Dan Grabham

The supercharged 15-inch Surface Book 2 is now available in the UK

The supercharged 15-inch Surface Book 2 is now available in the UK

By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has said the 15-inch version of the Surface Book 2 is now available to order in the UK. We've played with this thing and it is a beast, with up to 17 hours of battery life and Intel's latest generation Core i7 processors. It isn't the lightest... Read more

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

Motorola Mobility has been part of Lenovo for four years now and has made several Moto X devices over that time, the first having been made in 2013 when Google owned this particular chunk of the classic Motorola company.However the last non-Moto Mod X-series... Read more

Sony Bravia A8F 4K HDR OLED TV initial review: A more accessible version of last year’s best TV

Sony Bravia A8F 4K HDR OLED TV initial review: A more accessible version of last year’s best TV

By Dan Grabham

Last year’s Sony A1 Series OLED TV was widely acknowledged as one of the best – if not the best – TVs launched in 2017. And that's quite impressive since the A1 was Sony's first proper consumer OLED TV. Now its epic hardware has found its way... Read more

HP Spectre 15 x360 vs Dell XPS 15 2-in-1: Up close with the large convertibles

HP Spectre 15 x360 vs Dell XPS 15 2-in-1: Up close with the large convertibles

By Dan Grabham

CES 2018 saw the launch of a bunch of laptops including this pair: a clash between two of the three biggest computer manufacturers in the world. Only this time it's not ultraportables that are going against each other, but large screen 2-in-1 laptops.We've... Read more

Asus ZenBook 13 initial review: The light fantastic

Asus ZenBook 13 initial review: The light fantastic

By Dan Grabham

Wow, this thing is LIGHT. If you're in the market for a power portable that won't feel heavy in your bag, this is pretty much where it's at. Weighing in at just 985g, the ZenBook 13 (UX331UAL) is significantly lighter than many rivals and still features... Read more

Bang & Olufsen will launch devices with Google Assistant this year

Bang & Olufsen will launch devices with Google Assistant this year

By Dan Grabham

Bang & Olufsen will launch devices including headphones with Google Assistant this year and says it will also support other voice assistants as and when they become available to third parties (Siri) or support multiroom for third-party devices (Alexa). B&O... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less

Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less

By Dan Grabham

We love flagship phones, but there's a reason that shelling out for a Galaxy S8 or iPhone 8 can seem a bit of a folly. Why? Because mid-range phones are getting so good. Honor. Moto. Lenovo. Nokia. All produced very decent Android-based devices last year.Samsung... Read more

GoPro: 'We will still produce new cameras later this year'

GoPro: 'We will still produce new cameras later this year'

By Dan Grabham

GoPro says that it will still produce new “camera and software” products this year and will return to profitability. Pocket-Lint was present at GoPro’s CES 2018 press briefing where the main topic was not product, but instead the current financial... Read more

Sony Xperia XA2 initial review: 23 megapixel pics plus super-wide selfies

Sony Xperia XA2 initial review: 23 megapixel pics plus super-wide selfies

By Dan Grabham

Sony has debuted new mid-range Xperia phones at CES 2018, the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra plus the L2. The XA2’s key feature is its 23 megapixel camera, while there’s also a super-wide angle 8 megapixel front camera, too, above the 5.2-inch display.... Read more

Sony’s new A8F OLED follows up on the awesome A1

Sony’s new A8F OLED follows up on the awesome A1

By Dan Grabham

The Sony A8F is a superb new OLED TV from Sony, given its debut at CES 2018.The new AF8 series has Sony’s 4K HDR-supporting X1 Extreme processor from the A1 as well as the same acoustic surface technology, where the sound comes directly from the screen... Read more

Samsung: 'All our devices will be connected and intelligent by 2020'

Samsung: 'All our devices will be connected and intelligent by 2020'

By Dan Grabham

Samsung says all its devices will not only be connected by 2020, they will be intelligent. Announcing the 2020 "intelligence of things" on stage at CES 2018, Samsung said its key aim was to bring better connected experiences for people.Samsung first announced... Read more

Nvidia teams up with Volkswagen and Uber to work on AI-assisted vehicles

Nvidia teams up with Volkswagen and Uber to work on AI-assisted vehicles

By Dan Grabham

Nvidia talked a lot about the technical detail around its autonomous vehicle hardware and software during its CES 2018 keynote, but it also had a lot to say about how its technology would be used, too.A whopping 320 partners are now developing with Nvidia... Read more

The Elgato Eve Button is an in-room control for your Apple HomeKit scenes and devices

The Elgato Eve Button is an in-room control for your Apple HomeKit scenes and devices

By Dan Grabham

Elgato has announced the Eve Button at CES 2018. It’s a device that can control your Apple HomeKit devices without you needing to use the Home app on your iOS device.The $50 device (around £37) is around 5cm square and works off a watch battery and... Read more

Acer’s updated Swift 7 is once again the ‘thinnest laptop in the world’ and squeezes in 4G LTE, too

Acer’s updated Swift 7 is once again the ‘thinnest laptop in the world’ and squeezes in 4G LTE, too

By Dan Grabham

Acer has updated its Swift 7 in time for CES 2018 and given it an even thinner chassis – now just 8.98mm thick (it was around 10mm previously). What’s more, Acer has even managed to squeeze in an Intel XMM cellular modem, so you can have always-on... Read more

HP’s faster next-gen Chromebooks will boast USB-C

HP’s faster next-gen Chromebooks will boast USB-C

By Dan Grabham

HP is set to announce new versions of the Chromebook 11 and Chromebook 14 next week for retail release next month. The new 11 G6 and 14 G5 models will have newer Intel Celeron chips plus USB-C ports in addition to the older USB-A-type.The reveal at CES... Read more

Amazon hoping to steal Premier League football TV rights from Sky and BT

Amazon hoping to steal Premier League football TV rights from Sky and BT

By Dan Grabham

Amazon has held talks with English football’s top-tier league as it continues its ambitious assembly of principal sports rights under the Prime banner.The TV rights auction for the 2019-22 Premier League seasons takes place next month and Amazon is... Read more

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?

By Dan Grabham

Dell’s XPS 13 has been one of the best ultraportable laptops since it was first launched back in early 2012. It was part of Intel’s initial push into what it decided to call "ultrabooks".Now there is a 2018 model, the Dell XPS 13 (9370), which features... Read more