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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 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

OnePlus 6: What we want to see from the next flagship killer

OnePlus 6: What we want to see from the next flagship killer

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus, love it or hate it, is slowly becoming a force to be reckoned with. Each generation of the "flagship killer" improves on the last, and it's earning the company both respect among tech fans and earning new customers. Clearly, the manufacturer's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

By Max Langridge

A leaked image of an alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box has appeared on Reddit and revealed various specs and features of the upcoming device. A lot of the specs have been teased and leaked already, so to see them on what appears to be a legitimate... Read more

Full specs and renders reveal the HTC U11 EYEs dual selfie shooter, will launch 15 January

Full specs and renders reveal the HTC U11 EYEs dual selfie shooter, will launch 15 January

By Max Langridge

Towards the end of 2017, we learnt about the forthcoming HTC U11 EYEs thanks to reliable leaker Evan Blass. Now the same man has leaked renders and revealed the full specs on Twitter of the upcoming phone, including the all important release date. HTC... Read more

Don't expect regular LG phones anymore as the company tries to cut back losses

Don't expect regular LG phones anymore as the company tries to cut back losses

By Max Langridge

LG Electronics Vice Chairman Cho Sung-jin revealed at CES 2018 that the company would no longer be following a regular launch cycle for its smartphones. While he didn't explicitly state it was to help reduce losses, it's more than likely a major factor... Read more

HP Spectre 15 x360 vs Dell XPS 15 2-in-1: Up close with the large convertibles

HP Spectre 15 x360 vs Dell XPS 15 2-in-1: Up close with the large convertibles

By Dan Grabham

CES 2018 saw the launch of a bunch of laptops including this pair: a clash between two of the three biggest computer manufacturers in the world. Only this time it's not ultraportables that are going against each other, but large screen 2-in-1 laptops.We've... Read more

This weird smartwatch turns into a phone and can be charged by hand

This weird smartwatch turns into a phone and can be charged by hand

By Elyse Betters

There's new device on Indiegogo that has us intrigued.It's called Shell, and it's a smartwatch that transforms into a "full-scale" smartphone. When we watched the video, a majority of it showed a round or square-shaped watched with these little dongles... Read more

OnePlus 6 flagship to release in Q2 2018 with Snapdragon 845 SoC

OnePlus 6 flagship to release in Q2 2018 with Snapdragon 845 SoC

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus has confirmed when the next OnePlus phone will be available.Speaking to CNET, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau revealed the next OnePlus phone - presumably called the OnePlus 6 - will come out late in the second quarter of 2018. Also, according to Lau, the... Read more

How Philips Hue Entertainment can improve your movies, TV and gameplay

How Philips Hue Entertainment can improve your movies, TV and gameplay

By Rik Henderson

Philips Hue is a great lighting system for adding ambience to a room, either in colour or shades of white, all from a handy iOS or Android app. You can even use a voice assistant, such as Siri or Alexa, to change the scene.It can make for amazing, almost... Read more

BlackBerry KeyOne 2: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry KeyOne 2: What's the story so far?

By Cam Bunton

Last year, BlackBerry Mobile - now under the banner of TCL - launched its first traditionally-styled BlackBerry running Android. It was called the KeyOne, and it was the cause for much excitement among both die-hard BlackBerry fans and those who left... Read more

Suunto 3 Fitness activity tracker gives you bespoke training programs

Suunto 3 Fitness activity tracker gives you bespoke training programs

By Max Langridge

Finnish fitness tracking company Suunto has launched the 3 Fitness sports watch, which not only acts as a smartwatch and basic activity tracker, but it can be used to give each individual wearer a bespoke training program that automatically adapts as... Read more

Philips Hue outdoor lighting range planned for this summer

Philips Hue outdoor lighting range planned for this summer

By Rik Henderson

The Philips Hue smart lighting range has been growing rapidly over the last few years, with different types of lamps and bulbs being added to the basic starter kits that originally launched.One area it needed to expand into though has always been outdoors.... Read more

Orbitsound's Dock E30 is a powerful wireless speaker with wireless charging built in

Orbitsound's Dock E30 is a powerful wireless speaker with wireless charging built in

By Max Langridge

British audio company Orbitsound has announced the Dock E30 wireless speaker. At nearly 30cm wide, the Dock E30 isn't the largest speaker around, but it's been designed to take up permanent residence in your room.It features the company's proprietary... Read more

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

By Elyse Betters

Garmin now lets you make purchases on the go.First, there was Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Then, there was Fitbit Pay. Now, we have Garmin Pay. All these mobile payment systems work with contactless payment readers so that you can check out... Read more

CES 2018: All the announcements that matter

CES 2018: All the announcements that matter

By Chris Hall

Consumer electronics show CES is one of the biggest tech events of the year and CES 2018 will showcase a truck load of new gadgets, TVs and initiatives that'll take your breath away.The one thing that defines CES is that virtually all the world's tech... Read more

LG has its own Google Assistant smart display speaker in the LG ThinQ WK9

LG has its own Google Assistant smart display speaker in the LG ThinQ WK9

By Rik Henderson

Although it announced plenty of products and an entirely new connected appliance and product line-up in its ThinQ AI range, LG was strangely quiet about the LG ThinQ WK9 during CES 2018. Indeed, it has appeared on its US product website without much of... Read more

Google Assistant on smart displays: What devices are there and what will they offer?

Google Assistant on smart displays: What devices are there and what will they offer?

By Cam Bunton

The race to be everywhere in your home is on, and as it stands, the competition is between Google and Amazon. With Echo and Google Home, smart speakers are starting to make their way into people's homes.That's not the only way these two companies want... Read more

Polk Audio Command Bar is the first soundbar with Alexa voice control

Polk Audio Command Bar is the first soundbar with Alexa voice control

By Max Langridge

American audio manufacturer Polk Audio has used CES 2018 to unveil the Command Bar, the very first soundbar with Amazon Alexa built-in. By combining a powerful soundbar with Alexa voice control, Polk believes the Command Bar to be the only home theatre... Read more

Pokemon Go will soon stop working on your older iPhone

Pokemon Go will soon stop working on your older iPhone

By Rik Henderson

Pokemon Go has been a worldwide sensation that's for sure. And, even though the craze is dying down a tad, there are plenty of hardcore fans still catching 'em all on the streets of most major metropolitan cities.Unfortunately though, if they have been... Read more

Bang & Olufsen will launch devices with Google Assistant this year

Bang & Olufsen will launch devices with Google Assistant this year

By Dan Grabham

Bang & Olufsen will launch devices including headphones with Google Assistant this year and says it will also support other voice assistants as and when they become available to third parties (Siri) or support multiroom for third-party devices (Alexa). B&O... Read more

What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained

What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained

By Max Langridge

Just when we thought TV screen technologies had plateaued, CES 2018 introduced a new one: MicroLED. It's not a totally brand new technology, but it's now being championed by Samsung - Apple has shown an interest too - so is expected to take off in a big... Read more

Nokia 6 (2018) official... in China anyway

Nokia 6 (2018) official... in China anyway

By Rik Henderson

After many rumours leading up to Christmas it seems HMD Global has quietly updated its Nokia 6 smartphone for 2018.It's likely that a UK and European version will be unveiled in more depth during Mobile World Congress in February, but the Chinese model... Read more

Samsung's new QLED TVs may have black levels to rival OLED

Samsung's new QLED TVs may have black levels to rival OLED

By Max Langridge

We were a underwhelmed by Samsung's press conference at this year's CES. The manufacturer usually comes out all guns blazing, unveiling an entire new range of TVs for the year ahead. While we were shown "The Wall", a 146-inch MicroLED prototype TV, regular... Read more

LG G7 name all but confirmed, will launch in March

LG G7 name all but confirmed, will launch in March

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding LG's next flagship smartphone have gone under the radar of late, but there have been some pretty important leaks recently that reveal two important aspects of the device. The first is the name. For some time there were rumours to suggest... Read more

Razer introduces a wireless mouse that charges via its mouse mat

Razer introduces a wireless mouse that charges via its mouse mat

By Adrian Willings

Gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer is at this year's CES where the company has unveiled some new products including Project Linda - the laptop that, when coupled with a Razer Phone, creates a working Android notebook. The company has also taken... Read more

Top 5 PDF editors for Mac in 2018

Top 5 PDF editors for Mac in 2018

By Pocket-lint Promotion

PDF documents are ones that are viewed in the same way no matter what device you're using. They don't rely on application software that may not come preinstalled on your device, so can be viewed by anyone. They're a great way to save on printing and paper... Read more

Want a 2018 Samsung TV? You'll have to wait until March for the new line-up to be announced

Want a 2018 Samsung TV? You'll have to wait until March for the new line-up to be announced

By Chris Hall

Samsung surprised many at CES 2018 by not really announcing any new products. There was talk at the annual press conference about connectivity and a vision of a connected world, but aside from 14 new models of the Family Hub fridge, very little was said... Read more

Microsoft confirms Cortana isn't going anywhere, will appear in more devices in 2018

Microsoft confirms Cortana isn't going anywhere, will appear in more devices in 2018

By Max Langridge

With all the new product announcements at CES 2018 that incorporate Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, you may be wondering where Microsoft Cortana has gone.We recently saw it appear in the gorgeous Johnson Controls JCI Glas thermostat and Qualcomm has... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 confirmed to launch at MWC 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 confirmed to launch at MWC 2018

By Max Langridge

After months of speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February, after DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, confirmed the news at CES 2018. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date,... Read more

GoPro: 'We will still produce new cameras later this year'

GoPro: 'We will still produce new cameras later this year'

By Dan Grabham

GoPro says that it will still produce new “camera and software” products this year and will return to profitability. Pocket-Lint was present at GoPro’s CES 2018 press briefing where the main topic was not product, but instead the current financial... Read more

What is VR180? How to capture and view Google's VR photo and video format

What is VR180? How to capture and view Google's VR photo and video format

By Mike Lowe

As virtual reality (VR) gets more and more popular, the ways in which such content can be captured and experienced begins to change.VR180: What is it?You may think that all VR experiences are fully immersive 360-degree views, but Google's V180 offers... Read more

What are Moto Mods? Everything you need to know about the snap-on accessories for Moto Z

What are Moto Mods? Everything you need to know about the snap-on accessories for Moto Z

By Mike Lowe

The smartphone industry is always seeking the next big thing. For Motorola that's Moto Mods (or Moto Snaps in some territories): clip-on accessories that work with its Z-series of phones and transform their functionality or style.Lenovo launched the Moto... Read more

Casio unveils new watches including a GPS smartwatch with a solar panel

Casio unveils new watches including a GPS smartwatch with a solar panel

By Elyse Betters

Casio has introduced a new G-Shock watch at CES 2018.Called the GPR B-1000, it's a GPS-equipped wearable that falls under the Rangeman line. It can do standalone GPS navigation for up to 33 hours on a single charge. There's also a built-in solar panel... Read more

Sony will bring Google Assistant to all these old headphones and earbuds

Sony will bring Google Assistant to all these old headphones and earbuds

By Elyse Betters

Sony's latest news might please those of you who own older Sony headphones and earbuds.Sony announced a bunch of new headphones at CES 2018, including a pair of truly wireless in-ears that will eventually get support for Google Assistant. But, it also... Read more

Fitbit might finally make a smartwatch just for children

Fitbit might finally make a smartwatch just for children

By Elyse Betters

Fitbit has apparently discovered kids exist.The company's current lineup of colourful wearables and trackers are recommended for anyone aged 13 or above. However, for the first time, it is reportedly considering a smartwatch for children, according to... Read more

Lenovo goes big on VR for CES 2018 with Mirage Solo Daydream headset and Mirage Camera

Lenovo goes big on VR for CES 2018 with Mirage Solo Daydream headset and Mirage Camera

By Rik Henderson

Lenovo has announced two Daydream-enabled VR products during CES 2018 in Las Vegas.The Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset was previously leaked, when it appeared in an FCC filing over Christmas last year, but now we know much more about it.Lenovo claims it's... Read more

B&O Play updates H8 and H9 headphones with improved designs - plus new colours for the E8

B&O Play updates H8 and H9 headphones with improved designs - plus new colours for the E8

By Max Langridge

B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle arm, has announced new "i" versions of the H8 and H9 headphones at CES 2018, along with new all-black and all-white colours for the E8 wire-free in-ear headphones. B&O BeoPlay H9 review: Audio prestige doesn't come... Read more

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 revealed at CES, coming in Spring

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 revealed at CES, coming in Spring

By Stuart Miles

Dell has announced the launch of a new laptop at the start of CES. The new Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 will be a 15-inch version of its 2-in-1 model already available.The new model will go on sale in the UK and US in spring starting at $1,299. As with other 2-in-1... Read more

Facebook is making an Echo Show-like video chat device called Portal

Facebook is making an Echo Show-like video chat device called Portal

By Elyse Betters

Facebook might be getting into the hardware business.According to a report from Cheddar's Alex Heath, Facebook has developed a video chat device. It's called Portal, and it's meant to compete with Amazon’s Echo Show and other Echo devices. Facebook... Read more

Misfit Path marries a sleek watch design with smart functions

Misfit Path marries a sleek watch design with smart functions

By Max Langridge

Misfit has announced a brand new hybrid smartwatch model at CES 2018. Called Path, the hybrid smartwatch looks like a regular analogue watch, but has all the internals of a digital smartwatch. With Path, you track steps you've taken, calories burned... Read more

BlackBerry promises "at least" two new smartphones in 2018

BlackBerry promises "at least" two new smartphones in 2018

By Max Langridge

BlackBerry, under the ownership of TCL Communications, has announced at CES 2018 that there will be "at least two new BlackBerry smartphones this year". As for what those two smartphones will be is anyone's guess at the moment, as BlackBerry hasn't revealed... Read more

Klipsch Three and One speakers combine old school looks with modern Google Assistant control

Klipsch Three and One speakers combine old school looks with modern Google Assistant control

By Rik Henderson

There are multiple manufacturers adding Google Assistant to their speaker systems, but most prefer a more futuristic look to go with the modern day control methods.Klipsch, on the other hand, has announced Google Assistant is coming to two speakers that... Read more

OnePlus 5T's hot new limited edition Sandstone White finish is launched

OnePlus 5T's hot new limited edition Sandstone White finish is launched

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has released a brand new colour scheme for the OnePlus 5T. Called Sandstone White, it combines the texture from the classic Sandstone Black phone finishes with the brilliant white colour of the limited Silk White OnePlus One from four years ago. ... Read more

Audio-Technica launches ANC700BT wireless over-ear headphones with noise-cancellation and 30 hour battery life

Audio-Technica launches ANC700BT wireless over-ear headphones with noise-cancellation and 30 hour battery life

By Max Langridge

Audio-Technica has announced a complete range of new headphones at CES 2018, covering sports, in-ear and over-ear. The headphone company has ticked off many of the modern-day features music consumers want from their 'phones, including noise-cancellation,... Read more

Razer Project Linda turns your Razer Phone into an Android laptop

Razer Project Linda turns your Razer Phone into an Android laptop

By Rik Henderson

Gaming accessories company Razer has created a laptop extension that, when coupled with a Razer Phone, creates a working, LED lit Android laptop.Razer Project Linda is just a concept at present, but given enough enthusiasm from Razer Phone owners could... Read more

Whirlpool devices to support Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Dash Buttons and more

Whirlpool devices to support Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Dash Buttons and more

By Adrian Willings

In the midst of CES 2018, home appliance manufacturer Whirlpool has announced a number of new products which feature smart integration or collaboration with other services aimed at improving consumer experiences. This includes everything from voice command... Read more

Apple promises to add new parental controls to curb kids' iPhone addictions

Apple promises to add new parental controls to curb kids' iPhone addictions

By Rik Henderson

Apple has responded to criticism levied at the company that it doesn't do enough to prevent children becoming addicted to its devices.Two of its substantial investors had previously complained that Apple's iOS platform needs additional safety measures... Read more

Skagen and Kate Spade introduce their first touchscreen Android Wear smartwatches

Skagen and Kate Spade introduce their first touchscreen Android Wear smartwatches

By Max Langridge

The Fossil Group has used CES 2018 to introduce two new touchscreen smartwatch models from its Skagen and Kate Spade brands. Both watches share many similar features, including Android Wear 2.0 and the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. However... Read more