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Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

By 1 July 2015

After watching Wimbledon, countless Brits will be taking to their local courts for at least a week before getting bored again. After seeing the professionals, then realising one's own ability, it can be a bit deflating. But with this kit you could be... >>

Wimbledon 2015 is getting biometric tracking: Grab your heart-rate sensing wearable

Wimbledon 2015 is getting biometric tracking: Grab your heart-rate sensing wearable

By 29 June 2015

You know the age of wearable technology is upon us when the oldest tennis tournament in the world decides to adopt them with the help of Jaguar. Wimbledon is an annual, two-week-long tennis tournament. The 2015 Championships began 29 June at the All England... >>

No Wimbledon 3D coverage for Sky subscribers, BBC wouldn't pay for EPG listing

No Wimbledon 3D coverage for Sky subscribers, BBC wouldn't pay for EPG listing

By 5 July 2013

For the third year running, the BBC will be showing the Wimbledon men's and ladies' singles finals live in 3D. It will also be showing 3D coverage of the semi-finals. However, because it has moved the broadcasts to its Red Button HD service from the now... >>

Wimbledon finals to be shown in 3D for third year, moved to Red Button HD

Wimbledon finals to be shown in 3D for third year, moved to Red Button HD

By 4 July 2013

The Wimbledon men's and ladies' finals will be shown live in high-definition 3D by the BBC for the third consecutive year, but has been moved to the broadcaster's Red Button HD service. And, for the first time, all of the semi-finals will be live in 3D... >>

Facebook to stream live BBC Sport including Wimbledon and London 2012 Olympics

Facebook to stream live BBC Sport including Wimbledon and London 2012 Olympics

By 2 July 2012

Facebook has a new purpose other than posting drunken pictures of your mates or cyber-stalking your ex. From today you can view BBC’s live sports coverage as it is streamed through the social network. The BBC Sport Facebook application will need to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Wimbledon review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Wimbledon review (Android)

By 25 June 2012

It has been raining a lot recently which can only mean one thing: yes, it's time for The Championships at Wimbledon to get under way. Starting today, 25 June 2012, the Championships are in their 126th year. It's also this time of year when work in the... >>

Comet showing 3D Wimbledon in store with the help of Amy Childs

Comet showing 3D Wimbledon in store with the help of Amy Childs

By 1 July 2011

Wimbledon coverage is being broadcast in 3D for the very first time this weekend and Comet is showing the matches live in some of its stores for those who don't own a 3D TV.... yet. And to highlight the fact, the retailer employed the talents of The Only... >>

Murray beats Nadal... in tweet tennis

Murray beats Nadal... in tweet tennis

By 1 July 2011

Andy Murray has beaten Rafael Nadal. Well, in the social media stakes anyway. While we're yet to find out who's really through to the final of Wimbledon 2011, the company behind Brandwatch has created an infographic generator especially for the currently... >>

VIDEO: Roger Federer gets the biggest Gillette shave ever

VIDEO: Roger Federer gets the biggest Gillette shave ever

By 21 June 2011

Viral advertising videos are sometimes a bit naff. And whilst we're not saying that this effort from Gillette is 100 per cent naff free, it's worthy of inclusion. And that's for one killer reason. It reminds us of Neil Buchanan's Art Attack. You know,... >>

Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage

Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage

By 8 June 2011

The BBC's decision to broadcast the Wimbledon tennis Championships in 3D later this month has been welcomed by industry bigwigs - most notably Sky's 3D channel director John Cassy. Cassy said that the BBC's arrival to the 3D arena could open up big opportunities... >>