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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 8:30 CET (7:30am GMT/2:30am EST). Sony, of course,... 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

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... 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

Apple Watch Series 3 prices slashed on Argos

Apple Watch Series 3 prices slashed on Argos

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

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

Best SIM only deals in January 2018: 40GB data sim for only £18

Best SIM only deals in January 2018: 40GB data sim for only £18

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

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

Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play leak ahead of possible MWC unveiling

Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play leak ahead of possible MWC unveiling

By Max Langridge

Motorola's G-series of smartphones always proves popular. They offer fantastic specs and great build quality at wallet-friendly prices. The G5 and G5 Plus were two of our favourite budget phones in 2017, and now thanks to leaks from Droid Life, the G6,... Read more

Do these leaked pics show Microsoft's new Xbox Elite controller?

Do these leaked pics show Microsoft's new Xbox Elite controller?

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft might be making a new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.The company debuted the controller at E3 2015. In our review of it, we noted its £120 price might be considered too steep for a console game controller, but we also said it's a small price... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

By Elyse Betters

We're like eight months away from the new iPhone.Excited? No? Well, get pumped, because you know Apple is going to introduce a new smartphone every autumn, and this year should be no different, so, of course, the rumour mill is firing up with the latest... 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 Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched in spring 2017. As is always the way, as soon as one great device appears, there are always those wanting more and it wasn't long before the Galaxy S9 appeared on the radar.Here are all the rumours relating to... Read more

Best Broadband offers available in January 2018: speeds of up to 314mbps

Best Broadband offers available in January 2018: speeds of up to 314mbps

By Hassan Mohammed

Currently there are several broadband providers in the UK including BT, Virgin Media, Talk Talk, Plus Net, Sky, Post Office and EE.Virgin Media boasts the fastest speeds where you can get speeds of up to 300mb.BT have launched their new "Ultrafast" service... Read more

Netflix could still come to Nintendo Switch, but no confirmed plans as yet

Netflix could still come to Nintendo Switch, but no confirmed plans as yet

By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch is a great success story, with more than 10 millions consoles being sold since its launch last March. And anyone who owns one will sing its praises as a unique, fantastic home and portable games console.However, almost all of them... Read more

This TAG Heuer smartwatch has 589 diamonds and costs £143,000

This TAG Heuer smartwatch has 589 diamonds and costs £143,000

By Elyse Betters

Are you in the market for a diamond-studded smartwatch?If so, luck you. But also, check out TAG Heuer's latest wearable. The company put a whopping 589 baguette-size diamonds, totaling 23.35 carats, on its Connected Modular 45 Full Diamond smartwatch.... Read more

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

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

By Max Langridge

After much speculation and even a highly suggestive comment from Samsung president DJ Koh, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month, and will be officially released a month later on 16 March. Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Best cars of Detroit Motor Show 2018: BMW, Ford, Mercedes and more

Best cars of Detroit Motor Show 2018: BMW, Ford, Mercedes and more

By Max Langridge

The North American International Show, or Detroit Motor Show to us and you, is the first major car convention of the year. Yes, we saw new cars at CES, but Las Vegas introduced more technologies than actual cars.The Detroit Motor Show is very much a car... Read more

Mobile World Congress 2018: What to expect from Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia and more

Mobile World Congress 2018: What to expect from Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia and more

By Chris Hall

Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile event of the year, seeing the launch of many of the leading smartphones, watches and tablets, as well as seeing the emergence of the hottest new trends in mobile. Generally speaking, all the big brands attend... Read more

When is Android Oreo coming to my phone?

When is Android Oreo coming to my phone?

By Cam Bunton

Google releases a new version of Android each year. In 2017, it was Android 8.0 Oreo, the name revealed on 21 August during the solar eclipse in the US.Like 2016's Nougat update, Android Oreo was initially launched as a developer preview as Android O... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

By Rik Henderson

After a massive leak last week, which allegedly revealed most of the specifications of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 on the back of a pictured box, we now think we know the battery capacity too.An image of what is said to be the phone's retail packaging... Read more

Amazon Echo Spot now available in the UK, pre-order today for £119

Amazon Echo Spot now available in the UK, pre-order today for £119

By Chris Hall

The missing piece of the Echo puzzle - the Echo Spot - is now available to pre-order in the UK. The little brother to the Echo Show, the Echo Spot makes for a perfect bedside companion. See the Echo Spot on Amazon UK  Announced alongside the refreshed... Read more

Motorola Moto E5 render leak shows repositioned fingerprint scanner

Motorola Moto E5 render leak shows repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

A new year brings a new wave of smartphones, not least from Motorola, which launched five series of smartphones in 2017. We'd expect successors to the majority of them this year and the first to be leaked is the Moto E5. Motorola to release X5, E5 and... Read more

28 tech brands that spectacularly went bust or disappeared from existence

28 tech brands that spectacularly went bust or disappeared from existence

By Adrian Willings

Over the years, tech start-ups and giants have come and gone. In the ever-changing world of technology, a company needs to do more than just keep up with the times in order to survive. We've seen even huge companies go bust over the few decades and... Read more

Sony PlayStation 5: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know about PS5

Sony PlayStation 5: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know about PS5

By Rik Henderson

Although Sony launched a 4K HDR-enabled console at the end of 2016, in the shape of the PlayStation 4 Pro, it is thought to be a stop gap until an all-new generation of machine is unveiled. Indeed, even before the PS4 Pro hit the streets a PlayStation... Read more

LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch

LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch

By Max Langridge

LG Electronics vice chairman Jo Seong-jin has reportedly told the company's mobile division to scrap all development of the G7 smartphone and start again from scratch. The news comes via Korean news outlet The Investor, which adds the new smartphone may... Read more

How to use Google's art app to find your face in famous artworks

How to use Google's art app to find your face in famous artworks

By Elyse Betters

Everyone is using a new feature in one of Google's little-known apps.Over the past weekend, if you were on Twitter or Facebook at all, you might've noticed friends sharing comparisons of their selfies to famous pieces of art. That's because Google's Arts... Read more

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

By Max Langridge

Electric cars are already a mainstay on Britain's roads, with several all-electric models being available to buy right now. A lot of them are simply electric versions of fuel-powered cars, but in the not-too-distant future, we'll see new designs around... Read more

HTC U11 EYEs revealed, selfie shooter phone now official

HTC U11 EYEs revealed, selfie shooter phone now official

By Rik Henderson

HTC has officially unveiled its HTC U11 EYEs, a variant of the U11 designed for those that love a good selfie.There are twin cameras on the front that work in tandem and provide different features to enhance self-snapped shots.The dual front cameras can... Read more

The best new Alexa devices 2018: AI-powered TVs, fridges, mirrors and more

The best new Alexa devices 2018: AI-powered TVs, fridges, mirrors and more

By Adrian Willings

With the ever-increasing popularity of Amazon Echo smart speakers, it's no surprise to see more and more companies jumping on the bandwagon and releasing devices with Alexa.CES 2018 has been and gone and Alexa powered devices were announced in their droves.... Read more

Huawei P20/P11: Specs, release date, features and everything else we know so far

Huawei P20/P11: Specs, release date, features and everything else we know so far

By Cam Bunton

Fewer companies have grown in stature as rapidly as Huawei. On a global scale, it's gone from being a company that builds devices for other companies, to being its own brand - with its own popular sub-brand (Honor) - within a few short years, and one... Read more

Now you can watch Blue Planet II in 4K HDR even without a HLG TV

Now you can watch Blue Planet II in 4K HDR even without a HLG TV

By Rik Henderson

The BBC has released Blue Planet II on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, so those with 4K HDR TVs that aren't HLG enabled can get the very best pictures at home.A 4K HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) version of the seven episode series was released on BBC iPlayer in early December,... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 is designed for smaller wrists, has bigger specs

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 is designed for smaller wrists, has bigger specs

By Max Langridge

Luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Tag Heuer has announced a slightly smaller version of its Connected Modular Android Wear smartwatch, with a 41mm case. Tag had been promising a smaller version of the watch for some time, although CEO Jean-Claude Biver... Read more

What is Google Home, how does it work, and where can you buy it?

What is Google Home, how does it work, and where can you buy it?

By Elyse Betters

Google wants to embed itself in your home, to one-up Amazon.You see, Amazon has sold its Echo speaker, complete with its voice-controlled personal assistant, Alexa, since 2014. Google followed that up with its own Google Home in 2016. Google Home is a... Read more

Apple ramps up AR glasses project by talking to parts suppliers at CES

Apple ramps up AR glasses project by talking to parts suppliers at CES

By Elyse Betters

Apple was at CES 2018 in an effort to speed up its augmented reality glasses project, according to a new report.Bloomberg claimed Apple representatives met with suppliers that "make the nuts and bolts required to power AR glasses", but it also said that... Read more

This £900 gadget lets you pour wine without actually opening a bottle

This £900 gadget lets you pour wine without actually opening a bottle

By Elyse Betters

Even oenophiles had something to drool over at CES 2018.Oenophiles are also known as wine aficionados or connoisseurs. (Yes, we had to 'google' it, too.) The reason why we looked it up is because Coravin showed off a $1,000/£900 wine gadget just for... Read more

Leaked render of LG G7 shows a phone with virtually no bezels

Leaked render of LG G7 shows a phone with virtually no bezels

By Max Langridge

The LG G7, as it will likely be known, is said to be announced in March with an April release to follow. Rumoured specs for the upcoming flagship are relatively thin on the ground, other than the fact it will probably use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.... Read more

Apple HomePod: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple HomePod: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Apple used its keynote at WWDC in June 2017 to announce a range of updates and evolutions, but the most exciting product to be unveiled at the time was the HomePod.Apple HomePod sees Apple looking to change how you listen to music, again, jumping on... Read more

Apple HomePod smart speaker could go on sale in the next six weeks

Apple HomePod smart speaker could go on sale in the next six weeks

By Max Langridge

Apple's long-awaited HomePod smart speaker could finally be released within the next four to six weeks, according to industry analysts. The speaker was first announced at Apple's WWDC event in June 2016 and was meant to go on sale in December. Apple HomePod:... Read more