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  • Agence 360 to start production on Overade foldable bike helmet
    Sports Fitness

    Agence 360 to start production on Overade foldable bike helmet

    By 3 February 2012

    French design studio Agence 360 is about to put its foldable urban bike helmet, Overade, into commercial production this year. A prototype was first made in 2010, by designer Patrick Jouffret in collaboration with engineer Philippe Arrouart, and the...

  • Pacific Cycles iF Mode and iF Urban 700 full-size folding bikes hit UK for first time
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    Pacific Cycles iF Mode and iF Urban 700 full-size folding bikes hit UK for first time

    By 23 January 2012

    Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer Pacific Cycles is bringing its full-size folding bikes to these shores for the very first time, after opening a new European office in London. For all intents and purposes, the iF Mode and iF Urban 700 bikes look like their...

  • Motorola MotoACTV review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Motorola MotoACTV review

    By 20 January 2012

    The Motorola ACTV sees Motorola Mobility branch into a new sector. It's a bold move, taking on the established Nike+, Polar, Garmin and Timex, to name a few. But does the Motorola ACTV bring anything new to the table? Does it offer a viable alternative...

  • Nike+ FuelBand wants to motivate you to an active lifestyle
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    Nike+ FuelBand wants to motivate you to an active lifestyle

    By 19 January 2012

    Nike announced a new lifestyle accessory on Thursday called the Nike+ FuelBand. The Nike+ FuelBand aims to constantly measure your movement, to motivate you to be more active in daily life. The new wristband uses a three-axis accelerometer to gauge activity...

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

  • Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale shares weight with the web: Foursquare for fatties
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    Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale shares weight with the web: Foursquare for fatties

    By 11 January 2012

    A new set of wireless scales have been launched which allows you to share and upload information about your weight to the web, whilst also dishing out virtual motivational badges along the way. Called the Fitbit Aria, it also measures your BMI and body...

  • Iwan Thomas on Motorola ACTV, motivation, music and more
    Sports Fitness

    Iwan Thomas on Motorola ACTV, motivation, music and more

    By 4 January 2012

    It is a blustery December morning as we step into the private gym tucked away in a corner of north London. We've been invited along by Motorola to see their new Motorola ACTV, or MotoACTV, in the hands of its new ambassador, Iwan Thomas. And those hands...

  • Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on
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    Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

    By 28 December 2011

    Looking to shed a few pounds following the Christmas binge? If you have an iPhone then you are literally spoilt for choice. We've looked at a number of iPhone apps in the past that offer to track your performance using the on-board GPS, but the offering...

  • Biomega Copenhagen pictures and hands-on
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    Biomega Copenhagen pictures and hands-on

    By 28 December 2011

    Biomega offers bikes with a difference. They aren't the normal run-of-mill bicycles assembled to offer you the cheapest ride around. Instead they see the humble bike with loftier aims: it's a piece of luxury design and we have to say the attention to...

  • Fitbit Ultra review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Fitbit Ultra review

    By 27 December 2011

    You've eaten too much, you're feeling rather fat, and you need to do something about it. In steps Fitbit Ultra promises to track your movement before displaying it all on the accompanying website for you to digest. So can something so simple really help...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 18: Urban Flying Machine RD2.0 with Gates Carbon Belt Drive System
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 18: Urban Flying Machine RD2.0 with Gates Carbon Belt Drive System

    By 23 December 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Bike Republic to bring you the chance of winning a Urban Flying Machine RD2.0 with Gates Carbon Belt Drive System as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular. The Urban Flying Machine from Bike Republic stands out from the...

  • Nike+ SportWatch software updated, peak performance promised
    Sports Fitness

    Nike+ SportWatch software updated, peak performance promised

    By 30 November 2011

    When we reviewed the Nike+ SportWatch back in June 2011, we noticed a few quirks about it. The fact that you couldn't change the time on the watch itself was a major pain for those who travelled, as you'd have to plug it into a computer just to make this...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 in pictures

    By 30 November 2011

    The 8th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards was held last night, 29 November, in London. The dust has now settled, the winners are jubilant, the losers nurse sore heads after consolatory drinks at the bar and we've all had the chance to reflect on what was...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 winners
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011 winners

    By 29 November 2011

    After much deliberation, voting and a year of mulling and musing over every piece of consumer electronics we see, Pocket-lint is proud to announce the winners of the 8th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011. If you’re reading this, thank you, you haven’t...

  • Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote
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    Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote

    By 25 November 2011

    It's the awards show that everybody is talking about. Apparently Angelina is going to be wearing Dior and Brad's tux is a Hugo Boss vintage number. Not Jolie or Pitt you understand - Angelina and Brad who work in the bookies near Pocket-lint Towers. They...

  • Recon Instruments Android MOD Live ski goggles pictures and hands-on
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    Recon Instruments Android MOD Live ski goggles pictures and hands-on

    By 17 November 2011

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

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live

    By 15 November 2011

    Voting for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2011. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 10 categories has five products that have been...

  • APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)

    By 15 November 2011

    If you’re like us, you probably like a good drink, some hearty food and probably a bit too much snack time, sitting on the sofa playing games. But all that luxury and fun means you’ve got to pay for it some how, and the Run Keeper app is hoping to...

  • Fitbit Ultra coming to shift the Christmas pud
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    Fitbit Ultra coming to shift the Christmas pud

    By 11 November 2011

    If you stuff yourself silly this Christmas, drink too much booze or lay around watching too many Only Fools and Horses repeats, don't worry - the Fitbit Ultra is going on sale in the UK from Boxing Day, so you'll be able to get right back into shape....

  • Up by Jawbone aims to keep you healthy
    Gadgets

    Up by Jawbone aims to keep you healthy

    By 4 November 2011

    Jawbone, maker of funky headsets, has announced its latest product, Up. Think of Up as like one of those charity wristbands that have been popular over the last few years, except much cleverer. And that's because Up features a sophisticated motion-tracking...

  • Nike Seitiro Hi-Vis ball brightens up the Premier League this winter
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    Nike Seitiro Hi-Vis ball brightens up the Premier League this winter

    By 4 November 2011

    Football, more and more, is relying on technology to improve the global game, and the Nike Seitiro Hi-Vis ball is a prime example of the traditional and tech combining to, often, spectacular results. A white Seitiro is currently the ball of choice for...

  • Motorola ACTV pictures and hands-on
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    Motorola ACTV pictures and hands-on

    By 1 November 2011

    Motorola is taking a stab at the fitness market with the launch of the Motorola ACTV, an Android-based sports watch. It's a clever twist on the sports watch, but enters a competitive market. We got hands-on with it briefly to put it through its paces. ...

  • Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on
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    Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on

    By 31 October 2011

    Back in March Pocket-lint told you all about the Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall after it had caught our eye when it went on show over in Germany at CeBIT. And now we've had a chance to get up close and personal, and all touchy-feely, with the real thing...

  • Adidas miCoach Speed Cell chips in for performance data
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    Adidas miCoach Speed Cell chips in for performance data

    By 27 October 2011

    The Adidas miCoach Speed Cell has just been announced as a standalone product; it is the brains behind the latest Adidas Adizero f50 football boot as tested by Pocket-lint back in September. The Speed Cell allows you to measure your athletic performance...

  • Garmin challenges Nike+ with new iPhone / Android fitness app
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    Garmin challenges Nike+ with new iPhone / Android fitness app

    By 25 October 2011

    Garmin has announced a new fitness app for Android and iPhone mobiles called Garmin Fit, which makes use of its GPS expertise by bringing a wealth of functionality to the user and could challenge the popular Nike+ format. The sports app allows a variety...