OPINION: Why the Garmin Forerunner 25 announcement disappoints

OPINION: Garmin’s announcement earlier this week on the new Forerunner 25 disappoints a little. Unless I’m missing…

adidas buys Runtastic

Well I suppose adidas have the cash to spend and they can certainly afford to buy Runtastic.…

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…

Polar M400 Colour News

And today’s super exciting news is that the Polar M400 is now available in Pink and…

PowerTap || power to the pedal. P1 Style

PowerTap P1 pedals, C1 chainrings, G3 Disc Hub, Joule GPS+ unit. Photo: Logan VonBokel | VeloNews.com…

dcrainmaker takes a pop at Garmin Vector analytics on Connect

Some great comments from dcrainmaker on power meters. “no-one reads instructions anymore”, yep that’s generally true…

Sports Software – Windows 10 Compatibility (Polar)

Expect lots of announcements from companies about their software’s compatibility with Windows 10. Polar are the…

Opinion: Sports Watches come to market with too many bugs

In my opinion Sports Watches come to market with too many bugs. I once did ‘stuff’…

920XT Firmware Updated Again – Significantly this time (Fenix 3, Epix same)

As expected there is a significant update to the 920XT firmware to support the retrieval of…

Suunto Movescount for Android – beta 1.0.9

Suunto have announced welcomed functionality to the SMART SENSOR via Android, catching up with what is…

* NEW * Garmin 920XT :: 2015 Model black grey gray silver

Along with today’s announcement of a 2x new Garmin HRMs for water usage (HRM-SWIM HRM-TRI) and the…

New GARMIN HRMs for TRI and SWIM : HRM-TRI, HRM-SWIM

Two new Garmin HRMs are announced July 2015 along with a new black/grey 920XT. Look closely…

Suunto firmware updates go from strength-to-stength

Suunto’s summer updates to firmware are now installed on many of our devices and the recent…

Polar now firing on all cylinders

July has seen Polar announcing more significant changes, marking it’s increasingly certain position in the wearables/sports…

BRUTAL WEATHER FOR IRONMAN UK

A great day at the office for Gossage and McNamee. Champions. All the plans for super…

Polar Loop 2 Announced

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

IRONMAN UK THIS WEEKEND

This is it! All of you who have entered will of course know what you are…

Withings announce swim tracking

Here we go. swim tracking on your withings. We appreciate your patience. We’ve heard your requests.…

New Garmin Announcements for July 2015 – cause for concern?

It’s getting slightly ridiculous (in a nice way). Garmin seem to be announcing new products and/or…

Garmin Edge 520 Announced – Best Edge So Far?

The Garmin Edge 520 has been announced today and will ship in the coming months. I…

Suunto Ambit3 Software Update 2.0

This is a good move forwards for Suunto. Now we are talking. Recovery status – great.…

Review: Zone3 Bouyancy Shorts : ROKA Sim Pro : Bluesevently Core Short go Head-to-head

What are buoyancy/core shorts? Essentially they are a cut-down wetsuit to ‘shorts/jammers’ size. Why core shorts?…

Google X Research Division Announces Health Tracking Band

Google today announce a Health Tracking Band. As much as I love Google, the one released…

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…

The Wearables Market – Some Overview Stats

Here are some interesting INDUSTRY METRICS (Source: Valencell.com) for the wearables industry. Scroll down to the…

Salomon XA PRO 3D 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

One of the growing categories seems to be for adventure sports (info on a new Salomon…

The effect of temperature on running – adidas Climachill

Well, the season for moaning about how cold it is is over and it will soon…

Garmin Forerunner 930XT / 935XT For 2016 – (Written Pre-735XT, pre Fenix 5)

      This post has now been significantly updated, revised and improved. The new location is…

Garmin 925XT or 930XT in 2015?

Could there be an updated Forerunner 920XT in 2015? Maybe a Forerunner 925XT or 930XT (the…

Suunto MOVESCOUNT for ANDROID – It’s here ! kinda

The movescount app for android is now released and working. Well at least it is working…

GOMEZ TO RACE IRONMAN 70.3 STAFFORDSHIRE

Javier Gomez, the reigning IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion, has confirmed that he will be racing IRONMAN…

TomTom Bandit Action Camera

TomTom make the next natural step entering the action cam market. When we get our hands…

Wahoo Fitness Integration with Apple Watch

Interesting link up between the super awesome Wahoo Fitness and that other company…Apple and their watch…

microsoft band announces STRAVA Integration

I’m in the late stages of my Microsoft Band release and was bemoaning the lack of…

adidas Adds Windows Phone Support for its Fit Smart Wrist Based Heart-Rate Coach (2014)

Actually some slightly old news shared here from adidas. I’ve been looking at optical HRMs and…

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…

Garmin Announces Vector 2 and Vector 2s

In this link http://garmin.blogs.com/ukpr/2015/04/garmin-announces-vector-2-and-vector-2s-a-dual-and-single-sensing-power-meter-featuring-entirely-red.html Garmin announced an ease-of-installation upgrade to the Vector Power Meters/Pedals. In the…

New Polar V800 and M400 Announcements

Polar have just announced some newsworthy updates here: http://updates.polar.com/2015/04/dont-miss-a-thing-with-the-v800-smart-notifications/ In a nutshell you can now get…

Microsoft BAND is here BANDTASTIC, looking sexy

Ahead of a more detailed review I’ve just unwrapped my Microsoft Band ahead of tomorrow’s launch…