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Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal review: Make Polaroid-style prints from your phone snaps
4.0 stars Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal review: Make Polaroid-style prints from your phone snaps By Libby Plummer

The first thing you need to know about the Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal is that it produces Polaroid-style photos from your smartphone snaps. Read more

Best Android productivity apps
Best Android productivity apps By Libby Plummer

Productivity apps form the core of every smartphone experience. They are the reason that most of us invest in one, along with mapping and music. The useful Read more

Lomography LomoKino pictures and hands-on
Lomography LomoKino pictures and hands-on By Libby Plummer

Analogue camera specialist Lomography has unveiled its very first movie camera, the LomoKino, and we were invited along to Lomo HQ for a top secret preview Read more

How the iPad is changing the face of music
How the iPad is changing the face of music By Libby Plummer

Android may be catching up fast, but it was the iPad that made the tablet a must-have piece of kit for any self-respecting gadget aficionado. For the while, Read more

7 Days living with ... film photography
7 Days living with ... film photography By Libby Plummer

Almost everyone on Team Pocket-lint is a camera nut of some description but out of all of us with our various bits of high tech snapping kit, I've also Read more

Philips O'Neill The Stretch SHO9565BK
4.0 stars Philips O'Neill The Stretch SHO9565BK By Libby Plummer

We reviewed Philips' previous colloboration with surf brand O'Neill last year, giving the first version of The Stretch headphones a well-deserved four Read more

Electrolux Design Labs 2011 finalists
Electrolux Design Labs 2011 finalists By Libby Plummer

If you want to know what the home gadgets of the future might look like, then you should take a peek at the Electrolux Design Labs 2011 finalists' designs, Read more

Orbitsound T12v3
4.0 stars Orbitsound T12v3 By Libby Plummer

Not to be confused with the upcoming T14 soundbar with separate iPod dock and wireless subwoofer, which Orbitsound debuted at CES in January 2010, the Read more

Philips Fidelio DS7700
4.0 stars Philips Fidelio DS7700 By Libby Plummer

We've seen plenty of iPod speakers at Pocket-lint towers from affordable products like the Memorex PurePlay through to high-end speakers like the B&W Read more

Best celebrity gadgets 2011
Best celebrity gadgets 2011 By Libby Plummer

Celebrities have been endorsing products for years, including everything from Ronald Reagan appearing in Chesterfield cigarette ads (during his acting Read more

Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely hands-on
Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely hands-on By Libby Plummer

Following the success of DAB specialist Pure's first collaboration with renowned designer Orla Kiely, the maker has introduced a further update of the Read more

Lomography La Sardina
4.0 stars Lomography La Sardina By Libby Plummer

When Lomography sent us a tin of sardines in the post with a message attached inviting us along to a sneak preview of its new camera, we were expecting Read more

Soundmagic E10
4.0 stars Soundmagic E10 By Libby Plummer

Here at Pocket-lint we've reviewed all sorts of earphones from the achingly hip Monster Diddybeats to the non-tangle RHA MA-350 earbuds. Next on the test Read more

Polaroid - how instant snaps came back
Polaroid - how instant snaps came back By Libby Plummer

In musical terms, kooky popstrel Lady Gaga, singer-songwriter and actor Sting and rock duo The Kills haven't got much in common, but one thing that they Read more

BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs BlackBerry Bold 9780
BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs BlackBerry Bold 9780 By Libby Plummer

RIM has unveiled five new Blackberry 7 handsets - the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930, the BlackBerry Torch 9810, 9850 and 9860. All models will pack a Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Banksy-Locations review (iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: Banksy-Locations review (iPhone) By Libby Plummer

We've reviewed all sorts of apps here on Pocket-lint, ranging from social networking and photography to games and even an app that will point you in the Read more

Pure Contour
4.0 stars Pure Contour By Libby Plummer

Internet radios are gradually increasing in popularity thanks to the gargantuan selection of global radio stations that they offer access to and the Pure Read more

Roberts Radio Vintage hands-on
Roberts Radio Vintage hands-on By Libby Plummer

The Roberts Radio Vintage is the latest DAB from the British brand, following on from its hugely popular Revival radio and being launched as part of Roberts' Read more

RHA MA-350
4.0 stars RHA MA-350 By Libby Plummer

We recently reviewed the SA-500 headphones from RHA - a division of the Reid and Health Group - a British audio company based in Glasgow, with the can's Read more

Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on
Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on By Libby Plummer

The Polaroid X720E is the brand's first waterproof camcorder and we managed to get up close and personal for some hands-on time with the new product. The Read more

Polaroid X800E waterproof camera hands-on
Polaroid X800E waterproof camera hands-on By Libby Plummer

Polaroid has dipped its toes into the waterproof camera market in the UK for the first time with the introduction of the X800E compact and we were invited Read more

Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer hands-on
Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer hands-on By Libby Plummer

First unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas back in January 2011, the Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer is the first product from the Lady Gaga Read more

Polaroid Z340 camera hands-on
Polaroid Z340 camera hands-on By Libby Plummer

The new Polaroid Z340 has been designed to combine digital photography with instant printing in one handy product, and we were invited along for a sneak Read more

Samsung Tocco Icon
3.0 stars Samsung Tocco Icon By Libby Plummer

The Samsung Tocco Icon GT-S5260 is an updated version of the brand's popular Tocco Lite and looks fairly similar, although it does throw a few extras into Read more

Han Solo in carbonite ice tray
Han Solo in carbonite ice tray By Libby Plummer

Calling an ice tray a gadget might be pushing things somewhat, but we didn't think you'd want to miss out on this one as it enables you to craft your Read more

RHA SA-500
4.0 stars RHA SA-500 By Libby Plummer

The selection of headphones on offer has never been bigger and there are plenty of options to choose from, ranging from high-end cans such as the Bose Read more

APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone) By Libby Plummer

The previous version of CoPilot's satnav app has proved so popular that it's been given a full makeover, despite the previous app only being updated a Read more

Stop your phone from getting hacked
Stop your phone from getting hacked By Libby Plummer

The phone hacking scandal at The News of the World made global headlines when it was revealed that the newspaper had been using private investigators to Read more

Space shuttle: the ultimate gadget - 30 years of service
Space shuttle: the ultimate gadget - 30 years of service By Libby Plummer

Despite lifting off 135 times, making an appearance in a Bond film, and even its immortalisation in Lego, the famous space shuttle is taking early retirement. Read more

Samsung HMX-Q10
3.5 stars Samsung HMX-Q10 By Libby Plummer

The Samsung HMX-Q10 made headlines when it was unveiled at CES back in January 2011, largely thanks to its flexible design that makes it easy for left-handed Read more

Harry Potter gadget goodies for the kids
Harry Potter gadget goodies for the kids By Libby Plummer

It seems hard to believe that Harry Potter has been battling arch-enemy Voldemort in cinemas for 10 years now, but 15 July 2011 will see the eighth and Read more

Muvi HD 1080p Action Cam
3.5 stars Muvi HD 1080p Action Cam By Libby Plummer

We've reviewed plenty of pocket camcorders here on Pocket-lint, including the Toshiba Camilieo S30 and the Kodak Playtouch, and with one of the big hitters Read more

Panasonic 2012 Olympics cameras and camcorders hands-on
Panasonic 2012 Olympics cameras and camcorders hands-on By Libby Plummer

Panasonic has unveiled a range of Olympics-branded products for the 2012 games in London and we were able to get our hands on some of them for a sneak Read more

What is Google+?
What is Google+? By Libby Plummer

Search engine giant Google has just announced its Google+ social networking platform that's set to rival Facebook. Well, that's the plan anyway. Google Read more

Best waterproof cameras
Best waterproof cameras By Libby Plummer

Most people take a camera on summer hols with them, but how many of them end up giving their snapper an accidental dunking in the hotel swimming pool? Read more

Sony Walkman NWZ-B162
4.0 stars Sony Walkman NWZ-B162 By Libby Plummer

With the whole tech world constantly banging on about the iPod, sometimes it's easy to forget that there are other big-name brands who also make portable Read more

Lomography LC-Wide
4.0 stars Lomography LC-Wide By Libby Plummer

Analogue camera specialist Lomography recently expanded its classic LC-A lineup when it unveiled the LC-Wide, featuring a new wide angle lens and a choice Read more

Philips Fidelio DS3020
4.0 stars Philips Fidelio DS3020 By Libby Plummer

As Apple continues to sell millions of iPods and iPhones, the market for accessories just keeps on getting bigger and one of the the most popular add-on Read more

Cool tips for Lomo users
Cool tips for Lomo users By Libby Plummer

Fancy dousing your film in bleach? Or maybe sticking sweet wrappers across your lens? Then go right ahead. Lomo photography is all about being creative Read more

Canon Legria HF M41
4.0 stars Canon Legria HF M41 By Libby Plummer

The Canon LEGRIA HF M41 makes up one third of the brand's M-Series camcorder lineup, along with the cheaper HF M46 and the HF M406. What the HF M41 has Read more

Samsung Solid Immerse GT-B2710
3.5 stars Samsung Solid Immerse GT-B2710 By Libby Plummer

Samsung has been been very busy lately, mainly launching its slick Galaxy S II smartphone - which was met with lots of praise. But, as well as top-tier Read more

Hannspree HANNSpad
3.0 stars Hannspree HANNSpad By Libby Plummer

Tablets may be the gadget of the moment, but their relatively high prices still put them out of reach for many tech fans who simply can't spare the funds Read more

APP OF THE DAY: NHS Direct (Android)
APP OF THE DAY: NHS Direct (Android) By Libby Plummer

We've covered all sorts of things as part of our daily app series, including the good, the bad and the utterly ridiculous. However, sometimes we like to Read more

Samsung Galaxy Mini
3.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Mini By Libby Plummer

With a low price and relatively basic spec list, the Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 is firmly aimed at first-time smartphone users. There's no denying that Read more

Dyson DC35 hands-on
Dyson DC35 hands-on By Libby Plummer

Dyson's DC35 Multi Floor cleaner is a handheld vacuum with a lightweight floor-cleaning attachment that's designed to take up little room as possible without Read more

How to develop your own app
How to develop your own app By Libby Plummer

We talk about apps a lot here on Pocket-lint - as well as our regular App of the Day, we've also written more app round-ups than you can shake a smartphone Read more

What is NFC?
What is NFC? By Libby Plummer

What is NFC? If you've been keeping up to date with all the latest news from the big mobile phone brands then chances are you will have heard the term. Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Videolicious review (iPad/iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: Videolicious review (iPad/iPhone) By Libby Plummer

Hastily filmed mobile phone video clips uploaded to Facebook by your chums often make little or no sense, particularly if there's no explanation to go Read more

Creative ZEN Style M300 hands-on
Creative ZEN Style M300 hands-on By Libby Plummer

Creative's latest music, photo and video player - the ZEN Style M300 - sports Bluetooth playback for wireless listening. We managed to get a sneak preview Read more

Creative ZiiSound Dx Series speakers hands-on
Creative ZiiSound Dx Series speakers hands-on By Libby Plummer

Building on the success of its D5 Bluetooth speaker, launched in 2010, Creative has introduced the updated ZiiSound Dx wireless speaker system and we were Read more

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