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  • Who needs Grand Theft Auto V when there's GTA in real life? (video)
    Gaming

    Who needs Grand Theft Auto V when there's GTA in real life? (video)

    By 19 March 2012

    Yeah, GTA V is on the horizon. And yeah, it's graphics may well be the most life-like yet, but are they going to be as lifelike as this fan film made by ElectRoulette? The group -which is behind a collection of game and technology-inspired videos, including...

  • DARPA Cheetah sets robot running record (video)
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    DARPA Cheetah sets robot running record (video)

    By 6 March 2012

    Last time we reported on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) here on Pocket-lint it was busy losing a $300 million aircraft at sea (probably). But, rather than sit about crying over spilt milk, the clever bods at the US agency responsible...

  • Assassin’s Creed III first trailer hits the web (video)
    Gaming

    Assassin’s Creed III first trailer hits the web (video)

    By 5 March 2012

    Last week Ubisoft revealed the official title of Assassin's Creed III (or Assassin's Creed 3, as the company also writes it) and now we have the first action from the game, courtesy of its first trailer. Set during the time of the American Revolution...

  • Star Wars Imperial forces invade Danish Toys R Us (video)
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    Star Wars Imperial forces invade Danish Toys R Us (video)

    By 24 February 2012

    There's a fair few Star Wars adverts around at the minute, from the rather odd The Dog Strikes Back, this years Volkswagon Super Bowl spot, to Yoda poncing about in the UK Vodafone adverts. However, none of them holds a candle to this, an advert for Toys...

  • US Samsung Galaxy Note ad uses The Darkness to mock Apple (video)
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    US Samsung Galaxy Note ad uses The Darkness to mock Apple (video)

    By 6 February 2012

    Justin Hawkins from UK rock outfit The Darkness appears in Samsung USA's new advert for the Galaxy Note, which was debuted during Super Bowl XLVI last night (5 February). And it cheekily slams Apple while using the band's biggest hit, "I Believe in a...

  • Year in review 2011: November
    Gaming

    Year in review 2011: November

    By 31 December 2011

    Remember, remember the fifth of November? No? Us neither - in fact (possibly due to hitting the Christmas sherry a trifle early) we don't really remember November at all. It's just like a hazy dream. But, a quick look on Wikipedia tells us that November...

  • Year in review 2011: June
    Gaming

    Year in review 2011: June

    By 28 December 2011

    It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011. In the big wide world, June saw the strange death of Jackass's Ryan Dunn and the legend that...

  • Year in review 2011: March
    Phones

    Year in review 2011: March

    By 27 December 2011

    It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011. In the big wide world, March saw the tragic events of the earthquakes in Christchurch, New...

  • Year in review 2011: February
    Gaming

    Year in review 2011: February

    By 26 December 2011

    It's the end of the year, but before we get too excited about what's to come next, lets take a breather, let those mince pies break down and glance back at 2011. In the world outside of tech, the Irish were busy taking to the polls for a General Election,...

  • Happy Christmas, Android style (video)
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    Happy Christmas, Android style (video)

    By 22 December 2011

    The Google Android team have posted a Happy Holidays video on YouTube for all fans of the operating system, and to, perhaps, counter Apple's Santa using Siri advert. Yep, the big, jolly fellow himself appears, wandering through the company headquarters...

  • Dominick the Donkey could beat X-Factor stars Little Mix to UK Christmas no. 1 (video)
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    Dominick the Donkey could beat X-Factor stars Little Mix to UK Christmas no. 1 (video)

    By 21 December 2011

    Take a quick glance at the iTunes singles chart in the UK and you may be surprised at the current standings. X-Factor winners Little Mix are in third position, behind the favourite to be the number one single this Christmas, Wherever You Are, sung by...

  • VIDEO: RIM has a vision of the future too
    Phones

    VIDEO: RIM has a vision of the future too

    By 28 October 2011

    Anything Microsoft can do, RIM can do, er....well, not better - but roughly the same except perhaps a little bit more boring. No, we're not talking smartphones here (that'd be an unfair description, right?) but visions of the future. Following the brilliant...

  • VIDEO: Microsoft's vision of the future
    Phones

    VIDEO: Microsoft's vision of the future

    By 27 October 2011

    If you liked Corning's A Day Made of Glass video, then you're going to love this vision of the future from Microsoft Office. Using ideas based on real technologies, Microsoft Office's president Kurt DelBene explains: "Some of the capabilities, such as...