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iPhone 5 pictures: Is this the first photo from, and of, an iPhone 5?

iPhone 5 pictures: Is this the first photo from, and of, an iPhone 5?

By Paul Lamkin

Ladies and gentleman, if reports ring true, your eyes are feasting on both the first published picture taken from an iPhone 5, and also of the iPhone 5 itself. Confused? You should be.The image on the left, PocketNow has discovered, is one taken from... Read more

Pure One Classic Series II DAB adds Listen Later function

Pure One Classic Series II DAB adds Listen Later function

By Paul Lamkin

With PVRs becoming the norm people have gotten used to watching what they want, when they want and Pure thinks that the radio should be no different - hence the introduction of the Listen Later feature on its newly announced Pure One Classic Series II... Read more

Sony takes 4k into the living room with VPL-VW1000ES projector

Sony takes 4k into the living room with VPL-VW1000ES projector

By Paul Lamkin

Pocket-lint refuses to watch 1080p video any longer. After we got eyes-on with Sharp's 8K4K LCD over in Berlin at IFA, anything less than 33 million pixels feels like blur-o-vision.But we suppose we'd make do with the Sony VPL-VW100ES - the company's... Read more

HP TouchPad fire-sale set to continue with one more batch coming

HP TouchPad fire-sale set to continue with one more batch coming

By Paul Lamkin

If you thought that the HP TouchPad fire-sale was over, then think again as the company has confirmed that one more batch of the webOS-powered tablet will go into production.And, although HP's Mark Budgell doesn't state how many units will be made in... Read more

PlayStation Vita priced and dated by Amazon

PlayStation Vita priced and dated by Amazon

By Paul Lamkin

We know that the Sony PlayStation Vita won't be arriving in time for Christmas in the western world, Sony Corp's executive vice president Kazuo Hirai told us so.But the good news is that you should be able to pick one up in time for the new year, with... Read more

Apple Thunderbolt Display starts shipping

Apple Thunderbolt Display starts shipping

By Paul Lamkin

Back in July, at the time when faboys across the world were getting all excited about the arrival of Mac OS X Lion and the new MacBook Airs, the Cupertino collective also found time to detail the new Apple Thunderbolt Display - the world’s first display... Read more

Samsung Stratosphere doesn't quite reach the Galaxy

Samsung Stratosphere doesn't quite reach the Galaxy

By Paul Lamkin

What do you mean you can't take any more new Samsung smartphone news? Surely you've got room for one more following the launch of what seems like a thousand handsets over the last few weeks?Go, on - it's only wafer thin.Actually the Samsung Stratosphere... Read more

iPhone Facebook update hints at iPad app delay

iPhone Facebook update hints at iPad app delay

By Paul Lamkin

Facebook has launched an updated version of its iPhone app (version 3.5) which brings in a whole host of changes, tying the mobile app in-line with the recently announced Google+ style options and security features.But one thing that is a bit disappointing... Read more

Vodafone 555 Blue
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Vodafone 555 Blue

By Paul Lamkin

The Vodafone 555 Blue is the latest Facebook phone to hit the market. But when we say market, we don't just mean the markets here in the UK. Oh no, Vodafone has big plans with regards to opening up Facebook to millions of mobile users worldwide - at least... Read more

White Samsung Galaxy S II pictures and hands-on

White Samsung Galaxy S II pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

"If a phone's worth doing properly, it's worth doing in white" is probably as valid a start to this hands-on article as "anything Apple can do Samsung can do too", but we'll leave the EU patent lawyers to work out that one.In case you've been living down... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Y and Y Pro pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Y and Y Pro pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Apple didn't bother getting Samsung to remove the Y and Y pro handsets from its IFA stand - it must not think they are as big a deal as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, which was pulled from IFA following a new injunction.And, if we're honest - they're not... Read more

Orange makes claim to the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price

Orange makes claim to the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price

By Paul Lamkin

Colourful claims from camp Orange come in, with the company laying claim to the the UK’s lowest unlimited broadband price.Following a revamp of its prices, UK surfers are able to sign up for a 12-month deal that costs £5 per month, on top of a £12.75... Read more

Epson MG-850HD projector wants an Apple a day

Epson MG-850HD projector wants an Apple a day

By Paul Lamkin

Epson used IFA to introduce the MG-850HD; the first HD-Ready 3LCD home cinema projector featuring an iPod docking station.With vast amounts of personal media being stored on fanboy's iDevices, Epson will be hoping to tempt the Apple masses into going... Read more

Ofcom confirms more HD love for Freeview

Ofcom confirms more HD love for Freeview

By Paul Lamkin

Ofcom has invited applications from commercial public service broadcasters for this fifth HD slot on Freeview.The move opens the door for Channel 5 to make the Freeview HD plunge, 18 months or so after it ballsed up its last attempt by not providing a... Read more

HTC Ruby all set to Amaze you

HTC Ruby all set to Amaze you

By Paul Lamkin

Yet more pictures of the HTC Ruby, aka the HTC Amaze 4G, have been leaked onto the web - seemingly confirming reports of the 8-megapixel camera with dual flash.The Android 2.3 Ruby has been spotted out and about before (we think Blurrycam is stalking... Read more

Three MiFi with added HSPA+ now available

Three MiFi with added HSPA+ now available

By Paul Lamkin

The next generation of Three MiFi has arrived, with the network now offering the Huawei E586 MiFi online and in-store.The E586 MiFi boasts an initial 50 per cent speed increase on the current speed on offer, with a further boost planned as the network... Read more

Best ever Google Doodle celebrates Freddie Mercury's birthday

Best ever Google Doodle celebrates Freddie Mercury's birthday

By Paul Lamkin

Here at Pocket-lint towers it's a unanimous decision that the latest Google Doodle, celebrating what would have been the 65th birthday of Freddie Mercury, is the best ever.Despite a loooooooong weekend treading the boards at the Messe Berlin for IFA,... Read more

LG Optimus Sol pictures and hands-on

LG Optimus Sol pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

LG's newly announced light-flighting handset, the LG Optimus Sol, made an appearance over in Germany at IFA and Pocket-lint was on hand to get our grubby paws all over it.The handset, which was announced back in August (and will also go by the slightly... Read more

Medion Android smartphone and tablet unleashed

Medion Android smartphone and tablet unleashed

By Paul Lamkin

Medion used IFA 2011 as a platform to announce its new Android tablet and smartphone, packing proper (i.e. not old) versions of Google's OS and looking anything but budget.Pocket-lint took a trip over to the Medion booth to see the new toys in action,... Read more

Altec Lansing girly earphone range is Bliss for ladies

Altec Lansing girly earphone range is Bliss for ladies

By Paul Lamkin

Ladies have smaller ears apparently. Yeah, right - Pocket-lint's nan has a pair of lugs so big that we think she went from being classified as an Indian elephant to an African one about 10 years ago.Okay, maybe we'll accept that younger ladies' ears are... Read more

Loewe Sounds out three new speaker options - we go hands-on

Loewe Sounds out three new speaker options - we go hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Loewe was over in IFA in full force, with a booth that resembled the Korova Milk Bar form A Clockwork Orange. Understated, it was not - but what else would you expect, from a company that specialises in cool, at an expo in its home town?Hidden amongst... Read more

Medion Akoya X PC pictures and hands-on

Medion Akoya X PC pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Desktop PCs are dull right? Sure, they serve a purpose but with all the svelte looking notebooks, netbooks, ultrabooks, incredibooks* and tablets on the market – the plain old desktop, although useful and capable of much more power than its portable... Read more

Altec Lansing inAir 5000 pictures and hands-on

Altec Lansing inAir 5000 pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Pocket-lint is a big fan of the speakers that San Diego based Altec Lansing offers up. In the past, we've awarded the prestigious "Hot Product" tag to the inMotion Air and the Octiv 202 and the Octiv 450 scored pretty highly as well.So were delighted... Read more

Motorola Fire XT pictures and hands-on

Motorola Fire XT pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Whilst nosying around the various European mobile network stands that were set up over at IFA, hoping for a sniff of a new exciting Android handset or perhaps even the mysetrious Nokia 703, we were surprised to see the Motorola Fire XT strutting its stuff.Although... Read more

LG Pentouch TV PZ850T pictures and hands-on

LG Pentouch TV PZ850T pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

When Pocket-lint was a kid, we weren't allowed to touch our TV. Our mum thought that the picture emitted radiation. But that still didn't stop us touching it to collect the static to give our sister a shock.And, although that was fun, it's now not the... Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V pictures and hands-on

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

When is a new phone not really a new phone? When it's just had a software update on an older model, that's when - as is the case with the Sony Ericsson neo V, which we found on show in Berlin at IFA.A quick run through of the spec sheet actually shows... Read more

Native Union techs up the humble post-it note

Native Union techs up the humble post-it note

By Paul Lamkin

Walking the dark, dangerous back halls at IFA can be a hazardous affair. Sure, you're likely to see some quirky and fun tech, but you're also likely to be cornered by a Korean businessman, trying to sell you a bulk order of his robotic toilet seats.Luckily,... Read more

Sony SRS-BTV25 Death Star speaker hands-on

Sony SRS-BTV25 Death Star speaker hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Let's clear one thing up first. The Sony SRS-BTV25 isn't Star Wars affiliated in any way. And it's not called the Death Star at all. That's a name that Pocket-lint has coined for the speaker.But, how can Sony release a gadget, that looks like this, and... Read more

Sharp 8K4K LCD TV eyes-on

Sharp 8K4K LCD TV eyes-on

By Paul Lamkin

What has been see can never be unseen. So, forever more, 1080p HD TV will look rubbish in Pocket-lint's eyes after getting up close (and far away too, for the full effect) with the world’s first Super Hi-Vision capable LCD display - dubbed simply Sharp... Read more

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

By Paul Lamkin

Plantronics is hoping to tap into our need to be ever-connected, always-on, with its latest Bluetooth headset - the Plantronics M1100 which comes with its new cloud-based service, Plantronics Vocalyst.Vocalyst is a voice-based software solution that is... Read more

Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Okay, first a confession. The Toshiba bods wouldn't let us play on the newly announced Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook. Heck they wouldn't even let us go past the Windows log-in screen. But they did let us touch it. And we went "ooh" and "aah" as we held,... Read more

Toshiba 55ZL2 eyes-on

Toshiba 55ZL2 eyes-on

By Paul Lamkin

There's no doubt that Toshiba is fully committed to the glasses-free 3D revolution. Following the example set by its Qosmio spec-free laptop, the Japanese company used the IFA expo to announce the world’s first large-screen glasses-free 3D TV - the... Read more

Toshiba AT200 pictures and hands-on

Toshiba AT200 pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Over in Berlin at IFA, Toshiba has been walking round with its chest fully pumped out, telling anyone who'll listen that it's got the skinniest tab in town with the Toshiba AT200.Samsung may have come along all guns blazing with its Galaxy Tab 7.7 measuring... Read more

Pogoplug Mobile streams in for iOS and Android

Pogoplug Mobile streams in for iOS and Android

By Paul Lamkin

Cloud Engines has announced its latest device - Pogoplug Mobile - which, as you'd probably guessed from the moniker, has a heavy emphasis on streaming to your portable devices.If you're not familiar with Pogoplug, it is a storage solution that mixes the... Read more

Fujifilm X10 zooms in

Fujifilm X10 zooms in

By Paul Lamkin

Pointing and shooting just got a little bit more serious over in Berlin, where the Fujifilm X10 has just been officially announced at IFA 2011.With the likes of the Canon PowerShot G12 firmly in its sights, the little brother to the Fujifilm X100 packs... Read more

Sony goes on and in-ear with new noise cancelling headphones

Sony goes on and in-ear with new noise cancelling headphones

By Paul Lamkin

It's been a busy day for Sony over in Germany at IFA with tablets, Blu-ray players, speakers and 3D goggles all getting official releases but the Japanese giant hasn't forgotten its personal audio arm.And whilst there were no new Walkman devices announced,... Read more

Epson ditches wires for Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print

Epson ditches wires for Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print

By Paul Lamkin

Epson has jumped feet first into the cloud printing revolution (oh, it is happening baby, believe it) by announcing that it'll be playing nicely with both Google and Apple for wireless printing.The printing giant has announced compatibility with Apple... Read more

Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action

Sony Vaio L series wants your PS3 3D action

By Paul Lamkin

Sony has revamped both the Vaio L series all-in-one machine, as well as the S series notebooks - two ranges that Pocket-lint originally got hands-on with back in February.The big news with the L series AIO is that it brings 3D action into the equation,... Read more

Spotify opens up for iOS developers

Spotify opens up for iOS developers

By Paul Lamkin

Some pretty cool Spotify-powered apps could be coming the way of your iPhone or iPad, thanks to the music streaming giant opening its doors to iOS developers.Libspotify for iOS will allow clever app makers to include Spotify features within their apps.... Read more

Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray player and SMP-N200 3D network player stream in

Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray player and SMP-N200 3D network player stream in

By Paul Lamkin

Sony has detailed a couple of new shiny black boxes over at IFA that it wants to see in your living room - the BDP-S185 Blu-ray player and SMP-N200 3D network player.Starting with the Blu-ray and Sony is describing it as "an affordable way to enjoy the... Read more

Sony Tablet S and Tablet P release dates confirmed

Sony Tablet S and Tablet P release dates confirmed

By Paul Lamkin

Sony's tablets have been doing the rounds for a while now, first hitting the rumour mill back in February and then getting official recognition from Sony in April.Curiously though, they are not hitting the shops with the monikers that you may be familair... Read more

Panasonic Lumix twin-lens 3D digital camera on show at IFA

Panasonic Lumix twin-lens 3D digital camera on show at IFA

By Paul Lamkin

There's nothing quite like showing off a nice concept, making people go "ooh" and "aah", in order to kick off a massive trade show - and that's exactly what Panasonic has done over in Berlin at IFA where it has detailed its first twin-lens 3D digital... Read more

Nokia 703 Windows Phone 7 device pictured

Nokia 703 Windows Phone 7 device pictured

By Paul Lamkin

Nokia's Windows Phone 7 devices continue to drip out, with the Nokia 703 now doing the rumour rounds as the potential launch name for the Sea Ray, thanks to this leaked shot of the phone appearing on a poster.The image is a little blurry - but the specs... Read more

PEGI age rating hits Windows Phone 7

PEGI age rating hits Windows Phone 7

By Paul Lamkin

Worried that your kids are playing games that perhaps they shouldn't on their mobiles? Microsoft is too, it seems, as it has introduced PEGI age ratings to its Windows Phone platform.The PEGI system is the standard form of classification for video games... Read more

Samsung Slate PC Series 7 Windows hybrid tab unleashed

Samsung Slate PC Series 7 Windows hybrid tab unleashed

By Paul Lamkin

If you agreed with us that the Samsung Series 7 700Z premium notebook looks magical then prepare for your second Samsung Series 7 related gasp of the day as, over at IFA in Berlin, Sammy has unleashed a tablet with a twist - the Samsung Slate PC Series... Read more

Toshiba Thrive makes its way to the UK

Toshiba Thrive makes its way to the UK

By Paul Lamkin

Toshiba has announced that the tablet known as the Thrive in the US will be available in UK shops on 1 September, labelled simply as the Toshiba AT100.The Toshiba Tablet, as it was once known, has fallen into Pocket-lint paws a couple of times in the... Read more

Are apps dead? The FT thinks so

Are apps dead? The FT thinks so

By Paul Lamkin

The Times, they are a changing. The Financial Times that is, as it's no longer available in app form through Apple's App Store after being pulled following a disagreement over bounties Apple wanted to collect from the UK newspaper. Could the move spell... Read more

Motorola Pro+ adds flames to the Fire

Motorola Pro+ adds flames to the Fire

By Paul Lamkin

Thought that the Motorola Fire would be the only Gingerbread QWERTY handset getting an official release from Google's new baby? Then think again as the Motorola Pro+ has just been announced.Taking a leaf from Samsung's naming conventions, the Pro+ is... Read more

iCloud iTunes Match has streaming uncertainty

iCloud iTunes Match has streaming uncertainty

By Paul Lamkin

On Tuesday Pocket-lint reported on the fact that iTunes 10.5 beta 6.1 seemed to bring with it iTunes Match streaming from iCloud, rather than just the download-only option that the awaiting fanboys were expecting.Well, don't get your streaming hopes up... Read more

White Samsung Galaxy S II official: Coming 1 September

White Samsung Galaxy S II official: Coming 1 September

By Paul Lamkin

If you want your Samsung Galaxy S II to stand out from the crowd, but don't fancy adding a physical QWERTY as per the AT&T variant, then how about a white version of the massively popular handset?That dream (yes, dream) is now a reality as web rumours... Read more