Reviews & hands-on

  • Online

    New Google Maps: We explore the features of the preview

    By 22 May 2013

    At Google I/O one of the most exciting developments was the reworking of Google Maps. Both online and on mobile devices. With maps being ubiquitous now, it's easy to forget that the old version has a few annoying bugs that make it difficult to use. Now...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Band of the Day review (iOS)

    By 1 November 2012

    Today, App of the Day on Pocket-lint goes under a different name. Today it’s Band of the Day. Why? Well, because that’s the name of the app that we’re reviewing. Welcome one and all, to Band of the Day. Band of the Day Platform iOS Price Free Where...

  • Online 0 out of 5

    Google Wave - First Look review

    By 15 October 2009

    While other sites are writing reviews of Google Wave, we think it's a little unfair to judge Google's new communications tool so early, especially as it's only just stepped blinking out into the light of the web and already the hype bubble is bursting....

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    BBC iPlayer - EXCLUSIVE review

    By 27 July 2007

    The much anticipated BBC iPlayer has gone live as a public Beta and Pocket-lint got an early peek ahead of the official launch. In a nutshell, the BBC iPlayer lets you catch up with all the BBC programmes you've missed (or want to watch again) during...

  • Online 3 out of 5 texting website review

    By 20 July 2004

    Is it wise to rely on a mobile phone for your personal safety? Gizmogirl and Kent Police put a new, delayed texting service to the test. SafetyText is a personal safety service that uses delayed text messaging. Users send text details to a central phone...