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Fitbit Versa Lite Specifications & Opinion

The new Fitbit Versa Lite Specifications and features are similar to those of the existing non-Lite model and the key standout differences are the lower price tag associated with its lack of contactless payments and lack of music support. The Fitbit Versa, Versa Lite, Versa SE & Ionic represent Fitbit’s alternative to the Apple Watch…

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Garmin Forerunner 945 – Imminent?

I’ve done some more digging after Monday’s post on the Forerunner 245 and 245 Music. The 2x 245 product releases are a near certainty, just take that as being correct and move on. However there is evidence that I have seen which shows that the Garmin Forerunner 945 is to be released very soon ie…

Humon Hex Adds FIT Import to Latest SmO2 Zone

This is exciting news for existing Humon Hex owners. My understanding is that  Humon secured some VC funding last year and we are now starting to see that coming through into great new features to support the Hex. One of the previously missing features was the inability to import FIT files into the Humon environment.…

Microsoft Health Dashboard – Bites The Dust

Another one bites the dust. I always quite liked the Microsoft BAND and BAND 2. I was hopeful for the rumoured BAND3 that seemed to exist … but just not in public. Whether it existed or not is somewhat of a moot point as the Dashboard service will be discontinued in a few months time.…

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Mar 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit…more

This post has been superceded with a more up to date version with a more up to date version here V2.082 – 25 March 2019 This post is regularly updated before being replaced, periodically, with a new one that contains a more pertinent introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of…

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Fitbit Shares Plunge

Fitbit Shares Plunge Fitbit have just announced their Q4 results and hence results for the full calendar year that brought us more realistic views of the contributions from Fitbit Versa, Fitbit Ace and Fitbit Charge 3, which together account for 57% of revenues. However, the shares ‘plunged’ due to Fitbit giving ‘weak’ guidance for the…

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Polar Vantage – new Firmware

Source: Polar There’s some new Polar Vantage firmware tthat supports emojis and Chinese/Japanese characters. Yay. It’s v3.1.7 and also has some bug fixes inside. Sometimes these kind of releases sneak in a featurette or two, but I couldn’t find one. Some GPS improvements are reported elsewhere; as noted by Naiboo – source this site’s forum…

Zwift – new SHOPPING Excitement in Watopia

Great news folks, rather than spending your life shopping in the real world or online you can now shop whilst cycling online. Zwift have given us the ability to convert our millions of pedal revolutions into their new and modified digital currency ‘DROPS’. It’s kinda like joining the Euro, so your old XP points will…

STRYD – New Accuracy Firmware

STRYD have just released new FIRMWARE which delivers increased accuracy – v1.1.9 and subsequent versions There are two areas of changes Increased responsiveness to incline changes. The rest of the post will discuss this. MINOR: Better handling of highly variable temperature changes eg when running from indoors to outdoors in winter. All power-enabled versions of…

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Specifications & Opinion

Let’s shed some light on the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Specifications and add in an opinion or two; for those of you looking for a full review, as it stands, a future Samsung Galaxy Watch Review is 50:50. Opinion The Galaxy Watch Active appears to be an extension of Q1.2017’s Samsung Gear Sport which itself…

Garmin Trivia and MORE Spotification via VA3M

It’s a slow news day. I’ll improvise and include a few things that have been waiting to find a story to be added to. As well as some new premium VivoMove finishes, Garmin and Spotify have finally pieced together all the bits that need piecing together to enable a Spotify CIQ app to work via…