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Samsung Galaxy S5 heart rate monitor vs iPhone 5S heart rate monitor: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S5 heart rate monitor vs iPhone 5S heart rate monitor: What's the difference?

By 11 April 2014

The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone is unique in that it features a heart rate monitor built into the device itself. It is operated by simply placing your finger over a special part of the phone and waiting a few seconds. But how does it work, and how... >>

Samsung Gear Fit updated for vertical display rotation (updated)

Samsung Gear Fit updated for vertical display rotation (updated)

By 8 April 2014

UPDATE: The vertical display update has rolled out to early UK test devices of the Gear Fit, suggesting it will launch with the rotation option. The Samsung Gear Fit is a very attractive activity tracker with its Super AMOLED curved display. But in our... >>

A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

By 5 April 2014

It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as... >>

Situ Smart Food Nutrition Scale lets you track exactly what you’re eating

Situ Smart Food Nutrition Scale lets you track exactly what you’re eating

By 4 April 2014

Situ, in its simplest form, is a weighing scale attached to an iPad app which lets users track the nutritional content of their food. But the level of detail and clarity of design go above and beyond that, making it a great way to lose weight, eat healthy,... >>

Adidas looks at the World Cup from a different perspective, Brazuca ball kitted with internal cameras

Adidas looks at the World Cup from a different perspective, Brazuca ball kitted with internal cameras

By 3 April 2014

Adidas is building up to this summer's World Cup tournament by sending a customised Brazuca ball around the world to capture the excitement of football from a different perspective. The sports brand has kitted out one of the official World Cup footballs... >>

Hands-on: TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review

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... >>

TomTom Runner Cardio & Multi-Sport Cardio add built-in heart rate monitor, Bluetooth app sync

TomTom Runner Cardio & Multi-Sport Cardio add built-in heart rate monitor, Bluetooth app sync

By 2 April 2014

TomTom has refreshed its Runner and Multi-Sport sports watches with the addition of new Cardio models, capable of measuring heart rate using a wrist-based built-in heart-rate monitor. Pocket-lint is at the London launch where we've been quick-testing... >>

Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit on sale now for £180 each

Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit on sale now for £180 each

By 1 April 2014

Samsung's latest wearable devices can take pride of place on wrists countrywide as they've appeared on sale for £180 each. They are both available for order, apparently with next day delivery, on Unlocked Mobiles. The Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit... >>

Jawbone Up24 review
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... >>

Cybathlon 2016: The cyborg Olympics is actually happening

Cybathlon 2016: The cyborg Olympics is actually happening

By 28 March 2014

While human athletes are starting to reach the peak of their sporting performance, augmented cybathletes are just about to get started, exceeding humanity's best flesh-only efforts. Cybathlon 2016 is an event that will pit humans with robotic enhancements... >>