TomTom Runner 3 Spark

TomTom Runner 3 Review / Spark3 – optical HR, GPS, music and activity tracking

The improved TomTom Runner 3/SPARK 3 range is available to pre-order now for an imminent September 2016 delivery. Prices starting around £120/US$130. The Runner 3/SPARK 3 is designed for beginners-to-fairly-serious runners who may also delve into gyms, classes and maybe the odd duathlon/triathlon. It’s focused entirely for RUNNERS but then adds features around what runners also do…

TomTom Runner3 Spark3 – What's new under the hood?

We’ve already seen the announcements from the very busy TomTom R&D department with the new Runner3/SPARK3, The Adventurer and the Touch. But what has changed from last year’s Runner2/SPARK? The Touch is obviously a new product entirely. So that’s 100% new. The Adventurer and Runner3/Spark3 both LOOK like the same hardware/form as the previous iteration. But are…

TomTom – New Spark3 / Runner3 Announced

Lots of announcements today of new stuff from TomTom. Let’s start with the SPARK 3 / RUNNER 3. The previous version in the UK was the similarly-looking RUNNER 2 which itself followed the UK’s original RUNNER product. The RUNNER 2 was released in the US as the SPARK (Sept 2015). To cut a long story…

Suunto Ambit 3 SPORT – Release Notes jun 2016

Yesterday’s newly released functionality for the Suunto Ambit3 SPORT is shown below. Note today’s announcement of the SUUNTO SPARTAN SPORT Suunto Ambit3 Sport Release notes Read more about software updates www.suunto.com/Support/Software-updates Suunto Ambit3 Sport 2.2.16 – Release date 4.7.2016 – Energy consumption estimation from speed when exercising without heart rate belt:  *Enabled in Openwater sport mode …

*NEW* Garmin Vivofit 3

Following on from today’s announcement of the VIVOACTIVE HR, Garmin also today announced the VIVOFIT 3. It’s a low-end activity tracker with NO HR (external ANT+ strap supported) and NO GPS. A bit steep at £80/$100 when it hits the shops in late Spring 2016. Because it doesn’t do too much the battery will likely last a…