SnowWeek

Reviews & hands-on

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: SolipSkier review (iPhone / iPod touch / iPad)

    By 4 February 2011

    So we finally come to the end of Snow Week, and what a week it's been. We've brought you all manner of useful ski wear, tips, and gadgetry to help you find, survive and enjoy the slopes. There's also been some crackingly useful apps over the last few...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: iTrialMap 3D review (iPhone)

    By 3 February 2011

    It might not be snowing outside, but it certainly is at Pocket-lint Towers (not literally, of course - just in our minds) as we continue our snow week. So far we've featured survival tips Bear Grylls stylee and a learn to ski 101 app for App of the Day...

  • Cameras

    Panasonic DMC-FT3 hands-on

    By 3 February 2011

    Panasonic has just launched the Lumix DMC-FT3, a tough update to its FT2 model and as you can probably guess from the title of this article, we’re the first to grab the new camera for a quick photo shoot in the wilds of Bracknell and a mini hands-on...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Satski review (Android, iPhone, WP7, BlackBerry)

    By 2 February 2011

    We've already features some tip top snow-based apps in our SnowWeek app of the day slot, including survival tips Bear Grylls stylee and a learn to ski 101, but it's now time for something that'll help the would-be skier/snowboarder find their way around...

  • Gadgets

    Agloves hands-on

    By 2 February 2011

    Unless you’re reading this in sunnier climes, it’s cold outside. So cold that you’ve been forced to stop using your phone when you’re out and about for fear of your fingers falling off. If that sounds familiar, don’t panic, it’s a problem...

  • Phones

    North Face Etip gloves hands-on

    By 2 February 2011

    It's cold, the snow is blowing in your face, and you’re waiting for your train to appear, even though it’s been telling you that it’s coming in 5 minutes, for the last 20. The problem is that while you’ve been waiting you’ve grown bored and...

  • Gadgets

    CoolBoard hands-on: getting in shape for the slopes

    By 2 February 2011

    Is skiing or snowboarding a sport or leisure activity? The answer is simple: it’s both, but if you aren’t prepared for the sport, it won’t be very leisurely. Preparing your body before you go is as important as having all the right gear. We took...

  • Sports Fitness

    APP OF THE DAY: Ski School Beginners review (iPhone)

    By 1 February 2011

    With the skiing season in full swing, you’re probably looking forward to your first trip to the slopes. Our advice would always be to have lessons if you want to get the best out of your time on the slopes as a beginner. But you’re undoubtedly wondering...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Casio Exilim EX-H20G review

    By 1 February 2011

    There are still only a handful of digital cameras incorporating GPS facilities, particularly at the point and shoot end of the market. Casio likes cramming its cameras with gadgets and gizmos however, so its Exilim EX-H20G, updating the EX-H10 and sibling...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Bear Grylls - The Bear Essentials review (iPhone)

    By 31 January 2011

    It’s snow week on Pocket-lint and we’re the unashamed masters of tenuous links, bringing you a selection of apps that may be useless, ill-conceived and not fit for purpose. You could never accuse Bear Grylls of being useless, having not only conquered...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Zeal Optics Transcend GPS review

    By 31 January 2011

    The Zeal Optics Transcend GPS combine Zeal’s experience in optics with Recon Instruments’ direct-to-eye information system to give you a pair of goggles that will feed you real-time information, such as your speed, distance and temperature as you...

  • Sports Fitness

    Casio Pro Trek PRW-5000T: time to explore

    By 31 January 2011

    The Casio Pro Trek line of watches offers outdoor lovers the sort of looks that could set you back much more. The Pro Trek doesn’t scrimp on features however, as its onboard sensors will give you access to a range of data to guide you in your outdoor...

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