Sports Fitness archive

  • Calling all geeks of Glasgow
    Gaming

    Calling all geeks of Glasgow

    By 20 May 2010

    After the success of our Geek Weekend guides to London and Cardiff, we're heading north of the border for the next instalment. Our travel tips are nothing without the finest, most detailed local knowledge, so we're calling all geeks from Glasgow to...

  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 digital camera   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 digital camera review

    By 20 May 2010

    On first glance the 10.2 effective megapixel resolution DSC-TX5 seems a modest addition to Sony's Cyber-shot series. Like the other credit-card sized models in the same range it resembles a cigarette case or makeup compact with its slender depth and shiny-mirrored...

  • The technology behind the World Cup 2010
    Sports Fitness

    The technology behind the World Cup 2010

    By 18 May 2010

    Everyone's a geek these days. It's all the rage. Even footballers are up to it now. For this year's World Cup, FIFA, Adidas, Umbro and the players alike have been pulling out as many stops as the rules will allow to bring technology to the beautiful game....

  • Messi and co to wear the lightest football boots ever
    Sports Fitness

    Messi and co to wear the lightest football boots ever

    By 12 May 2010

    Adidas has announced the boot that the world's best player, Lionel Messi, will be wearing when he aims for World Cup glory in South Africa next month - the F50 adiZeros. The F50s are the lightest boots ever made, weighing in at a mere 164g for a size-8...

  • Calling all people of Cardiff
    Gaming

    Calling all people of Cardiff

    By 10 May 2010

    After the success of our Geek Weekend guide to London, we're looking to put Cardiff on the technology map as well. Our travel tips are nothing without the finest, most detailed local knowledge, so we're calling all geek Cardiffians to shout loud and proud...

  • Power Plate pro6 tones like never before
    Sports Fitness

    Power Plate pro6 tones like never before

    By 6 May 2010

    Celebs love 'em. Athletes love 'em. And gym-goers who get a chance to experience one swear by 'em. The Power Plate has become the most popular piece of training kit since its arrival a couple of years back, and the company has developed the latest generation....

  • Pentax Optio W90 compact camera   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Pentax Optio W90 compact camera review

    By 4 May 2010

    Looking to take pictures within a volcanic ash cloud, possibly? It's seemingly not enough anymore that a digital camera simply shoots 12.1-megapixel photos and records 1280 x 720-pixel high definition movies to the best of its ability. It has to stretch...

  • Sennheiser goes all sporty with Adidas
    Audio

    Sennheiser goes all sporty with Adidas

    By 26 April 2010

    Adidas athletes have aided the design of a range of bright yellow headphones developed in conjunction with cans specialist Sennheiser. The 'phones have been created with sport participation in mind, being more resistant to sweat corrosion and physical...

  • Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?
    Sports Fitness

    Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

    By 25 April 2010

    We saw the adidas miCoach system when it launched at CES earlier this year, and in its previous incarnation as part of Samsung miCoach. Adidas put aside quite a bit of space at this year's Virgin London Marathon expo for it, so we thought we'd take a...

  • Tracking your marathon running friends using your mobile phone
    Sports Fitness

    Tracking your marathon running friends using your mobile phone

    By 24 April 2010

    So your mate has signed up to run the marathon and the big day is almost here. But trying to work out where they will be based on pace timings is all well and good, but not that practical come race day when you're both in the thick of it. How can you...

  • T-Jays earphones announced by Jays
    Audio

    T-Jays earphones announced by Jays

    By 14 April 2010

    Fresh off the release of the A-Jays headphones, Swedish manufacturer Jays Headphones is back and thirsty for more, and has announced a second series of earbuds, the T-Jays, aimed at a slightly sportier audience than the A-Jays. They have a slightly bigger...

  • The week that was in 2005
    Gaming

    The week that was in 2005

    By 2 April 2010

    People say that five years is a long time in technology, but just how long is it? If we're looking to the future and trying to work out how gadgets, software and services might have changed by 2015, then one way we might be able to get a measure of that...

  • Future diaries: 02 April 2015
    Gaming

    Future diaries: 02 April 2015

    By 2 April 2010

    It's Friday morning and although usually I'd be working hard for Pocket-lint all week, I've managed to wangle a day off and thus a long weekend. It suddenly dawns on me, however, that I agreed to go shopping for my better half - light reactive blinds...

  • How to live in the future today
    Gaming

    How to live in the future today

    By 1 April 2010

    Future Week here on Pocket-lint has brought you information and speculation on what we could be expecting to find in a whole range of gadgety scenarios in 2015. That's all well and good, but what about the here and now? If your parents popped over to...

  • Sky launches online 3D pub finder
    Home Cinema

    Sky launches online 3D pub finder

    By 1 April 2010

    With Sky showing the Chelsea vs Manchester United game on Saturday in 3D in thousands of pubs across the UK, how will you know where you can catch the action? Simple, via a website. Sky has launched an online pub finder ahead of Saturday’s (3 April)...

  • April Fools 2010 - the best stories from around the Web
    Gaming

    April Fools 2010 - the best stories from around the Web

    By 1 April 2010

    Yes, 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, one in every 365, so we may as well enjoy it while it's here. We got ours out the...

  • Future diaries: 1 April 2015
    Gaming

    Future diaries: 1 April 2015

    By 1 April 2010

    One of the joys of living in 2015 is the government-mandated flexible working hours introduced shortly after 2010's disastrous hung parliament gave the Liberal Democrats carte blanche to introduce all kinds of social reforms. It means that working your...

  • Future diaries: 31 March 2015
    Gaming

    Future diaries: 31 March 2015

    By 31 March 2010

    I love my commute: I walk 3 metres from my back door into my garden office. I've been a home worker for nearly 10 years now, as many more people are. Continued investment and enhancement of the broadband infrastructure has changed a great many things,...

  • Pocket-lint gets iPad-esque navigation
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint gets iPad-esque navigation

    By 30 March 2010

    With the iPad due to go on sale on Saturday 3 April in the US, and the UK launch not far behind, Pocket-lint has got a new iPad-esque navigation system in preparation. From today you'll now see two arrows either side of our content (expand your browser...

  • Future diaries: 30 March 2015
    Gaming

    Future diaries: 30 March 2015

    By 30 March 2010

    Holiday. I love holiday. It's been a busy few weeks getting together our look at the year 2020 on Pocket-lint. It's been quite fun going through the Future Week work we did 5 years ago as well asking the same experts to take another guess at the future...

  • Garmin Forerunner 110 promises to be simple
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin Forerunner 110 promises to be simple

    By 29 March 2010

    The Garmin Forerunner 110 is a new entry-level device joining the ranks of Garmin's sports watches. The Forerunner 110 features a SiRFstar IV GPS receiver, which Garmin claim will acquire and hold signal under a woodland canopy and in built-up areas....

  • Future diaries: 29 March 2015
    Gaming

    Future diaries: 29 March 2015

    By 29 March 2010

    The alarm goes off, it's early and the thought of having to chase the damn thing around the room one more time is nauseating. Still the fact that it smells of fresh baked bread is appealing, if not frustrating, knowing that I can't eat bread at the moment...

  • Future Week on Pocket-lint
    Gaming

    Future Week on Pocket-lint

    By 29 March 2010

    Welcome to Future Week on Pocket-lint. The clocks may have gone on an hour this month but we're going to wind them even further forward because, over for the next 5 days, we'll be bringing you a huge, and we mean huge, series of articles on what life...

  • Premiership could be heading to Freeview
    Home Cinema

    Premiership could be heading to Freeview

    By 22 March 2010

    Footie fans could find themselves watching Premiership football next season via Sky Sports without having a satellite dish or subscription package with Sky. Ofcom is expected to try and force Sky to offer its Sky Sports and Sky Movie packages to other...

  • Sky to buy 15,000 3DTVs from LG
    Home Cinema

    Sky to buy 15,000 3DTVs from LG

    By 16 March 2010

    LG has revealed that it'll be supplying a huge pile of 3DTVs to broadcaster BSkyB in Britain, who'll be installing them in pubs across the UK in advance of its plans to show football in 3D starting in spring 2010. 15000 sets will get installed, presumably...