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  • From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

    21 November 2014, 5:42 am by: Luke Edwards

    Did you guess Parrot Zik 2.0 had Eurovision Song Contest 2014 winner Conchita Wurst as its new ambassador? The second generation of Zik represents an improvement on an already impressive set of headphones. Zik 2.0 are 17 per cent lighter than their…
  • Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip

    21 November 2014, 5:30 am by: Rik Henderson

    With tablet devices available in all shapes and prices these days it's amazing that eBook readers are still holding their own. But not only do Amazon's Kindle devices persistently perform well, the company regularly refreshes its range to keep things...
  • Apple iPhone 7 release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    21 November 2014, 4:01 am by: Elyse Betters

    It's been a couple of months since Apple introduced the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets, so that means it's time to look toward the future and speculate about what the company might have in store for the next iPhone. Will the next-generation iPhone be...
  • Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    21 November 2014, 4:00 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    With connected homes becoming more and more desirable and app-controllable products launching left, right and centre making the crossover between technology and the home even more prominent, we have introduced a new category to the Pocket-lint Gadgets...
  • Know what booze you’ll like by pointing the Next Glass app at it

    21 November 2014, 3:58 am by: Luke Edwards

    A new app is here to help you find the perfect tipple. Next Glass for iOS and Android uses your mobile's camera to scan beer or wine and give you a rating based on your tastes. Initially the app will ask you to rate a few drinks on a four star scale....
  • Turn an old Apple iMac into an aquarium yourself, or buy one ready to go

    21 November 2014, 3:16 am by: Luke Edwards

    We've heard of recycling but this is just ingenious. Apple iMacs have been turned into great looking fish tanks and now you can own one. Jake Harms thinks outside of the box, or inside the iMac in this case, and has come up with a brilliant adaptation...
  • LaserWatch can burn through objects and is finally a reality, not just for James Bond

    21 November 2014, 2:45 am by: Luke Edwards

    The dream of a smartwatch is finally a reality so why not a laser watch? Both have featured in films dreaming about the future and now, finally, the laser watch that actually burns objects is a reality. Before you start throwing money at the screen be...
  • Contributor by Google lets you pay a monthly fee to hide online ads

    20 November 2014, 6:00 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Google is trying something new, and it's about how to monetise the web...without adverts. Shocking, right? Google's new thing is Contributor. Just think of it as an experiment. In fact, Google has described it as an experiment in additional ways to fund...
  • Bio-Bus powered entirely by human waste now running in the UK

    20 November 2014, 4:45 pm by: Elyse Betters

    A 40-seat bus powered by sewage and food waste is now operating between Bristol and Bath in the UK. Dubbed the Bio-Bus, the eco-friendly bus can travel up to 186 miles on one tank of biomethane gas. The gas, which is generated through the treatment of...
  • First trailer for Game of Thrones video game series shown off by Telltale Games

    20 November 2014, 3:00 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Telltale has been working on a Game of Thrones video game series based on the hit HBO television show, and in an attempt to whet your appetite, it has just released the first trailer for the upcoming series. The series tells the story of House Forrester...
  • Square Register is no longer US-only, goes global with support for 130 currencies

    20 November 2014, 1:54 pm by: Elyse Betters

    If you've been eager to try Square Register at your business, but were unable to because of its US-only limitation, you'll be glad to know the free point-of-sale app is now available worldwide. Square Register is different from Square Reader, Square's...
  • Dropbox's Carousel now works for iPad and web, with Android tablet version coming soon

    20 November 2014, 12:49 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Remember Carousel? That app from Dropbox that automatically backs up your photos and displays them in a carousel? Well, it's now available for web and tablets. In April, when Carousel for iPhone and Android unveiled, Dropbox had described its new smartphone...
  • 5 reasons why Sailfish OS 2.0 should worry Apple, Google and Microsoft

    20 November 2014, 12:18 pm by: Luke Edwards

    Jolla, the Finnish start-up behind the simply named Phone and Tablet, is honing its minimalist Sailfish OS 2.0 down to perfection so it's sharp enough to cut even the mighty Apple, Google and Microsoft. Watch out. The open source, start-up sized company...
  • Motorola Moto 360 second-generation smartwatch could arrive early next year

    20 November 2014, 11:58 am by: Luke Edwards

    It looks like Motorola wasn't happy with its first smartwatch attempt in the round Android Wear Moto 360. We could see the second generation of Moto 360 early next year. Just in time to tackle the Apple Watch then. The news of a second generation Moto...
  • FES e-ink watch can change face and strap to match your mood, just push the button

    20 November 2014, 11:53 am by: Rik Henderson

    Japanese start-up company Fashion Entertainments has developed a watch with an e-ink face, much like the Pebble, but also with an e-ink strap that can be changed in design to something different at the push of a button. The FES Watch doesn't have any...
  • LG G4: What we want and what to expect

    20 November 2014, 10:28 am by: Luke Edwards

    LG has been consistently improving its flagship smartphones over the last few years with its popular G2 and G3 handsets. So it's fair to say there are plenty of reasons to be excited about the LG G4. But at this stage very little has leaked out about...
  • 10 great gadget gifts for girls

    20 November 2014, 8:31 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    It's that time of year again where everything is getting fesitive. Yes, it's almost Christmas and that means it's probably time to start shopping for all those important people in your life. We've rounded up some of the best tech gifts for girls because...
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4 unveiled, twice as strong as the competition

    20 November 2014, 8:25 am by: Luke Edwards

    Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass, has just unveiled its newest creation in Gorilla Glass 4. Corning says Gorilla Glass 4 is up to two times tougher than competitive glass when dropped on rough surfaces. Odds are you're reading this through Gorilla...
  • Sony Alpha A7 II is first full-frame camera to bring 5-axis optical image stabilisation

    20 November 2014, 7:15 am by: Luke Edwards

    Sony has announced its latest Alpha A7 II interchangeable lens compact system camera with full-frame sensor smarts. And it has a world first: it's the first camera with a sensor of this size to feature a 5-axis image stabilisation system (OIS). But this...
  • Nest Learning Thermostat review: Intelligent home heating never looked better

    20 November 2014, 6:40 am by: Mike Lowe

    We've come to review Nest, the smart thermostat, in a bit of a backwards way. Installed at the height of the British summer (if such a thing actually exists?) at the end of July, we've not been using the central heating at home until within the last month....
  • Get iPad 3 mini and Nokia N1 specs for £120 Jolla Tablet with Sailfish OS

    20 November 2014, 6:36 am by: Luke Edwards

    Jolla has just unveiled its very own Tablet featuring the latest Sailfish 2.0 open operating system and some top end specs. The Jolla Tablet is very similar to the Apple iPad mini 3 and therefore the Nokia N1 as it features a 7.9-inch display with 2,048...
  • Hydrogen fuel cell powered VW Golf SportWagen HyMotion unveiled with 310-mile range

    20 November 2014, 6:01 am by: Luke Edwards

    Volkswagen has unveiled an innovative new car, the Golf SportWagen HyMotion that uses hydrogen fuel cells, making it eco-friendly but super high tech. Hydrogen powered cars only produce water as a byproduct making them environmentally friendly. They can...
  • 61 incredible Snapmatic pics that show how good GTA 5 on PS4 and Xbox One can look

    20 November 2014, 5:53 am by: Rik Henderson

    Earlier this year we published fan made pics taken from within the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 that made us lick our lips in anticipation of the new-gen editions arriving. They looked so good that we wondered how PS4 and Xbox One...
  • Apple Watch release date, price and everything you need to know

    20 November 2014, 4:50 am 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...
  • Apart from first-person view, just how much better is PS4 and Xbox One GTA 5 to PS3 and Xbox 360?

    20 November 2014, 4:42 am by: Rik Henderson

    Ever since Rockstar unveiled the trailer for the new first-person mode of Grand Theft Auto 5 on Xbox One and PS4 it's all gamers have been talking about. Revisiting the game was always tempting, but that was the feature that sealed the deal. However,...

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