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Stand-up gadgets: Tech to get you fit by doing very little at all

Stand-up gadgets: Tech to get you fit by doing very little at all

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If we told you there was a way to get fitter, lose weight and even strengthen muscle by doing pretty much nothing, would you believe it? Well, yes, you probably would as the headline clearly gives away standing as the secret. Time for some science. According... >>

Garmin Forerunner 225, its first optical heart rate watch: Is this the end of the chest strap?

Garmin Forerunner 225, its first optical heart rate watch: Is this the end of the chest strap?

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Garmin has finally joined the competition in offering a sports GPS watch that tracks heart rate using optics built-into the watch rather than a connected chest strap. The Garmin Forerunner 225 will be the company's first optical HR watch. Pocket-lint... >>

Misfit Flash review: Good for beginners
3.5 stars

Misfit Flash review: Good for beginners

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The Misfit Flash is an activity tracker and the follow-up to the Misfit Shine which launched back in 2013. The new model follows a similar design cue but swaps metal for plastic and slashes the price by half, making it the cheapest activity tracker out... >>

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Pocket-lint has teamed up with the guys and girls over at Stack Commerce a secure payment platform to bring you stacks of exclusive deals on tech, gear and gadgets, and e-learning every week. You can get to the store by clicking the Deals tab at the... >>

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

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Asus has already impressed with its sleek ZenWatch and it's not stopping there. The new Asus VivoWatch takes on sporting needs while offering another attractive design and impressive 10-day battery. Most smartwatches these days will last two days, if... >>

Microsoft Band update tracks your cycling using Strava and offers more Health options

Microsoft Band update tracks your cycling using Strava and offers more Health options

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The Microsoft Band is packed with hardware potential and it looks like Microsoft wants to use that by keeping the software updated. It's announced an update that will make cycle tracking possible. The latest Microsoft Band update will allow wearers to... >>

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Stimulating, lightweight, but tough on your calves

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Stimulating, lightweight, but tough on your calves

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Barefoot running has seemingly come and gone. But if you look closely, brands are still supporting the idea of running as close to barefoot as possible, but without all the hype. Nike's approach is to offer three different running shoes as part of its... >>

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall
3.5 stars

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall

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Like Apple, Microsoft arrived to the wearables party late – albeit in slightly different fashion. Instead of a smartwatch, the Windows maker has released the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker with some smartwatch-like functions, but still a device... >>

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

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Avoid heart disease, lose weight, feel more awake - all simply by standing. There are respected studies that point to sitting as the cause of poor health with some even calling it the new smoking. But fear not, a cure is already here. For those that... >>

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

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Running, cycling, swimming, triathlon or adventure racing – they can all be improved with gadgets. We don't just mean the usual list of kit for runners or bike bolt-ons for cyclists but tech that can make you faster. If you're running a marathon and... >>