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2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

By Stuart Miles

We’re only 6 minutes in to our training session and already we want to stop. We can’t take it any more, but we plough on for another 3 minutes, before resting for a further three. And then the pain starts again.Why? We’ve agreed to test Under Armour’s... Read more

Ladies, this Knomo Elektronista Digital Clutch is a bag you will want in your life

Ladies, this Knomo Elektronista Digital Clutch is a bag you will want in your life

By Britta O'Boyle

Knomo launched the Elektronista Digital Clutch Bag just before Christmas 2014 as a bag that brought the worlds of fashion and technology together. It was designed with Danish blogger and broadcaster Christiane Vejlo and its purpose was to allow women... Read more

Apple Store staff being taught to recommend Apple Watch styles based on how you’re dressed

Apple Store staff being taught to recommend Apple Watch styles based on how you’re dressed

By Rik Henderson

Apple is training its retail store employees to provide personal fashion and styling tips to customers interested in the forthcoming Apple Watch.They will recommend which Apple Watch and strap will best suit a customer based on how they are dressed and... Read more

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

By Chris Hall

TomTom has announced a new free app for Android called TomTom Go Mobile.The new app replaces TomTom's previous satnav app and completely changes the fee structure, giving you free navigation, speed cameras and traffic for 50 miles a month, every month.That... Read more

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

By Stuart Miles

Nike has created a new installation for its Nike Town store in Oxford Street, London that uses a treadmill and a Microsoft Kinect 2 sensor to show how we can all "Be a force of nature".The project, created by London creative agency Field, has taken a... Read more

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

By Luke Edwards

There's a reason dog handlers use treats to train hounds – they work. The same could be applied to people using the kSafe, which locks up what you want until you've reached your fitness goals.kSafe lets you place in lock-up something you want, like... Read more

Cyclotte Tonino Lamborghini is the best looking exercise bike, ever

Cyclotte Tonino Lamborghini is the best looking exercise bike, ever

By Luke Edwards

If you thought owning an exercise bike meant making your house look messy the Cyclotte Tonio Lamborghini is here to prove you're wrong by actually enhancing your home.The Cyclotte Tonio was already available in black but this is the first time it's been... Read more

Force fields are finally real and Boeing is working on them now

Force fields are finally real and Boeing is working on them now

By Luke Edwards

Force fields are no longer restricted to the worlds of Star Trek, Halo, Star Wars and the like - Boeing is working on its own version right now.Rather than deflecting lasers or even bullets this force field will protect against the shockwaves from explosions.According... Read more

The Pop Stick: A selfie stick you can snap to your wrist (hands-on)

The Pop Stick: A selfie stick you can snap to your wrist (hands-on)

By Luke Edwards

If you're old enough to remember the release of wristbands you could snap to your wrist you're probably not young enough to be a selfie addict. Combining the two, by creating a selfie stick that can be worn on your wrist, may cross-generations in its... Read more

Want to see what a £2,500 portable music player looks like?

Want to see what a £2,500 portable music player looks like?

By Rik Henderson

Astell&Kern is particularly known for it's incredibly high-end high resolution audio players and in the stainless steel version of the AK240 it has truly outdone itself.The company has introduced the limited edition version to give an even more deluxe... Read more

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

By Luke Edwards

Affordable 3D printers are starting to appear but most either require partial building or are still on a crowd-funding site. XYZPrinting has announced it will be selling its super affordable 3D printers for the home from 20 April.XYZPrinting is a Taiwanese... Read more

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

By Luke Edwards

Star Trek and sushi might not be something you'd immediately see going together but ThinkGeek did and now it's something you can own.The Star Trek U.S.S Enterprise Sushi Set has arrived to take the geek rating of sushi eating to the next frontier.The... Read more

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

By Luke Edwards

3D printing is being hailed as the future of manufacturing yet it's been around, technically, since 1981. Now Carbon3D is here to shake up the industry with its revolutionary new printer that's faster, more accurate and higher resolution.The Carbon3D... Read more

UK budget spring 2015: Internet of Things, 100Mbps broadband for all, free Wi-Fi

UK budget spring 2015: Internet of Things, 100Mbps broadband for all, free Wi-Fi

By Rik Henderson

The British government has delivered a pre-election budget that further strengthens its measures to support technology in the UK.It will be chancellor George Osborne's last budget before the nation votes on the next government, so there are several measures... Read more

This 3D printer synthesises molecules that normally take chemists years to craft

This 3D printer synthesises molecules that normally take chemists years to craft

By Elyse Betters

Just when you've thought about all the ways 3D printing could revolutionise industries across the world, something new pops up and pretty much blows your mind, such as a new 3D printer from a chemist at the University of Illinois.Martin Burke has published... Read more

Lockheed Martin pitches to NASA a new spaceship for resupplying ISS, deep-space missions

Lockheed Martin pitches to NASA a new spaceship for resupplying ISS, deep-space missions

By Elyse Betters

Lockheed Martin has a new spacecraft that can ferry supplies to the International Space Station and double as a habitat for astronauts in deep space, so it's hoping to a win a NASA contract that'll allow it to put the spacecraft to work.Considered the... Read more

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

By Luke Edwards

At last, the new USB Type-C connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops.The new Type-C will mean faster... Read more

17 Kickstarter projects that smashed their goals, you'll be surprised by number 2

17 Kickstarter projects that smashed their goals, you'll be surprised by number 2

By Britta O'Boyle

Kickstarter started in 2009 and it's home to thousands of projects, big and small, that are crowd-funded by people like you. Since its launch, 8 million people have pledged more than $1.5 billion, funding 78,000 independently created projects.The site... Read more

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

By Luke Edwards

Wireless charging is like the Holy Grail of gadgets these days. Imagine never having to think about battery ever again as your smartphone is always connected to power. A recent breakthrough is making this a reality.The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency... Read more

Derek Zoolander just made the selfie stick so hot right now

Derek Zoolander just made the selfie stick so hot right now

By Chris Hall

Zoolander and Hansel continue to rip apart Paris Fashion Week. Not only did the world's greatest male models stage a "walk-off" at the Valentino show, but they stopped for selfies in front of the Eiffel Tower.We'd been happily dismissing the selfie stick... Read more

Samsung has the cutest battery packs you'll ever see

Samsung has the cutest battery packs you'll ever see

By Chris Hall

When you think about cute and cuddly, there are probably two places your imagination doesn't go: external battery packs and Samsung.Well it seems that Samsung has indeed made the impossible possible, with its new Animal Edition batteries.External battery... Read more

What is the Solar Impulse 2 and how will it fly the globe with no fuel?

What is the Solar Impulse 2 and how will it fly the globe with no fuel?

By Luke Edwards

The Solar Impulse 2 set off to fly the entire globe, without burning any fuel, from Abu Dhabi on 3 March. It's the world's first plane capable of flying day and night without using any fuel or stopping, thanks to solar power.The Solar Impulse 2 moves... Read more

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

By Luke Edwards

Pancake art is fast becoming a popular internet phenomenon that, until recently, was reserved for those with artistic flair and a steady hand. Now PancakeBot has arrived, anyone can get involved.PancakeBot is currently on Kickstarter where it's already... Read more

Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

By Elyse Betters

The Democratic Republic of Congo has replaced some of its traffic police with aluminium robots that look as though they could've come from a low-budget sci-fi film. The solar-powered machines tower over the roads, waving their arms, and hand out tickets... Read more

Sent to the doghouse? Not so bad if it’s Samsung’s £20,000 pooch pad with hot tub

Sent to the doghouse? Not so bad if it’s Samsung’s £20,000 pooch pad with hot tub

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has unveiled a £20,000 doghouse at Crufts this week which is probably more kitted out than a lot of humans' homes.The Samsung Dream Doghouse comes with all the tech a dog could hope for including an entertainment wall that uses a Galaxy Tab S,... Read more

Reebok Pumps are back with new ZPump Fusion

Reebok Pumps are back with new ZPump Fusion

By Luke Edwards

The iconic Reebok Pump is back in a big way with the new ZPump Fusion. A Squeeze of that now well-known bubble and air fills the kicks for a super comfy fit.While this is a new take on the pumps they've never really left us since they first launched in... Read more

Athena laser stops cars over a mile away, and works like the Death Star

Athena laser stops cars over a mile away, and works like the Death Star

By Luke Edwards

The future was always going to have lasers used as weapons, science fiction has told us so. Now sci-fi is science fact at last as Lockheed Martin has shown off its Athena laser capable of stopping a car from over a mile away.By stopping a car we mean... Read more

Wow! 200GB microSD card stores more data than an iPhone, and is smaller than a 1p coin

Wow! 200GB microSD card stores more data than an iPhone, and is smaller than a 1p coin

By Elyse Betters

SanDisk has done it again.The flash storage maker has unveiled a new microSD card with more storage than your laptop probably features. Just one year after unveiling the first 128GB microSD card, SanDisk has announced a 200GB microSD card at Mobile World... Read more

New Mophie Juice Packs hope to make you forget about the Galaxy S6's non-removable battery

New Mophie Juice Packs hope to make you forget about the Galaxy S6's non-removable battery

By Elyse Betters

Android device fans from across the world let out an audible sigh (we're kidding - sort of) when Samsung announced its new Galaxy S6 flagship with a non-removable battery.Samsung claimed there was no longer a need for user-swappable batteries since the... Read more

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard hands-on: Portable productivity

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard hands-on: Portable productivity

By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has announced a universal keyboard at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but it isn't just any keyboard - this one folds in half. The Microsoft Universal Folding Keyboard will work with iPhones, iPads, Android devices and Windows devices and... Read more

Blade Runner 2 will see Harrison Ford return as Rick Deckard

Blade Runner 2 will see Harrison Ford return as Rick Deckard

By Luke Edwards

It's been confirmed that not only will a sequel to Blade Runner be coming soon but also that Harrison Ford will return to his role as Rick Deckard.While Ford will be making a return, Blade Runner's director Ridley Scott won't be in the same role. Instead... Read more

Sense sleep tracker alarm now on sale, months after smashing $1m mark on Kickstarter

Sense sleep tracker alarm now on sale, months after smashing $1m mark on Kickstarter

By Elyse Betters

Those of you who have trouble getting up in the morning should probably check out Sense. It's a sleep tracker/smart alarm, and it just went on sale for the first time.We first told you about Sense last July, when it joined the elite projects that have... Read more

Beam is the light bulb that doubles as a projector, turns a table into a screen

Beam is the light bulb that doubles as a projector, turns a table into a screen

By Elyse Betters

Little by little, we're getting closer to living in space age-like, internet-connected world.During CES 2015, Pocket-lint took a tour of Sony's Life Space UX concept, which included an apartment-type setup, filled with interactive lights, speakers, and... Read more

Can your suitcase hit 20kph? The Briefcase Electric Scooter can

Can your suitcase hit 20kph? The Briefcase Electric Scooter can

By Luke Edwards

When you see those children at airports riding around on their suitcases do you ever wish you could get away with that? Now you can with the Briefcase Electric Scooter.Unlike the child-focused cases this model has an adult twist, electric drive. That... Read more

Motorola to deliver mysterious boxes to the press next week, teases 'exciting' announcement

Motorola to deliver mysterious boxes to the press next week, teases 'exciting' announcement

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola is teasing tech journalists right now.It just sent emails to select members of the press, claiming it has an "exciting announcement" that will take place on 25 February, but only after a mystery box is hand-delivered to them that... Read more

Sainsbury's swaps shelf price tags for e-paper displays

Sainsbury's swaps shelf price tags for e-paper displays

By Rik Henderson

Sainsbury's is trialling plans to replace the price tickets on the shelves of its supermarkets with changeable e-paper equivalents.It has installed digital pricing displays in its Shoreditch Old Street Local store and if it proves successful for staff,... Read more

Now anyone can take chip-and-pin payments thanks to world first free card reader from iZettle

Now anyone can take chip-and-pin payments thanks to world first free card reader from iZettle

By Luke Edwards

The time of asking, "Do you take card?" is hopefully coming to a close thanks to iZettle Lite, the world's first free chip-and-pin payment system.The iZettle Lite is a chip-and-pin system that connects to a smartphone via cable and allows entrepreneurs... Read more

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

By Stuart Miles

With three different models and a number of different straps, there will be a lots of deciding to do when Apple launches the Apple Watch in April.While the functionality of the watch will be the same across the board, how it will look will vary drastically.... Read more

Neptune has reimagined the smartphone-wearable future, and it looks awesome

Neptune has reimagined the smartphone-wearable future, and it looks awesome

By Elyse Betters

A startup called Neptune has introduced Neptune Duo, a new device that's actually two devices.If you look at the wearable landscape today, most smartwatches serve as an accessory to a smartphone. It's an add-on device. Neptune has imagined a new setup... Read more

Blacksmith Genesis is the photocopier of the 3D printing world, out now

Blacksmith Genesis is the photocopier of the 3D printing world, out now

By Luke Edwards

Imagine taking an inanimate object, dropping it into a machine and having a copy spat out at you. It's that kind of simple copying that the Blacksmith Genesis 3D printer and scanner offers thanks to its rotary plate.Until now we have been able to access... Read more

This London Bike Show 2015 tech will make you want to visit in person

This London Bike Show 2015 tech will make you want to visit in person

By Luke Edwards

Bike technology is developing fast so we headed down to the London Bike Show 2015 to see what's on offer.One of the main reasons for so many new developments in the world of bikes is crowd-funding. With Indiegogo and Kickstarter offering money to would-be... Read more

BikeHawk is starting a bicycle security revolution, never worry about theft again

BikeHawk is starting a bicycle security revolution, never worry about theft again

By Luke Edwards

BikeHawk is an innovative start-up that wants to stop bike theft. A tall order that it appears to have tackled by offering GPS and SIM connected bike parts that let you know where you bike is, always. All that and its a ride tracking cycle computer too.BikeHawk... Read more

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... Read more

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

By Luke Edwards

The new James Bond film, called Spectre, has appeared in video footage at long last. But it's still just a tease of behind the scenes glimpses. That said, plenty is given away.The video footage from Spectre shows off the Austrian backdrop to what should... Read more

Boston Dynamics' new robo-dog Spot is more of a pup, small but strong

Boston Dynamics' new robo-dog Spot is more of a pup, small but strong

By Luke Edwards

Spot is the new robot dog created by Google's Boston Dynamics. He's smaller than the first generation LS3 Big Dog, but just as capable.Spot is a 73kg electrically powered and hydraulically actuated robot that can walk, trot and climb. Spot can even take... Read more

Contactless payment limit jumps up, is unlimited tap-to-pay coming?

Contactless payment limit jumps up, is unlimited tap-to-pay coming?

By Luke Edwards

Contactless cards are becoming more powerful than ever before as their limit gets pushed even higher. Now you can tap-to-pay up to £30 using your contactless card.The contactless card was first introduced back in 2007 where the limit was £10. This jumped... Read more

Sony's new BeautyExplorer device will tell you just how bad your skin is

Sony's new BeautyExplorer device will tell you just how bad your skin is

By Elyse Betters

Sony has developed a new device, and it's not a phone or a wearable or a television or anything that would be considered conventional. It's a skin-measuring device called BeautyExplorer.Sony apparently has a team in Japan that developed what it described... Read more

This Japanese hotel will be run almost entirely by robots

This Japanese hotel will be run almost entirely by robots

By Luke Edwards

Japan is like the planet's womb for robots, pioneering their development for decades. Now it's given robots a new level of responsibility with its robot hotel run almost completely by machines.The Henn-na Hotel will open in July, feature 72 rooms, and... Read more