Skiing archive

  • Smith Optics I/O Recon Goggle with Android pictures and hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Smith Optics I/O Recon Goggle with Android pictures and hands-on

    By 9 July 2013

    When Pocket-lint attends the annual Amazon Christmas in July event we always get a chance to play with something that we've not seen before. That could be something that won't even be out until Christmas, or it could be something that Amazon is only just...

  • Best skiing and snowboarding gear
    Online

    Best skiing and snowboarding gear

    By 23 January 2012

    There's one very big problem with winter sports and that's the winter. Winter is, by its nature, a pretty cold and wet affair and if there's two things that the human body is not a bit fan of its being cold and wet, least of all when it happens at the...

  • Recon partners with Smith Optics and Scott Sports for gnarly MOD fun
    Sports Fitness

    Recon partners with Smith Optics and Scott Sports for gnarly MOD fun

    By 18 January 2012

    The Android revolution hit the slopes just in time for the ski-season, with the release of the Recon Instruments MOD Live ski goggles adapter back in November, which Pocket-lint got up close and personal with at the CES Unveiled event in London's Tech...

  • Bringing the ski slopes to you
    Gaming

    Bringing the ski slopes to you

    By 31 January 2011

    Welcome back to Snow Week on Pocket-lint. While all our fantastic articles on winter sports - how to plan them and making sure you've got the best gear to enjoy them - are a fantastic read, it can be a little depressing if you've neither the money nor...

  • X-Plore.XGX GPS gloves to help skiers find their way
    Sports Fitness

    X-Plore.XGX GPS gloves to help skiers find their way

    By 22 February 2010

    Skiers looking to find there way down the mountain are being offered help via a new pair of gloves that just so happen to feature a built-in GPS receiver. The X-Plore.XGX is the world’s first glove with full GPS functionality, claim its makers, and...

  • VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD
    Sports Fitness

    VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD

    By 12 February 2010

    Planning a ski trip soon? You'll want to equip yourself with a pair of these Zeal Optics "Transcend" goggles, which have an inbuilt screen that can display all manner of useful information while you're tearing down the slopes. Controlled by three buttons...

  • Ski Report app busts snowfall exaggerations
    Sports Fitness

    Ski Report app busts snowfall exaggerations

    By 13 January 2010

    An iPhone application has been released that allows skiers and snowboarders to more accurately judge how much snow has fallen on their favourite resort. The software, provided by skireport.com, allows users to rate the snow themselves - cutting through...

  • Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled
    Cameras

    Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled

    By 3 January 2010

    Liquid Image, the company behind the scuba diving masks that contain camcorders in them so you can record fish, has moved on to the next sport - snowboarding and skiing. The company has announced "the world's first snow goggle with an integrated digital...

  • Family Ski - Nintendo Wii review
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    Family Ski - Nintendo Wii review

    By 1 July 2008

    So you've bought Wii Fit, got bored and now have a Balance Board tucked out the way under your television stand gathering dust. Nintendo hopes Family Ski will convince you to get exercising again. But will it? We jump on to find out. Expanding on one...

  • Solar light suit for the slopes
    Gadgets

    Solar light suit for the slopes

    By 5 December 2007

    If you want to amaze in Meribel or wow in Whistler, check out the Solar Light Suit. This futuristic ski ensemble is a collaboration between sports fashion house Bogner and Osram - one of the largest lighting manufacturers in the world. Two suits were...

  • Satski gives skiers interactive piste map
    Sports Fitness

    Satski gives skiers interactive piste map

    By 22 October 2007

    A British company is hoping to offer skiers and snowboarders a way of tracking not only where they are, but how fast they going on the slopes this season with the launch of a new GPS device. Called Satski, the "Satnav for the mountain" comes with a large...

  • Ktrax lets you ski your bike
    Sports Fitness

    Ktrax lets you ski your bike

    By 3 January 2007

    How's this for an all-terrain workout device? A bike that can be converted into skis. The Ktrax Rear-DriveKit is a universal attachment that replaces your rear wheel with a track drive system, so that you drive on previously “undriveable” surfaces,...