Dan Sung - Page 7

Cabinet Minister says Twitter and Facebook crucial to MPs

Cabinet Minister says Twitter and Facebook crucial to MPs

By Dan Sung

MP David Willetts, the Minister of State for University and Science, highlighted both the importance and the dangers of the social web when he spoke exclusively to Pocket-lint at an event in East London's Tech City.Implying that some of his colleagues... Read more

Windows 8 - features and details explained

Windows 8 - features and details explained

By Dan Sung

It’s been nearly 2 years since the very successful arrival and uptake of Microsoft Windows 7. With the confident air of triumph in its lungs, the Redmond-based company has hit the world with details of its very next computer operating system under the... Read more

Best R2-D2 gadgets

Best R2-D2 gadgets

By Dan Sung

Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray box set is out. We know so because we've seen it. Of course, you might not have the cash to stump up the entire £60 just yet, you may hate the prequels or maybe you just haven't made it down to the shops.Whichever... Read more

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

By Dan Sung

The world has been slightly stunned since Pentax announced the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera back in June but Pocket-lint found out the true meaning of the word when we saw it in the flesh while doing our best not to crush... Read more

Lords of Football - the football game that tells it how it is

Lords of Football - the football game that tells it how it is

By Dan Sung

Fantasy football is for sissies. In fact, according to Italian football legend, Gianluca Vialli, the tactical side of management represents far less than just 25 per cent of the job and both he and Geniaware are going to show you why with the latest and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi media players - 3.6, 4.0 and 5.0

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi media players - 3.6, 4.0 and 5.0

By Dan Sung

Samsung is big fan of more, and it seems that, now that the Koreans have found a product family that works, it intends to make it a dynasty the to put the Kennedys to shame.We knew about the Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.0 and 5.0 when we turned up at IFA... Read more

TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Everything's got an app in this day and age but, until TomTom walked into IFA 2011, the same couldn't be said for satnavs. Now, the arrival of the top of the line TomTom GO Live 1535 and its 5-inch touchscreen, will shortly be joined by Messrs Yelp, Expedia,... Read more

Owle Bubo: The ultimate video cameraman case for the iPhone 4, we go hands-on

Owle Bubo: The ultimate video cameraman case for the iPhone 4, we go hands-on

By Dan Sung

We've talked about the Owle Bubo before but, despite it sounding like a raptor infected with the plague, we were still thrilled to get our hands on this iPhone 4 videophile accessory when it flew our way at IFA 2011.Made of what feels like solid black... Read more

Samsung Galaxy M Pro pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy M Pro pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

If you're searching for a phone that's high-performance at an economic price-point and happens to have a full QWERTY keyboard, then according to Samsung, this is the mobile for you.Meet the Samsung Galaxy M Pro; what the promise seems to translate to... Read more

Samsung Galaxy W pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy W pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

W stands for Wonder if you're talking the Samsung Galaxy talk, and the thing that Pocket-lint wondered, when we spent our hands-on time with it at IFA 2011, is whether people would buy it instead of the R or not at all.A first glance at the spec sheet,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy R pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy R pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

In Samsung's latest mobile phone nomenclature, R stands for Royal and is second only to the S or Super range. So, to take a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy R - the first R of its kind - when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S II, was a good insight into... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Xcover double-hard handset pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Xcover double-hard handset pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Of the 8 billion Galaxy branded devices that Samsung brought forth into being for IFA 2011, it was refreshing to get our hands on the XCover because it actually looked and felt different to the rest.It's a tough phone, which is one of the things that... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

So, it turns out that there was no misprint on the press release. Samsung Galaxy S II LTE is, in fact, both bigger and better than the plain old Samsung Galaxy S II.Placing our trusty, old, first flush SII next to the newcomer at IFA 2011, it all became... Read more

TomTom iPad app pictures and hands-on

TomTom iPad app pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

The TomTom iPad app is fairly fantastic. We know this at Pocket-lint because we were lucky enough to get our hands on the software at IFA 2011.Naturally, we can't tell you how good it is at getting you from A to B, which is why we use the word "fairly",... Read more

Fujifilm X10 pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm X10 pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

Fujifilm has surprised the IFA 2011 party by rocking up with a mid-range version of its X100 rightly named the Fujifilm X10. And, as dedicated camera freaks at Pocket-lint, we wasted no time in getting our hands on the little devil.The first thing you... Read more

Philips Android docks pictures and hands-on

Philips Android docks pictures and hands-on

By Dan Sung

It was with some cheer that Philips launched its first Android docks at IFA 2011. A wider recognition that there are Android users out there who want products specially designed for them is obviously much needed in the broader sense. However, there was... Read more

Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Philips GoGear Connect 3 is more the tiny tablet than an MP3-player. Announced by the Royal Dutch at IFA 2011, it's the next generation in the company's Android-running personal devices and this time it comes with Gingerbread with the thinnest of... Read more

Philips Cinema 21:9 goes Platinum

Philips Cinema 21:9 goes Platinum

By Dan Sung

As each year goes by, the Philips 21:9 gets more and more of the 9000 series TVs thrown into it. This year at IFA 2011, the top end 21:9 has gone Platinum and so continues to justify/not-justify its rather heavy £4,000 price tag.While it becomes equal... Read more

Philips takes Fidelio straight to your ears with the L1 headphones

Philips takes Fidelio straight to your ears with the L1 headphones

By Dan Sung

Not content with success in the docking space, Philips has brought the Fidelio brand to personal audio with the announcement of the Philips Fidelio L1 headphones at IFA 2011.These semi-open backed, high-end, on-ear headphones - priced somewhere in the... Read more

Philips Fidelio finally goes Android

Philips Fidelio finally goes Android

By Dan Sung

Philips has done what many Android-using audio fans have been hoping for, and brought out a set of Fidelio docks specially designed to fit smartphones and tablets running Google's mobile OS. There are three to choose as part of this new arm of the high-end... Read more

Philips claims the fastest LED TVs in the world

Philips claims the fastest LED TVs in the world

By Dan Sung

The annual update to the Philips line of top TVs has arrived at IFA 2011, with the headline claim this year that they're the fastest LED TVs on the planet.The top of the pile, 46-inch 9000 series boasts refresh rates of 1200Hz, thanks to the company's... Read more

The five faces that will create your next Apple gadget

The five faces that will create your next Apple gadget

By Dan Sung

With Steve Jobs resigning his position as CEO of Apple, there's going to be a lot of nervous fanboys out there. Since his return in 1997, the Jobs has brought out wave after wave of top notch technology for the masses to enjoy. They swooned over the iMacs,... Read more

10 essential HP TouchPad apps

10 essential HP TouchPad apps

By Dan Sung

“£89,” was all that flashed before your eyes and, like rising from some murky hangover, you’ve woken up this morning lying next to an HP TouchPad tablet PC. It’s ok. This is a good thing. And don’t let the relatively small HP App Catalogue... Read more

Kodak ESP C310 printer
4.0 stars

Kodak ESP C310 printer

By Dan Sung

Kodak has been playing on the public’s hatred of ink guzzling printers for a couple of years now with the headline push that it’s cheaper to print with Kodak. With tempting yield stats quoted at 2p in ink per page of black and white, it’s certainly... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Fantasy Premier Manager review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Fantasy Premier Manager review (Android)

By Dan Sung

Playing fantasy football this season? You know the scenario. The first few months and it’s going fine. Your goalie’s tight, your midfield's assisting and your strikers are banging them in just as you’d planned. Then the one week you forget to do... Read more

Best football apps for the 2011/12 season

Best football apps for the 2011/12 season

By Dan Sung

The day is upon us once again. The English Premier League football season begins and with it the rise of a feverish addiction to all things beautiful game. However, over the course of the next nine months you must stay strong, for tens of people and hundreds... Read more

Galaxy Tab 10.1: Samsung's options in Apple battle

Galaxy Tab 10.1: Samsung's options in Apple battle

By Dan Sung

Apple has dealt a hammer blow to the hopes of Samsung in the tablet space by blocking the sale of the Galaxy 10.1 across the EU. The Android tablet, which had just hit the shelves in the UK, was ruled to infringe Cupertino-owned hardware and user interface... Read more

Kevin Keegan - master of MS Paint

Kevin Keegan - master of MS Paint

By Dan Sung

As chief pundit for ESPN’s football coverage, Kevin Keegan is used to doing the talking but it wasn’t his post-match analysis that Pocket-lint was looking for when we caught up with him at the launch of the ESPN Goals app at the Emirates Cup. Instead... Read more

BlackBerry Torch 9810 vs BlackBerry Torch 9800

BlackBerry Torch 9810 vs BlackBerry Torch 9800

By Dan Sung

BlackBerry OS 7 has finally arrived, and with it a raft of pretty looking phones to boast all of the modern joys. “Yippee,” most cry but is that, or should that indeed, be the call of all? Should people who’ve not long invested in the original BlackBerry... Read more

The Leica M9 experience

The Leica M9 experience

By Dan Sung

The Leica M9. Whether because of its performance or its price tag, it’s a sentence unto itself. At £4,950 and crowned the world’s smallest full frame digital camera, it’s not something anyone ever expects to understand. In fact, for most - and... Read more

ESPN Goals app to bring every strike from the Premier League

ESPN Goals app to bring every strike from the Premier League

By Dan Sung

It's a good day for football fans and particularly those who don’t like spending money. ESPN has revamped its Barclays Premier League goals app, ESPN Goals, in time for the 2011-12 football season, and the good news is that what formerly came on subscription... Read more

Leica M9-P hands-on

Leica M9-P hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Leica M9 is a very tricky camera to improve upon. That's essentially why Lecia hasn't in the creation of the Leica M9-P, which Pocket-lint had a little play with over at the Leica Store in Mayfair, London.Already the world's smallest full-frame digital... Read more

Paul Smith on the case for the Leica D-Lux 5

Paul Smith on the case for the Leica D-Lux 5

By Dan Sung

Anyone looking to spend even more on a Panasonic LX5 might just have had their day made by Leica who has announced two cases made by Paul Smith to go with the compact re-badge that is the Leica D-Lux 5.From somewhere between the English fashion designer... Read more

Best BlackBerry PlayBook apps

Best BlackBerry PlayBook apps

By Dan Sung

So, you’ve bought the BlackBerry PlayBook, you’ve mastered the intriguing OS and you know your up swipe function from your down swipe function and your left from your right. Good stuff. The next trick, several software updates later, is to get some... Read more

Swiftkey X and Swiftkey Tablet X arrive on Android

Swiftkey X and Swiftkey Tablet X arrive on Android

By Dan Sung

It's been out in beta for those in the know since June 2011 but the next generation of the Android keyboard that is Swiftkey has gone official. Swiftkey X is the name to look out for an the Market and Swiftkey X Tablet if you own a Post PC device.Much... Read more

Sony S1 and S2 shown in London

Sony S1 and S2 shown in London

By Dan Sung

The Sony S1 and S2 Android Honeycomb tablets have broken cover in London albeit still behind the safety of a thick, nailed down glass case. The two, currently software-less, prototypes have made their first UK appearance giving some clue as to what their... Read more

O2 Priority Moments high street deals service hits the shelf

O2 Priority Moments high street deals service hits the shelf

By Dan Sung

O2 has launched itself and its customers right into the ever-popular voucher market with the arrival of O2 Priority Moments. Born from the already successful gig tickets system, this entirely separate mobile service brings location-based, exclusive offers... Read more

Kodak Playfull
3.5 stars

Kodak Playfull

By Dan Sung

With Flip now out of business, Kodak has found itself in a rather rare situation as far as the company in the current age goes. For pocket camcorders, it's going to be market leader. So, is becoming top dog by default enough reason to start buying these... Read more

iPhone 5 - true or false?

iPhone 5 - true or false?

By Dan Sung

It’s been more than a year since the last iPhone was announced and the rumour mill is exhausted. Not used to over 12 months operation, its cogs have become clogged with nonsense, its wheels chipped in the confusion between hard fact and hot air and... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Ubuntu One Files review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Ubuntu One Files review (Android)

By Dan Sung

A few weeks back on Pocket-lint we lined up some of the biggest players in the cloud storage field against one another to see which service was the best. (It was a nice piece and well worth a read when you've got an afternoon to kill). Nonetheless, there... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: PlayDoom review (BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY: PlayDoom review (BlackBerry)

By Dan Sung

So you've just bought yourself a BlackBerry Playbook. You've about cracked the whole frames part the OS and how it works, and you've probably discovered that it's quite an amusing tablet to own. Your next move? Apps.Now, you're a BlackBerry user, so you've... Read more

Best Buy offer affordable wireless audio with Rocketfish

Best Buy offer affordable wireless audio with Rocketfish

By Dan Sung

The giant blue and yellow tech retailer that is Best Buy has a range of own brand products in the States under the name of Rocketfish doing a roaring trade. In fact, it's been going so well that the company has brought them over to its burgeoning fleet... Read more

Philips Fidelio DS9010 & DS9 docks hands-on

Philips Fidelio DS9010 & DS9 docks hands-on

By Dan Sung

Back in 2010, Philips took on the market leader in high end iPod docks, that is the B&W Zeppelin, and did so darn well with the Philips Fidelio DS9000 that the Dutch company has decided to do it again. 2011 sees the introduction of the brushed, anodised... Read more

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800 with AirPlay hands-on

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800 with AirPlay hands-on

By Dan Sung

We first heard about the Philips Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800 with its Apple AirPlay music streaming fun back in March but, despite the promised May release date, this home music system is now just about ready for sale. And, in case you were looking to... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Radiant review (Android & iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Radiant review (Android & iOS)

By Dan Sung

Throwing birds at buildings, cutting ropes, slicing fruit? Pansy gaming! What is all this 21st century nonsense all about? If you find yourself getting irritated with all the tripe and want some good, old fashioned fun, then today's App of the Day is... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Paraslinger review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Paraslinger review (iOS)

By Dan Sung

Whether you're a believer in young enterprise or children's charity, today's app is one to download, and at just 59p, we'd like you to do so by the end of this article. We've already featured the story behind this piece of 3rd party iOS software but if... Read more

Paraslinger: the iPhone app made by schoolboys and given to charity

Paraslinger: the iPhone app made by schoolboys and given to charity

By Dan Sung

Ever since Pocket-lint’s appearance on The Apprentice, we’ve rarely been short of material for our 6pm App of the Day slot. Each day our inbox bulges with another deluge of requests from developers to have their work featured ranging from the small... Read more

What is Apple iCloud?

What is Apple iCloud?

By Dan Sung

It’s a wonderful thing when Steve Jobs stands in front of a captive audience in his black polo neck and blue jean combo to announce a whole set of products that are better than anything ever made before. It truly is. The tech savy and the super geek... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Homerun Battle 3D (Android & iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Homerun Battle 3D (Android & iOS)

By Dan Sung

There are some app games which are good for filling in a little time here, and there and there are some app games which will take over your life. This is one of the latter.Prepare to never leave the house again, because here's...Homerun Battle 3D Format... Read more

What is Google Wallet?

What is Google Wallet?

By Dan Sung

With the arrival of another in the long line of services from the Big G, today’s tech-savvy man on the street is left with the burning question, what is Google Wallet? Naturally, we at Pocket-lint wouldn’t want our readers to spend their time sifting... Read more