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The 15 best free images websites on the Internet

The 15 best free images websites on the Internet

By Dan Sung

With the revamp of Google Images, there's a big temptation to dive on in there and start picking out photos and graphics willy nilly. The sad truth, of course, is that you can't just download any image you like and use it on your website or blog because... Read more

Panasonic upgrades top compact to DMC-LX5

Panasonic upgrades top compact to DMC-LX5

By Dan Sung

It's taken 2 years to get round to it but Panasonic has updated its top end compact camera and rechristened the device the Lumix DMC-LX5.This super small, super light and super powerful little snapper now features an all new Summicron F2.0, 24mm, wide... Read more

Panasonic refocuses top end hybrid with FZ100 camera

Panasonic refocuses top end hybrid with FZ100 camera

By Dan Sung

Not everyone needs their compacts to be compact and Panasonic is looking to serve that market with the launch of the Lumix DMC-FZ100 hybrid snapper.It comes with 24x optical zoom, Full HD movie recording and claims to be the fastest in its class with... Read more

Panasonic adds toughness to style with the Lumix DMC-FT10

Panasonic adds toughness to style with the Lumix DMC-FT10

By Dan Sung

If a tough man were to buy his children a camera for Christmas, he might well choose the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT10.It's a slimline compact with a 21.6mm profile, just 157g in weight and it comes with a healthy 14.1-megapixel CCD sensor to do all the work.... Read more

First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

By Dan Sung

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 is what would have been referred to as a bridge camera, before the waters between compacts and DSLRs were muddied with the Micro Four Thirds system and other hybrids. All the same, the FZ100 occupies a very good niche for... Read more

First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

By Dan Sung

Meet the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 - the very pinnacle of the company’s compact camera range. The first thing you’ll notice when you pick it up is that it’s also nigh on the smallest Panasonic makes as well. With the same squared off Soviet looks... Read more

App of the Day - Super KO Boxing 2

App of the Day - Super KO Boxing 2

By Dan Sung

There are a lot of games that are only good for a day on your smartphone but, despite the stupid name, this isn't one of them. Fortunately for the folks at home, today's app of the day is available on both iPhone and Android. The only issue is that you'll... Read more

Apple Antennagate press conference by numbers

Apple Antennagate press conference by numbers

By Dan Sung

You might have missed the highly anticipated, swiftly called Apple Antennagate press conference on 16 June but, when it comes down to it, it's all a numbers game and Steve Jobs knows it. He knows it because he's very good with themThe Apple boss, very... Read more

The Best Xbox 360 games to buy for your Slim

The Best Xbox 360 games to buy for your Slim

By Dan Sung

Fashion magazines may tell you that size zero is a thing of the past, but the fact remains in gaming that the Slim is in. Yes, Microsoft's Xbox 360 Slim has hit the shelves all small and smart and wireless and just waiting for the Kinect to come along... Read more

iPhone 4 - the story so far...

iPhone 4 - the story so far...

By Dan Sung

It's 4.30pm GMT on Friday 16 July, just minutes before Apple's short notice press conference is set to take place. If you've just arrived back in the country or this is the first you've heard about problems with the newly launched iPhone 4 mobile phone,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - Abduction! (Android)

APP OF THE DAY - Abduction! (Android)

By Dan Sung

It's a game, it's free and all you have to do is tilt your phone a bit. That's the Android neo-classic that is Abduction! (don't forget the exclamation mark) and why even a child/monkey/child monkey can enjoy it.It's a simple concept that those of you... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S vs HTC Desire

Samsung Galaxy S vs HTC Desire

By Dan Sung

It’s about time another mobile manufacturer had a go at challenging for Android smartphone supremacy. For the last nearly 2 years HTC has had it all its own way. The Taiwanese company was the first to bring out a Google phone with the G1. It was then... Read more

4th gen iPod touch: 6 things we're expecting

4th gen iPod touch: 6 things we're expecting

By Dan Sung

With John Lewis’s bean spillage on the upcoming iPod touch fresh on the tech parquet floor, we wanted to brave the 3 second rule and get mopping up the tomato-ey juice with our bread to see how the next Apple treat would taste. Or, put a little simpler,... Read more

Geek Weekend: Cambridge

Geek Weekend: Cambridge

By Dan Sung

Welcome to the sixth in the series of the Geek Weekend on Pocket-lint. Every 2 weeks we've been bringing you a guide to a UK city designed specially for the discerning geek traveller, and with the summer sun high in a clear cobalt sky, what better time... Read more

The art of stock photography

The art of stock photography

By Dan Sung

There's a lot of money to be made in tomatoes. Even more in dandelion flowers. And as for handshakes in front of buildings, well, that's just a surefire way of clocking up the cash. If you happen to be a stock photographer, then you'd probably be nodding... Read more

The ultimate iPhone 4 price plan chart

The ultimate iPhone 4 price plan chart

By Dan Sung

With Pocket-lint breaking the news of the final set of iPhone 4 price plans courtesy of T-Mobile and our tipster, shoppers finally have the chance to take a grand look at every deal and decide which is the best one for them.The trouble is, of course,... Read more

Which is the best UK mobile network of all

Which is the best UK mobile network of all

By Dan Sung

We've spent 5 days looking at the UK mobile service providers and asking ourselves which is the best one to be with for all sorts of different categories? Now that the hard work is done, it's time to zoom out and take a look at the bigger picture. Trying... Read more

Three launches The One Plan - the complete communication package

Three launches The One Plan - the complete communication package

By Dan Sung

The shackles are finally off at Three, according to the company's CEO, with the launch of its all you can eat contract - The One Plan.The basic tariff offers 2000 any network minutes, 5000 Three-to-Three minutes, 5000 texts and 1GB of data for £25 a... Read more

Project Canvas planned for early 2011 launch

Project Canvas planned for early 2011 launch

By Dan Sung

Project Canvas' chief technical officer has stated that the much debated and delayed service should be arriving in the first half of 2011. The open online TV platform, which Anthony Rose describes as a "best of breed", will have an Intel system-on-a-chip... Read more

Which of the UK network offers the best technical support?

Which of the UK network offers the best technical support?

By Dan Sung

The quality of one's mobile phone network is right up there in the tech consciousness right now. We've looked at which in the UK offers the best in the way of handsets, how to get the best coverage of your life, roaming charges and what's going on in... Read more

Adidas Jabulani vs Nike T90 Ascente

Adidas Jabulani vs Nike T90 Ascente

By Dan Sung

Let's get this part out of the way quickly. England lost 4-1 to Germany. Lost like pigs, we did. There's no two ways about it and there's no point ignoring. Come on. Shout it aloud. Let it out. That's the only healthy way to deal with these things. Just... Read more

Why mobile networks matter

Why mobile networks matter

By Dan Sung

With many of the best smartphones available on all the UK networks, we've been taking a look at what makes a mobile operator a good one beyond the headlines of just stocking an Apple phone. We've examined roaming charges; the range and quality of handsets... Read more

What the hell is an OS?

What the hell is an OS?

By Dan Sung

Welcome to "What the hell is" on Pocket-lint where we break down tech jargon a piece at a time until you don't have to be a geek to know what someone is banging on about. This week is the turn of OS which is the short hand for operating system. There... Read more

Geek Weekend: Manchester

Geek Weekend: Manchester

By Dan Sung

Welcome to the fifth instalment of the Geek Weekend at Pocket-lint. Every 2 weeks we'll be bringing you a guide to a UK location designed specially for the discerning geek traveller and today is the turn of the great city that is Manchester. So, if... Read more

Which mobile network offers the best range of phones?

Which mobile network offers the best range of phones?

By Dan Sung

Call charges, price plans and services are all very well and good but most people are still attracted to mobile phone networks because of a particular deal on a particular handset. Things have evened out a little since the iPhone hit six out of the seven... Read more

How to find the best network coverage of your life

How to find the best network coverage of your life

By Dan Sung

With just about every phone available on just about every network these days, the choice of mobile provider has become headline news again. It's no longer a case of which phone am I going to buy as which service am I going to use it on.While it's all... Read more

We snap the dual screen Toshiba Libretto W100

We snap the dual screen Toshiba Libretto W100

By Dan Sung

With two touchscreens and a severe lack of anything even remotely keyboard-ey, we get hands-on and snap happy with the new Toshiba Libretto W100 and find out what it's all about. You'll be able to type using the bottom of the two screens and the device... Read more

Hands on with the Android Toshiba AC100 smartbook

Hands on with the Android Toshiba AC100 smartbook

By Dan Sung

In an attempt to bridge the gap between your phone and your notebook, Toshiba has now bashed out an Android 2.1 smartbook in the form of the Toshiba AC100, which we've managed to get hands-on with the device. The Toshiba AC100 features a modified version... Read more

Brightcove to ease the way for Flash video on mobiles

Brightcove to ease the way for Flash video on mobiles

By Dan Sung

With the launch of Flash 10.1 hitting mobile phones just as soon as their operating systems can handle it, there's a very good chance user will be getting a lot more video app love to look forward to. The trouble is, though, that just because the means... Read more

We go hands on with the Toshiba Portege R700

We go hands on with the Toshiba Portege R700

By Dan Sung

With the claim of World-beating thin and light proportions, Toshiba's latest Portégé laptop is just 16.8mm thin at its slimmest point and we've got hands-on to bring you some ace pictures of the device.It also get a magnesium alloy chassis with a honeycomb... Read more

10 hidden features of iOS 4

10 hidden features of iOS 4

By Dan Sung

Everyone knows that the iPhone and iPod touch update to the iOS 4 software is going to bring multitasking, app folders and a digital zoom on your camera. If you don't, then you might want to take a look at the headline features. You might also want to... Read more

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Ninite

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Ninite

By Dan Sung

PCs are a bit rubbish. Let's face it. And the fact is that you have to reinstall Windows every now and then because of the amount of nonsense that gets jammed up in the gears from all the applications that come and go. That's just the way it works.Sadly,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - Wikidroid

APP OF THE DAY - Wikidroid

By Dan Sung

Waving your phone out in front of your face to see what used to happen on the streets around you is all very useful. Except it isn't.So, for those who want an app of a more serious nature and one that'll actually enrich your life and expand your brain,... Read more

What will you get from iOS 4?

What will you get from iOS 4?

By Dan Sung

So it seems you don't have to buy the latest version of the Jobs 2000 in order to get in on the new iPhone action. On 21 June, the iPhone 4.0 OS - iOS 4 as it's known to its friends - hits the shelves and the biggest surprise of all is that it's completely... Read more

Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football

Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football

By Dan Sung

Anyone that's ever been to a football game can't fail to have noticed the bright bibbed men wandering back and forth along the touchline with loaded rucksacks slung over their shoulders and telescopic grey lenses strapped to the huge camera bodies in... Read more

Microsoft Kinect vs PlayStation Move vs Nintendo Wii

Microsoft Kinect vs PlayStation Move vs Nintendo Wii

By Dan Sung

With the unveiling of both Kinect (see Natal) and PlayStation Move at E3 2010, all three big video games console players are into the motion control business and, if you'd always quite admired what the Nintendo Wii could do, you might suddenly find yourself... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - Key Ring (Android & iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - Key Ring (Android & iPhone)

By Dan Sung

How many times have you turned down a loyalty card because you just know that you'll just never remember to carry it around? Or perhaps you've said "yes" and then cursed every time you got to the front of a supermarket queue and heard the words, "do you... Read more

Geek Weekend: Milton Keynes

Geek Weekend: Milton Keynes

By Dan Sung

Welcome to the fourth instalment of the Geek Weekend on Pocket-lint. Every 2 weeks we've been bringing you a guide to a UK city designed specially for the discerning geek traveller and today we take a look at the much maligned and misunderstood Bucks... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - State Capitals (by Eric Burke) - Android

APP OF THE DAY - State Capitals (by Eric Burke) - Android

By Dan Sung

We're not going to pretend that this app is going to change your life - not unless you ever find yourself held at knife point until you can name all 50 US state capitals. However, if you have a sneaking suspicion that fate is going to deal you some rather... Read more

Should I buy an iPhone 4?

Should I buy an iPhone 4?

By Dan Sung

Whether it's your mate down the pub, the opinions of the printed column inches or the person on the other end of the phone trying to get you to upgrade to the iPhone 4, the trouble is that there's only really one person out there who can tell you which... Read more

iPhone 4 vs iPhone 3GS

iPhone 4 vs iPhone 3GS

By Dan Sung

So Stevie Jobs has reached into his wizard's sleeve and pulled out...another iPhone! Who would have thought it after all these years of launching iPhones at WWDC and the fact that Gizmodo bought one off some geezer a good month or two before the announcement... Read more

iPhone 4 vs HTC Desire

iPhone 4 vs HTC Desire

By Dan Sung

If the iPhone cat wasn't out the bag and scratching up the furniture already then Steve Jobs has finally shown us the soiled litter tray to prove. Yes, the iPhone 4 is here. For a host of Apple-ites out there, the question isn't so much shall I get an... Read more

Calling all geeks of Milton Keynes

Calling all geeks of Milton Keynes

By Dan Sung

Whether you see it as functional finesse or new town nightmare, the fact remains that there's plenty to interest the travelling tech fiend in famous Milton Keynes.We're putting together another one of our excellent Geek Weekend guides and we want to hear... Read more

How to download music from YouTube

How to download music from YouTube

By Dan Sung

YouTube has become as an important source of music as any these days. It just so happens that the songs all have to have a visual component to them as well - whether you actually watch them or not.Of course, if you'd rather not have to navigate to the... Read more

Top 10 laptops under £500

Top 10 laptops under £500

By Dan Sung

The trouble with laptops is that the good ones just aren't cheap enough - not yet, anyway. You then get faced with two options. The first is to buy a 10-inch netbook and try to use it as a full time machine, and the second is to pick up an older notebook... Read more

Geek Weekend: Glasgow

Geek Weekend: Glasgow

By Dan Sung

Welcome to the third part of our Geek Weekend series at Pocket-lint. Every 2 weeks we've been bringing you a guide to a UK city designed specially for the discerning geek traveller and today is the turn of that titan of the Clyde that is Glasgow. So,... Read more

Ovi Maps tips 'n tricks

Ovi Maps tips 'n tricks

By Dan Sung

If you're the proud owner of a modern Nokia phone and have been following our Ovi Maps coverage, then by now you should have worked out what it is, evaluated it, downloaded it and checked out the third party content. But that's all baby stuff. It's time... Read more

10 ways to tell how you should set your Facebook privacy

10 ways to tell how you should set your Facebook privacy

By Dan Sung

Facebook has been changing its privacy system of late more often than most of us change our underpants. However, Senor Zuckerberg has said that the festivities are concluded as of the last round of alterations, so if you haven't bothered to pay any attention... Read more

Five excellent bits of premium content for Ovi Maps

Five excellent bits of premium content for Ovi Maps

By Dan Sung

Navigation, routing, traffic and maps are all fine, but probably the final nail in the coffin of the dedicated satnav is that the free Ovi Maps app for Nokia phones comes with third-party content as well. On the Nokia site they'll refer to it as Premium... Read more

First Look: Toy Story 3 - Xbox 360

First Look: Toy Story 3 - Xbox 360

By Dan Sung

The groan omitted by video gamers when a title is announced to support a Hollywood film can usually be measured on the Richter Scale. But it's a brow-wiping relief to say that they'll be no such reaction for Toy Story 3 when it arrives on consoles and... Read more