Amer to sell Mavic

Amer Sports today announced their intention to sell the Mavic and Enve brands giving Regent, a US based private equity firm, an exclusivity period within which to negotiate and agree a deal. Amer state: “Amer Sports has reported its Cycling business as discontinued operations for full year 2018.” and that Mavic represents only 3% of…

Garmin MARQ – new LIVE EVENT SHARING

The Garmin MARQ has a new feature called LIVE EVENT SHARING squirrelled away in the specs. This post will be speculation on what that new feature is. LIVE EVENT SHARING could be super interesting…or a damp squib. Let’s see. This is almost certainly NOT the features we already have on the Fenix ie it’s not…

Garmin MARQ – new Extended Firstbeat features

On the face of it, the new Garmin Marq‘s Firstbeat metrics seem little changed to what is on offer with the Fenix 5 Plus. Indeed, on the Firstbeat site, the only apparent difference is the addition of Firstbeat’s RACE TIME PREDICTOR. Other than the Huawei Watch GT and a few sports bands, no other device…

Fitbit Versa Lite Specifications

Fitbit – 4 new devices

Fitbit has launched 4 new devices including the Fitbit Versa Lite I discussed in more detail earlier today. The CEO also indicated that an Ionic 2 will come later in 2019. My ‘guess’ would be ‘just in time for Christmas’. In addition to the Versa Lite, there is also the Inspire, Inspire HR and Ace…

Fitbit Versa Lite Specifications

Fitbit Versa Lite Specifications & Opinion

The new Fitbit Versa Lite Specifications and features are similar to those of the existing non-Lite model and the key standout differences are the lower price tag associated with its lack of contactless payments and lack of music support. The Fitbit Versa, Versa Lite, Versa SE & Ionic represent Fitbit’s alternative to the Apple Watch…

Garmin 920XT 735XT Optical ELEVATE

Garmin Forerunner 945 – Imminent?

I’ve done some more digging after Monday’s post on the Forerunner 245 and 245 Music. The 2x 245 product releases are a near certainty, just take that as being correct and move on. However there is evidence that I have seen which shows that the Garmin Forerunner 945 is to be released very soon ie…

Humon Hex Adds FIT Import to Latest SmO2 Zone

This is exciting news for existing Humon Hex owners. My understanding is thatย  Humon secured some VC funding last year and we are now starting to see that coming through into great new features to support the Hex. One of the previously missing features was the inability to import FIT files into the Humon environment.…

Microsoft Health Dashboard – Bites The Dust

Another one bites the dust. I always quite liked the Microsoft BAND and BAND 2. I was hopeful for the rumoured BAND3 that seemed to exist … but just not in public. Whether it existed or not is somewhat of a moot point as the Dashboard service will be discontinued in a few months time.…