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Fitbit acquires Vector (Watch Company)

Another interesting acquisition announced a few days ago by Fitbit. this time of the European ‘startup’ VECTOR. To me it looks like a similar acquisition to the PEBBLE deal. Maybe VECTOR have watches in the planning stages…either way existing watches will not be updated further. Again Fitbit seem to have made the acquisition of apps a…

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TomTom Sports updates

TomTom have just announced an impending update to their mobile app. I was a bit surprised by the image on the right…sometimes locations where I run and cycle. Maybe I secretly work for TomTom? Quickly glancing at some of the official content, below, the app does seem to offer some sensible and significant UI/UX improvements (the…

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Garmin Fenix 5X – Maps

The Garmin Fenix 5x has full colour maps. A TOPO map comes pre-loaded (USA) but you can use your own. Functionality is targeted at walkers, runners and cyclists looking for a wrist-based solution. There are VERY few other genuine navigational alternatives. Most of them simply come with a series of GPS points that make up…