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YouTube to support Nvidia 3D vision

YouTube to support Nvidia 3D vision

By Dan Sung

YouTube’s support of 3D content continues to grow, with Nvidia’s stereoscopic 3D vision tech the latest hardware to be compatible with the service.Until recently, viewers have been restricted to the red/green of anaglyph playback or, for those who... Read more

Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

By Dan Sung

The Apple Store's gone 2.0 taking the humble shopping experience all "gadgety", but does it work will it make a difference when it comes to buying the latest Apple product? We took a trip to London's most expensive high street, Regent Street, to see... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: iZettle review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: iZettle review (iPhone)

By Dan Sung

There’s been an iPhone credit card payment system available in the US for a while now, known as Square. As usual, those interested in Europe have had no choice but to look on from afar for around a year now, but it seems that help is at hand from a... Read more

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

By Dan Sung

The world is a big place, and it seems of no coincidence that Canonical’s offices sit 27 floors up in the Millbank Tower with a 360-degree view of it right in the middle of London. Canonical is the parent company of the most popular distribution free,... Read more

Logitech tablet love with Android and iPad accessories just for you

Logitech tablet love with Android and iPad accessories just for you

By Dan Sung

There a few companies with an eye for an Apple accessory and you'd be hard pressed to say that Logitech wasn't one of them. However, this time the Swiss brand is showing a little love for Android too.First on the list of a latest three is a keyboard and... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - ForeverMap (Android)

APP OF THE DAY - ForeverMap (Android)

By Dan Sung

On the spot mapping is what smartphones are all about. Since the arrival of a decent screen, GPS and mobile broadband, finding your way around on the streets is only as perilous as the likelihood of someone snatching your phone from your hand. As it goes,... Read more

Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed

Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed

By Dan Sung

You may have read about the first Google Chromebooks and their arrival. You may also have wondered why all the fuss over some fairly low spec looking laptops. Chances are that’s because you’re not really sure what Chrome OS is all about and, luckily,... Read more

The Apprentice apps - what the expert really thought

The Apprentice apps - what the expert really thought

By Dan Sung

While we at Pocket-lint are busy basking in the limelight of our appearance on The Apprentice, in fairness, the real star of episode 2 season 7 was a London- (and now New York) based app development and delivery company known as Grapple. Stuart, Chris... Read more

7 days living with... a tablet

7 days living with... a tablet

By Dan Sung

There has been a question buzzing round the Internet ever since the launch of the iPad which we, today, and the last 7 days, as a matter of fact, have attempted to answer. That question is this - does anyone actually need a tablet? While a few of the... Read more

BBC Domesday Project Reloaded for the Internet age

BBC Domesday Project Reloaded for the Internet age

By Dan Sung

It was 925 years ago that William the Conqueror carried out a complete census of England. It was 900 years later that the BBC decided to do something similar when they asked hundreds of thousands of people around the country to supply photos, videos,... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini and mini pro hands-on

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini and mini pro hands-on

By Dan Sung

Taking the Xperia X10 mini and mini pro handsets from last year, Sony Ericsson showed off its latest pint sized Android smartphones for 2011 at an event in East London. As ever, Pocket-lint was there to get its hands on the goods - the Sony Ericsson... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Ebookers Explorer review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Ebookers Explorer review (iPad)

By Dan Sung

Planning a holiday? Of course you are. A burst of Spring sunshine before the early summer cloudy grey is enough to make anybody reach for their credit cards and calendars and make a beeline for any clime warmer than their own. The only question, naturally,... Read more

Morphy Richards Vorticity Plus bagless vacuum cleaner hands-on

Morphy Richards Vorticity Plus bagless vacuum cleaner hands-on

By Dan Sung

Not quite so well known for its vacuum cleaners as its kitchen appliances, Morphy Richards threw Pocket-lint a bit of a curve ball when the company sent over its top of the line Vorticity Plus Bagless Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner to test out. Fortunately,... Read more

Britain from the Sky - the aerial photographer and the N8

Britain from the Sky - the aerial photographer and the N8

By Dan Sung

All of the pictures you see on this page were taken with a mobile phone; not bad considering it’s something that aerial photographer Jason Hawkes is used to doing with an SLR since he started over 20 years ago. Throughout March 2011 though, the 41-year... Read more

Philips ESee camcorder range hands-on

Philips ESee camcorder range hands-on

By Dan Sung

With Flip out of the way, there's plenty of space for the other pocket camcorders in the market to flourish, and even room enough for a few new-comers to get in on the act. One such well-known brand to take steps into the video imaging world in 2011 is... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II
4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy S II

By Dan Sung

The Samsung Galaxy S II is a serious smartphone. It has everything, at least on paper. But just because a phone comes fitted with the latest version of the Android operating system, a dual core processor and a size of screen you could you could pop on... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing videos - all of them!!!

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing videos - all of them!!!

By Dan Sung

You might have noticed Samsung's promotional plan for the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. It was the one where everyone decided it was a good idea to push Pocket-lint, more specifically, Dan (me) out of a plane at 12,000ft.But Samsung didn't stop there.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing video

Samsung Galaxy S II extreme unboxing video

By Dan Sung

It's not every day you get to unbox one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year. It's also not every day that you throw yourself out of a perfectly good plane at 12,000ft. Combine the two together and you get something in the realm of a once in... Read more

Samsung Series 9 hands-on

Samsung Series 9 hands-on

By Dan Sung

What have England cricketer Alistair Cook and the photographer Rankin got in common? Not that much as it goes but one practiced his art upon the other to promote the Samsung Series 9 ultra slim laptop which Pocket-lint had a good feel of just the other... Read more

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch hands-on

By Dan Sung

The award winning Ford SYNC voice controlled, in-car entertainment, mapping and mobile connectivity system is coming to Europe from 2012. With Ford aiming this squarely at the mass market, it's the Ford Focus that's been chosen as the flagship vehicle... Read more

Hannspree SN101T1 Froyo tablet hands-on

Hannspree SN101T1 Froyo tablet hands-on

By Dan Sung

Hannspree announced it was to make the jump from novelty TVs to comparatively sensible tablets back at IFA 2010 and during the IFA Global Press Conference in Alicante, we managed to get our hands on their first foray into the field. The Hannspree SN10T1... Read more

Google does have hardware restrictions for Honeycomb tablets

Google does have hardware restrictions for Honeycomb tablets

By Dan Sung

It's been rumoured and suggested since Android 3.0 was announced but Pocket-lint has had it confirmed that Google does indeed have a set of hardware restrictions for devices looking to carry the Honeycomb OS.At the IFA Global Press Conference in Alicante,... Read more

Hannspree SN10T2 and SN10T3 Android tablets on their way to market

Hannspree SN10T2 and SN10T3 Android tablets on their way to market

By Dan Sung

Novelty TV maker Hannspree is getting all serious on us and serious about tablets as it goes. Fresh from the launch of the SN10T Android 2.2 device that we spotted at IFA 2010, the market is to be hit with two more 10.1-inch machines - the first in Q2... Read more

First Look: Samsung Galaxy S II
0.0 stars

First Look: Samsung Galaxy S II

By Dan Sung

The Samsung Galaxy S II could spoil the party for many recent phone launches - the HTC Sensation, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc or the LG Optimus 2X. We saw the SGS2 (as it’s colloquially known) at launch, but we’ve subsequently had the chance to spend... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - Live Holdem Poker Pro

APP OF THE DAY - Live Holdem Poker Pro

By Dan Sung

Having said that Pocket-lint isn't a gambling site once already very recently, today's app is a casino game. Technically speaking, there's no gambling involved because you won't win any real money but the plus side is that a heavy addiction isn't going... Read more

HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

By Dan Sung

The arrival of the HTC Sensation, or HTC Pyramid as it used to be known, has firmly formed a trio of superphones in the Android world. With dual-core processors all round, seriously big screens and plenty of pedigree in the ways of Google mobile, it joins... Read more

HTC Sensation - facts and rumours

HTC Sensation - facts and rumours

By Dan Sung

Stories about the HTC Pyramid have been kicking around for a while now and the word on the street is that it will be officially announced at the HTC event on 12 April. Of course, that might not be the case. The trouble with the word on the street is that... Read more

What is Android?

What is Android?

By Dan Sung

What is Android? Well, there’s a few reasons why you might be asking yourself that question. The scenario that springs to mind is that you’re out of contract, looking for a new mobile phone and you keep finding these sections on Vodafone, O2 and pals... Read more

Best iPad 2 apps for the new camera

Best iPad 2 apps for the new camera

By Dan Sung

With the arrival of two small but very important cameras on the Apple iPad 2, the iTunes App Store is beginning to fill up with a few options for testing out that new feature. From editors to filters and video callers to street brawlers, you can pick... Read more

Best free online storage solutions

Best free online storage solutions

By Dan Sung

So Amazon Cloud Drive has arrived to a sudden but very interesting fanfare. The only trouble, of course, is that it’s just our lucky American readers who get to try it out for the foreseeable future. But folks in Europe and the rest of the world need... Read more

Pollyanna Woodward talks Samsung Smart TV

Pollyanna Woodward talks Samsung Smart TV

By Dan Sung

When Samsung announced its Smart TV app competition, the company decided to get somebody to help judge the entries who was making some pretty smart moves on TV themselves. Cue The Gadget Show co-presenter Pollyanna Woodward to step forward and put all... Read more

How to beat the iPad 2 queues

How to beat the iPad 2 queues

By Dan Sung

Where can I get an iPad 2? That’s the question on more lips than any other as the latest Apple tablet hits the shelves. It’s a valid query. Ever since word came of higher than expected sales figures in the US, it’s been pretty clear that the rest... Read more

Torchlight (XBLA)
4.5 stars

Torchlight (XBLA)

By Dan Sung

It’s House Party time on the Xbox 360 and everyone’s invited - well, anyone with an Xbox and subscription to the Live service, that is. Fortunately, it’s the kind of party where you don’t actually have to speak to anyone and can just sit down... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Running late review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: Running late review (WP7)

By Dan Sung

It’s always nice to feature a Windows Phone 7 app when we can. The Microsoft mobile platform has just passed the 10,000 milestone, so in celebration we’re bringing you one of the more inane, amusing and slightly useful apps that you’ll find on the... Read more

London 2012 Olympics tickets - online buying guide

London 2012 Olympics tickets - online buying guide

By Dan Sung

The London 2012 Olympics tickets are officially on sale and the overwhelming majority of the business is going to be done online. As such, we’ve put together a brief guide on how to sail through the whole process and make sure you don’t get stiffed... Read more

Klipsch X10i
4.5 stars

Klipsch X10i

By Dan Sung

Pound for lb, the Klipsch X10i are some of the most expensive headphones out there. At the time of writing you’re looking at £195 for a product which weighs 10.5g, so that’s around £18.50/gram which, for the record, makes it less valuable a commodity... Read more

Complete Angry Birds 3 star walkthrough

Complete Angry Birds 3 star walkthrough

By Dan Sung

You've played it all the way to the end, but you simply haven't completed Angry Birds until you've got three stars for every single level. While some are easy enough to achieve, others can be maddening. Are you using the right trajectory? Should you be... Read more

Augmented reality in action - social networking

Augmented reality in action - social networking

By Dan Sung

We’ve spent the last few days on AR Week at Pocket-lint not just looking at the lengths we go can go with augmented reality but what we can get it to do for us. We’ve picked the brains of the top minds in the field in a series of interviews but each... Read more

10 augmented reality videos that need to be seen

10 augmented reality videos that need to be seen

By Dan Sung

Throughout AR Week on Pocket-lint, we’ve spoken of and heard about some staggering ideas for augmented reality and just how it could affect out lives now and in the future. As ever though, seeing is believing and if you don’t have time to read all... Read more

How real time mobile AR is becoming possible

How real time mobile AR is becoming possible

By Dan Sung

Augmented reality works best at your desktop. There’s a good reason for this. Most of the AR trickery you will have seen is where you hold up a black and white printed square marker so that your computer's webcam can see it. The software application... Read more

The future of augmented reality

The future of augmented reality

By Dan Sung

While our top priority on AR Week on Pocket-lint was to speak to our five leading experts in the field of augment reality to find out what's going on at the cutting edge, we couldn’t but help ask them to become part soothsayer as well. At the end of... Read more

Augmented reality in action - property and real estate

Augmented reality in action - property and real estate

By Dan Sung

Estate agents are not well liked, and before we get your hopes up, developments in augmented reality are not going to make them go away. There is a good chance though that AR might reduce the time you have to spend dealing with them or, more importantly,... Read more

Five biggest barriers for augmented reality

Five biggest barriers for augmented reality

By Dan Sung

We’ve spoken to the top minds in augmented reality throughout AR Week on Pocket-lint and, when we asked them what was holding this exciting technology back from the big time, we noticed a certain pattern to their answers. So, if you’ve always wondered... Read more

Augmented reality: a long way off?

Augmented reality: a long way off?

By Dan Sung

Professor Steve Feiner teaches a class on AR each spring at Columbia University, New York. Every year, at the beginning of the course - a course which has the words “augmented reality” in the title, he asks his students how many of them have actually... Read more

The devices we need to take augmented reality further

The devices we need to take augmented reality further

By Dan Sung

Welcome again to AR Week here on Pocket-lint. If you haven’t already had your mind blown as to the future that augmented reality can bring us, then you’ve got a little catch up reading to do but, don’t worry, there’s a wealth of articles from... Read more

Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom

Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom

By Dan Sung

The iPad 2 is now official, but is it worth the cash? Although the original iPad has had the lion's share of the tablet market since its launch, there are now plenty of other devices on offer with the Android-powered Motorola Xoom looking like one of... Read more

Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

By Dan Sung

Go in to the Android Market or the iTunes App Store, search under "augmented reality" and you?ll find that at least half the results come under travel and tourism. These industries have been very quick to pick up on this emerging technology but why should... Read more

X-Ray Vision on your mobile phone

X-Ray Vision on your mobile phone

By Dan Sung

Consider a world with a perfect data connection. You can get mobile broadband wherever you go at speed enough to stream video in HD quality without a hitch. Now throw in flawlessly designed hardware, seamlessly integrated into your every-day clothing... Read more

How does augmented reality work?

How does augmented reality work?

By Dan Sung

So, we’re all now experts in what AR is and how it came about. Today in AR Week is where we get into the nitty gritty a little further. What we’re going to take a look at is how augmented reality actually works and, from that, you should get a pretty... Read more

Augmented reality in action - maintenance and repair

Augmented reality in action - maintenance and repair

By Dan Sung

Picture the scene. It’s late. You’re driving down the motorway on a snowy Christmas Eve when disaster strikes and that ratting somewhere in your engine reaches breaking point. Your car slows to a stop and with it your dream of getting home in time... Read more