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Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact

Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact

By Stuart Miles

As the landscape of the music industry continues to shift and change thanks to the success of newer brands like Sonos, those that survive have to continue to adapt to stay in the game.The latest partnership/merger/takeover is between AV specialists Pioneer... Read more

FiftyThree: Paper not coming to iPhone 6 Plus... for now

FiftyThree: Paper not coming to iPhone 6 Plus... for now

By Stuart Miles

Developer FiftyThree has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it won't be releasing its popular iPad-only drawing app Paper for the iPhone 6 Plus, even though the device has a big enough screen to benefit."Paper is not available for the iPhone 6 Plus and I don't... Read more

Apple Watch: The fashion industry delivers its verdict

Apple Watch: The fashion industry delivers its verdict

By Stuart Miles

Apple's approach to the wearables market is decidedly different from other manufacturers in the space and nothing said that more than the company openly courting fashion influencers.But if Apple is to make a success of the Apple Watch, it has to make... Read more

Apple Pay hands-on: Shopping with your iPhone

Apple Pay hands-on: Shopping with your iPhone

By Stuart Miles

Apple doesn't just make gadgets now, it also is a payment service that is likely to change the way people use their phone in the future and possibly even usher in a world where credit cards slowly disappear.That's the promise of Apple's new payment system... Read more

Apple Watch preview: Apple hopes it's time for the ultimate iPhone accessory

Apple Watch preview: Apple hopes it's time for the ultimate iPhone accessory

By Stuart Miles

After months of speculation, the Apple Watch is here. From early 2015 you'll be able to get an Apple device for your wrist that connects to your iPhone (iPhone 5 and higher) to deliver a series of notifications, sports data, and even let you pay for stuff.We... Read more

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Does big mean better?

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Does big mean better?

By Stuart Miles

Apple has announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at its special event in Cupertino, heralding in a new era for the company's iPhone range.The move to new phone sizes reflects a changing market, one that Apple has been resistant to in the past. Whether... Read more

IPhone 6: Industry sets the stage ahead of Apple's big reveal

IPhone 6: Industry sets the stage ahead of Apple's big reveal

By Stuart Miles

The stage is set. The industry - apart from Apple - has laid its cards on the table, leaving it up to Apple to woo us as we run towards Christmas Day.There will be time to play catch-up: Google still has its Android L event some time in October, and... Read more

HTC abandons smartwatch plans, has it been scared off by competition?

HTC abandons smartwatch plans, has it been scared off by competition?

By Stuart Miles

HTC has abandoned plans to make a smartwatch Pocket-lint has learnt.Sources familiar with the matter have told us that although the company was planning to launch a smartwatch for customers, it has now abandoned the idea for the time being.Our source... Read more

Moto Maker comes to UK end of September in time for new Moto X

Moto Maker comes to UK end of September in time for new Moto X

By Stuart Miles

Motorola's Moto Maker service that allows you to create your very own customised Moto X is coming to the UK at the end of September, Pocket-lint can confirm.The service will launch in collaboration with the new Moto X smartphone allowing you to change... Read more

Moto 360 smartwatch coming to UK early October, £199

Moto 360 smartwatch coming to UK early October, £199

By Stuart Miles

Motorola has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be launching the anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch in the UK in early October, for £199.The circular Android Wear smartwatch, the first from the company, will be available from O2, Tesco, Amazon and John... Read more

New Motorola Moto X hands-on: A leather flagship to lust after

New Motorola Moto X hands-on: A leather flagship to lust after

By Stuart Miles

The Moto X might not have been available in the UK for long, but that hasn't stopped Motorola announcing a new and improved version, alongside the launch of Moto Maker in the UK, with new premium materials like leather.The original Moto X found fame... Read more

New Motorola Moto G hands-on: Ain't nothing but a G thang, baby

New Motorola Moto G hands-on: Ain't nothing but a G thang, baby

By Stuart Miles

The Motorola Moto G was a surprise hit. Affordable, but hitting some important spec points, it surprised many, including us a Pocket-lint. It quickly because the darling of affordable handsets, one of the most exciting devices of the year because it offered... Read more

Moto Hint: Motorola tries to make Bluetooth headsets sexy again (hands-on)

Moto Hint: Motorola tries to make Bluetooth headsets sexy again (hands-on)

By Stuart Miles

And you thought the Bluetooth headset was only to be worn by taxi drivers and people that feel they are far more imporant than you. Well guess what - that might be about to change if Motorola has its way with the Moto Hint, a new Bluetooth headset.Amongst... Read more

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

By Stuart Miles

Announced at Google I/O in June, the Moto 360 has taken a long-ish time to make it to UK shores but the wait is almost over.Costing £199 and avialable from early October, we managed to get our hands on the new circular Android Wear smartwatch to see... Read more

Nokia Lumia 830 hands-on: The poor man's Lumia 930

Nokia Lumia 830 hands-on: The poor man's Lumia 930

By Stuart Miles

When Microsoft describes the new Lumia 830 as a slimmer, sleeker, version of the Lumia 930 they really aren't kidding.The new handset, announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin, will be available later this month and is being aggressively billed by the company... Read more

Lumia Selfie app for the impossibly vain now available

Lumia Selfie app for the impossibly vain now available

By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has announced a new Lumia Selfie app for the impossibly vain that will allow you to enhance your eyes, slim your face and whiten your teeth.The new app, which will sit separately to the Lumia Camera app on Windows Phone 8.1 will also allow you... Read more

Nokia Lumia 735: Can I get a selfie? (hands-on)

Nokia Lumia 735: Can I get a selfie? (hands-on)

By Stuart Miles

The Nokia Lumia 735 has previously been referred to as the selfie phone and there is a good reason for that. There is a strong focus on a good front-facing camera and an accompanying selfie app to help even the most vain get a picture they would be proud... Read more

Dyson 360 Eye: Robotic vacuum cleaner coming to the UK 2015

Dyson 360 Eye: Robotic vacuum cleaner coming to the UK 2015

By Stuart Miles

After years of speculation, Dyson has confirmed that it will be launching robotic vacuum cleaner.The new model, called the Dyson 360 Eye, will feature a 360 degree camera on top of the cleaner to see its environment rather than just rely on sensors alone.The... Read more

Cat S50 rugged phone wants you to stamp on its face

Cat S50 rugged phone wants you to stamp on its face

By Stuart Miles

Just how clumsy are you? If the answer is very, then you'll probably be wanting to take a closer look at the latest Android smartphone from Cat.The Cat S50 rugged smartphone is the company's new flagship, designed for outdoor sports peeps and construction... Read more

Technics returns promising to let you rediscover what music is supposed to sound like

Technics returns promising to let you rediscover what music is supposed to sound like

By Stuart Miles

Serious audiophiles listen up, after 6 years, Panasonic has confirmed that it will be bringing the Technics name back from the dead and release a series of new Hi-Fi products from December in Europe so you can relive the "good old days".The audio brand... Read more

Sony Xperia Z3: Where can I get it?

Sony Xperia Z3: Where can I get it?

By Stuart Miles

The Sony Xperia Z3 was announced at IFA 2014 and heading to the shops soon. Pre-orders are open, with delivery expected from 26 September onwards.Here we've detailed who is offering what so you can find out whether the operator you like is stocking the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Where can I get it?

Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Where can I get it?

By Stuart Miles

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now official and already carriers and stores in the UK are falling over themselves to offer punters the chance to tell customers that they will be stocking the device in a range of shapes and sizes - well colours.The new... Read more

Hands-on: Asus ZenWatch review: A curved glass Android Wear smartwatch that takes a stylish approach

Hands-on: Asus ZenWatch review: A curved glass Android Wear smartwatch that takes a stylish approach

By Stuart Miles

How do you go from being a technology company to becoming a fashion accessory company? That's the challenge many tech companies face with the launch of a wearable device.For Asus, the company more famous for its range of stylish laptops, the transition... Read more

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

By Stuart Miles

John Lewis is to exclusively stock a new Asus MeMO Pad tablet in the next couple of days.The new model will cost £179, be dubbed the Asus MeMO Pad 7, and feature, as the name suggests, a 7-inch touchscreen display.The tablet will run the latest version... Read more

The Asus Eee PC returns, and no it's not 2007

The Asus Eee PC returns, and no it's not 2007

By Stuart Miles

Back once again like the renegade master. That's right, the Eee PC, the device that kickstarted the netbook craze is back, but this time with a lot more power. Seven years after Asus first introduced the Eee PC, the company has announced that it will... Read more