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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... >>

LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on

LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on

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LG has launched what at first looks like a Nike+ Fuel Band clone at CES in Las Vegas, but which on closer inspection comes with more features and a promised summer release.The new wristband from LG is virtually identical in styling to the Nike, offering... >>

Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband

Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband

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The Fitbit Flex is Fitbit's take on the Nike Fuel band system and, at $99, it's a cheaper take on it too.The functionality is similar. The band houses a tracker which measures your steps, calories shed and the distance you've travelled - and it also manages... >>

Fitbit Zip
4.0 stars

Fitbit Zip

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The pedometer is nothing new. It's a gadget that's been around for many years, keeping track of steps taken and giving you an idea of how active you've been during that day.If you work in a sedentary profession, like sitting in an office, and always drive... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Fitbit Activity Tracker review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Fitbit Activity Tracker review (Android)

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If you're looking to get fit then you're almost spoilt for choice when it comes to sports apps. There are big names from big plays as well as smaller independent apps that do just one job very well.But we're fans of ecosystems and today's App of the Day... >>

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale
3.5 stars

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale

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Digital devices are so woven into the fabric of today’s society that there’s little that isn’t now possible. We’re all used to TVs, computers and the like - you know, the usual couch potato kind of kit - but recently it’s health and fitness... >>

Nike + Training pictures and hands-on

Nike + Training pictures and hands-on

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The Nike + Training shoes are for those who don't play basketball. They are for the rest of us outside of the USA who want to get some stats on how they train, be it interval training, circuit training or whatever other training you're to get you fit.... >>

Nike + Basketball pictures and hands-on

Nike + Basketball pictures and hands-on

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Nike has announced the launch of its new Nike+ basketball boots in the UK, allowing British basketball players to measure stats as they play thanks to a bevy of sensors in the soles of the new shoes. Pocket-lint was on hand to try them out.The lightweight... >>

Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

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Mio has announced a new line of bike computers which draws on the company's experience in the satnav arena. We've managed to get our hands on the Mio Cyclo 305 following its announcement yesterday.The Cyclo 305 is a complete package for your bike, including... >>

Nike+ FuelBand
4.0 stars

Nike+ FuelBand

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Getting a little bit tubby? Feeling that you should be doing a little more walking and a little less sitting on the sofa watching television or video games? Nike believes it has the answer with the Nike+ FuelBand. But can a bracelet really get you off... >>

Motorola MotoACTV
4.5 stars

Motorola MotoACTV

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The Motorola ACTV sees Motorola Mobility branch into a new sector. It's a bold move, taking on the established Nike+, Polar, Garmin and Timex, to name a few. But does the Motorola ACTV bring anything new to the table? Does it offer a viable alternative... >>

Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

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Looking to shed a few pounds following the Christmas binge? If you have an iPhone then you are literally spoilt for choice. We've looked at a number of iPhone apps in the past that offer to track your performance using the on-board GPS, but the offering... >>

Fitbit Ultra
3.5 stars

Fitbit Ultra

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You've eaten too much, you're feeling rather fat, and you need to do something about it. In steps Fitbit Ultra promises to track your movement before displaying it all on the accompanying website for you to digest.So can something so simple really help... >>

Jawbone Up
4.0 stars

Jawbone Up

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Get ready with those new year resolutions. If one of them is going to include trying for a fitter, healthier you in 2012, Jawbone is here to help. Jawbone is best known as the maker of excellent Bluetooth headsets and a great portable speaker, the Jambox.Its... >>

Motorola ACTV pictures and hands-on

Motorola ACTV pictures and hands-on

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Motorola is taking a stab at the fitness market with the launch of the Motorola ACTV, an Android-based sports watch. It's a clever twist on the sports watch, but enters a competitive market. We got hands-on with it briefly to put it through its paces. It's... >>

Garmin Edge 800
4.0 stars

Garmin Edge 800

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Garmin has a serious cycling pedigree, its team Garmin-Cervelo being one of the best in this years Tour De France. The company has a range of dedicated bike mountable satnavs designed to get you from A to B when out on two wheels. The more you pay, the... >>

Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on

Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on

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Anybody who plays golf will know that, while there is no better sound on this planet than the "schnick" of a clean, straight stroke, more often than not, the calm ambience of a course is broken by profanities and curses. That's why the golf-improvement... >>

Nike+ SportWatch GPS review
4.5 stars

Nike+ SportWatch GPS review

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Nike+ has been around for years, providing a clever and engaging online logging service and community with a range of accessories to monitor your performance. Their latest running watch sees then link up with GPS masters TomTom. The fusion brings GPS... >>

Garmin Approach S1 GPS golf watch hands-on

Garmin Approach S1 GPS golf watch hands-on

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Did you watch the European golfers take on and tame the Americans at Celtic Manor in October and rush out to buy yourself a set of clubs, thinking that golf-malarkey couldn't be all that hard?Did you crash back down to earth (or rather, a bunker) when... >>

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor
4.0 stars

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor

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The Polar FT80 heart rate monitor "training computer" comes in at the top of the range of generalist fitness devices offered by Polar. Here we test the standard FT80, although it also is available with the G1 GPS module for speed and distance tracking,... >>

Garmin Oregon 400t GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Garmin Oregon 400t GPS receiver

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So you fancy a spot of Geocaching, but at the same time don't want to actually do any real thinking about it? Garmin hopes it has just the answer with the Garmin Oregon 400t. But is this the must-have GPS for treks? We head out and about to find out.... >>

Polar FT60
4.0 stars

Polar FT60

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Polar are synonymous with heart rate monitors and it is difficult to go anywhere in the world of sports and fitness without encountering Polar products. With heart rate training forming a core aspect of many professional training programmes, it is not... >>

Garmin Forerunner 405
4.5 stars

Garmin Forerunner 405

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The Garmin Forerunner series has long been a firm favourite with athletes, with a strong fan base in runners and triathletes. The combination of heart rate monitor with GPS functions providing all the information you need to accurately monitor and manage... >>

Timex iControl Ironman watch
4.5 stars

Timex iControl Ironman watch

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Sports watches are a great training aid, but what about getting them to do something else, like controlling your iPod? We get out on the track with the new iControl from Timex. Should you tune-in or change the channel? Read on to find out. Based on the... >>

JML Fitness Watch
3.5 stars

JML Fitness Watch

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Some say that fit is the new rich and JML think that their Fitness Watch is just the job for helping you on your way and beating that post-Christmas bulge. But does it have what it takes? We take it out for a run to find out. The Fitness Watch from JML... >>

Polar cs100 bike computer
4.5 stars

Polar cs100 bike computer

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The reason people go to the gym to run on the treadmills isn’t because they like oogling at the girls also in the gym or the fact that they prefer to run inside rather than out, it's because of the stats. How fast, how far, what incline are just some... >>

Garmin eTrek
4.0 stars

Garmin eTrek

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As Garmin's basic GPS locator, the eTrek is designed to offer just that - the basics, but can being too basic be its downfall? We head out into the wilderness to see if we can get lost. For those not in the know, a GPS locator allows you to pinpoint your... >>