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Hands-on: Acer Aspire Switch 12 is the laptop replacement with a tablet twist
Laptops

Hands-on: Acer Aspire Switch 12 is the laptop replacement with a tablet twist

By 11 September 2014

The Acer Aspire Switch family continues to grow, with the forthcoming Switch 12 showcasing not only a number of varied position options, but it's one of the first devices to feature Intel Core M technology. That means a fanless design, which in turn opens... >>

Destiny review
Gaming 5 out of 5

Destiny review

By 11 September 2014

It's hard to think of the start of any new franchise that has had much hype levied upon its shoulders as Destiny. But even before its Alpha and Beta test phases it was already on track to be "the biggest game of the year" and the potential flag bearer... >>

OMG Life Autographer review
Cameras 4 out of 5

OMG Life Autographer review

By 11 September 2014

Pocket-lint first got a glimpse of Autographer when was in its beta test phase back at the end of 2012 and the idea and concept fascinated us. Now it's ready for launch, so as part of a larger test we spent a few hours in London Zoo wearing one and we... >>

Volkswagen Polo (2014) first drive: The sensible small car gets an internal tech boost
Cars

Volkswagen Polo (2014) first drive: The sensible small car gets an internal tech boost

By 11 September 2014

Spare a thought for the Volkswagen Polo. While big brother Golf gets all the headlines and gold stars in the VW family pecking order, Polo sits there quietly, getting on with its job of being an entirely decent little car. In the world of supermini cars,... >>

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet fuses 6mm chassis and 2K screen into unconventional design
Tablets

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet fuses 6mm chassis and 2K screen into unconventional design

By 10 September 2014

After Dell took to the stage at the Intel Developers Forum to show off its forthcoming world's slimmest tablet, the Venue 8 7000 series, Pocket-lint got our hands on a pre-production model to see how it shaped up. And despite its world firsts and an interesting... >>

Apple Pay hands-on: Shopping with your iPhone
Phones

Apple Pay hands-on: Shopping with your iPhone

By 9 September 2014

Apple doesn't just make gadgets now, it also is a payment service that is likely to change the way people use their phone in the future and possibly even usher in a world where credit cards slowly disappear. That's the promise of Apple's new payment system... >>

Apple Watch preview: Apple hopes it's time for the ultimate iPhone accessory
Gadgets

Apple Watch preview: Apple hopes it's time for the ultimate iPhone accessory

By 9 September 2014

After months of speculation, the Apple Watch is here. From early 2015 you'll be able to get an Apple device for your wrist that connects to your iPhone (iPhone 5 and higher) to deliver a series of notifications, sports data, and even let you pay for stuff.... >>

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)
Smarthome

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

Elgato announced a number of new smarthome products during IFA 2014 that will use Apple's new HomeKit platform, which is expected to be announced in further detail soon. The Elgato Avea smart lighting system was one of the new products detailed, along... >>

Gigabyte P34G v2 review
Laptops 4 out of 5

Gigabyte P34G v2 review

By 8 September 2014

Gaming laptops are usually chunky beasts - the sort of thing that will give you shoulder ache and win you odd looks should you dare to take them out of the house. The Gigabyte P34G v2, however, is something quite different. It has serious gaming power,... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses
Laptops

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses

By 8 September 2014

Acer announced the Aspire Switch 11 during its press conference at IFA 2014, bringing another multi-positional laptop-meets-tablet device to its portfolio. We got our hands on the new 2-in-1 notebook series at the show to see what the 11.6-inch model... >>