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New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen version of Apple's wonderbuds?

New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen version of Apple's wonderbuds?

By Dan Grabham

Although we're definitely not sold on the look of the existing Apple AirPods, there's no denying that they're one of the best new gadgets of the last couple of years. Completely wire-free? Check. Compact charging case? Check. Seamless connection? Check.... Read more

HTC U12+ price: what will the new HTC U12+ cost?

HTC U12+ price: what will the new HTC U12+ cost?

By Dan Grabham

The HTC U12+ launch date is tomorrow, 23 May. That will likely see the phone announced and then become available a couple of weeks later, although pre-orders are likely to open as soon as the announcement is made.We'll be bringing you full details on... Read more

OnePlus 6 deals and SIM-free price: What does the new OnePlus 6 cost?

OnePlus 6 deals and SIM-free price: What does the new OnePlus 6 cost?

By Dan Grabham

The OnePlus 6 has now been launched and pricing starts at £469 for the 64GB model. O2 OnePlus 6 contract orders are open now, and it's available to buy in stores from today! OnePlus 6 SIM-free priceThe OnePlus 6 is available from OnePlus.com directly... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far

By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is some way off - in early 2019 - but we're already hearing a bunch of rumours about what form the device will take. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were evolutions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ really, so we're expecting big things... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched last September, while we've recently seen the Galaxy S9 and S9+ released, too - check out our guide to the best Galaxy S9 deals. Next up is the Galaxy Note 9, which we're expecting to be the usual souped-up respin... Read more

The best Amazon UK Prime Day deals 2018 : Cheap TVs, Kindles, consoles, smartphones, Echo deals and more

The best Amazon UK Prime Day deals 2018 : Cheap TVs, Kindles, consoles, smartphones, Echo deals and more

By Dan Grabham

We're expecting the date for Amazon Prime Day to be announced soon, but we predict that Amazon Prime Day will be Tuesday 10 July 2018.Like Black Friday, it's a chance to pick up some amazing bargains. On Prime Day though, it's all about Amazon. It ends... Read more

The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for May 2018

The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for May 2018

By Dan Grabham

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are now available to buy SIM free and on a variety of contract plans.Priced to undercut the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S9 - and packing in some impressive specs - the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are strong competitors. Huawei... Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 specs, release date, news and rumours

Apple Watch Series 4 specs, release date, news and rumours

By Dan Grabham

The Apple Watch Series 3 was launched last Autumn and was a critical hit. We also think it has sold quite well, but we don't really know since Apple refuses to outline the numbers sold.That's probably because the numbers wouldn't look that great up against... Read more

The best coffee machines 2018: our pick of the best bean-to-cup, jug, ground and capsule machines

The best coffee machines 2018: our pick of the best bean-to-cup, jug, ground and capsule machines

By Dan Grabham

Coffee is a tricky thing to get right. There are so many different preferences, with all sorts of factors contributing to a good cup of coffee.Pocket-lint is here to help though. To give you a hand getting the best cup in your own kitchen, we have rounded... Read more

Android P release date, rumours, news and features: Will the next Android be called Pistachio Ice Cream?

Android P release date, rumours, news and features: Will the next Android be called Pistachio Ice Cream?

By Dan Grabham

Google's Android 8.0 Oreo operating system is still rolling out to various Android phones, but that doesn't stop us talking about the next big update of Android, known as Android P.There's now an Android P public preview available, too. We've mused below... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry Key2 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?

By Dan Grabham

Last year, BlackBerry Mobile - a venture by comms giant TCL - launched its first traditionally-styled BlackBerry running Android and we'll soon see its replacement hit the streets. It was called the KeyOne, and it was the cause for much excitement among... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE

By Dan Grabham

Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis design dating from the iPhone 5 launch back in 2012.But that’s not to say the insides are anywhere as dated: much of the hardware is similar... Read more

Nokia 8 Sirocco deals and SIM-free price: What does Nokia's flagship phone cost?

Nokia 8 Sirocco deals and SIM-free price: What does Nokia's flagship phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco is now available to buy. It's an impressive flagship handset from Nokia with dual curved edges and a stunning stainless steel-based design. The Nokia 8 Sirocco SIM-free price is £649. Get a free Google Home Mini when you pre-orderIf... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price: How much does LG's latest phone cost?

LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price: How much does LG's latest phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

LG's G7 ThinQ phone has been revealed and it'll be released on 31 May. We now know that O2 will be offering the handset in Moroccan Blue and you can pre-order it right away. It's available from £33 a month for 1GB of data if you lay down £99.99 upfront.... Read more

Honor 10 deals and SIM-free price: How much does Honor's latest phone cost?

Honor 10 deals and SIM-free price: How much does Honor's latest phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

The Honor 10 is here and in the UK costs £399 for the 128GB model.That's the only version coming to these shores - there's no 64GB model in the UK although it is 399 Euros in mainland Europe. Get the Honor 10 SIM-free for £399 The new phone will be... Read more

Honor 10 vs Honor 9: What's the difference?

Honor 10 vs Honor 9: What's the difference?

By Dan Grabham

Looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone? There are few better than Honor's new flagship. For £399 this phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck - it's super value for that money as you'll see. This latest Honor phone takes a lot of cues... Read more

Nokia X6 specs, release date and price: All the latest on Nokia's new budget phone

Nokia X6 specs, release date and price: All the latest on Nokia's new budget phone

By Dan Grabham

The Nokia X6 is the name of yet another Nokia handset made by HMD, the company behind the resurgence in Nokia-branded devices.It will be the first Nokia phone to have a notch in the centre of the display. Expect it to run Android 8 Oreo.  Nokia through... Read more

New MacBook and MacBook Air specs and rumours: What's the story so far?

New MacBook and MacBook Air specs and rumours: What's the story so far?

By Dan Grabham

It seems certain that Apple will refresh the MacBook and MacBook Air this year, possibly completely reforming the bottom rungs of its notebook range underneath the awesome MacBook Pro.We thought we might see new notebooks at Apple's education-orientated... Read more

Google Duplex: Is it really OK to get calls made for you by AI?

Google Duplex: Is it really OK to get calls made for you by AI?

By Dan Grabham

Since Google demonstrated its Google Duplex capability yesterday, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive in terms of the technology and the possibilities for it as a feature within Google Assistant.“Allowing people to interact with technology as naturally... Read more

The best Moto G6 deals and pre-order price: What do the G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play cost SIM-free?

The best Moto G6 deals and pre-order price: What do the G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play cost SIM-free?

By Dan Grabham

The Moto G6 range is here! Alongside the standard 5.7-inch G6 there's the more powerful and even larger 5.9-inch G6 Plus. Then there's the cheaper G6 Play again with a 5.7-inch display but also with a whopping 4,000mAh battery which should give you a... Read more

Android P beta available today; OS will introduce some serious battery life savings

Android P beta available today; OS will introduce some serious battery life savings

By Dan Grabham

As well as announcing Android P will be with us in the Autumn, with a beta available now, Google also showcased some interesting new features at its Google I/O developer event, too. The Android P Beta is available today on Google Pixel, Essential Phone,... Read more

How to get Android P on your phone right now

How to get Android P on your phone right now

By Dan Grabham

Google I/O 2018 has kicked off, with the company revealing a public beta for the upcoming Android P, otherwise known as Android 9.0.The final version of the operating system will be with us in the autumn, probably alongside some new Pixel phones.  As... Read more

New Google Assistant voices coming this year - and you can skip saying 'Hey Google' every time

New Google Assistant voices coming this year - and you can skip saying 'Hey Google' every time

By Dan Grabham

Google has said that six new voices are coming to Google Assistant this year. One of the voices is singer-songwriter John Legend.Also announced at Google I/O is a feature called Continued Conversation that means you don't have to say "Hey Google" for... Read more

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

Motorola has been part of Lenovo for four years now and has made several Moto X devices over that time, the first having been made in 2013 when Google owned this particular chunk of the classic Motorola company.However the last non-Moto Mod X-series phone,... Read more

20 years of the iMac: looking back at Apple's legendary iMac G3

20 years of the iMac: looking back at Apple's legendary iMac G3

By Dan Grabham

The iMac G3 is one of the most iconic computers that has ever existed - and it's now 20 years since Steve Jobs revealed it to the world (see the video below).The iMac brought several major innovations, not least that it was available in various colours,... Read more

iPhone XI, iPhone 11 or iPhone X2: What's the story so far with the new 2018 iPhone?

iPhone XI, iPhone 11 or iPhone X2: What's the story so far with the new 2018 iPhone?

By Dan Grabham

Waiting for this year's new iPhone? You've only got four months to go!Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X and now we've also had (Product)Red editions of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, too. The iPhone... Read more

The best Bank Holiday deals: Get a great tech deal

The best Bank Holiday deals: Get a great tech deal

By Dan Grabham

It's a Bank Holiday weekend in the UK and that means a last minute dash to the seaside, changeable weather and DIY.It also means you could get yourself a great deal on your next tech purchase, whether that's a new 4K TV or a top laptop. Here are all... Read more

We built Lego’s super new Y-Wing Star Wars set!

We built Lego’s super new Y-Wing Star Wars set!

By Dan Grabham

Last October we built the Star Wars Ultimate Collectors Series (UCS) Millennium Falcon. It was quite the build as you’d expect from the biggest Lego set ever.Now we’ve built its new sibling – the UCS Y-Wing Starfighter – released today, 4 May... Read more

Here’s why you must change your Twitter password

Here’s why you must change your Twitter password

By Dan Grabham

Twitter is asking all its users to change their passwords - and also for all other services they use that same password on. So read this and then go and change it! The company is effectively erring on the side of caution by asking everyone to do this,... Read more

Get the Galaxy S9 on Vodafone for a remarkable £23 a month

Get the Galaxy S9 on Vodafone for a remarkable £23 a month

By Dan Grabham

If you're looking for a cracking deal on the Samsung Galaxy S9 then we've got an excellent deal for you - get the 64GB Galaxy S9 for £23 a month. There is a £190 upfront cost, but the deal still represents stonking value for money over the life of... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know about LG's latest flagship

LG G7 ThinQ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know about LG's latest flagship

By Dan Grabham

Long-rumoured, the LG G7 ThinQ is finally here! Here's everything we know about LG's new handset. The LG G7 ThinQ price has yet to be confirmed but UK and US release date will be towards the end of May or beginning of June. LG G7 ThinQ initial review:... Read more

Apple Pay users have doubled over the last year

Apple Pay users have doubled over the last year

By Dan Grabham

Financial results are boring, but Apple’s tend to reveal some really interesting facts about the company, the way it works and the high level of success it enjoys as it manages to make cash where others fail to profit. Or, at least, most others fail... Read more

Exclusive deal: Get the Huawei P20 Pro for £39.88 a month and nothing upfront

Exclusive deal: Get the Huawei P20 Pro for £39.88 a month and nothing upfront

By Dan Grabham

If you want to buy the Huawei P20 Pro on a great deal then don't bother looking any further; we've got a Pocket-lint exclusive P20 Pro deal for you, giving you 15GB of data per month on EE. You also pay nothing upfront - check out the full details below. The... Read more

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Everything you need to know

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

It's been called several things including the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, the Windows 10 Spring update, and more. But Microsoft is releasing what it has calls the Windows 10 April 2018 Update on Monday 30 April. It's been delayed already so... Read more

The best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals for May 2018

The best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals for May 2018

By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our guide to the very best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals. And it's not just for the main 5.7-inch XZ2 handset either, as we've got all the latest 5-inch Xperia XZ2 Compact pre-order info as well.The Sony Xperia XZ2 is available in black, silver, blue... Read more

This roller coaster is one of the biggest Lego sets ever - and it can even be powered

This roller coaster is one of the biggest Lego sets ever - and it can even be powered

By Dan Grabham

Fancy a new building challenge? What about this £300 Lego Creator Expert Roller Coaster, an epic set that can use Lego Power Functions parts to motorise the chain lift.Alternatively, you can combine it with Lego Boost as well!It’s a huge set, with... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 specs, news and release date

Motorola Moto G6 specs, news and release date

By Dan Grabham

The G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play have been announced and look set to take the budget crown once again. The G5 and G5 Plus were two of our favourite budget phones in 2017 As you'll see, the handsets are slightly more premium than before with a glass-back that's... Read more

Amazon is doing a kids version of the Echo Dot that encourages 'please' and 'thank you'

Amazon is doing a kids version of the Echo Dot that encourages 'please' and 'thank you'

By Dan Grabham

Amazon is launching a new version of the Echo Dot that is more expensive but will be tailored specifically for use by children.Among other cool child-friendly features to keep kids entertained – like age-appropriate jokes - it encourages the use of... Read more

Now you can add multiple images and videos to Instagram Stories

Now you can add multiple images and videos to Instagram Stories

By Dan Grabham

Instagram is making it easier to create Instagram Stories from your snaps - you're now able to add multiple images and videos to your story at once. The update is available on Android immediately and is coming to iOS soon.It's a move that will make social... Read more

Spotify Free will enable you to listen on demand – but there’s a catch of course!

Spotify Free will enable you to listen on demand – but there’s a catch of course!

By Dan Grabham

A new version of Spotify Free will enable users to listen to tracks on demand but things are not quite that simple, of course. Spotify says that its free users will soon have complete access to some of Spotify’s curated playlists such as Release Radar... Read more

Apple has a UK silicon design team - and has opened its doors to inspire kids

Apple has a UK silicon design team - and has opened its doors to inspire kids

By Dan Grabham

Apple invited a bunch of UK schoolchildren to meet its engineers – and so confirmed that it does have a UK-based team working on the chips that power our iPhones.The chips inside almost all smartphones have a British heritage of course – most are... Read more

How to use Alexa to make the perfect cup of tea

How to use Alexa to make the perfect cup of tea

By Dan Grabham

Today is National Tea Day and as usual on such occasions, Alexa has been in touch to let us know that we could all make better cups of tea if only we would ask her. Seriously though, Alexa's repertoire does include being able to answer various tea-related... Read more

Nokia 7 Plus deals and price: How much is the new Nokia mid-range phone?

Nokia 7 Plus deals and price: How much is the new Nokia mid-range phone?

By Dan Grabham

We might not have the Nokia 7 in the UK, but we've got official confirmation from Nokia that the Nokia 7 Plus UK release date is Wednesday 2 May.The Nokia 7 Plus SIM-free price is £349.99 which puts it above the Nokia 6. Check out the best Nokia 6 deals.Pre-orders... Read more

Q Acoustics intros revamped 3000i Series speakers from £199

Q Acoustics intros revamped 3000i Series speakers from £199

By Dan Grabham

British loudspeaker purveyor Q Acoustics is back with its latest range – the 3000i starting at £199 for a pair.When you consider the prices of some high-end Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speakers, the value on offer here can’t be understated.After all, you... Read more

The best BBQ tech for summer 2018

The best BBQ tech for summer 2018

By Dan Grabham

Summer is finally upon us (well, nearly) and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better.The art... Read more

Moto G6 vs Moto G5: What's the difference?

Moto G6 vs Moto G5: What's the difference?

By Dan Grabham

Motorola has launched the Moto G6 alongside the more powerful G6 Plus and cheaper but long battery life-toting G6 Play. It's a little over a year since we first clapped eyes on the G5 range Plus Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. You can also read... Read more

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium isn't coming to the UK - but it might later in 2018

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium isn't coming to the UK - but it might later in 2018

By Dan Grabham

We thought Sony Mobile had been rather quiet over this morning's emergence of the new Xperia XZ2 Premium and now we've official confirmation that the handset won't be launching in the UK...for now. Sony Mobile will review its decision later in the year... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

We got the two new Sony phones in February - the Sony Xperia XZ2 and the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. But we've also been expecting a third device - now revealed as the Sony XZ2 Premium. It's essentially a beefed-up XZ2 with what should be a superb dual-camera... Read more

Where to buy the new red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Where to buy the new red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced the special edition (Product)Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and they're available now. Both are black on the front, with red aluminium backs.The special edition iPhone joins iPhone 8 in space grey, silver and gold. There's no red iPhone... Read more

Is Audi’s new A6 Avant the exec estate to reckon with?

Is Audi’s new A6 Avant the exec estate to reckon with?

By Dan Grabham

Going up against the Mercedes E-Class estate and BMW 5-Series Touring is this, the brand new Audi A6 Avant estate. Estates are often maligned as boring, but this is anything but. Do you really need an SUV?  Also consider the best SUVs: from crossover... Read more