Reviews & hands-on

  • Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    TomTom Multi-Sport review

    By 5 November 2013

    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...

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    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...

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    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...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Jawbone Up review

    By 26 December 2011

    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....

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Powerisers Jumping Stilts review

    By 10 October 2006

    Keen to break your neck? Thought you were. Then you want the Powerisers Jumping Stilts. You've probably seen the YouTube videos of guys running around leaping in the air, doing triple somersaults and back flips. Well it’s the Powerisers that allow you...

  • Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Philips QC5170 DIY Hair Clippers review

    By 29 July 2006

    Philips believe they has solved the age old problem of shaving your own hair with the creation the DIY hair clippers. The trick, it says, is that the head rotates through 180 degrees so you can literarily cut your hair as if you were combing it. Sound...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Calorie Jump skipping rope review

    By 10 June 2004

    Skipping can be one of the best aerobic exercises you can do. But counting the skips and then working out what that means in a calorific sense can be a pain. Likewise if you're not very good at skipping, trying to work to a training schedule when you...