Sports Fitness archive

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup to be filmed in 3D
    Home Cinema

    2010 FIFA World Cup to be filmed in 3D

    By 3 December 2009

    As well as being high def for some in the UK, the next World Cup will also be a 3D one, thanks to an agreement between Sony and FIFA for some of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to be filmed in 3D. Up to 25 of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa matches will...

  • Win a Sony Reader PRS-505
    Gaming

    Win a Sony Reader PRS-505

    By 1 December 2009

    For this month's comment competition Heathrow and Pocket-lint have teamed up to offer you the chance of winning a Sony Reader PRS-505 just in time for the festive season. With the ability to store hundreds of digital books, the Sony Reader allows you...

  • You Booze, You Looze iPhone app launches
    Gaming

    You Booze, You Looze iPhone app launches

    By 1 December 2009

    A new iPhone app has launched that offers a "fun approach" to getting people to consider just how much booze they are sloshing down their gullets at this time of year. As the title would suggest "You Booze, You Looze" warns of the health and wealth dangers...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards date confirmed and tickets on sale
    Gaming

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards date confirmed and tickets on sale

    By 23 November 2009

    The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are back, letting you know what the best products of 2009 really are. Now in its sixth year, the Pocket-lint Awards, thought to be the longest running in the UK, pick the best gadgets and gizmos from the last year...

  • Swallowable e-pill sensors coming soon
    Sports Fitness

    Swallowable e-pill sensors coming soon

    By 19 November 2009

    Swallowable pills that contain sensors could be just around the corner. A company called Proteus Biomedical is working with Qualcomm to build both pills and patches that can monitor your vital signs and send them to a mobile device. The idea is that those...

  • VIDEO: iPhone gets stethoscope adaptor
    Phones

    VIDEO: iPhone gets stethoscope adaptor

    By 18 November 2009

    A startup called RidRx has created an adaptor that'll allow you to mod an old stethoscope into a fully-functioning iPhone or iPod touch-enabled version of the heartbeat detector. It comes with a phone dock/holder and an app that will record and analyse...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Awards 2009 public vote is now live
    Gaming

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Awards 2009 public vote is now live

    By 18 November 2009

    The Vodafone Pocket-lint Awards 2009 public vote is now live, letting you - our valued readers - have your say in which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2009. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the nine categories has five products...

  • CES 2010: What new gadgets will be announced?
    Gaming

    CES 2010: What new gadgets will be announced?

    By 18 November 2009

    The countdown to CES 2010, the biggest electronics trade show on the planet, has begun, but what can we expect from the show, and what should we start to get excited about? Here are six areas that are going to dominate the news come January. Don't forget,...

  • IT workers most unhealthy in the UK
    Sports Fitness

    IT workers most unhealthy in the UK

    By 18 November 2009

    In the UK, IT workers are least likely to lead a healthy lifestyle, a recent study suggests, with those in fields such as website design, software development and tech support owning up to exercising the least and having a poor diet. Fewer than one in...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 Nominations in full
    Gaming

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 Nominations in full

    By 16 November 2009

    Here is the full list of nominations for The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best of the best in the category, and ones that given the money we would recommend you buy or at...

  • Product of the Year 2009 nominations
    Gaming

    Product of the Year 2009 nominations

    By 16 November 2009

    Here are the nominations for the Product of the Year in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best of the best, and ones that given the money we would recommend you buy or at...

  • Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team

    By 16 November 2009

    Toshiba and the The Football Association have announced a new partnership that will see Toshiba become the official consumer electronics supplier to the England football team, to and through next year's 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. As part of the agreement,...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominations to be revealed on Monday 16 November
    Gaming

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominations to be revealed on Monday 16 November

    By 13 November 2009

    Since we announced the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, nominations have been flying in to Pocket-lint headquarters at a rate of knots. With a lot of lists, flow charts, pie graphs, copious amounts of coffee and a fair few, shall we say, heated discussions,...

  • Casio intros Exilim EX-FS10S camera
    Cameras

    Casio intros Exilim EX-FS10S camera

    By 13 November 2009

    Casio has unveiled the Exilim EX-FS10S - a digital camera designed to help improve your golf swing. Using a special burst mode, onboard software can detect your club and the position of your elbows, arms and head, and offer advice on how to improve your...

  • Pocket-lint is hiring in US
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint is hiring in US

    By 10 November 2009

    Fancy being a part of one of the leading global gadget news and reviews sites in the world? Thought you did. Pocket-lint is looking to fill positions in New York and San Francisco, the roving reporters joining the team will replace Stuart, who is heading...

  • Thrustmaster announces the T-Freestyle NW
    Gaming

    Thrustmaster announces the T-Freestyle NW

    By 5 November 2009

    In the States Thrustmaster has unveiled the T-Freestyle NW, describing it as the ultimate controller for snowboarding and skateboarding Wii dudes. "Experience the extreme action of boarding this winter from the comfort of your living room", says Thrustmaster...

  • Gentlemen start your Mo
    Gaming

    Gentlemen start your Mo

    By 2 November 2009

    Movember is upon us once more and that means plenty of talk about moustaches, moustache gadgets and of course not forgetting the main reason for the facial hair growth - helping raise awareness for prostate Cancer. Over the next 30 days the Pocket-lint...

  • Wii Fit Plus launches in the UK
    Gaming

    Wii Fit Plus launches in the UK

    By 30 October 2009

    Wii Fit Plus hits shops across Europe today and brings new exercises for those that splashed out on the orginal Wii Fit system with its Balance Board accessory. New Fit-ters can also buy the game bundled with the Balance Board to play the 15 new balance...

  • Limited edition Puma trainers mark Forza 3 launch
    Gaming

    Limited edition Puma trainers mark Forza 3 launch

    By 29 October 2009

    Puma and Xbox have collaborated on some special edition shoes to celebrate the launch of Forza Motorsport 3. The new trainers come in the form of the Speed Cat 2.9 FM3s, said to be "inspired by the pace-setter of the racing game genre and based on a classic...

  • NHS gives Wii Fit stamp of approval
    Gaming

    NHS gives Wii Fit stamp of approval

    By 27 October 2009

    It's official, video games are good for you. The NHS says so. Well, one videogame, anyway. Nintendo's hyper-successful Wii Fit has been granted the health service's "Change4Life" logo. The scheme aims to try and get families to be healthy, and stop eating...

  • Bear Grylls to get own video game
    Gaming

    Bear Grylls to get own video game

    By 27 October 2009

    Brit Bear Grylls is soon to get his own big budget video game as Discovery has revealed a "Man vs. Wild" (aka "Born Survivor") title will soon go into production. Game publisher Crave will create the game, and is also confirmed to be working on turning...

  • Movember 2009: Join our TechMo team
    Gaming

    Movember 2009: Join our TechMo team

    By 22 October 2009

    Men of this world, this is your calling, your calling to sign up to become a real man, the kind of man that can present the news (Ron Burgundy), the kind of man that can be a private dick (Magnum PI) and not laugh about it, the kind of man.... Okay you...

  • Philips DirectLife launches
    Online

    Philips DirectLife launches

    By 21 October 2009

    Philips wants to help consumers get fit with the launch of Philips DirectLife, a new customised, interactive fitness program that is said to offer "a fun and simple solution to people eager to adopt a more active lifestyle". DirectLife records daily movements...

  • Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched
    Sports Fitness

    Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched

    By 19 October 2009

    Polar, apparently the world's leading manufacturer of heart rate monitors, has released a games console. No, just kidding. The company has released a pair of heart rate monitors. The Polar FT4 and FT7, to be precise. The FT4 is the lower end of the duo....

  • VIDEO: Gamercize three-in-one family fit system available
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Gamercize three-in-one family fit system available

    By 15 October 2009

    Gamercize, the company behind peripherals that don't let you game unless you're also working out, is offering a three-in-one family fit system that works with the Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360. Glimpsed briefly in the video above, the set-up incorporates a rowing...