Sports Fitness archive

  • Wii Balance Board Push Up Bar for the exercise junky in you
    Gaming

    Wii Balance Board Push Up Bar for the exercise junky in you

    By 15 March 2010

    The Nintendo Wii Fit has always had its eye on giving you the chance to lose some weight and actually do some exercise in front of your TV, but for those hoping to take that experience to the next level a new accessory has been released. The Wii Balance...

  • Google Maps gets cycle paths
    Sports Fitness

    Google Maps gets cycle paths

    By 10 March 2010

    Cycling's good for you - it's healthy, relatively quick, and you can get to places that greenhouse gas-belching automobiles can't. As a result, Google has decided that its Maps product should offer directions for cyclists, as well as driving, walking...

  • EA Sports Active 2.0 gets you working out whilst playing games
    Gaming

    EA Sports Active 2.0 gets you working out whilst playing games

    By 10 March 2010

    EA is taking exercising in front of your games console to the next level with the announcement of a new version of EA Sports Active dubbed, wait for it, EA Sports Active 2.0. Rather than just being an update of the previous version that first came...

  • Samsung WP10 camera hands-on
    Cameras

    Samsung WP10 camera hands-on

    By 10 March 2010

    The Samsung WP10 (known as the AQ100 in the US) was announced back in February and was shown off by Samsung at their Turn On Tomorrow showcase in London yesterday. We were on hand to grab a gallery of the new waterproof camera. The new camera looks to...

  • Win Apple's latest creation in our iPad competition
    Gaming

    Win Apple's latest creation in our iPad competition

    By 5 March 2010

    First off congratulations to Perry Sheldrick who won a copy of Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium for his comment during February. Good news. In the lead up to the much-anticipated release of the Apple iPad at the end of April in the UK we at Pocket-lint...

  • Great Sleeping Bear sleeping bag lets you become a Grizzly
    Gadgets

    Great Sleeping Bear sleeping bag lets you become a Grizzly

    By 1 March 2010

    We've seen the Tauntaun sleeping bag for kids, but one designer based in Amsterdam has gone one step further and created the "Great Sleeping Bear" sleeping bag. Unfortunately it doesn't look like it's going on sale any time soon, but made from "fake fur,...

  • Philips washable sports headphones for the sweaty amongst you
    Audio

    Philips washable sports headphones for the sweaty amongst you

    By 23 February 2010

    Philips has launched a new range of washable headphones designed for sports fans who find themselves getting sweaty. The new headphones, made from high grade water resistant materials, are sweat-proof and have been injected with an antibacterial agent...

  • X-Plore.XGX GPS gloves to help skiers find their way
    Sports Fitness

    X-Plore.XGX GPS gloves to help skiers find their way

    By 22 February 2010

    Skiers looking to find there way down the mountain are being offered help via a new pair of gloves that just so happen to feature a built-in GPS receiver. The X-Plore.XGX is the world’s first glove with full GPS functionality, claim its makers, and...

  • Sky TV app arrives for Nokia handsets
    Phones

    Sky TV app arrives for Nokia handsets

    By 22 February 2010

    Sky and Nokia have announced that they've built an application that'll allow you to watch Sky Sports on your Nokia handset, and that it's available in the Ovi Store now. The app also offers remote recording and the ability to check Sky News and Sky Sports...

  • Samsung W10/AQ100 digital camera lets you snap while getting wet
    Cameras

    Samsung W10/AQ100 digital camera lets you snap while getting wet

    By 21 February 2010

    Samsung's announced a new waterproof model as part of its PMA announcements in California. The WP10 as it will be known in the UK, and the AQ100 in the US, will come with waterproof capabilities and can be used in up to 10 feet of water; ideal for the...

  • BBC favours iPhone with new Sports and News apps
    Phones

    BBC favours iPhone with new Sports and News apps

    By 17 February 2010

    Out at the Mobile World Congress event, the BBC has announced it is to offer a new range of free applications that will deliver BBC services to a range of smartphones including iPhones, BlackBerry and Android handsets. BBC director of future media and...

  • Puma phone officially launched
    Phones

    Puma phone officially launched

    By 16 February 2010

    Puma has officially launched their branded handset in partnership with Sagem. The phone was teased, revealed, withdrawn, last week but now sees the light of day at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. "It has its own personality", claimed Nina Wolf, global...

  • Casio Exilim EX-G1 digital camera   review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Casio Exilim EX-G1 digital camera review

    By 16 February 2010

    Do you want a very portable digital snapshot camera for use in all weathers and formerly inappropriate conditions? Looking like some futuristic hand tool from a James Cameron sci-fi epic, Casio is making a claim for the new 12.1-effective megapixel Exilim...

  • VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD
    Sports Fitness

    VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD

    By 12 February 2010

    Planning a ski trip soon? You'll want to equip yourself with a pair of these Zeal Optics "Transcend" goggles, which have an inbuilt screen that can display all manner of useful information while you're tearing down the slopes. Controlled by three buttons...

  • VIDEO: Google Street View commandeers a snowmobile
    Sports Fitness

    VIDEO: Google Street View commandeers a snowmobile

    By 10 February 2010

    Google has already used a trike to snap hard to reach places for its Street View photography project, but has now obtained a snowmobile to do the same in snowy climes. The Vancouver mountains have been captured with the camera-equipped snowmobile gathering...

  • Win your choice of SCOTTEVEST
    Gadgets

    Win your choice of SCOTTEVEST

    By 8 February 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Notebooks.com and SCOTTEVEST/SeV to bring you the chance of winning $175 to spend on your choice of SCOTTEVEST apparel. The clothing is designed to make it easy to cart all your gadgets around with you with a plethora of...

  • Freesat to broadcast 6 Nations in HD
    Home Cinema

    Freesat to broadcast 6 Nations in HD

    By 5 February 2010

    Freesat has announced that it'll be broadcasting the 6 Nations rugby tournament in high definition starting from 6 February. It'll be found on the BBC HD channel, which can be accessed by grabbing a Freesat box or compatible TV. The tournament, sponsored...

  • Arsenal TV Matchday launches for PSP owners at the Emirates Stadium
    Gaming

    Arsenal TV Matchday launches for PSP owners at the Emirates Stadium

    By 2 February 2010

    Sony has finally announced the launch of Arsenal TV Matchday + for the PSP platform, first reported on by Pocket-lint in 2007 and then talked up again back in January 2009. The new service will be available for download via Arsenal.com in the coming...

  • Sky's first 3D football match in pics and quotes
    Home Cinema

    Sky's first 3D football match in pics and quotes

    By 1 February 2010

    Sky's 3D TV debut for the general public took place on 31 January, with a premier league football match shown off on special 3D TVs in nine pubs across the UK. While the location of the pubs were a closely guarded secret, those that did manage to blag...

  • Sky debuts 3D with Man United vs Arsenal
    Home Cinema

    Sky debuts 3D with Man United vs Arsenal

    By 28 January 2010

    Sky has announced that it'll be launching its 3D television channel in April, and that it'll be giving a special preview of the service on 31 January, by screening the Arsenal vs Manchester United match in nine pubs across the country. The Premier League...

  • Panasonic Lumix TS2 rugged digi-cam announced
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix TS2 rugged digi-cam announced

    By 26 January 2010

    In the States Panasonic has announced the launch of the new Lumix DMC-TS2, the next-gen model of the TS1, said to be "designed for active outdoor use". Featuring AVCHD Lite format video recording, the 14.1-megapixel TS2 is said to "strengthen its toughness"...

  • YouTube to stream live sports coverage
    Home Cinema

    YouTube to stream live sports coverage

    By 19 January 2010

    It seems the 10-million-strong audience success of the live stream of a recent U2 concert has turned Google's head towards the possibility of offering live broadcasts. While the U2 gig was a one-off, it's been revealed there are plans in the works for...

  • Freesat viewers to get Winter Olympics in HD
    Home Cinema

    Freesat viewers to get Winter Olympics in HD

    By 18 January 2010

    Freesat is highlighting the fact it will be showing the 2010 Winter Olympics in high definition, nudging consumers towards Argos, Currys, Comet, John Lewis and Maplin, where Freesat boxes can be purchased. The coverage is due to kick off with the grand...

  • Ski Report app busts snowfall exaggerations
    Sports Fitness

    Ski Report app busts snowfall exaggerations

    By 13 January 2010

    An iPhone application has been released that allows skiers and snowboarders to more accurately judge how much snow has fallen on their favourite resort. The software, provided by skireport.com, allows users to rate the snow themselves - cutting through...

  • 6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut
    Sports Fitness

    6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut

    By 12 January 2010

    England's forthcoming rugby match against Wales is to be shot in, and then shown live in 3D at cinemas across the UK, in what will be Europe's first live sports broadcast in 3D. Team sponsor O2 has revealed the match, due to take place at Twickenham on...