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Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 stars

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes

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Polar has been scaling down the physical size and improving the look of its GPS fitness watches throughout the last few product cycles. The latest V800 has competitor Garmin clearly fixed in its sights, with running, cycling, and swimming activities paired... >>

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

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Garmin has released the third generation of its adventure GPS watch, the Fenix 3.The Garmin Fenix 3 is all about adventurous, off-the-beaten-path sports. But unlike its predecessors this generation is built even better for the day-to-day runner, cyclist... >>

Huawei TalkBand N1 hands-on: This wireless headset tracks activity, plays music and accepts calls

Huawei TalkBand N1 hands-on: This wireless headset tracks activity, plays music and accepts calls

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Huawei has turned its focus away from smartphones and towards the wearable sector for this year's MWC. Three devices have been announced, including an Android Wear smartwatch, a successor to the activity tracker and Bluetooth headset TalkBand B1 and... >>

Fitbit Charge HR review: Great for gym goers
4.5 stars

Fitbit Charge HR review: Great for gym goers

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Fitbit has an entire family of activity trackers, from the simple Fitbit Zip which counts steps, distance and calories burned, to the Fitbit Flex which adds active minutes and sleep monitoring.The Fitbit Charge HR is the next step up in the range, expanding... >>

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront
4.5 stars

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront

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Garmin has been in the GPS watch game as long as it has existed, and was creating GPS systems long before that. But with many smartwatches and activity trackers flooding the market of late, it's had to modernise to offer more.The Garmin ForeRunner 920XT... >>

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software
3.0 stars

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software

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Epson, most famous for its printers, is making the move into sports wearables with its Runsense range of GPS-enabled watches. No ink carts or A4 paper to be seen anywhere.Running watches aren't a new concept, of course, with big names like Garmin and... >>

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever
4.0 stars

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever

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Withings introduced the Pulse activity tracker back in 2013, delivering a small device with the ability to track steps, count calories, measure elevation, monitor your heart rate and track your sleep quality.The company decided that wasn't enough and... >>

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant
4.0 stars

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant

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First came the Swiss Made Activité smartwatch from Withings with its shiny metal exterior, curved circular glass, leather straps, and hefty £320 price tag.For those struggling to justify such expense for what is effectively a very nice watch meets fitness... >>

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy
4.0 stars

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy

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Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking world with several options under its belt, claiming to have one to suit everyone. The Fitbit Flex is described by the company as "the stylish wristband that fits your lifestyle" and it will do all sorts... >>

Withings Activité review: The wearable you'll actually want to wear
4.0 stars

Withings Activité review: The wearable you'll actually want to wear

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The Withings Activité was announced in September 2014, pitched as the wearable that you'll actually want to wear. It resembles a standard analogue watch, but there is a lot more on offer than just the ability to tell the time.The Swiss Made Activité... >>

Garmin Fenix 3, Epix, and Vivofit 2: Three different sportswatches, three totally different looks (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3, Epix, and Vivofit 2: Three different sportswatches, three totally different looks (hands-on)

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Garmin has unveiled a bunch of new sportswatches at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. We got some hands-on time with the Fenix 3, Epix, and Vivofit 2, all of which look drastically different and suit different needs, but they're still ushering Garmin into the athletic... >>

Sony SmartBand Talk review: Jack of all trades, master of none
3.5 stars

Sony SmartBand Talk review: Jack of all trades, master of none

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Sony isn't a new player in the world of wearables, it was one of the first companies to kick a ball in the field of smartwatches with its aptly named but ultimately underwhelming SmartWatch back in 2012.The Sony SmartBand Talk, codename SWR30, is a pared-down... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold
4.0 stars

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold

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The first TomTom Multi-Sport sportswatch was released around a year ago, catering for running, cycling and swimming activities. It did a fair job, but there were some loose ends that its follow-up, the Multi-Sport Cardio, tackles head-on.We've been using... >>

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart review: A step in the right direction
3.5 stars

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart review: A step in the right direction

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Running watches seem to be two a penny these days, so what makes Adidas believe its miCoach Fit Smart running watch can stand out? We've been running with the wearable to find out.DesignCovered in silicon and available in white or black - and the black... >>

Garmin Vivofit review
4.0 stars

Garmin Vivofit review

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Garmin is well known for its navigation products and running watches, but it's a company with more to offer in the wider consumer space too. That's exactly where the Garmin Vivofit activity tracker is aimed: a wearable wrist device able to track your... >>

Hands-on: Opening Ceremony and Intel MICA is the $1,000 wearable like no other

Hands-on: Opening Ceremony and Intel MICA is the $1,000 wearable like no other

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Wearables are all the rage at the moment, but few existing products have truly captivated an enthusiastic audience. That's where Intel, in collaboration with Opening Ceremony, has come up with something entirely different: a smart fashion bracelet called... >>

Withings Activité smartwatch brings Swiss-Made style to activity tracking (hands-on)

Withings Activité smartwatch brings Swiss-Made style to activity tracking (hands-on)

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Withings has announced a new smartwatch during consumer electronics show IFA 2014, designed to be a "wearable that is actually wearable".The Withings Activité can track activities, swimming and sleep, plus it will also double up as an alarm and it does... >>

Hands-on: Acer Liquid Leap review

Hands-on: Acer Liquid Leap review

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Acer has unveiled its first smartband; The Liquid Leap at Computex in Taipei and Pocket- was at a preview event to get a hands-on experience with the new wrist band, but does it have what it takes to appeal, and more importantly stand out form the gluttony... >>

Jawbone Up24 review
4.5 stars

Jawbone Up24 review

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We've reviewed the Jawbone Up in its previous guises, so you may already be familiar with this fitness tracker and sleep monitor. The latest iteration is the Jawbone Up24, an updated product that works in greater detail than its predecessors.Up24 works... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review

Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review

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The Samsung Gear Fit is, as the name suggests, a fitness band that has joined Samsung's growing family of wearable devices. Announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, we had the chance to get one on our wrist to see what it offers.The first... >>

Razer Nabu: We eye-up gaming laptop maker’s wearable tech band

Razer Nabu: We eye-up gaming laptop maker’s wearable tech band

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Wearable tech was the promise of 2013, but one that failed to truly deliver. In 2014 it looks as though every manufacturer wants to be the one to crack the market, including gaming laptop maker Razer with the Nabu.Described as a discreet wearable, the... >>

LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

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We first saw a prototype for the LG Lifeband Touch at CES in 2013, but now a year later the company has created a commercial version which it hopes to launch in the first half of 2014.The band, which is more like a bracelet with the break in the circle... >>

Sony SmartBand pictures and eyes-on: Sony Lifelog and wearable tech on display at CES 2014

Sony SmartBand pictures and eyes-on: Sony Lifelog and wearable tech on display at CES 2014

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Sony has jumped on board the wearable tech express, with the Japanese giant using this year's CES to lift the lid on its SmartBand device, a wearable wristband that is compatible with the new Sony Core tracker.But it's not just about steps or distance... >>

Nike+ FuelBand SE review
4.0 stars

Nike+ FuelBand SE review

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The new Nike+ FuelBand SE is the company's second version of the wearable wrist device that tracks your activity. The second-gen device promises to deliver a better and more precise experience than the 2012 original by introducing Sessions to cater for... >>

Adidas miCoach Smart Run review
2.0 stars

Adidas miCoach Smart Run review

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Smart watches are all the rage at the moment, particularly those designed for sports. Adidas has added the Smart Run watch to its miCoach personal training system and crammed it full of tech. It includes a strapless heart rate monitor, GPS tracking, full... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport review
3.5 stars

TomTom Multi-Sport review

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TomTom Multi-Sport is the GPS company’s first solo venture into the world of wearable sports-watches that, as its name suggests, caters for multiple sports disciplines. The Multi-Sport was released alongside the Runner, the latter targeted, and no surprised... >>

Misfit Shine personal physical activity monitor review
4.0 stars

Misfit Shine personal physical activity monitor review

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Wearable tech is all the rage at the moment, whether its Google Glass at the top of the tree or the Nike FuelBand at the more accessible end.More and more of us are intrigued by tracking our movements whether it's for fun, fitness or performance. Tapping... >>

Adidas miCoach (Windows Phone 8) with Adidas heart rate monitor review
4.0 stars

Adidas miCoach (Windows Phone 8) with Adidas heart rate monitor review

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Adidas miCoach has been on iPhone and Android for some time, but now it has arrived on Windows Phone 8 complete with support for the Adidas heart rate monitor.We've been out running to find out what the differences are in this latest version and whether... >>

Withings Pulse activity tracker review
4.0 stars

Withings Pulse activity tracker review

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Wearable tech and fitness products go hand in hand. When it comes to pedometers to track your walking - the idea being to focus on fitness to some degree - there are many to consider, including the Withings Pulse activity tracker.This small, pocketable... >>

Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 review
4.5 stars

Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 review

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Standard bathroom scales are so last decade. The Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 bring things into the modern. These digital scales can measure not only your weight, but also body fat percentage, heart rate, air quality, temperature and then send it... >>

TomTom Runner review
3.0 stars

TomTom Runner review

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Wearable tech is all the rage at the moment, particularly smartwatches. It's hardly a surprise, then, that plenty of manufacturers want a slice of the pie. But what makes TomTom - the company better known for its satnav devices - believe it has what it... >>

Mio Cyclo 505 HC review
3.5 stars

Mio Cyclo 505 HC review

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We've had a love/hate relationship with the Mio Cyclo 505 in the number of weeks that we've been using it. Love because there's as much here as any cycling computer can offer these days and its full mapping and routes have come in handily plenty of times;... >>

Garmin Monterra outdoor GPS pictures and hands-on

Garmin Monterra outdoor GPS pictures and hands-on

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Some will see the Garmin Monterra as a life saver, whereas others will look at it as a redundant, overpriced brick that's clamouring for relevance in the smartphone era. But the Monterra isn't a smartphone, nor is it trying to be: this is a top-spec outdoor... >>

Adidas miCoach Smart Ball: The iOS-linked football that measures your every kick

Adidas miCoach Smart Ball: The iOS-linked football that measures your every kick

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Soon it won't just be the brains behind football that matter, it will be the brains inside the football that will help with training. Adidas is to introduce the miCoach Smart Ball in 2014, a football that can measure the speed, spin and trajectory of... >>

Hands-on: GolfSense iPhone and Android swing tracker review

Hands-on: GolfSense iPhone and Android swing tracker review

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Golf is a beast of game to get right. Even after countless hours of practice on a range and years of games on a course, you can still end up shanking a ball into someone's back garden, with little understanding of what went wrong.So anything that can... >>

Garmin Nuvi Premium 3598LMT-D pictures and hands-on

Garmin Nuvi Premium 3598LMT-D pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint tested out Garmin's latest Premium satnav device, the Halfords-exclusive Nuvi 3598LMT-D, on the streets of London in the rarest of fashions: in the passenger seat of a 1912 Rolls-Royce Phantom. Talk about a juxtaposition of old and new.We... >>

Polar RC3 GPS Tour De France edition
4.0 stars

Polar RC3 GPS Tour De France edition

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Just like Le Tour winner's yellow jersey, the limited Tour De France edition of the Polar RC3 GPS sports watch comes dressed in a similar bright yellow finish. The RC3 was the first built-in GPS sports watch released by Polar in 2012 and this limited... >>

Jawbone Up (2013)
4.0 stars

Jawbone Up (2013)

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People in the know suggest that we need to walk about 10,000 steps a day, to have any chance of living long enough to collect our pension. Some of us, no pointing of fingers, struggle even with that. With jobs that see us sitting at desks all day, it... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watch pictures and hands-on

TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watch pictures and hands-on

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TomTom's taken a dip into the GPS sports watch category with the release of the TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport watches, and Pocket-lint's donned both devices to get a feel for what they're all about.There's no price and no full specification available... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

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The Garmin Edge 810 is the company's latest GPS bicycle computer, complete with new social sharing and tracking functionality which we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Unlike many other "breadcrumb" models - such as the lower-spec Edge... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review

Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review

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It's golfing season and just as The Masters 2013 gets under way, Pocket-lint played a few holes with Garmin and its latest Approach S2 GPS golf watch.GPS golf watch, eh? You may be wondering why you'd ever want such a device, as smartphones seem to do... >>

Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on

Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on

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The wearable activity tracker is becoming a bit of a trend at the moment - First Nike, then Jawbone and now Fitbit, with the Fitbit Flex.Designed to record your daily activity as well as pair up with the Fitbit smartphone app, the Flex is the value for... >>