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Pocket-lint Podcast #95 - iPhone 5 release date, Outlook.com and Olympics tech

Pocket-lint Podcast #95 - iPhone 5 release date, Outlook.com and Olympics tech

By 3 August 2012

It's a bumper edition of the podcast this week, as the team looks at the biggest iPhone 5 rumours, launch and release date gossip and delivers its verdict on whether they are true or just tripe. Plus, the Linters explain what's happening to Hotmail as... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #94 - Olympic Games special

Pocket-lint Podcast #94 - Olympic Games special

By 27 July 2012

A super special podcast is on offer this week as the Linters report from inside the Olympic Park in Stratford, London. While visiting official partner of the Games Acer and its tech pavilion, the chaps thought it would be a good idea to talk about their... >>

The Weather Channel provides pinpoint forecasts for the 36 London Olympics venues

The Weather Channel provides pinpoint forecasts for the 36 London Olympics venues

By 26 July 2012

For the duration of the London 2012 Olympic Games, The Weather Channel has added all 36 venues to its forecasting service. It has also applied its proprietary TruPoint weather forecast technology to provide accurate information to within 1.5 miles of... >>

Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games

Best Olympic apps for following the London 2012 Games

By 26 July 2012

The London 2012 Games is something you’ve either got tickets for or not. As it goes, you’ve still got a chance to get some Olympics tickets, but what you can pick up with far greater ease - and often for free - are a whole host of Olympic apps. So,... >>

London 2012 travel: Avoid the chaos with technology

London 2012 travel: Avoid the chaos with technology

By 25 July 2012

If you’re not already sick of the London 2012 Olympics, then you will be when you find yourself stuck in Games traffic. With all the hysteria it’s hard to tell whether the capital’s transport network will bend and buckle under the weight of all... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III Holiday Inn app offers remote hotel Olympic experience

Samsung Galaxy S III Holiday Inn app offers remote hotel Olympic experience

By 25 July 2012

Forty rooms at the Holiday Inn in Stratford, next to the London 2012 Olympic arena, have been made compatible with a new app available exclusively to Samsung Galaxy S III users. Once downloaded, the app will enable guests to control their room’s TV,... >>

O2 rolls out free Wi-Fi across London for one and all

O2 rolls out free Wi-Fi across London for one and all

By 25 July 2012

Londoners now have even more Wi-Fi hotspots to log on to, thanks to a mass roll out by O2 - and best of all it’s free and available to anyone, no matter what network you’re with. O2 had announced these plans earlier in the year, but in the week that... >>

Planning your visit to the London 2012 Olympic games

Planning your visit to the London 2012 Olympic games

By 24 July 2012

There is so much to look forward to with the London 2012 Olympics. Not only is it an opportunity to see more world class sport in a blink of an eye than you might see in a lifetime, it's also a great excuse to explore London. You might be visiting from... >>

Linford Christie: Technology helps athletes much more these days... but we got more money

Linford Christie: Technology helps athletes much more these days... but we got more money

By 24 July 2012

Olympic gold medal winning sprinter and now running coach Linford Christie has always used technology as part of his training regime, but believes that young athletes, including those competing for Team GB at the London 2012 Games, have never had it so... >>

APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Join In" for Android, iOS and BB

APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Join In" for Android, iOS and BB

By 23 July 2012

There's a lot to hate about the Olympics, the oppressive weapons on tower blocks and parkland across London, and the copyright and branding nightmares that will befall anyone who dare show a logo or mascot without approval. But, none of that should get... >>