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Nike+ Android app goes live in UK, but only for O2 customers

Nike+ Android app goes live in UK, but only for O2 customers

By Stuart Miles

Nike has announced that it will be launching the recently announced Nike + Android app in the UK, but only for O2 customers to begin with.O2 customers in the UK will have exclusive access to the Nike+ Android app until the end of the year, the company... Read more

Nike O2 Priority Sports, shows O2 is about more than just Bieber tickets

Nike O2 Priority Sports, shows O2 is about more than just Bieber tickets

By Stuart Miles

Nike has teamed up with UK network O2 to offer O2 customers the chance to get exclusive access to videos, fitness advice and editorial content as well as special events ahead of others.Announced Tuesday morning at Nike Town in London, the new partnership... Read more

Garmin Swim fitness watch created for the more aquatic athlete

Garmin Swim fitness watch created for the more aquatic athlete

By Rik Henderson

Garmin has expanded its sports fitness watch range with the Garmin Swim, the company's first timepiece and motion tracker specifically designed for swimmers.It tracks stroke type, stroke count, distance, pace, lengths and more and, once hooked up to... Read more

Nike adds four new colours to its fitness-savvy sportwatch range

Nike adds four new colours to its fitness-savvy sportwatch range

By Danny Brogan

Running enthusiasts can now choose from four additional Nike+ Sportwatches that will monitor your fitness levels, tracks distances covered and even measure your performance against other athletes. Nike and TomTom have unveiled four new colours - black... Read more

Sportiiiis glasses give visual feedback for fitness fanatics

Sportiiiis glasses give visual feedback for fitness fanatics

By Danny Brogan

Clip the Sportiiiis heads up display to your glasses and you’ll be able to monitor your fitness levels as you work out.Fitness fanatics will be able to monitor their heart rate, speed (when running or cycling), power, cadence and pace with a visual... Read more

Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

Mio has announced a new line of bike computers which draws on the company's experience in the satnav arena. We've managed to get our hands on the Mio Cyclo 305 following its announcement yesterday.The Cyclo 305 is a complete package for your bike, including... Read more

Mio Cyclo satnav devices adds variety with 'Surprise Me' bike routes

Mio Cyclo satnav devices adds variety with 'Surprise Me' bike routes

By Danny Brogan

Navigation expert Mio has launched two new Mio Cyclo devices, aiming to keep riders informed both of their performance and their whereabouts.The Mio Cyclo 300 and Mio Cyclo 305 HC will help cyclists find their way from A to B with the most direct route,... Read more

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale incoming: Get that beach bod now

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale incoming: Get that beach bod now

By Danny Brogan

Unveiled at CES, Fitbit’s Aria Scales, which posts information about your weight on to the internet, will be available for £99.99 from the end of May. Along with your weight, the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale also monitors your body fat and BMI automatically... Read more

Fitbit Android App lets Google phone users now get fit too

Fitbit Android App lets Google phone users now get fit too

By Stuart Miles

Fitbit, the digital pedometer that lets you track your fitness by steps taken, or flights of stairs climbed, has launched an Android app for Google phone fans to be able to see how much exercise they are doing.No longer just for iPhone fans, the new Fitbit... Read more

OLED Bluetooth Fashion Bracelet for ladies comes with Caller ID and hang-up

OLED Bluetooth Fashion Bracelet for ladies comes with Caller ID and hang-up

By Rik Henderson

It's refreshing to see a gadget designed with women in mind that isn't either garishly pink or purposely styled to match a handbag/miniature dog combination. It's also refreshing to find one that's as tech-laden as it is fashionable. And we think the Ladies... Read more

Nike+ FuelBand
4.0 stars

Nike+ FuelBand

By Stuart Miles

Getting a little bit tubby? Feeling that you should be doing a little more walking and a little less sitting on the sofa watching television or video games? Nike believes it has the answer with the Nike+ FuelBand. But can a bracelet really get you off... Read more

7 days with... Nike+ FuelBand

7 days with... Nike+ FuelBand

By Stuart Miles

Just how healthy do you think you are? With a host of new gadgets coming on to the market in the next few months, I've been living with the new Nike+ FuelBand, due out in the UK in May, to see what wearing it for seven days does. Will it change my behaviour,... Read more

Nike+ SportWatch GPS to measure Fuel points from June

Nike+ SportWatch GPS to measure Fuel points from June

By Stuart Miles

Nike Fuel, the new exercise currency that the company has created to help sports fans get fit, will be coming to the company's Nike+ SportWatch GPS training watch and other devices already released.  "From June, you will be able to earn Fuel points... Read more

iPhone-syncing Nike+ Basketball and Training shoes coming to UK in June

iPhone-syncing Nike+ Basketball and Training shoes coming to UK in June

By Rik Henderson

The new Nike+ range of footwear, which hooks up to your iPhone in order to display performance ratings and statistics, will be on sale 29 June. Comprised of three stykes, Nike Hyperdunk+, Nike Lunar Hyperworkout+ and Nike Lunar TR 1+, the shoes fit into... Read more

Epson announces world's lightest GPS watch, sort of

Epson announces world's lightest GPS watch, sort of

By Chris Hall

Epson is expanding its repertoire beyond the printers and projectors it is known for with the announcement of a new GPS sports watch, which the Japanese company says is the "first entry in to electronic sporting goods market".Details are a little on the... Read more

Motorola MotoACTV
4.5 stars

Motorola MotoACTV

By Chris Hall

The Motorola ACTV sees Motorola Mobility branch into a new sector. It's a bold move, taking on the established Nike+, Polar, Garmin and Timex, to name a few. But does the Motorola ACTV bring anything new to the table? Does it offer a viable alternative... Read more

Nike+ FuelBand wants to motivate you to an active lifestyle

Nike+ FuelBand wants to motivate you to an active lifestyle

By Chris Hall

Nike announced a new lifestyle accessory on Thursday called the Nike+ FuelBand. The Nike+ FuelBand aims to constantly measure your movement, to motivate you to be more active in daily life.The new wristband uses a three-axis accelerometer to gauge activity... Read more

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale shares weight with the web: Foursquare for fatties

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale shares weight with the web: Foursquare for fatties

By Ben Crompton

A new set of wireless scales have been launched which allows you to share and upload information about your weight to the web, whilst also dishing out virtual motivational badges along the way.Called the Fitbit Aria, it also measures your BMI and body... Read more

Withings internet connected baby scale is a whole new world of weird

Withings internet connected baby scale is a whole new world of weird

By Ben Crompton

Tech company Withings has announced that it will be launching its internet-connected baby and toddler scale - called the Withings Smart Baby Scale - at CES 2012 in Las Vegas. Where else?Fitted with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, it is described as... Read more

Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

Looking to shed a few pounds following the Christmas binge? If you have an iPhone then you are literally spoilt for choice. We've looked at a number of iPhone apps in the past that offer to track your performance using the on-board GPS, but the offering... Read more

Fitbit Ultra
3.5 stars

Fitbit Ultra

By Stuart Miles

You've eaten too much, you're feeling rather fat, and you need to do something about it. In steps Fitbit Ultra promises to track your movement before displaying it all on the accompanying website for you to digest.So can something so simple really help... Read more

Jawbone Up
4.0 stars

Jawbone Up

By David Phelan

Get ready with those new year resolutions. If one of them is going to include trying for a fitter, healthier you in 2012, Jawbone is here to help. Jawbone is best known as the maker of excellent Bluetooth headsets and a great portable speaker, the Jambox.Its... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ GPS review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ GPS review (iPhone)

By Chris Hall

One of the greatest changes that the MP3 revolution brought about was how easy it became to run with music. Tape players were huge, CD players skipped, MP3 players, well, they became portable, lightweight, convenient. The idea of carrying a device with... Read more

Nike+ SportWatch software updated, peak performance promised

Nike+ SportWatch software updated, peak performance promised

By Chris Hall

When we reviewed the Nike+ SportWatch back in June 2011, we noticed a few quirks about it. The fact that you couldn't change the time on the watch itself was a major pain for those who travelled, as you'd have to plug it into a computer just to make this... Read more

Fitbit Ultra coming to shift the Christmas pud

Fitbit Ultra coming to shift the Christmas pud

By Paul Lamkin

If you stuff yourself silly this Christmas, drink too much booze or lay around watching too many Only Fools and Horses repeats, don't worry - the Fitbit Ultra is going on sale in the UK from Boxing Day, so you'll be able to get right back into shape.That's... Read more

Up by Jawbone aims to keep you healthy

Up by Jawbone aims to keep you healthy

By Paul Lamkin

Jawbone, maker of funky headsets, has announced its latest product, Up. Think of Up as like one of those charity wristbands that have been popular over the last few years, except much cleverer.And that's because Up features a sophisticated motion-tracking... Read more

Motorola ACTV pictures and hands-on

Motorola ACTV pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

Motorola is taking a stab at the fitness market with the launch of the Motorola ACTV, an Android-based sports watch. It's a clever twist on the sports watch, but enters a competitive market. We got hands-on with it briefly to put it through its paces. It's... Read more

Adidas miCoach Speed Cell chips in for performance data

Adidas miCoach Speed Cell chips in for performance data

By Paul Lamkin

The Adidas miCoach Speed Cell has just been announced as a standalone product; it is the brains behind the latest Adidas Adizero f50 football boot as tested by Pocket-lint back in September.The Speed Cell allows you to measure your athletic performance... Read more

Garmin challenges Nike+ with new iPhone / Android fitness app

Garmin challenges Nike+ with new iPhone / Android fitness app

By Ben Crompton

Garmin has announced a new fitness app for Android and iPhone mobiles called Garmin Fit, which makes use of its GPS expertise by bringing a wealth of functionality to the user and could challenge the popular Nike+ format.The sports app allows a variety... Read more

Garmin Edge 800
4.0 stars

Garmin Edge 800

By Hunter Skipworth

Garmin has a serious cycling pedigree, its team Garmin-Cervelo being one of the best in this years Tour De France. The company has a range of dedicated bike mountable satnavs designed to get you from A to B when out on two wheels. The more you pay, the... Read more

Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on

Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Anybody who plays golf will know that, while there is no better sound on this planet than the "schnick" of a clean, straight stroke, more often than not, the calm ambience of a course is broken by profanities and curses. That's why the golf-improvement... Read more

Nike+ SportWatch GPS review
4.5 stars

Nike+ SportWatch GPS review

By Chris Hall

Nike+ has been around for years, providing a clever and engaging online logging service and community with a range of accessories to monitor your performance. Their latest running watch sees then link up with GPS masters TomTom. The fusion brings GPS... Read more

TomTom fit for Nike+ SportWatch GPS

TomTom fit for Nike+ SportWatch GPS

By Chris Hall

Adding to the line-up of Nike+ options comes the new SportWatch GPS. Using the same shoe sensor as previous Nike+ systems, the new offering gives you a GPS watch to keep track of where you’ve been or where you’ve gone.It offers you the usual range... Read more

Garmin Approach S1 GPS golf watch hands-on

Garmin Approach S1 GPS golf watch hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Did you watch the European golfers take on and tame the Americans at Celtic Manor in October and rush out to buy yourself a set of clubs, thinking that golf-malarkey couldn't be all that hard?Did you crash back down to earth (or rather, a bunker) when... Read more

Tame it like Tiger with the Garmin Approach S1

Tame it like Tiger with the Garmin Approach S1

By Paul Lamkin

If you're not a good enough golfer, or you're not rich enough, to warrant taking a caddy around with you when you're playing 18 holes, but could do with a bit of assistance on the fairways (or the rough in Pocket-lint's case) then the Garmin Approach... Read more

Nike+ app udated: No trainers required

Nike+ app udated: No trainers required

By Paul Lamkin

Nike has announced a new version of its Nike+ app, one where you don't need the special Nike trainers or sensor to pump the pavement.The new app works with any incarnation of iOS 4+, but in order to get the most out of it you'll need an iPhone 3GS or... Read more

Garmin Edge 800 cycles into view

Garmin Edge 800 cycles into view

By Paul Lamkin

Garmin has unveiled its latest cycling computer - the Garmin Edge 800.The Edge 800 takes the design elements of the Edge 500, but adds a 2.6-inch colour touchscreen into the equation.Using the free Garmin BaseCamp software you are able to create, preview... Read more

Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

By Chris Hall

We saw the adidas miCoach system when it launched at CES earlier this year, and in its previous incarnation as part of Samsung miCoach. Adidas put aside quite a bit of space at this year's Virgin London Marathon expo for it, so we thought we'd take a... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 110 promises to be simple

Garmin Forerunner 110 promises to be simple

By Chris Hall

The Garmin Forerunner 110 is a new entry-level device joining the ranks of Garmin's sports watches.The Forerunner 110 features a SiRFstar IV GPS receiver, which Garmin claim will acquire and hold signal under a woodland canopy and in built-up areas. Nothing... Read more

Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Adidas has announced the launch of the miCoach training platform which extends the concept first seen in the miCoach Samsung phone team-up. As well as an online service, like Philips' Activa launch, Adidas will offer a device that "verbally coaches an... Read more

Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched

Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched

By Duncan Geere

Polar, apparently the world's leading manufacturer of heart rate monitors, has released a games console. No, just kidding. The company has released a pair of heart rate monitors. The Polar FT4 and FT7, to be precise.The FT4 is the lower end of the duo.... Read more

Garmin Edge 500

Garmin Edge 500

By Chris Hall

Garmin's new Edge 500 brings sleek GPS functionality to a set of handlebars near you. If you don't want the mapping that the Edge 705 offers, the 500 will give you a much more compact unit.It is still packed with technology however, offering GPS functions,... Read more

Suunto t3c Black Arrow heart rate monitor
3.5 stars

Suunto t3c Black Arrow heart rate monitor

By Chris Hall

The Suunto t3c Black Arrow edition is a special edition release of its t3c model or heart rate monitor, partnered with the International Triathlon Union. Featuring a standard heart rate monitor when used with the provided chest strap, it takes the fight... Read more