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JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Hot on the heels of its full HD GS-TD1 camcorder, announced at CES 2011, JVC also introduced the GZ-HM960 - a more affordable model that can convert 2D footage to 3D. We were lucky enough to get our hands on JVC's latest gadget at the company's UK HQ.... Read more

Toshiba Camileo S30
3.0 stars

Toshiba Camileo S30

By Libby Plummer

The range of pocket camcorders available seems to be growing by the day and there are now plenty of options on offer. Toshiba recently expanded its range with the introduction of the Camileo S30 and P20 which both sport slimline, pocket-friendly designs.... Read more

Veho Renovo photo scanner
3.5 stars

Veho Renovo photo scanner

By Libby Plummer

Cast your mind back to the days when Facebook didn't exist, DM referred to a boot rather than a direct message and no one had a digital camera. Remember? Chances are that it's hard to forget, as you've probably got shoeboxes full of old photos to remind... Read more

HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

By Libby Plummer

HTC confirmed the Wildfire S as the follow-up model to its popular mid-range Android handset, the Wildfire, at the recent MWC show in Barcelona. But if you've already got an HTC Wildfire, does the new model offer enough improvement for you to consider... Read more

Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Panasonic debuted its VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens in 2010, but it's now available to buy separately and can be used with a selection of models from the brand's new product lineup. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new lens at Panasonic's 2011... Read more

Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on

Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Panasonic has just announced its HX-WA10 "dual camera" and we managed to track it down at Panasonic's 2011 convention. As a late addition to the lineup, the WA10 model on show was only a prototype, so while we can tell you all about the look and feel... Read more

Roberts Radio Stream 63i
4.0 stars

Roberts Radio Stream 63i

By Libby Plummer

With so many different ways to listen to your music nowadays, sometimes it can be tricky to find a product that covers all the formats. Roberts Radio's Stream 63i certainly gives it a good shot, boasting a Wi-Fi radio, along with DAB and FM tuners, an... Read more

Panasonic debuts its first 3D LED TV

Panasonic debuts its first 3D LED TV

By Libby Plummer

Panasonic's Viera TV lineup for 2011 will include the brand's very first 3D LED panel, in the shape of the DT30 series. Comprising two panels - the 37-inch TX-L37DT30 and the 32-inch TX-L37DT30 - the DT30 series adds mid-size TVs to the super-size plasma... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs iPhone 4

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs iPhone 4

By Libby Plummer

The "PlayStation" phone has been all over the blogosphere for months now, but Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed the handset as the Xperia Play at MWC 2011 in Barcelona. The Play will be the world's first PlayStation-certified smartphone, but will it... Read more

LG Optimus 3D vs Nintendo 3DS

LG Optimus 3D vs Nintendo 3DS

By Libby Plummer

LG recently confirmed its much rumoured Optimus 3D handset which enables three-dimensional viewing, without the need for any specs and we were able to get a close-up look at the Barcelona-based MWC mobile tech show. Obviously we're not really comparing... Read more

Panasonic RP-DJS400
3.5 stars

Panasonic RP-DJS400

By Libby Plummer

With the number of amateur DJs increasing by the day, plenty of audio brands are now offering fashionable headphones with rotating earpieces for the one-eared listening position that's a prerequisite of the DJ stance. Clearly targeted at the young hipster... Read more

HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom

HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom

By Libby Plummer

The hotly anticipated tablet from HP has finally been confirmed, in the shape of the HP TouchPad. And a new product on the horizon can only mean one thing - fight! This is where we whip out the spec sheets and pitch the new kid on the tablet block against... Read more

Panasonic: Active 3D better than passive

Panasonic: Active 3D better than passive

By Libby Plummer

3D TV is here to stay. The technology has come and gone in the past but, now that it's made it into our homes, it's there for good. That's not the end of the story though. There's still a great debate raging as to what form that 3D is going to take. It's... Read more

Bose AE2
4.5 stars

Bose AE2

By Libby Plummer

If you've got yourself an iPod or other MP3 player then chances are that you'll want to upgrade to some decent headphones. Of course, you could go for some earphones, but for the best sound quality possible you're better off investing in some cans. And... Read more

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

By Libby Plummer

The Canon EOS 600D has been the subject of internet rumours for some time now, but the manufacturer has finally made things official. Sitting at the top of Canon's entry-level EOS series, the 600D is the natural successor to the 550D, but what if you've... Read more

Super Bowl 2011 tech ads: Motorola Xoom, The Daily and, er, Justin Bieber

Super Bowl 2011 tech ads: Motorola Xoom, The Daily and, er, Justin Bieber

By Libby Plummer

Super Bowl Sunday is the most important event in the US sporting calendar and it's also the launch day for the biggest TV ads of the year. With ads costing millions of dollars to place, it's only the big boys that can afford it, which explains why so... Read more

Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II
4.0 stars

Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II

By Libby Plummer

We've seen several audio manufacturers joining forces with fashion brands and celebrities to come up some cool headphones, like Philips's O'Neill tangle-free cans and the Monster Beats collaboration with Dr Dre. For its latest release, Sennheiser has... Read more

Keep in touch on the slopes: Walkie talkies rated

Keep in touch on the slopes: Walkie talkies rated

By Libby Plummer

Officially they're called two-way radios, but the more recognisable and frankly much more fun term, walkie talkie, is the one that most people tend to use. Aside from helping you to pretend that you're taking part in a terribly exciting adventure, perhaps... Read more

Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones
4.0 stars

Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones

By Libby Plummer

This week, Pocket-lint is gearing up for the ski season with plenty of gadgets to keep you kitted out on the slopes. If you're a skier or boarder and you can't bear to be parted from your tunes, then you'll be needing some earphones that don't fall out... Read more

Lomography to offer remote film processing

Lomography to offer remote film processing

By Libby Plummer

Analogue photography brand Lomography is to offer remote processing to UK customers for the first time. Unless you live near one of the company's two UK stores, both of which are in London, then until now you will have had to settle on getting your films... Read more

Using the web to plan your ski trip

Using the web to plan your ski trip

By Libby Plummer

With ski and snowboard season now well under way, Pocket-lint's Snow Week is here to bring you all the latest gadetry, apps, tips and tricks for the slopes. But, it's no use having all your ski gadgets in place if you haven't even booked your trip and... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: The Oscars review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: The Oscars review (iPhone)

By Libby Plummer

If you're had it with gaming apps that try to coerce you into catapulting a feathered ball at some pigs or flying a paper plane on a seemingly never-ending journey then how about some movie-related fun instead? We had a play around on this film-based... Read more

Digital Switchover - all your questions answered with completion around the corner

Digital Switchover - all your questions answered with completion around the corner

By Libby Plummer

Next year, analogue TV in the UK will be as dead as a dodo. That's because, according to the official digital switchover dates, 2012 is when the country's TV service will finally become digital-only. The digital switchover began in 2008, headed up by... Read more

When is 4G coming to the UK?

When is 4G coming to the UK?

By Libby Plummer

You've heard all about the HTC Evo Shift 4G and the Motorola Atrix, but the big question for us is, when is 4G coming to the UK and what form will it take when it does? If you've already read through our comprehensive explanation of 4G, then you'll be... Read more

Why do wires get tangled up?

Why do wires get tangled up?

By Libby Plummer

We've all been there - you place your headphones delicately into your pocket, sometimes just for a minute while you pop into a shop, but when you go to retrieve them, they don't look like your headphones anymore. Or more specifically, the wire doesn't.... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: National Portrait Gallery review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: National Portrait Gallery review (iPhone)

By Libby Plummer

If you're sick and tired of Angry Birds and apps that make your photos look like you took them in the 1970s, then how about trying something a little more cultured? London's National Portrait Gallery recently introuduced its first app, courtesy of ATS... Read more

Pure Twilight
4.0 stars

Pure Twilight

By Libby Plummer

The gloomy weather in January and February can make it very hard to get up in the mornings, and that's where this dawn-simulator from DAB specialist Pure comes in. The Twilight might sound like a tedious, vampire-based novel for teenagers, but it's actually... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air hands-on

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Bowers & Wilkins has introduced an updated version of its award-winning Zeppelin speaker, with vastly improved acoustic performance as well as Apple AirPlay capability, and we were lucky enough to get up close and personal with the Zeppelin Air for some... Read more

The best Nintendo 3DS launch games

The best Nintendo 3DS launch games

By Libby Plummer

It's official - the long-awaited Nintendo 3DS will be coming to the UK on 25 March. According to Nintendo, they'll be a lineup of more than 30 games available for the 3DS between the launch date and the beginning of June, which is when the E3 gaming show... Read more

CES 2011: What did we think of the show?

CES 2011: What did we think of the show?

By Libby Plummer

You've read all the news stories and heard about all the latest gadgets and gizmos that were unveiled at CES, but what was the show like in comparison to previous years? The Pocket-lint team has its say...Stuart MilesFor me it was a show of things that... Read more

Memorex PartyCube Sound System
3.5 stars

Memorex PartyCube Sound System

By Libby Plummer

The selection of iPod docks on sale continues to grow with gathering pace and products range from cheap pieces of tat to high-end affairs such as Arcam's rCube - yours for just £500. Thankfully for those that are not feeling particulalry flush, there's... Read more

LG Optimus 2X vs Motorola Atrix

LG Optimus 2X vs Motorola Atrix

By Libby Plummer

With Barcelona's Mobile World Congress just weeks away, a couple of manufacturers got in early and unveiled some exciting handsets at this year's CES tech show in Las Vegas. The big news was the introduction of the world's first handsets to be powered... Read more

Will Microsoft Windows be running your TV?

Will Microsoft Windows be running your TV?

By Libby Plummer

When Microsoft invited us along to a sneak preview of its latest innovation at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, we were intrigued by the possibility of a Windows TV. That wasn't what we got but we weren't far off. Microsoft was, in fact, showcasing a range... Read more

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

By Libby Plummer

CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling... Read more

Internet TV - what's on offer and from whom

Internet TV - what's on offer and from whom

By Libby Plummer

You've heard all about smartphones, but what about smart TV? Here, we run you through all the big names and what they're offering with their web TV services. We'd love to tell you which one is best, but it really comes down to personal preference. When... Read more

Panasonic Viera Tablet hands-on

Panasonic Viera Tablet hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Panasonic was just one of the many manufacturers to add its name to the list of companies launching tablet devices at CES, with the unveiling of its Viera-branded device. Due to land by the end of the year, the LCD touchscreen device (currently Japan-only)... Read more

Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder hands-on

Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Sparing a thought for all the left-handed gadget aficionados out there, Samsung has introduced the world's first camcorder that offers full operation in either hand. Thanks to a handy accelorometer, the HMX-Q10 can be held in the right hand or turned... Read more

Orbitsound debuts T14 soundbar

Orbitsound debuts T14 soundbar

By Libby Plummer

If you want surround sound but you haven't got room for lots of speakers and wires then look no further than the new T14 soundbar, which was unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The innovative product builds on the success of the brand's previous... Read more

LG glasses-free 3D mobile phone screen hands-on

LG glasses-free 3D mobile phone screen hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Not content with unveiling an impressive range of 3D TVs, LG also showcased a prototype glasses-free 3D mobile at the CES show in Las Vegas. Using stereoscopic technology, the mobile enables you to review content in 3D, without the need for specs. As... Read more

Sharp Galapagos E-Media Tablet hands-on

Sharp Galapagos E-Media Tablet hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Sharp is just one of many companies that have announced tablet devices at CES, and we tracked down the two models for a close-up look. The two devices - with screen sizes of 5.5 and 10.8 inches - are currently only available in Japan, but a US model is... Read more

Star Wars Blu-ray now on pre-order

Star Wars Blu-ray now on pre-order

By Libby Plummer

If you know your Wookies from your Banthas and you still fiercely guard, or possibly even play with, your prized action figure collection, then you'll be pleased to hear that the complete Star Wars saga is coming to Blu-ray in September 2011, and is now... Read more

LG Optimus Black hands-on

LG Optimus Black hands-on

By Libby Plummer

LG's new Optimus Black handset is "the world's slimmest mobile device", says the maker, measuring in at just 9.2mm thick. We've managed to get a closer look at the new gadget on LG's stand at CES. The Android 2.2 handset certainly is slim and also feels... Read more

Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV

Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV

By Libby Plummer

Sharp has super-sized its TV offering with a range of massive 70in models sporting the company's Quattron technology. Unveiled at the Las Vegas-based CES show, the LC-70LE732U combines the Quattron range's Quad Pixel technology - which adds yellow pixels... Read more

Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet

Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet

By Libby Plummer

Sharp has joined the roster of manufacturers offering tablet devices with its new Galapagos E-Media Tablet. Showcased at the company's CES press conference in Las Vegas, the new device is now available in Japan and is set to launch in the US in the second... Read more

LG SmartTV Upgrader ST600 adds web features to any television

LG SmartTV Upgrader ST600 adds web features to any television

By Libby Plummer

LG's new SmartTV Upgrader (ST600) set-top box enables you to transform any set with an HDMI port into a web-enabled TV. This means that you'll be able to use LG's new Smart TV platform which offers access to movies, sport, videos and customisable apps,... Read more

LG Optimus 2X unveiled

LG Optimus 2X unveiled

By Libby Plummer

LG has confirmed that its Optimus 2X handset, the world's first to feature a dual-core processor, will launch in early 2011. We were treated to a sneak peek of the new mobile at LG's CES press conference in Las Vegas, where the brand confirmed that the... Read more

2010: A year in review, December

2010: A year in review, December

By Libby Plummer

New Year's Eve is upon us so it's time to prep the party poppers, chill the bubbly and make the resolutions that you'll have forgotten by the morning. But before all that, it's time to take a look at the biggest stories from the past 12 months - last... Read more

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse
4.0 stars

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse

By Libby Plummer

Any consumer tech company worth its salt knows that it's all about touch-operation nowadays and that's why Apple unveiled its Magic Trackpad back in the summer of 2010 and Microsoft announced its Arc Touch Mouse not long afterwards, following a series... Read more

Technology in 2011: Pocket-lint's predictions

Technology in 2011: Pocket-lint's predictions

By Libby Plummer

With Christmas out of the way, we're just a hop, skip and a jump away from seeing in the New Year. January brings CES - the biggest tech show in the world which will be where thousands of new gadgets make their debut. But what kind of innovations can... Read more

Lomography Sprocket Rocket
4.5 stars

Lomography Sprocket Rocket

By Libby Plummer

Analogue camera maker Lomography (or Lomo, to those in the know) has been driving the public's desire for retro cameras for a while now. Following on from the sucess of its first product (the LC-A+) and it's popular Diana F+ and Diana Mini models, the... Read more