Homepage 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...
Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5 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...
Sports Fitness 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,...
Homepage 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...
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5 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...
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5 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...
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5 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...
Online 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...
Phones 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...
Gadgets 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.