Latest fitness tracker news

Fitbit launches Inspire and Inspire HR fitness trackers, retires Alta and Flex lines
Fitbit launches Inspire and Inspire HR fitness trackers, retires Alta and Flex lines By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has consolidated its fitness tracking range into two new devices: Inspire and Inspire HR. Going forward, the Inspire trackers will replace the popular... Read more

Fitbit Ace 2: Fitness tracking for kids with swim proofing and screen protection
Fitbit Ace 2: Fitness tracking for kids with swim proofing and screen protection By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced the second generation of its kids fitness tracker, the Fitbit Ace 2. The original Fitbit Ace was designed for children aged eight... Read more

Best fitness trackers 2019: Top activity bands to buy today
Best fitness trackers 2019: Top activity bands to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the top fitness trackers available, helping you count steps, track calories, monitor your heart rate, sleep patterns and more. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e are fitness trackers to rival Fitbit
Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e are fitness trackers to rival Fitbit By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced new wearables and fitness trackers... Read more

Fitbit aiming at even younger kids with leaked fitness tracker
Fitbit aiming at even younger kids with leaked fitness tracker By Rik Henderson

Fitbit seems to aiming at even younger kids to those served by the Ace, with an unnamed device that has leaked online.... Read more

Fitbit Versa 2 release date, features, rumours and news
Fitbit Versa 2 release date, features, rumours and news By Britta O'Boyle

Rumours have surfaced surround the Fitbit Versa 2. Here is everything we know so far.... Read more

Fitbit prices tumble in Valentine's Day sales, with savings on Versa, Charge 3 and and Ionic Adidas edition
Fitbit prices tumble in Valentine's Day sales, with savings on Versa, Charge 3 and and Ionic Adidas edition By Chris Hall

Fitbit prices best deals in Valentine's Day sales, $40/£20 saving on the Ionic Adidas edition, $20/20 off Charge 3 and $30/£20 off the Versa... Read more

Does it really matter if fitness trackers overestimate calories?
Does it really matter if fitness trackers overestimate calories? By Britta O'Boyle

Researchers have claimed some fitness trackers overestimate the number of calories burned while walking by more than 50 per cent but does it matter?... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 235 slashed to £159 in January sales
Garmin Forerunner 235 slashed to £159 in January sales By Chris Hall

There are lots of great deals in the sales and towards the affordable end of the scale is the Garmin Forerunner 235, saving over £140... Read more

Nike Adapt BB proves that technology is worth it: Power lacing and smart app for total comfort control
Nike Adapt BB proves that technology is worth it: Power lacing and smart app for total comfort control By Chris Hall

Some people snort at technology, dismissing the advances made to progress simple things towards a better experience.The idea of power lacing on shoes isn't... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds LTE for phone-free connectivity
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds LTE for phone-free connectivity By Chris Hall

Garmin has announced an LTE version of the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music sports watch. Powered by Verizon, the new watch will compete with the likes of the... Read more

Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge, Versa and Ionic trackers
Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge, Versa and Ionic trackers By Britta O'Boyle

A comprehensive guide to all the tips and tricks of the Fitbit app to help you get the most out of your Fitbit fitness tracker.... Read more

Garmin Fenix 5S Plus discounted by £125
Garmin Fenix 5S Plus discounted by £125 By Chris Hall

It's the Garmin discount you've been waiting for: the Garmin Fenix 5S Plus, discounted to £474.99... Read more

Fitbit's latest FCC filing suggests a Fitbit Alta 2 is on the way
Fitbit's latest FCC filing suggests a Fitbit Alta 2 is on the way By Maggie Tillman

The main piece of information we have on the new devices is that they're described as a “wireless activity tracker” in the filing.... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 slashed to only £75 for one of the best fitness trackers around
Fitbit Charge 2 slashed to only £75 for one of the best fitness trackers around By Chris Hall

The Fitbit Charge 2 has been slashed to £74.99 in this Black Friday deal of the day... Read more

Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3
Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3 By Chris Hall

Withings has a new fitness tracker offering automatic activity tracking, heart rate and sleep monitioring... Read more

Honor Band 4 fitness tracker with colour display to launch in UK for £60
Honor Band 4 fitness tracker with colour display to launch in UK for £60 By Maggie Tillman

Huawei's Honor brand is announcing a price for its newest fitness device, the Honor Band 4, and has said it'll launch soon.... Read more

It's about time! Garmin adds full Spotify integration to sports watches
It's about time! Garmin adds full Spotify integration to sports watches By Maggie Tillman

Garmin is finally adding support for one of the world's most popular music streaming services: Spotify.... Read more

Withings is back on the pulse with Steel HR Sport
Withings is back on the pulse with Steel HR Sport By Britta O'Boyle

Withings has announced the Steel HR Sport as the first activity tracker following its reacquisition from Nokia.... Read more

Polar goes after Garmin with Vantage V and M multisport watches
Polar goes after Garmin with Vantage V and M multisport watches By Maggie Tillman

Polar has announced a couple new multisport smartwatches, called the Vantage V and the Vantage M. You can pre-order them both now.... Read more

Garmin Vivosmart 4 tells you when to recharge your "body battery"
Garmin Vivosmart 4 tells you when to recharge your "body battery" By Rik Henderson

If you were wondering how much charge you have left in your body battery each day, wonder no more. The Garmin Vivosmart 4 comes with a body battery energy... Read more

Fitbit's new Charge 3 adds waterproofing, a touch display and will last a week
Fitbit's new Charge 3 adds waterproofing, a touch display and will last a week By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has introduced the successor to its popular Charge 2 fitness tracker in the Charge 3. The new device refines the design of the 2016 model, whilst... Read more

Fitbit Charge 3 and its new touchscreen revealed in leaked pics
Fitbit Charge 3 and its new touchscreen revealed in leaked pics By Maggie Tillman

The images show the wearable’s redesign, which includes a new touchscreen display.... Read more

Fitbit Charge 3 leaked images show new straps and a fresh design
Fitbit Charge 3 leaked images show new straps and a fresh design By Adrian Willings

Possible leaked images of the Fitbit Charge 3 fitness tracker show new straps and a design similar to the Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Iconic.... Read more

Strava Premium is now Strava Summit and there are three separate subscription packs
Strava Premium is now Strava Summit and there are three separate subscription packs By Dan Grabham

Connected fitness network Strava has rebranded its premium tier as Strava Summit and changed how you pay for it.... Read more

Huawei will unveil its TalkBand B5 fitness wearable on 18 July
Huawei will unveil its TalkBand B5 fitness wearable on 18 July By Maggie Tillman

The poster shows an outline of a device that looks like the TalkBand B3, the previous TalkBand model released in 2016.... Read more

It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon
It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon By Maggie Tillman

Pictures of Huawei’s upcoming TalkBand B5 have surfaced via respected leaker Evan Blass on Twitter.... Read more

Garmin introduces Fenix 5 Plus models with plenty of new features, including Garmin Pay
Garmin introduces Fenix 5 Plus models with plenty of new features, including Garmin Pay By Max Langridge

Garmin has launched three new Garmin Fenix 5 Plus watches, with Garmin Pay, bloody oxygen monitor, onboard music storage and built-in map data... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds offline music to Garmin's sporty smartwatch
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds offline music to Garmin's sporty smartwatch By Chris Hall

Garmin has announced the Vivoactive 3 Music, which as the name suggests, adds music to the sporty smartwatch experience that the Vivoactive offers.Like... Read more

Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available
Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available By Maggie Tillman

Remember the Ace?Fitbit announced its first fitness band designed just children ages eight and up in March. It's basically a version of the Fitbit Alta... Read more

Suunto 9 is an accomplished sports tracker with 5 day battery life
Suunto 9 is an accomplished sports tracker with 5 day battery life By Max Langridge

Finnish sports wearable manufacturer Suunto has announced the Suunto 9 multi-sport GPS watch with a rather impressive five day battery life. That might... Read more

Xiaomi's new Mi Band 3 has a 20-day battery life, 50m water resistance
Xiaomi's new Mi Band 3 has a 20-day battery life, 50m water resistance By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi has updated its Mi Band line of fitness trackers.The latest addition, the Mi Band 3, is an ultra low-priced wearable. It has a bigger, higher resolution... Read more

MyZone Zone Match now available for personal use; makes it easy to hit fitness goals
MyZone Zone Match now available for personal use; makes it easy to hit fitness goals By Max Langridge

MyZone, the fitness tracking platform that rewards you for effort rather than calories burned, has brought one of its biggest features to the smartphone... Read more

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

First, there was Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Then, there was Fitbit Pay. Now, we have Garmin Pay. All these mobile payment systems work with... Read more

Peloton smart exercise bike coming to the UK, huge screen and live workout classes to follow at home
Peloton smart exercise bike coming to the UK, huge screen and live workout classes to follow at home By Rik Henderson

Peloton is bringing its all-singing, all-dancing smart exercise bike to the UK and Canada.Already available in the US, the Peloton Bike has a 21.5-inch... Read more

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

Fitbit makes fitness trackers, and now, a full-fledged smartwatch that you can make payments with, thanks to a service called Fitbit Pay.Originally launched... Read more

Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app
Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app By Elyse Betters

Fitbit, a maker of popular activity trackers and the Ionic smartwatch, has introduced a number of new products, as well as revealed it will add women's... Read more

Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking
Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking By Chris Hall

Fitbit has a new sportswatch, the Fitbit Versa. Adding to the company's line-up of sporty smartwatches, the new Fitbit Verso very much evolves what the... Read more

Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun
Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun By Chris Hall

Fitbit has officially announced a fitness tracker for kids called the Fitbit Ace. The new tracker looks and acts like the Fitbit Alta, but in a smaller... Read more

Garmin Approach X10 is the GPS golf band that won't affect your swing
Garmin Approach X10 is the GPS golf band that won't affect your swing By Rik Henderson

Garmin has announced a GPS golf band that is discrete and comfortable yet includes data for more than 41,000 courses around the world.The Garmin Approach... Read more

Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox
Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox By Max Langridge

Fitbit, known for its vast range of activity trackers, will later today be launching a new Coach app for the Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs and laptops... Read more

Suunto 3 Fitness activity tracker gives you bespoke training programs
Suunto 3 Fitness activity tracker gives you bespoke training programs By Max Langridge

Finnish fitness tracking company Suunto has launched the 3 Fitness sports watch, which not only acts as a smartwatch and basic activity tracker, but it... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music: Offline music and Garmin Pay make this a potent sports watch
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music: Offline music and Garmin Pay make this a potent sports watch By Chris Hall

Garmin has had a music-shaped hole in its line-up of sports devices for some time. While rivals like TomTom have been offering the ability to take your... Read more

Garmin Vivofit 4 has a year-long battery life, always-on colour display
Garmin Vivofit 4 has a year-long battery life, always-on colour display By Elyse Betters

There are so many activity trackers available, it's hard to figure out which one to buy. Here's a hint: Go for the one with the better battery.No one wants... Read more

10 reasons to buy the Garmin Vivoactive 3
10 reasons to buy the Garmin Vivoactive 3 By Pocket-lint Promotion

Garmin - once a sat nav brand - is now a name synonymous with fitness and health focussed wearables. One of its latest products, the Vivoactive 3, seeks... Read more

Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch
Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch By Chris Hall

Fitbit's second attempt at a smartwatch - the Fitbit Ionic - had a Black Friday deal price of £249 - and that price has stayed now that the sales are... Read more

Misfit Vapor watch with optical heart rate finally set for 31 October release
Misfit Vapor watch with optical heart rate finally set for 31 October release By Elyse Betters

Misfit has revealed when you can finally get the Vapor.Misfit announced Vapor, its first touchscreen smartwatch, at CES 2017. The wearable is the company's... Read more

TomTom putting a halt on new wearables to focus on sat-nav
TomTom putting a halt on new wearables to focus on sat-nav By Max Langridge

TomTom has released a press statement to say it will focus on its leading position in the "navigation technologies" sector, and will "provide location... Read more

Smart tattoos could fully replace health and fitness wearables in the future
Smart tattoos could fully replace health and fitness wearables in the future By Max Langridge

Scientists at Harvard and MIT have developed smart tattoos as a way to potentially replace health trackers and fitness wearables one day. The tattoos wouldn't... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 30 is a cheap GPS smartwatch made for runners
Garmin Forerunner 30 is a cheap GPS smartwatch made for runners By Elyse Betters

Garmin has announced a new Forerunner-branded watch.Earlier this year, we reviewed the Forerunner 35, a GPS smartwatch that we described as perfect if... Read more

Garmin rounds out Vivo wearable line with Vivosport and Vivomove HR
Garmin rounds out Vivo wearable line with Vivosport and Vivomove HR By Elyse Betters

Garmin didn't just announce the Vivoactive 3 at IFA 2017; it introduced two other Vivo-branded wearables.First up is the new Vivosport activity-tracking... Read more

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