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Gingerbread now the dominant Android platform
Gingerbread now the dominant Android platform By Paul Lamkin

Froyo has been toppled from its lofty perch as the the dominant Android version, being replaced by Gingerbread.The 2.3 variations equate for over 50 per cent of the Android market share, across all mobile devices, and the figures suggest that the fandroid... Read more

Lovefilm ditches Flash: Another nail in the coffin
Lovefilm ditches Flash: Another nail in the coffin By Paul Lamkin

With Netflix's imminent UK arrival casting a threatening shadow over Lovefilm, the last thing that the Amazon owned video rental service would have wanted was to have to reshuffle its PC streaming setup.But that's exactly what has happened after the company... Read more

Spotify iPad app in the works, goal to be on every device possible
Spotify iPad app in the works, goal to be on every device possible By Paul Lamkin

Spotify's UK MD Chris Maples has told Pocket-lint that the Spotify apps launch was just the first of a long line of announcements that the music streaming company has got planned and that the long awaited native iPad app isn't too far away.Describing... Read more

BBC iPlayer finally streams into North America
BBC iPlayer finally streams into North America By Paul Lamkin

The BBC iPlayer has finally crossed the Atlantic and can now be accessed on our North American cousins' iPads using the International BBC iPlayer iPad.Unfortunatley for our Stateside readers, we're referring to Canada here - and not the US of A.The global... Read more

FIFA 12 hits Android as Sony Ericsson Xperia Play exclusive
FIFA 12 hits Android as Sony Ericsson Xperia Play exclusive By Paul Lamkin

FIFA 12 has landed on Android at last. Well, on one Android device, at least - the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.The latest big catch for the PlayStation phone is available until the new year, exclusively on the Gingerbread device, and won't cost a penny.... Read more

Nintendo Wii still going strong, sales records smashed
Nintendo Wii still going strong, sales records smashed By Paul Lamkin

The seventh generation consoles, in tech terms, are pretty ancient. The Xbox 360 landed almost seven years ago to the day - around the same time as Motorola began offering the RAZR V3i handset in gold, and Mozilla went live with Firefox 1.5 - and when... Read more

Sky gives the Test Card a 21st century 3D makeover
Sky gives the Test Card a 21st century 3D makeover By Paul Lamkin

The humble Test Card has been given a makeover for the new millennium, courtesy of Sky 3D and Zoe Ball.The new 3D Test Card will run on the Sky 3D channel when there's no extra dimensional programming on show and features the former Live and Kicking presenter... Read more

Nokia X2-02 dual-SIM music phone dials in
Nokia X2-02 dual-SIM music phone dials in By Paul Lamkin

Nokia has announced its latest handset. But there's no need to get too excited. It isn't the much rumoured next Windows Phone instalment from the Finnish company, but the latest in a long, long line of Symbian handsets - a platform that is clinging on... Read more

HTC Ville picture poses for the rumour mill
HTC Ville picture poses for the rumour mill By Paul Lamkin

We'd heard rumours of the HTC Ville at the beginning of last month and now we've an officalish looking picture to go with the image that our mind's eye had painted after scouring over the supposed spec.And, we have to say, it looks pretty swell. Well,... Read more

Tesco adds digital movies to your Blu-ray and DVD shopping trolley
Tesco adds digital movies to your Blu-ray and DVD shopping trolley By Paul Lamkin

Tesco has unveiled what it is describing as "a ground breaking innovation" and a "first for the industry" by combining a digital copy of a movie with certain DVD and Blu-ray purchases.And whilst we'd question the legitimacy of its lofty claims, as digital... Read more

Amazon Santa app arrives on iPad and Kindle Fire
Amazon Santa app arrives on iPad and Kindle Fire By Paul Lamkin

Amazon is well in truly embracing the spirit of Christmas. Or, rather, embracing the fact that people around the world are going to spend a whole lot of money on its website - with the launch of the Amazon Santa app for iPad and Kindle Fire.The app is... Read more

Spotify App Finder announced for 'appy times
Spotify App Finder announced for 'appy times By Paul Lamkin

What's next for Spotify you ask (or rather it did)? Well, let us tell you - the music streaming company took to the stage in New York to announce that apps will now be part of the Spotify platform.At an event that was simulcast via the wonders of the... Read more

Livescribe Echo 8GB with Livescribe Connect
4.5 stars Livescribe Echo 8GB with Livescribe Connect By Paul Lamkin

If you're not familiar with the Livescribe smartpen setup, allow us to fill you in. The Echo is the follow-up to the Pulse and, like its predecessor, contains a camera that is capable of shooting over 70 frames per second.Working in tandem with specially... Read more

Alex James blurs social networking into Windows Phone 7
Alex James blurs social networking into Windows Phone 7 By Paul Lamkin

Microsoft has announced the launch of into by Windows Phone, a social sharing app that will allow Mango lovers (the OS, not the fruit) to earn rewards and unlock exclusive content along the way.Alex James, a creative consultant for into by Windows Phone,... Read more

BBC homepage drops beta tag, goes live to the masses
BBC homepage drops beta tag, goes live to the masses By Paul Lamkin

The new BBC homepage, that appeared in beta from back in September, has gone live for real and is displayed in all of its glory to everyone (in the UK, at least) visiting Auntie's website."Results from the beta test site indicate that the majority of... Read more

Quad-core Acer tablet confirmed for 2012
Quad-core Acer tablet confirmed for 2012 By Paul Lamkin

Acer is all set to unleash an Nvidia Tegra 3 powered tablet in 2012, with the company's president Jim Wong confirming to T3 that the quad-core device rumours are true.Recently, the Acer Iconia Tab A200 got leaky on the web, although it's thought that... Read more

Lenovo LePhone 2 announced alongside S760 brethren
Lenovo LePhone 2 announced alongside S760 brethren By Paul Lamkin

If the trio of Lenovo tablets (or rather two tablets and a smartphone, or possibly two tablets and a phablet) weren't enough to calm your Lenovo Android cravings then praise be, because there's plenty more LeNews coming your way.That's right Lenovo lovers... Read more

Samsung 2GHz Exynos 5250 hints at 3D Galaxy Tab
Samsung 2GHz Exynos 5250 hints at 3D Galaxy Tab By Paul Lamkin

We recently told you about rumours doing the rounds that Samsung would be unleashing quad-core tablets and phones rocking the Exynos 4412 chip.But whilst the 4412 is still to receive officialdom, the Korean giant has come clean with details of its latest... Read more

Spotify event to unleash app store?
Spotify event to unleash app store? By Paul Lamkin

Spotify is all set to reveal its "new direction" at the "What's next for Spotify" event in New York and the rumour mill has worked itself up into a frenzy trying to work out exactly what the music streaming giant might announce.There's big money being... Read more

Windows Phone 7 officially lands on iPhone and Android ... sort of
Windows Phone 7 officially lands on iPhone and Android ... sort of By Paul Lamkin

Ever wondered what Windows Phone 7 might look like running on your iPhone or your Android smartphone?Well, wonder no longer as Microsoft has set up a mobile site which emulates the latest version of the OS, Mango, right on to your Apple or Google powered... Read more

Google Doodle goes widescreen for Mark Twain
Google Doodle goes widescreen for Mark Twain By Paul Lamkin

Ah, the Google Doodle. It's becoming as familiar as toast and orange juice in the morning. The latest effort, to celebrate what would have been the 176th birthday of Mark Twain, is the 236th Doodle of the year.The Twain Doodle, which depicts a famous... Read more

Microsoft SkyDrive adds HTML5 uploading and encourages sharing
Microsoft SkyDrive adds HTML5 uploading and encourages sharing By Paul Lamkin

The message from Microsoft when it comes to cloud computing is clear; share and share alike.Sharing is the overriding theme of the revamped SkyDrive online portal, the web-based platform where you can manage all of your cloud backed-up files.Since launching... Read more

Skype Freetalk Connect Me home phone pictures and hands-on
Skype Freetalk Connect Me home phone pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Skype recently unleashed a couple of devices to get you all VoIPed up without even needing to turn on your PC; the Skype Freetalk Connect Me home phone adapter and the GE Digital Cordless Expandable Telephone with Skype.Starting with the adapter and the... Read more

Berg Little Printer aims to make printing fun again
Berg Little Printer aims to make printing fun again By Paul Lamkin

Behind the cute exterior face of the Berg Little Printer, there lies a conscience that cares not for mother earth, couldn't give a monkeys about the monkeys and has been covering its ears and making loud noises whenever anyone dares to talk about sustainability.For,... Read more

65 million newspaper articles from 300 years put online
65 million newspaper articles from 300 years put online By Paul Lamkin

The British Library has gone live with its local and regional newspaper archive, giving surfers access to 4 million web pages of print media from a timespan of more than 300 years.The British Newspaper Archive (http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/),... Read more

Nintendo 3DS firmware update delayed until December
Nintendo 3DS firmware update delayed until December By Paul Lamkin

Nintendo 3DS gamers waiting for the planned November firmware update can put down their consoles, or at least stop checking for an update, because it isn't coming this month.Nintendo has confirmed that the update has been postponed, and will now arrive... Read more

Spotify streams in to Virgin Media
Spotify streams in to Virgin Media By Paul Lamkin

The long awaited Spotify app for Virgin Media's TiVo platform has finally arrived, meaning Spotify Premium users can now access their favourite songs and playlists on their telly boxes, and better still, through their home cinema speaker setup.Last month,... Read more

deadmau5 lights up London for the Nokia Lumia 800 (video)
deadmau5 lights up London for the Nokia Lumia 800 (video) By Paul Lamkin

Nothing says "buy our phone" more than a crazy progressive electro pop show with a light display akin to a bad 1980s acid trip.That must be what Nokia was thinking as it hired the undead Canadian DJ (who isn't really a mouse), deadmau5, to turn London's... Read more

Lenovo tablet trio - LePad S2005, S2007 and S2010 - turn up in China
Lenovo tablet trio - LePad S2005, S2007 and S2010 - turn up in China By Paul Lamkin

Over in Beijing Lenovo has unveiled three new tablets: the Lenovo LePad S2005, the Lenovo LePad S2007 and the Lenovo LePad S2010.Or should that be Lenovo has unveiled two tablets and a smartphone? Or two tablets and a phablet?Whatever the correct description,... Read more

iOS 5.1 spills beans on new iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
iOS 5.1 spills beans on new iPhone, iPad and Apple TV By Paul Lamkin

Apple has begun seeding out iOS 5.1 in beta form to developers, and whilst there's not much info as to what exactly the software update means for iDevice users - a major Siri refresh is rumoured - there is plenty of juicy new hardware info hidden within... Read more

Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 pictures and hands-on
Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Logitech may have ballsed up its Google TV venture, but that doesn't mean that the Swiss company has given up completely when it comes to making a place for its peripherals in your living room.Its latest attempt, the Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Rightmove review (Samsung TVs)
APP OF THE DAY: Rightmove review (Samsung TVs) By Paul Lamkin

It's the 8th most popular website in the UK, has listings for over 20,000 agents and developers from Land's End to John O' Groats and is the only place where you can take a look around someone's house uninvited without them getting all worked up and calling... Read more

Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 available now with Three
Cyan Nokia Lumia 800 available now with Three By Paul Lamkin

Good news lovers of Nokia and all things blue - the cyan Nokia Lumia 800 has landed in the UK with Three now stocking it in store and online.The UK network tweeted to say:"Christmas has come early! The #Nokia Lumia 800 is now available on Three in Cyan.... Read more

Acer has the legs to run the Olympic marathon
Acer has the legs to run the Olympic marathon By Paul Lamkin

Acer has revealed the extraordinary PC power it will take to run the London 2012 Olympic Games.Speaking at a briefing attended by Pocket-lint at the tech hub for the games in London's Docklands (if we told you where exactly then Lord Coe himself would... Read more

BlackBerry PlayBook OTA update Flashes in
BlackBerry PlayBook OTA update Flashes in By Paul Lamkin

Despite Flash for mobile being on its death bed, whispering its final goodbyes to the devices it once held so dear, it is getting one last hurrah, courtesy of RIM, with Flash 11.1 arriving on the BlackBerry PlayBook following the latest over the air update.Flash... Read more

WHSmith unleashes Kobo Vox tablet to steal Amazon's Fire
WHSmith unleashes Kobo Vox tablet to steal Amazon's Fire By Paul Lamkin

Following the launch of the Kobo Touch ereader back in October, WHSmith has again teamed up with the Canadian company to bring the Kobo Vox to the UK.The Kobo Vox was announced across the pond last month as well, but WHSmith quite rightly point out that... Read more

PlayStation Vita European launch titles and AR games confirmed
PlayStation Vita European launch titles and AR games confirmed By Paul Lamkin

Sony has laid its cards out with regards to the PlayStation Vita's European launch, literally. As well as naming the 12 first-party games that will be available when the Vita launches across the PAL regions on 22 February, the company has also detailed... Read more

Samsung mocks queuing iPhone 4S fanboys (video)
Samsung mocks queuing iPhone 4S fanboys (video) By Paul Lamkin

Samsung and Apple haven't exactly enjoyed the most conciliatory relationship over the last few months, with more lawsuits flying back and forth than we can (be bothered to) keep count of.And, in the face of Apple successfully getting some Sammy products... Read more

Kasabian v Darren Bent at Xperia Play virtual / real football (video)
Kasabian v Darren Bent at Xperia Play virtual / real football (video) By Paul Lamkin

Take one England international football player, throw in the frontman from a popular band and what have you got? Yes, that's right - an easy payday for both the footballer and the singer.And some publicity for the product that is tenuously linked to the... Read more

Char Wars: Darth Vader Star Wars coffee from the Dark Side
Char Wars: Darth Vader Star Wars coffee from the Dark Side By Paul Lamkin

Just when you thought that you'd seen all the useless tat - sorry, we mean official memorabilia - that Lucasfilm could possibly muster up to fully milk the cashcow that is Star Wars dry, it comes up with another unrelated product with absolutely no ties... Read more

Navmii Navfree app free satnav arrives at Android destination
Navmii Navfree app free satnav arrives at Android destination By Paul Lamkin

Navmii, the GPS app specialist, has come up with a free offering in the Android Market - bringing the popular iPhone app, Navfree, to the Google mobile OS.The Navmii Navfree app uses maps from an open source mapping system that have been built by over... Read more

Ice Cream Sandwich action on Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime (video)
Ice Cream Sandwich action on Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime (video) By Paul Lamkin

Excited about getting your hands on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime and all of its Honeycomb quad-core goodness?If so, prepare to turn your inner excitement up to 11 as Nvidia has released this demo showing of the capabilities of its Tegra 3 power,... Read more

Lenovo 5-inch Android tablet in the works
Lenovo 5-inch Android tablet in the works By Paul Lamkin

Is it a phone? Is it a tablet? Actually, nobody is quite sure - so we'll go with the hybrid moniker phablet for now.And it's a phablet that belongs to Lenovo, and one that has leaked out into the wide world web. A 5-inch device that will no doubt hope... Read more

Google Search iPad app update adds a hint of Chrome
Google Search iPad app update adds a hint of Chrome By Paul Lamkin

The latest version of the Google Search app for iPad has landed in the App Store - and there's more than a slight whiff of the Chrome browser and Chrome OS bursting out of the app.Starting with the improved search aspects first though, and Google Instant... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the Nexus Prime
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the Nexus Prime By Paul Lamkin

A long time ago in a Galaxy far away there was a phone that was all set to be the third Google branded Nexus instalment. That phone, you may recall, leaked several times under the guise of the Google Nexus Prime.Alas, the Nexus Prime wasn't to be though,... Read more

New Xbox 360 Dashboard landing 6 December
New Xbox 360 Dashboard landing 6 December By Paul Lamkin

Microsoft has named the date that the Xbox 360 and its Metro UI will tie the knot and live happily ever after in holy matrimony. That's right gamers, the Xbox 360 dashboard landing date has been revealed and there's not too long to wait; it will be hitting... Read more

Mirasol colour ereader finally turns the page
Mirasol colour ereader finally turns the page By Paul Lamkin

The Qualcomm Mirasol colour ereader is finally a reality - in South Korea that is - where the Kyobo e-Reader has just been announced.Kyobo is Korea’s leading bookstore and will give owners of the 5.7-inch device access to 90,000 ebooks including the... Read more

Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week
Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week By Paul Lamkin

Just weeks after it hit the cinema (in fact, it's still in some), Sky has announced that it has scored the rights to broadcast The Lion King 3D on its third-dimensional channel from 27 November.Originally released back in 1994, the Disney classic was... Read more

Samsung powered Google TV coming next year
Samsung powered Google TV coming next year By Paul Lamkin

Samsung is reportedly in "last-stage" talks with Google with a view to offering up some Google TV hardware in 2012.Speaking to reporters in Korea, Yoon Boo-keun, president of Samsung's TV division stated that a 2012 launch was on the cards, in partnership... Read more

eBay Christmas Boutique opens in London
eBay Christmas Boutique opens in London By Paul Lamkin

In The 40-Year-Old Virgin there's a scene where a customer to the eBay store wants to buy some shoes that he's seen on display."You're making it extremely difficult for me," he says, when he finds out that he's unable to just buy the shoes there and then,... Read more