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 measurement solution is validated (here). All well and good. Presumably…

Fitbit Surge GPS HR

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 the device’s software. Let’s see how the improvements stack up approaching Summer 2016. You can find a much more detailed review (here). But first I’ll try to position the product for you so you understand where it really sits.…

REVIEW: Fitbit Surge – Detailed Look At Fitbit's Super Fitness Watch With GPS and HR

Fitbit’s Surge was released in 2015. Most reviews are based on the original unit. Things have moved on with improvements to the device’s software. How does it stack up to the competition in Spring/Summer 2016? We’ll address that in this review. But first I’ll try to position the product for you so you understand where…