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  • VIDEO: Vuvuzela - the concert
    Sports Fitness

    VIDEO: Vuvuzela - the concert

    By 4 July 2010

    If the World Cup has shown us anything this time around, it's that the German's can play good football and that the Vuvuzela has been the instrument of choice in the stands rather than some drums and a trumpet. So what happens when you mix the two together?...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #7
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #7

    By 4 July 2010

    There's plenty of Android chatter in this week's podcast as we discuss the HTC Hero getting its 2.1 update, whilst Nexus One owners are enjoying 2.2 and we look forward to 3.0 (gingerbread). We also discuss the pros and cons of the new MeeGo OS and hope...

  • Fifa to consider using technology
    Sports Fitness

    Fifa to consider using technology

    By 29 June 2010

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter, who has been adamant in the past that goal line technology would not be coming to football whilst he is charge, has now admitted that Fifa need to reconsider its stance in light of what has happened at the World Cup, in particular...

  • Adidas Jabulani vs Nike T90 Ascente
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas Jabulani vs Nike T90 Ascente

    By 29 June 2010

    Let's get this part out of the way quickly. England lost 4-1 to Germany. Lost like pigs, we did. There's no two ways about it and there's no point ignoring. Come on. Shout it aloud. Let it out. That's the only healthy way to deal with these things. Just...

  • Calling all geeks of Cambridge
    Gaming

    Calling all geeks of Cambridge

    By 29 June 2010

    We've already looked at Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester and London, however this time it's the chance for all you folks residing in Cambridge to put your fine city on the technology map. Our travel tips are nothing without the finest, most...

  • Ultimate scuba gear for the geek diver
    Sports Fitness

    Ultimate scuba gear for the geek diver

    By 28 June 2010

    Scuba diving is one of those sports that you can rent all the kit out for next to nothing from a shack on a beach or break the bank with plenty of kit to impress your fellow divers with. But what is the best kit if you really want all the toys? We sat...

  • Goal line tech companies put pressure on Fifa
    Sports Fitness

    Goal line tech companies put pressure on Fifa

    By 28 June 2010

    If only Frank Lampard's effort, that clearly crossed the line, would have counted. Not only would England have gone on to match that famous result in 1966 by beating the Germans 4-2, they would have also, undoubtedly, thrashed the Argentinians in the...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #6
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #6

    By 27 June 2010

    With other members of the team off-site, catching up on the latest tech stories, news reporter Paul and sub editor Ben join news ed Rik for the Podcast this week. Chat is naturally dominated by the launch of the iPhone 4, where they talk about the queues,...

  • Gocycle electric bike   review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Gocycle electric bike review

    By 24 June 2010

    We first saw the Gocycle at the London Cycle Show and we've been living with one to see how the electric bike copes with the rigours of London commuting. Cycling has been gaining popularity for commuters in London as people look for an alternative to...

  • National Bike Week: Change gear with a Penny Farthing
    Sports Fitness

    National Bike Week: Change gear with a Penny Farthing

    By 22 June 2010

    You may not be aware, but we're in the middle of National Bike Week. And what better way than to participate than getting on your bike and going for a pedal around town? Trouble is, everyone else will probably have the same idea and you'll just be another...

  • Calling all geeks of Manchester
    Gaming

    Calling all geeks of Manchester

    By 22 June 2010

    We've already looked at Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Cardiff, and London however this time it's the chance for Mancunians to put their fine city on the technology map.  Our travel tips are nothing without the finest, most detailed local knowledge, so if...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #5
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #5

    By 20 June 2010

    Editor Stuart has returned from E3 with tales of new gaming tech and why we'll all be waving our arms about in front of the telly in future, while news editor Rik and features editor Dan bemoan the imminent loss of Sky Sports News as a free channel....

  • Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football
    Cameras

    Photographers' Diaries - How to shoot World Cup football

    By 18 June 2010

    Anyone that's ever been to a football game can't fail to have noticed the bright bibbed men wandering back and forth along the touchline with loaded rucksacks slung over their shoulders and telescopic grey lenses strapped to the huge camera bodies in...

  • EA runs to support Microsoft Kinect with EA Sports Active 2
    Gaming

    EA runs to support Microsoft Kinect with EA Sports Active 2

    By 15 June 2010

    EA has announced like Ubisoft that it will be supporting Microsoft's new motion tracking accessory the Kinect when it releases EA Sports Active 2 in November. Although the game will be available for the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation (using the Eye video...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #4
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #4

    By 13 June 2010

    The fourth Pocket-lint Podcast sees a departure of sorts for the team, as the unveiling of the iPhone 4, naturally, dominates discussions. But that's not to say that non-Apple fanboys won't get anything out of it. For starters, there's genuine, real-to-honest...

  • Best bike gadgets and accessories for cycling
    Gadgets

    Best bike gadgets and accessories for cycling

    By 11 June 2010

    The bicycle is one invention that has changed little since the first chain-driven model was invented by H.J Lawson in 1876, with improvements mostly coming in the materials used in manufacture.  However, this hasn't stopped a plethora of gadgets and...

  • BBC Libero football analysis tool and exactly how it works
    Sports Fitness

    BBC Libero football analysis tool and exactly how it works

    By 9 June 2010

    Sepp Blatter does not have Pocket-Lint in his RSS feed. As the head of Fifa and the most powerful man in world football, he has long resisted the march of technological progress, steadfastly refusing to embrace systems, such as Hawk-Eye, which could help...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #3
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #3

    By 6 June 2010

    And so the Pocket-lint Podcast is 3 weeks old, which almost calls for some sort of party; a cake, or a muffin with a candle in it at the very least. Tablets, mainly of the tech kind, are a hot topic for news ed Rik, features ed Dan and owner/ed Stuart...

  • VIDEO: Adidas recreates Star Wars Cantina scene for advert
    Sports Fitness

    VIDEO: Adidas recreates Star Wars Cantina scene for advert

    By 4 June 2010

    You can wait all week for one funny Star Wars video and two come along on the same day. This time, it's care of Adidas, who has created a homage to the Cantina scene in Episode IV using its sponsored range of sports and music stars. Naturally, you might...

  • Calling all geeks of Milton Keynes
    Gaming

    Calling all geeks of Milton Keynes

    By 4 June 2010

    Whether you see it as functional finesse or new town nightmare, the fact remains that there's plenty to interest the travelling tech fiend in famous Milton Keynes. We're putting together another one of our excellent Geek Weekend guides and we want to...

  • Winner of iPad comments competition revealed
    Gaming

    Winner of iPad comments competition revealed

    By 3 June 2010

    We have been inundated with requests to announce the winner of our iPad competition, and we thank you for your patience, but we assure you it's no easy task trawling through the many great comments posted on Pocket-lint. Therefore we offer our congratulations...

  • Philips ActionFit SHQ4000 review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Philips ActionFit SHQ4000 review

    By 2 June 2010

    There are an increasing number of options for those who want a dedicated pair of headphones for sport, be it in the gym or out pounding the pavement. One of the recent companies to throw themselves into sporting endeavour is Philips, joining the likes...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #2
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #2

    By 30 May 2010

    Welcome to the second Pocket-lint Podcast, our weekly natter through the world of tech, gadgets and events that have stood out over the last 7 days. This week, news editor Rik, features editor Dan and owner/editor Stuart take on such mighty and meaty...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast now available on iTunes
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Podcast now available on iTunes

    By 27 May 2010

    After a fairly lengthy approval process, the Pocket-lint Podcast is now available to download and subscribe to on iTunes. Now, each week, you'll be able to get the latest tech and gadget team talk delivered straight to your library. It'll also be listed...

  • The Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #1
    Gaming

    The Pocket-lint Podcast - Episode #1

    By 23 May 2010

    It's been a long time coming, but by popular demand and the need to vent vocally as well is in writing, we've produced the very first Pocket-lint podcast. And until we decide otherwise, we're calling it the Pocket-lint Podcast. This week News Editor Rik,...