Reviews & hands-on

  • Sports Fitness 2 out of 5

    Adidas miCoach Smart Run review

    By 12 November 2013

    Smart watches are all the rage at the moment, particularly those designed for sports. Adidas has added the Smart Run watch to its miCoach personal training system and crammed it full of tech. It includes a strapless heart rate monitor, GPS tracking, full...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Adidas miCoach (Windows Phone 8) with Adidas heart rate monitor review

    By 26 September 2013

    Adidas miCoach has been on iPhone and Android for some time, but now it has arrived on Windows Phone 8 complete with support for the Adidas heart rate monitor. We've been out running to find out what the differences are in this latest version and whether...

  • Sports Fitness

    Adidas Nitrocharge football boots with miCoach pictures and hands-on

    By 27 May 2013

    Adidas has launched the Nitrocharge - a brand new football boot complete with capacity for miCoach interactive personal coaching technology. The new boots tout themselves as energy-retention boots, designed with that pacey mid-fielder in mind. What Adidas...

  • Sports Fitness

    Adidas adiZero F50: 99-gram football boots to launch 2015

    By 27 May 2013

    Football boots are about to get a whole lot lighter. Adidas has unveiled a prototype adiZero F50 99g boot which - as the name suggests - weighs in at a mere 99 grams, almost 50 per cent lighter than the current top-spec F50 adiZero Prime. Cripes. Pocket-lint...

  • Sports Fitness

    Adidas miCoach Smart Ball: The iOS-linked football that measures your every kick

    By 25 May 2013

    Soon it won't just be the brains behind football that matter, it will be the brains inside the football that will help with training. Adidas is to introduce the miCoach Smart Ball in 2014, a football that can measure the speed, spin and trajectory of...

  • Sports Fitness

    Adidas Boost: The first run

    By 13 February 2013

    Adidas has launched a new running trainer and with it a new running trainer technology called the Boost that promises to give you more boost in your stride while still providing plenty of comfort. Following the launch event in New York, Pocket-lint donned...

  • Sports Fitness

    Adidas London 2012 Team GB kit: The tech to win us medals

    By 27 April 2012

    With the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games rapidly approaching, Team GB sportswear partner Adidas invited us to take a look at the range of kit available for our athletes and explain some of the tech that went into creating the garments. The range...

  • Sports Fitness

    Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on

    By 31 October 2011

    Back in March Pocket-lint told you all about the Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall after it had caught our eye when it went on show over in Germany at CeBIT. And now we've had a chance to get up close and personal, and all touchy-feely, with the real thing...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Sennheiser Adidas HD 25-1-II review

    By 4 February 2011

    We've seen several audio manufacturers joining forces with fashion brands and celebrities to come up some cool headphones, like Philips's O'Neill tangle-free cans and the Monster Beats collaboration with Dr Dre. For its latest release, Sennheiser has...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Danger Makes Legend (Facebook)

    By 3 November 2010

    It's a rare thing on AOTD that we look at Facebook apps - largely because they require you handing over privacy rights to third parties - but, on the plus side, they do represent fun and games that everyone can enjoy regardless of their mobile phone choice....

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Adidas Adistar Control 5 running shoes review

    By 6 January 2009

    If you are serious about running, then it is important to ensure that you have the right shoes for your running style. Your running style might not be something that you can change, it might be determined by biomechanics, how your foot is constructed,...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Adidas_1 running shoes review

    By 21 January 2006

    A running shoe is a running shoe isn’t it? Well Adidas has opted to go one further than most and fitted its latest running shoe with a microprocessor, but can a computer really help you run better? The first impression of the Adidas_1 Intelligence Level...

  • Sports Fitness 3 out of 5

    Adidas ClimaCool running shoes review

    By 24 August 2004

    There is nothing like the Olympics to focus attention on running and track and field. Running is Adidas's biggest sports category and many athletes in Athens are using its ClimaCool kit. Designed to reduce the debilitating effects of heat, ClimaCool technology...