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Tech Tidbits: Spotify on Garmin FR645 Music, New COROS Helmets, No Apple Watch ECG Yet

Got two and a half quick tech tidbits for you today, as I keep my head down focused on a flotilla of trainer posts for the next 48 hours. All trainers…all the time.  Until then, some non-trainer news that will … Read More Here

Friday Tech Tidbits: Banning power meters at Tour de France, Polar Vantage now shipping, new COROS APEX GPS watch

Here’s your (occasional) round-up of Friday randomness within the sports tech world. These are items that I felt I wanted to provide a bit more commentary/detail on than just a quick one-liner note in my usual Week in Review post, … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 4: Sports & Fitness In-Depth Review

Everything you ever wanted to know about using the Apple Watch Series 4 for sport and fitness. From GPS accuracy tests to pushing the limits of the new optical HR sensor…and plenty more.

Hands-on: Skydio’s R1 Sports Drone Gets Apple Watch Control

I don’t usually cover the slew of app announcements for the Apple Watch – but this one is definitely different, and, if you’re looking to get cool action video of yourself – then this is also unique. As of today, … Read More Here

Garmin Instinct GPS Watch In-Depth Review

When it comes to looks, you’re either going to love or hate the new Garmin Instinct watch. There’s not likely to be much middle ground. If you like the looks of Casio watches, you’ll probably be pretty excited about this … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Forerunner 935 Multisport GPS Watch

All good things must come to an end, and this folks, it’s the end of the road. At least assuming you’re still on the road and haven’t fallen asleep and found you and your bike crashed into the side of … Read More Here

Hands-on: The New Suunto 9 Multisport GPS Watch

Everything you need to know about Suunto’s latest and highly anticipated GPS device, and the successor to the Spartan series.

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music GPS Running Watch In-Depth Review

It’s been almost two months since Garmin announced the FR645 and FR645 Music (aka FR645M), its first wearable with music onboard.  Past Garmin watches could control music on your phone, but none could have music loaded on it and play … Read More Here

First Look: COROS’s new Pace GPS Multisport Watch

How on earth is it almost March? Holy cow, time has flown by.  I had intended to write this the week after the Tour Down Under, but somehow tomorrow is the last day of February. In any case, back at … Read More Here

First Look: The Suunto 3 Fitness: Lightweight Non-GPS Sports Watch

Today, on the eve of CES opening its doors, Suunto cracked the lid on their latest watch, the Suunto 3 Fitness.  These small and incredibly lightweight watches are somewhat aimed to compete with the likes of Polar’s M430 watches, as well … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music GPS Watch

(Update – March 5th, 2018 – My Full FR645 Music In-Depth Review is now available, head over to the link to check it all out!) Finally, Garmin now makes a wearable that plays music. In some ways, that’s sorta all … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 3: Sport & Fitness In-Depth Review

Over the last 6 weeks I’ve been wearing the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular edition to see how well it works not just in daily use, but more importantly sport and fitness use.  This review is all about sport and … Read More Here

Epson’s New ProSense Running & Triathlon GPS watches: Everything you ever wanted to know

Today Epson announced a flotilla of new watches.  Not just one watch, but five different GPS watches from $99 to $399.  They’ve got everything from smartphone notifications to activity tracking, and most models have optical HR too.  Plus, they get … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin’s New Descent MK1 Diving Watch

Sometimes, I do sports that are actually not swim-bike-run.  Be it skiing, or…ok, I guess that’s it.  Actually, I scuba dive, which I suppose is still technically swimming.  Or swimming done rather poorly. So poorly that you’re never-endingly sinking to … Read More Here

Suunto Announces Slew of Spartan Firmware Updates, New Custom Watch Builder

Just under a month ago, when Suunto announced the new barometric altimeter equipped Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro (yes, that’s really the name), it also hinted at some upcoming firmware updates.  Some of these were casually referenced within the … Read More Here

Hands-on: Garmin’s New Forerunner 30 Running GPS Watch

Hold on, I know what you’re thinking: Didn’t the Forerunner 30 come out last year? Nope, that was the Forerunner 35. At which point you’re wondering how we’re going back in numbers – but that’s just how the cards fell … Read More Here

Fitbit Ionic GPS Smartwatch In-Depth Review

Last month Fitbit announced their latest device – the Fitbit Ionic.  This would be a significant step forward for the company, as it would represent them stepping into a slightly different (and higher end) market.  While it was previously difficult … Read More Here

Initial Thoughts: Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular connectivity

Today Apple announced their 3rd generation Apple Watch, simply named Apple Watch Series 3.  This new watch is nearly identical in form factor to their 1st and 2nd generation Apple Watch, but now packs in cellular capabilities as well as … Read More Here

The Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch: Everything you need to know

Today Fitbit launched their first legit smartwatch with 3rd party apps, wireless payments, and music support onboard.  That’s all in addition to a revamped optical heart rate sensor, refreshed GPS platform, new coaching services, and a boatload of smaller features … Read More Here

Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR In-Depth Review (It’s a full triathlon watch for $279)

I think Suunto finally got their groove back.  After what I’d argue as 1-2 years of being a bit lost, today they’ve nailed it with a product that hits the target audience perfectly and does so at an awesome price.  … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Forerunner 935 GPS Watch

All good things must come to an end. And this, my friends, is the end. To wrap things up I’m giving away my current running and triathlon watch – the Garmin Forerunner 935.  Affectionately known as a plastic Fenix 5, … Read More Here

Hands-on: Polar’s M430 GPS watch with optical HR

Update: My full Polar M430 in-depth review is now available here!  Go over to check out how it fared after months of usage! Today Polar announced their latest wearable, the M430.  This unit follows in the footsteps of the popular … Read More Here

MWC 2017 New Watches Hands-on: Huawei Watch 2 & LG Watch Sport

Over the last week or so two new sport-focused watches from non-sport focused companies have been announced.  First up was last week’s announcement of the LG Watch Sport (and LG Watch Style), which was then followed by Sunday’s announcement from … Read More Here

Apple Watch Series 2 and Nike+ Edition: Sport & Fitness In-Depth Review

It’s now been a few months since Apple released their second generation watches, both the Apple Watch Series 2 and the Nike+ Edition.  These watches built upon the initial Apple Watch first generation units by adding GPS capabilities and improved … Read More Here

First Look: The Casio Pro Trek Smart Android Wear GPS Watch

Earlier this week, Casio officially unveiled their all new smart outdoor watch, the Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20.  This is their second GPS watch aimed squarely at the outdoor market, following last year’s announcement with a relatively similar model. This year … Read More Here