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First run: Vivobarefoot Trail Freak running shoes

First run: Vivobarefoot Trail Freak running shoes

By 10 hours ago

The hype surrounding barefoot running seems, for the most part, to have been and gone. But people are still enjoying the sport, and companies are still releasing shoes for those who are interested. The latest company is Vivobarefoot with its Trail Freak... >>

Samsung Gear S smartwatch wearers to get Nike+ Running app

Samsung Gear S smartwatch wearers to get Nike+ Running app

By 29 August 2014

Samsung and Nike have announced a new version of the Nike+ Running app just for Samsung Gear S smartwatch. The Gear S offers Bluetooth and GPS connectivity, so runners can leave their phones at home but still map their runs, track progress, and view metrics... >>

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt doubles as a fitness tracker, debuts at US Open

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt doubles as a fitness tracker, debuts at US Open

By 25 August 2014

Ralph Lauren has unveiled a Polo Tech shirt that features built-in fitness tracking that links to the cloud and stores all manner of biological and physiological information. Sensors are knitted into the core of the new shirt design and it will make... >>

You can't steal Yerka Project, a bike that doubles as its own lock

You can't steal Yerka Project, a bike that doubles as its own lock

By 21 August 2014

Although riding a bicycle is both healthy for the environment and your body, it's extremely tedious when you have to lug around a lock and key. Three engineering students from Chile have developed a unique solution however. It's called Yerka Project,... >>

Toshiba enters the activity tracker race with smartband offering 2-week battery

Toshiba enters the activity tracker race with smartband offering 2-week battery

By 11 August 2014

The wearable tracker market is really taking off and now Toshiba has joined it with its first activity tracker, the WERAM1100. Putting the not-so catchy name aside this band could still compete against the big players despite being late to the race for... >>

Timex Ironman One GPS+ blurs smartwatch and sports watch lines with 3G connectivity

Timex Ironman One GPS+ blurs smartwatch and sports watch lines with 3G connectivity

By 6 August 2014

Timex has announced a new version of its Ironman watch that aims to bring the best of smart to its sports watch. The Timex Ironman One GPS+ comes with a SIM tray for 3G connectivity as well as GPS tracking. This not only means super accurate tracking... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014: Submit your entry form for consideration

By 1 August 2014

The time for us to get ready for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2014 has started. This year, for our 11th Awards, we are going to be doing things a little bit differently and therefore asking for your help to nominate your favourite gadgets, whether you... >>

Runtastic Orbit: the app company launches its own activity tracker

Runtastic Orbit: the app company launches its own activity tracker

By 31 July 2014

Runtastic, previously known only as a running app, is reaching out into the world of hardware with its own activity tracker: Orbit. Lots of other bands already work with the Runtastic app data, like the Jawbone Up, FitBit Flex and the Withings Pulse.... >>

Star.21, the fitness band that turns training into a game

Star.21, the fitness band that turns training into a game

By 28 July 2014

Oaxis, a tech company based in Singapore, has opened a round of crowdfunding on Pozible for a fitness band it claims will change your health and training habits by turning daily exercise and activities into a game. The Star.21, which will cost $95 (£55)... >>

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 July

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 July

By 26 July 2014

After Apple unveiled Yosemite - the latest iteration of its OSX operating system - we've been rather excited about exploring it. And now the time has come: check out seven tips to get you started with Apple's latest. If operating system geekery isn't... >>