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  • Columbia Omni-Freeze Ice promises a cool run
    Sports Fitness

    Columbia Omni-Freeze Ice promises a cool run

    By 12 October 2011

    Columbia, the outdoor clothing company, is about to launch a new range of T-shirts that will actively cool runners when they sweat. The new technology, called Omni-Freeze Ice, works by detecting the moment moisture hits the fabric’s surface. That process...

  • Adidas Adizero f50 powered by miCoach: The boot with a brain
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas Adizero f50 powered by miCoach: The boot with a brain

    By 29 September 2011

    The future of football is here, now, and is on the feet of Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and Samir Nasri. And for one afternoon in September, it was also on the feet of Pocket-lint at the easyCredit-Stadion in Germany, the home of FC Nuremberg. We're talking...

  • Nike Air Mag Back To The Future Limited Edition shoes officially released, available on eBay
    Sports Fitness

    Nike Air Mag Back To The Future Limited Edition shoes officially released, available on eBay

    By 8 September 2011

    According to the movie, four years from now they will be the norm, but 1,500 lucky people, here and now in 2011, will actually be able to own a pair of the Nike Air Mag shoes from Back To The Future II.  Nike, teaming up with Parkinson's sufferer and...

  • VIDEO: Nike Back to The Future trainers incoming
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    VIDEO: Nike Back to The Future trainers incoming

    By 8 September 2011

    Great Scott! It looks as if all our childhood dreams are about to come true. Well, maybe not all of them - but one of them at least, with the launch of the Back to The Future Nike trainers looking like a real possibility. Sneaker (that's American for...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)
    Sports Fitness

    APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)

    By 7 September 2011

    The iPhone has Nike+, Android has plenty of decent running apps to help you get the most out of your favourite sport, but what about Windows Phone 7? Hidden in the Marketplace is a free app called Run the Map, but does do what it says on the tin? We’ve...

  • Monster iSport in-ear headphones pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    Monster iSport in-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2011

    You may have read on Pocket-lint about the launch of the Monster iSport in-ear headphones. And, with us managing to get hold of one of the first pairs to hit UK shores, we thought it was only right to give them a quick going over. And let us tell you,...

  • Win VIP tickets to British GT Championship
    Sports Fitness

    Win VIP tickets to British GT Championship

    By 23 August 2011

    Avon Tyres has teamed up with Pocket-lint to bring you the chance of winning VIP tickets to the British GT Championship, one of the UK’s most exciting motor racing spectacles, with grids of mouth-watering sportscars such as the Mercedes SLS, Ferrari...

  • Darkfin gloves hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Darkfin gloves hands-on

    By 18 August 2011

    If you look at a platypus they’ve got webbed hands and feet for a reason. It’s so they can swim through the water with more efficiency creating maximum force.  Now look at your hands. Chances are unless you are Platypus Man you’ve not got no webbed...

  • 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...

  • Best smart shoes for summer travels
    Sports Fitness

    Best smart shoes for summer travels

    By 1 August 2011

    From footgloves, invisible sandals and amphibious footwear that make your toes curl (literally), to all-purpose trail shoes, weightless travel shoes for backpackers and fold-up leather loafers; we’re completely soled on the latest generation of footwear....

  • Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on

    By 28 July 2011

    Pro camera and sports optics firm Leica has already dabbled in the golf rangefinder market before, with the Pinmaster, but has made big improvements to its sequel, the Pinmaster II. For starters, the internal LED screen is clearer, offering a more legible...

  • Halfords joins the kool klub with pair of SE fixie bikes
    Sports Fitness

    Halfords joins the kool klub with pair of SE fixie bikes

    By 22 July 2011

    For those unaware of exactly what a fixie is, it is a gear-less bicycle that only the coolest of the cool use to dart about the trendy areas of any cosmopolitan city.  The fixie works by transferring power from pedals to rear wheel like any conventional...

  • APP OF THE DAY - British Hills (Android)
    Sports Fitness

    APP OF THE DAY - British Hills (Android)

    By 18 July 2011

    Even when we’re elbows-deep in the latest bit of technology, we’ve never been able to resist the call of the wild. Setting out into the wilderness and leaving the hum of modern technology behind you, cleanses the soul and refreshes the spirit.  But...

  • Nike+ SportWatch GPS   review
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    Nike+ SportWatch GPS review

    By 14 June 2011

    Nike+ has been around for years, providing a clever and engaging online logging service and community with a range of accessories to monitor your performance. Their latest running watch sees then link up with GPS masters TomTom. The fusion brings GPS...

  • Adidas and THQ want to get you fit with miCoach Kinect and PS3 Move
    Gaming

    Adidas and THQ want to get you fit with miCoach Kinect and PS3 Move

    By 6 June 2011

    miCoach, Adidas’ training software, is coming to a console near you, says THQ, after the two companies announced a deal at this year’s E3 in Los Angeles. Due to be released in early 2012 – so no need to panic about doing any exercise just yet -...

  • Flip Action Tripod hands-on
    Cameras

    Flip Action Tripod hands-on

    By 19 April 2011

    Flip may be in its death throes after being axed by Cisco, but we managed to get our hands on their Action Tripod, something we’ve been wanting for a while. Flip have always pushed the action angle on their Flip camcorders and the Action Tripod provides...

  • Tech'ed up surfing splashes down
    Sports Fitness

    Tech'ed up surfing splashes down

    By 4 April 2011

    Spanish wave specialist Pukas has unleashed a super high tech surfboard, in partnership with Tecnalia, which it states is the "first high performance surfboard in the world". And whilst the board won't turn you into Kelly Slater overnight, it will help...

  • April Fools' Day 2011: The best stories from around the Web
    Gaming

    April Fools' Day 2011: The best stories from around the Web

    By 1 April 2011

    Alright, we admit that April Fools Day can be a bit of a pain if you're searching for some serious gadget news and are a little on the gullible side, but it's only around for half a day, and, let's be honest, there's some cracking and elaborate gags out...

  • Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom jogs in to the UK
    Sports Fitness

    Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom jogs in to the UK

    By 1 April 2011

    You may have heard about the Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom, as it's been doing the rounds over in USA!, USA! for a couple of months now. Well, now it's reached British shores. The watch hooks up to the Nike+ community (4 million strong) and uses...

  • Wimbledon tennis finals to be fimed in 3D
    Sports Fitness

    Wimbledon tennis finals to be fimed in 3D

    By 7 March 2011

    The finals of the 2011 Wimbledon championship will be filmed in 3D, and streamed live in High Definition 3D to 3D capable cinemas around the world. Sony and the All England Tennis Club have announced the partnership, which looks to be very inclusive as...

  • Sony buys Hawk-Eye, the ball tracking tech company
    Sports Fitness

    Sony buys Hawk-Eye, the ball tracking tech company

    By 6 March 2011

    Sony has bought Hawk-eye, the company that provides the technology to track moving balls in sports like cricket and tennis. “Sony has announced the acquisition of Hawk-Eye Ltd, a UK based company that specialises in providing tracking technology to...

  • Light the way with the Clear29 LED skateboard
    Sports Fitness

    Light the way with the Clear29 LED skateboard

    By 2 March 2011

    Pocket-lint tried skateboarding once, in broad daylight, and still managed to fall over more times than Cristiano Ronaldo manages in an average 90 minutes. So the chances are, we won't be attempting any 'boarding at night time. But if we did, we'd definitely...

  • Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint
    Gaming

    Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint

    By 27 February 2011

    Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint. Over the next few days we'll be enhancing your vision of the world of technology with one of the most cutting edge areas in development at the moment - the field of augmented reality. We’ll bring you right up to speed...

  • Five essential gadgets for going off-piste
    Gadgets

    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...

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