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  • Goal line tech companies put pressure on Fifa
    Sports Fitness

    Goal line tech companies put pressure on Fifa

    By 28 June 2010

    If only Frank Lampard's effort, that clearly crossed the line, would have counted. Not only would England have gone on to match that famous result in 1966 by beating the Germans 4-2, they would have also, undoubtedly, thrashed the Argentinians in the...

  • Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football
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    Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football

    By 18 June 2010

    Anyone that's ever been to a football game can't fail to have noticed the bright bibbed men wandering back and forth along the touchline with loaded rucksacks slung over their shoulders and telescopic grey lenses strapped to the huge camera bodies in...

  • BBC Libero football analysis tool and exactly how it works
    Sports Fitness

    BBC Libero football analysis tool and exactly how it works

    By 9 June 2010

    Sepp Blatter does not have Pocket-Lint in his RSS feed. As the head of Fifa and the most powerful man in world football, he has long resisted the march of technological progress, steadfastly refusing to embrace systems, such as Hawk-Eye, which could help...

  • David Beckham signs for Yahoo!
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    David Beckham signs for Yahoo!

    By 8 June 2010

    Yahoo has signed David Beckham to be the public face of its World Cup and Premier League 2010/11 coverage - a deal that will see the site populated with exclusive Beckham-related content to go alongside Yahoo's existing football microsites. There'll...

  • APP OF THE DAY - GOAL.com Mobile Reader (BlackBerry)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY - GOAL.com Mobile Reader (BlackBerry)

    By 20 May 2010

    Good afternoon and welcome back to App Of The Day on Pocket-lint where we turn the spotlight on a piece of software fit for mobile phones, TVs, computer platforms and just about anything else that'll run an application. Another day in to our World Cup...

  • How to watch the World Cup in 3D...
    Home Cinema

    How to watch the World Cup in 3D...

    By 20 May 2010

    3D is certainly riding on a particularly large next-big-thing wave at the moment, with both film and television companies hoping to bring ever more 3D content to the masses. One massive area in which 3D is set to grow is in sporting content, namely football,...

  • APP OF THE DAY - The Official England Application (iPhone, iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY - The Official England Application (iPhone, iPod touch)

    By 19 May 2010

    Huzzah. It's the return of app of the day on Pocket-lint where we turn the spotlight on a particularly good piece of software fit for mobile phones, TVs, computer platforms and just about anything else that'll run an application. Another day in to our...

  • The Top 10 World Cup 2010 video games
    Gaming

    The Top 10 World Cup 2010 video games

    By 19 May 2010

    With a whole 23 days still to go until the World Cup and an enormous 2 or 3 hours wait between some of the matches, we're all going to need a way of passing the time on the sofa. So, what better way to do just that while putting right some of the scores...

  • Watching the World Cup...online
    Online

    Watching the World Cup...online

    By 18 May 2010

    With the games scheduled for 12.30pm, 3.30pm and 7.30pm each day, the sad fact is that we might not always be sitting down in front of a TV to catch the World Cup fixtures. Worse still, if you're not in the UK, there might be some dastardly subscription...

  • The technology behind the World Cup 2010
    Sports Fitness

    The technology behind the World Cup 2010

    By 18 May 2010

    Everyone's a geek these days. It's all the rage. Even footballers are up to it now. For this year's World Cup, FIFA, Adidas, Umbro and the players alike have been pulling out as many stops as the rules will allow to bring technology to the beautiful game....

  • Watching the World Cup...in HD
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    Watching the World Cup...in HD

    By 17 May 2010

    The good news for football fans is that just about everyone in the UK will be able to watch the World Cup 2010 in HD. But before we get started on the whens, hows and whyfors, there is the small matter of making sure you've got the kit to watch high definition...

  • Welcome to World Cup Week on Pocket-lint
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    Welcome to World Cup Week on Pocket-lint

    By 16 May 2010

    Welcome to World Cup Week, where we are going to provide you with the ultimate guide in getting ready to watch the 2010 FIFA World Cup that is just weeks away. Whether it's working out what TV to buy or what snacks to eat ready for the big games, we've...

  • Messi and co to wear the lightest football boots ever
    Sports Fitness

    Messi and co to wear the lightest football boots ever

    By 12 May 2010

    Adidas has announced the boot that the world's best player, Lionel Messi, will be wearing when he aims for World Cup glory in South Africa next month - the F50 adiZeros. The F50s are the lightest boots ever made, weighing in at a mere 164g for a size-8...

  • Support England with official Exspect skins
    Phones

    Support England with official Exspect skins

    By 6 May 2010

    We bet you thought that the only way to support England in South Africa this summer was by flying a couple of cheap flags from your car window or draping a St. George's Cross beach towel in your front window? Well you were wrong, you can also pimp your...

  • Yahoo wins online Premier League highlights rights
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    Yahoo wins online Premier League highlights rights

    By 28 April 2010

    Speaking at a press conference today, Carol Bartz, chief executive of Yahoo announced that the UK portal will offer five-minute highlight packages for every Premier League match for the next three seasons. Previously, the rights were held by Virgin Media....

  • Toshiba launches "England Expects" World Cup promotion
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    Toshiba launches "England Expects" World Cup promotion

    By 8 April 2010

    Toshiba has announced that it is launching the England Expects promotion, which could see a whole lot of money given back to Toshiba customers, if England bring home the World Cup. Basically it'll mean splashing the cash on one of Toshiba's "qualifying...

  • Sky announces four more 3D matches
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    Sky announces four more 3D matches

    By 8 April 2010

    Sky has announced four more live Premier league fixtures to be broadcast in 3D during April. All the matches will involve the three title challengers and gives 3D and football fans alike something to look forward to - especially for those who were impressed...

  • Sky launches online 3D pub finder
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    Sky launches online 3D pub finder

    By 1 April 2010

    With Sky showing the Chelsea vs Manchester United game on Saturday in 3D in thousands of pubs across the UK, how will you know where you can catch the action? Simple, via a website. Sky has launched an online pub finder ahead of Saturday’s (3 April)...

  • Premiership could be heading to Freeview
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    Premiership could be heading to Freeview

    By 22 March 2010

    Footie fans could find themselves watching Premiership football next season via Sky Sports without having a satellite dish or subscription package with Sky. Ofcom is expected to try and force Sky to offer its Sky Sports and Sky Movie packages to other...

  • Sky TV app arrives for Nokia handsets
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    Sky TV app arrives for Nokia handsets

    By 22 February 2010

    Sky and Nokia have announced that they've built an application that'll allow you to watch Sky Sports on your Nokia handset, and that it's available in the Ovi Store now. The app also offers remote recording and the ability to check Sky News and Sky Sports...

  • Arsenal TV Matchday launches for PSP owners at the Emirates Stadium
    Gaming

    Arsenal TV Matchday launches for PSP owners at the Emirates Stadium

    By 2 February 2010

    Sony has finally announced the launch of Arsenal TV Matchday + for the PSP platform, first reported on by Pocket-lint in 2007 and then talked up again back in January 2009. The new service will be available for download via Arsenal.com in the coming...

  • Sky's first 3D football match in pics and quotes
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    Sky's first 3D football match in pics and quotes

    By 1 February 2010

    Sky's 3D TV debut for the general public took place on 31 January, with a premier league football match shown off on special 3D TVs in nine pubs across the UK. While the location of the pubs were a closely guarded secret, those that did manage to blag...

  • Sky 3DTV - your questions answered
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    Sky 3DTV - your questions answered

    By 28 January 2010

    Sky is bringing 3DTV to the UK for the very first time this Sunday as a one off and then for good from April. We know you'll be able to get it if you have a Sky +HD box and it'll even be free if you happen to already have the top package but what about...

  • Sky debuts 3D with Man United vs Arsenal
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    Sky debuts 3D with Man United vs Arsenal

    By 28 January 2010

    Sky has announced that it'll be launching its 3D television channel in April, and that it'll be giving a special preview of the service on 31 January, by screening the Arsenal vs Manchester United match in nine pubs across the country. The Premier League...

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup to be filmed in 3D
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    2010 FIFA World Cup to be filmed in 3D

    By 3 December 2009

    As well as being high def for some in the UK, the next World Cup will also be a 3D one, thanks to an agreement between Sony and FIFA for some of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to be filmed in 3D. Up to 25 of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa matches will...