Polar M200 Review

Polar M200 REVIEW – GPS, Optical HR Running Watch. Entry Level AND Quality.

Polar’s latest M200 running watch is priced as a budget model yet it has some advanced components on board that make it worthy of consideration for many levels of runner. It generally ticks the boxes with: GPS accuracy; personalised training plans for most levels of runner; and an inbuilt optical heart rate monitor for the wrist. It…

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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 are offer ever-richer experiences; wearability/fashion is important; and the big…

User Experience with circular and rectangular screens

I’ve re-posted an article by Samsung, below in full. It looks at some of the design issues they consider for circular screens interfaces. It’s based more on general usage rather than for sports and it’s OK for a quick read. I’m yet to see convincing usage of “screen real estate” on circular sports watches, although…