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Samsung Galaxy Alpha is less like the iPhone than previously thought (hands-on)
Phones

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is less like the iPhone than previously thought (hands-on)

By 5 September 2014

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Alpha, its latest smartphone until the Note 4 and Note Edge were unveiled a couple of days ago, many thought that the design owed something to Apple's iPhone - most notably the iPhone 4 and 4S. However, when we got to... >>

Kobo Aura H2O eBook reader survives our water test, perfect for the bath
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Kobo Aura H2O eBook reader survives our water test, perfect for the bath

By 5 September 2014

Kobo announced its latest eBook reader, the Aura H2O with IP67 waterproofing, prior to the IFA consumer electronics trade show, but Pocket-lint caught up with the rising rival to Kindle and Nook on its stand to have a proper look at the device. In many... >>

Watch out Google, Sony's coming at'cha with its Smart EyeGlass AR specs (hands-on)
Gadgets

Watch out Google, Sony's coming at'cha with its Smart EyeGlass AR specs (hands-on)

By 5 September 2014

Although they have previously been teased in prototype form, Sony now seems to be much further ahead with its own rival Google Glass style augmented reality spectacles, and it was ready to demonstrate its Smart EyeGlass device at the IFA consumer electronics... >>

New Motorola Moto X hands-on: A leather flagship to lust after
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New Motorola Moto X hands-on: A leather flagship to lust after

By 5 September 2014

The Moto X might not have been available in the UK for long, but that hasn't stopped Motorola announcing a new and improved version, alongside the launch of Moto Maker in the UK, with new premium materials like leather. The original Moto X found fame... >>

New Motorola Moto G hands-on: Ain't nothing but a G thang, baby
Phones

New Motorola Moto G hands-on: Ain't nothing but a G thang, baby

By 5 September 2014

The Motorola Moto G was a surprise hit. Affordable, but hitting some important spec points, it surprised many, including us a Pocket-lint. It quickly because the darling of affordable handsets, one of the most exciting devices of the year because it offered... >>

Moto Hint: Motorola tries to make Bluetooth headsets sexy again (hands-on)
Phones

Moto Hint: Motorola tries to make Bluetooth headsets sexy again (hands-on)

By 5 September 2014

And you thought the Bluetooth headset was only to be worn by taxi drivers and people that feel they are far more imporant than you. Well guess what - that might be about to change if Motorola has its way with the Moto Hint, a new Bluetooth headset. Amongst... >>

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch
Gadgets

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

By 5 September 2014

Announced at Google I/O in June, the Moto 360 has taken a long-ish time to make it to UK shores but the wait is almost over. Costing £199 and avialable from early October, we managed to get our hands on the new circular Android Wear smartwatch to see... >>

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition review
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Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition review

By 4 September 2014

Huawei might not be the first name that pops into many people's heads when they think of phone manufacturers, but the Chinese brand has been gaining speed in the phone market. Its recent Ascend P7 smartphone did a pretty good job of positioning itself... >>

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review
Laptops

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review

By 4 September 2014

As laptop makers eye up the future of the market, there's been a divide between the high-end and the affordable budget ranges that has seen the middle section squeezed in different ways. Those laptops near but in excess of £1,000 aren't selling like... >>

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool
Gadgets

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool

By 4 September 2014

Ollie is finally out. The Sphero team first showed off Ollie at CES 2014 in January, but its latest robot toy was called something different then: Sphero 2B. It has been renamed and is considered the follow-up to the original Sphero, a smartphone-controlled... >>