Amazfit STRATOS Review

On my wrist this month

I set my target for last month a little too high. The Fitbit Versa just took up WAY too much time because of various issues with connectivity and syncing. and that significantly curtailed my efforts elsewhere. Which is a bit silly on my part as it’s a mass market watch and I suspect that most…

Amazfit STRATOS pairing

Amazfit STRATOS – Bluetooth Sensor Pairing Quirks

The Amazfit STRATOS ‘budget’ triathlon watch has some quirks. A little bit like your slightly politically incorrect, but otherwise charming, uncle. These quirks manifest themselves in a few places but the 2 that most deserve a mention are as follows Pairing a Bluetooth sensor Triathlon Mode Pairing the bluetooth sensors caught me out for a…

Wahoo Tickr Fit Review - Scosche Rhythm+

Optical Heart Rate – A Chat With Valencell

I had an interesting chat recently with Valencell. There are no revelations as such but it was good to hear some of the directions the company and the wider market are heading down. In no particular order here are some of the things we discussed: Valencell estimated that optical HR sensors for sport are probably…

Logitech acquire Jaybird //Reign

Apparently Logitech (the mouse company) have splashed out $50m on Jaybird. Jaybird make a couple of sports earbuds models and also a supposedly nifty sports wristband. Clearly Logitech have got a few Euros/Francs in the bank account and felt the need to diversify into the growing ‘fitness/activity/wareable’ market. Rude not to I suppose. Everyone else…

TomTom Runner 2/Spark – Firmware, software, configuration/pairing and sharing

This is part of the detailed review for the TomTom Runner 2 (aka SPARK) and covers the less interesting firmware, software, configuration/pairing and sharing. Go back to the main article ———————————————————————————————— Firmware, Software & Apps You must physically have the device with you. Try this first just in case: https://mysports.tomtom.com/app/ Plug it into the USB port…