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  • Top films to look forward to in 2015: Here are all the must-see movie trailers

    6 March 2015, 6:56 pm by: Elyse Betters

    A new year means a new selection of summer blockbusters and award-season darlings to look forward to, and with a tonne of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, 2015 looks to be a cracker. From the new Star Wars to...
  • Top 31 Viners to follow (and instantly become addicted to Vine)

    6 March 2015, 6:33 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Let's be real here: Vine is addicting. You open the mobile app or go to the website, thinking you'll only watch a few video clips, and then suddenly it is two hours later. So, what makes Twitter's 6-second video service so addictive? The Viners. The talent...
  • It looks like Sony is letting gamers beta test the PlayStation 4's next software update

    6 March 2015, 5:45 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Those of you who are itching for some new PS4 tricks will be happy to hear you can beta test the console's upcoming software update. Here's the deal: according to an alleged screenshot of a Sony email, which is popping up on NeoGAF, Polygon, and all over...
  • Apple Watch release date, price and everything you need to know

    6 March 2015, 4:48 pm by: Luke Edwards

    The Apple Watch has been announced and with it has come plenty of questions about price, release date, and even speculation about specs, but plenty of information is already available. We've rounded it all up here, including rumours information about...
  • Sony Xperia Z4 chassis leak reveals thinner, more streamline design

    6 March 2015, 3:10 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Pictures of the Sony Xperia Z4 have leaked online, or at least pictures of supposed Xperia Z4 parts. Sony is known for keeping to an aggressive 6-month cycle when it comes to its Xperia Z flagship series, and so many people have been wondering when the...
  • Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

    6 March 2015, 2:07 pm by: Elyse Betters

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has replaced some of its traffic police with aluminium robots that look as though they could've come from a low-budget sci-fi film. The solar-powered machines tower over the roads, waving their arms, and hand out tickets...
  • Geneva Motor Show 2015 in pictures: From concepts and supercars, to hot hatches and the latest…

    6 March 2015, 2:00 pm by: Joe Simpson

    The Geneva Motor Show is the auto industry's only neutral-ground show. It is in Switzerland after all. Why's that important? Well, at the Detroit show it's all about a show of force from the Americans. By contrast Paris is the stomping ground for wild...
  • Jony Ive doesn't care about your battery life, it will make your phone too heavy

    6 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Elyse Betters

    You have to love artists. They can be unreasonable and sometimes temperamental, but they're also creative geniuses, and Jony Ive, the head of Apple's Industrial Design and Human Interface groups, is a great example, especially if you read his recent…
  • What is the Bootleg Universe? Power/Rangers, Bond, Punisher short films and more

    6 March 2015, 12:37 pm by: Luke Edwards

    If you've not yet heard of the Bootleg Universe but enjoy short films, prepare for some treats. These are films shorts based on big name franchise films, comics and TV shows that have been made into gritty versions of themselves. The two big names in...
  • Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

    6 March 2015, 12:05 pm by: Stuart Miles

    Whether you are an Android fan, a collector, or merely intrigued, the Mobile World Congress Android pins are back and are sending attendees at the trade show in Barcelona into a giddy frenzy. As Google famously did in 2011, the company has released…
  • Forget lusting after a cinema room at home, in the future you'll need a virtual reality room

    6 March 2015, 11:59 am by: Stuart Miles

    For the last 20 years we've been lusting after one thing, one thing that eludes us to this day. You see, since the mid-nineties and the introduction of the first affordable Dolby Pro Logic sound systems, we've always fancied the idea of a home cinema...
  • Acer Liquid Jade Z hands-on: Slim, slender and textured

    6 March 2015, 11:55 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Acer announced a flurry of new products at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including the successor to the mid-range Liquid Jade smartphone. The Liquid Jade took the position of the company's best looking smartphone when it arrived and the Liquid Jade...
  • 8 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

    6 March 2015, 11:43 am by: Luke Edwards

    Mobile World Congress 2015 has shown us that bigger batteries aren't always going to keep coming. Samsung opted for smaller power cells in its Galaxy S6 than the previous generation – in favour of faster charging. But some people want to avoid charging...
  • Could Alienware's Steam Machine blow PS4 and Xbox One out of the water?

    6 March 2015, 11:02 am by: Rik Henderson

    Alienware has announced that it will be the first manufacturer to get Valve's Steam Controller into the hands of the public, when it has the device on its stand at PAX East 2015 in Boston this weekend (from 6 March). It will be using the controller with...
  • Nike+ Running App now plays nice with sports watches including Garmin

    6 March 2015, 10:53 am by: Luke Edwards

    Nike has announced that its Nike+ Running App will work with more devices to make tracking workouts, in one place, much easier. The Nike+ Running App will work with various brands of hardware including Garmin, TomTom, Wahoo Fitness and Netpulse. The idea...
  • Jolla Tablet: Simple, sophisticated and Sailfish 2.0 (hands-on)

    6 March 2015, 10:23 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Jolla is a Finnish company that launched a smartphone running on an open-source software called Sailfish back in November 2013 and it has since introduced a tablet running on the same OS, which we saw at Mobile World Congress.  The Jolla Tablet is a...
  • Best smartphones 2015: The best phones available to buy today

    6 March 2015, 8:02 am by: Chris Hall

    So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2015, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop. We continually update...
  • Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future?

    6 March 2015, 7:30 am by: Mike Lowe

    Transport is changing. Emissions caps are tightening, owning a car in the big city is increasingly prohibitive, and commuters are ever mindful of electronic or hybrid options as alternative ways to get around – often proving both cheaper and faster....
  • Sent to the doghouse? Not so bad if it’s Samsung’s £20,000 pooch pad with hot tub

    6 March 2015, 7:19 am by: Luke Edwards

    Samsung has unveiled a £20,000 doghouse at Crufts this week which is probably more kitted out than a lot of humans' homes. The Samsung Dream Doghouse comes with all the tech a dog could hope for including an entertainment wall that uses a Galaxy Tab...
  • Apple Watch developers have spent weeks at Apple HQ to fine-tune their smartwatch apps

    6 March 2015, 7:00 am by: Luke Edwards

    Apple isn't taking any chances when it comes to its imminent Watch release. The company has reportedly been allowing app creators to test and perfect their software on the Watch at Apple headquarters. Apple has scheduled an event on 9 March where it is...
  • What will your next phone be able to do?

    6 March 2015, 6:56 am by: Pocket-lint Promotion

    This year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona saw numerous phones, tablets, and wearables announced, all of which are able to take advantage of a fast and speedy connection. Having 4G LTE connectivity means you'll be able to enjoy sharing or accessing...
  • Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept: Old and new collide in explosive design

    6 March 2015, 6:45 am by: Joe Simpson

    The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept was our favourite car of the Geneva show. We know what you're thinking: yet another super/luxury performance car? Well, Geneva was littered with the things – performance and big money dominated the show. Once you've...
  • The year of VR continues as Vuzix brings its IWear 720 to eyes and ears

    6 March 2015, 6:27 am by: Luke Edwards

    Virtual reality is well and truly becoming a reality for 2015 with numerous headsets unveiled, the latest being the Vuzix iWear 720. HTC unveiled its Vive headset at Mobile World Congress this week for a late 2015 release and Oculus announced plans...
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Apple iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

    6 March 2015, 5:48 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Sony announced the Xperia Z4 Tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, delivering what the Japanese company claims is the world's slimmest and lightest 10-inch tablet. It lands in a market with some stiff competition, from the HTC-designed Nexus 9...
  • This is the most disturbing Disney Frozen video you're likely to see today

    6 March 2015, 5:20 am by: Rik Henderson

    Disney has released perhaps one of the best apps we've used in ages. And it's free. Show Your Disney Side is available for iOS and it provides plenty of fun for kids and adults who want to make a different kind of selfie image or video. It's part of the...

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