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A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

By 5 April 2014

It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as... >>

Jawbone Up24 review
4.5 out of 5

Jawbone Up24 review

By 31 March 2014

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: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

By 19 February 2014

There's no shortage of gadgets out there that'll count your steps and measure your activity, but that hasn't stopped GeoPalz from showing off a clip-on dongle for the whole family at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair. It's called ibitz. Originally launched in 2013,... >>

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 October

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 October

By 26 October 2013

This week it's all about computing. Well, largely about computing. We've been treated to the second generation of Microsoft laptop-meets-tablet devices in the shape of the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2, the latter a head-to-head dead ringer against the... >>

Misfit Shine personal physical activity monitor review
4 out of 5

Misfit Shine personal physical activity monitor review

By 23 October 2013

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... >>

Withings Pulse activity tracker review
4 out of 5

Withings Pulse activity tracker review

By 23 September 2013

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... >>

Jawbone Up (2013)
4 out of 5

Jawbone Up (2013)

By 9 May 2013

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... >>

Philips DirectLife launches

Philips DirectLife launches

By 21 October 2009

Philips wants to help consumers get fit with the launch of Philips DirectLife, a new customised, interactive fitness program that is said to offer "a fun and simple solution to people eager to adopt a more active lifestyle". DirectLife records daily movements... >>

Motorola MOTO W7 Active Edition announced

Motorola MOTO W7 Active Edition announced

By 12 May 2009

Motorola has announced the launch of the MOTO W7 Active Edition, a motion-enabled 3G phone that's equipped with an accelerometer that the company says "senses your body's motions, orientation and hand gestures to perform tasks". Such controls come in... >>

USB pedometer syncs to your computer

USB pedometer syncs to your computer

By 13 September 2007

This USB Pedometer lets you auto-transfer your data from the Pedometer to your PC. With the included software, it can help you to calculate the distance walked, calories burned, etc. $17.99. >>