Stuart Miles

Merge 6DoF Blaster: If Nerf did AR this is what it would look like

Merge 6DoF Blaster: If Nerf did AR this is what it would look like

By Stuart Miles

Merge, the company behind an augmented reality cube for kids, has created a blaster that combines with a smartphone to give a fun, interactive AR gaming experience.The Merge 6DoF (6 Degrees of Freedom) Blaster is a bright green and purple contraption.... Read more

Amazon Echo Spot initial review: Smart alarm clock or so much more?

Amazon Echo Spot initial review: Smart alarm clock or so much more?

By Stuart Miles

Amazon revealed the new Echo Spot as it mades a major refresh across its portfolio of Echo devices. Not only is there a new Echo and the enhanced Echo Plus, but the addition of the Echo Spot sees a diversification that takes Alexa into another room... Read more

DJI Osmo Mobile 2 initial review: Smooth sailing

DJI Osmo Mobile 2 initial review: Smooth sailing

By Stuart Miles

We all use our smartphones to film, that's a given. But even with the high-end smartphones having built-in stablisation, video captured on the move still comes out shaky. This is where the Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal system comes in. DJI is taking its already... Read more

Panasonic FZ950 OLED TV initial review: A strong second coming

Panasonic FZ950 OLED TV initial review: A strong second coming

By Stuart Miles

The Panasonic FZ950, or FZ952 as it will be known in the UK, is the company's brand-new flagship OLED TV for 2018. It offers a more powerful processor, better picture quality, and enhanced sound over previous models, but is it the TV you'll want?The FZ950... Read more

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 revealed at CES, coming in Spring

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 revealed at CES, coming in Spring

By Stuart Miles

Dell has announced the launch of a new laptop at the start of CES. The new Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 will be a 15-inch version of its 2-in-1 model already available.The new model will go on sale in the UK and US in spring starting at $1,299. As with other 2-in-1... Read more

HTC Vive Pro initial review: Better resolution gives a clearer experience

HTC Vive Pro initial review: Better resolution gives a clearer experience

By Stuart Miles

The HTC Vive, considered by many to be the leading virtual reality device on the market, has had an update worthy of a new product name: the HTC Vive Pro.Pocket-lint was on-hand at the launch of the new headset to try it out to see what all the fuss is... Read more

HTC Vive Pro revealed at CES 2018, higher resolution and integrated headphones

HTC Vive Pro revealed at CES 2018, higher resolution and integrated headphones

By Stuart Miles

HTC has announced a new version of the HTC Vive, dubbed the HTC Vive Pro, during CES 2018 in Las Vegas.The new model, which sits above the current Vive already available on the market, will feature a greatly improved resolution and high-res audio support.... Read more

LG CLOi robot coming to a home near you by June

LG CLOi robot coming to a home near you by June

By Stuart Miles

LG's cute CLOi robot (pronounced KLOH-ee) will go on sale before June, the company confirmed to Pocket-lint.The artificially intelligent robot will be powered by the company's DeepThinQ platform and will recognise voice commands in order to control other... Read more

Panasonic DP-UB820 Ultra HD Blu-ray player delivers Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and Alexa voice control

Panasonic DP-UB820 Ultra HD Blu-ray player delivers Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and Alexa voice control

By Stuart Miles

Panasonic has launched four new ultra HD Blu-ray players ahead of CES 2018.The new models will offer a range of new features including HDR10+ playback, Dolby Vision support, and for the first time, voice control via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.At... Read more

Panasonic FZ950 and FZ800 flagship OLED TV ranges continue 'Hollywood to Home' focus

Panasonic FZ950 and FZ800 flagship OLED TV ranges continue 'Hollywood to Home' focus

By Stuart Miles

Panasonic has announced four new OLED TV models ahead of CES 2018.The new ranges, the FZ950 and FZ800, will continue the company's "Hollywood to Home" focus as Panasonic seeks to help the movie industry recreate the creative intent of the filmmaker by... Read more

Planet Gemini PDA goes on sale letting you relive those Psion days

Planet Gemini PDA goes on sale letting you relive those Psion days

By Stuart Miles

Psion fans can rejoice once again following the news that the Indiegogo-backed Planet Gemini PDA has gone on sale.The device, which is inspired by the original Symbian-powered personal organiser from the 90s, will cost £599 for the 4G version and a more... Read more

Planet Gemini PDA initial review: The Psion organiser makes a comeback of sorts

Planet Gemini PDA initial review: The Psion organiser makes a comeback of sorts

By Stuart Miles

Remember the Psion personal organiser? Seen by many as the original personal digital assistant, it was launched in the late-90s and is regarded as the precursor to the smartphones we use today. The big selling point was that it had a miniature keyboard... Read more

Dell XPS 13 (2018) initial review: The best new ultraportable to have?

Dell XPS 13 (2018) initial review: The best new ultraportable to have?

By Stuart Miles

Dell has refreshed its excellent Dell XPS 13 ultraportable laptop for 2018. This latest model ushers in a number of changes including a refreshed design, faster processor and new colour options.Pocket-lint was on hand to check out the new XPS 13 ahead... Read more

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

By Stuart Miles

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.The new OS from Apple brings a host of new features, tips and tricks. We've worked our way through the operating system in order... Read more

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

By Stuart Miles

The Apple iPhone X is here, but with such a huge change to the design of the phone, including the ditching of Touch ID and the introduction of Face ID, how you control and use the new iPhone changes to.We've put together a number of tips and tricks... Read more

Lifeprint photo and video printer initial review: AR prints let you create your own Harry Potter-like photos

Lifeprint photo and video printer initial review: AR prints let you create your own Harry Potter-like photos

By Stuart Miles

Moving portraits were once only possible in the realms of fiction - most notably in the Harry Potter movies and books. However, thanks to augmented reality, we can bring still images to life these days. Just point your phone at a set target image and... Read more

Best Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys to buy

Best Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys to buy

By Stuart Miles

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is out this week, from 14 December.And whether you are a fan of the Empire or the Resistance, there are a number of cool things to buy and do this year including Star Wars-themed coding classes at Apple, an augmented reality game... Read more

Snow photos: Top tips for taking great shots in the snow

Snow photos: Top tips for taking great shots in the snow

By Stuart Miles

The UK is covered in snow again which many might curse as they have to trudge to work, but it can also present some fun opportunities too. So before the sun rears its head you can grab your camera and get shooting. The snow makes for some great photos,... Read more

GymKit tested: What is Apple GymKit and how can you use it?

GymKit tested: What is Apple GymKit and how can you use it?

By Stuart Miles

GymKit is the latest technology to come out of Apple. It, as the name suggests, allows Apple Watch users to connect to various bits of kit at the gym. But what does it do, how does it work, and what kit will wit work with?We've used one of the first installations... Read more

Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place

Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place

By Stuart Miles

Apple's march towards creating a better TV experience in the UK has arrived.Previously only available in the US, now all UK iPhone, iPad and Apple TV users have access to the Apple TV app. On iOS, it replaces the Videos app that has been on the Apple... Read more

Sonos Sub review: All about that bass
4.5 stars

Sonos Sub review: All about that bass

By Stuart Miles

Sonos launched its wireless subwoofer - the Sonos Sub - way back in 2012. It was originally designed to fit into any room, promising to instantly boost the performance of the company's range of multi-room speakers, which back then consisted of only... Read more

Nintendo Game Boy Heat Change Mug brings back gaming memories

Nintendo Game Boy Heat Change Mug brings back gaming memories

By Stuart Miles

Nintendo fans can now show their fondness and nostalgia for the Game Boy with a mug than changes colour when you put hot water in it.The Nintendo Game Boy Heat Change Mug from Paladone (£8.99) has been designed to reflect the distinctive original 1989... Read more

Pocket-lint moves to https

Pocket-lint moves to https

By Stuart Miles

If you're a regular reader of Pocket-lint you might notice something different to your browsing today when on our site.We've been working hard behind the scenes for a number of months to not only make the site easier to use, but also make it more secure... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 review: A great smartwatch comes with some caveats
4.0 stars

Apple Watch Series 3 review: A great smartwatch comes with some caveats

By Stuart Miles

The Apple Watch is now in its third year, so is it third time's a charm, or just more of the same?We've been wearing, exercising, calling, texting, and plenty of other things using the new 4G-equipped smartwatch to find out whether now is the time to... Read more

Best tech toys 2017: Connected toys, robots and more

Best tech toys 2017: Connected toys, robots and more

By Stuart Miles

For many, the days of just building a spaceship out of Lego or playing a game of Monopoly are long gone.Today, kids want interactive tech toys that are powered by an app or that connect to the internet. They want animals that learn and grow as you play... Read more