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LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on
LG goes official with the T-Mobile G2x, we go hands on By Paul Lamkin

We knew it was coming as we spied LG's CTIA stand being set up and now it's official. Yep, that's right the LG Optimus 2X has landed in the US of A, under T-Mobile's banner and sporting the name G2x.The G2x, is like for like of its Optimus 2X brother,... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: WebCamera (iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: WebCamera (iPhone) By Paul Lamkin

Monday signals the start of another week's worth of App of the Days here on Pocket-lint and, as such, we've been scouring the Android Market, looking in the App World, checking out the Marketplace and also casting our eye on Facebook to see what's new... Read more

HBO app from Samsung offers The Sopranos on tap
HBO app from Samsung offers The Sopranos on tap By Paul Lamkin

It's been a big day for Samsung's Smart TV video on demand platform. Over in the electronic giant's homeland of Korea, a 3D TV VOD service has been announced and now, over in the US of A, a hook up with HBO has been revealed.The partnership will mean... Read more

Firefox 4 landing 22 March
Firefox 4 landing 22 March By Paul Lamkin

The browser war is well and truly in full swing, and Mozilla is bringing its latest weapon, Firefox 4, officially to the battle ground on 22 March.The launch date for the stable release of the latest version of Europe's most popular browser has been pencilled... Read more

Online news is killing newspapers
Online news is killing newspapers By Paul Lamkin

Online news has overtaken newspapers for the first time ever, in terms of where people regularly get their news fix from.The PEJ State of the Media report shows that, as 2010 was drawing to a close, online news was the only news platform that was gaining... Read more

IE9 anti-tracking feature facing criticism already
IE9 anti-tracking feature facing criticism already By Paul Lamkin

Microsoft released IE9 into the big bad world on 14 March, but already the browser has come under pressure from consumer rights guru Which, who accuses the anti-tracking tool built into the browser of being flawed.The problem seems to occur because IE9... Read more

T-Mobile Sidekick back from the dead
T-Mobile Sidekick back from the dead By Paul Lamkin

Before the iPhone was the hipsters' phone of choice (for hipsters, read sheep's) there was the T-Mobile Sidekick. And now, nine years after the original landed, T-Mobile has announced details of the Sidekick 4G - an Android device that it will hope to... Read more

Instapaper 3.0 adds Facebook and Twitter integration
Instapaper 3.0 adds Facebook and Twitter integration By Paul Lamkin

The massively popular, read-it-later, iOS app Instapaper has reached version 3.0, and has added some pretty nifty new features for its users.The most notable additions are social media interaction through the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinboard,... Read more

Firefox 4 Release Candidate, erm, released
Firefox 4 Release Candidate, erm, released By Paul Lamkin

Hold on to your hats Firefoxers, as your browser of choice has finally, after 12 releases, dropped the beta tag.And whilst the Firefox 4 Release Candidate that has gone live isn't technically the completed software version, it's just one step away and... Read more

Philips ActionFit sports earphones hands-on
Philips ActionFit sports earphones hands-on By Paul Lamkin

If you're a bit of a sweaty-Betty (or a Betty Swollox, if you prefer), and you're forever having to replace your gym-headphones because of water damage, then Philips may have just the answer for you with its new ActionFit sports headphone range.There... Read more

Philips Cinema 21:9 Gold hands-on
Philips Cinema 21:9 Gold hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Philips' 21:9 revolution rumbles on with the introduction of the more budget-friendly (although it still won't confirm the bloomin' price so we'll have to take its word for it) Cinema 21:9 Gold range - which will undercut the price of its Platinum brother... Read more

Philips O'Neill The Stretch (2011 version) hands on
Philips O'Neill The Stretch (2011 version) hands on By Paul Lamkin

Philips has cranked up its partnership with extreme sports lover O'Neill, adding more control to the “Tested on Animals” range.The Philips O'Neill 2011 edition of The Stretch builds upon the success of the originals (which scored a very respectable... Read more

Olympus SZ-30MR offers simultaneous movie and stills shooting
Olympus SZ-30MR offers simultaneous movie and stills shooting By Paul Lamkin

Olympus only announced the SZ-10 ultra-zoom camera back in February, but it has already revealed a couple of follow up models in the SZ range - the flagship SZ-30MR and the SZ-20.The SZ-30MR has a Dual Engine TruePic III+ image processor which means that... Read more

Olympus TG-810 tough HD and 3D shooting
Olympus TG-810 tough HD and 3D shooting By Paul Lamkin

Olympus has unveiled the world's first crushproof camera - the Olympus Tough TG-810 - that can withstand a hefty 100kg of weight being put upon it.The compact snapper is also waterproof up to 10m, due to its sliding double lock mechanism and it will be... Read more

Google: Gmail was never lost
Google: Gmail was never lost By Paul Lamkin

Google has apologised for the Gmail reset bug that seemingly deleted many users' email and chat correspondence history.On Monday we reported how as many as 500,000 Gmail users had been affected by the error, although Google now claims that only 0.02 per... Read more

Twonky Mobile beams into the App Store
Twonky Mobile beams into the App Store By Paul Lamkin

PacketVideo, the team behind the TwonkyBeam web based media sharing platform, has announced its latest service - Twonky Mobile for iPhone. The app, which follows an Android release last year, allows you to beam all of your media, whether that be video,... Read more

The Dark Knight and Inception hit the App Store
The Dark Knight and Inception hit the App Store By Paul Lamkin

Christopher Nolan fans are in for a treat as two of his best movies - The Dark Knight and Inception - have landed in the App Store. That's the App Store and not iTunes. Confused? Read on for clarification.The move is an exciting one, that sees Warner... Read more

DivX Plus HD SoC allows 1080p mobile fun
DivX Plus HD SoC allows 1080p mobile fun By Paul Lamkin

Over in Barcelona at MWC, DivX, the digital video codec specialist, has announced the world’s first DivX Plus HD certified mobile system-on-chip (SoC) - the Renesas Mobile Corporation’s SH-Mobile MT1 (SH73704).Mobile phones used to be judged on their... Read more

Toshiba glasses-free 3D laptop eyes-on
Toshiba glasses-free 3D laptop eyes-on By Paul Lamkin

Over in Vegas at CES, Toshiba got a best in show nomination for its glasses-free 3D laptop prototype, although it was cruelly kept in a glass case.But now it's free and Pocket-lint has taken it for a spin - at least our eyes have.You see, unlike the Nintendo... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Androidify review (Android, obviously)
APP OF THE DAY: Androidify review (Android, obviously) By Paul Lamkin

Every so often an app just pops up out of nowhere and takes on cult status, courtesy of the viral nature of the web, within a few hours.And today's App of The Day is one of those examples.It's estimated that this app has taken up 821,898 work hours since... Read more

Acer Iconia Smart hands-on
Acer Iconia Smart hands-on By Paul Lamkin

The Acer Iconia Smart phone has finally been confirmed, after a few months of whispers of its existence.And it was worth the wait - this is a 4.8-inch, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) machine that has a 21:9 cinema-style aspect ratio on board that Philips would... Read more

Crash Bandicoot crash lands on Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
Crash Bandicoot crash lands on Sony Ericsson Xperia Play By Paul Lamkin

Pocket-lint has confirmed with Sony Ericsson's marketing manager, David Hilton, that Crash Bandicoot, the massively popular PSone title, will soon be landing on the Xperia Play (aka PlayStation Phone).David Hilton, marketing director at Sony Ericsson... Read more

Radiopaq Flex earphones hands-on and in-ears
Radiopaq Flex earphones hands-on and in-ears By Paul Lamkin

One member of team Pocket-lint is quite the athletic type. He laughs in the face of triathlons and knocks-out marathon-length jogs on Sunday mornings for fun.Unfortunately, this writer is not that team-member and is instead a rather lazy individual who... Read more

Wacom Bamboo Special Edition hands-on
Wacom Bamboo Special Edition hands-on By Paul Lamkin

Waaaaay back in 2009 Pocket-look took a look at the Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch, and heck - we kinda liked it.And when we heard that the company had released a new, Special Edition version of the Bamboo (in Apple-matching sexy-silver) - well, we just had... Read more

Duke Nukem Forever: Balls of Steel edition busts cover
Duke Nukem Forever: Balls of Steel edition busts cover By Paul Lamkin

Ladies and gentleman we present to you the Duke Nukem Forever: Balls of Steel edition. If you thought that Duke couldn't get any tackier, think again.In the collectors edition of the hotly anticipated game, which will land on 3 May, you'll not only get... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Picsel Smart Office review (Android)
APP OF THE DAY: Picsel Smart Office review (Android) By Paul Lamkin

Sure, your Android phone or tablet is a great source of fun and entertainment, but there are times when you need to ignore the urge to smash up some pigs, forgo the pictures of Kim Jong il looking at things and get on with some work.But that doesn't mean... Read more

Google Translate makes your iPhone multilingual
Google Translate makes your iPhone multilingual By Paul Lamkin

Google Translate has landed in the App Store, meaning that iPhone users will no longer have to rely on the patchy and awkward HTML5 web app any longer.It's an awesome little app that allows you to not only type your translation queries into it, you also... Read more

Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on
Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on By Paul Lamkin

The average fanboy is packing more than just one iDevice. Chances are, he (or she) has an iPhone, an iPad and maybe even an iPod touch or nano.So looking for a spare white cable and plug adapter can become a bit of a chore in an Apple devotee's day.Luckily,... Read more

Huawei Ideos X3 and S7 teased ahead of MWC
Huawei Ideos X3 and S7 teased ahead of MWC By Paul Lamkin

If you thought that the leaks ahead of Mobile World Congress had finally dried up, think again - as Huawei has taken to Flickr to give us a brief glimpse of what it will be showing off at the Barcelona expo.Back in January at CES we got hands on with... Read more

PES 2011 3D: Kicking off on launch day
PES 2011 3D: Kicking off on launch day By Paul Lamkin

We knew that Pro Evolution Soccer 3D for the 3DS would be coming in the "launch window", but now we know exactly when it'll be kicking-off; 25 March, the same date the 3DS itself lands."PES 2011 3D has been selected as one of the launch titles for the... Read more

Eye Scope for iPhone 4 hands on
Eye Scope for iPhone 4 hands on By Paul Lamkin

Whilst it was all well and good Apple throwing in a camera zoom feature in iOS 4, it doesn't get away from the fact that a digital zoom is always a bit, well, rubbish.What you need is a proper lens with optical zooming on your iPhone - if you want to... Read more

Libratone Beat
4.0 stars Libratone Beat By Paul Lamkin

Scandinavian elegance in tech design isn't a new phenomenon, a quick peek into a Bang & Olufsen  store will demonstrate that - and Danish audio startup Libratone will be hoping to tap into the trusted formula with its début speaker - the Libratone Beat.The... Read more

Google Chrome 9 gains officialdom
Google Chrome 9 gains officialdom By Paul Lamkin

Google has gone and got all official with the latest steady release of its, ever-growing in popularity, browser - Chrome 9.It seems like only a couple of months ago that we were telling you all about the release of Chrome 8. Hang on, it was.It seems Google... Read more

Nissan Leaf drives into Europe
Nissan Leaf drives into Europe By Paul Lamkin

The first shipment of Nissan Leaf cars for Europe arrived in Sunderland on Thursday, on board the (energy efficient, of course) City of St. Petersburg carrier.67 of the first truly practical mass-produced 100 per cent electric vehicles were on board,... Read more

Bing searches for the gamers in us
Bing searches for the gamers in us By Paul Lamkin

Bing has thrown casual games right into its search results - giving office workers up and down the country yet another way of killing the hours before home time.If you search for any of the 46 games included in the new platform, you'll be presented with... Read more

Gameloft trials try-before-you-buy iPhone games
Gameloft trials try-before-you-buy iPhone games By Paul Lamkin

Gameloft, purveyor of iOS games which are as brilliant as they are unoriginal, has taken the bold step of offering its newest title, Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden, for free in the App Store.But there's a catch - you'll only get a taster of the game's... Read more

Secret Angry Birds code to be revealed in Super Bowl ad
Secret Angry Birds code to be revealed in Super Bowl ad By Paul Lamkin

Angry Birds lovers Stateside will be able to grab a special code to unlock a secret level on the hugely popular game, if they pay attention during the commercials during Sunday's Super Bowl XLV between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers.Hidden... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc to set sail in April
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc to set sail in April By Paul Lamkin

Three has confirmed that it will be stocking the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc - and that the curvy Gingerbread handset will be available in the UK in April.Sylvia Chind, Three's head of branded devices said: "The Sony Ericsson Arc is a great addition to Three’s... Read more

Yet more official Star Wars headphones
Yet more official Star Wars headphones By Paul Lamkin

Did you see the Darth Vader headphones that we featured on Monday? Geek-tastic tech we're sure you'll agree - but we've been alerted that the official Star Wars headphone range extends much further than the man in the black hat.Oh yes indeed Star Wars... Read more

Apple rejects Sony Reader app
Apple rejects Sony Reader app By Paul Lamkin

The Sony Reader app has been rejected by the Apple App Store gatekeepers over in Cupertino, according to a report in the New York Times.The reason - that Apple doesn't want developers putting forward apps whereby content can be sold without the transactions... Read more

Is this the LG Optimus 3D?
Is this the LG Optimus 3D? By Paul Lamkin

What you're looking at here could well be the LG Optimus 3D handset, whose existence the Korean electronics giant is hardly keeping a secret, without actually confirming anything official.LG dropped more than a subtle hint that a 3D handset would be announced... Read more

Lovefilm takes Samsung Blu-ray players to the flicks
Lovefilm takes Samsung Blu-ray players to the flicks By Paul Lamkin

Lovefilm's relentless assault across digital platforms has increased, with the announcement by Samsung that the video rental service will be hitting its Blu-ray players, and Blu-ray home cinema systems.Lovefilm can already be accessed on Samsung TVs with... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Townsmen 6 review (Android)
APP OF THE DAY: Townsmen 6 review (Android) By Paul Lamkin

"There's no such thing as a free-lunch," Pocket-lint's old nan used to say. But we never heard her saying that there wasn't such a thing as a free Android game.That's probably because she died when she was 92, after being born in 1909 - so she may not... Read more

White BlackBerry Torch hands on
White BlackBerry Torch hands on By Paul Lamkin

RIM has really stuck the boot into Apple as of late. Not content with doing what the Cupertino collective seemingly couldn't - releasing a white version of one of its latest handsets, the BlackBerry Bold 9780 - the cheeky Canadians have gone and pulled... Read more

BlackBerry Curve Touch revealed by leaked roadmap
BlackBerry Curve Touch revealed by leaked roadmap By Paul Lamkin

The BlackBerry Curve Touch is due to land in "Fall 2011" according to some leaked CDMA carrier roadmap slides, that also mention a number of other new RIM devices.We already knew that RIM had a load of new BlackBerry handsets lined up for 2011, after... Read more

Pico Genie M100 Palm Projector XGA hands on
Pico Genie M100 Palm Projector XGA hands on By Paul Lamkin

You've got loads of pics and videos on your iPhone but, trouble is, you've only got a 3.5-inch screen to show them off on.So, until Apple chucks an onboard projector onto its phone baby, you're gonna need an outlet for all that media. Now, you could hook... Read more

Will EA stand by Andy Gray for FIFA 12?
Will EA stand by Andy Gray for FIFA 12? By Paul Lamkin

It's probably not been the most enjoyable week for former Scottish footballer, and now former Sky Sports pundit, Andy Gray.On Saturday morning, he's watching Fernando Torres and Raul Meireles tear Wolves apart and by Tuesday he's out on his ear, fired... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Galaxy S 2 landing at MWC
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Galaxy S 2 landing at MWC By Paul Lamkin

Samsung looks all set to announce two new flagship products at Mobile World Congress next month, with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and the Galaxy S 2 both on the agenda....literally.A PR plan for the Korean company's MWC 2011 plans has turned up online, for... Read more

LG all set for 3D smartphone and tablet launches?
LG all set for 3D smartphone and tablet launches? By Paul Lamkin

Last week, Pocket-lint brought you news of Nvidia's soon-to-hit 3D Tegra 2 chip. And now, there's rumour aplenty that we'll be seeing the first Tegra 2 powered 3D device at Mobile World Congress - courtesy of LG.The rumour mill has been kick started into... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Ace, Fit, Gio and Mini all confirmed
Samsung Galaxy Ace, Fit, Gio and Mini all confirmed By Paul Lamkin

The much leaked Samsung Galaxy Ace has finally been made official by the Korean electronics giant, along with three other branded Galaxy handsets - the Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Gio and Galaxy mini.There's no sign of the Galaxy Cooper handset that has been mentioned... Read more