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Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form
3.5 stars

Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form

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Polar has been on the fitness tracking scene for a while - like 40 years - creating devices for those who take their activity monitoring a little more seriously. The runners and cyclists of this world who want plethora of stats including heart-rate monitoring... >>

Polar offers its first optical hear rate monitor in A360 fitness tracker

Polar offers its first optical hear rate monitor in A360 fitness tracker

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Polar is well known for sticking to its chest straps when it comes to heart rate monitoring. But it appears to have changed its mind and now offers optical heart rate monitoring in its new A360 fitness tracker. The Polar A360 comes with a colour display... >>

Polar made an affordable wrist wearable with an OHR sensor, coming soon

Polar made an affordable wrist wearable with an OHR sensor, coming soon

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Polar has confirmed it is working on a new fitness wearable for consumers, and you can expect it to arrive shortly.  The upcoming device will feature a built-in optical heart rate monitor. Keep in mind Polar specialises in heart-rate monitors that you... >>

Polar Loop 2 adds notifications, vibration alerts, and keeps on tracking

Polar Loop 2 adds notifications, vibration alerts, and keeps on tracking

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Polar has announced an updated version of its activity tracker, the Polar Loop. The new Loop 2 retains many of the features of the original, but expands the feature set for a more connected smart experience. The Polar Loop 2 adopts many of the skills... >>

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 stars

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes

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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... >>

Polar adds MyFitnessPal integration to iOS Flow app, Android incoming

Polar adds MyFitnessPal integration to iOS Flow app, Android incoming

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Polar has announced that its users will now be able to integrate their activity tracking directly with the MyFitnessPal app. MyFitnessPal is useful for tracking daily diet, including calorie intake thanks to its huge food database that works via a scan... >>

Polar A300 blends fitness band appeal with sports watch functionality

Polar A300 blends fitness band appeal with sports watch functionality

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Polar has announced the A300, which it describes as a fitness and activity monitor, sitting between the Polar Loop and its more advanced sports watches. So on one hand the A300 will track your steps and alert you if you've been inactive for too long like... >>

Polar Loop activity tracker band hits the UK for £80

Polar Loop activity tracker band hits the UK for £80

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Polar, the sports watch specialist, has announced the release of its Loop activity tracker band in the UK with an £80 price. For your money you'll get a black wrist band that, in a world first, also connects to a heart rate monitor for a deeper level... >>

Polar V800 aims to bridge the gap between multisport GPS watch and health tracker

Polar V800 aims to bridge the gap between multisport GPS watch and health tracker

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Polar is on a mission to bring its already well-established multisport GPS watches into your life all day, everyday. Why stop tracking when you're not exercising? You might as well measure all your calories burnt for a more accurate picture of your health.... >>

Polar Loop fitness and sleep tracker to release in October with iPhone app

Polar Loop fitness and sleep tracker to release in October with iPhone app

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Are you a fitness freak who needs yet another fitness tracker? Well, look no further: Polar has just announced Polar Loop, a bracelet-like activity tracker that - you guessed it - tracks daily activity and exercise levels, among other things. Aside from... >>