Polar Ignite Review Specifications

August 2019: Sports Watch Update: Fenix 6 – All new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumors + replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.130 – 21 Aug 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced, with a refreshed introduction & commentary to give you an indication of which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which have been DISCONTINUED. You might want the latest model or…

Polar Vantage V Review

July 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.120 – 27 Jul 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced, with a refreshed introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Run, Bike and Triathlon sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which have been DISCONTINUED. As well as reviewing…

Polar Vantage V Review

Polar Vantage – New Planned Features

The Polar Vantage Roadmap has been updated and now the next major release will include several new features from the recently announced Polar IGNITE fitness watch. As expected, most of the Ignite’s new features are included with the exception seeming to be the FITSPARK training. Basically that means more sleep and recovery stuff. And if…

Garmin Edge 530 Review

June 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

V2.112 – 29 Jun 2019 This post is regularly updated before being periodically replaced, with a refreshed introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Triathlon, Bike and Run sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which have been DISCONTINUED. As well as reviewing…

Garmin Edge 530 Review Discount

May 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

  V2.101 – 24 May 2019 This post is regularly updated before being replaced, periodically, with a new one that contains a more pertinent introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Triathlon, Bike and Run sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded SOON or which…

Coros Apex Navigation

April 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit

  V2.091 – 24 April 2019 This post is regularly updated before being replaced, periodically, with a new one that contains a more pertinent introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of which GPS Triathlon, Bike and Run sports devices are available NOW and likely to be superseded soon or which…

Garmin 920XT 735XT Optical ELEVATE

Mar 2019: Sports Watch Update: ‘All’ new & current Bike/Run/Tri/Fitness Models with GPS. Rumours of replacement dates for Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo, Fitbit…more

This post has been superceded with a more up to date version with a more up to date version here V2.082 – 25 March 2019 This post is regularly updated before being replaced, periodically, with a new one that contains a more pertinent introduction & commentary. The intent is to give you an idea of…

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Specifications & Opinion

Let’s shed some light on the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Specifications and add in an opinion or two; for those of you looking for a full review, as it stands, a future Samsung Galaxy Watch Review is 50:50. Opinion The Galaxy Watch Active appears to be an extension of Q1.2017’s Samsung Gear Sport which itself…

STRYD on Samsung Gear / Sport / Watch

Attention all Samsung Watch Owners I came across this super-interesting 3rd party app last week which enables STRYD and other sports sensors to be supported on Samsung Tizen. So that means you could get STRYD to work on a Gear S2/S3/Sport, Galaxy Watch as well as Gear Fit2/Fit2 Pro. Here are a few screenshots and…

Samsung Gear and Under Armour

When you have a super large company partnering like SAMSUNG with a super large company like UNDER ARMOUR then it’s gonna work right? Looks like a great move with Under Armour porting their apps over to Samsung’s AndroidWear platform doesn’t it? Except Samsung ISN’T AndroidWear. It’s TIZEN (prev RTOS) – it’s proprietary OS. Just like…

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Garmin Fenix – Battlelines Start To Get Drawn

My recent thoughts on 2017 were that it was going to be the ‘Year of the Garmin’. 2017 will be a series of battles as many of the industry giants go head-to-head across various markets. This quick post is just a 5-minute heads-up of some Samsung youtube videos (linked below) From recent leaks you will…

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2017: The year of the Garmin – Sports Watch MARKET predictions for an exciting year – not just for Garmin

We can already see that sports technology is exploding in many directions: the market is global and is growing globally; technology is broadening its capabilities & competencies; online services and apps are getting cleverer; corporate health consciousness is growing; basic activity trackers’ usefulness is being questioned; smartphone apps offer ever-richer experiences; wearability/fashion is important; and the big boys…

Samsung Gear Fit2: Interview With the Engineers

Either Samsung treated me to an all-expenses paid trip to Korea or this is just a re-hash of a recent, but interesting, press release. You decide. —–Press Release Follows :- ) ——————————————————- Samsung Electronics’ new GPS sports band, the Gear Fit2, is small but full of cutting-edge technologies. Six of the engineers who were deeply…

The Activity Tracker That I Bought

I confess to not OWNING an activity tracker myself. I get some sent on loan from vendors that I return. I don’t really need/want one and my gadget cupboard is full. I do have quite a few sports watches and some of them have activity tracking functionality in them (which I don’t use). I confess to…

Samsung SM-R350 – Internally referenced ‘Triathlon’

Don’t get excited, the snappily named SM-R150 is likely to be a mid-market band or low-end triathlon device. Source, below, Sammobile.com Samsung has released a bunch of wearable devices over the past couple of years including fitness trackers and smartwatches. The South Korean electronics giant recently released its first smartwatch – the Gear S2 – with a…