Garmin Vivoactive 3 images surface in latest leak

Another confusingly named vivo-something emerges from Garmin. This time a rather sweet-looking VIVOACTIVE 3 which replaces…

400 swimmers confirm –swimming tech is changing their training

Demand for wearable gadgets in the pools around the world is increasing, a recent survey– shows in…

Wearable Tech Show – A ‘new’ optical HRM and other stuff

Some of the OTHER stuff there was interesting in the WRONG kind of way

Review : TomTom Touch

You can see from the photos that this is a fitness band or activity tracker of…

TomTom – New Spark3 / Runner3 Announced

Lots of announcements today of new stuff from TomTom. Let’s start with the SPARK 3 /…

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…

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…

Samsung Gear Fit2 – Specifications

The Gear Fit2 features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor (HRM) that offer accurate…

Review – Fitbit Surge – GPS and Optical HR Fitness Watch

Most reviews are based on the original 2015 unit. Things have moved on with improvements to…

Androidwear : The Tech of things to come (and Apple too)

Whilst some of us might like to see more competition in the sport watch/head-unit market place from…

MIO Slice and PAI at Wareable Technology 2016

MIO global were out in force at Wareable Tech 2016 ably supported by @action_PR and 2Pure…

Review: Nevo Balade Parisienne Activity Tracker

The Nevo Balade Parisienne is one of a few ‘stylish’ activity trackers that I will be…

Polar A360 vs Garmin HRM-RUN – HR Accuracy In A Controlled Environment

I updated the A360 today with the new firmware v1.128. Even though HR improvements are not…

IN DEPTH: The Quest For Wet HRV – Swimming HRV Underwater – Finally

I started off a couple of years ago with the intention to record ‘every heartbeat’ that…

New Fitbit ALTA – jerked me out of my slumber

http://mms.businesswire.com/media/20160203005412/en/507475/4/Alta-Lineup.jpg I almost couldn’t work up the enthusiasm to write about this. At least Garmin’s recent…

My perfect valentine’s present? Errr no.

So humanity seems to have evolved to the point where we have YET ANOTHER day where…

Samsung Triathlon SM-R150 Images

We covered this a few months back. Now there is some more meat on the bone…

Fitbit Blaze – doh! what’s going on here then?

Well it looks very nice. Not quite sure what fitbit are trying to do here though.…

Review (ette) – Garmin Forerunner 630 – First Look

A year is a clichéd long time in politics and two years is a long time…

Samsung SM-R350 – Internally referenced ‘Triathlon’

Don’t get excited, the snappily named SM-R150 is likely to be a mid-market band or low-end triathlon…

Why Garmin Shares Fell In October (2015)

FOOL.COM explain Garmin’s 40% 2015 share slide, below. Garmin are obviously a large and stable company.…

Garmin Vivosmart HR – Oh Dear ! … Oh Yes ?! … Oh No ? [review ette & opinion]

Garmin today announced what they hope will be a Christmas 2015 big seller, the Vivosmart HR…

A Week In: Triathlon, Gadgets & Tech

A week in: Triathlon, Gadgets & Tech, is some of the more interesting bits that flash…

Garmin 630 – Beauty Parade – All the official product images

Garmin UK shared their initial ‘official’ Forerunner 630 images with me a couple of hours ago.…

Garmin Forerunner 630 – Detailed Specs Leaked

NB: This is a post from September 2015 that was removed at Garmin’s request. It is…

Polar A360 – It’s Official – Full Detailed Spec

Having just produced some speculation about the Polar A360 smart activity tracker/sports watch I’m pleased to…

New Polar A360 – Sort of announced

Polar are about to officially announce, in detail, their new optical offering to an expectant world. Well…

Garmin 230 – Another New Garmin

We’ve just seen the leaked specs for the top-of-the-range Garmin Forerunner 630 and now we have…

Microsoft BAND2 – Imminent

I really liked the first Microsoft BAND. Other than a screen that was a bit susceptible…

Garmin Forerunner 25 Announced – First Look vs Polar M400

Today Garmin announced the new Forerunner 25. The Press Release is reproduced below. Essentially it’s a competitor…

Top smartphone apps for sports, triathlon, running, cycling, and activity- League Table

Here is a first attempt at a chart for top SPORTS and ACTIVITY tracking apps. It’s based…

Polar M400 Review

This is a fantastic entry-level++ GPS running watch. It has a very good design throughout from…

Polar Loop 2 Announced

An updated Polar Loop 2 is about to hit the streets. It’s an updated version of…

MIO Fuse Review – Caching Optical HR Sensor and Activity Tracker

MIO now have a great line up of Optical HR based products, all meeting slightly differing…

Samsung SIMBAND – Proper Health & Sports Tracking?

Samsung today announced the SIMBAND. Features were stated to include at least the following: heart rate…

Apple Watch failed to deliver accurate heart rate readings when users engaged in interval training

Latest scientific tests from Valencell show that the Apple Watch (Review) has further problems Apple Watch failed…

Withings Pulse Ox O2 Review

The Withings.com website nicely sums up its own product, the Pulse Ox: “During the day it…

More thoughts on the MICROSOFT BAND

Microsoft has got it right with the Microsoft BAND. It’s a cutting edge, hi-tech product that…

Being Different – Garmin Alternatives

When buying sports gadgets I suspect that many people are faced with the “choice” ‘what is…

Microsoft Band Review from an ‘Athlete’s’ Perspective

I’ve had the Microsoft BAND for a few weeks now and I have had a good…