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Best Apple TV games: What to play first
Best Apple TV games: What to play first By Stuart Miles

You've got a new Apple TV (2015) and now you are looking for some games to play on it. It might be able to stream Netflix at 1080p, but app support means it's a somewhat fully-fledged games console, albeit one that isn't as powerful as the Xbox One or... Read more

Best iPhone 6 Plus apps: Best apps for the 5.5-inch monster (and 3D Touch)
Best iPhone 6 Plus apps: Best apps for the 5.5-inch monster (and 3D Touch) By Elyse Betters

So, you now own an iPhone 6S Plus and want to know if there are any apps available specifically for your new Apple-made phablet? Why, yes...yes there are quite a few good apps to choose from.Many of them simply take advantage of the phone's 5.5-inch screen,... Read more

Best Apple TV apps to try right now
Best Apple TV apps to try right now By Elyse Betters

Apple unveiled the new Apple TV in September during its iPhone 6S event, and now that set-top box is widely available to buy online or through Apple's retail stores. That means it's time to start figuring out which Apple TV apps you want to download first.That's... Read more

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015
50 best iPad apps and games of 2015 By Rik Henderson

We are rapidly approaching the end of 2015 so it's time to look back on some of the great things we were treated to in the last 12 months.The iPad, for example, has had one of the biggest additions to its family, both figuratively and literally, in the... Read more

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015
Google's best Android apps and games of 2015 By Elyse Betters

It's that time of year when companies announce year-end statistics and name their "best of" award winners, and Google is the latest to join the crowd, with its annual round-up of the best Android apps, games, and more.The company didn't specifically... Read more

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something
Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple Watch is no longer the new kid on the smartwatch block. It's been kicking around for nearly a year now and in that time, the apps available for it reach over 10,000.Of course, not all these apps are great, useful or even suited to the Apple... Read more

Best iPhone selfie apps
Best iPhone selfie apps By Rik Henderson

From such humble beginnings, where an arms-length self-shot picture was simply the by product of not having anybody else around, the selfie has become a global sensation. Everybody is doing it.Ellen DeGeneres, James Cordon and Prince, Barack Obama and... Read more

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015
50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015 By Rik Henderson

Each year Apple reveals which iPhone apps and games were big smashes in the preceding 12 months and this year is no exception. It has been an excellent year for gaming and productivity software, so there were plenty of options when it came to narrowing... Read more

How to create a photo collage: Six best apps
How to create a photo collage: Six best apps By Britta O'Boyle

It wasn't until quite recently that Instagram made it much easier to create a photo collage of several images in one. It's now possible to upload one image that combines up to 10 photos in one directly through the Layout app, which is accessible through... Read more

Best iPad Air 2 cases: Protect your Apple tablet
Best iPad Air 2 cases: Protect your Apple tablet By Britta O'Boyle

Apple offers five iPad options with display sizes ranging from 7.9-inches in the mini models to a huge 12.9-inches in the largest iPad Pro. The portfolio starts with the iPad mini 2 and it includes the newer iPad mini 4 followed by the iPad Air 2, the... Read more

Best apps for capturing Christmas fun
Best apps for capturing Christmas fun By Britta O'Boyle

You wait 364 days for Christmas Day to come round for it to all be over in 24 hours. Countless days of shopping, hours of cooking, more food and drink than is normal for four people to consume let alone one, and then bang, it's Boxing Day and you're... Read more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Prime Instant Video vs PlayStation Vue vs Sling TV vs Hulu Plus and more
Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Prime Instant Video vs PlayStation Vue vs Sling TV vs Hulu Plus and more By Elyse Betters

Pocket-lint has already detailed the best media streaming services available in the UK, and now we've done the same for the US.Such services have become increasingly important to the way that we consume our content, and fortunately, there are so many... Read more

Christmas cooking: 5 best apps
Christmas cooking: 5 best apps By Britta O'Boyle

Christmas can involve months of preparation, from the endless weeks of shopping for gifts, to the pre-ordering of the turkey and stocking up the fridge.The dinner itself can be a mammoth task and although every extra helping hand is useful, there can... Read more

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home
Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home By Britta O'Boyle

Connected homes used to be something you'd associate with the future but that's no longer the case. Over the last few years we have seen several smarthome gadgets and devices appear and they have really come into their own in 2015.Smart heating and lighting... Read more

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas
Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas By Britta O'Boyle

This year has seen some amazing gadgets and devices make their way through the Pocket-lint offices, from the new Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV with 4K capability to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and the Apple iPad mini 4.Whether you are looking for the... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Samsung S6 edge Plus: Which is better?
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Samsung S6 edge Plus: Which is better? By Britta O'Boyle

At the top of Sony's Xperia Z5 family is the Z5 Premium. It steals headlines with its 4K display, putting itself forward as part of the new breed, the next generation of super smartphones.It runs headlong into the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, Samsung's big-screened... Read more

Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you?
Google Pixel C vs Apple iPad Pro: Which is the best tablet for you? By Chris Hall

There's been a theme to recent tablet launches and that theme is productivity. No longer is the tablet just about providing a second screen experience, or easy access to something you might have previously quickly done on a laptop. Now your tablet wants... Read more

Christmas shopping: Best apps to help you find the perfect gift
Christmas shopping: Best apps to help you find the perfect gift By Britta O'Boyle

Some enjoy the hustle and bustle of the high street as Christmas approaches, while others of us will be turning to our mobile devices to help us find the perfect gift for loved ones this festive season.Last year, mobile commerce firm Weve claimed 88... Read more

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go
Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go By Britta O'Boyle

There are some amazing devices out there for keeping you entertained when you're out and about. Whether you want to work on the go, catch up on your favourite TV show or play a game on your commute every morning, you've come to the right place.We've... Read more

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible
5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible By Britta O'Boyle

A few years ago sat-navs were a big thing. Go back another couple of years before those and you'd find physical maps in cars. Fast forward to the here and now however and you'll find apps on smartphones directing people around, more specifically in... Read more

OnePlus X vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One: What's the difference?
OnePlus X vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus introduced two smartphones in 2015 to deliver a now three-strong portfolio. The second "flagship killer" OnePlus 2 launched at the end July, followed by the cheaper and smaller OnePlus X at the end of October.The OnePlus X is brings with it... Read more

HTC One A9 vs One M9: Which is the best for you?
HTC One A9 vs One M9: Which is the best for you? By Chris Hall

HTC has faced tough competition in 2015, with the flagship HTC One M9 - launched in March - not getting quite the reception that HTC had hoped for, despite offering plenty of refinement.A new entry into HTC's line-up is the HTC One A9. It's a new class... Read more

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy?
Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy? By Rik Henderson

It's that time of year again where the sales of games consoles are sky rocketing and it must be said that there has rarely been a time where the choice of which to buy has been harder to make.After two years into their lifespans (three for the Wii U),... Read more

Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference?
Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

As Google unleashed Marshmallow on the Android world, it also introduced the Pixel C, a new premium tablet, designed by Google as a shining example of what Android tablets should be.With a perfect partner keyboard, the Pixel C was pitched at productivity,... Read more

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6P: Which is the best Nexus for you?
Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6P: Which is the best Nexus for you? By Britta O'Boyle

Google announced the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in September, a pair of new Nexus handsets, the latest in the Android hardware story and debut devices for Android 6.0 Marshmallow.But faced with making a choice between these two devices where should you turn?... Read more

10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more
10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more By Rik Henderson

Christmas is coming and that means we're all getting into the spirit - sometimes literally when a bottle of brandy is left within sight.One way of ensuring that you feel positively "Chrismassy" before the big day arrives is to fill your viewing hours... Read more

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas
Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas By Britta O'Boyle

Whether you are looking for the best 4K TV on the market, the best speakers to get the party started, or the best devices to make sure you are setup for streaming Christmas movies, you've come to a great place. These are the best home entertainment... Read more

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?
Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best? By Mike Lowe

It’s battle of the big tabs. Literally. Apple has introduced the iPad Pro, following in the footsteps of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. But which is best: the newcomer iPad or the more established Surface Pro?On the (ahem) surface the concept of iPad... Read more

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites
Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites By Britta O'Boyle

Buying gifts for people is always tricky. Even when you think you know them really well, you run the risk of the disappointed face. That risk is perhaps slightly reduced with a personalised gift however, as even those that aren't great at hiding it when... Read more

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3
Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3 By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit the smartwatch models available to you but since Android Wear added iOS compatibility, the limitations... Read more

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more
10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more By Rik Henderson

When it comes to deciding what to watch on demand, there can be such a thing as too much choice. For example, Roku offers access to over 1,700 channels on its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find the ones that will... Read more

BlackBerry Priv vs BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Leap: What's the difference?
BlackBerry Priv vs BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Leap: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

BlackBerry's latest handset has landed, the Priv. It makes a huge change for the company, moving to a new platform, looking, in the words of CEO John Chen, to deal with the problem of apps. The Priv arrives wanting to retain what BlackBerry is known... Read more

BlackBerry Priv vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, OnePlus 2, LG G4: What's the difference?
BlackBerry Priv vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, OnePlus 2, LG G4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

BlackBerry has officially unveiled the Priv. It's the company's first handset to run on the Android platform instead of the BlackBerry OS and it has been doing the rounds for the last few weeks, as well as in the months previous, after pre-orders began.We... Read more

Apple TV (2015) vs Amazon Fire TV 4K: What’s the difference?
Apple TV (2015) vs Amazon Fire TV 4K: What’s the difference? By Elyse Betters

So... you're thinking about buying a set-top box but feel stuck between what Apple and Amazon both have to offer.We understand. It's a difficult decision to make. Which device provides access to the most amount of movies and TV shows and apps and games?... Read more

New Apple TV (2015) vs old Apple TV (2013): What's the difference?
New Apple TV (2015) vs old Apple TV (2013): What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

Apple finally updated the third-generation Apple TV that debuted in 2013 earlier this year and now the 2015 model is available to buy.The new device, still called Apple TV, brings a number of new things, including an app store and a motion-sensitive remote... Read more

Motorola Moto X Force vs Moto X Style vs Moto X Play: What's the difference?
Motorola Moto X Force vs Moto X Style vs Moto X Play: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has very quietly announced the Moto X Force, which brings the 2015 Moto X offering to three models if you ignore the Moto X Style Pure Edition.The Moto X Force brings with it flagship specs and a slightly more expensive price than the Moto X... Read more

OnePlus X vs Nexus 5X, One A9, Moto X Play, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?
OnePlus X vs Nexus 5X, One A9, Moto X Play, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has officially announced the OnePlus X, bringing the company's smartphone portfolio to three.The new OnePlus X follows quickly on from the OnePlus 2 "flagship killer", offering OnePlus fans a smaller and more manageable handset, but how does it... Read more

HTC One A9 vs Apple iPhone 6S: What's the difference?
HTC One A9 vs Apple iPhone 6S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has officially added the One A9 to its smartphone line up. The device offers a very premium looking build, which is similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.The One A9 isn't flagship in terms of specs but the design suggests otherwise. It's like the... Read more

HTC One A9 vs Nexus 5X, Moto X Play, OnePlus 2, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?
HTC One A9 vs Nexus 5X, Moto X Play, OnePlus 2, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has officially announced the much-rumoured One A9 smartphone. It comes with a lovely premium build and some good specs, even if they don't quite hit flagship territory.We have put HTC's new device up against a few of the other mid-range Android smartphones... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?
Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships? By Britta O'Boyle

It's been a busy few weeks for flagship phones across all platforms - iOS, Android and Windows. Apple announced the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus first, followed closely by Google and the Nexus 5X and 6S devices. Microsoft then completed the flagship platform... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL vs Lumia 930: What's the difference?
Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL vs Lumia 930: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has finally announced the heavily rumoured Windows 10 flagships - the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL, succeeding the Lumia 930.The 950 and the 950 XL are very similar when it comes to design and specs, differing in just a few areas such as battery... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference? By Luke Edwards

Microsoft says that its first ever laptop, the Surface Book, is the most powerful 13-inch laptop ever made. Apple may have something to say about that.The Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display is the company's most powerful laptop creation, aimed at power... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL: What's the difference?
Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has announced a number of devices during its 6 October event, including the heavily rumoured Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, lower-spec Lumia 550 and the new Surface Pro 4.The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones have been speculated upon for... Read more

DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference?
DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference? By Luke Edwards

DJI drones are some of the best known available right now, they're also some of the best full stop. The Phantom series are now in their third generation and have split off into three levels. But which is right for you?The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the... Read more

LG V10 vs LG G4: What's the difference?
LG V10 vs LG G4: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

LG has announced the LG V10, a new handset that's the first in a new V line of handsets, a new family.We'd all got accustomed to the G series being the flagship, but it looks like LG is stepping up a notch, moving away from the trend to push the mid-range,... Read more

LG V10 vs Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, Nexus 6P, Moto X Style and LG G4: What's the difference?
LG V10 vs Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, Nexus 6P, Moto X Style and LG G4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced a new Android superphone going by the name of V10. It is the first of a new line of "V" smartphones, which will set a focus on premium specs and materials.The LG V10 has some interesting features up its sleeve including two displays,... Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?
LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Watch Urbane 2, or second edition, has just been announced by LG, bringing the very latest features to its line-up of smartwatches and expanding the offering of Android Wear.Its namesake the LG Watch Urbane was introduced at Mobile World Congress... Read more

Nexus 6P vs S6 edge Plus, Moto X Style, LG G4, Xperia Z5 Premium, Mate S: What's the difference?
Nexus 6P vs S6 edge Plus, Moto X Style, LG G4, Xperia Z5 Premium, Mate S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Google has announced its new Nexus smartphones, introducing the world to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.The two devices were heavily rumoured in the run up to their unveiling, leaving little to the imagination. We have compared the Nexus 5X to what we consider... Read more

Nexus 5X vs Galaxy S6, Xperia Z5, OnePlus 2, Moto G and Moto X Play: What's the difference?
Nexus 5X vs Galaxy S6, Xperia Z5, OnePlus 2, Moto G and Moto X Play: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Google has announced the much-anticipated Nexus 5X following months of rumours. The new device was unveiled during an event in San Francisco, stepping in to replace the 2-year-old Nexus 5.You can read about how the Nexus 5X compares to the Nexus 5 here,... Read more

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?
Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Google has finally announced the new Nexus handsets following months and months of speculation. The Nexus 5X is set to replace the two-year old Nexus 5, while the Nexus 6P will stand in for the Nexus 6 and we have compared the two devices against... Read more