Sports Fitness archive

  • Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets
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    Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

    By 8 January 2010

    Adidas has announced the launch of the miCoach training platform which extends the concept first seen in the miCoach Samsung phone team-up. As well as an online service, like Philips' Activa launch, Adidas will offer a device that "verbally coaches an...

  • Philips Activa MP3 player offers "words of encouragement"
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    Philips Activa MP3 player offers "words of encouragement"

    By 6 January 2010

    Philips has launched a new MP3 player with the fairly unique selling point that it has a focus "on motivating people to improve their fitness". In a bid to help us lead healthier and more active lifestyles the device goes as far as to actually offer "words...

  • Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser

    By 6 January 2010

    Oregon Scientific has revealed the highlights of its 2010 CES launches and rather than stainless steel weather stations, action cams and the like, it is to offer a sunrise clock, back massager and an aroma diffuser. These launches are thanks to the introduction...

  • CES 2010: Catch the latest news here
    Gaming

    CES 2010: Catch the latest news here

    By 4 January 2010

    The biggest tech show in the world is about to start in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint will be there live, covering all the news as it happens so you know what's what. CES in Las Vegas sees a whopping 2500 exhibitors from 140 countries trying to lure us with...

  • Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled
    Cameras

    Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled

    By 3 January 2010

    Liquid Image, the company behind the scuba diving masks that contain camcorders in them so you can record fish, has moved on to the next sport - snowboarding and skiing. The company has announced "the world's first snow goggle with an integrated digital...

  • 2009: A year in review, December
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, December

    By 31 December 2009

    December started with a bang at the 6th annual Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. The public and 50 experts from across the Web cast their votes as to which were the best gadgets of the year in a whole host of categories - from music to cameras to GPS...

  • 2009: A year in review, November
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, November

    By 31 December 2009

    The hairiest month of the year has to be November. For men across the world it's the chance to down razors for 30 days and partake in Movember - a charity moustache-growing marathon in aid of the fight against prostate cancer. This year, team TechMo -...

  • Garmin Oregon 450 and 450t outdoor GPS announced
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin Oregon 450 and 450t outdoor GPS announced

    By 31 December 2009

    Garmin has launched the Oregon 450 and 450t touchscreen, waterproof, handheld GPS devices with brighter screens designed for hikers, cyclists and trail runners.      Boasting a "Custom Maps" feature, the "Connect" functionality will let users upload,...

  • Star Trek uniform wetsuits available
    Sports Fitness

    Star Trek uniform wetsuits available

    By 31 December 2009

    If you fit into both the Trekkie and surfer categories, then we have the perfect wetsuit for you. From Roddenberry, the suits are modeled after the uniforms from the original Star Trek series. With pricing from $435 (about £270) depending on thickness,...

  • 2009: A year in review, October
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, October

    By 31 December 2009

    In October, the headline event was always going to be the release of Windows 7. Microsoft's latest operating system emerged blinking from the beta lounge, through the release candidate double doors, into the real world. It was met with a warm welcome...

  • 2009: A year in review, September
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, September

    By 30 December 2009

    On to September, which started with a bang at the IFA tradeshow in Berlin. Not one of those flat, comic-book style bangs, either - a massive 3-dimensional bang as just about every manufacturer in the world unveiled a 3D product. There was 3D home cinema...

  • 2009: A year in review, August
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, August

    By 30 December 2009

    The only people who weren't on holiday in August seem to be those in the camera industry. It was a bumper August for imaging with the superb Canon 7D breaking cover, while the company's compact range exploded to life with the launch of the fantastic G11...

  • 2009: A year in review, July
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, July

    By 30 December 2009

    As the summer months arrived, the tech world seemed to slow down a touch, but that didn't stop the rumours and releases coming in. Ebook readers had a bigger show than usual with information on two upcoming Sony Readers leaked, the launch of a Samsung...

  • 2009: A year in review, June
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, June

    By 29 December 2009

    Two events of large and massive significance happened in June - the Apple WWDC took place as did the launch of the iPhone 3GS and the legend that was Michael Jackson passed away. Whereas the Internet was on tenterhooks as the Apple Store went offline...

  • 2009: A year in review, May
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, May

    By 29 December 2009

    With E3 coming right at the beginning of the month to come, it was of little surprise that much of May was dominated by game news and blurry shots of entertainment hardware. Word was dropped on Wii Fit Plus, DJ Hero, Band Hero, Guitar Hero 5 and Tony...

  • 2009: A year in review, April
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, April

    By 29 December 2009

    April always starts with a large bag of salt to pinch at with the 1st of the month designated fools day. This year saw the BBC iPlayer toaster, some satnav shoes from Firebox, the Guardian goes Twitter only and YouTube appearing upside down all in order...

  • 10 technologies that defined the Noughties
    Gaming

    10 technologies that defined the Noughties

    By 29 December 2009

    At the turn of the century the gadget and technological world that we now live in was a very different place. For the most part we were still reading books on paper, taking pictures with 35mm "wet" film, playing video games with our mates from next door...

  • 2009: A year in review, March
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, March

    By 28 December 2009

    With February's frost thawed, March was a chance for all in techland to get back on its feet once more. The last of the economic low trickled away with more job losses at Nokia and Google, and with the closing down for good of Wikia Search, Microsoft...

  • 2009: A year in review, February
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, February

    By 28 December 2009

    In February 2009, it snowed. With even London covered in winter, it should have come as no surprise that this would be the darkest month of the global recession. While children and adults alike played on days off work, little did knew that they wouldn't...

  • 2009: A year in review, January
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, January

    By 28 December 2009

    2010 is fast approaching and with it the top gala events in technology. So while we wait for MacWorld, CES and friends, it's the time of year that we take a look back over the last 12 months and see how much we've grown. January is always the most exciting...

  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Pocket-lint 2009
    Gaming

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Pocket-lint 2009

    By 25 December 2009

    Merry Christmas from all of us here at Pocket-lint and thank you for visiting Pocket-lint in 2009 - it's been an amazingly busy year for gadgets. Hopefully Santa has brought you all the gadgets and gizmos you wanted and if he didn't, don't forget to check...

  • VIDEO: Lewis Hamilton offers a Christmas car-ol
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    VIDEO: Lewis Hamilton offers a Christmas car-ol

    By 24 December 2009

    Vodafone-sponsored Lewis Hamilton is offering a Christmas "car-ol" in this promo vid that uses the motor sport-themed audio for a special, clever take on a festive classic. If you don't mind being advertised at in the name of Christmas, then hit play...

  • Win two tickets to the Big Game 2: Harlequins vs. Wasps at Twickenham
    Phones

    Win two tickets to the Big Game 2: Harlequins vs. Wasps at Twickenham

    By 10 December 2009

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Vodafone 360 and Samsung to give you the chance of winning a pair of tickets to the Big Game 2, Harlequins vs. Wasps on 27 December at Twickenham Stadium. The new internet service from Vodafone, www.360.com , and Samsung...

  • The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009
    Gaming

    The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009

    By 8 December 2009

    If you weren't at the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009, then where on Earth were you? Fortunately, as group of hard-working journalists, we took a a few moments out from the celebrations to make sure we covered our own event. There were judges,...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards winners announced
    Gaming

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards winners announced

    By 7 December 2009

    This year’s hottest gadgets have been announced at the 6th Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, letting consumers know exactly what the best gadgets, gizmos and tech is from 2009.  The votes cast by over 50 experts from tech and mainstream publications...