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Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay service goes live in UK

Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay service goes live in UK

By Stuart Miles

Following an initial launch in 2014, and the nationwide rollout in the US earlier this month, Starbucks has confirmed that it is bringing its Mobile Order and Pay service to the UK from the 1 October in 152 stores across London.The new service will allow... Read more

Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update
4.0 stars

Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update

By Stuart Miles

It's that time of year again when Apple releases a new operating system - this year named El Capitan - bringing new features and some changes to its desktop software and your MacBook or iMac.But with Apple introducing the iPad Pro, and a strong push for... Read more

HTC One A9 launch event scheduled for 20 October

HTC One A9 launch event scheduled for 20 October

By Stuart Miles

It looks like HTC doesn't want LG and Huawei to steal all the limelight for being the first devices to get the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system when the phones become available at the end of October.Amongst the excitement of new Nexus phones... Read more

Great Scott! Doc Brown returns in new Back To The Future short

Great Scott! Doc Brown returns in new Back To The Future short

By Stuart Miles

October 21 2015 marks the 30 anniversary of the first Back To the Future movie and the time that the Marty McFly goes to in the future in the second movie.To celebrate the fact, Universal is releasing a new Blu-ray and DVD trilogy boxset for fans keen... Read more

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

By Stuart Miles

Apple's new 3D Touch technology is now available on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The technology which is part of the display, lets users press on the screen to reveal secondary actions. The harder you press the more things you can do.With the technology... Read more

Apple iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus: Which iPhone should you choose?

Apple iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus: Which iPhone should you choose?

By Stuart Miles

Apple's latest iPhones will be available from Friday, bringing with them a host of new features like 3D Touch and 4K video recording. But while the two smartphones might offer the same specs on paper, are the experiences different? And is one better... Read more

Apple iPhone 6S Plus review: Is bigger better?
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone 6S Plus review: Is bigger better?

By Stuart Miles

It's September, the kids have gone back to school, Starbucks has started selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and Apple has released two new iPhones: the iPhone 6S Plus being the larger 5.5-inch screen device than the standard 4.7-inch 6S. But with this being... Read more

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch
4.0 stars

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch

By Stuart Miles

Before it even went on sale the Apple Watch, which some affectionately call the iWatch, polarised opinion around the globe. Six months on from initial launch and it's still up against a multitude of challengers, with the number seemingly growing by the... Read more

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

By Stuart Miles

Apple has released WatchOS 2, a major update to its operating system that powers the Apple Watch.The new OS, first announced in June but now available for all Apple Watch owners, brings a host of new features to the smartwatch and fixes a couple of issues... Read more

Apple iOS 9 review: New and innovative, or more of the same?
4.0 stars

Apple iOS 9 review: New and innovative, or more of the same?

By Stuart Miles

The mobile world is changing. We are using our devices, whether that's a smartphone or a tablet, more and more and mobile-centric companies are starting to take note.So is Apple's latest version of iOS - iOS 9 - a move in the right direction, or merely... Read more

We've only gone and built the Lego Mercedes-Benz AROCS 3245

We've only gone and built the Lego Mercedes-Benz AROCS 3245

By Stuart Miles

With over 2,793 pieces of Lego in the box, the replica Mercedes-Benz AROCS 3245 (£169.99) made from Lego Technics isn't a build that you should approach lightly.Even blitzing your way through the 482 pages of the instruction manual is going to take you... Read more

How to get Apple News in the UK

How to get Apple News in the UK

By Stuart Miles

With the launch of iOS 9, Apple released a new app called Apple News. It isn't currently available in the UK, but that doesn't stop you from accessing it if you are happy to give up your English way of speaking and typing.For those keen to get the new... Read more

Apple delays watchOS 2 rollout, not coming today

Apple delays watchOS 2 rollout, not coming today

By Stuart Miles

Apple will not be releasing watchOS 2 today as planned, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint. It cites a bug that is taking longer than expected to fix, causing a delay as to when the operating system can be made available. "We have discovered a... Read more

How to get ready for the iOS 9 update

How to get ready for the iOS 9 update

By Stuart Miles

iOS 9 is almost here, but before you hit the update button on your iPhone or iPad to bring all those shiny new features, make sure you follow these three easy steps.1. iOS 9 update: Check your device can get itThere's no point hitting that Software Update... Read more

DJI Phantom 3 Professional review: 4K high-flier excels
4.5 stars

DJI Phantom 3 Professional review: 4K high-flier excels

By Stuart Miles

Drones are really starting to take off (if you'll excuse the pun) with them turning up everywhere from conceptual futuristic home delivery services to TV news. So whether it's using them for fun, or for profesionally capture - and they've been used to... Read more

Apple Watch Hermes: First fashion partnership creates unique offering (pictures)

Apple Watch Hermes: First fashion partnership creates unique offering (pictures)

By Stuart Miles

Apple has teamed up with Hermes to create the Apple Watch Hermes for those that want something a little more fashion focused on their wrist.The new variant of the Apple Watch Hermès starts at £1,000 for the 38 mm stainless steel case with the Single... Read more

Sphero BB-8 review: The Star Wars Droid from Force Awakens comes to life
5.0 stars

Sphero BB-8 review: The Star Wars Droid from Force Awakens comes to life

By Stuart Miles

Sphero BB-8 is likely to be the must-have Star Wars toy this Christmas. Likely to even overshadow R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, BB-8 is a spherical Droid that stole the thunder when he was first spotted in the movie's original online teaser... Read more

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?

By Stuart Miles

With all the rumours currently pointing towards an Apple TV refresh at the company's 9 September launch event, one enterprising graphics designer has decided to give his take on what the new interface should look like.A cross between the current Apple... Read more

Want to play your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? Asus VivoStick might be the answer

Want to play your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? Asus VivoStick might be the answer

By Stuart Miles

Fancy playing your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? That's now possible thanks to Asus who has just announced a new Windows 10 PC on a stick at IFA in Germany.The new Asus VivoStick is the company's answer to Intel's Compute Stick and is basically... Read more

Acer Jade Primo Windows 10 phone turns into a PC when you attach a keyboard

Acer Jade Primo Windows 10 phone turns into a PC when you attach a keyboard

By Stuart Miles

Acer has showcased a new smartphone at IFA in Germany that will turn into a PC when you connect the accompanying keyboard that comes in the box.The new "PC Phone" will be called the Jade Primo, and will use the new Microsoft Continuum feature in Microsoft's... Read more

Intel Skylake processors explained: Why they'll make your next PC or tablet faster

Intel Skylake processors explained: Why they'll make your next PC or tablet faster

By Stuart Miles

Intel has announced a new range of processors at European technology trade show IFA in German.Dubbed Skylake, the new Intel Core processors, which will include a line aimed at mobile 2-in-1 devices promise to be the company's "best ever" and allow manufacturers... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: White water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Pocket-lint Extreme: White water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre

By Stuart Miles

"Listen up, or you'll get hurt."Those might not have been the exact words from Rich our raft instructor at the Lee Valley White Water Centre, as team Pocket-lint huddled around him, but it is the main gist of what he had been saying over the last 20... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: Mountain biking

Pocket-lint Extreme: Mountain biking

By Stuart Miles

What's happening around you right now? Turn around and you'll be able to quickly see, however the same might not be the case when you are bombing through the forest on your mountain bike.On a recent trip to Bracknell Forest's MTB trail we used the Kodak... Read more

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet review: Learning for youngsters
4.0 stars

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet review: Learning for youngsters

By Stuart Miles

LeapFrog has unveiled a new version of its LeapPad tablet, the LeapPad Platinum, a 7-inch tough-ish tablet designed for kids ages between 3-9 years old . As well as being the company's best yet, it also contains the wizardry that will thrill young'uns... Read more

Google restructures, becomes Alphabet

Google restructures, becomes Alphabet

By Stuart Miles

Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have announced that they have restructured Google so it is now a division of a bigger company called Alphabet.The new parent company, run by Page and Brin, allows the new venture to create a number of companies... Read more