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Garmin Vivofit review
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

Garmin Vivofit review

By 13 October 2014

Garmin is well known for its navigation products and running watches, but it's a company with more to offer in the wider consumer space too. That's exactly where the Garmin Vivofit activity tracker is aimed: a wearable wrist device able to track your... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review
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Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review

By 3 September 2014

Samsung isn’t shy of releasing a smartwatch or two. Indeed it’s been putting them to market by the bucket load, but in so doing the company has been slowly refining its wearable offerings. The latest Gear S, which was already unveiled ahead of Samsung... >>

First run: Vivobarefoot Trail Freak running shoes
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First run: Vivobarefoot Trail Freak running shoes

By 2 September 2014

The hype surrounding barefoot running seems, for the most part, to have been and gone. But people are still enjoying the sport, and companies are still releasing shoes for those who are interested. The latest company is Vivobarefoot with its Trail Freak... >>

First run: Nike Free 5.0 review
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First run: Nike Free 5.0 review

By 16 May 2014

Nike's Free running shoe range has been around for some time now offering runners a more flexible, less padded experience to the company's Lunar Glide series. For 2014 the shoe range has broken out into three models, as well as been given a major makeover... >>

Hands-on: TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review
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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... >>

Jawbone Up24 review
Sports Fitness 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... >>

First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review
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First run: Puma Mobium Elite v2 review

By 11 March 2014

Running shoes are moving in new directions, exploring new technologies and materials, and Puma isn't going to be left behind with its new Puma Mobium Elite v2. The new shoe is the result of two years of research at Puma, looking to create a shoe that's... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review
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Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review

By 24 February 2014

The Samsung Gear Fit is, as the name suggests, a fitness band that has joined Samsung's growing family of wearable devices. Announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, we had the chance to get one on our wrist to see what it offers. The first... >>

First run: Under Armour Speedform (2014) review
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First run: Under Armour Speedform (2014) review

By 22 February 2014

The Under armour Speedform is a new running shoe that takes a very different approach to what Nike, Adidas, and others are doing. Its approach is to come at it from a garment perspective. That's fitting seeing as the company is famous for compression... >>

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review
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Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

By 19 February 2014

There's no shortage of gadgets out there that'll count your steps and measure your activity, but that hasn't stopped GeoPalz from showing off a clip-on dongle for the whole family at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair. It's called ibitz. Originally launched in 2013,... >>