Android Wear for Sports – Important Trend Continues

Sometimes we get a little too tied up thinking about the ‘closed’  operating systems of Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Tomtom, Epson and others. One interesting chain of thought would be to debate if ANY of these can survive in the long term. Garmin, Suunto and others realise that they can’t produce hardware/software for EVERY single sports use.…

Next Triathlon / Multisport Watch for Q3 Q4 2016 – the contenders for 2016 and beyond

Still not sure what 2016 tri watch to buy? OK gadget fans we’re half way through the year. Polar and TomTom and maybe even Epson might still yet surprise us with something. Following Suunto’s news this week, any surprise is now likely to be a September announcement at the earliest. Garmin might also further surprise us at…

New Sports Watches For May June 2016 – The Contenders Polar, Garmin, TomTom, Fitbit

OK Fellow Sports Gadget Nerds it’s now or never. The next 4-6 weeks are the window of opportunity for the likes of Polar, Garmin, et al to come up with the goods before we all go on holiday – aka ‘training somewhere else’. July and August will probably have nothing exciting released. September and October…

New Garmin Sling – parody

Latest news from Garmin is their release of the runner’s digi-sling. This hi-tec gadget minimises wind drag over the runner with MITI Dimple Dry Aero Fabric whilst simultaneously holding the Garmin Running Watch (Forerunner compatible) in the optimal viewing position for the runner. The white glove has a built in movement sensor that enables the runner…

Sporttracks auto-syncs with EPSON RUNSENSE watches

Interesting times. I looked at the Epson Runsense SF-810 a couple of months back. Basically it’s a really great high-end running watch let down by the Epson software that supports on the web/app. Well now that’s no problem. Sporttracks will now auto-sync so you can use that instead!! (You could always have used tapiriik but…

Epson SF-810

Epson SF-810 Review

Epson SF-810 Review Summary This is a great high-end, optical-HR running watch – often overlooked.  Great design and well-made bit of hardware from a solid supplier but let down by the online software/app. Positives: It’s a serious bit of running kit. Accurate GPS and pretty accurate optical HR. It’s got much of the needed running functionality as well…

Epson SF-810

Epson Runsense 810-SF 810SF :: GPS + HR Accuracy Review

Epson SF-810 Review Epson have recently made a significant effort to enter the wellness/fitness markets with a series of wrist-based devices. The RUNSENSE SF-810 is their top-of-the-range running watch. As at April 2015 this is coming in at over £250 (rrp £300) Summary: It is a great piece of quality-engineered, running kit for more serious…