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Best Christmas gifts 2018: Ideas, decorations, jumpers and more
Best Christmas gifts 2018: Ideas, decorations, jumpers and more By Stuart Miles

Yes, it's that time of year again when you get to eat mince pies and drink mulled wine and not feel guilty about it.We're all about Christmas here at Pocket-lint. Read more

BMW FastCharge will fully charge your electric car battery in just 15 minutes
BMW FastCharge will fully charge your electric car battery in just 15 minutes By Stuart Miles

BMW and Porsche have shown off a new EV charging prototype that is able to charge your electric car in under 15 minutes. Read more

Apple Watch tips and tricks: Hidden secrets of WatchOS revealed
Apple Watch tips and tricks: Hidden secrets of WatchOS revealed By Stuart Miles

Your Apple Watch has finally arrived, but you've been staring at the new smartwatch for the last 10 minutes trying to work out how to use it. There's Read more

Best cleaning gadgets: Make chores easier with Samsung, Dyson, Neato and more
Best cleaning gadgets: Make chores easier with Samsung, Dyson, Neato and more By Stuart Miles

A round up of some of the best cleaning gadgets. Here are a few of our favourites from robot vacuum cleaners to purifiers to help with the chores. Read more

7 last-minute Christmas gadget tips
7 last-minute Christmas gadget tips By Stuart Miles

Prepare for Christmas with our tech tips. Get the most out of the day and make it really special with these simple gadget tips. Read more

10 best gaming accessory gifts for Christmas
10 best gaming accessory gifts for Christmas By Stuart Miles

What do you get the gamer in your life? Here are our favourite picks of some of the best gaming accessories around Read more

10 best business traveller gifts for Christmas
10 best business traveller gifts for Christmas By Stuart Miles

We all know one, those people that always seem to be travelling the country, or the world for work. But what do you get them as a gift? A monogram luggage label is unlikely to cut it these day? Here are our favourite business traveller gifts. Read more

10 best designer tech gifts for Christmas
10 best designer tech gifts for Christmas By Stuart Miles

We all know someone that is cool. Someone that has a designer air about them. So why not show them you understand their "cool" by treating them to something a little bit cool itself. Here are our favourites: Read more

Best tech toys 2018: Connected toys, robots and more
Best tech toys 2018: 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 Read more

10 best kitchen gifts for Christmas
10 best kitchen gifts for Christmas By Stuart Miles

Christmas. It's a time for parties, for cooking, for entertaining. Here are our favourite kitchen gadgets: Read more

10 best fitness gifts for Christmas
10 best fitness gifts for Christmas By Stuart Miles

What better way to say "get fit" to your gift expecting friends and family that a shiny new fitness focused gadget. Read more

10 best music gifts for Christmas
10 best music gifts for Christmas By Stuart Miles

The holidays are coming and you've no clue what to get that certain someone in your life that loves music. Don't panic we've not only got you covered, but we've got you covered without breaking the bank. Read more

Great PRODUCT(RED) gadgets to help you show your support for World AIDS Day
Great PRODUCT(RED) gadgets to help you show your support for World AIDS Day By Stuart Miles

Founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006, PRODUCT(RED) has raised over $500 million for a Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in places Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 review: Still a great smartwatch for the price
4.0 stars Apple Watch Series 3 review: Still a great smartwatch for the price By Stuart Miles

The Apple Watch Series 4 was released back in September, but the year-old Series 3 remains an excellent option, especially as prices are tumbling. The Read more

Report shows most believe robots in every home only a matter of time
Report shows most believe robots in every home only a matter of time By Stuart Miles

The robots are coming! That's the finding of a new report that suggests most of us believe that there will be a robot in every UK home. Read more

How to use the new iPad Pro with an external monitor over USB-C
How to use the new iPad Pro with an external monitor over USB-C By Stuart Miles

Apple's new iPad Pro range allows you to connect all manner of devices in via the new USB-C connection, here's what you can do with it Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018 in pictures
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018 in pictures By Stuart Miles

Guests enjoy the EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018 held at Church House in Westminster, London Read more

What USB-C devices work with iPad Pro and what don't?
What USB-C devices work with iPad Pro and what don't? By Stuart Miles

The new iPad Pro (2018) models feature a USB-C port for the first time, but what can you and can't you connect? Read more

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) review: iOS with laptop power
4.5 stars Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) review: iOS with laptop power By Stuart Miles

We review Apple's new iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) tablet to see whether it can be your next laptop replacement? Read more

Philips Hue complete system review: A shining light in the smart home
5.0 stars Philips Hue complete system review: A shining light in the smart home By Stuart Miles

In 2012 Philips launched Hue, one of the earliest examples of smart lighting, allowing for colour and brightness control from a smartphone or tablet. At Read more

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018) initial review: Compact, but powerful
Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018) initial review: Compact, but powerful By Stuart Miles

Two new iPad Pro models promise better performance and Face ID, among other things. But how does the 11-inch model perform? Read more

Apple's new iPad Pro has a staggering number of magnets inside
Apple's new iPad Pro has a staggering number of magnets inside By Stuart Miles

Apple's new tablet features over 90 magnets and we've found them all for you to see Read more

Planet Gemini PDA 4G+Wi-Fi review: The Psion organiser makes a comeback
4.0 stars Planet Gemini PDA 4G+Wi-Fi review: The Psion organiser makes a comeback By Stuart Miles

As a follow-up to the original Psion it's a fantastic reboot delivering a fast and easy-to-use PDA for those who used to love the original and still Read more

Apple iPhone XR tips and tricks: Getting more from your new iPhone
Apple iPhone XR tips and tricks: Getting more from your new iPhone By Stuart Miles

We've put together dozens of tips to help you get more from the iPhone XR Read more

How to get started with the BBC micro:bit computer
How to get started with the BBC micro:bit computer By Stuart Miles

The BBC is celebrating the fact that two million micro:bit computers are now in the hands of school kids around the world. Read more

Apple iPhone XR review: An iPhone to reach the masses
4.5 stars Apple iPhone XR review: An iPhone to reach the masses By Stuart Miles

The XR has the latest buttonless iPhone design, similar to the iPhone XS, but without the big bucks asking price. Small compromises can save big bucks Read more

Apple HomePod review: The smart-sounding speaker that's just not smart enough
3.5 stars Apple HomePod review: The smart-sounding speaker that's just not smart enough By Stuart Miles

Right now it's just a speaker that sounds amazing, but that isn't very smart with its Siri integration. Read more

How to take a screenshot with the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max
How to take a screenshot with the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max By Stuart Miles

In the past taking a screenshot on the iPhone was a simple thing that was the same on every new iPhone that was created. Now it's changed. Read more

11 epic Lego sets you'll want to build
11 epic Lego sets you'll want to build By Stuart Miles

Here are our favourite Lego builds that will take you longer than a couple of hours to build Read more

Beats Skyline Collection adds luxury to Studio3 Wireless headphones range
Beats Skyline Collection adds luxury to Studio3 Wireless headphones range By Stuart Miles

Beats has released a luxury range of its Studio3 Wireless headphones, in four new, premium colour schemes. Read more

The best iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 tips and tricks: Top tips for Touch ID iPhones
The best iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 tips and tricks: Top tips for Touch ID iPhones By Stuart Miles

Although Apple's Touch ID phones are no longer the latest and greatest thanks to the advent of Face ID, there's still an awful lot of us using them.So Read more

The best Apple iPhone X tips and tricks
The best Apple iPhone X tips and tricks By Stuart Miles

New to Face ID? Check out our guide to Apple's first Touch ID iPhone. Read more

Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones
5.0 stars Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones By Stuart Miles

The Apple iPhone X has now been replaced by the iPhone XS and XS Max, and cheaper XR, but is it worth considering if you can get hold of one? Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 review: The smartwatch king is bigger and better than ever
5.0 stars Apple Watch Series 4 review: The smartwatch king is bigger and better than ever By Stuart Miles

With a bigger screen dominating its design, the Apple S4 watch upgrades software, processing power, well-being via heart-monitoring and more Read more

Apple iPhone XS review: The safe update
5.0 stars Apple iPhone XS review: The safe update By Stuart Miles

As with all iPhone "S" model upgrades, the iPhone XS is about bringing new processing power to a phone that already looks really good. Read more

What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?
What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work? By Stuart Miles

Screen Time is a new feature in iOS 12, looking to address your digital health. Read more

Best Apple HomePod tips and tricks: Plus how to update HomePod
Best Apple HomePod tips and tricks: Plus how to update HomePod By Stuart Miles

So, you've got a new HomePod. Great! There is plenty more this smart speaker can do than play music though. Here are our tips and tricks. Read more

Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you?
Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you? By Stuart Miles

Read our guide to the Logitech Crayon and Apple Pencil to find out the differences between these two smart pencils, how they work, battery life and more Read more

Apple's greatest failures; from the Pippin to the Cube these are Apple's unloved devices
Apple's greatest failures; from the Pippin to the Cube these are Apple's unloved devices By Stuart Miles

Apple's products aren't always perfect Read more

Is it safe to charge my phone overnight? Top tips to extend battery life
Is it safe to charge my phone overnight? Top tips to extend battery life By Stuart Miles

Modern smartphones, tablets and laptops with lithium-ion batteries take a lot of charging. But when's best? Is overnight too much? Does keeping it topped Read more

Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box
Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box By Stuart Miles

You've got the latest television system from Sky, Sky Q, but how the heck to you use it? And are there any secrets hidden in the settings that will make Read more

Ron Timehin: Instagram star and street photographer talks about his inspiration and what it takes to win on the social media platform
Ron Timehin: Instagram star and street photographer talks about his inspiration and what it takes to win on the social media platform By Stuart Miles

We chat to leading Instagram photographer, Ron Timehin, about how he got started, what’s next and advice for standing out on Instagram Read more

8 of the most stunning Apple stores around the world
8 of the most stunning Apple stores around the world By Stuart Miles

Apple's retail stores have always been impressive. Here are the best from around the world. How many have you visited? Read more

Philips Hue Adore is the smart bathroom mirror to brighten your mornings
Philips Hue Adore is the smart bathroom mirror to brighten your mornings By Stuart Miles

Philips Hue is continuing to create more than just standard bulbs. This time its a range of bathroom focused lights including a bathroom mirror Read more

Sonos Beam review: Compact in size, not in sound
4.5 stars Sonos Beam review: Compact in size, not in sound By Stuart Miles

The new Sonos soundbar is compact, but it delivers expansive performance. From what we've heard so far, this small soundbar is a winner. Read more

Sonos and Dolby Atmos: Possible, but not right for new Beam speaker
Sonos and Dolby Atmos: Possible, but not right for new Beam speaker By Stuart Miles

Sonos has ruled out Dolby Atmos for its new compact soundbar, the Sonos Beam. In a candid interview with the company's sound experience leader, Giles Read more

How to create a HomePod Stereo Pair
How to create a HomePod Stereo Pair By Stuart Miles

Apple has released iOS 11.4 and HomePod 11.4 and with it enabled AirPlay 2, which for Apple HomePod owners allows you to now connect two HomePod speakers Read more

Philips Hue app gets major overhaul, controlling your lights becomes easy again
Philips Hue app gets major overhaul, controlling your lights becomes easy again By Stuart Miles

Philips has released a revamped version of its iOS and Android app for controlling Hue smart lights.The new app, dubbed Hue 3.0, replaces the current version, Read more

How to light your home: 8 lighting tips and tricks
How to light your home: 8 lighting tips and tricks By Stuart Miles

Walk into a room, flick a switch, and your room is normally filled with light. Is it the right light though? Could it be designed to help your health Read more

Star Wars Jedi Challenges initial review: 2-player Lightsaber duels and more
Star Wars Jedi Challenges initial review: 2-player Lightsaber duels and more By Stuart Miles

We aren't sure about you, but we've always wondered what it would be like to have a proper Lightsaber duel. Or maybe play a game of Holochess.Thanks to Read more

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