The Garmin Fenix 5 is out! The successor to the phenomenally successful Garmin Fenix 3. Has Garmin taken all the lessons learnt since the Fenix 3 was released in 2015, and made the Fenix 5 a must buy? Or does the Fenix 5 have an Achilles heel that might keep it from greatness? Let’s see!
Polar have made a BIG decision. Bringing in Android Wear as the core operating system for the Polar M600. Yes, they have applied their own tweaks to the top of the system, but is the M600 a true Polar?. Has Polar sold out? Or with one product release have they catapulted themselves over their rivals? Let’s find out! Continue Reading →
The fitness tracker market is full of different products and designs. Launching a new product can be tough to stand out. As a result, TomTom has decided to add a thoroughly original metric to their TomTom Touch – body composition. In addition, they have wrapped this tech in one of the most stylish packages in the industry. But paper specs and a pretty face don’t count for much in the rear world – so let’s put the TomTom Touch through its paces and see if there is substance as well as style!
Garmin at the moment is a smart watch juggernaut. The sheer speed of their product release schedule is astounding. However, as a result of this, not every product is a star studied masterpiece. I wasn’t a great fan of the Garmin Vivoactive, so is the new revamped Garmin Vivoactive HR with an optical heart rate sensor a better device?
The Fenix 3 its great. It’a my personal watch. What would have made it better is an optical heart rate sensor. Well Garmin have answered my heart’s desire… The question this Garmin Fenix3 HR Review will ask, is it worth the price of admission however?
I recently reviewed the Mio Alpha 2 – its unarguably the watch that brought optic HR to the mainstream…But I wasn’t overwhelmed by it. The sensor is good, but the watch, below average, and if you are happy with your sports watch, that’s a hard sell. As a result Mio have focused solely on the heart rate function for the Mio Velo. So have a relegated my chest strap to the bottom of the sock draw…? Lets find out!
Epson doesn’t only make printers, among their catalogue of electronics they also have the RunSense sport watches and PulseSense activity monitors. Here I look at their top of the line RunSense watch, featuring their latest, home grown, optic heart rate sensor, in the Epson RunSense SF-810 Review Continue Reading →