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APP OF THE DAY: Call of Carlos review (Windows Phone)
APP OF THE DAY: Call of Carlos review (Windows Phone) By Paul Lamkin

Maker Games Academy may have avoided the temptation to use a Chilean protagonist in this game which involves escaping from a mine but, in selecting Carlos Read more

Rightmove app moves into new Android home
Rightmove app moves into new Android home By Paul Lamkin

It's the 8th most popular website in the UK, has listings for more than 20,000 agents and developers from Land's End to John O' Groats and is the only Read more

No Xbox 720 for E3
No Xbox 720 for E3 By Paul Lamkin

Bad news game fans - Microsoft has put an end to the incessant new Xbox at E3 rumours by releasing a pretty comprehensive statement denying it will be Read more

Digiboo USB digital vending machines unleashed in the US
Digiboo USB digital vending machines unleashed in the US By Paul Lamkin

We were once of the opinion that garlic bread was the future. But now, we're convinced that the future is, in fact, digital vending machines that let you Read more

Lenovo joins Asus for Windows 8 tablet expected launch in October
Lenovo joins Asus for Windows 8 tablet expected launch in October By Paul Lamkin

The word on the street (that street being The Verge on the internet, so not a real street at all) is that Lenovo is going to beat the big guns to the Windows Read more

BlackBerry 10 all set for some May Orlando magic
BlackBerry 10 all set for some May Orlando magic By Paul Lamkin

The message from Research In Motion to developers is clear - it's time to start building those BlackBerry 10 apps.The company has sent out invites to BlackBerry Read more

Cash in your old iPad with Apple
Cash in your old iPad with Apple By Paul Lamkin

If you're looking to get your hands all over the brand spanking, resolutionary new iPad on Friday but worried where the cash is going to come from to feed Read more

BBC to launch iTunes rival
BBC to launch iTunes rival By Paul Lamkin

The BBC is to launch a premium download video service to take on the likes of Apple's ITunes.The move - part of an initiative called Project Barcelona Read more

Nokia CEO: Dual and quad-core phones 'not useful'
Nokia CEO: Dual and quad-core phones 'not useful' By Paul Lamkin

Stephen Elop, the Nokia CEO, thinks dual-core and quad-core processors are just a waste of battery in mobile phones and that, to the consumers, they aren’t Read more

Steve Jobs stuffed toy ups the crass stakes
Steve Jobs stuffed toy ups the crass stakes By Paul Lamkin

First it was the Steve Jobs tribute comic, then the Steve Jobs action figure and now it's the Steve Jobs cuddly toy.Dubbed the iCEO (which, coincidentally Read more

Spotify streams hitting Billboard Hot 100
Spotify streams hitting Billboard Hot 100 By Paul Lamkin

The US equivalent of the singles chart, the Billboard Hot 100, is to get a 21st-century makeover with streams from the likes of Spotify being included Read more

Cheap £50 iPad deal not honoured by Tesco
Cheap £50 iPad deal not honoured by Tesco By Paul Lamkin

Tesco is blaming an IT error for advertising the new iPad 4G 64GB model on its online retail platform for just £49.99. And the supermarket giant has stated Read more

MacBook Air 15-inch landing in April?
MacBook Air 15-inch landing in April? By Paul Lamkin

Could a 15-inch MacBook Air be coming as early as next month? Yes, if a report from Electric Pig is anything to go by.The Pig is reporting that an "anonymous Read more

Encyclopædia Britannica print edition defeated by digital
Encyclopædia Britannica print edition defeated by digital By Paul Lamkin

After 244 years the Encyclopædia Britannica is no more when it comes to print form, becoming the latest victim of the digital revolution.The encyclopaedia, Read more

Google folds new Doodle for Akira Yoshizawa
Google folds new Doodle for Akira Yoshizawa By Paul Lamkin

Another day, another Google Doodle - this time in celebration of what would have been the 101st birthday of origami grandmaster Akira Yoshizawa.Yoshizawa, Read more

Chrome for Windows 8 in the works
Chrome for Windows 8 in the works By Paul Lamkin

Just a couple of days or so after Mozilla confirmed that it will be launching a version of Firefox that is compatible with the Windows 8 Metro platform, Read more

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook now on sale
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook now on sale By Paul Lamkin

The Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook is now on sale in the UK, adding another skinny contender to the ever-growing Ultrabook market.The 13-inc packs some impressive Read more

Official BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard lands
Official BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard lands By Paul Lamkin

Update: The original post below went live on Monday - we now have official confirmation of the device from RIM with  James Poulton, director, Advanced Read more

Sennheiser HD 700 unleashed for high-end audio
Sennheiser HD 700 unleashed for high-end audio By Paul Lamkin

Sennheiser has just upped its true high-end game with the announcement of its audiophile friendly HD 700 headphones.The HD 700s are open, dynamic cans Read more

Sony Xperia sola wants to float your boat
Sony Xperia sola wants to float your boat By Paul Lamkin

It didn't take long for the handset codenamed the Sony Xperia Pepper, that was doing the rumour rounds earlier this week, to be made official. The handset Read more

Doctor Who: Worlds in Time now online
Doctor Who: Worlds in Time now online By Paul Lamkin

Doctor Who: Worlds in Time, BBC Worldwide's first MMO featuring the globally successful Doctor, has left its preview period and is now live and free for Read more

Sony Xperia Pepper to add some spice
Sony Xperia Pepper to add some spice By Paul Lamkin

Looking like it will fit in pretty well with the new Sony Xperia NXT Series, the Sony MT27i - aka the Sony Xperia Pepper - has got leaky in webland with Read more

Instagram Android app to be better than iOS
Instagram Android app to be better than iOS By Paul Lamkin

We all know that Instagram is headed to Android. What we didn't know was that the Google-powered version is promising to be even better than the iPhone Read more

PlayBase+: The world’s first anti-bacterial tablet
PlayBase+: The world’s first anti-bacterial tablet By Paul Lamkin

Karuma, the Singapore-based company that brought us the kid-proof PlayBase Android tablet last year, is back with a sequel - the PlayBase+ - which it claims Read more

Nokia Windows 8 tablet touted for 2012
Nokia Windows 8 tablet touted for 2012 By Paul Lamkin

Nokia, according to Digitimes at least, is readying a 10-inch tablet that will come rocking with Microsoft's new touch-friendly OS, Windows 8.Packing a Read more

Apple Store down, iPad 3 soon to land
Apple Store down, iPad 3 soon to land By Paul Lamkin

Oh for crying out loud. Pocket-lint just fired up Netscape Navigator and went to visit the Apple Store online (we need some more RAM for our PowerBook Read more

SimCity to return in 2013 (video)
SimCity to return in 2013 (video) By Paul Lamkin

Get your high-visibility vest out of the draw and put on your hard-hat as you're about to get building - SimCity style. EA has confirmed that SimCity will Read more

LulzSec leader was an FBI informant
LulzSec leader was an FBI informant By Paul Lamkin

The Guardian reports that Hector Xavier Monsegur, AKA Sabu - the leader of the LulzSec group - was working as an FBI informant.The report comes following Read more

Skype 5.6 for Mac arrives with better group calling
Skype 5.6 for Mac arrives with better group calling By Paul Lamkin

It's about time that a 0.1 update for Skype on the Mac arrived, don't you think? Luckily, so does the Microsoft owned VoIP giant that has rolled out version Read more

1080p Apple TV to keep low price point
1080p Apple TV to keep low price point By Paul Lamkin

It's iPad 3 day (or iPad HD day, if you prefer) and understandably fanboys across the world are overflowing with tablet frenzy but, if the rumour mill Read more

Acer V3 series reminds us there's more to life than Ultrabooks
Acer V3 series reminds us there's more to life than Ultrabooks By Paul Lamkin

It may seem that the only laptops available now are Ultrabooks, but that's not the case. In fact, Acer has just unveiled a pretty nifty range that proves Read more

BT and TalkTalk beaten in Digital Economy Act appeal
BT and TalkTalk beaten in Digital Economy Act appeal By Paul Lamkin

BT and TalkTalk have failed with an appeal over copyright infringement with regards to online file-sharing. The appeal by the two ISPs was a protest against Read more

Nokia Prodigy and AC/DC to rock-out Windows Phone 8
Nokia Prodigy and AC/DC to rock-out Windows Phone 8 By Paul Lamkin

Nokia could be on the highway to hell and be about to start a few fires with its Windows Phone 8 handsets. That's the word according to The Verge anyway, Read more

Facebook Messenger for Windows drops beta tag
Facebook Messenger for Windows drops beta tag By Paul Lamkin

Three months after the beta testing period went live, Facebook Messenger for Windows has now entered officialdom, giving IT staff across the land another Read more

DARPA Cheetah sets robot running record (video)
DARPA Cheetah sets robot running record (video) By Paul Lamkin

Last time we reported on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) here on Pocket-lint it was busy losing a $300 million aircraft at sea (probably).But, Read more

iPad HD and iPad mini rumours heat up
iPad HD and iPad mini rumours heat up By Paul Lamkin

In case you've been living down a hole for the past few days you're no doubt fully aware that Apple is all set to take the covers off of its next-generation Read more

Assassin’s Creed III first trailer hits the web (video)
Assassin’s Creed III first trailer hits the web (video) By Paul Lamkin

Last week Ubisoft revealed the official title of Assassin's Creed III (or Assassin's Creed 3, as the company also writes it) and now we have the first Read more

iPad mini coming to take on the Kindle Fire, claims Samsung
iPad mini coming to take on the Kindle Fire, claims Samsung By Paul Lamkin

Could Samsung have just spilled the beans on the 4th iteration of the Apple iPad? Quite possibly, if a Samsung Securities document that has been uncovered Read more

Android Enjoy TV Nano2 ATV500 pictures and hands-on
Android Enjoy TV Nano2 ATV500 pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Over in Barcelona last week at MWC, Pocket-lint got its first chance to get up close and personal with Geniatech's Apple TV rival for the fandroid community Read more

European Commission VP slams Android security
European Commission VP slams Android security By Paul Lamkin

Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, has slammed Google's Android OS after a Channel 4 News report found that many of the top free Read more

Humax Tivizen DVB-T Wi-Fi receiver tunes in
Humax Tivizen DVB-T Wi-Fi receiver tunes in By Paul Lamkin

Set-top box specialist Humax has announced that it is bringing the Tivizen DVB-T Wi-Fi receiver to the UK.The Tivizen, in case you're not familiar, is Read more

No Samsung Galaxy S III launch for April
No Samsung Galaxy S III launch for April By Paul Lamkin

Samsung has denied reports that the launch for its much anticipated next flagship smartphone - the Samsung Galaxy S III - will take place in April.Rumours Read more

iPad 3 to be thicker than iPad 2
iPad 3 to be thicker than iPad 2 By Paul Lamkin

Just because we're only double-digit hours away from the official launch, you didn't think the iPad 3 rumour mill would stop spinning did you? Of course Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Temple Run review (iPad)
APP OF THE DAY: Temple Run review (iPad) By Paul Lamkin

It's Wayne Rooney's favourite game, apparently, and if his high score boasts on Twitter are anything to go by, then he's really bloomin' good at it. Maybe Read more

Hands-on: SpareOne emergency phone review
Hands-on: SpareOne emergency phone review By Paul Lamkin

Some ideas are so simple and effective that you wonder why they haven't been thought of before. One such example is the SpareOne phone that Pocket-lint Read more

Firefox only has eyes for Android
Firefox only has eyes for Android By Paul Lamkin

There are still no plans to bring Firefox to the iPhone or iPad and Jay Sullivan, Mozilla's VP of Products, has also told Pocket-lint that we can also Read more

ARM: Intel playing catch-up in mobile market
ARM: Intel playing catch-up in mobile market By Paul Lamkin

It's a funny old time in the crazy world of chip architecture. Not only are companies like Nvidia, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments looking to jump head Read more

Coolpad 7990 pictures and hands-on
Coolpad 7990 pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Over on the vainglorious Android booth at MWC there was an absolute plethora of Google-based devices to play with, including all of the big launches from Read more

Mozilla Boot to Gecko pictures and hands-on
Mozilla Boot to Gecko pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Boot to Gecko, the mobile OS that isn't really an OS, officially launched over in Barcelona at MWC after the idea was touted by Mozilla back in July last Read more

ZTE PF100 quad-core tablet pictures and hands-on
ZTE PF100 quad-core tablet pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Okay, let's start with the obvious. The ZTE PF100 is a fugly tablet. There, we've said it. Its faux-metallic edges look more rusty than sharp and the back Read more

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