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  • EE demands Vodafone McLaren F1 team be 'garaged' at Silverstone
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    EE demands Vodafone McLaren F1 team be 'garaged' at Silverstone

    By 29 June 2013

    Vodafone has been forced to defend it's choice to put 4G branding on the side on of its Vodafone McLaren racecars at this weekend's British Grand Prix following complaints from EE. The only 4G operator in the UK has complained that Vodafone is falsely...

  • Best iPad sports apps
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    Best iPad sports apps

    By 4 October 2012

    Sports fans the world over have a new best friend in the iPad but finding the Best iPad Sports apps to suit you isn't always easy. There are simply tonnes of sports apps out there but, pick the right ones and you can be kept not only up to date on all...

  • Hands-on: Ferrari by Logic3 P200 review
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    Hands-on: Ferrari by Logic3 P200 review

    By 6 July 2012

    Mention Formula 1 to anybody and one of the first names that springs to mind is Ferrari. The Italian car firm has been involved with the motorsport organisation since its inception in 1950 and in Grand Prix since 1929 (initially under the Alfa Romeo name)....

  • Sky Sports for iPad app adds split-screen tech in time for British Grand Prix
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    Sky Sports for iPad app adds split-screen tech in time for British Grand Prix

    By 5 July 2012

    Sky has added split-screen viewing to its Sky Sports for iPad application, to allow avid followers of Formula One to watch two different camera viewpoints at the same time. Although it's not the "four-way split" teased to Pocket-lint at Sky's headquarters...

  • Was video tech from Autonomy behind Nico Rosberg's China Grand Prix win?
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    Was video tech from Autonomy behind Nico Rosberg's China Grand Prix win?

    By 16 April 2012

    Formula One driver Nico Rosberg won his first Grand Prix in China on Sunday, after converting his pole position earned during qualifying into top spot on the podium after the race itself. It was a great day for him and the Mercedes GP Petronas team. It...

  • Heikki Kovalainen to wear Angry Birds helmet for F1 2012
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    Heikki Kovalainen to wear Angry Birds helmet for F1 2012

    By 15 March 2012

    Rovio has signed a deal with Formula One driver Heikki Kovalainen to spatter his helmet for the 2012 season with the Angry Birds logo and the red bird's features. Kovalainen, who drives for Caterham F1, is from the developer's home country of Finland,...

  • Sky teases details of Sky Race Control F1 iPad app and interactive services
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    Sky teases details of Sky Race Control F1 iPad app and interactive services

    By 17 February 2012

    The Sky Sports F1 HD team has hinted at some of the features it hopes to include in its official Formula One iPad application, Sky Race Control. And the highlight so far is that it will allow viewers to watch the multiple live video streams on their tablet...

  • Sky could offer Formula One in 3D
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    Sky could offer Formula One in 3D

    By 17 February 2012

    Sky's dedicated Formula One channel launches on 9 March in SD and HD, and the broadcaster has revealed to Pocket-lint that it hopes to add 3D to that mix some time in the future. Speaking at its Sky Studios complex, opened last summer, Martin Turner,...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #49
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #49

    By 1 August 2011

    Sky's controversial announcement about the Formula One broadcast rights takes centre stage this week, as two Lint F1 fans, Rik and (new to the podcast) Hunter join the mass debate (fnar) on whether a pay TV model is right for the sport. Meanwhile, Dan...

  • Team McLaren also Team Apple: Hamilton and Button pack iPhone 4s
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    Team McLaren also Team Apple: Hamilton and Button pack iPhone 4s

    By 4 February 2011

    Both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button carry iPhone 4s as their handsets of choice, although Lewis also holds a BlackBerry Torch for emailing and messaging. Speaking to Pocket-lint at the international launch of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011...

  • Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on
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    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on

    By 4 February 2011

    Vodafone and McLaren Mercedes have unveiled the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 F1 car at the Sony Centre in Berlin. And Pocket-lint was in amongst the pack to swoop in and grab a bevy of shots of the new racer ahead of the 2011 Formula One season. In...

  • Get your company logo on Hamilton and Button's McLarens
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    Get your company logo on Hamilton and Button's McLarens

    By 25 June 2010

    Those adverts on the side of F1 cars must cost businesses mega-money. That's why you only ever see the logos of huge multinational conglomerates rather than the logos of your local chippie or the dodgy phone unlocking shop in town. But now, for one race...

  • VIDEO OF THE DAY - Red Bull Racing
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    VIDEO OF THE DAY - Red Bull Racing

    By 12 February 2009

    A sneak peek at the new Red Bull Racing Formula 1 car reveals the modifications that have been made to get the cars in line with some of the biggest rule changes in the sport's history. The most intriguing is KERS - a kind of kinetic energy boost button....

  • F1 carbon watch concept revealed
    Gadgets

    F1 carbon watch concept revealed

    By 25 April 2008

    This gorgeous concept from designer John Pszeniczny is called the "F1/Carbon GMT". Inspired by the F1 race car world and constructed of carbon fibre, Swarovski crystal, rubber and metal, this timepiece has 18 identical rubies and tells the time in everyone...

  • ITV gets online F1 rights
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    ITV gets online F1 rights

    By 14 March 2008

    Ahead of the new racing season that begins this weekend, it has been announced that ITV has secured the series' online rights. The deal means itv.com has become the official UK online "home" of Formula 1, supporting the company's broadcast coverage on...

  • F1 comes to South Korea
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    F1 comes to South Korea

    By 2 October 2006

    South Korea is to host a race on the coveted Formula 1 Grand Prix calendar from 2010, it was announced today. A new circuit will be built in the South Cholla province of South Korea. The Herman Tilke designed 5.45km track is expected to cost in the region...

  • Shake up for 2007 F1 schedule
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    Shake up for 2007 F1 schedule

    By 29 August 2006

    Germany and Italy will each lose a grand prix race next year after F1 chiefs announced a big shake-up to the 2007 calendar that will see the number of races drop from 18 to 17. The San Marino GP at Imola will definitely be axed, as will the European GP...

  • Formula 1 carbon mouse mat for racing fans
    Gadgets

    Formula 1 carbon mouse mat for racing fans

    By 7 June 2006

    For the man who's got it all, we present: the Formula 1 carbon mouse mat. This is apparently a hand-made mouse pad created by the technicians who make Formula One monocoques (we think they mean the body of the racing cars) and was designed using state-of-the-art...