Reviews & hands-on

  • Sports Fitness

    Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    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...

  • Sports Fitness

    Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband

    By 7 January 2013

    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...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Fitbit Zip review

    By 11 December 2012

    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...

  • Sports Fitness

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

    By 19 November 2012

    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...

  • Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale review

    By 18 July 2012

    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...

  • Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Fitbit Ultra review

    By 27 December 2011

    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...