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Fenix 3 adds colour to your training, Garmin Epix is a wrist navigator

Fenix 3 adds colour to your training, Garmin Epix is a wrist navigator

By 5 January 2015

Garmin has made a range of updates to its wearables at CES 2015. There's an update to the Fenix training watch, now in its third generation, as well as a new product, the Epix.  The Fenix 3 is designed to appeal to the adventurer within you, with a design... >>

Garmin Vivoactive is a proper smartwatch for fitness fans

Garmin Vivoactive is a proper smartwatch for fitness fans

By 5 January 2015

Garmin had devices adorning the wrists of athletes long before anyone had conceived the term "wearables". One of the big names in sport watches, Garmin has announced three additions to its range at CES 2015. Most interesting is the Vivoactive which sees... >>

Parrot Zik Sport smart headphones offer heart rate monitor, noise cancelling and more

Parrot Zik Sport smart headphones offer heart rate monitor, noise cancelling and more

By 5 January 2015

Parrot has unveiled its latest Zik headphones that move away the from Zik 2.0 comfort over ears into the active world with its Zik Sport. The Parrot Zik Sport, unveiled at CES 2015, are wireless Bluetooth headphones that sit over the head and fit snuggly... >>

Polar A300 blends fitness band appeal with sports watch functionality

Polar A300 blends fitness band appeal with sports watch functionality

By 3 January 2015

Polar has announced the A300, which it describes as a fitness and activity monitor, sitting between the Polar Loop and its more advanced sports watches. So on one hand the A300 will track your steps and alert you if you've been inactive for too long like... >>

Sony SmartWatch 3 review: Brains over beauty
4 out of 5

Sony SmartWatch 3 review: Brains over beauty

By 2 January 2015

The latest Android Wear watch to enter the race for your wrist is the Sony SmartWatch 3. As a company in the wearables game since the outset, experience shows in this third generation device. But after previous so-so attempts is it finally a case of third... >>

Sony SmartBand Talk review: Jack of all trades, master of none
3.5 out of 5

Sony SmartBand Talk review: Jack of all trades, master of none

By 17 December 2014

Sony isn't a new player in the world of wearables, it was one of the first companies to kick a ball in the field of smartwatches with its aptly named but ultimately underwhelming SmartWatch back in 2012. The Sony SmartBand Talk, codename SWR30, is a pared-down... >>

Battle of the bands: Fitbit Flex, Nike+ FuelBand SE, Jawbone Up and more

Battle of the bands: Fitbit Flex, Nike+ FuelBand SE, Jawbone Up and more

By 15 December 2014

Fitness bands are well and truly everywhere. You could say they're in step with trends, if you were desperate for a pun. Since we're not, we've decided to spend our time finding the best activity trackers so you can decide which is the best fit for you.... >>

Best wearable smart clothes: HR bras, muscle measuring tops and more

Best wearable smart clothes: HR bras, muscle measuring tops and more

By 12 December 2014

Many said that 2014 was the year of the wearable. With the number of smartwatches, activity trackers and smart sensors that appeared its fair to say that was the case. Now we're looking at 2015 this is going to the next level with smart clothes that have... >>

'Gadgets supporting humans' has been taken literally for the Bionic Bra

'Gadgets supporting humans' has been taken literally for the Bionic Bra

By 9 December 2014

Smart sensors in clothing is a future that's starting to reveal itself already with heart rate sensors in bras from Victoria's Secret. But a new item called the Bionic Bra has taken it to the next level not only with intelligent sensors but with actuators... >>

Mio Velo adds heart rate and cadence data to your phone

Mio Velo adds heart rate and cadence data to your phone

By 8 December 2014

For cyclists who want to track really specific data like cadence or power it means shelling out serious money for ANT+ sensors and their accompanying readout gadgets. At least it did, until the Mio Velo appeared. The Mio Velo is a wearable which, essentially,... >>