Sports Fitness


Reviews & hands-on

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    Hands-on: TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review

    By 3 April 2014

    Sports watches are evolving. The new TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio wants to be your one-stop shop for all things triathlon. New for TomTom is a built-in heart-rate monitor which means you can abandon the uncomfortable chest strap for real-time monitoring...

  • Sports Fitness 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...

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    First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review

    By 11 March 2014

    Running shoes are moving in new directions, exploring new technologies and materials, and Puma isn't going to be left behind with its new Puma Mobium Elite v2. The new shoe is the result of two years of research at Puma, looking to create a shoe that's...

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    Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review

    By 24 February 2014

    The Samsung Gear Fit is, as the name suggests, a fitness band that has joined Samsung's growing family of wearable devices. Announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, we had the chance to get one on our wrist to see what it offers. The first...

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    First run: Under Armour Speedform (2014) review

    By 22 February 2014

    The Under armour Speedform is a new running shoe that takes a very different approach to what Nike, Adidas, and others are doing. Its approach is to come at it from a garment perspective. That's fitting seeing as the company is famous for compression...

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    Qualcomm Toq review

    By 21 February 2014

    Qualcomm has a smartwatch, and it’s called Toq. As in tick tock. It’s a nifty little wearable that serves as a companion device to an Android smartphone, and if you're based in the US you can purchase it right now should you so desire. But there is...

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    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,...

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    First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

    By 10 February 2014

    The Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 shoes are the latest FlyKnit offering from Nike and update the previous version of the shoe, first announced in 2013, with a couple of new tweaks. We joined Nike at its London Nike Town store on Oxford Circus for a quick 7km run...

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    Hands-on: Garmin Vivofit is a long-lasting and affordable fitness band

    By 11 January 2014

    Wearables are everywhere. But when a company such as Garmin, renowned for its fitness and GPS products, announces a new product it's time to stand up and listen. Welcome the Garmin Vivofit, a wristband fitness device that we got to see at this year's...

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    Razer Nabu: We eye-up gaming laptop maker’s wearable tech band

    By 10 January 2014

    Wearable tech was the promise of 2013, but one that failed to truly deliver. In 2014 it looks as though every manufacturer wants to be the one to crack the market, including gaming laptop maker Razer with the Nabu. Described as a discreet wearable, the...

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    94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

    By 9 January 2014

    How good is your basketball? Probably not good enough according to InfoMotion Sports Technologies who has created a smart basketball called 94Fifty. The smart basketball has nine sensors inside the ball to deliver real-time shooting and ball-handling...

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    LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

    By 7 January 2014

    We first saw a prototype for the LG Lifeband Touch at CES in 2013, but now a year later the company has created a commercial version which it hopes to launch in the first half of 2014. The band, which is more like a bracelet with the break in the circle...

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    Sony SmartBand pictures and eyes-on: Sony Lifelog and wearable tech on display at CES 2014

    By 7 January 2014

    Sony has jumped on board the wearable tech express, with the Japanese giant using this year's CES to lift the lid on its SmartBand device, a wearable wristband that is compatible with the new Sony Core tracker. But it's not just about steps or distance...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Magellan Echo review

    By 12 December 2013

    Running watches are fast becoming two a penny. Magellan, best known as GPS company, is also entering the ever-busying market with its Echo smartwatch. But with the likes of the TomTom Runner, Pebble, Adidas miCoach Smart Run, Samsung Galaxy Gear - and...

  • Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Nike+ FuelBand SE review

    By 16 November 2013

    The new Nike+ FuelBand SE is the company's second version of the wearable wrist device that tracks your activity. The second-gen device promises to deliver a better and more precise experience than the 2012 original by introducing Sessions to cater for...