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  • The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 nominations are here
    Gaming

    The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 nominations are here

    By 8 November 2010

    After much deliberation and debate, the Pocket-lint team has whittled down and weeded out the best gadgets and tech from the past year. That means we now have a definitive shortlist for the 7th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010. There are five products in...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards tickets go on sale
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards tickets go on sale

    By 7 November 2010

    The date of the 7th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards ceremony has been confirmed as 8 December 2010. This year's event will be at the Apollo Cinema in Haymarket, as The Pocket-lint Awards - the longest-running in the UK - announces the world's best gadgets...

  • Tame it like Tiger with the Garmin Approach S1
    Sports Fitness

    Tame it like Tiger with the Garmin Approach S1

    By 29 October 2010

    If you're not a good enough golfer, or you're not rich enough, to warrant taking a caddy around with you when you're playing 18 holes, but could do with a bit of assistance on the fairways (or the rough in Pocket-lint's case) then the Garmin Approach...

  • On the Piste with Zeal Optics GPS Goggles
    Sports Fitness

    On the Piste with Zeal Optics GPS Goggles

    By 29 October 2010

    If you're as serious about skiing as we know that you are about tech, then you might want to grab yourself a pair of these Zeal Optics GPS Goggles from Firebox. Inside the SPX polarized lens, there is a micro-LCD screen that appears as if it's 2 metres...

  • Samsung WP10 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung WP10 review

    By 27 October 2010

    Finished in an attractive aquamarine blue that others may call turquoise, Samsung’s durably waterproof WP10 snapper wears its creature of the deep credentials with pride. And whilst, yes, the shiny smooth faceplate is indeed nice to look at and stroke,...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Flick Kick Football (iPhone)
    Sports Fitness

    APP OF THE DAY - Flick Kick Football (iPhone)

    By 20 September 2010

    The football season is in full swing, but there is one football app that regardless of whether you follow the beautiful game you'll be glued to like it's Match of the Day and you don't know the result. Flick Kick Football Format iPhone, iPod touch, and...

  • Nike+ app udated: No trainers required
    Gadgets

    Nike+ app udated: No trainers required

    By 7 September 2010

    Nike has announced a new version of its Nike+ app, one where you don't need the special Nike trainers or sensor to pump the pavement. The new app works with any incarnation of iOS 4+, but in order to get the most out of it you'll need an iPhone 3GS or...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #15
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast #15

    By 31 August 2010

    The strange guitar image slapped onto the front of the Apple Special Event invite concerns Rik, Dan and Stuart as they ponder what Steve Jobs has up his black, polo-neck's sleeves. And they look forward to the biggest consumer electronics bazaar that...

  • Garmin Edge 800 cycles into view
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin Edge 800 cycles into view

    By 26 August 2010

    Garmin has unveiled its latest cycling computer - the Garmin Edge 800. The Edge 800 takes the design elements of the Edge 500, but adds a 2.6-inch colour touchscreen into the equation. Using the free Garmin BaseCamp software you are able to create, preview...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #14
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #14

    By 22 August 2010

    Tune into this week's Pocket-lint podcast, number 14, where we are joined by reviews editor Chris hall, features editor Dan Sung, and editor/owner Stuart Miles. We even get a guest appearance from Rik Henderson live from the Virgin Media V Festival. So...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #12
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #12

    By 8 August 2010

    Rik, Dan and Paul wade straight into the biggest tech news stories of the week, where discussion of the BlackBerry Torch and Apple Store Covent Garden lead the way. Dan reveals why Mirror's Edge is so good it makes him want to get an iPad, while Rik gives...

  • Apple Smart Bicycle System patent promises to bring Nike Plus to cyclists
    Sports Fitness

    Apple Smart Bicycle System patent promises to bring Nike Plus to cyclists

    By 7 August 2010

    Apple has patented a system that would allow you to turn your iPod into a bike computer, in the same way that users can currently use the Nike Plus system to track their running performance. Patently Apple, yes a site dedicated to find and reporting...

  • Sky vs Virgin Media vs BT Vision - which is the best for football?
    Home Cinema

    Sky vs Virgin Media vs BT Vision - which is the best for football?

    By 6 August 2010

    With the football season upon us, it’s time to make sure you’re all set up to watch it, but with the Sky Sports channels everywhere these days, it’s not easy to work out who’s got what and the best way of doing things. As always, we consider it...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #11
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #11

    By 3 August 2010

    We've held onto the Pocket-lint Podcast to allow Stuart to return from Aberdeen with news and hands on experience of the Volvo S60. Marvel as he explains pedestrian detection. Gasp as he reveals the technological wonderment that is its dashboard. And...

  • Know your Boris Bike
    Sports Fitness

    Know your Boris Bike

    By 30 July 2010

    The London Cycle Hire scheme has officially kicked off. The Boris Bikes are in the docking stations ready to go and just waiting for you to sign up to the scheme, unless you can hang on for a few weeks when you can start paying for them at the stands....

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Going Going Bike
    Online

    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Going Going Bike

    By 27 July 2010

    Pocket-lint's guessing that this new cycling auction site might be getting a bit busy in the next few days. We reckon there’s at least one famous Texan who has finally hung up his carbon fibre spurs and maybe, just maybe, he’s got some gear to get...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #10
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #10

    By 26 July 2010

    Editor Stuart returns to the podcast and brings with him tales of Windows Phone 7, both real and cardboard related, much to the amusement of news ed Rik and features ed Dan. The Times' paywall, and its negative affect on readership, is mulled over, while...

  • How to build a Tour de France 2010 bike
    Sports Fitness

    How to build a Tour de France 2010 bike

    By 22 July 2010

    If you're aiming to cycle 3600km through the some of the most mountainous countryside on the planet, you might want to make sure you've got a decent bike. What you're looking at just above this writing, and in some spaces below as well, is the very pinnacle...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #9
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #9

    By 20 July 2010

    James Bond dominates proceedings this week as the podcast takes on an International super-spy flavour. Rik gives his views on the new Blood Stone game, while Dan and Paul discuss the fors and againsts of the imminent remake of Goldeneye. Plus, the new...

  • Win £200 to spend on IWOOT goodies
    Gaming

    Win £200 to spend on IWOOT goodies

    By 19 July 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with IWantOneOfThose.com to bring you the chance of winning a £200 voucher to spend on the IWOOT store - perfect as it's full of "stuff you don't need... but you really, really want". The voucher can either go towards a big...

  • What the hell is IFA 2010?
    Gaming

    What the hell is IFA 2010?

    By 13 July 2010

    Every end of August/beginning of September we go a bit nuts at Pocket-lint and start prefacing just about all of our articles with the letters IFA followed by whatever year it might be. Hardened readers will know exactly what’s going on, but for those...

  • Pocket-lint podcast - Episode #8
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint podcast - Episode #8

    By 11 July 2010

    Rik's back from Uplinq in San Diego to tell us all the news from the Qualcomm event, including his chat with global PR man, Eric Lin, from HTC. We also discuss Yoda on TomTom satnav devices, who we would want to voice our directions and why Sony Ericsson...

  • Mode foldable bike: folding just got expensive
    Sports Fitness

    Mode foldable bike: folding just got expensive

    By 9 July 2010

    If you liked the look of the bendy-bike design then you'll like this futuristic looking foldable bike from If Mode. In fact, if you didn't like the bendy-bike because you thought it looked too cheap then you'll like this one. Or, you might not like it...

  • Bendy bike: A new twist on cycling
    Gadgets

    Bendy bike: A new twist on cycling

    By 9 July 2010

    It's not often that we see something we like in The Daily Mail. Especially something with a tech angle. But today we bring you a light-hearted tale from the Mail (we bet you never thought you'd see those words in the same sentence) of a brilliant simply...

  • miBody 360 range promises to keep you thin
    Sports Fitness

    miBody 360 range promises to keep you thin

    By 8 July 2010

    Checking whether you're fat and unfit or skinny and healthy is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a new set of bathroom scales from Salter. The new HoMedics MiBody 360 range is a set of scales, blood pressure monitor and pedometer that all connect...