TomTom Touch and TomTom Runner 3 / Spark 3

Review : TomTom Touch

You can see from the photos that this is a fitness band or activity tracker of some sort. You probably already know that there is quite a lot of choice in that area. Yet here we have another one, this time from TomTom with their first foray into this particular format of device. What is…

TomTom – New Spark3 / Runner3 Announced

Lots of announcements today of new stuff from TomTom. Let’s start with the SPARK 3 / RUNNER 3. The previous version in the UK was the similarly-looking RUNNER 2 which itself followed the UK’s original RUNNER product. The RUNNER 2 was released in the US as the SPARK (Sept 2015). To cut a long story…

TomTom – A 3rd New Product – The TOUCH Activity Tracker…FAT + Muscle Tracker!

So here we have the last of today’s announcements from TomTom. It’s an activity tracker…with a highly useful twist. It’s a 247 highly specified activity tracker. It includes, for example, optical heart rate monitoring as well as the usual suspects; steps, calories and sleep. It also links to your smartphone for notifications and has sport…

Garmin joins with LIFEQ – what about TomTom?

The clever little optical sensor in TomTom’s highly successful Runner2/SPARK was developed by South African company LIFEQ – seen here on the right. Whilst we have all figured out by now that optical HR on the wrist has its limitations, TomTom’s implementation was good. Indeed, LIFEQ’s┬ámeasurement solution is validated (here). All well and good. Presumably…

Chiaro Elvie Vaginal Activity Tracker Kegel Pelvic Floor Exercise

Review – Elvie – The Fitness Gadget For Your Vagina – Kegel Monitor for Pelvic Floor Exercises

Elvie is a rather neat device and accompanying app for tracking & monitoring the effectiveness of your pelvic floor exercises. It’s made by Chiaro. There is a profound and widely understood need for large groups of women to take up┬áKegel-type exercises, notably after giving birth. Putting it bluntly such exercises can hold off incontinence and…