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Garmin & The Biological Age Model

Garmin Biological Age Model (by Scor) Garmin has today announced a link up for their wearables with a Biological Age Model created by SCOR Life. It will be interesting to see if this ties in with other 3rd party providers’ versions of ‘fitness age’ which, in some ways sounds easier to quantify than ‘Biological Age’.…

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Fitbit acquired by Google

Google has just definitively agreed to buy Fitbit, hook, line and sinker. The deal itself will probably have all the I’s dotted and T’s crossed in 2020. Many of us knew this was probably happening ‘a while’ ago but, hey, insider trading is illegal and I’m still poor :-(. Although if you look at the…

Google next to implement dual-band Galileo or GPS

I don’t usually write about smartphones but this news is peripherally relevant to GPS sports watches as it heralds yet more companies taking dual-band GNSS accuracy more seriously. These initiatives MIGHT herald copycat technical imprvements in the sports watch realm. Well…that is…someone might finally soon START doing it! ie Garmin Here are the specs for…

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INSIGHT: Huawei Watch GT – “Influencer” Marketing

I’m taking a different tack today with the Huawei Watch GT. Huawei have produced a 20 page Reviewer’s Guide which I thought I would share with you and comment on. As well as some quite detailed technical information it also gives insight into how Huawei are HOPING to guide the media-influencers to help Huawei MARKET…

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Huawei Watch GT Specifications – More detailed leaks

Huawei Watch GT The sport and classic models look cool and look set to arrive very soon at Eu230 Specification Highlights Bezel/body is ceramic and steel AMOLED screen is 1.39″, and a good 454x454px resolution Weight 46g – super light Just over 1cm thick GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU / GALILEO   oHR Array   The oHR…

LEAK: Huawei Watch GT – Firstbeat Goodies

The Huawei Watch GT will be announced ‘soon’.   Yesterday brought some interesting changes to the Huawei Health app on Android. These changes show new Firstbeat features that don’t seem to be able to work with any existing Huawei device. Hmmm. Strange.   What could that possibly mean 😉 The Huawei Health app shows that…

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Under Armour – New Sports Watch Rumoured to be Imminent (Leak of UA-HTC AndroidWear device)

HTC are rumoured to have produced a new device in conjunction with Under Armour (UA). Leveraging on some work in 2016 with the UA ‘Healthbox’ they may now poised to jointly release an AndroidWear smartwatch. Other sources (wareable) suggest the co-operative venture is DEAD!     Here are some images of the sports watch (Source: Androidpolice.com) showing AndroidWear…