Suunto 9 Review

Suunto 9 – gets GLONASS, more firmware stuff for the SPARTANs too

Suunto have just updated the Suunto 9 model with the ability to enable/disable GLONASS on its new Sony GNSS chip. Firmware details: suunto.com The GLONASS enablement is squirreled away in the navigation menu, which is slightly unusual. Perhaps Suunto only see it being worth using in scenarios related to navigation rather than sports performance (ie…

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Fitbit – Revenues and profit down again

Fitbit have just announced their 3rd quarter results (Source: Fitbit.com). I don’t think there is anything particualrly surprising in there (below and linked). But the key to seeing the signs of success will be in a few months time, or even a year’s time, as the new stuff comes though. Clearly the new ‘stuff’ starts…

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KUBIOS HRV – v3.0

A new version of KUBIOS HRV software has just been announced. There is a well-featured free version and a premium version. I would class KUBIOS as ‘advanced’ HRV software. A bit too advanced fro my needs although I did use the previous version a little. 1) Kubios HRV Premium, which is our heart rate variability…

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TomTom Sports updates

TomTom have just announced an impending update to their mobile app. I was a bit surprised by the image on the right…sometimes locations where I run and cycle. Maybe I secretly work for TomTom? Quickly glancing at some of the official content, below, the app does seem to offer some sensible and significant UI/UX improvements (the…

New GARMIN HRMs for TRI and SWIM : HRM-TRI, HRM-SWIM

Two new Garmin HRMs are announced July 2015 along with a new black/grey 920XT. Look closely at the centre logo and you will see one version for swimming and one for tri. ——————————————————————————— EDIT: September 2015 – >> Here is my hands-on review << EDIT: October 2015 – >> Here is the new HRM-RUN << ——————————————————————————— Both…