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Windows 8 app rush begins with ESPNcricinfo

Windows 8 app rush begins with ESPNcricinfo

By Dan Sung

ESPNcricinfo is leading the charge of the Windows 8 apps we’re expecting to see when the latest Microsoft OS goes official at 11.15am New York time on 25 October. All the versions of the new Windows software come topped with the Modern UI tile system... Read more

Apple iMac release date and specifications

Apple iMac release date and specifications

By Dan Sung

The Apple iMac just went super thin, but there’s more to know about the Cupertino company’s all-in-one computer solution than that. Thinking of getting one? Want to know how out of date your computer is now? Here is the new Apple iMac release date... Read more

iPad mini or iPad 4: What's the difference?

iPad mini or iPad 4: What's the difference?

By Dan Sung

The Apple iPad mini is there for the taking, but then, so is the normal iPad. So, what’s the difference. Which iPad should you buy? The answer to that question is going to be a personal one, so rather than try to tell you whether the iPad mini or the... Read more

Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best app 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

By Dan Sung

The Best App 2012 category at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards this year is as competitive as ever. While in seasons gone by an app would grab us if it was fun, addictive and new, the area of mobile third-party software has matured somewhat. Many of the... Read more

iPad mini event: The Pocket-lint view

iPad mini event: The Pocket-lint view

By Dan Sung

The iPad mini event is upon us - or certainly what is generally accepted to be the announcement of a smaller Apple iPad. Of course, the fun isn't over yet, though. While the iPad mini or iPad go or iPad play or whatever Tim Cook and team decide to name... Read more

3D printer art in all its glory

3D printer art in all its glory

By Dan Sung

3D printing is one of the great hopes of the future. But when Pocket-lint went down to the 3D Print Show in London we found this means of turning the virtual into the physical very much alive and well in the present. We first took a good look at what... Read more

Best Windows 8 accessories

Best Windows 8 accessories

By Dan Sung

Windows 8 is ready to go for your computing experience but are you ready for Windows 8? Sure, you might have a laptop of AIO that can handle it. By Jiminy, you may even be heading down to the shops to buy a new machine specially for it but, either way,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Solar Walk review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Solar Walk review (iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

Aim for the stars and you’ll clear the fence by a mile - apparently words from Buzz Aldrin, although we can’t actually find any evidence of the fact. As it stands, it doesn’t really matter because what’s at the core of that nugget has nothing... Read more

Self Made: Lucas Buick and Ryan Dorshorst, founders of Hipstamatic

Self Made: Lucas Buick and Ryan Dorshorst, founders of Hipstamatic

By Dan Sung

Hipstamatic was the first retro camera app to take the iPhone by storm. Arriving on the iTunes App Store late in 2009, it successfully caught the digital version of a photographic wave started by the likes of the film-based Lomography brand. Less than... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: BBC Good Food - Recipes, tools and cooking tips review (iPad and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: BBC Good Food - Recipes, tools and cooking tips review (iPad and iOS)

By Dan Sung

BBC Worldwide isn't know for giving its products away but today on App of the Day at Pocket-lint, Auntie's commercial arm is making an exception. So, if you like a bit of cookery or if you're forced into acting to avoid starvation every now and then,... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 television pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 television pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Bang & Olufsen has unveiled the latest television in its high-end, design-led range of consumer tech goods. The Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 is a top-of-the-line LED/LCD-based panel with built-in home cinema amp and on-board speakers attached in a continuation... Read more

Self Made: Polly Gowers OBE, CEO of Everyclick

Self Made: Polly Gowers OBE, CEO of Everyclick

By Dan Sung

Polly Gowers already had an international equestrian career when she started a site called Everyclick from her garden shed back in 2005. Seven years later, and it’s raised more than £2.7 million for UK charities, earning Gowers accolades such as “Entrepreneur... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Fishing Kings Free+ review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Fishing Kings Free+ review (iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

Are looking for a little "you time"? Do you thirst for some quiet moments on the river bank, sandwiches packed, book in your pocket, the mist in the morning air? Well, this game on today’s App of the Day is a little bit like that fishing trip you need... Read more

Best iPad sports apps

Best iPad sports apps

By Dan Sung

Sports fans the world over have a new best friend in the iPad but finding the Best iPad Sports apps to suit you isn't always easy. There are simply tonnes of sports apps out there but, pick the right ones and you can be kept not only up to date on all... Read more

QR codes filling the void while NFC dawdles

QR codes filling the void while NFC dawdles

By Dan Sung

By the time you’ve finished this article, you will see QR codes everywhere. You’ll see them on posters on your way to work, on products you’re about to buy and even on the boxes and devices strewn about your person as we speak. Just take a look... Read more

HTC One X and S Android Jelly Bean update comes with HTC Sense 4+

HTC One X and S Android Jelly Bean update comes with HTC Sense 4+

By Dan Sung

Both the HTC One S and HTC One X phones will receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS update starting in October, HTC has confirmed. At the announcement of the HTC One X+, which ships with Jelly Bean, Graham Wheeler, director of product management at HTC,... Read more

HTC Sense 4+: What's new?

HTC Sense 4+: What's new?

By Dan Sung

The HTC Sense 4+ user interface for HTC Android phones will be coming to a mobile near you in the next two months - presuming you’ve got an HTC One X, HTC One S or HTC One XL, that is.Those who plump for the HTC One X+ will get the UI straight out of... Read more

HTC One X+ accessories: A few to get you started

HTC One X+ accessories: A few to get you started

By Dan Sung

The HTC One X+ arrival and hands-on session was a chance for us to grab our usual Pocket-lint pictures of the latest smartphone in the Android-running HTC One series. Tucked away quietly, not so close to the limelight, was also a small smattering of a... Read more

HTC One X+ pictures and hands-on

HTC One X+ pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The HTC One X+ is the new HTC flagship Android smartphone, but we sort of had wind of that some time ago here at Pocket-lint. None the less, the official announcement means we’ve had our hands on the device to find out exactly what it’s all about... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: The Room review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: The Room review (iPad)

By Dan Sung

Today's App of the Day on Pocket-lint is a superb app for iPad users.If you want a great game that really shows off what your Apple tablet can do, then look no further. Download this.The Room Platform iPad Price £2.99 Where iTunes The Room is a puzzle... Read more

Getac Z710: world's first 7-inch rugged Android tablet pictures and hands-on

Getac Z710: world's first 7-inch rugged Android tablet pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Getac Z710 is officially the world’s first rugged 7-inch Android tablet, and that’s something that Pocket-lint can ratify now that we've had our hands all over it. Running the Android 2.3.5 version of Gingerbread, the Getac Z710, with its IP65... Read more

Autographer: The world's first intelligent wearable camera

Autographer: The world's first intelligent wearable camera

By Dan Sung

The Autographer is a name you're going to be hearing more and more in camera-snapping circles. It's an intelligent time-lapse stills camera of a sort and what separates this device from the common or garden variety is that it decides when it's time to... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Sonar: Friends Nearby review (iOS and Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Sonar: Friends Nearby review (iOS and Android)

By Dan Sung

Location-based services have proved notoriously tricky. To those who know and don’t fear the worst, there’s an obvious and enormous potential to them. Finding out that friends are only a few streets away when you had no idea they were even in the... Read more

Canton DM90.2 home cinema system pictures and hands-on

Canton DM90.2 home cinema system pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Canton, Germany's largest loudspeaker company, appears to be making a bit of a push across Europe with an appearance at the CU Exposed technology show in London. That gave Pocket-lint an excellent chance to go hands on with one of the best 2.1 home cinema... Read more

Wacom Bamboo Stylus pocket pictures and hands-on

Wacom Bamboo Stylus pocket pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Wacom Bambook Stylus pocket has been unleashed on to the tablet-toting world for anyone who just can't get things done with their finger.It's tough to improve upon something very successful, especially when it's really just a pen with a different... Read more

New iPad mini cases pictured as manufacturers prepare for launch, strange new rear hole appears

New iPad mini cases pictured as manufacturers prepare for launch, strange new rear hole appears

By Dan Sung

Apple accessory manufacturers are ramping up production in anticipation of the arrival of the iPad mini some time before Christmas. Australian case, cover and bag company Toffee has led the charge by showing two of its leather-finished numbers to Pocket-lint... Read more

Gillette Football Club scores HD football videos for fans on YouTube

Gillette Football Club scores HD football videos for fans on YouTube

By Dan Sung

Gillette and Google have clubbed together to launch a YouTube channel dedicated to football fans the world over, and it's all for free. The Gillette Football Club is designed to be a total destination of football information and media with high-quality... Read more

ESPNcricinfo app coming to your iPad for Twenty20 time

ESPNcricinfo app coming to your iPad for Twenty20 time

By Dan Sung

ESPNcricinfo is coming to an iPad near you with the arrival of the international sports network’s first app for tablet. The ESPNcricinfo iPad app will hit the iTunes App Store some time during the World Twenty20 tournament which begins on 18 September... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: The Poetry App review (Android, iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: The Poetry App review (Android, iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

You can play the Best iPhone games until you’re blue in the face, numb in the fingers and seeing stars with all that screen face. Today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is something rather more cultured, civilized and, well, just a bit more life affirming... Read more

iTunes 11: What's new?

iTunes 11: What's new?

By Dan Sung

iTunes 11 is set to arrive some time in October 2012, as the world found out at the iPhone 5 press conference. Even if you don't want to splash out on a brand new handset, you can at least grab yourself something different to play with in the shape of... Read more

iPhone 5 wishlist: What we're expecting from Apple...

iPhone 5 wishlist: What we're expecting from Apple...

By Dan Sung

Apple launched the iPhone five years ago. Today, we're expecting the new iPhone, the iPhone 5 which is actually the sixth Apple iPhone. First there was the iPhone, then the iPhone 3G, then the iPhone 3GS, the iPhone 4, the iPhone 4S and now, well, the... Read more

Best iPad games: RPG

Best iPad games: RPG

By Dan Sung

The best iPad RPGs are the kind of top iPad apps that will make you forget you ever had a games console at all. There may not be the 10 years of gameplay that an Elder Scrolls adventure can provide but, trust us, these things will suck your spare time... Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire 2012: Tablet revamped and now just $159

Amazon Kindle Fire 2012: Tablet revamped and now just $159

By Dan Sung

The Amazon Kindle Fire 2 shall be known as the Amazon Kindle 2012. That’s from the horse’s mouth, as Amazon let rip with its latest creations at the company’s Santa Monica press conference, announcing a new upgrade to the previous model that sold... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite reader arrives to brighten your day, but UK will miss out

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite reader arrives to brighten your day, but UK will miss out

By Dan Sung

Amazon has pronounced the arrival of the latest in its series of Kindle ebook readers. The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite has plenty going to talk about but the part you’ll want to know about most of all is, yes, it does have a light. This front-lit, not... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Dungeon Village review (iOS and Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Dungeon Village review (iOS and Android)

By Dan Sung

App of the Day on Pocket-lint today is the perfect cure to those who feel their life is a little bit beyond their control. It’s your chance to make all the decisions and to make a lot of little people very happy indeed.Dungeon Village Platform Android... Read more

What is Nokia PureView?

What is Nokia PureView?

By Dan Sung

Nokia PureView is a term getting bandied about quite a bit. The Nokia Lumia 920 is the latest smartphone to feature it but it was the Nokia 808 PureView that was the one that heralded it after the announcement at Mobile World Congress 2012. So exactly... Read more

Philips at IFA 2012: Fidelio speakers, Original Radio, some tellies and a chef

Philips at IFA 2012: Fidelio speakers, Original Radio, some tellies and a chef

By Dan Sung

Philips at IFA 2012 was always going to be a slightly odd one, what with the company handing over the keys to its television manufacturing name to TP Vision. Naturally, we did get a few a sets thrown in but the growing focus from the Dutch engineers was... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Space Miner HD review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Space Miner HD review (iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

“Is this some kind of bust? Yes, it’s very impressive,” are the words of Sergeant Frank Drebin, Detective Lieutenant Police Squad. They have little relevance to today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint but, given that our featured app has the word... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: What's new?

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: What's new?

By Dan Sung

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has been one of the biggest announcements of IFA 2012 and is set to take the world by storm. Many mocked the original Note when it arrived last year - is it a phone, is it a tablet - and somehow the nickname "phablet" seemed... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Camera set to capture us wherever we are, using Android, to boot

Samsung Galaxy Camera set to capture us wherever we are, using Android, to boot

By Dan Sung

There have been camera phones, phone cameras, cameras and simply phones but finally Samsung has come up with one that we’re not quite sure what it is at all. Meet the Samsung Galaxy Camera and find out exactly why you’re going to want one once you’ve... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Magic 2013 review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Magic 2013 review (iPad)

By Dan Sung

It's still a few weeks before Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition hits the iPad and there's some filling in to do with your game time. That journey to work and back just ain't going to entertain by itself so, instead, pay a little heed to what good old PL... Read more

4G mobile UK: When can you get it?

4G mobile UK: When can you get it?

By Dan Sung

With Ofcom giving Everything Everywhere the green light to launch a 4G mobile service on Orange and T-Mobile, the big question on the UK’s lips is, “When can I get some of that action?” and the answer, you’ll be pleased to hear, is very soon indeed.... Read more

Are you using the right SD card?

Are you using the right SD card?

By Dan Sung

SD, SDHC, SDXC and all their micro equivalents - whether you buy them branded by Jessops, SanDisk, Kingston, Trascend, Fujifilm, Lexar, Samsung; they’re all basically the same, right? Wrong, but you knew that. What you might not have been so clear about... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: ORC: Vengeance review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: ORC: Vengeance review (iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

It’s not every game that lets you play the bad guy, but that’s what today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is all about. But what happens when the bad guy turns out to be the good guy? Does that justify the badness in his past? Does that mean he’ll... Read more

BAE Systems fighter pilot helmet HMD pictures and hands-on

BAE Systems fighter pilot helmet HMD pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

While augmented reality is still struggling to develop a ubiquity of relevance in the consumer realm, it's going great guns in the professional world and nowhere is it more crucial and more astounding than for fighter pilots.BAE Systems, long provider... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: 10000000 review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: 10000000 review (iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

If you’re looking for an app to keep you well and truly occupied through a series of short spaces of time, then you’ve come to the right place. You may not have ever been to App of the Day on Pocket-lint before (shame on you) but after this app recommendation,... Read more

Best iPad games: Sports

Best iPad games: Sports

By Dan Sung

The best iPad games is such a big category that we thought we'd break up the top apps into as many different lists as possible, and this is the best iPad sports games that Pocket-lint would recommend for download.So, whether you're a fan of football,... Read more

Twitter apps scared of what happens next

Twitter apps scared of what happens next

By Dan Sung

The arrival of the official Twitter app in 2010 was a warning shot for many of the third-party developers on the microblogging social network that had made so much hay while the sun shined. If that wasn't indication enough that the good times might be... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Summertime review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Summertime review (iPad and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

The Olympic Games may be on but, before you get too tempted to order your sixth takeaway in a row, we’ve got a little taster for you at Pocket-lint on App of the Day.Great British Chefs Summertime Platform iOS Price £1.99 Where iTunes Another six months,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Telmap Navigator review (BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY: Telmap Navigator review (BlackBerry)

By Dan Sung

With a lot going on at the moment about traffic and travel and the best ways to get around town while avoiding this and that, we thought we’d better help out those on an oft-forgotten platform on App of the Day today. So, BlackBerry owners, this one’s... Read more