Recent Posts in “The Queue”

MetaWatch Strata Smartwatch Unboxing

The Strata MetaWatch is designed as a glanceable display unit for your phone – items like notifications of text messages, weather, etc…  This was the result of a Kickstarter project, where I paid for the … Read More Here


Wahoo Balance Bluetooth Smart Scale

The Wahoo Balance scale is the latest entrant into the smart scale arena.  The unit includes Blueooth Smart functionality (and thus, can connect to Bluetooth 4.0 devices such as the iPhone 4s/5).  It doesn’t include … Read More Here

Pear Square One ANT+ enabled sports tracker

The Pear Square One is a bit of a cross between an MP3 player, a coach, and a run tracking device.  A number of you have been asking about the $250 unit for a while … Read More Here

Tacx Genius VR Trainer with TTS 4.4

Last year I reviewed the Tacx Bushido trainer, and this year I’m tackling the more advanced Genius VR trainer.  This unit supports steering as well as the ability for the trainer to simulate downhill segments … Read More Here


Power2Max (Updated Version) with estimated left/right power

This is the new September 2012 version of the Power2Max.  The core updates is that it now contains a temperature sensor for minimizing drift due to temperature changes, as well as including estimated left/right power.  … Read More Here


CycleOps Virtual Trainer Software & PowerBeam Pro

Here’s a quick peak at the new CycleOps Virtual Trainer software and the latest version of the PowerBeam Pro.  The PowerBeam Pro was updated back in October with mostly minor tweaks.  Additionally, the unit is … Read More Here


Tanita BC-601 Segmental Body Composition Scale

This unit actually came in a while ago, and is working it’s way through the review process.  There’s a bit of a pile of scales these days.  This unit is a bit different in that … Read More Here


Fitbit One: The Bluetooth Smart-enabled Fitbit

This is the latest Fitbit to be released.  The Fitbit One is a bit more featured than the recently released Fitbit Zip.  Additionally, unlike previous Fitbits before the Zip, it now includes Bluetooth Smart to … Read More Here

Delorme inReach 2-Way Satellite Communicator

I picked up this unit as my singular Black Friday purchase, at about 35% off. The inReach is a two-way satellite communication device that you pair to a smartphone, and can message back in forth … Read More Here

Withings WS-30 WiFi and Bluetooth Scale

Here’s a quick glance at the Withings WS-30 WiFI & Bluetooth Smart scale.  This scale acts like the previous Withings WiFi scale, but can now also talk directly via your phone for readings.  Configuration also … Read More Here