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Withings Activité and Activité Pop now offer automatic swim tracking

Withings Activité and Activité Pop now offer automatic swim tracking

By 13 hours ago

Withings has announced that swim tracking is now available on the Activité and the Activité Pop. Just in time for the summer to start here in the UK, the stylish activity trackers from Withings are, according to the company, the first devices to automatically... >>

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

By 29 April 2015

Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head. Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... >>

Garmin Virb X and Virb XE action cameras are smarter and tougher, GoPro should worry

Garmin Virb X and Virb XE action cameras are smarter and tougher, GoPro should worry

By 13 April 2015

Garmin has announced upgrades to its action sports cameras in its latest Virb X and Virb XE models. Garmin has gone back to the drawing board and redesigned its action cam form factor for the Virb X and Virb XE. The result is a new shape and smaller form... >>

Nintendo wants to watch you sleep, and help you do it better

Nintendo wants to watch you sleep, and help you do it better

By 30 October 2014

It looks like gaming giant Nintendo is side-stepping into the life tracking business. Ninty has just announced that it's looking into "quality of life" tech including a sleep and fatigue sensor. Rather than moving into the competitive market of wearables... >>

Apple Watch could kill activity trackers and sports watches, but not the Samsung Gear S

Apple Watch could kill activity trackers and sports watches, but not the Samsung Gear S

By 9 September 2014

Apple has announced its Watch and with it two new fitness apps that can track and train its wearer, simply called Activity and Fitness. Now that Apple has moved firmly into the wearable market and is offering complete fitness tracking, it could be a time... >>

Google to launch health service to collect your data, called Google Fit

Google to launch health service to collect your data, called Google Fit

By 13 June 2014

Google is going for health data while providing a health service to its users which it will call Google Fit, reportedly. According to source of Forbes the big G plans to unveil its Google Fit plans at the Google I/O event which starts 25 June. Google... >>

What is S Health 3.0 and should you care?

What is S Health 3.0 and should you care?

By 11 April 2014

Samsung is tying together the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Gear 2 and the Gear Fit with the idea of promoting a healthier lifestyle. Rather than talking about group play or motion features, Samsung has elevated the importance of health on its agenda. S Health... >>

Dash earbuds store music, track heart rate and oxygen levels and work as a Bluetooth headset

Dash earbuds store music, track heart rate and oxygen levels and work as a Bluetooth headset

By 12 February 2014

Dash earbuds are a huge jump forward in earphone technology. They manage to cram in wireless Bluetooth 4.0 aptX connectivity, 4GB storage, touch-sensitive controls, and fitness tracking including heart rate and oxygen level monitoring. Dash is currently... >>

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... >>

The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

By 11 October 2013

We're proud to announce the start of the 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, the UK's longest-running awards dedicated to gadgetry, entertainment technology and gizmos. As in the past nine years, the aim is to find and celebrate the best tech and gadgets... >>