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Hands-on: Opening Ceremony and Intel MICA is the $1,000 wearable like no other
Gadgets

Hands-on: Opening Ceremony and Intel MICA is the $1,000 wearable like no other

By 14 September 2014

Wearables are all the rage at the moment, but few existing products have truly captivated an enthusiastic audience. That's where Intel, in collaboration with Opening Ceremony, has come up with something entirely different: a smart fashion bracelet called... >>

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... >>