SnowWeek archive

  • The ultimate snowboarder's suitcase
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    The ultimate snowboarder's suitcase

    By 4 February 2011

    This is the ultimate snowboarder's suitcase. We're not talking about a bag to carry your snowboard in but the travel case full of the very best clothes and kit you could possibly choose. Naturally, the sky's the limit as far as budget goes here, so we've...

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

  • Five essential gadgets for going off-piste
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    Five essential gadgets for going off-piste

    By 4 February 2011

    Skiiing and snowboarding can be a challenge, and dangerous, at the best of times - just staying upright and not breaking anything, for a lot of beginners, takes up the majority of your time. However a lot of the dangers associated with the sport can increase...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #31
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #31

    By 4 February 2011

    The Pocket-lint team looks beyond the last week in the latest podcast, also casting their eyes and minds back to the gaming days of yore, as they gab on about Speedball 2 and the Bitmap Brothers, prompted by the forthcoming iPhone edition. Rik, Dan and...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - All About Snow
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - All About Snow

    By 4 February 2011

    So we’ve been banging on about the white stuff all this week, but what do we really know about it? Yes, it’s cold. Yes, it’s unpredictable. And yes, it tends to bring the UK to a complete standstill. It’s magical mysterious stuff, and there’s...

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

  • Panasonic DMC-FT3 hands-on
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    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...

  • Keep in touch on the slopes: Walkie talkies rated
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    Keep in touch on the slopes: Walkie talkies rated

    By 3 February 2011

    Officially they're called two-way radios, but the more recognisable and frankly much more fun term, walkie talkie, is the one that most people tend to use. Aside from helping you to pretend that you're taking part in a terribly exciting adventure, perhaps...

  • GoPro LCD BacPac makes for some gnarly videos
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    GoPro LCD BacPac makes for some gnarly videos

    By 3 February 2011

    Whether you're an airdog or a rocky, a joey or a shred head, when you're pulling some dope moves on the slopes, you're going to want to catch the action on video - especially if someone blasts a dookie and krunks out messy style (yeah, okay - we swallowed...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Recco
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Recco

    By 3 February 2011

    If Mother Nature decides to show you who wears the salopettes while you're grabbing some off-piste action, there really isn’t very much you can do to change her mind. Gravity might be your best friend when you’re going downhill like a bat out of hell,...

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

  • Best snow-proof camcorders and action cams
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    Best snow-proof camcorders and action cams

    By 2 February 2011

    As part of Snow Week, Pocket-lint is bringing you all the latest gadgets, apps, and tips for your next trip to the slopes. We've already given you a round-up of the best snow-proof cameras around, but if you're after some video footage then are a few...

  • Agloves hands-on
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    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...

  • The best snow-proof cameras
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    The best snow-proof cameras

    By 2 February 2011

    With the ski and snowboard season now well under way, Pocket-lint is bringing you all the latest gadgets, apps and tips as part of Snow Week. If you're jetting off to the slopes then it's likely that you'll want to take a camera on the piste with you....

  • North Face Etip gloves hands-on
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    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...

  • CoolBoard hands-on: getting in shape for the slopes
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    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...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - GoSki Fitness
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - GoSki Fitness

    By 2 February 2011

    If you’ve been following Snow Week here on Pocket-Lint this week, you might now be in a position to book where you want to go, and a bit clearer on the kit to take with you to make the most of your time on the slopes. But all  this knowledge isn't...

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

  • Using the web to plan your ski trip
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    Using the web to plan your ski trip

    By 1 February 2011

    With ski and snowboard season now well under way, Pocket-lint's Snow Week is here to bring you all the latest gadetry, apps, tips and tricks for the slopes. But, it's no use having all your ski gadgets in place if you haven't even booked your trip and...

  • Small Foot snow shoes for Big-Foot grip
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    Small Foot snow shoes for Big-Foot grip

    By 1 February 2011

    We at Pocket-lint love snow. Heck, why else would we be throwing a week-long celebration of the white-stuff if we weren't truly enamoured by it. But, even despite our adulation for the frosty precipitation, we're practical enough to realise that snow...

  • VIDEO: Miniature faking - Whistler style
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    VIDEO: Miniature faking - Whistler style

    By 1 February 2011

    It doesn't matter how many of these tilt-shift, miniature faking, videos we see - we still can't help but go "oooh" and "aaah" every time we see one. This effort, which shows off Whistler village, complete with snow ploughs, skiers, borders, fire-eaters...

  • Best white smartphones
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    Best white smartphones

    By 1 February 2011

    A journalist asked us recently what all the fuss was about regarding the now infamous “white iPhone 4”. It’s like a black swan we told him - you just don’t see white handsets that often. While Apple struggles to get the paint finish right on its...

  • Casio Exilim EX-H20G   review
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    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...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Ellis Brigham
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Ellis Brigham

    By 1 February 2011

    You've booked your flights; you've got the hotel sorted. You've even got your ski pass organised, you’ve chosen your runs and picked out the best après ski venues. Now all you need is some shiny new gear to make sure you really get noticed when you...

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