hit. So far, the official posting has been watched a staggering 53,038,948...

  • VIDEO: Dell Inspiron Duo official sneak peak
    Laptops

    VIDEO: Dell Inspiron Duo official sneak peak

    By 5 November 2010

    Tablet and notebook cross overs have popped up in the past (Eee PC T91, Lenovo ThinkPad X61) but we don't think we've ever seen one that looks even half as cool as the much anticipated Dell Inspiron Duo. This official teaser video shows the curvy, aqua-blue...

  • VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab full-screen apps
    Tablets

    VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab full-screen apps

    By 5 November 2010

    If the black borders around your Samsung Galaxy Tab Android apps were beginning to get on your nerves, then help is at hand from jkkmobile. If the name sounds familiar then that's because this is the same chap who provided the first SamTab teardown. But...

  • VIDEO: New Skoda Fabia TV ad is "Made of Meaner Stuff"
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    VIDEO: New Skoda Fabia TV ad is "Made of Meaner Stuff"

    By 3 November 2010

    It's a complete turnaround for the Skoda Fabia, as the cake car ad, which saw pastry chefs lovingly craft the car out of a variety of confection - and was akin to something out of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory - is updated with a no-nonsense tough-man...

  • VIDEO: Nine iPhone 4s + one guitarist = HD music video
    Phones

    VIDEO: Nine iPhone 4s + one guitarist = HD music video

    By 2 November 2010

    The creative use of technology even astounds us at Pocket-lint sometimes, and while it's not exactly new to shoot professional video pieces using mobile devices, the craft that's gone into this music video is as clever and unique as they come. Nine iPhone...

  • VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab tear-down treatment
    Tablets

    VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab tear-down treatment

    By 2 November 2010

    Well, it's been available for a whole day now, so it was due a tear-down. But, it isn't the iFixit chaps who have stripped the Samsung Galaxy Tab so as we can take a look at its innards - but a mobile device modder who goes by the name of jkkmobile. And,...

  • VIDEO: iPad iOS 4.2 strutting its stuff
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    VIDEO: iPad iOS 4.2 strutting its stuff

    By 1 November 2010

    iOS 4.2 is almost upon us (it's due this very month) and YouTuber lewisisepic has posted a handy video up of what we can expect. Obviously, there's multitasking on board and email improvements courtesy of an integrated, universal inbox with conversation...

  • VIDEO: Hilarious spoof white iPhone 4 promo
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    VIDEO: Hilarious spoof white iPhone 4 promo

    By 29 October 2010

    Everyone loves a bit of Apple mockery. It's like that rare occasion when Manchester United get spanked. They have it their own way so often, and always seem to get everything right, that when things go wrong, it's fun to point and laugh. Sit back and...

  • VIDEO: HTML5 animation converting - quick as a Flash
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    VIDEO: HTML5 animation converting - quick as a Flash

    By 29 October 2010

    Now, who thought there wasn't room for both Flash and HTML5? Clearly not Adobe, who showed off a demo of a brilliantly quick Flash to HTML5 conversion tool at its MAX 2010 expo over in Los Angeles. Engineer Rik Cabanier ran through the process, which...

  • VIDEO: BlackBerry PlayBook - alive and flashing
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    VIDEO: BlackBerry PlayBook - alive and flashing

    By 26 October 2010

    Did the recent screen grabs from the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook OS tickle your RIM senses? (We know, but it's so hard to resist RIM-based puns). If so, then you'll probably love this demo of the 7-inch tab in action. RIM's Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis demoed...

  • VIDEO: Gingerbread baked for Google HQ
    Phones

    VIDEO: Gingerbread baked for Google HQ

    By 23 October 2010

    There's no official announcement from Google yet, but that hasn't stopped the company's Google Mobile Twitter feed tweeting a YouTube video of a giant gingerbread man turning up at its HQ. Sadly, it isn't a video showing all the latest features of the...

  • VIDEO: Kinect's first "official" TV ad
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Kinect's first "official" TV ad

    By 21 October 2010

    Apparently, any Kinect advert that you might have seen online already wasn't legit, and this is the first "official" TV advert. Whether it's the first is open to debate, but what isn't is the fact that Microsoft is definitely focusing on the people rather...

  • VIDEO: Awesome Lego 3D printer
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    VIDEO: Awesome Lego 3D printer

    By 21 October 2010

    This. Is. Brilliant. Regular Pocket-lint readers will know that we're lovers of all things Lego. And, of course, we're lovers of all things tech as well. Combine our two loves and what is the best thing you could get? A walking, talking Lego-cyborg of...

  • VIDEO: SlingBox SlingPlayer coming for Windows Phone 7
    Phones

    VIDEO: SlingBox SlingPlayer coming for Windows Phone 7

    By 21 October 2010

    It's not all bad news for Windows Phone 7. The launch may have been less well received than Microsoft would have liked, but Pocket-lint expects the new phone OS to be something of a slow burner. Certainly, with apps such as Sling Media's SlingPlayer coming...

  • VIDEO: World's smallest Rubik's Cube
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    VIDEO: World's smallest Rubik's Cube

    By 14 October 2010

    The title says it all really. The design was the work of Evgeniy Grigoriev, who obviously thought that the Rubik's Cube wasn't hard enough already. We don't fancy the old fashioned cheat of peeling off the stickers on this version - it would be far too...

  • VIDEO: Michael J Fox re-shoots Back To The Future teaser trailer
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    VIDEO: Michael J Fox re-shoots Back To The Future teaser trailer

    By 14 October 2010

    In case you didn't know it, we at Pocket-lint are massive, massive fans of Back To The Future. So imagine our little faces when we first laid eyes on this - a brilliant re-shot teaser trailer starring Marty McFly himself, Michael J Fox. The revamp was...