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Wearable waste: Study shows smartphones work as accurately

Wearable waste: Study shows smartphones work as accurately

By 11 February 2015

If you've ever wondered just how accurate wearables are, especially when compared to smartphones, your answer has arrived. A recent study has found wearables to be similar to the tracking of the smartphone you probably already own. Before we delve into... >>

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront
4.5 out of 5

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront

By 11 February 2015

Garmin has been in the GPS watch game as long as it has existed, and was creating GPS systems long before that. But with many smartwatches and activity trackers flooding the market of late, it's had to modernise to offer more. The Garmin ForeRunner 920XT... >>

Goodbye batteries, skin powered gadgets are finally here

Goodbye batteries, skin powered gadgets are finally here

By 3 February 2015

Wearables and smart clothing are going to be appearing in huge numbers in 2015 but the problem with them will always be the same – power. Or will it? A breakthrough flexible nanogenerator, revealed at the MEMS 2015 conference last week, could fix power... >>

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software
3 out of 5

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software

By 3 February 2015

Epson, most famous for its printers, is making the move into sports wearables with its Runsense range of GPS-enabled watches. No ink carts or A4 paper to be seen anywhere. Running watches aren't a new concept, of course, with big names like Garmin and... >>

These new Adidas trainers were inspired by NASA's iconic spacesuits

These new Adidas trainers were inspired by NASA's iconic spacesuits

By 3 February 2015

German shoemaker Adidas believes its latest pair of trainers will send you over the moon. The company is preparing to launch two pairs of trainers this summer that'll probably look quite familiar to you. That's because they're meant to look like NASA's... >>

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever
4 out of 5

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever

By 2 February 2015

Withings introduced the Pulse activity tracker back in 2013, delivering a small device with the ability to track steps, count calories, measure elevation, monitor your heart rate and track your sleep quality. The company decided that wasn't enough and... >>

Zepp Golf motion tracker updated: The sports wearable that genuinely improves your swing

Zepp Golf motion tracker updated: The sports wearable that genuinely improves your swing

By 30 January 2015

Motion tracking for sports and specifically golf is not exactly new, but the best device we've used in recent times was the GolfSense, which strapped to the back of a golf glove and sent data via Bluetooth to an iPhone, iPad or Android device. We loved... >>

David Lloyd's Immersive Fitness studio is like a spin class through Tron

David Lloyd's Immersive Fitness studio is like a spin class through Tron

By 30 January 2015

"Are you with me!?!" shouts the instructor. We give a rasping cheer, grabbing a breather before we hit the next run of hills, riding through a landscape peppered with psychedelic geometric mountains. The road is like glass, reflecting the alternate reality... >>

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant
4 out of 5

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant

By 28 January 2015

First came the Swiss Made Activité smartwatch from Withings with its shiny metal exterior, curved circular glass, leather straps, and hefty £320 price tag. For those struggling to justify such expense for what is effectively a very nice watch meets... >>

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

By 23 January 2015

Adidas has taken the wraps of its latest technological running innovation, the Adidas Ultra Boost. Claimed to offer more bounce than the first generation of Boost, more flexibility and overall to be the best runner yet, Adidas has a lot to live up to.... >>