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Meet Jimmy, Intel’s joke-telling, app controlled and customisable 3D-printed robot
Gadgets

Meet Jimmy, Intel’s joke-telling, app controlled and customisable 3D-printed robot

By 12 September 2014

In our job we meet a lot of different people throughout the industry. But at the Intel Developers Forum 2014 we “met” a robot for the first time: Jimmy, the customisable, programmable and 3D-printed creation from Intel and Trossen Robotics. And the... >>

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks
Laptops

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks

By 12 September 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix name isn't a brand new concept, with the first model unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2013. But fast-forward some 20 months to the Intel Developers Forum 2014 and the second generation model has shown face. And it... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review
Phones 4 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review

By 12 September 2014

Samsung's first truly premium quality phone, the Galaxy Alpha, has arrived. Has Samsung got everything perfect for those people looking for a bit more luxury in their smartphone? Could it even be the replacement for the S5 flagship smartphone? We've been... >>

Apple iPhone 6 Plus preview: Too big to handle?
Phones

Apple iPhone 6 Plus preview: Too big to handle?

By 12 September 2014

If you were a logical iPhone upgrader, you would be getting ready to preorder the iPhone 6. It's a lovely device and one that many will opt for when it comes to buying a new phone on 19 September. The chances are, if you are reading this, you aren't... >>

Apple iPhone 6 preview: The logical upgrade for iPhone users
Phones

Apple iPhone 6 preview: The logical upgrade for iPhone users

By 12 September 2014

If you thought the iPhone 5S screen wasn't big enough, especially against the Android competition, then there's good news: Apple has launched the iPhone 6. The new iPhone 6 now comes with a 4.7-inch display as well as more power, more storage, and more... >>

Hands-on: Nikon D750 review: Nikon's first full-frame DSLR to feature a tilt-angle screen
Cameras

Hands-on: Nikon D750 review: Nikon's first full-frame DSLR to feature a tilt-angle screen

By 12 September 2014

It may not come as a surprise but the Nikon D810 has been a bit of a success for the camera manufacturer, both critically and amongst consumers. And when Pocket-lint recently documented professional photographer Tom Oldham's switch from Canon 5D MkIIs... >>

Hands-on: HP Pavilion x2: 2-in-1 pushes screen gloss to excess
Laptops

Hands-on: HP Pavilion x2: 2-in-1 pushes screen gloss to excess

By 12 September 2014

There's a whole lot of choice out there when it comes to laptops and 2-in-1 devices, so the smallest of misjudged design decisions can be costly. Although we rather liked the look of the HP Pavilion x2 - and have been even more impressed by the company's... >>

Hands-on: HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch desktop-replacement 2-in-1s show off Intel Core M slim form factor
Laptops

Hands-on: HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch desktop-replacement 2-in-1s show off Intel Core M slim form factor

By 12 September 2014

Before now we've seen some tablet-style desktop replacements that, let's face it, have been so big and bulky that they had little appeal. But in the latest HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch models the company has created a viable desktop-replacement home office... >>

Hands-on: Gigabyte Brix Gaming packs discrete graphics into palm-sized pocket PC
Laptops

Hands-on: Gigabyte Brix Gaming packs discrete graphics into palm-sized pocket PC

By 11 September 2014

We last caught sight of the Gigabyte Brix pocket PC at last year's Intel Developer Forum. For 2014 the company has introduced a new, higher-power model named the Gigabyte Brix Gaming. No prizes for guessing what it's designed for. Yep, gaming - glorious... >>

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... >>