TomTom Runner 2/Spark – Unboxing, Box Contents, Weights and Dimensions

This is part of the detailed review for the TomTom Runner 2 (aka SPARK) and covers the less interesting unboxing, contents, weights, dimensions & installation of the components. Go back to the main review ———————————————————————————————— The box is nice looking, functional and gives you a good look at what you are about to buy or open. You…

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…

Lost in Kempton with the TomTom Runner 2

First off, the TomTom Runner 2 (aka Spark) doesn’t have navigation so I got us lost not the watch on this Rugby World Cup related detour. We crossed fields and forests and rivers to try to find the River Thames. As you can see, we failed miserably. And yes, it’s quite a big river. Had we found the…

Review – TomTom Runner 2 Cardio + Music (aka SPARK)

Santa is officially on high alert with the impending public release of the TomTom Runner 2/SPARK range on November 1st, starting around £110/US$150. The Runner 2/SPARK is designed for beginners-to-fairly-serious runners who may also delve into gyms, classes and maybe the odd duathlon/triathlon. Positives: Some models have a new and improved Optical Heart Rate Monitor (oHRM) and…

Review – TomTom Bandit

The TomTom Bandit is a compact, high quality action camera with simple to use controls and enough mounting and video options for most diverse sporty needs. It’s designed for a niece/nephew to put on their skateboard or dog or for you to skydive, scuba dive, paraglide, surf or pretty much do anything of an action…

TomTom Bandit Action Camera

TomTom make the next natural step entering the action cam market. When we get our hands on one we will do the comparison to GoPro and the Garmin Virb. Press announcement with summary details below ————– 29th April 2015 – TomTom today launches the all new TomTom Bandit Action Camera which makes editing and sharing…

TomTom Father’s Day Suggestions

Thanks Dad for Everything! Dads have busy lives.  In between work and family, they don’t always manage to spend time on their own personal goals.  This Father’s Day, why not give your dad more than just a present? Whether it’s hitting the perfect approach shot to the green or helping him train more efficiently on…

TomTom connects to NIKE+

TomTom today announces that its range of TomTom Runner and Multi-Sport GPS Sport Watches will connect to Nike+.  Users can now track their progress, challenge their friends and share their successes with the Nike+ running community and earn NikeFuel.   “This is the next step in a partnership with Nike that began in 2011 with…

RyderCup and the TomTom GolfWatch

Well, I probably am the 5k golfer. That’s 5000 shots for a round 🙂 Joking aside I’m probably not THAT bad and swinging the occasional club is great fun. But hard. Respect to all you very talented golfing types out there. Even those of us perhaps less normally interested in golf will surely have noticed…