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The best photo places in Newcastle: spots you’ll want to snap
The best photo places in Newcastle: spots you’ll want to snap By Pocket-lint Promotion

One of the biggest, most-populous and diverse cities in the UK, Newcastle is famous for so much more than just its Geordie residents.We’ve teamed up with Panasonic Lumix and Jessops to showcase some of the best UK photo locations, with top photo spots... Read more

5 reasons to buy the Sonos Beam
5 reasons to buy the Sonos Beam By Pocket-lint Promotion

Sonos produces tremendous multi-room speakers, wireless apart from a power cable. Easy to set up and great-sounding, they have become the speaker of choice for millions. So, when a new addition to the range is revealed, the Sonos Beam, it's worth finding... Read more

Best photo places in Oxford: Key spots you'll want to snap
Best photo places in Oxford: Key spots you'll want to snap By Pocket-lint Promotion

Oxford is such a beautiful city no matter what time of year you go. Whether it's seeing the magnificent university buildings, the historic architecture, or the bright colourful houses on Holywell street, there is something for everyone and certainly lots... Read more

Best photo places in Bristol: Spots you'll want to snap
Best photo places in Bristol: Spots you'll want to snap By Pocket-lint Promotion

Bristol is steeped wit­h heritage, but don't let that fool you into thinking it's all chintz a dainty. From graffiti glad streets to industrial works, there's something for everyone.We've teamed up with Panasonic Lumix and Jessops to help us showcase... Read more

Choosing the right laptop: How to easily improve your portable productivity on the go
Choosing the right laptop: How to easily improve your portable productivity on the go By Pocket-lint Promotion

It's never been easier to work on the move, and it's never been easier to ensure that you get the most out of your laptop.Before you head to your local coffee shop and start cranking out the work, though, you've got to choose the right laptop. After all,... Read more

HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move
HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move By Pocket-lint Promotion

There’s an easy way to tell whether someone you know is a truly committed, diehard gamer: simply ask them whether they play on a console or a PC. Sure, the current consoles on the market are comparatively cheap and easy to set up. But if you’re determined... Read more

Buying the new Sonos Beam soundbar? Here’s how to get the most out of it in your living room
Buying the new Sonos Beam soundbar? Here’s how to get the most out of it in your living room By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Sonos Beam is the ideal soundbar for a smaller room or if you’re looking for something more compact to deliver your TV's audio in crystal clarity.As with any piece of audio equipment though, you need to make it work for your living room (or... Read more

5 Reasons why Asus Zenfone 5 is the choice mid-price phone for 2018
5 Reasons why Asus Zenfone 5 is the choice mid-price phone for 2018 By Pocket-lint Promotion

When it comes to mid-price phones, the Asus Zenfone 5 offers an impressive spec sheet and points of difference that make it the phone to challenge its competition.From its glass-back and ultra-trim bezel design, to its unusual dual camera setup and Hi-Res... Read more

What’s the best HP laptop for business? Five great laptops compared
What’s the best HP laptop for business? Five great laptops compared By Pocket-lint Promotion

Do you need to turbo-charge your office? If your laptops are feeling a little lethargic, then it could be time to upgrade. HP is a great laptop manufacturer that has plenty to offer all walks of budget and all walks of work. Whether you need a lightweight... Read more

What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work?
What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Dealing with your own devices can be tricky; but for a small business, juggling employees’ Mac, iPhone and iPad devices can take time away from your primary job. Jamf Now is an affordable, cloud-based solution that makes mobile device management easy,... Read more

Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor
Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor By Pocket-lint Promotion

In this day and age, it's becoming increasingly difficult to justify spending big money on the big-name flagship phones like the iPhone X. One of the reasons you might consider a flagship is because of its performance, and how it handles even the most... Read more

How to burn videos to DVD easily with Wondershare DVD Creator
How to burn videos to DVD easily with Wondershare DVD Creator By Pocket-lint Promotion

Wondershare DVD Creator contains all the tools you need for both creating and ripping DVDs and Blu-rays. In this tutorial we’re going to focus on burning your own video DVD using the program using a combination of home video clips and photos.Download... Read more

GPU Turbo is a flagship must, here is why
GPU Turbo is a flagship must, here is why By Pocket-lint Promotion

At the end of July, Honor will begin rolling out the GPU Turbo update to a handful of its current smartphones, starting with the one of our favourite phones of the year: the Honor 10.  What is GPU Turbo?GPU Turbo is a hardware-software GPU acceleration... Read more

Best Three Peaks Challenge tips and tricks: Master the mountains
Best Three Peaks Challenge tips and tricks: Master the mountains By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Three Peaks Challenge is one of the most popular walking events in the UK. The aim is to cover the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales, and do so in under 24 hours.There are many forms of the Three Peaks Challenge, with people choosing... Read more

Searching for zen: Pocket-lint's adventure on the Three Peaks Challenge
Searching for zen: Pocket-lint's adventure on the Three Peaks Challenge By Pocket-lint Promotion

Some experiences leave a lasting imprint. Having fought through tumultuous conditions on the previous venture, Pocket-lint and Asus teamed up to tackle the Three Peaks Challenge a second time.The aim was climb the UK's highest peaks - Ben Nevis, Scafell... Read more

Give your Sonos a stylish boost with these super Flexson mounts and stands
Give your Sonos a stylish boost with these super Flexson mounts and stands By Pocket-lint Promotion

Sonos makes tremendous hi-fi audio equipment, capable of sharing great sound wirelessly across speakers, even across multiple rooms. Its latest release, the small but powerful Sonos Beam compact soundbar, is soon to go on sale.If you've used Sonos speakers,... Read more

Honor 10 with AI Camera: How artificial intelligence makes the best dual camera
Honor 10 with AI Camera: How artificial intelligence makes the best dual camera By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Honor 10 is the thinking person's phone; the ultimate mix of affordability without compromising design or features. Available in a stunning Phantom Blue two-tone reflective finish, its beauty isn't just skin deep: for this phone's AI Camera means... Read more

How to watch the football outside with the BenQ TK800 projector
How to watch the football outside with the BenQ TK800 projector By Pocket-lint Promotion

There’s no way you can watch a regular TV in the garden, even at night. The cables would be a lethal trip hazard, the screen would sit uncertainly on a wobbly table on the lawn until it inevitably toppled and the reflections on the glass screen would... Read more

Best Honor 10 tips and tricks: The ultimate EMUI 8.1 masterclass
Best Honor 10 tips and tricks: The ultimate EMUI 8.1 masterclass By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Honor 10 doesn't only dazzle thanks to its two-tone finish options, it dazzles in terms of performance too. The top-ranking 2018 Honor phone comes packing dual cameras, which thanks to the the top-of-the-line Kirin 970 processor are capable of artificial... Read more

BlitzWolf soundbar announced: great value and strong sound
BlitzWolf soundbar announced: great value and strong sound By Pocket-lint Promotion

Take a look at your flatscreen TV. Looks good, right? But how does it sound? When TVs became flat, the room for decent speakers more or less vanished overnight. To remedy this, you need a dedicated speaker that can match the aesthetics of your screen... Read more

Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own
Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own By Pocket-lint Promotion

Not everyone has a spare grand in their pocket to drop on buying the priciest of flagship phones. Besides, there's no need, as proven with the Honor 10: this affordable phone might be less than half the price of some competitors, but its specifications... Read more

BenQ TK800 True 4K HDR for Immersive Live Sports
BenQ TK800 True 4K HDR for Immersive Live Sports By Pocket-lint Promotion

So you want a bigger TV to really get into the World Cup and other live sports, but you really don’t want a big screen cluttering up the place? And anyway, how about a really big screen, 100 inches, say?There’s one way to make this happen, affordably... Read more

Wondershare Dr Fone - Unlock: How to bypass your Samsung or LG Android phone's lock screen to restore access to your phone
Wondershare Dr Fone - Unlock: How to bypass your Samsung or LG Android phone's lock screen to restore access to your phone By Pocket-lint Promotion

Do you need to unlock your Android phone in a hurry? Dr Fone - Unlock is an essential tool for LG and Samsung phone or tablet users. It enables you to regain access to a phone even when you've forgotten the password or discovered it's been changed by... Read more

The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring
The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring By Pocket-lint Promotion

Most phones these days are just boring bricks of black, with nothing standout or exciting about their design. And who wants that?The Honor 10 does things differently. With a stunning reflective auora glass rear, it's the design phone for 2018. People... Read more

How the Honor 10 beats the OnePlus 6
How the Honor 10 beats the OnePlus 6 By Pocket-lint Promotion

For some time, OnePlus has been known as the maker of "flagship killer" phones. Offering high performance and specifications for a fraction of the cost of big-name manufacturers. But this year, Honor might just have one-upped OnePlus. The Honor 10 offers... Read more

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate: The only video conversion, editing, downloading and burning tool you need
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate: The only video conversion, editing, downloading and burning tool you need By Pocket-lint Promotion

At first glance, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate appears to tell you exactly what it does on the tin (convert videos, as if you needed to ask). However, video conversion is only part of the story. Video Converter Ultimate also includes everything... Read more

Best PDF editors for Windows: Top 5 editors to tweak and edit your PDF files
Best PDF editors for Windows: Top 5 editors to tweak and edit your PDF files By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you've ever been sent a PDF to fill out then you know what a hassle it can be. You've either got to print the document, complete it by hand then scan it back onto your machine to send it back or find a decent PDF editor to get the job done. PDFs are... Read more

The browser shopping tool that will save you money when booking your next hotel room
The browser shopping tool that will save you money when booking your next hotel room By Pocket-lint Promotion

Ever find yourself searching for a hotel room only to wonder if you've got the best price?While many of the big hotel price comparison sites like to tell you they've found the best price for a room, that's not always the case. It turns out many of them... Read more

9 ways Eve products can make your other smart home devices even smarter
9 ways Eve products can make your other smart home devices even smarter By Pocket-lint Promotion

There are many ways Eve products can make your home smarter. Here are nine to get you started:1 The lights are on, because someone's homeEve Motion will alert you if it senses movement, but this doesn't have to be limited to tipping you off about a possible... Read more

How the smart home can improve your well-being
How the smart home can improve your well-being By Pocket-lint Promotion

The smart home isn't just about a speaker that responds to your voice, an outside light you can click on from the other side of the world or a camera that warns you when someone's by the front door.It's all those things, but it's also about your well-being,... Read more

Massdrop community buy in bulk, so you save money on Headphones, Cameras, Screens and more...
Massdrop community buy in bulk, so you save money on Headphones, Cameras, Screens and more... By Pocket-lint Promotion

Everyone like's a deal, but you're rarely able to haggle your way to one in a shop these days. Massdrop's approach is different, rather than haggling a deal one by one, it uses the buying power of its users to try and get a better deal with companies... Read more

Eve Degree explored: Understanding the Connected Weather Station
Eve Degree explored: Understanding the Connected Weather Station By Pocket-lint Promotion

Eve Degree is one of the most stylish smart home gadgets you'll ever come across. Tiny and elegant, it is discreet enough to go unnoticed, but chic enough to draw compliments when it is spotted.Its monochrome LCD screen is clear and easily readable, but... Read more

Photo editing made easy: How to remove backgrounds, unwanted objects and edit images in seconds
Photo editing made easy: How to remove backgrounds, unwanted objects and edit images in seconds By Pocket-lint Promotion

Photo editing can be a tricky business. There are plenty of software options out there for people looking to transform their photos, but they're often hard to use and unnecessarily complicated for beginners.  The good news is it doesn't have to be that... Read more

Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m
Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m By Pocket-lint Promotion

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 + were announced at MWC and is now available to purchase SIM free, upgrade your existing contract, or get a new contract. READ: Five reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE The new phones feature a similar design... Read more

Elgato's smart home range explored
Elgato's smart home range explored By Pocket-lint Promotion

How smart do you want your home to be? The current range of Eve gadgets from Elgato is wide and growing. So, whatever you want to do, well, you probably can. Let's start with the plugs, for many people the first contact they have with the smart home.... Read more

Kinguin: deeply into games
Kinguin: deeply into games By Pocket-lint Promotion

Kinguin might not be right up there with the household names of the videogames industry. But the retail site is certainly making its mark, and an increasing proportion of the gaming population is beginning to take notice of it. Millions of gamers, to... Read more

Rip DVD 2018: Why should you try a hardware-accelerated DVD ripper?
Rip DVD 2018: Why should you try a hardware-accelerated DVD ripper? By Pocket-lint Promotion

The latest version of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum by Digiarty now offers fully-accelerated, hardware-based video processing, making it an ideal solution for those of you who want to rip all sorts of DVD discs to digital file.What is WinX DVD Ripper Platinum?It's... Read more

Five reasons you could use Elgato’s Eve Button instead of a smart speaker
Five reasons you could use Elgato’s Eve Button instead of a smart speaker By Pocket-lint Promotion

The smart home takes many forms. You can control your lights, music, heating, doors and so on from your mobile phone. But what about situations when your phone isn’t there? When you’re out, say, but somebody else needs to turn the smart lights on?... Read more

5 great reasons, that you’ve probably not thought of, to use a smart plug in your home
5 great reasons, that you’ve probably not thought of, to use a smart plug in your home By Pocket-lint Promotion

The smart home is a wonderful place, packed with so many innovations and ideas that it can be hard to know where to begin. One of the most popular ways into making your home smarter is through the smart plug - a simple device that slips between the plug... Read more

How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S9
How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S9 By Pocket-lint Promotion

You've decided to to upgrade to the new Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 +, but what happens now? How do you trade in your current phone, and what's the best deal to go for? has your contract run out and you want to upgrade to a better plan that suits you?We've... Read more

Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE
Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the most important phone releases of 2018. It comes in two sizes, the Galaxy S9 with a 5.8-inch display and the larger S9+ with a whopping 6.2in screen.Once you've chosen it, you'll need to equip the phone to make the... Read more

How to connect and control your radiators via your iPhone
How to connect and control your radiators via your iPhone By Pocket-lint Promotion

Keeping warm at home is important, especially at winter when a sudden snow flurry or rainy day means you arrive home bedraggled. Stepping into a cold house and waiting for it to warm up will not be what you had in mind.The joy of a connected home system... Read more

Great Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at Carphone Warehouse and Mobiles.co.uk
Great Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at Carphone Warehouse and Mobiles.co.uk By Pocket-lint Promotion

Enjoying your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus? The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are without a doubt, beautiful smartphones, and chances are you probably want to keep them that way.It's not just about keeping them safe from knocks and bumps either. There are... Read more

5 reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE
5 reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are the most advanced Galaxy smartphones yet. They are both available on EE. Here are five good reasons why you should choose EE over other networks for your next Galaxy phone.1. It's a far-reaching networkThe comprehensive,... Read more

What is a VPN?
What is a VPN? By Pocket-lint Promotion

In a world where government snooping, data harvesting, and cyber crime make browsing the internet and accessing online services a less private and safe undertaking, virtual private networks (VPNs) are becoming more popular to get back unrestricted and... Read more

Win a Philips Quantum Dot 8602 TV worth £1250
Win a Philips Quantum Dot 8602 TV worth £1250 By Pocket-lint Promotion

Great news for TV fans - courtesy of ao.com and Philips TV, Pocket-lint is giving you a  chance for you to win a fantastic 55-inch, Philips Quantum Dot 8602 TV, worth £1250!The picture quality for most 4K TVs is good but on the Philips 55-inch 8602... Read more

Quick Mobile Fix vs high street repair shops: Which is better?
Quick Mobile Fix vs high street repair shops: Which is better? By Pocket-lint Promotion

When it comes down to where people end up choosing to shop, it’s often a matter of convenience and price. For instance, according to the UK Cards Association, in 2016 around £154 billion was spent on the internet, which is an increase by a quarter in... Read more

How to watch the Winter Olympics
How to watch the Winter Olympics By Pocket-lint Promotion

The XXIII Olympic Winter games are upon us. It's the biggest winter sporting event in the world - and it's all going down this year in South Korea.More than 2,500 athletes from 90 nations will travel to the country to compete in ice and snow, and estimates... Read more

5 reasons to sell your old phone with Quick Mobile Fix
5 reasons to sell your old phone with Quick Mobile Fix By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you’re thinking about upgrading your phone, now’s the perfect time. For Apple fans we’ve just had the iPhone 8 and iPhone X launches, while Android users can look forward to a bevy of new smartphone announcements from Samsung, Huawei, Sony, LG,... Read more

Spytrack Nano: The perfect GPS tracker for tracking people or assets around the world
Spytrack Nano: The perfect GPS tracker for tracking people or assets around the world By Pocket-lint Promotion

The SpyTrack Nano is one of the smallest and easy to use GPS trackers on the market weighing only 68 grams. Its small size makes it ideal where a portable solution is required. It offers 10 days battery life allowing you to track family members, employees... Read more