Sport archive

  • Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review
    Sports Fitness

    Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review

    By 12 April 2013

    It's golfing season and just as The Masters 2013 gets under way, Pocket-lint played a few holes with Garmin and its latest Approach S2 GPS golf watch. GPS golf watch, eh? You may be wondering why you'd ever want such a device, as smartphones seem to do...

  • Video comes to BBC Sport app and mobile site, Android app still absent
    Apps

    Video comes to BBC Sport app and mobile site, Android app still absent

    By 25 January 2013

    When the BBC Sport app for iPhone launched recently, we highlighted that video was one aspect that was missing. That's changed, with the BBC today introducing live and on-demand video. The video services come to both the BBC Sport app for iOS and the...

  • NHL GameCenter now on Xbox 360, see the 2013 season with Kinect control
    Gaming

    NHL GameCenter now on Xbox 360, see the 2013 season with Kinect control

    By 18 January 2013

    Fans of the NHL can now see the entire 2013 season live and more through their Xbox 360s, no matter where they are in the world. Well, as long as they're Xbox Live Gold subscribers. NHL GameCenter has launched on the service and subscribers will get a...

  • RunKeeper will now measure your performance against...wild animals
    Apps

    RunKeeper will now measure your performance against...wild animals

    By 28 September 2012

    Fitness fans will now be able to see how their performances measure against the world’s wildlife, with a new tie up between fitness app RunKeeper and Notch.me. The idea is that you connect your RunKeeper or Fitbit data to the Notch.me service and it...

  • How to watch the Olympics online
    Televisions

    How to watch the Olympics online

    By 27 July 2012

    The games are almost upon us. Paul McCartney is prepping his hair and getting ready to treat us to a track by Wings (they're only the band the Beatles could have been). Beckham is getting ready to ride a horse and Daniel Craig is going to wow us with...

  • ITV Digital website offers split screen Euro 2012 experience
    Phones

    ITV Digital website offers split screen Euro 2012 experience

    By 16 May 2012

    Football fans will be able to enjoy (or commiserate as the case made be) this summer's European Championship via a split-screen facility on ITV Digital’s dedicated Euro 2012 website. Optimised for both smartphones and tablets, the site will broadcast...

  • BBC Sport iPhone, Android, desktop and connected TV pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    BBC Sport iPhone, Android, desktop and connected TV pictures and hands-on

    By 15 May 2012

    The Olympics is coming. Many will be glued to the TV watching as Usain Bolt goes for another world record. Others might be on the edge of their seats as Jamaica's bobsleigh team crashes out dramatically … no wait, that's a movie and the Winter Olympics....

  • Acer has the legs to run the Olympic marathon
    Online

    Acer has the legs to run the Olympic marathon

    By 25 November 2011

    Acer has revealed the extraordinary PC power it will take to run the London 2012 Olympic Games. Speaking at a briefing attended by Pocket-lint at the tech hub for the games in London's Docklands (if we told you where exactly then Lord Coe himself would...

  • Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on

    By 8 August 2011

    Anybody who plays golf will know that, while there is no better sound on this planet than the "schnick" of a clean, straight stroke, more often than not, the calm ambience of a course is broken by profanities and curses. That's why the golf-improvement...

  • Sky to broadcast Formula 1 live from 2012
    Home Cinema

    Sky to broadcast Formula 1 live from 2012

    By 29 July 2011

    BSkyB has won the right to broadcast Formula One races, plus qualifying and practice sessions live from 2012 to 2018. The deal has been struck in partnership with current F1 broadcaster The BBC, who will also still screen half of the season's races and...

  • Murray beats Nadal... in tweet tennis
    Online

    Murray beats Nadal... in tweet tennis

    By 1 July 2011

    Andy Murray has beaten Rafael Nadal. Well, in the social media stakes anyway. While we're yet to find out who's really through to the final of Wimbledon 2011, the company behind Brandwatch has created an infographic generator especially for the currently...