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A week in reviews: May 6  - May 10

A week in reviews: May 6 - May 10

By 11 May 2013

It’s fitness week on Pocket-lint, at least informally, with two reviews of things you put on your wrist that help keep you fit: the Polar RC3 and Jawbone Up. But there were also cars, cameras, a phone and a satellite receiver that blows everything from... >>

Polar RC3 GPS Tour De France edition review
4 out of 5

Polar RC3 GPS Tour De France edition review

By 10 May 2013

Just like Le Tour winner's yellow jersey, the limited Tour De France edition of the Polar RC3 GPS sports watch comes dressed in a similar bright yellow finish. The RC3 was the first built-in GPS sports watch released by Polar in 2012 and this limited... >>

Wahoo Fitness KICKR: The iPhone-powered bike trainer

Wahoo Fitness KICKR: The iPhone-powered bike trainer

By 9 May 2013

Bike fans looking to step up their training with the help of their iPad or iPhone will soon be able to turn to a new bit of kit from Wahoo called the Wahoo KICKR when it launches in the UK in the coming weeks. Available via the Apple store, the £999... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

By 14 April 2013

The Garmin Edge 810 is the company's latest GPS bicycle computer, complete with new social sharing and tracking functionality which we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Unlike many other "breadcrumb" models - such as the lower-spec Edge... >>

Up by Jawbone fitness band pictures and hands-on

Up by Jawbone fitness band pictures and hands-on

By 20 March 2013

The Up was always a very cool idea, and when we reviewed it just before it was first due to launch in the UK, we loved it. The simple design, long battery life and beautiful iOS app all made it a cunning package, and more than just a standard pedometer.... >>

Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

By 30 August 2012

Mio has introduced another bicycle computer range with the Mio Cyclo 100 series geared towards the serious rider.  There are four devices launching with the 100 series: the Mio Cyclo 100, Mio Cyclo 105, Mio Cycle 105 H and Mio Cyclo 105 HC. The Mio Cycl0... >>

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale review
3.5 out of 5

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale review

By 18 July 2012

Digital devices are so woven into the fabric of today’s society that there’s little that isn’t now possible. We’re all used to TVs, computers and the like - you know, the usual couch potato kind of kit - but recently it’s health and fitness... >>

Sportiiiis glasses give visual feedback for fitness fanatics

Sportiiiis glasses give visual feedback for fitness fanatics

By 28 May 2012

Clip the Sportiiiis heads up display to your glasses and you’ll be able to monitor your fitness levels as you work out. Fitness fanatics will be able to monitor their heart rate, speed (when running or cycling), power, cadence and pace with a visual... >>

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale incoming: Get that beach bod now

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale incoming: Get that beach bod now

By 14 May 2012

Unveiled at CES, Fitbit’s Aria Scales, which posts information about your weight on to the internet, will be available for £99.99 from the end of May.  Along with your weight, the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale also monitors your body fat and BMI automatically... >>

Plessey's heart rate monitor wristwatch device

Plessey's heart rate monitor wristwatch device

By 26 April 2012

Plessey Semiconductors has introduced a heart rate monitor that can be worn on your wrist as you would a watch. The device is built in such a way that a sensor electrode remains in contact with the skin on your wrist. Users can then touch a second electrode... >>