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APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

By Dan Sung

The Xbox Live Arcade isn’t the only arcade still kicking around these days. In fact, with today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint, you can download an arcade all of you own.Namco Arcade Platform iPad and iOS Price Free(ish) Where iTunes Downloading... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III: 21 leaked pictures and concepts, but are any the real deal?

Samsung Galaxy S III: 21 leaked pictures and concepts, but are any the real deal?

By Dan Sung

The Samsung Galaxy S III is set to be unveiled in what is now more a matter of hours than days. As ever, it's been one hell of a run in the build up, with rumours specs and supposed details flying around on an almost daily basis.One of our favourite... Read more

Fable Heroes
3.5 stars

Fable Heroes

By Dan Sung

The key part of any video game is in the gameplay; nothing more, nothing less. If you don’t get that right, then it doesn’t matter how clever the rest of the work that you’ve done is. It simply won’t be a hit, and therein lies the problem of Fable... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: StumbleUpon review (Android and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: StumbleUpon review (Android and iOS)

By Dan Sung

The internet is a vast and cavernous place. In fact, it’s often so very big that it’s impossible to find anything of interest at all. With absolutely anything you can think of available to read about online, it’s sometimes difficult to think of... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Basket Buddy by HUKD review (Android and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Basket Buddy by HUKD review (Android and iPhone)

By Dan Sung

A double-dip recession isn’t the best news the British public has had of late, but we can help you out with a silver lining here on App of the Day at Pocket-lint. Technology is on hand to stretch your pounds as far as they’ll go but, even if you’re... Read more

Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

By Dan Sung

It’s been a busy time for cloud storage and music services and Apple’s launch onto the scene with Apple iCloud has officially declared it global war. The lines have begun to blur as to what you own, where you own it and just how much you have to pay... Read more

Game of Thrones RPG screens and in-depth preview

Game of Thrones RPG screens and in-depth preview

By Dan Sung

Any thought that developer Cyanide has jumped on the bandwagon with the Game of Thrones video game should be left at the full stop of this sentence. It’s been in production for over three years - long before HBO ever got the rights to make the now hit... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich review

By Dan Sung

Seemingly years in the coming, the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has arrived for just about everyone. You can check here to see if it’s possible for you yet. The big question, of course, is what should the upgrade to Android... Read more

Behind the scenes at the ESPN studios

Behind the scenes at the ESPN studios

By Dan Sung

At ESPN, a game of football begins 10 days before anyone even kicks the ball.Coverage, for most of us, is a 90-minute affair; with that convenient break in the middle to get the next round in or arrange yourself some tea and biscuits, depending upon where... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Khan Academy review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Khan Academy review (iPad)

By Dan Sung

You can play finger-flicking games on an iPad, you can watch movies and listen to music. In fact, you can consume until your pleasure-struck brain spongifies into blissful submission.Or you can learn something instead.Khan Academy Platform iPad Price... Read more

WiFi Hotspots from The Cloud brings 10,000 access points to paying Sky Broadband customers

WiFi Hotspots from The Cloud brings 10,000 access points to paying Sky Broadband customers

By Dan Sung

Sky is set to launch its public Wi-Fi hotspot service from The Cloud called - yes - WiFi Hotspots from The Cloud The company announced its intentions to provide the free and unlimited access to paying broadband customers nationwide at more than 10,000... Read more

HTCSense.com alternatives: where to back-up and sync your Android next

HTCSense.com alternatives: where to back-up and sync your Android next

By Dan Sung

HTC has announced, in a something of a surprise, that it's about to delete customers' data in an overhaul that the company has planned for its online backup service, HTCSense.com. Everything will still work up until 30 April 2012 but if you haven't exported... Read more

Best Android utilities apps

Best Android utilities apps

By Dan Sung

These are the apps that should be the bread and butter of your smartphone. They speed up the day-to-day happenings of your mobile and aid you in going about your business. Everything from list-making to money management and 3G monitoring is here.Most... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Horror review (iPhone/Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Horror review (iPhone/Android)

By Dan Sung

With big-screen smartphones comes the possibility of big-screen entertainment and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is an example of just that. There’s even the popcorn to prove it. So, if you like a bit of horror or grindhouse is your thing,... Read more

Assassin's Creed III screens and in-depth preview

Assassin's Creed III screens and in-depth preview

By Dan Sung

Ubisoft has officially unveiled the details of Assassin’s Creed III and what promises to be one of the huge hits of 2012. Tommy Francois, director of IP Development at Ubisoft, took Pocket-lint and the assembled crowd of UK press through the details... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: ESPNsoccernet review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: ESPNsoccernet review (iPhone)

By Dan Sung

With the football seasons of most of the world reaching that infamous squeaky bum time, today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is designed to keep you in touch with the comings and goings in all the best leagues that the beautiful game has to offer.... Read more

Google might not be top dog forever says father of the internet

Google might not be top dog forever says father of the internet

By Dan Sung

The man known as one of the fathers of the internet says Google might not be the defacto standard for search forever.Vint Cerf, a vice-president at the Mountain View-based company, says there is no particular threat to the balance of the internet with... Read more

Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals

Best new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G deals

By Dan Sung

Buying a new iPad that has Wi-Fi only is a simple enough affair. The prices are pretty much set and all you need to do is choose your favourite colour, memory size and do your best to resist as many iPad accessory upsells as you possibly can.However,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Zombie Dash review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Zombie Dash review (Android)

By Dan Sung

Today's App of the Day on Pocket-lint is definitely on the casual side of Android gaming. It's a medium-to-large size download at 5.1MB, the graphics are perfectly acceptable, the game does not take long to get the hang of and, while we don't expect it... Read more

Why do people queue for an iPad?

Why do people queue for an iPad?

By Dan Sung

Would you queue for a new iPad? No, neither would we and nor do many people in practice, as it happens.Despite the huge lines seen outside Apple Stores the world over on iProduct launch day, very few of those willing to spend cold nights out on the street... Read more

Best iPhone shopping apps

Best iPhone shopping apps

By Dan Sung

Shopping on the iPhone is a streamlined experience. None of the traipsing round shops with moaning kids, or bashing through crowds on shopping streets to grab a DVD or T-shirt. Instead just sit back, relax, whip your phone out of your pocket and fire... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: 4shared Music Download review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: 4shared Music Download review (Android)

By Dan Sung

Today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is about music and the best kind at that - free music. We don’t know how long this app is going to be around and we’re not going to get too bothered thinking about it either. Just download, enjoy and when the... Read more

The new iPad vs iPad 2

The new iPad vs iPad 2

By Dan Sung

The new iPad, the iPad 3 or whatever you want to call it, has arrived with its funky screen and the natural reaction from most is going to be to buy the thing straight away, but is that necessarily the right move? Just because it's the latest in the line... Read more

iPad 3 / iPad HD rumours, features, pictures and possible specs

iPad 3 / iPad HD rumours, features, pictures and possible specs

By Dan Sung

The internet is awash with iPad 3 rumours. The iPad 3 is probably the most hotly anticipated product of the year with the only other possible contenders for the title the iPhone 5 or the Nintendo Wii U. Frankly, we're champing at the bit to get our hands... Read more

Why Apple chose Vimeo for Mountain Lion

Why Apple chose Vimeo for Mountain Lion

By Dan Sung

It’s Christmas at Vimeo. Ever since Tim Cook squeezed his way down the company chimney to leave the gift that Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion would have the company's platform hard baked into the Mac software as the video service of choice, the eggnog... Read more

Giffgaff: How small mobile operators can charge less

Giffgaff: How small mobile operators can charge less

By Dan Sung

Mobile phone operators are not well trusted. In fact, if you asked the public to rank them, as an organisation type, on trust, they wouldn’t come out much higher than estate agents - and that’s according to a man that’s CEO of the UK’s youngest... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Pinball Arcade review (Android and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Pinball Arcade review (Android and iOS)

By Dan Sung

It’s back to games today on App of the Day, and here is one that you can play on both Android and iPhone. You can certainly play on your mobile phone but, if you happen to own a tablet that works on either OS, then your luck is really in. Think The... Read more

Immersion's HD Haptics show how your mobile phone will start touching you back

Immersion's HD Haptics show how your mobile phone will start touching you back

By Dan Sung

A company by the name of Immersion has come up with a way of redefining your mobile phone and tablet touch experience. In what it's describing as HD Haptics, the company is able to give you a far more intense, controlled and precise vibration feedback... Read more

Ford Evos Concept car: more details, more pictures

Ford Evos Concept car: more details, more pictures

By Dan Sung

Ford took the time at Mobile World Congress 2012 to tell us a little more about its cloud-connected car concept called the Ford Evos which was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011. And Pocket-lint took the time to take a few more... Read more

Ubuntu for Android pictures and hands-on

Ubuntu for Android pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Canonical has come up with an idea for really putting purpose into your multicore Android phone. So powerful have mobiles become in the past 12 months that the London-based company is suggesting we use them to power our desktop computers - and power them... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

With no yellow back, bright silver rim around the face and a front camera peeping out at you, it's clear from minute one of man-to-phone encounter that the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is a class above the super budget Mini 2 from the same company.The 3.8-inch... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The bright yellow back of the Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 is a heavy clue as to who this phone is aimed at. Fresh off the back of the very successful, yes, you spotted it, Samsung Galaxy Mini, this Mobile World Congress 2012-announced device is a lot better... Read more

Samsung Blaze 4G pictures and hands-on

Samsung Blaze 4G pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

At first sight, the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is a stubby little spud of a phone. To read that it's got a 4-inch screen - okay, 3.97-inch - is quite the surprise. It comes across more of a pebble than a slab thanks to its chunky middle. That's probably... Read more

Panasonic Eluga Power pictures and hands-on

Panasonic Eluga Power pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Minimal and smart, the Panasonic Eluga Power is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most impressive mobile phones we got our hands on at Mobile World Congress 2012.The second in a quick succession of mobiles in what is a first foray into the European... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

If you thought it was hard trying to keep up with all of the Samsung Galaxy handsets, then the same company's tablets are going to be just as much of a headache. Pocket-lint met the latest at Mobile World Congress 2012 in the very large shape of the Samsung... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Fitting somewhere among the vast array of Galaxy devices, it would be too easy to laugh off the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 in a volley of comparisons of screen sizes and SIM cards. The fact of the matter is, that if you take this device on its own merits,... Read more

Intel CEO: mobile phone processor cores don’t matter

Intel CEO: mobile phone processor cores don’t matter

By Dan Sung

In a move that the Intel CEO and president joked “may have just started another core war”, Paul Otellini has dismissed the importance of cores in mobile phone CPUs. With the rest of the market racing towards quad-core processors on Android 4.0 Ice... Read more

Samsung Beam pictures and hands-on

Samsung Beam pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Samsung Beam, a smartphone with a built-in projector, has made it from concept to reality at Mobile World Congress 2012, with the company announcing that it will be selling the device in the UK in the coming months.We first spotted the Beam when... Read more

Option XYfi: the world's smallest portable hotspot

Option XYfi: the world's smallest portable hotspot

By Dan Sung

Option is set to make your portable wireless hotspot footprint a lighter one than ever before, with the arrival of the Option XYfi - the smallest 3G and Wi-Fi personal router in the world. Designed to compete with the likes of Huawei to get branded and... Read more

ViewSonic ViewPad P100 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad P100 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

ViewSonic has certainly been busy on the tablet front at Mobile World Congress 2012 and, while it's all been about Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, there was a cameo from Windows with the arrival of the ViewSonic ViewPad P100The P100 sports a Windows 7... Read more

ViewSonic ViewPad G70 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad G70 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The ViewSonic ViewPad E70 is the absolute rock bottom in Ice Cream Sandwich budgetry but, if not having a rear-facing camera and just a 800 x 480-pixel display is a little coarse for you, then you might want to consider the step up model, the ViewSonic... Read more

ViewSonic ViewPhone 4s and 4e pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPhone 4s and 4e pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

While ViewSonic's tablets at Mobile World Congress have been familiar fare (apart from the ViewPad E100), what did rather take Pocket-lint by surprise were the Android phones the company has shown off in Barcelona.So far, the top-end ViewSonic ViewPhone... Read more

ViewSonic ViewPad E70 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad E70 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

A £129 Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet sounds too good to be true, but that's exactly what ViewSonic has proposed at MWC 2012 with the ViewSonic ViewPad E70. Heading down to the stand in Barcelona, we can definitely comfirm that this device exists... Read more

ViewSonic ViewPad E100 pictures and hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad E100 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

ViewSonic, of course, does not, and would not, ever market a tablet as the iPad 2 lite - but pick up the ViewSonic ViewPad E100 and it's hard to think of anything else.Sitting among its friends on the stand at Mobile World Congress 2012, it's all too... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Musaic Box review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Musaic Box review (Android)

By Dan Sung

There are a lot of games on the Android Market but few are as bizarre as today's App of the Day on Pocket-lint. It's a cross between a puzzle game, a detective game and music game and somehow it just about works.Be warned, this is something you're going... Read more

Best PlayStation Vita accessories

Best PlayStation Vita accessories

By Dan Sung

The Sony PlayStation Vita has arrived - in fact, if you want to know all about it you can read our Sony PlayStation Vita review - but you've probably already bought one. In that case, what you'll need to do now to maximise your enjoyment of the latest... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Barclays Pingit review (iOS, BlackBerry and Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Barclays Pingit review (iOS, BlackBerry and Android)

By Dan Sung

Mobile payments is an area of much debate. It’s obviously the way of the future to be able to send funds over and between mobile phones but there ae enormous issues of security and, probably more importantly, customer trust to overcome. Nonetheless,... Read more

Ford B-Max and Made in Chelsea's Cheska Hull pictures and hands-on

Ford B-Max and Made in Chelsea's Cheska Hull pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Ford has unleashed its latest take on the small car, the Ford B-Max, with a little help from Made in Chelsea star Cheska Hull at a preview event in London today.The car is said by Ford to be stuffed to the gunnels with safety technology and gadgets of... Read more

Gadgets from the movies: SFX expert tells us how it works

Gadgets from the movies: SFX expert tells us how it works

By Dan Sung

James Davis blows things up for a living. That’s what he quips when explaining to Pocket-lint just what the title of Floor Manager of an SFX department is all about. Not all special effects involve pyrotechnics or stunt men hurling themselves from rooftops,... Read more

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
4.0 stars

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

By Dan Sung

To make a good RPG is to walk a tightrope. Make it too complicated, too fiddly, and only the hardcore will appreciate your work, but pander to the public too much and your game looses its credibility, and its soul. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning walks... Read more