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New Suunto 9 : New Suunto Firmware

Suunto have announced new variants on the Suunto 9, which is the replacement for the Spartan Ultra. There are actually 2 distinct Suunto 9 models as well as various colour/case options so now is as good a time as any to clarify the different hardware competencies. There’s also new firmware 2.4.14 as of 2Oct2018, which…

Vector 3 Fixed

Garmin have issued a detailed service advisory here (link to:garmin.com). If you do not feel comfortable doing it yourself then you can send them off to be serviced by Garmin. You should also receive a CODE for a free set of UPGRADED battery door covers. If that isn’t enough there is also a firmware v3.50…

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Review Buy Price Sale

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music

Garmin have just announced the Vivoactive 3 Music version. What’s New Music – Deezer, iHeartRadio and your own music files. All music is copied onto the Vivoactive 3 MUSIC for offline playback via bluetooth headphones. That’s it and there is effectively a $50 premium for the MUSIC version. Oh and a very much prettier all-black…

STRYD Power Race CIQ App

CIQ 3.0 – Garmin Connect IQ 3.0 Announced

One of the CIQ Summit headlines is showcasing of some new CIQ2.4 apps like Yelp, Trailforks, GU and MySwimPro. Broadly speaking, CIQ covers apps and additional functionality for: health and fitness wearables, cycling computers and also hand-held devices.There have been about 54million CIQ downloads which means that¬†DWMAP accounts for about 1% of the total; bringing…

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Fitbit Blaze 2 – Pictures

We recently saw what I considered to be ‘OK’ Fitbit financial figures. Unfortunately Fitbit had told the markets to expect more and didn’t deliver. The shares headed South for a while.   It looks to me like Fitbit (obviously) knew in advance what the 2017 figures were going to be and so they coincided a…

Suunto 3 Fitness Gold

Suunto 3 Fitness – Another new Suunto

Suunto today announced the Suunto 3 Fitness, which is a variant on the Suunto SPARTAN Sport WHR (ish). Historically Suunto have created many product variants from a ‘master’ format. No doubt they will continue to do that. I’ve not yet dug deeply enough to discover all the nuances of the Suunto 3 Fitness as January…

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…

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Garmin's Fenix 4 to have updated EXO-2 antennae hardware vs SPARTAN keeping the AMBIT's SirfStar – So What?

Garmin’s upcoming Fenix 4 is rumoured <here> to have a new and¬†improved¬†EXO-2 antennae. How does this development in the quest for Garmin’s GPS accuracy¬†sit compared to¬†the SPARTAN’s SirfStar V (SirfStar 5) chipset? ** FENIX 4 – Some hardware specs leaked HERE. Certainly there seems to be a mixed bag of opinions on the SPARTAN’s GPS…