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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... >>

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)
Audio

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

One of the questions we raised when we saw the first wave of curved TVs was how will they look wall-mounted with a soundbar underneath? Anything sitting flush below would look out of play, we felt. Samsung seems to have agreed and has designed a soundbar... >>

Lenovo Vibe Z2: A premium-looking, powerful phablet (hands-on)
Phones

Lenovo Vibe Z2: A premium-looking, powerful phablet (hands-on)

By 7 September 2014

Lenovo announced a couple of new additions to its Vibe smartphone range during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The first was the tri-layered Vibe X2 and the second was the Vibe Z2, both of which pack in plenty of power. We got our hands on... >>