Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming

Google stepped away from the Nexus family in 2016 and launched the Pixel smartphones, adopting the line of the previous Chromebook Pixel and Pixel C and presenting a Google-designed premium product.The Pixel 2 XL is the second-gen, looking to replace...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:00

Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus

The Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus is one of the few new tablets that doesn’t just scrape together minimal specs in an attempt to attract buyers who find the iPad a bit too expensive. 

It’s only slightly less expensive than Apple’s entry-level new iPad, and that has more storage too. Factor this in and they’re similarly-priced.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 07:20

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Laptop

It's that time of year again where the team here at Pocket-lint is gearing up ready for our annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, in association with EE. Our awards are now in their 14th year and with them will come 18 categories, each celebrating the amazing...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:00

Volvo's Polestar performance division is releasing its first car, the Polestar 1

Polestar, the performance company used by Volvo to soup up its cars, has announced it is splitting off as a standalone performance electric car brand. Polestar has said it will produce three cars from a new factory in China (due to be completed in mid-2018),...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:07

ZTE Axon M

The ZTE Axon M is the future of smartphone design that’s already here in 2017, and it literally acts on the phrase two is better than one. Here’s another phrase: it’s way ahead of its time.

You’re looking at the first foldable, dual-screen Android phone with modern specs, and it’s an incredibly ambitious idea from the Chinese phone maker that’s not afraid to take risks to beat Apple and Samsung to the latest technology innovations.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:27

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Battery Life: Flagship Beaters

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL outlast the iPhone 8, Galaxy S8 and Note 8 when it comes to battery life.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:00

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Review: The World's Smartest Phones

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL take artificial intelligence to the next level and offer great cameras and battery life, but the Pixel 2 XL is the more attractive option.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:00

Apple Watch 3 tops best smartwatch list

OK - given the popularity of the second Apple Watch, perhaps this won't come as much of a surprise, but the Apple Watch 3 is TechRadar's best smartwatch right now.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 07:14

HTC U11 Plus could land on November 2

HTC’s already launched two flagships this year, with the HTC U11 and HTC U Ultra, but it seems the company isn’t done, as something new is coming on November 2.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 07:11

Samsung Gear Sport goes up for preorder in the UAE

 The Samsung Gear Sport is now up for pre-order in the UAE for AED 1,199 across authorized online stores such as Axiom, Carrefour, Eros, Jumbo, Lulu, Sharaf DG, and Plugins. 

Pre-orders placed between October 15th to 22nd 2017 will also receive a complimentary pair of Samsung U Flex Headphones worth AED 299. Make sure to save the confirmation receipt from the pre-order which serves as proof of purchase to get the complimentary U Flex.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 05:54

Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are top targets for DDoS attacks in Middle East

For network security experts, DDoS attacks are nothing new. The sudden surge of network data can slow down or cripple an entire network within minutes unless security measures are already in place.

For telecom operators in particular, DDoS attacks are even more of a nuisance. The chance that subscriber services are interrupted or slowed down is a risk that no one wants to take, and for regional operators it’s a daily challenge  to keep DDoS attacks at bay.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:09

Titanic collision of two neutron stars solves a cluster of cosmic mysteries

A hundred and thirty million years ago, two neutron stars in a galaxy far, far away crashed into each other and merged into a black hole. The impact was so large that here on Earth, 40 million parsecs away, we felt spacetime rumble.

How do we know? Well, two months ago we watched it live. The stars were so far away that it took 130 million years for the tremors to reach us - which they did on 17 August 2017. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:39

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus available on Airtel starting at Rs. 7,777

India’s leading telecom operator Airtel has started selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in India starting at a price of Rs. 7,777.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 05:53

How to get a good camera deal on Black Friday

Whether you’ve outgrown your smartphone, have a once-in-a-lifetime trip coming up that you want to capture or just want to get even more creative with photography, there’s a camera out there for you. With Black Friday on the horizon, now’s the perfect time to think about getting yourself kitted out and nab a deal on a great camera.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:24

Best VPN deals

The recent release of the iPhone 8 and upcoming iPhone X has left many wondering if Face ID will actually be as secure as Touch ID. Securing your mobile device with a strong password or biometrics has become increasingly important as we store more sensitive data on our smartphones than ever before, but what about protecting your devices and data online?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 07:36

Archos unveils its bezel-less Diamond Omega flagship killer, coming soon for €500

Archos is mostly known for its rather cheap Android smartphones, as the French company didn't seem to be interested in the high-end segment. The new Diamond Omega marks a premier for Archos since this is the company's first true flagship smartphone.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 05:48

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL battery test is ready: same size, better life

Gather around, Google phone lovers, we've got small Pixels and large Pixels, and both have undergone a rigorous battery life testing on our proprietary script that mimics heavy daily usage. The Pixel 2 and its XL brethren managed to beat their predecessors by a decent amount of longevity, and it's not that their battery capacities have changed in any meaningful amount to boot.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:32


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