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Proof that Photoshop makes everything better

Proof that Photoshop makes everything better

By Adrian Willings

Photoshop is the gift that keeps on giving and when Redditors get their hands on an already hilarious image, you can be sure things can only get better. There's a whole subreddit dedicated to Photoshop Battles and each year, those passionate Redditors... Read more

Razer Phone 2 tipped for IFA 2018 unveiling alongside Project Linda

Razer Phone 2 tipped for IFA 2018 unveiling alongside Project Linda

By Rik Henderson

Although the current Razer Phone has only been available since November 2017, talk of its successor has already started. And that includes a possible launch date.French website FrAndroid claims that a Razer Phone 2 will be unveiled during IFA 2018, along... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched last spring, but it wasn't long before new rumors started leaking about the new Galaxy S9. Here are all the rumours relating to what we assume will be called the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ when they launch, apparently... Read more

Apple HomeKit and Home app: What are they and how do they work?

Apple HomeKit and Home app: What are they and how do they work?

By Elyse Betters

HomeKit is basically Apple’s framework for home automation. Apple wants to make it easier for smart accessories - like Philips Hue lights, Wink lights, and other smart speakers, thermostats, detectors, plugs, blinds, locks, sensors and so on - to communicate... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 hardware details leak out ahead of MWC unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S9 hardware details leak out ahead of MWC unveiling

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S9 at MWC 2018 next month, so the leaks are pouring in at this point.The latest leak comes from ETNews, which has reported a bunch of details about what the device might feature. It has claimed the Galaxy S9 will... Read more

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

By Max Langridge

Apple announced AirPlay 2 as part of iOS 11 back at WWDC 2017 (Apple's developer conference). The new version of AirPlay - Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech - will open up a whole world of multi-room streaming capabilities that were previously not... Read more

Nissan Energy Solar is an all-in-one solar panel power management system for homes

Nissan Energy Solar is an all-in-one solar panel power management system for homes

By Max Langridge

Nissan has entered the solar panel market with Nissan Energy Solar. More than just some solar panels to fix on your roof, Energy Solar is a complete energy management system that includes a storage system that lets you decide when to use any stored power... Read more

7 biggest privacy threats online

7 biggest privacy threats online

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Being online is part of daily life, with Wi-Fi hotspots, mobile internet, and broadband connections spanning almost all of Britain, US and other developed countries.While this gives us an overwhelming amount of information at our fingertips, it also exposes... Read more

What is Alexa? And what can Amazon Echo do?

What is Alexa? And what can Amazon Echo do?

By Britta O'Boyle

Amazon's Echo is one of a range of hands-free speakers and devices that can be controlled with your voice. The Amazon personal assistant is called Alexa, who will perform various tasks for you and control various systems.In this feature we'll explain... Read more

Best SIM only deals in January 2018: £9 for 4GB and £20 Argos e-voucher

Best SIM only deals in January 2018: £9 for 4GB and £20 Argos e-voucher

By Hassan Mohammed

Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence in the consumer market. There are at least two reasons for this. Firstly, carriers (or networks) don't make much money on selling phones, and so they can make practically... Read more

Nintendo Labo pre-orders now open, get the Switch accessories everyone's talking about

Nintendo Labo pre-orders now open, get the Switch accessories everyone's talking about

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo announced its Labo accessory kits earlier this week and now you can pre-order them.Shipping on 27 April in the UK, 20 April in the US, there are three packs available to transform your Nintendo Switch into something quite different. Two of them... Read more

Next Sony Mobile flagship: What's the story on the next Sony Xperia?

Next Sony Mobile flagship: What's the story on the next Sony Xperia?

By Chris Hall

Having ditched the Xperia Z naming, we're expecting some action in the XZ family. Currently we have the XZ Premium, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact which really sit in the flagship space.And at CES 2018 we got the mid-range Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2.There are... Read more

LG V30+ with improved AI heading to MWC?

LG V30+ with improved AI heading to MWC?

By Max Langridge

After LG's vice chairman Jo Seong-jin allegedly asked for all development of the G7 to be scrapped and started again, it appeared as though LG wouldn't have anything to show at Mobile World Congress next month. That may no longer be the case, as a report... Read more

Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from up high

Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from up high

By Max Langridge

Drone photography has soared in recent years, with the number of and quality of drone photos increasing every year. There are so many photos in fact that drone photography even has its own official awards programme.In 2014, the National Geographic in... Read more

New evidence points to Sony Xperia XZ Pro having a 4K HDR OLED display

New evidence points to Sony Xperia XZ Pro having a 4K HDR OLED display

By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week, reports from China suggested that Sony will release a new flagship phone at Mobile World Congress 2018: the Sony Xperia XZ Pro.The same reports said that the phone will come with a 5.7-inch 4K OLED display and now we have further evidence... Read more

Intel's new RealSense cameras add 3D depth-perception to virtually any device

Intel's new RealSense cameras add 3D depth-perception to virtually any device

By Max Langridge

Intel has announced a couple of new RealSense cameras as part of its D400 product family. The D415 and D435 are available to order now in the US and are fully plug 'n' play, meaning you simply need to connect them to all manner of devices via USB and... Read more

What is Spotify Spotlight and how does the new format work?

What is Spotify Spotlight and how does the new format work?

By Elyse Betters

Spotify is trying to reinvent the podcast.It has launched a new multimedia format, dubbed Spotlight, which sounds an awful lot like visual podcasts. The company said it essentially "introduces visual layers" to podcasts, as well as audiobooks, news, and... Read more

Hasselblad made a 400-megapixel, €48,000 camera because why not?

Hasselblad made a 400-megapixel, €48,000 camera because why not?

By Max Langridge

Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad is already known for its expensive but powerful cameras, but its latest takes things to a whole new level. That's because the H6D-400c Multi-Shot camera is capable of taking 400-megapixel photos, giving photographers... Read more

HMD sends out invites to MWC event, new Nokia phones expected

HMD sends out invites to MWC event, new Nokia phones expected

By Elyse Betters

HMD Global has sent out invites to its MWC 2018 press conference.The company asked the media to "join us at the Home of Nokia phones for an intimate and exclusive unveiling of the next chapter of our story." The keynote will be held on Sunday 25 February... Read more

Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Long before the Nokia 8 was launched, there was a lot of talk of there being two flagship handsets from Nokia or, more appropriately, HMD Global. HMD is the licensee for the Nokia name on phones.Some went as far as saying that the Nokia 8 was going to... Read more

Best movies to look forward to in 2018: Here are all the top film trailers

Best movies to look forward to in 2018: Here are all the top film trailers

By Rik Henderson

We're only a short while into the new year but it's already shaping up to be an excellent 12 months for movie fans.Not only will 2018 herald the return for some much-loved comic book characters, including the biggest ensemble A-list cast every gathered... Read more

The supercharged 15-inch Surface Book 2 is now available in the UK

The supercharged 15-inch Surface Book 2 is now available in the UK

By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has said the 15-inch version of the Surface Book 2 is now available to order in the UK. We've played with this thing and it is a beast, with up to 17 hours of battery life and Intel's latest generation Core i7 processors. It isn't the lightest... Read more

Peugeot plans to electrify its entire car lineup by 2025

Peugeot plans to electrify its entire car lineup by 2025

By Max Langridge

French car manufacturer Groupe PSA, which owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall car brands, says its car lineup of vehicles will be 100 per cent electrified by 2025. PSA group CEO Carlos Tavares made the announcement at the Automotive News... Read more

How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more

How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more

By Rik Henderson

One of the big selling points for the Xbox One, Xbox One S or Xbox One X is that, as well as more than 1,000 dedicated games, you can also play an ever-increasing library of Xbox 360 titles. Great for those with a large collection of older games and those... Read more

Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery details revealed, watch the trailer right here

Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery details revealed, watch the trailer right here

By Rik Henderson

Warner and developer Jam City have released more details and a teaser trailer for their forthcoming iOS and Android game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery.Originally announced prior to Christmas, the game gives you the opportunity to join Hogwarts as a... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 Plus spotted in the wild, 18:9 display all but confirmed

Motorola Moto G6 Plus spotted in the wild, 18:9 display all but confirmed

By Max Langridge

Only yesterday did we see a plethora of Motorola leaks from Droid Life, revealing specs and press-style images of the X5, Z3 and G6-series of phones. Today the G6 Plus is subject to another leak, but this time it's a real-life image of the phone that's... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 heart rate and fitness tracker under £90

Fitbit Charge 2 heart rate and fitness tracker under £90

By Hassan Mohammed

Welcome to Pocket-lint deals of the day where we scour the internet to find you the very best deals that are available in the UK today.Looking for deals on Amazon? check out Amazon's curated list here.We will be regularly updating this page, so check... Read more

Amazon Virtual Dash Buttons are free and available for all Prime members to use

Amazon Virtual Dash Buttons are free and available for all Prime members to use

By Rik Henderson

Dash Buttons have been around for a few years now, enabling you to instantly order a product on Amazon through the click of a connected, physical button.Each Button costs a small sum which essentially goes towards your first order.Now Amazon has expanded... Read more

DJI will unveil something new on 23 January, Mavic Air drone a possibility

DJI will unveil something new on 23 January, Mavic Air drone a possibility

By Max Langridge

DJI has posted a teaser trailer on its website for a new product launch that will take place in New York on 23 January at 10am EST / 3pm GMT. DJI Mavic Pro review: One insanely powerful, portable drone The trailer doesn't exactly tell us what will be... Read more

Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox

Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox

By Max Langridge

Fitbit, known for its vast range of activity trackers, will later today be launching a new Coach app for the Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs and laptops that will comprise guided workouts to help keep you fit. Which Fitbit is right for me? While... Read more

Think Labo is bizarre? Look at these crazy Nintendo accessories and games from over the years

Think Labo is bizarre? Look at these crazy Nintendo accessories and games from over the years

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has pulled something of a pleasant shock with the announcement of its mainly cardboard based Labo system. It's part inspired, part bonkers, turning your Nintendo Switch into all manner of new, different gadgets.However, Labo isn't the first wacky... Read more

Sony's Dolby Vision TV update doesn't work with Sony TVs

Sony's Dolby Vision TV update doesn't work with Sony TVs

By Max Langridge

Sony promised way back in January 2017 that it would eventually roll out an update to its high-end 4K and OLED TVs that would enable them to be compatible with Dolby Vision content. What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained That update... Read more

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

By Max Langridge

Late last year, it was discovered that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones to prevent random reboots. Many iPhone owners always thought their phones slowed down around the time a new model was due to be released, but Apple admitted it included... Read more

What is Nintendo Labo and how do the Toy-Con accessories work?

What is Nintendo Labo and how do the Toy-Con accessories work?

By Elyse Betters

Nintendo is bring a range of crazy, inventive new accessories and games to the Nintendo Switch.Nintendo Switch is a games console designed to work both at home and when out and about. The main unit can be inserted onto a docking station to connect to... Read more

It's about time: Google's Clips AI camera might finally launch soon

It's about time: Google's Clips AI camera might finally launch soon

By Elyse Betters

Do you remember Google's Clips camera?Shortly after announcing the new Home Max and Home Mini speakers, as well as the new Pixel phones last autumn, Google brought out a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments you might otherwise miss.... Read more

New Nissan Leaf 2018: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

New Nissan Leaf 2018: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Nissan was the first to introduce an all-electric vehicle to the mass market with the original Leaf appearing way back in 2010. Since its arrival, Nissan has sold more than 283,000 cars, making it one of the world's best selling electric vehicles.With... Read more

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

Motorola Mobility has been part of Lenovo for four years now and has made several Moto X devices over that time, the first having been made in 2013 when Google owned this particular chunk of the classic Motorola company.However the last non-Moto Mod X-series... Read more

Huawei P Smart Android O phone coming to UK, exclusive to Vodafone from February

Huawei P Smart Android O phone coming to UK, exclusive to Vodafone from February

By Rik Henderson

Vodafone has announced that it will be exclusively carrying the Huawei P Smart in the UK.The mid-ranger will be available from 1 February and offer 5.6-inch Android Oreo thrills at a reasonable price.The phone was released in other territories at the... Read more

Apple HomePod on track to launch "soon", as Apple begins receiving shipments

Apple HomePod on track to launch "soon", as Apple begins receiving shipments

By Max Langridge

Just last week, analytics company GBH Insights said Apple's HomePod smart speaker would go on sale within the next four to six weeks. It seems the industry analyst does have good insight, as Apple is said to have started receiving the first shipment of... Read more

Get 15 months of PlayStation Plus for the cost of 12

Get 15 months of PlayStation Plus for the cost of 12

By Rik Henderson

New and existing PlayStation Plus members can get 15 months of membership for the price of 12 exclusively through the PS Store.The offer runs until 10am GMT Wednesday 24 January 2018 and gives you three extra months of membership for the usual yearly... Read more

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, two Xperia phones inbound?

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, two Xperia phones inbound?

By Elyse Betters

Sony has confirmed it'll attend Mobile World Congress 2018.It has sent official invites to its press conference. The date and time for your diary is Monday 26 February, with the actual keynote commencing at 8:30am CET (7:30am GMT/2:30am EST). Sony, of... Read more

Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The rumour mill for next year's iPhones has already started spinning.Apple announced three iPhones in September 2017 in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus followed the traditional iPhone design, while the... Read more

Nintendo will announce an "interactive experience for kids" for the Switch tonight

Nintendo will announce an "interactive experience for kids" for the Switch tonight

By Max Langridge

Nintendo has posted a teaser on its official website stating it will announce a "new interactive experience for the Nintendo Switch, specially crafted for kids and kids at heart." Nintendo Switch review: Return of the King? The announcement will take... Read more

Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you'll never own

Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you'll never own

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a special edition of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone to celebrate its partnership with the Winter Olympics. Sadly though, you'll never be able to get your hands on one... unless you are either competing in the Games, know someone who... Read more

Monster Hunter: World edition PS4 Pro is a beast of a machine, pre-order available now

Monster Hunter: World edition PS4 Pro is a beast of a machine, pre-order available now

By Rik Henderson

Capcom's Monster Hunter: World will be released on PS4 and Xbox One next week, on Friday 26 January in the UK.You can pre-order it from Amazon.co.uk here or Amazon.com here. But true fans will be clamouring to get their hands on the special edition PlayStation... Read more

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

By Rik Henderson

To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview is no longer just a digital TV platform, it also embraces connected tech and online content.It offers connected TV shows directly within its electronic programme... Read more

Meizu M6s first in line with a Samsung Exynos processor

Meizu M6s first in line with a Samsung Exynos processor

By Rik Henderson

Meizu has turned to Samsung Exynos processing for its latest handset, the Meizu M6s.The phone, which bears more than a passing resemblance to Apple's iPhones, is driven by a 2.0GHz Samsung Exynos 7872 hexa-core processor with ARM Cortex-A73 architecture... Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 and Z3 Play retain Moto Mods, 5G module teased

Motorola Moto Z3 and Z3 Play retain Moto Mods, 5G module teased

By Max Langridge

Following the leak of the Moto G6 series and X5, Droid Life has also obtained an image purporting to be of the Moto Z3 and Z3 Play flagship devices. Moto X5 leaks with dual front and rear cameras Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play leak ahead of possible... Read more

Motorola Moto X5 leaks with dual front and rear cameras

Motorola Moto X5 leaks with dual front and rear cameras

By Max Langridge

We were pleased to see the return of the Moto X line last year in the form of the Moto X4, although we weren't so pleased with the phone itself. It was a good phone, with weatherproofing and an OLED screen, but it couldn't quite stand up to intense competition... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?

By Rik Henderson

Speculation on a new Sony flagship smartphone has been around for a while - since the end of 2017 - but it's ramping up now Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is on the horizon. The enormous mobile phone trade show starts at the end of February and reports... Read more