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Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 out of 5

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes

By 3 hours ago

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... >>

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

By 19 March 2015

Citizen Watches has announced a new analogue watch that still manages to fit into the smart tech category. The Limited Edition Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900, Citizen claims, is the world's thinnest light-powered GPS satellite-synchronised watch. The world's... >>

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

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

By 13 March 2015

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... >>

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront
4.5 out of 5

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront

By 11 February 2015

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... >>

Best wearables 2014: GPS watches, activity trackers, HR headphones and more

Best wearables 2014: GPS watches, activity trackers, HR headphones and more

By 2 December 2014

While this year is going to be the year of the wearable, there are already plenty of top body-dwelling devices to enhance your health and your life. We spent plenty of 2014 using and reviewing wearable kit from smart watches and activity trackers to... >>

Two satellites for Europe’s version of American GPS go into wrong orbit, causing setback

Two satellites for Europe’s version of American GPS go into wrong orbit, causing setback

By 25 August 2014

Two satellites for Europe's planned Galileo network have lost their way. The European Space Agency and the European Union have long been developing their own version of American GPS, a space-based satellite navigation system. The European network is a... >>

GPS bikes, Twitter and stickers are catching criminals and, ultimately, preventing theft

GPS bikes, Twitter and stickers are catching criminals and, ultimately, preventing theft

By 29 May 2014

Bike theft is a huge problem worldwide but especially in San Francisco with a 70 per cent rise since 2006. That's why police there have started using technology to thwart crime – namely GPS bikes and Twitter. And it's working. San Francisco police have... >>

Quantum positioning is 1,000 times more accurate than GPS and it's here now

Quantum positioning is 1,000 times more accurate than GPS and it's here now

By 14 May 2014

Military tech often leads the way, as it did when the US DoD invented GPS. Now it's doing it again with quantum positioning onboard a British submarine that's setting off in 2016. Submarines can't use GPS underwater and must track movements using accelorometers.... >>

3D Dead Reckoning chip from u-blox will track you even without GPS or signal

3D Dead Reckoning chip from u-blox will track you even without GPS or signal

By 10 February 2014

A new chip technology has been developed by u-blox, called 3D Dead Reckoning (ADR), that can track you even when GPS and signal are lost. The chip is aimed at cars initially to help improve navigation. Using smart 3D algorithm tracking the chip is able... >>

Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer

Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer

By 21 January 2014

Garmin has announced its latest golf handhelds to join the Approach range: the G7 and G8. Both devices feature colour touchscreens with more than 30,000 preloaded international courses. The battery will last for several rounds before needing a charge... >>