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Jawbone UP platform announced, iOS app now integrates with Runkeeper
Jawbone UP platform announced, iOS app now integrates with Runkeeper By Hunter Skipworth

Jawbone has announced the Up Platform for iOS alongside 10 applications which now integrate with the Up app. The idea is that you can use Jawbone with some of your other favourite fitness apps alongside the Up's own iOS app.RunKeeper and MapMyFitness... Read more

Nike+ FuelBand app updated with new social features
Nike+ FuelBand app updated with new social features By Hunter Skipworth

Nike has updated its iOS FuelBand app to bring increased social network connectivity. You can now share NikeFuel achievements straight to your Facebook account. On top of this, the app now allows you to photograph your workout activity and upload pictures... Read more

TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watch pictures and hands-on
TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watch pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

TomTom's taken a dip into the GPS sports watch category with the release of the TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport watches, and Pocket-lint's donned both devices to get a feel for what they're all about.There's no price and no full specification available... Read more

TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watches announced
TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watches announced By Mike Lowe

TomTom has unveiled its own range of GPS sports watches - in Runner and Multi-Sport varieties - building upon the company's experience with its Nike Sports Watch partnership by breaking its own-brand products into the fitness market sector. The two GPS... Read more

Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review
Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review By Mike Lowe

The Garmin Edge 810 is the company's latest GPS bicycle computer, complete with new social sharing and tracking functionality which we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Unlike many other "breadcrumb" models - such as the lower-spec Edge... Read more

Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review
Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review By Mike Lowe

It's golfing season and just as The Masters 2013 gets under way, Pocket-lint played a few holes with Garmin and its latest Approach S2 GPS golf watch.GPS golf watch, eh? You may be wondering why you'd ever want such a device, as smartphones seem to do... Read more

Fitbit Windows 8 app now available
Fitbit Windows 8 app now available By Rik Henderson

Fresh from releasing an Android application to sync with its fitness trackers, Fitbit has now added Windows 8 to the platforms it supports with dedicated software.The Fitbit Windows 8 app is now available on the Windows Store and can be used to analyse... Read more

Polar RC3 GPS Tour de France edition gives you the yellow jersey, in wearable bike computer form
Polar RC3 GPS Tour de France edition gives you the yellow jersey, in wearable bike computer form By Rik Henderson

Sports fitness specialist Polar has announced a Tour de France edition of its RC3 GPS training computer, and because of its distinctive yellow stripe, you can feel like your leading the pack in the world's most famous road race. Sort of.The official training... Read more

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny talk cycle tech, training, 'second skin' Adistar apparel and more
Laura Trott and Jason Kenny talk cycle tech, training, 'second skin' Adistar apparel and more By Mike Lowe

The last time Pocket-lint saw Team GB's cycling team it was to talk about "hot pants" in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The leg-warming over-trousers - officially known as Adidas Adipower, to give them their full but ultimately less appealing... Read more

Adidas sports watch hinted
Adidas sports watch hinted By Stuart Miles

Eric Liedtke, head of sport performance at Adidas, has told Pocket-lint that the company is looking into launching a sports watch or band that would help fitness fans not just to monitor their performance, but also to improve it."I hope we get to show... Read more

Fitbit activity trackers now sync with Android too
Fitbit activity trackers now sync with Android too By Rik Henderson

Fitbit has released an Android version of its Fitbit activity tracker application that hooks up to a Fitbit One or Fitbit Zip device via Bluetooth 4.0.Previously available only on iPhone, the new app is only for Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II... Read more

Nike has no plans for Fuelband Android app, will focus on iOS instead
Nike has no plans for Fuelband Android app, will focus on iOS instead By Jake Smith

Nike has announced that it is no longer working on an Android app to accompany its Nike FuelBand, no doubt disappointing many users. Nike dropped the bomb on its official Twitter support account and later issued a statement to Droid-life with more on... Read more

Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove
Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove By Hunter Skipworth

Nike's super hi-tech FlyKnit shoe gadgetry has been doing the rounds for a while now. Even British athlete Mo Farah has been showing off his FlyKnits, winning gold medals in them at the Olympics.The concept of FlyKnit is fairly simple: strip away as much... Read more

Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on
Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

The wearable activity tracker is becoming a bit of a trend at the moment - First Nike, then Jawbone and now Fitbit, with the Fitbit Flex.Designed to record your daily activity as well as pair up with the Fitbit smartphone app, the Flex is the value for... Read more

LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on
LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on By Stuart Miles

LG has launched what at first looks like a Nike+ Fuel Band clone at CES in Las Vegas, but which on closer inspection comes with more features and a promised summer release.The new wristband from LG is virtually identical in styling to the Nike, offering... Read more

Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband
Fitbit Flex fitness band takes on Nike Fuelband By Dan Sung

The Fitbit Flex is Fitbit's take on the Nike Fuel band system and, at $99, it's a cheaper take on it too.The functionality is similar. The band houses a tracker which measures your steps, calories shed and the distance you've travelled - and it also manages... Read more

Garmin Edge 810 and 510 cycle computers track your ride, keep you connected
Garmin Edge 810 and 510 cycle computers track your ride, keep you connected By Chris Hall

Garmin has updated its Edge cycling computers with the launch of the Garmin Edge 810 and Garmin Edge 610 at CES 2013. The navigation company teased us before the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that new devices would be launched and has now listed... Read more

Nike looks to build an eco-system beyond its walls
Nike looks to build an eco-system beyond its walls By Stuart Miles

Nike has announced that it is embracing the developer community with a new Nike+ Accelerator program which it hopes will help 10 companies over three months build cool products that use the company's Nike+ platform."The program aims to leverage the success... Read more

Fitbit Zip
4.0 stars Fitbit Zip By Chris Hall

The pedometer is nothing new. It's a gadget that's been around for many years, keeping track of steps taken and giving you an idea of how active you've been during that day.If you work in a sedentary profession, like sitting in an office, and always drive... Read more

Customisable Christmas: Sports accessories
Customisable Christmas: Sports accessories By Hunter Skipworth

Fitness fans might have a shiny new set of trainers waiting for them under the Christmas tree. Who knows, swimming trunks, socks or even a bike could be order of the day, it all depends what they have asked Santa for.Customisable Christmas at Pocket-lint... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Fitbit Activity Tracker review (Android)
APP OF THE DAY: Fitbit Activity Tracker review (Android) By Chris Hall

If you're looking to get fit then you're almost spoilt for choice when it comes to sports apps. There are big names from big plays as well as smaller independent apps that do just one job very well.But we're fans of ecosystems and today's App of the Day... Read more

Up by Jawbone iPhone fitness band sees US release, UK relaunch planned for 2013
Up by Jawbone iPhone fitness band sees US release, UK relaunch planned for 2013 By Rik Henderson

Jawbone's Nike+ FuelBand rival, Up, was released at the end of last year in the UK and Pocket-lint loved it when we took one out for a spin. However, some consumers reported issues with theirs and the only answer was for the company to take a long, hard... Read more

Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition
Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition By Danny Brogan

Nike and TomTom have added a fifth edition to the SportWatch GPS range, with the introduction of a white and silver version.It was inspired by the special edition Olympic version of the SportWatch, unveiled shortly after the London 2012 Games concluded,... Read more

Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours
Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours By Danny Brogan

The Nike+ Fuel Band is getting something of a lick of paint, after the sports firm announced that the exercise bracelet would soon be available in two new colours.From 31 October, the Nike+ FuelBand will go on sale in new Black ICE and White ICE variants.... Read more

Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip track and tally your walking on the cheap
Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip track and tally your walking on the cheap By Stuart Miles

Fitbit has announced the launch of two new tracking gadgets - the Fitbit One and the Fitbit Zip - as it continues to put up a fight against the Nike+ Fuel band.The Fitbit One is a small black tube that counts your daily step total, calories burnt, distance... Read more

Withings WS-30 internet scales beam your weight direct to your smartphone
Withings WS-30 internet scales beam your weight direct to your smartphone By Danny Brogan

Withings next-generation bathroom scales have been unveiled at IFA, with the WS-30's beaming information straight to your smartphone or tablet device. The Withings WS-30 scales work in tandem with the Health Companion app, with your weight sent wirelessly... Read more

Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast
Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast By Danny Brogan

Mio has introduced another bicycle computer range with the Mio Cyclo 100 series geared towards the serious rider. There are four devices launching with the 100 series: the Mio Cyclo 100, Mio Cyclo 105, Mio Cycle 105 H and Mio Cyclo 105 HC.The Mio Cycl0... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 10, for runners who like to keep it simple
Garmin Forerunner 10, for runners who like to keep it simple By Chris Hall

Garmin has announced the Garmin Forerunner 10, a new model of GPS sports watch designed to keep everything simple.Garmin say the watch is pitched at all levels of runners, but the important thing about the Forerunner 10 is that it keeps stats to a minimum.... Read more

New standard signals make way for more Bluetooth fitness gadgets
New standard signals make way for more Bluetooth fitness gadgets By Danny Brogan

New Bluetooth standards are being introduced that will make it easier for manufacturers to integrate Bluetooth into sport and fitness devices using Bluetooth v4.0 technology. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has finalised the standards that... Read more

Adidas monitors Lionel Messi's performance through his adidas F50 miCoach boot
Adidas monitors Lionel Messi's performance through his adidas F50 miCoach boot By Danny Brogan

Adidas has measured the work rate and movement of Argentina and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi through his adidas F50 miCoach boot.The stats were gathered from the recent friendly between Argentina and Germany, which saw the South American side beat... Read more

Withings Health Companion app monitors weight, activity, heart and even sleep
Withings Health Companion app monitors weight, activity, heart and even sleep By Danny Brogan

The Withings Health Companion app has arrived on the iOS platform to help iPhone and iPad users lose weight, become fitter or simply improve their sleep patterns.With the Olympics hopefully starting a fitness surge among the public, the Withings Health... Read more

Nike celebrates the Olympics with gold Nike+ SportWatch GPS Special Edition
Nike celebrates the Olympics with gold Nike+ SportWatch GPS Special Edition By Danny Brogan

Nike is celebrating the London 2012 Olympic Games by unveiling a special-edition gold version of its Nike+ SportWatch GPS.It has all he same functionality as the original Nike+ SportWatch, with a high-vis backlit LCD display and GPS functionality powered... Read more

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale
3.5 stars Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale By Mike Lowe

Digital devices are so woven into the fabric of today’s society that there’s little that isn’t now possible. We’re all used to TVs, computers and the like - you know, the usual couch potato kind of kit - but recently it’s health and fitness... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ Running review (Android)
APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ Running review (Android) By Chris Hall

If running is your thing and tracking your progress using your smartphone your preferred method, then there is no shortage of options open to you.Google Play is littered with apps that will track your progress, plot your route on a map, log your calories... Read more

Garmin unveils its rugged Fenix GPS watch
Garmin unveils its rugged Fenix GPS watch By Danny Brogan

If Bear Grylls is looking for a new watch, the Garmin Fenix Outdoor Watch should prove just the ticket. Geared towards the outdoor adventurer, the watch is kitted with GPS, is waterproof and will even measure your performance.Before setting off on your... Read more

Nike + Training pictures and hands-on
Nike + Training pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Nike + Training shoes are for those who don't play basketball. They are for the rest of us outside of the USA who want to get some stats on how they train, be it interval training, circuit training or whatever other training you're to get you fit.... Read more

Nike + Basketball pictures and hands-on
Nike + Basketball pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Nike has announced the launch of its new Nike+ basketball boots in the UK, allowing British basketball players to measure stats as they play thanks to a bevy of sensors in the soles of the new shoes. Pocket-lint was on hand to try them out.The lightweight... Read more

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