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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 year's 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,... 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

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor
4.0 stars Polar FT80 heart rate monitor By Chris Hall

The Polar FT80 heart rate monitor "training computer" comes in at the top of the range of generalist fitness devices offered by Polar. Here we test the standard FT80, although it also is available with the G1 GPS module for speed and distance tracking,... Read more

Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch
Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced the launch of the FR60, describing it as a "sleek fitness watch plus workout tool that tracks your time, heart rate and calories burned". Unlike other Garmin wristwear, the FR60 offers no GPS capabilities, but can be used in conjunction... Read more

Suunto launches Core Extreme watch
Suunto launches Core Extreme watch By Duncan Geere

Suunto, maker of many a wristwatch, has announced the limited availability of its new timepiece - the Core Extreme. There are only 3000 in existence, all of which are individually numbered. It includes a number of high end features - an altimeter, barometer... Read more

Garmin Foretrex 401 and 301 released
Garmin Foretrex 401 and 301 released By Stuart Miles

Garmin has announced an update to its Foretrex range introducing two new models; The Foretrek 401 and the Foretrek 301. Lightweight and waterproof, the wrist mounted GPS navigators aimed at runners who like to go "off-route" will feature a high-sensitivity,... Read more

Suunto Triathlon Collection t6c and t3c models launch
Suunto Triathlon Collection t6c and t3c models launch By Chris Hall

With the triathlon season in full flow, you might have realised your training just isn't working for you. Suunto, to celebrate a partnership with the ITU, has launched two limited edition Triathlon Collection heart rate monitors. Based on the t6c and... Read more

Suunto offers limited-edition red and yellow Foot PODs
Suunto offers limited-edition red and yellow Foot PODs By Duncan Geere

Suunto, the company that makes sports watches which monitor your heart rate and speed while jogging, has announced the limited availability of its Foot POD units in red and yellow. The devices, which clamp on to your shoes and measure how far you've run,... Read more

Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT
Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has added two fitness watches to its range - the Forerunner 310XT and the Forerunner 405CX. The Forerunner 310XT is a waterproof multi-sport GPS-enabled fitness watch. For running, jogging, walking, biking and other outdoor sports, the Forerunner... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 310XT waterproof sports watch announced
Garmin Forerunner 310XT waterproof sports watch announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced the Forerunner 310XT, a GPS-enabled waterproof multi-sport watch. Boasting up to 20 hours of battery life, the watch will work with a new waterproof, soft-strap heart rate monitor from Garmin due this summer as well as the company's... Read more

Garmin Oregon 400t GPS receiver
4.0 stars Garmin Oregon 400t GPS receiver By Stuart Miles

So you fancy a spot of Geocaching, but at the same time don't want to actually do any real thinking about it? Garmin hopes it has just the answer with the Garmin Oregon 400t. But is this the must-have GPS for treks? We head out and about to find out.... Read more

Polar FT60
4.0 stars Polar FT60 By Chris Hall

Polar are synonymous with heart rate monitors and it is difficult to go anywhere in the world of sports and fitness without encountering Polar products. With heart rate training forming a core aspect of many professional training programmes, it is not... Read more

Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts
Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts By Chris Hall

Polar have a wealth of experience behind their heart rate monitors having been in the business for over 30 years. Their new FT range aims to put a personal trainer on your wrist with the introduction of three new models of heart rate monitor. The new... Read more

Walk yourself fit with the Polar FA20
Walk yourself fit with the Polar FA20 By Chris Hall

If you are looking to lose weight and get fit in 2009, then you might be interested in Polar’s new FA20, a watch-based "activity computer". Over the past few years, various campaigns have driven home the message of adopting a healthier lifestyle by... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 405
4.5 stars Garmin Forerunner 405 By Chris Hall

The Garmin Forerunner series has long been a firm favourite with athletes, with a strong fan base in runners and triathletes. The combination of heart rate monitor with GPS functions providing all the information you need to accurately monitor and manage... Read more

Suunto Core Alu and All Black launch
Suunto Core Alu and All Black launch By Amy-Mae Elliott

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Suunto outdoor sports instruments, Suunto has launched two new models of the Suunto Core: Suunto Core Alu Black and Suunto Core All Black. The Suunto Core offers advanced "ABC functions" made up of an altimeter, barometer,... Read more

Suunto X10 wrist-mounted GPS launches
Suunto X10 wrist-mounted GPS launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Suunto has introduced the new Suunto X10, the enhanced version of its flagship outdoor instrument, the Suunto X9i. Suunto says the X10 boasts all the features of the X9i, that the company says is "one of the smallest and lightest wrist-mounted GPS devices,... Read more

Garmin nuvi 500 series launches
Garmin nuvi 500 series launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced its first multi-use nüvi portable navigation device dedicated to walking, cycling, scootering, driving and boating in one rugged "easy-to-use" unit. The nüvi 500 series comes equipped with the latest tech from Garmin including Navteq... Read more

Suunto launches new collection training watches
Suunto launches new collection training watches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Suunto has launched its new range of heart rate monitor training watches. The new range consists of 11 models in total, starting at £50, and includes the four women's watches and one cycling accessory. The 2008 collection includes new designs and features... Read more

Nike+ SportBand launches
Nike+ SportBand launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

We've brought you news of the existence of this new addition to the Nike+ system, but we can now reveal launch info. Available from 10 April, the Nike+ SportBand will allow runners to get real-time performance feedback during a run, while linking them... Read more

Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand
Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand By Katie Scott

Nike has revealed the design of its latest gadget for the fitness freak. The Nike+ SportsBand will be available to buy from April for approximately $95 or £45. It allows runners to record their pace, distance run and calories burned in exactly the same... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 405 announced
Garmin Forerunner 405 announced By Stuart Miles

Garmin has announced a new version of its Forerunner GPS watch device, the Forerunner 405. The new wristwatch designed for adverture runners will offer a series of new training tools for "Recreational joggers and elite runners alike" according to the... Read more